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Staff Selection SSC JE

Staff Selection Commission (SSC JE) Exam

Indian Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the official notification for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical & Quantity Surveying & Contract) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India.

This SSC JE 2019-20 recruitment will be conducted through a competitive SSC JE Exam. The vacancies are for Group ‘B’ (Non Gazetted) category in Level-6 with a pay scale of Rs 35,400 – Rs 112400/- of 7th Central Pay Commission.

Online registrations for the Group B SSC JE Examination started on 13th August February and was closed on 12th September 2019. The exam dates for SSC JE 2019-20 recruitment has been released by Indian Staff Selection Commission - SSC along with Official SSC JE 2019-20 Calendar.

Important dates for SC JE 2018-19, 2019-20 Exam Dates are mentioned below. All students are required to regularly visit this web page to get instant updates about SSC JE 2018-19 & SSC JE 2019-20 Exam.

Important Dates for SSC JE 2019-20 Exam
Events Dates
Notification Release Date13th August 2019
Last Date to Apply Online12th September 2019 (till 5:00 PM)
SSC JE 2019-20 Tier-I Admit CardMar-20
Commencement of SSC JE 2019-20 Tier-I Exam30th March to 2nd April 2020
Commencement of SSC JE 2019-20 Tier-II Exam21st June 2020

Details of SSC JE 19-20 Posts:

Organisation Post
Central Water Commission Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical]
Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Junior Engineer [Civil, Electrical]
Military Engineer Services (MES)Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Border Road OrganizationJunior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)Junior Engineer [Mechanical, Electrical]
National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]

Vacancies: Vacancies for SSC Je 19-20 Recruitment will be determined in due course. However, the updated vacancy position will be uploaded on the website of the Indian Staff Selection Commission from time to time (https://ssc.nic.in).

Age Limit for SSC JE 2019-20 Exam:

The age limit for selection of Junior Engineers is up to 32 years as on 01-01-2020. As this SSC JE exam is conducted for various departments, the age limit varies among the different departments and SSC also offers the benefit of age relaxation for various categories. The age limit and age relaxations for various organizations and categories are detailed below,

Organisation Post Age Limit
Central Water Commission Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical]Up to 32 years
Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Junior Engineer [Civil, Electrical]Up to 32 years
Military Engineer Services (MES)Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]Up to 30 years
Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]Up to 30 years
Border Road OrganizationJunior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]Up to 30 years
Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]Up to 30 years
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)Junior Engineer [Mechanical, Electrical]Up to 30 years
National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]Up to 30 years

Educational Qualification:

The candidates who wish to attempt SSC JE Examinations for SSC JE 19-20 should have a degree or diploma in a particular engineering stream from a recognized University or Institution as on 01-01-2020.

Exam Pattern:The SSC JE 2019 Examination will be conducted in two stages.

Stage 1 SSC JE exam is computer based test whereas the stage 2 SSC JE exam is conventional (Descriptive type).

SSC JE CBT 1 Exam is an online computer based exam conducted from 30th March to 2nd April 2020. The stage 1 SSC JE 2019-20 exam will be of objective type, for 200 marks with 200 questions. The SSC JE exam duration is 2 hours. The Paper-I of SSC JE19-20 exam will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.

Examination Scheme for SSC JE Stage 1 Exam:

Paper Mode of Exam Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
Paper 1 [ Objective Type]Computer Based Examination1. General Intelligence and Reasoning50502 Hours
2. General Awareness5050
3. Technical100100
Part A – General Engineering - Civil & Structural
Part B – General Engineering - Electrical
Part C – General Engineering – Mechanical

Examination Scheme for SSC JE Stage 2 Exam:

PaperMode of ExamSubjectNo of QuestionsMaximum MarksExam Duration
Paper II  [Descriptive Type]Written ExaminationTechnical –3003002 Hours
General Engineering
Part A  - Civil & Structural
Part B –- Electrical
Part C –Mechanical

Negative Marking: SSC JE aspirants should be confident while answering the questions as Negative marking of 0.25 is applied to the wrong answers of Paper I SSC JE exams. Negative marking is not applicable to paper II as it is more descriptive paper.

Calculation Aids: Calculators, Slide–Rule, Logarithm Tables, Steam Tables are allowed for use for SSC JE stage 2 exams only. For stage 1 exam, no such tool is permitted in the exam.

After completion of SSC JE 19-20 exam, students can find Tentative SSC JE 2019 Answer Key on the official website of SSC.

SSC JE 2019 Cut off Marks

Minimum Qualifying Marks in SSC JE Paper-I and SSC JE Paper-II:

UR : 30%
OBC/ EWS : 25%
Others : 20%

SSC JE 2019 Exam Syllabus:

Syllabus of SSC JE exam covers three major sections.

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • General Engineering – Technical (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical)

Understanding of syllabus is important to qualify any competitive exam. So, check detailed SSC JE 2019 Exam Syllabus

Selection Process of SSC JE 2019 Recruitment

The selection process involves the following stages.

  1. Online Application
  2. Issue of call letter / admission certificates – Online through websites of Regional / Sub Regional Office of Commission.
  3. Stage 1 Exams - Paper I
  4. Shortlisting of Candidates through normalized marks scored in Paper I.
  5. Stage 2 Exams – Paper II
  6. Shortlisting of Candidates based on the performance of paper I + Paper II.
  7. Document Verification
  8. Final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in Paper-I+Paper-II and the preference of Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations exercised by them at the time of Document Verification.

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