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Here are some correspondence and part-time courses in Sanskrit, Hindi, Persian and Urdu

education Updated: Jul 10, 2012 13:03 IST
Hindustan Times

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan,
56-57, Institutional Area, Janak Puri, New Delhi, 28520976, 28520977
Course: Six-month Prak shastri bridge programme (for common learners and Class 10 pass candidates without Sanskrit); one-year shastri bridge programme (for Class 12 pass without Sanskrit); one-year acharya bridge programme (for graduates without Sanskrit)
Fee: Rs. 1500 (for Sanskrit bridge programme), Rs. 2,000 (for Shastri bridge), Rs. 3,000 (for acharya shastri bridge)

Shri Shankaracharya Mahavidyalaya, Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan,
Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi
Course: Six-semester Saral Sanskrit for beginners. Two classes every week - 1.30pm to 6.30pm
Fee: Rs. 700

Faculty of Arts,
University of Delhi, New Delhi
Course: One-year certificate in Hindi (part-time). Classes are held Monday to Friday, 2pm to 5pm
Fee: Rs. 5,000-R6000

Indira Gandhi Open University,
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi
29533767, 29571115
Course: Certificate in Urdu through correspondence. Minimum duration - six months. Maximum duration - two years
Fee: Rs. 700

National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language,
FC - 33/9, Institutional Area, Jasola, New Delhi - 110025
Courses: One-year diploma in Urdu through correspondence; English and Hindi medium. Plans to start an online course in Urdu soon as well as a course in Persian language. The registration takes place in January-February
Fee: Rs. 350 (if enrolling directly at the Council) or Rs. 200 (if enrolling through an affiliated centre)

Iran Culture House,
Tilak Marg, opp Supreme Court, New Delhi - 110001
23383232- 34
Course: One-year certificate in Persian (part-time). Three classes a week - Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 4.30pm to 5.30pm. Registration takes place in July
Fee: Rs. 5,000 (Rs. 2000+Rs. 1500+Rs. 1500 for the three semesters)

Faculty of Arts,
University of Delhi, New Delhi
27666623, 27667725
Course: One-year certificate in Persian (part-time). Classes are held Monday to Friday, 7.50am to 9.30am. Registration takes place in July
Fee: Rs. 5,000-6,000

First Published: Jul 10, 2012 12:55 IST