STATE BOARD OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
HYDERABAD :: TELANGANA.
TECHNICAL EXAMINATION – JULY/AUGUST, 2018.
(1) Online applications are invited from the eligible candidates to appear for Typewriting and
Shorthand examinations to be conducted during JULY/AUGUST, 2018 in the Examination
Centres mentioned in the Annexure. The Principals of Typewriting and Shorthand Institutes
which are recognised by the Department of Technical Education, Telangana state are alone
eligible to sponsor the candidates for the Typewriting and Shorthand Examinations scheduled to
be held in JULY/AUGUST, 2018 and private candidates are informed to carefully go through the
instructions given below before filling the applications.
(a) Typewriting Lower and Higher Grade Examinations both in English and Telugu will be
conducted in 4 batches.
(b) Typewriting Junior Grade in English Examinations will be conducted in one batch i.e., (1
Batch) along with the First batch of Higher Grade Exams at the centres where one day exam
is conducted and in two batches i.e., (I and II Batches) along with First Batch & Third Batch
of Higher Grade Examinations at the Centres where two days examinations are conducted.
(TEJ Grade Examinations will be conducted for July/August, 2018 Exam Session Only)
(c) Typewriting Urdu both Lower and Higher Grade Examinations will be conducted in one batch
each at Hyderabad only in view of very less number of candidates appearing for these
(d) Typewriting Hindi both Lower and Higher Grade Examinations will be conducted in two
batches each in view of very less number of candidates appearing for these examinations.
(e) Totally blind candidates are also permitted for Typewriting Examinations. Separate
Typewriting Question Paper in BRAILLE LANGUAGE will be given to totally blind
(f) The candidates must apply through a recognised Typewriting Institution in Telangana
State in case of first appearance for any of the above mentioned examinations (any
language or any grade). Subsequently one can appear privately by enclosing a copy of his
previous Hall Ticket and requisite qualifications along with downloaded online application.
For Shorthand, candidates can appear directly and send their downloaded applications along
with requisite documents.
(g) Govt. Employees appearing for the examination shall seek permission from their employer
for appearing the examination. Instructions mentioned in the notification should be strictly
(h) The Typewriting & Shorthand Examinations will be conducted during the third and
fourth week of August, 2018 tentatively. Commencement of online application and
instructions (how to file the online application) will be placed during the month of
June, 2018 in the SBTET websites i.e., www.sbtet.telangana.gov.in &
2. (A) ELIGIBILITY FOR TYPEWRITING EXAMINATIONS
NOTE: (1) The ITI/ITC and DLTC course treats shorthand & typewriting as combined skills, whereas
SBTET treats them as independent skills. Therefore, the certificate of the stenography
(English) issued by the Department of Employment and Training, A.P. Hyderabad is not
treated as equivalent with that of shorthand (Eng.) of the SBTET. Hence they are not
eligible to apply for shorthand English higher grade examination.
(2) D.C.C.P. Candidates who are applying for Shorthand English Higher Grade Examination
have to submit photo copies of their Provisional Certificate along with the application.
Provided the candidate secures 45% marks in each of the papers in the subject in the
end examination excluding the sessional / internal marks.
Details of submission of online application along with dates, instructions for filing the
online application and mode of payment of fee of Typewriting and Shorthand
Examinations to be held during JULY/AUGUST, 2018 will be placed shortly in sbtet
website i.e. www.sbtet.telangana.gov.in and http://ousbtet.net/twshportal
NOTE: Hall Tickets can be downloaded from the same website before 10 days of the
Commencement of examinations.
(4) GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
A. Recognised Typewriting Institutions are only permitted to upload applications of the
candidates from their institute. The Principals of the institutions concerned should send the
copies of uploaded online applications along with attested pre-requisite qualifications of the
candidates and copy of the recognised order/renewal copy (attested by a Gazetter Officer)
for the current year of the respective institutions recognised by the Commissioner of
Technical Education, Telangana State so as to reach the Secretary, State Board of Technical
Education and Training, Hyderabad, Telangana before the stipulated last date of receiving the applications
B. All the candidates of a Typewriting Institution shall opt for only one examination
centre such that all the candidates are covered in the same examination centre.
C. The Principals of the Typewriting Institutions should ensure that they upload correct
examination centre to all the candidates of his institutions as opted by him.
D. Black & white photos and photos taken with wearing cap/cooling glass in different
postures will not be accepted, since the purpose of clear identity gets defeated.
E. The Principals of the Typewriting Institutes are advised to ensure placing of new typewriting
ribbons to the machines during the examinations. Improper print of passage will be awarded
F. Necessary attested copies of educational qualifications of the candidates should also be
enclosed to the applications.
G. The Principals of Typewriting Institutes are advised to distribute the candidates
equally among all the batches failing which the Board will allocate the batches
uniformly spreading the candidates in all batches.
H. The Principals of the Typewriting Institutes shall check up scrupulously the photograph,
name, father’s name and date of birth of the candidate mentioned in the application form as
per SSC/Bonafied/Equivalent Certificates as the same are being incorporated in the original
pass certificates of the candidate, duly certifying that the details furnished are true and the
candidate has been registered and trained under his / her institution.
I. If it is found that a Principal certified the candidature of an impostor, proxy / unrecognised
institutions candidates, action will be initiated against the Principal.
J. No candidate can appear for the same examination in different batches or for more
than one grade of examination in the subject/language at the same time in the same
Notification. Such applications will be rejected and the candidate forfeits the fee paid
and their performance will be cancelled. Candidates once qualified are not permitted
to appear for the same examination. If any such case comes to the notice of the Board
the examination already passed by him/her shall be cancelled and suitable action will
be taken against the candidate.
K. If a Principal of Typewriting Institution in Telangana State sponsor a candidate already
passed Typewriting Examination in any case, a suitable action will be initiated against
the respective Typewriting Institute and the candidate.
L. Batch change will not be permitted under any circumstances.
M. The application of the candidates, who do not fulfil the conditions stipulated in the application
form, will be rejected. If by any chance, candidates who don’t possess requisite qualifications
gets admitted and consequently appeared for the examination, the results of the examination
of such candidates will be cancelled. Similarly, if at any time, it is found that the certificate
provided by the candidate and sought admission is bogus or tampered with; candidates
concerned will be debarred from appearing for the Technical Examination besides the
cancellation of the result.
N. All the private candidates shall mention the Examination Centre where they would like to take
up the Examination and should furnish her/his address with PIN code in block letters, as the
Certificates in respect of successful candidates will be dispatched to their respective
O. The Candidates must be instructed to type more than 75% of the answer/passage on
the first sheet, otherwise it gives impression that the candidate might not have
completed the answer/passage in time based on the first sheet matter.
P. The Secretary, State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana, reserves the
right to cancel the result of any ineligible candidate who has been permitted to appear for
examination by oversight. The Secretary also reserves the right to cancel the performance of
any candidate(s) if it is found that unfair means are adopted in the examination.
Q. All the Principals of Typewriting /Shorthand Institutions are informed to go through
the following instructions of New OMR Barcoded answer sheets carefully and train the students accordingly
NEW OMR BAR CODED ANSWER BOOKLET:- The SBTET has introduced new model of
answer booklet along with the OMR sheet stitched together with perforation for Typewriting and
Shorthand Examinations on which the same barcode of the candidate is printed instead of loose
color answer sheets for Typing on Machine.
1. As was earlier done, each candidate will get a printed OMR Bar Code Sheet containing the
Hall-Ticket numbers, name of the candidate and details of examination appearing along with
photograph imprint. The candidates are not expected to write Hall-Ticket number anywhere
on the answer sheet. The O.M.R. sheets containing answer paper stitched together with
perforation are to be distributed to the candidates present.
2. The answer booklet contains 4-Papers with Barcode, Page No. and water colored session of
examination for First Paper for all grades and 8-Papers for Second paper for all grades.
3. All first papers for all grades are in one color and all second papers for all grades are in
4. Each answer sheet stitched together will be perforated vertically from the left side of the
5. For Typewriting Lower Grade Paper-I Examination (Speed), all candidates have to tear only
one answer sheet from the booklet provided and one white paper (separately) will be
supplied by the Invigilator for supporting of main answer sheet to be loaded on to type
machine. After completion of the examination, the candidates have to return the white sheet
to the Invigilator.
6. In respect of Typewriting Higher Grade Paper-I Examination (Speed), candidates are allowed
to tear two (2) answer papers from the answer booklet for typing and support vice versa, and
shall be enclosed to the same Answer booklet in the correct serial orders whether
7. In respect of Typewriting Paper-II Examinations for all grades, last answer sheet of the
booklet, printed “ROUGH” may be used for rough calculations etc., of paper-II and this page
should not be teared at any cost.
8. The OMR Bar coded answer booklet in respect of Shorthand Paper-I and Paper-II
examinations for all grades, contains 8- papers (16 pages) without perforation.
9. The candidate has to enter with pen all the particulars on the answer sheets such as Grade,
Language, Batch No. Paper No. Make of the Typewriter and to put his signature on the OMR
sheet and first answer sheet only before the invigilator.
10. The candidate has to separate/tear the perforated answer sheet in serial order from 1st page
one by one carefully and after typing put the papers in serial order and should once again
attach the same to the left side vertical marginal paper of the same page along with the
papers unused, then pinned put together and affix the stickers properly in the place provided
11. It is the responsibility of the student to see that the papers together with his/her OMR sheet
are pinned and stickers are pasted on the correct marked place on the O.M.R.Sheet with due
certification and counter signature of the candidate and Invigilator.
12. No additional papers will be issued.
13. Unused Answer sheets shall be maintained intact with Answer Booklet else booked under
14. The Barcode on OMR Sheet and all Answer sheets shall be maintained intact from fold,
scramble, scratch, pierce, tearing etc., which renders unreadable while scanning.
15. Un-authorized exchange, replacement, insertion of papers, removal of unused answer
sheets will be viewed seriously and renders ineligible for valuation.
16. No candidate will be allowed into the examination hall, once the Paper-II examination is commenced.
17. Don’t tear OMR sheet at any cost.
- Don’t tear all the answer sheets at a time at any cost and the candidate is advised to tear
one by one serially the required sheets only. The additional sheets can be torn only if need
arises. The Answer Sheets torn but unused and not enclosed to Booklet answer sheets will
be booked under malpractice.
- The candidate may continue in the same sheet, even though one or two lines are typed
wrongly. Only the correct answer will be valued and he will not be penalized for continuing in
the same sheet.
- In respect of Shorthand Examinations, no answer sheet shall be torn at any cost and after
completion of the examination, the shorthand notebook must be tagged/pinned with the OMR
answer booklet without fail.
- No candidate is allowed to tear or take away any used or unused answer sheet from the
examination hall, if it is found, the candidate will be booked under malpractice.
22.After completion of the examination, if a candidate does not hand over/insert Four (4) answer
sheets of Typewriting Paper-I (Speed) Examination and Eight (8) answer sheets of
Typewriting Paper-II (Manuscript) Examination along with the OMR booklet, the examination
will be cancelled without any intimation.
(5) THE APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS UNDER:
a. The Typewriting Institute Principals are advised to submit Typewriting and Shorthand
downloaded applications within the scheduled dates along with copies of pre-requisite
attested qualification certificates arranged in proper order as per nominal roll list
together with a covering letter and enclose online nominal roll list so as to avoid delay
in processing the scrutiny of applications.
b. The applications completed in all respects and arranged as mentioned above should
be sent in one bundle under named cover of Sri A. THARA SINGH, Deputy Secretary
(TE), State Board of Technical Education and Training, 7th Floor, BRKR Govt. Offices
Building, Tank bund Road, Hyderabad – 500 063 before the last date of receipt of
c. The Nominal Rolls will be made available with the concerned Chief Superintendents and the
Principals of type institutes can verify the same and bring any discrepancies to the notice of
the Chief Superintendents.
d. The Principals of Typewriting Institutes should ensure and satisfy themselves about the
identity of the candidate. The Principals should not sponsor candidate to appear for exam in
more than one batch in the same subject/ language/grade.
e. The Principals of Typewriting Institutes are requested to co-operate with the Chief
Superintendents in the maintenance of discipline in the examination centre.
f. The undersigned reserves the right to cancel any centre notified due to administrative
reasons and re-allot the candidates to a nearby centre of examination.