SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Recruitment 2019: Check Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus Here
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The applications are invited by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the post of Stenographer vacancy 2019. Detailed information on SSC Exam Pattern & Syllabus is given below. The official website is

How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply online through SSC‘s website from 17.09.2019 to 15.10.2019.

SSC Stenographer: Exam Pattern (Phase - I)

- The SSC Stenographer (Phase - I) exam will be held on Computer-based mode (CBT).
- The question paper will be of objective type multiple-choice (MCQs).

Candidates should note that there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. 
Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
I General Intelligence And Reasoning  50  50
II General Awareness  50  50
III English Language and Comprehension  100  100

SSC Stenographer: Detailed Syllabus

English Language and Comprehension

1.      Basic English Grammar & Sentence Formation
2.     Parts of Speech – Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Preposition, Conjunction, etc.
3.     Articles
4.     Active and Passive Voice
5.     Direct and Indirect Speech
6.     Fill in the Blanks
7.     Cloze Test
8.     Sentence Correction
9.     Spellings
10.   Phrases and Idioms
11.   Antonyms and Synonyms
12.   Spotting Errors
13.   Para jumbles
14.   Phrase Replacement
15.   Comprehension Reading

General Intelligence And Reasoning
1.      Analogies
2.     Similarities and differences
3.     Space Visualization
4.     Problem Solving
5.     Analysis
6.     Judgment
7.     Decision making
8.     Visual memory
9.   Discriminating observation
10.  Relationship concepts
11.   Arithmetic reasoning
12.   Verbal & Figure Classification
13.   Arithmetical number series
14.   Non-verbal series etc
15.   Abstract ideas & symbols
16.  Relationship, arithmetic computation, analytical functions of abstract ideas & symbols

General Awareness

1.       Indian History – Indian Independence Movement, Mughal Empire, etc.
2.       Indian Polity
3.       Indian Geography – Soil in India, Indian Crops, Farming and Irrigation in India, Indian Rivers, etc.
4.       Indian Constitution & Scientific Research
5.       Art and Culture
6.       India and World Economics Scenes
7.       Awards and Honours
8.       Countries, Currencies, and Capitals
9.       Indian Economy
10.     Government Policies and Schemes
11.     Events and affairs of National and International Importance
12.     Days and Events
13.     Indian Neighboring countries Sports
14.     Books and Authors
15.     Science and Technology

SSC Stenographer: Exam Pattern (Phase - II)

The candidates who are shortlisted in the computer-based examination for next stage will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography.

The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English and Hindi based on the language opted by the candidates in the online application form. The expected speed is 100 words per minute for the post of Stenographer Grade 'C' and 80 words per minute for the post of Stenographer Grade 'D'.
Post Language of Skill Test Time Duration (In Minutes) for the candidates who are allowed to use of scribe in the CBE (Para - 7) Time Duration (In Minutes)
Stenographer Grade 'D' English 70 50
Stenographer Grade 'D' Hindi 90 65
Stenographer Grade 'C' English 55 40
Stenographer Grade 'C' Hindi 75 55

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SSC Stenographer: Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus