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Vacancy for the post of Interpreter (Temporary)

Posted on: August 04, 2022 | Back | Print



Applications are invited from resident Indian nationals in Saudi Arabia and having valid Iqama/National ID for the post of an Interpreter (temporary) in Embassy of India, Riyadh, KSA.  The Pay Scale for the post would be SR 7200-216-10440-313-13570-407-17640. The employment will be for a period of two (02) years.

2. Eligibility criteria for the post of Interpreter (temporary):

(a) Graduation from a recognised University with Arabic as one of the subject. Certificate should be attested from i) the concerned State Government; ii) Ministry of Education, New Delhi; iii) Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi and iv) Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, New Delhi

(b) High proficiency in producing an accurate translation of English to Arabic and vice-versa

(c) Two years of minimum experience in interpretation/translation service

(d) Ability to provide accurate, high quality interpretation in real-time situations like conferences and meetings

(e) Experience in using word processing and other basic computer applications

(f) Under the upper age limit of 40 years as on 01/08/2022

3. Selection Process for Interpreter will be as follows:

(a) Short listing of applications

(b) A written test; involving objective and subjective questions

(c) Candidates who qualify written test will be called for typing test (English & Arabic) and Interview.

(d) The Interview will be conducted by the Board/Selection Committee. Candidate’s overall personality and experience in the field will be tested during the interview. 

4. Applications should be submitted online along with copies of academic certificates & mark sheets, documents showing experience/any special training course attended.

5. Important Dates: 

a) Last date for receiving applications at the Embassy 20.08.2022
b) Date of Written and Interview as applicable will be intimated later 

6. Important Note:  Applications received without the enclosures and incorrect information will be rejected.