SSC JE 2019
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 - 9:55 a.m. IST by Supriya Kumari

SSC JE 2019The official notification for SSC Junior Engineer (JE) 2019 has released on August 13, 2019, at official website in online mode. Candidates can fill the application form for SSC JE 2019 from August 13 to September 12, 2019. Applicants whose age is between 18 to 32 years and have degree or diploma in engineering can fill the 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 on the basis of 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 will be conducted for two papers - paper I and II. The exam dates of SSC JE 2019 will be announced soon.
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SSC JE Application Form 2019

The Commission has released the application form of SSC JE 2019 on August 13. They can also upload a scanned image of left thumb impression instead of ID numbers if they don't have amy. 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.

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

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

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 2018-1 9 Exam Dates


SSC JE 2018 dates

SSC JE 2019 dates

SSC JE notification

February 1, 2019

August 13, 2019

Online registration to begins on

February 1, 2019

August 13, 2019

Last date to fill SSC JE application form

February 25, 2019

September 12, 2019

Last date of online fee payment

February 25, 2019

September 14, 2019 (5pm)

SSC JE Paper I admit card

September 15, 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 announcedf

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?

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 2019 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 Cut off of Paper I


Civil Engineering

Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering



















SSC JE 2017 Cut off 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


Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC JE 2019

Question: How can I check the official cut off scores?


The official cut off scores is published by the examination authority on its official website.

Question: Will SSC release my scorecard along with the declaration of result?


No, first the commission will declare the result and after a couple of days, authorities will release the scorecard of SSCC JE exam.

Question: What should I do if there is a mistake in my admit card?


In case of any mistake in the admit card, candidates must immediately contact the commission to get it changed.

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Hello guys, Now Im pursuing Diploma in mechanical engineering. Im from Jharkhand I want to clear SSC JE exam my question is.. please give me some useful ideas about how to prepare. Suggest me some best books please I will really grateful for help

AnkiT KunwaR 27th Jan, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

SSC JE is a popular exam among diploma candidates and lot of candidates dream to crack this exam.
So, first thing you need to go through its syllabus and past year question papers.
The exam consists of question from sections like English, Aptitude, Hindi and General Knowledge/Current Affairs.These sections are basis and you need a prepare 3 to 4 months to have a good grip on question from this and after completion just skip to you technical portion part.
Remember that going through year questions is very important so download them and solve.
Technical part is very important so most of focus should be on that side.

Books that you will need :

Books for Aptitude & Reasoning

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by S.Chand
  • A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non Verbal by Arihant

Books for General Awareness
  • General Knowledge Overview with Current Affairs by Upkar
  • Follow daily news and updates from any websites or YouTube videos.

Books for Manufacturing Drawing

  • Manufacturing Process II by Sharma &Bhatnagar
  • Manufacturing Technology by M.M. Rao
  • Foundry Technology by Sinha & Goel

Books for Meteorology and Measuring Instruments
  • Meteorology & measuring Instrument by Bhatnagar S
  • Measurement, Meteorology and Control by Vikram Sharma
  • Mechanical Measurement and Instrument by Rajput R.K

Books for Computer Graphics & Computer Aided Design
  • Computer Graphics by Bhatia P.K
  • Basics of Computer Aided Geometric Design by M. Ganesh
  • Computer Aided Analysis and Design by Srinivasa Prakash
  • Books for Strength of Materials & Hydraulics

  • Strength of Materials by Rajput R. K
  • Fluid Mechanics by Vijay Gupta & Gupta S.K
  • Strength of Materials by Ramamarutham S
  • Hydraulics & Hydraulic Machines by Jagdish Lal

Books for Engineering Materials & Material Science

  • Material & Materials Science by Bhatnagar S.K
  • Materials Science & Processes by Hajra Choudhury S.K
  • Textbook of Material Science by R.K. Rajput

Books for Thermal Engineering

  • Thermal Engineering by Bhatnagar S.K
  • Thermal Engineering by Ballaney P.L

Books for Theory of Machines

  • Machine Design Data Book by Jadon V.K
  • Design of Machine Elements by Rao T. Krishna
Books for Manufacturing Process

  • Foundry Technology by Sinha & Goel
  • Manufacturing Process II by Sharma & Bhatnagar
  • Manufacturing System Engineering by Hitomi

Books for Machine Tool Technology

  • Machine Tool Technology by Hazara and Chaudhary

Books for Design and Estimation

  • Design and Estimating by Sharma P.C

Books for Production Technology

  • Production Engineering & Science by Pandey & Singh
Books for Automobile Engineering

  • Automobile Engineering by Singh Kirpal
  • Objective I.C. Engines & Automobile Engineering by Poonia M.P

Books for Industrial Management

  • Industrial Management and Entrepreneurship Development by Bhatnagar & Jain

Books for Production Automation

  • Computer Aided Manufacturing by Visal S

Books for Corporate Communication

  • Business Communication by Chhabra T.N

Mentioned above are the books which you can use in preparation.A dedicated 1 years of preparation is enough to crack this exam.Be disciplined and consistent.

Good Luck

can you notify me whenever new form for ssc je civil will be declaired 2020. how so i know about that

prerna vats 10th Feb, 2020

Hello dear student!

SSC most probably release the notification for SSC JE civil examination in the month of July ,2020 and most probably the application forms will release in the month of August. You can get up to dated with the notifications by checking the official website of SSC or you can also get notified via newspaper , internet or social media so be active during those days on the respective platforms.

Hope this will help you


hii sir.. in ssc je 2019 there written that for cpwd post diploma in civil engineering is required.. but i have done only .. i have no diploma so am i eligible for that post??

Naufal Mohamed 9th Jan, 2020
Make sure to go through the guidelines again. They might have specifies that the minimum degree required is a diploma. Which means diploma or any qualification above is acceptable. So having a B.Tech degree makes you over qualified for the position. Good luck.

final B.E student SSC JE eligible or not and what is SSC and JE?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 5th Jan, 2020


SSC JE is the exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE).

As per the eligibility criteria, candidates should have diploma or degree in civil,  electrical, mechanical engineering.

Hiwever, Eligibility criteria varies post wise. You can go through the link below to check the detailed eligibility criteria

Good Luck!


this was a honable request why would automobiles are not eligible for SSC Je exams I observe the syllabus of mechanicals in SSC Je exams that topics are also related to automobiles like ic engine/ lubrication and thermodynamics properties etc.. a sincere request for give answer for this.. Thank you.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Jan, 2020


see ssc junior engineer has vacancy for diploma in mechanical, civil or electrical branch. you may find similarity and knowledge of mechanical syllabus, but you are not eligible to apply if you dont belongs to any of the similar branch or any combinational branch like, electrical and electronics engineer can apply for electrical branch. hope you may understand.

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