Vibrant and Conducive Atmosphere for Research

The Department of Comparative Literature has been contributing immensely to the field of research since 1991. The Department has made constant progress in the teaching and research of Indian literature and World literature. We have developed a unique identity of our own with regard to the subject, discipline and research method. This Department, that fosters Indian literature and culture, has been making sincere and firm attempts to harmonize with world literature and various cultures and expand its horizon of knowledge and art.
From the beginning, the faculty members have produced twenty five (25) books. The Department has had thirty three (33) M. Phil. And thirty six (36) Ph. D. scholars to its credit, with research conducted in Gujarati literature, Hindi literature, Comparative analysis, Indian literature, Dalit literature, Feminism studies, Ecocriticism and other emerging areas of interdisciplinary research in Humanities. Moreover, to inculcate research aptitude in Postgraduate students, the Department organizes students’ seminars every semester. Under the supervision of respective teachers, students present their term papers based on various topics related to their prescribed syllabus.
The Department has one permanent faculty, Dr Mukesh Vasava, recognized as research supervisor for M. Phil. and Ph. D. programme in Comparative Literature. The faculty is guiding research scholars in a wide range of subjects in Humanities. He has published twelve (12) research papers, five (05) book chapters as well authored one (01) book titled “Bhartiya Navalkathama Prakruti Nirupan”. He has worked on one (01) UGC Minor Research Project titled “Traditional Songs of South Gujarat’s Vasava Community”. He presented research papers at twelve (12) international and twenty two (22) national seminars. Three (03) scholars have been awarded M. Phil. degree under his supervision.
The Adhoc (contractual) faculty members in the Department are engaged in the following research activities. Dr Manish Patel has published ten (10) research papers, two (02) books titled “Bhartiya Sahityama Stree-Purush Sambhandh Samaj Sastrani Drashtiye” (2021) and “Bhartiya Sahityama Stree-Purush Sambhandh Manashasastra ni Drashtiye” (2021) and three (03) book chapters. He has presented research papers in sixteen (16) national seminars. He has also attended one (01) workshop on the faculty development programme. Mr Dipesh Patel has published four (04) research papers. He has presented one (01) research paper at an international conference and attended one (01) national level workshop. Dr Kunjal Lotwala has worked at the Department for two years since 5th Aug 2017, and she has published four (04) research papers that period.
The Department also manages the P.G. centre for Hindi. Its faculties are having the following research activities. Dr Rejendra Chaudhari has published three (03) research papers. He has also presented research papers in one (01) international and three (03) national seminars. Dr Jyoti Singh has published five (01) books. She has also published six (06) research papers, ten (10) book chapters and has presented research papers in two (02) international and four (04) national seminars. Dr Hetal Chauhan has worked at the Department for two years since 5th Aug 2017 and has published one (01) research paper and one (01) book titled “Chamar Gaikal ane Aaj” during that periods. She has also presented papers in one (01) international and three (03) national seminars.

Details since 2015

  1. Prakruti ane Kruti: Ketalik charchao, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Parivesh , Issue: 2-3, Continuous Issue: 11, April-July, 2015
  2. Swami Vivekanand ka jivan or kary , Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Abhisaran, Special Issue, 271-275, April-2016
  3. Gandhi Vichardhar or Sahity, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Abhisaran, Special Issue, 135-140, April-2016
  4. Bharatiy Sahity or Samaj , Dr. Mukesh Vasava, International Research Fellows Association, Research Journey Multidisciplinary International E-Research Journal, Special Issue-XXXVII , 252-255, February-2018
  5. Adivashi samaj or Bharatiy Upniyash, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Chronicle of Humanities And Cultural Studies A Bimonthly Refereed International Journal (Special Issue), Vol.4, Issue 2, 37-41, February-2018
  6. Sahitya or Samaj ke Paripreksha me ‘Veyipadgalu’ (Telugu) or ‘Naye Shitij ki Khoj’ (Nepali) Upaniyasho ka Tulanatmak Adhayan, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Sahityasetu A Peer-Reviewed Literary e-journal Included in the UGC CARE List, Year-9, ISSUE-6, Continuous ISSue-54,, 1-8, November-December 2019
  7. Rastrvad ki Avdharana, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Shodh-Rityu PEER Reviewed & Refereed JOURNAL, Volume-2, ISSUE-24, 73-76, April-June, 2021
  8. Bharatiy Bhakti Andolan, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Shodh-Rityu PEER Reviewed & Refereed JOURNAL, Volume-1, ISSUE-25, 46-49, July-September, 2021
  9. Bharatiy bhashao ke khaljayi Uapniysh, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Peer-Reviewed International Journal Vidyawarta, Vol-06, Issue 39, 165-170, July to Sept. 2021
  10. Manav, Prakruti or Sahity, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Peer Reviewed & Indexed Journal International Research Fellows Association’s RESEARCH JOURNEY International E-Research Journal, Special Issue-271, 249-252, August: 2021
  11. Maitreyi Pushpa ke Upanyaso me Nari Vimarsh, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Akshar Wangmay (Peer Reviewed) International Research Journal UGC-Care Listed, Volume-III, Special Issue,, 213-216, July-2021
  12. Bhartiya sanskriti mein aadiwasi samaj, Dr Jyoti Singh, Ayudh, 2019
  13. jurt kwaab dekhne ki kaavya sangreh ki smajikta ki bhawana, Dr Jyoti Singh, Bohal shodh manjusha, 2018
  14. Swadhintakalin hindi patrakarita, Dr Jyoti Singh, Bohal shodh manjusha, 2018
  15. Asaadhya vina ka anteh sambandh : desi ya videshi lok katha se, Dr Jyoti Singh, Sahitya Parikrama, 2020
  16. Sahitya ka etihasik paksh, Dr Jyoti Singh, Harigandha, 2020
  17. Hindi bhakti kavyadhara mein hariyana ka yogdaan, Bhakti kavya aur rashtryavad, Dr Jyoti Singh, Enhanced research publication, 2020, 978-81-943816-0-0
  18. Mere saanse tera jeevan, Dohe, Dr Jyoti Singh, Aarti prakashan, 2017, 978-93-80835-50-1
  19. Nirala ka kavya sansar, Nirala ke kavya mein prem aur saundarya nirupan, Dr Jyoti Singh, Sahitya sanchay, 2019, 978-93-88011-13-6
  20. 21vi sadi ki hindi kavita, 21vi sadi ki hindi kavita mein paryavaran, Dr Jyoti Singh, Sahitya sanchay, 2018, 978-93-82597-93-3
  21. Dinkar aur rashtriyata ke naye aayam, Vartaman sandharbh mein dinkar ki prasangikta, Dr Jyoti Singh, Sadinama prakashan, 2018, 978-93-82347-11-8
  22. Samkalin sahitya: stri,samaj aur sanskriti, stri chavi ka prashan: nakaratmak virudh sakaratmak, Dr Jyoti Singh, aanand prakashan, 2020, 978-93-88858-60-1
  23. Renu ka sahitya samay aur samvedna, Maila aanchal upanyaas ki sarthakata, Dr Jyoti Singh, adhikaran prakashan, 2021, 978-93-89194-69-2
  24. Sanskrit saahitya,sanskriti: dash evm disha, Sanskrit granth evm stri asmita, Dr Jyoti Singh, Gina prakashan, 2017, 978-81-936150-1-0
  25. Rashtriya chetna ke mul tatv, Itihas darshan ki anyawaryata, Dr Jyoti Singh, Book shelf, 2021, 978-81-946544-2-1
  26. Bhakti aandolan aur Bhartiyata, Dr Jyoti Singh, Self published, 2020, 978-93-5497-336-6
  27. Aadhunik hindi sahitya ki prasangikta, Dr Jyoti Singh, Self published, 2020, 978-93-5407-673-2
  28. Bhartiya sahitya ve samaaj ke vividh swaroop, Dr Jyoti Singh, Self published, 2020, 978-93-5407-504-9
  29. Swadhinta aandolan aur stri mukti sangharsh mein chaand ka yogdaan, Dr Jyoti Singh, Utkarsh prakashan, 2018, 978-93-88155-02-1
  30. Uttarkand: maanas mandir ka shikhar kalash, Dr Jyoti Singh, Kanankundan prakashan, 2021, 978-93-5526-040-6
  31. Conflict of Identities and Desires: A Study of Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters In Search of An Author, Dipesh B Patel, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research , 8, 12(1), 40-50, December, 2019
  32. Ramification and Reverberation of Colonialism: A Study of Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace , Dipesh B Patel, Langlit: An International Peer-reviewed Open Access Journal , 6, 2, 66-70, December, 2019
  33. Scope and Usage of Discourse Analysis as a Research Method in English Studies, Dipesh B Patel, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH IN MULTIDISCIIPLINARY FIELD , 6, 3, 234-238, 31st March, 2020
  34. Analyzing Techniques of Samuel Beckett in Krapp’s Last Tape, Dipesh B Patel, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research , 9, 4(6), 14-19, April, 2020
  35. Hindi Film ‘ROOTI’ ke Bhane Aadivasi Asmita ka Saval, Dr. Rajendrakumar s. Chaudhari Kaav, International Journal of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, vol:03, Issue-04 74-79 Oct-Dec,2016
  36. Dkhshin Gujarat Ki Chaudhari Jan Jati Mean Dev Sanskriti Dr. Rajendrakumar s. Chaudhari International Journal Of Applide Research, vol:07, Issue04, 219-221, APR-2021
  37. Hindi Dalit Sahitya Mean Stree, Dr. Rajendrakumar s. Chaudhari, Knowledge consortium of Gujarat, journal of Humanity, Issue- 50, Apr-may, 2021
  38. ग्रामिण जीवन एवं किसान प्रेमचंद और रामदरश मिश्र के साहित्य में, Dr. Rajendrakumar s. Chaudhari, IJCRT - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CREATIVE RESEARCH THOUGHTS, vol-09,issue-06, b14-b16 June-2021
  39. दिनकर की ‘उर्वशी’ और पर्यावरण और प्रकृति, Dr. Rajendrakumar s. Chaudhari, RESEARCH JOURNEY (International E-Research Journal), हिन्दी साहित्य में पर्यावरण चेतना, Issue- 271, 198-200, August - 2021
  1. Minor Research Project,
    Title: Vasava Jatina Lokgitono Ak Abhayas
    Role : Principal Investigator
    Funding Agency : UGC
    Duration : 09-01-2015 to 16-10-2017
    Status :Completed
  1. Master Jina J., Gujarati, Bhorabhai patelnu Pravas sahitya , Dr. Damyanti Parmar, 18/07/2017
  2. Chaudhari Jitendrakumar M. , Comparative literature, Bhartiya Sahitya ane Bhartiya Tatvaghyan (Sarasvatichandra, Gora, Chitralekha, Na Hanyate, Tapasvi ane Tarangini, yatharth, Urvashi-krutiona Sandarbhe) , Dr. Damyanti Parmar, 12/04/2017
  3. Suthar Bhavanaben C., Gujarati, Nari Vishwa ne Aalekhti Himanshi Shelat ane Harish Nagrecha ni Vartao - Ek Adhyayan , Dr. Damyanti Parmar, 20/12/2018
  4. Solanki Narendrakumar B., Comparative Literature, Tukivartama Pratirodh : Tran Bhartiya lekhikao (Himanshi Shelat, Mannu Bhandari ane Mahashwetadevi) , Dr. Damyanti Parmar, 03/08/2019
  5. Gohil Hemaben N., Comparative Literature, Bhartiya Navalkathaoma Badlati Narini Chabi : Ek Abhyas , Dr. Damyanti Parmar, 19/03/2020
  6. Shukla Parul N., Gujarati, Gujarati Stri Sarjakoni navalkathaoma nari sanvedna : Ek Abhyas , Dr. Damyanti Parmar, 9/7/2020
  7. Prakash Mistry , Comparative Literature, Bhartiya Navalkathama Samajik Parivartan, Dr. Mukesh Vasava, Ongoing 2021
  8. Surati Minaxiben Ichchhubhai, M.Phil, 'Akhepatar' (Gujarati) ane 'Hajar Chorasini Ma' (Bangali) Navalkathama Narismavedana: Ak Tulanatamk Abhyash, Awarded, 11, April, 2017
  9. Patel Bhaveshkumar Kanubhai, M.Phil, 'Malela Jiv' ane 'Saja' Navalkathama Nirupayelu Pramtatav: Ak Tulanatmak Abhyash, Awarded, 12, March, 2019
  10. Patel Rakeshkumar Bhagubhai, M.Phil, Pannalal Patel Krut 'Malela Jiv' ane Mirji Annaray Krut 'Nisarg' Navalkathama Samajik Samasyano Tulanatmak Abhyash, Awarded, 30, March, 2019

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