Good news for candidates appearing for SSC MTS and CHSL exams! The Department of Personnel and Training has approved to hold these exams in regional languages, along with Hindi and English. Similar to the recent approval for CAPF exams, now candidates can take these exams in 13 regional languages. Previously, these exams were only conducted in Hindi and English.
Languages approved for SSC MTS and CHSL exams are :-
Now the question paper of SSC MTS and CHSL can also be solved in these 13 regional languages - Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu, Punjabi, Manipuri (also Meitei), Konkani, Hindi and English. This will improve the process of selection of lakhs of students, said the Ministry of Personnel in a press statement.
CAPF constable exam has already been approved
In a recent decision, the Department of Personnel and Training has allowed SSC MTS and CHSL exams to be conducted in 13 regional languages. The approved languages include Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Urdu, Punjabi, Manipuri (also Meitei), Konkani, Hindi and English. This move is expected to benefit lakhs of students and enhance the selection process, according to a press statement from the Ministry of Personnel.
Gradually more languages will be included
Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions, stated that they are making efforts to add all languages listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution to these recruitment exams in the future. He also mentioned that additional languages will be included gradually
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Welcomes Regional Language Option in Recruitment Exams, Calls for Extension to All Central Govt. Exams
MK Stalin, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, has applauded the decision to hold recruitment exams in regional languages and urged for the extension of this practice to all central government exams. Previously, he had raised the issue of conducting exams in regional languages.