SSC Stenographer Exam 2017 – Dates, Application Form, Eligibility and More

Staff selection commission (SSC) conducts “SSC Stenographer Exam” every year for the recruitment of Stenographer under Grade C & Grade D. Interested and eligible candidates have to follow the pre requisite format in order to get selected for the post.

The expected date for SSC Stenographer exam registration begin from 17th June 2017 to 15th July, 2017. The date of exam is 27th Aug, 2017. So be ready for stenographer exam and subscribe our page for instant updates on SSC Stenographer exam.

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You can check here important information related to SSC Stenographers Exam 2017 like eligibility criteria, dates, online application form, selection procedure, application procedure, notifications, references and more.

SSC Stenographer Exam Recent Updates

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Update on 06-05-2016: Notice Stenographers (Grade 'C' & 'D') Examination, 2016 Check here Apply Online

SSC Steno Exam 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The following eligibility criteria must be cleared by the candidates as prescribed by SSC.

  • Age Limit (As on 1st Aug, 2017) (as per previous notification 2016): The candidates have to be between the ages of 18 to 27 years, however age relaxation can be allowed as per the Govt. Instructions. The candidates born not before 02-08-1989 (as per previous notification 2016)  and note later than 01-08-1998 (as per previous notification 2016). Relaxation in age is provided to the reserved category and it will be applicable as per the rule i.e. 5 years for SC / ST and 3 years for the OBC Category and 10 years for PH OBC applicants and a maximum of 15 years for PH SC / ST applicants.
  • Qualification (As on 1st Aug, 2016) (as per previous notification 2016: Moreover the contender should be 12th standard pass or hold a degree from any open university or from Distance Education Mode and the same needs to be recognized by the Distance Education Council like IGNOU.

SSC Stenographer Exam 2017 Vacancies

  • Stenographer Grade C in SSC are in Ministries/Departments of Central Government which are mostly located in Delhi.
  • Vacancies of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ are grouped into two parts, which are as follows:
  • Group X is for the Ministries/Departments of Central Government which will be located mostly in Delhi.
  • Group Y will be for Offices/Departments of the Central Government including Attached or Subordinate Offices located in the States and Union Territories of the country.

SSC Stenographer Exam Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for the post is done on the basis of skill test and written examination of the candidates.

Written Examination: In order to clear the written exam the candidates have to go through the following papers.

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning -50 Questions – 50 Marks
  • English language – 50 Questions – 50 Marks
  • Comprehension and General Awareness – 100 Questions – 100 Marks

This exam will be taking place for a duration of 2 hours for the General candidates, starting from 10:00 AM till 12:00 pm and for visually handicapped candidates the time will be extended by 40 minutes i.e., 2 hr and 40 minutes, starting from 10:00 AM till 12:40 pm.

The timing of exam may be changed from 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM as per the decision taken by SSC.

Application Form & Application Fees

The candidates must submit their application form online from here.

The application will be entertained with the payment of Rs 100. The applicant should pay the same only through the Central Recruitment Fee Stamps ( CRFS ) or they can pay the fees either by SBI Challan or SBI Net Banking. The SC/ST Category and the women candidates will be exempted from paying the same fee.

SSC Stenographer Exam Important Dates

The following date are for exam held in the year 2016. The notification for the year 2017 is awaiting. But the expected date for registration is 17th June 2017.

Important Dates Particulars
7th May, 2016 to 3rd June, 2016 Starting & Closing Date of Online Application Form
3rd June, 2016 Last Date to Apply for SSC Stenographer Vacancies
June 2016 Starting Date to Download Admit Card
31st July, 2016 Written Exam Date (SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’
2nd week of September 2016 Result Announcement

Here is the official notification for SSC Stenographer, Grade C & Grade D Exam 2016. So please subscribe your email ID for instant alert. The candidates can ask any queries related to SSC Stenographer Exam 2016 via comment form given below.

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