German language is native to the people of many countries in Europe. It is recognized
as official language in Germany, Liechtenstein, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and
Luxembourg. The German is also spoken by the minority of the people in Hungary,
Poland, Italy, Slovenia and Namibia. The language has around 225 million speakers
including native and non-native speakers.
The language has high contributions in scientific research and development besides
standing as one of the popular languages in business. The language is ranked second
as ‘the most used content language’ in the internet. Even in book publication German
language has high level participation that one in every ten books of the world is
published in this language.
Courses and the eligibility criteria:
Though the nomenclature of the courses varied from institute to instate, the aim
of the courses remains same. Few institute offer level wise courses and few other
as long term and short term courses.
- B.A. (German Language Course) of three years with the eligibility of passing in
10+2 or equivalent
- M.A. (German) of two years with the eligibility of graduation in the language or
- Ph.D. (German Study) of two years with the eligibility of a master degree in the
language and the required score in the conducted entrance test.
- Two year full time course in German with the eligibility of passing in 10+2 and
in the English Aptitude Test conducted by the institute
- Diploma in German language
- Certificate in German language
- Diploma in German language
The basic courses help the non-native speakers to understand and speak the basic
sentences of the language and awareness of German culture. The higher courses point
on speaking and writing skills of the German language. Ability to converse and confidence
of visiting and living in the countries where German language is spoken are the
other specifications of the courses.
Educational organizations and institutes, BPO companies, tourism organizations and
companies, importing and exporting companies are few of the fields that offer the
Learning the language is a good option for the business men so that they could establish
or expand their business in the German speaking countries or places. Many companies
need the language experts to deal with the customers or clients of the language.
The knowledge in the language enables one to choose any of the following occupations:
- Customer Relation Executive
- Import and Export businessman
Diploma courses are sufficient for the jobs like Customer Relation Executive or
the business men. The other job roles like instructor or teacher deserve a degree
or higher academic qualifications.
Lectureship needs a Master degree in the language along with passing score in the
National Eligibility Test, which also provide a chance of Junior Research Fellowship.
The Ph.D. in the language is the criteria for being a professor of the language.
When the point of pay raises, the one who choose the stream never needs to regret
as the payment in all the fields related to the language is handsome. The minimum
expected pay is Rs.60,000/- per annum. Few of the occupations get nearly ten lakhs
German language is foreign language that provides prospective career option that
attracts many of the aspirants to choose it.