(Notification) SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Examination, 2017

(Notification) SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Examination, 2017


F.No.3/6/2017-(P&P-II): The Staff Selection Commission will hold an open competitive Computer Based Examination for Recruitment of Stenographer Grade „C‟ (Group „B‟ Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade „D (Group „C Non-Gazetted) in the month of September 2017.

Candidates having required skills in stenography as explained in Para 12 (2) only need to apply. Admission Certificates for the computer based examination will not be issued to the candidates who declare in their Application that they do not possess skills in Stenography.

Age Limit:

18-27 years as on 01.08.2017

Scheme of Examination:

The details of computer based examination are mentioned below –

Date of Exam Part Subject No. of
Total Duration
I General Intelligence &
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 Comprehension 100 100

Question paper will be of Objective Multiple choice type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English except Part-III.
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.

Note:-I The Commission reserves the right to add an additional Tier in the scheme of Examination.

Important Links:

SSC Stenographers Syllabus

Study Material for Stenographers Grade 'C' and 'D' Examination

एसएससी स्टेनोग्राफर ग्रेड - सी & डी पेपर - 1 परीक्षा ​​अध्ययन सामग्री

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)


Rupees one hundred only- Rs.100/-

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted only in online mode. Detailed instructions as in Annexure – I and Annexure – II, may be referred to. Candidate may note that only online application will be accepted at http://ssconline.nic.in only.

Important Dates:

Date of Computer Based Examination: 04-09-2017 to 07-09-2017
Closing date: 15-07-2017 (5 P.M.)

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Courtesy: SSC

Important Links:


Pattern of Stenographers Grade 'C' and 'D' Exam

Previous Year Papers

Important Books