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Language essentially refers to a communication or a linguitsic system. Different langauages are spoken in india.

Some of these languages are accepted nationally while others are accepted as dialects of that particular region. language is the most powerful communication tool for a individual. The scientific study of language is known as linguistics.

Language proficiency is a very important factor in almost all the industries. MNC’s owning businessses overseas seek professionals who are experts in the language of the foreign country .Those who have learnt foreign languages and have acquired proficiency in the same can become foreign language specialists, interpreters and translators. The different  fields where one can join after pursuing a language course is entertainment, tourism, public relation, international organizations and publishing houses etc.

The study of Language includes: -

 

  • Communication skills
  • Grammatical structure
  • Writing, speaking, listenin and reading


Objectives of studying language: -

 

  • Helps in understanding other countries, cultures and people
  • Maintenance or preservation of minority and endangered languages
  • To raise understanding around the use of language in native communities

Basic Eligibility

UG:

 

For joining a bachelor’s degree course, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate or 10+2 from a recognized board. The duration of the course is usually three years.


PG:

 

For admission into master’s degree one must have completed graduation in relevant stream. Usually the duration of the course is two years.


Specializations

Some of its specialized fields are: -

 

  • Linguist
  • Interpretation
  • Translation
  • Teaching

Job Prospects

Different  career options are available for graduates in this field, for instance one can become a teacher, translator or a freelancer as well. For imparting a program in the foreign language, the educational institutions mostly look for experts in this field.

Option for taking private tuitions is also available. There are various types of jobs available for interpreters, such as consecutive interpreter, general interpreter and liaison interpreter.

Translators also work in fields such as scientific literary, technical or business. Freelancing is the new trend in the field of language. Freelancers join research firms, translation bureaus, publishing houses, international organizations, hotel industry, travel and tourism sector etc.

Pay package: -

Those who want to put up a career in teaching foreign languages can start earning in the range of Rs.10,000 to Rs.20,000 per month.  Candidates working with embassies can receive a compensation of Rs.8,000 p.m. to 10,000 p.m. Translators are paid between Rs 50 to 100 per page. Interpreters generally earn around Rs 300 to 500 per hour.

Arts Colleges for Languages

A.A. Govt. Arts College for Men

Tamil Nadu, India

A.A. Govt. Arts College for Men, Namakkal was established in 1969. The institute provides practical exposure to their students, which helps them in acquiring in depth knowledge in study. The college is affiliated to Periyar University....

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A.D.M. College for Women

Nagapatinam, Tamil Nadu, India

A.D.M. College for Women (ADMCW), Nagapatinam was established in 1975. The college was affiliated to Bharathidasan University and run by Natarajan Dhamayanthi Educational Society. ADMCW has been accredited by NAAC with A grade. The...

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A.D.V.S. First Grade College

Sasvehalli, Karnataka, India

A.D.V.S. First Grade College, Sasvehalli was established in 1991.This is one of the private and unaided college of Karnataka. This college is affiliated to Khempu University Karnataka and accredited by N.A.A.C. with C+ Grade. The...

  • Bachelor of Arts in History,Kannada, Sociology

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A.P.C. Mahalakshmi College for Women

Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India

A.P.C. Mahalakshmi College for Women, Tuticorin was established in 1973. The college is a postgraduate institution, dedicated exclusively for women's education. It is recognized by UGC and affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar...

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A.S. College

Ludhiana, Punjab, India

A.S. College (ASC), Khanna was established in 1946 under the aegis of Anglo-Sanskrit High School Khanna Trust and Management Society. The college is affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh, recognized by UGC and is re-accredited by...

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A.V. Kanthamma College for Women

Hassan, Karnataka, India

A. V. Kanthamma College for Women, Hassan is a premier center of higher learning in the western Malnad region of Karnataka. Malnad Technical Education Society (MTES) launched the college in a humble way in July 1966, just with 123...

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A.V.C. College

Mannampandal, Tamil Nadu, India

A.V.C. College (A.V.C.C), Mannampandal was established in 1955. It ia an autonomous college accredited by NAAC and recognized by UGC. The college aims at giving opportunities to teachers and students to make innovations utilizing their...

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A.V.Postgraduate College - Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

A.V.College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Hyderabad started in the year 1968 by A.V.Education Society for meeting the growing needs of higher education in the region. The college owes its existence to the initiative and untiring...

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A.V.V.M Sri Pushpam College

Poondi, Tamil Nadu, India

A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College (AVVMSPC), Poondi was established in 1956 with a far-sighted vision of educating the rural masses; the motto of the college is 'to learn and to serve'. The college has been re-accredited with grade 'A'...

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Aarti Institute of Professional Studies

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Aarti Institute of Professional Studies (AIPS), New Delhi was established in 2001 with an aim to provide professional education to youth and newer avenues of employment. AIPS is an authorized information centre of Bharti Vidhyapeeth and...

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