SSC JHT 2020-21: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Result & Vacancies

Last Modified on : 13 Jan 2022

SSC JHT exam

Candidates, who are interested in making their careers in translation, will be glad to know that the staff selection commission conducts the JHT exam (Junior Hindi Translator exam) for recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, and Senior Hindi Translator. A total of 283 vacancies were announced for the 2020-21 recruitment. This job is highly remunerative and prestigious. For details about application process, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, and more about the SSC JHT 2020-21 recruitment, check out the complete article.

SSC JHT 2021 Latest Update - The Staff Selection Commission has conducted the SSC JHT Paper-II on 14th February 2021. The result of Paper-II is yet to be announced. The Paper-I result was announced on 19th January 2021.

SSC JHT 2021: Quick Overview

Exam Name

SSC Junior Hindi Translator

Exam Conducting Authority

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Paper-I CBT

Paper-II Offline

Language of Question Paper

Hindi and English

Exam Fee

₹ 100

Official Website

SSC JHT exam 2021 Important Dates

Here is the official schedule for the SSC JHT exam 2021 as mentioned on the official website:

SSC JHT 2020-21 Events

Important Dates

Notification date

29th June 2020

Application process begins

29th June 2020

Last date for filling the application form

25th July 2020

Last date for online fee payment

27th July 2020

Last date for generation of e-challan

29th July 2020

Last date for payment through e-challan

31st July 2020

Admit card for Paper-I

A week before the exam

Computer-Based Examination (Paper-I)

19th November 2020

Paper-I result declaration

19th January 2021

Availability of Paper-II admit card

1st February 2021

Descriptive Paper (Paper-II)

14th February 2021

Declaration of result

To be announced

SSC JHT final result

To be announced

SSC JHT exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

Prior to taking the exam, it is important for candidates to familiarize themselves with the SSC JHT 2021 exam pattern. Here are the details:

  • The SSC JHT 2021 exam will comprise two papers—Paper I and Paper II of 200 marks each.
  • In Paper I, there will be 100 questions each from General English and General Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking in the exam. ¼ mark will be deducted for every wrong answer as a penalty. So, candidates are advised not to use their guesses.
  • Paper-II will be the conventional type. That means there will be descriptive type questions.
  • The duration of each paper will be two hours.
  • Candidates should bear in mind that Paper-II will be assessed only for those candidates who get minimum qualifying marks in Paper I.



Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks


Paper-I (CBT)

General Hindi

General English

100/ 100

100/ 100

2 Hours

Paper-II (Descriptive)

Translation and Essay

200 Marks

2 Hours

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Paper I (Part I—General Hindi)

It includes Knowledge of Hindi, Reading and Writing Skills in Hindi, Hindi Antonyms, Hindi Proverbs, Hindi Paragraphs, Hindi Synonyms and Grammatical Topics—Samas, Sandhi, Kriya, Visheshan etc.

Paper I (Part II—General English)

It includes Reading and Writing capabilities in English, Knowledge of English, Phrases and Idioms, Correct use of words, Sentence Completion, Antonyms, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Grammar, Vocabulary, Spellings, Preposition, Verbs, Articles, Error Recognition and Fill in the Blanks

Paper II (Translation and Essay)

It includes Reading and Writing capability in both languages, Essay in Hindi, Essay in English, Paragraph Translation from English to Hindi and Paragraph Translation from Hindi to English

SSC JHT 2021 Exam Syllabus

Paper-I Part-I General Hindi Syllabus

  • Grammatical Topics i.e. Samas, Sandhi, Kriya, Visheshan, etc
  • Hindi Paragraphs
  • Hindi Synonyms
  • Hindi Antonyms
  • Hindi Proverbs

Paper-I Part-I General English Syllabus

  • Articles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Preposition
  • Error Recognition
  • Spelling Test
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbs
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Structure
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Correct use of words

Paper II (Translation and Essay)

  • Paragraph Translation from English to Hindi
  • Paragraph Translation from Hindi to English
  • Essay in English
  • Essay in Hindi

SSC JHT exam 2021 Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the SSC JHT exam 2021, candidates need to fulfil the following criteria:

  • In terms of nationality, candidates should be citizens of India. Those who have migrated to India from Tibet, Bhutan or Nepal before 1st January 1962 with an intention to settle here on a permanent basis, are also eligible.
  • With regard to the age limit, candidates should not be above 30 years of age as calculated on 01.01.2021. There will be relaxation in age for the reserved categories in accordance with the rules and norms.
  • In terms of educational qualification, candidates should have obtained a Bachelor’s/Master degree from any recognized college or university.

SSC JHT exam 2021 Application Process

Candidates are advised to fill the SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2021 application form either on or before the last date. Once the last date of application has lapsed, their candidature will not be accepted. The application process will continue from 29th June to 25th July 2020. The steps that are required to be followed include the following:

  • Go through the SSC JHT Notification 2021 carefully
  • Visit the SSC JHT website and click on the ‘Apply’ button.
  • Select the ‘JHT’ tab.
  • Click on the ‘Apply’ link.
  • You will be redirected to 'Login' section.
  • Click on 'New User? Register Now' link.
  • Register yourself by providing the relevant information—your name, date of birth, father’s name, 10th and 12th classes roll numbers etc.
  • Having done this, follow the instructions to apply online.
  • Fill the application form with all the pieces of information and attach photocopies of the required documents.
  • Pay the fee online and submit your application form.
  • Finally, take a printout of your application form for further use.

SSC JHT 2021 Application Fee

  • General category male candidates need to pay ₹ 100/- only. They can pay the fees through SBI Net Banking/ SBI Challan or debit/credit cards of any bank.
  • Women candidates and candidates who belong to reserved categories — SC/ST/ Ex-servicemen/ candidates with the disability are exempted from paying the fees.
  • Candidates should note that once the application fee is paid, it will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Other Details

SSC JHT Exam Centres

SSC JHT Exam 2021 will be conducted at various centres all over India. Candidates need to be very careful while selecting the exam centre. The exam centres will be allotted to them on the basis of seat availability and also on a first come first serve basis. Once the exam centres have been allotted, they will not be changed on any request.

SSC JHT Admit Card 2021

Separate admit cards will be released for the SSC JHT Paper-I and Paper-II. The admit cards will be released on the official website 7 days prior to the exam. Candidates need to consider the following steps for downloading the admit card:

  • Visit the official website -
  • Choose the Admit Card link
  • A new window will pop up.
  • At once, choose your SSC Region
  • Click on the option ‘Download Admit Card’
  • Now, click on the option ‘SSC Junior Hindi Translator Admit card 2020’
  • Enter your registration number and date of birth
  • Press the button ‘Submit’
  • Finally, download it and take a printout for further reference.

Download SSC JHT Paper-II Admit Card - Click Here

SSC JHT Result 2021

The result of the SSC JHT 2021 examination Paper-I and Paper-I will be released separately after the papers. The final result will be prepared on the basis of the performance of candidates in both written examinations - Paper-I and Paper-II and candidates will be shortlisted accordingly. The final answer key is available on the official website. However, the result is not available yet. Candidates will be able to check their results online at the official website —

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