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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.

Please select and duly fill the appropriate registration form. 
1. General Requirements

Regular courses are designed for adult learners. Participants must be
at least 16 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 Demand Draft drawn in favour of "Max Mueller Bhavan Pune" payable at Pune. Misspelt/overwritten/hand corrected demand drafts will not be accepted. No part payment is accepted.
2.3 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 class or before the beginning of the course.

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

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

B2.2 – Intermediate level 2
Approximately 170 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination Goethe Zertifikat B2

C1.1 – Advanced level 1
Approximately 140 teaching units of each 45 minutes
C1.2 – Advanced level 1
Approximately 140 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat C1

C2.1 – Advanced level 2
Approximately 350 teaching units of each 45 minutes
Examination: Goethe Zertifikat C2

4. Registration procedure for Elementary level A1 till C1 levels: Online Portal opens at: 09.00 hrs on the E- Application date: 07.05.2018

4.1 Step 1: On the E-Application date candidates are requested to register for the course using the online portal only.

Step 2: Selected candidates 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
• 1 Stamp size photos
• A copy of Aadhar card or Passport
• Course fee in DD

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

5. Registration procedure for Elementary LEVEL A2 and higher levels: 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

5.2 For external candidates: Certificate of previous level of examination is mandatory (which should not be dated earlier than six months on the date of registration)

6. Course level assignment /Class size
6.1 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 appear for a placement test prior to registration. Placement in course levels is based on the result of the placement test conducted by the Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan Pune. This placement test will be conducted between 09:00 to 11:00 hrs on the date mentioned by the Language department. Fee for the placement test is Rs. 1,000/-.

6.2 Generally our courses have minimum 22 and at most 24 participants for the levels A1 to B1 and minimum 15 and at most 20 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, participants will be offered the opportunity to move to another course or to receive a full refund of the course fee.

6.4 Participation certificates will be issued to candidates who have an attendance of more than 75% for the enrolled course. (below 75% are External). For B2.1 80% attendance is necessary.

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 90%  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 the student has attended any class or not.

7.5 Should the Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan Pune 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 2018 and registration procedures.
 Examination External participants
Course participants **
Goethe-Zertifikat A1 *
(Fit in Deutsch 1 / Fit 1) INR 1100
INR 1100**
Goethe-Zertifikat A2 *
(Fit in Deutsch 2 / Fit 2) INR 1100
INR 1100**
Goethe-Zertifikat A1
(Start Deutsch 1 / SD1) INR 4200**
INR 6300
Goethe-Zertifikat A2
(Start Deutsch 2 / SD2) INR 4200**
INR 6300
Goethe-Zertifikat B1 INR 8700 (for 4 Modules)
INR 6000 (for 4 Modules)**
INR 3500 per Module
INR 2500 per Module**
Goethe-Zertifikat  B2 INR 8700
INR 6000**
Goethe-Zertifikat C1 INR 8750
INR 6000**
Goethe-Zertifikat C2 INR 11,000 (for 4 Modules)
INR  4500 per Module
INR 8500 (for 4 Modules)**
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 Pune.

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 Receipt /Student ID, the prescribed exam fee on the scheduled dates, failing which the candidates have to appear as external candidates.

8.3 Guidelines for External candidates
Online Portal opens at: 09:00 hrs on the E- Application Date (Separate date as per examination level for A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1)
Step 1: On the E-Application date candidates are requested to register for the examination using the online portal .
Step 2: Candidates will be selected on a first come first served basis and 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
• 1 passport size photos
• A copy of  Passport or Aadhar card (as mentioned in the E-Registration form)
• Course fee in Cash or DD

Candidates who have received a confirmation mail can send their documents through courier on or before the mentioned date. The institute reserves all rights to reject the application for Missing documents /Incorrect documents/ documents received after the prescribed courier 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 Internal Candidates: Examination certificates have to be collected from the Institute with 2 weeks of result annoncement . 

External Candidates: Examination certificates will be sent only through courier. Examination certificates will be dispatched within seven working days after the announcement of the examination result. If the candidate fails to fill the application, Institute will not be responsible for the certificate.

8.7 In case corrections have to be made to the certificates, a fee of Rs. 1,500/- 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 through link provided to the exam department, using a prescribed application form along with a fee of Rs. 500/-. The Goethe-Institut  Max Mueller Bhavan Pune may reject requests that are based on unsatisfactory reasons. Appointments will be given to the candidates between 09:00 to 11:00hrs. Candidates are requested to come to the institute one hour before the appointment to complete the formalities.

9. Liability of the Goethe-Institut

9.1 The liability of the Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan Pune and its staff is limited to intent and gross negligence. Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan Pune 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 Examination department through Email to
 to sonal.atre@goethe.de
 
The terms and conditions are subjected to change without prior notice.
 
 
Monday-Friday: 08:00 Hrs - 17:30 Hrs
Lunchbreak: 13:30 Hrs - 14:00 Hrs
Saturday: 10:00 Hrs - 15:00 Hrs.
Once you have decided about the course timing of your choice, we request you to fill in the application form.
Your name will be added to an applicants’ waiting list and you will receive an email from us. The course applications open only one course in advance for the superintensive course i.e. 2 months in advance and for the intensive courses and weekend courses 4 months in advance.

The course applications for June 2018 superintensive courses commence 7th May 2018.
The course applications for August 2018 weekdays’ intensive courses commence 7th May 2018.
The course applications for the November 2018 weekend intensive courses commence 7th May 2018.

 Participants from existing courses have an assured seat in the successive course in continuation.

 At the time of payment the course fees are to be paid by Demand Draft only. The Demand Draft should be addressed to MAX MUELLER BHAVAN PUNE and must be payable in Pune. Misspelt/overwritten/hand corrected demand drafts will not be accepted. No part payment is accepted.

If you are an outstation candidate please send your Demand Draft by Post or courier. You shall receive your receipt by courier.

 Please contact our language department for admissions.

 
01. and 26. January 2018
02. and 18. March 2018
01. May 2018
07. July 2018
15. August 2018
13., 23. and 24. September 2018
02., 03. and 18. October 2018
05. - 11. November 2018
25. December 2018
Placement Test
Through placement tests and interviews, we can determine your level, create learning goals with you, and choose the best course for you.

Please refer to the guidelines regarding Placement tests:

1. Candidates seeking admission to A1 Level at Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Pune are not required to appear for any entrance exam.

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 Pune directly for a level higher than A1, are required to clear the respective International Examinations. Kindly refer to the International Examination Schedule.

3. For candidates who have previously appeared for Goethe-Institut examinations please refer to the table below:
 Time lapse since last Goethe-Institut Examination  Entrance Exam Goethe-Institut International Examinations
0 - 6 Months Not Applicable Not Applicable
7 - 24 Months Compulsory Not Applicable
More than 24 Months Not Applicable Compulsory
4. Registration: Kindly visit the Language Office from Mon – Fri between 10.00 & 16.00 to register for the entrance exams.

5. The entrance exams shall cost INR 1000,- The fees are not refundable & cannot be-transferred to another date.

6. If you do not wish to join the course level indicated by the test and advised by the teacher, you do not need to pay for the admission to the course.

7. The dates for the placement test will be informed by the Language department after enquiry.

8. Each time a candidate appears for an entrance test, the entrance test charges are applicable. The result of the entrance test cannot be carried forward to another course date.