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SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2021:Check Section-Wise Paper Pattern And Marking Scheme

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Fri, 20 Aug 2021 12:59 AM IST


Check out SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern here with Safalta. Get to know Section-Wise Paper Pattern And Marking Scheme along with the Syllabus.

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Stenographer exam annually. It is an All India level examination for the post of Stenographer Grade C (non-gazetted post) and Grade D posts in various departments, ministries, and organizations of the Government of India. The skill test for the 2019 exam is scheduled to be held on October 21 and 22. The SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern consists of two stages i.e. Computer-based test and a Skill Test. The written exam or the computer-based test is for 100 marks. There are three sections and the skill test is qualifying nature. This space will cover the SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern in detail along with the marking scheme. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance then download our app- 'Exam Taiyari App' and boost your preparation. Prepare for any competitive exam with Free Courses, E-books, and Mock-Tests on Safalta App.


SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern
As mentioned above there are two stages in the exam. The written test and skill test. The detailed exam pattern is as follows:
Written SSC Stenographer Exam
The exam is computer-based.
The exam consists of three sections ie. General Intelligence and reasoning, English Language, General Awareness.
The maximum number of marks possible is 100.
The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
The exam pattern is illustrated below:

Section Number Of question 
General Intelligence and reasoning 50
General Awareness 50
English Language 100

SSC Stenographer Exam Marking Scheme
The above-mentioned details related to SSC Stenographer Exam Patttern are supplemented with the e=marking scheme of the paper here.

  1. The written exam consists of 200 marks.
  2. Each question carries equal marks i.e- 1, marks.
  3. There is a negative marking of 1/3 in the exam.
  4. There are no marks for the skill test.
The marking scheme is as follows for the written exam:
Section Marks                        
General Intelligence and reasoning 50
General Awareness 50
English Language 100

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SSC Stenographer Exam Skill Test 
The skill test is conducted after the written exam. Only the candidates who are successful in the written exam are called for the Skill Test. Here a candidate is given a dictation of 10 minutes in Hindi or English. The candidate must type at a rate of 100 words per second. There are no marks for this stage.

SSC Stenographer Exam Syllabus 
The syllabus for the exam is as follows:
Section Topics                       
General Intelligence and reasoning
  • Reasoning Analogies
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Observation
  • Figural Classification
  • Non-verbal Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Relationship Concepts 
  • Blood Relations
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Visual Memory
General Awareness
  • Indian Constitution
  • Culture
  • History
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Geography
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Events 
English Language
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  •  One Word Substitution
  • Grammar Skills
  •  Spotting  Error
  • Comprehension Passages 
  • One Word Substitution
  • Cloze Test

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SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern - FAQ

 Q1. Whats is the exam date for SSC Stenographer Exam?

A1. The exam date for SSC Stenographer Exam is 21 and 22 October 2021.

Q2. What are the stages in the SSC Stenographer Exam?

A2. There are two stages in SSC Stenographer Exam - Written Test and Skill Test.

Q3 Does the skill test have marks in SSC Stenographer Exam?

A3. NO, the skill test does not have marks in SSC Stenographer Exam.

Q4. What are the maximum marks possible in the written stage of the SSC Stenographer Exam?

A4.  The maximum marks possible in the written stage of the SSC Stenographer Exam are 200.


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