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SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern

Every year SSC Stenographer conduct recruitment for the post of Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ , the most paramount and prestigious job start your career. The entire recruitment process involves an online examination from a centre as allotted by SSC. All stages of the examination are mandatory. SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ exam will held in two Stage:-

Date   of




No.  of




Total Duration

1-2-2019 to  6-2-2019


General Intelligence &Reasoning



2 Hours(2 hours and 40 minutes for  the  candidates  who are allowed use of scribe as per Para-7 (a) and 7 (b) above)


General Awareness




English Language and Comprehension




 Skill Test in Stenography:

 (i) Candidates who obtain the qualifying marks in the Examination as may be prescribed by the Commission will be called for the Skill Test. Commission may also prescribe qualifying marks in each part of the Examination. The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature and the Commission will fix the qualifying standards in the Skill Test for different categories of candidates.

(ii) The candidates will have to appear for the Skill Test in Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/ Hindi at the speed of 100 word per minute (w.p.m) for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade ‘D’. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer. The transcription time is as follows:



Language of Skill test

Time Duration in Minutes

Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates who are allowed use of scribe in the CBE


Stenographer Grade ‘D’





Stenographer Grade ‘D’





Stenographer Grade ‘C’





Stenographer Grade ‘C’




(iii) Candidates who opt to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will be required to learn English Stenography and vice versa after their appointment, failing which their probation may not be cleared by appointing departments. Candidates have to work as English/ Hindi stenographers as per the functional requirement of the User Office irrespective of the medium of Skill Test of candidate during the examination.

 (iv)The skill test will be held at the Commission’s Regional/ Sub Regional Offices or at other Centre(s) as may be decided by the Commission. (v) Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test will be sent by the concerned Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to the candidates called for the Skill Test

Document Verification (DV)

(a) All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to come for Document Verification. Those who fail to do so will not be considered for any post at the time of final selection. Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like Matriculation Certificate, educational qualification, caste certificate, relevant document, if any relaxation is taken, etc. Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Information about the required documents will be provided while calling candidates for DV. Detailed options for various posts and Departments will be taken from candidates either online or at the time of document verification.

(b) While giving preference of the posts/ Departments either online or at the time of Document Verification, the candidates may note that the Border Roads Organization (BRO) have specific requirement of Physical Standards, Physical Tests and Medical Standards. Candidates must ensure that they fulfill all the requirement of BRO before giving their preferences/ options. Measurement of Physical Standards and Physical and Medical Tests will be conducted by the 14 BRO after final selection and nomination of candidates to BRO.

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