Russian is one of the most widely spoken native languages in Europe. It belongs to the Slavic group of the Indo-European language family. The Slavic group of languages is divided into West Slavic (Czech, Slovak, Polish, and Sorbian), South Slavic (Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovenian), and East Slavic (Russian, Ukrainian, and Belorussian). Russian is one of the five official languages of the United Nations, and ranks as the major world language along with Chinese, English, Spanish and Hindi. It is the native language of 142 million citizens of the Russian Federation, the world's largest country.

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In 2009 the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation introduced the new federal state requirements for Russian as a foreign language. According to them there are 5 levels: basic, first, second, third and fourth level.

Levels Competencies Enables holder to
Elementary (part of the Basic level)

Successful performance in the Elementary Test represents a standard of initial competence in Russian which enables a candidate to satisfy his elementary communicative needs in a limited number of everyday situations.



Successful performance in the Preliminary Test represents a standard of competence in Russian which enables a candidate to satisfy basic communicative needs in a limited number of situations in everyday and cultural spheres.

This level is required to obtainRussian citizenship by naturalization. Not enough to study at the Russian educational institutions, except for preparatory faculties (programs or courses) for foreigners.

Level 1 (Intermediate)

Successful performance in the First Level Certificate indicates an intermediate level of competence, which enables a candidate to satisfy his main communicative needs in everyday, cultural, educational and professional spheres in line with the State Standard of Competence in Russian as a Foreign Language.

Enter Russian higher educational institutions, with obligatory further studies of the Russian language. The level is usually achieved after the one-year preparatory course.

Level 2 (Advanced)

Successful performance in the Second Level Certificate indicates a high level of competence in Russian which enables a candidate to satisfy his communicative needs in a wide range of situations of cultural, educational and professional spheres.

Receive bachelor's, master's and Ph.D degrees from Russian universities, excluding certain subjects.

Level 3 (Proficiency)

Successful performance in the Third Level Certificate in Russian indicates an advanced level of competence in Russian which enables a candidate to communicate fluently in all communicative spheres, to do scientific research in Russian and to teach Russian in courses at an Elementary level.

Participate professionally in philology, translation and interpreting, editing, journalism, diplomatic service and management in a Russian speaking environment; receive diplomas, bachelor's, master's and Ph.D degrees in these fields (except specialist's degrees and Master of Arts degree in Philology)

Level 4 (Fluency)

Successful performance in the Fourth Level Certificate indicates Proficiency in Russian and candidate's competence is close to that of native Russian speaker's competence.

Receive a Master of Arts degree in philology, undertake all forms of work in Russian philology



 [Elementary level] :

Total sessions: 50 (45 sessions for language learning + 5 sessions for exam preparation)

Fees: Rs. 18000/

[Basic level] :

Total sessions: 75 (70 sessions for language learning + 5 sessions for exam preparation)

Fees: Rs. 25000/

[level 1] :

Total sessions: 125 (120 sessions for language learning + 5 sessions for exam preparation)

Fees: Rs. 30000/

[level 2] :

Total sessions: 200 (195 sessions for language learning + 5 sessions for exam preparation)

Fees: Rs. 40000/

[level 3] :

Total sessions: 250 (240 sessions for language learning + 10 sessions for exam preparation)

Fees: Rs. 50000/

[level 4] :

Total sessions: 350 (340 sessions for language learning + 10 sessions for exam preparation)

Fees: Rs. 65000/


Mode of Class

1.     Classroom mode: In this mode,all the sessions will beconducted in our specialized Wi-Fi enabled classrooms with qualified and experienced trainers. This facility is available in various centers in Lucknow only. Different time slots available between 7.00 AM to 9.00 PM every day.

2.     Online mode: Koshika’s virtual classes are conducted via online “LIVE” mode through internet with real time experience. We have collaborated with WizIQ to provide their excellent online platform to conduct online “LIVE” classes. In LIVE classes, students can see the teacher through a web cam. They can raise hand to ask a question, make comments, and interact with teacher and other class members using a headset & microphone. These are user friendly virtual classrooms, enabling teacher and students to interact in real-time. By chatting, seeing, hearing, and talking to each other, as well as sharing Koshika's learning materials, all participants will enjoy an interactive and personalized learning experience.


Our online courses run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round! With us you can learn whenever you want to, for as long as you want, without disturbing your daily routine. Unlike conventional classes on-site, our on-line courses offer you the highest flexibility for planning your weekly lessons as it suits you best: early in the morning, during lunch break, late in the evening or on weekends. By attending courses straight from your computer at home, at the office, or at your favorite cafe you save the time and money you would spend on commuting to and from teaching locations.


International Exams


A person, who wishes to travel to any Russian speaking country with the perspective of a job, travel or business trip, should know the minimum level of Russian.The popular test for Russian language is

The Test of Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL) is a standardised test supervised by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.

Koshikaprovides expert guidance for above international examination.


Why Russian ?


You are passionate about Russian classical literature and dream to read the works of Russian classics in the original.

Talented Russian writers - Bunin, Chekhov, Pushkin - are authors of amazingly interesting literary works. The famous writings of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky and Nikolai Gogol convey the essence of the Russian soul.

You are aware of Russia’s lucrative investment opportunities and consider establishing a company in Russia.

If you are going on a business trip to Russia, you want to be prepared to communicate with your Russian business partners. Russian entrepreneurs are well-versed in international economics and willingly establish business relationships with partners from abroad.

You are an ambitious traveller and Russia is the next stop on your travel list.

Many foreigners have set to travel across Russia at various times. Russia is a fascinating and exotic country. It occupies a vast territory offering plenty of opportunities to enjoy resort towns with spectacular beaches, experience the taiga with its diverse wildlife and unexplored places, visit the Russian Far East where the sun rises while people in the Western parts of the country are still fast asleep.

Russian language is the most widely spoken among Slavic languages. You should certainly learn it – there are about 300 million total speakers of Russian in the world.

Russian became one of the languages of world communication – a global language – as early as in the twentieth century. Today, there are less than ten global languages in the world. This means that the Russian language – just like English, French or German – is used for communication by a very large number of people around the globe. In addition, Russian is one of the official UN languages. Out of approximately 300 million people in the world who know Russian, 160 million people consider it to be their native language. The Russian language is ranked the fifth most prevalent language in the world.

You have heard a lot about the beauty and modesty of Russian women and want to find your destiny in Russia.

The amazing and mysterious Russian women have been the Muses of many great artists and writers. People have told legends about the beauty of Russian women, while the traditions and peculiarities of Russian upbringing shape their noble and modest character. Russian women make wonderful hosts and place great importance on family values. Many men from different countries of the world dream of having a Russian woman as a wife. Therefore, besides learning the language of love, it would be perfect to master the native language of your future "second half".


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