Staff Selection Commission
Translators & Junior Hindi Translators Examination, 2011
Commission will hold a Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to
posts of Junior Translators(CSOLS)/Junior Hindi Translators (in Subordinate
Offices) , Hindi Pradhyapak Pradhyapak in Central Hindi Training Institute
and Senior/Junior Translators under Ministry of Defence. The Examination will
comprise of a Written Examination followed by Interview.
Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PH/EXS
must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility
prescribed in the Notice .They should also be in possession of the
certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim at the
time of Interview.
Staff Selection Commission will hold on Sunday, the 18.12.2011 an
All India Open Competitive Examination for recruitment to the following
- (i) Junior Translators(CSOLS) (Group "B" Non-Gazetted)
in the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay R 4200/-, in various
Offices/Departments under Deptt. of Official Language;
- (ii)Junior Hindi Translators (in Subordinate
Offices) (Group "B" Non- Technical) in the pay scale of R.
9300-34800 with Grade Pay R. 4200/- , in various Central Government
Ministries/ Departments / Offices.
- (iii) Senior Translator (Group "B" Non-Gazetted)
in the pay scale of R. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay R. 4600/-, in
Ministry of Defence.
- (iv) Junior Translator (Group "B" Non-Gazetted)
in the pay scale of R 9300-34800 with Grade Pay R 4200/-, in Ministry of
- (v). Hindi Pradhyapak (Group "B" Non-Gazetted)
in the pay scale of R. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay R. 4800/-,
in Central Hindi Training Institute (D/o Official Language) located
all over India.
Not exceeding 30 years as on 01.08.2011.
Note I : Candidate should note that the Date of Birth as recorded in the
Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent
certificate only, available on the date of submission of application will
be accepted by the Commission for determining the Age eligibility and no
subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.
Junior Translators(CSOLs): Master’s Degree of a
recognized University or equivalent in Hindi (or Compulsory or elective
subject or as a medium of examination) or English.
Junior Hindi Translators(in Subordinate Offices):
Masters Degree of a recognized University or equivalent in English/Hindi
with Hindi/English as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level.
Note: Those candidates who have passed B.A(Hons) in English/Hindi with
Hindi/English as subsidiary/(Modern Indian Language)MIL subject are
eligible for the post of Junior Hindi Translators.
Hindi Pradhyapak (in Central Hindi Training Insutitute):
Master's degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at degree level
from a recognized university or equivalent.
Senior Translator and Junior Translator (in Ministry of
Defence): Master's degree of a recognized university in Hindi with English
as a compulsory or elective subject or as medium of examination at the degree
level & Recognized Diploma or certificate course in translation from Hindi to
English and vice versa or two years‟ experience of translation work from
Hindi to English and vice versa in Central or State Govt. Offices,
including Govt. of India undertakings.
NOTE: As per Ministry of
Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published
in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995, the Degree obtained through
open Universities/Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by
Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had
been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant
qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational
Fee & Mode of Payment:
FEE PAYABLE Rs.100/-(Rupees One
The candidates should pay the fee by means of "Central Recruitment Fee
Stamps(CRFS)"only . CRFS are available at the counter of all Departmental Post
Offices of the country. Recruitment Fee Stamps should be pasted on the
application form in the space earmarked for the purpose and got cancelled from
the Counter of Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing
Post Office in such a manner that the impression or the cancellation stamp
partially overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the
same time that the impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the
identification of date and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage.
After getting the Recruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office,
the candidate must submit their application to the concerned Regional
Office/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission in the usual manner after
completing other formalities.
Scheme of Examination:
The examination will consist of two parts, viz.
- PART-I - Written Examination carrying 400 marks
- PART-II - Personality Test (Interview) carrying 100 Marks.
PART-I: Written Examination: The Written
Examination will be held on 04.12.2011 and will consist of two papers. The
maximum marks allotted to each paper and the duration of each paper will be as
Paper- I (Objective Type)
- General Hindi
- General English
Time Duration: 2 Hours
- 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon (For General Candidates)
- 10.00 A.M. to 12.20 PM (For Visually Handicapped Candidates)
Paper- II (Conventional Type)
- Translation - 2 passages , one each from Hindi to English and
vice versa and an essay each in Hindi & English.
Time Duration: 2 Hours
- 2.00 P.M. to 4.00 PM (For General Candidates)
- 2.00 P.M. to 4.20 PM (For Visually Handicapped Candidates)
Personality Test/Interview: 100 Marks
NOTE-I: Only those
candidates who secure in the written examination the minimum qualifying marks as
may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be eligible at
least to appear at the Interview. The interview will be held at the
Commission's Regional /Sub-Regional Offices or at any other place as
decided by the Commission.
a) General Hindi : 100 marks (Objective type)
b) General English : 100 marks (Objective type)
The questions will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of the
language, correct use of words,phrases and idioms and ability to write
language correctly, precisely and effectively.
Translation and Essay: 200 Marks (Conventional Type)
The 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.
How to Apply:
Applications must be submitted only in the prescribed format
( Annexure-I ). For detailed instructions relating to the application form and
how the application is to be submitted, Annexure - II may be referred to. The
Commission uses standard application form for all its examinations. Therefore,
please read the instructions given in the Notice of Examination and also given
below carefully before filling up the application form, in your own interest.
Please attach photocopies of relevant Testimonials/Certificates with the
Application and submit to the concerned Regional Office of the Commission,
as indicated in Para-7 of the Notice.
All candidates who apply in response to this advertisement by
the CLOSING DATE will be assigned Roll numbers. These will be communicated
to them or placed on the website of the concerned Regional Office at least
two weeks before the date of the examination. A candidate must write
his/her Roll number along with his/her name, date of birth and name of the
examination while addressing any communication to the Commission.
Communication from the candidate not furnishing these particulars shall
not be entertained
- Date of Exam:
- Closing Date :