Government Jobs in Foreign Languages in India


With Globalization of the Indian Economy, commerce and trade links of our nation are expanding day after day. Multinational companies are coming to India and even Indian companies are extending their operations abroad for joint ventures. Due to this, job opportunities for those with proficiency in foreign languages is increasing in India and there is demand for candidates with knowledge of languages like Korean, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, German and French so as to facilitate the companies to have international communications.

Courses in Foreign Languages in India:

Most of the universities in the nation offer three types of course in foreign languages being degree courses, diploma courses and certificate courses. The duration of the courses and the eligibility conditions differ from one university to another. However, normally, for certificate courses in foreign languages, minimum educational qualification is higher secondary in any discipline and for degree courses candidates with graduation in any discipline are eligible to apply. Even some universities and institutions offer both basic and advanced courses like PG courses and even Ph. D courses in foreign languages.

Prominent Institutions for foreign language courses in India:

In India, the following universities and institutions are offering foreign language courses are different levels:

Vishva Bharati University

Utkal University

Lucknow University

Madras University

Mumbai University

Hyderabad University

Calicut University

Calcutta University

Banaras Hindu University

Aligarh Muslim University

Delhi University

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Job Prospects in Foreign Languages:

Job opportunities for foreign language graduates range from public relation, executive and secretarial positions to interpretation and translation. Translators are appointed by research institutions, publishing houses and industrial houses. Foreign companies working in India like GE, Thomson, LG, Hyundai, Samsung, Oracle and HP are employing foreign language experts. Airlines and hotels also employ candidates with foreign language knowledge, KPOs, BPOs, diplomatic services, mass communication and public relations organizations recruit candidates with foreign language skills. There are also ample opportunities for linguists as decoders, technical translators and as online content writers.

Government Jobs in Foreign Languages:

Government organizations like Embassies of Foreign Countries and Ministry of External Affairs offer job opportunities for candidates with foreign language graduation. Translation jobs are available for professionals with foreign language skills in Department of Tourism of Government of India and different state governments as well. Teaching positions are available for foreign language professors in government-run educational institutions and for teaching positions, candidates must have completed their M. Phil or Ph. D in appropriate foreign language.



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17 Responses to “Government Jobs in Foreign Languages in India”

  1. 17
    mohit saxena:

    hi sir i m spanish language expert in delhi , li=ooking for a goverment job , plz contact me 9990321358

  2. 16

    I an sunil, French language expert seeking for government job in India. Please help me find out where to submit my resume…or what can i do

  3. 15

    I want to have some job in French language related work. I am MA in French with first division from Delhi University with MBA from BIMTECH, Greater Noida. I have work experience of more than 2 yrs as a French language Faculty in BIMTECH, Greater Noida.
    Please guide me.
    Email [email protected]

  4. 14
    Abhimanyu kumar:

    hi sir,
    i am abhimanyu kumar i did chinese diploma in 2012, now i am doing interpreting job in metro project, sir i want to learn also another language, it will good for my language carrier. and sir tell me any college in Chennai where i can do language course

  5. 13

    I’m a French language expert seeking for government job in India. Please help me find out where to submit my resume…or what can i do

  6. 12
    Kamlesh Pandey:

    I am english post graduate and done advance diploma & interpretership from school of foreign languages delhi and masters in tourism management from ignou. I am looking for govt job. What are the possibilities for me and what else I should do to get eligible for good job in govt/private job

  7. 11
    unnat patni:

    I’m a French language expert seeking for government job in India. Please help me find out where to submit my resume…or what can i do

  8. 10
    rakhee chowdhary:

    I’m a French language expert seeking for government/private/banks job in India. Please help me find out where to submit my resume…

    Thank you.

  9. 9

    Hi Sir,
    i have done BBA…and now i wanna do German language course. May i take direct admission in Diploma Degree course..Is Part Time Course available in DU.and other university..and what is the procedure to take admission..and what is the last date?Please help me i want to be admitted in this year either part time or regular so please help me out…i shall be vry thankful to u.

  10. 8

    hello..foreign language beneficial for commerse student? nd is there any consession in fee charge for learning it..and what is the minimum time required for an average learner to learn it??nd i am from rohtak haryana so is it available in mdu..nd if so..then is it good

  11. 7

    hi sir,
    i am rajkumar from andhra Pradesh. i have completed with CSIT from jntu as well as i have completed Diploma in french from The English and Foreign language university, Hyderad. I wnat get a govt job using these qualifiction. Please sir,could you give information about that.

  12. 6
    pooja garg:

    does any scope of foreign language in india in dentistry??
    if yes which language should be learn??
    what will be its future aspect??

  13. 5
    deepak dutt sharma:

    I have already registered with you.

  14. 4
    deepak dutt:

    I have burning desire to learn foreign languages but when i read your article i have decided not to learn it . ” the road to success in foreign languages is rough. Please explain it urgent!

  15. 3
    ramji goswami:

    I am Korean language expert seeking for government job in Delhi,Utterpardesh & Bihar.please help me find out where to submit my resume

  16. 2

    I’m a French language expert seeking for government job in Mumbai. Please help me find out where to submit my resume…

    Thank you.

  17. 1
    Athar hussain:

    Which forieng language have many scopes in india,?