SSC – MTS / Stenographers (C&D) 2020 Exam Details

Below are the basic criteria candidates need to fulfill in order to meet SSC – MTS (Multi Tasking Non-Technical) 2020 and  SSC – Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) 2020 Exams requirements.

Exam Qualification Age
SSC – MTS (Multi Tasking (Non-Technical)) Class X (10th Standard or SSC or SSLC) from a recognised board 18 and 27 years as on August 1, 2020
SSC – Stenographer ‘C’ & ‘D’ Class 12 (10+2) or equivalent examination from a recognised board or university. Stenographer Grade C: 18 – 30 years Stenographer Grade D: 18 – 27 Years


Candidates must be either:

(I) Citizen of India or

(II) A subject of Nepal or 

(III) Citizen of Bhutan or 

(IV) Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling in India or

(V) 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 II,III, IV and V in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Indian Government. 

Age Limit Relaxation

SSC MTS Age Limit Relaxation
Categories Relaxation Permitted
General No relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
PwD 10 Years, OBC – 13 years, SC/ST – 15 years
Ex-Serviceman 3 years, OBC – 6 years, SC/ST – 8 years
J&K Domiciled 3 years, OBC – 8 years, SC/ST – 10 years
Widows /Divorced Women /Women who are judicially separated but not remarried Up to 35 years, OBC- Up to 38 years, SC/ST – Up to 40 Years
Defence Personnel 3 years, OBC – 6 years, SC/ST – 8 years


SSC Stenographer Age Limit Relaxation
Candidates Category Age Limit Relaxation (In years)
OBC 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 3 Years
SC/ ST 5
PwD (General) General-10 Years, OBC – 13 years, SC/ST – 15 Years

Detailed SSC – MTS and SSC – Stenographer eligibility conditions are mentioned in the official notification of SSC.

SSC MTS Exam Dates

Activity Important Dates
Start Date for On-line registration 02-Jun-2020 (postponed) (Expected July 2020)
Last Date for On-line registration 15-Jul-2020 (postponed) (Expected Aug 2020)
Dates for Paper-I 26-Sep-2020 to 13-Nov-2020 (likely to be postponed)
Dates for Paper-II 01-Mar-2021 (likely to be postponed)

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates

Activity Important Dates
SSC Stenographer Notification 2020 04-Aug- 2020
SSC Stenographer Online Application 04-Aug- 2020 till 03-Sep- 2020
SSC Stenographer CBT 01-Dec-2020 to 03-Dec-2020

Exact dates for SSC – Stenographer exam will be published soon.


Exact details of both these exams will be published in the official notification of SSC.

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