In view of Academic ordinance January 1948, teaching of Hindi at PG Level was added to Sanskrit Department and the department was renamed as Sanskrit-Hindi Department. Dr.G.N.Shukla was appointed as Lecturer grade II on September 1948. The second appointment in Hindi as Lecturer grade II was of Dr.Shiv Shankar Sharma who joined the department on August 16, 1950. The first person appointed as Reader & Head was Dr. H.L.Sharma on January 7, 1953. First Batch of M.A. passed out in 1950. Under the stewardship of Prof. H.L. Sharma the department progressed and obtained an important place in India and abroad. In 1964, the department started functioning independently. The department is known for its achievements in the field of Medieval and Modern Hindi literature. For the last Eighteen years the department is running a post graduate diploma in Hindi Translation. The department of Hindi has also introduced M.A.Hindi Translation in 2012.
List of Chairmen of the Department of Hindi from 1953 to till date.
Prof . H.L. Sharma : 07.01.1953 to 13.02.1975.
Prof. G.N.Shukla : 14.02.1975 to 15.06.1976.
Dr.Shiv Shankar Sharma : 16.06.1976 to 15.04.1977.
Prof .Prem Swaroop Gupta : 16.04.1977 to 15.04.1982.
Dr.G.L.Shastri : 16.04.1982 to 03.01.1983.
Prof . Nazir Mohd : 03.01.1983 to 08.08.1987.
Prof .V.N.Shukla : 09.08.1987 to 17.09.1987.
Prof.R.N.Bhramar : 18.09.1987 to 17.09.1990.
Prof. K.P.Singh : 18.09.1990 to 18.08.1993.
Prof . Shaliesh Zaidi : 19.08.1993 to 18.09.1996.
Prof.S.K.Shandilya : 19.09.1996 to 11.01.1997.
Prof. K.M.Mishra : 12.01.1997 to 11.01.2000.
Prof .Ajab Singh : 12.01.2000 to 11.01.2003.
Prof . U.S.Srivastva : 12.01.2003 to 11.01.2006.
Prof . P.K.Saxena : 12.01.2006 to 11.01.2009.
Prof .M.E.Zuberi ; 12.01.2009 to 23.12.2009.
Prof .R.C.Sharma : 24.12.2009 to 04.08.2011.
Prof.M.E.Zuberi : 05.08.2011 to 22.08.2013
Prof. Arif Nazir : 23.08.2013 to 22.08.2016
Prof. Abdul Alim : 23.08.2016 to
The department at present offers PhD, MPhil, M.A.Hindi, M.A.Hindi Translation, PGDT(post graduate diploma in Hindi Translation), BA (Hons.) in Hindi, Subsidiary Hindi and Functional Hindi for UG students of other faculties and Certificate Proficiency course in Hindi Language.