Junior Translators (CSOLs) Exam 2013

The Staff Service Commission (SSC) conducts a combined all India open examination for recruitment of Junior Translators to the Central Secretariat Official Language Services (CSOLS) which is part of the Department of Official Language, Government of India.

The Central Secretariat Official Language Service (CSOLS) was established in 1981 to bring together all the Hindi posts created in different Ministries/Departments and their attached offices in an integrated service and to provide uniform service conditions, pay scales and scope of promotions to the officials. This service includes all Hindi posts of Ministries/Departments of the Government of India and their attached offices excepting a few scientific and technical departments, such as Department of Information Technology, Space and Atomic Energy etc. After the 6th Central Pay Commission and cadre review, CSOLS has been restructured as follows.



 No: of Posts (Currently)





Joint Director



Deputy Director



Assistant Director



Senior Translator



Junior Translator





SSC will conduct the examination for recruitment to the post of Junior Translator (CSOLS,) group-B Non-Gazetted, in the pay scale of Rs.9300 to Rs.34,800 with Grade Pay Rs.4200 in various offices and Departments under Department of Official Language. The number of vacancies will be determined in due course. All posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) (which means if selected, you can be posted anywhere in the country.)

Important dates

  • Date of Examination: 15 December, 2013 (Sunday)

Get complete details on all the important dates related to the exam on the Exam Dates page.

Eligibility Criteria

Check the Eligibility Criteria page for details pertaining to educational qualification, age of general students and eligibility for the reserved class.

General Information and Exam Details

  1. The examination will be conducted in two parts- written examination and interview session. Learn more about the exam structure on the Junior Translators (CSOLS) Exam Pattern page.
  2. Mobiles and other electronic gadgets will not be allowed in the premises of the examination centers. Carrying them (even in switched-off mode,) in the examination hall will be considered as use of unfair means and your candidature will be cancelled.
  3. One Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, Voter Card, Driving License, Identity card issued by University/ College, Pan Card) is mandatory for entry to examination hall.
  4. Candidates must bring two colored photographs for one session of examination.


  1. Reservation is available for SC, ST, OBC, PH and EXS as per extant Government orders. As per Notification No. S.O.946(E) dated 9 April, 2009 of DOPT, posts carrying grade pay of Rs.4200 and above are categorized as Group-B posts.
  2. The post of Junior Translator (CSOLS) has been identified suitable for persons from disability of forty percent or above of One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL), Partially Blind (PB), Blind (B), Partially Deaf (PD) and Deaf (D).
  3. For the reservation the candidates must contain the required certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim.
  4. OBC candidates must ensure that they possess a valid OBC certificate issued within the due date issued by the authority mentioned in the format.
  5. Candidates with visual disability of 40% and more will be considered for the Visually Handicapped quota.
  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 not less than three years during the period immediately preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They must also have the status of civilian employees till the date of appointment.

Application procedure

  • Application forms would be available in the newspapers like Rozgar Samachar and Employment News.
  • Online applications will not be available.

Visit the Application Procedure page to get complete details about how to apply for the exam.

Regional helplines

i) SSC (NR) New Delhi- 01164715222, 01165021888

ii) SSC (CR) Allahabad- 05322460511, 05326541021

iii) SSC (SR) South- 09445195946, 04428251139

iv) SSC (WR) Mumbai- 09869730700, 07738422705

v) SSC (ER) Kolkata- 09477461228, 09477461229

vi) SSC (MPR) Raipur- 09407921504, 09407921505

vii) SSC (KKR) Bangalore- 08025502520, 09483862020

viii) SSC (NWR) Chandigarh- 09915509204, 09915509331

ix) SSC (NER) Guwahati- 09207053500, 09707679564

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