SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Recruitment 2023

SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Recruitment


SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2023, Apply for  Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Post

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2023 – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the Notification for Stenographer Grade C & D 2023 Post. Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website on or before 05th September 2023.


Important Dates

  • Dates for Submission of Online Applications: 02.08.2023 to 23.08.2023
  • Last Date for Receipt of Online Applications: 23.08.2023 (2300 hours)
  • Last for Making Online Fee Payment: 23.08.2023
  • Date of Window for Application Form Correction & Online Payment of Correction Charges: 24.08.2023 to 25.08.2023
  • Schedule of Computer Based Examination: October 2023


Eligibility Criteria


  • A candidate must be either:
  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • 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.
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.


Age Limit

  • Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 18 to 30 years as on 01.08.2023, i.e., candidates born not before 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2005 are eligible to apply.
  • Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 18 to 27 years as on 01.08.2023, i.e., Candidates born not before 02.08.1996 and not later than 01.08.2005 are eligible to apply.
  • Permissible relaxation in upper age limit prescribed in para 2 above is in accordance with the provisions of DoP&T OM No. 15012/2/2010-Estt.(D)
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Staff Selection Commission SSC Stenographer Examination Rules.


Essential Educational Qualifications (As on 23.08.2023):

  • Candidates must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.


Application Process

  • Applications must be submitted only in online mode at the official website of SSC Headquarters; i.e.,
  • For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-III and Annexure-IV of this Notice. Sample proforma of One-time Registration and online Application Forms are attached as Annexure-IIIA and Annexure-IVA.
  • Last date and time for submission of online applications is 23.08.2023 (2300 hours).


Application Fee

  • General / OBC / EWS : 100/-
  • SC / ST : 0/- (Nil)
  • All Category Female : 0/- (Exempted)
  • Pay the Exam Fee Through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking or E Challan Offline Fee Mode Only


Selection Procedure

  • Applicants will be called for the SSC Steno Computer Based Test. On the basis of their performance in the Online Test, a merit list will be prepared for the skill test.
  • All those candidates who qualify in the skill test will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of total marks in the Computer Based Examination.


Exam Pattern

  • The details of the Computer Based Examination are mentioned below:
  • Duration : 2 Hours
  • Question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice only. 
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
  • Part I : General Intelligence & Reasoning – 50 Questions
  • Part II : General Awareness – 50 Questions
  • Part III : English Language and Comprehension – 100 Questions
  • Mark marking : 1 marks for each correct answer
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer


Skill Test in Stenography

  • The candidates who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination will be required to appear in the Skill Test for Stenography.
  • The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the online Application Form) at the speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m.) for the post of Stenographer Grade „C‟ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’. The matter will have to be transcribed on the computer.

For more details and apply please visit official website and read full notification

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