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SSC Stenographer Vacancies, Job Profile & Salary

Updated on 07 December 2020
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SSC Stenographer exam is a government recruitment exam. There is a certain pattern for conducting these examinations. An SSC Stenographer work includes the responsibility of the press conference meetings, briefings, speech writing, helping in public relations etc. There are various departments under the government which require the help of these SC Stenographers. In this article, we will discuss the vacancies, job profile & salary after clearing SSC Stenographer Exam that one needs to be aware of.

SSC Stenographer exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC Stenographer 2020-21 notification in the pdf. format on 10th October 2020. The online registration has been started and the candidates who are eligible can apply for the same till November, 04. 

Latest Updates:

  1. October 07, 2020 – The Staff Selection Commission announced the dates for the SSC Stenographer exam which will be held from November 16 – 18 across the nation except for Bihar. The candidates who choose Bihar as their centre for conducting examinations, their exams will be held from 24th December to 30th December, 2020. 
  2. October 10, 2020 – The notification has been released for the candidates who has to apply online from 10th October to 04th November, 2020.

Organization Name

Staff Selection Commission

Examination Name

SSC Stenographer Exam

Exam Mode


Exam Stages

Computer based written test & Skills test

Name of Posts

Steno Grade C & D



Apply Mode


Official Website

SSC Stenographer Vacancies 2020 -21

Each year SSC releases a list of vacancies for various posts. Refer to the below SSC Stenographer vacancies for your reference.



Stenographer Grade C


Stenographer Grade D




SSC Stenographer Salary & allowances

Take a look at the SSC Stenographer salary & allowances as per their grades.


Grade - C Posts

Grade – D Posts

Pay Scale

Rs. 93,00/- to Rs. 34,800/-

Rs. 5,200/- to Rs. 20,200/-

Grade Pay

Rs. 4,200/- to Rs. 4,600/-

Rs. 2,400/-

Initial Pay

Rs. 5,200/-

Rs. 5,200/-

Total Pay

Rs. 14,500/-

Rs. 7,600/-

SSC Stenographer Eligibility 2020

Every candidate must meet SSC eligibility criteria as specified in the Notification 2020. 

1. Nationality – Candidates must be Indian or from either of the following categories:

  1. Nepal
  2. Bhutan
  3. A Tibetan refugee came to India before 1962
  4. A person of Indian origin migrated to Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and Vietnam. 

2. Age Limit – 

  1. For Stenographer Grade C the minimum age limit is 18 – 30 years. 
  2. For Stenographer Grade D the minimum age limit is 18 – 27 years.




5 years


3 years

PWD (Unreserved)

10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex – Servicemen

3 years after deduction of military service

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities

3 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities (SC / ST)

8 years

Central Government Civilian Employees

Up to 40 years

Central Government Civilian Employees (SC / ST)

Up to 45 years

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated

Up to 35 years

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated

Up to 40 years


SSC Stenographer Job Profile

The SSC Stenographer job profile is to transcribe speech in shorthand in meetings, press conferences etc. The stenographer is posted in various departments and organisations and is given different work. Stenographers working in the Ministry of External Affairs, Central Board of Exercise & Customs and Ministry of Corporate Affairs are among the best options for the post. 

To know more about the SSC Stenographer exam result, admission process, job vacancies and other information log on to the official site:

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