To make them competent in the various nuances of Arabic language.

  • To improve their reading and writing skills
  • To develop the ability to use the language effectively for communication
  • To recite HOLY BOOK
  • To build life skills through value-based education and service-oriented programs.



    To improve communication to bridge the barriers of languages in India.

  • To promote the skills in speaking, reading and writing.
  • To inculcate the thought process and improve Hindi language skills.
  • To promote the National Language.
  • To build life skills through value-based education and service-oriented programs



    To make the students excel in French language.

  • To acquire the ability to speak correct French.
  • To enhance the employability skills
  • To build life skills through value-based education and service-oriented programs.

    DEPARTMENT OF SANSKRIT (Samskrutam Bharataya Samskritihi)


    To give the students a glimpse of vast treasure of knowledge preserved in Sanskrit.

  • To acquaint students with universal truths and human nature enshrined in the literary pieces.
  • To develop a sense of literary aesthetic appreciation in Sanskrit language.
  • To improve their reading and writing skills.
  • To build life skills through value-based education and service-oriented programs.


1 Hindi Dr.Surya Prakash  Jaiswal Associate Prof. M.A(Hindi), M.Phil, Ph.D.
2 Arabic Dr Md.Irfan Mohiuddin Assistant Prof. M.A(Arabic)Gold Medalist,M.Phil (O.U), Ph.D
3 French Mrs. M.Padma Sri Assistant Prof. M.A(French)
4 Telugu S.Regina Assistant Prof. M.A(Telugu)
5 Sanskrit Mrs. Aparna Rajhans Assistant Prof. M.A (Sanskrit), MA(English),M.Com, MA(Public Relations & Journalism), PGDELT.


  • Attended a national Seminar at Basheban Trust, Belgaum Karnataka on 13-15 Jan 2015. And also Presented a paper on “Shaikul iSalam Syed Mohammed madani Miyan Life & Works”.
  • Attended a national Seminar at Samdani Educational Academy, Hyderabad on 8 March 2015. And Presented a paper on “Contribution of South India to the Arabic Literature”.
  • Presented a paper on " Women Literature in Modern Period " in national Seminar organized by the Department of Arabic Arts College, Osmania University on 18 and 19 March 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “Contirbution of Chisti Sufies to the Arabic Literature” by Mr. Mohd Irfan at University College of Science College Siafabad in June 2014. Two papers were published in the same month. The topics were: “Contribution of Shah Waliullah’s Family to Arabic Poetry”( Published in the research Journal of Science College Saifabad) and “Development of Arabic Poetry in Hyderabad during Twentieth Century” (Published in Special Issue on Arabic Literature in Hyderbad)
  • Attended a National Seminar on "Major Translated Books In Indian Languages" at Eflu(English & Foreign Languages University), UGC
    sponsored on Feb 22th & 23rd, 2013.
  • Attened Orientation Programme on "Enhancing Quality of Education in autonomous Colleges" on 6th & 7th June, 2012 at
    St. Joseph's Degree & PG college.
  • Paper presented in National Conference February 5th and 6th, 2011 at Baroda Gujarat Topic” Contribution of Syed Ahmed Kabir Rifai
    to Hadith Literature”
  • Paper presented in an National Seminar on “Impact of Hadith Literature in Reformation of Contemporary Society” organized by
    Dept.of Arabic PG College of Science, Saifabad, O.U, on 13th and 14th June, 2011.
  • A Paper presentation on "Contribution of Iraqi authors to the Indian literature” in a International Seminar “Indo- Iraqi Literature”
    organized by Dept.of Arabic Arts College O.U, on 28 & 29 May, 2011.
  • A Paper presentation on "Contribution of Syed Ahmed Kabir Rifai to Hadith Literature” in a National Conference on 5 & 6 Feb, 2011 at Baroda Gujarat.
  • Presented a paper titled “Islam - Anti Terrorism” in Nanded, Maharashtra in April 2010.
  • Attened Orientation Programme on "Enhancing Quality of Education in autonomous Colleges" on 6th & 7th June, 2012 at
    St. Joseph's Degree & PG college.
  • Dr.Surya Prakash Jaiswal was called as CHIEF GUEST in Valedictory Function of “Official Language Week‘organised by ECIL 21-09-2012
  • Attended a conference seminar on 30 July, 2012 in Osmania University.
  • Attended a national seminar on "Hindi Evam AnyaBharatiya Bashaun ke Sahit me asmitamulak chintan" on 11-12 feb 2013 EFLU Hyderabad
  • Attended a one- day Seminar on Education Policy and Education on 22nd November, 2009 organised by Hindi Maha Vidyalaya, Nallakunta, Hyderabad.
  • Attended the departmental conference for revised syllabus held at Osmania University on 4th Nov. 2009 and sought clarification on Kavya Shikhar - Poetry Book for second year Degree Courses (BA, B.Com, for the academic year 2009-2010.
  • Attended a Workshop on 5th December 2014 on “Emerging Trends in Teaching French to Adolescents in Indian Schools / Colleges”, Conducted by Saraswathi Book House in collaboration with French Embassy of India, New Delhi, India.
  • Attened Orientation Programme on "Enhancing Quality of Education in autonomous Colleges" on 6th & 7th June, 2012 at
    St. Joseph's Degree & PG college.
  • Attended Annual Departmental Meeting at Arts College, O.U. Hyderabad, on 06-02-2010.
  • Attended and presented a paper on the topic” Relevance of Didactic Poetry in regional languages to the modern times on 6th August 2014 at Sarojini Naidu Vanitha Maha Vidyalaya, Hyderabad, at a Three day UGC National Seminar in collaboration with Andhra Saraswath Parishad.
  • Mrs. Aparna Sathe Presented a Paper on “Relevance of Dedactic Poetry in Regional Languages to the Modern Times”. On 5th August 2014 in 3 Day UGC National Seminar held at Sarojini Naidu Vanitha Maha Vidyalaya Hyderabad.
  • Presented paper in Sanskrit Academy on 19 April 2011 on ”Social Reforms brought by Arya Samaj”.
  • Attended a Guest Lecture on 22nd November 2010, organised by Department of Sanskrit, O.U. on the eve of “Kalidasamahottsava”.
  • Attended a two day National Seminar on 2nd & 3rd October 2010, conducted by Sanskrit Academy, O.U. and presented a paper on “Arts as presented in the Ramayana”.
  • Attended departmental conference organised by Dept. of Sanskrit, OU in Aug. 10 - “teaching skills in the Vedas and Sanskrit literature”.
  • Attended a two day National Seminar on 30th & 31st March 2010, organised by the Dept. of Sanskrit, Osmania University,
    Hyderabad. Presented a paper on “The Role of Ministers in the state Administration” as depicted in “Bhasa’s Plays”.
  • Attended a 21-day Refresher Course in Sanskrit from 24th Feb. 2010 to March 2010, conducted by U.G.C. Academic Staff College O.U.
  • Attended a two day National Seminar organised by Govt. City College Hyderabad on 4th & 5th February 2010. Presented a paper on “Value Education as depicted in Mahabharata”.


  • Presentated a paper on "Contribution of Jamia Ashrafia Scholars to the translation" at Eflu Hyderabad a national seminar themed on "Major Translated Books In Indian Languages".
  • Moulana Mohd Husamuddin Fazil Gold Medal given to Mr.Md.Irfan Mohiuddin for standing first in M.A Arabic.
  • Dr.D.S.Reddi Memorial Gold Medal awarded to Mr.Md.Irfan Mohiuddin for standing first in M.A in Entire Faculty of Arts.
  • S.Venkatarama Reddy Memorial Gold Medal Given by Dept.of English O.U
  • Arabic Publications: Topic named Adab-e-Sharaaih published in the journal P.G College of Science, Saifabad - March 2010.
    1 Imam Ahmad raza & Iraqi Scholars Annual “Tanveer”2012
    Arts College ,Dept.of Arabic
     UGC Sponsored O.U
    Hyderabad 2012
    2 Imam Ahmad raza & Iraqi Scholars Quarterly Magazine “AL-NAHZA” Kerala 2012
    3 Marginal Notes of Ahmad Raza Khan On the Major Books of Hanafi Scholars In Hadith Literature Maarif  e Imam Azam New Delhi 2012
    4 Contribution of Scholars of Hyderabad to the Hanafi Literature Maarif  e Imam Azam New Delhi 2012
    5 Imam Azam &His Students Maarif e Imam Azam (Annual year) Delhi 2013
    6 Contribution of Scholars of Hyderabad to the Hanafi Literature Monthly “Kanzul Iman Delhi Dec 2012
    7 Research on Imam Ahmad Raza in South India Annual Magazine “YADGAR –E- RAZA “ Mumbai, Maharastra 2012
    8 Abdul Qadeer Hasrat Siddiqi Life &Works Al-Ehsaan Annual Allahabad U.P 2011
    9 Research Work on Ahmad Raza Khan In South India Jaam e Noor Monthly New Delhi June 2011
    10 Mazhar Rabbani Life & Works Batha Monthly Hyderabad Nov 2011
    11 Arabic Translations of Ahmad Raza Khan Al-Tanveer Annual Dept.of Arabic O.U Hyderabad 2011
    Books Published
    1 Translation of M.Phil Thesis- Imam Ahmed Raza aur Hadeesi Hawashi Arshi Kitab Ghar, Hyderabad 2012
    2 Sayyah-e-Asia Darul uloom Rabbania, Banda, Uttar Pradesh 2011
    • Presented a Paper in National Seminar on "Advantages& Travails of Facilitators promoting French (a Foreign Language)
      as a Second Language in the Degree Curriculum.” organized by st. Joseph's Degree & PG College on 25th & 26th Sept 2012.
    • Conducted a “PPT Presentation Competition in French” (inter College) “Culture Fest” on December 19th & 20th 2012.
    • Conducted French Viva- voce for II year students as an External Examiner in three different colleges.
    • Presented a paper in National Seminar on "Role of IQAC – Sustenance & Enhancement of Quality in Higher Educational Institutions"
      organized by st. Joseph's Degree & PG College on 25th & 26th Sept 2012.


The Department conducted a session for Degree First & Second Year students based on Life Skills in the month of June 2014. The meaning of National Anthem was also explained to the students.

In July 2014, the students were enlightened on the topic “Ancient words of Wisdom As Modern Day Corporate Mottos “ for example “ Satyameva Jayate” (Govt. of India), “Yogakshemam vahamyaham” (LIC of India), Sham no Varuanha (Indian Navy) etc.. In the month of August A Cultural Club , Sanskriti was started and it was termed as “Parampara Sutra”. Different vedangas were explained to the students.


Guest Lectures/ Seminars/ Workshops organized for students

Dept. of Arabic Organized Guest Lecture on “Arabic Language in Hyderabad” Resource Person: Prof. Mohammed Mustafa Shareef Director Daaraitul Maarif & Former HoD Dept.of Arabic Osmania University Hyderabad


The Department of French has conducted a Poster Presentation Competition on “French influence on English - Vocabulary”.

The competition was conducted on 23rd July 2013 in P.G. Library at 2 P.M. 26 students participated out of which Best Three were selected by the judges – Dr. Mrs. Deepika Gardner, Head Dept. of English and Mrs. Aparna Sathe, lecturer, Dept. of Sanskrit.


Extension Lecture

Extension Lecture conducted on 28th August 2013.

Topic : Sanskrit & Its Message for Degree 1st Year Students

Speaker : Dr.D.Narsing Rao.

Sanskrit is the world’s oldest spoken language which enjoys an unbroken tradition of at least eight thousand years.

  • “The very sound of Sanskrit words gives a prestige and power and strength to the race”.- Swami Vivekananda.
  • Messages from the First Year Text Book:’Daivi Vaak’.
    1. “sharanagati” from The Ramayan is a lesson where the students can learn a very important soft-skill:”LISTENING.” Sriram patiently listens to the valuable opinions given by Sugreev Angad Jambavan, Laxman and Hanumaan on Vibhishana’s arrival seeking refuge.
    2. Ahimsa Paramo Dharma gives the message that ‘Non-violence is the highest virtue’.
    3. The poem ‘Raghoho Audaryam from the mahakavyam Raghuvamsham by Kalidas throws light on how an ideal king should be.
    • The story from ‘Panchatantram’ tells how to make friendship.To have a friend is to have a second self more reliable and trustworthy than the self.
    Know Your “Upanishads”

    In charge/Coordinator: Aparna Sathe

    Date: 11 December 2013

    Title: “Pearls From the Upanishads”

    Target Group: Degree I Year Students

    No. of Participants: 45

    Resource Person & Organization: Aparna Sathe, Asst. Prof.(Sanskrit,II Lang. & Public Relations)St. Joseph’s Degree & PG College, Hyderabad

    Objective: To make the students aware of the richness of Indian Heritage & Culture

    About the Activity: The word ‘Upanishad’ means self-knowledge. Upa& Ni are prefixes to the root ‘shad’. Some famous quotes from various Upanishads like The Brihadaranyak, Mundak & Taittiriya Upanishads were explained to the students.

    Some of them were: ”SatyamevJayate”,”Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya”,”MatruDevoBhav”,”Acharya DevoBhav”,”AtithiDevoBhav”etc.


  • Trained the students to participate in Inter-College competitions. The students havewon : three I Prizes, and two II Prizes.
  • TOP

    A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine.

    I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now.

    When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms of the insects and flies, then I feel the presence of the Almighty, who formed us in his own image.

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