The department facilitates and enthuses every student, who is interested in Gujarati / Hindi language, culture and literature. The focus, the efforts, the faculty, the activities and culture of the department are oriented towards their students’ growth and well-being.
The programme includes works of eminent writers of different eras, giving a glimpse of the societal conditions, the ethos and culture during medieval times, the practices and policies of earlier times, making a comparative with the current society and understanding the changes that have enabled the cultures and language to evolve. The programme aims at enabling students to be conversant with the subject as they could grow to become content writers, journalists, authors, poets and facilitators.
The Gujarati Department in collaboration with English Department of St.Xavier’ College organised an innovative session of interaction with a Slovenia-born Gujarati Writer Marija Sres Mitskaben and a Slovenian researcher Dr. Ana Jalniker on 22-1-2020,Wednesday in XICA hall.. Jalniker who is doing a research on the Slovenian Women who worked in India was visiting Gujarat to interact with those who were connected with these Slovene women. The Guarati Department incidentally has introduced from June 2019 GIRASMA EK DUNGARI written by Maria Sres Mitskaben as a text for a paper on Feminist writing (GU 5504) in the syllabus for students of Semester 5 of Gujarati Literature.