The Institute aims to produce knowledgeable and skilled English language teachers for the country. It also aims at providing practical training in teaching. The Institute further aims to produce English graduates with knowledge of different areas and aspects of the English Language so that they may meet the need of English in different government, semi-government, autonomous and private organizations. They are also expected to use their language efficiency in the teaching of English to improve the state of English teaching and learning in this country.
Along with its primary focus on English language teaching and learning, this Institute also provides other language services. It offers certificate courses on:
(a) French (b) German (c) Russian (d) Spanish (e) Chinese (f) Japanese (g) Korean (h) Hindi