SSC STENOGRAPHER 2018 PREPARATION TIPS
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SSC Stenographer 2017 is held by Staff Selection Commission every year for recruitment to Grade C and D. SSC Stenographer will be held in 2 stages.
Along with stenographical skills, a candidate must possess knowledge related to events and happenings in the world, ability to apply reason and rationality. Also, a good command over language to get through written test. Apart from this candidate must be aware of some basic tips to prepare for an examination such as time management, speed, accuracy, etc.
SSC Stenographer examination is conducted in 2 sessions- Written examination and Skill test. Written test comprises of three sections where Part I and Part II contribute 50 marks each, while Part III is allotted 100 marks out of the total of 200 marks.
For general candidates, the time duration to attempt written test is of 120 minutes, whereas for visually handicapped candidates, additional 40 minutes are provided.
SSC Stenographer Written Exam includes three sections, Part I, Part II and Part III. Part I include General Intelligence and Reasoning, Part II comprises of General Awareness and final part includes English Language and Comprehension.
Syllabus for all three sections has been elaborated in the table given below:
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||Analogies|
|Similarities and differences|
|Verbal and Figure Classification|
|Arithmetical Number Series|
|Non-Verbal Series etc.|
|General Awareness||India and its neighboring countries|
|History, Geography, Culture and Economics|
|English Language and Comprehension||Active and passive voice|
|Synonyms and antonyms|
|Fill in the blanks|
|Direct and Indirect Conversion|
|Miss spelt words detection|
As mentioned earlier, written test of SSC Stenographer 2017 consists of three parts:
It is very important to prepare and strategize techniques and tricks to solve the questions given in SSC Stenographer examination. Candidate must focus on solving a maximum number of questions within a short span of time. Here are some simple tricks and tips to prepare for written test of SSC Stenographer 2017 written examination.
General intelligence and reasoning is a section which judges candidate’s ability to apply intelligence and exercise the ability to rationalize by applying reason. It is one of the scoring sections in written test of SSC Stenographer examination.
It is very important to practice questions pertaining to this section by attempting mock tests and sample papers to excel and secure good marks. There are some tips that a candidate must keep in mind while attempting General Intelligence and Reasoning section of written test.
General awareness tries to examine candidate’s knowledge about the environment and the world he/she lives in. Generally, this section of written test is easy to attempt and score but if the candidate is unaware of general surroundings/events/happenings, it will be difficult to score decent marks in this section. Some tips to fetch good marks in this section are:
One of the easiest section of SSC Stenographer is English Language and Comprehension, provided candidate has a thorough practice and command over basic concepts of the language. Candidate must practice mock tests to strengthen this section. Here are some topics to be prepared under this section:
Books play an important role in the preparation of the an entrance exam. But it is important to choose the right book to prepare for SSC Stenographer so that a candidate can qualify the written exam easily. Candidates can refer to the books mentioned in the table below to prepare for SSC Stenographer exam:
|Subjects Name||Name of the book||Author Name|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Quantitative Aptitude||RS Agarwal|
|Quicker Mathematics||M Tyra|
|English Language||English Grammar||Wren and Martin|
|Word Power Made Easy||Norman Lewis|
|Essential English Grammar||Raymond Murphy|
|Objective General English||SP Bakshi|
|Objective General English||Dr. RS Aggarwal & Shri Vikas Aggarwal|
|Logical Reasoning||Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning||RS Agarwal|
|Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasonin||Kiran Publication|
|Analytical Reasoning||MK Pandey|
|Non-Verbal Reasoning||BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali|
|General Awareness||Lucent General Knowledge (available both in Hindi and English but English edition gives better coverage)||-|
|Any monthly magazine, such as Pratiyogita Darpan, Wizard or Chronicle||-|
|One newspaper such as Hindu, Times of India, Hindustan times etc||-|
|One yearbook, for reference, Manorama year book Any Budget special magazine||-|
Apart from tips for solving specific parts of question paper, a candidate must take care of some general tips for SSC Stenographer examination like managing time, practicing weak sections, revising content in parts, etc. Given below are set of preparation tips for candidates that must be kept in mind before appearing for SSC Stenographer Examination:
SSC Stenographer Sample Papers give a basic idea to the candidate about the type of questions asked in the exam. Solving the SSC Stenographer Sample Papers improve the time management and problem solving skills of a candidate.
There are many advantages of SSC Stenographer Sample Papers as given below:-
Candidates can download SSC Stenographer Sample Papers from the links provided in the table below:-
|Sample Papers||Download Link|
|SSC Stenographer Sample Paper 1||Click Here|
|SSC Stenographer Sample Paper 2||Click Here|
|SSC Stenographer Sample Paper 3||Click Here|
|SSC Stenographer Sample Paper 4||Click Here|
|SSC Stenographer Sample Paper 5||Click Here|
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