SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2021

SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D Exam Pattern 2020 - 2021

While looking at the notification candidates generally lookout for the examination pattern because the exam pattern defines the whole exam. While looking at the SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D exam you will understand the format of the exam and the sections that are involved in it. SSC Stenographer exam pattern involves three sections - English Language and Comprehension, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness. Two hours will be given for the SSC Stenographer exam. Complete details about the SSC  Stenographer exam pattern is provided below.

  • SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D exam will be Objective type multiple choice
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

PartSubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
I General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe
II General Awareness 50 50
III English Language and Comprehension 100 100

Skill Test in Stenography

If you qualify the written examination, you will be called out for the Skill test in stenography. A total of ten minutes will be given to you for dictation in English or Hindi as opted by you while filling out the SSC application form.

  • Speed for the post of Stenographer Grade C is 100 words per minute.
  • Speed for the post of Stenographer Grade D is 80 words per minute.

Complete details related to the Skill test is given in the tabular form below.

S. No.PostLanguage of Skill TestTime Duration (in minutes)Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe in the CBE
1 Stenographer Grade D English 50 70
2 Stenographer Grade D Hindi 65 90
3 Stenographer Grade C English 40 55
4 Stenographer Grade C Hindi 55 75

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