SSC Steno Group C & D- 2022 | Last Date To Apply 5th September 2022

Updated On : 20 Aug, 2022

SSC STENO: AT A GLANCE

On 20th August 2022, the Staff Selection Commission issued an official notification for the post of Stenographer Grade “C” & “D” Examination, 2022. An open, competitive computer-based exam will be held to select candidates for the posts of stenographer grade "C" (group "B, non-gazetted) and stenographer grade "D" (group "C") in the Government of India. Only stenography-trained individuals may apply from 20.08.2022 to 05.09.2022.

We have included all of the information concerning the exam in this post that you need to be aware of before submitting the online application form.

IMPORTANT POINTS:

Exam Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission 

Post 

Stenographer Grade C (Group B, Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade D (Group C)

Application Date

20.08.2022 to 05.09.2022

Application Fee

INR 100/-

Application Mode

Online

Selection Process

  • Computer Based Exam

  • Skill Test

  • Document Verification 

IMPORTANT DATES

Event

Date

Notification Issued

20-08-2022

Application Started

20-08-2022

Last date to Apply

05-09-2022

Last date and time for receipt of online applications

05.09.2022 (2300 hours) 

Last date and time for generation of offline Challan

05.09.2022 (2300 hours)

Last date and time for making online fee payment 

06.09.2022 (2300 hours) 

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)

06.09.2022

Date for Application Form Correction Window  and online payment of Correction Charges

07.09.2022 (2300 hours)

Date of the Examination

Nov-2022

Official Website

Click Here 

Official Notice

Click Here 

Apply Link 

Click Here 

SSC STENO APPLICATION

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates can apply for this examination through Online Mode. In case you are facing any trouble in filling out the application form, then you can follow these steps to resolve your problem:

  1. Visit the official website of the Commission i.e. Click Here

  2. Tap, On SSC Stenographer Registration Link.

  3. Fill the required details for the registration process.

  4. Your ID and Password will be sent after the registration process to your registered email address.

  5. Login on the portal with your ID and Password.

  6. Fill in the details which are needed.

  7. Upload your documents in the needed format and size.

  8. Submit your application fee as per your category.

  9. Take a printout of your application form for future reference.

 Application fee for the different categories participating in the exam:

Category

Application Fee

Gen/ OBC

INR 100

SC/ST/PWD/Ex.-servicemen/Female

Exempted

ADMIT CARD OR HALL TICKET:

Before 10 or 15 days of the examination, your admit card will be updated on the official website of the authorities. Some steps are given below which will help you download your admit card. 

  1. Go to the official website i.e. Click Here

  2. Now, click the exam admit card.

  3. Now, enter your registration details such as your registration ID or password.

  4. Your admit card appears on the screen.

  5. Now, download your admit card and take the printout of the same for further process.

(Note: Admit Card or Hall Ticket is the most important document for your examination in which all required details such as your Name, Date of Birth, Photo, Registration details, Name of your Centre, Date of your Examination and the  reporting time of your examination is also written.)

SSC STENO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Nationality

A candidate must be either: 

(a) a citizen of India, or 

(b) a subject of Nepal, or 

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or 

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or 

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, 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.

Age Limit 

Post

Age Limit 

Stenographer Grade C

18 to 30 years as on 01.01.2022, i.e., candidates born not before 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2004 are eligible to apply. 

Stenographer Grade D

18 to 27 years as on 01.01.2022, i.e., Candidates born not before 02.01.1995 and not later than 01.01.2004 are eligible to apply.

To check the relaxation in age as per the categories tabulated below”-

Category

Relaxation in age

SC/ST

5 Years

OBC

3 Years

PWD (UR)

10 Years

PWD (OBC)

13 Years

PWD (SC/ST)

15 Years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

03 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 thereof

03 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

          Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group C posts only

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.

Up to 40 years of age

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 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

Educational Qualification

To fill out the application form candidates must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University as on 05.09.2022. To know the detailed information, you can check the official notification. 

SELECTION PROCESS

1. Computer Based Test

  • The exam will exclusively consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions. The questions will be printed in both English and Hindi.

  • For each incorrect response, 0.25 points will be deducted. Candidates are recommended to keep this in mind when they answer the questions.

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language and Comprehension will be the topics of the questions.

  • Candidates must finish the exam in 2 hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for scribe candidates).

2. Skill Test 

Candidates who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination will be required to take the Stenography Skill Test. Candidates will be given one dictation for ten minutes in English or Hindi (as specified in the online Application Form) at a speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m.) for Stenographer Grade "C" and 80 w.p.m. for Stenographer Grade "D." The matter will have to be transcribed on computer.

3. Document Verification 

All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to appear for Document Verification along with the photocopies and original documents

SSC STENO EXAM PATTERN

The exam will be conducted in both medium Hindi as well as English. Every question carries 1 mark each and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. This examination will be held in Online Mode only, which is Objective Type in nature.

The pattern of the examination is tabulated below:

Subject

No. of Ques.

Marks

Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50




2 Hours

General Awareness

50

50

English Language and Comprehension

100

100

Total

200

200

120 Min.

SSC STENO SYLLABUS

Subject

Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions. 

General Awareness

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test the knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

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. 


MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS

Category

Percentage

UR

30%

OBC/EWS

25%

SC/ST

20% 

POST

Vacancies will be determined in due course. Updated vacancy position will be uploaded on the website of the Commission from time to time (https://ssc.nic.in >Candidate’s Corner>Tentative Vacancy).

SSC STENO SALARY

Salary of these posts (as per the previous year record )are mentioned-below:

Specification

Grade C

Grade D

Pay Scale

INR 9,300- 34,800

INR 5,200-20,200

Pay Band

INR 4,200/4,600( Grade 2)

INR 2,400 (Grade 1)

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