SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2021,& Exam Pattern pdf download [Official]

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2021 & Exam Pattern – Filling application form is damn easy. Going to give the exam in the center is the second easiest task. But first preparing with determination to clear the exam and going for exam hall is an entirely different story. So let’s clear the confusion and make a clear understanding of the SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern and Syllabus and download the pdf at the end of this post.

Vacancies of SSC Stenographer Grade C & D are in Ministries(Dept) of Central Government, including their Attached/Subordinate offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country.

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SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2021

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts stenographer exam. Now moving the Syllabus for steno exam. Before that we will discuss exam pattern in brief to given you an idea of pattern of this exam.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 is going to conduct written exam in the upcoming months. This exam will be Computer Based Exam.

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SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern

Lets check the scheme of computer based written examination in detail. First we will cover written exam pattern and then skill test pattern.

Steno Written Exam Pattern

Total duration of exam will be 2 hrs for all the parts in written exam. refer below chart for better understanding.

Question paper Type: Objective Multiple choice

Questions will be set in Hindi and English except Part-III.

Negative Marking: Yes, There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

PartSubjectNo of QueMax MarksTime
1General Intelligence & Reasoning50502 Hours
(2 hours and 40 minutes
for VH/OH)
2General Awareness5050
3English Language & Comprehension100100

As above chart shows, total time for this exam will be 2 hrs and 2 hrs 40 min for VH/OH candidates. Maximum marks you can score is 200 and you have to attempt 200 questions as well.

What is selection process for SSC Steno Exam: SSC Stenographer Selection Process

SSC Stenographer Skill Test Exam Pattern

All the candidates who clear the cut off for written exam will be appearing in skill test.

Nature of Exam: Only qualifying

Medium: Hindi or English (You need to mark your preference while filling application form. If you leave your preference blank then it will be consider as English.

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.

Steno GradeHindi (Time)English (Time)
C60 Minute50 Minute
D55 Minute40 Minute

Now lets move to the detailed syllabus for steno exam.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus in Detail

Indicative Syllabus for Computer Based Mode Examination as below,

General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

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, judgment, 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 Syllabus

Questions will be designed to test the ability of general awareness of the environment around candidates 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 questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

English Language & Comprehension Syllabus

  • vocabulary,
  • grammar,
  • sentence structure,
  • synonyms,
  • antonyms etc.

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