If you’re interested in learning português, you can join one of the Colleges, Universities and, Institute to pursue a Portuguese course in Delhi.
With over 250 million speakers, Portuguese is the 6th most spoken language in the world.
It is the official language of Brazil, Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, East Timor, and more.
The demand for Portuguese in India is increasing due to the rising strength of Brazil’s economy and the growing relationship between India and Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking countries).
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6 Top Learning Centers for Portuguese Course in Delhi
If you are willing to learn the Portuguese language in Delhi, the capital city will not disappoint you.
I’ve got you covered with a comprehensive breakdown. Here I bring you the list of famous and reputed learning centers for the Portuguese course in Delhi.
Choose the one that suits you the best.
1. GRS Department at Delhi university
Students can focus on the Portuguese language and literature at the University of Delhi through the Department of Germanic and Romance studies.
DU language courses are one of the most sought-after in the field of foreign languages in India.
Interdisciplinary study allows students to integrate the education of Portuguese language, literature, and culture at the Delhi University.
The GRS Department offers a one-year part-time certificate, diploma, advanced Diploma, and a one-year full-time Intensive Advanced Diploma in Portuguese.
To my knowledge, there is no College affiliated with the University of Delhi that offers a Portuguese course in Delhi.
Address: Department of GRS, Faculty of Arts, DU, Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 27666426 / 7725 (Extn. 1296).
2. JNU – CSPILAS
JNU Foreign Language Courses has built a niche for itself in place of being the best in India.
The Centre of Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Latin American Studies (CSPILAS) at Jawaharlal University offers education in Luso-Brazilian Studies.
Many students have completed M.Phil in Portuguese with their research on topics related to Brazilian history, tradition, literature, custom, and culture.
Address: CSPILAS, JNU, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 26704236.
3. Learn Portuguese at Jamia Millia Islamia
The Centre for European and Latin American Studies (CELAS) offers a part-time certificate, diploma, and advanced diploma course in Portuguese in their Delhi campus.
Each course duration is one year.
All language courses at JMI offer a multidisciplinary curriculum, emphasizing history, culture, literature, and language.
Address: CELAS, Nelson Mandela House, Mujeeb Bagh, JMI, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 26988044/5176.
4. Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages in New Delhi offers a one-year certificate course in Portuguese since 2013.
JNA has divided the course into two semesters of 5 months each, and you can earn a certificate after the 2nd semester.
The fee for a one-year certificate is INR 12,500.
Address: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 23382003.
5. Brazilian Portuguese at LangÉcole
With highly professional Native Portuguese teachers, LangÉcole is yet another option for Portuguese classes in Delhi.
With a focus on teaching a small group of students, this institute is quite popular if you’re looking for Portuguese language courses in Delhi.
They run various programs such as Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert as per CEFR guidelines.
Plus, LangÉcole also offers customized courses like conversational and Portuguese for business. Unlike Camoes that mainly focus on Portugal, this institute also covers Brazilian Portuguese.
The classes are designed as per CELPE-Bras (Proficiency in the Portuguese Language for Foreigners affiliated to Brazil’s ministry of education).
Address: LangÉcole, E-4, Defence Colony, Ring Road, New Delhi.
Contact: 95999 38829/32.
6. Portuguese Cultural Centre (Camões), New Delhi
Camões Institute – The primary role of the Camões Institute in India is to promote Portuguese culture and the teaching of the Portuguese language.
It is probably the best institute in Delhi to learn the Portuguese language.
The Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre in New Delhi offers Portuguese programs for basic, intermediate, and advanced levels such as A1, A2, B1 as per Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), and Portuguese proficiency tests, i.e., CAPLE.
It is the go-to authority on Portuguese culture and language in New Delhi and NCR.
Instituto Camões runs two batches in a year (Jan and July). The classes are held thrice weekly, and a certificate is awarded to all the successful students.
It also employs native Portuguese teachers from Portugal, Brazil, and other parts of the world.
It gives a more authentic-world look at how Portuguese is used instead of a purely theoretical approach.
The embassy-affiliated learning center also provides online courses, ranging from A1 (Portuguese for Foreigners) to C1 (Português para Estrangeiros).
The online Portuguese programs are available through the website of Camões, I.P., Lisbon, Portugal.
They also organize a host of cultural activities like screening Portuguese movies for learners.
Address: Camões, 4 Panchsheel Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 4602 5135/6.
I have a small project that is in Portuguese. I want to have it converted to English. Is there a way someone could help me with that ?
Where can I learn Portugues language? Camoes institute does not get respond to us. So plz guide me.
You can either call them or visit their center. There aren’t many good options other Instituto Camões.
Which language is more useful to learn: German or Portuguese?
Both are useful, though German is more prevalent among learners.
Right now the camões institute is not providing Portuguese classes offline and there online courses are not upto the mark . Like 28000 rupees for 12 online classes of 30 minutes each . Which one will you suggest after camões if i want to learn Portuguese or should i wait for more time to learn at camões only?
From where you got 28,000 INR for 12 classes? Their 1st level (A1) itself has 100 hours of teaching. I guess you saw their forever online courses? Try their regular courses that is shifted to the online mode if they are offering currently. Camões is definitely the best! You can also consider LangÉcole, though I’m not sure about the quality.
Some Best places to learn French in Delhi?
L’Alliance Française and ILSC.
Sir, I have done diploma from Jamia Millia Islamia. I am still confused that will this course be considered as B1/B2? Kindly guide me.
No. Diploma and B1/B2 are not comparable. If you want B1/B2 diploma, you can take CAPLE, conducted by Camões Institute, New Delhi.
Sir. Can I do the B1 level? I have knowledge but I don’t have any certificates. Can I do this level direct? Help me sir, and what is the charge of B1 level from your Institute?
We don’t offer any Portuguese courses. You can contact Camões Institute in Chanakyapuri. For the direct lateral entry, they might conduct an orientated test.
I will be pursuing ACCA. Can you please guide me as to which foreign language I must learn along with it. Someone with great knowledge suggested me to go ahead with Portuguese. It has great potential in India in the future. So, if you could just please throw some light in it and solve my doubts.
Yes, Portuguese is a great language to learn, though currently, not as popular as French, Japanese, Spanish, or German.
Which institute is better for the Portuguese language in Delhi?
Camões Institute at Chanakyapuri.
When it will be start sir? I want to learn.
They will start regular offline courses when the situation improves. Currently, they are offering online classes. If you’re are interested in the same, you can contact them.
I have done a Spanish Language Course. Now, I am keen to learn the Portuguese language, as well. What are the job opportunities for both languages in Delhi/NCR?
BPO, KPO, tourism industry, educational institutions, export houses, international businesses are some of the options.
Is there any opportunity to get a job after complete advance diploma in Portuguese?
Yes, but limited opportunity.
Is a diploma in Portuguese or French not considered important? Or doing levels is good? Help me out.
Diploma and CEFR both are good as long as you have a good command of the language.
Is there anyone of the institution from where after completion of language proficiency can get job or campus selection for the Portuguese language.
Not in my knowledge! Besides, there aren’t many Portuguese learning centers in India.
I want to learn the Portuguese language. I am 32 years old. Did I get any job after doing this? What will be the charges? Course duration and scope.
For courses and fee-related matters, contact the concerned learning center. It will usually take 2 years to achieve Upper-Intermediate competency in Portuguese. Read — Scope of Portuguese language.
Sir, I want foreign language course but I don’t know which course will be more useful.
You can read some of the articles on this blog to get a better understanding.
I want português certificate do mi aploy My Nacionalty um Brasil what to do in India?
Sorry I didn’t get you.
I want to learn the Portuguese language in Delhi. Which institute is better and what is fee, and criteria? Give me detail.
Camões Institute at Chanakyapuri is the best choice for learning Portuguese in Delhi. The fee and duration vary depending on the level, and the admission is on the first-come-first-served basis. You can contact them. All the details are there in this article.
Very useful information
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