SSC Stenographers (Grade C and D) Examination 2017 Notification Out

SSC has released the notification for Recruitment of Stenographer Grade C (Group B Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade D(Group C Non-Gazetted). The Computer Based exam will be held in the month of September 2017.

Vacancies of Stenographer Grade C and Stenographers Grade D are in Ministries/Departments of Central Government, including their Attached/ Subordinate offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country.

Important dates :

  • Date of Computer Based Examination: 04-09-2017 to 07-09-2017
  • Closing Date for receipt of application: 15-07-2017 (upto 5.00 P.M.)

Eligibility Criteria :

Age Limit: 18-27 years as on 01.08.2017.

Educational Qualifications (As on 01.08.2017): Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.

Scheme of Exam :

Date of Exam Part Subject No of Qs Max Marks Total Duration
4.9.2017 to 7.9.2017 I General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and locomotor disability wherein the dominant writing extremity is affected to the extent of slowing down the performance of the candidates)
II General Awareness 50 50
III English Language and III Comprehension 100 100

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.

Skill test in Stenography: Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Examination will only be called for the Skill Test. The skill test will be of qualifying nature.or different categories of candidates. The candidates will have to appear for the stenography test.

  • For Stenographer Grade D: 50 minutes (English); 65 minutes (Hindi) 
  • For Stenographer Grade „C‟: 40 minutes (English); 55 Minutes (Hindi)

Mode of Selection: 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.