SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Date: The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC Stenographer 2023 exam date. As per the schedule, the Tier 1 exam will be conducted on the 12th and 13th of October 2023.
Candidates who have successfully completed their registration will be able to download their SSC Stenographer admit card for Tier 1 (CBT), which will be out before or on September 30, 2023.
The commission released the SSC Stenographer 2023 notification on its official website, ssc.nic.in, on August 2, 2023, to fill a total of 1207 vacancies for stenographer grade C and D posts.
The SSC has also released the exam dates for SSC JE 2023 and SSC JHT 2023 recruitment for junior Hindi translators, junior translators, and senior Hindi translators in 2023. Get complete details and a direct link to the SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification below.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Latest Updates
|2-August-2023||SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification|
|14-July-2023||SSC Stenographer 2023 Final Result Declared|
|19-May-2023||Final Vacancies of Stenographer Grade C & D Examination, 2022|
|17-May-2022||SSC Stenographer 2023 Tier I Exam Date Out|
|30-Dec-2022||SSC Exam Calendar 2023-24 Released|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification
The Staff Selection Commission released the SSC Stenographer 2023 notification on August 2, 2023, to fill 1207 SSC Steno Vacancies. On the same day, the online application window was active. Candidates will be able to fill out their applications till August 23, 2023.
The direct link to download the SSC Stenographer 2023 notification PDF for 1207 Vacancies is mentioned below.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Overview
|Name of the Examination||SSC Stenographer|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Examination||Online (Computer Based Written Examination) and Skill Test|
|Post under the Recruitment||Group C and D Officers|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Date
SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2023 is out. As per the schedule, the SSC Stenographer CBT exam will be conducted on the 12th and 13th of October 2023. The SSC Stenographer admit card will be out in September 2023(4th Week).
The SSC Steno notification and application form will be out on August 2, 2023, and the last day to submit the online application was August 23, 2023. Check the important dates regarding recruitment in the table provided below:
|Notification Release Date||August 2, 2023|
|Starting Date of Online Application||August 2, 2023|
|Last Date of Online Application||August 23, 2023|
|Last Date of Fee Payment||August 23, 2023 (11:00 PM)|
|Application Correction||August 24 to August 25, 2023(11:00 PM)|
|Admit Card Release Date||September 2023( 4th Week)|
|Online Written Examination Date||12th & 13th October|
|Result Declaration Date||TBA|
|Skill Test Date||TBA|
About the SSC Stenographer Exam
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year conducts the SSC Stenographer examination for Stenographer grades “C” and Grade “D”. As it is the only exam held by the SSC for stenographers, thousands of candidates apply for the position.
Candidates who qualify for all the steps of the selection procedure get jobs in Group C and Group D non-gazetted posts in various ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Vacancy
The Staff Selection Commission released a total of 1207 total vacancies for SSC Stenographers in Group C and Group D posts. Out of these, 1114 vacancies are for Grade D while 93 are for Grade C. The Category-wise SSC Stenographer 2022 vacancies are mentioned below.
|Category||Stenographer Grade ‘C’||Stenographer Grade ‘D’|
SSC Stenographer Online Application 2023
The SSC Stenographer 2023 Online Application is available on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. The deadline for submitting an online application is August 23, 2023, while the application correction window will open on August 24, 2023.
The steps for the SSC Stenographer Online Application Process are mentioned below:
- Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission, www.ssc.nic.in.
- Click on “New Candidate Registration” and start filling out the basic educational and personal details.
- After online registration, you will get access to the online application form and can fill in the rest of the necessary details.
- In addition to the details, applicants also need to upload their passport-size photograph along with their signature.
- After submitting the form, the candidates have to pay the required application fee online or via bank challan.
- Keep a printout of a submitted application form and fee receipt for your future reference.
Candidates can click on the given link to submit their SSC Stenographer 2023 online application for the Grade C and D Exam
SSC Stenographer 2023 Application Fee
Candidates who are willing to apply for the SSC Stenographer 2023 recruitment must pay the online application fee of INR 100, which you can pay through a Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/SBI Challan etc. The category-wise SSC Stenographer Allocation fee is shared below:
|SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Pattern||SSC Stenographer 2023 Best Books|
|SSC Stenographer 2023 Syllabus||SSC Stenographer 2023 Best Preparation Tips|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must be well-informed about the SSC Stenographer 2023 Eligibility Criteria before applying for recruitment. It depends on the components including Educational Qualification, nationality, age group, age relaxation, etc.
The basic SSS stenographer eligibility is that candidates should be between the ages of 18 and 27 and must have completed their 12th grade from any recognised board.
To be eligible for the SSC Stenographer examination, the candidates need to be either a citizen of India or:
- A subject of Nepal, or
- A subject of Bhutan, or
- A Tibetan refugee who migrated to India before January 1, 1962, or
- A person who migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and East African countries including Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam
- The candidates, other than Indian citizens, must possess a certificate of eligibility issued in their favour by the Government of India.
Educational Qualification (as of 23/08/2023)
The required SSC Stenographer qualification 12th pass or an equivalent examination from a recognised board. Candidates who haven’t acquired the essential qualifications are not eligible to apply for the recruitment.
SSC Stenographer Age Limit (as on 01/08/2023)
As per the SSC Stenographer age limit rule for Grade C, candidates should be between 18 to 30 years old as of 01/08/2023. For Grade D the age limit is between 18-27 years. Candidates who belong to reserved categories will get a relaxation on the upper age limit.
The age limit for SSC stenographers in Group C and Group D is given below:
|Stenographer Group C||18 to 30 (Candidates must have been born not before 02/01/1993 and not later than 01/01/2005 are eligible to apply)|
|Stenographer Group D||18 to 27 (Candidates must have been born not before 02/01/1993 and not later than 01/01/2005 are eligible to apply)|
Age relaxation is given to the candidates belonging to reserved categories. The relaxation given to such candidates is given below:
|PwD (Unreserved)||10 years|
|Defence personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof||13 years|
|PwD (SC/ST)||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (ESM)||PWD (OBC)|
|Defence personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST)||3 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Those who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing date of receipt of online applications. (SC/ST)||8 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Those who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing date of receipt of online applications. (SC/ST)||40 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the closing date of receipt of online applications. (SC/ST)||45 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.||35 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)||40 years|
|Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces.||Upto 45 years of age|
|Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces. (SC/ST)||Upto 50 years of age|
|Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)||3 years plus the length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service.|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Selection Process
As per the guidelines of the Staff Selection Commission, the SSC Stenographer Selection Process consists of two stages CBT and skill test. It is important for candidates to know all the stages and prepare accordingly in order to get the final selection.
- Computer-Based Test
- Skill Test in Stenography
Candidates are invited to the document verification round after passing the first two stages of the qualifying test.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Pattern
The SSC Stenographer Exam is divided into two parts, the first being a computer-based test and the second being a Shorthand/Stenography Skill test. Check out the SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern for both stages.
SSC Stenographer CBT Exam Pattern
The first level is the Group C and Group D online written test that consists of multiple-choice questions. The SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern for CBT consists of a total of 200 questions, worth one mark per question, which are asked in the examination. Also, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
The various sections in the SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D online written examination are:
|Section||No. of Questions||Marks||Time|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50|
|Total||200||200||A composite time of 2 hours|
Shorthand/Stenography Skill Test
The SSC Stenographer Skill Test is done on both paper and computer. The candidates will be dictated a passage of 80 and 100 words per minute for Groups D and C, respectively.
The matter will have to be transcribed on the Computer. The transcription timing is given below in the table:
|Post||Language of Skill Test||Time Duration||Time Duration for the candidates eligible for scribe|
|Stenographer Grade “D”||English||50||70|
|Stenographer Grade “D”||Hindi||65||90|
|Stenographer Grade “C”||English||40||55|
|Stenographer Grade “C”||Hindi||55||75|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Syllabus
The section-wise SSC Stenographer Syllabus includes three sections- general intelligence & reasoning, general awareness and English language. complete list of syllabi is provided below in the table.
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||General Awareness||English Language|
|Verbal Reasoning||National & International Current Affairs||Reading Comprehension|
|Syllogism||Books and Authors||Vocabulary|
|Linear/Circular Sitting Arrangement||Awards & Honours||Grammar|
|Double Lineup||Sports||Synonyms & Antonyms|
|Blood Relations||Governments Schemes||Active & Passive Voice|
|Input-Output||Important Schemes||Para Jumbles|
|Ordering & Ranking||MOUs||Fill in the Blanks|
|Directions & Distances||Static Awareness||Error Correction|
SSC Stenographer 2023 Admit Card
The SSC Stenographer admit card 2023 for the online written exam will be out in the 4th week of September 2023 and the SSC Stenographer Tier 1 exam will be conducted on the 12th and 13th October 2023. You can follow the steps given below to download your admit card.
- Go to the SSC official website, www.ssc.nic.in.
- Click on the “SSC Stenographer Admit Card Download” link.
- Now, enter the required credential such as Roll. No./Registration No. and Date of Birth/Password in the login portal and press the “Summit” button.
- Now, the SSC Stenographer Grade “C” and Grade “D” Admit Card will appear on the screen.
- Download the admit card and print a hard copy of it.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Result
The SSC Stenographer result of the Computer-based Test will be released 20–25 days after the examination is conducted. Before the declaration of the result, the SSC will release the answer key to the examination.
The candidates who qualify for the online examination will be called for a stenography test. After conducting the skill test, the Staff Selection Commission will release the final result on its official website, www.sss.nic.in.
You can follow the steps mentioned below to see your SSC Stenographer result:
- Visit the SSC official website and click on the link “SSC Stenographer Result for Grades “C” and “D.”
- Now, the PDF document will appear in a new window.
- You can find your name using “Ctrl+F.”
- If you get the final selection, your name will appear on the merit list.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Cut-off
The SSC Steno Cut-off will be released after the announcement of the SSC Steno result. The cut-off for both Grade C and Grade D will be published separately on the official website of the SSC. Only those candidates will meet the required cut-off will move to further rounds.
Candidates can review the category-wise SSC Steno previous year cut-off in the table below.
|Category||Grade C||Grade D|
|HH/ Other PWD||40.00000||40.00|
SSC Stenographer Salary
The SSC Stenographer Salary for Group C is higher than Group D. The SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ pay scale is 9300-34800 while the grade pay is INR 4200 (Pay band 2). The gross salary for Grade C is Rs.50,682/-
The SSC Stenographer Grade ‘D’ pay scale is 5200-20200 while the grade pay is 2400 (Pay Band 1) making the gross salary for Grade D INR 37,515.
Candidates selected for the post of SSC Steno Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ also get the House Rent Allowance (HRA), Dearness Allowance (DA), and Traveling Allowance (TA) apart from their basic pay.
SSC Stenographer 2023 FAQs
A. The SSC Stenographer exam dates for CBT are the 12th and 13th of October 2023.
Ans. The SSC Steno admit card 2023 will be out in the 4th week of September 2023 for the Tier 1 exam
A. The official website of the Staff Selection Commission is www.ssc.nic.in.
A. The SSC Stenographer selection procedure comprises two stages i.e., a Computer-based Test and a Skill Test.
A. The online application fee for SSC Stenographer is Rs. 100 for Gen/OBC whereas SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Female candidates have been exempted from the fee payment.
A. The SSC Stenographer syllabus includes three subjects i.e., General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language.
A. The SSC Stenographer admit card for Group “C” lies between 18 and 30 years whereas for Group “D”, it is 18 and 27 years.
A. The official notification Staff Selection Commission Stenographer 2023 will be released on August 2, 2023.