Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) 10 Months Training Program Diploma Courses for In-service Teachers

CIIL 10 Months Indian Lang Training Program Diploma Courses for Teachers 10-Month Language Training Programme (LTP) Admission is kept OPEN for the 10-month Diploma in Language Education for the year 2022-23. Applications may be submitted. CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF INDIAN LANGUAGES APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO 10-MONTH DIPLOMA IN LANGUAGE EDUCATION FOR THE YEAR 2022-23 (Last Date: 30th April 2022) Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) 10 Months Training Program Diploma Courses for In-service Teachers

 Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) 10 Months Training Program Diploma Courses for Teachers

1. The Regional Language Centres with Modern Facilities for Language Teaching Learning:
The Central Institute of Indian Languages has established seven Regional Language Centres at Mysuru, Bhubaneswar, Patiala, Pune, Solan, Lucknow and Guwahati (see Table 1) with a goal of training school teachers in a second language and thereby contribute to the implementation of three-language formula and national integration. As stated in National Education Policy 2020 para 4.13, there will be a greater flexibility in the three language formula. 

RLCs will help the government of India to produce large number of language teachers in Government and Government-aided schools and thereby continue to implement the three language formula effectively.

From the beginning of the Regional Language Centres offers 10-month Diploma in Language Education in second language over 5 decades usually from July to April every year. It involves 1085 hours of effective language instruction and learning. The total intake of this residential programme is 506.
This intensive training programme enables one to gain full mastery of the concerned second language. On successful completion, the trainees (in-service teachers) are required to teach the language learnt as a third language thereby contributing to the implementation of Three Language Formula in the concerned states.
The Regional Language Centres (RLCs) are located in seven states including Karnataka, Odisha, Punjab, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Assam. 
The members of the academic staff at these Centres are trained in language

Eligibility for CIIL Diploma Courses for In-Service Teachers

  • 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.
  • (a) Applicants do not have any formal degree or informal knowledge in the language.
  • (b) It is not the Official language of the state in which you live. iv. The applicants should select the language and Centre they want to learn carefully as change in the language choice and change of the Centre 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 should clearly specify the name of the Regional Language 
  • Centre viz., UTRC, Solan / UTRC, Lucknow / NRLC, Patiala 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 50 years of age as on 15 August 2022. Age relaxation may be considered only for In-service Teachers by the competent authority. 
  • ix. It should be noted that English, Hindi and Sanskrit languages are not taught in the 10-month Diploma in Language Education.
Specific Eligibility Conditions: 
  • The 10-month Diploma course in Language Education is meant only for in-service teachers. 
  • The applicants should compulsorily be a regular faculty. 
  • The concerned school authorities may have to send the Service Books in respect of teachers deputed to the Regional Language Centres concerned. 
  • However, depending on the availability of seats, admission will also be provided to applicants who are Prospective Teachers, Research Scholars or General Public. Research Students/Scholars: Preference will be given to the Research students/Scholars who have registered for their Ph.D. in languages or allied subject and who feel that knowledge of the language and language studies will help their research work and those who have a long term interest in language or language development activities. 
Applicants under this category must send their application through their Department. 
SI. No. Centres Languages Offered Seats

Southern Regional Language Centre
Manasagangotri, Mysuru — 570 006
Ph.: 0821-2345045/54/55/2512128
Tel.Fax: 0821-2416699

Kannada, Malayalam,
Tamil and Telugu



Eastern Regional Language Centre
Laxmisagar, Bhubaneswar — 751 006
Ph.: 0674-2974610
Fax: 0674-2572918

Bengali, Maithili,
Oriya and Santali



Northern Regional Language Centre
Punjabi University Campus
Patiala — 147 002
Ph.: 0175-2286730
Fax : 0175-2922927

Dogri, Kashmiri,
Punjabi and Urdu



Western Regional Language Centre
Deccan College Campus, Pune — 411006
Ph.: 020-26699041
Tel.Fax: 020-26614710

Gujarati, Konkani,
Marathi and Sindhi



Urdu Teaching and Research Centre
Saproon, Solan — 173 211
Himachal Pradesh
Ph.: 01792-223424
Tel.Fax: 01792-225424




Urdu Teaching and Research Centre
TC/42-V, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lueknow-226010
Uttar Pradesh
Ph.: 0522-2304917
Fax: 0522-2304918




North Eastern Regional Language Centre
3931, Beltola College Road,
Majipara, Bongaon, Guwahati — 781 028
Ph.: 0361-2303867
Tel.Fax: 0361-2303 152

Assamese, Bodo,
Manipuri and Nepali



Qualifications required for CIIL 10 Months Diploma Course

The essential qualifications for all the four categories are given below: 

a) In-service Teachers 
  • i. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent with a minimum of three years teaching experience in a Primary/Higher Primary/High school in Government/Fully Government-aided schools.
  • ii. Applicants having an equivalent qualification to M.A in any of the scheduled Indian languages must produce a "Qualification Equivalent Certificate" from DEO. 
b) Prospective Teachers
A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Education (B.Ed./M.Ed.) or. B.El.ED. or D.El.Ed orTET qualified candidates 

c) Research Scholars
Ph.D. pursuing scholars or NET/SET/SLET qualified candidates

d) General Public 
i. A Bachelor's degree from a recognised university 
ii. A Diploma from a recognised university or 
iii. Ph.D. completed/awarded from any recognised University

APPLICATION Procedure for Central Institute of Indian Languages CIIL Course

3. How to ensure Admission with Full Benefits
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • In-service Teachers may send an advance copy, if not signed by the concerned authority at the time of applying. However, duly signed hard copy should reach before the admission. 
Pay details during CIIL Training Period
  • 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.www.apteachers.in   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 have completed the Ph.D. coursework and also attach a "Ph.D. Registration Certificate" and "No Objection Certificate” from their University and their applications should be forwarded by their Guides. The Ph.D. pursuing scholars must submit an undertaking at the time of joining the RLCs that he/she will attend the classes regularly failing which he/she will be terminated from the course. 
  • vi. The reservation of seats belonging to SC, ST, OBC and EWS 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. 
4. Travel to the Centre: 
i. After getting relieve order from the place of work, the in-service teachers must take minimum time to travel to the Regional Language Centre by the shortest route either by rail (II sleeper class only) or by bus (non Deluxe/AC buses), if the place is not connected by rail. If one spends more than the minimum travel on the journey, she/he will not get salary/TA/DA for the extra period. 

ii. The selected candidates are expected to reach the Centre on the day prescribed for the beginning of the course. However, the Principal has the discretion to grant permission of reporting late up to 10 days. 

5. Training Programme at the Centres: 
  • i. This language training programme includes Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Course(s) for 14, 12 and 12 weeks respectively. There is 5.5 hours of instruction on each working day;
  • Periodical tests and final examination are conducted at the end of each course. 
  • It is essential to secure 60% pass marks in the assignments and examinations in order to avail all the benefits associated with the training. 
  • ii. Genarally the instructional materials prepared and used by the Centres are provided to the trainees. 
  • iii. Language Environment Tour for two weeks is mandatory. This provides an intensive natural language environment for improvement of speaking, listening and understanding skills and direct interaction with the people and their social customs, beliefs and culture. 
  • If trainees are unable to join the tour for reasons beyond their control, they require a prior permission of the Principal and Director in the matter. This period will be considered as period without pay and the trainee should complete a special assignment given by the concerned language faculty. 
  • The Regional Language Centres will not grant any kind of advances other than TA advance during the Language Environment Tour to the trainees. 
  • iv. A mid-term vacation of 15 days is given on the completion of Basic course. Prefixing or suffixing Casual Leave or any other kind of leave is not allowed. 
  • The duration may be reduced or abolished in exceptional circumstances. 
  • v. A period of 10 days casual leave will be provided during the training period for all the trainees. 
  • No other leave will be granted to trainees other than the above. However, if any other leave is availed by the In-service teachers, as per Government of India leave rules, no stipend will be admissible for such period. 
  • vi. During the training period, trainees are not permitted to undertake studies/short term projects. They may not appear for any examination during the language training. 
  • vii. Trainees are expected to be present for all classes and follow the rules and regulations of the Centre.
  • viii. They will be governed by the discipline and conduct of the Govt. of India rules during the period of training. 
  • ix. In general, trainees cannot withdraw from the training programme. However, in exceptional cases, the trainee may approach the competent authority for consideration of the same. 
  • x. The Director may terminate a trainee in case of absence without permission, poor performance in study or any other misconduct. In such circumstances, the entire cost incurred by the Centre on the trainee may be recovered from him/her. 
  • xi. The Director reserves the right to relax/modify/revoke/amend any of the conditions of deputation, the right of admission and the allotment of a language for learning depending upon the number of applicants, number of seats available or any other such contingency. 
  • xii. Trainees must also submit an Undertaking that if he/she leaves in the middle of the training, the total amount of incentive and stipend received may be recovered from him/her. 
  • xiii. No interim correspondence regarding the selection of trainees shall be entertained. 
  • xiv. The trainees are expected to secure the minimum pass marks in the assignments and examinations. In case of failures in Basic Course Examination/Intermediate Course Examination, the failed Trainee will be given a chance to appear for re-examination. If the Trainee fails again, he/she will be relieved from the Training. 
6. Stay at the Hostel: 
  • i. The trainees may be provided with modest hostel facilities/accommodation depending upon availability 
  • ii. The trainees may stay in the hostel/accommodation which is provided by the Centre on a nominal monthly rent. Family members of the trainees are not allowed to stay in the Hostel 
  • iii. A trainee may be permitted to stay outside the hostel on producing genuine reason and obtaining permissions of the Principal and the approval of the Director. 
  • iv. A mess deposit as specified by the Principal is payable at the beginning of training. The deposit is refundable after adjusting expenses due to damage or any loss during the training period. A contractor of the Regional Language Centre may run the hostel mess or it may be run with the help of the representatives of the trainees with the guidance of the Warden of the Centre. Trainees may pay the mess charges directly to the Warden or the Office may deduct them at the time of making payment of monthly stipend.
7. Benefits of the Training Programme: 
TADA: TA/DA will be paid only for In-service teachers for their onward and return journeys as per their eligibility.

EMOLUMENTS: The selected In-service teachers from Government Fully Government Aided schools will be paid their salaries based on the Last Pay Certificate sent by their respective Drawing and Disbursing Officers duly countersigned by the Inspector of Schools/DEO.

INCENTIVES: The Prospective Teachers and Research Scholars will be paid an amount of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) per month as an incentive to learn a language from the RLCs.

STIPEND: All trainees will be paid a stipend of Rs.800/- (Rupees Eight Hundred only) per month during the training period.

Please note that the applicants admitted under General Public category are entitled to stipend only.
Post-Training Benefits: 
i. After the completion of the training programme, the teachers are expected to teach the
language they have learnt at the Centres in their school. There is a provision for teaching these languages as a third language in some schools of the state. He/She will be posted in such schools and if he/she teaches a language for a minimum of three periods a week to at least ten students for one academic year, he/she is entitled to get Rs 70/- per month as Cash Allowance. The relevant information about claiming allowance is available on request with the Principals
of the Centres. 
ii. The teachers have some post-training benefits that include Refresher Courses, National Integration Camps along with their students in the native environment of the languages concerned. Contact programme and the establishment of Book corners in schools in different
states are other benefits. 
iii. The language training programme would help to improve the communication skills, develop modern methods of teaching language(s) and other subjects, and increase their competence in language, literature and culture. 
iv. The course provides an opportunity to interact with people from different parts of the country with diverse backgrounds and develop their personality.
How to APPLY Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL) 10 Months Training
List of documents to be enclosed with the application:
  • Two passport size photographs (one to be pasted in the application, other in a cover with name)
  • Self-Attested Copy of the Appointment Order as teacher (mandatory for Govt./Govt. Aided inservice Teachers)
  • Self-Attested copies for the Certificates of Academic/Professional Qualifications/ Proof of Age
  • Self-Attested copy of Caste/Tribe certificate, if applicable
  • Physical fitness certificate from a Medical Officer (if not submitted at the time of application, it must be obtained before joining the course).
  • Self-Attested copy of Photo Identity Card, viz., Aadhar Card/ Voter Identity Card/ Driving License/Passport
  • Prospective Teachers must submit a self attested certificate of having completed B.Ed., M.Ed., B.El.Ed., D.El.Ed. and TET.
  • Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘MHRD HIGHER CAS CLG’ payable at New Delhi for Rs. 150/- should be enclosed alongwith the Application and the DD should be sent before the expiry of the validity period.
  • Advance copy of the duly filled in applications sent to rlc.ltp.app@gmail.com will be considered
Official CIIL Address to Contact:
The Director
Central Institute of Indian Languages
Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education, Govt of India
Manasagangotri, Hunsur Road
Mysuru - 570006

Contact: 0821-2345156