CIIL 2011


Central Institute of Indian Languages was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India on 17th of July in the year of 1969, for development of Indian regional languages by scientific studies & researches. Hoping that this will result into the enrichment of the Indian languages, ultimately bringing people of different part of India closer with the help of the tool of languages. This initiative also helped in preservation of documents in minority languages. This Institute of Higher Education is situated in Mysore. Institute offers the training program in Language Education to the candidates of India. Training Program will be commencing in July, 2010.The institute even provides some e-courses which are easily accessible.

The main focus of this training program is to

1. To coordinate the work of different academic bodies.
2. Strengthen the unity of India.
3. Development of languages of scheduled tribes.
4. Develop suitable Translation procedures.
5. To preserve documents written in rare languages.
6. To apply modern teaching techniques to languages.
7. To construct materials aids & teachers for the languages in India and abroad.

This effort of this institute will no doubt will help in better communication within Indian population..

In trying to meet their focus the Institute provides  a Ten Month Training Program in Language Education for people interested to study the below mentioned languages. CIIL runs total seven regional centers in India in different zones. It continuously tries to fulfill the demand of trained teachers, materials and tries to provide support to the education of rare local languages.  Total Number of Seats available for admission are 561with reserved quota as per Government of India  .

Different centers providing different languages:

Sothern Regional Language Centre

Manasagangotri, Mysore – 570006

Offers these languages:

1. Kannada
2. Malayalam
3. Tamil
4. Telgu

Eastern Regional Language Centre:

Laxmisagar, Bhubaneswar – 751006

Offers these languages:

1. Benagli
2. Maithili
3. Oriya
4. Santali

Northern Regional Language Centre:

Punjab University Campus, Patiala – 147002

Offers these languages:

1. Dogri
2. Kashmiri
3. Punjabi
4. Urdu

Western Regional Language Centre:

Deccan College campus, Pune -411006

Offers these languages:
1. Gujarati
2. Konkani
3. Marathi
4. Sindhi

• Urdu Teaching Research Centre:

Saproon, Solan – 173211

Offers these languages:

1. Urdu

Urdu Teaching Research Centre:

10 – A, Madan Mohan Malaviya Marg, Lucknow – 226001

Offers these languages:

1. Urdu

• Northern Eastern Regional Language Centre:

393, Beltola College Road
Beltola, Guwahati 781028

Offers these languages:

1. Assamese
2. Bodo
3. Manipuri
4. Nepali

Eligibility Criteria:

• Candidate should not have any previous knowledge in the language applied for training.
• Candidate should not be trained in any of these languages in any of these centres.
• 20 % seats are available for the graduates who are interested in language courses, rest 80 % seats are reserved for the teachers serving Government and for Research Students.

Important Dates:

• Last date for submitting completed application form: March– , 2010.

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2 Responses to “CIIL 2011”

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    Ananda Barik:

    Dear sir,
    I want to admission on 10 month language course, I miss guided the route of ERLC at bbsr by google maps, please give me the full adress of ERCL

    Ananda Barik

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    i want to know for ciil exam date, application details etc….