SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis & Review 2018-19 | 5 February 2019

SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis & Review 2018-19

SSC Stenographer 2018-19 Exam has been commenced from today and will be held until 7th Fenruary 2019. Many number of candidates are going to appear for the exam in different shifts. So here we are providing the complete SSC Stenographer exam analysis & Review by providing the candidates appearing in the exam today.

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – II Skill Test Pen and Paper mode

SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Tier-1 Pattern

  1. Computer Based Mode Examination:

S. No. Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hour
2 General Awareness 50 50
3 English language & Comprehension 100 100
Total 200 200


  • There will be negative marking of ¼ mark (0.25) for each wrong answer.
  • Normalization: Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit.

Overall Exam Level- Easy to Moderate 

General Intelligence & Reasoning For SSC Stenographer 2018-19

In SSC Stenographer Tier-1 Exam 2018-19, General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of Easy level.

Topic No of Questions Asked in Today’s Exam
Syllogism 2
Matrix 2
Non verbal (Image) 8-9
Missing Term 4
Odd one out 3-4
Direction Sense Test 2
Analogy 7-8
Numerical Series 3-4
Alphabetical Series 5-6
Word Arrangement 5-6
Coding-decoding 3
Mathematical Calculation 1
Sequence or order 3
Total 50

General Awareness for SSC Stenographer 2018-19

SSC Stenographer Tier-1 Exam 2018-19, General Awareness questions were asked from Current Affairs(11 questions). From Science section, if you have basic knowledge of Science, then you can easily score good marks in GA Section.

Topic No of Questions Asked in Today’s Exam
History 6-7
Geography 9-10
Polity 7-8
Economics 5-6
Biology 3-4
Physics 4-5
Chemistry 4-5
Current Affairs 8-10
Other Static GK 3-4
Total 50

GA Questions asked in today’s shifts:

-Founder of kushan dynasty? Ans. Kanishka
-Asian games bronze medal in India
-Flag bearer
-Bindusar coronation year?
-Longest bridge on which river and Bridge’s length?
– Who got the Noble peace prize 2018?
-Dada sahab phalke award 2018?
-Tansen samman award was distributed in which city?
-Ulhass related to which field? (Full name of person not clear)
– One question related to dance?
– One question related to instrument of a particular form of dance
– Who elects the Attorney general?
– Who said “Swaraj mera janamsidhh adhikar h”
– WHere is Satara located?
– What type of soil is present in Northern plain.
– Northern most himalayan range?
– One question related to Indus- Brahmaputra
– Who was crowned Miss world 2017?

In Current Affairs, figure related questions were asked and questions related to gst, budget, agriculture sector budget etc

English Language & Comprehension for SSC Stenographer 2018-19

SSC Stenographer Tier-1 Exam 2018-19, English language section was Moderate-Difficult. There were 3 RC(Reading Comprehension) and 2 cloze test in the exam.

Topics Of Reading Comprehension:

  • Travel blogger’s view on “Tourist Trap”
  • Indian Culture
  • Facts about Geography

Topics Of Cloze Test

  • Balanced Diet
  • Man and his social relationship
Topic No of Questions Asked in Today’s Exam
Sentence Improvement 10
Error Detection 10
Idioms/Phrases 5
Parajumbled or Sentence Rearrangements 5
Synonym 5
Antonym 5
Direct Indirect 10
Active/Passive 10
Fillers 5
3 RC 15
2 Cloze test 20
Total 100

All the best to all 🙂



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