SSC JHT 2019: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released notification for SSC JHT 2019. Online application form can be filled from August 2019. The Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) exam is a computer-based test for recruitment to the post of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak examination. Selection is on the basis of computer based test paper-1, descriptive test paper-2. Check more details on SSC JHT 2019 including notification, exam date, online form, syllabus here.
Latest: The detailed SSC JHT 2019 Notification will now release on August 20, 2019, check details.
SSC JHT 2019
The computer-based test for JHT consist of two papers, Paper-I and Paper-II. In order to be shortlisted for the post of Junior Hindi Translator, the candidates need to qualify both the papers. Check the schedule for SSC JHT Recruitment 2019 from the table below.
|SSC JHT 2019-2020||Important Dates|
|Short notification release||26 Jul 2019|
|Detailed SSC JHT 2019 notification release|
|Registration starts on|
|Last date to apply|
|Last date to pay the application fee online||to be announced|
|Last date to generate the challan for making payment||to be announced|
|Last date to pay application fee offline||to be announced|
|Issuance of SSC JHT Admit Card 2019 for Paper-I||01st week of Jan 2020|
|Paper 1 exam date||26 Nov 2019|
|Release of Answer Key||Dec 2019|
|Declaration of paper 1 result||Jan 2020|
|Issuance of SSC JHT Admit Card 2019 for Paper-II||to be announced|
|Paper 2 exam date||to be announced|
|Declaration of paper 1 result||to be announced|
SSC JHT 2019 Notification
“F. No. 3/4/2019-P&P-Il : Staff Selection Commission will hold the Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak Examination, 2019 in the Computer Based Mode for recruitment to the posts of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak in different Ministries / Departments of Government of India and their Attached and Subordinate Offices.“
“For further details about the recruitment, please refer to the detailed Notice of Examination to be uploaded on the website of the Commission (i.e. http://sse.nic.in) on 01.08.2019. Corrigendum / addendum/Notice, if any, w.rt. the aforesaid examination will be issued on the said website only.“
SSC JHT Pay Scale
The candidates who are recruited for the post of Junior Hindi Translator in various government departments shall be as follows:
|Name of the Post||Payscale|
|Junior Hindi Translator in subordinate offices who have adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/JHT||Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)|
|Junior Hindi Translator in subordinate offices who have not yet adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/JHT||Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)|
SSC JHT 2019 Vacancies
Candidates can check the tentative number of vacancies for Junior Hindi Translator Examination 2019 here. The number of vacancies are provided as obtained from various ministries and departments. Any changes in vacancies will be updated here as per notifications.
Given below are last time’s vacancies. New vacancies will be published soon.
|Name of the Organization||Name of the Post||Post code||Total number of Vacancies|
|M/o External Affairs (Central Passport Office )||Junior Hindi Translator (Subordinate Office)||D||2|
|M/o Housing and Urban Affairs||Junior Hindi Translator (Subordinate Office)||D||3|
|M/o Power||Junior Hindi Translator (Subordinate Office)||D||1|
|M/o Shipping||Junior Hindi Translator (Subordinate Office)||D||1|
SSC JHT 2019 Exam Pattern
The SSC JHT examination is conducted in the online mode, i.e. it is a computer-based test. The test is divided into two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. In the paper 1, there will be MCQ type questions, whereas, for Paper 2, there will be Descriptive type questions. The exam is of a duration of 2 hours. Candidates can check the distribution of question of Paper 1 and Paper 2 from the table below.
|Paper||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Mark|
|Paper 1||General Hind||100||100|
|Paper 2||Translation & Essay||–||200|
- For a correct answer, candidates gets 01 marks.
- There shall be a negative marking as well. For an incorrect answer, 0.25 marks shall get deducted.
SSC JHT 2019 Syllabus
To prepare for the JHT examination, it is important that a candidate must be well-familiarised with the exam pattern and syllabus. The SSC JHT syllabus consist of the important topics which a candidate should prepare for Paper 1 and paper 2. As per the information provided on the website, the syllabus for SSC JHT examination includes:
Syllabus for SSC JHT Paper-1
The questions in the Paper-I are designed to test the candidates’ understanding of the languages and literature, correct use of words, phrases, and idioms and ability to write the languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The questions in the Paper-1 will be of degree level.
Syllabus for SSC JHT Paper-2
In this part, the candidates will contain two passages for translation. One passage will be for translation from Hindi to English and one passage for translation from English to Hindi, and an Essay each in Hindi and English. This section will test the candidates’ translation skills and their ability to write as well as comprehend the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively.
Best Books for SSC JHT 2020 Preparation
The next important step for preparation of the test is to study from the relevant resources. Now, there are a lot of books which are available online for the candidates to prepare for the Junior Hindi Translator examination, however, it is important that a candidate should study from limited resources and the ones which are recommended by the experts. Here are few lists of books for SSC JHT preparation.
|Best Books for Hindi Language|
|Name of the Book||Name of the Author/ Publisher||Buy Here|
|Idioms, Phrases & Proverbs with Hindi Meanings||H S Bhatia / Ramesh Publishing House||Click here to buy|
|General Hindi and Concise Grammar – An Indispensable Guide for all Competitive Exams||Dr. Brij Kishore Prasad Singh / Unicorn Books||Click here to buy|
|Best Books for English Language|
|Competitive General English—Hindi||Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan / Kiran Prakashan||Click here to buy|
|Popular English Grammar (with Hindi Explanations)||H S Bhatia / Ramesh Publishing House||Click here to buy|
|Book for SSC JHT Preparation|
|SSC: Translator/Pradhyapak Recruitment Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide)||RPH Editorial Board||Click here to buy|
SSC JHT 2019 Exam Centers
In the SSC JHT 2019 Online Application, the aspirants need to select the test center from the drop-down menu. The list of test centers for SSC JHT 2019 exam as per last year’s information are as follows:
|SSC Region and States||Examination Centre|
|Central Region (CR) – Bihar and Uttar Pradesh||Allahabad|
|Eastern Region (ER) – Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal||Kolkata|
|Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) – Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala||Bengaluru|
|Madhya Pradesh Sub Region (MPR) – Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh||Raipur|
|North Eastern Region (NER) – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura||Guwahati (Dispur)|
|Northern Region (NR) – NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand||Delhi|
|North Western SubRegion (NWR) – Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab||Chandigarh|
|Jammu Srinagar (J&K)|
|Southern Region (SR) – Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana||Hyderabad|
|Western Region (WR) – Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra||Mumbai|
SSC JHT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants who wish to register for the post of SSC JHT, must ensure that they fulfill the age limit, educational criteria. The complete eligibility criteria for SSC JHT Recruitment is as follows:
Nationality – Aspirants should be an Indian National.
Age Limit – The age of the candidate should not exceed 30 years as on January 01, 2020.
Educational Qualification for Post Code D
- Should hold a Master’s degree from a recognized University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as medium of examination at degree level; OR
- Should possess a Master’s degree of a recognized University in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as medium of examination at degree level; OR
- Candidates who have a master’s degree of a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as medium of examination at degree level are also eligible to apply; OR
- Whereas, those candidates with a Master’s degree of a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as medium of examination at degree level can also register for JHT Recruitment, OR
- Master’s Degree of a recognized University 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
- Should have a recognized Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa or two years’ experience of translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa in Central or State Government Office, including Government of India Undertaking.
Educational Qualification for Post Code F
- Candidates should have a Master’s degree of a recognized University in Hindi or English with English or Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level. OR
- Should have a Bachelor’s degree with Hindi and English as main subjects (which includes the term compulsory and elective)
SSC JHT 2019 Application Form
The application form for SSC JHT 2019 Recruitment is released online at the official website of the Commission. No offline or printed application form is released for the candidates. To submit the SSC JHT Application Form 2019-2020, the candidates need to first register online by providing their basic information. Once the registration is done, the aspirants have to login using the details sent to them. Next, they can proceed to fill in other details like educational qualification details, personal details, contact details, etc in the SSC JHT 2020 Application Form. Then upload images and pay the requisite amount of the application fee.
Application Fee – The candidates shall have to pay the application fee the same as last year. Check the expected amount of application fee for SSC JHT 2019 from below.
|SC/ ST/ PWD||Exempted from paying the application fee|
|Women Candidates||Exempted from paying the application fee|
|All other candidates||Rs. 100/-|
Mode of Payment: The candidates need to pay the above given application fee through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card.
SSC JHT 2019 Admit Card
The Commission issues the admit card for SSC JHT 2019 exam to the registered candidates only. It is released by online mode only separately by SSC NR, NWR, CR, ER, MPR, WR, NER, SR, KKR regions. No hard copy of the SSC JHT Admit Card is sent to the candidates via post. It can be downloaded by logging in using their username and password. It consists of personal details as well as exam details like date, timings, address of the test center, etc. On the day of the test, the candidates need to carry a print out of the SSC JHT Admit Card 2020 and an ID proof.
SSC JHT 2019 Answer Key
The Commission releases the SSC JHT 2019 Answer Key online at the Candidate Login. To download the answer key, the candidates need to login by entering their user id and password. Along with the answer key, the Commission also releases the SSC JHT 2019 Question paper and response sheet. Candidates should use these to cross-check their answers and calculate their probable score. For calculating the score, the candidates need to add 01 marks and deduct 0.25 marks for a wrong answer.
The candidates are also given an opportunity to submit the objection in the answer key, if they are not satisfied with an option marked in the key. To submit an objection, a candidate shall have to pay Rs. 100/- per challenge and on the basis of the challenge submitted, the Commission then makes a necessary change in the provisional answer key and releases a final answer key.
SSC JHT 2019 Cut Off Marks
The Commission releases the qualifying marks for SSC JHT 2019-2020 exam for Paper-1 with the declaration of result. The SSC JHT 2019 Cut off is not yet released, however, candidates can check the previous year cut off marks to be declared as qualified for Paper-II from below.
Previous Year Cut Off Marks for Paper-1
SSC JHT 2019 Result
Firstly, the Commission declares the result for SSC JHT Paper-1. Candidates whose name is included in the list are then eligible to appear for SSC JHT Paper 2. The result is released in the pdf format which contain details like roll number, name, and category of the qualified candidates. Candidates who obtain marks equal to or greater than the cut off marks are declared as qualified for Paper-2. On the basis of candidate’s performance in Paper-I+Paper-II, the candidates are shortlisted for Document Verification. Lastly, final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments will be made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in Paper-I+Paper-II and the preference of Posts/ Departments exercised by them at the time of Document Verification.
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