SSC JHT Syllabus 2022, Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus

SSC JHT Syllabus 2022

SSC JHT Syllabus 2022: The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC JHT Syllabus and Exam Pattern along with its official notification. SSC exams are considered one of the most prestigious exams in India. The syllabus helps to limit the study to a definite boundary and helps the candidate gather data which is required for the examination. The SSC JHT exam is conducted in two phases namely Paper 1 and Paper 2. SSC JHT Exam 2022 will be held in October 2022. You can check the exam pattern and syllabus in the article. All the Candidates must go through this article below to understand the SSC JHT Syllabus 2022 and exam pattern of all the stages in detail so that a better understanding can hence be drawn.

SSC JHT Syllabus 2022 – Overview

Candidates should be well versed of the detailed syllabus for SSC JHT 2022 Posts so that they can make up their minds to prepare enthusiastically. Candidates can go through the overview table given below.

SSC JHT Syllabus 2022 – Overview
Recruitment Body Staff Selection Commission
Post Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator and Senior Hindi Translator
Vacancy Notified soon
SSC JHT Exam Date 2022 October 2022
Selection Process
  • Written Exam (Tier-1)
  • Written Exam (Tier-2)- Subjective
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination
Official Website

SSC JHT Notification 2022 out – Click to Check

SSC JHT 2022 – Selection Process

The Selection process of SSC Junior Translator 2022 includes the four stages as given below-

  • Written Exam (Tier-1)
  • Written Exam (Tier-2)- Subjective
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in Paper-I and Paper-II of the examination only. Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and the option exercised by them.

SSC JHT Exam Pattern 2022

SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) Exam is conducted in both Hindi and English since checking the command of the candidate over their English and the Hindi language is the main criteria for this exam. The exam pattern for Paper-I and Paper-II Exam is given below:

Parts of Paper Mode of Paper Subject Number of Questions/ Marks Total Duration
Paper- I
(Objective Type)
Computer-Based Test (CBT) (i) General Hindi
(ii) General English
(i) 100 Questions/ 100 Marks
(ii) 100 Questions/ 100 Marks
2 Hours
Paper- II
(Conventional Type)
Descriptive Translation & Essay 200 Marks 2 Hours

Marking Scheme Of SSC JHT 2022

  • Paper I will consist of multiple-choice questions only (objective type).
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper I.
  • Paper II shall be evaluated in respect of only those candidates, only who qualify in Paper I.
  • The Commission may at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in Paper II.

SSC JHT Exam Pattern – Paper I

The exam pattern of paper 1 is given in the table. There will be two sections of Hindi and English of 100 marks each. The exam will be for 2 hours. Candidates need to complete the whole paper in 2 hours. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 march for each wrong answer marked. The questions will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding of the languages and literature.

SSC JHT Paper Sections Number of Questions Duration
Paper 1 General Hindi 100 Cumulative duration of 2 hours
General English 100
Total 2 sections 200 Questions 2 hours

SSC JHT Exam Pattern – Paper II

Those candidates who qualify the Paper I are going to appear for the Paper II of SSC JHT. Paper II consists of two sections i.e., Translation and Essay Writing. In the translation section, there will be two questions of transition one will be for the translation given passage from Hindi to English and vice versa. The Essay section will also have 2 questions. In this section, candidates have to write 2 essays one in English and the other in Hindi. There is a cumulative time of 2 hours for the whole exam.

SSC JHT Paper Sections Number of Questions Duration
Paper 2 Translation 2 Cumulative duration of 2 hours
Essay Writing 2
Total 2 sections 4 Questions 2 hours

SSC JHT Syllabus

Before preparing for the examination candidates should have knowledge of the SSC JHT Detailed Syllabus so that they can strategise their preparation. The SSC JHT detailed syllabus has been provided below for reference.

SSC JHT Syllabus – Paper I

Section I: General Hindi

Topics covered in Hindi Language Preparation:

  • Grammatical Topics i.e. Samas, Sandhi, Kriya, Visheshan, etc
  • Hindi Synonyms
  • Hindi Paragraphs
  • Hindi Proverbs
  • Hindi Antonyms
  • Hindi Phrases/ Muhavare,
  • Hindi Comprehension,
  • Knowledge of Hindi

Section II: General English

Topics covered in English Language Preparation:

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

SSC JHT Syllabus – Paper II 

The paper will consist of:

  1. Two passages for translation one passage for translation from Hindi to English and one passage for translation from English to Hindi
  2. An Essay each in Hindi and English

Therefore, topics covered in the Translation and Essay Exam will be:

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

Q 1. How many levels of exams are there in SSC JHT 2022?
Ans. There are two levels of exam in SSC JHT 2022.

Q 2. What is the selection procedure for SSC JHT 2022?

Ans. The SSC JHT 2022 will be held in two stages: Tier I and Tier II. The candidates will have to clear each stage to be eligible to be appointed as a Translator.

Q 3. What is the SSC JHT Syllabus 2022 for Paper I?
Ans. SSC JHT Syllabus 2022 for Paper I consists of two subjects Hindi and English, check the syllabus in the article.

Q 4. What is the SSC JHT Syllabus 2022 for Paper II?
Ans. There is no defined syllabus of SSC JHT 2022 for Paper-II.

Q 5. Is there any negative marking for SSC JHT Exam 2022?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer in the SSC JHT Exam 2022.

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