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SSC Stenographer Grade C & D 2018: Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy

Oct 26, 2018 18:45 IST
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SSC Stenographer Grade C & D: Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy
SSC Stenographer Grade C & D: Job Profile, Salary Structure and Promotion Policy

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the annual examination for recruitment of Stenographer Grade “C” (Group B- Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade “D” (Group C- Non-Gazetted) in various government departments. The online submission of Application Form for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D has been started from 22nd October 2018 till 19th November 2018. The candidates are supposed to undergo two stages of SSC Stenographer selection procedure, i.e., Paper – I: online examination consisting of objective type multiple choice questions (1st February 2019 to 6th February 2019) and Paper – II: Skill Test in Stenography. To be eligible for the posts, one needs to have passed the 12th standard examination along with stenography skills.

In this article, we are going to provide you all the information related to the post Stenographer Grade “C” and “D”; be it the nature of the work, postings, pay scales or the promotion policies.

Let us first look at the work responsibilities of a Stenographer in detail:

Job Profile of Stenographer Grade C and D

Job profile of Steno

The duties and responsibilities of a Stenographer in various Ministries/ Government Departments are stated below:

Speech Writing: 

Mainly, a Stenographer has to write the official speeches & declaration for the senior officers of the department. A stenographer will be assigned to a senior officer and any speech given by that officer has to be noted down by the assigned Stenographer.

Press Conference Briefings:

Under this profile, a stenographer is asked to attend the press conferences along with a Minister or a Senior Officer so that he or she can record the statements of the persons in the conference. A stenographer need to help its department in making and issuing a press release on the same subject matter discussed in the conference.

Assisting the Minister or Officer:

A stenographer assigned to a particular officer or a minister needs to assist him/her in writing speeches and declarations for the Ministry Offices. Most of the time, stenographers have a good knowledge on these matters more than anybody else due to their constant involvement in the proceedings.

Helping in Public Relations:

Another important role of a stenographer is to make notes on a daily basis. These notes are about various governmental departments and their stands on issues.  This information needs to reach public. So, the Public Relations Officer of a government department is benefitted the most by the stenographer because these officers require information to be disseminated to public on a regular basis.

Know the latest notifications on SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2018 Recruitment, Exam Date, Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Cut-Off, etc.

 

Job Postings and Vacancies for Stenographer Grade C and D

Let’s first have a look at the total number of vacancies announced by SSC for the post of Stenographer Grade C and D in 2017:

Name of Posts

Total Vacancies in 2017

Total

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Steno Grade D

765

266

155

90

1276

Steno Grade C

238

104

56

31

429

Note: In 2018, the Staff Selection Commission is expected to release around 1000 vacancies for Stenographer Grade C & D posts. However, SSC till now has not notified the exact number of vacancies (2018) for these posts.

Vacancies for Stenographer Grade C are grouped as under:

The candidates appointed for the post of Stenographer Grade C will get the posting in the central regions of the country and mainly in the central government offices. Vacancies of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ are in Ministries/Departments of Central Government located mostly in Delhi.

Let’s have a look at the vacancies for Stenographer Grade C announced in 2017:

SSC Steno Grade C 2017 Vacancies

Ministry/ Department/ Organization

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Pay Grade

Defence [O/o JS the (TRG) & CAO)] AFHQ

5

1

6

Rs. 4600

M/o External Affairs

11

3

3

6

23

Rs. 4600

Election Commission of India

2

1

3

Rs. 4600

President’s Secretariat

1

1

Rs. 4600

M/o Parliamentary Affairs

1

1

Rs. 4600

Central Vigilance Commission

1

1

Rs. 4600

Central Administrative Tribunal

10

6

3

2

21

Rs. 4200

Bureau of Police Research & Development

2

2

2

6

Rs. 4200

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal

6

3

1

10

Rs. 4200

D/o Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

2

2

Rs. 4200

CBEC (D/o Revenue)

198

88

48

19

353

Rs. 4200

M/o Corporate Affairs

1

1

2

Rs. 4200

Total

238

104

56

31

429

 

Vacancies for Stenographer Grade D are grouped as under:

  • Group ‘X’ – For Ministries/Departments of Central Government located mostly in Delhi.
  • Group ‘Y’ – For Offices/Departments of Central Government including Attached/Subordinate Offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country.

Let’s have a look at the vacancies for Stenographer Grade D announced in 2017:

SSC Steno Grade D 2017 Vacancies

Ministry/ Department/ Organization

UR

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Pay Grade

M/o Coal

3

3

Rs. 2400

M/o Labour & Employment

25

6

2

3

36

Rs. 2400

Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (DoP&T)

3

1

4

Rs. 2400

D/o Forensic Science Services (MHA)

2

1

3

Rs. 2400

DoP&T (CSSS)

22

8

2

2

34

Rs. 2400

National Investigation Agency

2

1

1

1

5

Rs. 2400

M/o Communication & IT (D/o Post)-SPN

11

1

3

1

16

Rs. 2400

D/o Post (JE) (HQ)

9

10

6

4

29

Rs. 2400

Central Vigilance Commission

2

1

3

Rs. 2400

CAG

14

8

4

2

28

Rs. 2400

M/o Defence [O/o the JS (TRG) & CAO)] AFHQ

10

1

5

2

18

Rs. 2400

Intelligence Bureau

24 (21 Eng, 3 Hin)

13 (12 Eng, 1 Hin)

1

4

42

Rs. 2400

Central Hindi Training Institute, Rajbhasha Vibhag

1

1

Rs. 2400

D/o Official Language

1

1

Rs. 2400

Registrar General of India

1

1

2

Rs. 2400

Indian Coast Guard

17

9

5

2

33

Rs. 2400

M/o External Affairs

16

1

5

3

25

Rs. 2400

D/o Electronics & Information Technology

2

1

3

Rs. 2400

M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation

3

2

5

Rs. 2400

M/o Environment, Forests & Climate Change

10

1

1

1

13

Rs. 2400

Election Commission of lndia

7

1

1

1

10

Rs. 2400

Directorate of Enforcement (D/o Revenue)

9

4

2

15

Rs. 2400

M/o Development of North Eastern Region

3

1

1

5

Rs. 2400

O/o the DG Archaeological Survey of India (M/o Culture)

6

1

1

8

Rs. 2400

National Technical Research Organization

2

2

4

Rs. 2400

D/o Telecommunications

2

2

Rs. 2400

M/o Shipping

3

1

4

Rs. 2400

National Informatics Centre

1

1

Rs. 2400

M/o Power

1

1

Rs. 2400

President’s Secretariat

1

1

Rs. 2400

Narcotics Control Bureau

2

1

2

1

6

Rs. 2400

Dte. General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance (M/o Defence)

5

2

1

8

Rs. 2400

D/o Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (M/o Agriculture)

1

1

Rs. 2400

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal

2

2

4

Rs. 2400

M/o Tourism

1

1

Rs. 2400

Military Engineering Service (Army HQ)

20

12

4

36

Rs. 2400

CBDT (D/o Revenue)

418

134

84

45

681

Rs. 2400

IHQ MoD (Navy)/ Dte. of Civilian Manpower Planning and Recruitment (DCMPR)

14

11

8

2

35

Rs. 2400

M/o Civil Aviation

2

1

3

Rs. 2400

O/o Development Commissioner (M/o MSME)

1

1

Rs. 2400

Central Administrative Tribunal

5

3

8

Rs. 2400

M/o Water Resources

6

3

9

Rs. 2400

D/o Economics Affairs (M/o Finance)

3

1

4

Rs. 2400

M/o Textiles

9

3

1

13

Rs. 2400

D/o Industrial Policy & Promotion

3

3

Rs. 2400

M/o Health & Family Welfare (DGHS)

13

4

3

1

21

Rs. 2400

CBEC (D/o Revenue)

49

16

12

7

84

Rs. 2400

Bureau of Police Research & Development

3

3

Rs. 2400

Total

765

266

155

90

1276

 

Know the latest Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Stenographer Grade C and D Exam

 

Salary Structure of Stenographer Grade C and D

The salary structures of Stenographer Grade C and D are as follow:

Stenographer Salary Structure

Grade C

Grade D (Group X and Y)

Pay Scale

9300-34800

5200 – 20200

Pay Band

4200 0r 4600

(Pay Grade 2)

2400

(Pay grade 1)

Initial Salary

5200

5200

Basic salary

14500

7600

Other than the basic salary, SSC Stenographers also receive various other allowances such as:

  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance

Salary Structure of Stenographer Grade C and D after 7th Pay Commission

The salary structure of various government positions have been upgraded after the implementation of 7th Pay Commission.

The 7th Pay Commission salary of various government positions can be calculated in the below manner:

New Pay = (Basic pay as on 1st January 2016 * 2.57) + All allowances applicable to the post

 

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Stenographer Grade C and D Promotion Policy

Stenographers are mainly assigned to a certain Officer or Ministry for carrying out the Stenography Job. Considering the specialized nature of the job, a stenographer gets limited opportunities to get promoted within the government machinery. However, if one clears the departmental examinations on time, there are decent chances of promotion to higher cadres.

Below are some important factors which are directly related to the promotion policy of a Stenographer in ministries or various other government departments:

  • The promotions for the stenographers will be according to the department proceedings.
  • The promotions will take place according to the work experience of the candidate.
  • Candidates will also get the opportunities of promotion through the departmental exams.
  • The promotion will also consider the work efficiency of the candidates in the department at the initial level.

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

Let us see the organizational hierarchy and promotion flow of a Stenographer in descending order:

Promotion policy of ssc steno

So the main responsibilities of a Stenographer in Government Organisation are of a Personal Assistant like taking dictations and typing; handling telephone calls; handling visitors; Maintaining engagements, preparing tour programmes and travel arrangements; e-tracking of files and important papers; Handling parliamentary work; and e-monitoring management system of important references. It is a decent profile for those who wish to work after their 12th standard examination with a decent pay. All you need to learn is the stenography skills to clear this exam and get the Stenographer’s Job in a Government Organisation.

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