SSC Junior Translator Examination - Syllabus

SSC Junior Translator CSOLS Examination 2009 Examination Syllabus

Syllabus of the Examination


  1. General Hindi : 100 marks (Objective type)
  2. General English : 100 marks (Objective type)

The questions will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding of the language and correct use of words, phrases and idioms, 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 & English separately which will test the candidates’ translation skills and their ability to write as well as comprehend the two languages correctly, precisely and effectively

18. Mode of Selection: Candidates fulfilling the prescribed qualifications will be required to undergo a Written Examination.

The Commission hold full discretion to fix minimum qualifying marks component-wise in Paper-I and II for different categories, i.e., UR, SC, ST, OBC, etc. Candidates declared qualified on the basis of the Written Examination would be required to appear for the interview.

Final Select List would be prepared on All-India basis in order of merit as disclosed by the aggregate marks (marks of Written Examination and Interview) finally awarded to each candidate as given under this scheme of recruitment and in that order so many candidates as are found by the Commission to be qualified at the Examination shall be recommended for appointment upto the number of un-reserved vacancies.

If there are candidates having the same aggregate marks in the written examination plus interview, then the tie cases are resolved by the Commission by referring to the marks in the written examination i.e. a candidate having more marks in the written examination gets preference over the candidate having the same aggregate marks.

If the tie still persists then the tie cases are resolved by referring to marks in first cut off paper, followed by Date of Birth, i.e., the candidate older in age gets preference.

Lastly, if the tie still persists, the tie is finally resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of names, i.e., a candidate whose name begins with the alphabet which comes first in the alphabetical order gets preference.

Provided that SC, ST and OBC candidates who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies.

The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs and OBCs which will thus comprise SC, ST and OBC candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.

A person with disability can be appointed against an unreserved vacancy provided the post is identified suitable for persons with disability of relevant category.

An Ex-Serviceman or Physically Handicapped category (OH/HH/VH) candidates who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards, viz., age limit, extended zone of consideration, etc. is to be counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection.

Such candidates may also be recommended at the relaxed standards to the extent the number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in their rank in the order of merit.

In so far as cases of Ex-Servicemen are concerned, deduction from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.

Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service / post.

Note-: The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.

Their admission at all the stages of examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

If, on verification, at any time before or after the written examination and interview, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.