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SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019-2020: Notification, Exam Dates, Vacancy, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SSC Stenographer – Exam Date Result Eligibility

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) organizes SSC Stenographer Exam every year to select candidates for the post of Stenographer Grade C (Group B, Non-Gazetted) & Stenographer Grade D (Group C, for different ministries/ organizations & departments in government of India).  The official notification for the SSC Stenographer 2019 Recruitment has been released on 20th September 2019. With the release of notification, the process for the recruitment of SSC Stenographer 2019 for Grade C and D has started.

Download SSC Stenographer 2019 Official Notification (PDF)

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019-20

Staff Selection Commission of India conducts various examinations and interviews to fill the posts in various public sector departments. Candidates can check the important dates and links and other related information here for the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019-20.

 It conducts Computer Based Open Competitive Examination for recruiting eligible candidates for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’. The vacancy details will be releasing soon.

Important Dates – SSC Stenographer Exam 2019

Candidates applying for SSC Stenographer 2019 exam can note the important dates for the recruitment of SSC Stenographer 2019 Grade C & D in the below mentioned table:

EventsDates
SSC Stenographer Notification Release Date20th September 2019
Online Application Start Date20th September 2019
Online Application Last Date18th October 2019 (Till 5:00 pm)
Last Date for making payment online/offline fee payment20th October 2019 (Till 5:00 pm)
Commencement of SSC Stenographer Grade C & D exam5th May 2020 to 7th May 2020
SSC Stenographer Exam Admit Card Release DateTo be Announced

Online Application – SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019

The application process for SSC Stenographer Recruitment involves two stages- i.e., One Time Registration and Online Application. All candidates can apply online for SSC Stenographer 2019-2020 Grade C & D exam by clicking directly on the given link below:

Click here Directly to Apply Online for SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ 2019 Exam

Application Fee – SSC Stenographer Exam 2019

The candidates applying for the post of SSC Stenographer 2019-20 are required to submit the application fee to fill the forms. The details are given in the table mentioned below:

Application Fee for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019-20
For GEN/ OBC100/-
For SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen & Female CandidatesExempted from payment of Application Fee.

Eligibility Criteria – SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019

The candidates interested to apply for the recruitment of SSC Stenographer 2019-20 must fulfill the Eligibility Criteria as follows:

  • Minimum Education Qualification
  • Age Limit

Educational Qualification for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019

  • The Minimum Educational Qualification required to applying for the SSC Stenographer posts is to be at least 10+2 passed from a recognized Board or University.
  • Candidates (He/ She) must be able to produce the required documents after qualifying the exam for verification.

Age Limit for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019

PostAge Limit(Maximum/Minimum)Age in Years(As on 1st January 2020)
Stenographer Grade ‘C’Maximum Age Limit30
Minimum Age Limit18
Stenographer Grade ‘D’Maximum Age Limit27
Minimum Age Limit18

Note down the certain age limit relaxation for various categories given by the SSC, which are as follows:

CategoryUpper Age Limit/Age Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD (Unreserved)10 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
PWD (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-servicemen03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989)5 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof3 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof in SC/ ST category8 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. (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
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces.45 years
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)50 years
Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies )3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Exam Pattern

The SSC Stenographer 2019 examination comprises of the 2 different levels i.e., Online MCQ Test and Skill Test. The first level contain Grade C and D exam that comprises of MCQs and is conducted online. Second level exam is conducted to test your skill sets in various domains.

Details of SSC Stenographer Computer Based Examination (MCQs)

Sr. No.SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksDuration
1.General Awareness50502 Hours
2.English Language and Comprehension100100
3. General Intelligence & Reasoning5050
Total200200 
Points to be noted:
  • Question paper will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions. The paper will be set in Hindi and English except for Part-III.
  • Negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt will be deducted.

Details of SSC Stenographer Skill Test

  • Candidates qualified in the examination as prescribed by the SSC will be called for Skill Test. Here, Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the Skill Test for different categories of candidates.
  • The candidates appearing for the Skill Test in the Stenography will be given one dictation in English/ Hindi for 10 minutes at the speed of 100 words per minute for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 words per minute for Grade ‘D’. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer.

The following table shows the transcription time for different level and languages:

SubjectLanguage of Skill TestTime Duration (in minutes)Time Duration (in minutes) for candidates allowed to use scribe in the CBE (para-7)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’English5070
Stenographer Grade ‘D’Hindi6590
Stenographer Grade ‘C’English4055
Stenographer Grade ‘C’Hindi5575
Points to be noted:
  • Candidates opted for Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing of which, their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments. Candidates have to work as English/ Hindi Stenographers as per functional requirement of the office irrespective of the medium of Skill Test of candidate during the examination.
  • The Skill Test will be held at the Commission’s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other centre as may be decided by the Commission.
  • Other details of the Skill Test will be sent to the respective candidates by the concerned Regional/ Sun Regional Offices.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Exam Syllabus

The major sections of syllabus to be covered for SSC Stenographer Computer-Based Exam include General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language & Comprehension, followed by a Skill test. It is mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC Stenographer 2019.

The SSC Stenography Syllabus includes both verbal and non-verbal questions. Candidates can note down the syllabus from the table mentioned below:

S. NO.SubjectTopics
1.General Intelligence & ReasoningArithmetical reasoning, Verbal and figure classification, Arithmetical number series, Non-verbal series, Analogies, Similarities and differences, Space visualization, Problem-solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision making, Visual memory, Discriminating observation, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical computation, Abstract ideas and symbols.
2.General AwarenessAwareness of the environment, Current events, India and its neighboring countries: Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research.
3.English Language & ComprehensionGrammar, Vocabulary, Sentence structure, Synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage.

Download Admit Card – SSC Stenographer 2019-20

The Admit Card for the SSC Stenographer 2019 Exams will be released after the application process for the same has ended. The Admit card for Skill Test will be issued to candidates who qualify CBT exam of SSC Stenographer 2019 exam.

Click on the Link provided to download the Admit Card for SSC Stenographer Exam 2019:

Download SSC Stenographer Admit Card

SSC Stenographer 2019 – Results & Cut-Off List

The results will be declared by the Commission when each phase of exam is completed. The results for the CBT Exam will be declared first followed by the final result (CBT + Skill Test). The merit List will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in Mains exam. The Cut-Off list for SSC Stenographer 2019-20 will be declared once the results for the same have been announced by the SSC of India.

Candidates can check the SSC Stenographer Result & Cut-Off by clicking on the Link given below:

SSC Stenographer Results and Cut-Off marks List

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