Humanities & Liberal Arts

  • Musings...

    We DITU is delighted to state that the University inculcates a strong value system, including the important of trust, humility, respect and a sense of commitment. The future will be build on the basis of these firm foundations focusing on the quality of teaching at University especially for the benefits of our learners. Equipped with cardinal human values, understanding and compassion for others.

    Dr. Negi believes that at a fundamental level, there are three qualities that make someone a true professional. These are the ability to work unsupervised, the ability to certify the completion of a job or task and, finally, the ability to behave with integrity at all times. Before you say ‘I Can’t, say “I’ ll Try” and then GIVE IT YOUR BEST!

    Best of Luck..

  • Profile

    The Guide: Dr. Vijay Negi

    Seasoned educator with PH. D in History of English Literature, Diasporic Literature, Parsi Literature, Canadian Literature, South Asian Literature, Indian Writing in English, American Literature, Communication Skills, Industrial Psychology, Human Values, and Soft Skills. His repertoire includes RESEARCH SUPERVISION– DOCTORAL DEGREES: 05; few topics Social Constraints and Beyond, Study of Relationships in the Selected Plays of Arthur Miller, etc and RESEARCH SUPERVISION– M.PHIL: 06; Displacement in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies and Bharati Mukherjee’s Darkness, Image of India in Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey and A Fine Balance. Apart from this, published papers in National/ International Journal. He has also presented Papers in National / International Conferences. Dr. Negi has been actively attending Workshops / Seminars/ Expert Lectures.

    His vast expérience of 19 years of teaching & research talks about optimistic approche as MILIORIST : One who can bring change for good. Master of English literature is also fond of sketching, designing & music. As per Dr. Negi : Professionals is new world will need to develop a personal context today : « doing well by doing good »’ especially with reference to sustainability and the environnent.


  • Mission

    • To make the students understand the role of interpersonal relationships and individual differences in modifying work environment.
    • To develop skills to manage business organizations in a dynamic global environment.
    • To help them to recognize the role of individual values as well as various other values in making society better.
    • To create a teaching-learning environment in which the student inculcates greater human values.
    • To nurture the intellectual orientation of the students by providing them the conducive research environment


    • To excel in teaching and research while keeping pace with the global education.
    • To integrate social and human values with a holistic education.
    • To nurture the talent and promote intellectual growth of students.
    • To create well-developed and multi-skilled global work-force

  • Facilities

    • Multimedia Language Lab
    • Psychology Lab
    • MoU with French Embassy to teach French Language
    • MoU with HIL to teach German and Spanish Language
    • Departmental Clubs
  • The Department of Humanities & Liberal Arts plays the distinctive role of integrating human attributes and values with a holistic science and technology education. It helps to make India’s bright young minds critical thinkers and ensures all round holistic development of students through teaching a variety of subjects, innovative curricula, and participation in co-curricular activities. The department offers subjects like Professional Communication, Engineering Economics, Principles of Management, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Values and Ethics.

  • The department is introducing BA Economics (Honors) from the session 2017-18. Further, in order to make the students campus ready, they are exposed to corporate communication and their technical writing skills developed with an emphasis on critical thinking, rhetorical analysis, effective writing and effective document design. Nationally renowned trainers impart training in subjects like Soft Skills Development, Aptitude Building and Personality Development to enable them to present themselves effectively and handle professional situations.

Objective of the Department

  • To provide adequate exposure in English language in order to build a strong foundation for the students.
  • To provide guiding principles and tools for the development of students into a Professional.
  • To make the students understand the role of interpersonal relationships and individual differences in modifying work environment.
  • To develop skills to manage business organizations in a dynamic global environment.
  • To help them to recognize the role of individual values as well as various other values in making society better.

Highlights of the Department

  • Foreign Languages

    The Foreign Languages program is designed to provide students with a professional edge in today’s competitive environment. DITU has entered into an MoU with the Embassy of France for teaching French language. A French national teaches French to the students at the end of which globally recognized due certification is provided. A language certification course in Japanese, German & Spanish is also being run by the department.

  • Language Lab

    Multimedia Language Lab equipped with sixty three multimedia computers has been specially designed for language learning and offers a variety of functions for language tutorials.

    PhD in English

    The department also offers a Ph.D program in English.

Various Clubs

  • ‘Clikrrati Literati’ , the literary club nurtures the talents of students in literary fields. (Literary events, Poetry) It celebrates major events and occasions by organizing competitions that help students to explore, understand and realize their true selves. Major events are Rajbhasa Mahotsava and Desh Prem Mahotsava.
  • The Red Ribbon club is formed by DIT, Dehradun in association with Uttarakhand State AIDS Control Society (USACS) under the NSS. The club aims at spreading awareness about AIDS and its prevention through various competitions like Slogan Writing, Painting, Quiz , Essay Competition etc.
  • Spic Macay DIT University chapter of was inaugurated in April 2012. The club promotes Indian culture among youth through classical music and dance events.
  • The Editorial Board is the ideal platform to exhibit and hone the immense talent of budding professionals. It consists of teams for creative writing, editing and designing of University publications.
  • Mesmoronica The Music & Dance Club aims at exploring hidden musical talents in students in different genres i.e., instrumental, Indian classical and folk music.
  • Personality Development Club (PDC) aims at the overall grooming of the personality of students by assessing their areas of weakness and working on them to bring about a positive transformation.
  • Research Club The Research Club was founded on 9th April 2016.This club aims at nurturing the potential of young researchers. In the University a large number of young technocrats with a lot of intellectual abilities are seen. They are creative, thoughtful and energetic. This club organizes two events in every session, The Paper Presentation Competition in the Odd semester and Quiz Competition in Even semester.


  • Language Lab

    It is a viable source of providing training in global accent to the students coming from various vernacular mediums. The language lab enables each student to have a self–paced learning through different software so that the student can progress from his/her own proficiency level. The Language Laboratory is a high tech equipped class which offers a variety of functions. It has been specially designed for student-teacher interaction, and greater concentration for language learning.

    The Language Lab provides practice in word accent, stress, rhythm and intonation as well as correct pronunciation of vowels and consonants of the English language by listening and repeating. Likewise, various software platforms enable each student to train for presentations, negotiation and other soft skills. This lab is mandatory for B. Tech first year students. The students of the other years can also avail of the facilities of this lab as per their convenience. The Lab is equipped with 60 multimedia computers along with headphones. The students are provided with all the facilities at their workstation.

  • Software and Learning Resources

    The Digital Interactive Lab (one teacher+20 students) is installed in the central system through which all the systems are networked.

    1. iTell-Oréll Digital Language Lab Standard Edition S2
  • Psychology Lab

    Psychology focuses on exploration of several behavioral, emotional and cognitive domains of human psyche through interview, test, experiment, case study, observation and diagnostic assessment. In this pursuance, DIT University has developed a modern and well-equipped psychology laboratory for conducting research in many cutting edge areas of psychology.

    This laboratory has latest and best facilities including scientifically validated personality tests like 16 PF, intelligence tests such as Alexander Pass-a-long Test of Intelligence, projective tests like Rorschach Inkblot Test, Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), Haffman problem solving concept formation, leadership scale, comprehensive interest questionnaire, social impression scale, spiritual competence, learning disability checklist, occupational stress index, adjustment inventory, Tachistoscope, memory drum apparatus digital. In order to conduct advanced psychological experiments, it has been provided with comfortable and ultra-modern facilities for interacting and engaging participants of the study.