SSC Stenographer Recruitment, 2016

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SSC Recruitment, 2016
Staff selection commission (SSC) published notification for recruitment All India Open Competitive Examination for recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Grade "C" (Group "B" Non-Gazetted ) and Stenographer Grade "D"(Group "C" Non-Gazetted). Minimum Metric with 12th Standard Passed Candidates are eligible to Apply for SSC Stenographer Exam 2016. The closing date for submission of applications is 3rd June 2016. The closing date for submission of applications is 3rd June 2016. You can view official advertisement by following link.

Names of the Posts: 
  • Stenographers Grade ‘C’
  • Stenographers Grade ‘D’

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

Age limit: 18 to 27 years (as on 01.08.2016) [Candidates born not before 02/08/1989 and not later than 01/08/1998]

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.

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

Scheme of Examination: The examination will consist of a written examination and skill test in stenography.

Scheme of the written examination: [2 Hours - 10.00 AM. to 12.00 PM OR 02.00 PM to 04:00 PM]
  • The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below:
    • Part - I: General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 questions ) - 50 Marks
    • Part - II: General Awareness (50 questions)  - 50 Marks
    • Part - III: English Language and Comprehension (100 questions) - 100 Marks
  • The questions except in Part III will be set both in English & Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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. Commission 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)

Indicative Syllabus for written examination:
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. he 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.
    • 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.
  • 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.

How to apply: Eligible Candidates are required to submit online application or offline in prescribed format of application.

Important dates:
  • Published date: 06/05/2016
  • Last date for online or offline submission application: 03/06/2016 (till 05:00 PM)
  • Tentative Exam Date: 31/07/2016

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