SSC Junior Translator Examination - Age Limit

SSC Junior Translator CSOLS Examination 2009 Age Limit

4 (A) Age Limit:

Not exceeding 30 years as on 20.03.2009.

Note: Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate 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.

4 (B) The Upper age limit as prescribed in Para 4(A) will be relaxable:

  1. Upto a maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe category;
  2. Upto a maximum of 3 years if a candidate belongs to OBCs in accordance with DP&T OM NO.43013/2/95-Estt(SCT) dated 25.01.1995 read with amendments made there after;
  3. Upto a maximum of 10 years if the candidate is a physically handicapped person. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC who are physically handicapped, the maximum age relaxation of 10 years permissible for physically handicapped shall be in addition to the age relaxation provided in terms of column (i) and (ii) above;
  1. Upto the maximum of 5 years to candidates of Jammu and Kashmir who have ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989. (Any person intending to avail of the aforesaid relaxation shall submit the certificate from either District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction he/she had ordinarily resided or any other authority so designated in this behalf by the Goverment of Jammu and Kashmir to the effect that he had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989);
  2. Upto a maximum of three years (8 years for SC/ST and 6 years for OBCs candidates) in the case of Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence there of.

4 (C) Age concession for Ex-S Upto a maximum of 5 years (8 years for OBC & 10 years for SC/ST) for Ex-Servicemen & Commissioned Officers including ECOx/ SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years Military Service as on 20.03.2009 and have been released

  1. On completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to lbe completed within six months) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or
  2. On account of physical disability attributable to military service; or
  3. On invalidment and in whose case Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and will be released on 3 months’ notice on selection from date of receipt of offer of appointment.

Note: Candidates admitted to the examination under this age concession will be eligible to compete for all the vacancies whether reserved or not for exservicement. Please also Refer Note-3 under Para 2 (ii) of the Notice.

Explanation: An Ex-Serviceman means a person who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy, Air Force of the Indian Union, and

  1. Who retired from such service after earning his/her pension. This would also include persons who are retired/retire at their own request but after having earned their pension; or
  2. Who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service/circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
  3. Who has been released, otherwise than on his own request from such service as a result of reduction in establishment;
  4. Who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagements, otherwise than at his own request or by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, and has been given a gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army of the following categories, namely:-
  1. Pension holders for continuous embodied service,
  2. Persons with disability attributable to military service; and
  3. Gallantry award winners.

Note-I: Ex-servicemen who have already joined government job in civil side after availing of the benefits given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are also eligible for the age concession.

However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of fee concession.

Note-II: The period of "Call up Service" of an Ex-Serviceman in the Armed Forces shall also be treated as service rendered in the Armed Forces for the purpose of para 4(C) above.

Note-III: For any Serviceman of the three Armed Forces of the Union to be treated as Ex-Serviceman for the purpose of securing the benefits of age-relaxation, he must have already acquired, at the relevant time of submitting his application for the Post/Service, the status of ex-serviceman and/or is in a position to establish his acquired entitlement by documentary evidence from the competent authority that he would complete specified term of engagement from the Armed Forces within the stipulated period of one year from the Closing Date (i.e. 20.03.2009).

Note-IV: Age Concession is not admissible to the Sons, Daughters and Dependents of Ex-Servicemen.

Explanation: The persons serving in the armed forces of the Union, who on retirement from service, would come under the category of 'ex-serviceman' may be permitted to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specified terms of engagements and avail themselves of all concessions available to ex-servicemen but shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specified term of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union.

Important: The format of certificates/undertaking to be submitted by the candidates claiming the benefits/concessions as Ex-Serviceman, are given in Annexure IV & V.