The High Court of Orissa invites applications for the positions of Junior Stenographer

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court has invited online applications from eligible and interested candidates for the recruitment of 22 (twenty-two) Class-‘C’ Junior Stenographer positions.

Rs.25, 50O – Rs.81, 100/- at level 7 with the usual high cost and other allowances which may be sanctioned by the government of Odisha from time to time. Applicants can apply online by visiting between July 18 and August 12 (11:59 p.m.)


22 positions are to be filled. UR (5), SEBC (4) including one for women candidates, SC (5) including two positions for women candidates and ST (8) including three positions for women

Age limit:-

A candidate must be over 21 (twenty-one) and under 32 (thirty-two as of August 1, 2022.)

Education Qualification:-

The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university. He/she must be proficient in typing with a minimum speed of 80 wpm in shorthand and 40 wpm in computer writing/transcription. He/she must also have adequate knowledge of computer applications.

Exam fees: –

The candidate must pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs. 5O0 online using a debit card/credit card/net banking system. Candidates belonging to SC/ST and PwD exempt from payment of examination fees.

The recruitment exam for the post of junior stenographer will consist of an English qualification test, a computer application test (qualifying in nature) and a proficiency test.

Qualifying Test:- General applicants must score more than 35 points while reserved category applicants should score more than 30 points to qualify for the IT test.

IT test: – The theoretical and practical test of 50 points each will take place in one hour. Applicants must score above 50% to qualify for the skills test.

Proficiency test: – The dictation of an English passage containing 400 words must be done at a speed of 80 words per minute and the transcription on the computer at a speed of 40 words per minute. There will be 5 minutes for the shorthand/dictation test and 10 minutes for the computer-based typing/transcription test. Total points in this section 100.

A combined merit list will be prepared based on the proficiency test results and separate merit lists for the reserved and general categories will be prepared in descending order of total scores to fill the vacancy.

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