SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019-20

UpdatesExam Date Announced
Vacancy Updated on26 Sep 2020
Total VacanciesVarious
Notification No. N/A
Last Date to Apply:18/10/2019

Latest Updates SSC Stenographer Grade C&D 2020

26/09/2020 - Exam Centre Change Notice

SSC has released the dates for changed of exam centre from 26th to 29th September 2020 - Click Here

22/07/2020 - Revised Exam Schedule Announced

SSC has announced the Revised Exam Dates on 22nd July 2020 - Click Here

01/06/2020 - Exam Date Notice

SSC has announced the computer based test date on 1st June 2020 - Click Here

16/04/2020 - Exam Postponed Notice

SSC has announced the computer based test postponed on 16th April 2020 - Click Here

SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment 2019 Basic Information

PositionsStenographer Grade C&D
LocationAcross India
Qualificationcheck Official Notification
Application ProcedureApply Online

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has published a recruitment notification . The notification is for recruitment of Stenographer Grade C&D. Here you will get the complete information about SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment online application form 2020. You will get here complete detail about SSC Stenographer Grade C&D application procedure, important dates, application fees, age limit, qualification, number of vacancies, pay scale and important links. If you have any doubt regarding SSC Stenographer Grade C&D recruitment online application form procedure you can ask us via comment form given below.

SSC Stenographer C & D Scheme of Examination:

(a) The details of computer based examination are mentioned below:

Exam DatePartSubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Duration
05.05.2020 to 07.05.2020IGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning50502 hours
IIGeneral Awareness5050
IIIEnglish Language and Comprehension100 


Question paper will be of objective Type Multiple Choice Only. There will be negative Marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Skill Test in Stenography

PostLanguage of Skill TestTime Duration (in minutes)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’English50
Stenographer Grade ‘D’Hindi65
Stenographer Grade ‘C’English40
Stenographer Grade ‘C’Hindi75

SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam 2019-20 Syllabus

Indicative Syllabus for Computer Based Mode Examination:

(a) General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
(b) General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its Neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
(c) For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability opting for scribe there will be no component of Maps/ Graphs/ Diagrams/ Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning/ General Awareness Paper.
(d) English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidates’ understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/ her writing ability, would also be tested.
(e) Skill Test in Stenography:

(i) The candidates who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination for the next stage will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the online Application Form) at the speed of 100 word per minute (w.p.m) for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’.

(ii) Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments. Candidates have to work as English/ Hindi stenographers as per the functional requirement of the User Office irrespective of the medium of Skill Test of candidate during the examination.

(iii) The Skill Test will be held at the Commission‟s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission.

(iv) Detailed instructions, if any, regarding Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test.

(v) Standard instructions regarding modality of evaluation of Skill Test is available at the Candidate‟s Corner Section on the Commission‟s website.

Important Dates

Starting Date for Apply Online 20/09/2019
Closing Date for Apply Online 18/10/2019
Last Date for Payment of Exam Fee18/10/2019
CBT Exam Date (5 & 7 May 2020) (Postponed)05/05/2020
Admit Card (April 2020)
New Exam Date (16-18 Nov)16/11/2020
Exam Centre Change Date (26-29 Sep)26/09/2020

Application Fees

Payment ModeOnline or Offline Challan Mode

SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria & Vacancies Details

You can find here the complete eligibility criteria to apply for SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment. The age limit, minimum qualification, number of vacancies and pay scale for SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment is given below.

Post NameVacanciesQualificationAge LimitPay Scale
Stenographer Grade 'C' & DVarious12th exam in any recognized Board in India.18-27 years as on 1st Jan 2020-

SSC Stenographer C & D 2019 Age Relaxation 

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD (Unreserved)10 years
PwD (OBC)13 years
PwD (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Serviceman (ESM)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 thereof3 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

SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Eligibility Criteria

Post NameEligibility
Stenographer Group C TranscriptionEnglish: 50 minutes | Hindi 65 minutes
Stenographer Group D TranscriptionEnglish: 40 minutes | Hindi 55 minutes

SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment Important Links

You can find here all important links to apply for SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment. We advise to the candidates that you must read the official notification before filing application form for SSC Stenographer Grade C&D Recruitment.

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