The SSC JE Exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission every year. The commission invites young graduates from various fields to apply for a number of SSC JE Vacancies open in different cadres. Generally, this examination takes place in the month of January. The Commission notifies JE posts for different government departments. The department notifies various posts in Civil and Electrical for the eligible and interested candidates. SSC department allowed the aspirants to fill the online application form for SSC JE for their favorable posts. In this page we will cover the basic information about SSC JE Exam, the aspirants can check the year specific information through the button given below.

SSC JE 2017 SSC JE 2018


SSC JE stands for the Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer. It is totally government organization which is responsible for recruiting the many candidates on different vacant seats. The candidates can note the date of this year and last year recruitment process from here.

Important event SSC JE 2017-2018
SSC JE 2017
SSC JE Exam 2017 Paper 1 22 to 29 Jan 2018
SSC JE Exam 2017 Paper 2 29 Apr 2018
SSC JE 2018
SSC JE Exam 2018 Paper 1 To be announced
SSC JE Exam 2018 Paper 2 To be announced

SSC JE Exam Eligibility

A candidate must fulfill eligibility criteria of SSC JE 2017-2018. Only then must he/she apply. Following are eligibility conditions for Junior Engineer.

Nationality: Candidate should be either citizen of India, or subject of Nepal, or subject of Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India.

Age limit 

The candidate should be between 18 to 32 years. The age relaxation policy set by the government rules are also applicable here.

Educational Qualification

A candidate must possess either degree or Diploma in Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university.

SSC JE Exam Pattern

In Paper-I and Paper-II for General Engineering, the candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per option is given in the application form filled by the candidate. In other words, the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract) should attempt Part A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part-B (Electrical) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part C (Mechanical) of Paper-I and Paper-II failing which his/her answer sheet (Paper-II) will not be evaluated.

Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Tables and Steam Table for Paper-II only. They are not allowed to use such aids for Paper-I.

Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions only. Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of performance in Paper –I will be called for Paper-II (Conventional Type).

SSC JE Exam Probation Period

Candidates, who will be appointed on the basis of this examination, shall be on probation for a period of two years and during the period of probation, the candidates would be required to undergo such training or pass such examinations as prescribed by the Controlling Authority. On successful completion of the period of probation, the candidates shall, if considered fit for permanent appointment, be confirmed to their post by the Controlling Authority.

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