Career in Foreign Languages

Foreign language experts with a good understanding of cultures are in high demand in the corporate world. Candidates can get various job opportunities in different multinational companies. Moreover, language skills are an essential factor in most professions.

Who are the eligible for learning Foreign Language?

Several students start learning a foreign language in their schools. There are some certificate courses and diploma courses available for a foreign language. Candidates who have done 10+2 are eligible for such courses. Those candidates who are interested in higher education in foreign languages can opt for post-graduation and Ph.D., which are offered by selective universities in India.

What would be the cost for Foreign Language?

Foreign Language course in central universities such as the University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University is minimal. Alliance Francaise offers courses in French language and the whole course lasting for five years can cost anywhere between Rs 3 to Rs 4 lakhs

What is the Salary package for Foreign Language professionals?

The professionals working for PR or Marketing Department of any MNC can earn Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 per month. Teachers can make in the range of Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 a month. Translators, on the other hand, receive Rs 250 to Rs 500 per page. Similarly, an interpreter is paid on an hourly basis can earn Rs 2000 to Rs 4000 per hour.

What are the Different Roles and Different Names you have to play in Foreign Language?

1) Diplomatic Service Professional
2) Foreign Language Trainer
3) Translator for MNCs and Government Organizations
4) Research Associate
5) Interpreter
6) Tourist Guide
7) Air Hostess or Flight Steward
8) Attendant at hotels
9) Freelance Writer, Translator, Interpreter
10) Public Relation Officer

Top Companies:
1) Accenture
2) Wipro
3) Fiserv
4) TCS
5) Tech Mahindra
6) Infosys
7) Kuliza
8) Scabbard