Saturday, September 21, 2019

SSC Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Online Application

The Staff Selection Commission will hold an Open Competitive Computer Based Examination for recruitment of Stenographer Grade „C‟ (Group „B‟, NonGazetted) and Stenographer Grade „D‟ (Group „C‟) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. Only those candidates who have required skills in stenography are eligible to apply.

Important Dates / Schedule of SSC Stenographers

Date for submission of online applications: 20.09.2019 to 18.10.2019
Last date for receipt of application: 18.10.2019 (17:00)
Last date for making online fee payment: 20.10.2019 (17:00)
Last date for generation of offline Challan: 20.10.2019 (17:00)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 22.10.2019
Date of Computer Based Examination: 05.05.2020 to 07.05.2020

SSC Stenographer Vacancies 2019 Grade C and D

(a) Vacancies will be determined in due course. Updated vacancy position will be uploaded on the website of the Commission from time to time - Click on the below provided link.

(b) Vacancies of Stenographer Grade „C‟ and Stenographers Grade „D‟ are in Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of Central Government, including their Attached and Subordinate offices located in various States and Union Territories all over the country.

Click This Link - Tentative Vacancies of Stenographer Grade C and D

Eligibility criteria / conditions for Stenographer Posts

Nationality / Citizenship - A candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Age Limit:
(a) Stenographer Grade „C‟: 18 to 30 years as on 01.01.2020
(b) Stenographer Grade „D‟: 18 to 27 years as on 01.01.2020
(c) Permissible relaxation in upper age limit as specified in Para-5 (a) and 5 (b) above

Stenographer posts Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2020):
(a) The candidates must have passed 12th Standard or equivalent examination from a recognized Board or University.

(b) As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates 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 Grants 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 Grants Commission.

(c) As per UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 published in official Gazette on 23.06.2017, under Part-I (2) (P), the programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture and physiotherapy etc are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode.

(d) All candidates who are declared qualified in Computer Base Examination will be required to produce all the relevant Certificates in original such as Mark sheets, Provisional Certificates etc. for completion of Intermediate/ Higher Secondary/ 10+2/ Senior Secondary as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01.01.2020, 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.

(e) 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.

(f) Candidates who have not acquired/ will not acquire the essential qualification as on 01.01.2020 will not be eligible and need not apply

Staff Selection Commission SSC Stenographers Grade C and D Recruitment
SSC Staff Selection Commission Stenographers Grade C and D Recruitment

Process of certification and format of certificates:

(a) Candidates who wish to be considered against vacancies reserved or seek age relaxation must submit requisite certificate from the competent authority, in the prescribed format, whenever such certificates are sought by concerned Regional/ Sub Regional Offices at the time of Document Verification. Otherwise, their claim for SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM, etc status will not be entertained and their candidature/ applications will be considered under unreserved (UR) category. 

The formats of the certificates are annexed with the Notice of this Examination. The certificate of disability issued under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996) will also be valid. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted.

(b) A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he/ she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date. The crucial date for this purpose will be the closing date for receipt of online application i.e. 18.10.2019.

(c) Candidates may also note that in respect of the above, their candidature will remain provisional till the veracity of the concerned document is verified by the Appointing Authority. Candidates are cautioned that they will be debarred from the examination conducted by the Commission in case they fraudulently claim SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD/ ESM status.

(d) Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD status will be closing date for receipt of online applications i.e. 18.10.2019.

How to apply for SSC Stenographer Posts 2019:

(a) Applications are required to be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e.

(b) Last date for submission of online applications is 18.10.2019 (17:00). (c) Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.

(d) The Commission does not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission

Application Fee for SSC Stenographer Posts Recruitment :

(a) Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only)

(b) Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.

(c) Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

(d) Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 20.10.2019 (17:00). However, candidates who wish to make the payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment at designated branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 22.10.2019 provided the challan has been generated by them before 20.10.2019 (17:00).

(e) Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.

(f) Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of Application Form is shown „Incomplete‟ and this information is printed on the top of the printout of online Application Form. Further, status of fee payment can be verified at the "Payment Status" link provided in the candidate‟s login screen. Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for consideration of such applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of Examination shall be entertained.

Admission to the Examination

(a) All candidates who register themselves in response to this advertisement by the closing date and time and whose applications are found to be in order and are provisionally accepted by the Commission as per the terms and conditions of this Notice of Examination will be assigned Roll numbers and issued Admission Certificates (AC) by the Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission for appearing in the Computer Based Examination. Subsequently, qualified candidates will be issued Admission Certificates for the next stages of the Examination.

(b) The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, candidature will  be accepted only  provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post(s). Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the time of Document Verification. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the online Application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission„s decision in this regard shall be final.

(c) Admission Certificates for the Examination will be uploaded on the website of the concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office of the Commission. Admission Certificate will not be issued by post for any stage of examination. Therefore candidates are advised to visit the website of concerned Regional Office and SSC HQ regularly for updates and information about the examination.

(d) Information about the Examination indicating the time table and City/ Centre of examination for the candidates will be uploaded on the websites of the concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office of the Commission about two weeks before the date of examination. If any candidate does not find his/ her detail on the website of the Commission, one week before the date of examination, he/ she must immediately contact the concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office of the Commission with proof of having submitted his/ her application. Failure to do so will deprive him/ her of any claim for consideration.

(e) Candidate must write Registration Number, registered Email-ID and Mobile Number along with name, date of birth and name of the examination, while addressing any communication to the Commission. Communication from the candidate not furnishing these particulars shall not be entertained.

(f) Facility for download of Admit Cards will be available 3-7 days before the examination on the website of concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office. Candidate must bring printout of the Admission Certificate to the Examination Hall.

(g) In addition to the Admission Certificate, it is mandatory to carry at least two passport size recent colour photographs, Original valid Photo-ID proof having the Date of Birth as printed on the Admission Certificate, such as:
i. Aadhaar Card/ Printout of E-Aadhaar,
ii. Voter‟s ID Card,
iii. Driving License,
iv. PAN Card,
v. Passport,
vi. School/ College ID Card,
vii. Employer ID Card (Govt./ PSU/ Private),
viii. Any other photo bearing ID Card issued by the Central/ State Government.

(h) If Photo Identity Card does not have the date of birth printed on it then the candidate must carry an additional original certificate in proof of their date of birth. In case of mismatch in the date of birth mentioned in the Admission Certificate and photo ID/ Certificate brought in support of date of birth, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

(i) PwD candidates using the facility of scribes as per Para 7(a) and 7(b) shall also be required to  carry required Medical Certificate/ Undertaking/ Photocopy of the Scribe‟s Photo ID Proof, as specified therein. Candidates without above noted documents will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

(j) Any other document mentioned in the Admission Certificate may also be carried by the candidates while appearing in the Examination.

(k) Applications with blurred photograph and/ or signature will be rejected

Commission’s Decision Final

The decision of the Commission in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, conduct of examination(s), allotment of examination centres and preparation of merit list & force allocation, debarment for indulging in malpractices will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/ correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

In accordance with the directions issued by DoP&T vide its O.M. No.39020/1/2016- Estt. (B) dated 21.06.2016 for increasing access of the unemployed candidates to job opportunities it has been decided that after declaration of final result the Commission will make the scores and rankings in the said open Competitive Examinations conducted by the Commission available on its website or on the website of National Career Service (NCS), Ministry of Labour and Employment in descending order of ranking. Accordingly, it has been decided that the following details of the candidates will be made available on its website:
(i) Name of candidate. 
(ii) Father/ Husband's name 
(iii) Date of Birth 
(iv) Category (Gen/ SC/ ST/ OBC/EWS/ PwD/ ESM) 
(v)Gender of the candidate. 
(vi) Educational Qualifications. 
(vii) Total Marks obtained
in the qualifying examination 
(viii) Ranking by which the merit is decided. 
(ix) Complete address 
(x) E-mail address 

However, the candidate will have the option, at the time of filling up of his/her application form, from opting out of disclosing the above details publicly. Accordingly, the scores and rankings in respect of only those candidates who have opted for disclosing the above details will be made available on the website of the Commission/ NCS.

Court’s Jurisdiction

Any dispute in regard to this recruitment will be subject to courts/ tribunals having jurisdiction over the place of concerned Regional/ Sub-Regional Office of the Commission where the candidate has appeared for the Computer Based Examination.

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