SSC Stenographer Salary, Job Profile 2020

SSC Stenographer Salary, Job Profile 2020

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: Oct 1, 2020SSC Stenographer 2020-2021 Notification out along with exam dates. Scroll down to check complete details of SSC Steno Grade C & D 2020-2021 exam!
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SSC Stenographer Salary Structure

All of us put our best efforts to our respective jobs and wait for a decent SSC Stenographer Salary Slip at the end of the month. All the information you need to know about the salary structure is given in the below table –

Stenographer Salary Structure

Grade C

Grade D

Pay Scale

9300-34800

5200 – 20200

Pay Band

4200 0r 4600 (Pay Grade 2)

2400 (Pay grade 1)

Initial Salary

5200

5200

SSC Stenographer Basic Pay

14500

7600

There are some allowances given to SSC Stenographers in addition to the basic salary. They are as follows. 

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)

Salary of Stenographer Grade C & D in different Ministries

Name of Organization

Name of Post

Grade Pay

Election Commission of India

Stenographer Grade C

4600

M/o External Affairs

Stenographer Grade C

4600

M/o Defence (O/O THE JS (TRG) & CAO) AFHQ

Stenographer Grade C

4600

Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)

Stenographer Grade C

4600

M/o Development of North Eastern Region

Stenographer Grade C

4600

Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC), D/o Revenue

Stenographer Grade C

4200

LBSNAA(DoP&T)

               Stenographer Grade C

        4200

M/o Communications (D/o Telecommunications) Admn.

Stenographer Grade C

4200

M/o Health and Family Welfare (DGHS)

Stenographer Grade C

4200

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)

Stenographer Grade C

4200

M/o Labour & Employment

Stenographer Grade C

4200

M/o Water Resources

Stenographer Grade C

4200

D/o Electronics and Information Technology

Stenographer Grade D

2400

National Investigation Agency

Stenographer Grade D

2400

National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Election Commission of India

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Central Bureau Investigation (CBI)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Controller General of Account

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Rajbhasha Vibhag(MHA) Deptt. of official language

Stenographer Grade D

2400

National Informatics Centre

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC), D/o Revenue

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Dte. Border Road Organization

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Intelligence Bureau

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Defence (O/O THE JS (TRG) & CAO) AFHQ

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Water Resources

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Communication (D/o Post) - PA Admn

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Communication (D/o Post) - SPN

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Environment & Forests & Climate Change

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Civil Aviation

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Indian Coast Guard

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Labour & Employment

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Communications (D/o Telecommunications) Admn.

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Statistics & Prog Implementation

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Health and Family Welfare (DGHS)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Textiles

Stenographer Grade D

2400

D/o Personnel & Training, DoP&T (CSSS)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Agriculture Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (M/o Agriculture)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

D/o Industrial policy and Promotion

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Central Information Commission

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Directorate of Enforcement

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)

Stenographer Grade D

2400

M/o Development of North Eastern Region

Stenographer Grade D

2400

Bureau of Police Research & Development

Stenographer Grade D

2400

SSC Stenographer Job Profile 2020

Stenographers are assigned to officers or ministry employees to carry out the stenography jobs, and that is the primary SSC Stenographer work profile. As this is a very specialised job, a stenographer encounters limited opportunities to get promoted. However, there are decent chances of promotion to higher cadres, if one clears the departmental examinations on time.

Promotion Policy for Stenographer Grade C and D 

You will be getting huge opportunities for promotion and career growth on stenographer post. The promotions will be time-bound and promoted on the higher post according to their working years. If you clear the departmental examination on time, there are even chances of quick promotion to higher cadres. If you pass the departmental examination timely, you can go reasonably higher in the grade as well.

Stenographer Career Growth Ladder (Bottom to Top): 

  • SSC Stenographer Grade D (GP 2400)
  • SSC Stenographer Grade C (GP 4200)
  • SSC Stenographer Grade C / PA (GP 4600)
  • PS
  • PPS 

As a Stenographer, you will have a proper work schedule. The work-life balance of this job is good. You will be able to manage your professional and personal life well. It can be considered as a good profile to start with. Aspirants are advised to endorse all required skills like stenography, good communication skills well in advance so that they have an extra edge over others.

The essential factors related to the promotion policy of a Stenographer in ministries or various other government departments are as follows -

  • The opportunities for promotions are according to the departmental procedures.
  • The promotions are offered according to the work experience.
  • Suitable candidates get the opportunities of promotion through the departmental exams.
  • The promotion opportunities are provided considering the work efficiency at the initial level.

As a Stenographer, your work profile will depend upon where you are posted. Stenographer Grade C is posted in Ministries/Departments of Central Government, located mostly in Delhi.

Stenographer Grade D Work Details

Group ‘X’ – For Departments of Central Government located mostly in Delhi.

Group ‘Y’ –  For Departments of Central Government including all over the country.

 The job responsibilities, cadre and salary Grade wise is given below:

Grade C

Work Details

Job Responsibilities

A. Speech Writing

B. Press Conference Briefings

C. Assisting the Minister or Officer

D. Helping in Public Relations

 

Area/Offices/Cadre

A. Armed Forces Headquarters’ Stenographers Service Grade 'C'

B. Indian Foreign Service (B)

C. Election Commission of India

D. Central Vigilance Commission

E. President’s Secretariat

F. Posts of Stenographers in Government Departments/Organizations and Attached Offices of the Govt. of India other than the above.

 

 Grade D – Group X

Group X

Details

Job Responsibilities

A. Speech Writing

B. Press Conference Briefings

C. Assisting the Minister or Officer

D. Helping in Public Relations

Area/Offices/Cadre

A. Armed Forces Headquarters' Stenographers Service Grade D.

B. Central Secretariat Stenographers Service Grade D.

C. Central Vigilance Commission

D. Election Commission of India Stenographers Grade D.

E. Indian Foreign Service (B) Grade III.

F. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

G. Railway Board Secretariat Stenographer Service, Grade D.

H. Directorate of Forensic Science.

I. Any other Department/Office not mentioned above.

 Grade D – Group Y

Group Y

Details

Job Responsibilities

A. Speech Writing

B. Press Conference Briefings

C. Assisting the Minister or Officer

D. Helping in Public Relations

Area/Offices/Cadre

Subordinate Offices of Govt. of India located all over India

Offices of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Accountant General (Audit), Accounts General (Accounts & Est.)

Controller General of Defence Accounts & Any other offices/Organization not mentioned above.

 Detailed responsibilities are given below:

Responsibility

Details

Speech Typing

It is the most common job profile of a stenographer. A stenographer is attached to a senior officer and any speech provided by the officer has to be noted down by the stenographer. In this way, the stenographer plays an important role in making the life of an officer easy. The content of speech differs from one department to another thus it provides a good platform for learning and gaining knowledge in myriad fields.  

Briefings of Press Conferences

Stenographers are required to attend the press conferences with the minister or a senior officer so that he/she can easily note down the speech in the event and aid the government make a press release regarding the same. In this way, there are high chances of getting exposure to experts and eminent professionals in various fields.

Assisting the Minister or Officer

A stenographer attached to a particular officer or a minister needs to assist the minister in case of preparing a speech as most of the time, stenographers generally know the subject topics more than anybody because of the continuous approach towards the proceedings. This helps in adding to the knowledge base of a stenographer and the horizons of thinking develop.

Helps to Public Relation Officer

The Public Relations Officer in the government department is given a stenographer because these officers need the information to be provided to the public on a regular basis regarding the stand of the department on a certain issue.

Responsibilities of a Stenographer in Government organizations are part of SSC Stenographer Job Profile 2020. A Stenographer works as a personal assistant to higher officers. The work type under SSC Stenographer Job Responsibilities involves taking dictations, typing documents, handling telephone calls, handling visitors, maintaining appointments, arranging tour and travel programs, tracking files and papers, and monitoring other management systems. This job provides a decent work profile with an upright SSC Stenographer Salary Structure to match your qualification and experience. If you have the stenography skills and can manage the above SSC Stenographer Job Responsibilities efficiently, the opportunity awaits you right after your 10+2 exam. The commission has upgraded SSC Stenographer Salary 2020 for Grade C and D as a result of the implementation of the seventh pay commission.

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  • The organisational hierarchy is as follows.

    Senior Principal Private Secretary (Gazetted) > Senior Private Secretary (Gazetted) > Private Secretary > Stenographer Grade C > Stenographer Grade D.

  • The seventh pay commission salary of various government positions can be calculated as follows -

    New Pay = (Basic pay as on 1st January 2016 × 2.57) + All allowances defined for the post

  • The positions for SSC Stenographer Grade D are grouped as shown below -

    Group ‘X’ is for Ministries/Departments of Central Government located mostly in Delhi.

    Group ‘Y’ is for Offices/Departments of Central Government including Attached/Subordinate Offices located in States and Union Territories all over the country.

  • The employees appointed for the post of Stenographer Grade C are posted in the central government offices located in the central regions of the country.

  • Yes, a stenographer has to write the official speeches & declarations for the senior officers of the concerned department.

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