SSC STENOGRAPHER – SYLLABUS AND BLUEPRINT

Syllabus and BluePrint

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type

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.

TOPIC NUMBER OF QUESTION
NUMBER SERIES TEST 2
NUMERAL (ODD MAN OUT) 4
TIME SEQUENCE TEST 1
WORD FROMATION 2
BLOOD RELATIONSHIP TEST 1
LETTER TO LETTER CODING 2
NUMBER TO LETTER CODING 1
INSERT MISSING CHARACTERS TEST 2
MATHEMATICAL OPERATION 2
DIRECTION AND DISTANCE TEST 3
RANKING TESTS 1
SYLLOGISM 2
CHOOSE ANALOGUS PAIR 2
COMPLETE WORD ANALOGY 2
NUMBER ANALOGY TEST 3
WORD (ODD MAN OUT) TEST 4
LETTER (ODD MAN OUT) TEST 2
ALPHABETICAL ORDER OF WORDS 3
GENERAL ALPHABETICAL SERIES 1
LOGICAL VENN DIAGRAMS TEST 1
COMPLETION OF AN INCOMPLETE PATTERN 1
SPOTTING OUT THE EMBEDDED FUGURES 1
PROBLEMS AND PAPER FOLDING 1
PROBLEMS ON MIRROR IMAGES 1
CODING DECODING TEST 1
TOTAL NUMBER QUESTION 50
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 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.

TOPIC NUMBER OF QUESTION
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 4
GENERAL SCIENCE 14
FAMOUS PLACES 1
ENVIRONMENT 1
SPORTS 1
INVENTION AND DISCOVERS 1
GENERAL ECONOMIC STUDY 6
ECONOMICS 1
RELIGIONS(INDIA) 1
GENERAL GEOGRAPHY 6
PERSONS PLACES AWARS AUTHORS CE 1
INDIAN HISTORY 7
INDIAN POLICY 3
SANCTUARIES 1
GENERAL COMPUTER SCIENCE 2
TOTAL NUMBER OF QUESTION 50
English Language & Comprehension:
TOPIC NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT 10
DIRECT AND INDIRECT SPEECH 10
CLOZE TESTS 20
ENGLISH COMPREHENSION 15
SPOTTING ERRORS 10
FILL IN THE BLANKS(SINGLE WORD) 5
SYNONYMS 5
ANTONYMS 5
IDIOMS AND PHRASES 5
ORDERING OF SENTENCES 5
ACTIVE AND PASSIVE VOICES 10
TOTAL NUMBER OF QUESTIONS 100

In addition to the testing of candidates’ understanding of the English, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability, would also be tested.

PART-II-SKILL TEST
Skill test in Stenography:

Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Written Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. It may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the Written Examination. THE SKILL TEST WILL BE OF QUALIFYING NATURE and the 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 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:-

Stenographer Grade ‘D’ : 50 minutes ( English )

65 minutes ( Hindi )

Stenographer Grade ‘C’:  40 minutes ( English )

55 Minutes ( Hindi )

Mode of Selection:

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 their performance in the Written Examination. Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and the option exercised by them

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