Japanese Language in classes XI and XII



CBSE Japanese Language

Introduction of Japanese Language in class XI (Code No 192) from the academic year 2011-12.

The CBSE introduced Japanese language in class VI in the academic year 2006-07 and afterwards
extended it in the next higher class in each subsequent year. The first batch of students will be passing out class X in
the year 2011.Therefore in pursuance of policy of expanding the choice of subjects for students, particularly in non-conventional spheres of knowledge and skills that have bright employment prospects, the Board has decided to
extend ‘Japanese Language’ as an optional elective under academic subjects at senior secondary level from April
2011. It can be offered by students as one of the four elective subjects and also as an additional elective subject at +2
stage in combination with any of the subjects that are already available in the Scheme of Studies of the Board.
The textbook has been prepared and are available. Teacher-training programme is also proposed to be held
very shortly in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, New Delhi. In case you plan to introduce Japanese language
in classes XI-XII (Subject Code 194) from April 2011, you are requested to apply immediately for online subject
affiliation and deposit affiliation fee in the form of Bank Draft as per the details given in the e-affiliation section of
our website www.cbse.nic.in .

The confirmation of submission of online application along with the fee in the form of Banks Draft drawn in
favor of The Secretary, CBSE may be sent to: Deputy Secretary, (Affiliation), Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community
Centre, Preet Vihar, Delhi-110092 with a copy to Mr. A H Ahmed, Assistant Education Officer, Shiksha
Sadan,17, Institutional Area, Rouse Avenue, Delhi 110002.E Mail: [email protected]
This will facilitate the necessary approval/ sanction for Senior Secondary Certificate Examination under All
India Scheme w.e.f 2011-12 session.


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  • Can students who haven't learnt Japanese in Class 10 learn it in Class 11?

    Aj on 05 Mar 2011
  • Hi,

    I am Taraknath Bag and i have done my Masters in japanese language from Visva-Bharati University.I would like to know the procedure for application of teaching job in CBSE Japanese language.Thanks!!

    Taraknath bag on 09 Mar 2011
  • I have Graduated in Japanese language from JNU long back and want to pursue my career as a CBSE language teacher now at the age of 48.Is it possible without a B.Ed?I have enough teaching experience in this subject.

    Laxmikant Mishra on 02 Apr 2011
  • i wanted to know how many kanji's have been introduced in the class 11 syllabus by the cbse board??

    virudha arya on 08 Jul 2011
  • I have graduated in Japanese from JNU, New Delhi in the year 1988.Since my graduation I am working as translator ,interpretor in Japanese language for Automobile and IT industries.Now with 22+ years of experience I have some 8 years of teaching experience to corporate people .I wish to pursue my career as a teacher in Japanese language ,going forward.Please advise me if it is possible without a B.ed degree.

    laxmikant mishra on 10 Aug 2011