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SSC Stenographer 2023

SSC Stenographer 2023 exam dates have been declared. According to the notifications,  the SSC Stenographer 2023 exam is scheduled to be held by the commission on 12 & 13 October 2023. Candidates will get all details on the date, time, and venue mentioned in their Admission certificate.

The SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification PDF was put up by the Staff Selection Commission on its official website on 2 August 2023. The registration window was open from 23 August 2023. Candidates should stay tuned to know all the latest updates on the SSC Stenographer exam.

SSC Stenographer Latest Updates

       02 August 2023: The application status for SSC Stenographer 2023 exam for all the regions at their respective websites.

       2023: The Staff Selection Commission rolled out the result for the SSC Stenographer exam. A total of 8378 candidates have been recruited for the Stenographer Grade C & D posts.

       2023: The result for SSC Stenographer is released soon. Candidates who have appeared for the skill test conducted on  2023 can check their result through the link provided in this post.

      2023: SSC has announced the tentative dates for the Document Verification stage of the Grade 'C' and 'D' Exam 2023. Document Verification for SSC Stenographer will be held from To be announce.

       2023: The SSC Stenographer 2023 exam date is released. The SSC Steno exam will be conducted on announced soon.

       2023: The SSC Stenographer Notification 2023 is out. Along with the notification PDF, the registration window has also been opened. Scroll on to learn more about it.

       2023: The notification PDF and apply online link will be provided on 2023.

SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification

The official notification PDF for SSC Stenographer 2023 released soon in 2023 by the Staff Selection Commission contains all the relevant details regarding this recruitment drive like exam date, vacancy, eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, exam pattern, and calculation of scores for different stages, provisional allotment, etc. Candidates can download the SSC Stenographer Notification PDF below for their reference.

☛ SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification

There were a total of 436910 candidates registered for the SSC Steno exam for Grade 'C' & 'D' out of which 185356 applicants appeared for the SSC Stenographer Exam and 11211 applicants qualified it for Grade ‘C’ and 15953 for Grade ‘D’ posts. A total of 1705 Stenographer posts were filled through this. This year's SSC Steno Vacancy is yet to be announced.

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2023

The exam is divided into two stages - CBT and Typing test. The SSC Stenographer exam date is scheduled on November 2023, but it awaits confirmation. Other than this, SSC has also announced the dates for the Document Verification stage of SSC Stenographer Grade 'C' and 'D' exam 2020, and it will be held from 2023. Aspirants must appear for Document Verification on the date, time, and venue mentioned in their Admission certificate.


SSC Stenographer 2023: Important Dates

SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification Release Date

02 August 2023

Apply Online Begin date

02 August 2023

Last date to apply online

23 August 2023

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2023

12 and 13 October 2023

SSC Stenographer 2023: Overview

The complete details of SSC Stenographer 2023 have been provided here to keep you well versed with all the parameters of the exam. Take a look at the table below:



Name of exam

SSC Stenographer 2023

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Level


Exam Mode


Exam duration

Two hours


Grade C & D Stenographers

Selection Process

Written Exam and Skill Test

Official Website


What is an SSC Stenographer?

SSC Stenographer is a national-level competitive entrance exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of Grade C and Grade D jobs for recruiting Stenographer Grade C & D in a General Central Service Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ Non-Gazetted post in various Central Government Ministries/Departments, in different States & Union Territories. It is a respectable profession for both men and women. 

SSC Stenographer 2023 Apply Online

The SSC Stenographer apply online link was activated on  2023 at the official website of Staff Selection Commission. The last date for submitting the application form is 23 August 2023. The application fees can be paid till 06 September and SSC Stenographer Online form correction window will be open till 2023. 

How to Fill SSC Stenographer Online Form 2023

       Visit the official website.

       Go to the Registration link and click on it.

       Now fill the One Time Registration (OTR) form.

       Enter your valid details as personal & professional in the form.

       Upload your scanned photo, signature & required certificate during the process.

       Once the registration is successfully done, you will be shared registration ID and password on the registered mobile number and email-id.

       The registered members will then be able to sign in on the official website.

       Now go to the 2023 recruitment official notification and fill the application form.

       Enter your verified details for form registration.

       Attach scanned photo and signature.

       Check all the fields in the application form to proceed.

       Submit the application form.

       Save it and get a printout for future reference.

SSC Stenographer Application Fee 2023

The SSC Stenographer application fee is different for all the categories. Without the fees applications which remain incomplete and will be rejected.


Application Fee


Rs. 100


No Fee

SSC Stenographer Eligibility

Aspirants should check the following eligibility criteria as stated by the officials of SSC before applying. There are three factors included in the eligibility criteria, which are nationality, education qualification, and SSC Stenographer age limit. Candidates can check the eligibility for SSC Stenographer 2023 listed below:

SSC Stenographer Age Limit

The SSC Stenographer age limit is 18 to 30 years for Grade C and 18 to 27 years for Grade D posts. There are age relaxation benefits for reserved categories according to the Government’s Rule & Regulations. Candidates can take a look at the age relaxation norms introduced by the officials of SSC under Eligibility Criteria for SSC Stenographer 2023, which are as follows:


SSC Stenographer Age Relaxation


5 years


3 years

PWD (Unreserved)

10 years


13 years


15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

3 years (after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application)

SSC Stenographer Qualification

A candidate needs to pass the 10+2 (12th) exam/HSC or its equivalent degree from a recognized University or Board. They also need to produce all the relevant certificates in original such as Marksheets, Provisional Certificates etc. of completion of 12th standard or equivalent examination as a proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01.08.2023. Those who fail to produce the documents shall get their candidature cancelled by the Commission.

SSC Stenographer 2023 Admit Card

SSC Stenographer 2023 admit card will be released after the application status. The application status for Southern Region was released soon in 2023 and all remaining regions will be released separately at their respective websites. The SSC Stenographer admit card for Grade C & Grade D exam can be downloaded through the official website of SSC. We will update the direct link to download the SSC Stenographer admit card 2023 once it is released.

Note: The admit card link of other regions will be updated as soon as activated on the official site.

SSC Region

State Names

Application Status for SSC Stenographer 2023

Link to Download

SSC Regional Websites

Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR)

Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Check here

To be out soon


Southern Region (SR)

Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, and Tamilnadu

Check here

To be out soon


Eastern Region (ER)

West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Sikkim, and Andaman & Nicobar Island

Check here

To be out soon


North Eastern Region (NER)

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Nagaland

Check here

To be out soon


Western Region (WR)

Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa

Check here

To be out soon


Central Region (CR)

Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

Check here

To be out soon


North Western Region (NWR)

J&K, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh

Check here

To be out soon


Delhi - Northern Region (NR)

Delhi, Rajasthan, and Uttarakhand

Check here

To be out soon


Kerala Karnataka Region (KKR)

Kerala and Karnataka

Check here

To be out soon


How to download an SSC Stenographer Admit Card?

       Go to the official website.

       Click on the link "SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2023".

       Enter your valid details such as date of birth and registration number.

       Download SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2023.

       Print admit card for future use.

SSC Stenographer 2023 Selection Process

The selection for SSC Stenographer 2023 is done on the basis of two stages. Listed below are the 2 stages of SSC Stenographer Selection Process:

1.      Computer Based Test and

2.      Skill Test

Candidates need to clear both the stages of the recruitment process to be considered for the Stenographer Grade C & Grade D posts. Those who cannot qualify the CBT exam won't be allowed to appear for the Skill test of typing speed 80 WPM in Hindi and 100 WPM in English. There are no medical or interview rounds. The final result is based on the candidate's performance in both of these stages.

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2023

The vacancies for the posts of Grade C & D Staff Selection Commission will be released soon. Meanwhile we will update the vacancy for the various categories as soon as it is out.

Note: Below is the tentative vacancy detail for Stenographer Grade C & D of the last year.

SSC Stenographer Group C Vacancy 2019


Cut Off











SSC Stenographer Group D Vacancy 2019


Cut Off











Candidates can go for complete details of SSC Stenographer Grade C and Grade D vacancies to the link mentioned below:

> SSC Stenographer vacancy

SSC Stenographer Salary

There is a different salary structure for Grade C and Grade D posts in the Staff Selection Commission. While candidates selected for Grade ‘C’ will get Rs. 34800 and their Grade pay will be 4200, whereas, on the other hand, for Grade D the salary will be Rs 20200 and their Grade Pay will be 2400. Candidates can take a look at the table below to get more clarity about the salary structure of SSC Stenographer.

Stenographer Salary Structure

Grade C

Grade D

Pay Scale


5200 – 20200

Pay Band

4200 0r 4600 (Pay Grade 2)

2400 (Pay grade 1)

Initial Salary



SSC Stenographer Basic Pay



SSC Stenographer Job Profile

Candidates must thoroughly understand the kind of work he/she may have to undertake after the selection in SSC Stenographer Exam. They can take a brief look at the job profile of the SSC Stenographer:

       Speech Writing: Writing speeches delivered by the senior officials in a precise manner without leaving any important detail.

       Briefings: Attend press conferences and meetings to make short notes and provide inputs for press releases.

       Assisting the Minister or Officer: Assisting senior officials in their work

       Helping in Public Relations

SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CBT and Skill Test. The Tier 1 exam is conducted in an online mode with objective-type questions and has three different sections viz General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and General English. Find below the detailed SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern below.

S. No.




Time Duration

Time Duration (Visually Handicapped)


General Intelligence & Reasoning



2 Hours




2 Hours & 40 Minutes





General Awareness




General English






The SSC Stenographer 2023 exam will be of Graduation level and divided into Easy Questions-20%, Medium level Questions-50% and Difficult Questions-30%. The time frame is 2 hours to attempt this exam and 160 minutes will be given to PwD candidates. Candidates will get 1 mark for every correct answer, and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer marked by them.

SSC Stenographer Syllabus

It is vital for candidates to know the detailed SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2023. We have mentioned the subject-wise syllabus for SSC Stenographer 2023 for aspirants to help in thorough preparation and to make this preparation journey easy for you.

       General Intelligence & Reasoning: Analogies, Non-Verbal Series, Verbal & Figure Classification, Problem Solving, Number Series, Relationship Concepts, Similarities & Differences, Discriminating Observation, Arithmetical Reasoning, Space Visualization, Judgement, Analysis, Decision Making, Visual Memory

       General Awareness: Current Events, India & its neighbouring countries – Geography, History, Culture, Sports, General Polity, Economic Scene etc.

       General English: Basic understanding and concepts of English, Writing Ability, Sentence Structuring, Synonyms & Antonyms, Vocabulary, Grammar etc.

SSC Stenographer Question Paper 2023

Candidates should keep practising the SSC Steno previous year question papers as it will help them acquaint them with the types of questions asked, exam pattern and difficulty level of the exam as a part of effective examination preparation.

We have provided the SSC Stenographer Previous Year Paper PDF in Hindi & English to help you clarify the actual level of the SSC Stenographer exam.

       SSC Stenographer Previous Year Paper English PDF

       SSC Stenographer Previous Year Paper Hindi PDF

SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis

Avision's Exam Prep has prepared the exam analysis on their website after the conduction of the exam. It is vital to check the SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis as it plays a crucial role in deciding the pattern, level of difficulty, and expected cut off for the upcoming SSC Steno.

       SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Analysis (22 December 2020)- Both Shifts

       SSC Steno 2020 Exam Analysis (23 December 2020)

Preparation for SSC Stenographer 2023 Exam

Aspirants need to have the right SSC Stenographer Preparation Strategy to clear the exam for which they can go through the latest syllabus and exam pattern. They must focus on each subject and all important topics.

       Learn simple tricks to solve the General Intelligence & Reasoning section.

       Buy books that cover the entire curriculum and contain sample papers.

       Solve previous year's papers to revise the entire syllabus.

SSC Stenographer Online Classes

We recommend aspirants to enrol in the SSC Stenographer online classes by Avision's Exam Prep. They can study comfortably and limitlessly from India's top mentors. 

SSC Stenographer Mock Test 2023

To assist aspirants in scoring good marks and stand out in the SSC Stenographer exam, we have prepared the most effective SSC Stenographer Mock Test compilation. Candidates can understand the level of difficulty and level of preparation and clear doubts with AVISION'S Exam Prep. 

SSC Stenographer 2023 Cut Off

SSC releases state-wise cut off every time for the post of Stenographer. Candidates can through the SSC Stenographer Cut Off for Grade 'C' & 'D' Exam 2020 for their reference and prepare accordingly for the SSC Stenographer 2023 exam:

Also, check the cut off for the skill test released by the Commission on 7 April 2023 for Grade C and Grade D along with the result.