Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts SSC JE to recruit candidates for the posts of Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contract) in various central government departments. SSC will conduct the exam in two stages – Paper 1 and 2 to shortlist candidates for the recruitment process. Paper 1 comprises objective type questions while Paper 2 consists of only conventional type questions. Candidates are shortlisted for each stage on the basis of their performance in the previous stage. Candidates qualifying Paper 2 have to appear for Document Verification after which the final result is announced. Based on the final result, candidates are selected for recruitment to the posts available under various departments as Junior Engineers.
The eligibility criteria of SSC JE is prescribed by Staff Selection Commission along with the notification. SSC JE eligibility criteria 2019:
Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India
Educational Qualification: Candidates must hold diploma or degree in their respective field.
Upper age limit (as on January 2019)
Central Water Commission
Junior Engineer (Civil)
Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Department of Post
Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)
Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract)
Farrakka Barrage (Project)
Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Director General Border Roads Organisation
Central Water Power Research Station
DTE of Quality Assurance (Naval)
Junior Engineer (Naval Quality Assurance) - (Mechanical)
National Technical Research Organisation
National Technical Research Organisation
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) releases the application form of SSC JE in online mode. To apply for the exam, candidates need to register for the exam following which they are able to fill the detailed application form. After filling all required details, candidates need to pay the application fee. General and OBC category candidates have to pay Rs. 100 as fee while women, SC and ST categories are exempted from payment of fee. Candidates can pay the fee using credit/ debit card, net banking and SBI Challan.
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As per SSC JE exam pattern, Paper 1 contains objective type questions. For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted. The test is held for 2 hours. The test is conducted for total 200 marks. Candidates are awarded 1 mark for every correct response, while 0.25 marks are deducted for incorrect answers.
Number of Questions
General Intelligence Reasoning
Part – A (Civil & Structural)
Part – B (Electrical)
Part – C (Mechanical)
SSC JE Paper 2
Paper 2 of SSC JE comprises only conventional type questions. The exam is conducted in the offline mode and candidates are allotted 2 hours to complete the test. In Paper 2, candidates must attempt the part of paper they have applied for in the application form. Negative marking is inapplicable for Paper 2 as questions asked in the exam are conventional type questions. The exam pattern of SSC JE Paper 2 has been provided in the table below.
General Engineering (Civil and Structural)
General Engineering (Electrical)
General Engineering (Mechanical)
The admit card of SSC JE is issued online by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). SSC JE admit card is released in two stages – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The admit card for both stages is made available two week prior to the conduct of the examination. On the day of the exam, candidates have to carry three passport-sized photograph and valid photo ID proof along with SSC JE admit card. The admit card contains details such as candidates’ name, registration number, date, time, venue of exam, exam day guidelines and other relevant information. Candidates whose application form has been accepted by the Commission are issued admit card for Paper 1 in the online mode.
Candidates qualifying Paper 1 are issued SSC JE admit card to appear for Paper 2. Based on the details provided in the admit card, candidates have to report to the exam centres on the specified time. It is mandatory to carry the admit card along with photo identity proof and three copies of passport sized photographs failing which candidates will not be allowed to appear for the test.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) release SSC JE answer key after the conduct of exam. The answer key of SSC JE contains the correct answers to all questions asked in the examination. The answer key is released in the online mode. The answer key of SSC JE Paper 1 is made available online by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) after the conduct of the exam. Candidates can download the answer key using roll number, date of birth and exam date. With the help of the answer key, candidates are able to calculate their probable score in the exam. Candidates can also challenge the answers provided in the answer key by paying fee of Rs. 100 per objection.
The result of SSC JE Paper 1 is declared by SSC after the conduct of the exam. SSC JE result contains the names and roll numbers of candidates who have qualified the exam stage. After the declaration of result, candidates can check whether they have qualified the exam stage by checking whether their names and roll number are present in the pdf file. Candidates qualifying Paper 1 are selected for Paper 2.
SSC JE Result for Paper 2
Staff Selection Commission announces the result of SSC JE Paper 2 online as a pdf file. The result comprises the names and roll numbers of those candidates who have qualified Paper 2 of SSC JE. Candidates qualifying Paper 2 need to appear for Document Verification. After the conduct of Document Verification, SSC releases the final result of SSC JE. On the basis of the final result, candidates are recruited for the posts they have applied under. The final result is prepared on the basis of candidates performance in Paper 1 and 2 provided they produce all valid documents/ certificated on the day of Document Verification.
The cutoff of SSC JE is determined by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) along with the result. SSC declares the cutoff of SSC JE in three stages – Paper 1, Paper 2 and final allotment. The cut off is the minimum marks that candidates must secure in each stage of the exam to be selected for the next stage of selection procedure. Candidates obtaining equal to or more than the cut off of SSC JE Paper 1 are shortlisted to appear for Paper 2. SSC JE cutoff for Paper 1 will be calculated out of 200 marks.
SSC JE Paper 2 Cut off
The Commission determines the cutoff of SSC JE Paper 2. The cut off for this stage is prepared based on marks of Paper 2. Marks allotted for Paper 2 is 300. Candidates securing the cut off or more are eligible to appear for document verification. After Document Verification, a cutoff for final allotment is published by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) based on the aggregate marks of Paper 1 and 2. On the basis of the cutoff for final allotment, candidates are recruited for junior engineers’ posts they have applied for.
Candidates applying for SSC JE are selected for recruitment for the various posts available under Junior Engineers on the basis of two exam stages – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates applying successfully for the exam are issued admit card to appear for Paper 1 of the exam. On the basis of their performance in Paper 1, candidates are shortlisted to appear for Paper 2. Candidates securing the minimum cut off in Paper 2 are called for Document Verification after which final result is declared on the basis of aggregate marks secured in Paper 1 and 2. Candidates whose names and roll numbers are mentioned in the final result are selected for recruitment to the applied post.
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