S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Ltd Deptt Competitive Exam

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Ltd Deptt Competitive Exam

Mode of ExamOffline
Level of ExamNational Level

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Limited Deptt. Competitive Exam 2018 - Union Public Service Commission holds a Combined Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for additions in the Select Lists for the Section Officers’ Grade and Stenographers’ Grade-I/Grade ‘B’ of the services like

Section Officers’ Grade of Central Secretariat Service.

Section Officers’ Grade (Integrated Grade II & III) of General Cadre of Indian Foreign Service, Branch 'B'.

Section Officers' Grade of Railway Board Secretariat Service

Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ merged of Central Secretariat Stenographers' Service.

Grade-I of the Stenographers’ Cadre of Indian Foreign Service, Branch ‘B’.

Grade ‘A’ & ‘B’ merged of Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers’ Service.

Grade 'B' of the Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers' Service.

Section Officers’ Grade of the Intelligence Bureau.

Section Officers’ Grade of Armed Forces Head Quarters Civil Service.

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Limited Deptt. Competitive Exam Pattern

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Limited Deptt. Competitive Exam consists of three parts as given below:

It will consist questions from the subjects of interest and importance in the present day. Questions will be set to test knowledge of the broad salient features of the Indian Economy and major Developmental Schemes besides intelligence awareness of current affairs both national and international. Question can also be expected from:

The principles of the Constitution of India.

Rules of procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.

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.

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  i.e Conduct Rules, Leave Rules, TA Rules etc. will be tested. 

Paper – III
In this paper, candidates are required to prepare notes and drafts on specific problems and précis from a passage.

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Ltd Deptt Competitive Exam Fee
The Information Bulletin and Application Form costing Rs.50 can be take from the general post office of the city against Cash payment.

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Ltd Deptt Competitive ExamTest Centres
Most of the major cities of the countries are made the test centers of the exam.

Educational Qualification :

No specific educational qualification is prescribed for taking this type of UPSC Exams. Only serving Central Government Employees working as Assistant in the Assistant Grade of the Central Secretariat Service.
Railway Board Sectt. Service, Intelligence Bureau, Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services; or Stenographer Grade-C of the Central Secretariat can take part in this exam irrespective of their educational qualification.
Age limits:
No age limit is prescribed for appearing in to apply for SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Limited Deptt.

SO/Steno (Gd B/Gd-I) Ltd Deptt Competitive Exam consists of questions from the relevant subjects along with General knowledge.

Application Start Date :

12th September 2018

Application End Date :

5th October 2018

Exam Date :

15th December 2018

Result Date :
Conducted By :

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Official Website : http://www.upsc.gov.in