(Notification) SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Examination, 2019



(Notification) SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Examination, 2019



NOTICE:

F.No.3/5/2019-P&P-II: The Staff Selection Commission will hold an Open Competitive Computer Based Examination for recruitment of Stenographer Grade C (Group B, NonGazetted) and Stenographer Grade „D‟ (Group „C‟) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. Only those candidates who have required skills in stenography are eligible to apply. 

Education Qualification :

(a) The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

(b) As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission. 

Age Limit:

(a) Stenographer Grade „C‟: 18 to 30 years as on 01.01.2020
(b) Stenographer Grade „D‟: 18 to 27 years as on 01.01.2020
(c) Permissible relaxation in upper age limit as specified in Para-5 (a) and 5 (b) above and category codes for claiming age relaxation are as follows:

Scheme of Examination:

The details of computer based examination are mentioned below –

Date  of Exam

Part

Subject

No.  of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

05.05.2020 to 07.05.2020

I

General Intelligence & Reasoning

50

50

2 Hours(2 hours and 40 minutes for   the  candidates  whoare allowed use of scribe  as  per Para-7 (a) and 7 (b) above)

II

General Awareness

50

50

III

English Language and Comprehension

100

100

(b) Question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice only.

(c) There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are,therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.

(d) Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

(e) Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission‟s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any, within the time limit given by the Commission through on-line modality only, on payment of Rs 100/- per question. Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained later.  

Syllabus :

General Intelligence & Reasoning

 It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The 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 neighbouring 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.

Note: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability 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.

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. It 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 transcription time is as follows:-

For Stenographer Grade 'D‘ :

  • 50 minutes ( English )
  • 65 minutes ( Hindi )

For Stenographer Grade 'C‘:

  • 40 minutes ( English )
  • 55 Minutes ( Hindi )

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Fee:

Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only). Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

How to Apply:

(a) Applications are required to be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters . For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-I and Annexure-II of this official Notice.

Important Dates:

  • Date for submission of online applications: 20.09.2019 to 18.10.2019
  • Last date for receipt of application: 18.10.2019 (17:00)
  • Last date for making online fee payment: 20.10.2019 (17:00)
  • Last date for generation of offline Challan: 20.10.2019 (17:00)
  • Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 22.10.2019
  • Date of Computer Based Examination: 05.05.2020 to 07.05.2020

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