& Cultural Centre
of Higher Education in French
In 1966, the Higher
Education Department, Government of West Bengal, introduced adult French
Language Courses. The courses are comprised of two levels viz. Certificate
and Diploma with duration of one (1) year each and comprising of two
The course aims to
render the knowledge in French Language and Literature in reading,
writing, and speaking, among the participants.
is Higher Secondary Examination.
Tuition fee is Rs.
20.00 (Rupees twenty) only per month collected at a time for six (6)
months viz. one semester. Admission fee is Rs. 20.00 and Examination fee
Rs. 20.00 for the Certificate Course, and Rs. 30.00 for the Diploma
The performance of
a participant is evaluated on the basis of written and oral examination of
marks-300 for Certificate Part-I and Part-II and Diploma Part-I and
marks-400 for Diploma Part-II to conduct after completion of each
In 1979, the
Burdwan University Council has decided that a student who would pass the
B.A. Examination and also obtain the French Certificate and Diploma from
the Institut de Chandernagor would be treated as having pass the B.A.
Examination with French as a combination subject.