If you want to enroll in Russian courses in Delhi, you have come to the right place!
There are Russian classes available for all fluency levels, ages, and time durations. I’m here to help you with your language journey.
With over 300 million population, Russian is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken Slavic language, seventh by the number of speakers, and a widely spoken native tongue in Europe.
In the 21st century, the perk of learning a new language is infinite.
But why learn Russian?
Russian is a crucial foreign tongue to learn in international affairs, literary tradition, business, science, and technology.
It is one of the top 10 international languages, thanks to the historical relationship between India and Russia.
If your ultimate goal is a career in foreign languages, or study or work in Russia, or just for the sake of hobbies, you can consider Russian.
The ability to speak Russian offers myriad opportunities in engineering, science & technology, oil & gas, and the defense sector.
It is full of exciting career paths.
With the growth of industry and the private sector opening up, the need for Russian translators and interpreters is evidenced in most Indian cities.
There is also an interest in Russian culture traditionally existing in India.
There is so much to see and do in Russia.
And speaking a little Russian will help you meet all sorts of fascinating people and make the most of every moment.
Table of Contents
- Top Institutes for Russian Classes in Delhi
- 1. Russian Courses in Delhi University
- 2. JNU (Centre of Russian Studies)
- 3. Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages
- 4. Jamia Millia Islamia (CELAS)
- 5. Russian Centre for Science and Culture in New Delhi
- 6. IGNOU (School of Foreign Languages)
Top Institutes for Russian Classes in Delhi
Whether you’re planning a trip to Russian-speaking countries, looking for jobs involving languages, or brushing up on conversational skills.
The Russian language classes in Delhi are great for beginners as well as more advanced speakers.
Several Colleges, Universities, learning Institutes, and embassy-affiliated culture centers with Russian courses in Delhi.
In this article, you can find all the relevant information. Choose the program that suits you the best.
1. Russian Courses in Delhi University
There are two types of foreign language courses at Delhi University.
You can either join Arts Faculty or try one of the colleges offering a part-time certificate in Russian.
So, here I bring you the list of DU Colleges with the Russian program.
A) Russian Classes in DU Colleges
- Acharya Narendra Dev College, Kalkaji- Certificate.
- Bharati College, C-4, Janakpuri – Certificate.
- Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Karampura – Certificate.
- Hindu College, University of Delhi – Certificate.
- Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, Mall Road – Certificate.
- Zakir Husain College, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg – Certificate.
- Lady Shri Ram College, Lajpat Nagar-4 – Certificate.
B) Department of Slavonic & Finno-Ugrian Studies
Students can focus on the Russian language and literature at the Faculty of Arts through the Department of Slavonic & Finno-Ugrian Studies.
SFUS is an excellent place for Russian learners to embrace their passion.
They also offer Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian courses on the Delhi campus.
The department offers MA, M.Phil, and Ph.D. degrees as well as a part-time certificate, diploma, and advanced diploma in Russian.
You can also choose a one-year full-time Intensive Advanced Diploma in Russian (IADR). However, you have to give an entrance test for admission.
Address: SFUS, University of Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 2766 2226.
2. JNU (Centre of Russian Studies)
The various departments offer language courses at JNU.
Established in 1965, The Centre of Russian studies (CRS) is the oldest center of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The center promotes area-specific and multidisciplinary research activities in the Russian language, literature, culture, and translation studies.
The JNU conducts an entrance exam for BA, MA, MA, and a Ph.D. in Russian.
Address: CRS, SLL&CS, JNU, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 2674 2575/2676/1557..
3. Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages
Founded in 1958, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of languages is another popular name for Russian language courses in Delhi.
The JNA has divided 1-year intensive Russian programs into two semesters of 5 months each. The fee is Rs. 12,500 per semester.
Students can earn a certificate after passing the second semester.
Address: BVB, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 2338 2003.
4. Jamia Millia Islamia (CELAS)
CELAS is another good option as far as language courses in JMI is concerned.
The Centre for European and Latin American Studies (CELAS) at Jamia Millia Islamia offers a one-year part-time certificate, diploma, and advanced diploma in Russian through an entrance test.
The Russian courses in Delhi also focus on Russian literature, regional studies, including Slavic and East European culture.
Address: CELAS, Nelson Mandela House, Mujeeb Bagh, JMI, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 2698 8044/5176.
5. Russian Centre for Science and Culture in New Delhi
Located at Ferozshah Road in New Delhi, RCSC, a Russian embassy culture center, was established to promote the Russian language in India, Russia’s cultures. It also fosters the admission of Indian students to Russian higher educational institutions.
RCSC has a rich library, piano school, art center, a school of Russian classical ballet, Mikhail Botvinnik chess academy, Roerichs’ art club, Eisenstein film club, to name a few.
RCSC offers many part-time Russian courses in Delhi. All the programs follow the guidelines of CEFR and TORFL —a Russian proficiency test.
It is probably the best Russian language institute in Delhi if you have limited time and are looking for short-term classes. Then, you can dive into a fascinating Russian world.
Address: 24, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi.
Contact: 011 – 233 291 00/01.
6. IGNOU (School of Foreign Languages)
IGNOU SOFL offers a 6-month certificate in Russian (CRUL) through distance learning and a 6-month certificate in Russian (CRL) in regular on-campus mode through face-to-face interactions.
Both CRUL and CRL program covers beginner’s level grammar and phonetics to read, write, listen, and accurately speak Russian.
The program is bilingual (Russian/English) in medium and has self Learning material integrated with Audio-Visual components.
Hi, I live in Bangalore, is RCSC also provide online classes??
Not sure. Get in touch with RCSC. Earlier, they used to provide online courses.
Hello. I would appreciate it a lot if you could share information about other regions to study Russian as a foreign language except Delhi. Can you give any other updates? Thank you!
Which place do you want to know? There are several universities and private institutes in India offering Russian courses. I have already covered many names in various articles.
Fees and best collage for russian course?
Russian Centre for Science and Culture, and the fee is affordable. You can get in touch with them.
Hi Sir, are there any weekend classes in the Russian cultural centre in Mandi House?
Earlier, they use to offer weekend classes. Not sure about the current batches. Contact them for the latest update.
Hello sir, I want to learn the Russian language, as my partner in Russia and I too will settle there so for job purposes and daily life communication. I have to start it from scratch. Please suggest me course which is intensive and without any entrance test, and what will be the duration and fees? Thank you
You can enrol at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Mandi house. The institute offers various fast-track Russian courses based on first-come and first-admission.
Bro, start from youtube lessons by Daria. They are great and self-explanatory.
I am Russian native living in Delhi for 19 years. Thank you very much for your detail info regarding language courses in India. Can you please advise how I can find a vacancy for teaching Russian. Government institutions employ only those who have a master degree in philology, but I have an engineering degree.
Most of the Government institutions indeed require relevant degrees or diplomas. However, you can try in various private institutes offering Russian program though there aren’t many centers. Besides, you can send me your resume.
I need your assistance for the Russian language. Currently, I am seeking a reputed institute.
I can’t seem to find any information about short term language courses on the russian culture center’s website. would you be so kind as to please give some info on when should i enroll or the types of courses offered.
I guess RCSC website has not yet been updated. It is better to visit the center (24, Ferozeshah Road, ND) or contact (011 – 233-291-00/01)
I am a UGC Certified 25+ years experienced Russian language instructor/interpreter/translator. With wide ranging experience in Public and Private sectors, currently engaged at Visiting Faculty for Russian Language at an International Management Institute in Delhi. Interested in Visiting Faculty position.
It’s great to know you have vast experience in the field of Russian language. 🙂 I will contact you if there is any suitable opening for you.
hi my self Vikas this side from Rajasthan and i want to learn Russian and m traveller very much busy so is it possible you have any online course or online classes for Russian plz send me details and any related centre with you in jaipur it will be good for me.
I’m not aware of any good online or Russian learning centre in Jaipur.
Can we learn the Russian language while doing a Pvt job of 9 hrs? I have a keen desire to learn this language but doing a job also. Should I quit my job to entirely focused on language?
There is no need to quit your job since you can study Russian part-time. Most of the institutes offer weekend or evening classes.
Sir I want to take a Russian language. Plz sir give proper address of the institute.
Address and contact details are already mentioned. If you’re looking for short-term courses, you can try RCSC at 24, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi.
Sir please tell me the best place to get certified level A and level B of Russian language in delhi.
You can try Russian Centre for Science and Culture. It is the probably the best place to pursue short-term course in Russian Language in Delhi.
sir i want to take admission in one year or two year certificate course for Russian language. plz tell me best colleges and admission procedure for this.
Admission for short-term certificate course in both DU & Jamia are over for 2018-2019. There are two options. Either wait for 10 months and then apply to one of the DU College or Jamia for Certificate course. 2nd option is take admission in Russian culture centre. RCSC is one of the best place to pursue short-term Russian course in Delhi.
I want to enrol for Russian course. Can you advice?
You can visit Russian Centre for Science and Culture (24, Ferozeshah Road). The centre offers various short-term Russian courses.
What is the procedure to get admission to learn russian language
In colleges, One can apply in May-June. For the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in New Delhi, You can call or visit. Generally, they start a new batch in every 1-2 months.
Sir I am interested for diploma in Foreign language so how can I take admission for foreign language and which language have more scope as per your experience
As per the current trend and demand, you can choose between French, Spanish, German, Japanese, or Mandarin.
Sir I want to take admission in Russian language.
If you’re looking for short-term professional course, then try Russian Centre for Science and Culture. Various Colleges affiliated to DU and Jamia also offers 3 year Advanced Diploma in Russian.