French is a very popular language that is spoken in many parts of the world other than its native France. It is popular in our country too because of the beauty in its language. The charm of the language and its popularity attracts many to take up French as part of their course of study for undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The language provides for many career opportunities in the country and in the French speaking nations of the world. It's not only listening, reading and speaking skills that students gain from this course, but also learn a lot about the history of the language, French speaking nations and come in contact with French literature, prose, poetry, drama, fiction and a lot more.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in 10+2 or an equivalent qualification in any of the streams from a recognized board. Duration of the course is 3 years.
More about the course
The undergraduate language course in French is very much suitable for those greatly interested in the language, its rich literature and looking forward to establish a career dealing with French. Other than improving your French vocabulary and speaking skills, you get to learn a lot about French grammar and literary history. The students get to study in-depth about French literature, its linguistics characteristics and its philosophies. Through this course you become aware of French classics, poetries, films, etc. Among other things, you gain skills in translating French works into English or Hindi and vice versa.
For those skilled in French language there are very good opportunities in the country and in the French speaking world. Some of the jobs in this field are for teachers, translators and interpreters. A lot many schools and colleges in the country provide for French language classes. Such schools/colleges are always on the lookout for teachers proficient in French. The job of an interpreter is also a worthwhile one, as you can be employed by the numerous French MNCs & companies in India. There are also openings in embassies, cultural centres and liaison offices for interpreters. Translators can work in publishing houses, translating books written in French and also get into translating French films, documentaries, etc. for a wider Indian audience. One can also opt for higher degree programs like M.A. and PhD in French literature. Those with proficiency in the language will find it easy to work in French speaking countries.
B.A Hons. (French) Admissions for 2020 - 2021 Academic Year
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