SSC Stenographer Job Profile 2021

By | February 1, 2021

MEA STENOGRAPHER GRADE C JOB PROFILE, SALARY, PROMOTION, PAY, AND SCOPE

SSC Stenographer Job Profile 2021

This is a post in the pay band 44,900-99,800 Level – 7 as per 7th CPC.

The most sought after post in all STENOGRAPHER EXAM due to its charm of foreign posting and hefty salary package. In foreign posting you’ll get US $1,800 to 2,900 (Rs 1,10,000 to 1,70,000) as foreign allowance depending on the country you are posted in, in addition to your basic pay; and US $400 to 600 as other allowances such as heating or cold allowance.

SSC Stenographer Job Profile

If a person is interested in a foreign posting he is given a few choices for the needed postings and he is posted according to those choices preferably. There is no compulsion from the ministry on a foreign posting. If you want you can spend your whole service tenure in Delhi itself also. You can get even HOME POSTING in RPO (Regional Passport Office.)

You don’t get foreign posting under 2 years of your joining generally. Foreign countries are divided into 5 categories, namely A+, A, B, C, and HARD-C.

The name of some countries under different categories is hereunder: A+: New York, Toronto, Washington DC, Wellington, Geneva, etc. A: London, Paris, Madrid, Mexico City, Tokyo, Berlin, etc. B: Chicago, Warshaw, Zurich, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Vienna, Munich, Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland, Stockholm, Moscow, etc. C: Thimpu, Kuwait, Manila, Bangkok, Hawana, etc. HARD-C: Kabul, Damascus, Kandhar, Mazar-e-Sarif, etc.

Stenographers get foreign posting for a period of 3 years normally in one single instance, after which either you are back in Delhi or are transferred to another country directly from there. In HARD-C countries the posting is only for 1.5 or 2 years. You can carry your own car or bike with you when you are posted abroad and are entitled to carry 1,500 Kg of luggage. When on a foreign posting you get elite class medical facilities for yourself and dependent family members.


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Promotion Perspective:

  • Stenographer Grade C
  • Private Secretary
  • Senior Private Secretary (Gazetted)
  • Senior Principal Private Secretary (Gazetted)

Accommodation: While posted in the HQ you’ll get type-III accommodation (2 rooms + drawing room). MEA has its own quarters at Dwarka, Delhi. There is no waiting list like other ministries/departments where 6,000 or so are found to be in wait every time and it takes almost 7-8 years for a govt flat to be allotted. In MEA you can get a flat to be allotted after the completion of one year in service. If one or more years of service tenure has already been completed by you in any other department, you can get a govt flat allotted straightaway on your joining of MEA.

In the foreign posting, the govt provides 3 BHK fully furnished flat in which all household items are there such as refrigerator, sofa, bed, etc. If by chance you don’t get the govt accommodation in time you are entitled to get accommodation in a FIVE-STAR HOTEL with your entire family with you residing.

Child Education: In foreign postings, your children are getting an education in the world’s best universities such as Cambridge, Howard, New York, American Inter-continental, etc.

AGE LIMIT in SSC Stenographer for this post is 18-27 for UR.                     

Hope you find it useful for this information.
Now we only mentioned about SSC Stenographer job profile in the Ministry of External Affairs, we are planning to write a topic on all government departments stenographers’ Job profiles, promotions, salaries, etc.

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