SSC Stenographer Exam - Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Last Updated on : 18/06/2020

Check out the frequently asked questions for the SSC Stenographer exam  here and find answers to your queries.

Question 1: When will the SSC Stenographers Grade C and D Skill Test be held?

The date for the Stenography Skill Test is not announced yet.


Question 2: When will be the computer-based test (CBT) held?

The computer-based test will be held from 10th to 12th September 2020. The exam was scheduled to be held from 5th to 7th May 2020. But, it has been postponed due to COVID-19.


Question 3: Is there any provision for compensatory time for the Skill Test?

Yes, compensatory time for Skill Test will be provided to VH/OH/Cerebral Palsy candidates. For Stenographers Grade C – 70 minutes for English and 95 minutes for Hindi and for Stenographers Grade D – 75 minutes for English and 100 minutes for Hindi will be provided.


Question 4: I forgot to mention the medium of Skill Test in the application form, can I correct it?

You cannot correct it now as the application process is over. Now, the medium of your Skill Test will be considered English by default.


Question 5: What is the application fee for General category Female candidates?

The general category female candidates are exempted from paying any application fee.


Question 6: What is the application fee for SC candidate?

Candidates belonging to SC category are exempted from paying the application fee.


Question 7: What is the last date for paying the fee through offline/e-challan mode?

Candidates can pay the fee through offline mode provided they have generated the challan by the due date of the application process.


Question 8: What to do if I am unable to download the admit card/admission certificate?

If you are unable to download the admit card one week prior to the exam, immediately contact the concerned regional/sub-regional office of the commission with details such as your registration ID, fee transaction ID/copy of challan, etc. to get the admit card.


If you have further queries, ask the questions in the SSC Stenographer exam’s comment section.