NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2021

NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2021-22 Vacancy, Notification, Registration, Eligibility – Syllabus & Pattern

NRA CET Stenographer CET Grade-C/ D 2021 Vacancy 2021: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced 2020 Stenographer Online form in Oct/ Nov 2020. The registration process is over on 6 Nov 2020. The written test is scheduled for 29, 30, and 31 March 2020 (Computer Based Test). But what about 2021 Steno Vacancy? The Govt. of India has set up the National Recruitment Agency (NRA) to conduct CET Exam from 2021 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 2021 Phase-I CBT – Notification, Important Dates, Steno CET 2021-22 Exam Date, Eligibility, Vacancy (no of post) – Syllabus & Exam Pattern of NRA is given at (FOR 2020 Stenographer Notification)

NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2021-22

Article About Stenographer Grade-C/ D Exam 2021
Organization Staff Selection Commission
Agency National Recruitment Agency
Exam Name NRA CET 12th Pass

Eligibility for NRA SSC Stenographer CET 2021

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 2021 (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 1 Aug 2021 

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 2021: Complete Eligibility Criteria

SSC Stenographer Salary

The salary for the selected candidate in SSC Stenographer Grade C and D 2021-2022 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 2021.

S.No Events Tentative Dates
1. Release of NRA SSC Stenographer 2021-22 Notification Sept 2020
2. Submission of Online Registration Form 2nd Week of Sept to 2nd Week of Oct 2020
3. Submission of Online Fee/ Offline Challan -do-
4. Admit Card Download Jan 2022
5. CBT Phase-I Exam (By NRA CET – 12th Pass Jobs) February 2022
6. Issue of CET Score Card/ Result April 2022.

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 2021

Who will conduct SSC Stenographer 2021?
The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct CET Exam for 12th Pass Jobs in the year 2021. The SSC Stenographer Grade-C and Grade-D will be recruited based on CET Score Card issued by NRA.

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 2021.

Which is the official website for SSC Stenographer 2021?
You can check for the Stenographer Grade-C/ D 2021 Vacancy.

What is the minimum age limit for Stenographer 2021?
The candidate must have attained a minimum of 18 years for Grade-C or Grade-D Post of Stenographer as of 1 August 2021.

Online Registration for SSC Stenographer 2021?
The candidate has to check and to apply, fill online application for SSC Stenographer 2021.

Is there any interview for SSC Stenographer exam?
The candidates qualifying in the NRA CET 2021 for 12th 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 2021?
There will be four parts Part-I General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 Marks, Part-II General Knowledge and General Awareness 50 Marks,
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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