SSC JHT 2022: Exam Date, Apply Online, Paper 1, 2 Notification PDF

SSC JHT 2022: Exam Date, Apply Online, Paper 1, 2 Notification PDF

ByAshwini Shivhare  |  Updated on: Jul 23, 2022
SSC JHT 2022 Official Notification has been released. Get the direct link to the notification and learn about the syllabus, exam dates, selection process and more.
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The Staff Selection Commission released the official notification for the SSC JHT 2022 exam on its website on 20th July 2022. Candidates must note that they can participate in the online registration process beginning from 20th July 2022 and submit their application latest by 4th August 2022 before 11 PM. The SSC JHT is a prestigious annual exam taken by lakhs of candidates every year. Thus, we have created this page to help you with any queries that you may have about the exam and the recruitment process for SSC JHT 2022.

SSC JHT 2022

As mentioned above, the official notification for the SSC JHT Exam has been released by the Staff Selection Commission and candidates are invited to apply for the exam through the online registration process that is active on the official website. For those who wish to begin their career in the government sector, this is an excellent opportunity that they must make the most of. Read further to know all you need to know about the exam and reach out in the comments if you have doubts that we can help you with.

SSC JHT 2022 Latest Updates

If you are not aware of the technicalities of the SSC JHT Exam, fret not! We are here to help you with any information that you may require in order to take this exam and pass with flying colours. Therefore, we have listed all the key details about the SSC JHT 2022 exam in a tabulated format below.

Events

Dates

Window for submission of online applications

20 July to 4 August 2022

Last date for receipt of online applications

4 August 2022 (2300 hours)

Last date to generate offline Challan

4 August 2022 (2300 hours)


Last date to make online payment of fee


5 August 2022 (2300 hours)


Last date to pay through Challan 


5 August 2022


Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’and online payment of Correction Charges.


6 August 2022 (2300 hours)


Date of Computer-Based Examination (CBT)


October 2022

What is SSC JHT?

SSC JHT full form stands for Junior Hindi Translator or Junior Translator which is a highly popular position under the Indian government. The Staff Selection Commission organises this national-level competitive exam for the recruitment of aspirants to the positions of Junior Translators or Junior Hindi Translators for different ministries and departments under the Government of India.

These positions come under the Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted positions. The SSC JHT exam is conducted annually and consists of two different phases. Check out this page to learn more about the exam and how to crack it.

SSC JHT 2022 Notification

The wait is over for the candidates who wish to apply for the Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted positions of Junior Hindi Translator and Senior Hindi Translator. SSC has finally released the official SSC JHT notification 2022 which marks the beginning of the recruitment process for these positions. The notification carries all the critical information that you require to become a part of this recruitment drive and apply for the positions. Candidates can simply download the official notification by clicking the link provided below:

☛ SSC Junior Translator Notification 2022 PDF Download Link

SSC JHT 2022 Exam Date

According to the official SSC JHT notification 2022, the government exam will take place in the month of October. However, the Commission is yet to reveal the exact exam date. Also, candidates will be able to download their SSC JHT admit cards in the month of October probably 7-10 days before the exam. To find out the other important dates related to the SSC JHT Exam, you can check out the table above.

SSC JHT Eligibility 2022

Perhaps the most crucial piece of information for any aspirant is the eligibility criteria. The SSC JHT eligibility criteria include multiple parameters that determine whether a candidate is eligible for the position. We have mentioned these eligibility conditions in detail for your reference.

SSC JHT Age Limit

According to the SSC JHT Eligibility criteria, the candidate must be between 18 to 30 years of age as on 1st January 2022. Hence, candidates born not before 2 January 1992 and not later than 1 January 2004 are not eligible to apply. However, there are certain age relaxations that apply to this rule that we have listed in a tabulated manner below.

Code No.

Categories applicable for Age Relaxation

Age Relaxation beyond the Upper age limit (Years)

1.

SC/ ST

5 years

2.

OBC

3 years

3.

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

4.

PwD (OBC)

13 years

5.

PwD (SC/ST)

15 years

6.

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

3 years after reducing the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for application receipt.

08.

Defence Personnel disabled in the middle of an operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence of it.

3 years

09

Defence Personnel disabled in the middle of an operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence (SC/ ST).

8 years

SSC JHT Educational Qualifications 

Now, let’s go through the educational qualifications required for candidates to be eligible for SSC JHT post. 

For post codes A to D (Junior Translator or Junior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries or Departments or Offices):

  1. Candidates must satisfy any one of the following conditions:
  • Master’s degree from a recognized University in English with Hindi as an elective or as a compulsory subject or even as the medium of examination at the degree level.
  • Master’s degree from any recognized University in Hindi with English as a compulsory subject or an elective subject or even as the medium of the exam at the degree level.
  • Master’s degree from a recognized University in any subject other than English or Hindi, with English medium and Hindi as an elective or compulsory subject or as the medium of the exam at the degree level.
  • Master’s degree from a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of an exam at the degree level.
  • Master’s Degree from 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 the degree level
  1. Recognized Diploma or a Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa or two years of experience in translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa in State or Central Government Office, including the Indian Government Undertaking.

For postcodes E (Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries/Departments/Offices)

  1. Candidates must satisfy at least one of the following conditions:
  • Master’s Degree from a known University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi and English as compulsory or elective subjects or either as a medium of exam and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at the degree level
  • Master’s degree from a known University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level.
  • Master’s degree from a known University 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 at the degree level.
  • Master’s degree from a known University in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level.
  • Master’s degree from a known University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of an examination at the degree level.

2. Recognized Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa or three years of experience of translation work from Hindi to English and vice versa in Central or State Government Office, including the Indian Government Undertaking.

Lastly, the candidate must satisfy or possess these qualifications on or before the closing window for receipt of online applications which is 4 August 2022.

SSC JHT 2022 Apply Online

If you are an aspirant who plans on taking the SSC JHT 2022 exam, you must have been waiting eagerly for the application process to begin. Good News! Your wait is finally over as SSC started the online application process on 20 July 2022. Candidates must note that the window to apply online and pay the application fee will be open from 20 July 2022 to 4 August 2022.

☛ SSC JHT Apply Online Link 2022 (Direct Link)

Steps for SSC JHT 2022 Apply Online

Here’s how you can apply for the SSC JHT 2022 exam through the online format from the comfort of your home:

Step 1: Visit SSC's official website or click on the direct Apply Online Link mentioned in the section above.

Step 2: Log in to your SSC account using your registration number and valid password.

Step 3: Click on the link that says ‘Apply for SSC JHT Notification 2022’.

Step 4: Fill in all the required information including personal and educational details.

Step 5: Upload your Photograph and Signature in the correct format.

Step 6: Make sure to go through and cross-check all the details including your mobile number and email ID before you submit the form. 

Step 7: Click on the "Submit" button.

Step 8: Pay the Application Fees and your registration is complete.

Step 9: You can take a screenshot or PDF of the application form for future reference.

SSC JHT 2022 Application Fee

In order to apply for the SSC JHT 2022 exam, candidates must fill out an online or offline application along with an application fee. Only after paying the set application fee, you will be able to sit in the exam. However, the application fee can differ for different candidates depending on which category they fall under as the Commission provides some category-wise exemptions which you can check in the below table.

Category

Fees

Male (General or OBC)

Rs. 100

Female (All Categories)

No Fee

SC/ST/ Ex-Servicemen/ (PwD)

No Fee

SSC JHT Syllabus

The SSC JHT Exam takes place in 2 phases that are called Paper 1 and Paper 2. The first phase or Paper 1 consists of multiple choice questions (MCQs) that are divided into 2 sections. On the contrary, the second phase or Paper 2 carries descriptive questions and is conducted through the pen and paper mode. Candidates must prepare well for both papers and go through the detailed SSC JHT 2022 Syllabus carefully to attain a high score. So, let’s take a look at it.

SSC JHT Paper 1 Syllabus

General Hindi: Phrases and Idioms, Antonyms, Synonyms, Comprehension passages and Knowledge of Hindi language.

General English: Grammar, Comprehension, Sentence Completion and Structure, Unseen Passages, Vocabulary, Articles, Spelling Test, Tenses, Synonyms.

SSC JHT Paper 2 Syllabus

The second phase will include 4 descriptive questions with two of them asking the candidates to translate a passage from Hindi to English and vice versa. The remaining two questions will test the writing ability of the candidates and will ask them to write an essay in Hindi and another in English.

Translations

Translation from Hindi to English

Translation from English to Hindi.

Essay Writing

Hindi essay writing question

English essay writing question

SSC JHT 2022 Exam Pattern

As mentioned in the previous section, the SSC JHT Syllabus includes two papers that test the candidate’s language, translation and writing skills. But what is the exact pattern of these exams and the number of questions? Let’s find out.

Paper

Mode of Exam

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Paper- I (Objective Type)

Computer Based Test

i) General Hindi

ii) General English

100

100

200

2 Hours

(2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for use of scribe as per Para 8 above)

Paper- II

Descriptive (Pen and Paper mode)

Translation and Essay

200 

200

2 Hours

(2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for use of scribe as per Para 8 above)

Both SSC JHT Paper 1 and 2 carry 200 marks each and have a duration of 2 hours. Only the candidates who clear the first phase (CBT) will be allowed to sit in the phase 2 which is the subjective-type or descriptive exam which will be taken through pen and paper mode. Moreover, Paper 1 will include negative marking where 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. However, there is no negative marking in Paper 2.

SSC JHT 2022 Result

The Staff Selection Commission posts the SSC JHT Result on its official website every year. Since the first phase of the exam (Computer-Based Test) will be conducted in the month of October this year, we can expect that the result will come out sometime in November or December. The result for the CBT will be announced before Paper 2 is conducted and only the candidates who clear the former will be able to sit for Paper 2.

Furthermore, we will update the Result in a PDF format on this page when it is released by SSC. Thus, you can visit the page again to directly access the result here.

SSC JHT 2022 Cut-Off

Candidates must have an idea of the previous year's cut-off for the SSC Junior Hindi Translator exam to prepare the best study plan or strategy for the SSC JHT 2022 exam. The official cut-off for the exam is released by the Commission after the result is declared. The authorities analyse the overall result of that particular year to determine the cut-off marks. The SSC JHT Cut-Off 2022 will be declared after the results are out and we will update the list on this page.

However, you can check out the cut-off marks for the year 2018-2019 here:

SSC JHT, SHT & Hindi Pradhyapak Cut-Off Marks (2018-19): Paper 1

Category

Cut-Off Marks (Out of 200)

UR

117.75

OBC

113.75

SC

100.50

ST

86.50

OH

89.00

HH

66.00

VH

93.25

Others

40.00

 

SSC JHT, SHT & Hindi Pradhyapak Cut-Off Marks 2018-19: Paper 1+ Paper 2

Category

Cut-Off Marks (Out of 400)

UR

273.75

ST

238.75

OBC

251.75

SC

257.00

OH

237.00

VH

187.25

SSC JHT Salary 2022

Another critical aspect that candidates must enquire before applying for the SSC JHT exam is the salary and job profile. We have provided the salary for the position of Junior Hindi Translator and Senior Hindi Translator in various departments as per the 7th Pay Commission in the table below.

Name of the Post

Pay scale

Junior Translator in Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ)

Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)

Junior Translator in M/o Railways (Railway Board)

Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)

Junior Translator in Central Secretariat Official Language Service (CSOLS)

Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)

Junior Translator (JT)/ Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) in subordinate offices who have adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/JHT

Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)

Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries/Departments/Offices

Level-7 (Rs.44900- 142400)

SSC JHT In-Hand Salary and Allowances

Candidates must note that the minimum in-hand salary or the monthly take-home salary of an SSC Junior Hindi Translator according to the 7th Pay Commission is Rs. 35,400. However, this is not all. As a government employee, an SSC JHT is also eligible to receive various government allowances and benefits apart from the in-hand salary. These allowances and perks include the following:

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Children Education Allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Provident Fund and Insurance
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)

SSC JHT 2022 Selection Process

The recruitment process for the post of SSC Junior Hindi Translator consists of four stages. Candidates must get through each stage to qualify for the next one. The four stages include the following:

Stage 1: Computer Based Examination (Paper 1)

Candidates must take the CBT or paper 1 which is meant to test their language proficiency in Hindi and English. The test will be conducted through the online mode and will consist of objective-type questions or MCQs.

Stage 2: Descriptive Exam (Paper 2)

The second stage is the descriptive exam or Paper 2 which is meant to test the translation skills of the candidates. Unlike Paper 1, this exam will be conducted through the pen and paper mode and will have subjective-type questions for 200 marks.

Stage 3: Document Verification

After clearing the first and second phases, the candidates will have to get their documents verified by the authorities. This step is equally important and for the students who come under the special categories that are given reservations, this step is critical. They must submit their category certificates during this step or their claim for SC, ST, OBC, PwD and other reservations will not be considered by the authorities.

Stage 4: Medical Examination

Last but not least, candidates must go through a medical examination proving they are fit for the role and don’t have any existing medical conditions. The medical tests will be done according to the guidelines set by the Commission and as per the medical standards required for the recruitment of SSC JHT post.

SSC JHT Total Vacancy 2022

Before appearing for any government exams, one common query that most candidates have is about the number of vacancies in that post. SSC will release the SSC JHT vacancy data in due course of time. The updated vacancy data will be uploaded on the official SSC website under the tentative vacancy section. Meanwhile, candidates can go through the SSC JHT vacancy data for the year 2020 below.

SSC JHT Vacancy 2020

Post

Vacancy

Junior Hindi Translator/ Junior Translator

275

Senior Hindi Translator

8

Total

283

SSC JHT 2022 FAQs

  • SSC JHT stands for the position of Junior Hindi Translator under the Staff Selection Commission. The SSC JHT is a government exam conducted for the recruitment of positions like Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator as well as Senior Hindi Translator.

  • Since the Staff Selection Commission has published the official notification for SSC JHT 2022, you can visit their website or simply click the link provided below to directly access the notification PDF.

    ☛ SSC Junior Translator Notification 2022 PDF Download Link

  • The SSC JHT 2022 consists of 2 papers that include a Computer-based test and a subjective-type test. Candidates must qualify in the first paper to be able to sit for paper 2. After clearing both papers, you will move on to the next stages in the recruitment process including document verification and medical examination.

  • The full form of SSC JHT is Staff Selection Commission Junior Hindi Translator. It is a competitive exam held for the recruitment of Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts. Thousands of aspirants take the exam every year to be a part of the recruitment drive organised by the Indian government.

  • Yes, the SSC JHT 2022 exam consists of a computer-based test which is the first phase of the recruitment process. The exam is designed to test your language skills in Hindi and English and will consist of multiple-choice questions that will carry a total of 200 marks.

  • The selection process for SSC JHT 2022 consists of four different stages. The first phase is the CBT which is the paper 1 where you will have to solve objective-type questions. The second phase is the subjective-type paper which will be conducted through pen and paper mode. The third and fourth stages are document verification and medical exam respectively.

  • Negative marking is only applicable to paper 1 which is the Computer-based test. The test will consist of 200 questions that will carry a total of 200 marks. Every correct answer will fetch you 1 mark and every wrong answer will result in the deduction of 0.25 marks.

  • Candidates must be between the age bracket of 18 to 30 to sit for the SSC JHT 2022 exam. However, in special cases, there are exemptions on the upper age limit. For instance, candidates belonging to the reserved categories can get age relaxations mentioned in the page above.

  • The application fee for the SSC JHT 2022 exam is Rs 100 for male candidates belonging to the general and OBC categories. Furthermore, for all other candidates, there is no application fee to take the SSC JHT 2022 Exam.

  • The SSC JHT total vacancy 2022 is yet to be released by the authorities. However, you can go through the data from 2020 to get a better idea about the vacancies:

    Junior Hindi Translator or Junior Translator = 275

    Senior Hindi Translator = 8

    Total = 283

  • The in-hand SSC JHT salary after the 7th Pay Commission is Rs. 35,400. But candidates must know that this is not the only benefit they will get after getting appointed. This is because various allowances and perks are also attached to the position of an SSC JHT.

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