Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Formerly known as nagpur university. Accredited with grade A by NACC

Department of Linguistics, Foreign & Indian Languages

About us

The Department has been established in 1969. It is a sort of composite department. Along with M.A. and PhD in Linguistics, it offers certificate, diploma and advance diploma courses in Foreign and Indian Languages. It is the only department of the university which runs classes in the evening hours. The department has a fully equipped computer language lab.


  • PhD in Linguistics
  • M.A. in Linguistics
  • Certificate, Diploma & Advance Diploma courses in French, English, Russian & German
  • Certificate, Junior Diploma & Higher Diploma in Telugu, Urdu & Bengali


  • PhD Linguistics - NET/PET, RTMNU
  • M.A. Linguistics - CAP, RTMNU
  • Certificate courses - Merit basis


Shailendra Kumar
PhD in Linguistics (BHU)
Head & Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Computational Linguistics, Semantics & Language Pedagogy

Research Activities / Specialization

  • The linguistic analysis of the language / dialects, of tribal and the other, are undertaken.
  • Socio-linguistic and dialectological mapping of languages, area and literary works.
  • Project “Building of an Android Based Computational Linguistics Dictionary (English-Hindi)” under University Research Scheme, RTMNU (ongoing)


First Floor, Department of Linguistics, Foreign & Indian Languages Dr. V.B. Kolte RTM Nagpur University Library, Ramdaspeth, Nagpur
PIN-440010, Maharashtra State, INDIA
Email ID: [email protected]