University of Mumbai Department of German UG and PG courses admissions 2021


Looking for the admission notification for University of Mumbai B.A. and M.A. courses in German? This article provides complete information on the B.A., M.A., Ph.D. and part-time and short-term courses in German, Japanese, Chinese Studies and Communicative Marathi of the Department of German, University of Mumbai, for which admissions are open for the academic year 2021-22. Details of the eligibility criteria for each course, the course fee and the online application procedure have been provided.

The Department of German, University of Mumbai has issued the admission notification for B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. courses in German Studies and B.A. in Chinese Studies for the academic session 2021-22. The Department also offers part-time courses in German and Japanese, and short-term intensive courses in German, and Communicative Marathi.

B.A. in German Studies

There are 30 seats for this three-year (six semesters) integrated program that will lead to a Degree in German. In addition to learning the German language, and acquiring knowledge of German literature and culture, technical translation and business German are also part of the curriculum.

Eligibility: You should have passed H.S.C. or any other equivalent Class 12 exam (ICSE, CBSE, IB) that is recognized by the University of Mumbai with a minimum of 45%. You do not require to have German knowledge for admission to the course.



Evaluation system: There is a Continuous Evaluation system (25 marks) and a semester-end exam (75 marks), both of which you need to pass to earn credits. You need to get minimum of 4-grade points (a letter grade D) in each course and have 75% attendance.

Course fee


University of Mumbai B.A. German Course Fee
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M.A. in German Studies

This is a two-year program of four semesters. You will learn German classics, literature, as well as European cultural history, comparative aesthetics, didactics, core courses on German film and current trends in cultural studies, etc. You have the choice of specialisation with Culture Studies or Translation.

Eligibility: B.A. in German. Other acceptable qualifications: Graduate in any faculty and also an Advanced Diploma in German/Level B2.2/equivalent level of competence in German. The scores in the entrance test will also be taken into consideration.

Evaluation system: There is a Continuous Evaluation system (40 marks) and a semester-end exam (60 marks), both of which you need to pass in order to earn credits. You need to get minimum 4 grade points (40% marks), that is, Letter Grade D, in each course and have 75% attendance.



M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies

Eligibility: Passed B.A. in German/B.A. (Hons.) in German from the University Department of German, University of Mumbai, or passed B.A. in German/B.A. (Hons.) in German from any other University with minimum of 120 credits or equivalent credits of the University of Mumbai. In the qualifying Graduate exam, you should have got at least 55% or an equivalent grade (50 % for reserved category students), along with an equivalent level of competence in German and scores in the entrance test.

Course fee


University of Mumbai M.A. German Course Fee
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Ph.D. in German

You can pursue research in various fields of German Studies.

Eligibility: You should have cleared the Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) conducted by the University of Mumbai. If you have passed the U.G.C. (NET) or M.Phil., then you do not have to appear for PET and the entrance exam. You will also be interviewed by the Head of the Department of German.

Course fee: Total fee is Rs.11,355/- (this includes registration fee, tuition fee, library fee, etc).

B.A. in Chinese Studies

There are 30 seats for this three-year integrated program of six semesters, leading to a Degree in Chinese. Other than acquiring knowledge of Chinese language and literature, the course promotes intercultural studies.

Eligibility: You should have passed with a minimum of 40% in H.S.C. or an equivalent Class 12 exam (ICSE, CBSE, IB) that is recognized by the University of Mumbai. The qualifying exam percentage and performance in the personal Interview will determine the final selection for admission to the course. It is not necessary to have prior knowledge of the Chinese for admission to the course.

Evaluation: There is a Continuous Evaluation system (50 marks) and a semester-end exam (50 marks). You need to get at least 4 grade points (a letter grade D) in each course and have 75% attendance.

Course fee


University of Mumbai B.A. Chinese Studies Course Fee
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How to apply

Submit your application online through the respective course's Google Form that is available at the official website of the Department of German, University of Mumbai.

Admission to the course is based on the percentage in the qualifying exam and your performance in the personal interview, which will have written general questions to test language aptitude and analytical skills.
Note: Please check the official website for dates and times of personal interviews where applicable.



Contact information

Department of German, University of Mumbai
1st floor, Room no. 111, Ranade Bhavan,
Santacruz (East),
Mumbai-400 098.
Ph: 0091-22- 2652 8359 / 2654 3310, 0091-22- 2654 3000 / 2654 6000 – Extn: 3310. [office hours- 10.20 a.m. to 6.00 p.m, with lunch break from 1 p.m. to 1.30 p.m.].
Mob. for German courses: 9321245493. Mob. for Chinese courses: 8928605977.
E-mail: deptofgerman@mu.ac.in
Website: https://www.german-mu.com/
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Useful resources-
Part-time and short-term courses in German for the academic year 2020-21: https://47666a27-0556-4a03-a9b8-cce5f026b24b.filesusr.com/ugd/d2d3ac_d856813bb609498ca9380dce7a7ea828.pdf

Part-time and short-term courses in Japanese for the academic year 2020-21: https://47666a27-0556-4a03-a9b8-cce5f026b24b.filesusr.com/ugd/d2d3ac_5eb72d2f335a4db2890b4de0c9f350d1.pdf
Website: https://www.german-mu.com/japanese

Part-time and short-term courses in Communicative Marathi for the academic year 2020-21: https://47666a27-0556-4a03-a9b8-cce5f026b24b.filesusr.com/ugd/d2d3ac_c245672065014b22a1aea3a6dd489612.pdf
Website: https://www.german-mu.com/communicative-marathi


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