SSC STENOGRAPHER Exam Guide: All you need to know - Study24x7
Social learning Network

Welcome Back

Get a free Account today !

or

Forgot password?

By Registering, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of use.

SSC STENOGRAPHER Exam Guide: All you need to know

Updated on 01 October 2020
study24x7
SSC 2021 Preparation Strategie
7 min read 4 views
Updated on 01 October 2020

The SSC Stenographer exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to select and recruit personnel for the post of Stenographer Grade C and Grade D.


SSC Stenographer Exam Date

As per the SSC Stenographer notification for Grade C and D, the SSC Stenographer exam date was from May 5th to 7th of 2020. However, these dates have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new date are as follows (refer the table)-


Event

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates

Release of notification

20th September 2019

Start of online registration

20th September 2019

Last date for online application submission

18th October 2019

Release of admit card

Last week of October 2020 

SSC Stenographer Exam Date: Online Test

16th November to 18th November 2020

Result

To be declared

SSC Stenographer Exam Date: Skill Test

To be declared

Final Result

To be declared


SSC Stenographer Exam Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for SSC Stenographer exam depends on the candidate’s age, educational qualification and nationality. Following are details related to the same:


Nationality:

Candidates must be one of the following:

a) A citizen of India

b) Subject of Bhutan or Nepal

c) Subject of Tibetan/ Burma /Sri Lanka/ Pakistan/East African Countries who relocated to India with the intention of permanently settling down in India before 1st January 1962.


Educational Qualifications:

Candidates must have at least passed 12th class from a recognized Board or University.


Age:

  1. For SSC Stenographer Grade C, the age limit is between 18 to 30 years
  2. For SSC Stenographer Grade D, the age limit is between 18 to 27 years

However, age relaxation is applicable for candidates of the below-mentioned categories


Category

Age Relaxation

PH + Gen

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

PH + SC/ST

15 years

OBC

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (Gen)

3 years

ST/SC


5 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)


6 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)


8 years


SSC Stenographer Exam Vacancy

The vacancy for SSC stenographer Grade C and D in past three years have been as shown below: 


Post Name

2017

2018

2019

Stenographer Grade ‘D’

1129

1434

1276

Stenographer Grade ‘C’

214

39

429

 

The new vacancies for this year will be updated upon release of notification. 



SSC Stenographer Exam Application Process

Following are the steps to apply for SSC Stenographer exam online

  1. Register on the official regional SSC website. Following are website links based on your state and region:

SSC Region

States in Region

Regional SSC Website Link

NR-Northern Region

NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan & Uttarakhand

Click Here

NWR-North Western Region

J&K, Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh

Click Here

CR-Central Region

UP & Bihar

Click Here

ER-Eastern Region

WB, Jharkhand, Odisha, A&N Island & Sikkim

Click Here

MPR-Madhya Pradesh Region

MP & Chhattisgarh

Click Here

WR-Western Region

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa

Click Here

NER-North Eastern Region

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland & Mizoram

Click Here

SR-Southern Region

AP, Pondicherry & TN

Click Here

KKR-Karnataka Region

Karnataka and Kerala

Click Here

  1. Fill in required details in the application form.
  2. Upload required scanned photograph and signature
  3. Pay the application fee and submit the form. Fee details are as given below:

General category

All women and all SC/ST/ESM category

Rs. 100

-


SSC Stenographer Exam Admit Card

SSC Stenographer admit card are released region-wise, 3-7 days before the exam. Please keep your Registration ID and Date of Birth handy while accessing the admit card online. You can refer to your regional website for downloading the admit from the table given before.


SSC Stenographer Exam Salary Structure

The salary structure of SSC Stenographer Grade C and D are as given below:


Post

Salary

Grade C

Pay Scale: Rs.9300 to 34800

Grade Pay: Rs 4200 (Pay Band 2)


Total pay: Rs 14,500

Grade D

Pay Scale: Rs 5200 to 20200

Grade Pay: Rs 2400 (Pay Band 1)


Total Pay: Rs 7,600


SSC Stenographer Exam Selection Process

The final selection in SSC Stenographer exam is based on two stages, which are detailed below: 

  1. Online Test: This is an objective test to test general awareness, English language and General intelligence and reasoning skills.
  2. Skill Test: Shortlisted candidates from the online test are tested for their stenography skills.


Syllabus of SSC Stenographer Exam 

Following is the subject-wise syllabus of SSC Stenographer Exam:

  1. General Awareness
  2. History Important Dates
  3. History
  4. Scientific Research
  5. Awards and Honours
  6. Current Affairs
  7. Economy
  8. Sports


2. English Language

  1. Grammar
  2. Para Jumbles
  3. Vocabulary
  4. Synonyms-Antonyms
  5. Sentence Structure
  6. Reading Comprehension
  7. Arithmetical Computation

 

3. General Intelligence and reasoning

  1. Problem Solving Skills
  2. Decision Making
  3. Syllogism
  4. Blood Relation
  5. Visual Memory
  6. Number Series
  7. Coding-Decoding


SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern


Online test

The online test is an objective exam containing 3 sections. Incorrect answers are marked -0.25 marks. Following are the details about the same:


Section

Total Questions

Marks

Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

2 hours (+40 minutes for Visually Handicapped candidates)

General Awareness

50

50

English Language & Comprehension

100

100

Total

200

200

 


Skill Test

Candidates who qualify the online exam then give the skill test which is qualifying in nature. In this skill test, the candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi. The speed of dictation will be 100 w.p.m. for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for Stenographer Grade ‘D’. The structure of the skill test is as follows:


Post Name

Language Of Skill Test

Duration

Stenographer Grade ‘D’

English

50 min

Hindi

65 min

Stenographer Grade ‘C’

English

40 min

Hindi

55 min


SSC Stenographer Exam Cut Off

Cut off for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Online exam 2016 was:


Category

Cut-Off

SC

107.50

ST

90.25

OBC

111.50

VT

89.50

OH

90.00

UR

120.00


Cut off for Stenographer Grade ‘D’ 2016 Online Exam was: 


  Category

   Cut-Off

General

107.25

SC

94.25

ST

75.25

OBC

99.90

Ex.S

20.00

VH

74.00

OH

58.75



 



study24x7
Write a comment...