DOPT, after the consultation with Staff Selection Commission,has 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. According to that skill test norms have been finalised.
The copy of the Office Memorandum is given below.
Subject:: 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 for the same are as prescribed below:
|POST||SKILL TEST NORMS ON COMPUTER|
|Lower Division Clerk||English Typing @ 35w.p.m.|
Hindi Typing @ 30 w.p.m.
(Time allowed-10mts)(35 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. correspond to 10500 KDPH/9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word)
|Stenographer Gr.D||Dictation:10 mts @ 80 w.p.m.Trans:50 mts(Eng)|
|Stenographer||Dictation:10 mis @100w.p.m.Trans:40 mts (Eng)|
All Ministries/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
Ministry of Home Affairs etc. are requested to bring the contents of this OM to the notice of their attached/subordinate offices also