SSC will release the tentative vacancies available for the post of Stenographers Grade C and D. For the last two years, there has been a significantly visible dip in the number of vacancies present.
SSC Stenographer is a national level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission. It is held for recruiting eligible applicants to the Grade C and Grade D stenographer posts available across different ministries and departments of Government of India. Read SSC Stenographers 2020 Notification
SSC Stenographer 2020 is scheduled from May 5 – 7, 2020. Qualified candidates will have to sit for a SSC Stenographer Skill Test.
Important dates for SSC Stenographers 2020 are tabulated below for reference:
|Availability of SSC Stenographer application form||September 20, 2019|
|Application form last submission date||October 18, 2019|
|Application fee Remittance Date (Both online and offline)||October 20, 2019|
|Admit Card will be issued on||April, 2020|
|SSC Stenographer Exam||May 5 – 7,2020|
Candidates are selected in SSC Stenographers 2020 on the basis of two-stage selection process. The first stage is the written test whereas second stage is a skill test for testing the technical proficiency of candidates. Both the stages are discussed below
SSC Stenographer 2019 exam is held in both English and Hindi languages. As per the exam pattern prescribed by the commission, the question paper comprises 3 sections viz. General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language and Comprehension. Read SSC Stenographer Syllabus
The duration of SSC Stenographer 2019 exam is 2 hours (2 hours 40 minutes for PwD category students). The paper consists of 200 questions each carrying 1 mark. Negative marking (- 0.25 mark for every wrong answer) is also applicable. Read More About SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam Pattern
|Section||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50||120 minutes (extra 40 minutes for PwD category)|
|English Language and Comprehension||100||100|
Candidates who qualify the written examination will be shortlisted for the skill test. For this test, applicants have to listen to the dictation given to them for 10 minutes in English/ Hindi carefully. They will be required to type the same on a computer at a speed of 100 w.p.m. to be recruited for the post of a Grade C Stenographer while the speed should be 80 w.p.m for Grade D post.
The skill test for SSC Stenographer 2020 will be held tentatively in April or May 2020 at Regional, Sub- Regional Offices or other centers as decided by the Commission. The transcription will be evaluated electronically post submission.
All the aspirants must go through SSC Stenographers 2020 Eligibility Criteria before applying. Candidates should check out the guidelines related to nationality, age limit, academic discipline and other criteria mentioned below.
Aspirants belonging to any of the following nationalities can apply for the SSC Stenographer exam:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.