SSC Stenographer 2018 Eligibility Criteria- Candidates going to appear for the stenographer exam this year need to apply for the same. Candidates having skills in Stenography and want to appear for the government recruitments for the same can apply for this exam. Before applying for the exam candidates need to verify the SSC Stenographer 2018 Eligibility Criteria. To clear stenographer exam candidates to need to first pass computer based examination followed by skill test which is self-qualifying in nature. Those who wish to appear for the exam must check SSC Stenographer 2018 Eligibility Criteria before applying. All the details regarding SSC Stenographer 2018 Eligibility Criteria are given below. Read the eligibility criteria carefully and apply for the exam.

SSC Stenographer 2018 Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible to appear in SSC Stenographer test 2018 only if you fulfill SSC Stenographer 2018 eligibility criteria. Although Eligibility criteria for the examination 2018 have been released, here you can find the full details regarding stenographer eligibility criteria.

Candidates need to clarify these three standards in order to be eligible:

  • Nationality Basis
  • Age Basis
  • Educational Qualification Basis

Nationality

The candidate applying must be

(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who settled in india permanently before Ist January, 1962
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Candidates from (b), (c), (d) and (e) category shall be able to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

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.

Age Relaxation

  • Upper age limit for the post of Stenographer Grade C&D is relaxable for Central Government Civilian Employees as per extant Government order.
Code No. Category Age Relaxation Permissible
01 SC/ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 PwD (Unreserved) 10 years
04 PwD (OBC) 13 years
05 PwD (SC/ ST) 15 years
06 Ex-Servicemen 03 years after deducting the years of service from the actual age rendered by the applicant in the military as on closing date of receipt of online application.
07 General and Unreserved category candidates who resided in Jammu and Kashmir from January 01, 1980 to December 31, 1989. 05 years
08 Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 03 years
09 Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 08 years
10 Candidates Who are Central Govt. Civilian Employees and have served for more than 3 years of regular service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (For Group C only) Up to 40 years of age
11 Candidates from SC/ST category who are Central Govt. Civilian Employees and have served for more than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. (For Group C only) Up to 45 years of age
12 For females: Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. (For Group C only) Up to 35 years of age
13 For females: Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. (For Group C only) Up to 40 years of age
14 Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces. (For Group C only) Up to 45 years of age
15 For SC / ST: Service Clerks in the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces. (For Group C only) Up to 50 years of age
16 Retrenched census employees of the office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies ) (For Group C only) 3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service.

Educational Qualification
Class 12 or equivalent passed from recognized board/university.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2018

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