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SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2019-20 Grade C&D: 12th Pass with Stenography Skills can apply!

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2019-20 Grade C&D: SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C&D Application Process has been started and eligible candidates can fill the online application form from 20th September to 18th October 2019. Know the eligibility criteria including the age limit, educational qualification needed to be fulfilled before applying for SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C&D Exam.

Oct 7, 2019 13:33 IST
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SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C&D Eligibility Criteria
SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C&D Eligibility Criteria

This year SSC will hold an Open Competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Stenographer Grade C (Group-B Non Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade D (Group C) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. Only those candidates who have required skills in stenography are eligible to apply. Below are important dates SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C and D Exam:

Important Dates for SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C & D Exam

SSC Stenographer Notification 2019-20 Release Date

20th September 2019

SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Date for submission of online applications

20th September 2019 to 18th October 2019

Last date for receipt of application

18th October 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date of online fee payment

20th October 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for generation of offline Challan

20th October 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for payment through Challan

22nd October 2019  (during working hours of Bank)

SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Computer Based Examination Date

5th May to 7th May 2020

SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Result Date

To be notified later

SSC Steno Grade C & D 2019-20 Skill Test Date

To be notified later

Check how to apply online for SSC Stenographer Grade C&D 2019-20 Recruitment

Before applying for the different SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Posts, candidates should satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility norms including age, upper age limit and educational qualification(s). So, let’s look at the Eligibility Criteria for the various posts under the SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C & D Recruitment Process:

Age Limit & Upper Age Limit Relaxation as on 1st January 2020

Post Name

Age Limit

Stenographer Grade ‘C’

18 to 30 years as on 01-01-2020

(i.e. candidates born on or after 2nd January, 1990 and born before or on 1st January 2002)

Stenographer Grade ‘D’

18-27 years as on 01-01-2020

(i.e. candidates born on or after 2nd January 1993 and born before or on 01-01-2002)

Also read:

Latest notifications on SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2019-20 Recruitment, Exam Date, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Cut-Off....

Books for Exam Preparation:
- SSC Stenographer (Grade 'C' & 'D') Guide 2019 
-SSC Stenographer (Grade 'C' & 'D'): Books

Click here to know the Detailed Exam Pattern and Syllabus of SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C & D Exam

Relaxation in age will be offered as per government rules and regulation:

Code No.

Category

Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit

01

SC/ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

PH

10 years

04

PH (OBC)

13 years

05

PH (SC/ST)

15 years

06

Ex-Servicemen

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application.

07

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 years

08

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

3 years

09

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)

8 years (3 years + 5 years)

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ‘C’ posts only

10

Central Govt. Civilian Employees:

Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications

Up to 40 years of age

11

Central Govt. Civilian Employees:

Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (SC/ ST)

Up to 45 years of age

12

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.

Up to 35 years of age

13

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST)

Up to 40 years of age

14

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces.

Up to 45 years of age

15

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)

Up to 50 years of age

16

Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus length of service

rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service.

Click here to know the Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy of SSC Stenographer Grade C and D

Educational Qualification

Candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University. Therefore, the possession of Intermediate/Higher Secondary/12th Standard Qualification is a pre-requisite to apply for this examination.

Note:

  • All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for appearing in the Skill Test will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates etc. for completion of Intermediate/Higher Secondary/10+2/Senior Secondary in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 1st January 2020, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission.
  • The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/ she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification.

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Reservation and suitability of posts for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/ExS/Persons with disability (PWD) etc. categories is available as per extant Govt. Orders:

  1. The posts of Stenographers Grade ’C’ have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from disabilities of One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL), Blind (B) and LV (Low vision) as per guidelines of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  2. The posts of Stenographers Grade ’D’ have been identified suitable for the persons suffering from disabilities of One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), One Arm and Leg (OAL) Both Legs(BL), Blind (B) and LV(Low vision) as per guidelines of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Please note that the posts of Stenographers are not identified suitable for Hearing Impaired persons.

Click here to know the details of Skill Test for Stenographer Grade C and D Exam

Stenographer Grade ‘D’ in the Border Roads Organization (BRO)

Only male candidates are eligible for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’ in the Border Roads Organization (BRO). The requirement of Physical Standard, Physical Efficiency Tests and Medical Standards for the posts of Stenographer Grade D in BRO is given in this link.

NATIONALITY/CITIZENSHIP

(i) A candidate must be either:

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Note:

  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification, at any time before or after the online examination, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. So, the candidates are advised to look thoroughly at the above mentioned eligibility criteria, before applying for SSC Stenographer 2019-20 Grade C & D Posts.

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