SSC STENOGRAPHER 2017 NEWS
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SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam Pattern will be released for ‘Grade C & Grade D’ posts conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Committee). It is a common exam for candidates who have successfully completed their Intermediate from a recognized board of university.
SSC Stenographer 2018 eligibility must be checked by candidates willing to fill the form which will start from the 1st week of June 2018. All the successfully registered candidates will be issue Admit Cards from the 1st week of August 2018. Result of the exam will be published post successful conduct of the examination.
|Exam Mode||Online Mode|
|Number of Papers||2 (Pre and skill test)|
|Number of sections||Pre-exam: General Intelligence (Reasoning), General Awareness and English. Skill Test: Typing ability exam|
|Question paper type||Objective type questions (Pre)|
|Number of questions||200|
|Exam duration||2 hours|
|Exam Language||Reasoning & General awareness: Bilingual & English comprehension|
SSC conducts this exam in two stages; Preliminary exam and after qualifying this, applicants need to go through a skill test. Pre-exam comprises of 3 sections i.e., Reasoning, English Comprehension and General awareness. The questions will be classified as per the table given below:
|Section||Number of questions|
|General Intelligence (Reasoning)||50|
SSC Stenographer 2018 Preliminary exam comprises of 200 objective type questions with weightage of 200 marks carrying 1 mark each. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each negative response. The competition level is quite tough considering the number of applicants. The merit list of the students will be based upon the marks scored by the students in preliminary exam. Marking scheme for the exam is given below.
General Intelligence test is a form of psychometric testing that is widely used by corporate employers & Government to help assess candidates during the recruitment process. ‘Psychmetric’ is just a fancy way of saying ‘measuring mental ability’ and logical reasoning tests are designed measure your non-verbal skills. This section comprises of 50 questions and marks allotted to this section is 50, hence giving equal importance to each question with 1 mark .
Take a quick look at SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam Pattern for General Intelligence.
Since SSC Stenographer exam is conducted for recruitment process for the candidates who have completed intermediate exam. Hence, syllabus for section is upto 10th level. It is also similar to the major recruitment exams conducted at national and state level. The questions will be asked from the syllabus mentioned in notification.
Here is a list of some importance topics that could come in the SSC Stenographer exam:
|Arithmetical Reasoning||Analytical reasoning|
|Number Series||Puzzle test|
|Blood Relationship concept||Venn diagram|
|Number series||Series test|
|Problem solving analysis||Direction test|
Books Recommended for General Intelligence
This section is basically included to check the general knowledge of candidates. To know the concept, they need to have an in-depth understanding with regard to the different subjects covered by these recruitments. General awareness is the aptitude to discover or to self-conscious of objects things or sensorial systems. Candidates need to have a deep understanding of the topics covered in this portion. This section comprises of 50 questions with weightage of 50 marks carrying 1 mark each.
SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam Pattern for General Awareness:
There is no limit as such for the syllabus of General awareness but one can prepare for this section by going through the topics and understanding the pattern of questions asked in previous years exams.
Some of the important portion to prepare the general awareness section is mentioned here.
|Based on important dates of celebration||General polity|
|The economy of India||Book author’s Name|
|Scientific research||Important sports days|
Books or content recommended
English comprehension plays vital role in the selection of a candidate in any competitive exam. This is the most important section of the exam which checks the grammar ability and basic understanding of concepts related to English.
SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam Pattern for English is given below:
This section consists 100 questions in the exam and checks the general English of the candidate. A wide portion based on the comprehension, spotting errors, fill in the blanks and questions related to vocabulary will be asked in the exam.
Some of the important portion candidates need to cover to prepare well for the exam is mentioned in the table below.
|English Language based questions||Spotting errors|
|One word substitution||Grammer|
Books Recommended for English
After qualifying the Preliminary examination, candidates need to go through skill test to get selected for the post. The skill test/stenography test will be organized at various sub-regional offices or at some other centers. Candidates who qualifies the preliminary exam and eligible for the skill test, will be given one dictation for the time period of 10 minutes in Hindi as well as English with minimum speed of 100 words per minute for the stenographer grade C posts while for Grade D the minimum speed would be 80 words per minute.
Candidates appearing for SSC stenographer 2018 should understand and remember all the aspects of Exam Pattern. If you are appearing for SSC Stenographer 2018, knowledge about its pattern and topics that hold importance and significance in the exam will surely give you an upper hand over a well prepared but less informed student.
Here are some important instructions for candidates appearing for SSC Stenographer 2018:
Dividing topics as per your strength would help you strategize your preparation in a monotonous and healthy manner. Writing important synopsis for important topics over the wall of your study table will help you revise in your subconscious every time you look at those.
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