Why to learn Japanese?
Bilingual person with some technical knowledge opens international market, which is one of the reasons to learn a Japanese language. The Japan has the second largest economy in the world. Around 130 million people speaks Japanese language. It not only provides you opportunities in your academics but also lead you to the international understanding. It also broadens your perspective with new thinking skills and strategies.
There is a say, "To have another language is to possess a second soul". Japanese is a gateway to other Asian languages & cultures. The Japanese language learners have immense job opportunities in India as well as Japan.
Japanese Language Competence Levels (Source: https://www.jlpt.jp/e/about/levelsummary.html)
|N1||The ability to understand Japanese used in a variety of circumstances.
|N2||The ability to understand Japanese used in everyday situations, and in a variety of circumstances to a certain degree.
|N3||The ability to understand Japanese used in everyday situations to a certain degree.
|N4||The ability to understand basic Japanese.
|N5||The ability to understand some basic Japanese.
Knowing Japanese brings business opportunities.
1. In Information technology (IT department)
Shigeki Maeda, executive vice-president of Japan external trade organization (JETRO) said that there is an immediate demand of IT professionals and Japan is looking up to India to fulfill this requirement with its highly skilled engineers.
So, the shortfall of IT engineers can be filled by Indians. The preference criteria increases when you learn a second language that will boost your academics pace.
Japanese Technology Giants
|Fujitsu||NTT Data Corporation|
2. In field of automobile industry
This line of field is the economic core of the industrial sector. Automotive mechanics and engineers are high in demand. Honda, Nissan, Toyota, and Isuzu are Japanese automotive manufacturers that might sound rather familiar to you. Due to lack of workers these Japanese automotive companies are demanding skilled mechanics and engineers.
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's Basic Survey on Wage Structure, typically, an automotive mechanic that works in Japan earns an annual salary of approximately 4.2 million yen (approx. 28 lacs INR).
These names must be familiar to most of us and with the thrust being put on electric vehicles the opportunities are immense.
3. In pharmaceutical industry
According to figures from the country's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW). The country Japan ranks among top ten pharma companies.
Japan has a long history of being driven by innovation and strong work ethics.
|Astellas Pharma Inc||Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd|
|Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd||Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corp|
5. As a translator and an interpreter