SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam Pattern

SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2020 : Exam Pattern

  1. SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Tier I: Objective type MCQs
  2. SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Tier II: Skill Test

The SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2020 examination will be conducted in 2 different levels. The first level is SSC Stenographer Grade C and D exam that comprises of MCQs and is conducted online. After this exam has been conducted, an exam to test your skill sets in various domains is conducted by SSC.

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1. SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Tier I Examination

Part Subject Questions/Marks Time
1 General Awareness 50  
2 General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 2 Hours
3 English Language and Comprehension 100  

Question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice only.There will be negative marking of the ¼ mark for each wrong answer. No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.

2. SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Tier II Examination

Skill Test in Stenography:

1. Based on the marks scored in the Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in the Skill Test for the post they have applied for.

2. The candidates will have to appear for the  Skill Test in  Stenography.  The candidates will be given one dictation for  10 minutes in English/  Hindi at the speed of 100 words per minute (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 a computer. The transcription time is given below:

S. No. Post Language of Skill Test Time Duration (in minutes)
1 StenographerGrade ‘D’ English 50
2 StenographerGrade ‘D’ Hindi 65
3 StenographerGrade ‘C’ English 40
4 StenographerGrade ‘C’ Hindi 55

(ii) 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 candidate during the examination.
(iii) The Skill Test will be held at the Commission‟s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission.
(iv) Detailed instructions, if any, regarding Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test.
(v) Standard instructions regarding modality of evaluation of Skill Test is available at the Candidate‟s Corner Section on the Commission‟s website.

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