SSC Stenographer Notification 2020-21: The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC Stenographer 2020-21 notification PDF on October 10, 2020. The online registration has begun and eligible candidates can apply online till November 04. SSC Stenographer exam is conducted every year to select candidates for Stenographer Grade C and D posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations of Government of India.
SSC Stenographer selection stages consist of a ‘ Computer Based Exam’ and ‘Skill Test’ and the minimum education qualification required to apply is 12th pass. Interested candidates can check the eligibility criteria and other recruitment details to apply online for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D posts. In this article, we have provided all the important information on SSC Stenographer exam dates, eligibility, vacancies, salary, online registration, fee, pattern, syllabus & more. Read on to find out!
October 10, 2020: SSC Stenographer 2020-21 notification has been released. Candidates can apply online from October 10 to November 04.
October 07, 2020: The SSC Stenographer 2019-20 exam will be held from November 16 to 18 across the nation except for the state of Bihar. For candidates who have chosen their exam centre in Bihar, the exam will be conducted from December 24 to 30, 2020.
SSC Stenographer Notification 2020-21
Before getting into the details, let’s have an overview of SSC Stenographer 2020:
|Organization Name||Staff Selection Commission|
|Examination Name||SSC Stenographer Exam|
|Exam Stages||Computer-based Test and Skill Test|
|Name of Posts||Steno Grade C & D|
SSC Stenographer Notification 2020-21 Exam Dates
Below are the important dates for SSC Stenographer Notification 2020-21:
|Release of SSC Stenographer Notification||October 10, 2020|
|Start of SSC Stenographer Online Registration||October 10, 2020|
|Last Date for Submission of Application||November 04, 2020|
|Last Date for Online Fee Payment||November 06, 2020|
|Last Date for Challan Generation||November 08, 2020|
|Last Date for Offline Fee Payment||November 10, 2020|
|Release of SSC Stenographer Admit Card||To Be Notified|
|SSC Stenographer Exam Date||March 29 to 31, 2021|
|Release of SSC Stenographer Result||To Be Notified|
|SSC Steno Grade C & D Skill Test||To Be Notified|
|Release of SSC Stenographer Final Result||To Be Notified|
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, SSC did not conduct the Steno exam for 2019-2020. Let’s have a look at SSC Stenographer 2019-20 dates (new and revised) below:
|Release of SSC Stenographer Notification||20th September 2019|
|Start of SSC Stenographer Online Registration||20th September 2019|
|Last Date for Submission of Application||18th October 2019|
|Release of SSC Stenographer Admit Card||November 1st Week, 2020 (Tentative)|
|SSC Stenographer Exam Date (Except Bihar)||November 16 to 28, 2020|
|SSC Stenographer Exam Date (For Bihar)||December 24 to 30, 2020|
|Release of SSC Stenographer Result||To be announced|
|SSC Steno Grade C & D Skill Test||To be announced|
|Release of SSC Stenographer Final Result||To be announced|
SSC Stenographer 2020-21 Vacancies
Check SSC Stenographer 2020-21 recruitment vacancies below:
|Stenographer Grade ‘C’||429|
|Stenographer Grade ‘D’||1276|
SSC Stenographer Salary 2020
The basic pay scale for Grade ‘C’ posts is Rs. 9300 to Rs. 34800 and that for Grade ‘D’ posts it is Rs. 5,200/- to Rs.20,200/-. Check the details below:
|Specifications||Grade ‘C’ Posts||Grade ‘D’ Posts|
|Pay Scale||Rs. 9,300/- to Rs. 34,800/-||Rs. 5,200/- to Rs. 20,200/-|
|Grade Pay||Rs. 4,200/- or Rs. 4,600/- (Pay Grade 2)||Rs. 2,400 (Pay grade 1)|
|Initial Pay||Rs. 5,200/-||Rs. 5,200/-|
|Total Pay||Rs. 14,500/-||Rs. 7,600/-|
SSC Stenographer 2020 Eligibility
Every candidate must meet the SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria as specified in the SSC Stenographer notification 2020. Let’s look at the important eligibility criteria below:
Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian Citizen or any of the following categories:
- – A Subject of Nepal, or
- – A Subject of Bhutan, or
- – A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
- – A Person of Indian origin who 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India
Provided that these candidates, except Indian citizens, produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment.
Age Limit – Check the age limit criteria or SSC Stenographer Grade C & D posts as on August 01, 2020 below:
|Stenographer Grade ‘C’||18 to 30 Years|
|Stenographer Grade ‘D’||18 to 27 Years|
There are provisions for relaxation in the upper age limit for certain categories. Check the age relaxation criteria from below:
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|PwD (Unreserved)||10 years|
|PwD (OBC)||13 years|
|PwD (SC/ ST)||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (ESM)||03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof||3 Years|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)||8 Years|
|Central Govt. Civilian Employees||Up to 40 years of age|
|Central Govt. Civilian Employees SC/ ST||Up to 45 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated who not remarried||Up to 35 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated who not remarried SC/ ST||Up to 40 years of age|
Education Qualification: Candidates must be at least 12th pass from a recognized Board or University as on August 01, 2020.
How To Apply Online For SSC Stenographer 2020?
SSC Stenographer Application Process consists of three stages namely, ‘Online Registration’, ‘Filling of Application Form’, and ‘Fee Payment’. Check the steps to apply online for SSC Stenographer 2020 below:
- – Visit the official website – ssc.nic.in
- – Click on the link ‘Register Now’ present on the right-hand side of the page (if you have not registered before on SSC website).
- – Enter your basic details such as ‘Name’, ‘Mobile Number’, ‘Email ID’, ‘Date of Birth’, and other necessary details. Submit the details.
- – A ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ will be generated and the same will be sent to the registered Mobile Number and Email ID.
Filling of Application Form
- – Log in using the ‘Registration Number’/‘User Name’ and ‘Password’. Change your password after your first Login.
- – Fill the application form with Personal, Educational, Contact, and other details.
- – Upload the scanned copy of your Photograph and Signature in the prescribed formats and sizes.
- – Preview the application form and edit the details if necessary. No changes will be allowed once the application form is submitted.
- – Click on ‘Final Submit’ an OTP will be sent to the Registered Mobile Number and Email ID. Verify the OTP to submit the application.
- – Choose the fee payment option. Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at the SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan
- – Once the fee payment is successful, take a few printouts of the filled application form for future reference.
SSC Stenographer 2020 – Photo & Signature Upload
Candidates must make sure that the scanned copy of Photograph and Signature must be uploaded in the application form as per the following criteria.
|Photograph||20 – 50 KB||JPG/ JPEG Format|
|Signature||10 – 20 KB||JPG/ JPEG Format|
- – The photograph must not be more than three months old from the date of the publication of the notice of examination
- – The date on which the photograph has been taken must be clearly mentioned on the photograph.
- – Applications without the date printed on the photograph shall be rejected.
Click Here to read the official notice on uploading of Photograph
SSC Stenographer Application Fee
Check the SSC Stenographer application fee details below:
|SC/ ST/ PWD/ ESM & Female Candidates||No Fee|
|All Others||Rs. 100/-|
Note that the fee is non-refundable
SSC Stenographer 2020 Selection Process
The SSC Stenographer selection stages consist of 2 basic stages such as:
- – Computer-Based Test
- – Stenography Skill Test
The SSC Stenographer computer-based exam is conducted to shortlist candidates for the skill test. The stenography skill test is qualifying in nature and the marks scored in skill test are not considered for final selection. The final merit list is prepared based on the performance of the candidate in the computer-based test. Check the minimum qualifying marks for the computer-based test from below:
|Category||Minimum Percentage of Marks|
SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Pattern
The SSC Stenographer selection process involves two stages. The first stage is the Online Test comprising MCQs. The shortlisted candidates will be called for the Skill Test to test their stenography skills.
Let us look at the exam pattern for SSC Stenographer Computer Based Test (CBE) from below:
|Section||No. of Questions||Max. Marks|
|English Language and Comprehension||100||100|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50|
- – The total time duration to complete the tests is 2 hours
- – All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions
- – One mark will be awarded for every correct answer
- – For every incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted from the total score.
SSC Stenographer Skill Test 2020
Check the SSC Stenographer skill test parameters from below:
Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/ Hindi as per the expected speed given below:
|Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Post||100 words per minute (w.p.m)|
|Stenographer Grade ‘D’ Post||80 words per minute (w.p.m)|
Thereafter, the content has to be transcribed on the computer. The transcription time is given below:
|Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Post||English||50|
|Stenographer Grade ‘D’ Post||Hindi||65|
|Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Post||English||40|
|Stenographer Grade ‘D’ Post||Hindi||55|
SSC Stenographer 2020 Syllabus
Let us take a look at the topics covered in the syllabus for SSC Stenographer from below:
|General Awareness||English Language||GI & Reasoning|
|History Important Dates||Grammar||Problem Solving Skills|
|History||Para Jumbles||Decision Making|
|Awards & Honours||Synonyms-Antonyms||Blood Relation|
|Current Affairs||Sentence Structure||Visual Memory|
|Economy||Reading Comprehension||Number Series|
SSC Stenographer 2020 Admit Card
SSC Stenographer 2019-20 exam is scheduled from November 16 to 18 and the admit card can be expected by November 1st or 2nd week. The SSC Stenographer Hall Ticket is usually issued to the candidates 3-7 days before the exam. SSC Stenographer Admit Card will be released region-wise. Aspirants will be able to download the Admit Card for their respective regions by using their Registration ID and Date of Birth. Please keep in mind that the SSC will not send any hard copy of the admit card by post. Candidates will have to visit the regional SSC websites to download the call letter.
SSC Stenographer Result 2020
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the SSC Steno results for each of the stages separately. Candidates will only get shortlisted for the next round if and only if they clear the previous round. The SSC Stenographer result is released as PDF in the form of a merit list. The SSC Stenographer merit list consists of the list of Roll Numbers and Name of the qualified candidates. We will update the SSC Steno result link once the result is released.
SSC Stenographer 2020 Cut Off
SSC Stenographer cutoff is the minimum marks which the candidates need to score in order to be eligible to apply for the upcoming exam. The SSC Steno cutoff is released along with the SSC Steno result. For now, check the SSC Stenographer previous year cutoff from below:
Previous year Cut-Off for Grade C
Previous year Cut-Off for Grade D
Frequently Asked Questions On SSC Stenographer Recruitment
Check the frequently asked questions on SSC Stenographer recruitment 2020 from below:
The job role of a stenographer is to transcribe speech in shorthand in meetings, press conference, etc. The stenographer is posted in various department/ ministries/ organisations of Govt of India
Stenographer in the Ministry of External Affairs, Central Board of Exercise & Customs and Ministry of Corporate Affairs are among best options which can be at the top of your post preference.
The basic pay scale for Stenographer Grade’C’ posts is Rs. 9,300-34,800 and for Grade ‘D’ posts it is Rs. 5,200-20,200.
Yes, the SSC Stenographer exam is conducted every year.
SSC Stenographer 2020-21 notification has been released on October 10, 2020
The SSC Stenographer 2020 online application process has started from October 10 and the last date to apply online is November 04, 2020.
Candidates can apply online for SSC stenographer Garde ‘C’ & ‘D’ post from the official website – ssc.nic.in
There are two stages in the SSC Stenographer selection process. Stage 1 is the computer-based test and Stage 2 is stenography skill test.
The syllabus for the computer-based test consists of General Awareness, English Language & Comprehension and General Intelligence & Reasoning.
SSC Computer Based Test is conducted through online mode and the skill test will also be conducted on the computer to test the candidate’s stenography skills.
Yes, there is negative marking in SSC Stenographer exam. In the computer-based test, 0.25 marks will be deducted for any every incorrect answer from the total score.
SSC Stenographer 2020-21 exam is scheduled on March 29 to 31, 2021
We have now provided you with all the relevant details on SSC Stenographer exam. Go through all the details and apply online as per the schedule. Also, start with your SSC Stenographer Preparation for the upcoming exam. In this process, you can take free SSC Stenographer Mock Tests on Embibe’s OnlineTyari platform to score better in the upcoming exams. Taking these test will give you the hands-on experience of the exam and will help you identify and rectify your mistakes..
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