SSC Junior Hindi Translator Syllabus and Exam Pattern


SSC Junior Hindi Translator Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Staff Selection Commission has confirmed the written examination date for SSC JHT for June 19, 2016. For all the candidates who have submitted their application forms, here is a detailed note on SSC Junior Hindi Translator Syllabus and Exam Pattern for the written examination.


SSC Junior Hindi Translator Exam Pattern

The Scheme of Written Examination consists of two papers. The first one is Objective MCQ based and other ones is Conventional Subjective Type. The candidates who are able to qualify in the written examination will be called for the interview round.

Paper-I: Objective Type

  • General Hindi : 100 marks
  • General English : 100 marks

Paper-II: Conventional Type

  • Translation and Essay: 200 Marks

Final Round

  • Interview: 100 Marks

Hence, the total marks for SSC JHT Recruitment will be out of 500, which will be distributed among Written Exams (200+200) and Interview (100). The maximum marks allotted to each paper and the number of questions are as follows.

 Part  Subject  Number of Questions  Marks
 Paper – I
(Objective Type)
 General Hindi
General English
(100 from each section)
(100 each)
 Paper – II
(Subjective Type)
 Translation & Essay  —  200

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. The following timings have been set for both SSC JHT Paper I and Paper II.

 Part Time Allotted Timings
 Paper – I
(Objective Type)
2 Hours 10:00 A.M. to
12:00 Noon
 Paper – II
(Subjective Type)
2 Hours 2:00 P.M. to
4:00 P.M.

This all the relevant information you need for SSC JHT Exam Pattern for both objective and subjective papers.


SSC Junior Hindi Translator Syllabus

As explained above, the written examination consists of an objective and subjective paper. Let us try and highlight the major topics in both exam papers.


SSC JHT Paper 1: Important Topics

There will be 200 questions in total, based on General English and General Hindi.

The questions will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of the languages and literature, correct use of words, phrases and idioms and also, ability to write the languages correctly, precisely and effectively.

The level of difficulty for the questions asked in Paper 1 will range from easy to moderate. There can be a few challenging ones, which you can skip keeping in mind the time limit.


SSC JHT Paper 2: Important Topics

Paper II will be the challenging part.

Being subjective in pattern, there will be two passages for translation, the first one for translation from Hindi to English and the second passage for translation from English to Hindi.

An essay to write in both English and Hindi will also be asked in order to test the candidates’ translation skills and their ability to write as well as comprehend the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed. To know more about SSC JHT Exam Information, click here.


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