SSC Stenographer 2018
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SSC Stenographer 2018 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release notification for SSC Stenographer on September 29. Approximately, 1700 vacancies are likely to fill through this recruitment exam. The online application form will be released along with the notification. The last date to fill SSC Stenographer 2018 application form is October 22. While filling the application form, it is mandatory to fill Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number. Applicants who do not have Aadhaar Card will have to enter the ID numbers of Voter Card, PAN, Passport, Driving License, School/College ID, Employer ID or left thumb impression.

Candidates who wish to apply for the recruitment exam should be between 18 to 27 years and have completed Class 12/HSC. The selection process of SSC Stenographer comprises two-stage – Computer Based Test (CBT) and skill test. SSC Stenographer exam is conducted for recruitment of candidates to the post of Stenographer Grade C (Group B - Non-Gazetted) and D (Group C – Non-Gazetted). Read this article to know more on SSC Stenographer 2018 recruitment like important dates, application form, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, and cutoff.  

SSC Stenographer 2018 – Overview

Name of the exam

SSC Stenographer Recruitment

Examination name

SSC Stenographer

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission

Name of posts

Stenographer in Grade C & D

Departments

Ministries/Departments of Central Government including their Attached/Subordinate offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country

Total number of vacancies

1700 (Approx)

Exam mode

Online

Qualification

10+2

Age Limit

18 to 27 Years

Pay Scale

9300 – 34800

SSC Stenographer 2018 Vacancy Details

SSC will announce the number of vacancies along with the notification. However, it is expected that approximately 1700 vacancies will be announced under SSC Stenographer recruitment. Post-wise number of vacancies will be provided here once the notification is released.

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates 2018

The dates related to an application form, admit card, exam, and a result of SSC Stenographer are given below. Candidates should keep these dates handy as it will help them to track events related to the exam.

SSC Stenographer Important Dates

Events 

Dates

SSC Stenographer notification 2018 release date

September 29, 2018

SSC Stenographer 2018 apply online starting date

September 29, 2018

SSC Stenographer application form 2018 last date

October 22, 2018

SSC Stenographer admit card 2018 release date

To be announced  

SSC Stenographer 2018 exam date

To be announced 

SSC Stenographer result date

To be announced 

SSC Stenographer Grade C & D skill test date

To be announced 

SSC Stenographer final result date

To be announced 

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2018

SSC has prescribed the eligibility criteria of SSC Stenographer 2018 detailing the parameters like age, nationality and educational qualification. Candidates to be eligible for the recruitment process of SSC Stenographer 2018 have to fulfil the following eligibility criteria prescribed by the exam conducting authority, Staff Selection Commission.

SSC 2018 Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 

  • Nationality: Candidates must be the Indian citizen

  • Age limit: The candidate must be between to the age of 18 to 27 years measured on August 1, 2018. 

Age Relaxation for various categories:

Category

Age Relaxation 

SC/ST

5 Years

OBC

3 Years

PH (Gen)

10 Years

PH (OBC)

13 Years

PH (ST/SC)

15 Years

Ex-Servicemen (GEN)

3 Years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

8 Years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

6 Years

  • Educational Qualification: The candidate must have passed Class 12/HSC or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.

SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

The online application form of SSC stenographer 2018 will be released on September 29, 2018. Candidates can apply online till October 22, 2018. Application fee for SSC stenographer 2018 is Rs. 100 (for general and OBC). Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen category as well as female candidates are exempted from paying the application fee for SSC Stenographer 2018. Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/SBI net banking or through credit/debit cards of any bank. SSC Stenographer 2018 application form can be filled in two parts. In Part I, candidates can fill their basic information. In Part II, candidates can pay their application fees, upload photograph and signature.

Application Fees

Category

Fees

General and OBC

Rs 100

SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen

No fees

SSC Stenographer Exam Centres 2018

The exam centres of SSC Stenographer provides the names of cities where the Computer Based test will be conducted. Last year, the exam was conducted across 89 cities throughout the country. SSC will release the list of SSC Stenographer exam centres along with the notification. Applicants are required to fill their choices of exam centres while filling the application form. Candidates are not allowed to change the exam centre once they submit their application. SSC Stenographer exam centres 2018 will be allotted to candidates by the examination authority. The details of exam centres like name, address, code and city will be mentioned on the admit card. Candidates can check below the list of few SSC Stenographer exam centres. 

SSC Stenographer Exam Centres 2018

City 

State/ Union Territory 

Agra

Uttar Pradesh

Patna

Bihar

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Dehradun

Uttarakhand

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Bangaluru

Karnataka

Ranchi

Jharkhand

Delhi

National Capital Territory of Delhi

SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2018

The SSC Stenographer admit card 2018 will be released 10 to 15 days before the examination. Candidates have to download SSC stenographer 2018 admit card online. The admit card of SSC Stenographer can be downloaded by entering roll number/registration number/name and date of birth. Candidates who have successfully filled SSC Stenographer application form will be able to download their admit card. The admit card will include details like name, date, time and address of exam centres.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern of SSC Stenographer exam pattern 2018 provides details like marking scheme, number of papers, time duration, qualifying marks and number of question. The recruitment exam comprises two stages – CBT and Skill Test. The question paper of CBT will consists of three sections - General Intelligence, General Awareness, English Language and Comprehension. There will be 200 questions and candidates will be allotted 2 hours to answer the same. Total marks of CBT is 200. There is negative marks of 0.25 for each wrong answer. The standard of questions in CBT will be of Class 12/HSC level. Candidates who qualify CBT of SSC Stenographer 2018 will be called for skill test. The detailed exam pattern is given below.

Structure of Online exam 

Part 

Subject Details

Number of Question

Number of Marks 

Time Duration

1

General Intelligence (Reasoning Questions)

50

50

 

2 Hours

2

General Awareness

50

50

3

English Language and comprehension

100

100

Total

200

 

Skill Test

Candidates will be given one dictation which they have to type at the speed of 100 w.p.m for stenographer grade 'C' posts while it is 80 w.p.m speed for stenographer grade 'D' posts. Total time allotted for this test is 10 minutes.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2018 

The syllabus of SSC Stenographer 2018 has been prescribed by the examination authority. SSC Stenographer 2018 syllabus contains the topic from General Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language and Comprehension. The details of the topics are given below. 

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 honours

Sentence structure

Blood relation

Scientific research

Reading comprehension

Syllogism

History

Para jumbles

Decision making

Important dates

 

Problem solving skills

SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2018

The answer key of SSC Stenographer will be released after completion of the exam. The answer key will be available online. Using the answer key of SSC Stenographer 2018, candidates can check correct answers of questions asked in the exam. They can also calculate the probable score based on the number of correct and incorrect answers. Candidates can challenge SSC Stenographer answer key online within the prescribed dates.

SSC Stenographer Result 2018

SSC Stenographer result will be declared in two stage stages - CBT and final. A merit list will be prepared based on candidate’s marks in CBT. On the basis of the merit list candidates will be called for skill test in a stenographer. SSC Stenographer result 2018 for CBT will be made available in PDF file mentioning the names, roll numbers and categories of qualified candidates. The computer based marks of candidates will be calculated out of 200 marks. Candidates need to qualify in all the subjects - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Comprehension. Final result will be announced based on the marks obtained by candidates in CBT provided they qualify the skill test.

SSC Stenographer Cutoff 2018

The cutoff of SSC Stenographer is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to get selected for the next round of selection process. SSC Stenographer Cutoff marks will be released along with the result. Candidates securing equal to or more than SSC Stenographer cutoff in CBT as per their category will be selected for the merit list. On the basis of merit list, candidates will be selected for Skill Test. Given below are the previous year’s SSC Stenographer cutoff.

SSC Stenographer Cutoff Grade C 2017

Category

Cutoff

Candidates available

SC

127.00

1419

ST

101.00

1454

OBC

138.00

2485

OH

100.00

369

VH

100.00

79

UR

141.00

2663

Total

 

8469

SSC Stenographer Cutoff grade D 2017

Category

Cutoff

Candidates available

SC

123.50

1836

ST

106.00

1107

OBC

124.50

6788

Ex.S

40

393

OH

106.00

268

VH

66.00

249

UR

134.50

4363

Total

 

15004

SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2018

In SSC Stenographer grade C and grade D posts, candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the CBT and skill test. First candidates have to appear for CBT. Candidates who qualify CBT will be eligible for Skill Test. SSC will decide minimum qualifying marks for CBT to select candidates for Skill Test. Candidates who qualify Skill Test will be recommended for appointment by the commission on the basis of total marks in the CBT.

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