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SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2017 – Admit Card,Notification

Introduction

Staff Selection Commission, through All India Open Competitive Examination recruits stenographers of Grade “C” (which comes under Group “B” Non-Gazetted) & Stenographer Grade “D” (which comes under Group “C” Non-Gazetted) for filling vacancies of Stenographers in Ministries/Departments of Central Government and their Attached/Subordinate offices in all States and Union Territories of the country. The other important central government by SSC are Multi tasking staff, GD constables, Junior Hindi Translators, and CGL and CHSL are other important notifications released by SSC to recruit of eligible candidates into crucial  government posts.

Positions

The list of some posts, their eligibility and their pay scales are given in the below table. Even  Railway recruitment cell also recruits through RRB stenographers competitive exams.

Positions:

PostGrade AgeEducational Qualification
StenographerC18-27 yearsCandidates must have passed at least 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognised Board or University.
StenographerD18-27 years

Relaxations

Age relaxations on upper age limit to candidates belonging to various categories are listed below.

S.NoCategoryAge-Relaxation on Upper age limit
01SC/ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PH + Cerebral Palsy10 years
04PH + Cerebral Palsy+ OBC13 years
05PH + Cerebral Palsy+ SC/ST15 years
06Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General)03 years after deduction of the

military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.

07Ex-Servicemen (OBC)06 years (3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.
08Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the crucial date.
09Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) having more than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.Upper age limit Up to 40 years of age
10Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) having more than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.Upper age limit Up to 43 years of age
11Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) having more than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date.Upper age limit Up to 45 years of age
12Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(Unreserved/General)5 years
13Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC)8 years
14Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir(SC/ST)10 years
15Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and not remarried/Widows (Unreserved/General)Upper age limit Up to 35 years of age
16Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and not remarried/Widows (OBC)Upper age limit Up to 38 years of age
17Divorced Women / Women judicially separated and not remarried/Widows (SC/ST)Upper age limit Up to 40 years of age
18Defence Personnel disabled during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed (Unreserved/General)3 years
19Defence Personnel disabled during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed(OBC)6 (3+3) years
20Defence Personnel disabled during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed(SC/ST)8 (3+5) years
21Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (Unreserved/General)Upper age limit Up to 45 years of age
22Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (OBC)Upper age limit Up to 48 years of age
23Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ST)Upper age limit Up to 50 years of age
24Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India

(Unreserved/General) (These candidates will be considered only for offices under RGI subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus the length of service in the census, before retrenchment and Weightage of past service.
25Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (OBC) (They will be considered only for offices under RGI subject to availability of vacancies)Do + 3 years
26Retrenched census employees of Office of Registrar General of India (SC/ST) (They will be considered only for offices under RGI subject to availability of vacancies)Do + 5 years

Notifications

Current Notification

Previous Notifications

How To Apply

  • Candidates have to register once in SSC website and can apply for any examination conducted by SSC, and this one-time registration details will be in the permanent database of SSC.
  • Candidates should visit the website and the online application contains two stages; Registration Part (If not registered earlier) and Application Part
  • In the Registration Part, candidates must fill basic information and all relevant details and upload the scanned copies of signature & passport size photograph as per the instructions
  • On submission of these details, Registration ID and password will appear and save these Registration ID and password.
  • In the application part candidates are required to pay the prescribed fee as per the instruction and should submit the details.
  • Drona provides a complete guidance to go through the exam.

Selection Procedure

The Selection Procedure consists of two stages.

  • Stage – I: Written Examination
  • Stage – II: Skill test in stenography

Examination Pattern

Written exam

Details of written examination is given in the below table

PartSubject QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Duration
IGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning50502 Hours

(40 Mins extra for VH candidates)

IIGeneral Awareness 5050
IIIEnglish Language and Comprehension 100100

Note : For each and every wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Skill Test (Stenography)

The candidates who qualify the written exam must appear for stenography test.

Post SpeedTranscription time
Stenographer Grade -C100 w.p.m40 minutes (English); 55 Minutes (Hindi)
Stenographer Grade -D80 w.p.m.50 minutes (English); 65 minutes (Hindi)

Syllabus

For detailed syllabus click the below link

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