SSC-The Staff Selection Commission will conduct the MTS and CHSLE exams in 13 regional languages along with Hindi and English, following recommendations by an Expert Committee. This move aims to increase participation and selection prospects of aspirants.
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- Staff Selection Commission to conduct MTS and CHSLE exams in 13 regional languages in addition to Hindi and English.
- The decision aims to increase participation from local youth and improve selection prospects.
- Expert Committee recommended conducting exams in multiple languages.
- Notice for the MTS exam has been issued, and the first multi-language exam will commence on May 2nd.
- The government expects State and Union Territory governments to encourage local youth to participate in the exams in their mother tongue.
1. Multilingual Staff Selection Commission Examinations
The Department of Personnel and Training has made a landmark decision to conduct the Staff Selection Commission Multitasking (non-technical) Staff (SSC MTS) examination, 2022 and CHSLE Examination, 2022 in 13 regional languages in addition to Hindi and English. The decision aims to encourage local youth and promote regional languages.
2. Additional Regional Languages
The SSC MTS and CHSLE exams will be conducted in 13 regional languages besides Hindi and English. These languages include Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, Urdu, Punjabi, Manipuri (also Meiti), and Konkani.
3. Increased Participation and Selection Prospects
The decision to conduct these exams in regional languages is expected to result in more participation from lakhs of aspirants who will now be able to take the exam in their mother tongue. This, in turn, will improve their selection prospects.
4. Demands and Expert Committee Recommendations
The decision was made following persistent demands from different states to hold SSC exams in languages other than Hindi and English. An Expert Committee was appointed to review the scheme and syllabus of examinations conducted by the Commission. The Committee recommended conducting the 10th and 12th exams in multiple languages and gradually increasing the number of languages.
5. Implementation of Recommendations
The government accepted the recommendation of the Expert Committee and asked the SSC to work out the modalities. To begin with, the Commission has decided to conduct the MTS Examination and CHSLE Examination in 15 languages, including 13 regional languages, Hindi, and English.
6. Positive Response and Commencement of Exams
The notice for the MTS exam has already been issued, and the first multi-language exam will commence on May 2nd. The notice for the CHSL exam in multi-languages will be issued in May-June 2023. The decision has received positive feedback, especially from candidates in South India and on social media.
7. Campaign to Encourage Participation
The Minister of State, Dr. Jitendra Singh, expects the State and Union Territory governments to launch a campaign to encourage local youth to participate in the exams in their mother tongue and serve the country by making a career out of it.
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