We have different batches to suit the learner's convenience. Please choose the type of course. If you have any questions, kindly contact us through the mail, on phone or personally. You can choose from a longer (extensive courses) or a quicker (intensive or super intensive courses) study period in our standard courses. There are week-day courses and week-end courses. The details of the language courses are given below.
The examination dates mentioned below are tentative. External students must write a mail for an examination seat 2 months before the exam dates mentioned below. We have very limited seats for external students. The seats are allocated on "first come first served" basis. Exams till B1 shall be held at Goethe-Zentrum Chandigarh and the exams for B2 and C1 shall be held at Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi.
|Course||Duration||Course starting on & Class timings and Tentative Exam dates||Course fee|
|A 1 Special Course for spouse visa applicants||12-14 Weeks
15 teaching units per week, : Monday-Friday; Total classes: 180-210
Course date; 11.07.2022- 13.10.2022, 9: am - 11:30 am, Exam date: 14.10.2022
Course date; 08.08.2022 - 10.11.2022, 11:30 am - 2:00 PM, Exam date: 11.11.2022
Course date: 12.09.2022 - 08.12.2022, 09:00 am - 11:30 am, Exam date: 09.12.2023
Course date; 10.10.2022 -11.01.2023, 11:30 am - 2:00 PM, Exam date; 12.01.2023
Course date: 14.11.2022 - 09.02.2023, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, Exam date: 10.02.2023
Course date; 12.12.2022 - 09.03.2023, 11:30 am - 2:00 PM, Exam date: 10.03.2023
|A1 Intensive Course||Duration: 8-10 Weeks
15 Classes Per Week, : Monday-Friday;
Duration of the class: 2 Hrs: 15 minutes
5 Days a week
Total Classes: 120-140
12.09.2022-10.11.2022 (09:00 am - 11:30 am) Exam date: 11.11.2022
10.10.2022 - 08,12,.2022
14.11.2022 - 11.01.2023
12.12.2022 - 09.02.2023, 9 am - 11:30 am, Exam date: 10.02.2023
|A1 Week-end course||14 weeks, Saturdays and Sundays||On demand -9:00 am to 1:00 pm||Rs. 24500/-|
|A1 Exam Preparatory Course||3-4 Weeks||You can join anytime 9.00 am to 11.30 am or 11.30 am to 2:00 pm||Rs. 7000/-|
|A2 Intensive Course||12 Weeks
15 classes of 45 minutes each per week; Monday-Friday, Total classes: 180
11.07.2022 - 07.10.2022(11:30 am - 2:00 pm) ! Exam date: 08.10.2022
10.10.2022 - 05.01.2023, 9:00 am - 11:30 am, Exam date: 06.01.2023
|B1 Intensive Course||12 Weeks
15 classes of 45 minutes each per week; Monday-Friday, Total classes 180
11.07.2022 - 13.10.2022, Exam date: 14.10.2022
17.10.2022 - 12.01.2023, Exam date: 13.01.2023
|B2 Intensive Course||14 weeks, 15 classes of 45 minutes each per week; Monday-Friday, Total classes 210||On demand - Flexible||Rs. 30000/-|
|C1 Intensive Course||14 weeks, 15 classes of 45 minutes each per week; Monday-Friday||On demand - Flexible||Rs. 30000/-|
Special courses are meant for those persons, who want to apply for a visa for long-term stay in Germany and have to pass the SD-1 exam. These courses include 210 lessons of 45 minutes each. (You can enter into the course crosswise if you have previous knowledge and if there are seats available in the appropriate class!)
The above course fee does not include examination fee and GST. However, the cost of books and other study material is included in the course fee.
1. General Requirements
1.1. All courses are designed for adult learners. Participant must be at least 16 years of age and a proof of age should be furnished at the time of registration. However, there are courses for children below 16 years, i.e. Fit in Deutsch 1, Fit in Deutsch 2, Zertifikat Deutsch fuer Jugendliche.
2. Terms of Payment
2.1. The course fees is payable at the time of registration. We accept payment only through online transfer OR Cash OR Demand Draft/Cheque drawn in favour of "INDO-GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL SOCIETY CHANDIGARH".
2.2. If full payment is not received by the due date, the participant loses the right to participate. In such cases, the Goethe-Zentrum Chandigarh 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 GST and the cost of the books are not included in the course fee.
4. Cancellation and refunds (Courses)
4.1 In the 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.
4.3 Should the Goethe-Zentrum Chandigarh 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. Retaking the Exam
7.1The exams specified in Sections 14.1 and 14.2 of the Goethe Institute Exam Guidelines may be re-taken any number of times in their entirety; over and above this, individual modules of the modular exams specified in Section 14.2 may also be re-taken any number of times. The exam center may set certain deadlines for a retest date. This date will be indicated in the communication regarding the exam result. There is no legal claim to a certain exam date. See also Section 11. Exam Guidelines of the Goethe-Institut