Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has deferred the online application process for recruitment to the posts of Stenographer Grade-I. Interested and eligible candidates will now be able to apply on Commission’s official website till January 30.

Earlier, the application deadline was January 16, 2022.

Here’s the official notice.

The APSC recruitment drive is being conducted to fill up a total of 44 posts of Stenographer Grade-I in Assam Secretariat (Janata Bhawan) under Secretariat Administration Department. Of these, 34 are for vacancies of Stenographer Grade –I (English) and 10 for Stenographer Grade-I (Language).

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: The candidates should not be less than 21 years of age and not more than 38 years of age as on January 1, 2021. The upper age limit is relaxed for candidates from the reserved category.

Educational Qualification: Minimum educational qualification is passed Degree examination or equivalent examination from a recognized University.

Here’s direct link to APSC Stenographer recruitment 2021 notification.

Application Fee

The candidates from general/ EWS category are required to pay the fee of Rs 250, whereas Rs 150 is applicable to candidates from SC/ST/OBC/MOBC category. BPL/ PWBD category candidates are exempted from paying the fee.

Steps to apply for Steno posts 2021

  1. Visit the official website
  2. On the homepage, click on “Apply Here” against Stenographer
  3. Register and apply for the post
  4. Fill in the details and upload the required documents
  5. Pay the application fee and submit the form
  6. Take a printout for future reference

Direct link to apply for Steno posts.

Selection Process

Candidates whose applications are accepted will be required to appear in the Stenography Proficiency Test at 150 wpm in English and 120 wpm in Language (Assamese, Bengali and Hindi). Shortlisted candidates will have to appear in the Objective Type Written Test. The Objective Type Written Test shall be of 2 hours duration and total marks shall be of 100. APSC will conduct both exams in Guwahati.

For more details, candidates are advised to visit the official website here.