SSC 2018 – Stenographer Grade C & D – Recruitment Notification

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Government Organisation: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts examination for Stenographer Grade C & D posts of various Government organisations in India every year. SSC Stenographers is the largest recruitment for Stenographer posts.
Post Name, Type of Recruitment & Pay Scale:  Stenographer Grade C – Direct Recruitment – Level 6 Rs.35,400 (GP 4200)
Stenographer Grade D – Direct Recruitment – Level 4 Rs.25,500 (GP 2400)
Number of Vacancies:  Grade C: 429
Grade D: 1276(Note that these vacancies are tentative and may increase or decrease)
Job Location All over India, the better the candidate scores in written subject to skill test pass, the better the chances of their desired location after selection.
Educational Qualifications: 
For Grade C:

  • 12th pass
  • Shorthand English 80 words per minute (Certificate not required)
  • Typewriting 30 words per minute (Certificate not required)

For Grade D:

  • 12th pass
  • Shorthand English 100 words per minute (Certificate not required)
  • Typewriting 45 words per minute (Certificate not required)
Desirable Qualifications: 
Age Limit:  18-27 years – Age relaxation for reserved candidates will be applicable as per rules.
Selection Criteria: Part I – Written Test: 200 marks with negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer

  • General Awareness – 50 marks
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning – 50 marks
  • English language & comprehension – 100 marks

Part II – Skill Test:

Those who qualify in the written test and reach the cut off mark will be called for Tier II, i.e., Skill Test. Here, two skill tests will be conducted if the candidate reaches both grades cut-off. For example, if the cut-off for Grade C is 140 and Grade D is 120, and the candidate scores more than 140, he will be called for both the grades skill tests.

Post-qualification of skill test and subject to the score in written test, candidate will be offered offer of appointment letter and the candidates will be asked the departments choice by SSC. After the choice selection, SSC shortlists the candidates for various departments and sends the list to the respective organisations. Candidates will receive appointment letters from the respective organisations directly without the involvement of SSC any more.

Last Date for Application Submission:  19.11.2018
How to Apply?  Candidates interested may go to their respective zone’s SSC website and apply online. Commencement of online applications will start from 22.10.2018.

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The detailed advertisement is available from 22.10.2018. Check after this cut-off marks para.

Last year (2017) cut-off written marks for SSC Stenographer Grade C & D posts:

SSC Stenographer Cut-Off 2018

The Cut-Off for SSC Stenographer 2018 will be declared once the result for the same has been announced by Staff Selection Commission of India. To get an insight into the upcoming SSC Stenographer Cut-Off 2018, let’s have a look at the previous year cut-off for the exam.

Cut-Off for Grade C

Category SC ST OBC OH VH UR Total
Cut-Off 127.00 101.00 138.00 100.00 100.00 141.00
Candidates Available 1419 1454 2485 369 79 2663 8469

Cut-Off for Grade D

Category SC ST OBC Ex.S OH VH UR Total
Cut-Off 123.50 106.00 124.50 40.00 106.00 66.00 134.50
Candidates Available 1836 1107 6788 393 268 249 4363 15004

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