Spoken in India, Pakistan, and throughout the world in the South Asian diaspora, Hindi is among the top five most widely spoken languages in the world. It is also the most widely spoken language and the official language of the Republic of India. Proficiency in Hindi provides students with access to a vast treasury of South Asian cultural, historical, literary and religious knowledge. It is also the language of one of the world's most popular and prolific film industries. Knowledge of Hindi will prepare students for travel and careers overseas, or for work in multi-cultural settings.
The Department conducts Second Language courses for 1st and 2nd year degree students. Through various programmes and activities the Department strives to instil in the students a love for the national language. The Hindi Day is celebrated on 14th September by conducting programmes and competitions for the students of various colleges affiliated to Kannur University.