SSC JHT Exam Pattern

SSC JHT Exam Pattern 2020 – Check Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme For Paper I & II

SSC Junior Hindi Translator Exam Pattern: SSC JHT 2020 exam pattern is such that it is divided into two papers: Paper 1 and 2. Paper 1 is held in computer-based mode whereas Paper 2 is held in offline mode. Paper 1 comprises objective type multiple-choice questions. Questions in the paper are asked from two sections. Paper 2 comprises descriptive type questions.  Candidates must go through the SSC JHT exam pattern to understand the overall structure of the exam such as marking scheme, total marks, section-wise distribution of questions, time duration, etc. Candidates can check below the detailed SSC JHT exam pattern.

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SSC JHT Exam Pattern – Highlights 2020

Stages of exam Paper 1 and 2 followed by document verification
Mode of exam Paper 1: Computer Based Test

Paper 2: Offline

Number of sections Paper 1: Two

Paper 2: One

Duration of the test Two hours for both the papers
Number of questions Paper 1 comprises 200 questions
Total marks 200 marks for both the papers
Types of questions Paper 1: Objective Multiple Choice Type

Paper 2: Conventional Type

Language of question paper Hindi and English

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SSC Junior Hindi Translator Scheme of Examination: Written examination will consist of two papers, viz.
a) General Hindi : 100 marks (Objective type)
b) General English : 100 marks (Objective type)

Translation and Essay: 200 Marks (Conventional Type)

The maximum marks allotted to each paper and the duration of each paper will be as under:-

Part Subject Number of
Total Duration /Timing for General candidates Total Duration/
Timing for
Paper- I
 (i)General Hindi
(ii) General English
 100/100 mark
100/100 mark
 2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon
 2 Hours 40
10.00 A.M. to
12.40 PM
Paper- II
 Translation & essay  200  2 Hours
2.00 P.M. to
4.00 P.M.
 2 Hours 40
2.00 P.M. to
4.40 PM

Note-I : Paper-I will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. Paper-II shall be evaluated in respect of only those candidates, who attain the minimum qualifying standard in Paper-I or part thereof as may be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.

Note-II: Mobile Phones, Calculators or any other electronic / electrical device are strictly banned in the Examination Hall.

Note-III: 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 questions.

Note-IV: The Commission may at its discretion, fix qualifying marks in Paper-II.

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What is normalisation of marks?

SSC has decided to normalize SSC JHT scores of candidates to take into account any variation in the difficulty levels of the question papers across different shifts since the exam is conducted in multiple sessions. The normalization is done based on the fundamental assumption that in multi-shift exam, the distribution of abilities of candidates is the same across all the shifts. Calculation of marks will be done up to 5 decimal places

Minimum qualifying marks in Paper I

The minimum qualifying marks prescribed for both Paper I and II are given below-

  • UR – 30%
  • OBC/EWS- 25%
  • Others – 20%

Personality Test/ Interview: Only those candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks in paper I and Paper II of the written examination as may be fixed by the commission at their discretion, will be eligible to appear at the interview. Interview will be conducted for 100 Marks.

Important Dates for SSC JHT 2020 Recruitment:

Important Dates for SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Exam
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) Notification 2020 Release Date 29th June 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Apply Online Opening & Closing Date 29th June 2020 to 25th July 2020 (11:30 PM)
Last date of online fee payment 27th July 2020 (11:30 PM)
Last date for generation of offline Challan 29th July 2020 (11:30 PM)
Last date for payment through Challan 31st July 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) Admit Card 2020 Release Date A week before Exam
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Computer Based Examination (Paper-I) Date 6th October 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 2020 Paper-II (Descriptive) Date 31st January 2021