Being the native language of the people of Karnataka, it is spoken by the minority
of the people of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu of India. The
language is spoken by around 60 million people. The people of the language are settled
in different places of the world.
Rapid development of the IT sector has been taken in many of the cities of the Karnataka
state that made the world look at the state. This enhanced the importance of the
language that the knowledge of the language is a great assistant in the improvement
of the business of several fields.
Courses available in the language:
- Certificate course in Kannada
- Diploma Course in Kannada
- B.A. (Kannada)
- M.A. (Kannada)
- M. Phil. (Kannada)
- Ph.D. Degree in Kannada
Few of the courses are offered as distance learning courses by few universities.
Academic eligibility for the courses:
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.
The proficiency in the language gives a great scope of prospective career to the
The major opportunities for the language proficient are found in
- Translation and other language services
- Print Media
- Advertising Companies or agencies
- T.V. Channels
The chief job titles and the range of salary:
Teacher/Lecturer/Professor: 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.
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 10,000 per month including allowances. There
is even a great scope in online teaching.
Poet/Story or Novel Writer/Article Writer: Many people those who are confident of
their language skills choose these kinds of job roles. They work either as freelancer/individual
worker or under any reputed writer/ newspapers and magazines. Many like to take
three of the job roles to be a versatile writer. One can expect around Rs.5000/-
and above per month. In film and television industry one can be script writer or
story writer or lyricist as per their talent. The payment is not constrained for
the talented in these industries.
Journalist/Editor: These job roles require a certificate or a course in the journalism
or equivalent besides the degree in the language. The job roles are found in mass
media like news papers, t.v. channels. The pay for the fresher ranges around Rs.
6000/- and above per month.
Translator/content writers: Many servicing companies are recruiting the language
experts for the works like translating, content writing etc. The online servicing
companies are taking a lion’s share in providing the opportunities in the sector.
The pay ranges around Rs.6000/- and above per month.
The courses in the language make a way to the prosperous career options that one
can choose according to the interest.