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Updated on 09 Oct, 2020

MA in Translation Studies (MATS)

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 5 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 10,800
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


Graduate in any discipline with adequate knowledge of Hindi and English.

Note : The Programme is offered in Distance as well as Online Mode

Medium of Instruction: Hindi  

Fee Structure : Total fee is 10,800/- : First year Rs. 5,400/- (includes Rs. 100 Registration Fee) , Second Year Rs. 5,400/-


The MATS programme intends to familiarize the learners with the theory and practices of translation. It is built around the concept of integrating teaching, learning and research in the vast areas of translation practices in the contemporary time. The programme provides opportunity for translators to explore job opportunities as academics and translators by honing their translation skills. As a fundamental act of cultural and knowledge exchange, it has become a key issue for accessing and managing knowledge as its various aspects: Acquisition, Preservations, Creation, Dissemination and Application among others. It underscores the importance of Translation Training as vital for knowledge dissemination in the global world.  This programme consists of 12 courses and a major project comprising practical component. 

The programme is offered in both January and July cycle of admission from January 2015.


Programme Coordinators :

• Prof. Rajendra Prasad Pandey,School of Translation Studies & Training (SOTST), IGNOU, New Delhi – 110 068; e-mail: rajendrapandey@ignou.ac.in ; Phone:- 011-29571624,


• Prof. Jagdish Sharma, School of Translation Studies & Training (SOTST), IGNOU, New Delhi – 110 068, e-mail: jagdishsharma@ignou.ac.in; Phone:- 011-29571625.


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