French: Francophone Studies & Culture programme is meant for learners who are interested in learning French and who desire to receive cultural information and knowledge about the French-speaking countries.

French is one of the most widely spoken language in the world, spoken by approximately 275 million people, and it is the fourth largest language in the United States. It’s an official language in five continents and spoken in 29 countries spanning South, Central and North America, as well as Africa and Europe. As per a report 20 percent of the world population speaks French.

This language is required in various sectors and continues to remain one of the favorites.

World’s second most spoken language after English, French is an official language in 29 countries across multiple different continents. More than 200 million people speaks French across the globe.

French is an professional and official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross and international courts.

According to Ms Rupam Srivastava, (Faculty – French language) Ability to speak French will increase one’s job opportunities and salary potential. For those with appropriate French skills there are possibilities to work in the following field:

  • International business
  • International agencies
  • Tourism and Hospitality industry
  • Diplomatic Service
  • Post Office
  • French research institutes
  • Teaching
  • Translation and Interpretation