School of Languages & Culture (SOLC)
Welcome to the School of Languages and Cultures, located at Sharda University. The SOLC is the epicenter of cultural, creative and academic activity at Sharda University with students from all over the world enriching our learning environment.
SOLC invites you to explore the world through its languages. The school offers languages, literature, linguistics, and cultural studies. SOLC’s strength lies in its offerings of classes in languages for specialized purposes. These classed equip the students with the practical communication skills they will need for using the target language while preparing for globally oriented career paths.
SOLC faculty members cover a richly diverse range of research areas and have received prestigious teaching awards for their performance in the classroom.
We offer a wide range of language studies in English, French German and Hindi. This includes undergraduate, honors and postgraduate teaching in a range of languages and their social and cultural contexts. Language studies include French, German, English and Hindi. Short-term Programs are also offered in Culture Studies.
Graduates with language skills and a good understanding of other cultures are in demand both in India and overseas. Our programs will provide you with an excellent competitive advantage for a range of government and private-sector jobs, while the experience will expand your horizons and introduce you to people, places, cultures and ideas that can change your way of looking at the world around you.
We look forward to meeting you and sharing our languages and cultures with you.
Prof. Pramod Kumar Mitra graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and obtained his MBA (Finance) from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, India. He has also done Post Graduate Diploma in HR from Delhi University. He is a certified associate of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance.
He has attended Advance Management Programs at IIM Ahmedabad, Management Development Program at Administrative Staff College of India Hyderabad. He has also attended Programs at International Bank for Settlement at Basle, Switzerland, European Business School Paris & European Business School London. Professor Mitra is widely travelled to countries like UK, Canada, France, Switzerland, Dubai, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Singapore, Ghana, Ethiopia, and Nigeria on various assignments.
Prof. Mitra has worked with Bureau of Indian Standards & Indian Railways where after he joined Banking. He has a rich experience in banking sector. As a General Manager in a Nationalized Bank, he has been in charge of Corporate Lending, and has handled Stressed Assets Management Division, Legal Division & Management Information System Division. Prof. Mitra also worked as General Manager (HR), holding charge of Human Resources Development Division. He has also been the President of PNB Rural Development Trust. He joined Education sector in July 2010.
Prof. Mitra was Awarded “Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhawna Award” (State Level) in the year 2007 for being the Best Banker of the Year; “Udyog Shree Award” in 1993 for contribution in growth of Small Scale Industries; Awarded twice as “Best Salesman of Services” in 1982 and 1984 by the Vice President of India and the President of India respectively.