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.

Placement Test for Semester 1: 21.01.2017

Registration: 1000 – 1100 hrs
Test timings: 1100 hrs onwards
Result: 23.01.2017 at 2 pm on the website
Course registration: 25.01.2017 (10 am to 12:30 pm/2–4 pm)
Fee: INR 500

Seat availability: 17.01.2017 (4 pm onwards on our website).



Trimester 2 (Mon-Fri): 09.03.2017-02.06.2017

Level: A1-C1
Online application: 25.01.-27.01. (4 pm till 4 pm)
Online class lists: 03.03. (6 pm onwards)
Payment  (11 am-1 pm):
C1: 06.03.
B2.2, B2.1: 07.03.
B1: 08.03.
A2: 09.03.
A1, A1+A2: 10.03.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10:00 – 12:30; 14:00 – 16:30

2nd Saturday, 4th Sunday
11:00 – 15:00

Counselling timing
Monday - Friday
10:00–13:00; 14:00–18:00

 
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.

The next online application form will be activated for Trimester 2 between 25.01. & 27.01.2017.
Weekdays

March to June (12 weeks)
July to October (12 weeks)
November to February (12 weeks)


Weekends

January to June (20 weekends)
July to December (20 weekends)


Holidays (no classes will be conducted on the following dates)

01.01.2017         New Year's Day
26.01.2017         Republic Day
13.03.2017         Holi
14.04.2017         Good Friday
26.06.2017         Id-Ul-Fitra
07.08.2017         Raksha Bandhan
15.08.2017         Independence Day
02.09.2017         Id-Ul-Juha
30.09.2017         Dussehra
02.10.2017         Gandhi Jayanti
19.10.2017         Diwali
04.11.2017         Guru Nanak's Birthday
25.12.2017         Christmas
1. General Requirements

1.1. 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. Terms of Payment

2.1. The course fees is payable at the time of registration. We accept payment only with Deman Draft drawn in favour of "MAX MUELLER BHAVAN". Misspelt/overwritten/hand corrected demand draft will not be accepted.

2.2. 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.

3. Course fee

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

3.2 Unless stated otherwise the books must be purchased separately.

4. Cancellation and refunds (Courses)

4.1 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.

4.2 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.

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

5. Examination fee

5.1 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.

5.2 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.

6. Cancellation and refunds (Examinations)

6.1 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.

6.2 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.

6.3 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.

7. "Goethe-Zertifikat B1 and C2: GDS" examination

7.1 Candidates writing the "Goethe-Zertifikat B1" examination for the first time, will have to write the examination for all the four modules. Please note that one will have to clear the modules which one has not been able to in the first attempt in the subsequent two examinations offered by the Goethe-Institut. Thereafter one will have to take all the four modules once again.

7.2 Only those who have cleared all the four modules will be eligible to apply for the B 2.1 level.

7.3 Only those who have cleared C1 with the minimum grade "Gut" in C1 are eligible to apply for the C2 Course.

7.4 The "Goethe-Zertifikat C2: GDS" examination will be offered only twice a year - in July and in December.

8. Course participation certificate

8.1. Participants with minimum attendance of 75% are eligible to write the examination or are entitled to a Course Participation certificate.

8.2 Examinations are not mandatory. However participants have to pass the international exanimation 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

9.1. 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 from the date of last registration.

9.2. 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 Institute 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.

9.3 The choice of class and the chosen time slot are binding. Changes are not allowed.

9.4 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

10.1 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 majeur (e.g. natural disasters, fire, floods, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).
The next online application form will be activated for Trimester 2 between 25.01. & 27.01.2017.