Staff Selection Commission SSC Stenographers C & D Examination 2017
The Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Stenographer Grade C (Group-B Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade-D (Group-C Non-Gazetted) in the month of September 2017.
Current Event : Admit Card issue.
Important Date :
- Date of Computer Based Examination: 04-09-2017 to 07-09-2017
- Closing Date for receipt of application: 15-07-2017 (upto 5.00 P.M.)
Educational Qualifications (As on 01.08.2017) for SSC Stenographers C & D Examination 2017 :
Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
Skill test in Stenography:
Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. Commission may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of 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. 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)
Age Limit (As on 1 Aug, 2017) for SSC Stenographers C & D Examination 2017 :
- 18-27 years for General.
- 18-30 Years for OBC
- 18-32 Years for PH/SC/ST
Application Fee for SSC Stenographers C & D Examination 2017 :-
Rs. 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only) for General/OBC. No fee for SC/ST.
Scheme of Examination for SSC Stenographers C & D Examination 2017 :
- General Intelligence & Reasoning – 50
- General Awareness – 50
- English Language and comprehension -100
- Time : 2 Hrs.
Question paper will be of Objective Multiple choice type. 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 question.
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 questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
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.