French and Francophone studies


Dr. Anjali V. Bagde
Associate Professor


Mr. Chayan Bandopadhyay
Assistant Professor


Dr. Vinay Kumar Gupta
Assistant Professor


Dr. Uma Damodar Sridhar
Assistant Professor


Ms. Janani Kalyani V.
Assistant Professor


Dr. Kalplata
Assistant Professor


Mr. Vishwa Pal Bhargava
Assistant Professor


Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Assistant Professor


Mr. Ravindar Kumar
Assistant Professor


Dr. Mohit Chandna
Assistant Professor

Establishment of the Department

Department of French : 1973

Department of French and Francophone Studies : 2014

Responsibilities of the Department

The responsibilities of the Department of French and Francophone Studies are to :-

  • Teach French as a foreign language
  • Teach French literature
  • Teach Francophone literature
  • Train students in translation from English to French and vice-versa
  • Teach French and Francophone culture
  • Promote research in the areas of French linguistics and phonetics, translation, French language teaching and French and Francophone literature

Programmes conducted by the Department

Full time

  • B.A.(Hons.)
  • M.A.
  • M.Phil/Ph.D.

Part time

  • COP
  • Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma