Department of Foreign Language
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  Department  Profile :

The Department of Russian  (Now Dept. of Foreign Languages) was established in August, 1970. The Department has a well equipped air conditioned language laboratory (25 setter), latest Audio-visual equipments. The Department also maintains a good library, consisting of more than  three thousand books in Russian/German/Japanese. These Text-books, Dictionaries and literature has been received ex-gratis from the erstwhile USSR Government and Germany.

  Research Areas :
  • Teaching of Foreign Languages like Russian, German, French, Japanese
  • Translating Russian and Soviet Literature into Marathi
  Facility:

Instruments:

  • Computer Lab
  • Language Laboratory
  • Audio-Visual Room
  Academic Programmes offered : 
  • Certificate Course in Russian              1 year         

  • Diploma Course in Russian                 1 year (after Cert. Course)

  • Higher Diploma Course in Russian      1 year (after Dip. Course)

  • M.A. in Russian (Semester System)    2 year course

  • M. Phil. in Russian

Self-supporting Courses

  • Certificate Course in Japanese       1 year

  • Certificate Course in German          1 year

  • Certificate Course in French            1 year

  Course Structure :(Papers)
Certificate Course in Russian :
  • Papers offered  : One written paper of 100 marks & Oral - 50 marks. Total marks - 150.

  • Seats / intake capacity       50

  • Eligibility :                        12th Std. Pass

  • Admission procedure       On first come first served basis.

  • Fees :                             Educational fees 400/- + other Univ. fees.

Diploma course in Russian :
  • Papers offered :   Two written papers of 100 marks each & Oral - 50 marks. Total marks - 250.

  • Seats / intake capacity         :           15

  • Eligibility : Must have passed either the Certificate Course in Russian of this or any other University or must have obtained a minimum of 70% or above marks in Russian at the XII th Std. / HSC / Board Examination.

  • Admission procedure:            On first come first served basis.

  • Fees :                                    Educational fees 450/- + other Univ. fees

 
 Higher Diploma Course in Russian :
  • Papers offered :   Two written papers of 100 marks each and One  written paper of 50 marks & Oral - 50 marks. Total marks - 300

  • Seats / intake capacity         :           15

  • Eligibility : Must have passed the Diploma Course in Russian of this or any other university.   

  • Admission procedure:          On first come first served basis.

  • Fees :                              Educational fees 450/- + other Univ. fees

  Self-supporting Courses in French, German and  Japanese
Certificate Course in French :
  • Papers offered :   One written paper of 100 marks and  & Oral - 50  marks.  Total marks - 150.

  • Seats / intake capacity         :           25

  • Eligibility :                    Must have passed the XII th Std.                  

  • Admission procedure           :  On first come first served basis.

  • Fees :                           Educational fees 800/- + other Univ. fees

Certificate Course in German :
  • Papers offered :   One written paper of 100 marks and  & Oral - 50 marks. Total marks - 150.

  • Seats / intake capacity         :           50

  • Eligibility                             :  Must have passed the XII th Std.                            

  • Admission procedure           : On first come first served basis.

  • Fees                                    : Educational fees 800/- + other Univ. fees

Certificate Course in Japanese :
  • Papers offered :   One written paper of 100 marks and  & Oral - 50 marks. Total marks - 150.

  • Seats / intake capacity         :           50

  • Eligibility : Must have passed the XII th Std.                                                                

  • Admission procedure          :           On first come first served basis.

  • Fees :                           Educational fees 800/- + other Univ. fees

Crash Course in Sinhalese Language (3 months) :
  • Seats / intake capacity         :           25

  Facilities offered:

Audio-visual Aids like T.V./VCR, Tape recorders,   Slide Projectors etc., Library facilities, Reading room with Foreign magazines and news papers.

  Research Projects :

The Departmental staff is actively engaged in producing study material in Foreign Languages, like educational charts/tables, computerised notes, useful in teaching process for various courses of Foreign languages. The staff is also engaged in Research work by publishing papers / articles on Russian language and Literature. The staff is also participating in National/ International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops etc.

The Department is actively engaged in producing study material in Foreign Languages, like educational charts/tables, computerised notes useful in teaching process for various courses  of Foreign languages. The staff is also engaged in Research work by publishing papers / articles on Russian language and Literature.  The staff is also participating in National/International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops etc. Some Foreign guests, specially from Russia/CIS countries, Germany, France, Japan visit our Department every year. The Department arranges Meetings, Discussions, Get-togethers and special lectures on Russian Language, German Language, Culture and civilization for the benefit of teachers and students of Foreign languages.

  Faculty:
  • Professors :     01  

  • Readers  :       00

  • Lecturers :      02

  • Visiting Faculty : 02

  Dr. N. K. Buwa   M.A. (Moscow); Ph.D  Professor & Head
  • Specialisation:        Russian Language and Literature

  • No. of Publications :           25

    • Books :           ---

    • Occasional Paper :  

    • Monograms ; ---

    • Articles/Papers in National / International Journals :  25

  Contact Person:

Head,
Department of Foreign Language,
E-mail:
videshi_bhasha@unishivaji.ac.in