STENO November 1, 2021


  • SSC Stenographer syllabus comprises three subjects: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language & Comprehension
  • SSC Stenographer exam is conducted in two phases: computer-based test (CBT) and skill test
  • The question paper consists of 200 questions of 200 marks. The duration of the test is two hours
  • Total 50 questions are asked from General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness
  • Total 100 questions are asked from English Language and Comprehension
  • There is also a negative marking SSC Stenographer exam. 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer

Some of the highlights of SSC Stenographer syllabus are given below.

General Intelligence & Reasoning The syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning consists of questions from Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The test also includes questions that test a candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation, and other analytical functions
General Awareness Questions in this section are designed to test the ability of the candidate’s General Awareness
English Language & Comprehension This section aims to test the candidate’s English Language skills

SSC Stenographer Syllabus  for General Intelligence & Reasoning

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

SSC Stenographer 2021 Exam Pattern

Parts Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
I General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50
II General Awareness 50 50
III English Language and Comprehension


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