SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2017 Exam Details


SSC, Department of Personnel & Training, New Delhi has released short notification of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ (Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade ‘D'(Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted) Examination, 2017 scheduled to be held in September 2017. The SSC is going to conduct the Stenographer Grade – ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination – 2017 in Computer Based Examination (CBE) Mode. The SSC Steno examination is tentatively scheduled to be held from 4th September 2017 to 7th September 2017. The SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2017 Online registration start from 17th June 2017 and close on 15th July 2017.

Name of Post: Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’

No of Vacancies: Vacancies will be determined in due course. The Vacancies of Stenographers are in Ministries/ Departments of Central Government, including their Attached/ Subordinate offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country.

Age Limit: 18 to 27 Years as on 1st August 2017. The Upper Age Relaxation – 05 Years for SC / ST, 03 Years for OBC, for others as per Govt Rules.

Educational Qualification: Must have passed Matric with 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.

Selection Process: Online Examination and Skill test in Stenography.

About Exam: Computer Based Examination (02 Hours). The Question paper will be of Objective Multiple choice type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English except Part-III. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer The exam scheduled to be held on 4th September to 7th September 2017.

Part: I , II, III
Subject: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, English Language and Comprehension
No. of Questions: 100
Maximum Marks: 100

Application Fee: Rs 100/- for General and OBC Category Candidates. The fee be paid through SBI Challan / SBI Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank. There is no fee for SC, ST, PwD and Ex-serviceman Candidates.

How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply online through SSC Online Portal from 17/06/2017 to 15/07/2017 (upto 5.00 pm). Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for recruitment to the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’&’D’ Examination 2017.

SSC Steno Grade C & D Exam Detail ->

(a) Exam Date – 31st July 2016 (Sunday);
(b) Exam Time – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (OR) 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM (Duration 2 Hours), For Visually Handicapped candidates – Duration is 2 Hours 40 Minutes.
(c) The questions except in Part III will be set both in English & Hindi.
(d) Negative Marks 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
(e) Any representation regarding answer key of the written examination will be scrutinized and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final and no further representation will be entertained.
(f) Commission reserves the right to introduce additional stage of examination which would be notified at suitable time, if considered necessary.

SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Exam Syllabus 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, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc.

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. 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.

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.

SSC Steno Skill Test Pattern 2016:

For Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 50 minutes (English), 65 minutes (Hindi)
For Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 40 minutes (English), 55 Minutes (Hindi)

Application Fee: Rs 100/-. The Fee paid in respect of online application through SBI Challan / Net banking and any credit and debit cards will be accepted. The Fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC, ST, PWD and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation, as per Government orders.

How To Apply: Eligible Candidates are required to submit Online Application (OR) Offline (Prescribed Format of Application).

Online Mode: Apply Online through SSC Online Portal from 7thAugust 2016. The Last Date for Receiving Online Application is 03/06/2016 up to 05:00 PM.

Offline Mode: Application on the prescribed format available on below table link. The last date for receipt of application is 03/06/2016 (upto 5 P.M.)

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