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The Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Tokyo, holds regular classes for registered VCC students on a variety of subjects including Yoga, Tabla, Kathak, Contemporary Indian Dance (Indian Movie Dance), Kathak and Odissi.

(Note: VCC has two semesters each year for all classes for the duration of January to June andJuly to December respectively. Student registrations for interested individuals are conducted during May and December each year. Applications are only accepted during the designated registration period. Please continue to check our website for further updates and/or send your name and e-mail address to vcc.tokyo@mea.gov.in to subscribe to our mailing list which will provide you with information and updates about events at the Embassy.)

List of VCC Cultural Courses (as of June 2022)

Duration of Next Semester:  18 Jyly to 16 December 2022 (July-December 2022 Semester)

Requirements


(Incomplete documents may delay in process)

Information on Registration for Both New & Continuing Students

* Important Notice for March-June 2022 Semester:

  1. There will be no distinction between new students and continuing students in the registration for the July-December 2022 semester in terms of registration timings. Both new students AND continuing students will be allowed to register for classes in the first and second weeks of student registration.
  2. First time students and students returning to VCC after a gap of 1 semester or more will be required to pay the class fee and registration fee of JPY 5,000. Students continuing from the previous semester will be exempt from paying the registration fee.
  3. The capacity of physical classes will be limited compared to previous years in order to avoid excessive crowding.
  4. A number of online classes will also be offered. Class fees for physical classes and online classes will be the same.
  5. Students may enroll in a maximum of 2 classes of different types, with Tabla classes as an exception in which students may take up to 5 tabla classes/week.
  6. For the first two days of registrations on 4th and 5th July, class registrations will be conducted in a staggered basis with certain classes available for registration on each particular day in order to prevent excessive crowding. Students will only be allowed to register for the designated classes (detailed further below) on any particular day during the first two days of registrations. From 6th July onwards, students may enroll in any class (if space is available).
  7. In case that the applicant cannot come for registration, a representative may submit the required documents and 1 application form. Special consideration may be given for multiple proxy applications by immediate family members/legal guardians/teachers at the sole discretion of the Embassy. In this case, advanced consultation with the Embassy is required.
  8. Queuing outside the Embassy of India before registrations are open will be possible from 9:30AM each day. Any queues formed before this time will be considered invalid, and precedence will be given to students arriving from 9:30AM onwards.
  9. The required documents and fees required are as follows: A) Application Form & Rules and Regulations; B) 1 Passport Sized Photo (attached to the Application Form); C) Photocopy of ID with Photo (for New Students only; D) Class Fee; and E) Registration Fee of JPY 5,000 (for New Students only).
  • Course Details and Application Documents
  • 1 Passport Size Photo
  • 1 Copy of ID Card with Photo (e.g. Passport, Driver's License)
  • Class Fees & Registration Fee (JPY 5,000)

VCC Class Charges

Item

Yen

Note

Registration

5,000

Payable once per semester. Applicable to first time students or students returning after a gap of one semester or more.

Class for 2 Lessons per Week (Yoga, Tabla, Odissi)

18,000 (Yoga) 9,000 (Others)

Per 6 month semester

Class for 1 Lesson per Week 
(Yoga, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tabla, Odissi, Kathak and Contemporary Indian Dance)

15,000(Yoga/Yoga Therapy) 6,000(Others

Per 6 month semester

Yoga, Tabla and Odissi have 2 types of classes 
1 lesson/week and 2 lessons/week

N.B. Class categories, fees and/or content may change without notice.

Reminder 

Registration is on first-come-first-served basis due to limited availability. 
Application by-post or email will NOT be accepted.
Fees are not refundable. 
First-time students will be given priority. 

Schedule of Registration for All Students (New and Continuing)

Date

Available Classes for Registration

Eligible Students

Monday 4th July 2022

1000-1200hrs

1500-1830hrs

Yoga Classes A to F

Odissi Classes A to C

Tabla Classes

* No other classes except the above will be available for registration on this day.

New Students & Continuing Students

Tuesday 5th July 2022

1000-1200hrs

1400-1700hrs

Yoga Classes G to N

Odissi Classes A to C

Tabla Classes

Kathak Class A & B

* No other classes except the above will be available for registration on this day.

New Students & Continuing Students

Wednesday 6th July 2022

1000-1200hrs

1500-1830hrs

All VCC Classes

New Students & Continuing Students

Thursday 7th July 2022

1000-1200hrs

1400-1700hrs

All VCC Classes

New Students & Continuing Students

Friday 8th July 2022

1000-1200hrs

1500-1830hrs

All VCC Classes

New Students & Continuing Students

(Note: In case that the applicant cannot come for registration, a representative may submit the required documents and 1 application form. Special consideration may be given for multiple proxy applications by immediate family members/legal guardians/teachers at the sole discretion of the Embassy. In this case, advanced consultation with the Embassy is required.) 

Location of Registration:

Library (3F Vivekananda Cultural Centre) 
Embassy of India 
2-2-11 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-ku 
Tokyo  102-0074 
Tel. No. : (03)3262-2391 to 97 
Fax No. : (03)3263-5285

For further information, please contact:

- VCC Office
(e-mail : vcc.tokyo@mea.gov.in)