Programs

PhD

We offer PhD in various branches of Linguistics. Admission is based on the score obtained in Common Reseach Entrance Test (CRET) held at BHU during June-July. The minimum educational qualification is MA/MSc/MTech in relevant subject with at least 55% marks in aggregate.

 

MPhil

We plan to offer (from session 2007 onwards) MPhil in Applied Linguistics/Language Sciences. Admission is based on a test (written and interview) held in the department during June-July. The minimum qualification is MA/MSc in linguistics or allied subjects. The course comprises of two semesters (6 months each). The first semester consists of four papers with specifications as below:

Compulsary Papers
1. Issues in Research Methodology
2. Recent Advances in Applied Linguistics

Optional Papers
1. Language Teaching
2. Neuro-Clinical Linguistics
3. Language Technology
4. Translation and lexicography

The second semester consists of a dissertation.

MA

We run a two-year-4 semester Master's program of 16 papers (4 in each semester). The admission is based on a common entrance test, minimum 50% marks at the graduation level is required.
We offer the following courses for 2005-2007 session.
[the names of the faculty member is given in the bracket]

Semester-I
1. Phonetics (RN Bhat)
2. Morphology (AK Mishra)
3. Historical Linguistics (Sanjukta Ghosh & RB Mishra)
4. Language Teaching (MS Pandey)

Semester-II
1. Phonology (RN Bhat)
2. Syntax-1 (Sanjukta Ghosh & Anil Thakur)
3. Semantics-1 (Sanjukta Ghosh)
4. Psycholinguistics (RN Bhat & Sanjukta Ghosh)

Semester-III
1. Semantics -II (Sanjukta Ghosh)
2. Pragmatics (Sanjukta Ghosh & RN Bhat)
3. Natural Language Processing (Anil Thakur)
4. Sociolinguistics (RB Mishra)

Semester-IV
1. Advanced Syntax (Anil Thakur & Sanjukta Ghosh)
2. Computational Morphology (Anil Thakur)
3. Typology (AK Mishra)
4. Dissertation (Taught jointy)
5. Semiotics (SK Mishra)

BA (Honors)

We run BA (Honors) in Linguistics.
We offer the following courses for 2005-2007 session.

I-Year
1. General Linguistics (Anil Thakur)
2. Phonetics & Phonology (AK Mishra)

II-Year
3. Grammar (Anil Thakur & AK Mishra)
4. Indo-Aryan Linguistics (Anil Thakur & AK Mishra)

III-Year
5. Historical Linguistics (Sanjukta Ghosh)
6. Language and Mind (RN Bhat)
7. Language and Society (RB Mishra)
8. Development & Structure of Hindi (AK Mishra)
9. Lexicography, Trnslation & Stylistics (Sanjukta Ghosh & RN Bhat)
10. Language and Computers/Computational Linguistics (Anil Thakur)

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