Sumati Deshmukh Institute of Languages for Women

Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune has established Institute of Languages for Women in June 2006; this institute is named after ‘Mrs. Sumati Deshmukh’, a well wisher and donor of MKSSS, Pune.

Sumati Deshmukh Institute of Languages, for women was started with a vision to develop intercultural sensitivity and global understanding among the women. This would empower women to compete effectively in today’s globalize world. It will be helpful for improving their earning potential by getting more and higher job opportunities.

Necessity of Learning Foreign Languages:
A second language is now becoming a vital part of the basic preparation for an increasing number of careers. Proficiency in a foreign language, especially when combined with knowledge of and skills in another professional area, is highly desirable in the marketplace.

A career in foreign language is an attractive proposition, for those who have a flair for languages. Our trade links are expanding overseas so the requirement for people with skills in language is increasing. Skills in foreign languages like French, German, Chinese and more recently Japanese and Spanish are in great demand.

With the globalization of Indian economy, Multinational companies coming to India and more and more companies going for joint ventures abroad – the job scenario for those proficient in foreign languages have opened up. The ever increasing amount of scientific, technological and cultural information promises a growing need for those who are able to facilitate international communications. Academic qualifications in foreign languages help in pursuing careers in the areas of tourism, entertainment, public relations, mass communication, international organizations, embassies, diplomatic service, publishing houses, BPO’s etc. More and more avenues are opening up in tourism and call centers.

Salient Features:

  • Total development in the selected language.
  • Individual counseling.
  • Specially trained teachers.
  • Reasonable Fees.
  • Suitable Timings.
  • Stress on verbal skills.


To help in today’s competitive global environment.

  • To have better chances in education as well as job opportunities.
  • To possess additional foreign language qualification along with graduation.
  • To get the diversified jobs (Translator, Audio Visual Announcer, Interpreter, Teacher, etc…)
  • To develop the ability to read and write any of the foreign language.
  • To help getting jobs in MNCs and abroad.

Employment Opportunities:
Language specialist can find ample opportunities in Travel and Tourism industry,
Mass Communication, Embassy and Diplomatic services, Public Relations Assignments.
UNO appoints Interpreters and Translators in Six official languages for which an Entrance Exam is conducted.
Translators are employed by Industries, government departments, international organizations and research organizations.
Language teaching is also an area where language specialists can find a good job opportunity.
Language specialists can also work as free lancers.

Languages Taught:
English; French; German; Japanese; Spanish and Chinese.

Basic level, Intermediate level and Advance level.

Learning Contents of Each Language:

  • Grammar.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Comprehension.
  • Writing skills.
  • Verbal skills (rising in progression with the levels).

The Lingua Franca of the World

Importance of English

  • English is a “Koine” (Common language shared by the people from all around the world).
  • It is a corporate language of the world.
  • English is the official language of many countries of the world. It has a special status in more than75 countries.
  • English is spoken as a first language by around 370 million people in the world.
  • 80% of internet users communicate in English.


Courses in English Language

Crash Courses in

  • Correct sentence constructions
  • Improving English Accents, pronunciation and diction
  • Vocabulary Building Course
  • Grammar
  • Developing four skills of English – Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing

Professional English Training Courses

  • Business English
  • IELTS/TOEFL Exam preparation
  • GRE English
  • Cambridge English Proficiency Tests


Courses in French Language

Why learn French

  • French is spoken by more than 200 million people all over the world.
  • French is the second most learned foreign language after English.
  • French is the only language, alongside English, which is taught in every country in the world.
  • Learning French opens new job opportunities on international level.
  • Knowledge of French opens the door of French companies in France as well as in Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, And North Africa)
  • France is world’s fifth largest economy
  • French is the language of the United Nations
  • French is the language of Fashion Industry.

Courses Conducted-

  • DELF Exam all levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2)
  • Autonomous Crash Courses
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University’s Certificate & Diploma courses

Courses in German Language

Why learn German

  • German tourists are the world’s biggest spenders on holidays and travel. You will always be appreciated by German tourists if you know their language.
  • German is the second most used language in science and research. Germany is the third largest country in the world that contributes in research and development. Knowing German will be beneficial if you are looking for a fellowship abroad especially German speaking countries.
  • Germany offers attractive scholarship and other assistance for young foreigners. The country also offers special visa for skilled workers and professionals.
  • Knowledge of German can open various job opportunities in India as well as abroad.

Courses Conducted

  • Goethe Institute’s all levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2)
  • Autonomous Crash Courses
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University’s Certificate & Diploma courses

Courses in Japanese Language

Why learn Japanese

  • Japanese culture is becoming international such as karaoke, sushi bar, bonsai, and origami
  • Japanese is the third most used language on internet
  • Japan is the second biggest economy in the world
  • Japan is one of the most influential nations in various fields such as optical media, semiconductor manufacturing, industrial robotics, fermentation process. In short it is one of the world leaders in technology.

Courses Conducted

  • DELF Exam all levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2)
  • Autonomous Crash Courses
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University’s Certificate & Diploma courses

 Courses in Spanish Language

Why Learn Spanish

  • Spanish is rapidly growing as a business language
  • Spanish is spoken by 350 million people all around the world
  • It is the 4th most spoken language in the world.

Courses Conducted

  • DELE (Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera) Exam all levels (A1, A2)
  • Autonomous Crash Courses
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University’s Certificate & Diploma courses


What is GMAT?

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a standardized test accepted by the business schools around the world. GMAT aims at measuring critical thinking and reasoning skills of the students. The exam is conducted by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)

Pattern of GMAT

Exam Time 3.5 hours that includes break
Scoring Scale Analytical Writing Analysis (AWA) – 0-6

Integrated Reasoning (IR) – 1-8

Quantitative Analysis (Quant) – 0-6

Verbal Analysis – 0-60

Format Computer Adaptive Test
Sections 4
Duration for Each Section AWA – 1 Essay – 30 Minutes

IR – 12 Questions – 30 Minutes

Quant – 37 Questions – 75 minutes

Verbal – 41 Questions 75 minutes

Validity of the Score 5 years

For getting admission in top B-Schools, the candidate needs the score 700+. The test is not just based on the content. The objective of the test is to measure your conceptual prowess, strategic perspectives, and stress management skills.

Join the program in our institute and maximize your skills by taking support from our competent faculty members.


What is GRE?

Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is a standardized test required for the admissions in graduate schools of the United States. The test is conducted by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The Objective of the exam is to measure the verbal, quantitative, reasoning, analytical and critical thinking of the candidates

Pattern of GRE

Exam Time 3.45 hours that includes 1 minute break after every session and 10 minutes break after third session.
Scoring Scale Analytical Writing – 0-6

Integrated Reasoning (IR) – 1-8

Quantitative Analysis (Quant) – 0-6

Verbal Analysis – 130- 170

Format Computer Adaptive Test
Sections 3
Duration for Each Section Analytical Writing Section – 2 Essays – 30 Minutes

Quant – 20 Questions – 35 minutes

Verbal – 20 Questions 30 minutes

Validity of the Score 5 years

Join the program in our institute and maximize your skills by taking support from our competent faculty members.

Program Assessment:
Periodical tests of reading, writing and speaking.
Final examination of institute – writing and verbal skills.
Preparation and encouragement for appearing in exams conducted by foreign government.

Helpful Activities:
Watching documentaries and films.
Listening and reciting poems and songs.
Playing innovative games.
Improvisation and role-play in a group.

Specially trained faculty is employed for achieving above high goals.

Updated list for the Year 2015-16
Institutes Programs Duration Intake Capacity Eligibility Affiliated
Sumati Deshmukh Institute of Foreign Lang. A Certificate Course
English Crash Courses     2 Months Extensive Course 6 months 30 10th Passed Autonomous, Certificate from Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha
Japanese 3 to 6 months
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