What is the eligibility criteria required to apply for SSC Stenographer Grade C and D Exam?
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) stenographer is a national-level competitive entrance test held by the SSC to recruit candidates for non-gazetted General Central Service Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts in various Central Government Ministries/Departments, as well as in several States and Union Territories.
SSC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria 2022:
Aspirants must check the eligibility conditions before applying for SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2022. Candidates must meet the authorities’ nationality, age, and educational credentials requirements.
The candidate must be either:
- A Citizen of India.
- A Subject of Bhutan.
- A Subject of Nepal.
- A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before the 1st of January 1962 to stay permanently in India.
- A person of Indian origin who has permanently settled in Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam.
2. Age limit:
As of August 1, 2022, the candidates’ minimum and maximum ages should be 18 and 27 years, respectively. The following relaxation of the maximum age limit will be provided:
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|PH||10 years-general13 years-OBC15 years-SC/ST|
|Ex-service personnel (Relaxation after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of application)||3 years-general6 years-OBC 8 years-SC/ ST|
|For Group ‘B’ postings, Central Government Civilian Employees with at least 3 years of regular and continuous employment as of the application deadline are eligible.||5 years-general8 years-OBC10 years-SC/ ST|
|Civilian employees of the Central Government who have served for at least 3 years in a regular and continuous capacity as of the application deadline are eligible for Group ‘C’ positions.||Up to 40 years-generalUp to 43 years of age-OBCUp to 45 years of age-SC/ ST|
|Candidates who were normally resident in Jammu & Kashmir from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989||5 years-general8 years-OBC10 years-SC/ST|
|Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women who have been judicially separated and have not remarried are eligible for the Group ‘C’ job.||Up to 35 years-generalUp to 38 years of age-OBCUp to 40 years of age-SC/ ST|
|During hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area, defense personnel is crippled in operation and released as a result.||5 years-general8 years-OBC10 years-SC/ST|
|In the last year of their color service in the Armed Forces, service clerks.||Up to 45 years-generalUp to 48 years-OBCUp to 50 years-SC/ ST|
|Retrenched census personnel of the Office of the Registrar General of India for Group ‘C’ post (considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies).||Before retrenchment and weighting of past service, they must serve for 3 years plus the duration of time they provided in accordance with the census (for general)3 years plus the amount of census service they provided prior to retrenchment and weighting of previous service + 3 years (for OBC)3 years plus the amount of census service they provided before to retrenchment and weighting of previous service + 5 years (for SC/ ST)|
SSC Steno Educational qualification:
· Candidates must have passed a recognized board/class institution’s 12th exam, and degrees/diplomas achieved through Open and Distance Learning will be considered if they have been approved by the UGC’s Distance Education Bureau.
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