A Gateway to Culture and Technology


The countless benefits of acquiring a new language are undeniable. Among all the popular foreign languages, why choose Japanese?

To start with, let us explore three compelling reasons.

First, Japanese will set you apart from the crowd. It is different because it isn’t an uncomplicated language to embrace.

Second, career-wise, Japanese is one of the top 5 most useful languages to study.

Last but not the least, the colorful and vibrant cultural aspect of Japan.

Japanese is one of the popular choices among Asian Languages. It is also one of the most widely used languages on the Internet.

Japan is the leader in many sectors like automobiles, animation, consumer electronics, computers, optical media, semiconductor manufacturing, infrastructure, shipbuilding, and many more.

Prominent Japanese brands such as Sony, Honda, Panasonic, Hitachi, Toshiba, Sanyo, Casio, Canon, Minolta, Pioneer, Nikon, Fujitsu, Suzuki, Toyota, Mitsubishi, and hundreds of more have entered the Indian market in a wide range of sectors and still expanding.

Japan is the third largest foreign direct investor in India. The number of Japanese companies registered in India as of 2018 is 1,441 which have in all 5120 business establishments in India. They include liaison and branch offices in India as well as local subsidiaries. Similarly, number of Indian companies working in Japan is also increasing with number now crossing more than 100.


The perks of learning Japanese are endless. Japanese gives you a competitive edge.

The majority of people in India who learn a foreign language choose one of the popular European languages.

Choosing a less commonly taught language will pop out on your CV and differentiate you from the crowd.

Therefore, here are some career possibilities you can accomplish with your expertise in Japanese.

  1. Translation & Interpretation
  2. Japanese Trainer / Teaching
  3. Jobs in BPO & KPO
  4. Embassies & Government Jobs
  5. Flight attendant & Aviation Sector
  6. Sales executives in Export-Import
  7. Travel, Hospitality & Tour guide
  8. Work at a Japanese company
  9. IT sector
  10. Work in Japan



  • To enable students to make interactions in simple basic Japanese and to make them read and write simple Japanese.


  • Will be able to demonstrate an elementary knowledge of Japanese sentence structure through speaking and writing (in Roman script).
  • Will be able to pronounce basic Japanese reasonably
  • Will be acquainted with the basic Japanese customs and culture

Course Details (Syllabus):

  • Medium of instruction: Japanese and English
  • Number of hours: 30 hours
  • Number of lessons per week : 4
  • Duration of the course: 3 months
  • Course Fees: Rs 5000/-\

Mode of Evaluation

  • Written test – 50 marks
  • Speaking – 25 marks
  • Listening – 15 marks
  • Reading – 10 marks
  • TOTAL – 100 marks
  • Recommended Study Material: UME text book, UME exercise book & study materials will be supplied by the

Unit 1:        (1hr.)

Introduction about Japanese Language.

Unit 2:         (10 hrs.)

  • Greetings
  • Basic sentence formation
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Particles
  • Be verb
  • Self-introduction
  • Hiragana

Unit 3:              (6 hrs.)

  • Numbers
  • Days of the week
  • Months
  • Days of the month
  • Time
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Verbs (common for everyday conversation)
  • Tenses of verbs

Unit 4:            (10 hrs.)

  • Adjectives
  • Conjugation of adjectives
  • Location words
  • How to ask and answer questions
  • Do shopping
  • How to talk over the telephone
  • Daily life

Unit 5:              (3 hrs.)

  • Japanese manners and etiquettes (mainly formal)
  • Japanese festivals