INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROPAR
Indian Institute of Technology Ropar is one of the new IITs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to expand the reach and enhance the quality of technical education in the country. This institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art technical education in a variety of fields and also for facilitating transmission of knowledge in keeping with latest developments in pedagogy.
The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences offers core and elective courses in Economics, English, Linguistics, Management, and Philosophy across various undergraduate streams. It is a constant endeavor of the department to offer such courses in Humanities and Social Sciences that acquaints technical students with the basics of the study of human behavior and society. The Department promotes doctoral programme and research work. The department possesses well-equipped Language Laboratory and a Language & Cognition Lab.
CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF INDIAN LANGUAGES (CIIL), MYSORE
The Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) at Mysore, a subordinate office of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, was set up in 1969 to help in evolving and implementing the language policy of Government of India and to coordinate the development of Indian Languages by conducting research in the areas of language analysis, language pedagogy, language technology and language use in the society. The Institute promotes Indian languages through several comprehensive schemes. For the promotion of its objectives, CIIL organizes a number of programmes, some of which are National Testing Service (NTS), Regional Language Centres (RLCs) etc.