Department of Languages

The Department of Languages plays  a very important role in the implemenOngoing classtation of the mission of the MGI by promoting Indian Studies.  It is, at present, a 25-member strong staff, with 5 Senior Lecturers, 16 Lecturers and 4 Curriculum Assistants.  This team of highly qualified specialists teaches a variety of courses, ranging from pre-service and in-service teacher training courses to diploma and degree courses in Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu and Marathi.  The staff members are also involved in curriculum development programmes and textbook writing, research work and supervision of research projects. The Department of Languages consists of the following five units:
Hindi, Urdu,Tamil, Telugu and Marathi . The Department of Chinese Studies works in close collaboration with the Department for the development of curricula and teaching materials.

The Department is called upon to provide community services by advising and collaborating with socio-cultural organisations.  It also provides technical assistance to governmental and non-governmental organisations.

The Department offers the following courses:
B.A. (Honours) in Hindi ..
B.A. (Hons) Hindi with Education*
B.A. (Hons) Urdu with Education*
B.A. (Hons) Tamil with Education*
B.A. (Hons) Telugu with Education*
B.A. (Hons) Marathi with Education*
(Run by the MGI in collaboration with the University of Mauritius).

 *All degree programmes are run with electives, core  and compulsory modules

Diploma in Hindi/Urdu/Tamil/Telugu/Marathi Studies/Mandarin
Beginner's Course in Indian Languages and Mandarin
Research work of the Department

Mahatma Gandhi Institute - Moka
Republic of Mauritius Tel.(230) 403 2000 Fax - (230) 433 2235