SSC JE 2019
Supriya Kumari, 16 Feb 2019, #SSC JE

SSC JE 2019The notification for SSC Junior Engineer 2018 has been released on February 1, 2019. However, the Commission will also publish the notification of SSC JE 2019 on August 1, 2019. As per the notification released, the application form of SSC JE 2018 could be filled from February 1 to 25 in online mode. The application form for 2019 will be available between August 1-28. Applicants whose age is between 18 to 32 years and have degree or diploma in engineering can fill SSC JE 2019 application form. According to the selection process of SSC JE, candidates for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical) will be selected based on their performance in Paper I and II. In 2017, as many as 5,69,930 candidates had appeared in the Paper I exam, out of which 5855 candidates had qualified for Paper II. Know below the details related to SSC JE 2019 recruitment exam.   

SSC JE  exam iwill be conducted for two papers - paper I and II. SSC JE exam for 2018 for paper I is scheduled to be conducted from September 23 to 27 whereas paper II exam is scaled to be conducted on December 29, 2019.

SSC JE 2019 Exam Overview

Exam name

Recruitment of Junior Engineers

Commonly known as


Conducting authority

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam category


Exam level

Diploma/Graduation in Engineering

Pay scale

Rs.35400-112400 (Pay matrix 7 of CPC)


Group B (Non-Gazetted) in Level 6

Mode of exam

Computer Based Written exam

SSC JE Exam Dates 2019

 The dates related to exam, application, admit card, declaration of result, answer key and cutoff are given below.

SSC JE 2019 Exam Dates


SSC JE 2018 dates 

SSC JE 2019 dates 

SSC JE notification

February 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

Online registration to begins on

February 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

Last date to fill SSC JE application form

February 25, 2019

August 28, 2019

Last date of fee payment

February 25, 2019

August 28, 2019

SSC JE Paper I admit card 

September 2019

To be announced

SSC JE Paper I exam

September 23-27, 2019

To be announced

Answer key of SSC JE Paper I

October 2019

To be announced

Declaration of SSC JE result of Paper I

November 2019

To be announced

Issue of SSC JE Paper II admit card 

December 2019

To be announced

SSC JE Paper II exam

December 29, 2019

To be announced

Declaration of SSC JE final result

February 2020

To be announced

SSC JE 2018 Vacancies -  (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) 

SSC has announced as many as 1601 vacancies for SSC JE 2019 for different posts. Candidates can check the deatails about the vacancies given below.

Name of OrganizationName of PostUROBCSCSTTotalOHHH
Border Road OrganizationJE(Civil)3892071145776700
Central Public Works Department (CPWD)JE (Civil)14777432128844
Central Public Works Department (CPWD)JE (Electrical)9950281419133
Central Water CommissionJE (Civil)7240181814833
Military Engineering Services (MES)JE (Civil)39141947610
Military Engineering Services (MES)JE (Electrical and Mechanical)1914554320
Military Engineering Services (MES)JE (Quality Surveying and Contract)147322610
Central Water CommissionJE (Mechanical)84221610
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)JE (Electrical)82221400
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)JE (Mechanical)61221100
Farakka Barrage ProjectJE (Civil)46411500
Farakka Barrage ProjectJE (Electrical)1000100
Farakka Barrage ProjectJE (Mechanical)1000100
Central Water and Power Research StationJE (Civil)1101310
Central Water and Power Research StationJE (Mechanical)1000100


SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria prescribed for SSC JE 2019 examination is given below.

SSC JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Age limit as on January 1, 2019

The age limit varies as per posts. However, candidates upto 32 years can apply for the exam

Academic qualification as on January 1, 2019

Diploma or degree in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical engineering

Upper age relaxation will be provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories like SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Serviceman etc.

Also read: How to prepare for SSC JE 2019?

SSC JE Application Form 2019

The Commission will release the application form of SSC JE 2019 on August 1. Candidates will be able to fill the application form till August 28. SSC has made Aadhaar Card mandatory for filling the application form of SSC JE. Candidates who do not have Aadhaar Card are required to enter the ID numbers of Voter ID Card, PAN, Passport, Driving License, School/ College ID and Employer ID (Govt./ PSU/ Private). They can also upload scanned image of left thumb impression instead of ID numbers. SSC JE 2019 application form can be filled in two parts. In Part I, candidates have to register for the exam before beginning with the application process. In Part II of SSC JE 2019 application form, candidates have to pay the examination fees and upload scanned images of photograph and signature. Fee is Rs 100 which can be paid through SBI Challan/Net banking/Credit/Debit Cards. In case of any discrepancies in the data filled during one-time registration, can be edited before filling the application form. Candidates are only allowed to edit information like name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender and roll number of matriculation. The detailed procedure to fill SSC JE 2019 application form is explained below. The application form of SSC JE 2018 was released on February 1, 2019. The last day to fill the application form of SSC JE was February 25, 2019. 

How to fill SSC JE 2019 Application Form? 

  • Candidates have to first register for the exam by filling basic information.
  • After registration, the registration number and password will be generated.
  • Applicants have to proceed to fill the detailed application form.
  • The photograph has to be uploaded in jpg format and file size should be more than 4 KB and less than 20 KB.
  • Pay the requisite application fees.
  • Submit the application form 

Application fee structure

Mode of payment: SBI Challan / Net banking/credit/debit cards




General and OBC

Rs 100

Women/SC/ST/Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen

Exempted from fee payment

Number of candidates appeared in Paper I in 2017


Number of candidates 









SSC JE Exam Centres 2019

The exam centres of SSC JE list out the name of cities where the computer based test of Paper I and II will be conducted. SSC JE will be conducted across 41 cities spread throughout the country. Candidates have to enter their choice of SSC JE 2018 andf 2019 exam centres while filling the application form. The exam centres once exercised cannot be changed under any circumstances. Therefore, candidates are advised to select their SSC JE exam centres 2018/2019 carefully. The names of few exam cities are mentioned below.

Exam Centres of SSC JE

Exam centres  




























Srinagar (J&K)


SSC JE Admit Card 2019

The admit card of SSC JE will be issued in two phases – Paper I and Paper II. First, the examination authority will release SSC JE admit card for candidates appearing in the Paper I exam. The admit card of Paper I will be issued to only those candidates whose applications will be accepted by SSC. Candidates qualifying the Paper I exam will be issued SSC JE admit card of Paper II. The admit cards of both the stages will be issued two weeks before the date of examination. Details like name, roll number, registration number, date of birth, category, photograph and signature, date, time and exam centre will be mentioned in the admit card. Along with SSC JE admit card 2019, candidates have to carry one photo-identity proof and three passport sized photographs.

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of SSC JE gives details regarding number of sections, mode of exam, marking scheme and time duration. According to SSC JE exam pattern, Paper I comprises 200 objective type questions from General Intelligence Reasoning, General Awareness and Part A (General Engineering – Civil and Structural)/Part B General Engineering (Electrical)/Part C General Engineering (Mechanical). The Paper I carries 200 marks with 0.25 marks for wrong answers. Paper II will consist of conventional type questions of engineering discipline. This paper carries 300 marks and is held for 2 hours. SSC JE exam pattern of Paper I and II are given below.

Detailed exam pattern of SSC JE (Paper I)


Number of questions 


Duration and Timings

General Intelligence Reasoning



2 Hours

Morning shift (10.00 am to 12.00 pm)


Afternoon Shift (2.00 pm to 4.00 pm)

General Awareness



Part: A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR

Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR 

Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)



Detailed exam pattern of SSC JE (Paper II)


Number of marks


Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR

Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) OR

Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)


2 Hours

SSC JE Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of JE has been prescribed by the SSC. It comprises chapters and their topics. The standard of questions in engineering subjects will be of diploma in engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical/Electronics) level. SSC JE syllabus of Paper I and II are given below.

Syllabus of SSC JE (Paper I)



General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Syllabus for General Intelligence include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type

General Awareness

History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc

Civil Engineering

Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering

Electrical Engineering

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

Mechanical Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, 12 Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication etc

SSC JE Answer Key 2019

The answer key of SSC JE will be available after the examination. SSC JE answer key 2018/2019 will be released for Paper I only as Paper II carries conventional type questions. Along with the answer key, SSC will also release the response sheets of candidates. SSC JE answer key will be available online and candidates have to login into their respective accounts using roll number, date of birth and exam date. Candidates having an objection with regard to the answers in SSC JE answer key 2019 can submit representations online after paying Rs 100 per answer.

SSC JE Result 2019

The result of SSC JE will be declared in three stages – Paper I, Paper II and Final. The commission will first announce the result of Paper I. Candidates qualifying the Paper I exam by securing the prescribed cutoff will be eligible for appearing in Paper II. Based on Paper II marks, candidates will be called for document verification. The final result will be declared after document verification. Final selection of candidates will be done based on their performance in Paper I and II. SSC JE 2019 result of all the stages will be available online. The names roll numbers and category of qualified candidates will be made available in PDF file. The marks of candidates will be released a few days after the declaration of result. 

SSC JE Cutoff 2019 

The cutoff of SSC JE is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for appearing in the next round of selection process. SSC JE 2019 cutoff will be released for Paper I, II and final allotment. On the basis of cutoff of Paper I, candidates will be selected for Paper II. SSC decides the Paper II cutoff to call candidates for document verification. Candidates are provided allotment based on the final cutoff. The final cutoff will be calculated based on the marks scored in Paper I and II by last qualified candidates. SSC JE 2019 cutoff is released category-wise and post-wise along with the result. The previous years’ SSC JE cutoff is provided below.

SSC JE 2017 Cutoff of Paper I


Civil Engineering

Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering



















SSC JE 2017 Cutoff of Paper II


Civil Engineering

Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering



















SSC JE Previous Year’s Trend

Candidates qualified in Paper I


Paper I

Civil Engineering


Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering


Qualified candidates of Paper II


Paper II

Civil Engineering


Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering


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