The Department was established in 1971. Though, it is situated in the Non-Hindi Speaking Area, it tried to be the best in this region. It has an honors to be served by distinguished Hindi scholars as: Dr. Manmohan Sehgal, a prominent name in the field of Hindi Novel and Criticism of Punjab, Dr. H.C Rajpal, a known Hindi Critic, Dr. Chandershekhar a Drama Writer and Critic, Dr. Pushap Pal Singh, a well-Known Hindi Short Story Critic, Dr. Ravi Kumar 'Anu' who had invited by the Johannes Gutenberg University MAINZ (Germany) as a visiting Professor and Govt. of India deputed him for this job, Dr. Sukhwinder Kaur Bath, is a prominent name in Hindi Short Story writers of Punjab.Dr.Sukhwinder kaur Bath has honored with 'Shiromani Sahityakar' and 'Inder Nath Madan' awards.
Not only this, the Department produced a large number of students, who also proved their scholarship in their respective fields.
It is in the credit of this Department, that it took initiative in the field of transliteration as well as the translation of rare Gurumukhi manuscripts of medieval period related with Sikh Gurus and has brought out the hidden treasure of Braj Bhasha which was in Gurumukhi Script. Some 15 research work of Ph. degree have been done on this subject. Now it has encouraged Hindi Scholars to rewrite the History of Hindi literature in the light of these researches.
The Department has a rare distinction in its credit that it was approached by the U.A.E. Govt. to start special Hindi Courses for their Govt. Officers, thus we have introduced Two courses for them. The Present Head of the Department Hindi 'Dr. Neetu Kaushal' is a prominent name in the world of Hindi literature. She honored with 'Sahitya-Sevi' award for the service of literature .Apart of this, she has been nominated as a subject expert in the committee constituted by the government of Punjab.
We promote the Inter-disciplinary Research, so all the areas of Society and Human Life become the Thrust Area. i.e. Sociology, Psychology, Aesthetic, Culture etc. Basically, in the field of literature all the Areas of Research inhabited itself.
The department has sufficient space & infrastructure. It has sufficient and specious class rooms to accommodate all the students of different courses.
Though department has no library, but the teacher have collected good number of books in the department, by their own.