Translation Today is a biannual refereed journal published by the National Translation Mission, Central Institute of Indian Languages. Launched in 2004, this journal is available in print and electronic formats. This journal is a member of Crossref and it included in the list of journals approved by the Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics (CARE) set up by University Grants Commission, India.

Aims and scope

Translation Today (TT) aims to contribute to
  » theoretical and applied research in Translation, Interpretation and Adaptation
  » the expansion of the field of Translation Studies, Interpreting Studies and Adaptation Studies, Comparative Literature
  » the development of technical terminologies, localization and machine-aided translation systems
  » review of the latest academic publications such as books, manuals and reports.
  » dissemination of knowledge about new developments in the field
  » understanding of role of translation in language, culture and society.

This journal publishes full-length articles, research papers, reports, academic interviews, book reviews, disciplinary dialogues and annotated bibliographies in all areas relevant to Translation, Interpretation and Adaptation. It also publishes short translations (in English) with translator’s notes/commentaries.


The journal solicits original and unpublished works focusing issues in the following and related areas: Translation, Interpretation, Adaptation, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, Interpreting Studies, Adaptation Studies, Transliteration, Transcription, Translation tools, technical terminologies, Localization, Translation memory, Translation softwares, Machine translation, Translation trainings, Translation courses, Translation tests & evaluations, Simultaneous interpretation, Sequential interpretation, Film adaptation, Literary adaptation, Cultural translation, Semiotics, and Term banks.


The access to the journal is available through online and print subscriptions. The online issues are available for direct free access while the print issues are available through subscription only. Please visit the subscription page for details.

Journal Metrics

Translation Today publishes two issues every year with ISSN 0972-8740 and e-ISSN 0972-8090. This journal is included in the UGC CARE list. Translation Today is also a member of Crossref and has the following DOI number: doi 10.46623/tt