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The Office of the District & Sessions Judge at Dibrugarh (Government of Assam) is looking for eligible candidates to fulfill one vacant post of Stenographer and as such has issued a job notification in this regard on 3rd May 2011. The above mentioned job post is available only for reserved candidates who falls under the category of OBC/MOBC and hence only those belonging to the specified caste can apply. Recruitment of Stenographer in the District and Session Judge is available under Grade III in the establishment department located in Dibrugarh.


Who is a Stenographer and what are his various job roles?


A Stenographer is the one who is professionally trained and has the expertise to record verbal statements into written words or typewritten version of the dictated words. There are many such schools and vocational training centers where one can learn the art of stenographer which basically makes use of some shorthand technique to transcribe all dictated statements in real time. They are mostly required in legal institutions like courts and similar offices as well as other business organizations or conference halls and official meetings.

Stenographer Recruitment 2011 Eligibility & Job Details


The eligibility criteria mentioned for the single post of Stenographer in District & Session Judge Dibrugarh is set as H.S.L.C. Passed or equivalent qualification which must be acquired through any recognized board or university. In addition to this, the candidate must be a diploma holder in Stenography in English medium having the ability to input 80 words per minute as minimum speed and 45 words per minute as the speed in typewriting. There is also a mandatory condition that the candidate must be well-versed and have sound knowledge with the various procedures to operate computer and its different applications.

The Salary of the Grade III Stenographer is (P.B.-2)Rs.5200-20200 + G.P. RS.290 as mentioned in the official advertisement and the number of post is 1 (one) which we have already mentioned earlier. The age limit set forward for this job post is between the range of 18-38 years as on 31st March 2011.

Application Procedure of Stenographer job in Dibrugarh


All willing and eligible candidates may proceed by preparing an application in standard form as published in part-IX of Assam Gazette which must be duly signed after furnishing complete and authentic details. It must be followed by a xerox copy of other testimonials like educational qualification certificates, age proof certificate, Diploma in Stenographer certificate, Permanent Residential Certificate (P.R.C.), Caste Certificate which must all be attested along with two copies of recent passport size photographs where one copy of the photo needs to be pasted while the other stapled as mentioned in the official announcement.

After providing the necessary documents and a formal application as mentioned above, there will be a selection test which will be based on the following:-
  • Written Test
  • Transcription of dictation taken on short-hand
  • Personal Interview

The last date which is mentioned for making the application is 10 days after the publication of the advertisement and all applications that reaches after the 10 days will not be considered and no excuses would be taken into granted. Since the original certificates of all testimonials and particulars provided with the application would be verified on the interview date, therefore candidates must be able to produce them on that day. The dates and schedule of the tests and interviews will be announced later and that there will be no allowances such as TA or DA for appearing the same. The envelop in which the application will be submitted must highlight the following title:-

Application for the post of Stenographer


Note: Please check the official notification on Asomiya Pratidin (Dated: 05 May 2011) to get further details and instructions for applying to the said job.

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