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SSC Stenographer Notification 2020 has been released by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit eligible candidates for Stenographer Grade C and Stenographer Grade D posts in various ministries/departments/organizations across the country. Candidates can go through the complete post to know the SSC Stenographer Notification 2020, number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, how to fill the application form, and more.

Latest News: As per the recent notice, the SSC Stenographer Exam has been postponed by the commission due to the current crisis across the country. The exam is scheduled for 16 November to 18 November 2020. Candidates are advised to visit the official website on a regular basis to stay updated about all the latest news of the Stenographer exam.

  • As per the notification, the final selection of the candidate is based on their performance in computer-based tests and skill test.
  • SSC Stenographer Grade C post is a Group B Non-Gazetted post whereas Stenographer Grade D post come under Group C Non-Gazetted post.
  • Candidates must make sure to fill the SSC Stenographer Application Form on or before the last date.
  • The commission will fill tentatively 1300 vacancies under Group C and 500 Vacancies under Group D through SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020.
  • Before processing the application form, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria required for the SSC Stenographer post.
  • The pay scale of SSC Stenographer Grade C post ranges between Rs.9300 to Rs.34800 while SSC Stenographer Grade D post ranges between Rs.5200 to Rs. 20200. Interested candidates can check the SSC Stenographer Salary before applying for the post.

SSC Stenographer Notification 2020 Highlights

Exam Name SSC Stenographer 2020
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Job Location Across India
Online Application Start Date September 20, 2019
Online Application End Date October 18, 2019
Educational Qualification 12th Pass
Age Limit 18-30 years
Vacancy Grade C - 1300 (Expected)
Grade D - 500 (Expected)
Recruitment Process  Online Exam
Skill Test
Name of the Post Stenographer Grade C Post
Stenographer Grade D Post
Exam Duration Computer-Based Test - 2 hours
Official Website ssc.nic.in

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SSC Stenographer Notification 2020 PDF

SSC has released the official SSC Stenographer Notification for the year 2019-20 on September 20, 2019. Candidates awaiting to know more about the exam can go through the detailed Notification PDF here.

  • Candidates must make sure to go through the SSC Stenographer Notification 2019 carefully in order to be aware of all the minute details regarding the recruitment process.
  • The SSC Stenographer Notification PDF includes detailed information on the exam pattern, eligibility, application dates, vacancies, and important details related to the recruitment.
  • Candidates can either check or download the SSC Stenographer Notification 2019-20 in PDF format here.

                                                                            Download the Official SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020 Notification

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates 2020

Here is a list of events in regards to the Examination. Know the SSC Stenographer Exam Dates of all the important events and plan your preparation accordingly.

Events Dates
Official Notification Release Date September 20, 2019
Online Application Start Date September 20, 2019
Online Application Last Date 19th October 2019
Last Date to make payment 20th October 2019
SSC Stenographer Exam Date 16th November - 18th November 2020

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2020

The SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Notification states that the Vacancy details will be released shortly. However, based on the previous year vacancies released, here is the tentative SSC Stenographer Vacancy List for the year 2019-20. 

  • Last year SSC had released a total of 1705 Stenographer vacancies 
  • For Grade 'D' a total of 1276 vacancies was announced.
  • For Grade 'C,' the total number of vacancies announced was 429.
Post Name Vacancy (Tentative)
Stenographer Grade 'D' 1300
Stenographer Grade 'C' 500

SSC Stenographer Reservation Policy

As per the notification, reservations for the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Ex-servicemen (ESM) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD), etc. categories is available as per extant Government Orders.

  • Vacancies for ESM are reserved for only Group “C” posts as per extant Government Order/ Instructions.
  • Persons suffering from disabilities of One Arm affected (OA), One Leg affected (OL), Both Legs affected (BL), Blind (B), and LV (Low vision) can apply for the Grade C post as per guidelines of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • Candidates suffering from disabilities of One Arm affected (OA), One Leg affected (OL), One Arm and Leg affected (OAL), Both Legs affected (BL), Blind (B) and LV (Low vision) as per guidelines of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment are eligible to apply for the Stenographer Grade D post.
  • Individuals with hearing impairment are not eligible for SSC Stenographer post.

SSC Stenographer Salary and Job Profile 2020

As Stenographer post is high in demand due to high paid SSC Stenographer Salary and Job Profile. There is a lot of career growth options for candidates who chose to work as Stenographers. Here is a glimpse of Stenographer Salary and Job Profile for Grade C and D separately. Take a look at the description and know about the salary structure.

Stenographer Salary Structure for Grade C and D

Category Grade C Grade D
Pay Scale 9300-34800 5200-20200
Grade Pay 4200 2400
Initial Pay 5200 5200
Total Pay 14000 7600

Apart from the fixed salary, Stenographers are entitled to various other benefits and allowances such as

  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Dearness Allowance (DA) 
  • Transport Allowance 

Stenographer Job Profile

The job profile of the stenographer is slightly different for Grade C and Grade D posts. Candidates selected for Grade C post work for different ministries under the Central government while for Grade D post have to work in Delhi under the central government and all over the country.

The duties and responsibilities performed by Grade C and Grade D officers are listed below:

  • Writing/transcribing speeches
  • Providing assistance to the Minister or Officer they are working for
  • Helping in public relations
  • Press conference briefings.

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates willing to apply for Stenographer post must go through the detailed SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria before proceeding with the application form.

Here is the eligibility criteria listed out which has to be followed by each candidate who is applying for Stenographer C or D post.

Nationality

A candidate must be a citizen of India, subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India are eligible to appear for the SSC Stenographer Exam.

Age Limit

Post Age Limit (Maximum/ Minimum) Age in Years
Stenographer Group C Maximum Age Limit 18
Minimum Age Limit 30
Stenographer Group D Maximum Age Limit 18
Minimum Age Limit 27

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation limit for different categories is different for each category. Below is the official relaxation provided for different categories.

Category Upper Age Limit/Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD (unreserved) 10 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
Pwd (SC/ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen 03 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 thereof 3 years
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
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

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2/Intermediate or equivalent examination from any recognized Board or University.
  • Candidates who have not acquired/ will not acquire the essential qualification as on 01.01.2020 will not be eligible to apply for the exam.
  • The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut off date and he/she has been declared passed, will also be considered to have the required Educational Qualification.

SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2020

Candidates are offered an appointment for their desired post after clearing all the stages of SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 successfully. The SSC Stenographer Selection Process involves three stages that are listed below. Candidates who will get qualified in the computer-based exam and skill test are called for the document verification process.

  • Computer-Based Online Exam
  • Skill Test
  • Document Verification

Final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in the Computer Based Examination and the preference of Posts/ Departments exercised by them at the time of Document Verification. As per the notification, minimum qualifying marks in Computer Based Examination, are as follows:

  • UR: 30%
  • OBC/ EWS: 25%
  • All other categories (SC, ST, PwD, ESM, etc): 20%

SSC Stenographer Application Form 2020

After satisfying the eligibility criteria set by the examination conducting authority, candidates can proceed with the application process and fill their SSC Stenographer Application Form on or before the last date. Candidates can fill the option form for SSC Stenographer Post Preference of Grade C and D released by SSC while filling the application form. Here are simple steps listed for candidates to fill the form correctly. 

The Application process for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020 involves two stages:

  • One Time Registration
  • Filling up Online Application

How to Fill SSC Stenographer Application Form 2020

Follow the steps provided below to know how to fill the SSC Stenographer 2020 Application Form without ant errors.

One Time Registration

  • Visit the official website - ssc.nic.in.
  • On the homepage, click on the link "Register Now" available in the login section.
  • Enter your basic details, contact details, password, and click on Submit.
  • After submitting the details you log in to your account and continue with the application process.

Filling up Online Application

  • Go to the official website of SSC
  • Click on the link "Apply" present on the homepage.
  • Now select the link "Steno C and D" category
  • Click on the active link to proceed with the application process.
  • Login to your account using your login credentials obtained after One Time Registration.
  • Fill your application form correctly and upload necessary scanned documents required for the application process.
  • Pay the prescribed fee to complete the application process.

Application Fee

Here is the application fee that has to be paid by candidates who are willing to apply for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019-20.

  • The application fee is INR .100 for the General category and OBC.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen and women are exempted from fee payment.
Category Application Fee
General and OBC Rs 100/-
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen Female No Fee

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2020

As per the notification, Stenographer Group C and D exams are conducted on two stages: Computer Based Exam and Skill Test. Here is a glimpse of the SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern for both the stages. Go through the paper pattern and plan your preparation accordingly.

Stenographer Computer-based Test Exam Pattern

Section Asked No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
General Awareness 50 50 2 Hours
English Language and Comprehension 100 100
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
Total 200 200
  • The Stenographer Computer Exam for Group C and D includes Objective type questions i.e., Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The Questions for Reasoning section will appear in both Hindi and English.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer.
  • For the final merit list, marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized using SSC Normalization Process.

Skill Test

  • Candidates qualifying the Computer-based exam will be called for Skill Test in Stenography.
  • Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/ Hindi at the speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m) for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’.
  • Candidates qualifying the Skill Test successfully will be later called for Documentation Verification. 

The Transcription Time is as follows

Post Language of Skill Test Time Duration (in minutes) Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates who are allowed the use of scribe in the CBE (Para-7)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ English 50 70
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ Hindi 65 90
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ English 40 55
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Hindi 55 75

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2020

For any preparation to be successful, candidates will be thorough with the latest SSC Stenographer Syllabus. Check out the syllabus for Stage 1 of the SSC Stenographer Recruitment process.

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

SSC Stenographer Exam Centers 2020

The Staff Selection Commission released the list of exam centers along with the notification. Candidates need to choose the required exam centers while filling the SSC Stenographer Application Form. check the table below to know the exam centers of SSC Stenographer 2020.

  • Candiadtes will be given an option for three exam centers, in the order of priority, within the same region. 
  • Aspirants must note that the request of the exam center will not be entertained by the commission at any circumstances.
  • The Commission reserves the right to cancel any Center and ask the candidates of that center to appear from another center.
Agra (3001) Allahabad (3003) Kanpur (3009) Guna(6004)
Lucknow (3010) Varanasi (3013) Bhagalpur Raipur(6204)
Bhagalpur(3201) Patna(3206) Mumbai(7204) Jalandhar(1402)
Gangtok (4001) Ranchi(4205) Jalpaiguri (4408) Kolkata (4410)
Sambalpur (4609) Port Blair (4802) Surat(7007) Leh(1005)
Bengaluru (9001) Thiruvananthapuram(9211) Kochi(9204) Thrissur(9212)
Delhi(2201) Aurangabad(7202) Ambikapur(6201) Chandigarh(1601)
Guwahati (Dispur)(5105) Jaipur(2405) Jodhpur(2406) Kota(2407)
Imphal(5501) Kolhapur(7203) Chindwara(6003) Nagpur(7205)
Hyderabad (8002) Itanagar(5001) Dibrugarh(5102) Jorhat(5107)
Chennai(8201) Shillong(5401) Aizwal(5701) Kohima(5302)
Almora(2001) Guntur (8001) Chennai Rajkot(7006)
Srinagar(2004) (Uttarakhand) Madurai (8204) Visakhapatnam (8007) Indore(6006)
Rewa(6012) Hamirpur (1202) Alwar(2402) Dehradun(2002)
Bhatinda (1401) Kozhikode (Calicut) (9206) Ajmer(2401) Haldwani(2003)
Raipur (6204) Dharwad (9004) Sriganganagar(2408) Jammu(1004)
Jagdalpur(6203) Shimla(1203) Khandwa(6009) Churachandpur-5502
Mangaluru (9008) Udaipur(2409) Bilaspur (6202) Ahmedabad(7001)

SSC Stenographer Preparation Tips 2020

Enhance your preparation for the Stenographer Online exam by going through detailed preparation tips. To ease out your preparation we have provided a glimpse of how to prepare for the exam here. However, you can go through the detailed SSC Stenographer Preparation Tips 2020 to know more strategies.

  • Firstly, make a study plan as per your convenience.
  • List the subjects in which you are weak and strong separately. 
  • Allow more time for studying the topics in which you are weak.
  • Follow the study plan and complete the topics one by one without fail.
  • Take up mock tests regularly to analyze your preparation.
  • Make a habit to read newspapers regularly so that you will be aware of all the events happening across the globe.
  • Solve previous year question papers to know which type of questions can appear in the exam.

SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2020

The Staff Selection Commission will be releasing the SSC Stenographer Admit Card for candidates who have correctly filled their application form.

  • Candidates appearing for the SSC Stenographer Exam must carry the Stenographer Hall Ticket compulsory to the examination hall without fail.
  • It is a mandatory document required to be carried on the examination day else candidates will not be allowed to take up the exam. 
  • We will provide the direct link to download the Call Letter for the exam when the board releases the call letter on their official website.

SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis 2020

As the Stenographer exam is conducted in three shifts, candidates will be waiting to know the questions that appeared in each shift. So, it is important for each candidate to check SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis for each shift separately.

  • We will provide an instant review of the exam analysis of each day for all shifts.
  • After completion of each shift, candidates can check the feedback about the exam.
  • Knowing the previous exam analysis will help candidates to know the level of the examination.
  • The number of good attempts.
  • This helps in knowing which questions have appeared in the exam and improve in those areas.

SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2020

After completion of the Stenographer Group C or D Exam, it is common that all candidates are eagerly waiting to check their answers. The examination conducting authority releases the SSC Stenographer Answer Key for candidates to check their answers. Usually, after a week of completion of the exam, the board releases the official answer key.

  • The board releases the official answer key in a PDF format on their official website.
  • Answer Key is an important document that helps candidates to check their answers and know how many marks they have scored.
  • Candidates who had appeared for the exam can check their answers by going through the Stenographer Solution PDF.

How to Check SSC Stenographer Answer Key?

Candidates can follow the simple steps mentioned below to check the CHSL Answer Key.

  • Visit the official website of SSC
  • On the Home page look for "Download Stenographer Answer Key" and click on it
  • Stenographer Grade C and D Answer Key will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the SSC Stenographer Answer Key and check your answers

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SSC Stenographer Result 2020

After 4-5 weeks of the Stenographer Group C and D exam, SSC will be releasing SSC Stenographer Result for both the groups separately.

  • SSC will be releasing the result for each stage of the exam after releasing the answer key. 
  • Candidates can view or download their scorecards by visiting the official website.
  • Candidates successfully clearing both the stages will be eligible for Document Verification and receiving an appointment.

How to Check SSC Stenographer Result 2020?

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below while downloading the SSC Stenographer Result 2020.

  • Visit the official website of SSC
  • Click on the SSC Stenographer Result 2020 for Grade C and Grade D tab
  • SSC Stenographer Result PDF will display on the screen
  • Click Ctrl+F and Search your Name or Roll Number
  • Download the Result PDF and save it for future reference

SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2020

The examination Conducting authority decides a cut off mark that filters candidates for the next stage of the exam. Candidates must qualify the SSC Stenographer Cut Off in order to get selected for the next stage of the exam.

  • The Cut Off marks depend on various factors like the number of vacancies, number of applicants, and difficulty level of the exam. 
  • As the current cut off is not yet released, here is the expected cut off marks. 
  • Know the cutoff marks and plan preparation accordingly so that candidates will be able to score more than the cut off marks.

SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C' Expected Cut Off 2020

SC ST OBC OH VH UR
Cut-Off Marks 129.00 105.00 136.00 98.00 98.00 144.00

SSC Stenographer Grade ‘D' Expected Cut Off 2020

SC ST OBC Ex. S OH VH UR
Cut-Off Marks 125.50 106.00 124.50 38.00 104.00 68.00 136.50

FAQ's

What is the pattern of the SSC Stenographer exam?

The SSC Stenographer CBT includes three sections: Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, and English Language. There are a total of 50 questions in each section for 50 marks. The time duration of the exam is 2 hours. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. Candidates who qualify in the computer-based exam and skill test are called for the document verification process.

What is the eligibility criteria for applying the SSC Stenographer post?

As per the notification, eligibility criteria like Age Limit, Educational Qualification, and Nationality to be fulfilled by the candidate who is willing to apply for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment.

  • Candidate age should be between 18-30 years for Grade C post and it should be between 18-27 years for Grade D post.
  • The minimum educational qualification required by a candidate to apply for Stenographer C or D is he/she must have at least passed 12th from a recognized Board/University.

What is the salary of a SSC Stenographer?

The pay scale of SSC Stenographer Grade C post ranges between Rs.9300 to Rs.34800 while SSC Stenographer Grade D post ranges between Rs.5200 to Rs. 20200. Apart from the salary, Stenographers are entitled to various other benefits and allowances such as

  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Dearness Allowance (DA) 
  • Transport Allowance 

How many stages are involved in the SSC Stenographer recruitment process?

There are three stages involved in the Stenographer recruitment process and those are as follows:

  • Computer-Based Online Exam
  • Skill Test
  • Document Verification

Candidates who will get qualified in both the computer-based examination and skill test are called for the document verification process.

What are the duties of a stenographer?

The duties and responsibilities performed by Grade C and Grade D officers involve:

  • Writing/transcribing speeches
  • Providing assistance to the Minister or Officer they are working for
  • Helping in public relations
  • Press conference briefings

How to fill SSC Stenographer Application Form?

The Application process for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020 involves two stages:

  • One Time Registration
  • Filling up Online Application

Follow the above-mentioned steps to fill the application form without any errors. Candidates have to fill option form for SSC Stenographer Post Preference of Grade C and D released by SSC while filling the application form.

When the SSC Stenographer exam is conducted?

The SSC Stenographer exam was scheduled to be held in the month of May. However, the exam has been postponed due to the outbreak of Coronavirus across the country. The new Stenographer exam dates will be announced by the commission after the 3rd of May.

Can I apply for both the posts in SSC Stenographer like Grade C and Grade D?

Yes, you can apply for both the Grade C and Grade D stenographer posts. But, candidates must make sure to mention appropriate preference of Post/Departments, as the candidate's preference will be considered final and irreversible during the selection process. 

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