The Department of Translation, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, the first institution of its kind in India, with its peculiar background of Urdu language has started a two year Post graduate programme M.A. in Translation Studies with the financial assistance of UCG under innovative programme. The following years saw steady expansion of the Department.
The involvement of the students in education and studies of Translation field gradually found to be enhanced in addition to their practical involvement in various translation projects. The course has its profound clutch on the Urdu speaking masses and provides them enormous prospects for opting vivid career in both Govt. and private sector.
The two year Post graduate course of M.A. in Translation Studies is spread over 4 semesters. The syllabus is continuously updated in contrast with the modern needs and challenges of the Translation field. A total number of 6 faculty members’ including 01 Professor, 01 Associate Professor, and 04 Assistant Professors are sincerely engaged in completion of their academic duties and responsibilities.
The process of admission for the intake in M.A. Translation Studies is through an Entrance Test. Graduates of any Indian University / Equivalent with proficiency in Urdu are eligible to appear in the entrance test. Those who qualify the entrance test will be selected for the admission on the basis of merit.
Thrust Research Areas of the Department are: History of Translation, Theories and principles of Translation, Terminology, Machine Translation & Computer Assisted Translation, Applied linguistics, Practical Translation of various subjects. (Sciences, Social Sciences & Literature etc.)