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SSC Stenographer Eligibility 2022 - Age, Education

The Staff Selection Commission(SSC) conducts the recruitment process for the SSC Stenographer posts. The Commission had released the notification to fill vacancies in Grade C and D. Candidates must meet the SSC Stenographer Eligibility criteria laid down by the SSC. The SSC Stenographer Eligibility criteria include educational qualifications, age limits, nationality, and exemptions or relaxations for certain categories of candidates. Read on to know more.

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SSC Stenographer Notification 2022 - Important Dates

Some important dates for SSC Notification 2022 are as follows :

Dates for submission of online applications20 August 2022 to 05 September 2022
Last date and time for receipt of online applications05 September 2022 (11 pm)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan05 September 2022 (11 pm)
Last date and time for making online fee payment06 September 2022 (11 pm)
Last  date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)06 September 2022
Date  of  "Window   for  Application  Form Correction‟    and     online    payment    of Correction Charges.07 September 2022 (11 pm)
Schedule of Computer Based ExaminationNovember 2022

SSC Stenographer 2022 Eligibility Criteria

There are a number of factors in eligibility criteria such as educational qualifications, age limit, relaxation in age limit, citizenship, eligibility of ex-servicemen, reservations, etc. which are given below:-

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate appearing in the exam must have qualified 10 plus 2 or equivalent. This qualification should have been obtained from a recognized university or board.
  • All degrees, including technical education degrees/diplomas, given by universities through Open and Distance Learning modes of study are recognized for employment in Central Government jobs and services. It is necessary to verify that they have been approved by the University Grants Commission's Distance Education Bureau.
  • All applicants must provide their original certificates, such as mark sheets and provisional certificates from intermediate/higher secondary/senior secondary school.

Age Limit

The age restriction for the applicants is listed below. Candidates from the OBC and SC/ST categories, on the other hand, are granted certain leeway.

  • Stenographer Grade C: 18 to 30 years as on 01.01..2022 i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1992 and not later than 01-01-2004 are eligible to apply.
  • Stenographer Grade D: 18 to 27 years as on 01.01.2022 i.e. candidates born not before 02-01-1995 and not later than 01-01-2004 are eligible to apply.

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Age Relaxation

The upper age limit relaxation provided to the Reserved categories are:

CategoryUpper Age relaxation 
Scheduled Caste (SC)5 years
Scheduled Tribes (ST)5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC)3 years
Physically Handicapped (Unreserved)10 years
Physically Handicapped (OBC)13 years
Physically Handicapped (SC or ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years

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Citizenship

All aspiring applicants must also fulfil the qualifying requirements for their country of origin. A candidate must be a citizen of one of the following countries/must meet the citizenship requirements of one of the following countries: 

1. India

2. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from one of the following countries:-

  • Vietnam
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pakistan
  • Zambia
  • Myanmar
  • Uganda
  • Malawi
  • Kenya
  • Ethiopia
  • Zaire
  • The United Republic of Tanzania.

3. A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962

4. Subject of Bhutan

5. Subject of Nepal

Candidates who fall into categories 2, 3, 4, and 5 will get a certificate of eligibility from the Indian government.

SSC Stenographer Eligibility For Ex-Servicemen 

The following are the eligibility requirements for ex-servicemen competing in SSC Stenographer 2021:

  • Person (including personnel of Territorial Army) who have been discharged after completing the stipulated time of service, or at his own request, or dismissed on grounds of misbehaviour or inefficiency and have been awarded a gratuity (pension holders).
  • A person who has served as a Combatant or Non-Combatant in Army, Navy, and Air Force of the India Union.
  • Gallantry Award Winners of the Armed Forces
  • Person relieved on the medical ground with medical disability pension
  • Personnel who had spent more than six months on deputation in the Army Postal Service prior to April 14, 1987.
  • Candidates of the Army Postal Service who have served as a part of the Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service or are released from Army Postal Service  on the medical ground with medical or another disability pension

Candidates who are serving as a Service Clerk in the last year of their military service.  Only jobs at Armed Forces Headquarters and the Inter-Service Organisation will be open to such individuals. Sons, daughters, and dependents of ex-servicemen will not be eligible for an age reduction.

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Read more about SSC Stenographer Notification, Application process, Vacancy, Cut offs

SSC Stenographer Reservations

Reservation for ST/SC/OBC/PH i.e.(Persons with disabilities)/Ex-servicemen etc. categories is available as per the Indian Government norms.

Posts of both Grade C and Grade D have been identified suitable for persons who are suffering from disabilities of One Leg(OL), One Arm(OA), Both Leg(BL), Blind(B), and LV (Low Vision)

The candidates who are hearing impaired are not eligible for this post.

FAQs

What is the total marks for SSC Stenographer Online exam?

Total marks for SSC Stenographer Online exam is 200 marks.

What is the negative marking scheme followed in SSC Stenographer? +

There will be a 0.25 marks deduction for every wrong answer.

How many vacancies are announced for SSC Stenographer? +

The number of vacancies will be released in due course of time. Once the Stenographer Grade C & Grade D vacancies are declared by SSC, we will update the same here.

What is the age limit for SSC Stenographer? +

(a) Stenographer Grade C: 18 to 30 years and (b) Stenographer Grade D: 18 to 27 years

What is the SSC Stenographer 2022 Application Form date? +

SSC Stenographer 2022 Application Form date is from 20 August 2022 - 5 September 2022.

How to download SSC Stenographer Result? +

Open the official ssc.nic.in website. Under results click on SSC Stenographer and download the results. Save the pdf for future use.

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