SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017 – The Staff Selection Commission will hold Computer Based Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for recruitment to vacancies in Stenographer Grade ‘C’ in various Services / Departments. Interested Candidates can apply for SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Notification by submitting the application form in a prescribed format on or before last date. Candidates have read all the instruction before applying for SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017. All the details of SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017 like Application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, dates is given below on this page.

SSC Grade ‘C’ Stenographers Limited Computer Based Limited Departmental Competitive Examination will be held on 30 Jul 2017 at Delhi, Allahabad, Mumbai, Banglaore, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Chandigarh and Raipur.

Latest – Postponement of Grade ‘C’ Stenographer Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2017

The candidates of Grade ‘C’ Stenographer Limited Departmental Competitive Examination, 2017 are informed that the said Examination which was scheduled to be conducted on 30th July, 2017, has now been postponed due to administrative reasons.

The fresh date of the said examination will be intimated shortly.

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SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017

Post Name: Stenographer Grade ‘C’

Name of Services/ Departments:

  • Central Secretariat Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’
  • Stenographers Cadre of Indian Foreign Service (B) Grade-II
  • Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’
  • Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’
  • Election Commission of India Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’

Vacancies:

  • Number of vacancies in the Services mentioned above shall be as per vacancy intimated by the indenting Cadres/ User Departments.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Date of Publication 27 May 2017
Last date for submission of Application Form 28 Jun 2017
Date of Examination 30 Jul 2017 Postponed

Application Form

Application form for SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017 must be submitted in the prescribed form and can be downloaded from the official website or from the direct link provided below. A candidate seeking admission to the examination must apply to the Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No.12, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110504 in the prescribed application form. Application form must be completed in the candidate’s own handwriting.

Application Process is over now.

Download Application Form here – Click here to download the application form for SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017.

Complete application form must reach the Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No.12, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, on or before 28.06.2017 and in case of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi Sub-Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and candidates residing abroad before 06.07.2017 Applications received after that date will not be considered.

Eligibility Criteria

Conditions of Eligibility: – Any regularly appointed Grade ‘D’ or Grade-III employee of the Central Secretariat Stenographers Service/ Stenographers Cadre of Indian Foreign Service (B)/Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers Service/ Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers Service/ Election Commission of India Stenographers Service who satisfies the following conditions shall be eligible to appear at the examination and will be considered for vacancies in his/ her service only. For example, Grade ‘D’ Stenographers of the Railway Board Stenographers service will be eligible only for vacancies in Grade ‘C’ of the Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers Service.

Crucial date and length of service:

Central Secretariat Stenographers Service Grade

  • Crucial Date: 1st day of July, 2017
  • Length of service: He/ she should have on the crucial date, rendered not less than six years’ approved service as Stenographer Grade ‘D’.

Stenographers Cadre of Indian Foreign Service (B) Grade-II

  • Crucial Date: 1st day of August, 2017
  • Length of service: He/ she should have on the crucial date, rendered not less than three years approved and continuous service in Grade – III of the Stenographers’ sub-cadre of the Indian Foreign Service Branch ‘B’.

Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’

  • Crucial Date: 1st day of July, 2017
  • Length of service: He/ she should have on the crucial date, rendered not less than three years’ approved and continuous service in Grade – ‘D’ of the Service.

Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’

  • Crucial Date: 1st day of January, 2017
  • Length of service: He/ she should have on the crucial date, rendered not less than three years’ approved and continuous service in Grade – ‘D’ of the Service from or after the appointed day.

Election Commission of India Stenographers Service Grade ‘C’

  • Crucial Date: 1st day of August, 2017
  • Length of service: He/ she should have on the crucial date, rendered not less than three years’ approved and continuous service in Grade – ‘D’ of the Service from or after the appointed day.

Age: – Candidates should not be more than 50 years of age on the crucial date.

Admit Card

Admit Card for SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017 is now available to download. SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017 will be held on 30 Jul 2017. Candidates can download the admit card from official website or through the direct link given below.

Download SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017 Admit Card

  • Click here to NR Region Admit Card for SSC Stenographer Departmental Exam 2017.

Exam Pattern

The subjects of the Computer based examination and the maximum marks for each subject will be as follows:-

Part A: Computer Based Examination

Note I:- Questions relating to General awareness will be set both in Hindi and English. There will be no Question Paper in Braille for Visually Handicapped candidates.

Note II:- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the examination.

PART B: Shorthand Skill Test in Hindi or in English (For those who qualify in the Computer Based Examination) – 200 Marks.

Note: – Candidates will be required to transcribe their Shorthand Notes on Computer provided by the Commission.

Part C: Evaluation of record of service of such candidates, as may be decided by the commission at its discretion on the basis of performance in Computer Based mode examination and stenography skill test, carrying a maximum of 100 marks.

Stenography Skill Test:- Unless exempted from passing the Stenography test, for the purpose of confirmation or continuance in Grade ‘D’/ Grade-III of the Central Secretariat Stenographers Service/ Stenographer’s Cadre of Indian Foreign service (B)/ Armed Forces Headquarters Stenographers Service/ Railway Board Secretariat Stenographers Service/ Election Commission of India Stenographers Service, they should have passed the test on or before the date of notification of the examination.

Syllabus

The syllabus for the Computer based Examination and the scheme of the Stenography Skill Test is given below.

Part-A

  • General Awareness: – Question will be aimed at testing the candidates General Awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, Science, General Politic and Scientific research.
  • Comprehension and Writing Ability of English Language:- Questions will be designed to test the candidates understanding and knowledge of English language, Vocabulary, spelling, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, phrases and idiomatic use of words etc. There will be question on comprehension of a passage also.

Part B – Scheme of Shorthand Test

For General Candidates:- The Stenography/ Shorthand test in English will comprise Dictation Test at 100 words per minutes for 10 minutes which the candidates will be required to transcribe in 40 minutes on the Computer.

The Stenography/ Shorthand Test in Hindi will comprise Dictation test at 100 words per minutes for 10 minutes which the candidates will be required to transcribe in 55 minutes on the Computer.

For VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy or locomotor disability): The VH/ OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy or locomotor disability wherein the dominant writing extremity is affected to the extent of slowing down the performance of the candidate candidates with disability of forty (40%) percent will be given) required to transcribe the matter in 70 minutes for English Shorthand test and in 95 minutes for Hindi Shorthand Test.

Note: No exemption from Stenography test will be granted to any category of candidates on any condition/ circumstance.

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