Stenographers Grade 'C' and
||Total Duration / Timing for General candidates
||Total Duration/ Timing for Visually
Handicapped/cerebral pulsy candidates
||General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 questions )
||2 Hours (10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
(2.00PM to 4.00PM)
Note: Entry to the examination venue will not
be allowed after 9.30 AM in the morning shift
and after 1.30 PM in the afternoon shift.
|2 Hours 40 mins (10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM)
(2.00PM to 4.40PM)
Note: Note: Entry to the examination venue will
not be allowed
after 9.30 AM in the morning shift and after 1.30 PM in the
||General Awareness ( 50 questions)
||English Language and Comprehension (100questions)
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.
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.
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.
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 )