Career Option in Translation

A.Field description

Translation is the interpreting of the meaning of a text and the subsequent production of an equivalent text, likewise called a "translation," that communicates the same message in another language.

B.Education Guide
Education Details & Eligibility

To become a Professional in the industry one should have a graduate degree or at least a diploma in related fields. The degree and postgraduate degree courses are offered by the private and government colleges in India and around the globe.

Basic eligibility criteria

10th, +2 (Higher Secondary students) with science group as the majors can choose translating as their career.

Course Duration

Training in this field is available at a number of schools and institutes all over India. These courses are offered at the levels of

The course duration for the various programs is as follows:

  • B.A. is around three years.
  • M.A. is offered as a two year program in various university.
Approximate Education Expenses

The Total expense for doing Bachelor's are as follows
B.A. - Rs.19, 000/ per year - (3 Years)
M.A. - Rs.28, 000/ per year - (2 Years)

Bank loans and private loans can be easily arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administrative.

Higher Education Options: 

After successful completion of the Bachelor degree, the options for higher education are plenty. A person with the above degree can opt for Post graduation Diploma or can pursue their Master's.

C.Institutions that Offers this Education

Almost all the deemed and general universities offer these courses.
Some of these institutes are:

  • University of Delhi - New Delhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Academy of Languages - New Delhi
  • Alliance Francasie.
  • Max Mueller Bhavan.
  • Indo - Italian Chamber of Commerce - Mumbai
  • Japanese Information and Cultural Centre - New Delhi
  • International Institute of Tamil Sciences- Chennai
  • Eastern Regional Languages Centre-Bhubaneswar
  • Ram Krishna Mission - Kolkata
  • Urdu Training and Research Centre - Lucknow
  • Western Regional Language Centre - Pune
Job Opportunities and Job Roles

The jobs available are:

  • Translator
  • Language tutor
  • In Aviation Industry
  • In Shipping Industry
  • In Hotel Management
D.Approximate Salary Range

The salary can be from Rs.11, 000 to Rs.19, 000 for starters and increases with the persons experience and knowledge.

E.Related Links

ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 10,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.
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