Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts national level competitive exam for combined recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak. SSC JHT exam is conducted in three stages - Paper 1, Paper 2 and Document Verification (DV). On the basis of the marks secured in Paper 1, candidates will be selected for Paper 2. Candidates on the basis of their performance in Paper 1 and 2 will be called for document verification. Candidates will be offered appointment to the post of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak in ministries/departments on the basis of their performance in Paper 1 and 2 and preferences of posts/departments provided by them at the time of document verification.
Aspirants must check SSC JHT eligibility criteria before filling the online application form.
Candidate must be either from
Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 and settled permanently in India or,
Indian origin migrants who came to India to settle from United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Pakistan, East African countries of Kenya, Burma, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Sri-Lanka, Uganda, Ethiopia and Vietnam.
Candidates must not be more than 30 years of age as on January 1, 2019.
Educational Qualification for Junior Translator in various Ministries/ Departments.
Junior Translator in Railway Board/Central Secretariat Official Language Service/ Junior Hindi Translator in subordinate offices Level-6
who have adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/JHTArmed Forces Headquarters
Master’s degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English/Hindi medium and Hindi/ English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level from recognised University, or
Master’s Degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with
Hindi and English as compulsory or elective subjects or either of the two as a medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level from recognised University or,
Master’s in English with Hindi or Hindi with English or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level from recognised University, and
Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa or,
2 - year experience of translation from Hindi to English and vice versa in any PSUs orState Government Office or Central
Educational Qualification for Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Departments /Ministries/Offices
Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Departments /Ministries/Offices
Master’s degree in Hindi or English with English or Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level from recognised University
Master’s degree of a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with
Hindi/English medium and English/Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of a
examination at the degree level
Three years’ experience of translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa or Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa in State Government Office or Central or PSUs
Educational Qualification for Junior Hindi Translator/Junior Translator in subordinate offices.
Junior Translator / Junior Hindi Translator in subordinate offices who have not yet adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/JHT
Master’s degree in Hindi or English with English or Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level from recognised University or,
Bachelor’s degree with Hindi and English as main subjects (which includes the term compulsory and elective)
Educational Qualification for Hindi Pradhyapak in Central Hindi Training Institute.
Hindi Pradhyapak in Central Hindi Training Institute
Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Hindi with English as one of the subject at degree level either as compulsory or optional from a recognized University or Institute plus from recognised University, or,
Bachelor’s degree or Masters's Degree in any subject from a recognized University as one of the subjects at degree level either as compulsory or optional
Candidates with two years experience of teaching Hindi at Senior Secondary level under Central or State Governments or recognized educational Institution will be given preferences.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The application form of SSC JHT was available online on the official website. SSC JHT application form could be filled in two parts – part 1 and part 2. Candidates had to furnish details of any photo identity proof like Aadhar card, Voter Card, PAN, School/College ID, Driving License, Employer ID, Passport, or left thumb impression. Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC had to pay Rs. 100 as the application fee.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH and females were exempted from fee payment. In order to pay the application, candidates could choose any mode of payment either online or offline through SBI Challan and net banking/credit/debit.
SSC JHT Registration – Part 1
In part 1 of registration, new users had to register to generate one- time registration ID and password to fill SSC JHT application form whereas the existing users could login with the registration ID and password generated earlier. To proceed further, candidates had to fill basic details like name, gender, nationality, date of birth etc. Upload scanned photograph, signature and click on ‘submit’ button. The details about the registration and password were sent to the candidate's email ID provided by him/her while filling the application form.
SSC JHT Registration – Part 2
To log in to part 2 of SSC JHT application form, candidates had to enter their registration ID and password. Candidates had to select the exam centres, choose the mode of payment, pay the requisite fee and submit the application fee. Candidates also had to take the printout of the application for future references.
SSC JHT Correction Window
Candidates cannot edit the details after the final submission of SSC JHT application form. The editing of details could only be done before submitting the application form. So, candidates had to cross verify details entered at the time of part 1 of registration and make changes if required.
Candidates appearing for SSC JHT must know the syllabus before starting their preparation.
As per syllabus candidates must start making notes and collect the study materials.
Candidates must make a proper timetable and prepare accordingly.
They must also take some breaks while studying.
Solve the previous years’ question paper to know the exam pattern, types of questions asked etc.
The exam pattern of SSC JHT has been prescribed by SSC. The written exam of SSC JHT comprises two papers – Objective and Conventional type. The objective type questions was conducted in computer-based mode while conventional type paper 2 will be descriptive in nature. Part 1 objective type paper comprises two subjects – General Hindi and General English. Conventional type paper comprises questions related to translation and essay. There will be a scheme of negative marking for objective type where 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Exam Pattern of SSC JHT - Paper 1
The questions asked in paper of SSC JHT will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of and literature, phrases and idioms, languages correct use of words, and ability to write the languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The questions will be asked at the graduation level.
Mode of exam
Number of questions
Part 1 - Objective
Computer Based Mode
The question paper of Part 2 will have two passages for translation-one passage for translation from Hindi to English and one for translation from English to Hindi, and an Essay each in Hindi and English, to test the candidates’ translation skills and their ability to write in both the languages.
Structure of SSC JHT Paper 2
Part 2 - Conventional
SSC JHT admit card of Paper 1 was issued to those candidates who had successfully filled the application form. The admit card was available online on the regional websites of SSC. Candidates had to download the admit card by entering their roll number or registration number. Candidates must carry at least one photo-identity proof along with admit card on the day of examination like Aadhaar card, voter’s ID card, driving license, or ID cards issued by Government or other offices. It is mandatory for the candidates to bring 3 colour photograph for affixing the admit card in the presence of invigilator.
Documents to carry along with Admit card
3 colour passport size photographs
Any one photo identity proof like Aadhar card, driving license, voter ID card or any other ID card issued by the Government.
Details printed on the SSC JHT admit card
Name of the candidate
Address of examination centre
Scanned colour photograph and signature of the candidate
SSC JHT admit card for Paper 2 will be only issued to the candidates who have qualified the Paper 1 exam. Candidates can download their admit card of SSC JHT from the regional website of SSC. The admit card can be downloaded by entering registration ID and password. Candidates must carry any photo–identity proof and 3 photographs along with the admit card on the day of examination.
SSC JHT result for paper 1 has been released in the form of pdf. The result pdf of SSC JHT contains the roll number, name and category of all the qualifying candidates. Marks obtained by candidates in Paper 1 is normalized to announce the result as the exam was conducted in multiple sessions. Candidates have to obtain score equal or above the cutoff to be eligible to appear for Paper 2.
The result of SSC JHT Paper 2 will be released for the candidates who qualify the cutoff released by the commission. SSC JHT result of Paper 2 will be available in pdf form along with the name and roll number of qualified candidates. Candidates can check their result by downloading the pdf available on the official website.
The cutoff of SSC JHT Paper 1 is fixed by the Commission. Candidates have to score above to the cutoff marks to be eligible to appear for next round of selection process. SSC JHT cutoff for SSC JHT is released separately for Paper 1, 2 and final. Candidates qualifying the cutoff are eligible to appear for Paper 2. SSC JHT cut off is released category-wise.
The cutoff of Paper 2 will be fixed by the commission. Candidates selected on the basis of cutoff released by SSC will have to appear for document verification. SSC JHT final cutoff will be based on the marks obtained by last selected candidates. The candidates who appear for the document verification will be only considered for the final selection. SSC will release the cutoff category-wise and post-wise where candidates can check their marks obtained in Paper 1, 2 and last selected candidates.
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