Critical Language Scholarship Program | Punjabi
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The Punjabi Language

No Prior Language Study Required

The Punjab is a vast region stretching across Western India and Pakistan and is home to the Punjabi people. Punjabi and its dialects make up one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world, totaling close to 80 million people in cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Lahore, and Islamabad – some of the largest and most important cities in the region.

With the growth of the Indian economy, Punjabi is a critically important language in many different professional sectors, including government and non-profit, education, science, and technology. Learning Punjabi will open your eyes to the rich people and culture of the Punjab, which includes a diverse array of sub-cultures and religions, including Sikhs, Muslims, Hindus, and Jains.

Program Sites

Chandigarh, India
American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)
Jun 12, 2022 - Aug 10, 2022

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Featured Alumni Profiles

Vincent DeLaurentis
Punjabi 2015
Chandigarh, India
Adam Matvya
Punjabi 2017
Chandigarh, India
Manmeet Pelia
Punjabi 2021
Chandigarh, India