SSC Stenographer Skill Test Exam Dates Out

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates 2023 Out!

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates are out!

SSC Stenographer 2023 Notification

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced the Skill Test Schedule for the SSC Stenographer Exam 2022 on its official website at The Skill Test will be held on the 24th and 25th of April 2023 for the KKR Region, which is Bangalore. The SSC Stenographer Notification for 2023 will be released on 2nd August 2023 for the recruitment of candidates for the posts of Stenographer Grades C & D. To help you prepare and plan for the exam, we are providing you with all the necessary details about the SSC Stenographer Exam Date and other related information.

SSC Stenographer is organized by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Grade C and D stenographer in central government organizations. The online applications for SSC Stenographer 2023 recruitment started will start on 2nd August 2023. It is one of the most sought-after govt. job and lakhs of students apply for it every year.

SSC Stenographer Exam Date 2023

The SSC Stenographer exam dates for 2023 have been officially released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) along with the SSC Calendar 2023 on 30th December 2022. The exam will be conducted in October/November 2023, and candidates can check the important dates for the SSC Stenographer Exam 2023 below.

SSC Stenographer Activity

SSC Stenographer 2022 Dates

SSC Stenographer 2023 Dates

SSC Stenographer Notification Release Date

20th August 2022

2nd August 2023

SSC Stenographer Application Form

20th August 2022

2nd August 2023

SSC Stenographer’s last date for online fee payment

6th September 2022


SSC Stenographer’s ‘Window for Application Form Correction’  Date

7th September 2022


SSC Stenographer Grade C and D exam date

17th and 18th November 2022 

October/November 2023

SSC Stenographer Result



SSC Stenographer Grade C and D  Skill Test 2022 (KKR)

24th and 25th April 2023

24th and 25th April 2023

SSC Stenographer Exam Pattern 2023

SSC conducts the SSC Stenographer Exam in two stages

  • Preliminary
  • Skill Test

The SSC conducts the Stenographer exam in two stages, namely the Preliminary exam followed by the skill test for qualified candidates. The Preliminary exam consists of three sections, which are Reasoning, English Comprehension, and General Awareness. The questions in the exam are categorized as per the table provided below.


Question Number



General Intelligence and Reasoning



2 hours

General Awareness



English Language & Comprehension.






  • For each incorrect answer in the SSC Stenographer exam, there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks as a negative marking. 
  • If the exam is conducted in multiple shifts, the marks obtained by candidates in the Computer Based Examinations will be normalized.
  • The normalized scores will be used to determine the final merit list.

SSC Stenographer 2023: Skill Test

The candidates who achieve the qualifying marks in the SSC Stenographer Tier 1 Written Examination, as prescribed by the Commission will be called for the Skill Test. The Commission may also specify qualifying marks for each part of the Written Examination.
The Skill Test is mandatory and candidates will have to appear for the stenography test. They will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in either English or Hindi, with a speed of 100 w.p.m. for Stenographer Grade C and 80 w.p.m. for Stenographer Grade D. The transcription must be done on a computer, and the evaluation will be conducted electronically. The transcription time is as follows.

Candidates who choose to take the Stenography Test in Hindi will need to learn English Stenography, and vice versa, after their appointment. Failure to do so may result in their probation not being cleared by the appointing departments.

Once appointed, candidates will have to work as English/Hindi stenographers based on the functional requirement of the User Office, regardless of the medium of the Skill Test they took during the examination.

Post Name

Language of Skill Test  


Stenographer Grade D


50 min


65 min

Stenographer Grade C


40 min


55 min

SSC Exam Dates 2023

Staff Selection Commission has also released the exam dates for MTS, CGL, CHSL, and CPO through the official site of SSC at on 29th March 2023. As per the exam calendar The Multi-Tasking (NT-Staff) Examination, 2022 will be conducted from May 2 to May 19 and again from June 13 to June 20, 2023. The Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination, 2022 (Tier-II) will be conducted on May 2, 2023.

SSC Exam Calendar 2023 : Notification & Online Registration Dates

SSC Calendar 2023 & Online Registration Dates

Exam Name

Notification Release Date

Online Registration

Selection Post Examination, Phase-XI, 2023  

06th March 2023

06th March to 27th March 2023

Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2023  

1st April 2023

1st April to 1st May 2023

Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level Examination, 2023 

9th May 2023

9th May to 8th June 2023

Multi Tasking (NonTechnical) Staff, and Havaldar (CBIC & CBN) Examination2023 

14th June 2023

14th June to 14th July 2023

Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination, 2023 

20th July 2023

20th July to 13th August 2023

 Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) 
Examination, 2023 

26th July 2023

26th July to 16th August 2023

 Stenographer Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’ Examination, 2023

2nd August 2023

2nd August to 23rd August 2023

 Junior Hindi Translator, Junior Translator and Senior Hindi Translator Examination, 2023 

22nd August 2023

22nd August to 12th Sep 2023

 Central Secretariat Assistants’ Grade Limited Departmental 
Competitive Examination – 2014- 2017 

 1st Sep 2023

1st Sep to 22nd Sep 2023

SSA/ UDC Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination- 2018 – 2019 

8th Sep 2023

8th Sep to 29th Sep 2023

Grade ‘C’ Stenographer Limited Departmental Competitive Examination – 2018- 2019

15th Sep 2023

15th Sep to 9th Oct 2023

JSA/ LDC Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination- 2019 – 2020 

22nd Sep 2023

22nd Sep to 13th Oct 2023

Central Secretariat Assistants’ Grade Limited Departmental 
Competitive Examination – 2018- 2022 

29th Sep 2023

29th Sep to 20th Oct 2023

JSA/ LDC Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination- 2021 – 2022 

6th Oct 2023

6th Oct to 27th Oct 2023

SSA/ UDC Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination- 2020 – 2022 

13th Oct 2023

13th Oct to 2nd Nov 2023

Grade ‘C’ Stenographer Limited Departmental Competitive Examination – 2020- 2022

20th Oct 2023

20th Oct to 9th Nov 2023

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates 2023: Faqs

  • Q: When is the Computer Based Exam for SSC Stenographer 2023?

    Ans: SSC Stenographer Exam will be held on October/November 2023.

  • Q: Is there any negative mark in SSC Stenographer 2023?

    Ans: Yes, there is a negative marking  of 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

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