Tuesday, 11 August 2015

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SSC Stenographers ( Grade C and Grade D ) syllabus

 SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of a written
examination and skill test in stenography.
The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below
Part Subject Maximum
Duration /
Timing for
Total Duration/
Timing for
I General Intelligence & Reasoning ( 50 questions ) 50 2 Hours
10.00 A.M. to
2 Hours 20 mins
10.00 A.M. to
12.20 PM
II General Awareness ( 50 questions ) 50
III English Language and Comprehension ( 100 questions ) 100

NOTE-I : The Paper will consist of Objective Type- Multiple choice questions only. The questions except in Part III will be set both in English & Hindi.

NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making,visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
General Awareness: Questions 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. The test 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: 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.
B. Skill Test in Stenography:
Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Written Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. However,depending on the number of candidates, the Commission may decide to call all the candidates for the skill test. It may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the Written Examination. THE SKILL TEST WILL BE OF QUALIFYING NATURE
and the Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the skill test for different categories of candidates.
The candidates will have to appear for the stenography test. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English / Hindi at the speed of 100 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade‘D’. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer only. The transcription time is as follows:-
For Stenographer Grade ‘D’ 50 minutes ( English )
                                            65 minutes ( Hindi )
For Stenographer Grade ‘C’ 40 minutes ( English )
                                            55 Minutes ( Hindi )



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