Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started certificate course in Sanskrit. The University has launched Certificate Course in Communicative Sanskrit (SSB) in Open and Distance Mode from July session. Candidates willing to take admission in this course can apply through the admission portal ignou.samarth.edu.in. The minimum duration of this certificate course has been fixed at six months and the maximum duration is one year.
15th July last date for application
The objective of starting this course is to improve the language skills of the students and enable them to converse in Sanskrit. The last date to fill the online application form for this course is 15th July. Applying candidates should have passed 12th or equivalent examination. Candidates will have to pay a fee of Rs 1500 for the course. At the same time, a registration fee of Rs 200 will also have to be submitted.
Many courses have already been started
Even before this, IGNOU has started many new courses. It includes Master’s program in Astrology, which aims at giving practical knowledge to the students about different branches of astrology. Apart from this, IGNOU’s School of Humanities has also started a Masters program in Urdu under Distance Learning. This course will provide comprehensive education of Urdu literature and language.