Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) STENOGRAPHER GRADE-III and LOWER DIVISION CLERK (LDC) SYLLABUS to Download PDF - Click Here

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
I General Intelligence (50 Questions) 50 2 Hours 2 Hours 40 Mins
II General Awareness (50 Questions) 50
III 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.

(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 25 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)

Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB) STENOGRAPHER GRADE-III and LOWER DIVISION CLERK (LDC) SYLLABUS to Download PDF - Click Here