Member since Nov '17

Working languages:
English to Urdu
Urdu to English
English to Hindi
Hindi to English
Urdu to Hindi

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April 2021

Raghib Akhtar
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Native in: Urdu (Variant: Pakistan) Native in Urdu, Hindi (Variant: Indian) Native in Hindi
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This person has translated 1,551 words for Translators without Borders
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Urdu to English
What Raghib Akhtar is working on
Aug 31, 2020 (posted via  I have just finished recording of an Urdu Audiobook for Rekhta Foundation ...more, + 7 other entries »
Total word count: 672000

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at
Services Translation, Voiceover (dubbing), Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Project management, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Media / MultimediaTourism & Travel
Transport / Transportation / ShippingTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Computers: SoftwareSafety
Medical (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals

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Words translated: 1,551

English to Urdu - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 15 - 20 USD per hour
Urdu to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 15 - 20 USD per hour
English to Hindi - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 15 - 20 USD per hour
Hindi to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 15 - 20 USD per hour
Urdu to Hindi - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 USD per word / 15 - 15 USD per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 10, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Visa, PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Geography, Mathematics, Medicine
Translation education PhD - JNU, India
Experience Years of experience: 13. Registered at Jun 2009. Became a member: Nov 2017.
Credentials English to Urdu (Jamia Millia Islamia, verified)
English to Hindi (Jamia Millia Islamia, verified)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Inpage, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
I am an experienced English-to-Urdu/Hindi translator, having provided this service to clients for the past twelve years. I am a native Urdu speaker having PhD Degree in Urdu Language & Literature. Currently I am living and working in New Delhi and have been working as a freelance translator.

I mainly translate and proofread in the language pairs from English > Urdu, Urdu>English, English>Hindi, Hindi>English. I have good years of experience in subtitling and captioning too.
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Total pts earned: 4
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Language (PRO)
Urdu to English4
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General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects7
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Voiceover (dubbing)1
Language pairs
English to Urdu5
English to Hindi1
Specialty fields
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Other fields
Keywords: Urdu, English, Hindi, Medical, HR, Human Resource, Handbooks, Manuals, Code of Conduct, Urdu Translation, Hindi Translation, Subtitling, Urdu Translation, Hindi Translator

Profile last updated
Apr 8

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