FAQs

1. What are the courses available at the Institute of German Studies?

The Institute of German Studies follows the CEFR Standard of training students in the German language. We prepare our students to read, write, speak, listen and learn the grammar of the language across the various levels (A1 – B2). Our courses follow a communicative method of language teaching which helps students to use the language for their professional, academic and business related objectives. The course is designed to prepare students to write certification exams should they require to do so.

The levels followed at the Institute of German Studies are:

1.A1 (Beginner)

2.A2 (Elementary, to be taken after A1)

3.B1.1 & B1.2 (Intermediate, to be taken after A2)

4.B2.1 & B2.2(Intermediate, to be taken after B1)

5.C1.1 & C1.2(Advanced, to be taken after B2)

The courses offered by the Institute are as follows:

1.Group courses – Group courses are offered on weekdays (Mon-Fri) or Weekends (Sat-Sun) and are of duration two hours (weekdays) and three hours (weekends) per day. These courses take longer to complete(between one and a half to nine  months).

2.Fast Track courses – These courses are offered to students at the A1, A2 or B1 levels and take between one month and two months (each) to complete. They are offered on weekdays.

3.German for Young Learners – We consider students up to the age of 12 of years young learners and offer a special course to such students online and at the Institute premises.

4.Employment Oriented Course – Organizations and companies offer full time employment to the candidates with B2 level of proficiency in the language. To cater to the demand of the corporate sector, the institute offers this course to anyone who wishes to make a career in the German language. This course is also helpful to the students going for higher education to Germany where courses are going to be taught in German. We offer discounts to students studying the Employment Oriented course.

5.Personalized courses – Individuals/ Students who can’t attend our regular group classes due to the time constraints, may opt for the personalized sessions as per their convenient time, at our institute or online.

2.Is the course certified ? Do universities accept our certificate?

Yes, the course is certified. At the end of the course you will receive a certificate with your scores mentioned on it according to your performance in the Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Grammar competencies.

Our certificate is accepted by German Universities and organizations. However we do not claim that the certificate issued by our institute is the official one. To obtain the official certificate you need to appear for a separate examination.

3.Do we provide placements or placement assistance after the course?

We receive many requirements from companies and recruiting agencies asking for qualified candidates. We notify our students of any requirements in companies and give them the relevant details so that they can apply for the position. We recommend our students for such jobs. However, we do not guarantee/promise employment. The recruitment is done by companies on the basis of the language skills and performance in the interview/written test.

4.What are the other services we offer with the German Language?

Apart from training students in the German language, we also provide translation, interpretation and subtitling services.  We receive many translation requests for financial, legal, medical & travel documents including bank documents, visa applications, police clearance certificates for official and business purposes.

We also offer training at Corporate organizations for professionals who require German language for their projects. Our trainers come to your premises to deliver the training or give online sessions. The training is customized to meet the organization’s German learning goals.

COURSE FEE & DURATION

A1 GROUP COURSES

Course Duration Fee  Installments Options (No discount available)
A1 Weekday / Weekend 7 weeks / 14 Weeks Rs.13500/- Not Available
A1-A2 Weekday / Weekend 15 Weeks / 30 Weeks Rs.27500/- 65% while registering  + 35%, 30 days from the date of the registration
A1-B1 Weekday / Weekend 28 Weeks / 56 Weeks Rs.50000/- 65% while registering  + 35%, 30 days from the date of the registration
Employment Oriented Course (A1-B2) (Discounted) 46 Weeks / 92 Weeks Rs.80000/- 65% while registering  + 35%, 30 days from the date of the registration

A2 GROUP COURSES

Course Duration Fee  Installments Options (No discount available)
A2 Weekday / Weekend 9 weeks / 18 Weeks Rs.16000/- Not Available

 B1 GROUP COURSES

Course Duration Fee  Installments Options (No discount available)
B1.1 Weekday /Weekend 7 weeks / 14 weeks Rs.13500/- Not available
B1.2 Weekday /Weekend 7 weeks / 14 weeks Rs.13500/- Not available
B1 (B1.1 & B1.2) (Discounted) Weekday / Weekend 14 weeks / 28 weeks Rs.25000/- 65% while registering  + 35%, 30 days from the date of the registration

 B2 GROUP COURSES

Course Duration Fee  Installments Options (No discount available)
B2.1 Weekday /Weekend 10 weeks / 20 weeks Rs.18500/- Not available
B2.2 Weekday /Weekend 10 weeks / 20 weeks Rs.18500/- Not available

 1-1 COURSES

Course Duration Fee  Installments Options (No discount available)
1-1 Courses (Can be availed on a monthly basis or for customized durations) Monthly / Customized Rs.575/- per hour (A minimum package of 15 hours) Please contact the institute

GERMAN FOR YOUNG LEARNERS 

Course Duration Fee  Installments Options (No discount available)

     (5-7 years & 8-12 years)

*Each batch contains 1-3 students

Monthly course for a total of 5 months, 8 sessions per month Rs.3950/- per month Monthly installments

*Fast Track courses are offered on weekdays only. 

**For special requirements or customization of our courses in case you cannot work with our schedules, please contact the Institute via email or telephone (whatsapp available)

*** No further discounts are available on combined courses like A1-A2, A1-B1 & the Employment Oriented Courses.

                           

 REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

At IGS we try our best to keep things simple for our students. Our registration process is as easy as buying a product on an ecommerce site. Below are steps to be followed for the registration:

  1. Select the right course.
  2. After adding the course to the cart, check if any promotion/discount is available.
  3. Enter your personal details.
  4. Submit the registration form
  5. Pay the course fee (using Online bank transfer, UPI)

 You will receive an email within 24 hours confirming your registration. 

One day before the course begins you will receive an email with the link to the course material (soft copy + audios).

In case you need any assistance during the registration, we are available to help you during working hours (10:00AM to 7:00 PM IST)