The Urdu Academy of Delhi government announced it will be conducting a free of cost calligraphy course for interested candidates. An entrance exam for the two-year course will be held on 21st August. The course further includes an in-depth study of the Urdu script. Classes will be held on weekends and candidates between the age of 16 and 30 years can apply for the same.
Shiraz Hussain, member of the Urdu Academy told PTI, ” Students with a high school or secondary or equivalent degree with Urdu as a subject from recognised board are eligible to apply for this programme”. Her further added the forms for the calligraphy course will be available at Academy office at CPO Building in Kashmere Gate on all working days between 10.30 am and 5 pm.
Candidates can also download the forms from Academy’s official website: urduacademydelhi.com. The applications should be submitted latest by 19th August. No fees will be charged from the students, Hussain added.
About Urdu Academy:
Established in the year 1980, the Urdu Academy, under the support of the Delhi government, is involved in the promotion and preserving of the Urdu language, literature and tradition in the capital. Urdu has been announced as the second official language of Delhi, according to the Delhi Official Language Bill, 2000.Posted in News, States