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SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2017

Candidates can check the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2017 here on this page. Along with the Syllabus, we have provided the Exam Pattern to give some idea to the candidates who are going to attend for SSC Stenographer Exams 2017 for the first time. Aspirants can also check the official notification on

SSC Stenographer Recruitment

SSC Stenographer Online Application

Brief Details About Staff Selection Commission Steno Exam

Name of the Organization Staff Selection Commission
Post Name Stenographer Posts
Number of Vacancies Update soon
Job Category Central Government Jobs
Date of Examination Notify Soon
Category Syllabus
Official Website


Staff Selection Commission Steno Syllabus PDF

The syllabus is most important while preparing for the exam. So contenders who had applied for SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ jobs have to start their preparation from very first day of the notification. Candidates have to prepare according to the syllabus then only they can clear the exam. Aspirants who have been preparing for the SSC Steno Exam can get the syllabus and the exam pattern from this page. Candidates can download the SSC Stenographer Syllabus from this page. Contenders can find the download link below. To check the SSC Steno Previous Papers candidates can stay on our website.

Staff Selection Commission will recruit well knowledge and highly active candidates. So every year it will release the recruitment notification for the various posts in different departments. The Various posts include LDC, Clerks, Combined Higher Secondary level, Stenographers, Combined Graduate level etc are available now. Interested candidates can go through the Official Recruitment Notification and start applying for the Staff Selection Jobs. Contenders can check the notifications released by the commission from our website

Steno Grade ‘C’ Grade ‘D’ Exam Pattern

  • The first step in the selection process is written exam.
  • The Exam is an Objective type consists of Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Part-I and Part-II & Part III are the three parts of the Exam papers.
  • Part-II of SSC Stenographer exam is for 50 marks.
  • Part III is an English Language & Comprehension.

The duration of the exams is mentioned in the table below.

Part Subject Questions Marks Duration
General Candidates Handicapped Candidates
Part I General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours 2 hours 40 Min
Part II General Awareness 50 50
Part III English Language & Comprehension 100 100


  • Stenographer Grade-D: 50 minutes ( English ) & 65 minutes ( Hindi)
  • Stenographer Grade -C: 40 minutes (English) & 55 Minutes (Hindi)

Skill Test Pattern

Post Name Speed per minute Transcription Time
For Stenographer Grade ‘D’ 80 w.p.m. 50 minutes (English)

65 minutes (Hindi)

For Stenographer Grade ‘C’ 100 w.p.m. 40 minutes ( English )

55 Minutes ( Hindi )


SSC Steno Exam Syllabus PDF Download

The SSC Stenographer Exam 2017 Syllabus is given in this section. Here we have provided the topics of the syllabus below.

  1. Reasoning
  2. General Intelligence & General Awareness
  3. English Language & Comprehension


This Section will include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type.

  • Cubes and Dice
  • Blood Relations
  • Embedded Figures
  • Decision Making
  • Number Ranking
  • Alphabet Series
  • Analogy
  • Number Series
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Mirror Images
  • Directions
  • Non-Verbal Series

General Awareness Intelligence

In this session, questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness as well as of the environment around the candidates and its application to the society.

  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding and Decoding etc
  • Discrimination
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Analogies
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Current Events – National, International
  • Culture & Heritage of India
  • Observation
  • Geography of India
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Relationship concepts
  • General Politics
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Science & Technology
  • Figures Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • History of India
  • Indian Constitution
  • Social Events related to India etc

English Language 

This section is conducted to test whether the candidates’ understanding the English Language, like its vocabulary, sentence structure etc.

  • Active and passive voice
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Direct and Indirect Conversion
  • Comprehension passage
  • Spellings
  • Miss-spelt words detection
  • Cloze passage

SSC Stenographer Exam Syllabus – Download

Here we have provided the SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2017 and Test Pattern in a detailed manner. Candidates can easily check and download them from the link given below. For more regular updates aspirants can visit our website regularly.

Download SSC Steno Grade’C’ & Grade ‘D’ Syllabus 2017

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