The Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) was established by the Government of India in 1969. Located at Mysuru, CIIL functions as a subordinate office for the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education. In about five decades of its existence, CIIL has emerged as a premier Institute for the development of all Indian languages. It is recognised within and outside the country for carrying out and supporting extensive research and publication on Indian languages. The Institute also offers an innovative programme with an objective to promote multilingualism among the citizens of this country and thereby promote national integrity and social harmony. This 10-month language training programme is offered mainly to in-service and prospective teachers, and also to general public interested in developing a career in Indian languages. The trainees opting for this programme have found it bearing potential to cause positive changes and provide rewarding experiences.
i. The applicant should not have any formal degree, native/nativised proficiency or informal knowledge in the language applied for.
ii. The applicants should not have been trained in any of the languages at the Regional Language Centres or have discontinued or have been terminated from the RLCs.
iii. The applicants can select a language from the list provided in Table 1.
iv. The applicants should select the language they want to learn carefully as change in the language choice is not permissible after joining the course.
v. Preference of language should be clearly mentioned in the application. Otherwise, seats will be allotted according to the vacancies available in the Regional Language Centres.
vi. The applicants opting for Urdu language should clearly specify the name of the Regional Language Centre viz., NRLC, Patiala / UTRC, Lucknow / UTRC, Solan otherwise the seats will be allotted according to the vacancies available in the three Regional Language Centres.
vii. If a candidate is selected in a particular year and if they have not reported to the language training, their candidature will not be considered for next 3 years.
viii. He/she must be below 45 years of age as on 1st July 2021. Age relaxation will be given only for In-service Teachers at the discretion of the selection committee
ix. It should be noted that English, Hindi and Sanskrit languages are not taught in the 10- month Diploma in Language Education.
i. Applicants must download and send the hard copy of the application in the prescribed form which is available in the Institute’s website: www.ciil.org/ltp.aspx along with a crossed demand draft for. Rs. 150/- (Rupees One Hundred and Fifty only). Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of ‘MHRD HIGHER CAS CLG’ payable at New Delhi. The application must reach the Institute before the due date. There is no need to send an advance copy.
ii. In-service teachers must submit their application through proper channel duly certified and forwarded by the Headmaster of the School and BEO/DEO/BDO/CEO/EO/DPI/ DDPI/ ZEO/BSA/Inspector of schools.
iii. Teachers from Government/Fully Government-aided schools must produce their last pay certificate indicating details such as basic pay, scale of pay, DA, ADA, HRA, CCA, date of increment etc. If the pay is revised during the period of training, the applicant must produce the revised pay certificate with allowances. If deputation allowance or any other special allowance is permissible to be paid during the training period, this may also be mentioned in the last pay certificate.
iv. The Centres do not pay employer’s contribution under the scheme of Contributory Fund. Applicants must make necessary arrangements for this.
v. Prospective teachers/research scholars and general public must submit their applications directly to the Director, CIIL along with supporting documents. Besides this, PhD pursuing scholars must also attach a “No Objection Certificate” from their University and their applications should be forwarded by their Guides.
vi. The reservation of seats belonging to SC, ST and OBC categories is available as per the Constitutional provision. The applicants may avail this, if eligible.
vii. All applicants must submit a certificate of fitness issued by a Medical Officer stating that the concerned applicant is physically fit and can sustain food and environmental conditions of the place of training. This may be sent along with the application form.
The Last Date for receipt of duly filled-in application at CIIL is 15th September, 2021