Online applications are invited from Indian nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Staff Selection Commission released notification of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. SSC Stenographer Exam is organized by SSC or Staff Selection Commission to select candidates for the post of Stenographer Grade C and D. SSC Stenographer 2018 Recruitment process has started with the release of its Official Notification.
SSC will be releasing SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2019 soon.
Tentative vacancy of Stenographer Grade 'C' & 'D' Examination, 2018 (For Stenographer Grade 'C' only)
|S. No.||Name of Organization||Name of Post||SC||ST||OBC||UR||Total||ExM||OH||VH||GP||Suitable for
|1||Election Commission of India||Stenographer Grade C||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||0||4600||Yes|
|2||M/o External Affairs||Stenographer Grade C||0||1||0||1||2||0||0||0||4600||Yes|
|3||M/o Defence (O/O THE JS (TRG) & CAO) AFHQ||Stenographer Grade C||1||0||0||4||5||0||1||1||4600||Yes|
|4||Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)||Stenographer Grade C||4||3||7||11||25||0||0||1||4600||Yes|
|5||M/o Development of North Eastern Region||Stenographer Grade C||0||0||0||3||3||0||0||0||4600||No|
|6||Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC), D/o Revenue||Stenographer Grade C||57||25||105||228||415||0||12||3||4200||No|
|7||LBSNAA(DoP&T)||Stenographer Grade C||0||0||1||3||4||0||0||0||4200||Yes|
|8||M/o Communications (D/o Telecommunications) Admn.||Stenographer Grade C||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||4200||Yes|
|9||M/o Health and Family Welfare (DGHS)||Stenographer Grade C||0||0||0||2||2||0||0||0||4200||No|
|10||Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)||Stenographer Grade C||0||2||3||10||15||0||0||0||4200||Yes|
|11||M/o Labour & Employment||Stenographer Grade C||0||0||0||14||14||0||0||0||4200||Yes|
|12||M/o Water Resources||Stenographer Grade C||2||1||4||11||18||0||0||0||4200||Yes|
Tentative vacancy of Stenographer Grade 'C' & 'D' Examination, 2018 (For Stenographer Grade 'D' only)
|Name of Organization||Name of Post||SC||ST||OBC||UR||Total||ExM||OH||VH||GP||Suitable for
|1||Canteen, Stores Department (M/o Defence)||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||3||3||0||0||0||2400||No|
|2||Rajbhasha Vibhag (MHA), CHTI||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||1||1||2||0||1||0||2400||No|
|4||Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)||Stenographer Grade D||7||4||13||26||50||5||1||1||2400||Yes|
|5||M/o External Affairs Stenographer Grade D||Stenographer Grade D||0||1||0||2||3||0||0||0||2400||No|
|6||D/o Electronics and Information Technology||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||0||1||2||0||0||0||2400||No|
|7||National Investigation Agency||Stenographer Grade D||0||1||0||1||2||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|8||National Technical Reasearch Organisation (NTRO)||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|9||Election Commission of India||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|10||Central Bureau Investigation (CBI)||Stenographer Grade D||3||1||5||11||20||0||2||0||2400||No|
|11||Controller General of Account||Stenographer Grade D||4||2||6||14||26||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|12||Rajbhasha Vibhag(MHA) Deptt. of official language||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||1||0||2||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|13||National Informatics Centre||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||2400||No|
|14||Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC), D/o Revenue||Stenographer Grade D||16||7||19||51||93||7||4||2||2400||No|
|15||Dte. Border Road Organization||Stenographer Grade D||3||0||0||21||24||0||0||0||2400||No|
|16||Intelligence Bureau||Stenographer Grade D||4||3||5||13||25||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|17||M/o Defence (O/O THE JS (TRG) & CAO) AFHQ||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||2||6||9||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|18||M/o Water Resources||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|19||M/o Communication (D/o Post) - PA Admn||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||2||6||9||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|20||M/o Communication (D/o Post) - SPN||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||1||7||9||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|21||M/o Environment & Forests & Climate Change||Stenographer Grade D||0||1||0||4||5||0||0||0||2400||No|
|22||M/o Civil Aviation||Stenographer Grade D||2||4||10||22||38||0||1||0||2400||Yes|
|23||Indian Coast Guard||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||2||6||9||0||0||0||2400||No|
|24||Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)||Stenographer Grade D||2||1||3||6||12||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|25||M/o Labour & Employment||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||1||1||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|26||M/o Communications (D/o Telecommunications) Admn.||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||3||3||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|27||M/o Statistics & Prog Implementation||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||1||3||4||0||0||0||2400||No|
|28||M/o Health and Family Welfare (DGHS)||Stenographer Grade D||1||1||2||10||14||0||0||1||2400||Yes|
|29||M/o Textiles||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||4||6||11||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|30||D/o Personnel & Training, DoP&T (CSSS)||Stenographer Grade D||42||20||69||141||272||27||5||6||2400||Yes|
|31||Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (M/o Agriculture)||Stenographer Grade D||0||1||2||0||3||0||0||0||2400||No|
|32||D/o Industrial policy and Promotion||Stenographer Grade D||1||0||2||2||5||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|33||Central Information Commission||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||4||4||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|34||Directorate of Enforcement||Stenographer Grade D||2||1||5||11||19||2||0||0||2400||Yes|
|35||Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||2||2||4||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|36||M/o Development of North Eastern Region||Stenographer Grade D||1||1||0||4||6||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
|37||Bureau of Police Research & Development||Stenographer Grade D||0||0||0||3||3||0||0||0||2400||Yes|
SSC has released New Exam Dates for SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam. The Computer Based Examination for SSC Stenographer 2018 Grade C and D was condcuted from 05-02-2019 to 08-02-2019.
|1||Start Date Of Application Form||22nd Oct 2018|
|2||Last date for registration||19th Nov 2018|
|3||Commencement of SSC Stenographer Grade C and D exam||05-02-2019 to 08-02-2019|
|4||SSC Stenographer Result||15th April 2019|
18 Years to 30 Years
18 Years to 27 Years
Relaxation in upper age limit
There are various age relaxations provided by the exam conducting authority to the candidates belonging to the reserved category. The table below contains details about the age relaxations provided by SSC.
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|PwD (Unreserved)||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|
|Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989||05 years|
Educational Qualification( As on 01.01.2019):-
The candidates should be passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
SSC Stenographer Selection Process
The SSC Stenographer 2018 examination will be conducted in 2 different levels. The first level is Grade C and D exam that comprises of MCQs and is conducted online. After this exam has been conducted, an exam to test your skill sets in various domains is conducted by SSC.
1. SSC Stenographer Tier I Examination
|2||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||2 Hours|
|3||English Language and Comprehension||100|
There will be negative marking of the ¼ mark for each wrong answer. No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.
2. SSC Stenographer Tier II Examination
Skill Test in Stenography:
|S. No.||Post||Language of Skill Test||Time Duration (in minutes)|
The revised syllabus for SSC Stenographer 2018 was released by SSC in its notification. The syllabus for SSC Stenographer is different for both the stages of examination and it is mandatory for students to know the entire syllabus in order to prepare effectively for SSC Stenographer 2018. General Awareness, General Intelligence/Reasoning and English Language are the three major sections a candidate need to proficient in for Paper-1 of SSC Stenographer 2018 Exam.
Syllabus of SSC Stenographer Written Exam
General Intelligence & Reasoning
This is to be done both on computer and on paper.
Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Salary Structure
Grade C salary and allowances
|(ii)||Grade Pay||4200/- (Pay Band 2)|
|(iv)||Total Pay (i) + (ii )||14500|
Grade D salary and allowances
|(ii)||Grade Pay||2400/- (Pay Band 1)|
|(iv)||Total Pay (i) + (ii )||7600|
For Others: Rs.100/-
For SC/ST/PWD/ Women/ ESM candidates: Nill
Payment Mode (Online/ Offline): SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking by using Visa, Master Card, Maestro, RuPay Credit/ Debit Card.
How To Download SSC Stenographer Admit Card?
The Admit card is released only for the North Western Region and other regions will be updated soon. Below are the steps to download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card:
Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC – ssc.nic.in or ssconline.nic.in.
Step 2: Click on the link on the website to download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card for your region.
Step 3: Now select Application Status from Select Status drop-down menu.
Step 4: In Select Exam Box, select “Stenographer Grade C & Grade D“.
Step 5: Now click on the “yes” button.
Step 6: Enter your Registered ID & Roll No.
Step 7: Enter your Date Of Birth.
Step 8: Click on Search Status.
Step 9: Your Admit Card status will be displayed on the screen.
The aspirants those are waiting for the SSC Grade C & D Exam Result they can check their SSC Stenographer Result and obtained marks in the exam from the official website www.ssc.nic.in by entering their exam Roll No and the DOB. You can follow the below mentions steps for check Online SSC Stenographer Result –
As the 1st Shift of SSC Stenographer examination is over, This complete exam review of SSC Stenographer (5th February 2019) Shift I & Shift 2 will give you clear insights into the pattern asked in the exam as well as the difficulty level. The examination for SSC Stenographer is being conducted in online mode. Without much ado, let us move on to SSC Stenographer analysis part.
SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis 2019 – Over All Analysis
|English Language||Easy to Moderate||65-70|
|General Awareness||Easy to Moderate||35-40|
|Overall||Easy to Moderate||140-155|
SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis – 5th February 2019 (Slot/ Shift 1- Section Wise)
Exam Analysis: English Language
The difficulty level of this section was Moderate-Difficult. We have mentioned the various topics covered in SSC Stenographer exam on 5th February 2019 in the table below;
|Topics||No. of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|Para jumbles||5||Easy to Moderate|
|2 Cloze test||15||Moderate|
|Total||100||Easy to Moderate|
Exam Analysis: General Intelligence
The difficulty level of this section was easy. We have mentioned the topics asked in the 1st Shift of SSC Stenographer exam in the table below;
|Topics||No. of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|Syllogism||2||Easy to Moderate|
|Odd one out||3-4||Easy|
|Direction Sense Test||2||Easy to Moderate|
|Series||7-8||Easy to Moderate|
|Miscellaneous||10-12||Easy to Moderate|
Exam Analysis: General Awareness
In this section, General Awareness questions were asked from Current Affairs(12-15 questions). You can easily score well in the GA section if you have sound knowledge in the science section. We have mentioned all the topics asked in the 1st Shift of SSC Stenographer exam on 5th February 2019;
|Topics||No. of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|Geography||4-5||Easy to Moderate|
|Biology||7-8||Easy to Moderate|
|Physics||5-6||Easy to Moderate|
|Chemistry||5-6||Easy to Moderate|
|Current Affairs||12-15||Easy to Moderate|
|Misc.(Award, Tribes, committees,etc.)||7-8||Moderate|
|Total||50||Easy to Moderate|
Official SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2018
The SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2018 will depend upon a lot of factors, such as:
So, having knowledge of the SSC Stenographer previous year cutoff will give you an idea about the minimum marks you must score in the exam. You can then plan your preparation accordingly.
SSC Stenographer Cutoff 2017 For Grade C
The official SSC Stenographer Cutoff 2017 for Grade C is tabulated below:
|Category||Cut Off||Number of Candidates Qualified|
SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2017 For Grade D
The official cut off for Grade D is tabulated below:
|Category||Cut Off||Number of Candidates Qualified|
As you can see, 8469 candidates qualified in SSC Stenographer Grade C exam and 15,004 candidatesqualified in the Grade D exam.
You should, therefore, remember that clearing the SSC Stenographer Cut Off alone doesn’t guarantee the recruitment. You must prepare in a way so that you score as high as possible.
SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2016, 2015, 2014 For Grade C
Let us now look at the SSC Stenographer Grade C Cutoff for 2016, 2015 and 2014:
SSC Stenographer Grade C Cutoff 2016
SSC Stenographer Grade C Cutoff 2015
SSC Stenographer Grade C Cutoff 2014
For Grade C, 5076 candidates qualified in Stage 1 of 2016, 4246 candidates in 2015, and 2602 candidates in 2015.
SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2016, 2015, 2014 For Grade D
Let us now look at the SSC Stenographer Grade D Cutoff for 2016, 2015 and 2014:
SSC Stenographer Grade D Cutoff 2016
SSC Stenographer Grade D Cutoff 2015
SSC Stenographer Grade D Cutoff 2014
1. When will be the exam conducted?
SSC Stenographer 2018 Computer Based Exam will be conducted from 01-02-2019 to 06-02-2019
2. Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Computer Based Exam for SSC Stenographer will be conducted online.
3. What ID proofs am I supposed to carry along with SSC Stenographer Admit Card?
With SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2018, you can carry any one of your ID proof such as Passport, Aadhar card, Driving license, PAN card with a photo attested.
4. Is the SSC Stenographer call Letter issued region-wise?
The SSC Stenographer Admit Card is released region-wise and can be downloaded by the candidates based on their region from the official website of SSC.
5. How to download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card if the registration/roll number is lost?
In case of losing the registration/roll number, a candidate can download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card by entering his / her name, father’s name and date of birth and retrieve the registration/roll number.
6. Which are the regions for which the SSC Stenographer Hall Ticket/ Admit Card is available?
The SSC Stenographer Admit Card is available for the below-mentioned regions:
7. Is it necessary to carry certain documents to the exam center along with the SSC Stenographer Call Letter/ Admit Card?
It is absolutely necessary for you to carry 2 passport size photos of yours and a valid government ID proof such as Voter ID Card or Aadhar Card. Without these documents, your SSC Stenographer Admit Card stands void in the exam center.
8. What are the Fee Details of SSC Stenographer Grade C & D?
Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs. one hundred only)
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
Fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card.