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SSC Stenographer Notification 2024

Staff Selection Commission is all set to release the SSC Stenographer Notification 2024 on the official website on 26th July 2024. The total number of vacancies will be announced along with the official notification PDF for Group C and D posts. Candidates waiting for this notification will be able to fill out the application form on the same day. The computer-based test will be conducted in October-November 2024. You can check the complete details regarding this notification in the article below.

SSC Stenographer Notification 2024

Candidates can check complete details from the official notification pdf after it is released. SSC will be releasing the SSC Stenographer Notification pdf at ssc.gov.in on 26th July 2024. Candidates will be checking important dates, the selection process, vacancy details, salary, application form dates, and other information in the notification. Candidates can bookmark this page and keep themselves updated on the SSC Stenographer’s latest updates.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Notification: Highlights

Staff Selection Commission will be recruiting thousands of candidates through this SSC Stenographer 2024 notification across the country. Detailed information related to the SSC Stenographer 2024 exam has been provided below in the table.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Notification
Exam Name SSC Stenographer 2024
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Level National
Posts Grade C & D Stenographers
Vacancies Will be updated
Notification Release Date 26th July 2024
Eligibility Criteria 10+2
Mode of Application Online
Selection Process Written Exam and Skill Test
Official Website www.ssc.gov.in
SSC Calendar 2024 PDF Released

Important Dates for SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam

Staff Selection Commission will be releasing many important dates related to the SSC Stenographer 2024 exam along with the notification on the official website i.e. www.ssc.gov.in. SSC will activate the direct link to apply online for this recruitment from 26th July 2024. We will update the other important dates here after the release of the notification.

SSC Stenographer 2024: Important Dates
Important Events Important Dates
Notification Release Date 26th July 2024
Application Start Date 26th July 2024
Application End Date 24th August 2024
Exam Date October-November 2024
Answer Key Will be updated
Skill Test Will be updated

SSC Stenographer Apply Online 2024

Interested and eligible candidates for the SSC Stenographer 2024 can apply online by clicking the direct link given below. The candidates are advised to apply online before the last date to avoid last-minute hassle. The candidates can apply from the official website or from the direct link provided below from 26th July to 24th August 2024. The direct link to apply online for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024 will be given below.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Apply Online (Link Inactive)

SSC Stenographer 2024 Application Fees

The SSC Stenographer application fee for all the categories is tabulated here. Candidates applying for SSC Stenographer 2024 have to submit the application fees to complete their application form.

Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs. 100
SC/ST/PH/Female No Fee

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2024

The SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2024 has not been disclosed yet. The number of vacancies will be notified with the release of an official notification PDF on the official website.

Candidates can check the previous year i.e. SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2023 vacancies for Grade “C‟ and Grade “D‟ are in Ministries/Departments of the Central Government, including their Attached/Subordinate offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country have been announced with the official notification pdf. The category-wise SSC Stenographer 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 Exam Date 2024

Staff Selection Commission has not announced the exact Exam Date for Stenographer posts on its official website. As per the latest notice, SSC Stenographer 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted in October -November 2024. The candidates must start their preparation according to this exam schedule.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam Date – Click here to check

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria provided below. It is important to satisfy and understand the SSC Stenographer 2024 Eligibility Criteria which include educational qualification and age limit.


A candidate must be either:

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. 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.

Age Limit for Grades C & D

Stenographer Grade ‘C’

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 30 years

Stenographer Grade ‘D’

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 27 years

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
Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8

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 2024 Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission conducts an All India Open Competitive Examination for SSC Stenographer recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Grade ‘C’(Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade ‘D’(Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted). Since the SSC Stenographer Grades ‘C’ and ‘D’ are comprised of 2 different levels, we must deal with their syllabus independently.
Tier Type Exam Duration
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice 120 minutes
Tier – II Skill Test 10 minutes

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
II. General Awareness 50 50
III. English Language & Comprehension 100 100
Total 200 200
  • There is a negative marking in the SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Tier 1 Exam.
  • There will be a negative marking equal to one-third of the 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 qualifying. 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
2 Hindi 65 min
3 Stenographer Grade ‘C’ English 40 min
4 Hindi 55 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 2024 Syllabus

Along with the detailed exam pattern as mentioned above, the candidates preparing for the SSC Stenographer Exam 2024 should also be aware of the section-wise syllabus for the Tier 1 stage. The question paper contains 200 questions worth 200 marks divided across three sections with the English Language section carrying the highest weightage.

The candidates should go through the syllabus before planning their preparation strategies. In the table below we have provided the subject-wise topics mentioned in the syllabus section of the official notification.

Section Topics
General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Space Visualization
  • Problem-Solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Discriminating
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
General Awareness
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Affairs
English Language & Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Structure
  • Cloze Test
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Comprehension
  •  Writing Ability

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 Examination and the preference of Posts/ Departments exercised by them at the time of Document Verification (DV).

Salary for SSC Stenographer 2024

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 2024:

  1. House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  2. Dearness Allowance (DA)
  3. Transport Allowance

SSC Stenographer 2024 Important Points

Check important points if applying for the SSC Stenographer 2024 exam notification.

  • 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 Exam Center

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024 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 &
Center Code
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
21-23, Lowther Road,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
The Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),
Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),
Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)
North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)
Western Region (WR)/
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
The commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006

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When will the SSC Stenographer 2024 notification release?

Staff Selection Commission will release SSC notification on 26th July 2024 on the official website i.e. ssc.gov.in.

What is the selection process for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024?

The selection process for SSC Stenographer Grades C & D includes the written test & skill test.

How can I apply for the SSC Stenographer Notification in 2024?

Candidate can directly apply for SSC Stenographer Notification 2024 from the link provided in the article or by visiting the official website as well.

Is there any negative marking on the SSC Stenographer 2024 examination?

Yes, there is a one-third negative marking for every wrong answer, no marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

What is the last date to apply for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024?

The last date to apply for SSC Stenographer 2024 is 24th August 2024 tentatively.

What is the SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2024?

The SSC Stenographer written exam can be scheduled in October-November 2024. The exact dates will be announced soon.