The vibrant culture, food, make-up, fashion, and technology have made many people curious about Korea since the beginning. But the growing popularity of Hallyu Wave and K-Dramas have definitely brought ‘The Land of the Morning Calm’ new fans. There are many reasons for which people are interested in learning the language let it be for Job purpose, visiting the country or just learn a new language.
We bring you a list of institutes, affiliated with the Korean Government, that provide Korean language courses!
King Sejong Institutes
When it comes to spreading the Korean language and culture overseas King Sejong Institute is one of the most renowned institutes in teaching Korean. They have 213 King Sejong Institutes across 76 countries at present and are willing to expand it in the future.
There are three King Sejong Institutes in India that are teaching Korean to Students at present.
King Sejong Institute, Patna
This KSI has been working on teaching Korean for a long now. The teaching staff is trained and has experience in teaching Korean to foreign students.
This institute offers a curriculum that suits students for each level. The curriculum is also framed in a way that can be helpful for students who are preparing for TOPIK (Test of Proficiency in Korean).
Address: Korean Center, CWRS, NIT, Patna.
King Sejong Institute, Chennai
Formed in September 2013 by the Korean Ministry of Culture & Sports, Tourism. This KSI is working with INKO( Indo – Korean Cultural and Information) center.
This center has an inbuilt cafe, art exhibits, and a language learning program that suits all levels. The staff is trained and experienced, hence the learning journey is smooth.
Address: # 18, Adyar Club Gate Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600028
Contact no. – 044-2436-1224
King Sejong Institute, Pune
This institute is newly established nevertheless it is gaining lots of applause for its teaching. They provide various courses from language learning to K-pop choreography classes too.
The students will receive certification after clearing each level.
Korean Government affiliated Institutes
Korean Cultural Center India, New Delhi
The first Korean Cultural Center in South Asia is KCCI, New Delhi. It acts as the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to India. Here every year many cultural and language exchanges are hosted.
They are affiliated with King Sejong Institute for their Korean Teaching Programme. Their site is updated with information that is related to India and Korea.
Address: 25-A, Ring Rd, Vikram Vihar, Lajpat Nagar IV, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi, Delhi 110024
Contact no. – 011 4334 5000
Korean Art & Culture Centre, Hyderabad
The Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Korea is one of the Consulate of Korea in India. Recently they have started teaching Korean in association with Korean Cultural Centre India.
Address: Honorary Consulate of South Korea in Hyderabad, India – c/o Korea House, No.64 – Road No.14 – Film Nagar – Hyderabad – 500 033 – India
contact no. – +91 40-2399 9999
Now that you have a range of options, get set and start your language learning journey this 2021!