About SSC Stenographer 2020
SSC Stenographer is a national level competitive exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the recruitment to the post of Stenographer Grade C and D (Non-Gazetted). Candidates selected through SSC Stenographer recruitment exam will be posted to the various central government departments/ministries as well as their subordinate offices in different states and Union Territories. The commission issues the admit card for the online test 7 days prior to the date of exam. However, the exam dates have not been announced by SSC yet. Candidates, at least 18 years of age who have completed Class 12 were able to apply for this recruitment exam. The selection process includes the Computer-based test (CBT) and the Skill test. Candidates will be allotted to the various departments/ministries based on their performance in the CBT and preferences of posts/departments.
SSC Stenographer 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Staff Selection Commission Stenographer Grade C & D Exam|
|Short Exam Name||SSC Stenographer|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||100 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|SSC Stenographer CBT - Duration||2 Hours|
SSC Stenographer 2020 Important Dates
SSC Stenographer (Session 2020)
Upcoming Dates and Events
10 Oct, 2020 - 04 Nov, 2020
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
Past Dates and Events
10 Oct, 2020
Advertisement | Mode: Online
SSC Stenographer CBT (Session 2019)
Upcoming Dates and Events
12 Nov, 2020 (Tentative)
(Target 2019) - Admit Card | Mode: Online
24 Dec, 2020 - 30 Dec, 2020
(Target 2019) - Exam - Paper 1 | Mode: Online
29 Mar, 2021 - 31 Mar, 2021
(Target 2019) - Exam - SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2020 | Mode: Online
SSC Stenographer CBT (Session 2020)
Upcoming Dates and Events
29 Mar, 2021 - 31 Mar, 2021
Exam | Mode: Online
The eligibility criteria of SSC Stenographer is prescribed by the exam conducting authority, SSC. Candidates must check SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria before applying.
Class 12 or equivalent degree from a recognized Board or University
18 to 27 years (as on August 1, 2019)
Tibetan refugee (before January 1962), or Migrants from Nepal or Bhutan, Pakistan, Burma, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, with the intention of permanently settling in India with the eligibility certificate provided by the Indian Government.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
Staff Selection Commission will release SSC Stenographer application form in the online mode. The application form can be filled in two parts – Part A (One- time registration and filling up of basic details) and Part B (filling the application form includes entering education qualification, selection of centres, paying the requisite fee and selection of preferred post etc.)
In Part A of SSC Stenographer application form, candidates will have an option to edit the details entered like date of birth, gender, mother’s name or father’s name etc if they make any mistake. The editing of these details can only be done before final submission hence, it is advised to check the details entered carefully before final submission.
Steps to fill SSC Stenographer Application form
Candidates will have to fill SSC Stenographer application form in two parts.
SSC Stenographer Application form Registration – Part A
Step 1 – Generation of one time ID and password which can be used while registering for any exam conducted by SSC.
Step 2 – Filling up of basic details including gender, date of birth, name, father’s and mother’s name and uploading of signature and photograph etc.
Step 3 – Checking the details entered and clicking on ‘submit’ button to register the part A SSC Stenographer application form.
SSC Stenographer Application form Registration – Part B
Step 4 – Login with the registration ID and password generated to part B of the application form.
Step 5 – Candidates can now fill their details like educational qualification, posts they want to apply for SSC Stenographer.
Step 6 – Selection of exam centres as per the choice.
Step 7 – Payment of application fee by selecting the mode of payment like online or offline. Applicants who wish to pay the application fee in cash have to take print-out of the challan generated online after the submission of application part. Fee can be paid in any designated branch of State Bank of India through bank challan within the prescribed date of payment. The online payment can be done through net banking or debit/ credit card.
SSC Stenographer application fee
OBC and General (male)
SC/ ST/Ex-Servicemen, PWD and women of all categories
Step 7 - Check the declaration and click on ‘I agree’ check-box.
Step 8 – Submit the application form and take a printout for future references.
|OBC, General||Offline, Online||Male||₹ 100|
SSC Stenographer 2020 Syllabus
General intelligence and reasoning
English language and comprehension
SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of SSC Stenographer is prescribed by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC Stenographer exam is conducted into two stages – Computer based test and Skill test. The Computer Based Test has three sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, English Language and Comprehension. All the questions are set in English/Hindi except part 3 of CBT. The test carries total 200 questions which candidates have to solve within 2 hours. VH/OH candidates will be given 40 minutes extra to answer. Maximum marks allotted to complete the test is 200.
SSC Stenographer Exam pattern - Computer based test
Number of questions
General Intelligence (Reasoning Questions)
English Language and comprehension
Skill test of SSC Stenographer is conducted for only those candidates who qualify computer-based examination. The qualifying standards of this test are fixed by SSC as per categories. In this stage, candidates are asked to type the dictated matter on computer within the time frame. The time duration of skill test for Grade C and D is different for English and Hindi.
SSC Stenographer Exam pattern – Skill test
Group C candidates
Group D candidates
SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the region-wise admit card for CBT and skill test. SSC GD Constable admit of CBT will be issued one week before the exam to candidates who will successfully fill the application form. To download SSC Stenographer admit card, candidates will have to enter roll number/registration ID and date of birth. The admit card include details like roll number, details of exam centre, candidate’s name, venue of exam, time and date etc. Candidate will have to carry 3 passport size photograph, one photo identity proof along with the admit card on the day of examination.
The admit card for skill test is only issued to those candidates who qualify the computer-based test. To download the admit card candidates have to enter the roll number/registration ID and date of birth. The admit card carry basic details of the candidates along with the date, time of examination centre.
SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Centers
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Leh|
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
- Aadhaar card
- Driving license
- Voter’s ID card
- ID cards issued by government or other offices
SSC Stenographer 2020 Answer Key
SSC Stenographer answer key for computer-based examination will be released online. Candidates will be able to verify and check the answers from the official answer key. On the basis of SSC Stenographer answer key candidates will be able to calculate their score. In case of any discrepancy in the official answer key candidates will be able to challenge those answers after which the commission will release the final answer key
SSC Stenographer 2020 Result
The result of SSC Stenographer will be released separately for computer-based examination and skill test or final result separately by the exam conducting authority. SSC Stenographer result of CBT will be released in pdf format. SSC Stenographer result of CBT will be calculated out of 200 marks. Candidates who qualify CBT will be eligible to appear in Skill test.
SSC Stenographer result for skill test will be evaluated group-wise. Candidates who qualify the skill test will be called for document verification. SSC will then release the final result of the qualified candidates. On the basis of candidates’ performance in CBT and Skill test, the merit list will be prepared and allotment in various departments will be done by SSC.
SSC Stenographer 2020 Cutoff
The cutoff of SSC Stenographer will be fixed by SSC, the exam conducting authority. Candidates will have to score equal and above the minimum qualifying released by the commission. SSC Stenographer cutoff for CBT will be done through normalization process because the exam is conducted for multiple days and sessions.
Candidates who qualify the CBT cutoff will be eligible to appear for Skill test. SSC will release the category-wise and post-wise qualifying marks in each part of skill test. SSC Stenographer skill test is qualifying in nature. The final result of the selected candidates will be done on the basis of performance in written exam and skill test. The cutoff will be available in percentage format on the basis of their total marks of last selected candidate.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Date of birth certificate or high school mark sheet with date of birth
- Mark sheet/certificate of class 10 and 12 examination
- SC/ST/OBC categories must bring the caste/community certificate issued by the competent authority
- Medical certificate for physically challenged candidate
- Aadhaar card/Passport/Pan card/Voter Id card /Driving license /any other photo id card issued by the statutory authorities with affixed photograph
Questions related to SSC Stenographer
Hi By Mistake I Have Uploaded My Thumb Impression Instead Of Signature In SSC Stenographer.I Dont Know Whether My Application Will Be Accepted Or Not.Will They Open Correction Portal Or Not Please Tell Me🥺
Hi Aston Tony,
It is okay if you have made a mistake in the form. You can definitely correct it. To correct the details, you have to enter your registration number and date of birth on the application page and make changes wherever required. Please cross check everything before you submit the form.
If, by any chance you are not able to upload the correct image then you contact the nearest SSC office or else send a mail to them explaining your issue.
SSC stenographer syllabus kab milega
The SSC stenographer Examination has 50 General Intelligence & Reasoning questions each of 1 marks, 50 General Awareness questions each carrying 1 marks and 100 English Language & Comprehension questions of 1 marks each
The topics for General Intelligence & Reasoning are as follows:
- Blood Relations
- Cubes and Dice
- Decision making
- Embedded figures
- Alphabet series
- Number series
- Non-verbal series
- Number ranking
- Clocks and calendars
- Mirror images
- Arithmetic reasoning
The topics for General Awareness are as follows:
- India and its neighboring countries
- Current events- National and International
- Geography of India
- Culture and Heritage of India
- History of India
- Indian Constitution
- Social events related to India
- General Politics
- Science and Technology
- Economic scenario of India
The topics for English Language & Comprehension are as follows
- Comprehension Passage
- Synonyms & Anonyms
- Active & Passive Voice
- Direct & Indirect Speech
- Fill in the blanks
- Parts of speech
- Detection of miss-spelt words
1. What is SSC STENOGRAPHER 2. Job and scope area 3. Salary 4. Eligibility criteria 5. Course duration 6. Admission process 7. Course fees 8. Top 10 colleges
SSC Stenographer is a computer based test having 200 mulitple choice questions. SSC Stenographer Syllabus consists of General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language and Comprehension.
SSC Stenographer is organized by Staff Selection Commission to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Grade C and D stenographer in central government organizations.
2.Job and scope
SSC Stenographer work profile includes the responsibility of press conference briefings, speech writing, helping in public relation, etc. in various ministries or departments under the government.
The average salary for a Stenographer is 21,224 per month in India.
The minimum educational qualification required to appear in SSC Stenographer recruitment examination is 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board or University
The duration of course depends upon the candidate itself one have to complete the whole syllabus for its preparation. Generally candidate can complete the syllabus between 6 months to one year and the other things are depend upon candidate's practice.
The candidate can take admission in any institution which provides coaching for ssc. There is no such admission process for it.
7. Course fees
Fees vary according to the institution
Highly reputed institute will have high fees.
Generally the course fees is upto Rs.10000 one time
There is no college for ssc chsl there are institutes that provide coaching for the same and there are many institutes in each city
Hope this helps
I am from OBC community and my DOB is 23-Aug-1990. Can I eligible for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D for 2020-2021 notification (means next notification) ?
Yes, you are eligible for both SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D both for next notification. According to the latest notification
Stenographer Grade ‘C’
18 to 30 years as on 01-01-2020
(i.e. candidates born on or after 2 nd January, 1990 and born before or on 1 st January 2002)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’
18-27 years as on 01-01-2020
(i.e. candidates born on or after 2 nd January 1993 and born before or on 01-01-2002)
However, the age relaxation are provided to the reserved categories. Mentioned below the table explaining the age relaxation of different categories.
Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
3 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
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof
Defence 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 (3 years + 5 years)
Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ‘C’ posts only
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
Up to 40 years of age
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)
Up to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.
Up to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)
Up to 40 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces.
Up to 45 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)
Up to 50 years of age
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.
what is the new date of SSC Steno grapher 2019
The SSC stenographer 2020 exam is going to be conducted on MAY 5th 2020- MAY 7th 2020. The admit card will be released on April 30 2020 which is a tentative date. Please click the below link to know more