SSC Stenographer Eligibility 2023, Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

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SSC Stenographer Eligibility 2023: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

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Looking for SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria? If yes, then you have reached the right page. The Staff Selection Commission releases the official notification for SSC Stenographer Exam which has information about SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria. Candidates aspiring to apply for SSC Stenographer Exam should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Those candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria set by the Commission are not recruited for the post. Read this article to know all about SSC Stenographer eligibility criteria and other details. In addition, you can also check out our free General Awareness E-book- Download now for all competitive exams.

 

SSC Stenographer Eligibility- Overview

The SSC Stenographer Exam Eligibility criteria is as follows:

Parameter

Details

Nationality

·        Indian

·        A person of Indian origin,

·        A subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee

Age Limit

·        Should be aged between 18 and 27 for Grade D

·        Should be aged between 18 and 30 for Grade C

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University


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SSC Stenographer Eligibility 


SSC Stenographer eligibility is defined as per the following categories:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
  • Typing speed 

SSC Stenographer Eligibility - Nationality

A candidate must be
  • A Citizen Of India (or)
  • A Citizen Of Nepal (or)
  • A Citizen Of  Bhutan (or)
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • A person of Indian origin who has 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.
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SSC Stenographer Eligibility - Age Limit


The age limit for SSC Stenographer Group C and D posts is different.

Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/

The maximum age limit for the posts is mentioned below. 
  • Maximum Age Limit for Grade C stenographer – 30 years
  • Maximum Age Limit for Grade D stenographer – 27 years
The relaxation is age limit as per the government rule is as follows:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC / ST) 15 years
Ex – Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after conduction of military service from the closing date of the application
Candidates who attained domicile in J&K from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989. 05 years
Defence Personnel that suffered from a disability due to hostilities with a foreign nation or in a disturbed area and were relieved of their duties as a consequence 03 years
Defense Personnel that suffered from a disability due to hostilities with a foreign nation or in a disturbed area and were relieved of their duties as a consequence (SC / ST) 08 years

There is no relaxation for sons and daughters of the ex-servicemen.
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Permissible relaxations of Upper age limit for Group ‘C’ Posts Only are as under:-
Category (Other Backward Classes) Age Relaxation
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Individuals who have served for 3 years or longer for a continuous and regular period as on the last day of online applications Up to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Individuals who have served for 3 years or longer for a continuous and regular period as on the last day of online applications (SC / ST) Up to 45 years of age
Widows / Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and who are not remarried Up to 35 years of age
Widows / Divorced Women / Women Judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC / ST) Up to 40 years of age
Service Clerks in their last year of service in the Armed Forces Up to 45 years of age
Service Clerks in the last year of service in the Armed Forces (SC / ST) Up to 50 years of age
Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weight age of past service + 3 years
  • Candidates should know that the only date of birth that is going to be accepted by the Commission for ascertaining an individual’s age eligibility is the date that is noted in their matriculation / secondary examination certificate and no request for changes is going to be entertained.
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SSC Stenographer Eligibility  - Educational Qualification

 The educational qualification for Stenographer posts is class 12.  Candidates must have passed intermediate from a recognized board in India.

Also Check: SSB Constable Syllabus

SSC Stenographer Eligibility  - Number of Attempts


There is no bar on the number of attempts. If the candidates meet other criteria they can apply any number of times.


To know more read here:
SSC CHSL Eligibility   DRDO MTS Eligibility  SSC CGL Salary & Posts SSC CGL (Tips & Techniques )


 

SSC Stenographer Eligibility- FAQ 

Q. What is the age limit for the SSC Stenographer?

A. The age limit for the post of SSC Stenographer is 18 to 27 years.

Q. What is the required educational qualification for the post of SSC Stenographer?

A. The required educational qualification is that candidate should have completed their class 12 from a recognized board.

Q. Is there age relaxation provided to candidates from reserved categories appearing for SSC Stenographer?

A. Yes, there is age relaxation provided to candidates belonging to the reserved category in SSC Stenographer Recruitment.

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