The department of Hindi is one of the oldest department of Banasthali.The mission of the department is to provide aesthetic, practical and moral education to the students by means of literature and language. The department in addition to offering Hindi as a foundation course or an elective course at bachelor’s level and Postgraduate level also assists in developing the communication skills and in personality development by organizing various seminars, workshops, debates and lectures. It gives a platform to the students to express themselves.
The department has a practice of inviting reputed personalities for lectures and seminars. The persons invited include Mahadevi Verma, Dr. Vidya Nivas Mishra, Dr. Amba Shankar Nagar, Dr. K. P. Singh, Dr. Asgar Vajahat, Dr. Nirmla Jain, Dr. Namita Singh and Kamleshwar to name a few. Effectiveness of the programmes of the department can be judged from the fact that the department's alumni include many postgraduate students from non Hindi speaking north - eastern states such as Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim, Manipur, Andman and Nikobar, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura.
The department is conducting Ph.D. degree and has started M.Phil. course from the session 2006-07.