SSC Junior Translator Examination - Educational Qualifications

SSC Junior TranslatorCSOLS CSOLS Examination 2009 Educational Qualifications

Educational Qualifications: (As on 20th March, 2009)


Masters Degree of a recognized University or equivalent in Hindi or English with English or Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as a medium of examination at degree level OR

Masters Degree of a recognized University or equivalent in any subject other than Hindi or English with Hindi or English medium and English or Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as a medium of examination at degree level OR

Masters Degree of a recognized University or equivalent in any subject other than Hindi or English with Hindi and English as a compulsory or elective subject or either of the two as medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level; and

(II) 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 Government Offices including Government of India Undertaking.


  1. Knowledge at the level of Matriculation of a rcognized Board or equivalent of one of the languages other than Hindi mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
  2. Degree or Diploma in translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa from a recognized University.

Note-I: Candidates who do not fulfill the minimum educational qualification as on the stipulated date are not eligible and need not apply for the post.

Note-II: All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the Interview will be required to produce the relevant Certificates in Original as proof of acquiring the minimum educational qualification as laid down in the Notice as a result of which the candidate has claimed to be educationally qualified on the date mentioned above, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission.

Note-III: Degree/Diploma etc. obtained by candidates from open Universities/Distance education will not be accepted unless the same is accompanied by a certificate that the course is recognized by Distance Education Council in terms of Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 published in Gazette of India dated 08.04.1995 for the relevant period when the candidate has acquired the relevant qualification.

6. No person:

  1. Who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or
  2. Who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person, shall be eligible for appointment to the service, Provided that Central government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.

7. A candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the efficient discharge of his/her duties as an Officer of the service.

A candidate who, after such medical examination as may be prescribed by the competent authority, is found not to satisfy these requirements, will not be appointed.

Only such candidates as are likely to be considered for appointment will be medically examined.

Note: In the case of the disabled Ex-Defence Services personnel, a certificate of fitness granted by the Demobilisation Medical Board of the Defence Services will be considered adequate for the purpose of appointment.

8. The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the examination shall be final.

9. No candidate will be admitted to the examination unless he/she holds a certificate of admission (AC) from the Commission.

10. Candidates (except Ex-Servicemen released from the Armed Forces and those who are granted remission of fee vide Commission's advertisement) must pay the fee as prescribed (Refer to provision under Para –13 of the Notice).

11. Any attempt on the part of a candidate to obtain support for or canvass his/her candidature by any means may disqualify him for admission.

12. Action against candidates found guilty of misconduct:

Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false or suppress any material information while filling in the application form.

Candidates are also warned that they should in no case attempt to alter or otherwise tamper with any entry in a document or the attested certified copy submitted by them nor should they submit a tampered/fabricated document.

If there is any inaccuracy or any discrepancy, an explanation regarding this discrepancy should be submitted.

A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:-

  1. Obtaining support for his / her candidature by any means, or
  2. Impersonating, or
  3. Procuring impersonation by any person, or
  4. Submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or
  5. Making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or
  6. Resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature for the examination, or
  7. Writing irrelevant matters including obscene languages or pornographic matter in the script, or
  8. Misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or
  9. Using unfair means in the examination hall, or
  10. Possessing Mobile Phones/Cellular Phones/Pagers/communication devices or any other unauthorized electronic gadget inside the Examination premises/venue, whether in use or not (Candidates by mere possession of any of these items) will be deemed to have been using unfair means and would be subject to disciplinary action as deemed fit, including ban from future examination conducted by SSC, or
  11. Taking away the Question Booklet/Answer Sheet with him/her from the examination hall, or passing it on to unauthorised persons during the conduct of the examination, or
  12. Harassing or causing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of these examination, or
  13. Violation of any of the instructions issued to candidates alongwith their Admission Certificates (AC) permitting them to take examination, or
  14. Attempting to commit, or as the case may be, abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses, may, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:-
  1. To be disqualified by the Commission from the examination for which he/she is a candidate as also from any other examination/selection of the Commission in which he/she might have appeared but the final result/selection has not yet been declared/made, and/or
  2. To be debarred either permanently or for a specified period which may extend upto
  3. 10 years:-

    1. By the Commission from any examination or selection held by them
    2. By the Central Government from any employment under them; and
  4. To take disciplinary action under appropriate rules if he/she is already in service under Government, or
  5. To take any other appropriate legal action.

13. Fee Payable: Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only). No fee for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Physically Handicapped/Ex-Servicemen.

Fee concession is not admissible to sons and daughters of ExS or to persons belonging to Other Backward Classes. Service clerks in the last year of their colour service are not exempted from payment of fee.

Ex-Servicemen who have already taken up a Government job shall be considered against General (UR) vacancies and, hence, shall not be entitled for fee concession [Note-I of Para 4(C)]