SSC Stenographer 2022: Tentative Answer Key Released, Get Direct Link Here!

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SSC Stenographer Tentative Answer Key has been released! The CBE  was held from 17th November 2022 to 18th November 2022. Candidates can raise objections against the answer key from 24th to 28th November 2022 against a fee of INR.100 per question. SSC Stenographer Skill Test dates have also been announced. The skill test will take place on the 15th & 16th of February 2023. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had invited applications for the post of Stenographer till 5th September 2022. Candidates must note that the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 drive will recruit candidates for the posts of Stenographer Grade C (Group B, Non-Gazetted) and Stenographer Grade D (Group C) for various Ministries/Departments/Organizations in the Government of India. Go through the below-mentioned points to have a detailed understanding of the SSC Stenographer Exam.

  • As on 11th November 2022, SSC Stenographer Application Status has been released for all regions and SSC Stenographer Admit Cards have been released for WR, MPR, CR, NER & NWR Regions.
  • The final marks (2020 cycle) were out on 21st October 2022. Candidates can check their individual scores on the official website between 21st October 2022 to 16th November 2022. 
  • As this recruitment process is for Stenographers, it is mandatory to have skills in Stenography, otherwise, the candidates will be considered ineligible.
  • The crucial date to meet all the eligibility criteria by the candidates is 1st January 2022. The candidates must make sure that they meet all the eligibility criteria as of the specified date. Else their applications will be disqualified.

Also, check out the SSC Stenographer Exam Analysis here.

SSC Stenographer Recruitment Overview 2022

Exam Conducting Authority

Staff Selection Commission 

Name of the Post

Stenographer Grade 'C' and Grade 'D'

Official Website

SSC

Total Vacancies

To be announced soon

Selection Process

  • Computer-Based Test
  • Skill test

Notification Release Date

20th August 2022 

Application Start Date

20th August 2022

Application End Date

5th September 2022 (23:00 Hrs)

Last date and time for generation of

Offline Challan

5th September 2022 (23:00 Hrs)

Last date and time for making online fee

Payment & through Challan (During Bank Working Hours)

6th September 2022 

Window Application Correction Window

7th September 2022 (23:00 Hrs)

Admit Card Release Date 

9th November 2022 (NER & NWR)

10th November 2022 (MPR & CR)

11th November 2022 (WR)

CBE

17th November 2022 to 18th November 2022

Skill Test 

15th & 16th February 2023

Qualification

12th Pass Government Jobs

Download SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 Official Notification PDF

SSC Stenographer Latest Updates

24th November 2022: SSC Stenographer 2022 Tentative Answer Key Out! 

The Staff Selection Commission has released the tentative answer key for the SSC Stenographer Exam 2022. The CBE Exam for the same was conducted on 17th & 18th November 2022. Candidates can raise objections against the answer key from 24th to 28th November 2022 for a fee of INR.100 per question.

Download SSC Stenographer 2022 Tentative Answer Key Write-Up Notice PDF

Direct link to check the SSC Stenographer 2022 Tentative Answer Key 

24th November 2022: SSC Stenographer Skill Test Dates Out

The SSC has announced the dates for the Skill Test of Stenographer Recruitment 2022. The test will be held on 15th and 16th February 2023. For details refer to the attached notice.

Download SSC Stenographer Skill Test Dates Notice

21st November 2022: SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2017 Out!

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC Stenographer Answer Key for the 2017 departmental examination which was held on 21st October 2022. Below is the direct link to check the answer key.

Direct Link to Download Answer Key

Check SSC Stenographer Answer Key Notice 2017

11th November 2022: SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Admit Cards & Application Status Out for Various Regions!

Candidates can check the table below to get the direct links to download the application status and admit card for various regions for the SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam 2022. 

Region Names

Application Status

Admit Card Download Link

Southern Region

Click Here

Click to Download

Eastern Region

Click Here

Click to Download

Western Region

Click Here

Click to Download

Central Region

Click Here

Click to Download

MP Sub-Region

Click Here

Click to Download

North Western Region

Click Here

Click to Download

North Eastern Region

Click Here

Click to Download

North Region

Click Here

Click to Download

KKR Region

Click Here

Click to Download

4th November 2022: SSC Stenographer Application Status Link Active

The SSC has activated the application status for the post of Stenographer. This is for the Southern Region. Candidates can check the status of their application by logging in to the link given below.

Direct Link to Check SSC Stenographer Application Status – Southern Region

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2022

As per the official notification, SSC Stenographer vacancies will be notified in due course on the official website of SSC for the year 2022. Till then, the candidates must check out the final vacancy count for the year 2020.

SSC Stenographer Vacancy 2022 (2020)

Post Name

Vacancy 

Stenographer Grade ‘D’

691

Stenographer Grade ‘C’

73

Total

764

How to Apply Online for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022?

As mentioned above, the candidates can apply for SSC Stenographer Exam from 20th August 2022 to 5th September 2022. For the same, the candidates can check out the direct link and the steps that must be followed to apply.

Direct Link to Apply for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022

Step 1: The candidates first need to register themselves on the SSC online portal, the direct link of which is given above.

Step 2: Once registered the candidates can log in by using their credentials (Registration Number and Password).

Step 3: Now check “Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2022” under the latest notifications.

Step 4: Click on apply at the bottom right and fill in every personal detail asked against all the fields.

Step 5: Upload the Photograph (Allowed File Size: 20 KB to 50 KB, Format: JPEG/ JPG, Image Size: About 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).

Step 6: Upload the Signature (Allowed File Size: 10 KB to 20 KB, Format: JPEG/ JPG, Image Size: About 4.0 cm (width) x 2.0 cm (height).

Step 7: Click on “I Agree” and Enter the Captcha. You can click on Preview to verify all your details. Also, note if the preview is not working, that means you might have skipped any required field, so go through the fields once again.

Step 8: After Preview, Click on Submit.

Step 9: Under the latest notifications only, you will find the below-mentioned links:

Print, Download Offline Challan, Payment, Payment Status, Application Status, Double Verification of Payment

Step 10: Use these links to pay the application fee, check the payment status, and more.

Step 11: Once done with everything, the candidates must download their application form and keep a printout with them for future reference.

Note: The candidates will have to specify whether they are applying for SSC Stenographer “Grade C” or “Grade D”, or both.

If you have already applied for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022, then go through the SSC Stenographer Application Status as well.

SSC Stenographer Application Fee 2022

For the smooth recruitment process, the board charges a minimal amount of application fee from the candidates. Have a look at the SSC Stenographer Recruitment Application Fee below.

SSC Stenographer Application Fee

Category

Application Fee

General/OBC

Rs. 100

SC/ST/PWD/ESM/Women Candidates

No Fee (Exempted)

Note: The Application Fee can be paid online through the BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches, or by generating SBI Challan. Also, note that the fee once paid is non-refundable.

SSC Stenographer Selection Process 2022

The selection process for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 is as follows:

  • Computer Based Test
  • Skill Test

The important pointers of the SSC Stenographer Exam Selection Process are:

  • The candidates will be shortlisted for the skill test based on the marks obtained by them in Computer Based Test.
  • Skill Test will be conducted by the board and that will be just qualifying in nature. The candidates must note that the skill test is mandatory and those who did not appear in the skill test will not be considered for the final selection.
  • The final selection along with the allocation to the different Ministries/Departments under SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 will be done on the basis of CBT and the preference of Post/ Department specified by the candidate.

For detailed information, check out the SSC Stenographer Selection Process

SSC Stenographer Minimum Qualifying Marks

The candidates must go through the below table to know about the SSC Stenographer Exam Minimum Qualifying Marks:

SSC Stenographer Minimum Qualifying Marks

Category

Minimum Qualifying Marks

General/UR

30%

OBC/EWS

25%

SC/ST

20%

SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates can only apply for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 when they will meet all the eligibility criteria as specified by the SSC. The candidates will have to be eligible for every parameter including Educational Qualification, Age Limit, Nationality, etc. Check out all eligibility parameters for the SSC Stenographer Exam below.

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SSC Stenographer Educational Qualification (As on 5th September 2022)

The candidates must have passed the 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

Note: Failing in producing the required documents as on the reference date will lead to disqualification from the selection process.

SSC Stenographer Age Limit (As on 1st January 2022)

The below-mentioned table specifies the age limit for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 for both Grade C and Grade D Posts.

SSC Stenographer Age Limit 

Name of the Posts

Age Limit 

SSC Stenographer Grade C

18 to 30 years (Candidates born not before 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2004)

SSC Stenographer Grade D

18 to 27 years (Candidates born not before 02.01.1995 and not later than 01.01.2004)

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation is being provided to various categories by the Staff Selection Board (SSC). Check it out in the table below:

SSC Stenographer Age Relaxation

Category

Age-relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

PwD (OBC)

13 years

PwD (SC/ ST)

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age 

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

03 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)

08 years

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group C posts only

Central Govt. Civilian Employees:

Who gave not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on the closing date for online applications.

Up to 40 years 

Central Govt. Civilian Employees:

Who gave not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on the closing date for online applications. (SC/ ST)

Up to 45 years 

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried

Up to 35 years 

Widows/Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST )

Up to 40 years 

SSC Stenographer Nationality

The candidates applying for SSC Stenographer 2022 exam should also fulfil the eligibility criteria for nationality. Check out the nationality parameter for SSC Stenographer Exam 2022. 

  • The candidate may be an Indian Citizen or
  • The candidate may be a subject of Nepal/Bhutan or
  • The candidate may be a Tibetian refugee who had come over to India before 1 January 1962 with permanent intent of settling in India or
  • The candidate may be an Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, etc having the intention to permanently settle in India.

For more detailed information, check out SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria

SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2022

The candidates who have applied for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 must check out the syllabus that is mentioned in the table below. This will allow you to prepare for the SSC Stenographer Exam in a much better way.

SSC Stenographer 2022 Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

General Awareness

English Language

Analogy

Similarities & Differences

– Space Visualization

Problem Solving 

– Analysis, Judgement

Decision Making

Visual Memory

– Discriminating Observation

Coding-Decoding

Puzzle

Venn Diagram

Direction & Distance

Blood Relation

Order & Ranking

Number Series

Verbal Reasoning

Non-Verbal Reasoning

-Static Awareness

– Current Affairs

– Science & Technology

History

Culture

Geography

– Economic scene

General polity

-Scientific research

-Indian constitution

– Sports

– Reading Comprehension

– Synonyms & Antonyms

– Fill in the Blanks

– Spellings

– Phrases & Idiom Meaning

– Active & Passive Voice

– Direct & Indirect Speech

– Para Jumble & Sentence Jumble

Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction

– Error Spotting

Also, check out SSC Stenographer Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2022

As discussed above, the selection process contains two stages which are online computer based test and skill test. So, let’s discuss the exam pattern for both stages of the selection process in detail.

SSC Stenographer Computer-Based Test Exam Pattern

The Computer based test will contain Multiple choice questions. Below is the detailed SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern for CBT. Also, note that for candidates eligible for a scribe, the total duration will be 2 hours 40 minutes.

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2022

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks 

Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning

50

50

2 Hrs

General Awareness

50

50

100

English Language & Comprehension

100

Total

200

200

2 hrs

SSC Stenographer Marking Scheme (CBT)

  • Each question will be of 1 mark. A total of 200 questions will be asked for 200 marks.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
  • For all those questions that will remain unattempted will be awarded as 0 marks.
  • The questions will be Bilingual (Hindi & English Both) except in the English section.

Stage 2: Skill Test in Stenography

Below is the detailed pattern that the candidates must know about the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 Skill test in stenography.

  • The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the Application Form) at the speed of 100 words per minute (w.p.m.) for the post of Stenographer Grade C and 80 w.p.m. for the post of Stenographer Grade D.
  • 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.

SSC Stenographer Skill Test (Transcription Time)

Post

Language of Skill Test

Time Duration (in minutes)

Time Duration (in minutes) for the candidates eligible for a scribe

Stenographer

Grade D

English

50

70

Stenographer

Grade D

Hindi

65

90

Stenographer Grade C

English

40

55

Stenographer Grade C

Hindi

55

75

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2022

Keeping a track of the important dates allows you not to miss anything that is crucial in the SSC Stenographer 2022 Recruitment process. Check out the table below for exam dates:

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2022

Admit Card Release Date 

9th November 2022 (NER & NWR)

10th November 2022 (MPR & CR)

CBE

17th November 2022 to 18th November 2022

Tentative Answer Key Release Date

24th November 2022

Final Answer Key Release Date

To be announced soon

Result Date

To be announced soon

Skill Test 

15th and 16th February 2023

Final Result Date

To be announced soon

SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2022

The Staff Selection Commission releases the admit card on its official website. The candidates must know the process to download the admit card, so check out the steps to download the SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2022:

Direct Link to Download SSC Stenographer Admit Card

Step 1: Click on the direct link given above and you will be directed to the page that hosts the links of respective regional websites

Step 2: Click on the respective link of the region you have applied from under the header “URL” at the left.

Step 3: Now, you will be directed to the regional website where you will find “ SSC Stenographer Admit Card 2022”.

Step 4: Click on the link and now you need to enter your credentials (Registration Number/ Password) and captcha, and then click on submit.

Step 5: Now, download the admit card that is flashed on your screen.

Step 6: Alternatively, you can go to the official website of SSC and click on the “Admit Card” tab.

Step 7: Now, repeat Step 2 to Step 5.

Also, check out SSC Stenographer Admit Card

SSC Stenographer Salary 2022

The official notification has been released but the salary structure has not been specified by the board. However, the candidates can refer to the below table for expected salary details for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022.

SSC Stenographer Salary 

Name of the Posts

Pay Scale

Grade Pay

Initial Salary

Basic Salary

SSC Stenographer Grade C

Rs. 9300-34800

4200 (Pay band 2)

Rs.5200/-

Rs. 14500/-

SSC Stenographer Grade D

Rs. 5200-20200

2400 (Pay Band 1)

Rs. 5200/-

Rs. 7600/-

Also, check out SSC Stenographer Salary and Job Profile

SSC Stenographer Cut Off 2022

The cut off for SSC Stenographer 2022 will be released soon after the conduction of the exam. Till then, the candidates can refer to the expected cut offs:

SSC Stenographer Expected Cut off 2022 

Category

Grade C

Grade D

UR

137 – 140

135 – 139

OBC

135 – 138

132 – 135

SC

120 – 125

115 – 127

ST

105 – 109

99 – 103

Also, check out SSC Stenographer Cut Off

SSC Stenographer Answer Key 2022

The SSC first releases the tentative answer key in which the candidates raise the objections within the stipulated time period as notified by the SSC board. After considering all the objections, the board releases the final answer key. Also, note no objections can be raised in the final answer key.

Direct Link to Check SSC Stenographer Answer Key

Step 1: Click on the direct link given above and you will be directed to the page where all the SSC exams answer key notices will be displayed.

Step 2: Click on the “Uploading of Tentative/ Final Answer Key for SSC Stenographer CBT 2022”

Step 3: Now, clicking on that link will initiate a PDF to be downloaded.

Step 4: The notice will contain all the details regarding the SSC Stenographer Answer Key.

Step 5: At the end of the notice, you will find a link from where you can download the answer key or raise objections in the tentative answer key.

Step 6: Alternatively, you can go to the official website of SSC and click on the “Answer Key” tab.

Step 7: Now, repeat Step 2 to Step 5.

Also, check out SSC Stenographer Answer Key

How to Prepare for SSC Stenographer 2022?

To get the final selection in the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022, the candidates will have to follow certain tips and strategies. We have jotted down some of the points that the candidates must take care of. Check them out.

  • After understanding the syllabus and exam pattern, start by checking the SSC Stenographer Previous Year Papers. The PYPs are essential to get a fair idea of the difficulty level one can expect. It also gives you an idea of what type of questions are expected to be asked.
  • Bifurcate the sections as per their weightage but do not commit the mistake of leaving less weighted topics. If you are not good in a particular subject, then allot a little more time on that subject as compared to other subjects.
  • The best way to practice for exams, to manage speed, accuracy and timing is to attempt the mock tests. So, attempt SSC Stenographer Mock Tests.

Recommended Books for SSC Stenographer Exam 2022

We have provided the best books to refer to for each subject in the table below. SSC Stenographer Books are the most important study material, hence the candidates must choose their books wisely and stick to the same book for the particular subject until and unless they master it.

Recommended Books for SSC Stenographer 2022

Subjects

Books 

Author/Publication

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • PrepForSure's General Intelligence & Reasoning SmartBook 
  • RS Agarwal
  • MK Pandey
  • BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • PrepForSure/ S. Chand

General Awareness

  • Monthly magazines
  • General Knowledge
  • Daily Newspaper
  • PrepForSure's General Knowledge SmartBook 
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Lucent Publication
  • Hindu, Indian Express, etc.
  • PrepForSure/ S. Chand

English Language & Comprehension

  • Objective General English
  • PrepForSure's English Language SmartBook
  • S.P Bakshi 
  • PrepForSure/ S. Chand

Also, check out SSC Stenographer Preparation Tips

SSC Stenographer Result 2022

The SSC Stenographer Final Merit Result (2020 cycle) has been released. The steps to download the result are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the SSC Stenographer Tab on the official website 

Step 2: Click the link to Download SSC Stenographer Result for the respective stage and cycle. You may also download the result writeup for the same.

Step 3: Now, clicking on those links will initiate the downloading of PDFs.

Step 4: The writeup will contain all the information regarding Cut off, the number of candidates who cleared the exam under different categories, etc.

Step 5: The result PDF will contain the list of the candidates selected along with their roll numbers, name, and category.

Step 6: Download and save the result for your reference.

Also, check out the SSC Stenographer Result

SSC Stenographer Resolution of Tie Cases

If two candidates secure equal aggregate marks in CBT, then the following methods will be applied one after another:

  • Marks in Part-I (i.e. General Intelligence & Reasoning).
  • Marks in Part-II (i.e. General Awareness).
  • Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
  • Alphabetical order in which names of the candidates appear.

Hopefully, this article on the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 was informative for all the candidates. The readers need to go through the official notification for more details. The readers can download the PrepForSure App in order to prepare for numerous such exams.

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