SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification Out
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification Out: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has issued the SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification, aiming to recruit individuals for the roles of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’. The SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification is released to shortlist a total of 1207 candidates for the aforementioned positions. The online application process for this recruitment drive commenced with the release of the SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification and the deadline to submit online applications was set for 23 August 2023. In the following article, we present you with comprehensive details pertaining to the SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification, encompassing eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, steps for online application and more. The application process has now concluded.
Latest Update (29 August 2023): The Staff Selection Commission has made a significant change in the exam pattern for the SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam. According to the most recent update, the deduction for incorrect answers in the exam has been reduced from 1/3rd to 0.25 marks.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification PDF
The SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification was released on 2nd August 2023 on the official website ssc.nic.in. The official notification PDF is now available on the official website. The candidates must bookmark this page and keep themselves updated on the SSC Stenographer’s latest updates.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification: Overview
Detailed information related to SSC Stenographer 2023 Recruitment has been provided below.
|SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification|
|Exam Name||SSC Stenographer 2023|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Posts||Grade C & D Stenographers|
|Notification Release Date||2nd August 2023|
|Online Application Dates||2nd August 2023 to 23rd August 2023|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Selection Process||Written Exam and Skill Test|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification: Important Dates
All the important dates related to the SSC Stenographer 2023 notification have been tabulated below. Check the details below.
|SSC Stenographer Notification Release Date||2nd August 2023|
|Availability of Application Form||2nd August 2023|
|Last date for registration||23rd August 2023|
|Last date for making an online fee payment||23rd August 2023|
|Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ and online payment of Correction Charges||24th to 25th August 2023|
|SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Exam Date||12th & 13th October 2023|
|SSC Stenographer Result||Will be Notified|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Vacancy
SSC Stenographer 2023 vacancies for Grade “C‟ and Grade “D‟ are in Ministries/Departments of Central Government, including their Attached/Subordinate offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country which have been announced with the official notification pdf. The category-wise SSC Stenographer 2023 vacancies have been tabulated below.
|Stenographer Grade ‘C’||13||03||22||06||49||93|
|Stenographer Grade ‘D’||165||88||272||90||499||1114|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Apply Online
SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2023 is out to recruit candidates for the post of Grade C & D Stenographers. The online application procedure for the above-mentioned posts has now been concluded on 23 August 203. The provided below is inactive now.
Click Here To Apply Online for SSC Stenographer 2023 (Link Inactive)
SSC Stenographer 2023 Application Fees
The SSC Stenographer application fee for all the categories is tabulated here. Candidates applying for SSC Stenographer 2023 have to submit the application fees to complete their application form.
How To Apply Online For SSC Stenographer 2023?
The easy-to-follow steps to apply for the post of Stenographer are discussed below.
Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC at www.ssc.nic.in.
Step 2: On the homepage, visit the ‘Apply’ section.
Step 3: Choose Steno ‘C’ and ‘D’ among the available options.
Step 4: Click on the apply link provided there.
Step 5: You will be directed to a new page.
Step 6: Enter details to log in.
Step 7: Fill out the application form will all the required details.
Step 8: Upload the documents required.
Step 9: Pay the application fees.
Step 10: Review and submit the application form.
Step 11: Download and save the application form for future use.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Date
Staff Selection Commission has announced the exact SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Date on its official website @ssc.nic.in. As per the latest notice, SSC Stenographer 2023 exam is scheduled to be conducted on the 12th & 13th October 2023. The candidates must start their preparation according to this exam schedule.
SSC Stenographer 2023: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria provided below. It is important to satisfy and understand the SSC Stenographer 2023 Eligibility Criteria which include educational qualification and age limit.
SSC Stenographer 2023: Nationality/Citizenship
A candidate must be either:
- a citizen of India, or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a subject of Bhutan, or
- a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.
SSC Stenographer 2023: Age Limit for Grades C & D (as of 01st August 2023)
Stenographer Grade ‘C’
- Minimum Age: 18 years
- Maximum Age: 30 years
Stenographer Grade ‘D’
- Minimum Age: 18 years
- Maximum Age: 27 years
SSC Stenographer 2023: Age Relaxation
The age relaxation provided to the candidates applying for the post of stenographer is tabulated below.
|Category||Age Relaxation (in years)|
|PH + Gen||10|
|PH + OBC||13|
|PH + SC/ST||15|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification: Educational Qualification
- Candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
Note: Only those candidates who have the required skills in stenography are eligible to apply.
SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern
Staff Selection Commission conducts an All India Open Competitive Examination for SSC Stenographer 2023 recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Grade ‘C’(Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade ‘D’(Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted). Since the SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ is comprised of 2 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.
|Tier – I||Objective Multiple Choice|
|Tier – II||Skill Test|
SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Tier-1 Pattern
This is an objective exam that will be conducted online. There are 3 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC Stenographer Grades C’ and ‘D’. The subject-wise details are given below:
|Part||Subject||No of Questions||Marks||Exam Duration|
|I.||General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50||2 hours|
|III.||English Language & Comprehension||100||100|
- There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark marks for each wrong answer. [REVISED]
- The exam duration is 2 hours 40 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.
- The questions except in Part III will be set both in English & Hindi.
- Normalization: Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit.
Skill Test in Stenography for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’
Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Written Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. It may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the Written Examination.
The skill test will be of a qualifying nature. The candidates will have to appear for the stenography test. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English / Hindi at the speed of 100 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade D’. The matter will have to be transcribed on the computer only. The evaluation of transcription will be done electronically only. The transcription time is as follows:-
|S. No.||Post Name||Language Of Skill Test||Duration|
|1||Stenographer Grade ‘D’||English||50 min|
|3||Stenographer Grade ‘C’||English||40 min|
Note: Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments.
Candidates have to work as English/Hindi stenographers as per the functional requirement of the User Office irrespective of the medium of the Skill Test of the candidate during the examination.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification: Document Verification
Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Detailed options for various posts and Departments will be taken from candidates either online or at the time of document verification.
Final Selection for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D
The final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments will be made based on the performance of candidates in the Computer Based Examination and the preference of Posts/ Departments exercised by them at the time of Document Verification (DV).
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification: Important Points
- If the candidates do not indicate the medium of stenography test in the Application Form, the Commission will consider English as the medium of stenography test for such candidates.
- There is no exemption from the skill test for any category of candidates.
- Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment.
- VH candidates will be required to transcribe the matter in 75 minutes for English Shorthand or in 100 minutes for Hindi Shorthand for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ and in 70 minutes for the English Shorthand test and in 95 minutes for the Hindi Shorthand Test for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’.
- The skill test will be held at the Commission’s Regional/Sub Regional Offices or other Centers as may be decided by the Commission.
- Detailed instructions regarding the Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test.
SSC Stenographer Syllabus
Since the SSC Stenographer grades’ C’ and ‘D’ are comprised of 2 different levels, we must deal with SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2023 independently. Check the SSC Stenographer syllabus here.
|General Awareness||English Language and Comprehension||General Intelligence and Reasoning|
|Current Affairs||Synonyms-Antonyms||Visual Memory|
|Awards and Honors||Sentence Structure||Blood Relation|
|Scientific Research||Reading Comprehension||Syllogism|
|History||Para Jumbles||Decision making|
|Important Dates||Problem-Solving Skills|
SSC Stenographer Salary
SSC Stenographer Notification states the pay scale of 9300-34800 (for Grade C) and the pay scale of 5200-20200 (for Grade D). Staff Selection Commission will include the following allowances for the SSC Stenographer Salary in 2023:
- House Rent Allowance (HRA)
- Dearness Allowance (DA)
- Transport Allowance
SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Center
SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2023 will be conducted at various centers across the country. The Exam centers are allotted as per the choice filled up by a candidate while filling out his/her SSC Stenographer Application form. The Skill Test will also be conducted at various centers all across the country. Candidates can check the examination centers and codes mentioned below.
|Examination Centers &
|SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
|Address of the Regional
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
|Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
|Regional Director (CR),
21-23, Lowther Road,
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
|Eastern Region (ER)/
The Nicobar Islands,
Sikkim and West
|Regional Director (ER),
1st MSO Building,(8th
|Regional Director (KKR),
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
|Dy. Director (MPR),
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
|Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
|Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
and Kashmir and
|Dy. Director (NWR),
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
|Southern Region (SR)/
|Regional Director (SR),
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
College Road, Chennai,
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
|Regional Director (WR),
The commission,1st Floor,
101, Maharshi Karve
|Regional Director (NER),
Road, P. O. Assam