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SSC STENOGRAPHERS (GRADE C AND D) EXAMINATION Exam Pattern

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SSC  STENOGRAPHERS (GRADE ‘C’ & ‘D’) EXAMINATION

 

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of a written examination and skill test on stenography for the post of STENOGRAPHERS (GRADE ‘C’ & ‘D’)
(A) SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND SYLLABUS

The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below :

 

Part  Subject  Maximum Marks  
       
I General Intelligence And Reasoning
50  
  (50 questions)    
       
II

English Language and Comprehension
( 100 questions )

100  
       
       
       
III General Awareness 50  
  (50 questions)    
       
       
Total Duration / Timing for General candidates   is 2 hours  
       
Total Duration/Timing for Visually Handicapped candidates 2hours 40 minutes

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

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.

(B) SKILL TEST for STENOGRAPHY:

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 )

Only those candidates who qualify in the written part of examination and secure minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission in their discretion, will be eligible to take the Skill Test, i.e. Part-II of the examination.
Note :
1. If the candidates do not indicate the medium of STENOGRAPHY TEST in Column No.14 of the Application Form, the Commission will consider ENGLISH as the medium of STENOGRAPHY TEST for such candidates and the candidates will not be allowed to change the medium at a subsequent stage.

2. There is no exemption from skill test for any category of candidates.
3. Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment.
4. VH candidates will be required to transcribe the matter in 75 minutes for English Shorthand or in 100 minutes for Hindi Shorthand for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ and in 70 minutes for English Shorthand test and in 95 minutes for Hindi Shorthand test for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’.
5. The SKILL TEST will be held at the Commission’s Regional/Sub Regional Offices or at other Centres as may be decided by the Commission.
6. Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test.