SSC Stenographer Question Paper 2019 PDF


Here you can find the most recent SSC Stenographer question papers. We have an extensive collection of questions for the SSC Stenographer test, including the Tier 1 and Tier 2 tests as well as the Typing Test. Also, you can find practice papers and tests to prepare for the test.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Exam to recruit Stenographers in various Ministries, Departments, and Organizations of the Government of India. The exam is a computer-based test (CBT) and consists of two papers:

  • Paper I: General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning,
  • Paper II: English Language & Comprehension

The SSC Stenographer Question Paper 2019 PDF is available for free download on the SSC website. The question paper is a valuable resource for candidates who are preparing for the SSC Stenographer Exam. It provides an overview of the types of questions that are asked in the exam, as well as the level of difficulty of the questions.

SSC Stenographer 2023 Overview
Name of the ExamSSC Stenographer
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Official WebsiteSSC
Exam LevelNational
Selection ProcessStage – I: CBT Stage – II: Shorthand Skill Test (Qualifying in nature)
Language of CBTBilingual (English and Hindi) except for the English Language
Nature of QuestionsCBT: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
No. of QuestionsCBT Exam: 200
Maximum MarksCBT: 200 Marks
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: +1 Incorrect Answer: –0.25
Test DurationCBT: 2 Hours Skill Test for Grade C: 40 Minutes(English) 55 Mins (Hindi) Skill Test for Grade D: 50 Minutes(English) 65 Mins (Hindi)

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2023

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern Table
TierMode of examinationTypes of Examination
Tier IOnline (Computer Based Test)MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Tier IIShorthand notes to be taken and then transcribe on a computerShorthand Skill test

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern Tier I

The SSC Stenographer Tier I Exam consists of three sections- General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language & Comprehension. The SSC Steno Tier I exam will be an online Computer Based Test (CBT) of 200 marks, each question carrying 1 mark. The other relevant details are listed below.

  • For every correct answer:1 mark will be awarded.
  • For every incorrect answer: 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • No marks will be awarded for unattempted questions.
  • Total time duration for the 200 marks paper will be 2 hours.
  • 40 minutes extra will be given to the candidates with benchmark disability.
  • Marks scored by the candidates will be normalized and the final merit list and the cutoff list will be published accordingly.
SectionsNo. of questionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
General Awareness50502 hrs
General Intelligence & Reasoning5050
English Language & Comprehension100100

The SSC Stenographer Question Paper 2019 PDF can be downloaded from the following link:

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SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern Tier II

The Tier II Exam is for those who qualify for the Tier I CBT Exam. Tier II will be a skill test where candidates will first have to write a passage on any given topic in 10 minutes at the speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m.) for the post of Stenographer Grade C and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade D. After that candidates will transcribe the same on the computer within the allotted time. We have shared both the time and exam pattern for writing the dictation as well for transcribing the dictation.

  • The language of the dictation (passage writing) will be both English and Hindi.
  • Candidates will have to select the preferred language while filling out the form.
  • Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment.
  • The Skill Test will be held at the Commission’s Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission.
  • The Skill Test will be qualifying in nature.

The Dictation for the candidates will be as per the following speeds:

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2023 Tier II (Dictation)
Grade/PostSpeed (words per minute)Duration
Stenographer Grade ‘C’100 w.p.m10 mins
Stenographer Grade ‘D’80 w.p.m10 mins

The time allotted to the candidates for the transcription of the dictation is mentioned below.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2023 Tier II (Transcription)
PostLanguageTime DurationTime for (Candidates With a scribe)
Stenographer Grade ‘C’English4055
Stenographer Grade ‘C’Hindi5575
Stenographer Grade ‘D’English5070
Stenographer Grade ‘D’Hindi6590

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