Contact and Enrolment

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Contact and Enrolment

Interested in one of our language courses or need further information? Feel free to drop in to our language course office for some personal advice.


WEEKEND BATCH REGISTRATION


A2 Level- Batch B (Nungambakkam)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 1100 - 0315 PM & Sundays 1230 - 0445 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018

B1 Level- Batch B (Nungambakkam)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 1100 - 0315 PM & Sundays 1230 - 0445 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018

A2 Level - Batch C (Nungambakkam)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 0400 - 0815 PM & Sundays 0800 - 1230 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018

B1 Level - Batch C (Nungambakkam)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 0400 - 0815 PM & Sundays 0800 - 1230 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018


A2 Level - Batch C (Adyar)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 0400 - 0815 PM & Sundays 0800 - 1230 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018

B1 Level - Batch C (Adyar)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 0400 - 0815 PM & Sundays 0800 - 1230 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018

B2.1 Level - Batch C (Adyar)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 0400 - 0815 PM & Sundays 0800 - 1230 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018

B2.2 Level - Batch C (Adyar)
Course timing & days: Saturdays 0400 - 0815 PM & Sundays 0800 - 1230 PM
Duration: 06.01. to 29.04.2018


TestDaf Course Nungambakkam
Course timings & days: Monday to Friday 03.30pm - 07.00pm
Duration: 17.01.2018 - 19.02.2018


WEEKDAYS BATCH REGISTRATION

Super Intensive A2
Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 12:15 pm

Super Intensive B1
Monday to Friday - 08:00 to 12:15 pm

Intensive A2 (Numgambakkam)
Monday to Friday - 07:15 to 09:30 am
 


E-Application Dates: Online portal opens at:16hrs on the E Application date 
  Weekdays Batches Weekend Batches
A1 Level 23.11.2017 28.11.2017
A2, B1 and B2 Levels 23.11.2017 28.11.2017
C1 Level   03.05.2017

Confirmation-mail Dates:
  Weekdays Batches Weekend Batches
A1 Level 27.11.2017 01.12.2017
A2, B1 and B2 Levels 02.01.2018 22.12.2017
C1 Level   11.05.2018

Payment Dates:
  Weekdays Batch Weekend Batches
A1 Level 29.11.2017 04.12.2017
A2, B1 & B2 Levels 04.01.2018 03.01.2018
C1   14.05.2018

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 come and 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:  

Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. & 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00-1 p.m.

 

We offer courses
  • From Januar to mid April
  • From May to mid August
  • From September to mid December
2017 Holiday List
01.01.2017 New Years' day    
13.01.2017 Lohri Pongal
14.01.2017 Makar Sankranthi
15.01.2017 Pongal                
25.01.2017 Betriebsausflug        
26.01.2017 Republic Day  
14.04.2017 Good Friday
26.06.2017 Idul Fitr 
15.08.2017 Independence Day
25.08.2017 Ganesh Chaturthi
29.09.2017 Saraswathi Puja
30.09.2017 Vijaya Dashmi        
02.10.2017 Gandhi Jayanthi
03.10.2017 German Unity Day
17.10.2017 Deepavali eve
18.10.2017 Deepavali
25.12.2017 Christmas

25.09– 01.10.2016 Institute will be closed
 

 
Sprachkurs-Typ Preis pro Kurs
Extensive courses  INR. 22.000
Intensive courses INR. 21.000
Super Intensive courses INR. 21.000
Rapid German INR. 22.000
 
Books (Indian editions) Prices
Netzwerk A1 INR. 750
Netzwerk A2 INR. 750
Netzwerk B1 INR. 795
Studio D  B1 INR. 785
Aspekte B1+ INR. 1100
Aspekte B2 INR. 1190
Aspekte C1 INR. 1295

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

Cash or DD in favour of “Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan’’ payable at Chennai.
Misspelt / overwritten / hand-corrected demand drafts and with validity less than three months on the scheduled registration date will NOT be accepted.
 

Those who have prior knowledge of German or students with a gap of more than six months from their last exam and desiring to join the next higher level courses have to take a placement test prior to registration. Placement in course levels is based on the result of the placement test conducted by the Goethe-Institut Chennai /Max Mueller Bhavan.

Placement Test Date:
 
January 06.01.2017
February 03.02.2017
March 03.03.2017
April 07.04.2017
May 05.05.2017
June 01.06.2017
July 07.07.2017
August 04.08.2017
September 01.09.2017
October 13.10.2017
November 03.11.2017
December 01.12.2017
 
  • Time: 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
  • Enrollment: Two days in advance (E-mail registration only).
  • Duration: Approximately one hour
  • Fee: INR 2.200
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  • All cancellations should be done one week prior to the course start date. The course fee shall be refunded after deducting an administrative fee of Rs. 4000/- per level.
  • 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.
  • Cancellations must be submitted in writing with the original ID card to the language department using the contact addresses indicated in the registration card.The date of cancellation shall be the date of receipt at the Goethe-Institute.
  • After the commencement of the course there is no possibility for a refund or adjustment of fee, irrespective of whether you have attended any class or not.
  • Should the Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan cancel a course, the full course fee shall be reimbursed.
  • Change of batch is not possible once the registration is complete.

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. Course Fees and Terms of Payment

2.1 The contractually binding course fee is the fee stated in the price list
at the time of registration.
2.2 The course fee is payable at the time of registration. Fees may be paid by Cash or by Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan payable at Chennai. No part payment is accepted.
2.3 If full payment is not received by the due date, the participant loses
the right to attend the course. In such cases, the Goethe-Institut Chennai / Max Mueller Bhavan is entitled to retain the course fee.
2.4 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 class.

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


A1 – Elementary level 1
Approximately 160 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat A1 : Start Deutsch 1

A2 – Elementary level 2
Approximately 160 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat A2 : Start Deutsch 2

B1 – Advanced level 1
Approximately 160 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat B1

B2.1 – Advanced level 2.1
Approximately 160 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: None

B2.2 – Advanced level 2
Approximately 160 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination Goethe Zertifikat B2

C1 – Professional level 1
Approximately 280 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat C1

C2 – Professional level 2
Approximately 220 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat C2

4. Registration procedure for Elementary level A1: Online Portal opens at: 09.00am 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)

Step 2: Selected candidate will be intimated through the registered e-mail ID on the confirmation mail date.

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

• Copy of confirmation e-mail
• 3 passport size photos
• A copy of Licence or Passport or Voter`s ID or Aadhar card
• Course fee in Cash or DD

4.2 Receipt cum ID will be given to all the participants at the time of the registration.

5. Registration procedure for Elementary LEVEL A2 and higher levels: Online Portal opens at: 09.00am 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
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 candidate will be intimated through the registered e-mail ID on the confirmation mail date.

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

• Copy of Confirmation e-mail
• 2 Passport size Photos
• ID Card & Certificate of the last attended class
• Course fee in Cash or DD

5.2 Certificate of previous level of examination is mandatory (which should not be more than six months) for registration to A2 level and above

6. Course level assignment /Class size
6.1 For those who have prior knowledge of German or students with a gap of more than six months from their last exam and desiring to join the next higher level courses have to take a placement test prior to registration. Placement in course levels is based on the result of the placement test conducted by the Goethe-Institut Chennai /Max Mueller Bhavan. This placement test will be conducted between 16:00 to 17:00 hrs on the external exam date. Email registrations for the test should be done two days before the test day. Fee for the placement test is Rs. 1,400/-.

6.2 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, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone the course. In this case, we will offer participants the opportunity to move to another course or to receive a full refund of the course fee.

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

6.4 Participation certificates will only be issued to candidates who have an attendance of more than 75% for the enrolled course. If the participation certificates are not collected on the last day of the course, the Institut is not responsible for the certificates thereafter.

6.5 Internal students who do not take up the examination on the prescribed date after the course completion, will be considered as ‘‘External Candidates’’ for exam registration on later dates.

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 less an administrative fee of Rs. 4,000/- 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 ID card to the Language Department using the contact addresses indicated in the registration card.

7.4 After the commencement of the course there is no possibility for a refund or adjustment of fee, irrespective of whether you have 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. Examination fee in INR  for year 2017 and registration procedures.
 
Examination External participants
Course participants **
Goethe-Zertifikat A1 *
(Fit in Deutsch 1 / Fit 1)
INR 1000
INR 1000**
Goethe-Zertifikat A2 *
(Fit in Deutsch 2 / Fit 2)
INR 1000
INR 1000**
Goethe-Zertifikat A1
(Start Deutsch 1 / SD1)
INR 4000**
INR 6000
Goethe-Zertifikat A2
(Start Deutsch 2 / SD2)
INR 4000**
INR 6000
Goethe-Zertifikat B1 INR 8500 (for 4 Modules)
INR 5700 (for 4 Modules)**
INR 3000 per Module
INR 2200 per Module**
Goethe-Zertifikat  B2 INR 8500
INR 5700**
Goethe-Zertifikat C1 INR 8500
INR 5700**
Goethe-Zertifikat C2 INR 10,500 (for 4 Modules)
INR 8000 (for 4 Modules)**
INR 4000 per Module
INR  3000 per Module

Course participants are defined as
* These examinations are available only to students studying in courses for teens.
** Students currently taking part in language courses at Goethe – Institut, Chennai

8.1 The examination fee has to be paid separately on the exam registration dates as per the schedule.

8.2 Internal candidates have to bring their course ID, two photographs and the prescribed exam fee on the scheduled dates, failing which the candidates have to appear as external candidates.

8.3 External candidates have to bring two photographs, photocopy of ID proof (driving license, passport, voter’s ID, Aadhar card) and exam fee. The original ID proof (copy of which was submitted at the time of registration) has to be shown on the day of the examination. Demand drafts are accepted in the name of Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan payable at Chennai. Misspelt / overwritten / hand-corrected demand drafts and with validity less than three months from the scheduled registration date will not be accepted. All documents sent by post or courier should be received by the Language Department on or before the exam registration date.

8.4 Special arrangements can be made in the case of participants with special needs provided appropriate proof of the need is documented at the time of exam registration.

8.5 No refund / transfers or adjustment of the examination fee is possible.

8.6 Examination certificates will be given within seven working days after the announcement of the examination result and should be collected within two months after the announcement of the results by showing the original hall ticket or other IDs specified above. Should the certificates be collected after two months but not later than four months from the date of the examination, Rs. 2,200/- shall be charged as late fee. The Institute is not responsible for the certificates thereafter.

8.7 In case corrections have to be made to the certificates, a fee of Rs. 2,200/- will be charged.

8.8 Viewing of Exam Papers: The results of the exam- Schreiben /written part alone may be viewed by unsuccessful candidates within two weeks of receiving their exam results. All requests are to be submitted in writing to the exam department, using a prescribed application form along with a fee of Rs. 500/-. The Goethe-Institut Chennai / Max Mueller Bhavan may reject requests that are based on unsatisfactory reasons. Appointments will be given to the candidates on a Friday between 15:00 to 16:00hrs.

9. Liability of the Goethe-Institut

9.1 The liability of the Goethe-Institut Chennai/Max Mueller Bhavan and its staff is limited to intent and gross negligence. Goethe-
Institut Chennai /Max Mueller Bhavan also accepts no liability for the cancellation of services due to force majeure (e.g. Natural
disasters, fire, floods, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).

10. Grievances regarding examinations can be addressed to the Language department through Email to deutsch@chennai.goethe.org
 
The terms and conditions are subjected to change without prior notice.

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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