NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2021

NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2023-24 Vacancy, Notification, Registration, Eligibility – Syllabus & Pattern

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NRA CET Stenographer CET Grade-C/ D 2023 Vacancy: Staff Selection Commission (SSC), NTA to issue online form of NRA SSC Stenographer. The Govt. of India has set up the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct CET Exam from 2023 onwards for SSC, Railways, and IBPS Jobs.

Every year SSC conducts various recruitment exams ie. Group-B/ C for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.

  1. CGL (Combined Graduate Level Examination
  2. CHSL: Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination 10+2 
  3. Stenographer Grade C & D
  4. Junior Engineer (JE)
  5. CAPF also called as CPO – SI in CAPF and Delhi Police and ASI in CISF
  6. Constable GD (Male/ Female)
  7. Junior Hindi Translator (JHT)
  8. Selection Posts – Phase-IX/ 2021

NRA to conduct SSC Stenographer Grade-C/ D 2023 Phase-I CBT – Notification, Important Dates, Steno CET 2023-2024  Exam Date, Eligibility, Vacancy (no of post) – Syllabus & Exam Pattern of NRA is given at

NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2023-2024

Article About Stenographer Grade-C/ D Exam 2023
Organization Staff Selection Commission
Agency National Recruitment Agency
Exam Name NRA CET 12th Pass

Eligibility for NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2023

All candidates must fulfill minimum eligibility standards i.e. Nationality, Education Qualification, Age Limit, Medical Standard to be eligible for the Post of Stenographer CET 2023 (Grade-C/ D). Below is the NRA SSC Stenographer Eligibility.


Candidates must be either

  1. Citizen of India or
  2. A subject of Nepal or
  3. Citizen of Bhutan or
  4. Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling in India or
  5. Indian origin person 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 2, 3, 4, and 5 in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Indian Government.

Age Limit as on 31 July 2023

Post Age limit (In years)
Stenographer Grade C 18-30
Stenographer Grade D 18-27

Reservation in the upper age limit is provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories:

Category Relaxation in age (In years)
SC/ ST  5
PwD (Unreserved) 10
PwD (OBC)  13
PwD (SC/ ST) 15
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 (after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application)

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized board or university can apply for the exam
  • Candidates who have not acquired the essential qualification are not eligible to apply

NRA SSC Stenographer CET Exam 2024: Complete Eligibility Criteria

SSC Stenographer Salary

The salary for the selected candidate in SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2023-2024 is given below:-

Specifications  Grade C (In INR) Grade D (In INR)
Pay Scale 9,300-34,800 5,200-20,200
Pay Band 4,200 or 4,600 (Pay Grade 2) 2,400 (Pay grade 1)
Initial Salary 5,200 5,200
Basic salary 14,500 7,600

 Important Dates

The below table contains the important dates & events for the NRA Stenographer CET Exam 2023.

S.No Events Tentative Dates
1. Release of NRA SSC Stenographer 2023-24 Notification December 2023 (Important Dates)
2. Submission of Online Registration Form 2nd Week of Sept to 2nd Week of December 2023
3. Submission of Online Fee/ Offline Challan -do-
4. Admit Card Download March 2024
5. CBT Phase-I Exam (By NRA CET – 12th Pass Jobs) April 2024
6. Issue of CET Score Card/ Result May 2024

Note: The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will be conducting a SINGLE CET Exam for the 12th Pass/ Eligibility Jobs. All candidate applying for the SSC Stenographer 2021 has to appear in CET – 12th Pass Jobs conducted by NRA.

Note 2: The Score Card of NRA CET will be considered by SSC for merit list.

FAQ – NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2023


✅ Which NRA CET Exam for Stenographer?
The candidate has to appear in Higher Secondary i.e. 12th Pass Jobs CET Exam for the SSC Stenographer Recruitment 2024.

✅ Which is the official website for SSC Stenographer 2023-2024?
You can check for the Stenographer Grade-C/ D 2024 Vacancy.

✅ What is the minimum age limit for Stenographer 2024?
The candidate must have attained a minimum of 18 years for the Grade-C or Grade-D Post of Stenographer as of 31 July 2024.

✅ Online Registration for SSC Stenographer 2024?
The candidate has to check and to apply and fill out the online application for SSC Stenographer 2024.

✅ Is there any interview for SSC Stenographer exam?
The candidates qualifying in the NRA CET 2024 for 10th Pass jobs will have to appear in the skill test in stenography. Those who qualify the skill test are called for document verification.

✅ What are the application fees?
The registration fee is decided by SSC and NRA. For General/ OBC/ EWS candidates, the application fee is Rs 100. The application fee is exempted for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-servicemen, and Female candidates.

✅ Syllabus for NRA CET Stenographer Exam 2023-2024?
There will be four parts: Part-I General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 Marks, Part-II General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 Marks.

✅ What are the eligibility criteria for SSC Stenographer 2024?
To be eligible for SSC Stenographer 2024, candidates must have completed their 10th standard (Matriculation) from a recognized board. Additionally, they should meet the age criteria, as mentioned earlier.

✅ How can I prepare for the NRA CET Stenographer Exam?

You can prepare for the CET Stenographer Exam by referring to official exam syllabus and previous years’ question papers. Consider enrolling in coaching classes, if needed, and practice regularly to improve your stenography skills.

✅ What is the exam pattern for SSC Stenographer 2024?
The SSC Stenographer 2024 exam typically consists of a Computer-Based Test (CBT) with multiple-choice questions (MCQs) for Paper-I, followed by a Skill Test in Stenography for those who qualify in Paper-I.

✅ Are there any relaxation criteria for reserved category candidates?
Yes, there are relaxation criteria in terms of age and application fee for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Persons with Disabilities (PwD), Ex-servicemen, and female candidates. Details can be found in the official notification.

✅ How can I download my CET Score Card?
You can download your CET Score Card from the official NRA website ( after the results are announced. Keep your registration details handy to access and download your scorecard.

✅ When will the SSC Stenographer 2024 notification be released?
The official notification for SSC Stenographer 2024 is typically released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) but for 2024 Stenographer the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will release the registration form.

Scheme of Examination, Part-III Quantitative Aptitude 50 marks and Part-IV is English Comprehension 50 Marks. The Paper-I will be conducted by the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) and the students will get the Score Card of it. After Paper-I, the concerned agency will look after/ conduct Paper-II or Skill Test.

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