Department of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
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Welcome to the Department of Humanistic Studies
Inception:
The Department of Humanistic Studies was initiated in the year 2015.Prior to its inception, Technical Writing Section was looking after the language and communication needs of the students of the institute for a little more than two decades.This department as an academic entity envisages to enhance the power of science and technology with an inspiring touch of human sensibility that our world urgently needs in the present civilizational crisis pertaining to the mindless development in the form of three dimensional projections as the hall marks of growth. It will be an interdisciplinary platform to develop finer sensibilities in the students of engineering and technology to creatively engage themselves in the development of a society which upholds values our heritage has provided us with its multifarious sources.So this department will comprise of faculty in many disciplines such as History, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Language, Literature and culture, but not limited to these only. As and when a worthwhile academic proposition that evidently indicates a civilizational change will be considered worthy to be included in its curriculum for teaching and research in this department.
Courses
The Department is running Ph D in Humanistic Studies in four areas namely History, Philosophy, Sociology, English and Computational Linguistics. This department also runs courses for Undergraduate Students, Post Graduate and PhD Students of Engineering and Pharmacy departments of the Institute.
For admission in Ph D in Humanistic Studies, applicants from Engineering, Science and Humanities background are invited to apply through on-line PG Admission Portal of IIT(BHU) Varanasi. Admission is done through written test followed by interview.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. R.K. Mishra
Head, Department of Humanistic Studies,
&
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering,
IIT(BHU), Varanasi.
Varanasi-221 005, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA.
Phone: 91-542-2366623
E-mail: head.hss@iitbhu.ac.in



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*Last updated on 15 July 2016