SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis 2020 (22 December): Steno Exam Review, Questions Asked, Good Attempts

By Neha Uppal|Updated : December 22nd, 2020

SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Analysis (22 December). SSC has initiated the SSC Stenographer exam from today i.e., 22 Dec 2020. The examination process is valid for 3 days i.e., from 22 Dec to 24 December 2020 and the examination will be conducted in two shifts ; Shift 1 and Shift 2. The shift 1 and shift 2 for the first day of SSC Stenographer 2020 exam has come to an end and we have covered its in-depth analysis below. We have shared with you the level of the difficulty, questions asked and the topics to prepare from.

This analysis help you if you have your exams in the upcoming shifts. This article also help you with the type of questions you can expect in  GK for upcoming examinations. So, without much ado, lets head straight to the analysis part.

The SSC Stenographer exam is conducted in MCQ format in an online mode with questions from 3 different sections as listed below:

  • English Language and Comprehension- 100 Q
  • General Awareness-50 Q
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning- 50 Q

The maximum marks for the SSC Stenographer exam 2019-20 is 200, and the candidate gets 1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 marks deduction for each wrong answer.

Going by the candidates who have attempted the SSC Stenographer conducted on December 22, 2020, the difficulty level was in the range of Moderate to Difficult. We have listed some important highlights as provided by the candidates:

  • There were three sections namely General Intelligence & Reasoning, English Language and General Awareness
  • In the English section, no questions were asked from one-word substitution. The level of English was same for both the shifts.
  • In the first shift at least 6-7 questions were asked from the current affairs section which varied in second shift by 2-3 questions and was of a good level.
  • Overall, the English section was Easy.
  • The reasoning section was a bit time-consuming but could be solved with concepts.

SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis 22 December 2020: Difficulty Level

Check the section-wise difficulty level of the SSC Stenographer exam conducted in different shifts of 22 December 2020:

Section

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift I)

English Language and Comprehension

100

Easy

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

Moderate-Difficult

General Knowledge

50

Moderate-Difficult

Overall

200

Moderate-Difficult

SSC Stenographer Exam Timings

The below table states the reporting timing, shift timing, time of the beginning and end of the SSC Stenographer 2020 examination is as follows:

Number of Shift

Gate Closing Timing

Exam Starting Timing

Exam Finishing Timing

Shift 1

09:30 AM

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

Shift 2

02:30 PM

 3:00 PM

5:00 PM

SSC Stenographer Exam Centre Guidelines

Candidates who are going to appear in their upcoming SSC Stenographer examination must follow the below-mentioned guidelines:

  • Candidates are required to wear a mask during the examination
  • Candidates can carry their own transparent water bottle, personal hand sanitizer (50 ml), gloves & a simple transparent pen inside the exam centre
  • Candidates should have installed Aarogya Setu app on their smartphone and the app must show their risk profile for COVID-19
  • The registration of the candidate will be done with photo capture; therefore, candidates have to remove their mask only at that moment

SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis 22 December 2020 (Shift I + Shift II): General Intelligence & Reasoning Section

The below table enumerates the topics which were asked from General Intelligence and Reasoning section:

Topics

No. of Questions

 Level (Shift I+ II)

Paper folding

1-2

Moderate

Embedded figures

1

Easy-Moderate

Blood Relation

1

Difficult

Missing number

7-9

Easy-Moderate

Analogy

5-6

Moderate

Arithmetic Reasoning

2-3

Moderate

Number and word Series

2-3

Moderate-Difficult

Classification

2-3

Moderate-Difficult

Coding decoding

1-2

Moderate-Difficult

Distance direction test

1

Difficult

Mirror Image

1

Easy

Logical Venn diagram

2

Moderate-Difficult

Figure series

2

Easy-Moderate

Calendar

Moderate

Mathematical operators

2-3

Easy-Moderate

Puzzle

1

Moderate

Arrangement of word

2

Easy

Overall

50

Moderate

SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Analysis 22 December (Shift I + Shift II): General Awareness

The table mentioned below enumerates the number of questions asked topic-wise and its difficulty level in General Awareness:

Topic

No of Questions

Level in Shift I

History

2-3

Easy-Moderate

Geography

5-6 

Easy-Moderate

Polity

4-5 

Moderate

Economics

2

Easy-Moderate

Current Affairs

6-8 (Shift I)

9-10 (Shift II)

Moderate

Science

10-12

Moderate

Misc

10-11

Moderate

Total

50

Moderate

SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Analysis 22 December (Shift I + Shift II): English Language & Comprehension

The table below highlights the topic-wise number of questions and its difficulty level in English Language and Comprehension Section :

Topic

No of Questions

Level 

(Shift I + Shift II)

Sentence Improvement

5

Easy-Moderate

Error Detection

8-10

Moderate

Idioms/Phrases

5

Easy-Moderate

Reading Comprehension

3 (15Q)

Easy

Antonym/ Synonym

10

Moderate

Spelling check

4 to 5

Easy

Indirect Direct/Active Passive

10/10=20Q

Cloze test

2 (20 Q)

Moderate

Misc

4-5Q

Easy-Moderate

Total

100

Easy-Moderate

 

SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Analysis 22 December: Good Attempts

The number of good attempts in SSC Stenographer 2020 exam gives a fair idea regarding the minimum number of questions a candidate should target to attempt if they have an impending exam. Candidates who already have attempted the paper, they can analyze their paper as well as get a rough idea about the expected cut off of this year SSC Stenographer 2020 examination. We have collated section-wise good attempts according to the information given by the candidates who have appeared in the exam:

Section

Good Attempts (Shift II)

Good Attempts (Shift II)

General Intelligence (Reasoning)

35-4039-42

General Awareness (GA)

15-2025+

English Language and Comprehension

85-9088-92

Overall

 150+152+

SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Analysis 22 December (Shift 1 + 2) : Questions Asked

We have aggregated a few questions asked in different shifts as per the inputs provided by the candidates who have appeared in the SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam:

  • Battle of Khanwa
  • First battle of Panipat
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Tributary of Koyna River
  • Question based on schedule, folk dance and festivals were asked.
  • constitution day is celebrated on?
  • Strongest muscle of body
  • Logical Venn Diagram - Wheat, Grain, Asafoetida

II Shift Questions Asked in SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Exam

  • Symbol for einsteinium. Es
  • Synonym for Establish

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