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SSC – JE examination is conducted by Staff Selection Commission every year to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of Government of India. It selects staff of Junior Engineer for different departments across India. The examination is conducted in two successive tiers as follows:


1.  SSC - JE: Selection Process

2. SSC - JE: Paper I   2019

3. SSC - JE: Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET)

4. SSC - JE: Paper II  2019

5. SSC - JE: Syllabus 2019

6. SSC -JE : Eligibility Criteria

7. SSC- JE : Exam Dates

1.  SSC - JE: Selection Process

The selection process will consist of the following:

A. Paper-I

B. Paper-II

C. Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

2. SSC - JE: Paper I 2019

A. Paper-A (Objective Multiple Choice Type ):

Sr. No.Name of Tests
No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1General Awareness5050Composite times of 120 minutes (2 Hours)
2General Intelligence and Reasoning  5050
3Paper-A general engineering (civil and structural)100100

B. Paper B 

Sr. NoName of TestsMaximum MarksTotal Time 
1Paper-A general engineering (civil and structural)3002 hours                   

3. SSC - JE: Syllabus 2019

Syllabus for Computer Based Examinations:


I. General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number

Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing Address matching, Date & city matching Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics if any.

II. General Knowledge and General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates‟ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research etc.


  • Basic concepts.
  • Circuit law.
  • Magnetic Circuit.
  • AC Fundamentals.
  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments.
  • Electrical Machines.
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors.
  • Synchronous Machines.
  • Generation.
  • Transmission and Distribution.
  • Estimation and Costing.
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy.
  • Basic Electronics.
  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design.
  • Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials.
  • Properties of Pure Substances.
  • 1st Law of Thermodynamics.
  • 2nd Law of Thermodynamics.
  • IC Engines Combustion.
  • Air standard Cycles for IC Engines.
  • IC Engine Performance.
  • IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication.
  • Rankine cycle of System.
  • Boilers.
  • Classification.
  • Specification.
  • Fitting & Accessories.
  • Air Compressors & their cycles.
  • Refrigeration cycles.
  • The principle of Refrigeration Plant.
  • Nozzles & Steam Turbines.
  • Properties & Classification of Fluids.
  • Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure.
  • Fluid kinematics.
  • Dynamics of Ideal fluids.
  • Measurement of Flow rate.
  • Basic principles.
  • Hydraulic Turbines.
  • Centrifugal Pumps.
  • Classification of steels.
  • Building Materials.
  • Estimating, Costing, and Valuation.
  • Surveying.
  • Soil Mechanics.
  • Hydraulics.
  • Irrigation Engineering.
  • Transportation Engineering.
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Theory of Structures.
  • Concrete Technology.
  • RCC Design, Steel Design

4. SSC - JE: Eligibility Criteria

(a) Maxi. Age limit :as on 01.02.2019

32 years  Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical), Central Water Commission and CPWD 

30 years  Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical), MES 

27 years  Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical), Department of Post and Junior Engineer (Surveying and contract), MES 

(b) Educational Qualification (As on 01.02.2019)

PostEducational Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil)CPWD – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)Central Water Commission – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Civil/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Electrical)CPWD – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Civil)Department of Posts – B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Electrical)Department of Posts- B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Electrical engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)MES – B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering OR 3 years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute and with 2 years work experience in electrical/mechanical engineering works.
Junior Engineer (Civil)MES – B.E. / B.Tech. in Civil Engineering OR 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute and with 2 years work experience in civil engineering works.
Junior Engineer (QS&C)MES – B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/Institute OR Passed Intermediate examination in Building and Quantity Surveying (Sub Divisional-II) from the Institute of Surveyors (India).

5. SSC-JE Exam Dates

Starting Date Of Application01.02.2019
Closing Date of Application25.02.2019
Exam 23.09.2019 to 27.09.2019




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