Gauhati University to offer PG courses in 4 regional languages
| Tuesday | 18th April, 2017
The demand for imparting lessons on regional languages is growing day by day," sources added.
"In educational institutions, private companies and as well as the public sector undertakings, understanding local or regional languages in quite essential these days.
"Implementation of courses on regional languages will aid in breaking the language barrier, but at the same time it is going to be immensely beneficial for the working professionals, who have to move from one state to the other on various grounds.
Admission process for enrolment to the four courses will commence from April 18 and the university authority is set to start the classes from the first week of May.The four languages were chosen by the university after an assessment of the resources available, but there is a broader plan to incorporate courses in other regional languages in coming years as well.
GUWAHATI: In an endeavour to transcend linguistic barriers, Gauhati University (GU) will launch postgraduate courses in Assamese, Odia, Tamil and Nepali languages from the current academic session.GU officials said that command over the four languages is believed to be vital for professional needs of youths in the state, who are often crossing inter-state borders in search of professions of their choice.
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