New Delhi: All of you must be aware that the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold an open competitive examination for recruitment of Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator, Senior Hindi Translator and Hindi Pradhyapak for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. But are you aware of the syllabus, exam pattern and the scheme of the examination?
The examination will consist of two papers. Paper-I (objective type) will be held on November 26, 2019 while date of Paper-II (conventional type) will be intimated in due course. Detail of these papers is as follows:
Indicative Syllabus and Exam Pattern:
(a) Paper-I (Computer Based Examination):
Paper-I will be objective type and 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.
General Hindi: The exam will carry 100 questions each one mark. Duration of the exam will be 2 hours for all candidates except those with benchmark disabilities who will be allotted 40 minutes extra time.
General English: This exam will also carry 100 questions each one mark.
(b) Paper-II: Translation and Essay: 200 Marks (Conventional Type)
This paper is descriptive and 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.
Translation and Essay will carry 200 marks. Duration of the exam will be 2 hours for all candidates except those with benchmark disabilities who will be allotted 40 minutes extra time.
Note: Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Multiple choice questions only. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.
Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission's website after the Examination.
Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any, within the time limit given by the Commission through online modality only, on payment of Rs 100 per question. Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained later.