Hindi is national and official languages of India and thus it has very important place in acdemic plannning of University system. Almost every university in the country has established Hindi department. In the same pattern Punjabi University also established Hindi department in year 1972. The Department started with Post-Graduate teaching & research having M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. Later on M.Phil course was started in 1976, which was closed in 1993 with the University decision of closing M.Phil course in all departments. M.Phil. classes will begin again from session 2004-05.