About the Journal

The Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies (PJLTS) is a biannual blind peer-reviewed publication of the University of Gujrat, Pakistan. PJLTS is also included in the University Grants Commission’s List of approved journals in India with other reputed national and international journals in the field of Translation Studies. The prime objective of this journal is to provide the research scholars with an independent and trans-disciplinary forum for discourse on issues in Translation, Linguistics, and related disciplines. It deals with the rising questions in Theoretical and Applied Translation. The trans-disciplinary nature of Translation Studies encourages researchers from fields like Art and History of Translation and its applications in various fields of knowledge and human endeavor, Linguistics, Language Learning, Comparative Literature, Literary History, and Theory, Computational Linguistics, Machine Translation, Localization, Arts, Humanities and Social Science. We welcome research articles, empirical reports, reviews from the authors interested in any of these areas.

Current Issue

Vol. 10 No. 2 (2022): Pakistan Journal of Languages and Translation Studies
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About Publishers' Mission Statement

The mission of CeLTS is to develop a systematic approach to studying the tradition of translation that is informed by the theoretical principles to uncover problems and difficulties of translation and inter-human communication. It intends to equip the scholars with the skills to carry out practical translations as an activity as well as a process.

Introduction

The University of Gujrat has the honor of being the first University in Pakistan to have established a dedicated Centre for Translation Studies. It was established in February 2012. The Centre for Languages and Translation Studies(CeLTS) is committed to promoting intercultural and cross-ethnic understanding among the diverse communities and societies in Pakistan. The prime objective of the Centre is to promote intercultural dialogue among people at the domestic and global levels through translation. CeLTS, in this regard, offer a platform to bring the nations closer and develop intercultural understanding. It was conceived to cater to the linguistic needs of Pakistani society. It also focuses on the enrichment of national culture through the transmission of knowledge from foreign to the national languages of Pakistan. It offers MPhil and BS Programs in Applied Translation Studies. It also offers Certificates and Diplomas in various national and international languages. The degree programs provide the translation scholars with an intellectual and philosophical perspective on the activity of Translation and enhance their practical skills in the field. The Centre publishes a multilingual magazine and a research journal recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

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