SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination

Through the SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination of the Staff Selection Commission, the Government of India recruits:

  • Grade C Stenographers for the Central Secretariat
  • Grade C Stenographers for the Railway Board Secretariat
  • Grade II stenographers for the Indian Foreign Service
  • Grade C Stenographers for the Armed Forces Headquarters
  • Stenographers in Govt. Offices and other Departments which are not part of the above services/ Departments

Eligibility Criteria for SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination:

  • The eligibility criteria for recruitment of personnel in the SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination are:
  • Candidates should be between 18 and 25 years of age as January 1 of the year in which the examination is conducted
  • For Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes the maximum age limit of years may be relaxed. This age limit may also be relaxed in case of other persons as notified by the appropriate authority.
  • Candidates must have passed the Class X examination or any other examination having the same educational value

Application Procedure for SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination:

The SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination is normally scheduled for the month of March.
The public is notified about the SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination through an advertisement in the Employment News and other leading dailies of India. The advertisement is normally published in the October of the year previous to which the examination is held. Applications are received up to the last week of November of the previous year

Selection Procedure for SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination

The SSC Stenographer’s Grade C Examination is made up of a Written Test and a Shorthand Test The written objective type test of 2 hours duration is taken on the following subjects:

  • General English and General Knowledge: 200 marks
  • Essay: 100 marks

Only those who qualify for the written test have to appear for the shorthand test

Staff Selection Commission SSC Tentative Schedule for Examinations to Be Held During 2012