SSC JHT Exam Pattern 2019-20: Detailed Pattern and Selection Procedure For Junior Hindi Translator

SSC JHT Exam Pattern Staff Selection Commission conducts the Junior Hindi Translator Exam every year to recruit candidates for the post in Government organisation. SSC conducts a direct open competitive exam for the recruitment of candidates for the post of Junior Hindi Translator and others through SSC JHT Recruitment 2019. As a large number of candidates appear for the Exam it is essential to have proper knowledge about the subjects to clear the Examination. SSC will soon release the notification for JHT Recruitment 2020. However, the first phase of recruitment of 2019 candidates have already been conducted on 26-11-2019. The date of next phase of Examination is not yet released by SSC.

SSC JHT Exam Pattern 2019

SSC conducts the JHT Examination in mainly two phases. The first phase of Examination contains Objective Multiple Choice Type questions. However second phase of Examination is based on Descriptive Test Pattern. Candidates needs to perform well in both the phases in order to secure a place in the merit list. Candidates have to go through the following stages of Examination.

  • Paper 1 CBT Multiple Choice Type questions
  • Paper 2 Descriptive Test

SSC JHT Exam Pattern For Paper 1

  • The mode of Examination is online only.
  • Candidates are rewarded with one marks for every correct answer. However, 0.25 marks is deducted for every wrong answer recorded.
  • The time duration for PWD Candidates is 2 hours and 40 minutes.






General Hindi




120 Minutes

General English

It is very essential that the candidate prepare for the Examination thoroughly. Sometimes the Syllabus is not very clear among the candidates. It is essential that the candidate prepare smartly for the Exam. Candidates can check the best Preparation strategy which will help them ace in the Exam.

SSC JHT Exam Pattern For Paper 2

  • The mode of Examination is offline only.
  • Candidates have to translate one Hindi Passage into English and one English passage into Hindi.
  • In the Essay writing section candidates have to write one Essay in English and one Essay in Hindi.






Translation and Essay




2 Hours

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SSC JHT Final Selection

  • Candidates who will score marks greater than or equal to the cutoff marks in Paper 1 as released by the authority will be eligible for the Paper 2 of Examination.
  • The final merit list is prepared on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidate in Paper 1 as well as Paper 2.

SSC JHT Important Dates

The notification for the JHT 2020 Exam will be released soon by the SSC. However the notification of JHT 2019 has been released by SSC earlier in the month of August. The first phase of Exam was conducted in the month of November. All those candidates who have qualified are now eligible for the second phase. The date of second phase of Exam will be notified soon by SSC.



Notification Release Date


Paper 1 CBT Date


Result of Paper 1

To be notified later

Paper 2 Descriptive date

To be notified later

Final Result Date

To be notified later

Last Updated: 13/01/2020

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