SSC JHT exam

SSC JHT 2022: Notification & Application - Releasing, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Result & Vacancies

Last Modified on : 11 Jun 2024

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 Translators, and Junior Translators, and Senior Hindi Translators. Vacancies for the current year are yet to be announced. A total of 283 vacancies were announced for the 2021 recruitment. This job is highly remunerative and prestigious. For details about the application process, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, and more about the SSC JHT 2022 recruitment, check out the complete article.

SSC JHT 2022 Latest Update

- SSC JHT 2022 will release the notification and application form on 20th July 2022. The last date to submit the same would be 4th August 2022.

- SSC JHT 2022 has rescheduled the notification date and application form release date. Reschedule Exam dates are not yet announced.

SSC JHT 2022: 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

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SSC JHT exam 2022 Important Dates

Here is the official schedule for the SSC JHT exam 2022 as mentioned on the official website:

SSC JHT 2022 Events

Important Dates

Notification date

20th July 2022

Application process begins

20th July 2022

Last date for filling out the application form

4th August 2022

Last date for online fee payment


Last date for the generation of e-challan


Last date for payment through e-challan


Admit card for Paper-I

A week before the exam

Computer-Based Examination (Paper-I)

October 2022

Paper-I result declaration


Availability of Paper-II admit card


Descriptive Paper (Paper-II)


Declaration of result


SSC JHT final result


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SSC JHT exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

Prior to taking the exam, it is important for candidates to familiarize themselves with the SSC JHT 2022 exam pattern. Here are the details:

  • The SSC JHT 2022 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 markings 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, Prepositions, 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 2022 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 2022 Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the SSC JHT exam 2022, candidates need to fulfill 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 01.01.2022. 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 2022 Application Process

Candidates are advised to fill out the SSC Junior Hindi Translator 2022 application form either on or before the last date. Once the last date of application has lapsed, their candidature will not be accepted. The steps that are required to be followed include the following:

  • Go through the SSC JHT Notification 2022 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 'Log in' 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 out 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 2022 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.

SSC JHT exam 2022 Other Details

SSC JHT Exam Centers

SSC JHT Exam 2022 will be conducted at various centers all over India. Candidates need to be very careful while selecting the exam center. The exam centers will be allotted to them on the basis of seat availability and also on a first come first serve basis. Once the exam centers have been allotted, they will not be changed on any request.

SSC JHT Admit Card 2022

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 2022’
  • 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 2022

The result of the SSC JHT 2022 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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SSC JHT exam Frequently Asked Questions

They are selected on the basis of performance in both Paper I and Paper II.

You need not pay any fees for this exam as reserved category candidates are exempted to pay the fee for this exam. Only general category candidates need to pay Rs. 100 only.

Yes, there is negative marking. ¼ mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

It is two hours.

Yes, there is relaxation in age. You will have to go through the latest rules and regulations.

Yes, you are as your forefathers migrated to India before 1st January 1962. You will be considered as an Indian citizen.

The maximum age limit is 30 years as calculated on 01.01.2022.

SSC JHT comprises two papers. The first paper includes General Hindi and General English whereas the second paper includes translation and essay.

There are two papers—Paper I and Paper II.

The notification release date for SSC JHT 2022 is 20th July 2022.