SSC Junior Translator (CSOLS)/Junior Hindi Translator Exam 2013
Junior Translators (CSOLS)/Junior Hindi Translator Examination - 2013
SSC JHT Exam 2013 Date: 29th September, 2013 (Sunday)
Junior Translators (CSOLS)/Junior Hindi Translators (in Subordinate Offices) and Hindi Pradhyapak (Central Hindi Training Institute) etc. Examination 2013 Notification
Date of Exam: 29.09.2013
Date of Advertisement: 03.08.2013
Closing Date: 30.08.2013
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:
1. Commission will hold a Combined All India Open Examination for recruitment to the 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.
2. The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, the applications will be accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age etc. prescribed for different posts and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the posts before applying/ opting for them. Copies of supporting documents, however, should be sent along with the application. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled and the Commission’s decision shall be final.
3. CANDIDATES IN THEIR OWN INTEREST ARE ADVISED TO GO THROUGH THE DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS NOTICE AND ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE OF THE COMMISSION: http://ssc.nic.in CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING.
4. 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.
5. Candidates with visual disability of 40% and more only would be considered as VISUALLY HANDICAPPED (VH) for availing reservation for VH, wherever, such reservation is applicable.
6. Central Government civilian employees claiming age relaxation should submit a certificate in the prescribed format from their office in respect of the length of continuous service which should be for not less than three years in the immediate period preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They should continue to have the status of Central Government civilian servants/employees from the day of application till the time of appointment, in the event of their selection.
7. FEE: RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY(Rs. 100.00)
Fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation, as per rules.
8. CLOSING DATE : 30.08.2013 (upto 5 P.M.). For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and for candidates residing abroad – 28.10.2011(upto 5 PM). APPLICATIONS RECEIVED LATE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.
9. Only a single application will be entertained. Candidature in respect of multiple applications will be summarily rejected.
10. MOBILES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC GADGETS ARE BANNED WITHIN THE PREMISES OF THE EXAMINATION CENTRES.THEIR POSSESSION IN THE EXAMINATION HALL WILL INVITE CANCELLATION OF CANDIDATURE AND DEBARMENT FOR COMMISSION’S EXAMINATIONS.
11. CANDIDATES MAY SEND/SUBMIT APPLICATION IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT ALONGWITH SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS, TO THE CONCERNED REGIONAL OFFICE OF SSC AS MENTIONED IN PARA-7 OF THE NOTICE. FACILITY OF ON-LINE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FROM THIS EXAMINATION.
12. Candidates may contact following Regional Help Lines for clarifications, if any, in respect of filling/submitting applications :
(i) SSC(NR), New Delhi - 01164715222, 01165570666
(ii) SSC(CR), Allahabad - 08765214571, 08765214572
(iii) SSC(SR), Chennai - 09445195946, 04428251139
(iv) SSC(WR), Mumbai - 09869730700, 07738422705
(v) SSC(ER), Kolkata - 09477461228, 09477461229
(vi) SSC(MPR) Raipur - 09407921504, 09407921505
(vii) SSC(KKR), Bangalore - 09483862010, 09483862020
(viii) SSC(NWR), Chandigarh - 08699111498, 08699103985
(ix) SSC(NER), Guwahati, - 09864217001, 09435711335
13. Discrepancies, if any, in Question Papers should be brought to the Notice of the Commission in writing within fifteen days of the date of the examination. Representation submitted thereafter will not be considered.
Staff Selection Commission will hold on Sunday, the 18.12.2011 an All India Open Competitive Examination for recruitment to the following posts:-
(i) Junior Translators(CSOLS)(Group "B" Non-Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay Rs. 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 Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay Rs. 4200/- , in various Central Government Ministries/ Departments / Offices.
(iii) Senior Translator (Group "B" Non-Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay Rs. 4600/-, in Ministry of Defence.
(iv) Junior Translator (Group "B" Non-Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay Rs. 4200/-, in Ministry of Defence
(v). Hindi Pradhyapak (Group "B" Non-Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs. 9300-34800 with Grade Pay Rs. 4800/-, in Central Hindi Training Institute (D/o Official Language) located all over India.
VACANCIES / RESERVATION:
(i) Firm number of vacancies will be determined in due course.
(ii) Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH etc. categories is available as per Notification No. S.O.946(E) dated 09.04.2009 of DOPT, posts carrying grade pay of Rs.4200/- and above are categorized as Group-“B” posts. However, Commission accepts requisition from subordinate offices for the posts of Junior Hindi Translator even if reservation for Ex-Servicemen is indicated.
(iii) All the posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, on selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.
(iv) The posts of Junior Translators(CSOLs)/Junior Hindi Translators (in Subordinate Offices) have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from disabilities of forty percent and above of One Arm(OA),One Leg(OL), Both Legs(BL), Partially Blind(PB), Blind(B), Partially Deaf(PD) and Deaf(D).
(v) The posts of Hindi Pradhyapak have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from disabilities of forty percent and above of One Leg (OL) and Partially Blind (PB).
(vi) The posts of Senior Translator in Ministry of Defence have been identified suitable for persons suffering from disabilities of forty percent and above of One Leg (OL), Both Legs and Arms affected (BLA), Partially Blind (PB).
(vii) The post of Junior Translator in Ministry of Defence have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from disabilities of forty percent and above of Partially Blind (PB).
NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP:
A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
AGE LIMIT: Not exceeding 30 years as on 01.08.2011
Note I : As per extant Government Orders, the crucial date for age-limit is reckoned with reference to the Closing date for receipt of applications, i.e.,01.08.2011.
Note II : Candidate should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation / Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate 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.
For Junior Translators (CSOLs)
(I) (i) 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
(ii) 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
(iii) 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;
(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.
(i) Knowledge at the level of Matriculation of a recognized Board or equivalent of one of the languages other than Hindi mentioned in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
(ii) Degree or Diploma in translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa from a recognized University.
Note: For candidates with 55% and above in EQ-I, EQ-II is relaxable at the discretion of the Commission.
For Junior Hindi Translators (in Subordinate Offices)
(i) Masters Degree of a recognized University or equivalent in English/ Hindi with Hindi/English as a compulsory or elective subject at degree level;
(ii) Bachelor’s Degree of a recognized University or equivalent with Hindi and English as main subjects (which includes the term compulsory and elective)
(i) Those candidates who have passed B.A(Hons) in English/Hindi with Hindi/English as subsidiary/MIL subject are eligible for the post of Junior Hindi Translators
(ii) Candidate must ensure that they have studied English and Hindi as main subjects and not as a paper in all three years of BA Pass course.
For Hindi Pradhyapak (in Central Hindi Training Insutitute)
(i) Master‟s degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at degree level either as compulsory or optional or as a language paper from a recognized university or equivalent.
(ii) Bachelor‟s degree in Education from a recognized university. Institute & equivalent.
(iii) Two years experience of Teaching Hindi at Senior Secondary Level.
(i) Knowledge at the level of matriculation of one of the language, other than Hindi mentioned in the 8th schedule of the constitution.
(ii) Experience of translation from English to Hindi and vice versa or diploma in linguistics from a recognized university/Institute or equivalent.
Note: For candidates with 55% and above in EQ-I, EQ-II is relaxable at the discretion of the Commission.
For Senior Translator and Junior Translator (in Ministry of Defence)
(i) 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; or
Master‟s degree or a recognized university in English with Hindi as compulsory or elective subject or as medium of examination at degree level; or
Master‟s degree of a recognized university 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 medium of examination at degree level ; or
Master‟s degree of a recognized university in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi or English as a compulsory or elective subject or either of the two medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at the degree level: or
(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 Govt. Offices, including Govt. of India undertakings.
Note-1: Qualifications are relaxable for reasons to be recorded at the discretion of the Staff Selection Commission or competent authority in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.
Note-2: The qualification regarding experience are relaxable at the discretion of the Staff Selection Commission in the case of candidate belonging to the Scheduled Caste or the Scheduled Tribe if, at any stage of selection, the Staff Selection Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.
(i) Knowledge at the level of Matriculation(Tenth Standard) of a recognized Board of one of the language other than Hindi mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.
(ii) Degree in translation from Hindi to English and vice versa from any recognized University or equivalent.
Note - I: 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 Qualification.
Note – II : Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the educational qualification as on 01.08.2011 will not be eligible and need not apply.
Note - III : All candidates should enclose self attested copies of the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificate, etc. as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the 01.08.2011 failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission summarily.
MODE OF PAYMENT: FEE PAYABLE Rs. 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only)
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.
NOTE I: Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
NOTE II: Fee paid by modes other than CRFS will not be accepted and the applications of such candidates will be rejected forthright and the payment made shall stand forfeited.
NOTE III: Candidates may please note that non-cancellation of stamps from the concerned Post Office in the manner indicated above, will lead to rejection of his/her application form. Therefore, it is in the interest of candidates that they get the CRFS cancelled from the concerned Post Office.
CENTRES OF EXAMINATION:
A candidate must indicate the centre in the Application Form in respect of the Examination. A candidate must submit his/her application only to the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Office of the Commission under whose jurisdiction the Centre selected by him / her falls. Application received in any other Regional/Sub Regional Office of the Commission will be rejected summarily.
The applications should be addressed to the Regional / Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission as indicated in the table below;
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
|Sl.No.||Examination Centres &|
|Address to which the applications|
should be sent
||Allahabad(3003), Patna(3206), Lucknow(3010)
||Regional Director(CR), Staff Selection Commission, 8-AB, Beli Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002
||Kolkata(4410), Port Blair(4802), Gangtok(4001), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Ranchi(4205)
||Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building, (8th Floor), 234/4 . Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road), Kolkata, West Bengal-700020
||Regional Director(KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka-560034
||Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504
||Regional Director(NER), Staff Selection Commission, Rukmini Nagar, PO: Assam Sachivalaya, Guwahati, Assam-781006
||Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, EVK Sampath Building, 2nd Floor, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006
||Mumbai(7204), Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001)
||Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishta Bhawan, 101 M.K. Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020
||Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, “Nishant Villa”, F. Jalvihar Colony, Raipur, Chhatisgarh-492001
||Chandigarh(1601), Jammu(1004), Srinagar(1007), Leh (1005)
||Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Gr. Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh-160017
The examination will consist of two parts, viz.
PART-I - Written Examination, carrying 400 marks; and
PART-II - Personality Test (Interview), carrying 100 Marks.
PART-I: Written Examination:
Written Examination: The Written Examination will be held on 18.12.2011 and will consist of two papers. The maximum marks allotted to each paper and the duration of each paper will be as under;
|Date of Exam||Part||Subject||Max. Marks||Total Duration / Timing for General candidates||Total Duration/Timing for VH candidates|
|(i) General Hindi
(ii) General English
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
|2 Hours 20 mins
10.00 AM to 12.20 PM
|Translation – 2 passages, one each from Hindi to English and vice versa and an essay each in Hindi & English
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
|2 Hours 20 mins
2.00 PM to 4.20 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 a minimum qualifying standard in Paper-I as may be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.
NOTE-II: Candidates are not permitted to use Mobile Phones, Calculators or any other electronic / electrical device for answering any paper (Test Booklets). Candidates must not, therefore, bring Mobile Phone, Calculators or any other electronic / electrical device inside the Examination premises. Possession of these items , whether in use or not, will be considered as “use of unfair means” in the Examination and appropriate action will be taken by the Commission against such candidates, as per extant policy of the Commission.
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: Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidates.
PART-II: PERSONALITY TEST/INTERVIEW
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 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.
NOTE-II: SC/ST candidates called for interview will be paid TA as per Govt. Orders. However, no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination.
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
MODE OF SELECTION:
Candidates will be shortlisted for the Interview on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their aggregate marks in the Written Examination and Interview.
Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH 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. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates which will, thus, comprise of SC , ST, OBC and PH 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.
An Ex-Serviceman or Physically Handicapped (OH/VH) category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in written examination, 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 the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction of the military service rendered 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 of appointment to the service/post.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted by post 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, for postal applications, may be referred to.
ADMISSION TO THE EXAMINATION:
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.
Admission Certificates (ACs) for the Examination indicating the time table and also venues of examination for each candidate will be issued to all applicants about two weeks before the date of examination. IF ANY CANDIDATE DOES NOT RECEIVE ADMISSION CERTIFICATE FOR THE EXAMINATION ONE WEEK BEFORE THE DATE OF EXAMINATION, HE/SHE MUST IMMEDIATELY CONTACT THE CONCERNED REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICE (S) OF THE COMMISSION WITH PROOF OF HAVING SUBMITTED HIS/HER APPLICATION. (In case of Applications submitted under Certificate of Posting, the Date-Stamp of the Post-Office concerned should be clearly legible). FAILURE TO DO SO WILL DEPRIVE HIM/HER OF ANY CLAIM FOR CONSIDERATION. CANDIDATES ALSO HAVE THE OPTION TO DOWNLOAD THE ADMISSION CERTIFICATES FROM THE CONCERNED REGIONAL/SUB REGIONAL OFFICES’ WEBSITE. SUCH FACILITY WILL BE AVAILABLE AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAMINATION.
Staff Selection Commission
Block No. - 12
Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Phone: 011 - 24363343