Learn foreign language in Delhi University. All you need to know about courses you've been wanting to do

Delhi University provides courses including Certificate courses, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in foreign languages.

While Delhi University’s (DU) Bachelors in English Literature remains a much sought after course, languages other than English have become also become important among students. With foreign nations investing with increasing fervour in India and creating jobs for locals, learning a foreign language is an added advantage.

Not many know, but the Delhi University invites students for many short term language courses every year that can help you achieve future goals. It is very unlikely that your three year graduation degree will solve the purpose fully in this era of competition.

It’s time that you start enrolling yourself in short term courses that can act as supplements and highlight you in the long queues for job. These courses are for Delhi University students only and you need to have minimum eligibility for enrolling.


The DU provides a range of courses including Certificate courses, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in languages ranging from French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian and Swahili to Russian, Bulgarian, Polish, Hungarian and others.

Though the Delhi University offers full-term three year UG, PG, MPhil, Ph D, we have listed the details of certificate courses, keeping freshers preferences in mind.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Eligibility: Students who have passed the 10+2 exam of the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or an examination recognized as equivalent to it with an aggregate of at least 45% marks are eligible to apply.

Candidates with Graduation, Post-graduate and above are also eligible to apply.

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Duration: One year (begins in August and ends in March).

Expected fees: Rs 10,000 – 20,000.

Note: To know more about these courses, students can log on to the official website of the university –  du.ac.in.