SSC JHT 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus

SSC organizes an entrance examination to offer job posts as a Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translators, and Hindi Pradhyapak, Senior Hindi Translators. SSC JHT offers candidates admission to various departments in the Government of India. In this article, we will discuss SSC JHT 2023 Apply, Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

SSC JHT Highlights

Exam NameSSC Junior Hindi Translator
SSC JHT Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Exam LevelNational
Posts OfferedJunior Hindi Translator, Senior Translator, Junior Translator, Hindi Pradhyapak
Mode of SSC JHT ExamPaper I – Computer-based test
Paper II – Pen-Paper based test
SSC JHT Official

SSC JHT 2023 Important Dates

Events Exam Dates
Official notification release date3rd week of August
Registration Closing date4th week of August 
Last date to submit Online FeeEnd of August
Last date to submit Offline FeeAugust
SSC JHT Recruitment 2023 Exam DateJanuary
Tier I Answer KeyMarch
Tier I Result for SSC JHT Recruitment 2023 To Be Notified
Final result announcementTo Be Notified

SSC JHT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for participating in the SSC JHT entrance examination-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal. A Tibetan refugee who came here before 1st January 1962 with the intention to settle here permanently or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling
  • Master’s degree in either Hindi or English as compulsory subjects or elective subjects in their course or.
  • The candidates who have gotten their Bachelor’s Degree with Hindi or English as main subjects or elective subjects.
  • The age of the candidate should not be more than 30 years of age

Relaxation of Age based on category of the candidates

SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWDGeneral- 10 years
OBC- 13 years
SC/ ST- 15 years
Ex-Servicemen3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date of application
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 19895 years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereofGeneral- 3 years
SC/ ST- 8 years

SSC JHT 2023 Application Form

The Application form of SSC JHT can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

  • Visit the official website of the SSC JHT-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Jammu & Kashmir CET
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for SSC JHT

The following are the list of documents required for SSC JHT recruitment-

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  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Bachelor & Master’s Degree/ Mark Sheet
  • Aadhar Card

SSC JHT 2023 Application Fee

The application fee for the SSC JHTentrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
Application fee for the SSC JHT entrance examinationRs.100/-
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Ex-servicemen (ESM)No Fee required

Post offered through SSC JHT

The following are the post offered through the SSC JHT entrance examination-

  • Junior Translator (CSOLS)
  • Junior Translator (AFHQ)
  • Junior Translator (Rail Board)
  • Senior Hindi Translator
  • Junior Translator/Junior Hindi Translator
  • Hindi Pradhyapak

SSC JHT Examination Pattern


The Mode of examination is Online and a Duration of 2 hours will be provided to complete 200 questions. The examination will be objective-type question. 1 mark will be given for every right answer and for a wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The following are the examination pattern for SSC JHT-

TopicNo. of questionsMaximum marks
General Hindi100100
General English100100


The mode of examination is offline and 2 hours will be provided to complete the examination. The mode of examination is descriptive type and question will be of translation and essay type.

Hindi Translator Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC JHT is as follows-

Syllabus for General Hindi

  • Grammatical Topics i.e. Samas, Sandhi, Kriya, Visheshan, etc
  • Hindi Synonyms
  • Hindi Proverbs
  • Hindi Paragraphs
  • Hindi Antonyms
  • Knowledge of Hindi
  • Reading and Writing Skills in Hindi etc.

Syllabus for General English

  • Knowledge of English
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentence Completion
  • Error Recognition
  • Verbs
  • Articles
  • Vocabulary
  • Proposition
  • Spellings
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Structure
  • Correct use of words
  • Reading and Writing in English capability of Candidates etc.

Syllabus for Translation and Essay

  • Paragraph Translation from English to Hindi
  • Paragraph Translation from Hindi to English
  • Essay in Hindi
  • Essay in English
  • Reading and Writing capability in both languages
  • Modern Techniques of English Translation (From Hindi To English | From English To Hindi) Author: Dr. B. B. Jain
  • SSC Translators / Pradhyapak Recruitment Exam Latest Edition (includes 5 Previous Years Solved Question Papers)
  • Hindi English Expert Translator: Author SC Gupta
  • SSC Junior Translator/ Hindi Translator Recruitment Examination
  • SSC Senior/Junior Hindi Translators Examination (includes Previous Years’ Papers—Fully Solved):  Dr. Lal and Jain

SSC JHT Admit Card

The admit card is an important document that each candidate must carry with them on the examination centre. Admit Card can be downloaded online from the official website of SSC. Admit card has guidelines that the candidate must follow failing could cause illegibility to participate in the examination.

SSC JHT Result

SSC JHT Result will be released after examination in form of merit list. The test score based on written test will be taken into consideration and a merit list will be prepared. You can check the result of SSC from the official website. The merit list will have All India Ranking of the qualifying candidates and the job selection will be done based on the AIR Ranking.

SSC JHT 2023 Exam Center

The following are the examination center for SSC JHT-

SSC RegionStateExamination Centre
Karnataka, Kerala Region(KKR) Karnataka, Lakshadweep, and KeralaBengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
North Eastern Region (NER)Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram,  and TripuraGuwahati, Shillong, Agartala
Central Region (CR)Uttar Pradesh and BiharBhagalpur, Patna, Purnea Agra, Bareilly, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Prayagraj, Varanasi
North Western SubRegion (NWR)Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and PunjabChandigarh/Mohali, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Jalandhar, Patiala
Western Region (WR)Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, and MaharashtraPanaji, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Amravati, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)Chhattisgarh and Madhya PradeshBilaspur, Durg Bhilai, Raipur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Eastern Region (ER)Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Odisha, Jharkhand, Sikkim, and West BengalKolkata, Port Blair, Gangtok, Bhubaneshwar, Ranchi
Northern Region (NR)Delhi, Rajasthan, and UttarakhandDelhi, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar, Udaipur, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
Southern Region (SR)Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and TelanganaHyderabad, Chennai, Vijayawada

SSC JHT Cut-off

The following are the SSC JHT previous year cut-off marks-

SSC JHT 2019 Cut Off

CategorySSC JHT Paper I CutoffSSC JHT Final Cut Off Paper ( I )+ ( II)

SSC JHT Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates will be based on three stage-

  • Paper-I
  • Paper-II
  • Document Verification

The recruitment into SSC JHT will be based on the marks obtained in both the paper- Paper-I and Paper-II. The allocation of candidates in different Ministries/ Departments will be based on the overall performance in Paper-I & Paper-II and the choice of department and posts by them at the time of Document Verification. The cut-off marks are the minimum marks required to score in order to get the job.  

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