Korean Language Programme in Jamia
New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia on August 25 started Korean language Certificate Course with intake of 30 students from this academic year with the university’s Vice Chancellor saying that this course will go a long way in providing employment to students in leading Korean companies besides being pivotal in developing Korean Language education in India and furthering cultural exchange.
In addition to the certificate course, the Korean Language will also be available under the CBCS (Choice-Based Credit System) for students pursuing professional courses in Engineering and Management. Prof. Do Young Kim, Director of Korean Studies, JMI, who is credited to have initiated Korean language programmes in Jawaharlal Nehru University and University of Delhi, said his endeavour would be to make JMI a hub of Indo-Korea relations through the Korean Language Programme. An International Seminar of ‘All India Korean Language Educators’ was also organised on the occasion on the theme — “Korean Language Education in India and Korean Culture”.