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SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the official notification for the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024 on its official website on 16th July 2024. Candidates who are planning to take the SSC Stenographer Exam 2024 should start their preparation by understanding the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024. The exam is scheduled in October-November 2024. The exact exam dates will be out soon after the release of the official notification. Understanding the syllabus is essential before starting the preparation journey. Check the details mentioned in the article below for the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus
SSC Stenographer 2024 Notification 16th July 2024
Selection Process Written Test and Skill Test
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2024 October – November 2024

SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2024

Staff Selection Commission conducts an All India Open Competitive Examination for SSC Stenographer 2023 recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Grade ‘C’(Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade ‘D’(Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted). Since the SSC Stenographer Grades ‘C’ and ‘D’ are comprised of 2 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.

Tier Type
Tier  I Objective Multiple Choice
Tier–II Skill Test

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024 Tier 1

The SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2024 Tier I exam will consist of 3 sections namely General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language. The total duration of tier I will be 2 hours and candidates can go through the detailed exam pattern and syllabus in this article.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The General Intelligence and Reasoning section is the calculative one out of the three sections.  It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. The test will include questions on the following topics:
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences,
  • Space visualization,
  • Problem-solving,
  • Analysis, judgment, decision-making,
  • Visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts,
  • Arithmetical reasoning, & arithmetical number series,
  • Verbal and figure classification, 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.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus: General Awareness

In the General Awareness section, 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 formed to test knowledge of current events and 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 Neighboring countries, especially about Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including the Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus: English Language & Comprehension

In addition to the testing of candidates’ understanding of English, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability, would also be tested.

SSC Stenographer Tier 2 Syllabus(Skill Test)

The details of the Stenography Skill test for Stenographer grades’ C’ and ‘D’ 2024 are given here.

  • 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 qualifying. 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 the computer only.
  • The evaluation of transcription will be done electronically only.

The time duration and details of the stenography skill test are given in the below table:

S.No. Post Language
Of Skill Test
Time Duration
(in minutes)
Time Duration (in minutes) for the
candidates who are allowed to use the scribe
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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When will SSC release the SSC Stenographer 2024 Notification?

The SSC Stenographer 2024 Notification will be out on 16th July 2024.

How many sections are there in the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024?

There are 3 sections namely General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language.

From where I can get the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024?

The SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2024 is mentioned in the above post.

What is the date SSC Stenographer Exam 2024?

The SSC Stenographer Exam 2024 is scheduled to be held in the month of October-November 2024.

How is the General Intelligence & Reasoning section of the SSC Stenographer exam structured?

The General Intelligence & Reasoning section includes questions on topics such as analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem-solving, arithmetical reasoning, and more.

What is the focus of the General Awareness section in the SSC Stenographer exam?

The General Awareness section tests candidates' knowledge of current events, general awareness of the environment, and its application to society. It includes questions on various subjects like sports, history, culture, geography, and more.

How is the English Language & Comprehension section evaluated in the SSC Stenographer exam?

The English Language & Comprehension section evaluates candidates' understanding of English, including vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and writing ability.

What is the Stenography Skill Test in the SSC Stenographer exam?

The Stenography Skill Test is a qualifying test where candidates have to appear for a stenography test. Candidates are given dictation for a specific time, and they need to transcribe it accurately on a computer.


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