Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is recruiting eligible candidates for the post of Stenographer Grade C and Stenographer Grade D. Each year lakhs of aspirants apply for this recruitment with a dream of achieving a Public Sector Job. The SSC released the recruitment notification earlier and subsequently started the application procedure also. This year, the commission will conduct the computer based exam soon, as it has already postponed the examination dates.This article will explain about the SSC Stenographer job profile, promotion 2021.
SSC Stenographer Job Profile 2021
The SSC Stenographer job profile is as follows:
The duty of the Stenographer is to write speeches for the Senior officers of the department. A stenographer will be allotted to a senior officer and any speech delivered by the officer will have to be jotted down by the stenographer.
Press conference briefing
A Stenographer will be asked to attend the press conferences along with a Minister or a Senior Officer in order to record the statements of the persons in the conference. The stenographer helps in making and issuing a press release on the same subject discussed in the conference.
Assisting the Minister or Office
A stenographer will have to assist the Officer/ Minister in writing speeches and declarations for the Ministry Office.
Helping in Public relations
Another duty of the stenographer is to prepare notes on a daily basis. These notes are about the stand of the Governmental departments on various issues, which reaches the public. It is the Public Relations Officer of the department that is benefited the most by the stenographer because these officers require information to be shared with the public on a regular basis.
SSC Stenographer Career Growth 2021
The SSC Stenographer job promotion is as follows:
Stenographers are assigned to a certain Officer or Ministry. The opportunity for growth is limited for a stenographer. However, there is a change of getting promoted if one clears the departmental examination. The promotion will be according to departmental proceedings. Work experience is another factor that can help in promotion. Another factor is the work efficiency of the candidates.
The promotion ladder for the Stenographers in the ascending order is as follows:
- Stenographer Grade D
- Stenographer Grade C
- Private Secretary
- Senior Private Secretary (Gazetted)
- Senior Principal Private Secretary (Gazetted)
SSC Stenographer Pay Scale 2021
Grade C -INR 9300 – INR 34800.
Grade D -INR 5200- INR 20200.
SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2021
Eligibility required in terms of age for Stenographer Grade C 18-30 years and for Stenographer Grade D is 18 – 27 years. Candidates belonging to the reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-Servicemen, Central Government Employees, and J&K domiciled candidates) can avail age relaxation as per the Government of India.
The educational qualification required is a pass in plus two. Candidates appearing in the final year from the Board/University to prove the same can also apply for the exam.
SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2021
SSC Stenographer job will be conducted in two stages:
1. Written examination
No. of questions
|English language and comprehension||100||100|
|General intelligence and reasoning||50||50|
¼ th of the mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
2. Skill test stenography
It is compulsory for candidates to clear both the levels of exam in order to join for the post.
|10 minutes dictation in English/Hindi
|For Grade C – 100 words per minute
D – 80 wpm
|Transcription of the dictation on a computer||For grade C – 40 min (Eng), 55 min (Hindi)
D – 50 min (Eng), 65 min (Hindi)
The exam notifications and dates are out. The exam pattern and syllabus are out. What is remaining is to prepare well for the exam and crack it. Prepare well for the exams with the aid of Entri and land that job you have dreamed.