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The Centre offers Foreign Language Courses in Japanese, Chinese, French and Spanish.

For mode of payment of fees, please click here

 

Japanese Language

Orientation Lecture on 13th July, 2019

 

Beginner Level - I, II

Course Commences: 20th July, 2019

Duration: 5 months (90 hours)

Schedule: Twice a week, on Saturdays and Sundays

Level I: 9.00 am to 11.00 am

Level II : 11.00 am to 1.00 pm

Fees:

Level I: Rs 10,000/-

Level II: Rs 12,000/-

 

Intermediate Level - I, II

Course Commences: Date to be announced

Duration: 5 months (90 hours)

Schedule: Twice a week, on Saturdays and Sundays

Class time to be announced later

Fees:

Level I: Rs 14,000/-

Level II: Rs 16,000/-

For enquiries write to us here

 

Chinese Language

Our Chinese language course is taught by some of the finest teachers in Mumbai. Our centre is authorised by Hanban, China, to offer HSK, HSKK, BCT and YCT exams in Mumbai. Several of our students have won scholarships to study Chinese langauge in China.

Regular cultural programmes on campus, in collaboration with the Consulate General of China, Mumbai, ensure that students get exposure to Chinese culture as well.

Duration: 4 months each

Orientation Lecture: 22nd June, 2019, 10.30am to 11.30am

Chinese Language Level I:  

Course commences: Sunday, 23rd June 2019
Class Schedule: once a week; Sunday 09:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 10000/-, inclusive of the cost of study materials.
Course duration : 5 months

After completion of Level I, students will be equipped to give the "HSK 1 exam", upon payment of fees applicable.
 
Chinese Language Level II:
Eligibility: Chinese Level I from our Institute or equivalent to HSK 1.
Course commence : Sunday, 23rd June 2019
Class Schedule: once a week; Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 11000/-, inclusive of the cost of study materials.

Course duration : 6 months

 After completion of Level II, students will be equipped to give the "HSK 2 exam", upon payment of fees applicable.   

 

Chinese Language Level III:  

Eligibility : Chinese Level II from our Institute or equivalent to HSK 2.
Course commences: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Class Schedule: once a week; Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 12000/-, inclusive of the cost of study materials.
Course duration : 7 months

After completion of Level III, students will be equipped to give the "HSK 3 exam", upon payment of fees applicable.    

 

Chinese Language Level IV :  

Eligibility : Chinese Level III from our Institute or equivalent to HSK 3.  
Course commences: Saturday, 29th June 2019
Class Schedule: once in a week; Saturday 01:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 15000/-, inclusive of the cost of study materials.
Course duration : 1 year  

After completion of Level IV, students will be equipped to give the "HSK 4 exam", upon payment of fees applicable.    

 

 

 

Instructions Regarding Fees

To register for any of these levels, please click hereRegistration will be completed only upon payment of fees.

Mode of Payment :
Please find below details of bank account for online payment of fees :
Name of Account: "K. J. Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies"
Bank: Bank of Baroda
Branch: Ghatkopar (East)
Account No: 13780100006724
IFSC CODE: BARB0GHAEAS (please note it is a "zero"and not "o" in the middle of the code)
 
PLEASE NOTE :

1. In case of Online Payment, you are requested to mention the respective candidate's name in the transaction remarks box against the fees paid and please send us a screenshot of the transaction receipt with the NEFT / IMPS / RRN / UTR Number by email so that we may verify your payment.
2. Students who do not use net banking can pay by cheque in favour of "K. J. Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies". 

Venue: 
K. J. Somaiya Centre for Buddhist Studies, 
IIIrd Floor, SIMSR, Somaiya Vidyavihar,
Vidyavihar (E), Mumbai – 400 077

 

 

 

French Language (Level I to V)

French Language Level I (DELF A1.1) : 
Course commences: Saturday, 6th July 2019
Class Schedule: twice a week; Saturday & Sunday 09:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 10000/-

Course duration : 4 months

French Language Level II  (DELF A1.2) :  

Eligibility : French Level I from our Institute or those who have studied elementary French in Junior College.

Course commences: Saturday, 6th July 2019
Class Schedule: twice in a week; Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m.- 01:00 p.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 11000/-

Course duration : 4 months

After completion of Level II, students will be equipped to take the "DELF A1 exam"  the Diplôme d'études en langue française (Diploma in French Language Studies)

 

 

French Language Level III (DELF A2.1/ A2.2):

Eligibility : French Level II from our Institute or A1 classes at Alliance Française or equivalent to DELF A1.

Course commences: Saturday, 13th July 2019
Class Schedule: once in a week; Saturday & Sunday 01:30 p.m.- 03:30 p.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 12000/-

Course duration : 4 months

French Language Level IV (DELF A2.2):  

Eligibility : French Level III from our Institute or Completed A2.1 at Alliance Française.

Course commences: Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
Class Schedule: twice in a week; Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Course fee:- Rs. 15000/-

Course duration : 4 months

After completion of Level IV, students will be equipped to take the "DELF A2 exam Diplôme d'études en langue française (Diploma in FrenchLanguage Studies)"

 

 

French Language Level V (DELF B1.1) 

Eligibility : French Level IV from our Institute or attended A2.2 at Alliance Française or equivalent to DELF A2 

Course commences: Tuesday, 2nd July 2019
Class Schedule:  twice in a week; Tuesday & Thursday 12:00 p.m.- 02:00 p.m.
Course fee: Rs. 18000/-

Course duration : 4 months

 

To register for any of these levels, please click here. Registration will be complete only upon payment of fees.

 

 

Spanish Language 

Details regarding 2019 batches will be uploaded soon! Please bear with us and for enquiries, write to us here 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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