SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2023 | 12th/Any degree | 1207 Posts | Last Date: 23 August 2023

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SSC Stenographer 2023– Staff Selection Commission announced notifications for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination 2023. There are a total of 1207 vacancies available for this post. Candidates with the qualification of 12th/ Any Degree can apply for SSC Steno post. The selection process is based on the examination, skill test and document verification for applied candidates. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online before the last date. The detailed eligibility and application process of SSC Stenographer Recruitment are given below.

SSC Stenographer RecruitmentSSC Stenographer 2023 Recruitment:

Job Role Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’
Qualification 12th/Any degree
Total Vacancies 1207 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs. 2,400 – 4,600/-(Grade Pay)
Job Location Across India
Application Start Date 02 August 2023
Last Date 23 August 2023

SSC Stenographer 2023- Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification (as on 23 August 2023): Must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.

Age limit (as on 01 August 2023):

  • Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 18 to 30 years ( candidates born not before 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2005 are eligible to apply)
  • Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 18 to 27 years (Candidates born not before 02.08.1996 and not later than 01.08.2005 are eligible to apply)

Age Relaxation:

  • SC/ST Category – 5 years
  • OBC Category – 3 years
  • PH Category – 10 years
  • PH + OBC Category – 13 years
  • PH + SC/ST Category – 15 years
  • Others as per Govt rules.

Salary: Rs. 2,400 – 4,600/-(Grade Pay)



No.of.vacancies: 1207 Posts

Stenographer Grade ‘C’: 93 Posts

S.No Department Vacancies
1 Central Administrative Tribunal[for Stenographers Only] 01
2 Central Board Of Indirect Taxes And Customs (Deptt. Of Revenue) 25
3 Central Vigilance Commission 02
4 Department Of Agriculture Cooperation And Farmers Welfare 01
5 Department Of WaterResources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation ( Ministry Of Jal Shakti ) [in Ganga Flood Control Commission-eng Steno Only] 05
6 Indian Meteorological Department ( O/o The Director General Of Meteorology ) 02
7 M/o Labour & Employment 02
8 M/o Textile 01
9 Ministry Of Defence (O/o The Js & Cao) AFHQ 11
10 Ministry Of External Affairs 30
11 M/o Culture (National Gallery Of Modern Arts) 02
12 Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India(TRAI) 11
Total 93

Stenographer Grade ‘D’: 1114 Posts



S.No Department Vacancies
1 Border Roads Organisation (Je) [for Male Candidates Only] 26
2 Bureau Of Police Research & Development 02
3 CBDT(Deptt. Of Revenue) 392
4 Central Administrative Tribunal[for Stenographers Only 04
5 Central Board Of Indirect Taxes And Customs (Deptt. Of Revenue) 06
6 Central Bureau Of Investigation 25
7 Central Vigilance Commission 01
8 DOP & T 427
9 D/o Consumer Affairs 01
10 D/o Food and Public Distribution 05
11 D/o Science & Technology 09
12 Department of Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers 03
13 Department of Automic Energy 28
14 Directorate General Of Aeronautical Quality 04
15 Enforcement Dirertorate 03
16 IHQ MOD(Navy)/DTE Of Civilian Manpower Planning And Recruitment (Dcmpr) 48
17 M/o Communications (D/o Telecommunications) O/o CGCA 02
18 M/o Communications (Department Of Posts)- SPN 02
19 M/o Electronics And Information Technology 03
20 M/o Health And Family Welfare(DGHS) 16
21 M/o Housing And Urban Affairs 01
22 M/o Information & Broadcasting 03
23 M/o Labour & Employment 08
24 M/o Statistics & Prog Implementation (ADMN-III) 13
25 M/o Textile 03
26 Mes(ARMY HQ) 04
27 Ministry Of Communications (Department Of Posts)- (Admn.) 03
28 Ministry Of Defence (O/o The Js & Cao) AFHQ 11
29 Ministry Of External Affairs 16
30 Ministry Of Railway 06
31 Ministry Of Tourism 11
32 Narcotics Control Bureau 01
33 National Commission For Scheduled 02
34 National Informatics Centre 05
35 National Investigation Agency 04
36 Office Of Development Commissioner (MSNE) 16
37 Registrar General Of India 02
Total 1114

Selection Process:

The selection process will be based on a Computer-Based Mode Examination, Skill Test & Document Verification (DV).

(i)Computer-Based Examination:

  • Computer-Based Mode Examination (200 Marks) – 2 Hours
  • The question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice only.
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.
  • There will be a negative marking equal to one-third of the marks allotted to the question for each wrong answer in Computer Based Examination

Scheme of Examination:

Subject No. of Qns & Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50
General Awareness 50
English Language and Comprehension 100
Total 200

(ii) Skill Test: 

  • The candidates who are shortlisted in the Computer Based Examination will be required to appear in the Skill Test for Stenography.
  • The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the online Application Form) at the speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m.) for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’.
  • The matter will have to be transcribed on computer. The transcription time is as follows:
Post Language of Skill Test Time Duration(in minutes)
Stenographer  Grade-D English 50
Stenographer  Grade-D Hindi 65
Stenographer Grade-C English 40
Stenographer Grade-C Hindi 55

Note: Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments.

Application Fee:

  • Rs. 100/- 
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

Mode of payment: Fee can be paid only through online payment modes, namely BHIM UPI, Net Banking, or by using Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, or RuPay Credit or Debit card.

How to apply for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2023?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for these positions online on or before 23 August 2023.

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Important dates:

  • Dates for submission of online applications: 02.08.2023 to 23.08.2023
  • Last date and time for receipt of online applications: 23.08.2023 (2300 hours)
  • Last date and time for making online fee payment: 23.08.2023 (2300 hours)
  • Date of Window forApplication Form Correction’ and online payment of Correction Charges: 24.08.2023 to 25.08.2023 (2300 hours)
  • Schedule of Computer Based Examination: October 2023

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