SSC Stenographer Exam is organized every year by SSC or Staff Selection Commission to select candidates for the posts of Stenographer Grades C and D. The selection will be conducted through a Computer-based Based Test and Skill Test which will be conducted by the Staff Selection Commission. Candidates who are interested in SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam have to submit their applications at www.ssc.gov.in for which the registration window will be opened from 26th July to 24th August 2024.

SSC Stenographer Notification 2024

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) will release the official SSC Stenographer 2024 Notification for various Grade C and D vacancies on 26th July 2024 with all the important details regarding the recruitment drive. SSC Stenographer Recruitment Process will be started with the release of detailed notification. Click on the below link to download SSC Stenographer Notification PDF for last year and go through the details before the new notification is uploaded at www.ssc.gov.in. 

SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification PDF- Click to Download

SSC Stenographer 2024- Exam Summary

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will begin to recruit eligible candidates for the Grade C & D Stenographers posts through CBT & Skill Test from 26th July 2024. Check the exam summary for SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam from the below table.

SSC Stenographer 2024- Exam Summary
Exam NameSSC Stenographer 2024
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Posts Grade C & D Stenographers
Vacancies To be notified
CategoryGovt. Jobs
Exam LevelNational 
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Registration Dates26th July to 24th August 2024
Selection ProcessWritten Exam and Skill Test
Official Websitewww.ssc.gov.in

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2024

The tentative month for SSC Stenographer CBE Exam Date has been announced by SSC along with SSC Calendar 2024. The SSC Stenographer Computer-based Examination is going to be conducted in October-November 2024 in multiple shifts on each day. The important dates for SSC Stenographer 2024 Grade C and D exams are mentioned below as per the annual calendar.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Important Dates

SSC Stenographer Notification 2024 will be released on 26th July 2024 along with complete details for the recruitment drive. The SSC Stenographer Apply Online 2024 has been scheduled from 26th July to 24th August 2024. Refer to the below table to know the complete schedule for the SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam.

ActivityDates
SSC Stenographer Notification Release Date26th July 2024
Availability of Application Form26th July 2024
Last date for registration24th August 2024 (11 pm)
Last date for making online fee payment25th August 2024 (11 pm)
Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ &
online payment of Correction Charges
To be notified
SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2024To be notified
SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Exam Date 2024October- November 2024

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2024

SSC will release total vacancies for SSC Stenographer Group C and Group D posts along with SSC Stenographer Notification 2024. If we look into last year's vacancy for SSC Stenographer Exam, we see that for Stenographer Grade D, the total number of vacancies announced were 1114. For Stenographer Grade C the total number of vacancies announced were 93. The Vacancy is expected to be the same as this year as well.

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2023
CategoryStenographer Grade 'C'Stenographer Grade 'D'
SC13165
ST0388
OBC22272
EWS0690
UR49499
Total931114

SSC Stenographer 2024 Online Application Form

SSC will activate the Online Application Link for SSC Stenographer 2024 exam along with its notification on 26th July 2024. The Last date to apply online for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024 is 24th August 2024 as mentioned in the SSC Calendar. All candidates will be able to apply online for SSC Stenographer 2024 Grade C and D Exam by clicking on the link provided below which will be activated after registration starts:

Click Here to Apply Online for SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam (Inactive)

SSC Stenographer 2024 Application Fee

As mentioned in the last year's SSC Stenographer Notification, the application Fee for SSC Stenographer 2024 is Rs. 100/-(for General and OBC). Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen category as well as female candidates are exempted from paying the application fee for SSC Stenographer 2024. 

SSC Stenographer 2024 Application Fee
CategoryApplication Fee
General and OBCRs. 100/-
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen and femaleNil

Steps to Apply Online for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024

Step 1: Click on the official link for SSC Stenographer which is provided above on this page or Go to the official website of SSC (https://ssc.gov.in/).

Step 2: The registration link for SSC Stenographer 2024 will open up in the new window.

Step 3: Click on the New User/Register Now link.

Step 4: To begin with the SSC Stenographer Apply Online 2024, a candidate needs to provide basic details of themselves like name, parents' name, date of birth, email id, mobile number etc.

Step 5: Click on submit button to submit your online registration form for SSC Stenographer 2024. It is advised that candidates verify their details before submitting the form. All the candidates will be issued a Registration ID for SSC Stenographer 2024 exam.

Candidates are required to log in with the provided Registration ID, date of birth and password to complete registration for SSC Stenographer 2024.

Step 6: In the next step, candidates are required to upload photographs and signatures by following the requisites mentioned by the Staff Selection Commission of India.

Photograph - The photograph of a candidate must be clicked in front of white colour or light-colored background. The size of the photograph must be more than 4 kb and less than 12 kb in size. The resolution of the photograph must be 100*120 pixels in width and height.

Signature - The signature provided by the candidate must be in black or blue ink on the white sheet. The scanned copy of the signature that needs to be submitted must be in jpg format and it should be more than 1 kb and less than 12 kb in size. The resolution of the image should be 40*60 pixels in width and height.

Step 7: Log in with a registered ID and password to complete the Part II of the application form for SSC Stenographer 2024.

Step 8: After filling out the application form, candidates must preview the entire application of SSC Stenographer 2024 once to look for any glitches in the form, if any as the application form once submitted cannot be edited again.

Step 9: Click on Final Submit button after previewing the complete online SSC Stenographer 2024 application form and pay the required application fee.

It is advised that Candidates download and get print copies of the submitted application form for SSC Stenographer 2024.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Eligibility Criteria

There are important criteria that a candidate must fulfil in order to be eligible for the SSC Stenographer 2024. The parameters are given below:

SSC Stenographer Educational Qualification

The minimum Educational Qualification required by a candidate is to be at least a 12th pass from a recognized Board or University. He/She must be able to produce the required documents when asked for verification after qualifying SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam.

SSC Stenographer Age Limit

SSC Stenographer Grade C: A candidate must lie in the age domain of 18-30 years to be eligible for SSC Stenographer 2024 Grade C Exam. The candidates born not before 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2005 are eligible to apply. , Candidates born not before 02.08.1997 and not later than 01.08.2006 are eligible to apply.

SSC Stenographer Grade D: A candidate must lie in the age domain of 18-27 years to be eligible for SSC Stenographer 2024 Grade D Exam.

Age Relaxation

CategoryUpper Age Limit/Age Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD (unreserved)10 years
PwD (OBC)13 years
Pwd (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen03 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 thereof03 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)08 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applicationsUp to 40 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (SC/ ST)Up to 45 years
Widows/ Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.Up to 35 years
Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST )Up to 40 years

SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam Pattern

The SSC Stenographer 2024 examination will be conducted in 2 different levels. The first level is Grade C and D exam which comprises of MCQs and is conducted online. After this exam has been conducted, an exam to test your skill sets in various domains is conducted by SSC.

a) The details of the Computer Based Examination for SSC Stenographer 2024 Grade C and D are mentioned below:

SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam Pattern
Section AskedNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Allotted
General Awareness50 50 2 Hours 
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050 
English Language and Comprehension100100 
Total Marks200200 

Important Points:

a) Question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice. Questions will be set in Hindi and English except for Part III.

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.

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.

b) Skill Test in Stenography

Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will be called for the Skill Test. The commission may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the Examination. The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature and the Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the Skill Test for different categories of candidates.

The candidates will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/ Hindi at the speed of 100 words per minute (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 a computer. The transcription time is as follows:

SSC Stenographer 2024 Skill Test
PostLanguage of Skill TestTime Duration (in minutes) Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe in the CBE (Para-7)
Stenographer Grade ‘D’English 50 70
Stenographer Grade ‘D’Hindi 65 90
Stenographer Grade ‘C’English 40 55
Stenographer Grade ‘C’Hindi 55 75

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 Skill Test of the candidate during the examination.

The skill test will be held at the Commission’s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission.

Detailed instructions regarding 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 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC Stenographer 2024 will be released by SSC in its notification. The syllabus for SSC Stenographer is different for both the stages of examination and it is mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC Stenographer 2024. General Awareness, General Intelligence/Reasoning and English Language are the three major sections a candidate need to proficient in for Paper-1 of SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Syllabus
General AwarenessEnglish Language and ComprehensionGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
SportsGrammarArithmetic Computation
EconomyVocabularyNumber Series
Current AffairsSynonyms-AntonymsVisual Memory
Awards and HonoursSentence StructureBlood Relation
Scientific ResearchReading ComprehensionSyllogism
HistoryPara JumblesDecision making
Important Days & DatesProblem Solving Skills

SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam Centre

Candidates have an option to select Exam Centres for SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam. Though the centres might be changed by SSC if there is unavailability of seat in the selected location. Let’s have a look at the Exam Centres mentioned by SSC for SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam:

SSC Stenographer 2024 Exam Centre
Agra (3001)Allahabad (3003)Kanpur (3009)Guna(6004)
Lucknow (3010)Varanasi (3013)BhagalpurRaipur(6204)
Bhagalpur(3201)Patna(3206)Mumbai(7204)Jalandhar(1402)
Gangtok (4001)Ranchi(4205)Jalpaiguri (4408)Kolkata (4410)
Sambalpur (4609)Port Blair (4802)Surat(7007)Leh(1005)
Bengaluru (9001)Thiruvananthapuram(9211)Kochi(9204)Thrissur(9212)
Delhi(2201)Aurangabad(7202)Ambikapur(6201)Chandigarh(1601)
Guwahati (Dispur)(5105)Jaipur(2405)Jodhpur(2406)Kota(2407)
Imphal(5501)Kolhapur(7203)Chindwara(6003)Nagpur(7205)
Hyderabad (8002)Itanagar(5001)Dibrugarh(5102)Jorhat(5107)
Chennai(8201)Shillong(5401)Aizwal(5701)Kohima(5302)
Almora(2001)Guntur (8001)ChennaiRajkot(7006)
Srinagar(2004) (Uttarakhand)Madurai (8204)Visakhapatnam (8007)Indore(6006)
Rewa(6012)Hamirpur (1202)Alwar(2402)Dehradun(2002)
Bhatinda (1401)Kozhikode (Calicut) (9206)Ajmer(2401)Haldwani(2003)
Raipur (6204)Dharwad (9004)Sriganganagar(2408)Jammu(1004)
Jagdalpur(6203)Shimla(1203)Khandwa(6009)Churachandpur-5502
Mangaluru (9008)Udaipur(2409)Bilaspur (6202)Ahmedabad(7001)

SSC Stenographer 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for SSC Stenographer 2024 will be released on ssc.gov.in. The admit card for SSC Stenographer 2024 CBT Exam & Skill Test will be issued separately. All candidates can download the admit card for SSC Stenographer Exam by using their registration number & password.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Result

The results for SSC Stenographer 2024 will be released after each phase of the exam is completed. The result for CBT exam will be declared first followed by the final result(CBT + Skill Test). The final merit list will be based on the marks obtained by candidates in the mains exam. 

SSC Stenographer 2024 Cut-Off

The Cut-Off for SSC Stenographer 2024 will be declared once the result for the same has been announced by Staff Selection Commission of India. To get an insight into the upcoming SSC Stenographer Cut-Off 2024, let's have a look at the previous year cut-off for the exam.

SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2023
CategoryGrade CGrade D
UR147.45086131.32184
OBC145.03097125.02167
SC136.08122109.41004
ST128.0474688.71217
EWS147.45086126.29805
OH103.8980285.85777
VH115.9247440.04736
HH--40.15035
ESM --40.04736
Other PWD--40.15035

Click Here to Check SSC Stenographer Cut-Off [Previous Year]

SSC Stenographer 2024: FAQs

Ans. SSC Stenographer 2024 CBT Exam will be held in October-November 2024 and the exact dates will be announced later.

Ans. The selection process for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D is written test & skill test.

Ans. Yes, the negative marking for SSC Stenographer Exam 2024 has been revised to 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.

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