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SSC JHT Junior Hindi Translator 2018 Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Books

Updated On - March 5th 2019 by LOKESH GUPTA

SSC Junior Hindi Translator Paper 1 is successfully concluded on January 13, 2019 and Paper 2 is expected to take place in the month of April/May, 2019. The candidates should be thorough with the exam syllabus as well as the exam pattern. Result of SSC JHT Paper 1 is expected in the month of March. Check here

  • All information of SSC Junior Hindi Translator exam can be checked on the official website –
  • There are two papers in the exam –  Paper 1 is objective type question paper comprising questions on General English and General Hindi. Paper 2 is based on translation and essay.
  • The total marks for each paper is 200, and time duration is 2 hours for both the papers.

SSC JHT 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights 

Name of the examSSC Junior Hindi Translator Exam
Conducted byStaff Selection Committee
PositionJunior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak
Job TypeCentral Government
Exam ModePaper 1 – Computer Based Test (Online) Paper 2 – Descriptive Test
Number of papers 2 and 1 Interview
Number of sections

Paper 1: General English and General Hindi

Paper 2: Translation and Essay

Question Paper Type

Paper 1- Objective

Paper 2 - Descriptive

SSC Junior Translator Exam 2018 Total Marks

Paper 1- 200

Paper 2- 200

Exam duration 2 hours each

SSC JHT 2018 Exam Pattern in Detail

There are three parts of the SSC entrance exam for the post of Junior Hindi Translator.

Paper 1

  • The first part is the Computer Based Test.
  • Part 1 is an objective type multiple choice question paper, comprising 2 subjects: General English and General Hindi.
  • Each section is of 100 marks and time duration is 2 hours.

Paper 2

  • Paper 2 is conventional Type
  • This section consists of translation and essay questions
  • Duration for this section is 2 hours. Marks allotted for this section is 200
  • In translation candidate will be given one Hindi to English and one English to Hindi passage.
  • In essay also candidate has to write essay in Hindi and English.


  • The third and final phase in the SSC JHT Exam in the interview round.
  • It carries 100 marks.
  • Only candidates qualifying paper 1 and 2 will be invited for Interview round.

SSC Junior Hindi Translator Exam 2018 Marking Scheme

  • SSC Junior Hindi Translator Exam total marks is 200 in each paper.
  • Paper 1 has negative marking as it is an objective type of question paper. For each wrong answer, 0.25 mark is deducted.
  • Paper 2 does not have any negative marking. 

SSC JHT Exam 2018 Exam Syllabus

The two papers are to evaluate the candidates’ understanding of the languages and literature, how they understand the correct use of words, phrases and idioms and how they are able to write the languages correctly, effectively and precisely. Below is mentioned the syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the SSC JHT Exam:

Paper 1General Hindi




Fill in the Blanks.

Error Detection.

Translation of Sentences.




Plural Forms etc.

     -General English


    Sentence Rearrangement.


    Fill in the Blanks.

    Idioms & Phrases.




    Unseen Passages.



    Cloze Test.

    Error Correction.

    Antonyms etc.

      Paper 2Translations and Essay

      It will have 2 passages for translation.

      1 passage for translation from Hindi to English

      Another passage for translation from English to Hindi.

      An essay in Hindi

      An essay in Englis

        SSC Junior Hindi Translation Exam Books

        Below are the best books a candidate can use for his preparation for SSC JHT 2018:

        SSC Junior Hindi Translator ExamArihant Publications
        Senior/Junior Hindi Translators Examination 1st EditionDr. Lal and Jain
        The SSC Junior Translator/ Junior Hindi Translator ExamDr. Lal and Jain
        Upkar's SSC Senior/Junior Hindi Translators ExamVidya Editorial Board
        SSC Translator/Pradhyapak Recruitment Exam GuideR. Gupt

        SSC JHT 2018 Important Instructions

        • All detailed instructions on syllabus, exam patterns should be carefully examined at the website before applying.
        • Mobiles and other electronic gadgets are not allowed in the examination halls.
        • All candidates are advised to reach the examination center half an hour before the commencement of exam.
        • Candidates must carry SSC JHT Admit Card at the exam center.
        • There is negative marking. Hence, candidates should keep this in mind while answering the questions.
        • Canvassing in any form is not entertained.
        • Candidates must write the papers or mark the answers in their own hand.
        • Candidate should write his/her name, Roll Number, Ticket Number, examination name, DOB, Test Form Number correctly, in the relevant places in OMR Answer Sheet.
        • Answer Sheet not bearing candidate’s full information will not be evaluated.

        *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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        1 Comment

        i completed my graduation with an average marks. is it affect in document verification.

        26 Aug, 2018 00:20
        Ritika Sharma

        Hi Gaurav, The verification is done according to the list of the exam.

        27 Aug, 2018 12:23

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