This is a non-engineering trade under Craftsman Training Scheme of NCVT, Government of India. The training in this trade comprises typing running matter, carbon copying, stencil cutting and duplicating, manuscript typewriting, tabulation, dictation and transcription, general written and spoken English, is fit to meet managerial and administrative requirements as Stenographers, Steno-Typists, Typist-clerks, Office Assistants, Personal Assistants etc. in government departments, Private concerns etc. The scope for self-employment of National Trade Certificate holders in Stenography is also multilateral. Women Trainees are preferred for admission to this trade, to male trainees.

Duration : 1years
Minimum Qualification : A pass in Plus two. or equivalent
Scheme of Examination:

PaperSubjectDuration
1Social Studies2 Hrs
2Trade Theory3 Hrs
3English (Cognate)3 Hrs
4Practical (Shorthand)1 Hrs
5Practical (Typewriting)1 Hrs