Known as the mother Faculty,
the Faculty of Arts has a unique place in the history of Banaras Hindu
University. It lays stress on the teaching of cultural values and
heritage of India through subjects like Indian History, Philosophy,
Culture, Archeology, Sanskrit, etc. It offers B.A. (Hons.), M.A. courses
and Ph.D. programmes. Admissions are done through entrance test. It
has 22 Departments that include all the major Indian and Foreign Languages
both Asian and European. Keeping pace with the times, it has introduced
new departments and courses, specially vocational courses in Tourism
and Travel Management, Advertising and Public Relation, Archeology,
Museology and Functional English. It offers professional courses like
Library Science, Physical Education, Journalism and Mass Communication.
The Faculty of Arts provides a wide range of subjects to its students
in conjunction with Faculties of Science and Social Sciences.
The Faculty has introduced two self-financing courses at the M.A. level in Anthropology and Tourism Management, and that of Asian Studies is in the offing.
There are a number of Chairs in the Faculty. The Museum of the Dept. of AIHC has precious collection of tools and pre-historic antiquities. During the last four decades the Dept. of AIHC has made acquisition of a large number of archeological pieces and ancient coins which have added new chapters in the story of human civilization. The Departments of Philosophy and AIHC have Special Assistance Programme. The Faculty has adequate infrastructural facilities. It has a 20 booth Language Laboratory, an Auditorium, a Museum and a Library.
The members of the Faculty are actively engaged in research. Research journals are brought out annually by a number of Depts. like AIHC, English, Journalism, etc. Every year Faculty Research journal is also published. The Departments of the Faculty regularly organise National and International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops. A good number of Endowment Lecture Series exist in the Faculty named after eminent scholars. Some members of the Faculty are well-known creative writers and some teachers have received national and international Honours/Awards. It has an appreciable number of publications of international standard.
CERTIFICATE COURSE 1-Year 1. Hindi 2. English 3. Bengali 4 Italian 5. Japanese 6. Urdu 7. Arabic 8. Persian
P.G. DIPLOMA IN -
UNDER-GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN - 1. Sinhalese 2-years 2. Hindi 2-years 3. Tamil 2-years 4. Telugu 2-years 5. Russian 2-years 6. Chinese 2-years 7. Marathi 2-years 8.French Studies 2-years 9. Arabic 2 -years 10.Persian 2-years 11.German Studies2-years 12.Archaeology 2-years 13. English 2-years 14.Kannad 1-year 15.Urdu 2-years 16. Applied Statistics2-years 17. Nepali 2-years
Bachelor of Arts - Hons (B.A. Hons.) 3-years
Master of Arts (M.A.) in 2-years
1. English 2. Hindi 3. Sanskrit 4. Telugu 5. German 6. French 7. Nepali 8. Russian 9. Bengali 10. Urdu 11. Persian 12. Arabic 13. Pali and Buddhist Studies 14. Marathi 15. Geography 16. Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology 17. Indian Philosophy and Religion 18. Mathematics 19. Statistics 20. Museology 21. History of Art 22. Linguistics 23. Philosophy 24.Home Science 25.Chinese 26 Kannada
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