It has been decided that from the Financial Year 2010-11 onwards that, the skill tests for recruitment to the posts of LDC and stenographers shall be conducted only on computers.
NO. AB-1401712012008-Estt (RR)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG 8 Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Dated the 17th May 2010 ,
Subject:- Skill Test for recruitment to the post of LDCs and Stenographers.
A reference is invited to this Department OM of even no. dated July 8, 2008 prescribing the skill test norms on manual typewriters and computers for recruitment to the posts of LDCs and Stenographers. The matter has been reviewed in consultation with the Staff Selection Commission and it has been decided that from the Financial Year 2010-11 onwards, the skill tests for recruitment to the posts of LDC and Stenographers shall be conducted only on computers. The norms of the same are prescribed below.
POST SKILL TEST NORMS ON COMPUTER
Lower Division Clerk English Typing at 35 wpm
Hindi Typing at 30 wpm
Time allowed 10 mnts.
(35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 KDPH 1 9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word)
Stenographer Gr D Dictation : 10 mts @ 80 w.p.m.
Transn: 50 mts (Eng.)
65 mts (Hindi)
Dictation : 10 mts @ 100 w.p.m.
Transn: 40 mts (Eng.)
55 mts (Hindi)
All Ministries and Departments are requested to kindly amend the Recruitment Rules for the posts of LDC and Stenographers accordingly. Formal amendment to the Model RRs for these posts will be notified
3. Ministry of Home Affairs etc. are requested to bring the contents of this OM to the notice of their attached subordinate offices also.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India PrintPDF
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