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Courses & Eligibility
One can begin in school itself where many progressive schools offer courses in foreign languages. One can take up Class XII with humanities and later do Graduation and Post graduation in linguistics.
Graduates from any stream can sit for entrance and pursue post gradution in linguistics. Almost all Central Universities in India offer research programme (M.Phil/Ph.D) in linguistics and most of them offer master’s programme in linguistics as well.
- B.A.(Hons.), M.A. in Linguistics, Certificate in Linguistics, P.G. Diploma in Linguistics
- Post M.A., Diploma in Linguistics, Advanced Diploma in Applied Linguistics
- Certificate course Foreign Language: 10+2
- Diploma course: 10+2 and certificate in the language.
- Degree course: 10+2, Most of the reputed institutes and universities take their own entrance exam.
Top colleges BA English Hons / BA Foreign Languages
- University of Delhi: Advanced diploma in Applied Linguistics.
- Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) M.A. in Linguistics
- Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad: M.A. in Linguistics
- Aligarh Muslim University (UP) B.A.(Hons.), M.A. in Linguistics, Certificate in Linguistics, P.G. Diploma in Linguistics
- Max Mueller Bhawan, courses in German Language
- Indian institute of foreign trade,New Delhi: Certificate courses in Chinese, Spanish and Portugese languages.
- Indian institute of Korean language and culture, Vikas Marg New Delhi
- Inlingua international school of languages, South Extension-I, New Delhi: Offers courses in German, Spanish and French at beginners level.
- Institute for career studies New Delhi YMCA, 1, Jai Singh Road , Offers vocational courses in French, German and Spanish languages
- Institute of Russian language, Russian Centre of Science & Culture, 24, Ferozeshah Road , New Delhi
- 10-month certificate course for beginners and 10-month Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Post Advanced Diploma course for Advanced students in Russian Language.
- Japanese embassy, Delhi Offers courses in Japanese language
Many universities have department of languages like:
- Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi www.jnu.ac.in this is one of the top colleges that offer courses in many foreign languages. The admission is on the basis of entrance exam held in December every year.
- Delhi University Offers BA English Hons, MA English and certificate courses in Foreign Languages.
- Ambedkar University Delhi Offers BA English Hons.
- GGS IP University Dwarka Delhi Has started the BA English Hons course from 2018. The admission is on the basis of entrance exam.
- Bharatiar University, Coimbatore
- Calcutta University
- MS University, Baroda
- Pune University
- Annamalai University
- Aligarh Muslim University (UP)
- Pt.Ravishankar Shukla Unviersity, Raipur (C.G) Certificate course in Translation
- Swani Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded Certificate course in Translation
- University of Pune., Certificate and Diploma course in Translation Ganeshkhind, Pune
- Visva –Bharati University Santiniketan , M.A. in Functional Hindi (Translation ) West Bengal, India
- University of Hyderabad. Post Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies(PGDTS)