SSC Stenographer 2018 Application Form

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Jul 14, 2017

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SSC Stenographer 2018 Application form will be issued in the month of May 2018 at The announcement will be made through leading newspapers in the recruitment column and the intimation will also be displayed in the SSC website in the latest updates column.

  • Eligibility and the other important details of the exam must be known before applying
  • SSC accepts only applications sent through online mode
  • Candidates should have all the necessary documents scanned for uploading along with the application. Recent and professional photograph and their electronic signature must be kept ready.
  • The application will ask for details like examination code, basic details, applying post details, qualification, work experience, contact details and fees structure
  • Payment can be done through an offline challan or online through net banking / Debit card.
  • After filling in the details, candidates will be asked to upload the documents and their photograph.
  • The photograph will be a part of the admit card and hence candidates are advised to use a recent photograph for easy verification process.
  • Candidates can login in using the Registration number and password.

SSC Stenographer 2018 will be conducted by SSC (Staff Selection Commission) for the vacancy of Stenographer position in the Grade C and D Category.

Highlights for SSC Stenographer 2018

Exam Name SSC Stenographer
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Grade Grade C and D
Application Mode Online
Payment Mode Offline and Online
Fees Structure INR 50 for general category, Fees exemption will be given to minority and SC / ST category
Application Website

SSC Stenographer 2018 Application Form Dates

Important dates to be remembered for SSC Stenographer recruitment is as follows:

Event Date
Availability of SSC Stenographer Application form May 2018
Application form Submission Date June 2018
Application fee Remittance Date (Both online and offline) June 2018
Admit Card will be issued on 15 days before the exam
SSC Stenographer Exam September 2018

SSC Stenographer 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility for SSC Stenographer recruitment is based on 3 criteria - age, nationality and educational qualification. However, a certain amount of relaxation is given by the Government for Widows, Ex Defence people, Minority and SC / ST Category.

1. Nationality

Candidate should be an Indian National to qualify for the exam. However, the Staff selection commission also permits people from Indian Origin selected in the neighbouring countries. The eligibility list is as follows

  • An Indian Citizen
  • A Nepal subject
  • A Bhutan subject
  • A refugee from Tibet who has settled in India before January 1st 1962
  • An Indian origin who has migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar, African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Zaire, Zambia, Ethiopia and Vietnam & have settled permanently in India

2. Age

The age limit for the candidates should not less than 18 years as on August 2nd 2000 and not greater than 27 years as on August 1st 1991. However, relaxation is given to candidates from OBC and SC/ST category

  • Minimum Age Limit – 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit – 27 years
  • Maximum Age Limit for OBC Category Candidates – 30 years
  • Maximum Age Limit for SC / ST Category Candidates – 32 years

3. Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for SSC Stenographer should have completed 12th standard from a recognized Board or a course equivalent to the same.

How to Fill SSC Stenographer 2018 Application Form?

The application form can be filled by online mode only and candidates are advised to have necessary documents in hand prior to filling the application form. Candidates applying for the first time have to register in the website before applying for the exam.

Step 1: New Registration

  • Candidates can register in the Staff Selection Commission website,
  • The home page will contain three columns, one for registration and edit options , one for details of the exam and application form and one for printing the application and admit card
  • Candidates have to go to the New Registration column and click on Register option
  • A new page will open and the details for registration will be displayed
  • The page will contain details like Name, Father’s Name, Secondary Board Exam Roll number, Date of Birth and Gender
  • Candidates might have to fill all information twice for verification Process
  • Enter the Captcha and click enter

Step 2: Form Filling

  • The personal details form will contain questions like Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name , Date of Birth, Gender
  • Enter the details as per the 10th certificate. The name, father’s name and mother’s name should be as per the Government certificates
  • The date of birth should be as the 10th
  • The Basic Details form will have questions like Aadhar Card Number, Category, Religion, Nationality, Disability details (if any) and Certificate Number
  • The Contact Details Form will contain questions like Address, State, Pincode, Mobile Number and Email
  • Click on the submit option and
  • Candidates should upload their photograph and signature
  • The photograph should be more than 4 kb and the signature should be more than 1 kb. Both the files should be less than 12 kb
  • The candidates should complete all mandatory columns to go to complete the registration process
  • The examination Centre and code details will be available in the prospectus. We would strongly advise you select a centre near your location for accessibility
  • The basic details will include details like Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Nationality
  • Staff selection commission allow fees exemption and Age Relaxation for Ex Serviceman, Physically Handicapped Candidates

Step 3: Post Preference

  • The next column will ask details about preference for posts
  • The details and codes of the post will be available in the exam notification
  • Enter qualification details in the ascending order, Starting from the highest degree
  • The work experience should be entered from recent to last order. Proper experience and reliving letter is mandatory for the work to be considered valid
  • The contact details should be your permanent address and valid contact details

Step 4: Payment

  • The exam fees can be paid by online and offline mode.
  • Candidates can download the challan, make payment in the authorised bank and enter the acknowledgement number.
  • Candidates can make online payment through net banking or debit card. Candidates can also claim for Fee exemption if they are an Ex Servicemen, Specially Challenged Person, etc.

Candidates must upload the photo and signature in the required size and format. You can preview the file before final submission of the application form.

Details in Application Form

SSC Stenographer 2018 Application Form should be filled with care and the below details will clarify all doubts. Most data will be replicated from the registration form:

Details Asked Filling Criteria
Examination Centre & code The details will be given in the notification and can be selected as per convenience
Name Candidate’s name
Father’s Name Candidate’s father’s name
Mother’s Name Candidate’s mother’s name
Date of Birth As on the registration form
Gender Male/female
Nationality Will be replicated from the registration form
Fee exemption claimed If yes, candidates will have to select the category under which the fees exemption is applied, Ex-Servicemen, Specially Talented, etc.
Age as on This is a mandatory column and it will be replication from the registration form as per the Date of Birth given
Preferences The candidate should enter the code of the applied post. Additional questions on the candidate’s interest on specialised posts like Statistical Investigator, AAO will be asked
Whether you belong to Religious Minority Communities Kindly go through the list of minority communities before answering the question
Medium Candidates can select English or Hindi based on their comfort
Educational Qualification Candidates should enter details from the highest degree
Work Experience Candidates should enter details from the latest job
Contact Details Will be replicated from the registration form

Application Form Correction

In case of any corrections or changes, candidates can enter their registration number and date of birth in the application page and make necessary changes. However, if candidates are unable to make the necessary corrections online, they can contact the nearest Staff Selection Commission office or write an email to them regarding the same. Major changes like Examination centre, Application to specific Posts, 10th certificate number will not be entertained. Kindly recheck the data before submission of SSC Stenographer Application form to avoid unnecessary stress. 

For any assistance, candidates can seek help from the following address:

Staff Selection Commission
Block No.-12
CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi,
Phone: +91 11 - 24363343


Some of the commonly asked questions are as follows:

Question 1. How will I know about the exam announcement?

Candidates can regularly visit the SSC website or subscribe to College Dunia newsletter to stay updates

Question 2. Can I apply offline?

No, SSC accepts only online application. However, payment can be made offline

Question 3. What details can I change/edit in the submitted application form?

You can edit the details expect a few non-editable fields like name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Nationality and Category

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.