SSC Stenographer 2020: Staff Selection Commission has releases the tentative answer key and response sheet of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ examination 2019. The Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ examination 2019 was held from December 22 to 24, 2020. However, the recruitment process for SSC Stenographer 2020 is also started. The online application process for SSC Stenographer 2020 was opened from October 10, 2020 to November 04, 2020. Read this article to know the complete details of SSC Stenographer 2020 including the exam pattern, syllabus, and other details.
Latest: The answer key of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2019 has been released. Check details below.
SSC Stenographer 2020
The Commission conducts the Stenographer ‘C’ & ‘D’ recruitment exam to fill up vacancies in various Ministries/Departments/organizations of the Government of India. The examination is conducted to recruit candidates having the requisite stenography skills to Group B Non-Gazetted and Group C posts as communicates to the Staff Selection Commission. Know the complete schedule of events related to SSC Stenographer 2020 here below.
|Event||2020 Dates||2019 Dates|
|Start of Online application||10 Oct 2020||20 Sep 2019|
|Last date to apply online||04 Nov 2020||18 Oct 2019|
|Last date of making online payment||06 Nov 2020||20 Oct 2019|
|Last date of challan generation||08 Nov 2020||20 Oct 2019|
|last date of payment of fee through challan||10 Nov 2020||22 Oct 2019|
|Admit card release||02 weeks before the exam||02 weeks before the exam|
|Computer based tests||29 Mar – 31 Mar 2021|
|Release of Answer Keys||To be announced||31 Dec 2020|
|Submit Objections, if any||To be announced||31 Dec 2020 to 03 Jan 2021|
|Declaration of Result||To be announced||To be announced|
Answer Keys of SSC Stenographer 2020
The answer keys of the SSC Stenographer 2020 exam are released by the Commission on the official website only after the conduct of the exam. Candidates are also allowed the opportunity to raise objections against the answer keys. However, once the final answer keys are released, no objections can be raised and the results are based on the final answer keys only. Candidates are required to pay Rs 100/- to for each question that they raise their objections against.
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Uploading of Tentative Answer Key(s) along with Candidates’ Response Sheet(s) – Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2019
Update on SSC Stenographer 2020
Notice regarding change of exam date of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2019
The exam date of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2019 has been rescheduled. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to take place on December 24 to 30, 2020 will now be conducted on December 22 to 24, 2020.
Notification Released for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2020
The official notification for Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination, 2020 is now available at the official website. Candidates download it from the image provided below:
Important Instructions: Click here to check General Instruction for the candidates.
Exam Pattern of SSC Stenographer 2020
SSC conducts a computer-based examination for the selection of eligible applicants. Questions asked are of multiple choice questions type. Except for Part III, all questions are structured in English and Hindi. There is also a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. Check out the details below.
- Language: English & Hindi.
- Sections: Three parts
- Types of questions: MCQ type
- Number of questions: 50 each in Part I & II and 100 in Part III
- Total Duration: 02 hours for all papers
- Negative marking: 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer
Check out the detailed distribution of marks across each paper below
|Part||Subject||Number of questions||Maximum marks|
|I||General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50|
|III||English Language and Comprehension||100||100|
Syllabus of SSC Stenographer 2020
A syllabus is prescribed by Staff Selection Commission for SSC Stenographer. It comprises of topics from where questions will be asked in the exam. Test takers can practice questions on these topics, from SSC Stenographer Syllabus, to score well in the exam.
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Verbal and Non-Verbal – Abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation, analogies, analysis, arithmetical number series, arithmetical reasoning, decision making, discriminating observation, non-verbal series, problem-solving, relationship concepts, similarities and differences, space visualization, judgment, verbal and figure classification, visual memory.
Awareness of environment around and static GK – Culture, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, Geography, History, India and its Neighboring countries, Scientific Research, Sports.
English Language and Comprehension
Understanding of English language – antonyms and its correct usage, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, vocabulary.
Skill Test in Stenography
The stenography Test is of qualifying in nature. Only those candidates are eligible to appear in the Steno Skill Test, who are qualified through the computer-based examination. Candidates sit for a skill test wherein they are given a dictation for 10 minutes in English/Hindi at 100 wpm (for Grade C) and 80 wpm (for Grade D). The dictated matter is typed on the computer. The transcription time is as follows.
|For Stenographer Grade C||40 minutes||55 minutes|
|For Stenographer Grade D||50 minutes||65 minutes|
Admit Card for SSC Stenographer 2020
The admit cards to appear in the Computer Based tests are released by the Commission through the official website. Admit card is issued only to those candidates who fulfill the specified eligibility conditions and are shortlisted by the Commission. Candidates must download the admit card at their own interest since the admits are not sent by the Commission to individual candidates. It is mandatory to produce the admit card at the venue of the exam and the admit card contains important information about the date, time, and location of the exam center. In addition to the admit card, candidates are also required to carry a government-issued photo identity card to the exam center (e.g. AADHAR Card, Voter Card, Driver’s License etc.)
Eligibility Criteria for SSC Stenographer 2020
The Commission specifies the minimum conditions for eligibility to apply for the SSC Stenographer 2020 recruitment. The eligibility conditions are specified here as per the detailed recruitment notification.
- Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 18 to 30 years
- Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 18 tp 27 years
- The upper age limit is relaxed for Central Govt Civilian Employees.
- Age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit is SC / ST: 5 years, OBC: 3 years, PH: 10 years, OBC PH: 13 years. For more age relaxation norms check the official advertisement.
- The minimum educational qualification is Class 12th pass from a recognized board
Application Process of SSC Stenographer 2020
The application process of SSC Stenographer is conducted online at the official SSC website i.e. ssc.nic.in. The step by step process to go online and apply for SSC Stenographer 2020 is indicated below.
- Go to the website of SSC at ssc.nic.in
- Look for the link to apply for the Stenographer Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ 2020
- Click on the link to open the online application form
- Fill up the application form and make the payment of the fees
- Complete the process by clicking on the submit button
Apply Here: Click here to apply for SSC Stenographer 2020
Candidates must pay the specified application fee in order to apply online. The application fee can be checked below.
Results of SSC Stenographer 2020
The results of the SSC Stenographer 2020 are released at the offcial website after the conduct of the exam. It indicates the merit list of selected candidates who pass the exam by securing the minimum qualifying marks and the minimum cut offs. Candidates can check the results from the website as per schedule. No login is required to check the results.
Officila Website: ssc.nic.in
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