Itahari: A private college of East Nepal has launched Japanese language in its higher secondary school course. CB Sagarmatha College, a college located in East Nepal's transit town of Itahari, has accommodated Japanese language in its class 11 and 12 course of study.  

'We are offering this demanding course academically in our higher school course for the first time in Nepal', said Sagar Bhattarai, principal of the college, adding 'this will end the trend to switch to private language centers to study Japanese language course spending additional time and money.'

The college said it will teach from N5 to N1 level with an expert Japanese language teacher hired by the college. 'Japanese language is required both for migrant Nepalese workers and students who are afoot to fly Japan as well as all those Japanese language enthusiastic in our province', said elated Bhattarai.

Japanese language is on demand on Japan-funded non-governmental organizations and infrastructural projects and tourism industry of Nepal, said Bhattarai.

Organizing an interaction program with local journalists of Itahari, CB Sagarmatha College said it would also offer new courses like sports science, music and dance along with Japanese language in its higher school courses.

    'Three of these four subjects can be read by students in humanities stream, two of four subjects in education stream and one of four in science (except biology group) and management', said the press release by the college.

 According to college principal Bhattarai, all Secondary Education Exam (SEE) graduates with D plus grade with an average 1.6 Grade Point Average (GPA) can also study these new courses in the city. 'All new courses will be started from second week of July', informed Bhattarai.