Stenographer/Shorthand

Fresh Batch For Stenography from 4- September

A stenographer is a professional who has the abilities to translate a language into a coded form which is popularly known as Shorthand. SSC Stenographer in-hand salary for Grade C & Grade D posts is around INR 14,000/- INR 34,800 respectively

Stenographer’s Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: The student needs to have passed class 12 from a recognized board (Central/State). The student can be a pass in any stream but should have secured a minimum of 60% in their class 12.

Age: The candidate has to be between the ages of 18 to 27 years. The age limit is set by government offices.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern for computer Based test

The Computer Based Test of SSC Stenographer comprises three sections: General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language and Comprehension. The General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness sections carry 50 questions each while the English Language and Comprehension section comprise 100 questions. Total marks allotted to General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness sections are 50 each while the English Language and Comprehension section carry 100 marks. Candidates will be given two hours to complete the exam.

SSC Stenographer Marking Scheme

The marking scheme is given below.

  • Candidates will one mark for each correct answers
  • For incorrect response, 0.25 marks are deducted
  • Total marks of candidates are calculated based on the number of correct answers after deducting penalty for wrong answers

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern for Skill Test


Candidates for this stage are shortlisted based on their performance in the skill test. In this test, candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi which they need to type at the speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m) for the post of Stenographer Grade C and 80 w.p.m for Stenographer Grade D post. Candidates need to type the dictation on the computer.

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