4 Prestigious Foreign Language Learning schools in India.

Language studies is fast becoming a major attraction among the youth of today. Most people have now understood that a career in language studies is now not only limited to a narrow career as a translator. There are several options available to students who are fluent in foreign or traditional Indian languages.

One may now seek employment in embassies, work with travel companies in assisting the many foreign tourists who come to India or even seek job opportunities in the BPO/KPO sector. All these are highly lucrative prospects and offer good salaries and work conditions.

Many of India’s top universities now offer degrees in foreign languages. For example, Delhi University, acknowledged as one of the finest universities in the country, offers students the option of studying languages like German, French, Japanese, Chinese, Russian and Spanish as a full time course.


Delhi University

Many colleges in Delhi University offer courses in Language including prestigious HRC and Ramjas

Part time course options are offered by DU colleges like Hans Raj College, which offers a Certificate in French, German and Spanish; Diploma in French & German, Advanced Diploma in French & German, Indraprashtha College for Women, which offers Certificate and Diploma in Spanish, Certificate in French, Ramjas College where one has the option of doing a Certificate in French, German, Spanish & Italian.

There are also numerous other esteemed institutes in the country, where one may study different foreign languages and also brush up on one’s English speaking and writing abilities.

CIEFL Hyderabad

CIEFL is a reputed language school in South India

Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages (CIEFL), Hyderabad, now known as The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), is a premier University that is affiliated to the UGC.

It was established in the year 1972 and offers both full time and part time courses in languages like English, Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Persian, Turkish, Italian, Chinese, Korean, and Hindi.

Jawaharlal Nehru University 

JNU_Language_SchoolThe School of Languages of the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi is the best option when it comes to gaining fluency in foreign languages. The faculty is very supportive and approachable and Jawaharlal Nehru University has been accepted as one of the best places in India to study, with campus life being very vibrant.

This is also the only school that offers language courses at the undergraduate level with many centers: the Centre for French and Francophone Studies, the Centre for Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian & Latin American Studies. The Centre for German Studies and other such centres.Degree courses are offered here and placement is always good. 

Banaras Hindu University


BHU or the Banaras Hindu University also offers post graduation courses in languages like English, French, Persian, Sanskrit, Telugu, Urdu, German, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Pali, and Chinese.

The University was established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya with Dr Annie Besant’s help and is one of the oldest centres of learning in India, with a reputation that precedes its name.

Thus, as it can be seen from the above, communication in foreign languages is no longer a barrier in India, with the establishment of so many of the country’s leading Universities offering course options in various different languages spoken across the globe.