Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018 on October 22, 2018. The last date to submit the application form is November 20, 2018. SSC will release the Stenographer Application Form 2018 at The commission has released the form to conduct the recruitment of Stenographer of Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’.The candidates have to fill the form only online. Because apart from online there will not be any other mode for filling the application form. But application fee could be submitted offline and online. The SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018 has three steps to be complete. Get complete details of SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018 in this page like eligibility, essential documents.

Latest: The application process of SSC Stenographer has been extended for one day. Scroll down to apply.

SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

Last year, CBT was held from September 11 to 14, across the country. In CBT, 2,24,618 candidates appeared. At last, 8469 candidates were qualified for Grade C while 15004 were qualified for Grade D. Application form of numerous candidates was rejected due to improper format. Candidates are hence requested to read all the instructions and schedule for SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018 carefully.

SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018 Important Dates
Commencement of online application 29 Sep 2018
22 Oct 2018
Last date to submit the application form and fee 22 Oct 2018
19 Nov 2018
20 Nov 2018
Last date for making the Online Application Fee Payment 21 Nov 2018
Last date for making the Offline Application Fee Payment 26 Nov 2018
Computer Based Examination 01 to 06 Feb 2019

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Eligibility Criteria for Filling SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

It is advisable to check the eligibility before filling in the application form. Because only those application will be selected which will be submitted by the eligible candidates. Following are the points which represent the eligibility for the recruitment process.

Nationality: An Indian citizen is eligible to apply.

Educational qualification: 12th or equivalent from recognized board.

Age Limit: The candidates must be 18 – 30 years and 18 – 27 years as on January 01, 2019 for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and Stenographer Grade ‘D’ respectively.

The Amount of Fee for SCC Stenographer Application Form 2018

In order to complete the SSC Stenographer Application Form, 2018 aspirants need to pay a requisite amount of fee. As we do not have the solid information about this year’s application fee, that’s why we are giving here the fee as per the last year data.

  • Rs. 100/- for Unreserved Candidates. The candidates falling under Woman, SC / ST, Ex-Serviceman Category were exempted from payment of the fee. The fee was Non – Refundable.

There were two modes for submitting the Application Fee last year, candidates paid the application fee

  • Offline through SBI Challan
  • Online through SBI Net Banking / Credit/ Debit Cards of any Bank.

What Documents are Needed to Fill SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018?

While filling the SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018, you will need some documents handy. Those documents are

  • Marksheet of Senior Secondary
  • Marksheet of Higher secondary
  • Valid Identity Proof such as Adhaar Card, Voter Id Card, Pan Card, Driving License etc.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (to avail the relaxation)
  • Disability Certificate (if any)
  • The candidates should upload the scanned documents as per the specified format.
Particulars Format Minimum size Maximum size
Photograph JPG 4 kb 12 kb
Signature JPG 1 kb 12 kb

Note: Those candidates who will fail to produce these details in SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018, SSC may reject their forms.

How To Fill SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018?

Candidates can follow the steps given below for filling the SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018. There are 4 steps for filling the application form.

  • Firstly click at the above provided link.
  • Thereafter, Application Form page will open in new tab.
  • STEP 1 (Basic Details): In this section, candidates need to fill the 

  • STEP 2 (Additional Details): In this section, candidates need to provide and upload the additional asked details like work experience, Photograph uploading, Signature uploading and after filling all the asked details click at the save button.
  • STEP 3 (Contact Details): In this form page applicants has to fill the contact details like mobile number, mail ID, address etc. after filling all the details click at the save button.
  • STEP 4 (Other Details): In this page, candidates need to fill the details regarding payment if the candidates want to do the online payment and if the candidates will choose an offline payment option then e-challan will get generated. After filling all the details click at the submit button.

Note: Candidates have to register once on the SSC’s website then they are eligible to apply for any examination conducted by SSC.

Forgot Password of SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018, Know How to Fetch it?

This is one of the expected cases when a candidate forgets the registration number/password. So that’s why SSC provides the feature to retrieve your forgotten password. So all you need to do this is click on the link which says forgot password. The page will look similar to this image.

Hereby entering Date of Birth, Name, Father’s name. Now you will able to retrieve the credential.

SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

Change your Password for SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

If any candidate feels difficulty to remember the password generated by SSC then he /she can generate a suitable password. However, SSC’s online portal generates a 4-digit password, that is easy to remember. But still, if anybody doesn’t want to continue with the password he /she can change the password.

SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

Enter the details as shown in the image. To do so follow the link on the official website as a change password.

No Provision for Modification in SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

By the way, SSC will not provide any chance to modify the data in the SSC Stenographer Application Form. So in any circumstances, you cannot change the data. Hence you should verify it twice before submitting. Do not make any request to Commission regarding change data on the Stenographer Application Form 2018, as Commission will not entertain any such request. Only doing registration is not enough. The application process is incomplete without the application part. So do not make any type of mistake in SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018.

Note: In case, there is any discrepancy in “one-time registration”, then you should edit it before submitting.

Reason for Rejection of the SSC Stenographer 2018 Application Form

There are many reasons for which your SSC can reject your application form. Those reasons are

  • If you have filled only Registration part.
  • Or you forget to submit the application fee.
  • You didn’t submit the fee, because you fall under the reserved category, but you forget to fill that section in the application form.
  • The candidate who opt for the offline payment, have to take the print out of the Auto-generated challan, and the candidate has to submit it to the bank. If you forget to record that then, this could be a problem.
  • The image on the application form is not clear. Or the same as with signature.
  • Candidate uploads the image, but forget to upload the signature.
  • If your image is not clear or blurred in the Stenographer Application Form 2018, then Commission can cancel your candidature. So upload a recent as well as clear image.
  • Or if any details on the application form are incorrect.

Since these mistakes can’t be ignored, so please avoid such mistakes in SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018.

Note: SSC holds every right to cancel your candidature if it founds any incorrect details on Application Form. Hence provide correct data in the application form.

FAQ’s Related to SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018

This is quite obvious when you come across new things, you stuck ost of the time or you do mistakes. But don’t worry these confusions can be cleared through the frequently asked questions. So we have compiled some of the FAQ’s related to SSC Stenographer Application Form.

Q. 1 I submitted SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018, and money had also debited from my bank account. But my application status is showing incomplete, what I should do now?
You should contact to the commission on regional helpline number. Commission staff member will solve your query.

Q.2 I tried for an online payment submission, but due to a technical issue, it failed. later submitted the fee offline. But still application status is showing incomplete. Please help me out?
See whenever you submit the application fee offline in that case you have to provide the transaction id number in the application form. It may be that you forgot to do so, that’s why it is showing incomplete status. Now you should contact to SSC through the helpline number. You can get those numbers on SSC’s website.

Q.3 My father’s name is misprinted on the application form. How can I fix that error?
Sorry, but you can’t change any data on application form after final submission. Because SSC doesn’t allow any modification in application form once submitted.

Q.4 While filling the application form, I chose the wrong state preference. How can I change that?
Ans: Whenever SSC releases any notification for recruitment it mentions that it will not allow any type of modification in the application form. So you cannot change the data.

Admit Card for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2018

SSC will release the SSC Stenographer Admit Card on after successful processing of SSC Stenographer Application Form 2018. The candidate who will apply for the post will able to download the admit card for the Computer Based Examination, and those who will clear the CBT will be assigned the Admit Card for Skill Test. The candidates can download the admit card on the commission’s website, or they can download the same on the “Admit card” page. SSC releases the Admit Card region wise, so the candidates have to click on the region wise link in order to download the admit card.

About SSC Stenographer Exam 2018

Now we are going to talk about the SSC Stenographer 2018, but first of I would like to discuss something about Who is Stenographer? What is the job profile of Stenographer? So let’s get started.

Basically, Stenographer is a person who does shorthand writing to capture the current conversation between peoples. Shorthand is an abbreviated symbolic writing method that increases speed and brevity of writing as compared to normal writing. The process of writing shorthand is called Stenography.

The job profile of a Stenographer is work with Senior Level officials where typing load is less but their Shorthand skills can be used for more important assignments like taking down minutes of meetings, verbatim recording, etc. So that’s all about the Stenographer and his job profile. Now move on to our main agenda that is Stenographer Exam.

SSC announced this year examination schedule of Stenographer recruitment. The application form is going to begin on September 29, 2018, and the will end on Oct 22, 2018. Hence make sure you apply before the last date properly with the requisite amount of fee.

About SSC

Staff Selection Commission is an organization which is responsible for the recruitment n the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. SSC is like an umbrella which provides various recruitment in different departments for various posts in the SSC departments, organizations.

Every year SSC conducts various exams like SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL), SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level Exam (SSC CHSL), Junior Engineer, Junior Hindi Translator (JHT), SSC GD Constable, SSC Multitasking, Scientific Assistant Post Selection Post, Central Police Organization, and the last one are SSC Stenographer Recruitment about which we are talking.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2018

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  1. my registration has been completed as shown in my e-mail i d but when i m trying to apply for post it shows that please complete your registration
    sir plc tell me what should i do.

  2. I have received registration code and I have filled SSC steno form but now I am not able to download my admit card.

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