SSC Stenographer 2023 Eligibility Criteria: SSC or Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC Stenographer Exam every year to recruit selected candidates for Stenographer Grade “C” and Grade “D” posts.
Commission will release official notification for SSC Stenographer 2023 Recruitment on 2nd August 2023. Once the notification is released, the online application window will also open.
SSC Stenographer 2023 Selection Process
According to the guidelines of the Staff Selection Commission, there are three stages in the SSC Stenographer 2023 selection process. It is important for candidates to know all the steps and prepare accordingly to get the final selection.
|Computer based examination
|Stenography Skill Test
SSC Stenographer 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should know well about SSC Stenographer 2023 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the recruitment. It depends on factors including educational qualification, nationality, age limit, age relaxation etc.
To qualify for the SSC Stenographer 2023 exam, candidates must either be an Indian citizen or:
- A subject in Nepal, or
- A subject of Bhutan, or
- A Tibetan refugee who immigrated to India before January 1, 1962, or
- A person who has immigrated from East African countries including Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam
- Applicants other than Indian nationals must possess a certificate of eligibility issued in their favor by the Government of India.
To qualify for SSC Stenographer 2023 candidates must have passed 12th class or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
Candidates must know the age limit for SSC Stenographer Recruitment well before registering for the exam. The age limit for SSC Stenographer for Group C and Group D is given below:
|Stenographer Group c
|18 to 30 (Applicants born before 02/01/1992 or after 01/01/2004 are eligible to apply)
|Stenographer Group d
|18 to 27 (Applicants born before 02/01/1995 or after 01/01/2004 are eligible to apply)
Age relaxation is given to reserved category candidates. The relaxation given to such candidates is given below:
|3 years after deduction of military service rendered from the actual age on the last date of receipt of online application
|Defense personnel disabled in action during hostilities with any foreign country or disturbed area are released as a consequence.
|Defense personnel disabled in action during hostilities with any foreign country or disturbed area are discharged as a consequence (SC/ST).
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Those who have rendered regular and continuous service of not less than 3 years till the last date of receipt of online applications.
|Central Government Civilian Employees: Those who have rendered regular and continuous service of not less than 3 years till the last date of receipt of online applications. (SC/ST)
|Widows/divorced women/women legally separated and not remarried.
|Widows/divorced women/women legally separated and not remarried (SC/ST)
|Service Clerks in Final Year of Color Service in Armed Forces.
|Up to 45 years
|Service Clerks in Final Year of Color Service in Armed Forces. (SC/ST)
|Up to 50 years
|Census employees in the Office of the Registrar General of India have been dismissed (they will be considered for the offices under RGI only subject to their order of merit and availability of vacancies)
|3 years plus length of service rendered by them in relation to Census, layoff and weightage of past service.
Number of Test Attempts
As per Staff Selection Commission guidelines, there is no limit on number of attempts for SST Stenographer Exam. Candidates can take it as many times as possible while fulfilling other criteria.
SSC Stenographer 2023 FAQs
A. To qualify for SSC Stenographer 2023 a candidate must have passed 12th standard.
A. Age limit for SSC Stenographer Grade “C” is between 18 to 30 years and for Group “D” it is between 18 to 27 years.
A. Candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC categories are given age relaxation of 5 and 3 years respectively.