SSC Stenographer (Grade C and D) Final Answer Key 2017 of computer based examination is now officially available. The exam was held from September 11 to 14, 2017. The candidates who appeared in the SSC Stenographer 2017 will be shortlisted for skill test on the basis of marks obtained in the written exam. Official answer key and response sheet has been released by Staff Selection Commission on October 4, 2017. Candidates can also send representations to the Commission. Get here SSC Stenographer 2017 Answer Key containing correct answers of the 200 marks exam and analyse your performance. After checking the answer keys, candidates will have an idea of how many marks they will score before declaration of result of SSC Stenographer 2017.

Latest: The Final Answer key of SSC Stenographer C and D Examination 2017 has been published via log in. Check it here on this page from the link given below.

SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2017

The examination consists of 50 marks worth questions on General intelligence and reasoning, 50 marks questions on General awareness, and 100 marks questions on English language and comprehension. There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for incorrect answer.

Event Date
SSC Stenographer C and D Exam 2017 11 – 14 Sep 2017
Official answer key and response sheet 04 Oct 2017
Submit representations 04 – 08 Oct 2017
Final Answer Key 13 Dec 2017

Final Answer Key: Click here to check the final answer key via log in.

Notice: Click here to check the notice regarding final answer key.

  • After checking the answer keys, go through Cut off of SSC Stenographer to know your chances of selection.
  • SSC Stenographer Question Papers and Answer Keys are important for candidates who have appeared in the exam, to assess their exam performance; and also for future SSC aspirants to prepare for their exam.
  • The Staff Selection Commission uses a very large number of question paper sets. Initially, the answer keys that are released unofficially (by coaching centers, individual teachers) are published subject wise, rather than set-wise. Later, the official SSC Stenographer Answer Key by the Staff Selection Commission is released, it is set-wise.
  • The official website where SSC releases the answer keys is

How to Calculate Score through SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2017

To calculate the marks through the SSC Steno Group C and D Answer Key, the candidates must know the marking scheme of the examination.

The Marking Scheme of SSC Stenographer 2017 Computer Based Examination:

  • Marks per question – 1 marks
  • Negative marking per incorrect question – 0.25
  • Total questions are 200 – Hence total marks in the exam are 200

Now that the candidates know the marking scheme of SSC Stenographer 2017, it will become easy to calculate score by using the answer key. All that the candidates need to do is cross check the answers marked in the exam with that mentioned in the answer key of SSC Stenographer 2017.

For each correct answer, add 1 marks and for each incorrect answer deduct 0.25 marks. When all the questions will be matched and the marks will be added/deducted, the candidates will be left with their estimated score.

Purpose of Releasing SSC Stenographer 2017 Answer Key

The conducting body will release the answer key of SSC Stenographer 2017 so that the candidates can check how they performed in the examination, by estimating the score. Apart from that, the answer key will also be released to maintain transparency in the examination. The result of the examination is announced on the basis of the answer key. However, before releasing the result, the SSC invites candidates to challenge the answer key and point out the errors in it.

How to Challange SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2017

Now that the answer key of SSC Stenographer has been released, the candidates can challenge it. The option against the Steno Answer Key 2017, can be submitted online, through the login.

SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Cut Off

The candidates are termed qualified on the basis of the cutoff. The SSC Stenographer cutoff marks are the minimum marks which the candidates must secure in order to qualify the examination. The candidates who will clear the cutoff will be called for the Skill Test. The SSC Stenographer Cut Off will be decided by the Staff Selection Commission broadly based on the following factors.

  • Difficulty level of exam,
  • Overall performance of candidates,
  • Minimum expectation of the Commission,
  • Vacancies.

Check SSC Steno Group C and D cutoff for the year 2016 from the table below:

Category Stenographer Grade C Cut Off Stenographer Grade D Cut Off
UR 120.00 107.25
SC 107.50 94.25
ST 90.25 75.25
OBC 111.50 99.00
OH 90.00 74.00
VH 89.50 58.75

SSC Stenographer Result 2017

The result of SSC Stenographer 2017 will be released online, in a pdf format. The Result PDF will contain the Roll Number, Category, and the Name of the qualified candidates. The result will be announced separately for the written examination and the skill test.

When the skill test will be held and the final selection will be made, SSC will release the Marks Statement. It will also be announced as PDF file, which will contain Roll Number, Name, Category, Date of Birth, Total Marks, etc.

SSC Stenographer Group C and D Selection Process: The candidates should note that for the selection, the qualifiers of written exam will be called for the Skill Test. Those who will get through the Skill Test will be recruited on the basis of their marks in the Computer Based Examination. The appointment in the Department will be done on the basis of the merit position and the options submitted by the candidates.

About SSC Stenographer 2017

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) announces Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment every year. The recruitment is done to fill numerous Stenographer vacancies in the various Departments. The candidates are first required to apply for the post and qualify a written examination and the skill test. Candidates can check more details about SSC Stenographer Recruitment from here.

SSC Stenographer Answer Key for Previous Years

Staff Selection Commission released Steno Answer Key 2016 on September 06, 2017. Candidates may check it from the link below:

  • Get official answer key hereClick here for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Exam 2016 Module for retrieval of correct key and submission of representation if any.

Staff Selection Commission Stenographer (Grade C and D) Answer Key for the year 2015 can be checked from below [Un-Official].

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