The examination will consist of two parts, viz.

Part-I: Written Examination carrying 400 marks

Part-II: Personality Test (Interview) carrying 100 Marks.

Part I Written Examination:

The written examination will consists of two papers each paper will be allotted for 200 marks and the time duration will be 2 Hours. Paper I will consists of Objective Type multiple choice questions only. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. 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.

Part-II Personality/ Interview:

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. The Commission may at its discretion prescribe separate cut off in interview.

Candidates will be finally recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of their aggregate marks in the written examination and interview.

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

Resolution of Tie Cases:

In cases where more than one candidates secure the equal aggregate marks, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another.

(1) By referring to the total marks in the written examination.

(2) By referring to marks in Paper-II of the written examination,

(3) By referring to marks in Paper-I of the written examination.

(4) Date of birth i.e. the candidate older in age gets preference.

(5) By referring to the alphabetical order of the names taking first name into consideration.

Age Limit:

Candidates age limit should not exceed 30 years.

Sr.NoCategoryAge-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
01SC/ ST 5 years
02OBC 3 years
03PH 10 years
04PH + OBC 13 years
05PH + SC/ST 15 years
06Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General) 03 years
07Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years
08Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 years
Educational Qualifications:
Essential:

(I) (a) Master’s 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

(b) Master’s 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

(c) Master’s 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 Undertakings.

Desirable:

(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-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 but will acquire the educational qualification and acquire documentary evidence from the Board/University in support will also be eligible.

Scheme of Examination: 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:

The Written Examination will consist of two papers.

The maximum marks allotted to each paper and the duration of each paper will be as under:

PartSubjectNumber of Questions/MarksTotal Duration/
Timing for General candidates
Total Duration/
Timing for Visually Handicapped candidates
Paper- I
(Objective Type)
(i)General Hindi
(ii) General English
100/100 mark
100/100 mark
2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to
12.00 Noon
 2 Hours 40
mins
10.00 A.M. to
12.40 PM
Paper- II
(Conventional Type)
Translation and essay2002 Hours
2.00 P.M. to
4.00 P.M
 2 Hours 40
mins
2.00 P.M. to
4.40 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 the minimum qualifying standard in Paper-I or part thereof as may be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.

Note-II: Candidates are not permitted to use Mobile Phone, Calculator or any other electronic/electrical device for answering any paper (Test Booklets).

Note-III: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.

Part-II:

Personality Test/ Interview:

Personality test will be held for 100 Marks. The interview will be held at the Commission’s Regional /Sub-Regional Offices or at any other place as decided by the Commission.