SSC Stenographer

SSC Stenographer Notification

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SSC Stenographer 2018 Recruitment Notification – 1000+ Vacancies Expected

  1. Introduction

On 4th November 1975, the Staff Commission Election Commission was established . The  recruiting of candidates in different fields in the department of Indian government and its subordinate offices, are under the charge of this government institution. The SSC Stenographer Recruitment for Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ notification for the year 2018 is supposed to be out by June’18. We will include various topics regarding SSC Stenographer such as Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Application Procedure, and Selection Procedure and so on.

  1. SSC Stenographer 2018 Vacancy Details

The tentative Vacancies for SSC Stenographer 2018 for Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ is expected to be released  approx 1000.

Following are the Vacancy Details for SSC Stenographer 2017 for Grade ‘C’ and Grade ‘D’ :

Organization’s Name Staff Selection Commission
Total Number of Posts Grade ‘D’ – 323 Grade ‘C’ – 31
Name of Exam Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination- 2017
Official website


Check complete details for vacancies here

  1. SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have completed 12th standard from a recognised board.

Age Limit

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

Age Relaxation

Code No Category Age Relaxation
01 SC/ST 5years
02 OBC 3years
03 PH 10years
04 PH(OBC) 13 years
05 PH(SC/ST) 15years
06 Ex-servicemen(OBC) 06 years (3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application



07 Ex-Servicemen(SC/ST) 08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.




For complete eligibility details click here

  1. SSC Stenographer 2018 Important Dates

Events Date (Tentative)
SSC Steno Grade C & D Notification Declaration Date Mid of June 2018
Starting Date to Submit SSC Steno 2018 Application From Mid of June 2018
Last Date To Apply For SSC Steno 2018 Recruitment Mid of July 2018
SSC Steno Admit Card 2018 Release Date August 2018
SSC Steno Exam Date 2018  September 2018
SSC Steno Result 2018 Declaration Date  November 2018
SSC Steno 2018 Skill Test Date December 2018
Final Result Declaration Date January 2019


Keep yourself updated by visiting SSC Stenographer exam dates.

  1. Selection Procedure for SSC Steno 2018

S.NO Stages Details Timings
1 Computer based test Online 2 hours
2 Skill test Dictation


  • There will be 2 stages- computer based test and skill test.
  • Computer based test consists of 3 sections
  • Reasoning
  • English Language
  • General Awareness
  1. Exam Pattern of SSC Steno 2018

Computer based test

Subject No. OF Qs Max Marks Duration
General intelligence & reasoning 50 50 2 hrs
General Awareness 50 50
English Language & Comprehension 100 100
Total 200 200


  • Computer based test will contain multiple choice questions
  • The questions will be bilingual except for English language test
  • There will be negative marking- 0.25 marks
  • After qualifying the written test you will be eligible for skill test.

Skill Test

  • Dictation will be given for 10 min ( Hindi and English)
  • The speed for Grade C will be 100 w.p.m and the speed for Grade D will be 80 w.p.m.
  • You will have to transcribe the dictation on a computer in a given amount of time. The transcription time will be:
    Grade C – 50 min (English), 65 min (Hindi)
    Grade D – 40 min (English), 55 min (Hindi)

Complete Exam Pattern of SSC Steno

  1. Application Procedure – SSC Steno Exam

  • Visit the official website of SSC
  • Click on the register button under new registration and fill in all your details. We will provide a direct link when the application process starts.
  • After completing your registration details, you will receive registration password and number.
  • Jot it down for further use.
  • Now complete all your remaining details by uploading your signature and photograph.
  • Pay the fees online

See more detailed SSC Steno application process with guidelines for filling out the form.

  1. Application Fee

  • SC/ST/ Women/ PwD : No Fee
  • General/ OBC : Rs. 100/-

See SSC Stenographer salary details.

  1. SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2018

The hall ticket for the SSC exam 2018, will be released on the official site before 10-15 days of the exam. The admit card could be downloaded using your DOB and registration number.

SSC Steno Admit Card download link

  1. SSC Steno 2018 Result

The SSC STENOGRAPHER 2018 result, as per the updates will be released in November’2018.

Check SSC Stenographer Result.

  1. Pay Scale

SSC Steno Grade ‘C’

Pay Scale 9300 – 34800
Grade Pay 4200 /- (Pay Band 2)
Initial Pay 5200
Total Pay (1) + (2) 14500


SSC Steno Grade ‘D’


Pay Scale 5200 – 20200
Grade Pay 2400 /- (Pay Band 1)
Initial Pay 5200
Total Pay (1) + (2) 7600

See more details on SSC Stenographer Salary.

  1. SSC Stenographer Syllabus
  • English Language and Comprehension: Grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, anonyms, synonyms, Para jumble, reading comprehension, and writing ability will also be checked in the English Language.
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning: Number series, visual memory, arithmetical reasoning, syllogism, decision making, blood relationship concept, problem solving analysis
  • General Awareness: Current events, scientific research, Indian Constitution, Book author Name, General Polity, Economy of India, History, and Important Sports Days.
  1. Skill test
  • Candidates who qualify online test will be eligible for skill test.
  • The Stenographer test will be held at Commission’s regional/ sub- regional offices or other centres. It will be further decided by SSC Commission.
  • While preparing for the exam, Candidates must practice the speed of Hindi and English dictation speed.

Check out the detailed syllabus for SSC Steno exam  here.

  1. Preparation Tips

While preparing for the exam, candidates must understand exam pattern and be thorough with the syllabus.   Be consistent with the learning process.  Time management is essential for completing the exam in due time.  Practice mock tests to test yourself.

Also look out to the books, previous year question papers and more preparation tips for the SSC Steno exam.

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