To apply for Stenographer Officer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ an aspirant should meet various eligibility Criteria wrt to Education Qualification, Age Nationality, Number of attempts permissible etc. To know in details about the topics/Chapters which are covered under these subjects for each Phases of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ 2018-19 exams.
Educational Qualifications :
Stenographer Grade ‘C’
12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.
Stenographer Grade ‘D’
(a) As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.6.2015 published in Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas /certificates including 8 technical education degree/ diploma awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grant Commission Act 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grant Commission.
(b) All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for Document Verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates etc. for completion of Intermediate/ Higher Secondary/ 10+2/ Senior Secondary in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-01-2019, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/ she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification.
(c) Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications will require to be produced by the candidates at the time of Document Verification or as and when required by the Commission, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of the Notice of examination.
18 to 30 years as on 01-01-2019 (i.e. candidates born on or after 02-01-1989 and born before or on 01-01-2001)
18-27 years as on 01-01-2019 (i.e. candidates born on or after 02-01-1992 and born before or on 01-01-2001)
Relaxation In Age
Age -relaxation permissible
beyond the upper age limit
PwD (SC/ ST)
03 years after deduction of the
military service rendered from
the actual age as on closing date
of receipt of online application.
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the
State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during
hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed
area and released as a consequence thereof
area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)
Central Govt. Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications.
Up to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees:
Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and
continuous service as on closing date for receipt of
online applications. (SC/ ST)
Up to 45 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried.
Up to 35 years of age
separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST)
Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service
in the Armed Forces.
in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST).
Up to 50 years of age
Retrenched census employees of the office of
Registrar General of India (They will be considered
only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and
subject to availability of vacancies)
3 years plus length of service
rendered by them in connection
with census, before retrenchment and weightage of past service.
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