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SSC Stenographer 2016: Take a look of Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Selection Procedure

May 27, 2016 17:53 IST
    SSC Stenographer 2016: Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Selection Procedure
    SSC Stenographer 2016: Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Selection Procedure

    SSC Stenographer Exam 2016: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invited applications for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Examination 2016. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format, on or before 03 June 2016.

    Under SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Examination 2016, there are Vacancies for Stenographers Grade ‘C’ (Group ‘B’ Non Gazetted) and Stenographer ‘D’ (Group ‘C” Non gazetted). Number of vacancies will be determined in due course and will be notified on the SSC official website.

    Jagranjosh.com has prepared about some important aspect related to the SSC stenographer Exam.

    SSC Stenographer Exam is composed of basically two tests:-

    a. Written test
    b. Skill test

    A. Written Test: - Scheme for the written test is as follows: -


    Here, Both exam papers can be in Hindi and English language except English Language  and Comprehension Paper. There is also a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

    B. Skill Test: - It is a qualifying & mandatory paper and passed candidates in Written Examination are only eligible for appearing this test. Qualifying marks are set by the commission itself. In this examination, candidates are given one dictation for 10 minutes in Hindi/English at the speed of 100 w.p.m for the post of Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for Grade ‘D’. This test is organized on computers only. The details for Transcription period are as follows: -                     

    There is no exemption in the skill test for any candidate.

    Note: - Candidates, who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments. Candidates have to work as English/Hindi stenographers as per the functional requirement of the User Office irrespective of the medium of Skill Test of the candidate during the examination.

    Syllabus: - The indicative syllabus for the written test is as follows: -

    a. General Intelligence and Reasoning: - Under this section both verbal and non-verbal type of questions. It includes the following type of questions: -
    i. Analogies
    ii. Similarities and differences
    iii. Space Visualization
    iv. Problem Solving
    v. Analysis
    vi. Judgement
    vii. Decision Making
    viii. Visual Memory
    ix. Discriminating Observation
    x. Relationship concepts
    xi. Arithmetical reasoning
    xii. Verbal and figure classification
    xiii. Arithmetical Number series
    xiv. Non verbal series
    xv. Arithmetical computation and other analytical functions
    xvi. Abstract ideas, symbols and their relationships

    b. General Awareness: - Under this exam, following table of content will be helpful to you.
    i. India and its neighboring countries
    ii. Sports
    iii. History
    iv. Culture
    v. Geography
    vi. Economic Scene
    vii. General polity i.e. Indian Constitution and scientific research
    viii. Current affairs

    c. English Language and comprehension: - In this Section several  types of questions are framed out of the following chapters.
    i. Vocabulary
    ii. Grammar
    iii. Sentence Structure
    iv. Synonyms
    v. Antonyms and its correct usage

    Selection Procedure: - Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Written Examination. Candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of total marks in the Written Examination. Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and the option exercised by them. Reservation is also applicable as per the norms estimated by the Government of India for SC/ST/OBC/VH/PH/ Ex servicemen  candidates. Their admission at all the stages of the  examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification, at any time, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their

    candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.

    SSC Stenographer Exam: Chapterwise distribution of questions

    We, at Jagranjosh.com believe that the above information will prove worthy for the Stenographer aspirants.

    All the best!!!

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