SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2020
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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 2020 Exam Pattern is organized by SSC or Staff Selection Commission to select candidates for the post of Stenographer Grade C and D.Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) has been released stenographer 2020 Official Notification for Grade C and D on 20th September 2019.
The Staff Selection Commission announced exam tentative dates of the SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ examinations as per the details given below:
SSC Steno Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination 2019:- 10.09.2020 - 12.09.2020
SSC has activated Online Application Link for SSC Stenographer 2019 Exam on 20th September 2019. The Last date to apply online is 18th October 2019. All candidates can apply online for SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C and D Exam by clicking on the link provided below:
We are sharing the latest calendar of SSC Exams 2019-21 released on 1st October 2019 in its official website.
SSC will be releasing SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2020 soon. 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). Vacancies of Stenographer Grade „C‟ and Stenographers Grade „D‟ are in Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of Central Government, including their Attached and Subordinate offices located in various States and Union Territories all over the country.
Tentative vacancy of Stenographer Grade 'C' & 'D' Examination, 2020 (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 2020 Exam. The Computer Based Examination for SSC Stenographer 2020 Grade C and D was condcuted from 05-05-2019 to 07-05-2019.
|SSC Stenographer Notification Release Date||4 August 2020|
|Apply Online||4 August 2020|
|Last Date to Apply||3 September 2020|
|Commencement of SSC Stenographer Grade C and D exam||To be updated soon|
|SSC Stenographer Result||To be updated soon|
|SSC Steno Grade C & D Skill Test Date||To be updated soon|
|SSC Stenographer Final Result Date||To be updated soon|
SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’
18 to 30 Years as on 01.01.2020
SSC Stenographer Grade ‘D’
18 to 27 Years as on 01.01.2020
|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|
The candidates should be passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
The SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2019 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.
The details of computer based examination are mentioned below:
|2||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||2 Hours|
|3||English Language and Comprehension||100|
Question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice only.There will be negative marking of the ¼ mark for each wrong answer. No marks would be awarded for an un-attempted question.
Skill Test in Stenography:
1. Based on the marks scored in the Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in the Skill Test for the post they have applied for.
2. The candidates will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/ Hindi 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 a computer. The transcription time is given below:
|S. No.||Post||Language of Skill Test||Time Duration (in minutes)|
(ii) Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments. Candidates have to work as English/ Hindi stenographers as per the functional requirement of the User Office irrespective of the medium of Skill Test of candidate during the examination.
(iii) The Skill Test will be held at the Commission‟s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission.
(iv) Detailed instructions, if any, regarding Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test.
(v) Standard instructions regarding modality of evaluation of Skill Test is available at the Candidate‟s Corner Section on the Commission‟s website.
The revised syllabus for SSC Stenographer 2019 has 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 2019. 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 2019 Exam.
This is to be done both on computer and on paper.
In case where more than one candidate secures the equal aggregate marks in the Computer Based Examination, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another:
a. Marks in Part-I (i.e. General Intelligence & Reasoning)
b. Marks in Part-II (i.e. General Awareness)
c. Date of birth, with older candidate placed higher.
d. Alphabetical order in which names of the candidates appear.
|(ii)||Grade Pay||4200/- (Pay Band 2)|
|(iv)||Total Pay (i) + (ii )||14500|
|(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 Stenographer 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.
|English Language||Easy to Moderate||65-70|
|General Awareness||Easy to Moderate||35-40|
|Overall||Easy to Moderate||140-155|
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|
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|
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|
The SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2019 will depend upon a lot of factors, such as:
Number of candidates appearing for the SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam,Difficulty level of the exam,Number of vacancies available for SSC Stenogrrapher Grade C and Grade D,Previous year cutoff trends, etc.
So, having knowledge of the SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 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 Grade C & D Cutoff 2018-19
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2018-19 Result & Cut-Off for CBT Exam on 15th April 2019. SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination 2018-19 was conducted from 5th Feb to 8th Feb 2019. All candidates can check SSC Stenographer Result and Cut-Off for 2018-19 Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ CBT exam by clicking on the links mentioned below.
|Cut off on % of mistakes||7%||7%||7%||5%||7%||7%|
|No. of candidates available||77||37||285||202||601||6||3|
|Cut off on % of mistakes||10%||10%||10%||7%||10%||10%||10%|
|No. of candidates available||279||138||1202||592||2211||1||40||16|
SSC Stenographer Grade C 2017 CBT Cut off
The official SSC Stenographer Cutoff 2017 for Grade C is tabulated below:
|Category||Cut Off||Number of Candidates Qualified|
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.
Read More About:
Q. When will be the exam conducted?
Ans: SSC Stenographer 2020 Computer Based Exam will be conducted from 05-05-2020 to 07-05-2020
Q. Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Ans: Computer Based Exam for SSC Stenographer will be conducted online.
Q. What ID proofs am I supposed to carry along with SSC Stenographer Admit Card?
Ans: With SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2020, you can carry any one of your ID proof such as Passport, Aadhar card, Driving license, PAN card with a photo attested.
Q. Is the SSC Stenographer call Letter issued region-wise?
Ans: 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.
Q. How to download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card if the registration/roll number is lost?
Ans: 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.
Q. Which are the regions for which the SSC Stenographer Hall Ticket/ Admit Card is available?
Ans: The SSC Stenographer Admit Card is available for the below-mentioned regions:
Q. Is it necessary to carry certain documents to the exam center along with the SSC Stenographer Call Letter/ Admit Card?
Ans: 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.
Q. What are the Fee Details of SSC Stenographer Grade C & D?
Ans: 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.