Since the Academic year 2004-2005, IIT Bombay has been conducting the Basic French Communication Course for the benefit of the students and staff of IIT Bombay. The Japanese language course began from the Spring semester of the Academic year 2009-10. The German language course started from the Academic year 2010-11. The Chinese language course was started from the Academic year 2011-12. The Italian language course was started from the Academic year 2014-15.
We are grateful to the Embassy of France in New Delhi, Consulate of France in Mumbai, Koo International Co. Ltd., Japan, DAAD office, University of Pavia and Taiwanese Embassy, New Delhi, who have been extending their support in identifying and sending a teacher from France, Japan, Germany, Itay and Taiwan respectively to IITB to teach these classes.
Over the years the French course has grown in popularity and likewise our Japanese, German and Chinese courses are also much sought after. We get many calls for information about the language course and so we have prepared the answers to some FAQs for your reference.