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Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages

About the Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages:

Established in 1958, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages in one of the oldest institutions in the Capital city offering continuously intensive courses in foreign language designed by the language experts, our highly qualified teachers help learners to build their confidence and achieve their goals in respective language speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to build their confidence and achieve their goals. We have over 60 years of expertise in teaching foreign languages and are trusted by thousands of learners every year.

The JN Academy of Languages has celebrated its Golden Jubilee, on 5th April, 2008 with Shri Shiv Shankar Menon, the then Foreign Secretary, Govt. of India, as Chief Guest.  Qualified and experienced teachers coach students to acquire proficiency in the foreign languages from certificate to higher Diploma levels

French                         Started in 1958

Japanese                      Started in 1958

Spanish                        Started in 1959

German                        Started in 1959

Arabic                          Started in 1962

Russian                        Started in 1993

Chinese                        Started in 2003

Portuguese                   Started in 2013

General English

Advanced English and Creative Writing

Admission: First come first serve basis (classes starts in January & August every year)

Summer Courses: June and July (Admission in May)

First semester (2 months) classes 4 days in a week:

Intensive course of 1st Semester standard are conducted during summer (June-July) in

CHINESE, FRENCH, JAPANESE & SPANISH. Students passing the examination in July can join the regular 2nd semester in starts in August.

Eligibility: Senior Secondary school certificate examination (10+2) or equivalent

Age: No bar

Admission Procedure:  Applications for admission are to be submitted along with a copy of Mark sheet or Certificate of intermediate with copy of Identity proof and residence proof. 

         Language

Tuition Fee (inclusive 18% GST) per sem.

Days (twice a week)

Timings

Duration

          Chinese

Rs. 14,500/-

  Mon & Thu/

Sat & Sun

6.00PM to 8.00PM

8.00AM to10.00AM

One semester of five months

             French

Rs. 14,500/-        

   Mon & Thu/

   Sat & Sun

6.00PM to 8.00PM

8.00AM to10.00AM

One semester of five months

           Spanish

Rs. 14,500/-

   Mon & Thu/

   Sat & Sun

6.00PM to 8.00PM

8.00AM to10.00AM

One semester of five months

Students who successfully complete the above course will be awarded:-

Certificate – after two semesters

Diploma- after four semesters

Advanced Diploma – after six semesters

             Japanese

Rs. 13,500/-

   Mon & Thu

     6.00PM to 7.30PM

One semester of five months

Students who successfully complete the above course will be awarded:-

Certificate – after two semesters

Diploma- after four semesters

             Arabic

Rs. 13,500/-

Mon & Thu

6.00PM to 7.30PM

One semester of five months

             Portuguese

Rs. 13,500/-

Mon & Thu

6.00PM to 7.30PM

One semester of five months

             Russian

Rs. 13,500/-

Mon & Thu

6.00PM to 7.30PM

One semester of five months

Students who successfully complete the above course will be awarded:-

Certificate – after two semesters

            German

Rs. 18,000/-

Mon, Wed & Fri

    6.00PM to 8.00PM

One semester of five months

Students who successfully complete the above course will be awarded:-

Certificate – after two semesters (leading to higher studies in Max Mueller Bhawan)

  • Advanced English and Creative Writing

Rs. 16,500/-

Mon, Wed & Fri

    6.00PM to 7.30PM

One semester of five months

  • General Foundation English

Rs. 16,500/-

Mon, Wed & Fri

    6.00PM to 7.30PM

One semester of five months

Students who successfully complete the above course will be awarded:-

Certificate – after one semester

     v.        The aforesaid days and timings of classes are tentative and subject to change any time, if deemed necessary by the Institute.

Fees are to be deposited online, in the Uco Bank in the Bhavan’s premises on weekdays 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (Monday – Saturday) or at Bhavan’s Accounts Section from 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm (Monday to Friday).

Examination: January to May batch examination will be held in May and for August to December batch examination in December (mark sheet will be provided on completion of each semester. Examination fee at the end of each semester will be Rs. 1500/-

Test & Grades: The minimum pass marks in each semester of all languages will be 50% of the aggregate in periodical test, Viva Voce (also Grammar, Literature in case of advanced diploma)  but 40% in the written examination is compulsory.  Candidates securing 70% and above will be placed in the First Division. Those securing marks between 60% and 69% will be placed in the Second Division. Minimum 60% attendance is compulsory.

Library: Bhavan has a reference Library; Facilities are provided to read the books and journals in the library itself. 

Refund of Fees: Fee once paid is not refundable. However, if the student has not attended any class and has to withdraw due to compelling reasons the fee will be refunded after deducting administrative charges of 10% within one week from the commencement of the class. After the first week no refund of fees will be done however Director JNA on his discretion may consider after deduction of 25% within first one month. In any course/batch, if no viable number of students then full fee would be refundable.

Discipline: All the students enrolled with the JN Academy of Languages will be subject to the general disciplinary its class teacher and the rules framed by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.  Students are desired to adhere the protocol for airing any grievance, first to the class teacher, then to the Course Coordinator, then to the Director, JNA. The JN Academy has the power to strike off the name of student who is grossly irregular or short in attendance or when he/she is guilty of misbehavior or misconduct or indulging in activities of during tenure of studying here. The decision of the institute will be final and binding.

Most Important: Applicants are advised/ supposed to read and understand the information given above. Also note the information given on this website about the courses, fees, batch timings, duration, any rules are subject to change at any time depending on the circumstances. Decision of the Director, JNA in this respect will be final and binding.

If you require any other information, please feel free to contact us on 011-22389942, 011-23382005, and mobile nos. 9868235666, 9891942773 or write to us email. jna@bvbdelhil.org

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