Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Stenographer Exam for recruitment of Grade C and Grade D posts in Ministries/ Departments of Central Govt including their Attached/ Subordinate offices located all over India. SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2016-17 process through All India Open Competitive Examination has been initiated. Check here SSC Steno Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Scheme, Skill Test, Exam date, Timing etc latest information for the preparation of SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D Exam 2016-2017.
SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Syllabus and Pattern
Date of Written Exam - 31.07.2016 (Sunday)
Written Exam Scheme/ Pattern
Part 1 (General Intelligence & Reasoning) - 50 Questions (50 Marks)
Part 2 (General Awareness) - 50 Questions (50 Marks)
Part 3 (English Language and Comprehension) - 100 Questions (100 Marks)
Total Duration and Timing
General candidates - 2 Hours (10.00 AM to 12.00 PM or 02.00 PM to 04.00 PM)
Visually Handicapped/ cerebral palsy candidates - 2 Hours 40 mins (10.00 AM to 12.40 PM or 02.00 PM to 04.40 PM)
SSC Steno Exam Syllabus
Question Paper for SSC Steno Grade C & D Written Exam will consist of total 200 Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. SSC Stenographer Question paper will comprise of 3 parts as per the syllabus given below. The questions (except in Part 3) will be set both in English and Hindi.
General Intelligence & Reasoning (Part 1) - It generally comprises of questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This part will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. This part will also include questions designed to test the candidate‘s abilities to deal with abstract ideas, symbols & their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
General Awareness (Part 2) - Questions in this part will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‘s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. This part will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
English Language & Comprehension (Part 3) - In addition to the testing of candidates' understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability, would also be tested.
Skill Test in Stenography - Candidates qualified in the Written Exam will only be called for the Skill Test of qualifying nature. In the Skill Test, there is no exemption for any category of candidates. The Skill Test will be held at the SSC Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centres as decided by the Commission. The Skill Test (of qualifying nature) will consist of:
Dictation - 10 minutes in English/ Hindi at the speed of 100 w.p.m. for the post of Steno Grade C and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Steno Grade D
Transcription time - 50 minutes (English)/ 65 minutes (Hindi) for the post of Steno Grade D and 40 minutes (English)/ 55 minutes (Hindi) for the post of Steno Grade C
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