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SSC Stenographer Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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SSC Stenographer Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 6, 2021
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About SSC Stenographer exam

SSC Stenographer exam is conducted by the staff selection commission of India to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Grade C and Grade D stenographers for different central government organizations. The recruitment exam is conducted every year during December. And the staff selection commission of Indian releases the SSC stenographer exam date, notification, vacancies, and Eligibility, etc on its official website http://ssc.nic.in

There are two levels of the examination. They are:

  • Computer-based exam
  • Skill Test

 

Candidates who qualify for the computer-based exam will appear for the Skill Test. Furthermore, the candidate who qualifies for the Skill test is selected for the Grade C and Grade D stenographers.

Abbreviation SSC Steno
Type Central Government
Purpose Recruitment of Grade C and D stenographers.
Location New Delhi
Chairman Sujata Chaturvedi, IAS

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SSC Stenographer Notification/News

The official notification of SSC Stenographer 2021 was released on October 10, 2020, which was delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Online Applications are to open for more than one month from October 10, 2020, to November 04, 2020. However, according to recent updates the SSC Stenographer exam date, notifications, Vacancies, and Eligibility have been released on the official website http://ssc.nic.in

Below are the Important Details of the SSC Stenographer exam notification for 2020-21 which was rescheduled:

SSC Stenographer Notification Date October 10, 2020
SSC Stenographer Online Application Start Date October 10, 2020
SSC Stenographer Online Application Last Date November 04, 2020
SSC Stenographer Online Fee Payment Last Date November 06, 2020
SSC Stenographer Last Date For Offline Challan Generation November 08, 2020
SSC Stenographer Fee Payment Last Date Through Challan November 10, 2020
SSC Stenographer Exam Date To be published later
SSC Stenographer Tier-1 Answer Key Date To be published later
SSC Stenographer Tier 1 Result Date To be published later
SSC Stenographer 2021 Tier 2 Exam Date To be Published later
SSC Stenographer 2021 Tier 2 Result Date To be published later
SSC Stenographer 2021 Final Result Date To be published later

 

SSC Stenographer Exam Date

The Staff selection commission releases exam dates for SSC Stenographer on its official website http://ssc.nic.in this year’s exam Dates is as follows:

Event Date
Examination Date To be Published later
Last date of Registration 4th November 2020

 

SSC Stenographer Application Fee

As per the Staff selection commission, the application fees for the SSC Stenographer examination are Rs 100/- for all categories. And the payment is done online.

Category Application Fees
General Rs 100/-
SC/ST/ Ex-servicemen Rs 100/-

 

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria

As per SSC Stenographer Notification 2021, the following eligibility criteria for the exam to are:

Education Qualification:

A candidate is required to be at least a 12th pass from a recognized Board or University. He/she must be able to produce the required documents when asked for verification after qualifying for the SSC Stenographer Exam.

Nationality:

Candidates must be Indian Citizens or any of the following categories:

– A Subject of Nepal, or

– A Subject of Bhutan, or

– A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India, or

– A Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India. Provided that these candidates except Indian citizens produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment.

Age Limit (As of 01st August 2020)

– The candidate must be in the age domain of 18-30 years to be eligible for the SSC Stenographer Grade C exam.
– And he/she must be in the age domain of 18-27 years to be eligible for the SSC Stenographer Grade D exam.

Category                                                                                Age limit

SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD (unreserved) 10 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 3 years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 8 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications 40 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications for (SC/ ST) 45 years
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. 35 years
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST ) 40 years

 

SSC Stenographer Vacancies

The Vacancy 2019-20 for Grade C and D SSC Stenographer is given in the tabular form:

 

Post name Vacancies Vacancy(2019-20)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ 1276
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ 429

 

How to Apply for SSC Stenographer

  • Click on the official link http://ssc.nic.in.
  • Then click on the link of Apply Link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
  • Click on New Registration in SSC Stenographer 2021 application window. Then click on the register button.
  • Candidates need to provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
  • Click on the submit button to complete the online registration form of SSC Stenographer. All the candidates will be issued a Registration ID for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam. Then, log in with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for SSC Stenographer 2021.
  • In the next step, upload a photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned by SSC.
  • Log in with registered ID and password to fill up Part-2 of the application form of SSC Stenographer.
  • After filling up the application form, candidates need to preview the application form of the SSC Stenographer once to verify the entire data entered
  • Click on the Final Submit button after verifying the entire online SSC Stenographer application form 2021.
  • Candidates can download and get print copies of the submitted application form of SSC Stenographer 2021. Finally, submit the application fee for SSC Stenographer 2021 either via online mode or offline mode of fee payment. A candidate must pay Rs. 100/- as SSC Stenographer 2021 Online Application Fee.

 

SSC Stenographer Admit card

The admit card of the SSC stenographer is released on the official website and it can be downloaded in the following way:

  • Visit the official website of SSC http://ssc.nic.in
  • Follow the link ‘download SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2021’
  • Enter the details asked such as roll number, date of birth, candidate’s name, etc.
  • Post verification of the entered details, click on Submit
  • Download the Admit Card if the information mentioned on it is correct.
  • Print admit card for further necessary application.

SSC Stenographer Admit card is available on the website 2 weeks before the date of the exam. There is a different SSC Stenographer Admit card for both written examination and skill test. The discrepancies related to the SSC Stenographer Admit card are to be rectified at the Regional centers for different states.

 

SSC Stenographer Exam Syllabus

For qualifying the SSC Stenographer, you need to know the detailed Syllabus of the SSC Stenographer. The major topics are General Awareness, General Intelligence/Reasoning, and English Language, at which a candidate needs to score well for Paper-1 of the SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Exam. For Paper-2, i.e. Skill test, the candidate have to write dictated words:

  • 80 words per minute (w.p.m.) for the post of Stenographer Grade D, and
  • 100 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade C.

The topics in each Section are:

General Awareness English Language and Comprehension General Intelligence and Reasoning
Sports Grammar Arithmetic Computation
Economy Vocabulary Number Series
Current Affairs Synonyms-Antonyms Visual Memory
Awards and Honors Sentence Structure Blood Relation

 

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern

  • SSC Stenographer 2021 will be a computer-based exam having multiple-choice questions.
  • The question papers will be set in both English and Hindi (except for the English language section).
  • Each question carries 1 mark and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

SSC Stenographer exam pattern is explained below in detail:

Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks Total Duration
General English and Intelligence 50 50 Cumulative time duration of 2 Hours
General Awareness 50 50
English Language and Comprehension 100 100
Total 200 Questions 200 Marks 120 Minutes

 

 

SSC Stenographer Salary

The pay scales of the SSC stenographer are as follows:

  • Grade C salary generally ranges between Rs 9,300 and Rs 34,800.
  • Grade D salary generally ranges between Rs 5,200 and Rs 20,200.
Specifications Grade C (In Rs) Grade D (In Rs)
Pay Scale 9,300-34,800 5,200-20,200
Pay Band 4,200 or 4,600 (Pay Grade 2) 2,400 (Pay grade 1)
Initial Salary 5,200 5,200
Basic salary 14,500 7,600

 

SSC Stenographer Results

The Result of the SSC Stenographer is released on the official website http://ssc.nic.in

  • Candidates who pass the written test are eligible to sit for the skill test in SSC Stenographer 2021.
  • Post skill test, the Commission releases a Final Merit List or Allotment List on the official website.
  • Candidates included in the merit list are recommended for an appointment by the commission.
  • They are allocated to User Departments depending upon the merit position and options exercised by them.

 

SSC Stenographer cut off marks

The SSC Stenographer cut off marks is released on the official website http://ssc.nic.in

 

Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Stenographer Grade ‘C’)

Category Cutoff Marks
SC 127.00
ST 101.00
OBC 138.00
OH 100.00
VH 100.00
UR 141.00

 

Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Stenographer Grade ‘D’)

Category Cutoff Marks
SC 123.50
ST 106.00
OBC 124.50
Ex. S 40.00
OH 106.00
VH 66.00
UR 134.50

 

FAQ’s

 

1. What are the eligibility criteria of the SSC Stenographer exam?

 

As per SSC Stenographer Notification 2021, the following eligibility criteria for the exam to are:

Education Qualification:

A candidate is required to be at least a 12th pass from a recognized Board or University. He/she must be able to produce the required documents when asked for verification after qualifying for the SSC Stenographer Exam.

Age Limit (As of 01st August 2020):

– The candidate must be in the age domain of 18-30 years to be eligible for the SSC Stenographer Grade C exam.
– And he/she must be in the age domain of 18-27 years to be eligible for the SSC Stenographer Grade D exam.

Nationality:

Candidates must be Indian Citizens or any of the following categories:

– A Subject of Nepal, or

– A Subject of Bhutan, or

– A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, intending to permanently settle in India, or

– A Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam intending to permanently settle in India. Provided that these candidates except Indian citizens produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment.

2. How to apply for the SSC Stenographer examination?

 

  • Click on the official link http://ssc.nic.in.
  • Then click on the link of Apply Link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
  • Click on New Registration in SSC Stenographer 2021 application window. Then click on the register button.
  • Candidates need to provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
  • Click on the submit button to complete the online registration form of SSC Stenographer. All the candidates will be issued a Registration ID for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam. He/ She has to log in with the given ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for SSC Stenographer 2021.
  • In the next step, upload a photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned by the staff selection commission.
  • Log in with registered ID and password to fill up Part-2 of the application form of SSC Stenographer.
  • After filling up the application form, candidates need to preview the application form of the SSC Stenographer once to verify the entire data entered
  • Click on the Final Submit button after verifying the entire online SSC Stenographer application form 2021.
  • Candidates can download and get print copies of the submitted application form of SSC Stenographer 2021. Lastly, submit the application fee for SSC Stenographer 2021 either via online mode or offline mode of fee payment. A candidate must pay Rs. 100/- as SSC Stenographer 2021 Online Application Fee.

 

3. What is Exam Pattern for the SSC Stenographer exam?

Like every exam, the SSC Stenographer exam has a fixed exam pattern. They are:

  • SSC Stenographer 2021 will be a computer-based exam having multiple-choice questions.
  • The question papers come in both English and Hindi.
  • Each question carries 1 mark and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

4. Where should we check for the results of the SSC Stenographer exam and what are the important facts?

 

The Result of the SSC Stenographer is released on the official website       http://ssc.nic.in

  • Candidates who pass the written test are eligible to sit for the skill test in SSC Stenographer 2021.
  • Post skill test, the Commission releases a Final Merit List or Allotment List on the official website.
  • Candidates included in the merit list are recommended for an appointment by the commission.
  • They are allocated to User Departments depending upon the merit position and options exercised by them.

5. What is the Syllabus for the SSC Stenographer exam?

 

The syllabus for the SSC Stenographer exam is as follows:

 

For qualifying the SSC Stenographer, you need to know the detailed Syllabus of the SSC Stenographer. The major topics are General Awareness, General Intelligence/Reasoning, and English Language, at which a candidate needs to score well for Paper-1 of the SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Exam. For the Skill test, the candidate has to write according to the dictated words:

  • 80 words per minute (w.p.m.) for the post of Stenographer Grade D, and
  • 100 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade C.

6. What are the cut-off marks for the SSC Stenographer exam?

 The cut-off marks for the SSC Stenographer is as follows:

The SSC Stenographer cut off marks is released on the official website http://ssc.nic.in

 

Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Stenographer Grade ‘C’)

Category Cutoff Marks
SC 127.00
ST 101.00
OBC 138.00
OH 100.00
VH 100.00
UR 141.00

 

Candidates qualified for Skill Test (Stenographer Grade ‘D’)
Category Cutoff Marks
SC 123.50
ST 106.00
OBC 124.50
Ex. S 40.00
OH 106.00
VH 66.00
UR 134.50

 

7.     What is the Payscale for SSC Stenographers?

The pay scales of the SSC stenographer are as follows:

  • Grade C salary ranges between Rs 9,300 and Rs 34,800.
  • Grade D salary ranges between Rs 5,200 and Rs 20,200.
Specifications Grade C (In Rs) Grade D (In Rs)
Pay Scale 9,300-34,800 5,200-20,200
Pay Band 4,200 or 4,600 (Pay Grade 2) 2,400 (Pay grade 1)
Initial Salary 5,200 5,200
Basic salary 14,500 7,600

 

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