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SSC JHT (Junior Hindi Translator) Eligibility 2020: As per the latest notification, SSC will hold an open competitive examination for recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. 

Let’s discuss the SSC JHT 2020 Vacancies & Important dates before going onto the SSC JHT Eligibility to have a better picture of the SSC JHT 2020.

SSC JHT 2020 Vacancies

SSC Combined Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Vacancies
Code NameName of PostsPay Scale
AJunior Translator in Central Secretariat Official Language Service (CSOLS)Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)
BJunior Translator in M/o Railways (Railway Board)Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)
CJunior Translator in Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ)Level-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)
DJunior Translator/Junior Hindi Translator in subordinate offices who have adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/JHTLevel-6 (Rs.35400- 112400)
ESenior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries/ Departments/OfficesLevel-7 (Rs.44900- 142400)

SSC JHT 2020 Important Dates

SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) Notification 2020 Release Date29th June 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Apply Online Opening & Closing Date29th June 2020 to 25th July 2020 (11:30 PM)
Last date of online fee payment27th July 2020 (11:30 PM)
Last date for generation of offline Challan29th July 2020 (11:30 PM)
Last date for payment through Challan31st July 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) Admit Card 2020 Release DateA week before the Exam
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) Date19th November 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Paper-II (Descriptive) Date31st January 2021

SSC JHT Eligibility 2020

Let’s discuss the complete eligibility criteria for the SSC JHT 2020 exam.

SSC JHT Eligibility 2020: Nationality

Candidates must be either

A citizen of India, or

A subject of Nepal, or

A subject of Bhutan, or

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries such as 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.

Candidates who have come from the above-mentioned countries must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

SSC JHT Eligibility 2020: Age Limit

The age limit should be between 18 to 30 years as of January 1, 2021. Candidates must not have born before January 1, 1991, and not later than January 1, 2003. Age relaxation given to the candidates as per their category is given below:

CategoryAge relaxation (in years)
SC/ST5
OBC3
PwD10
PwD + OBC13
PwD+SC/ST15
Ex-Servicemen3 years after deducting the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for the receipt of application.
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 19895
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.3
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)8

SSC JHT Eligibility 2020: Educational Qualification

The post-wise education qualification is calculated as on January 1, 2021. The post-wise education qualification is given below:

For postcodes A to D

  • Master’s degree in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level. Or
  • Master’s degree in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination. Or
  • 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 an examination. Or
  • 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 at the degree level. Or
  • 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.
  • And,
  • Recognized Diploma or Certificate course in translation from Hindi to English & vice versa. Or,
  • Two years’ experience as a translator from Hindi to English and vice versa in Central or State Government Office, including Government of India Undertaking.

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

The eligibility criteria for this postcode is the same as A to D except for the year of experience. For this post, candidates must have recognized diploma or certificate course in translation from Hindi to English And Vice Versa or three years’ experience of translation work from Hindi to English And Vice Versa in Central or State Government Office, including Government of India Undertaking.

SSC JHT Important Links

SSC JHT Application ProcessSSC JHT Paper 1 Marks
SSC JHT Paper 2 MarksSSC JHT Archives

SSC JHT 2020 Eligibility 2020 FAQs

Can a Tibetan refugee apply for SSC JHT?

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India can apply. 

What is the maximum age limit?

The maximum age limit is 30 years. 

How many relaxations in age are given to PWD candidates?

PWD candidates will be given relaxation of 10 years.

What is the educational qualification?

The educational qualification is postgraduation.

How can I apply for the exam?

Candidates can apply online for the exam. 

Is there any number of attempts?

No, there is no limit in the number of attempts.

I have completed my studies through distance mode of learning. Can I apply?

Yes, you can apply for the exam. 

How can I pay the application fees?

Candidates can pay the application fees online and offline.

When is the Paper 1 exam?

The Paper 1 exam will be conducted on October 6. 

When is the Paper 2 exam?

Paper 2 exams will be conducted on January 31, 2021. 

How many vacancies have been announced?

A total of 283 vacancies is announced.

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