Foreign Languages

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Course Name Eligibility Total Seats Duration
(A) Diploma Course (Full-Time)      
(I) French 10+2 60 Two Semesters
(B) Certificate Course (Part-Time)      
(I) Chinese 10+2 30 Two Semesters
(II) French 10+2 75 Two Semesters
(III) German 10+2 30 Two Semesters
(IV) Japanese 10+2 30 Two Semesters
(V) Russian 10+2 20 Two Semesters
(C) Diploma Course (Part-Time)      
(I) Chinese Certificate Course in Chinese 10 Two Semesters
(II) French Certificate Course in French /td> 10 Two Semesters
(III) German Certificate Course in German 10 Two Semesters
(IV) Russian Certificate Course in Russian 5 Two Semesters
(D) Advanced Diploma (Part-Time)      
(I) French Diploma in French (Full Time ) or (Part-Time) 10 Two Semesters

Note : 10+2 from any recognized Education Board or any equivalent examination with minimum 50% marks.

Short-Term Courses**:

Name of the Course Eligibility Seats Duration
(I) Communicative Chinese ( Module 1) 10+2 10 3 months
(II) Communicative French ( Module 1) 10+2 10* 3 months
(III) Communicative German ( Module 1) 10+2 10* 3 months

*Classes of Certificate Course in French are conducted in two batches. Number of students in any course can be changed depending uopn the availability of the teachers . Any course can even be discontinued if the teacher of the concerned language is not available.
** Note **: i. To be conducted twice a year in the months of January and July. Admission will be based on first come first serve basis only. ii. Minimum qualification 10+2 will at least 50% marks from any recognized board or University or any other equivalent exam.

Refer to prospectus available on website.

  • The applicants for all Certificate & Full-time Diploma Courses will have to appear for interview in the Department of Foreign Languages.
  • Admission Committee shall assess the aptitude & objective of the applicants before finalizing admissions.
  • Admission will be strictly on merit basis and the decision of the Admission Committee will be final and binding. The admission criteria for Certificate Course in French will be as follows:
  • University students pursuing higher education i.e., Ph.D., M.Phil., Post-graduate & Graduate courses etc., will be given preference.
  • Final year college students.
  • Employees, professionals i.e., army personnel, bank employees, doctors, advocates etc.
  • +2 candidates will be given the last preference. Few seats are reserved for the University employees (Teachers & Non-teaching staff) and their wards.
  • It is mandatory for employees to produce proof of employment at the time of interview.
  • Regular students of various Departments of Guru Nanak Dev University and its affiliated colleges shall bring bonafide certificates from their respective heads of the Departments/ institutions.
  • For admission to Certificate Course in Russian/French/German, the applicants will be required to give options of the language (preference wise).
  • Photographs and photocopies of the certificates attached with the form should be duly attested. Incomplete forms will be rejected.
  • The applicants are required to submit the applications in the Department. Date of interview and admission schedule can be enquired from the Department office.
  • The applicants for all Certificate Courses and Full-time Diploma Courses shall bring all their original documents for the perusal of the Admission Committee.


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