SSC Stenographer 2018 Notification for Grade C & D Posts

SSC Stenographar

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is all set to invite applications for Steno Grade C and D posts. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format on or before 30 July 2018. Candidates who want to appear for this examination can check the official site.

Candidates who have passed Class 12 and fall under the age group of 18-27 Years can apply for this post. The selection process of SSC Steno Grade C and D includes computer based examination, skill test followed by document verification.

Vacancy Details:

Post Name Initial Vacancy Updated vacancy
Stenographer Grade ‘D’ 323 1276
Stenographer Grade ‘C’ 31 429


Educational Qualification:

Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.

Age Limit:

18-27 Years

Selection Procedure:

Candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test on the basis of their performance in the Computer Based Examination. 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. Allocation of candidates will be made to User Departments depending upon their merit position and the option exercised by them.

How to Apply:

Eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format by visiting the official site at on or before 30 July 2018.

Application Fees:

Rs. 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only)

Important Dates:

  • Opening Date of Application: 07 July 2018
  • Last Date of Application: 30 July 2018
  • Date of Examination: 4th to 8th September 2018

Scheme of Examination:

Part Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Duration
4 Sep to 8 Sep 2017 I General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours (2 hours &  inutes for VH/OH
II General Awareness 50 50
III English Language and Comprehension 100 100



General Awareness English Language and Comprehension General Intelligence and Reasoning
Sports Grammar Arithmetic Computation
Economy Vocabulary Number Series
Current Affairs Synonyms-Antonyms Visual Memory
Awards and Honours Sentence Structure Blood Relation
Scientific Research Reading Comprehension Syllogism
History Para Jumbles Decision making
Important Dates Problem Solving Skills


Skill Test in Stenography:

Candidates who gain the qualifying marks in the Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will only be called for the Skill Test. Commission may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of Examination. The skill test will be of qualifying nature and the Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the skill test for different categories of candidates. The candidates will have to appear for the stenography test. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English / Hindi at the speed of 100 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 compute.

The transcription time is as follows: –

  • For Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 50 minutes (English), 65 minutes (Hindi)
  • For Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 40 minutes (English) 55 Minutes (Hindi)

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