SCC Stenographer Exam 2017: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) does not want a candidate to wear veil, nose-pin, earrings, full sleeves clothes, or shoes, instead they can just come in chappal or flotter for the upcoming Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2017 between September 11 to September 14.
In a notification issued on its website – ssc.nic.in, SSC said, “Candidates should not wear charms, veil, items containing metals such as belts, ring, bracelet, earrings, nose-pin, chains, necklace, pendants, badge, brooch, hair pin, hair band, clothes with full sleeves or big buttons, etc.” The Commission advised the candidates to wear open footwear like chappal, flotter, instead of shoes as the candidates would be asked to remove shoes by the frisking staff.
SSC which conduct various test for recruitment for central government said that the instructions issued is aimed at informing candidates about Do’s and Don’t for the upcoming examination. The Commission has also strictly advise the candidates to desist from bringing bags, mobile phones and prohibited item such as watches, books, pens, paper chits, magazines, electronic gadgets (mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, head phones, pen/buttonhole cameras, scanner, calculator, storage devices etc. into the examination venue.
SSC said that Pen/pencil and paper for rough work would be provided in the examination lab. Electronic watch (timer) will be available on the computer screen allotted to the candidates. “In case a candidate bring any such item, they would have to make their own arrangements for safe custody of such items. The Commission will not make any arrangement nor be responsible for the safe custody of any such item,” said SSC.
“If any such item is found in the possession of a candidate in the examination lab, his/her candidature is liable to be cancelled and legal/criminal proceedings could be initiated against him/her. He/she would also liable to be debarred from appearing in future examinations of the Commission for a period of 3 years,” said SSC.
Candidates are also cautioned that they should appear only once for the Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2017. Any candidate, who appears more than once for the examination, would not only be disqualified from the examination but would also be debarred for three years from all examinations conducted by the Commission.
SSC warned that candidates must also refrain from creating any obstruction during the conduct of the Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2017. If any candidate is found obstructing the conduct of the examination or creating disturbances at the examination venue, his/her candidature shall be summarily cancelled. Such candidate shall also be liable to be debarred from future examinations of the Commission and legal/criminal proceedings could be initiated against him/her.
Candidates are advised to strictly adhere to the Reporting Time mentioned in their Admit Cards. They are required to reach the examination venue well in time. No entry, under any circumstances, would be allowed after the entry closing time, said notification.
SSC Stenographers (Grade C & D) Examination will consist of objective type Multiple Choice Questions in Online Test and Skill Test in Stenography. Those applicants who will qualify in the Online test will be called for the Skill Test in Stenography.
The SSC Stenographer Exam 2017 for the post of stenographer is held for two hours duration. The exam will carry total marks of 200. The question paper will have 50 questions on General Intelligence and Reasoning carrying 50 marks, 50 questions on General Awareness carrying 50 marks and 100 questions on English Language and Comprehension. There will also be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.