Staff Selection Commission Stenographer Grade C & D exam is a Combined All India open Examination conducted by Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the post of Stenographers in various offices under Central Government. The exam conducted by SSC is a very tough examination and it expects high competition. Numerous candidates are applying for the test and it gives a chance for large number of candidates to get a Central Government Job.
Structure and Pattern of the S.S.C Stenographer Exam:
It is an objective type test, which encompasses questions on general intelligence and logical reasoning. An English Language and Comprehension test is also carried out as part of theexamination , which will be only in English medium. In the written exam, questions on common awareness will also be included. There will be 200 questions in the test. Aspirants have to complete the test within 150 minutes. The medium of instruction for the test will be in English as well as Hindi.
Those who clear the written test by scoring the qualifying marks may have to attend a Stenography skill test. In the Stenographer 'C' Grade test, candidates ought to have typing speed of 100 words per minute and should complete the English typing test in 40 minutes and Hindi typing test in 55 minutes. The Stenographer 'D' Grade test will last for 50 minutes for English typing and 65 minutes for Hindi typing. Aspirants have to type 80 words per minute for the Grade 'D' test.
Release Date for Receipt of Applications: 28-04-2012
Last Date for Receipt of Applications : 25-05- 2012
Date of Examination : 29 – 07- 2012
The basic requirement for the candidates to apply for the test is to complete the matriculation exam and Plus two exam from a recognized Board. The age limit of the candidates must be between 18 and 27 years. The age relaxation is provided for the SC/ST candidates and other reserved category candidates. The candidates should have good typing skills get more preference.
Age limit: 18-27
* A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962,with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b),(c),(d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by he Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the Offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by Government of India.
How to Apply:
The exam notification will be released in almost all leading news papers of our country. The application format is also included in it. The candidates can prepare the application form in hand written form or in a typed format. The completed form should be send to the Staff Selection Commission with a Central Recruitment Fee Stamps available from any Post Offices. The SC/ST and Physically Handicapped candidates and the female candidates are exempted from the payment of exam.
Mode of payment: Fee Payable Rs. 100/-(Rupees One Hundred only)
(i) For the candidates sending the application by post: The candidates submitting Paper application should pay the fee by means of "CentralRecruitment Fee Stamps(CRFS)"only . CRFS are available at the counter of all Departmental Post Offices of the country. Recruitment Fee Stamps should be pasted on the application form in the space earmarked for the purpose and got cancelled from the Counter of Post Office of issue with the date stamp of the Issuing Post Office in such a manner that the impression or the cancellation stamp partially overflows on the Application Form itself, taking care at the same time that the impression is clear and distinct to facilitate the identification of date and Post Office of issue at any subsequent stage. After getting theRecruitment Fee Stamps cancelled from the Post Office, the candidate must submit their application to the concerned Regional Office/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission in the usual manner after completing other formalities.
(ii) For the candidates submitting their applications on-line: The candidates submitting their applications on-line should pay the requisite fee only through State Bank of India challan or using on-line payment facility of State Bank of India.
Staff Selection Commission
Block No.-12, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road,New Delhi,
Phone : 011 – 24363343
Website : ssc.nic.in/