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IGNOU Launches Certificate in Persian Language (CPEL)

08 July, 2019
IGNOU’s School of Foreign Languages (SOFL) has launched CERTIFICATE IN PERSIAN LANGUAGE (CPEL) through ODL (Open and Distance Learning) mode. The programme aims at those learners who are interested in learning Persian language in a non-native context and who desire to have knowledge of Persian culture.


The prime objective of this programme is that the learners acquire language skills (grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, antonyms & synonyms, basic communicative competence, both in oral and written communication. the programme will enhance the learners to communicate effectively with the Persian / Iranian speaking world in the activities and exercises related to daily life.  

Eligibility: 10+2 or 18 years of age
Medium of instruction: English and Persian
Duration of the programme: Min. 06 months and Max. 2 years
Admission Cycle: offered in both January and July sessions
Fee: INR 1800/- for full programme

At present programme to be offered through the following Regional Centres (RCs):Delhi-1, Kolkata, Patna, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Srinagar and NOIDA  

Programme Details:

Course Code   Course Title Course Objective Credits
BPEL 011 Basics of Persian In this course the students/learners will develop their linguistic competencies at the beginner level   8
BPEL 012 Communication Skills In this course the learners / students will develop situation based  communication skills at the breakthrough level 8

Applicants can apply online through the admission portal https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission/  

For more information on the Programme, applicants could contact the Programme Coordinator;
Dr. Mohammad Saleem (Assistant Professor of Arabic)
Dr. Sarwarul Haque (Consultant, Persian Language)  

School of Foreign Languages (SOFL)
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110068
E-mail: saleem@ignou.ac.insarwarulhaque@ignou.ac.in
Tel: 011-2957 1640/2957 1637/ 2957 1631