The enrollment for the courses is via an online form, which is available on our website on the Online-Application dates mentioned there. Upon completion of the online registration, the class lists along with the dates for the payment of the course fee shall be displayed on our website. The payment has to be made personally at our institute.
Prospective students who wish to take a course higher than A1 and have not passed any of the Goethe-Institut examination within the last six months will have to take the placement test, which is conducted at the beginning of semester.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00 – 12:30; 14:00 – 16:30
Monday - Friday
2nd Saturday, 4th Sunday
11:00 – 15:00
Trimester 1: November to February (12 weeks)
Trimester 2:March to June (12 weeks)
Trimester 3:July to October (12 weeks)
Semester 1: January to June (20 weekends)
Semester 2: July to December (20 weekends)
Holidays (no classes will be conducted on the following dates)
01.01.2019 New Year's Day
26.01.2019 Republic Day
19.04.2019 Good Friday
15.08.2019 Independence Day
02.10.2019 Gandhi Jayanti
03.10.2019 German Unification Day
12.11.2019 Guru Nanak's Birthday
10.06.-21.06. Maintenance Week
08.07.-12.07. Annual Closure
Terms and Conditions
1. General Requirements
All courses are designed for adult learners. Participant must be at least 17 years of age and a proof of age should be furnished at the time of registration.
2. Registration Procedure
Candidates are requested to register online as per the registration schedule mentioned on the website. Thereafter the class lists shall be displayed on our website and he/she has to come to the institute to make the required payment. The date for the same is also mentioned on the website.
-Eligibility Criteria for Level A2 –C2
-A2 Proof of having passed the Goethe-Zertifikat A1: * Start Deutsch 1 or any other equivalent examination.
-B1 Proof of having passed the Goethe-Zertifikat A2: or any other equivalent examination.
-B2.1 Proof of having passed the Goethe-Zertifikat B1 all four modules* or any other equivalent examination.
-B2.2 Internal assessment with minimum 60% marks in the class tests of the level B2.1
-C1.1 Proof of having passed the Goethe-Zertifikat B2* or any other equivalent examination.
-C1.2 Internal assessment with minimum 60% marks in the class tests of the level C1.1
-C2.1 Proof of having passed the Goethe-Zertifikat C1* or any other equivalent examination with the
minimum grade "gut" or 80%
-C2.2 Internal assessment with minimum 60% marks in the class tests of the level C2.1
*The certificate should not be older than 6 months. In case it is older than 6 months then the candidate will have to take a „Level Test".
3. Terms of Payment
The course fee as well the examination fee is payable at the time of registration. We accept payment only with Demand Draft drawn in favour of „MAX MUELLER BHAVAN". Misspelt/overwritten/hand corrected demand draft will not be accepted.
If full payment is not received by the due date, the participant loses the right to participate. In such cases, the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan retains its entitlement to the course fee.
4. 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.
5. Cancellation and Refunds (Courses)
In case of cancellation prior to the start 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.
6. Examination Fee
The contractually binding examination fee is the fee stated in the price list at the time of application. Only those who have paid their examination fee in full are eligible to take the examination.
Course participants can up to 6 months after the end of the course take the central examination of the corresponding level as an internal candidate. However this is valid only if the language office has been notified in writing prior to the examination date that he/she will not be taking the examination.
7. Cancellation and Refunds (Examinations)
The fees are based on the local fee regulations that are currently in effect. Only those who have paid their exam fee in full upon registering may take the exam.
If an exam is not taken for reasons of illness, the exam fee will be credited only once for the next/
following examination date, provided a medical certificate has been furnished prior to the commencement of the examination.
Should a participant be excluded from the exam (see Section 12 of the exam guidelines of the Goethe Institute), the exam fee will not be refunded.
8. Course Participation Certificate
Participants with minimum attendance of 75% are eligible to write the examination or are entitled to an
Examinations are not mandatory. However participants have to pass the international examination of the current levels to qualify for the next level. The passing percentage for all the examinations is 60%.
9. Course Level Assignment/ Class Size
Candidates with prior knowledge of German, who wish to apply directly for a level higher than A1, are required to take a "Level Test" conducted by the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, Registration at the level indicated by the "Level Test" is possible only if seats are available at that particular level. "Level Test" conducted at the beginning or during a semester/trimester shall be valid only for the current or the ongoing semester/trimester. Former Students are eligible to take the "Level Test" only after a gap of 6 months.
Our courses have minimum 18 and at most 22 participants for the levels A1 to B2 and minimum 15 and at most 20 participants for the levels C1 to C2. If enrolments are insufficient on the starting date, The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course. In this case we will offer the participants the opportunity to move to another course or to receive a full refund of the course fee.
The choice of class and the chosen time slot are binding. Changes are not allowed.
It is mandatory after the registration to get the student identity cum library card made which also entitles you to free membership of the library for the course period you have registered for.
10. Liability of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan
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. natural disasters, fire, floods, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).