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 14, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021

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Featured Alumni Profiles

Morgan Burdick
Punjabi 2016
Chandigarh, India
Vincent DeLaurentis
Punjabi 2015
Chandigarh, India
Adam Matvya
Punjabi 2017
Chandigarh, India