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SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2017 – How to get selection in Stenographer Job

SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2017 – When we start our preparation for govt Jobs exam. Be it any exam we think of selection process on priority. We are aware of SSC Stenographer Recruitment Notification and Similar details but we don’t know what is the selection process?

So lets stop worrying and read the SSC Stenographer Selection Procedure Grade C& D in details. It is like “Keep Calm and Read the procedure”.

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SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2017

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Conducts Stenographers (Grade C& D) exam. This exam mainly test candidates over Written Examination and Skill Test. These rounds is the main cornerstone for you to pass this exam. Once you clear the written exam, you will be called for skill.

SSC Stenographer Selection Process

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So now you know the main round in SSC Stenographer Selection Process.

  1. Written Exam
  2. Skill Test Exam

Now lets read both the rounds details one by one.

SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2017 – Written Exam

Exam Pattern: Objective Type (MCQ)

Paper Medium: English & Hindi (Except part 3)

Time duration: 2 Hours (For VH 2 Hrs 40 Min)

Total Marks: 100

Negative Marking: Yes, There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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.

Lets check the Paper Pattern chart for Tier 1.

PartSubject NameQuestionMarksTime
IGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning50502 Hours
IIGeneral Awareness5050
IIIEnglish Language and Comprehension100100

SSC Stenographer Selection Process – Skill Test 2017

All the candidates who pass the Written Exam cut off will be called for Stenographer Skill Test. Performance in Written exam will be counted in final merit list preparation.

Exam Nature: Only Qualifying

Skill Test is qualifying in nature and does not contribute in merit list of the candidates. You 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. If you forget to mention the medium in application form then it will be counted as English Medium.

This test will be held at regional offices and have timing as below.

Grade D Posts Timing: 50 minutes (English); 65 minutes (Hindi)

Grade C Posts Timing: 40 minutes (English); 55 Minutes (Hindi)

What next if i qualify the Skill Test in Stenographer Exam?

Now merit list will be prepared on the basis of written exam marks. And if two candidates TIE on the basis of marks then case will be resolved by matching date of birth and Name’s first alphabet.

Majorly three parameters will be taken into consideration,

  1. Marks in written exam [Part 1 Only]
  2. Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
  3. Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appear

Now if you qualify in both the rounds then you will declared as final selected candidates after Document verification.

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