SSC JE 2020

SSC JE 2020

SSC JE 2020 Notification, Exam Pattern, Dates, Syllabus of Paper 1 and Paper 2 

Online applications are invited from Indian nationals for direct recruitment to the post of Staff Selection Commission released notification of  Junior Engineer (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical & Quantity Surveying & Contract) Exam 2020 for various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of Government of India. It selects staff of Junior Engineer for different departments across India. 

Click to Download Official Notification of SSC JE  2020 

SSC JE 2020 Exam Date:

Starting Date Of Application
Closing Date of Application
Paper- I (Computer Based Test)

11th December 2020 (Bihar State)

27th to 30th October 2020 (other states) 

Paper-II (Descriptive Type Written Test) To Be Announced

SSC JE 2020 Vacancy:

Staff Selection Commission of India has released the updated vacancy for SSC JE 2019 Exam. A total of 1601 vacancy has been declared for SSC JE 2019.

 S. No.
Border Road Organization (BRO)
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Border Road Organization (BRO)
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)
Central Public Works Department (CPWD)
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central Public Works Department (CPWD)
Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Central Water and Power Research Station
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central Water and Power Research Station
Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Central Water and Power Research Station
Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Central Water Commission
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central Water Commission
Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)
Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)
Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Farakka Barrage Project
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Farakka Barrage Project
Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Farakka Barrage Project
Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Military Engineer Services (MES)
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Military Engineer Services (MES)
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)
National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)
Junior Engineer (Civil)
National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)
Junior Engineer (Electrical)
National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)
Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

SSC JE 2020 Age Limit

The candidate should be born not before 01-01-1992 and not later than 01-01-2006.

Minimum Age Limit
Maximum Age Limit
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical), Central Water Commission and CPWD
Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical), Department of Post and Junior Engineer (Surveying and Contract), MES
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical), MES

Age Relaxation

Sr. No.
Age Relaxation
Ex-Servicemen (GEN)
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

SSC JE 2020 Educational Qualification

Post Name
Junior Engineer (Civil), CPWD

B.Tech. / B.E. / Diploma in Civil Engineering

Junior Engineer (Electrical), CPWD

B.Tech. / B.E. / Diploma in Electrical Engineering

JE (Civil), Department of Posts

B.Tech. / B.E. / 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering

Junior Engineer (Electrical), Department of Posts

B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Electrical Engineering

SSC Junior Engineer (Civil), MES
B. Tech/ B.E. in Civil Engineering OR else 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering
At least 2 years of work experience in Civil Engineering
Junior Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical), MES
B.Tech./B.E. in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering OR must have three years Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
2 years work experience in Electrical or Mechanical engineering
Junior Engineer (QS&C), MES
B.Tech. / B.E. / or else 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering
OR must have passed Intermediate examination in Building and Quantity Surveying (Sub Divisional-II) from the Institute of Surveyors (India)
Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical), Central Water Commission

B.Tech. / B.E. Diploma in Mechanical/Civil Engineering


SSC JE 2020 Exam pattern:

  1. Paper – I, which is the first phase of the selection process, is an Objective Type Computer Based Test.
  2. Paper – II, which is the second stage, is a Descriptive Type Written Test.

Paper – I

Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning
General Awareness
General Engineering
Part A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
Part B: General Engineering (Electrical)
Part C: General Engineering (Mechanical)
100 for each part

Key Points To Remember Regarding SSC JE Exam Pattern For Paper – I

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness sections will be common for all the three streams.
  • In General Engineering section, candidates have to attempt the sections as per their branches (i.e., either civil or mechanical or electrical).
  • Candidates have to complete Paper – I in 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • 0.25 % marks will be deducted for every wrong attempt.
  • 1 mark will be given for each right attempt.
  • If the candidate does not attempt the General Engineering section as per the instructions given in Paper – I, then his answer sheet will not be evaluated by the board.


Candidates who qualify in Paper – I are eligible to appear for Paper 2.

Maximum Marks
Part A:  General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
Part B: General Engineering (Electrical)
Part C:  General Engineering (Mechanical)

Key Points To Remember Regarding SSC JE Exam Pattern For Paper – II

  • There will be three parts in Paper-II under General Engineering, and candidates have to attempt them as per their branch.
  • If the candidates have attempted a part other then instructed then his answer sheet will not be evaluated by  SSC.
  • 0.25% negative marking will be applied to every wrong attempt.
  • Candidates have to complete paper – II in 2 hours

SSC JE Syllabus 2020

The SSC Junior Engineering exam has two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates appearing for SSC JE exam should be aware of SSC JE syllabus along with the important topics. In this article, we will give detailed SSC JE Syllabus for all engineering branches.

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SSC JE 2020 Syllabus For Paper 1

SSC JE Paper 1 is conducted in the online mode and has three sections:

a. General Intelligence and Reasoning
b. General Awareness
c. General Engineering

The General Engineering section is different for different branches. The detailed SSC JE Syllabus for each of these sections are tabulated below:

SSC JE Syllabus For General Intelligence & Reasoning 
1.Decision Making
2.Visual Memory
3.Relationship Concepts
4.Arithmetical Reasoning
5.Verbal and Figure Classification
6.Arithmetical Number Series
7.Abstract Ideas and Symbols and Their Relationships
8.Arithmetical Number Series
9.Arithmetical Computations and Other Analytical Functions
10.Space Visualization
11.Problem Solving
 50 marks
 SSC JE Syllabus For General Awareness
 1.Economic Science
2.General Polity and Scientific Research
3.Current Affairs
4.India and its Neighboring Countries
  50 marks
 SSC JE Syllabus For Civil Engineering (Part-A)
1. Building Materials
2.Estimating, Costing and Valuation
Soil Mechanics
3.Irrigation Engineering
4.1st and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
5.IC Engine Performance
6.IC Engine Cooling and Lubrication
7.Ranking Cycle of System
8.Fitting & Accessories
9.Air Compressors & their Cycles
10.Refrigeration Cycles
11.The Principle of Refrigeration Plant
12.Nozzles & Steam Turbines
13.Properties & Classifications Of Fluids
14.Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure
15.Transportation Engineering
16.Environment Engineering
100 marks
 SSC JE Syllabus For Structural Engineering (Part-A)
1.Theory of Structures
2.Concrete Technology
3.RCC Design, Steel Design
 SSC JE Syllabus For Electrical Engineering (Part-B)
1.AC Fundamentals
2.Measurement and Measuring Instruments
3.Electrical Machines
4.Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors
5.Synchronous Machines
6.Transmissions and Distribution
7.Estimating and Costing
8.Utilization and Electrical Energy
9.Basic Electronics
10.Circuit Law
11.Magnetic Circuit
 SSC JE Syllabus For Mechanical Engineering (Part-C)
1.Fluid Kinematics
2.Theory of Machines and Machine Designs
3.Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
4.Centrifugal Pumps
5.Classification of Steels
6.Properties of Pure Substances
7.Dynamics of Ideal Fluids
8.Measurement of Flow Rate
9.Basic Principles
10.Hydraulic Turbines
200 marks

SSC JE 2020 Syllabus For Paper 2

SSC JE Paper 2 will be conducted in the offline mode. It is different for different engineering branches.

SSC JE Syllabus For Civil Engineering (Part A)

SSC JE Syllabus For Civil Engineering
Building Materials
1.Physical and chemical properties
2.Classification, Standard Tests, Uses and Manufacture/Quarrying of Materials
Estimating, Costing and Valuation
1.Estimate, glossary of technical terms, analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Items of work – earthwork, Brick work (Modular & Traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring, and Plastering.
2.Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic tank, Bar bending schedule, Centre line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezoidal formula, Simpson’s rule.
3.Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps.
4.Valuation – Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of Valuation.
1.Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying.
2.Working of prismatic compass, compass traversing, bearings, local attraction, plane table surveying.
3.The odolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Leveling, Definition of terms used in leveling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections.
4.Temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level, methods of contouring.
5.Uses of contour map, tachometric survey, curve setting
6.Earth work calculation, advanced surveying equipment.
Soil Mechanics
1.Origin of soil, phase diagram, Definitions-void ratio, porosity, degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights, density index and interrelationship of different parameters, Grain size distribution curves and their uses.
2.Index properties of soils, Atterberg’s limits, ISI soil classification and plasticity chart.
3.Permeability of soil, coefficient of permeability, determination of coefficient of permeability, Unconfined and confined aquifers, effective stress, quick sand, consolidation of soils, Principles of consolidation, degree of consolidation, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-log p curve, computation of ultimate settlement.
4.Shear strength of soils, direct shear test, Vane shear test, Triaxial test.
5.Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressures, Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test. 
1.Fluid properties and hydrostatics, measurements of flow.
2.Bernoulli’s theorem and its application.
3.Flow through pipes.
4.Flow in open channels, weirs, flumes, spillways, pumps and turbines.
Irrigation Engineering
1.Definition, necessity, benefits, 2II effects of irrigation, types and methods of irrigation.
2.Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, run off coefficient, rain gauge.
3.Losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc. Water requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies.
4.Different type of canals, types of canal irrigation, loss of water in canals. Canal lining – types and advantages. Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well.
5.Weir and barrage, Failure of weirs and permeable foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s theory of critical velocity.
6.Lacey’s theory of uniform flow.
7.Definition of flood, causes and effects, methods of flood control, water logging, preventive measure.
Transportation Engineering
1.Highway Engineering – cross sectional elements, geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials
2.Aggregates and bitumen, different tests, Design of flexible and rigid pavements
Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous construction, Rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage, Railway Engineering
Components of permanent way -Sleepers, ballast, fixtures and fastening, track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, stations and yards.
Traffic Engineering – Different traffic survey, speed-flow-density and their interrelationships, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation, traffic signs and markings, road safety.
Environmental Engineering
 1.Quality of water, source of water supply, purification of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage systems, circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, sewage treatments.
Surface water drainage.
2.Solid waste management – types, effects, engineered management system.
Air pollution – pollutants, causes, effects, control.
Noise pollution – cause, health effects, control. 

SSC JE Syllabus 2020 For Structural Engineering (Part A)

SSC JE Syllabus For Structural Engineering
Theory of Structures
Elasticity constants, types of beams – determinate and indeterminate, bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging beams.
Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular & circular sections, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound sections.
Chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection of simply supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns, Torsion of circular section.
Concrete Technology
Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete, cement aggregates, importance of water quality, water cement ratio
Work ability, mix design, storage, batching, mixing, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete.
Quality control of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting, repair and maintenance of concrete structures.
RCC Design
RCC beams-flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beams, cantilever beams.
T-beams, lintels.
One way and two way slabs, isolated footings. Reinforced brick works, columns, staircases, retaining wall, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress methods).
Steel Design
Steel design and construction of steel columns
Beams roof trusses plate girders.

SSC JE Syllabus 2020 For Electrical Engineering (Part B)

SSC JE Syllabus For Electrical Engineering
Basic Concepts

Concepts of resistance, inductance, capacitance, and various factors affecting them.

Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units.

Circuit law : Kirchhoff‟s law, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems.

Magnetic Circuit : Concepts of flux, mmf, reluctance, Different kinds of magnetic materials, Magnetic calculations for conductors of different configuration e.g. straight, circular, solenoidal, etc.

Electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction.

AC Fundamentals
Instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves.
Representation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit.
Poly Phase system – star and delta connection, 3 phase power, DC and sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit.
Measurement and Measuring Instruments
Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and re-active) and energy, 2 wattmeter method of 3 phase power measurement.
Measurement of frequency and phase angle.
Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), extension of range wattmeter, Multimeters, Megger, Energy meter AC Bridges.
Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses.
Earth Fault detection.
Electrical Machines
D.C. Machine – Construction, Basic Principles of D.C. motors and generators, their characteristics, speed control and starting of D.C. Motors. Method of braking motor, Losses and efficiency of D.C. Machines.
1 phase and 3 phase transformers – Construction, Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C. and S.C. Tests, Losses and efficiency.
Effect of voltage, frequency and wave form on losses. Parallel operation of 1 phase /3 phase transformers.
Auto transformers,phase induction motors, rotating magnetic field, principle of operation, equivalent circuit, torque-speed characteristics, and starting and speed control of 3 phase induction motors.
Methods of braking, effect of voltage and frequency variation on torque speed characteristics.
Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors
Characteristics and applications.
Synchronous Machines – Generation of 3-phase e.m.f. armature reaction, voltage regulation, parallel operation of two alternators, synchronizing, control of active and reactive power.
Starting and applications of synchronous motors.
Generation, Transmission and Distribution
Power factor improvement, various types of tariffs, types of faults, short circuit current for symmetrical faults.
Switchgears – rating of circuit breakers, Principles of arc extinction by oil and air, H.R.C. Fuses, Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc. Buchholtz relay, Merz-Price system of protection of generators & transformers, protection of feeders and bus bars.
Lightning arresters, various transmission and distribution system, comparison of conductor materials, efficiency of different system.
Cable – Different type of cables, cable rating and derating factor.
Different types of power stations, Load factor, diversity factor, demand factor, cost of generation, inter-connection of power stations.
Estimation and Costing
Estimation of lighting scheme, electric installation of machines and relevant IE rules.
Earthing practices and IE Rules.
Utilization of Electrical Energy
Electric heating
Electric welding
Electric drives and motors.
Basic Electronics
Working of various electronic devices e.g. P N Junction diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type) BJT and JFET.
Simple circuits using these devices.

SSC JE Syllabus 2020 For Mechanical Engineering (Part C)

SSC JE Syllabus For Mechanical Engineering
Theory Of Machines and Machine Designs
Concept of simple machine, Four bar linkage and link motion, Flywheels and fluctuation of energy
Power transmission by belts – V-belts and Flat belts, Clutches – Plate and Conical clutch, Gears –Type of gears etc.
Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
Equilibrium of Forces, Law of motion, Friction, Concepts of stress and strain, Elastic limit.
Elastic constants, Bending moments and shear force diagram, Stress in composite bars etc.
Thermal Engineering
Properties of Pure Substance1st & 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
Air standard Cycles for IC Engines.
Rakine Cycle of steam
Fluid Mechanics Machinery
Properties & Classification of fluid
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

SSC JE 2020: Pre - Exam Training
There is no Pre - Exam Training  conducted for SSC JE Exam.

SSC JE 2020: Interview Detail
No, interview is not conducted for any post in SSC JE.

SSC JE 2020 Salary:

New SSC JE Salary and Perks.

Post Name Grade Pay SSC JE In hand Salary SSC JE Gross Salary
Junior Engineer (Civil) 4200 29455 to 33907 32667 to 37119
Junior Engineer (Civil) 4200 29455 to 33907 32667 to 37119
Junior Engineer (Civil) 4200 29455 to 33907 32667 to 37119
Electrical and mechanical Junior Engineer 4200 29,455 to 33,907 32667 to 37119
JE Quantity Surveying and Contract 4200 29,455 to 33,907 32667 to 37119


The SSC JE in hand salary is the final salary which the employee gets after deducting all kinds of taxes and PFs.

SSC JE 2020 Application Fee:

For Others: Rs.100/-
• For SC/ST/PWD/ Women/ ESM candidates: Nill
• Payment Mode (Online/ Offline): SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking by using Visa, Master Card, Maestro, RuPay Credit/ Debit Card.

SSC JE 2020 Admit Card:

Read the instructions carefully to download the SSC Junior Engineer Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website at
  • Click on the link “SSC JE Admit Card”
  • Visit the respective regional website of SSC
  • Click SSC JE Admit Card link
  • Enter the required credentials such as registration number and date of birth
  • SSC Junior Engineer Admit Card for paper 1 will be shown on the webpage
  • Take a print out of the same

SSC JE 2018: Previous Year Result

SSC JE Tier-I: Result Out

Staff Selection Commission has released Junior Engineer, SSC JE Result 2018. SSC JE Exam was conducted between 23rd to 27th September 2019. Candidates who had appeared for the Tier 1 Exam can now check their result here. Click on the links given below to check the result.

Click Here To Check SSC JE Tier 1 Result [Electrical/Mechanical]

Click Here To Check SSC JE Tier 1 Result [Civil]

SSC JE exam result will be released by the commission soon after the exam is held. Candidates can check the result at the official website i.e. In order to check the result, candidates have to search in with their respective SSC JE exam roll number.

Given below are the steps to check the SSC JE Result –

  • Visit the official website at
  • Click JE tab under the Result tab
  • Click on the respective link “SSC JE Result”
  • A pdf file will get open, search your roll number to check your result

Read more:

SSC JE 2017-18: Previous Year Exam Analysis

Overall Analysis

SSC JE 2017-18 Exam was easy. Candidates shared that a large number of questions across all the sections were easy to attempt and only a small percentage was difficult.

Section-wise Analysis

About 35-40 questions were easy, 6-7 were moderately difficult and only 2 questions were difficult in this section. Overall, candidates found this section to be easy. Below is the number of questions asked from different topics.

  S. No.
  No. Of Ques
Coding Decoding
Number & Alphabetical Series
Odd one Out
Statement & Conclusions
Directions Sense
Sitting Arrangement
Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image
Venn diagram
Blood relations
Mathematical Calculations
 Total No. Of Questions

(ii) General Awareness:

  S. No.   Topics   No. Of Ques
1 Science 17
2 History 7
3 Polity 6
4 Geography 5
5 Economics 6
6 Current Affairs 9
 Total No. Of Questions 50


(iii) General Engineering (Civil And Structural), (Electrical & Mechanical): Part-C

Mechanical Engineering

In this section 40-50 questions were easy, 20-30 were moderately difficult and 10-15 questions were difficult in this section.

  S.No   Topics   No. Of Ques
1 Fluid Mechanics 15-16
2 Production Engineering 12-13
3 Strenght Of Material 11-12
4 Theory Of Machines 10
5 Thermodynamics 12
6 IC Engine 7
7 RAC 4

SSC JE 2020 Cut Off: Previous Year Cut Off 2018

SSC JE 2018 Tier-I: Cut Off 

Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC Junior Engineer Cutoff for SSC JE Tier 1 exam held from September 23 to 27, 2019. The Officials have released the SSC JE Tier-I Cutoff along with the SSC JE Result.The SSC JE Cutoff is released as per the different categories and posts. The officials have release the SSC JE Civil Engineering and SSC JE Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Cutoff separately. To check the SSC JE 2019  cutoff refer to the table below:

SSC JE Cut Off 2018 [Civil]

SSC JE Cut Off [Civil]
UR 127.40
OBC 122.91
EWS 118.99
SC 107.61
ST 107.01

SSC JE Cut Off 2018 [Electrical/Mechanical]

SSC JE Cut Off [Electrical/Mechanical]
UR 152.16
OBC 149.30
EWS 147.47
SC 133.39
ST 125.49

Click Here to Download the SSC JE 2018 Cut off

SSC JE 2017-18 Tier-I Cut Off

The Cut-Off Marks of SSC JE 2017-18 Paper-I has been declared by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on 14th April 2018. It is compulsary for candidates to clear Paper-I in order to be eligible for Paper-II of SSC JE 2017-18 Exam.

    Civil Engineering   Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering
UR 117.00 136.25
OBC 110.75 133.25
SC 101.75 120.00
ST 105.00 114.50
OH 91.50 113.00
HH 61.75 83.50

SSC JE 2017-18 Tier-II Cut Off

   SC  ST  OBC  UR  OH  HH  Total
Cut-Off Marks in Paper I+II 220.75 228.00 244.75 244.75 231.25 152.00 -
Candidates Available 197 147 503 420 07^ 06^^ 1280*

*including 88 SC, 89 ST and 503 OBC category candidates who are qualifying at UR standards.

^includes 02 SC, 03 OBC and 02 UR category candidates.

^^includes 04 OBC and 02 UR category candidates.

Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering:

   SC  ST  OBC  UR  OH  HH  Total
Cut Off Marks in Paper I+II 268.50 265.50 299.00 303.50 247.50 164.75 -
Candidates Available 44 21 110 132 03^ 09^^ 319*

*including 05 SC, 03 ST and 87 OBC category candidates who are qualifying at UR standards.

^includes 03 UR category candidates

^^includes 04 OBC and 05 UR category candidates.

Related Link:
SSC JE 2020 Exam Syllabus 
SSC JE Previous Year Cut Off 

SSC JE 2020: Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Q. Who can apply for the SSC-JE exam?
Ans: Candidates with a Diploma in engineering & engineering graduates can apply for SSC JE exams.

Q. Students from which engineering branch can apply for the SSC-JE exam?
Ans: Candidates who have diploma/degree in Civil, Mechanical & Electrical can apply.

Q. What is approximate vacancy per year in the SSC-JE exam?
Ans: In SSC–JE exam, approx. 1000 vacancies are expected to be released every year. But, these vacancies are also subject to change/ modifications.

Q. What is the age limit for the General category into SSC-JE post?
Ans: For General category, age limit vary as per department allocations through SSC-JE exams which is as follows:

  • upto 32 years ( CWC, CPWD )
  • 18-27 years (Department of Post )
  • 18-27 years ( MES-Military engineering services )

Q. How do I calculate my AGE for SSC-JE ?
Ans: You need to calculate your age in accordance to your Matriculation/Secondary Examination / equivalent certificate only.

Q. Is it good to apply for all the posts?
Ans: No, you can only apply for the posts whose educational qualification and age eligibility criteria is fulfilled by you.

Q. Which DIPLOMA degree is valid to apply SSC-JE exam?
Ans: Three years Diploma or equivalent in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an institution recognized by the Central Government or State Government. Also, Diploma degree from Private or govt. Institutions are valid. Moreover, Correspondence Diploma certificates are also valid from recognized institutions. Diploma Equivalent courses done by EX Servicemen from Armed forces are valid too for SSC-JE apply online.

Q. Does candidates with lateral entries are eligible?
Ans: Candidates with lateral entries after 10+2 will be eligible as they have same Diploma degree as others.

Q. How to apply for SSC-JE examination?
Ans: You will be apply to apply online via the official website-

Q. Which Group class of employment SSC-JE offers?
Ans: SSC-JE offers post of Junior Engineer Group ‘B’ post.

Q. Is there any negative checking in Conventional sort papers?
Ans: No there is no NEGATIVE checking in regular answer sheet of the SSC-JE exam.

Q.Do I get ready for GATE or different exams in parallel with JE arrangements?
Ans: If you have a 4-year degree then you may set up another exam in parallel. In any case, the case of SSC-JE paper is out and out not quite the same as GATEor IES.

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