SSC JHT 2021: Application, Eligibility, Admit card, Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Result

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Apr 13, 2021

SSC JHT is a national level exam conducted for the recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak post in various government departments, ministries, and organizations. The exam is held by the Staff Selection Commission. It is conducted through two phases- Paper I and Paper II. The Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC JHT recruitment 2021 very soon. The selection process of SSC JHT 2021 exam will be completed in two stages namely Paper I (computer-based) and Paper II (Descriptive). The SSC JHT Paper II 2020 exam will commence on 14 February 2021.

  • As per SSC JHT Exam Pattern, Paper I will have 200 MCQs based questions.
  • Paper II qualifiers will be recruited as translators and pradhyapaks in government undertakings.

Latest Updates:

  • February 2, 2021: SSC JHT paper-II admit card released. Read more
  • 25 January, 2021: The SSC has released the SSC JHT final answer key 2021.

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JHT Highlights

SSC JHT 2021 Highlights

The important points regarding SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 exam are highlighted below:

SSC JHT Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
SSC JHT Official Website
Exam Level National
Posts Offered Junior Hindi Translator, Senior Translator, Junior Translator, Hindi Pradhyapak
Number of Stages 2 stages: Paper I and Paper II
Mode of SSC JHT Exam Paper I – Computer based test
Paper II – Pen-Paper based test
Exam Type Paper I – Objective
Paper II – Descriptive
JHT Dates

SSC JHT 2021 Exam Dates

The SSC JHT Paper II 2020 exam will be held on 14 February 2021. On the other hand, the SSC JHT Notification 2021 is not yet out. Nonetheless, based on the past trends, the tentative dates of SSC JHT exam 2021 has been provided in the following table:

Exam Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of official notification June 2021
Online registration will commence from June 2021
Cut-off date for submission of application form June 2021
Release of admit card July 2021
Date of exam August 2021
Declaration of result September 2021
SSC JHT 2021 Paper-II exam date November 2021
Announcement of Paper-II result December 2021
Declaration of result December 2021
JHT Eligibility

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SSC JHT Eligibility 2021

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 Eligibility Criteria varies for each post in terms of nationality, age limit and educational qualification. Candidates must make sure that they satisfy the eligibility before applying for the exam:

SSC JHT Nationality

Candidates belonging to the following nationalities are eligible to apply for SSC JHT 2021 Exam:

  • A Citizen of India or
  • A Subject of Nepal or
  • A Subject of Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • A Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

SSC JHT Age Limit

  • The candidates should not be more than 30 years as on 1 August 2021.
  • As per the Government’s rule, the reserved category candidates are eligible for age relaxation.
  • Date of birth is mentioned in the 10th Certificate, and will be considered for age count.

SSC JHT Educational Qualifications

  • Aspirants must have a Bachelor's Degree from the recognized University / Institution.
  • Master Degree English /Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level and relevant degree from the recognized University/Institution.

To know more about SSC JHT 2021 Eligibility criteria, click here.

JHT Applications

SSC JHT Application Form 2021

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 Application Form can be filled in online mode only. Candidates applying for the first time should register at the commission’s website. Candidates should apply through the website and select the ‘Apply Now’ option from the top menu bar. Click on the “Junior Hindi Translator” page and the panel will open.

The panel will be divided into columns:

  • Registration / View
  • Instruction to Candidates
  • Application

To know more about the SSC JHT Application Form, click here.

Admit Card

JHT Admit Card

SSC JHT 2021 Admit Card

SSC Junior Hindi Translator Admit Cards are available on the official regional websites of the Staff Selection Commission.

  • Candidates can download the hall ticket by logging in with their registration number and password.
  • Candidates are required to carry their admit card along with an original photo ID proof to the exam center.
  • The admit card will specify important details like the candidate’s name, registration number, roll number, photo, signature, name of the post, allotted exam date, time, and venue.
  • Candidates should verify the details and contact the commission, in case of any discrepancy.
JHT Exam Centres

SSC JHT Exam Centers 2021

SSC Junior Hindi Translator exam will be conducted in 46 cities across India.

  • Candidates will have to indicate 3 exam centers in order of their preference in the application form.
  • SSC will try to allot the preferred exam center, however, it reserves the right to cancel or add or allocate any center to the candidates.
  • The address of the allotted exam center will be specified in the admit card.
  • No request to change the exam center will be entertained by SSC.
JHT Exam Pattern

SSC JHT Exam Pattern 2021

SSC Junior Hindi Translator exam is conducted through two papers – Paper I and Paper II.

  • Paper I will be held on November 26, 2021(tentative) in online mode.
  • Paper I is an objective type test having 200 multiple choice questions on General English and General Hindi
  • Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark and incorrect answers will cost 0.25 marks.
  • Candidates qualifying in Paper I will have to appear in Paper II
  • Paper II is a pen paper based test having descriptive questions on Translation and Essay.

SSC JHT Paper I and Paper II pattern are tabulated below:

Papers Paper Type Sections Total Marks Time Duration
Paper I Objective General English and General Hindi 200 marks 2 hours
Paper II Descriptive Translation and Essay 200 marks 2 hours

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JHT Syllabus

SSC JHT Syllabus 2021

SSC Junior Hindi Translator Syllabus and Exam pattern both vary for Paper I and Paper II. However, in both the papers, candidates’ knowledge, competence and grasp over Hindi and English language are tested. SSC JHT Paper I and Paper II Syllabus are described below:

SSC JHT Paper I Syllabus

  • Paper I will have 100 multiple choice questions each on General English and General Hindi.
  • Paper I will test candidates’ understanding of the Hindi and English language and their literature, correct use of words, phrases and idioms.
  • The questions will be of degree level.

SSC JHT Paper II Syllabus

Paper II will test candidates’ translation skills and their ability to write as well as comprehend the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The paper will have 4 descriptive questions:

  • Hindi to English translation,
  • English to Hindi translation’
  • English essay writing and
  • Hindi essay writing
JHT Books

SSC JHT Books 2021

Candidates can refer the following books for SSC JHT preparation:

Name of the Book Publisher
Hindi to English translator book – step by step guidance SC Gupta
SSC Junior/Senior Hindi translator exam guide by RPH editorial board 2019 SC Gupta
SSC Junior/Senior Hindi translator practice book Arihant Experts
SSC Senior/Junior Hindi translator exam guide & practice book Lal Jain
JHT Result

SSC JHT 2021 Result

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 result will be tentatively announced on January 29, 2021. Only candidates qualifying Paper I will be called to appear in Paper II and the result of Paper II will be announced once the exam concludes. The result will be available at SSC website and it will be in a pdf format. Go through the following steps to check the SSC JHT 2021 Result:

  • Candidates can visit SSC website after notification of the exam result
  • Candidates can click the Result link in the homepage
  • The list of exams conducted by SSC will appear
  • A pdf file with the results will load
  • The file will contain the list of qualified students
  • Candidates’ roll number and name will be listed
  • Results of Paper I and Paper II will be released separately

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 Cut off

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 cut off will be determined by the commission after the announcement of the exam results. The cut off is determined by the following factors:

  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Marks secured by candidates in the exam
  • Cut off of the previous year
  • Vacancies for the year

The minimum qualifying scores in SSC JHT Exam 2021 for both the paper I and 2 are highlighted in the following table:

Unreserved Category 30%
Others 20%

SSC JHT Vacancies

SSC JHT vacancies had been announced along with the notification. The staff selection commission released 283 vacancies. The number of vacancies for the 2020-21 session has been decreased, while the number of vacancies was 325 for the last year. Through the SSC JHT 2021 recruitment process, a total of 275 vacancies will be filled for the post of Junior Translator and 8 vacancies will be filled for Senior Hindi Translator posts.



Ques. When was the SSC JHT 2020 Paper I announced?

Ans. The SSC JHT Paper I result of 2020 was announced on 19 January 2021. The result has been available in PDF format.

Ques. What is the mode of conducting the exam?

Ans. The SSC JHT exam is conducted both in the online and offline mode. The objective paper will be conducted online, while the descriptive paper will be held in offline mode.

Ques. How many papers are there in the SSC JHT exam?

Ans. The SSC JHT exam consists of two papers such as paper I and paper II. Paper I is objective type and paper II is descriptive type.

Ques. What is the examination fee?

Ans. The SSC JHT examination fee is Rs. 100, while the SC/Women/ST/ESM candidates are exempted to the fee payment process.

3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


What is the mode of the exam?
kavita rani

Hi Neha. The exam is conducted in taken in both, online and offline mode. The objective type paper is conducted online while the descriptive paper is held offline.

kashish tomar
Is the exam conducted every year?
kavita rani

Hi Kashish. Yes, the exam is taken each year based on the number of vacancies reported by the concerned departments.

sandesh kumar
When is SSC JHT 2021 Paper held?
kavita rani

Hi Sandesh. SSC JHT exam is scheduled to be conducted in August 2021. Candidates who have qualified the Paper-I will appear for the Paper-II exam. Announcement of Paper-II result is expected to eb made on December 2021

dev kumari
Server problem k karaan Mera form submit nhi ho paya h....last step bacha tha sirf ....koi solution hai kya eska?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Dev, if the pending step is to pay the application fee, then, it can be paid till Sep 28, 2019 till 5:00 pm. Thus, you can still try by signing in using your registration ID and password.