Tibetan Language Courses and Career Options
The Tibetan language is spoken by around 12 million people over the world. The language
is spoken in Tibet and in few of areas of India. The language is the most popular
in Buddhist publications. There are several dialects of the language.
Between India and Tibet, there is a good relationship, politically as well as economically.
Being one of the neighboring countries to India, Tibet is playing a major role in
importing and exporting the goods. Many people migrated to India that the Tibet
has instituted an autonomous body in Delhi to survive their culture and heritage.
Several universities and colleges, besides the institutes run by the Tibetan organization,
are offering the courses in the language that the non native speakers also can get
a grip over the language and make a career path in the language.
Courses offered and their academic eligibility:
Many universities and institutes are offering the following courses in the language.
The nomenclature of the programs may differ but remain common in their nature. The
general courses are:
- Certificate in Tibetan: passing in 10 + 2
- Diploma in Tibetan: Passing in 10+2 and passing the certificate course or equivalent
- Diploma in Tibetan Language and Literature: Passing in the certificate course or
- Diploma of Proficiency of interpretership in Tibetan (B2): Passing in 10+2 and passing
the Certificate course or equivalent
- B.A. (Hons.) in Tibetan: Passing in 10+2
- M.A. in Tibetan: passing in the graduation as Tibetan as a subject
- M.A. Buddhist and Tibetan Studies: graduation in Tibetan
- M.Phil. in Tibetan: passing in post graduation in Tibetan
- Ph.D. in Tibetan: passing in post graduation in Tibetan
Teaching, translation and customer servicing are the few of the fields that offer
opportunities in the language.
Teaching: For being instructor or teacher of the language, one need to have at least
Advanced Diploma in the language and Post Graduation is preferable. As many institutions
or organizations are offering the course, teaching the language is preferred by
many. Few online websites are also offering the language courses and recruit the
experts as instructors or content developers of the language.
Translation: This is one of the most chosen areas by the aspirants as career option.
There are several opportunities for Tibetan to English or Hindi translations and
vice-versa. Diploma or Advanced Diploma is the required qualification. Many servicing
companies recruit the language experts for translating books, magazines or newspapers.
Apart from them visa, recommendation letters, passports, medical records, financial
records, academic transcripts etc are also get translated. Several opportunities
are also found in online servicing companies. These jobs can also be chosen as part
Customer Services: Few BPO companies are offering opportunities for the language
experts. These servicing companies offer voice based or non voice based job roles
to these experts.
The pay range starts from Rs. 5000/- per month. The higher qualification, experience
and expertise bring better opportunities and higher pay.
The language offer handsome opportunities to the enthusiasts and is getting more
popular day by day.