Each year, the Staff Selection Commission recruits candidates to fill suitable candidates for Grade C and Grade D Stenographer positions. Further, this recruitment is done to select candidates for various departments belonging under the Central Government of India. The SSC Stenographer 2021 exam is to begin any time soon. The examination date was initially postponed due to the pandemic. Hence, the aspirants shall get some more time for preparation. Here, in this article, we have the details of the Best Books for SSC Stenographer Exam Preparation 2021. Hope it helps our readers!
Best Books for SSC Stenographer Exam Preparation 2021
There are few important details you need to know as you begin your preparation by selecting the books for reference. Following are the few sections that will be discussed in this article.
- List of books for reference.
- Keep yourself acquainted with the exam pattern as it will ease you to segregate the topics based on weightage.
- EPFO Assistant Practice set-Quiz
- How Entri will help you in the process of preparing for the examination
- Free video tutorials by ENTRI for better preparation of exams.
SSC Stenographer Books
Preparation for the exam has to be done very effectively to get the best result. Selection of appropriate resource to study plays a major role in preparation for the exam. Referring books for preparation is definitely one aspect to begin the preparation with. Below mentioned are few best books that can be referred to score well as the candidate prepares for the exam. Subject wise name of the book and the respective author is listed below.
SSC Stenographer General Intelligence and Reasoning Books
This section of the exam requires rigorous practice. Solve previous year papers and appear for mock tests to secure a better score in this section. This section aims at testing the reasoning ability and decision making skills of the candidate.
|Name of the book||Author/publisher|
|A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||by RS Aggarwal /S Chand Publisher|
|Analytical Reasoning||by MK Pandey /Magical Book Series|
|Tricky Approach To Competitive Reasoning (Hindi)||Kiran
|Logical and analytical reasoning||A. K Gupta|
|New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal: Verbal, Non – Verbal & Analytical||Indu Sijwali and B. S. Sijwali|
|A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal||Arihant Publication|
SSC Stenographer English Language and Comprehension Books
English Language constitutes the major part of SSC Stenographer Exam with a total of 100 marks out of 200 marks. Practice by reading books regularly. Get the basics of English Grammar and attempt practice set quiz to learn better.
|Name of the Book||Author/Publisher|
|Basic English Grammar Books||NCERT|
|High School English Grammar and Composition||Wren and Martin|
SSC Stenographer General Awareness Books
Candidate has to keep self-updated with both static GK and Current affairs throughout the preparation process. Current affair and static GK is better answered if we are up to date with the happenings around rather than referring it only at the last moment. Read newspaper regularly to stay updated.
|Name of the book||Author/publisher|
|Lucent’s general Knowledge||Lucent|
|India Year Book||by Publications Division, Government of India|
|Current Affairs Yearly 2018||Arihant Experts|
|General Knowledge||Manohar Pandey|
|Monthly magazines||Pratiyogita Darpan|
|Science Book (High School level)||NCERT|
Subjects included in the SSC Stenographer Exam
The SSC Stenographer exam is conducted in two stages, the computer based test and the skill based test.
SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern For CBT
The computer based test consists of the following three subjects with a time duration of two hours. It is clearly understandable that English has more weightage with a total of 100 marks out of the 200 marks. Hence checking the exam pattern is very important as we begin the preparation for the exam.
|Sections||Number of Questions/Maximum Marks|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50|
|English Language & Comprehension||100|
SSC Stenographer Skill Test Exam Pattern 2021
Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the online Application Form) at the speed of 100 word per minute (w.p.m) for the post of Stenographer Grade C and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade D. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer.
The transcription time is as follows:
|Name of the Post||Test Language||Time Duration (In Minutes)|
|Stenographer Grade D||English||50|
|Stenographer Grade D||Hindi||65|
|Stenographer Grade C||English||40|
|Stenographer Grade C||Hindi||55|
SSC Stenographer General Intelligence and Reasoning Practice Quiz
SSC Stenographer English Language and Comprehension Practice Quiz
- English Practice Quiz on word replacement
- English Practice Quiz on Homonyms
- Daily practice English Quiz
How Entri will help you with the study preparation for competitive Examination.
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Video Tutorials by ENTRI
Entri also provides free online tutorials for various topics included in different examination. Candidates can refer the videos for preparation. Candidates can have different types of learning methods. Few are auditory learners and others are visual learners. Video sessions will definitely help in emphasizing on the topic better and in a much clarified manner. So do not miss this chance when preparing for SSC Stenographer Exam. Check below for free online tutorials for competitive examination.
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