The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is one of the most prestigious organizations in India responsible for recruiting staff for various government departments and ministries. Every year, SSC conducts a number of recruitment exams for different posts. Among them, the SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam is one of the most awaited exams by candidates who wish to make their career in the government sector.
The SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam notification for 2022 is expected to be released soon. This exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Stenographer Grade C and Stenographer Grade D in various government ministries, departments, and organizations across the country. In this article, we will discuss all the important details about the SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022.
The official dates for the SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022 are yet to be announced. However, we have provided tentative dates based on previous years’ trends:
Release of Notification: August 2022
Online Application Start Date: August 2022
Last Date to Apply Online: September 2022
Admit Card Release Date: November 2022
Computer-Based Exam Date: December 2022
Candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022:
Age Limit: The minimum age limit for candidates is 18 years and maximum age limit is 30 years. However, there will be relaxation in upper age limit for reserved category candidates as per government norms.
- For Stenographer Grade C: Candidates should have completed their graduation from a recognized university or institution. b. For Stenographer Grade D: Candidates should have passed class 12th or equivalent from a recognized board or university.
Skill Test: Candidates must have stenography skills in either Hindi or English as per the requirement of the post.
The application process for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022 will be online. Candidates can apply through the official website of SSC. The application fee for the recruitment is Rs. 100/- for General/OBC candidates while SC/ST/PWD/women candidates are exempted from paying any fee.
The steps to apply for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022 are as follows:
Click on the “Apply” tab on the homepage.
Select the “Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022” notification and click on the “Apply Online” button.
Fill in the required details in the application form and upload scanned copies of the necessary documents.
Pay the application fee through online mode.
Click on the “Submit” button to complete the application process.
The selection process for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022 consists of three stages:
Computer-Based Examination: Candidates will have to appear for a computer-based examination which will consist of objective type questions based on General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language and Comprehension.
Skill Test: Candidates who qualify the computer-based examination will be called for a skill test. The skill test will be conducted to assess the candidate’s stenography skills in either Hindi or English.
Document Verification: Candidates who clear the skill test round will have to produce the original documents and certificates for verification.
The following is the exam pattern for the SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Recruitment Exam 2022:
- The exam will be conducted in online mode. b. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours (120 minutes). c. The exam will consist of 200 multiple-choice questions. d. The exam will be divided into three sections: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language and Comprehension. e. Each section will have 50 questions and carry 50 marks. f. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
- The skill test will be conducted to assess the candidate’s stenography skills in either Hindi or English. b. Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/Hindi 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. c. The transcription time for the dictated passage will be as follows: i. For Stenographer Grade C: 40 minutes (English) or 55 minutes (Hindi)