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Contact and Enrolment

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Contact and Enrollment


Young Goethe(Online Course) :YG1_WD_2021_FIT1_2010_1012
Course : Level Fit1
Course Start Date: 20.10.2021      End Date: 10.12.2021
Course Timing: Monday, Friday - 17:00 - 19:15hrs
Mode of Class: Online Course
Register for Fit Courses

A1 Super Intensive Course Morning - SI7_2021_A1_1511-2312
Course : Level A1

Course Start Date: 15.11.2021      End Date: 23.12.2021   
Mode of Class: Online
Course Timing: Monday to Thursday - 07:45 to 12:00hrs
Online Classes (Online Live Sessions)-75%
Online Self learning ( Exercise and Tasks-25%

A2 Super Intensive Course Morning - SI7_2021_A2_1511_2312
Course:  Elementary Level A2

Course Start Date: 15.11.2021     End Date: 23.12.2021   
Mode of Class: Online  
Course Timing: Monday to Thursday - 08:00 to 12:15hrs
Online Classes (Online Live Sessions)-75%
Online Self learning (Exercise and Tasks-25%

B1 Super Intensive Course Morning - SI7_2021_B1_1511-2312
Course :  Independent Level B1

Course Start Date :  15.11.2021     End Date :23.12.2021   
Mode of Class: Online  
Course Timing: Monday to Thursday - 08:15 to 12:30hrs
Online Classes (Online Live Sessions)-75%
Online Self learning ( Exercise and Tasks-25%

A2 Weekend Batch C (Online) - WE_C/4_2021_A2_1610-1912
Course : Elementary Level A2

Course Start Date : 16.10.2021     End Date :   19.12.2021   
Mode of Class: Online
Course Timing: Saturday - 16:00 to 20:15hrs & Sunday - 08:00 to 12:15hrs
Online Classes (Online Live Sessions)-75%
Online Self learning ( Exercise and Tasks-25%

Carry On German - A2+B1 _COG1_2021_A2B1_2709-3012
Course : A2 + Advanced Level B1

A2 Level: 27.09.2021 to 16.11.2021
B1 Level: 22.11.2021 to 30.12.2021
Course Start Date : 27.09.2021     End Date :30.12.2021   
Mode of Class: Online
Course Timing: Monday to Thursday - 15:30 to 19:30hrs

TURBO B2

B2-TURBO4_2021_B2_2709-2112
Course: Independent Level B2

Course Start Date : 27.09.2021      End Date : 21.12.2021    Mode of Class : Online
Course Timing: Monday - Friday - 10:00 to 14:15Hrs  Course Fee: 48,000/-
Online Classes (Online Live Sessions)-75%
Online Self learning (Exercise and Tasks-25%

WEEKEND BATCH

A1 Weekend Batch A (Online): WE_A/4_2021_A1_1510-1812
Course : Elementary Level A1
Course Start Date :  15.10.2021     End Date :   18.12.2021    Mode of Class: Online
Course Timing: Friday- 16:30 to 20:30hrs & Saturday - 08:00 to 12:15hrs
Standard Classes (Face to Face Live Sessions*)-75%
Online Self learning ( Exercise and Tasks)-25%

A1 Weekend Batch B (Online): WE_B/4_2021_A1_1610-1912
Course : Elementary Level A1
Course Start Date :  16.10.2021     End Date :   19.12.2021    Mode of Class: Online
Course Timing: Saturday - 10:45 to 15:00hrs & Sunday - 12:30 to 16:45hrs
Standard Classes (Face to Face Live Sessions*)-75%
Online Self learning ( Exercise and Tasks)-25%

A1 Weekend Batch C (Online) : WE_C/4_2021_A1_1610_1912
Course : Elementary Level A1
Course Start Date :  16.10.2021     End Date:  19.12.2021    Mode of Class: Online
Course Timing: Saturday - 15:45 to 20:00hrs & Sunday - 07:45 to 12:00hrs
Online Classes (Online Live Sessions)-75%
Online Self learning (Exercise and Tasks)-25%


* Due to COVID19 pandemic situation, classroom learning will be online and once the lockdown is lifted classes will be offered in Institut.

On E-Application date
Candidates are requested to fill the E-Application and Submit

On the confirmation mail date
Candidates will get a confirmation Email from the Goethe Institut, Chennai.

On the Registration date
Candidates are requested to pay the fees with the required documents ON the day and time mentioned in the confirmation Email.

The following documents are required at the time of registration in general:
Filled application form
Copy of Passport/driving license/Voter’s ID/Aadhar card.
Screenshot of the online payment receipt 

COURSE APPLICATION FORM 2021 (PDF 1MB)

ONLINE GERMAN COURSE - 2021 (PDF, 5MB)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE

Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 1.00 PM

We offer courses
From Januar to mid April
From May to mid August
From September to mid December2021 Holiday List

January 01       - New Year’s Day

January 14       - Pongal

January 15       -Pongal

January 26       -Republic Day

April 02            - Good Friday

April 14            - Tamil New Year

August 15        -Independence Day

August 30         - Janmashtami

September 10   - Ganesh Chaturthi

October 02        -Gandhi Jayanthi

November 03     -Deepavali eve

November 04     -Deepavali

December 25    - Christmas

​Annual Closing : 11. October - 17. October 2021.

Sprachkurs-Typ Preis pro Kurs
Extensive courses 
INR. 25,000
Intensive courses
INR. 24,000
Super Intensive courses
INR. 24,000
Rapid German
INR. 25,000

Books (Indian editions)
Prices
Netzwerk A1
INR. 850
Netzwerk A2
INR. 870
Netzwerk B1
INR. 895
Aspekte B1+
INR. 1195
Aspekte B2
INR. 1295
Aspekte C1
INR. 1295


Please note:
Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis. It is not possible to register once the courses are fully booked.

The course fee is payable at the time of registration. Fees may be paid by ONLINE (NEFT). No part payment is accepted.

Level Test : Students having prior knowledge of German and desiring to join a higher-level course or students with a gap of more than six months from their last Goethe-Examination have to take the level test prior to the registration. Placement in higher course levels is based on the result of the level test conducted.

For candidates who have previously appeared for Goethe-Institut examinations please refer to the table below:
Time lapse since last Goethe-Institut International  Examination or Entrance Exam conducted by Goethe-Institut
0 - 6 Months - Need not take up the level test.
7 - 24 Months and more than 24 Months  - Level test is Compulsory


Registration

Course Fee
The contractually binding fee is the fee stated in the price list at the time of application. Unless stated otherwise the books must be purchased separately.
 
Cancellation and Refunds (Courses)
In case of cancellation prior to the commencement of the course, the course fee shall be refunded after deducting an administrative charge equivalent to 10% of the course fee. No refunds shall be made after the commencement of the course.
 
Cancellations must be submitted in writing and refunds shall be made on the 3rd Wednesday of every month but within two months after the commencement of the course. Thereafter no refunds shall be possible.
 
Should the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan cancel a course, the full course fee shall be reimbursed.

1. General Requirements

Regular courses are designed for adult learners. Participants must be at least 17 years of age and a proof of age should be furnished at the time of registration.

2. Levels and teaching units for the GERMAN LANGUAGE COURSES
offered:

A1 – Elementary level 1
Approximately 120 units – Online live sessions and
40 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat A1 : Start Deutsch 1

A2 – Elementary level 2
Approximately 120 units – Online live sessions and
40 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat A2 : Start Deutsch 2

B1 – Advanced level 1
Approximately 120 units – Online live sessions and
40 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat B1

B2.1 – Advanced level 2.1
Approximately 120 units – Online live sessions and
40 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination: None

B2.2 – Advanced level 2
Approximately 120 units – Online live sessions and
40 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination Goethe Zertifikat B2

C1 – Professional level 1
Approximately 210 units – Online live sessions and
70 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat C1

C2 – Professional level 2
Approximately 165 units – Online live sessions and
55 units – assisted assignments of each 45 minutes.
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat C2

3. Course Fees and Terms of Payment

3.1 The contractually binding course fee is the fee stated in the price list at the time of registration.

3.2 Candidates are requested to register online according to the registration schedule & links mentioned on the website. 

3.3 The cost of the book is not included in the course fee. Text books of the respective levels can be purchased on the first day of the course.

3.4 The cost of the book is not included in the course fee. Text books of the respective levels can be purchased on the first day of the course. Alternatively they can be purchased online from M/S Goyal Publishers & Distributors PL, Chennai.

4. Registration procedure for Elementary level A1: Online Portal opens at: 10.00 hrs on the E- Application date:

4.1 Step 1: On the E-Application date candidates are requested to register for the course using the online portal only.(http://www.goethe.de/ins/in/en/che.html) – follow 3.5

Step 2: Selected candidates will be intimated through the registered e-mail ID on the confirmation mail date. If the candidate has given incorrect email ID / date of birth /entered more than one entry, the candidate cannot be intimated about his or her registration process.

Step 3: The following documents are mandatory for registration and have to be produced on the payment date
Filled application form
Copy of Passport/driving license/Voter’s ID/Aadhar card.
Screenshot of the online payment receipt.4.2 Course receipt will be sent to all the participants to their registered email id. Once the payment is received, the fee receipt will be sent in 5 working days.

Step 2: Selected candidates will be intimated through the registered e-mail ID on the confirmation mail date. If the candidate has given incorrect email ID / date of birth /entered more than one entry, the candidate cannot be intimated about his or her registration process.


Step 3: The following documents are mandatory for registration and have to be produced on the payment date
Filled application form
Copy of Passport/driving license/Voter’s ID/Aadhar card.
Screenshot of the online payment receipt
4.2 Course Receipt will be given to all the participants before the class starts.

5. Registration procedure for Elementary LEVEL A2 and higher levels: Online Portal opens at: 10:00 hrs on the E-Application Date


COUSE LEVEL
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
A2
Certificate of passing or proof of having appeared for the Goethe Zertifikat A1 : Start Deutsch 1
B1
Certificate of passing the Goethe Zertifikat A2 : Start Deutsch 2
B2.1
Certificate of passing the Goethe Zertifikat B1 all four modules
B2.2
Certificate of passing the Goethe Zertifikat B1 all four modules and B2.1 participation certificate.
C1
Certificate of passing the Goethe Zertifikat B2

Step 1: On E-Application date candidates are requested to register for the course using the online portal http://www.goethe.de/ins/in/en/che.html only.

Step 2: Selected candidates will be intimated through the registered e-mail ID on the confirmation mail date. If the candidate has given incorrect email id / date of birth / entered more than one entry, the candidate cannot be intimated about his or her registration process.

Step 3: The following documents are mandatory for registration and have to be produced on payment date

• Filled application form
• Copy of Passport/driving license/Voter’s ID/Aadhar card.
• Screenshot of the online payment receipt.
• Previous level course participant number & certificate of the last attended class.

5.2 Certificate of previous level of examination is mandatory for registration above A1 level (which should not be dated earlier than six months on the date of registration)

6. Course level assignment /Class size

6.1 Level Test : Students having prior knowledge of German and desiring to join a higher-level course or students with a gap of more than six months from their last Goethe-Examination have to take the level test prior to the registration. Admission in higher course levels is based on the result of the level test conducted.

6.2. For candidates who have learnt German previously at Institutes apart from Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan and wish to apply to Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Chennai directly for a level higher than A1, are required to clear the respective International Examinations. Kindly refer to the International Examination Schedule.

6.3. For candidates who have previously appeared for Goethe-Institut examinations please refer to the table below:
Time lapse since last Goethe-Institut International  Examination or Entrance Exam conducted by Goethe-Institut
0 - 6 Months - Need not take up the level test.
7 - 24 Months and more than 24 Months  - Level test is Compulsory

6.4. Registration: Kindly send a mail to german.chennai@goethe.de.

6.5. The level tests cost INR 1000/- The fee is not refundable & cannot be-transferred to another date.

6.6 Generally our courses have minimum 22 and at most 25 participants for the levels A1 to B1 and minimum 15 and at most 25 participants for the levels B2 to C2. In case of insufficient enrollment on the starting date, the institute reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course. In this case, candidates will be offered the opportunity to move to another batch or to receive a full refund of the course fee.

6.7 Enrolment certificates can be issued only after five class days for a fee of Rs. 500/-.

6.8 Participation certificates will be issued to candidates who have an attendance of more than 70% for the enrolled course. 


7. Cancellations, refunds and change of batch

7.1 In case of cancellations five working days prior to the start of the course, the course fee shall be refunded after deducting an administrative fee of Rs. 3,000/- per level.

7.2 In case of cancellation made in the last five working days before the course starts, only 50% of the total course fee shall be refunded.

7.3 Cancellations must be submitted in writing with the original receipt to the Language Department using the contact address indicated in the receipt. The refund process will take at least fifteen working days.

7.4 After the commencement of the course there is no possibility for a refund or adjustment of fee, irrespective of whether the participant has attended any class or not.

7.5 Should the Goethe-Institut Chennai/Max Mueller Bhavan cancel a course, the full course fee shall be reimbursed.

7.6 Change of batch is not possible once the registration is completed.

8. Liability of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan 

8.1 The liability of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan and its staff shall be limited to intent and gross negligence. The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan will have no liability for cancellation of its services due to force majeure (e.g. unrest, act of war or terrorism, natural calamities, epidemics, pandemics and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).
                 
Should such cases of extraordinary circumstances or events occur or should there be a change in the existing circumstances or events, caused by factors that are beyond  the sphere of influence of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan,  the Institute shall reserve the right to make changes in the ongoing course structure (e.g. in terms of time, methodology or format). Should the circumstances not allow the above-mentioned changes, in that case the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan shall cancel the course without any alternative offer and financial compensation.


9. Grievances regarding courses and examinations can be addressed to the Language department through Email to CHE-Deutsch@goethe.de.
 
The terms and conditions are subject to change without prior notice. For the latest version, please check the website.

Every year we offer scholarships to the two best students of our advanced level to attend a further course in a Goethe-Institut in Germany. This is also a great opportunity to get an insight into the German way of life and the German culture.

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