SSC JHT 2020 Paper-I exam dates (out), Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Result 2019 (Released)

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Jul 31, 2020

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SSC JHT 2020 Registration has been started from June 29, 2020. Last date to apply is July 25, 2020.  The exam will be conducted on November 19, 2020. SSC JHT is a national level exam conducted for the recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhayapak post in various government departments, ministries and organizations. It is conducted through two phases- Paper 1 and Paper 2. 

Latest: SSC JHT 2019 Paper-II Scorecard has been released on July 09, 2020. Check here

  • Option Form for SSC JHT 2019 candidates have been published. Click here to download the form.
  • SSC JHT 2020 paper-I exam date has been changed to November 19, 2020.
  • The SSC JHT paper 2 score card for JHT 2019-2020 has been released. Approximately 1360 candidates have been called for document verification.
  • SSC JHT Paper 1 will be held in November 2020 in online mode(tentative).
  • As per SSC JHT Exam Pattern, Paper 1 will have 200 MCQs based questions.
  • Paper 2 qualifiers will be recruited as translators and pradhyapaks in govenment undertakings.
  • SSC JHT 2020 Paper 1 Result will be declared in January 2021. Whereas, Paper 2 result will be released in March 2021.
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SSC JHT 2020 Highlights

The important points regarding SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 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 Pradhayapak
Number of Stages 2 stages: Paper 1 and Paper 2
Mode of SSC JHT Exam

Paper 1 – Computer based test

Paper 2 – Pen-Paper based test

Exam Type

Paper 1 – Objective

Paper 2 – Descriptive

SSC JHT 2020 Exam Dates   

SSC has released Junior Hindi Translator 2020 exam dates on its official website. Candidates can check complete application and exam schedule from below table: 

Events Dates 
SSC JHT 2020 Registration Began on June 29, 2020 (Available)
SSC Junior Hindi Translator Registration ends on July 25, 2020 (5:00 PM)
Release of SSC JHT Admit Card 2020 To be announced
SSC Junior Hindi Translator – Paper 1  NOvember 19, 2020 (Announced)
SSC JHT 2020 Answer Keys Released on To be announced
SSC JHT 2020 Result Paper-1 To be announced
Release of SSC JHT Paper 2 Admit Card To be announced
SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 – Paper 2 Exam Date January 31, 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2019 Paper 2 Result June 16, 2020 (Released)

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SSC JHT Eligibility 2020

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 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 2020 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 

Provided that these candidates, except Indian citizens, produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment. 

SSC JHT Age Limit

The upper age limit for SSC Junior Hindi Translator is 30 years as on January 1, 2020. However, age relaxation is given to reserved categories candidates:

Category SSC JHT Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD 10 years
 PwD + OBC 13 years
PwD + SC/ ST 15 years
Ex-servicemen 3 years
Jammu & Kashmir Migrants  5 years

SSC JHT Educational Qualifications

The academic qualification requirement for SSC Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator and Senior Hindi Translator is same while Hindi Pradhyapak education requirements are different as mentioned below: 

 SSC JHT Posts Educational Qualification 
Junior Translator in Central Secretariat Official Language Service

Master's degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination


Master's degree in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination


Master's degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of a examination


Master's degree in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination


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


Recognized Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & English to Hindi or two years' (3 years for Senior Hindi Translator) experience of translation work from Hindi to English and English to Hindi in Central or State government Office, including Government of India Undertaking.

Junior Translator in Ministry of Railways
Junior Translator in Armed Forces Headquarters 
Junior Translator (JT)/Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) in subordinate offices who have adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/ JHT
Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries/ Departments/ Offices
Hindi Pradhyapak in Central Hindi Training Institute (CHTI)

Bachelor's degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at degree level either as compulsory or optional plus Master's degree in any subject plus Bachelor of Education from a recognized university.


Bachelor's degree in any subject plus Master's degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects either as compulsory or optional plus Bachelor of Education from a recognized University.

Desired: Two years' experience of teaching Hindi at Senior Secondary level under Central or State Governments or recognized educational Institution.

SSC JHT Application Form 2020

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 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 “Junior Hindi Translator” page and the panel will open.

The panel will be divided into columns:

  • Registration / View
  • Instruction to Candidates
  • Application

Step 1: Registration

  • Candidates have to register using the registration link
  • Candidates are asked to fill details like name, date of birth and parents name
  • A username and password is generated for future usage
  • Candidates are redirected to the registration page where they should fill all details like personal information, Aadhaar card, nationality, category and contact details
  • Candidates have to upload their photograph and signature in the specified sizes

Step 2: Fill SSC JHT Application Form

  • Candidates should login in using their login credentials
  • SSC JHT Application Form is divided into different parts like personal information, Category details, Post preference, Educational Qualifications, Work Experience, Contact Details and Photo Uploading option
  • The application will auto-fill details matching with the registration form
  • Candidates can preview the applications by saving and selecting preview option
  • Once satisfied, candidates can move to the next option, which is a payment.
  • SSC has given fee exemption to SC/ST candidates, hence they can submit the application form at this stage.
  • Candidates should save a copy of the application form for future reference

Step 3: SSC JHT Application Fee Payment

SSC has determined a fee of INR 100 for candidates belonging to general/ EWS and OBC category. There is no fee for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-servicemen and Women candidates. Application fees can be paid through both online and offline mode.

  • Online: Candidates can pay through Bhim UPI, debit/ credit card and net banking
  • Offline: Candidates can download the e-challan and pay fees in cash at any branch of State Bank of India. 
Category Application Fee
 General/ EWS/ OBC INR 100
 SC / ST/ Women/ PwD/ Ex-Servicemen Nil

SSC JHT 2020 Admit Card

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

  • Candidates can download the hall ticket by logging in with their registration number and password.
  • SSC JHT 2020 Admit Card for Paper 2 will be issued on Feb 7, 2021.
  • 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 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.

Steps to Download SSC JHT Admit Card 2020

  • Visit SSC website – or regional website
  • Click on the link ”SSC JHT Admit Card” 
  • Enter Your registration number and password
  • SSC JHT Hall Ticket will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and print copies of the admit card.

SSC JHT Exam Centers 2020  

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.

The list of SSC exam center cities, regions, states and UTs and their respective official websites are given below: 

SSC JHT Exam Center Cities SSC Regions  States/ UTs Regional Official Websites
Bhagalpur, Patna, Agra, Bareilly, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Prayagraj, Varanasi Central Region (CR) Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
Kolkata, Port Blair, Gangtok, Bhubaneshwar, Ranchi Eastern Region (ER) Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal
Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthpuram Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala
Raipur, Bhopal, Gwalior Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
Guwahati (Dispur), Shillong, Agartala North Eastern Region (NER) Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.
Delhi, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar, Udaipur, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee Northern Region (NR) Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand
Chandigarh/ Mohali, Hamirpur, Jammu, Jalandhar North Western Sub-Region (NWR) Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab
Hyderabad, Chennai, Vijayawada Southern Region (SR) Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.
Panaji, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Rajkot Western Region (WR) Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra

SSC JHT Exam Pattern 2020 

SSC Junior Hindi Translator exam is conducted through two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2.

  • Paper 1 will be held on November 26, 2021(tentative) in online mode.
  • Paper 1 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 answer will cost 0.25 marks.
  • Candidates qualifying in Paper 1 will have to appear in Paper 2
  • Paper 2 is a pen paper based test having descriptive questions on Translation and Essay.
  • SSC JHT Paper 1 and Paper 2 pattern are tabulated below:
SSC JHT Papers Paper Type Sections Total Marks Time Duration
Paper 1 Objective  General English and General Hindi 200 marks 2 hours
Paper 2 Descriptive  Translation and Essay 200 marks 2 hours

Check Detailed SSC JHT Exam Pattern

SSC JHT Syllabus 2020   

SSC Junior Hindi Translator Syllabus and Exam pattern both vary for Paper 1 and Paper 2. However, in both the papers, candidates’ knowledge, competence and grasp over Hindi and English language are tested. SSC JHT Paper 1 and Paper 2 Syllabus are described below:

SSC JHT Paper 1 Syllabus

  • Paper 1 will have 100 multiple choice questions each on General English and General Hindi.
  • Paper 1 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 2 Syllabus 

Paper 2 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 

SSC JHT Books 2020

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

SSC JHT 2020 Result 

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 result will be tentatively announced on January 29, 2021. Only candidates qualifying Paper 1 will be called to appear in Paper 2 and the result of Paper 2 will be announced once the exam concludes. The result will be the available at SSC website and it will be in a pdf format. Check SSC JHT 2020 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’ role number and name will be listed
  • Results of Paper I and Paper 2 will be released separately

The score attained by a candidate will be displayed in the result page. The individual mark sheet can be downloaded for future reference. The score card will contain the following details:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Marks secured by candidates
  • Rank secured
  • Address
  • Email     

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 Cut off 

SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2020 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

Based on the last year cut off, Candidates can expect 2020 Cut Off range of SSC Junior Hindi Translator:

SSC JHT 2019 Cut Off

Category SSC JHT Paper I Cutoff SSC JHT Final Cut Off Paper ( I )+( II )
 Unreserved 117.75 273.75
 OBC 113.75 251.75
 SC 100.50 257.00
 ST 86.50 238.75
 OH 89.00 237.00
 VH 40.00 187.25

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


dev kumari
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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.