SSC Stenographer 2019: Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Exam Pattern


SSC Stenographer 2019: Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

SSC Stenographer 2019 is an all India Competitive examination conducts for the recruitment of candidates having good stenography skills. SSC Stenographer 2019 C and D exam is conducted by Staff Selection Commission every year most likely in the month of August. Candidates will be recruited as Stenographers Grade ‘C’ (Group ‘B’ Non Gazetted) & Stenographers Grade ‘D’ (Group ‘C’ Non Gazetted), through this exam. Read the official advertisement from the official website. Information about SSC Stenographer 2019 like Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Admit and Result etc can be read in the article below.

SSC Stenographer 2019: Important Dates

Submission of application form commence from  June 2019
Last date to apply online/offline  July 2019
Admit card will be available from Two week prior to exam
Date of examination August 2019

SSC Stenographer 2019 Application Form Details

Before filling the application form, candidates must have to read the instructions carefully. Candidates can fill and submit the SSC Stenographer C and D Application form 2019 via online mode only through visiting the official website of SSC. Candidates have to fill all details including name, parent’s name, educational qualification etc., carefully in the application form.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian citizens a subject to Bhutan or Nepal or Tibetan/ Sri Lanka/ Burma /Pakistan/East African Countries who migrate to India with the intension of permanently settle before 1st January 1962 can apply for the exam.
  • Minimum education qualification: 12th passed from the recognized university of the board.
  • Age limit: 18-17yrs

Application Fee

  • In order to complete the application process, candidates have to make payment of Rs. 100/- as application fee.
  • All women candidates, SC/ST/PH candidates and Ex-servicemen are exempted from application fee.
  • Payment can be made via Bank Challan, Net Banking or through Debit/Credit Card.
  • Fee submitted once, will not be refunded in any case.

Exam Pattern

  • Part- I will contain about 50 questions from General Intelligence & Reasoning for 50 marks. Duration would be of 2 hours.
  • Part- II includes 50 questions from related to General Awareness for 50 marks. Time duration is 2 hours
  • Part-III will contain 100 questions from English Language & Comprehension for 100 marks.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong response.
Subject Details Number of Questions Marks
General Intelligence (Reasoning Questions) 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
English Language and Comprehension 100 100

Admit Card

  • The candidate can avail the admit card by accessing official website only.
  • The SSC will issue the admit card to the eligible candidates before the examination.
  • It is important to take Admit Card with you while going to examination center.
  • Candidate will not be allowed to give exam, without the admit card.
  • The Commission will not send any hard copy of the admit card by post.


  • The list of successful candidate will be uploaded in the official website.
  • The result will be announced after one or two month from completion of Skill Test.
  • Candidates have to check the regular updates on

Selection Process

  • Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of their performance in written examination.
  • Successful candidate will be shortlisted and called for appearing in Skill Test/Stenography Test.
  • Those who qualify the skill test, will be considered for final selection.


General Awareness:

The syllabus for this section will be based on important dates of celebration, current events, book’s author name, important sports days, history, general polity, the economy of India, scientific research, economic sense and Indian constitution, current affairs, newspapers etc.

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

The syllabus for this section will be based on Verbal and nonverbal type questions, problem- solving analysis, arithmetical reasoning, syllogism, number series, blood relationship concept, visual memory, and much more.

English Language and Comprehension:

The syllabus for this section will be based on English language, synonyms, antonyms, grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, reading comprehension etc. In the English language sections, writing ability also will be checked.

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