Lok Sabha Secretariat is inviting online applications from eligible candidates for the post of Translator. The detailed notification with Advt. No. 01/2020 is available on the official website of Lok Sabha Secretariat, Parliament of India which is loksabha.nic.in. The conducting body has announced a total of 47 vacant posts for Translator in level 8 pay matrix of Rs.47600/- – Rs.151100/-. Candidates have to submit their online applications through email only. The date for the submission of online application form is July 27, 2020.
Candidates who wish to submit the application shall possess Masters Degree in Hindi or English language. If the candidate has a Masters in Hindi then, he/she should have passed English as the degree subject. Similarly, candidates having Master’s degree in English should have passed Hindi as a degree subject. Along with this, they should have 02 years of work experience in translating from Hindi to English and vice-versa in Government Sector or Diploma/Certificate course in Translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa from recognized government college. The age of the candidates should not be more than 27 years as on July 27, 2020. However, candidates belonging to different categories are offered age relaxation. The information about this is provided in the official notification in detail. Candidates who have 02 years of work experience can apply till the age of 29 years.
Interested aspirants should mail their applications before the last date of the submission. Candidates have to take a print out of the application form and fill every detail present on it. Once done, they have to scan the application form and email the same to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates who are working as a government servant also have to submit an application through email only. The conducting body does not accept the application form 07 days after the last date of the submission as specified. Along with the form, candidates also have to submit the scanned copy of 10th certificate, Caste certificate, Disability certificate, Reliving certificate, educational qualification mark sheet and certificate, Experience certificate and attendance sheet as given with the notification. The application with the documents should be submitted with the file name ‘SCANNED PDF’ indicating the name and date of birth of the candidates.
The selection of candidates depends on the marks secured in prelims and mains examination. Lok Sabha Secretariat conducts the prelims examination for 75 minutes. Candidates have to attempt 150 multiple choice questions in prelims round. Those candidates who secure the qualifying marks are shortlisted for the mains examination. The conducting body organizes mains examination in two papers. Paper 1 is conducted for 02 hours with 150 marks whereas Paper 2 is conducted for 03 hours with 100 marks. The final merit list is prepared based on the marks secured in Mains examination. After the final selection, candidates have to take a typing test in English/Hindi. The minimum speed required is 8000 depressions per hour. Candidates have to qualify this typing test within a period of 02 years from the date of appointment.