SSC JHT 2017: Examination scheme and selection process

In this article, we have prepared a brief about SSC JHT 2017 exam pattern and selection process norms laid by staff selection commission. Read full story here.

Created On: May 11, 2017 13:25 IST
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SSC JHT is the examination conducted by SSC every year to recruit for the posts of Junior Hindi translator, Senior Hindi translator, and Hindi Pradhyapak. From this year onwards, SSC is recruiting for this post under the new revised pay scale i.e. level-6 of Rs. 35,400 - 1,12,400. This exam is scheduled to be held on 15thJune, 2017 for both papers (I & II) and online application is started accepting by SSC from 15thApril, 2017 to 5thMay, 2017.

In this article, we will discuss about the exam pattern and selection process laid by staff selection commission.

SSC JHT 2017 Exam pattern

The exam will be comprised of two papers i.e. paper-1 & 2 with the following additional details/instructions.

  • Paper-I will be comprised of objective type questions and qualifying in nature.
  • There is a provision of negative marking in Paper-1 for every wrong answer and that will be of 0.25 marks.
  • Paper-1 will be conducted online.
  • Exam date for both papers: 15thJune, 2017

Exam date



Number of questions/Marks

Total Duration





Paper-I (Objective Type)

General Hindi

100/ 100 Marks

2 hours for General candidates;

2 hours and 40 minutes for VH/OH candidates

General English

100/100 Marks

Paper-II (Descriptive Type)

Translation & Essay

200 Marks

2 hours for General candidates;

2 hours and 40 minutes for VH/OH candidates

SSC JHT 2017 selection process

SSC has introduced new selection criteria from this year, especially for SC/ST and Ex-servicemen candidates. Let us look into this matter.

  1. Shortlisting will be done based on the performance in Paper-1 & 2 purely and candidates are appointed in the departments as per the merit position prepared by the respective departments.
  2. Candidates who belongs to SC/ST/OBC and PH categories,  are to be accommodated against Unreserved/General category; if they have attain marks and position well enough in overall general merit list. Remaining norms will be same as previously.
  3. Any Ex-serviceman or PwDs who have qualified on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. are to be counted against reserved categories and not against General category.
  4. Candidates who are appointed on the basis of this examination, shall be on the probation period of 2 years and after the completion of probation period, the candidates will be appointed permanently in the respective department by the controlling government.
  5. Success in the examination confers no right of appointment until government is satisfied after all enquiries.

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