DU Language Courses and Its Benefits.

DU offers various part-time language courses. Pursuing one enhances the employability skills of any individual. Being bilingual is one of the most interesting decisions because firstly, exposure to an entirely different culture sounds both compelling and engaging. Secondly, research arrives at conclusions wherein bilinguals are always preferred smarter than unilingual.

So this article is about the benefits of studying foreign languages at DU and to know their admission process and other lesser-known facts.

1. Chance to get Recognized Internationally:

Any degree pursued from the here, Delhi University, is internationally recognized. One of the most trusted ranking system, the QS ranking, for universities has placed Delhi University at 81st rank in Asia. The university is also ranked 39th amongst the best universities in BRICS nation and 441st worldwide. Thus, your language degree belongs to a well-regarded and preferred university.

2. Cheap and Affordable:

Due to the funding it receives, University of Delhi offers its varied courses at very low cost. Just for example, if you are going to pursue a French certificate course from Keshav Mahavidyalaya, it will cost one around INR 6000 only. And even after laying a good foundation on that language skill, one can also go for further certificate examinations.

3. Best Faculty and Staff Members:

Teachers at the University of Delhi are selected through a good interview process and that guarantees the maintenance of quality education. The profound and proficient lecturers deliver lectures that are indeed regular.

4. Easy Admission Process without any headache:

No DU entrance tests are required to get it to certificate courses in a foreign language. To take admission in the course, you need to go through the ‘notice’ section of websites of respective colleges in the months of June, July and August. Then just report to the college and fill out a form with your passport size photograph, character certificate, and your class 10th and class 12th mark sheets, if applicable, your undergraduate degree marks. Then wait for the DU cut off lists.

In some colleges, students with scores higher than the cut off lists are eligible to apply for the seats. Talking about some other colleges, they release merit lists. These contain the names of students arranged in the decreasing order of marks/grade. Students can only apply for their seats when they notice their names in the merit lists. Around 2-3 merit lists may be issued depending on the availability of seats.

5. Flexible and Affordable Timings:

Since many colleges offer different language courses, they all differ in class timings of the same as well. Some colleges offer the class at 2:30 while some at 3:30 for two hours thrice a week.

6. Pick college on your own:

Since University of Delhi colleges are scattered all over Delhi, one can easily pick any college according to the geography factors. St Stephens College, one of the best among other DU Colleges, is a good option for someone looking forward to pursuing the course from north Delhi.

7. Exams do not clash with degree exams

One of the most commonly asked question from students who are already pursuing a graduate or post-graduate degree from Delhi University is if the exams clash. There are basically three exams for the certificate course. In which Paper 1 tests grammar and comprehension, Paper 2 tests writing skills and civilization and final paper tests the speaking and listening skills for the foreign language. This year, Paper 1 and 2 were held in the college you are enrolled in while the third paper was scheduled in a different college.


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