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SSC Stenographer 2022 Notification (Out): Check Exam Date


SSC Stenographer Notification 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the SSC Stenographer Notification 2022 for Grade C (Group B Non-Gazetted) and Grade D (Group C) on August 20, 2022. Eligible candidates were able to fill the SSC Stenographer application on or before September 5, 2022. As per the official notification, the CBT exam is scheduled to be conducted on November 17 and 18, 2022.

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The SSC Stenographer exam is conducted annually by the SSC for the recruitment of candidates for General Central Service Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ Non-Gazetted posts in various Central Government Ministries/Departments, in different States & Union Territories. In this article, we take a look at the important details related to the SSC Stenographer exam 2022.

Latest: The SSC Stenographer Grade C and D CBT exam will be conducted on November 17 and 18, 2022.

SSC Stenographer 2022 Notification

The official notification for the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 released on August 20, 2022 at official website – ssc.nic.in. The number of vacancies will be announced shortly following the official announcement.

The notification is in PDF format and includes all relevant details, such as educational qualifications, application procedures, and the number of available vacancies. Candidates who match the eligibility criteria can apply online from the SSC’s official website. Before applying for the positions, click on the link below to download the SSC Stenographer Notification PDF:

What is SSC Stenographer?

The full form of SSC Stenographer is Staff Selection Commission Stenographer. It is a national-level competitive entrance exam held by the SSC to hire applicants for non-gazetted General Central Service Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ positions in various Central Government Ministries/Departments, as well as in several States and Union Territories.

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2022

According to the SSC Calendar for 2022, the important dates for the SSC Stenographer 2022 Grade C and D Exam are mentioned below:

Release of SSC Stenographer Official NotificationAugust 20, 2022
Starting for SSC Stenographer Applying OnlineAugust 20, 2022
Last Date for SSC Stenographer Applying OnlineSeptember 5, 2022
SSC Stenographer 2022 CBT ExaminationNovember 17 and 18, 2022
SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 Results AnnouncementTo be announced
Skill Test DateTo be announced
SSC Stenographer 2022 Final Result DeclarationTo be announced

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SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2022

The number of vacancies for SSC Stenographer 2022 will be announced soon after the official notification. Check SSC Stenographer 2020-21 recruitment vacancies for your reference:

Stenographer Grade ‘C’429
Stenographer Grade ‘D’1276

SSC Stenographer 2022 Eligibility

Every candidate must meet the SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria as specified in the SSC Stenographer notification 2022. Let’s look at the important eligibility criteria below:


Candidates must be Indian Citizens 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, such candidates, except Indian citizens, must produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment for their eligibility. 

SSC Stenographer Exam Age Limit

Check the age limit criteria or SSC Stenographer Grade C and D posts 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 below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC 3 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 thereof3 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 EmployeesUp to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees SC/STUp to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated who not remarriedUp to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated who have not remarried SC/STUp to 40 years of age

Education Qualification

Candidates must be at least 12th pass from a recognised Board or University as of August 01, 2020.

SSC Stenographer Online Application 2022

SSC activated the online application link for the SSC Stenographer 2022 exam on August 20, 2022. The deadline for submitting an online application is September 5, 2022. By using the link below, applicants can submit an online application for the SSC Stenographer 2022 Grade C and D Exam:

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 2021-22 below:

SSC Stenographer Exam Online Registration

1st Step: Visit the official website – ssc.nic.in.
2nd Step: Click on the link ‘Register Now’ present on the right-hand side of the page (if candidates have not registered before on the SSC website).
3rd Step: Enter the basic details such as ‘Name’, ‘Mobile Number’, ‘Email ID’, ‘Date of Birth’, and other necessary details. Submit the details.
4th Step: A ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ will be generated, and the same will be sent to the registered Mobile Number and Email ID.

Fill out SSC Stenographer Application Form

  • Log in using the ‘Registration Number’/‘User Name’ and ‘Password’. Change the password after the first Login.
  • Fill out the application form with Personal, Educational, Contact, and other details.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the 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’ and an OTP will be sent to the Registered Mobile Number and Email ID. Verify the OTP to submit the application.

SSC Stenographer Exam Fee Payment

  • Choose the fee payment option. Fees 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.

Check the SSC Stenographer application fee details below:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ ST/ PWD/ ESM and Female CandidatesNo Fee
All OthersRs. 100/-

Photo and Signature Upload

Candidates must make sure that the scanned copy of the Photograph and Signature must be uploaded to the application form as per the following criteria.

Photograph20 KB – 50 KBJPG/ JPEG Format
Signature10 KB – 20 KBJPG/ JPEG Format

Key Points

  • 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.

SSC Stenographer Exam 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 the 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 below:

CategoryMinimum Percentage of Marks
All Others20%

SSC Stenographer 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) below:

SectionNo. of QuestionsMax. Marks
General Awareness5050
English Language and Comprehension 100100
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050
Total Marks200200
  • 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

Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/Hindi as per the expected speed given below:

Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Post100 words per minute (w.p.m)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ Post80 words per minute (w.p.m)

Thereafter, the content has to be transcribed on the computer. The transcription time is given below:

PostsLanguageTime Duration
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ PostEnglish50
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ PostHindi65
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ PostEnglish40
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ PostHindi55

SSC Stenographer 2022 Syllabus

Let us take a look at the topics covered in the syllabus for SSC Stenographer below:

General AwarenessEnglish LanguageGI and Reasoning
History Important DatesGrammarProblem Solving Skills
HistoryPara JumblesDecision Making
Scientific ResearchVocabularySyllogism
Awards and HonoursSynonyms-AntonymsBlood Relation
Current AffairsSentence StructureVisual Memory
EconomyReading ComprehensionNumber Series
SportsArithmetical ComputationCoding-Decoding

SSC Stenographer 2022 Admit Card

SSC will release the SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2022 on its official regional website. 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 2022 Exam Centres

The following are the SSC Stenographer Exam Centers:

RegionsExam Centres
SSC Northern Region (NR) Rajasthan, Delhi, UttarakhandDelhi, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Sriganganagar, Udaipur, Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee.
SSC Central Region (CR) Uttar Pradesh, BiharBhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Agra, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Prayagraj, Varanasi.
SSC Western Region (WR) Maharashtra, Gujrat, GoaPanaji, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune
SSC Eastern Region (ER) West Bengal, Orissa, Jharkhand, Andaman Nicobar Island, SikkimPort Blair, Ranchi, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Gangtok, Kolkata, Siliguri.
SSC Southern Region (SR) Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil NaduGuntur, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Puducherry, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Hyderabad, Warangal.
SSC North Eastern Region (NER) Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, MizoramItanagar, Dibrugarh, Guwahati (Dispur), Jorhat, Silchar, Churachandpur, Imphal, Ukhrul, Shillong, Aizawl, Kohima, Agartala.
SSC North Western Region (NWR) Haryana, Punjab, J&K Ladakh, Himachal PradeshChandigarh, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Samba, Srinagar, Leh, Amritsar, Jalandhar.
SSC Kerala Karnataka Region (KKR) Karnataka, KeralaBelagavi, Bengaluru, Hubballi, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur.
SSC Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR) Madhya Pradesh, ChattisgarhBilaspur, Durg-Bhilai, Raipur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.

SSC Stenographer Exam Result 2022

The 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 a PDF in the form of a merit list.

The SSC Stenographer merit list consists of the list of Roll Numbers and Names of the qualified candidates. We will update the SSC Steno result link once the result is released.

SSC Stenographer Cutoff 2022

SSC Stenographer cutoff is the minimum marks that 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 Cutoff for Grade C


Previous Year Cutoff for Grade D


SSC Stenographer Salary

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 of SSC Steno’s Salary below:

SpecificationsGrade ‘C’ PostsGrade ‘D’ Posts
Pay ScaleRs. 9,300/- to Rs. 34,800/-Rs. 5,200/- to Rs. 20,200/-
Grade PayRs. 4,200/- or Rs. 4,600/- (Pay Grade 2)Rs. 2,400 (Pay grade 1)
Initial PayRs. 5,200/-Rs. 5,200/-
Total PayRs. 14,500/-Rs. 7,600/-

FAQs on SSC Stenographer Notification

Check the frequently asked questions on SSC Stenographer notification 2022 from below:

Q.1: What is the work of the SSC Stenographer?
The job role of a stenographer is to transcribe speech in shorthand in meetings, press conferences, etc. The stenographer is posted in various departments/ ministries/ organisations of Govt. of India

Q.2: Which post preference is best for SSC Stenographer?
Stenographer in the Ministry of External Affairs, Central Board of Exercise and Customs and Ministry of Corporate Affairs are among the best options that can be at the top of your post preference.

Q.3: What is a Stenographer’s Salary?
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.

Q.4: When will the SSC Stenographer Grade C and D CBT exam be conducted?
The CBT exam will be conducted on November 17 and 18, 2022.

Q.5: How can I apply for upcoming SSC Stenographer vacancies?
Candidates can apply online for SSC stenographer Garde ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts from the official website – ssc.nic.in.

Relevant Links:

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SSC Steno Exam PatternSSC Steno Syllabus
SSC Steno Answer KeySSC Steno Result
SSC Steno CutoffSSC Steno Salary
SSC Steno Preparation TipsSSC Steno Books

We have now provided you with all the relevant details on the 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 to score better in the upcoming exams. Taking these tests will give you the hands-on experience of the exam and will help you identify and rectify your mistakes.

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