IGNOU launched diploma and certificate programmes in Chinese language
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a diploma and a certificate programme in Chinese language, an official said Thursday.
The diploma course would be offered in both face-to-face and online mode while the certificate programme would be available only through online mode for IGNOU’s July session.
“This is for the first time in India that the teaching of Chinese language and culture will be imparted through online demonstration via IGNOU satellite,” said an official.
“The programmes are specially meant for business schools while the study materials, teaching and examinations will be held through online mode,” the official added.
According to the varsity, admission to the one year diploma programme requires no entrance test.
“Those scoring 80 percent and above in the final examination will be considered for undergoing further training in Chinese universities in China and successful candidates will also be exposed to the industries doing business with China,” added the official.
“The programme also intends to train learners about the basic culture of China by introducing China’s political system, economy and general knowledge of the country,” the official added.