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SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card, Dates and Exam Day Instructions

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Oct 21, 2020

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SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card will tentatively be available in April, 2020. 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.

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  • 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 requirement.
  • Please make a note that no hard copy of 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.

SSC Stenographer 2020 Highlights

Exam SSC Stenographer
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Releasing Date April, 2020
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

Dates for SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card

Depending on lot of factors, each year the enrolment date, admit card release date, exam date change and such changes in date are always notified through the official website.  Once registered, students need to regularly access the official website using their registration id.

Event Date
Accepting application for SSC Stenographer 2020 September 20, 2019
Last date to apply for SSC Stenographer 2020 October 18, 2019
Availability of Admit card for downloading April, 2020
SSC Stenographer 2020 exam date May 5-7, 2020

How to Download Admit Card?

Candidates need to follow few simple steps in order to download SSC Stenographer 2019 Admit Card from the official website. The steps are as follows:

  • Candidate 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 submit button.
  • It will redirect to SSC Stenographer 2019 Admit Card 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 are 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 2020 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 2019 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)

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 2019 Admit Card.

  • Once the admit card link appears one can check all the details whether they are correct
  • Incase case of some discrepancy the same needs to be e-mailed with valid document for correction to Staff Selection Commission official email address.
  • Online modification option is not available for SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card.
  • Candidates are requested to fill in the application details carefully since all the information required for admit card are captured from the SSC Stenographer Application Form itself.

Documents Required with Admit Card

The documents that candidate need to carry along with the SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card 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 Staff Selection Commission 2019 committee.

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.

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Exam Day Instruction

Below mentioned are few exam day instructions to be as mentioned in SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card:

  • Carry the admit card print out in 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 good quality HB pencil for QMR 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 the detail 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.
  • Sheet for rough work will be provided.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. What is the application fee for SSC Stenographer 2020?

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 2020? 

Ans. Age limit is set as on January 1, 2020: 

  • 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 2020 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. The last date to submit the certificate along with the application is October 18, 2019. 

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 2020 Application 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 an SBI Branch by generating SBI Challan. 

Ques. What will happen if there is a tie breaker case in SSC Stenographer 2019? 

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. 

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