Sign Language

A Sign Language interpreter is a person who interprets spoken language into signs to help people who are hearing impaired or Speech impaired or both. They help people with these disabilities to communicate, which can either be one on one or in a group setting. Modern technologies are also in use to provide interpretation from a remote location. 

Career Options

  • - - Professional sign language instructor - Teacher in Public and private schools - Language interpreter in big companies

Educational Qualifications

  • It is mandatory to have completed 10+ 2 with 60% marks. A graduate in any field is preferred. Students already having knowledge of sign language will get preference. One should have completed 18 years as on the date of application.

Personal Skills

  • - Instructional and communication skills - Patience - Ability to use computer-based training software - Database user interface and query software - Device drivers or system software - Voice recognition software

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.A. B.Ed. (Visual Impairment) - B.Ed.Special Education (Visual Impairment) - Bachelor in Mobility Science - D.Ed.Special Education (Visual Impairment) - D.Ed.Special Education (Deafblind) - Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education (Visual Impairment) - Diploma for Information Assistive Technologies for Instructors of the Deaf-blind and Deaf with Low Vision (On Pilot Basis) - Diploma in Computer Education (Visual Impairment) - Diploma in Computer Education (Visual Impairment) - Diploma in Indian Sign Language Interpreting

Top Colleges

  • Equal Opportunity Cell Address: Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007 Phone: 011 - 27662602 Website:

Working Conditions

Working environments of interpreters and translators varies everywhere. Interpreters get an opportunity to work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, courtrooms, and conference centers. They are required to travel to the site-whether it is in a neighboring town or on the other side of the world-where their services are needed.

Top Companies

  • EKansh Trust Address: Ground floor, Parmar Classic, Behind Parmar Dawakhana & Railway Reservation Office, Laal Deool (Synagogue) street, Camp, Pune 411001  Phone: 9503715015 Website:

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