SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis & Expected Cutoff 2016


SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis 2016: Staff Selection Commission conducted the Written Examination for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Yesterday. A large number of aspirants applied and appeared for the examination which was held at various examination centres in two slots on 31st July 2016. Here is a detailed SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis to compare your scores and number of good attempts this year. 

Candidates who are able to crack SSC Stenographer Written Examination will be called for the next level, which is, typing skill test. But first, let us analyze the written examination conducted for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam.


SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis | Grade C & D Recruitment 2016

The Examination Paper consisted of the Objective test. The Objective examination consisted of 200 Questions divided into 3 sections i.e. English, Reasoning and General Awareness is conducted for 200 marks. English section consisted of 100 Questions whereas rest sections consist of 50 Questions each. There was a 0.25 negative marking for every wrong attempt. The Level of paper was moderate.

The Exam Pattern and Level of Difficulty is similar as the Previous Year Paper.

Section Name  Questions  Difficulty Level
 Reasoning Ability  50  Easy
 English Language  100  Moderate
 General Knowledge  50  Moderate
Overall   200   Moderate 

The Subject-wise Question Analysis is as follows:

1. SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning section was easy and one of the scoring section of the paper. Most of the Questions were on Analogy, Odd one Out, Series, Visual Reasoning & Mixed Questions. Candidates having good knowledge and practice can attempt 3538 questions easily.

2. SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis: English Language

This section was moderate. Attempting 65-70 Questions will be considered as a good attempt. This section had majority of questions on Vocabulary & Grammar. In Vocabulary, questions were on Antonyms, Synonyms, Idioms, One word. In Grammar, questions of Spotting the Error, Sentence Correction and Fill in the Blanks. This is the most important and focused section as always.

3. SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis: General Awareness

This section was moderate. Attempting 25-30 Questions will be considered as a good attempt for a well-prepared candidate.

In broad terms, the overall exam analysis of SSC Stenographer Exam in correlation with the number of good attempts for qualifying SSC Stenographer Written Examination is as follows.

Section Name  Questions   Number of Good Attempts
 Reasoning Ability  50  35-38
 English Language  100  65-70
 General Knowledge  50  25-30
Overall   200   125-138

Hence, we expect the above mentioned scores to serve as a benchmark for cracking the written examination.


SSC Stenographer Cutoff 2016 

SSC-Stenographer -Expected-Cutoff-2016

Read: SSC Stenographer Cutoff (2014, 2015, 2016)

The cutoff marks for this year will depend on the following factors

  • Number of vacancy: Number of Vacancies effects the cut-offs definitely. If there is a large vacancy, then the cut off will always be on the lower side.
  • Level of Difficulty: Normalization of scores is done in order to bring scores of all the candidates appearing in any shift to a common platform. If the exam paper was set with tough questions, then the cut off would be on the lower side.

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