The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the notification for Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) any time soon. Every year, the commission conducts a recruitment drive to select eligible candidates for the post of Junior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Organizations. In the previous year, the commission had announced a vacancy of about 275 and the applicants for the same till July 25 2020 though, the application fee could be paid till July 27th. The age limit for applying for this post is from 18 to 30 years. Having said all this, how do you prepare for SSC JHT? Here is a 30 days SSC JHT study plan to crack the examination.
Before going into the study plan let us take a look at the pay scale, exam pattern and the syllabus of the examination.
SSC JHT Exam Pattern
Mode of paper
|06/10/2020||Paper 1 (Objective type)||Computer based mode||General Hindi
|31/01/2021||Paper 2||Descriptive||Translation and essay||200||2 Hours|
Paper 1 will consist of objective type multiple choice questions only. There will be negative mark of 0.25 for every wrong answer in Paper 1.
SSC JHT Syllabus
Paper-I (Computer Based Examination): The questions will be designed to test the candidates understanding of the languages and literature, correct use of words, phrases and idioms and ability to write the languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The questions will be of degree level.
Paper-II: Translation and Essay: This paper will contain two passages for translation -one passage for translation from Hindi to English and one passage for translation from English to Hindi, and an Essay each in Hindi and English, to test the candidates translation skills and their ability to write as well as comprehend the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively. The level of the paper will be consistent with the educational qualifications prescribed.
Detailed study plan for SSC JHT Exam
|Days||Topics to cover|
|Day 1||Reading comprehension|
|Day 2||Reading comprehension|
|Day 3||Synonyms and anonyms|
|Day 4||Synonyms and anonyms|
|Day 6||Error spotting|
|Day 7||Error spotting|
|Day 8||Cloze test|
|Day 9||Cloze test|
|Day 10||Practice test|
|Day 11||Fill in the blanks|
|Day 12||Fill in the blanks|
|Day 13||Fill in the blanks|
|Day 14||Phrases and idioms|
|Day 15||Phrases and idioms|
|Day 16||Phrases and idioms|
|Day 17||Direct and indirect speech|
|Day 18||Direct and indirect speech|
|Day 19||Direct and indirect speech|
|Day 20||Verbal ability|
|Day 21||Verbal ability|
|Day 22||Active and passive voice|
|Day 23||Active and passive voice|
|Day 24||Sentence completion and improvement|
|Day 25||Verbs and preposition|
|Day 26||One-word substitution|
|Day 27||Mock test|
|Day 28||Mock test|
|Day 29||Mock test|
|Day 30||Mock test|
SSC JHT Job Post and Pay scale
|Name of post||Pay scale|
|Junior Translator in Central Secretariat Official Language Service (CSOLS)||Level-6
|Junior Translator in M/o Railways (Railway Board)||Level-6
|Junior Translator in Armed Forces Headquarters (AFHQ)||Level-6
|Junior Translator (JT)/Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) in subordinate offices who have adopted Model RRs of DoP&T for JT/ JHT||Level-6
|Senior Hindi Translator in various Central Government Ministries/ Departments/ Offices||Level-7
Team Entri hopes that this study plan will help you crack the examination. Cover all the topics on time. Find out the areas of the syllabus in which you are weak. Practice each topic as much as you can but keeping in mind that you don’t dwell too much on one particular topic. Attempt as many mock tests as you can to get a feel of the real test and assess your strengths and weaknesses and also your speed. Work hard and smart. Team Entri wishes all the very best to every applicant.