What is Hindi

Hindi: There are 22 languages in our country. One of the languages which are both culturally and traditionally important is the Hindi language. Hindi is one of India’s official languages. Most CBSE schools offer Hindi as their second language option. Students who wish to learn Hindi, take it up as their second language. This helps them be efficient in the language and at the same time, easy to travel anywhere in India.  Students also have the opportunity to learn the subject in detail at under graduation and post-graduation level. If they wish to pursue it further, they can pursue a Doctorate in Hindi.

Irrespective of the level one wishes to take up, there are job opportunities for all those who take up Hindi as their stream in college. As mentioned earlier, there are two main levels and one optional level of the course they are:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Hindi - The course duration is 3 years, and there are many colleges all over India that provide this course.

  • Master of Arts in Hindi- It is a 2-year course on completing which you can get placed in top companies as interpreters and also as assistant professors in college/university.

  • Doctorate/PhD in Hindi

Eligibility Criteria (UG & PG) of Hindi

The eligibility criteria of the course also depend upon the university/college. The basic criteria of the Hindi course is as follows:

Under Graduation course

  • Candidates who wish to pursue the graduation course in Hindi should have completed 10 + 2 from a recognized board with Hindi as major.

  • He/she needs to have a grade percentile, which is preferred by the university/college.

  • The passing percentile depends upon college/university. Usually, the minimum passing percentile is around 45-55%.

  • The candidates who wish to pursue graduation in Hindi should also pass the entrance exam conducted by the university/college. For example, JSAT, BHU-UET.

Post Graduation course

  • The candidates who wish to pursue Master of Hindi should hold a degree from a recognized university in the subject.

  • He/she has to have a required percentile in the subject as per the University/college guidelines.

Entrance exams for Hindi course

Undergraduate course

BHU-UETIt is an undergraduate entrance test which is conducted by Banaras Hindu University for admission of students in courses they offer.

JSAT: The entrance exam is conducted by O.P. Jindal Global University as a screening test for the admissions for their undergraduate programs.

JNUEEThe entrance exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for students who wish to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate level courses.

Post Graduate course

DUET: The DUET is conducted by Delhi University for students who are seeking to learn the UG, PG courses.


Thus, the most entrance exam for Hindi courses depends upon the university/college concerned.

Scope of Hindi in India and Abroad

When you take up a course in Hindi, there are a lot of scopes as it is our national language. No matter where you travel to in India you will be able to handle the language as Hindi is the base language for a substantial number of other languages. Once you complete your graduation, you could get placed in top companies as a customer care manager or as a professor in Hindi at a reputed college. You not only work at the national level but also work at an international level as you can become an interpreter in Hindi after you complete your MA. Thus there is immense scope when you take up a Hindi course as there are many companies out there looking for people who have excellent language skills. If you are good at your work, you will be able to make it to the top position of the company.

Course Fees Hindi

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
2.33 K
B.A.(Hons) in Hindi at RBS College, Teyai
B.A. in Hindi at Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya, Port Blair
2.13 Lakhs
B.A.(Hons) in Hindi at RIMT University, Gobindgarh
1.15 Lakhs
B.A.(Hons) in Hindi at Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida
1.13 K
M.A. in Hindi at AJMVP New Arts Commerce and Science College, Ahmednagar
M.A. in Hindi at Government College, Dhamtari
1.40 Lakhs
M.A. in Hindi at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar
1.40 Lakhs
M.Phil. in Hindi at Shyam University, Dausa
12.00 K
Ph.D in Hindi at Sri Agrasen Kanya PG College, Varanasi
9.21 K
Ph.D in Hindi at Government Dungar College, Bikaner
6.61 Lakhs
Ph.D in Hindi at Bhupal Nobles University, Udaipur
3.00 Lakhs
Ph.D in Hindi at Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Churu
3.50 K
Diploma in Hindi at KRT Arts BH Commerce and AM Science College, Nashik
2.60 K
Diploma in Hindi at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad
3.50 K
Diploma in Hindi at KRT Arts BH Commerce and AM Science College, Nashik
16.01 K
Diploma in Hindi at Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

Course Subjects

In any graduation or post-graduation program, the candidate has to learn about the history, the culture and the effect other aspects of the course have on the main course. Below are some of the subjects that come under the BA and MA Hindi course:

BA Hindi

  • Communication skills

  • Hindi literature in Kerala

  • Reading Literature

  • Reading on Indian constitutions, secularism and sustainable development

  • Literature and contemporary issue

  • History of Hindi literature

  • Translation theory and practice

  • Literature and other languages

  • Critical reasoning, writing and presentation

  • Applied grammar

  • Comparative literature

  • Drama and theatre in Hindi

  • Literature of Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam (Hindi translation)

  • History and philosophy of science

  • Correspondence and secretarial practice in Hindi

  • Linguistics

  • Culture and civilization

  • Contemporary Hindi Literature

  • Indian Literary thoughts

  • Poetry (Ancient and Medical) prosody and poetics.

  • Open course spoken Hindi/business/ interpretation

  • Project – Literary Translation

  • History of Hindi language

 MA Hindi

  • History of literature

  • Novel and short stories

  • General Linguistics

  • Translation theory and practice.

  • Prose II – Drama and one act plays

  • Origin and Development of Hindi Language

  • Theory of literature – Indian and western.

  • Indian theatre/journalism and media/culture tourism.

  • Current trends in Indian literature

Careers in Hindi

Once you finish the course in Hindi, there is a world of job opportunities waiting for the candidates. There are millions of companies waiting for the candidate who has a degree in Hindi. There are lots of jobs, such as for instance you can work as a teacher after completing a degree in Hindi. Also, you can be a Hindi translator or interpreter by completing your PG. There are many companies who are looking for candidates who have spoken fluency in Hindi to fulfil the need for an HR or a customer care representative fluent in Hindi.

Job Profiles and Top Recruiters

Job profiles

After completing graduation and post-graduation in Hindi, there are many job opportunities out there for the aspiring candidates, where he/she can get placed in the top positions. The candidate needs to have suitable marks in the subject and interest in the job, and he/she is guaranteed a chance to work with reputed companies. These are some of the job profiles that can be applied for by the candidates:

Job profile



A teacher is a person responsible for making students understand the subject.

Customer care executive

Customer care executives help in clearing the service problems and also provide information regarding the product.


A journalist is responsible for writing and assembling the news he/she cumulates.

Hindi content writer

A content writer handles the ideation and creation of contents through a reference.


A reporter is a person who analyses and updates with the latest news with the main goal to update people.


A translator is a person who helps in translating a written work.

Hindi professor

A professor is a person who teaches and imparts education to students at college or university.

Hindi Interpreter

An interpreter is a person who can convey multilingual scripts in the preferred language.

Hindi news reader

A news reader is a person who brings news to the audience.

Hindi Editor

An editor is responsible for rectifying the mistakes the write-up or stories contain.


 Top recruiters

Like any other course taking up Hindi, the course has lots of job opportunities. There are many recruiters who are looking for people who have the Hindi language fluency. These are some of the top sectors where recruiters look for graduates:

  • Media houses

  • Schools and colleges

  • IT sectors

  • Newspapers and magazines

  • Government sectors

  • News channels

  • Schools and colleges

  • Publishing houses

  • Coaching centres

  • Translation department

  • Bank of America

  • Merrill lynch

  • LEK consulting

  • Boston consulting group

  • HCL technologies

  • Amazon

  • Dell

  • Zomato

  • Reliance 

Thus, these are some of the top companies where you can get placed after completing the Hindi course.

Average Salary

Job profile

Average salary


Rs 3,00,298 per annum (approx.)

Customer care executive

Rs 2,90,658 per annum (approx.)


Rs 2,97,372 per annum (approx.)

Hindi content writer

Rs 2,42, 137 per annum (approx.)


Rs 3,08,756 per annum (approx.)


Rs 5,51,295 per annum (approx.)

Hindi professor

Rs 2,34,000 per annum (approx.)

Hindi Interpreter

Rs 4,02,125 per annum (approx.)

Hindi news reader

Rs 4,00,000 per annum (approx.)

Hindi Editor

Rs  3,50,000 per annum (approx.)

Required Skillset for Hindi

There are certain skills needed for you to successfully take up any assignments. Some of the skills required for the candidate to qualify to take up Hindi course are as follows:

  • Spoken fluency – The aspiring candidate has to have the Hindi spoken fluency. As many job profiles demand candidates who have excellent spoken fluency of the language.

  • Reading skills – Another important skill is reading skills. The aspiring candidates must know how to read the language. For instance, if you have a script written in Hindi, he/she should be able to communicate the script clearly. Those who have excellent reading skills can actually do so with ease.

  • Pronunciation and accent – An aspiring candidate should be able to not just read but should be able to pronounce and have a proper accent of the language.

  • Listening skills – Another important skill required by the candidate is good listening skills. He/she should listen carefully, only then can they communicate the essence of the language script.

Course Curriculum for Hindi

Curriculum for Hindi courses is similar to that of other courses. It aims to empower students with knowledge of the language. The curriculum includes nuances of the language and has details of the course of the subject. When the candidates complete the curriculum, they get to know what the language is all about and how important the language is, in both national and international level. He/she not only gets to learn about language but also about the literature of the language. The curriculum is very important for the candidate who aspires to pursue the course.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: What is the importance of taking Hindi as a Degree?

Answer :

When you take Hindi as a subject and get a degree in it, there is a chance that you can get an opportunity to work in a great organization. Also, Hindi is one of the official languages of the country.

Question: What is the salary of the interpreter?

Answer :

Even though the salary of any job profile depends upon their qualification and fluency in the language, the average salary of the Interpreter is Rs 4,02,125 per annum.  

Question: Who are the top recruiters in the job sector?

Answer :

Generally, the recruitment of the candidate is based on his/her qualification and the top recruiters are: Consulates, Colleges, Schools, NGOs, and more.

Question: What is the career scope of the Hindi course?

Answer :

After completing your Graduation and post graduation in Hindi the candidate has wide opportunities in the job sector. He/she can become an interpreter after completion of post graduation. They will get the opportunity to work with top recruiting companies with good salary or you can become a teacher and impart your wisdom to the students once you complete your graduation.

Question: What are the levels of Hindi course? And what is course completion duration?

Answer :

In Hindi course you can learn about the language from two levels, one is the Bachelor’s in Hindi and other is the Master’s in Hindi. The duration of the Bachelor’s course is 3 years and the course duration of the Master's course is 2 years.

Questions related to Hindi

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is there any course like bsc computer science in Hindi college if then what is the cutt off

susanna.maryb 18th Jun, 2021

Hello Adi,

Yes. Hindu College does offer BSc in Computer Science. It is a three year undergraduate course. The entry for which is set to be merit based. The eligibility criteria for the course is passing 10+2 education from a recognized board of education. However they only offer 60 seats so you must posses good marks. Hope this helps and Good luck


can i attempt all gs paper in English and essay in hindi inupsc

Subhrajit Mukherjee 17th Jun, 2021

Yeah! UPSC now offers the options in which you can write the GS papers in English and the optional papers as well as the essay paper in Hindi. So no need to worry about this. Also if you want you can choose your interview medium in Hindi even if you have given the Mains in English. But for the interview the reverse isn't applicable.

To know more about UPSC CSE visit the link provided below:


I hope my answer helps. All the very best for your future endeavors!



I have studied till 10th and I did my BA Hindi. Based on that can I do B. Ed in hindi

Megha Bele 17th Jun, 2021

Hi apsirant,

Yes you can ! The eligibility criteria is that applicant need to be a graduate with Hindi as one of the subjects.

  • The Course Duration of Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Hindi) is 3 Years.

  • There are six semesters that is  two semesters in each year.

  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% ,45% for SC or ST candidates at the level of graduation.

  • You will get to learn and explore a wide variety of Hindi literature.

Hope that helps.


which will be best to do BA hindi honours or ba English honours?

Heena Agrawal 16th Jun, 2021


both of them are good... in which language you have command so choose them...it will help you to understand easily.

good luck!


i want to do BA hindi honours which college will be best for it in kolkata?

Heena Agrawal 16th Jun, 2021


Top BA Hindi Honours Colleges in Kolkata

  • Bethune College , Kolkata . ...
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  • Lady Brabourne College , Kolkata . ...
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  • Women's College , Kolkata . ...
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls' College , Kolkata . ...
  • Rani Birla Girls' College , [RBGC] Kolkata .

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