SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2021, Dates and Exam Day Instructions

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Apr 13, 2021

SSC Stenographer admit card of Computer Based Test will be released by Staff Selection Commission before two weeks of the scheduled exam date. Candidates will be able to download the admit card for SSC Stenographer from The admit card can be accessed using one’s roll number or registration number. Also, Check the upcoming SSC Exam Dates 2021, read the news here

The notification of SSC Stenographer exam is not yet released and so the announcement for SSC Stenographer admit card.

  • Every candidate will be assigned a unique registration id and roll number.
  • Admit card must be carried by the candidates to enter the SSC Stenographer Exam Centers
  • Candidate needs to download the same and take a print out for future requirements.
  • Please make a note that no hard copy of the admit card will be sent to the postal address of candidates.
  • The exam will be held in online mode followed by a Skill Test.
  • The admit card must be preserved till the time of SSC Stenographer result declaration and completion of the recruitment process.
Steno Highlights

SSC Stenographer 2021 Highlights

Exam SSC Stenographer
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Details on Admit Card Name, Unique ID, Grade C or D, photograph, center allocated and date, location
Documents required on exam day Admit Card, ID proof, photograph

Check SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2020-21 Dates

Exam Events SSC Stenographer Dates
SSC Stenographer Exam Notification 10th October 2020
SSC Stenographer 2020-21 Admit Card March 2021
SSC Stenographer Exam Grade C & Grade D March 29th 2021

How to Download an Admit Card?

Candidates need to follow a few simple steps in order to download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card from the official website. The steps are as follows:

  • Candidates need to access the official website using the registration id or roll number and password that were generated at the time of registration.
  • Click on a similar link as shown here on the official website for Staff Selection Commission exam.
  • This will open a page which will reflect the admit card section.
  • Candidates need to fill the roll number details there and click the submit button.
  • It will redirect to SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2021 with grade C and D
  • It is advised to check the details of the admit card carefully, so that the spelling of names and other details should display correct information.
  • If all displayed information is correct then students are requested to download the admit card.
  • The page will also display a print option, so candidates are requested to take a print out.
  • This print out is the only option available, no hard copy of admit card will be provided.

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Details on Admit Card

Details displayed on the admit card for SSC Stenographer exam 2021 are as below;

Category Details on Admit Card
Full name In order last name, middle name, first name
Registration number Unique id
Category Grade C or D
Roll number System generated
Photo Passport size
Signature Digital
Center Center selected based on location
Date of the examination Date of SSC Stenographer exam
Time to reach test center 1 hour before exam
Objects that are not allowed to carry in exam hall Any electronic device (mobile, tablet, laptop, camera etc. Mobile phones can be submitted in the center before starting the exam and can be recollected later)
Steno Discrepancy

Discrepancy in SSC Stenographer Admit Card

Unlike few competitive exams where the correction mode is offered during form filling and submission and later that window is closed, the same does not hold true for SSC Stenographer Admit Card.

  • Once the admit card link appears one can check all the details whether they are correct
  • In case of some discrepancy the same needs to be e-mailed with a valid document for correction to the Staff Selection Commission official email address.
  • Online modification option is not available for SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2021
  • Candidates are requested to fill in the application details carefully since all the information required for admit cards are captured from the SSC Stenographer Application Form itself.

The aspirants should contact the SSC Regional Offices to rectify the discrepancies:

Offices Address of Regional Offices
Dy. Director (NWR) Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Gr. Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh – 160017
Regional Director (ER) Staff Selection Commission, Building number 1, Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020
Dy. Director (MPR) Staff Selection, Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhatisgarh – 492001
Regional Director (NER) Staff Selection Commission, HOUSEFED Complex, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006
Regional Director (WR) Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, South Wing of Pratishta Bhawan, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400020
Regional Director (NR) Staff Selection Commission, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110504

Documents Required with Admit Card

The documents that candidate need to carry along with the SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2021 are mentioned below:

  1. Photo Id proof: Candidates need to carry a government photo id proof along with them. Either of the mentioned id proofs like; Voter id card, pan card, driving license, Aadhar card will serve the purpose. Please make a note that any society id card or any such non-government identity cards will not be entertained in the test centers.
  2. Address proof: One requires carrying an address proof like; voter id card, Aadhar card, ration card.
  3. Photo: Candidates need to carry two passport-sized photos. These photos will be required for further processing by the Staff Selection Commission.

Photo id proof and address proof are sufficient for candidates to enter the exam hall. Without Id card and three passport sized photos, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination center.


Region-Wise SSC Stenographer Admit Card Download Link

Once the Staff Selection Commission releases the SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2020-21, the aspirants can download the hall ticket from the respective SSC regions. The candidates need to login to their registered accounts for downloading the hall ticket.

Names of the States SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2020-21 Links SSC Regions
Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh SSC North Western Region Official Link SSC Stenographer admit card 2020-21 for North Western Region
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Nagaland SSC North Eastern Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for North Eastern Region
Andhra Pradesh, Punduchery, Tamil Nadu SSC Southern Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Southern Region
Karnataka, Kerala SSC Kerala Karnataka Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Karnataka Kerala Region
Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand SSC Northern Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Northern Region
Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh SSC Madhya Pradesh Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Madhya Pradesh
West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim, and Andaman & Nicobar Island SSC Eastern Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Eastern Region
Uttar Pradesh and Bihar SSC Central Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Central Region
Maharashtra, Goa, and Gujarat SSC Western Region Official Link SSC Stenographer Admit card 2020-21 for Western Region
Steno Instructions

Exam Day Instruction

Below mentioned are few exam day instructions to be as mentioned in SSC Stenographer 2021 Admit Card:

  • Carry the admit card print out in the SSC Stenographer exam center.
  • Two recent passport sized photos are required to submit.
  • The photos must be similar to the one uploaded.
  • Id proof is essential to enter the exam hall.
  • Candidates cannot carry any electronic device.
  • Personal belongings including digital watch, mobile phones must be submitted before entering the exam hall.
  • Candidates must carry a good quality HB pencil for OMR answer sheet.
  • Candidates must reach the exam center at least 60 minutes before the exam begins.
  • Credentials will be verified as per which a candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • Candidates will be allotted seats half an hour before commencement of exam.
  • The answer sheet will be provided 20 minutes before the exam time.
  • Students are requested to fill in the details like name, date of birth, roll number etc and also read the instructions mentioned on the sheet carefully.
  • No candidate will be allowed in the exam center when it is less than half an hour left for the exam to begin.
  • Sheets for rough work will be provided.
Steno FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. What is the application fee for SSC Stenographer 2021?

Ans. For General and OBC candidates the application fee is Rs. 100. For female candidates as well as candidates that belong to the SC / ST / PwD and Ex-servicemen category, they are exempted from paying the application fee.

Ques. What is the age limit to apply for SSC Stenographer 2021?

Ans. Age limit is set as on January 1, 2021:

  • 18 –30 years for Stenographer Grade C
  • 18 –27 years for Stenographer Grade D

The following age relaxations are prescribed for certain categories:

Category Age Relaxation allowed beyond upper age limit
SC / ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Pwd (Unreserved) 10 years
PwD (SC / ST) 13 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 years
Candidates with J&K domicile status 5 years

Ques. What documents do I have to submit to avail a reserved vacancy or age relaxation?

Ans. Candidates who wish to procure a reserved vacancy or avail the option of increased relaxation must submit the required certificate to the appropriate authority, in the correct format, whenever such certificates are required by the concerend Regional / Sub Regional office at the time of document verification.

Failure to do so will lead to rejection of the candidate’s category status and their application will be filed under the (UR) unreserved category.

Ques. What certificate do I have to submit for SSC Stenographer 2021 if I belong to the OBC category?

Ans. A person that is seeking their candidature on the basis of a reservation in the OBC category must make sure that she/he has the appropriate case / community certificate and that they do not fall in the creamy layer on the prescribed date.

Ques. What certificate must I provide for If I have a disability?

Ans. The certificate of disability that was released under the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 will also be valid. The appropriate certificates are attached on the official brochure that is available on

Ques. What degrees are not accepted under educational qualifications?

Ans. As per the UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017, all programmes in medicine, engineering, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture, and physiotherapy are not permissable under Open Distance Learning mode.

Ques. How can I pay the SSC Stenographer 2021Application Fee?

Ans. Any candidate can pay their SSC Stenographer Fee through various portals. They can pay the fee through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or through Visa, Mastercard, Debit Card, Maestro or RuPay Credit. Another method is through paying cash at any SBI Branch by generating SBI Challan.

Ques. What will happen if there is a tie breaker case in SSC Stenographer?

Ans. In the case of two candidates attaining the same score in the Computer Based Examination (CBE), the tie will be resolved after applying the following method:

  • Marks in Part I (i.e. General Intelligence & Reasoning)
  • Marks in Part II (i.e. General Awareness)
  • Date of Birth, with older candidate getting the advantage
  • Alphabetical order of the candidate’s name

Ques. I have made a mistake in the application form, is there a way I can correct it?

Ans. Unfortunately, regquest for change / correction in any particulars in the application form after it has been submitted will not be allowed under any circumstances.

Ques. I have cleared the cutoff marks but I was not qualified for the final selection. What should I do?

Ans. The candidate must approach the relevant authority i.e. the appropriate Regional / Sub Regional Office of the Commission within 2 months of the results being declared or a week or two prior to the conduct of the next stage of the examination, whichever one comes first.

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


Do the candidates get the SSC Stenographer call letter via post?
kavita rani

Hi Swarup. No, its clearly mentioned by the that all the details related to the call letter will be posted at the official website only. Candidates are supposed to download the same from online from the official website, so refer to the same.

ananya pandey
how to download ssc stenographer admit card?
kavita rani

Hi Ananya. Refer to the official website and login using your credentials. Candidates will be redirected to the page that hosts the links of respective regional websites. More details are mentioned here.

lina kamalakar joshi
I am not getting SSC stenographer exam admit card what's the reasons behind that
arvind kumar

Hi Lina, Greetings. SSC Stenographer is organized by the Staff Selection Commission. There might be some issue, you can clarify the same from the authorities. For more details visit: SSC STENOGRAPHER

chandra kanti rajput
Stenographer admit card

Hello Chandra,

The Admit Card will be released in the first week of November 2020.