SSC Hindi Translator - Selection Process & Exam Pattern

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Selection Process of SSC Hindi Translator Recruitment

The Selection of the candidates will consist of two phases called, Part I: Written Examination carrying 400 marks;  followed by Part II: Personality Test (Interview) carrying 100 Marks.

Written Examination - SSC Hindi Translator

The Written Examination will consist of two papers. Paper-I is objective Type and Paper II is Conventional Type. Each paper will carry 200 Marks.

The time duration for each paper will be 2 hours. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.

The Examination Pattern of the SSC Hindi Translator Recruitment can be found below.

PartSubjectNumber of
Questions / Marks
Paper- I
(Objective Type)

(i) General Hindi

(ii) General English

100 / 100 mark

100 / 100 mark

2 Hours

(2 Hours 40
mins for VH candidates)

(Conventional Type)
Translation & essay200

2 Hours

(2 Hours 40
mins for VH candidates)


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

Normalization Formula - SSC Hindi Translator

Based on the marks scored in the Paper – I i.e. Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Paper-II. If the Computer Based Examination is conducted in multiple shifts, normalized marks will be used to determine merit.

Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

Tentative Answer Keys & Representations - SSC Hindi Translator

Tentative Answer  Keys  will  be  placed  on  the  Commission’s  website  after  the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any, within the time limit given by the Commission through on-line modality only, on payment of Rs 100/- per question. 

Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final.

Personality Test / Interview - SSC Hindi Translator

Only those who secure the minimum qualifying marks in paper-I or part thereof and paper-II of the written examination will be shortlisted for the Interview. Personality test will be conducted for 100 Marks.

Candidates will be recommended for appointment by the Commission based on their aggregate marks in the Written Examination and Interview.

Note-I: Paper-II of only such candidates who are shortlisted based on their performance in Paper-I will be evaluated.

Note-II: The Commission will fix separate qualified standards in Paper-II of the written examination.

Modes of Selection - SSC Hindi Translator

Based on the performance in Paper-I+Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for Document Verification.

The Minimum qualifying marks a candidate should secure in Paper-I and Paper-II are: for UR: 30%, OBC/ EWS: 25% and for Others: 20%

Final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in Paper-I+Paper-II and the preference of Posts/ Departments exercised by them at the time of Document Verification.

Resolution of the Cases - SSC Hindi Translator

In cases where more than one candidate secures the equal aggregate marks, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another:-

(1) Total marks in the written examination.

(2) Marks in Paper-I

(3) Marks in Paper-II

(4) Date of birth with older candidates placed higher.

(5) Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appears.