SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam: Know the notification, eligibility criteria, syllabus and other important details here

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SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam: Know the notification, eligibility criteria, syllabus and other important details here

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Stenographer exam annually. It is an All India level examination for the post of Stenographer Grade C (non-gazetted post) and Grade D posts in various departments, ministries and organizations of the Government of India. Every year lakhs of candidates appear for SSC Stenographer Exam. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for SSC Stenographer Exam should know all the details about the exam such as eligibility criteriaexam patternsyllabussalarycut off and so on. Here we have covered all the details regarding SSC CHSL Eam for the benefit of the candidates. In addition, you can also check our free General Awareness E-book- Download now for all competitive exams.
 

 

Table of Contents

1. SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam Highlights
2. SSC Stenographer Notification
3. SSC Stenographer Exam: Important Dates
4. SSC Stenograpger 2022 Vacancy
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SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria
6. SSC Stenographer Application Process
7. SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern
8. SSC Stenographer Syllabus
9. SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam Centres
10. SSC Stenographer 2022 Admit Card
11. SSC Stenographer Salary
12. SSC Stenographer Cut Off
 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam Highlights

Name Of Exam

SSC Stenographer 

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Conducted For

Recruitment of Stenographer Grade C (Group  B Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade D (Group C) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India

Exam level

All India

Selection stages

·        Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)

·        Skill Test (Tier-II)- skills in stenography

Time Duration of Each Stage

Tier-I: 120 minutes

Tier-II: 25 minutes

 

 

Exam frequency

Once a year – not fixed

Mode of exam

Online/Offline

Languages

English, Hindi

Website

https://ssc.nic.in/

 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Notification

SSC Stenographer 2022 Notification is soon going to be out for Grade C & Grade D posts. SSC Stenographer 2022 exam will be held in April 2023, tentatively. We will update all the details about the official notification once it is released by the commission.

 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam Important Dates

Events

Dates

SSC Stenographer Notification Release Date for the year 2022

December 2022 (Tentative)

SSC Stenographer Apply Online 2022

December 2022 (Tentative)

SSC Stenographer Last date for fee payment

To be announced

SSC Stenographer Apply Online 2022

December 2022 (Tentative)

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2022

April 2023 (Tentative)

SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2022

To be announced
 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Vacancy 

The vacancies for SSC Stenographer 2022 will be announced once the official notification is released. However, the candidates can refer to the previous years' details of vacancies to have an understanding.

SSC Stenographer Group C Vacancies 2019

Category Number of Vacancies
General 20
SC 02
ST 06
OBC 03
Total 31

 

SSC Stenographer Group D Vacancies 2019

Category Number of Vacancies
General 189
SC 26
ST 25
OBC 83
Total 323
 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the exam is mentioned in the official notification. Candidates must ensure they fulfill SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria before they apply for the exam. The SSC Stenographer Exam Eligibility criteria is as follows:

Nationality

A candidate must have any one of the following nationalities:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who sought asylum in India before January 1, 1962.
  • A person with Indian origin who has transferred from one of the following countries: Myanmar, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, etc.

Age Limit

Candidates should be between 18 to 30 years of age to be eligible for Group C posts and 18 to 27 years for Group D posts. The details of age relaxation for various categories are as follows:

Category

Upper Limit Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PH

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

PH + SC/ST

15 years

(For Group B & C posts) Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/ General)

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application

Ex-Servicemen (SC & ST)

08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application

For Group B posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/ Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

5 years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

8 (5 +3) years

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

10 (5+5) years

For Group C posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/ Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Up to 40 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Up to 43 years of age

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application

Up to 45 years of age

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/ General)

5 years

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC)

8 years

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (SC/ ST)

10 years

For Group "C" posts only. Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/ General)

Up to 35 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC)

Up to 38 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)

Up to 40 years of age

Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/ General)

5 years

Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (OBC)

8 (5+3) years

Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)

10 (5+5)years

 

Educational Qualification

The candidate must have passed the 10+2 (Class XII) level of schooling/HSC or its equivalent degree from a recognized University or Board.
 
To know about SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria in detail: Click Here

 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Application Process

Once the official notification for SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam is released, candidates can start applying for the exam. You can follow the below given steps to apply for SSC Stenographer Exam:
 

  • Visit the official website ssc.nic.in.
  • Go to the Registration link and click on it.
  • Now fill the One Time Registration (OTR) form.
  • Enter your valid details as personal & professional in the form.
  • Upload your scanned photo, signature & required certificate during the process.
  • Once the registration is successfully done, you will be shared registration ID and password on the registered mobile number and email-id.
  • The registered members will then be able to sign in on the official website.
  • Now go to the 2020-2021 recruitment official notification and fill the application form.
  • Enter your verified details (As per certificate/documents) for form registration.
  • Attach scanned photo and signature.
  • Check all the fields in the application form to proceed.
  • Submit the Application Form.

SSC Stenograher Application Fee

Category

Application Fee

General/OBC

Rs. 100

SC/ST/PH/Female

No Fee

 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam Pattern

There are 2 stages in this exam. The examination consist of one Computer Based Exam (Tier –I) and a skill test as Tier- II.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern: Tier I   

The first phase of the SSC Stenographer exam is an online exam. Where candidates will have to secure marks more than a certain cutoff, in order to be eligible for other phases of the exam.

  1. Questions in Tier –I are objective type
  2. Each question carries 2 mark.
  3. Stipulated time for completion of Tier –I is two hour.
  4. SSC Stenographer Tier –I is a bilingual exam, conducted in Hindi and English.
  5. In Tier-I, there will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
  6. The maximum marks are 100.

The exam pattern is illustrated below:

Subject

Number of
Questions

Maximum
Marks

Time allowed

A. General Intelligence and
Reasoning

25

50

2 hour

B. General Awareness

25

50

 

C. English Language and Comprehension

100

100

 

 

 

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern: Tier II (Skill Test)

This is the test of stenography skills. The candidates who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or they must have a speed of 100 word per minute (w.p.m) for the post of Stenographer Grade „C‟ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade D‟.

To know about SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern in detail: Click Here

 

SSC Stenographer 2022 Syllabus

 
The SSC Stenographer Syllabus is mentioned below:

Sections

Topics

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding

General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Events

 General English

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage
  • English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidates' understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/ her writing ability, would also be tested.

 

To know about SSC Stenographer Syllabus in detail: Click Here

SSC Stenographer 2022 Exam Centres

The exam centres for SSC Stenographer Exam 2022 will be announced along with the official notification of the exam. Candidates can check the list of exam centres for the exam in previous years.
 

Agra (3001) Allahabad (3003) Kanpur (3009) Guna(6004)
Lucknow (3010) Varanasi (3013) Bhagalpur Raipur(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) Chennai Rajkot(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 Admit Card

SSC Stenographer admit card will be released on the official website of SSC a week before the commencement of the exam. The admit card for CBT and skill test will be released separately. The steps to download the admit card are as follows:
  • Visit the official website of ssc.nic.in .
  • Click on the SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2022 link.
  • Enter the required information such as the candidate's name, roll number, and date of birth.
  • Click Submit.
  • The SSC Stenographer Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take a printout of the same.
 

SSC Stenographer Salary

SSC Stenographer salary for various posts is as follows:
 

Grade/Post

Pay Scale 

Grade Pay

Gross Pay (p.m)

SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’

Rs. 9300-34800

4200 (Pay band 2)

Rs.50,682/-

SSC Stenographer Grade ‘D’

Rs. 5200-20200

2400 (Pay Band 1)

Rs.37,515/-

 

To know about SSC Stenographer Salary in detail: Click Here
 

SSC Stenographer Cut Off

The cut off for SSC Stenographer Exam will be released after the exam has been conducted and the result is announced. There are various factors which affect SSC Stenographer cut off each year. Some of them are as follows:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Total number of applicants
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous year cut off trends
The expected cut off for the exam is as follows:
Categories Cut off score for Grade C Cut off score for Grade D
UR 138 134
OBC 133 130
SC 119 113
ST 105 97
ESM - 40
OH 90 90
VH 88 56

What is the number of vacancies released for SSC Stenographer exam?

The number of vacancies in the SSC Stenographer 2019 exam is 457.

What is the exam date for SSC Stenographer Skill Test ?

The exam date for SSC Stenographer Skill Test is 21 and 22 October 2021.

Can I apply for SSC Stenographer after Class 12?

Yes, you can apply for SSC Stenographer after Class 12.

What is the application fee for SSC Stenographer exam?

The application fee for SSC Stenographer Exam is Rs. 100 at the same time women of all categories and SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from the application fee.

What is the age limit for SSC Stenographer Exam recruitment?

Candidates must be 18 years old and should not exceed 27 years for Group D posts and 18 to 30 years for Group C Posts.

What are the stages in the SSC Stenographer Exam?

There are two stages in SSC Stenographer Exam - Written Test and Skill Test.

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