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SSC Stenographer Pattern

SSC Stenographer Pattern

Staff Selection Commission holds the Stenographer exam for recruitment to Grade C and D posts. The notification is expected to release in June 2018. The exam will be tentatively held in September 2018. And you can find the online applications on the official website whenever it is released. To prepare for this post, the first step is to go through the latest SSC Stenographer Pattern. We have provided the same below.

SSC Stenographer Pattern

Computer Based Test

All the questions are of objective nature. And there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt.

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
Reasoning Ability 50 50 2 hours in total
General Awareness 50 50
English Language 100 100
Total 200 200

Skill Test

A dictation will be given in 10 minutes. For Grade C posts, your typing speed should be 100 words per minute. And for Grade D posts, your speed should be 80 words per minute.

You need to transcribe the dictation on Computer. For Grade C posts, you will get 50 minutes to complete it (65 minutes for Hindi). And for Grade D posts, you will get 40 minutes to complete (55 minutes for Hindi).

SSC Stenographer Preparation Tips

  • First step is to check the latest exam pattern in detail.
  • Also, go through the complete syllabus.
  • The next step will be to collect standard and quality study material. Random books won’t boost your preparation.
  • Practice is the key factor for Reasoning Ability section.
  • Read newspaper daily and yearbooks to ace General Awareness section. You can also intsall a news app to stay up-to-date with the latest events.
  • Reading will also help you in the English Language section. Read the Hindu to improve your vocabulary as well as communication skills.
  • Try to speak with friends and family in English as much as possible.
  • Have proper rest and nutrition to keep your mind and body at its maximum potential.

So, tell us, did you find our post on SSC Stenographer Pattern helpful? Then, keep visiting us regularly for more exam pattern updates.

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SSC Stenographer Notification 2017 for 12th Passed Candidates : Apply Online Now

Staff Selection Commission(SSC) released notification for the recruitment of Stenographers(Grade C and Grade D). Mode of registration of application is online and Mode of Examination is also online. Online Examination i.e. Computer Based Test date also has been announced it will  be conducted tentatively in the month of September 2017.  Online Registration of application for SSC Stenographers Grade C and Grade D can be made 17th June 2017, Saturday onwards. Eligible and Interested candidates may apply online before or on 15th July 2017(Saturday).

Name of the Posts: Stenographers(Grade C and Grade D)

Total Number of Vacancies: Yet to be announced

Mode of Registration of Application: Online

Mode of Examination: Online

Minimum Educational Qualification: The Candidates must have to be passed 12th Standard or its equivalent from a recognized university/ Board / Institutions.

Age Limit(As on 01-08- 2017): 18 to 27 years, there is a age relaxations for OBC/SC/ST/Others Category, please refer notification given below.

Mode of Selection: The candidates will be selected on the basis of  Computer Based Test which has been scheduled in the month of September tentatively.

SSC Stenographers Grade C and Grade D Online Examination Pattern 2017:

Date    of Exam



No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration


to   7.9.2017


General Intelligence & Reasoning



2 Hours

(2 hours and 40 minutes  for VH/OH (afflicted by Cerebral Palsy and locomotor               disability wherein the dominant writing extremity is affected to the extent of slowing down the performance of the candidates)


General Awareness




English Language and Comprehension




  1. Question paper will be of Objective Multiple choice type. Questions will be set in Hindi and English except Part-III.
  2. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the question.

SSC Stenographers (Grade C and Grade D) Syllabus for Computer Based Test:

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test will include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
  2. General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate‟s 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 everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its Neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.Notes: For VH candidates of 40% and above visual disability /afflicted by cerebral palsy and locomotor disability candidates and opting for scribe there will be no component of Maps/Graphs/Diagrams/Statistical Data in the General Intelligence & Reasoning /  General Awareness Paper.
  3. English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidates' understanding of the English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability, would also be tested.

Important Dates of SSC Stenographer (Grade C and Grade D) 2017:

Name of the Events

Important Timelines

Opening Date of Registration of Application


Closing Date of Registration of Application


SSC Stenographers Online Examination Date

04th September 2017 to 07th September 2017

Application Fees: Rs.100/- for all categories candidates

Important Links:

Sr. No.




Official Website

Click Here


Official Advertisement

Click here


Apply Online

Click here

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SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2016: Results

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruits candidates on annual basis for the posts of ‘SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D’. The process of recruitment is of two separate steps:

  1. A written level examination

  2. A skill test with requirement of typing speed of 100 w.p.m (for SSC Stenographer grade C) and 80 w.p.m (for SSC Stenographer grade D).

SSC Stenographer Grade C and D: Criteria of Eligibility

  • The minimum qualification is 12th Standard pass or any other equivalent examination from a recognized institution.

  • The criteria of age limit of the candidate must be in between 18 - 27 years as on 1st August 2016.

SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D 2016: Results

Results of ‘SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D 2016’ will be published on 1st December 2016. The final merit list of SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Exam 2016 will come along with the results.

In order to check the official notification of SSC, click here :  SSC official notification

You can check the results in the SSC official website i.e. http://ssc.nic.in/

Stay connected for more updates. Till then, happy learning!

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SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2015: Results

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts a combined national level open examination to recruit for the posts of “Stenographer C and D grade”. The entire process of evaluation consists of a written level examination and a skill test which requires for a typing speed of 100 w.p.m (for grade C) and 80 w.p.m (for grade D).

SSC Stenographer Grade C and D: Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board/university. The age limit of the candidate must be in between 18 - 27 years as on 1st August 2016.

SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D 2015: Results

The result of ‘SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D 2015’ will be declared on the evening on 30th of November 2016. Along with results, the final merit list of SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Exam 2015 will also come for the students.

You can check the official notification here :  SSC official notification

The candidates can check the final results of Stenographer Grade C and D Exam 2015 by visiting the official website of SSC i.e. http://ssc.nic.in/

Stay tuned for more updates and job notifications. Till then, happy learning!

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SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination – 2017

SSC Stenographer

SSC(Staff Selection Commission) 2017 ha released notification for the application of  Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination – 2017.  Eligible candidates may apply online before 15th July 2017.

Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post : Stenographer

Total No. of Vacancies: To be notified later

Examination Date: 27th August 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification: 10+2 or Equivalent from a recognized Board/University. 

Age Limits : 18 to 27 years

Application Fee: 


Mode of Selection: Written Examination + Interview

Important Timelines : 

• Opening Date of Online Registration of Application: 17th June 2017

• Closing Date of Online Registration of  Application: 15th July 2017

Salary(per month): 

Rs.5200/- to 20200/- + Grade Pay Rs.2400/-

Job Location: All India

How to Apply:  www.ssconline.nic.in

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SSC Examination Calendar 2016-17

Staff Selection Commission conducts various examinations every year for the recruitment of different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. This autonomous body supplements thousands of qualified candidates for filling required vacant posts and sets a secured career base for the young talent in the government sector.

It is a mandatory practice by the SSC to publish an official recruitment advertisement for the candidates; later arranges the written exam and personal interview. After this, it publishes necessary results based on the performance of applicants. Later, a merit list is published deciding about the students/ candidates who all have been selected for the vacant posts/positions.

The official website of SSC is http://ssc.nic.in/ through which you can get all the latest updates and calendar events for the SSC Examinations 2016-2017 however, for your ease we have given the complete SSC Examination Calendar 2016-17 in this article.

The given below details in the table are all about the schedule of SSC exams between January 2016 to January 2017.

SSC Examination Calendar 2016-17

Name of exam

Date of exam

Special Recruitment Drive for MTS Examination 2015

January 10

Recruitment of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police Examination-2016

Paper I- March 20, Paper II- June 5

Combined Graduate Level Examination-2016 (Tier-I)

May 8 and May 22

Jr. Hindi Translator in Subordinate Office Examination-2016:

June 19

Stenographer Grade 'C' & 'D' Examination-2016

July 31

Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination-2016

August 13, August 14

Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination 2016

September 25, October 9, October 16

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) Examination-2016

December 11

Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination-2016

January 8, 2017 to January 22, 2017


This given below table will guide you about the SSC Departmental Examinations Calendar 2016-2017.

Name of exam

Date of exam

Clerks' Grade (for Multi Tasking Staff only) Exam, 2016

March 27

Grade 'C' Steno. Ltd. Depttl. Comp. Exam 2016

July 3

Upper Div. Clerk Ltd. Depttl. Comp. Exam 2016

November 27

The detailed advertisement for each exam will be notified later. To keep a check on the exam notifications, the candidates can visit our website regularly.

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SSC Stenographer Result 2016

The most awaited SSC stenographer result 2016 for both the grades- Grade C and D, is finally out. The results for both the grades can be checked on the official website of Staff Selection Commission. Exam for the SSC stenographer Grade C and D was held in the early quarter of this year, on 31st January 2016. The SSC stenographer Grade C and D result includes the names of all those candidates who have been shortlisted in the stenographer Grade C and D merit list for the next round of skill test for stenography.

The candidates shortlisted as per the described stenographer Grade C and D cut off criterion will be now called for the next round of skills testing. This will be the final round for both the grades- Grade C and Grade D. There were approx 1064 vacancies for these government posts, which will be filled with selected candidates for various ministries/ Department Of Central Government.

Previously, the SSC stenographer Grade C and D results were to be announced around 08th June 2016. However, it has been announced prior to the expected date, i.e. on 27th May 2016. Below mentioned details will help all those prospective candidates fetch the results for both- Grade C and Grade D for the steno exams 2016.

How to check the results for SSC stenographer result 2016

The results for the Staff Selection Commission stenographer result 2016 are available on SSC’s official website. The results can be checked from there with simple series of step by step process. Visit the online official website of SSC on www.ssc.nic.in and follow the followed links as available on the website to reach the final page. To check the results, the roll number is a vital component and will be necessarily needed in the details section. Fill in the details to reach the final result page. The page can be either downloaded or preserved in soft copy for future reference.

Skill/Steno Test Details 2016

The qualified folk will have to appear for the steno skill test comprising of three parts:-

  • Dictation speed

  • Transcription time for Hindi

  • Transcription time for English

Both the grades will have different criterion for short listing.

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Important Dates of SSC Stenographer Grade 'C 'and 'D' Exam 2016

SSC Steneographer Grade 'C' & 'D' exam 2016 is held on 31st july 2016(Sunday). You all aspirants need to remember all the important dates which are mentioned below:


           Name of the Activity             Dates to Remember


Opening Date of Online Application 07 may 2016


Closing Date of Online Application 03 June 2016


Downloading of Admit Card Released (Download Now)


Examination Date 31 july 2016(Sunday)


Declaration of Result September 2016

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SSC Stenographer Grade 'C' and 'D Exams 2016 Admit Card' Released | Download Now

SSC Stenographer Grade C and D exams admit Card 2016 has been released now. Those candidates who are going to appear in this exam can download their admit card online from the portal of his/her's region's SSC Official website as given below.


Staff Selection Commission

Exam Name

SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Examination

Examination Date

31st July 2016

Admit Card


How to Download Admit Card:

(i) First Log on to the SSC Official website of your region.

(ii) Click Download admit card of SSC Steneographer Grade C & D 2016

(iii) Fill up the details which will appear on the page

(iv) Click on Search button

(v) Your Admit card will be on your screen.

(vi) Download it and print and keep it for future.

All Regions Downlodable Link for SSC Steneographer Admit Card:



   Appropriate Link

Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttarakhand

Western Region


Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa

North Region


Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

MP Sub-Region


West Bengal, Orrisa, Jharkhand, A&N Island, Sikkim

North Eastern Region


Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram

Centeral Eastern Region


Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamilnadu

Southern Region


Karnataka, Kerala

North Western Region


Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Himachal Pradesh

KKR region


Uttar Pradesh & Bihar

Central Region


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