ASRB Stenographer Grade-III & LDC Exam-2017 Syllabus

Syllabus Sat Sep 09 2017 23:25:27 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR STENOGRAPHER GRADE - III
SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of written examination and

Skill Test in Stenography:
(A) SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND SYLLABUS

The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below:

Part

Subject

Max.Marks

Total Duration/Timing

For all Candidates except VD

For Visually Divyang candidates

1.

General Intelligence (50 Questions)

50

2 Hours

2 Hours 40 Mins

2.

General Awareness (50 Questions)

50

3.

English Language and Comprehension (100 Questions)

100

NOTE-I: The paper will consist of Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions only. The questions except in Part –III will be set both in English & Hindi.
NOTE-II:There  will  be  negative  marking  of  0.25  marks  for  each  wrong  answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

SYLLABUS

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions
English Language and Comprehension: In addition to the testing candidate’s understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage etc. his/her writing ability would also be tested.

General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries, especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc.

NOTE: For VD candidates of 40 % and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning /General Awareness Paper.

(B)SKILL TEST IN STENOGRAPHY:
Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the written examination as prescribed in the examination notification will only be called for Skill Test in the notified ratio of 1:20. Skill Test will be of Qualifying in nature.
The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 Minutes in English/Hindi at the Speed of 80 w.p.m. The matter will have to be transcribed on Computer only. The transcription time is as follows:

For Stenographer Grade- III

50 Minutes (English)

65 Minutes (Hindi)



SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR LOWER DIVISION CLERK

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of written examination and

Typing Test:
(A) SCHEME OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION AND SYLLABUS
The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below:

Part

Subject

Max. Marks

Total Duration/Timing

for all Candidates except VD

for Visually Divyang candidates

I

General Intelligence (50 Questions)

50

2 Hours

2 Hours 40 Mins

II

English Language (Basic

Knowledge) (50 Questions)

50

III

Numerical Aptitude (Basic

Arithmetic Skill) (50 Questions)

50

IV

General Awareness (50 Questions)

50



NOTE-I: The paper will consist of Objective Type – Multiple Choice Questions only.

The questions except in Part-II will be set both in English & Hindi.


NOTE-II: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

SYLLABUS

General Intelligence: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analysis, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidates abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

English Language: In addition to testing candidate’s understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage etc. his/her writing ability would also be tested.


Numerical Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of

everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries, especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution and Scientific Research etc.

NOTE: For VD candidates of 40 % and above visual disability and opting for SCRIBE, there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning /General Awareness Paper.

(B) SKILL TEST IN TYPING:

Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the written examination as prescribed in the examination notification will only be called for Typing Test in the notified ratio of 1:20. Typing Test will be of Qualifying in nature and will be taken on Computer.

English Typing @ 35 w.p.m. (Time allowed 10 Minutes)(30 Minutes for VD candidates) Hindi Typing @ 30 w.p.m. (Time allowed 10 Minutes) (30 Minutes for VD candidates) (35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. corresponds to 10500 Key Depressions per Hour/9000 Key Depressions per Hour on an average to 5 Key Depressions for each word)

NOTE:
      1.The Typing Test will be conducted in English and Hindi only.

      2.The candidates will have to indicate their medium of Typing Test (in English or Hindi) in the online  
          application form. The candidates will not be allowed to change the medium at a subsequent stage.
          There is no exemption from Typing Test for any category of candidates.