SSC Stenographers Grade C and Grade D 2016 Scheme of Examination – Stenographer Exam | Stenographer Exam Age Limit | Stenographer Exam Qualification | Stenographer Exam Centres | Stenographer Exam Selection | Stenographer Exam Application
The SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D examination 2016 will consist of a SSC Stenographer written examination and Skill Test in stenography.
A. Scheme of the SSC Stenographer Written Examination and Syllabus
The SSC Stenographers written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below :
|Date of Exam||Part||Subject||Maximum Marks||Total Duration / Timing for General candidates||Total Duration / Timing for Visually Handicapped / cerebral
|31.07.2016(Sunday)||I||General Intelligence & Reasoning ( 50 questions )||50||2 Hours 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon Or 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM|
Note : Entry to the examination venue will not be allowed after
9.30 AM in the morning shift and after 1.30 PM in the afternoon shift.
|2 Hours 40 minutes 10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM Or 2.00 PM to 4.40 PM
Note : Entry to the examination venue will not be allowed after 9.30 AM in the morning shift and after 1.30 PM in the afternoon shift.
|II||General Awareness ( 50 questions )||50|
|III||English Language and Comprehension ( 100 questions )||100|
Note – I : The question 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.
Syllabus for SSC Stenographers Written Examination 2016 :
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 neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These SSC Stenographer questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability / cerebral palsy affected candidates and opting for Scribe there will be no component of Maps / Graphs / Diagrams / Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning / General Awareness Paper.
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 Staff Selection Commission will only be called for the SSC Skill Test. It may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the SSC Stenographer Written Examination. The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature and the Staff Selection 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 SSC 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 evaluation of transcription will be done electronically 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 )|
1. If the candidates do not indicate the medium of SSC Stenography Test in Column No. 14 of the SSC Stenographer Application Form, the Staff Selection Commission will consider English as the medium of SSC Stenography Test for such candidates.
2. There is no exemption from SSC skill test for any category of candidates.
3. Candidates who opt to take the Staff Selection Commission Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their SSC 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 SSC post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ and in 70 minutes for English Shorthand test and in 95 minutes for Hindi Shorthand test for the SSC post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’.
5. The Staff Selection Commission Skill Test will be held at the Staff Selection Commission’s Regional / Sub Regional Offices or at other Centres as may be decided by the Staff Selection Commission.
6. Detailed instructions regarding SSC Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional / Sub Regional Offices of the Staff Selection Commission to the candidates called for the SSC Stenographer Skill Test.
9. General Instructions to be complied by the candidates in the SSC Written Examination
i. Candidates must write the papers / indicate the answers in their own hand.
ii. In the SSC Stenographers question papers, wherever necessary, the Metric systems of weights and measures only will be used.
iii. Use of mobile phone, calculator and other electronic gadgets and their accessories is not permitted. Therefore, these should not, be brought inside the examination premises / venue.
iv. Candidature of any candidate found to possess mobile phones or any other means of wireless communication or related accessories either in working or switched off mode, shall be cancelled forthwith. This will also invite further penal action as per the policy of the Staff Selection Commission.
v. The candidates are advised to desist from use of any unfair method in the examination hall which will render them ineligible for further considered for the examination and also lead to their debarment from Staff Selection Commission’s examinations in future beside inviting criminal prosecution. OMR type of answer sheets will be supplied by the Staff Selection Commission for recording their answer of multiple choice objection type questions.
- OMR sheet to be filled in Dark Blue / Black Ball point pen only.
- Candidates should write his/her name, Roll Number and Test Form Number correctly, in the relevant places in OMR Answer Sheet and also affix signature and Left Hand Thumb Impression on space provided for the purpose. Answer Sheet not bearing candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Test Form No, signature and left thumb impression or in which such details have not been properly shaded will not be evaluated.
vi. If any candidate belonging to Visually Handicapped ( VH ) category does not write and shade the category code properly, they will not be treated as belonging to PH category.