How to prepare for SSC JHT Descriptive Paper

Dear SSC JHT Aspirants,

If you have got selected for the Descriptive Paper of SSC JHT Exam, you need to be very much sincere about preparing for this Paper. Don’t forget that the preparation for Objective Type Exam and that for Descriptive one are poles apart. You need to focus on the following two sections of the Exam: (For Descriptive Exam Pattern, Click here)

  1. Essay and
  2. Translation

In order to perform well in the Essay Section, follow the following:

  • You have to focus on going through different articles based on the Current Announcements of the Government or Events going on in and out of the country.
  • You have also to keep sound knowledge of Traditional Topics such as Dowry System, Population, Unemployment, Poverty Alleviation, the Menace of Terrorism, etc.
  • You have not only to keep acquiring knowledge on various topics but also keep mentioning all those in black and white in an organized way.
  • If possible, try to arrange a group, in which you can share, discuss and debate the contents you have gone through.
  • Be firm on writing two to three Essays per day and then analyze all of them so as to make your Essays much more effective. Do all this on a daily basis.
  • Apply your Grammatical Knowledge while writing essays.
  • Keep your sentences precise representing your sound knowledge about the topic given.
  • Organize your thought point-wise so as to make it eye-catching. Any verbosity is not entertained.

In order to perform well in the Translation Section, follow the following:

  • Translate at least 3 passages from English to Hindi and vice versa till the Examination.
  • Always keep with you two kinds of Dictionaries: English to Hindi and Hindi to English. You can avail of these online.
  • You have to learn both kinds of translation: Literal translation and translation based on sense. Remember that the translation based on sense is preferable in most cases.

It is advisable to pursue PGDT course from IGNOU to score well in this Section.