SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Notification released | Check Details

Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) has released the official notification for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019. In this blog you will get all the details you need to know about SSC Stenographer 2019. We will cover the topics like important Dates, SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern, Vacancies, Application fees, Eligibility and more. The SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Recruitment Exam will conducted for selection of  Stenographer Grade “C” (Group “B”, Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade “D” (Group “C”) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Important Dates

SSC stenoprapher Online applications – Submission Dates: From 20.09.2019 to 18.10.2019
Last date for making online fee payment: 20.10.2019 (17:00)
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 20.10.2019 (17:00)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 22.10.2019
SSC Stenographer Exam Date: 05.05.2020 to 07.05.2020

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SSC Stenographer 2019 – Vacancies

The actual SSC Stenographer Vacancy numbers have not been announced by SSC yet. They will released in due course of time. Once the Stenographer Grade & Grade D vacancies are declared by SSC, we will update the same here.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Eligibility

SSC Stenographer 2019 – Age Requirement

  • Stenographer Grade “C‟: 18 to 30 years as on 01.01.2020
  • Stenographer Grade “D‟: 18 to 27 years as on 01.01.2020

SSC Stenographer 2019 – Educational Requirements

Minimum Education Qualification -: Candidate must have cleared the 12th (HSC) Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

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SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – How to Apply

Applications are required to be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-III and Annexure-IV of the Official Notification.

Please Note -: Last date for submission of online applications is 18.10.2019 (17:00).

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Selection Process

The SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Recruitment Examinations will have 2 stages -:

1) Online Computer Based Exam

2) Skill Test

SSC Stenographer 2019 Online Exam – Pattern

Part Subject No.  of Questions Maximum Marks Total Duration
1 General  Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours
2 General Awareness 50 50
3 English Language and Comprehension 100 100

Note -: (Total time will be 2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe)

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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SSC Stenographer 2019 Skill Test – Pattern

The candidate who clear the Online Test will be called for the Skill Test. It will contain -:

Dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the online Application Form) at the speed of 100 word 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 computer. The transcription time is as follows:

S. No. Post Language of Skill Test Time  Duration (in minutes) Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe in the CBE (Para-7)
1 Stenographer Grade “D” English 50 70
2 Stenographer Grade “D” Hindi 65 90
3 Stenographer Grade “C” English 40 55
4 Stenographer Grade “C” Hindi 55 75


After selection, candidates who had given the skill test in Hindi, will have to learn English Stenography and vice versa. Failing to do so might result in no clearance of Probation.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2019 – Application Fees

Application Fees – ₹100/- (Women, SC, ST, PwD, Ex-Servicemen exempted from payment of the fees)

SSC Stenographer 2019 – Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning -:

  • 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 and more.

General Awareness -:

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.

You can download the SSC Stenographer 2019 Notification PDF from the following link -:

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