Don't know which language to learn ? OR, probably you are stuck with finding appropriate reasons to choose any language to learn?
Want to know more about the scope of learning foreign languages in India ?
Learning a new language will almost always benefit you, especially if you’re in the localization industry or work adjacent to it. Additionally, there are some secondary benefits of learning any East Asian language languages like Chinese.
Other than widely taught European tongues, Japanese is one among the foremost popular foreign languages, followed by Mandarin and Korean.
Mandarin is one of the most spoken languages by most people in the world. Mandarin gives you access to 4 billion humans' worth of business, learning and cultural education opportunities.
The explosion of the Internet in China, the popularity of Chinese pop culture, and the rise of China as an economic power have resulted in a huge appetite for learning Mandarin.
The opportunity to participate in and contribute toward China's economic rise makes it an attractive destination for students who want to expand their horizons.
So if you are also serious about learning Chinese, then this article can help you in getting started.
Here is the list of colleges, universities, and institutes offering Chinese classes.
Chinese degree programs at JNU
The Chinese studies and South-East Asian Studies (CC&SEAS) at JNU offers admission for BA (H), MA, M.Phil, and Ph.D. in Chinese language, history, and culture studies. It conducts admission through the entrance exam.
The center also organizes regular seminars and workshops to attract students and promote Mandarin.
Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages
Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages is known for their intensive Chinese language courses provided.
Their course is a 3 year program which is divided into six semesters of 5 months each.
Students are provided with Certificate at the end of 2nd semester of the Diploma course, and Advanced Diploma after the 4th and 6th semesters, respectively. Moreover, they also offer Chinese Translation and interpretation courses.
Jamia Millia Islamia
The MMAJ Academy of International Studies at Jamia Millia Islamia offers a part-time certificate, diploma, and intensive advanced Chinese diploma, the duration of which is one year for each course,
Looking at the increase in the requirement of Chinese language, the Chinese language programs provided by JMI also help students choose professional careers.
The admission is conducted on the basis of an entrance test conducted in May or June every year.
University of Delhi
These are colleges where you can pursue part-time Chinese courses and are affiliated with Delhi university.
In this day and age, these are several colleges with part-time programs in Chinese language which are as follows :
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College – Certificate
Laxmibai College – Certificate
Kalindi College – Certificate
Bharti College – Certificate
Miranda House – Certificate
Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce – Certificate
Venkateswara College – Certificate
Ram Lal Anand College – Certificate
St. Stephen’s College – Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma
Daulat Ram College – Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma
Ramjas College – Certificate and Diploma
Shyam Lal College – Certificate, and Diploma
The Department of East Asian Studies at Arts faculty offers a one-year postgraduate intensive diploma and a one-year postgraduate intensive advanced diploma course. Students are selected on the basis of SLAT entrance test.
MeiYu Chinese language center
Just like HanYou Chinese Institute, MeiYu is also a very popular name for Chinese courses in India. Their courses cover all language areas, including daily life conversations, business communication, travel, culture ,etc. They also offer specialized training for HSK certification.
HanYou Chinese language institute
HanYou Chinese Institute is run by native Chinese speakers in India, making it the top choice for the students. They offer various short term and a one year program in Mandarin designed as per the HSK exam( the Chinese Proficiency Test).
To understand how to read and write the Korean alphabet and join our online certificate course in order to fulfill your dream to work in Korea or appear for the TOPIK exam.
Please check these pages :
- Learn Korean Script Hangeul in 1 Hour
- Join our Level 1 online certificate course
- TOPIK - The complete guide
If you are going to appear for the TOPIK test or just need a boost in Korean language we would strongly advise you to join our online certificate course. One reason is that this course is developed and taught by people who are not only top level experts in Korean language but also are passionate about teaching Korean and helping learners like you achieve their dreams.
If you're new to Korean language we would advise you to buy our KOREAN LANGUAGE FOR INDIAN LEARNERS book available on Amazon and Flipkart. Also available on Kindle.
If you have any suggestions or questions. Comment down below.
Author : Sanjana Singh