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Last Chance: SSC Stenographers Exam 2017: 10+2 Pass can Apply for Grade C & D Posts

Jul 15, 2017 11:39 IST

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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invited applications for Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Examination 2017, for recruitment to the post of Stenographer Grade C (Group B Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade D (Group C Non-Gazetted). Interested candidates can apply through the prescribed format on or before 15 July 2017.

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Submitting Online Applications- 15 July 2017
  • Last Date of Depositing Application Fee – 18 July 2017
  • Date of Computer Based Examination – 04 September to 07 September 2017

SSC Vacancy Details

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.

Eligibility Criteria for Stenographer Grade C & D Posts

Educational Qualifications

The candidate must have passed 12th or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.

Age Limit- 18-27 years as on 01 August 2017

Application Fee for Stenographer Grade C & D Posts

  • Application Fee- Rs. 100/- (Non-refundable)
  • SC/ST/Women/PH/Ex-Servicemen – No Fee

Mode of Payment- Fee can be paid through SBI Challan / SBI Net banking or through credit/ debit cards of any bank.

How to Apply for SSC, Stenographer Grade C & D Posts

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Interested candidates can apply online from 17 June 2017 to 15 July 2017. Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for recruitment to the post of Stenographer Grade C & D Examination 2017. Candidates are advised to take a print out of finally submitted online application for future reference. Candidates must bring 3 passport size colour photographs. Candidates not carrying photographs will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

Selection Procedure for Stenographer Grade C & D Posts

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.

Scheme of Examination for Stenographer Grade C & D Posts

Date of Exam





No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

4 Sep to 7 Sep 2017


General Intelligence & Reasoning



2 Hours (2 hours &  inutes for VH/OH



General Awareness




English Language and Comprehension



Skill Test in Stenography:

Candidates who obtain 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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