SSC Stenographer Exam Notification - 2020


SSC Stenographer examination is a national level examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission every year. Eligible candidates are selected for the post of Grade C and D stenographer in central government organizations.

SSC Stenographer 2020-21 Exam Date

SSC Stenographer 2020 exam dates have been declared. The exam will be conducted on November 16, 2020.

SSC Stenographer 2020-21 Exam Schedule
SSC Stenographer Exam 2020-21 Dates
SSC Stenographer Notification Release 10 October, 2020
Online Application Starts 10 October, 2020
Online Application Ends 4 October, 2020
Tier I exam 29 March 2021 to 31 March 2021
SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Exam Schedule
SSC Stenographer Exam 2019-20 Dates
Notification Release Date September 20, 2019
Online Application Start September 20, 2019
Online Application End October 18, 2019 (till 5:00 P.M)
Admit Card 2020 Tier-I April, 2020
Tier-I (CBE) Exam Date 16 November, 2020 to 18 November 2020
SSC Stenographer Tier-I Result Not Announced Yet
SSC Stenographer 2018-19 Exam Schedule
SSC Stenographer Exam 2018-19 Dates
Notification Release Date 22 October 2018
Online Application Start 22 October 2018
Online Application End 20 November 2018
Admit Card 2020 Tier-I 29 January 2019
Tier-I Exam Date 05 to 07 February 2019 08 February 2019 (Canceled exam held dated 05 February 2019)
Tier-I Answer Key 08 March 2019
SSC Stenographer Tier-I Result 15 April 2019
Date of Skill test 11 November 2019
Result declaration for Skill Test 18 March 2020

The aspirants must apply online through the official website of SSC: https://ssc.nic.in/ The application fees is 100 rupees, although, Women, SC, ST, PwD and Exservicemen are exempted from fee payment.

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria

For various SSC Stenographer posts, the candidates must be 18 years old or above but not greater than 30 years old.

Educational Qualifications for SSC Stenographer
Candidate must pass 12th standard or equivalent degree from a recognised board or institute.
SSC Stenographer Post Wise Age Limit
Post Name Age limit (In years)

Stenographer Grade C

18 to 30

Stenographer Grade D

18 to 27

Category Age relaxation

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

PwD (OBC)

13 years

PwD (SC/ ST)

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

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.

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

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ā€˜Cā€™ 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

Upto 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)

Upto 45 years of age

Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried

Upto 35 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST )

Upto 40 years of age

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces.

Upto 45 years of age

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)

Upto 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 the length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service.

Nationality Criteria
The candidate must be the citizen of India.
Or a subject of Nepal.
A subject of Bhutan.
A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st of 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..

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern

The SSC Stenographer Examination is conducted in two tiers as indicated below:

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern
Tier Type Mode of Examination
Stage – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based Examination (Online)
Stage – II Skill test Candidates are given a dictation in English or Hindi for 10 minutes.
SSC Stenographer Tier I Exam Pattern and Marks Distribution
S. No. Subject No of
Questions
Max
Marks
Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 120 minutes
2 General Awareness 50 50 For wrong nswer, 0.25 marks are deducted
3 English Language and Comprehension 100 100
Total 200 200
SSC Stenographer Tier-II Exam Pattern and Marks Distribution
Post Language Time duration Time duration of the test who opted for Scribe

Stenographer

Grade D

English

50

70

Stenographer Grade D

Hindi

65

90

Stenographer Grade C

English

40

55

Stenographer Grade C

Hindi

55

75

  • All those candidates who clear the computer-based exam have to appear for the skill test in stenography. The Skill Test is basically conducted to test the speed of candidates.
  • In this stage, candidates are given a dictation in English or Hindi for 10 minutes. Candidates, in order to qualify in this test, are required to type the dictation at the speed of 100 words per minute for Stenographer Grade C post and 80 words per minute for Grade D post.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus

Syllabus for SSC Stenographer tier I
Reasoning General Awareness English
Blood Relations India and its neighboring countries Comprehension Passage
Cubes and Dice Current events- National and International Synonyms & Anonyms
Decision making Geography of India Active & Passive Voice
Embedded figures Culture and Heritage of India Homonyms
RBling-DeRBling History of India Direct & Indirect Speech
Alphabet series Indian Constitution Fill in the blanks
Number series Social events related to India Spellings
Non-verbal series General Politics Parts of speech
Number ranking Science and Technology Vocabulary
Clocks and calendars Sports Detection of miss-spelt words
Mirror images Economic scenario of India
Arithmetic reasoning
Directions
Analogy

SSC Stenographer Vacancy

The SSC Stenographer posts vacancy for 2020 will be announced. The last year's vacancy for Grade 'C' and Grade 'D' post is 1276 and 429 respectively.

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2019-20
Post Name Initial Vacancy Updated vacancy
Stenographer Grade 'D' 323 1276
Stenographer Grade 'C' 31 429

SSC Stenographer 2019 Cut Off

Cut-Off for Grade C 2019
Category Cut-off
SC 127.00
ST 101.00
OBC 138.00
OH 100.00
VH 100.00
UR 141.00
Cut-Off for Grade D 2019
Category Cut-off
SC 123.50
ST 106.00
OBC 124.50
OH 106.00
VH 66.00
UR 134.50

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