SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020 – SSC Recruitment


The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020 notification for various vacancies under Stenographer profile. This is an annual exam conducted by the commission for recruiting various candidates under different posts. SSC Stenographer is available for various posts under different national ministries. The notification was released on 10 October 2020 and the last date to fill the form filling is 04 November 2020. In this article, we will do an in-depth analysis of SSC Recruitment .

SSC Stenographer Recruitment
SSC Stenographer Recruitment

Highlights of SSC Stenographer 2020

The basic highlights of SSC Stenographer Recruitment are mention in the table given below, refer to the table find the basic details:

Information Details
Organisation Staff Selection Commission
Post SSC Stenographer
Total vacancies Available soon
Qualification Completed Class XIIth /Graduation in any stream
Application date December 2020
Application Process Online
Selection process Tier 1 preliminary exam

Phase 2 Skill Test

Phase 1 Exam date 29 March 2021 to 31 March 2021
Phase 2 Exam date Available soon
Admit Card Available soon
Result Available soon


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Date Sheet Of SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2020

Although the commission has earlier given a calendar that had all the dates related to the SSC Stenographer exam. Yet, due to COVID-19 crisis, the whole Sarkari naukri exam process has to be deferred. The commission has released the updated date sheet of the SSC exams. Refer to the below table to find the dates of all the exams:

Events Date
Registration starts 10 October 2020
Last date to fill the form 04 November 2020
The download of pre admit card March 2021
Online preliminary exam 29.03.2021 to 31.03.2021
Result of the preliminary exam April/May 2021
Skill Test Admit Card Available soon
Online main exam Available soon
Provisional Allotment Available soon


SSC Stenographer Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of the SSC Stenographer as notified by the commission is given below.  The candidates can check the below points before applying for the various posts:

  • The candidates should be a citizen of India.
  • The age of the candidate must fall between 18-27 years.
  • The candidate must have completed his class 12th or graduation from a recognised school and board.

How to apply?

The application form of the SSC Stenographer is available on the official website of the SSC, the candidates need to follow the steps to fill the form:

  • Visit,
  • Open the application form of SSC Stenographer
  • Fill in all your important details like Name, Address, Qualification
  • Note down the Registration and Password generated
  • Attach your photo in the Jpeg format
  • Upload your scanned signature
  • Pay fees of Rs 100 valid for Unreserved and OBC male through Credit or debit card.
  • SC/ST/Women/PWD are exempted from the payment
  • Download the application form for future use

Exam Pattern of SSC Stenographer 2020

The exam pattern of SSC Stenographer is divided into two parts viz Tier 1 and Tier 2. I have discussed both the parts in detail in the space given below.

Tier 1

This is a computer-based test, each correct answer gets 1 mark while 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

Sections No of question Maximum marks Duration of exam
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50  



2 hours


General Language 100 100
General Awareness 50 50
Total 200 200 2 hours


Tier 2

Tier 2 will be the final stage of the selection process and students who clear this tier will be selected for the job.

Section Maximum Time
Stenographer D (English) 50 minutes
Stenographer C (English) 40 minutes
Stenographer C (Hindi) 50 minutes
Stenographer D (Hindi) 65 minutes


Exam syllabus

The prescribed syllabus of the SSC Stenographer is given below the candidates should go through it before the exam:

Subjects Syllabus
General Awareness
  • History,
  • Civics &Culture
  • Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Science
  •  Current Affairs
  • Figure Analysis
  • Decision making
  • Alphanumeric Problems
  • Word Building
  • Coding
  • Numerical Operations,
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Puzzles
  • Seating arrangement
  • SI & CI
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage,
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Mensuration
  • Heights and Distances
  • Trigonometry
  • DI
General English
  • Grammar
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Synonym and antonym
  • One-word substitution
  • Jumbled sentence


SSC Stenographer Admit Card

The authority is expected to release the SSC Stenographer admit card for the remaining candidates in March 2021. The entrance exam was postponed amidst the nationwide lockdown. The students can download the Steno Admit Card from the official website. The commission will upload the hall ticket for all the students soon. The students have to enter their roll number and course name for downloading the admit card.

The admit card contains the exam schedule, the exam centre and all the information about the exam. The students have to download the admit card and then take its print out for the exam. The students who wish to appear for the remaining exam have to wait for some-time now.

SSC Stenographer Result

The candidates can check their results in two ways by checking the website or by checking our post. The candidates can keep their roll numbers handy to check the result once it is released by the authorities. The authority will release the answer key for Steno. Candidates can check the answer key and calculate their tentative marks. The final result will be available in the month of April/May2-21 along with the cut-off.

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