SSC Stenographer 2021: The SSC Stenographer 2021 Exam Date is now postponed which was earlier scheduled for March 29 to 31, 2021. Any update regarding the new SSC Stenographer will be released in due course of time online at ssc.nic.in. Moreover, candidates can check the latest updates on SSC Stenographer from this article. The selection procedure for SSC Stenographer includes the CBT examination and skill test. The Commission conducts the Stenographer ‘C’ & ‘D’ recruitment exam to fill up vacancies in various Ministries/Departments/organizations of the Government of India. Get complete details on SSC Stenographer 2021 from this article.
Latest: SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2021 postponed.
SSC Stenographer 2021
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 2021 here below.
|Event||2020-2021 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|
to be announced
|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|
Note: The SSC Stenographer 2021 refers to the event of the SSC Stenographer 2020 exam which is being held in the year 2021. The terms SSC Stenographer 2020 and SSC Stenographer 2021 are therefore used interchangeably on this page.
SSC Stenographer Overview
Before checking any details, go through the exam overview section to understand the examination.
|Exam name||SSC Stenographer|
|Conducting body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Exam level||National level exam|
|Mode of exam||Online exam|
|Language of exam||English and Hindi|
|Eligibility||Must have passed 12th class|
|Application fee||Rs. 100/-|
|Negative marking||0.25 marks|
SSC Stenographer Latest Updates
Exam date for SSC Steno 2021 Postponed
SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2021
Aspirants appearing for SSC Stenographer exam must check the exam pattern to start the preparations. It will help them to understand the fundamentals of the exam including the duration of exam, type of questions and others. Check out other details below.
- Mode of exam: CBT exam
- 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: 01 marks for the correct answer. 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|
SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2021
The syllabus for SSC Stenographer is prescribed by the commission through official notification. The Stenographer syllabus includes the subjects based on which the questions are asked in the exam. So, check out the SSC Stenographer syllabus below.
General Intelligence and Reasoning
- Verbal and Non-Verbal – Abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, analogies, analysis, arithmetical computation, arithmetical number series, decision making, arithmetical reasoning, discriminating observation, problem-solving, non-verbal series, space visualization, relationship concepts, similarities and differences, verbal and figure classification, judgment, visual memory.
- Awareness of the environment around and static GK – Economic scene Culture, General Polity including Indian Constitution, History, Geography, India and its Neighboring countries, Sports, Scientific Research.
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|
SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2021
SSC releases the SSC Stenographer admit card online at ssc.nic.in a few days before the exam. Candidates require the registration number/ roll number and password/ date of birth to download the e-admit card. Please note that the commission holds no responsibility to send a hard copy of admit cards to aspirants. They have to download it on their own before the last date. They can check the exam centre, exam date, reporting time and other crucial information with the help of steno admit card. Also, take a printout of the SSC Stenographer admit card and carry it to the exam centre. Along with that, carry photo ID proof for verification. Keep this admit card till the time the recruitment procedure is over.
SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2021
The SSC Stenographer answer key 2021 releases online at ssc.nic.in. Candidates can get the answer key with the help of login details using the examination roll number and date of birth. Along with the answer key, the Commission also releases the response sheet and question papers. Candidates who find any unsuitable solution in the answer key can submit the objections online. They have to pay Rs. 100/- per question as objection fee. Thereafter, a final answer key for SS Stenographer is published online.
SSC Stenographer Result 2021
After the exam is over, Staff Selection Commission releases the result online at ssc.nic.in. It is released in a PDF format in which qualifying candidates can check their roll number and names. A write up for the SSC Stenographer result 2021 is also released on the website along with the result. SSC releases separate results for each stage of the examination. The Commission also releases the SSC Stenographer scorecard where candidates can check their respective scores.
Eligibility Criteria for SSC Stenographer 2021
The Commission specifies the minimum conditions for eligibility to apply for the SSC Stenographer 2021 recruitment. The eligibility conditions are specified here as per the detailed recruitment notification.
- Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 18 to 30 years
- Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 18 t0 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.
- The minimum educational qualification is Class 12th pass from a recognized board
SSC Stenographer Application Form 2021
The application process for SSC Stenographer takes place online at the SSC website. Aspirants who fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria can apply. Check the brief steps for SSC Stenographer application form 2021 below.
- Go to the website of SSC at ssc.nic.in
- Look for the link to apply for the Stenographer Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ 2021
- 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
Candidates must pay the specified application fee in order to apply online. The application fee can be checked below.
|SC/ST/ PWD/ EM/ Female||Nil|
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a recruitment body that functions under the Government of India. It recruits staff or various posts in the various Ministeries and departments of the Indian government. The Commission is headquartered in New Delhi. Some of the most famous recruitment exam conducted by SSC are SSC CHSL SSC CGL, SSC Stenographer, SSS MTS, SSC Junior Engineer and others.
Ans. Aspirants can check the SSC Stenographer details from ssc.nic.in.
Ans. Candidates who have passed 12th lass are eligible for SSC Stenographer.
Ans. Yes. For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.
Ans. The selection for Stenographer is based on CBT and skill test.