SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2020- Latest Updates on CBE Steno

SSC Stenographer Syllabus – Updated Syllabus 2020- Subject-wise Discussion

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2020: SSC has revised its syllabus for Stenographer 2020 Computer Based Mode Examination (CBE). There are three major sections (General Awareness, General Intelligence/Reasoning and English Language) a candidate need to proficient in for Paper-1 as the prescribed in SSC Stenographer Syllabus for qualifying SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus

Here are glimpse of revised SSC Stenographer Syllabus, lets have a look:-

General AwarenessEnglish Language and ComprehensionGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
SportsGrammarArithmetic Computation
EconomyVocabularyNumber Series
Current AffairsSynonyms-AntonymsVisual Memory
Awards and HonoursSentence StructureBlood Relation
Scientific ResearchReading ComprehensionSyllogism
HistoryPara JumblesDecision making
Important DatesProblem Solving Skills

For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability opting for scribe there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ General Awareness Paper.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus – Revised Syllabus 2020 Step-by-Step Discussion

SSC Stenographer Syllabus for Computer Based Mode Examination

(a) 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, judgment, 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.

(b) 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 Neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. General Awareness section of SSC Stenographer Syllabus is wide area than other parts and the questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

(c) For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability opting for scribe there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ General Awareness Paper.

(d) 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. This part of SSC Stenographer Syllabus is very important of the Hindi medium candidates.

(e) Skill Test in Stenography: (i) The candidates who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination for the next stage will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the online Application Form) at the speed of 100 word per minute (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. The transcription time is as follows:

PostLanguage of Skill TestTime Duration (in minutes)Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe in the CBE (Para-7)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’English5070
Stenographer Grade ‘D’Hindi6590
Stenographer Grade ‘C’English4055
Stenographer Grade ‘C’Hindi5575
  • Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments. Candidates have to work as English/ Hindi stenographers as per the functional requirement of the User Office irrespective of the medium of Skill Test of candidate during the examination.
  • The skill test will be held at the Commission’s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission.
  • Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test.

Syllabus Pdf 

Apart from the above mentioned details of SSC Stenographer Syllabus, candidates are advise to check the official website time to time for more updates.

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