24 December, 2016

SSC Stenographer Latest exam pattern and Syllabus

Dear  job Aspirants,
  Are you searching for SSC stenographer  Syllabus  2017? Are are thinking what may be the SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2017? Are you in concussion what are topics that are asked in steno grade C and D exam ? Are you searching for complete selection process of SSC steno C & D online exam? 
  Then you are landed in exact page. In this article we are going to  provide you the complete and detail selection process, exam syllabus for SSC stenographer and the latest pattern that is followed. Just go through the article for details.


SSC Stenographer Syllabus and  Exam  Pattern 2017 Details


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  As we all know staff selection commission conducts stenography online test every year to fill up the steno grade C and grade D exam  latest vacancies of  in central government departments and offices or where ever required . Every year a huge number of candidates apply for this job and make their career as successful stenographer. Which is one of the very popular govt. jobs of India. If you are thinking to make your career as stenographer then this is one of the best place to full fill your desire.

 SSC Steno Grade C & D Exam is one of the most awaited exam for all higher secondary passed candidates and as always this year also the online application process will be notified soon. The examination is held as per the annual calendar of staff selection commission and it generally conducted in May-June month of every year. To get  details and its  online application process you can follow  the following links.

Detail notification of Stenographer online application process.(The link will be provided soon)

 The required qualification for applying SSC stenographer exam is 10+2 or higher secondary level or equivalent from any recognised board/university.

Exam pattern for SSC stenographer 2017

SSC will hold an all india level competitive examination for recruitment of steno grade  C& D on july-August 2017 . The exam type  is one single paper based examination. The test will be online through various online exam centers all over the India. There will be a skill test after the written test. Thus Pattern is follows

1.  A single paper based Written examination:


This examination is conducted for two hour duration. The Paper contains 200 multiple choice questions.  Each question carries 1 mark each thus the total allocated mark for this exam paper is 200. There will be negative marking for each wrong answer you enter. The value of negative marking is 0.25 marks. That is for each four wrong answer you provide one mark will be deducted from your total mark obtained. The section wise mark allotment is is given below

General intelligence and Reasoning: 50 mark(100 marks)

General Awareness: 50 marks( 50 Questions)
English language and Comprehension : 100 marks ( 100 questions )

2.  Skill tests:

 As the name suggest the examination is stenography skill test. The test is conducted if candidate qualifies in the written test . This skill test is conducted  for both Steno grade C and grade D job posts. The stenography requirement  is different for both the grades i.e. for grade C job one need 100 words per minute typing speed and for grade D job one need a typing speed of 80 words per minute. This skill test is taken in a fix time bound. The typing will be done in compute keyboard. The candidate will be tested both English and Hindi medium. The time provided for the test is as follows:


 Stenographer Grade C: 40 minute for English and 55 minute for Hindi

 Stenographer Grade D : 50 minute will be provided for English typing and 65  Minute will be provided for Hindi


Note: The typing is carried out only after successfully noting down the dictated paragraph in candidates note book during skill test. For more details of  Stenography skill test follow this lnk.



SSC Stenographer  Syllabus written Exam:

 As we have already mentioned that steno written exam has single paper of 200 marks. The exam paper contains three different sections including General intelligence and reasoning, General Awareness, General English and Comprehension. The section wise topics covered in this examination are as follows:


General Intelligence and Reasoning syllabus for stenographer job 2017:

This section of the examination introduced to test the general intelligence level and IQ level of the candidate. The indicative syllabus for this section includes
Both verbal and non verbal type of reasoning. The complete reasoning topics for this recruitment test is as follows:


  • Questions on analogies ,similarities and differences
  • Problems from space visualization
  • Problem solving, Analysis and judgements
  • Blood Relationship concepts
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discriminating observations 
  • Embedded figure
  • Cube and Dice
  • Alphabet series
  • Number ranking
  • Number series 
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Mirror image
  • Direction based problems 
  • Non verbal series reasoning

General Awareness syllabus for SSC steno C and D 2017 :

General awareness syllabus is prepared to check the awareness level and general knowledge of the candidate. The questions will be set in such a way that the the general required awareness of environment , surroundings, day to day events and happenings, research updated and all over general knowledge of the candidate be tested. Following is the indicative syllabus for steno grade C&D 2017



  • Questions from Indian history
  • Questions from Indian polity and constitution
  • Indian economy 
  • Current events and happenings 
  • Sport updates
  • Geography question
  • Indian cultures
  • Scientific research updates
  • Latest happening in neighbor countries of India
  • Environmental awareness
  • Basic science knowledge 

General English and Comprehension syllabus for SSC stenographer exam 2017:

This section is some what more important since it carries more mark in the exam paper. The question from this section are designed to test the English language knowledge and vocabulary of the candidate. The fluency of English writing and reading is very much important to qualify this examination. The provided topics for this section includes


  • English language knowledge
  • English Vocabulary
  • Grammar and composition
  • Synonyms and Antonyms and their uses
  • Sentence structure and tense
  • English writing ability

Visit the following links for Guide book and Preparation Tips

 Reading Dozes for This exams:




"Hope this article on SSC Stenographer syllabus and Pattern is helpful for all Steno grade C & D job aspirants. With this details  one can start preparation for this examination 2017. Since the exam syllaby generally not change to much thus you can easily refer to these exam topics at any time of your preparation. If you have any doubt regarding this exam Syllabus you can ask us on the comment section below. Do share this post with your friends, on facebook or twitter. Thanks for your. We will try to give more useful articles on near future regarding this examination. Keep Visiting  "





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