Today, the Arabic language is the 5th most spoken language world-wide, with an estimated 425 million native and non-native speakers throughout the planet, and is among the United Nations’ (UN) sixth official languages.
But what makes the language even more important is that it is the language of the Holy Quran — the Holy Book of Islam.
So, learning Arabic language will enable you to understand truly about this Holy book and the religion and culture of Islam.
Knowing Arabic will enable you to easy learning of some other languages, such as Urdu, Persian, Turkish, and even Hebrew. Much of the vocabularies of these languages are originated to that of Arabic, because of which you will be able to quickly grasp the concepts of the other languages.
As of 2018, It is the official language in 25 Middle Eastern and African countries, such as Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Palestine and many more.
As arabic language is assuming a central position in international business, one cannot underestimate the significance and importance of Arabic in the modern world, and the scope of the Arabic language in India is growing and vast up to great extents. Now, we will explore the benefits, exposures, demands, and job opportunities after studying Arabic.
One of the reasons many Indians are learning the Arabic language is to get jobs in the Middle East or other parts of the Arab world. There are so many employment opportunities for people who know Arabic and English, in the field of IT, Aviation, Law, Education, Research, to name a few.
There are people who have business in India, and are willing to grow the reach of their business to the Arab world, are learning Arabic to gain an exposure. Hence, if you offer any product or service which has market demand in the Arab-world, you must need to learn Arabic language.
The Arabic speaking region now provides a vast export market for goods and services. The GDP of the Arabic speaking region is more than 600 billion dollars yearly.
If you are one of those who are willing to get jobs while staying in India, there are various glittering opportunities for you right here.
Presently, there is a lot of demand for Arabic language speakers. many companies in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, and other cities are on the lookout for Arabic speakers in the KPO & BPO sector. The reason is that most of these companies are involved in colossal business dealings with the Gulf region. The export and import companies are on a continuous lookout for people who can speak both English and Arabic to handle their foreign client and business engagement.
Other sectors like IT, Publishing, Aviation, Education, Finance & Banking, Travel & Tourism, business, and industries in India are hunting for people with proficiency in the Arabic language. The demand has been increasing for interpreters and translators in the Hospitality & Tourism, and in the print and visual Media. These are the new career prospects that inform people’s decisions to study the Arabic language.
Since Arabic is a widely spoken language, you can find many positions in foreign embassies in India. you can also explore possibilities as a transcriber, translator, interpreter, editor, proofreader, researcher, content writer, either as a freelance linguist or for any organization.
In India, the Arabic is one of the most sought-after languages for the defence and intelligence, the Middle East and the Gulf region are becoming a point of strategic importance for crucial countries of the world, including India. Hence, the intelligence agencies of these countries are actively looking for people who can speak Arabic fluently.Your proficiency in the Arabic language can earn you a job in the Indian secret service, immigration, or in the Foreign Service department.
You have an option of learning the Arabic language for academic career opportunities. You can attend a college or university and earn a degree in Arabic.
There are colleges and universities in India offering undergraduate, postgraduate, and Doctoral Degree Programs in the modern Arabic language and literature, like Jawahar Lal Nehru University, University of Delhi, Banaras Hindu University, Jamia Millia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University, Kolkata University, Mumbai University, Bangalore University, Osmania University, etc. the number exceeds 50 universities.
After getting a degree and good set of skills you will be eligible to become a faculty or trainer in a college, university or in a foreign language institute.
Langma School of Languages has created a training programme of Arabic Language for students of different age groups and professionals of different backgrounds. The instruction is delivered by a team of experience teachers of Langma School of Languages with added assistance from visiting lecturers and educationalists. To make the training impactful, informative, and interesting, free access to information and communication resources are made available throughout the sessions. State of the art technology, computers, LCD projectors, printers, recording facilities, and cameras are utilised bringing a new dimension to the understanding of learning. Stationary and related items are made available along with training kits, handouts and reference books from Langma School of Languages’ extensive range of resources.