SSC Stenographer 2024 Apply Online Recruitment Notification

SSC conducts the exam for the Grade-C stenographer entrance exam for recruiting candidates. A stenographer, or court reporter, works in the courtroom and transcribes spoken words by typing them into a steno machine. In this article, we will discuss SSC Stenographer 2024 Apply, Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

SSC Stenographer 2024 Highlights

Exam NameSSC Stenographer 2024
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Exam LevelNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-Based Test) and Skill Test
Posts offeredGroup C and D officers
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SSC Stenographer 2024 Important Dates

EventsExam Dates
Online Application form Submission Date start5 December 2024
Application form last date submission31 December 2024
Admit CardTo be Announced
Exam dateApril 2023
Result dateMay 2023

SSC Stenographer Post Offered

The following are the post offered through SSC Stenographer-

  • Grade ‘C’, Armed Forces Headquarters Steno. Service
  • Grade ‘C’, Railway Board Secretariat Steno. Service
  • Grade ‘C’, Central Secretariat Stenographers Service
  • Grade-II, Stenographers Cadre of Indian Foreign Service (B)
  • Grade ‘C’, Central Vigilance Commission Steno. service

SSC Stenographer 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for participating in the SSC Stenographer entrance examination-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Candidate must have passed class 12th examinations from any state board or central board
  • The minimum age allowed age for candidate is 18 years and maximum age requirement for entrance examination is 27 years, however, there is age relaxation for candidate belonging to reserved categories, which is as follows-
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
Ex-Servicemen3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the date of reckoning
Children and dependent of victims killed in the 1984 riots or communal riots of 2002 in Gujarat5 years (for unreserved candidates)
8 years (for OBC candidates)
10 years (for SC/ ST candidates)
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 19895 years

SSC Stenographer 2024 Application Form

The Application form of SSC Stenographer can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

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  • Visit the official website of the SSC-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by SSC
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for SSC Stenographer

The following are the list of documents required for SSC Stenographer recruitment-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class 10th & 12th passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Aadhar Card

SSC Stenographer 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the SSC Stenographer entrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
Application fee for the SSC Stenographer entrance examinationRs.100/-
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Ex-servicemen (ESM)No Fee required

SSC Stenographer Post Details

Forces for Recruitment of Stenographers (General Duty)

  • Border Security Force (BSF)        
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  • Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)       
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)          
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  • Secretariat Security Force (SSF)

Forces for Recruitment of Rifleman (General Duty)

  • Assam Rifles

SSC Stenographer Examination Pattern

The question asked on the SSC Stenographer is MCQ-based. Each question answered correctly would award with 1 mark and the wrong answer would penalize with 0.25 marks. The following are the pattern of SSC Stenographer examination-

SubjectTotal QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence (Reasoning Questions)5050
General Awareness5050
English Language and Comprehension100100

Skill Test

After clearing the examination, the candidates will be eligible to participate in the skill test. The candidate has to meet certain standard which is as follows-

  • For Stenographer Grade D: 50 minutes for English and 65 minutes for Hindi
  • For Stenographer Grade C: 40 minutes for English and 55 Minutes for Hindi

SSC Stenographer Syllabus

SSC Stenographer exam paper will be having 4 major sections:

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Knowledge and Awareness
  • English

General Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Obituaries
  • Important Dates
  • Scientific Research


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Correction

SSC Stenographer Admit Card

The admit card is an important document that each candidate must carry with them to the examination center. SSC Stenographer can be downloaded online from the official website of SSC. Admit card has guidelines that the candidate must follow failing could cause illegibility to participate in the examination.

SSC Stenographer Result

SSC Stenographer Result will be released after examination in form of a merit list. The test score based on the written test will be taken into consideration and a merit list will be prepared. You can check the result of SSC from the official website. After qualifying from the examination, the candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test. After the skill test, the final merit list will be prepared which will have names of the candidates who are selected.


What is the work of the SSC Stenographer?

The work done by SSC Stenographer is in various departments of Government Ministries in a press conference, speed writing, public relations, etc.

Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking for the SSC stenographer examination. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Is there any interview for the SSC Stenographer exam?

Candidates who have passed the SSC examination are called for a skill test in stenography where the candidate will have to type on computers fast. Those who qualify for the test, the candidates will be called for document verification.

How many times a year does SSC Conducts Stenographer exam?

SSC Conducts SSC Stenographer examination once a year.

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