Being the liturgical language of Islam, Arabic language is spoken by 420 million, including the native and non-native speakers over the world. It is widely spoken in the countries of the Arab League and by the minorities in the nearby countries like Kenya, Ethiopia etc. The language took place among the official languages of the United Nations.
The language has also played a major part in the field of science and technology. The courses in the field make the learner to update with the latest trends of the language. The literature of the language is popular over the world with many translations into several languages.
- Certificate course in Arabic
- Diploma Course in Arabic
- Advanced Diploma Course in Arabic
- B.A. (Arabic)
- M.A. (Arabic)
- M. Phil. (Arabic)
- Ph.D. Degree in Arabic
Few of the courses are offered as distance learning courses by few universities.
Certificate course: Passing in Secondary School Certificate Examination i.e., class 10 or equivalent.
Diploma course: Certificate course in the language or equivalent
Graduation course: Passing in 10 + 2 with the language as 1st or 2nd language
Post Graduation Course: Graduation in the language or any other graduation degree from a recognized university with the language as one of the papers.
M.phil.: Post Graduation in the language
Ph.D.: Post Graduation in the language
The admission process of the courses ‘M.phil.’ and ‘Ph.D.’ include entrance test. Few colleges consider the entrance test for Graduation and Post Graduation also.
There are several career options for the qualified graduates and higher degree holders. Due to the globalization, many of the companies need the persons with the knowledge of multiple languages.
The major fields in which the language professionals contribute their work are
- Companies like BPO, tourism services, international dealing companies
The graduation in the language or equivalent with Bachelor degree in education (B.Ed.) enables one to become a teacher. Post Graduation with the passing out in National Eligibility Test (NET) is the required qualification for being a Lecturer and Assistant Professor. The higher degree Ph.D. enables one to be a professor. The opportunities are found in both government and private organizations. Arabic is one of the elective languages in many schools. The salary in the private field depends on the experience. The basic salary for a fresh graduate in private organizations is around Rs. 7000/-per month and above and the government job offers more than Rs. 10,000 per month including allowances. There is even a great scope in online teaching.
The translators and writers work either individually or for any publications, magazines or under other prominent writers. The salary package ranges around Rs.10,000 per month.
BPO companies recruit the qualified as Customer Relations Executive, Language expert etc. for the international customers. The language experts are expected to perform technical and non technical quality writings. The knowledge in different standards and formats of the languages are helpful. Good communication skills and knowledge of English bring better opportunities.
The language leaves the certified with ample opportunities that possess prospective career.