Career in Foreign languages

Foreign languages

Foreign languages

India has many well–established multi–national companies which require foreign language expertise for transactions, reporting and translation of documents. In most of such organizations, knowledge of a foreign language is considered as an additional qualification.
Similarly interpreters are hired by multinational companies when annual conference take place in which delegates are invited from different countries.
For example, in a meeting if the speaker happens to be a Japanese who doesn’t speak English, than an interpreter is hired and he listens and interprets the speech so that the rest of the invitees are also to understand.
You can get careers involving the professional use of Foreign languages. Some graduates work as Professionals, Commercial or Technical Translators, Interpreters, or Bilingual Secretaries; all of which requires a high level of linguistic proficiency.
Other work with International organisations or in Library and Information work, Industrial and Commercial Management, the Media, Advertising, Banking. Marketing and Teaching.
The market scope of a foreign language skill is virtually endless. Infinite job opportunities in diverse fields open up for a person who is conversant in a foreign language – be it the technology industry (where one needs to regularly interact with offshore clients/counterparts) or the BPO sector (where one is required to interact with culturally diverse people) or Trade Industry (which involves imports/exports these days considering India´s ‘global economy’ model). Knowledge of foreign languages is particularly beneficial in the following industries/fields:

• Travel, Tourism & Airlines
• Hospitality
• BPO / KPO Sector
• IT & ITES
• Education & Learning
• Interpretation & Translation in Private & Public Sector
• Export & Import Houses
• Small / Large scale businesses involving international dealing
• Manufacturing
• Public Relations
• Diplomatic Services
• International Organizations – UNICEF, WHO, UN etc.
• Research Organizations

Name of Course Duration Eligibility
Foreign Languages Ceritificate & Diploma Courses in Asian, European, African Languages Varies from Institute to Institute 12th
Foreign Languages (European & Asian) 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 12th
Certificate in German 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.
Certificate in French 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.
Certificate in Russian 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.
Certificate in Spanish 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.
Certificate in Chinese 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.
Certificate in Japanese 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.
Certificate in Korean 1 yr. to 2 yrs. 10+2 passed of any stream.