Foreign Languages

Identify the Translated Language

 EnglishTranslated in Language
1Hi Good Morning Good Morning Rajeev How are you? I am fine and you!Привет Доброе утро Доброе утро, Раджив Как поживаешь ? Я в порядке, а вы !
2Hi Good Morning Good Morning Rajeev How are you? I am fine and you!Hola Buenos días Buenos Días Rajeev Cómo estás ? Estoy bien y tú !
3Hi Good Morning Good Morning Rajeev How are you? I am fine and you!salut Bonjour Bonjour Rajeev Comment vas-tu ? Je vais bien et toi !

Ans- 1- Russian 2-Spanish 3- French

Introduction of Foreign Languages

Learning foreign languages not only strengthens better understanding of cultures ,perspectives ,employability but also improves cognitive skills ,concentration span ,memorisation and multi-tasking skills in an individual .

Why we should study “Foreign Languages”?

In the field of international, trade, business as well as in international relations one can’t survive without having a fair understanding of Foreign Languages.

Besides business, corporate sectors, the government leadership also have a great demand for the “Foreign Languages”.  With the language one also enters into the huge world of ancient and rich culture and civilization, and thus develops a better understanding of the country, society and its people.  In this way learning the language also helps in filling the gap between the nations and its people. (Central University of Jharkhand)

 Different sectors provide a handsome salary according to the language competence and fluency of the candidates.

In MNCs, BPOs on average starting salary package of INR 30,000-100,000 per month;

Tourist guides earn a handsome amount in a few days trip;

Translation/interpretation the language experts get INR 2000-6000 per day depending upon the proficiency, caliber and work-ex of the professionals.

There are numerous MNCs from India, USA and Europe which hires foreign languages professionals for their office in India. WIPRO, TCS, Infosys, Oracle, HP are among giants which tens of language professionals. Jobs in these companies are related to account payables, translations, purchase, technical writings, proof readings, interpretation etc.

Eligibility for Foreign Languages

10th /10+2 for Diploma & Certificate courses.

10+2 with Diploma or Certificate courses for BA

(10+2)-Eligibility Criteria for Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma courses

10+2 or equivalent examination in any discipline having 55% marks in aggregate The eligibility criteria are also varied for MA among the universities & language centres.

Courses in Foreign Languages

There are a variety of short & long duration courses to learn languages like Japanese, Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, Persian, Arabic and


For B.A. (Hons.) in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, French, Spanish, and Korean

  1. Short term (2months-1 year):
  2. Certificate / Diploma / Advance Diploma Courses.
  3. PG Diploma course -1 Year
  4. Long term (2years-3years):
  5. Bachelor’s Degree & PG Diploma Courses.
  6. Masters degree (1 or 2 year):
  7. MA, Ph. D, etc.
  8. 5 year Integrated Masters course
  9. Summer courses-21months

One-Year Certificate / Diploma / Intensive Diploma in Chinese/Advanced Diploma in French / Spanish / Portuguese / Russian / Italian

Institutes/Universities for the course Foreign Languages

  1. English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  3. Delhi University, Delhi
  4. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  5. Banaras Hindu University, Banaras
  6. Mumbai University, Mumbai
  7. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
  8. Barkatullah Vishwa vidyalaya, Bhopal.
  9. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  10. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  11. University of Kolkata
  12. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
  13. Centre for Foreign Languages (English), Central University of South Bihar
  14. CENTRE FOR FAR EAST LANGUAGES, Central University of Jharkhand
  15. Central University of Gujrat

EFLU , Hyderabad center offers a BA in Arabic, French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Japanese in Hyderabad ( )

Certificates and Diploma Courses in Foreign Languages , EFLU Hyderabad

EFL University offers a number of part-time courses in foreign languages to enable students/ professionals to enroll for them. These courses are offered in the mornings (7-9 a.m) or evenings (6-8 p.m.)

Certificate of Proficiency: Arabic, French, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Persian, Spanish

Diploma: Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Spanish Part-Time-Proficiency Courses In Foreign Languages (Arabic, French, Italian, Chinese, Persian And Korean)

Employer/Recruiter in Foreign Languages

Jobs in Other MNCs

Govt. Jobs-Many government agencies like Cabinet Secretariat recruit language experts. Persons having higher qualifications can opt to go to academics as well. In fact, Language Experts have good future in government sector.
Freelancing Jobs– language experts can earn handsome money by working as a freelancer in different domains such as Interpreter, translator, tourist guide etc. As per estimation more than 50% of language experts do not join any company but prefer to work as freelancer.

Career and Jobs in Foreign Languages

Ministries, embassies, diplomatic services and different government sectors.

Multinational companies and BPOs.

Tourism, tour guiding, entertainment.

Public relations and mass communication, content writing, publishing etc.

Language teaching at various government and private schools, institutes, colleges etc.

Interpretation and translation etc. Tourist guides,

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Resources and Reference

CBSE Compendium of Academic Courses After 10+2

India Today, Indian Express, University Websites

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