UPSC Combined SO/Steno LDCE Exam Syllabus And Pattern 2015

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Is Going To Conduct The written Examination For The various posts of stenography test for Section Officer’s/Stenographer’s (Grade ‘B’/Grade ‘I’) The Examination Is Held On 17th October (Saturday) 2015. Candidates Who Will, Going To Appear  In This Upcoming Examination Can Check Here The latest Exam syllabus And Exam Pattern 2015. For The Better Preparation And Scoring Best Marks In The Examination. We Provide The

UPSC Combines SO/Steno Grade LDCE Exam Syllabus 2015

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Is Conduct the Written Examination  For The Various Posts Of stenography test for Section Officer’s/Stenographer’s (Grade ‘B’/Grade ‘I’) . The Organization (UPSC) will conduct Test in two phases. Phase-I Written exam & Phase-II Stenography Test. So we Provided The Latest Exam Syllabus And Exam Pattern So You Will Get Know What to prepare” and “How to prepare” . Check here..

Examination Conducted By: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Name Of The Examination: Section Officer’s/Stenographer’s (Grade ‘B’/Grade ‘I’) Test

Official Site: www.upsc.gov.in

Category I Section Officers’ Grade of the Central Secretariat Service
Category II Sections Officers’ Grade (Integrated Grade II & III) of the General Cadre of the Indian Foreign Service, Branch ‘B’
Category III Section Officers’ Grade of the Railway Board Secretariat Service
Category IV Private Secretary Grade of the Central Secretariat Stenographers’ Service
Category V Grade I of the Stenographers’ Cadre of the Indian Foreign Service, Branch ‘B’
Category VI Grade ‘A & ‘B’ merged of the Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers’ Service
Category VII Grade ‘B’ of the Railway Board Secretariat Stenographer’s Service
Category VIII Section Officers’ Grade of the Intelligence Bureau
Category IX Private Secretary Grade in Employees’ State Insurance Corporation

 Subject  Mode of Exam  Max. Marks  Time Duration
I Paper- General Studies & General Knowledge of Constitution of India and Machinery of Government, Practice and Procedures in Parliament and Knowledge of RTI Act, 2005  Objective  150  02:00 hours
II Paper- Procedure and Practice in the Govt. of India Secretariat and attached offices and General Financial and Service Rules duly taking into account the requirement of relevant categories of services.  Objective  150  02:00 hours
III paper- Noting and Drafting, Précis Writing  Subjective  200 03:00 hours
 Evaluation of Record Service  100
  • or each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

  • All the three question papers/test booklets will be set both in Hindi and English.

Exam Syllabus : Exam Syllabus for these categories written Exam is given below :-

Paper-I

The paper will cover subjects of interest and importance in the present day. Questions will be set to test knowledge of the broad salient features of the Five Year Plans, Indian Economy and major Developmental Schemes as also intelligence awareness of current affairs both national and international.

A broad knowledge of the following aspects will also be expected :

(i) The principles of the Constitution of India
(ii) Rules of procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
(iii) The organization of the machinery of the Govt. of India, Designation and allocation of subjects between Ministries, Departments and Attached & Subordinate Offices and their relation inter se.
(iv) RTI Act, 2005

Paper-II

This paper is intended to be intensive and detailed test in methods and procedure of work in the Government of India Secretariat and attached offices. Detailed knowledge of General Financial and Service Rules viz., Conduct Rules, Leave Rules, TA Rules etc. will be tested. A list of Reference Books (which are however not exhaustive) are recommended –

(for Category I, IV,VIII & IX)

1. Manual of office procedure (latest edition)
2. Notes on office procedure issued by the Institute of Secretarial Training and Management.
3. Handbook of orders regarding use of Hindi for official purpose of the Union issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs. (for Category I & IV only)
4. Fundamental and Supplementary Rules (A.G.P.&T’s compilation, Chaudhury’s compilation, Swamy’s compilation).
5. The Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules.
6. The Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules.
7. The Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules.
8. Central Civil Service (Leave) Rules.
9. Compilation of the General Financial Rules, (Revised and Enlarged).
10. Delegation of Financial Power Rules.
11. Intelligence Bureau Standing Orders (for Category VIII only).

(for Category II & V)

1. Manual of office procedure (latest edition).
2. Notes on office procedure issued by the I.S.T.M.
3. Handbook of orders regarding use of Hindi for official purpose of the Union issued by the Min. of Home Affairs.
4. Fundamental and Supplementary Rules (A.G.P. & T’s compilation, Chaudhury’s compilation, Swamy’s compilation).
5. The Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules.
6. The Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules.
7. Compilation of the General Financial Rules (Revised and enlarged).
8. Delegation of Financial Power Rules.
9. Indian Foreign Service (PLCA) Rules.
10. Financial Powers of Government of India’s Representatives abroad.
11. Assisted Medical Attendance Schemes.
12. Indian Foreign Service (Conduct and Discipline) rules.

(for Category III & VII)

1. Manual of Office Procedure issued by the Min. of Railways (Railway Board).
2. Handbook of orders regarding use of Hindi for official purpose of the Union issued by the Min. of Home Affairs.
3. Indian Railway Admn. and Finance (excluding Chapters V, VI, VIII & IX).
4. Indian Railway Financial Code Vol. I (excluding Chapter II and VI).
5. Indian Railway Establishment Code Vol. I.
6. The Railway Services (Conduct) Rules, 1966.
7. The Railway Servants (Discipline and Appeal) Rule, 1968.

(for Category VI)

1. Manual of office procedure (latest edition).
2. Notes on office procedure issued by the Institute of Secretarial Training and Management.
3. Handbook of orders regarding use of Hindi for official purpose of the Union issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
4. Fundamental and Supplementary Rules (A.G.P.&T’s compilation, Chaudhury’s compilation, Swamy’s compilation).
5. The Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules.
6. The Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules.
7. The Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules.
8. Central Civil Service (Leave) Rules.
9. Financial Regulations Part I (Revised Edition).

Paper-III

Candidates are required to prepare notes and drafts on specific problems and précis from a passage.

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