SSC JE 2020 Exam Date, Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus

SSC JE 2020 Exam: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Junior Engineer exam each year to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Junior Engineer in Various government organizations of the Government of India.

It’s a national level exam and selected candidates are liable to serve any government department across India. SSC JE 2020 exam is a very important and reputed exam as it is closely related to engineering related works in different departments of the country.

Update (1st October 2020): SSC has finally released the SSC JE 2020 notification. Please check all details in this post.

Update (1st October 2020): SSC has shared a notice about uploading the photograph during the SSC JE 2020 online application process. As per the notification, The date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph. Applications without the date printed on the photograph shall be rejected. For more details check the below notice.

SSC JE 2020 notice for photogaph

Update (26th September 2020): Candidates can change their examination center for SSC JE 2019 Paper-1 from September 26 to September 29, 2020. Check the below notice.

change of ssc examination notice 26 Sep 2020

Update (22nd September 2020): Staff Selection Commission has released the important dates for the SSC JE 2020 exam. The Official notification will be made available on 1st October 2020 and Paper 1 will be conducted from 22nd March to 25th March 2021.

Update (22nd September 2020): Staff Selection Commission has shared the SSC JE 2019 Paper-2 exam dates. SSC JE 2019, Paper-2 will be held on January 31, 2021.

Update (21st July 2020): Staff Selection Commission revised the exam schedule for SSC JE 2019 Paper-1. Now the SSC JE 2019 Paper-1 will be conducted from 27th October 2020 to 30th October 2020.

Some departments where candidates are posted mentioned below:

ssc je department list

SSC JE Main responsibilities are:

ssc je responsibilities

Click here to download SSC new exam schedule 2020-2021 PDF

SSC JE Notification:

SSC has finally released the SSC JE 2020 exam official notification. The notification date has already revealed by the SSC in their official exam calendar.

As per the official notification, The registration process will start on 1st October 2020 and ends on 30th October 2020. Paper 1 will be conducted from 22nd March 2021 to 25th March 2021. For other important details like exam pattern, selection process, syllabus, and process of online application please read this post till the end.

The latest SSC JE exam pattern and syllabus have also been released by the SSC along with the official notification. Candidates can check all information on this page.

SSC JE 2020 Exam Post and Pay Scale:

SSC JE 2020 Exam will recruit candidates for the below-mentioned posts Please have a look.

Sr. No.OrganizationPost
1Border Road Organization (BRO)Junior Engineer (Civil)
2Border Road Organization (BRO)Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)
3Central Public Works Department (CPWD)Junior Engineer (Civil)
4Central Public Works Department (CPWD)Junior Engineer (Electrical)
5Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer (Civil)
6Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer (Electrical)
7Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer (Mechanical)
8Central Water CommissionJunior Engineer (Civil)
9Central Water CommissionJunior Engineer (Mechanical)
10Directorate  of  Quality Assurance (Naval)Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
11Directorate  of Quality Assurance (Naval)Junior Engineer (Electrical)
12Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer (Civil)
13Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer (Electrical)
14Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer (Mechanical)
15Military Engineer Services (MES)Junior Engineer (Civil)
16Military Engineer Services (MES)Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)
17National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer (Civil)
18National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer (Electrical)
19National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Also, check SSC CPO SI 2020 Exam all details at the linked article

 SSC JE 2020 VACANCIES:

The number of vacancies will be updated by Staff Selection Commission after the official notification and the same will be informed by us also as soon as possible.

SSC JE Highlights

The various details for this exam are as follows:

Sr. No.ParticularsDetails
1Exam NameStaff Selection Commission Junior Engineer(SSC JE)
2Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
3Level of SSC JE ExamNational Level Test
4SSC JE 2020 Exam DatesMarch 22 to March 25, 2021
5Mode of ApplicationOnline/ Offline
6Official website for Applicationwww.ssc.nic.in
7Mode of ExamPaper 1: Online
Paper 2: Offline (Descriptive)
8DurationPaper 1: 120 minutes
Paper 2: 120 minutes

Please read all details about SSC CGL 2020 Exam at the linked page

SSC JE 2020: IMPORTANT DATES

Check important dates for SSC JE 2020 Exam on this page. The Application Process will start on 1st October 2020 and SSC JE Paper 1 will be conducted in March 2021. The Paper 2 date will be announced later. Please find important dates in the below table.
 

Sr. No.ActivityTentative Dates
1SSC JE 2020 NotificationOctober 1, 2020
2On-line registration Start DateOctober 1, 2020
3On-line registration Last DateOctober 30, 2020
4Last Date of Online Fee paymentNovember 1, 2020
5Last date for generation of offline ChallanNovember 3, 2020
6Last date for payment through ChallanNovember 5, 2020
7Download call letters for Paper 1Will be updated
8Paper 1 Examination Date22nd March to 25th March 2021
9Result of Paper 1Will be updated
10Download Call Letter for Paper 2Will be updated
11Final Result Will be updated

Also, read latest hpssc notification for various posts

SSC JE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

We are giving you detailed information about the eligibility criteria for SSC JE 2020 Exam. Candidates are advised to check eligibility criteria before applying for any post. Also have a look at the age before the online application process.

Educational Qualification for SSC JE 2020 Exam

Please find detail education qualification in the below given table.

Sr. No.PostEducational and Other Qualification
1Junior Engineer (Civil), Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence.Degree in Civil Engineering from a  recognized University/ Institute or (a) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and (b) Two years working experience in Planning/ Execution/  Maintenance of  Civil  Engineering works.
2Junior     Engineer     (Electrical     & Mechanical), Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence.Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute; or (a) Three years Diploma in Electrical/ Automobile/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board, and (b) Two years experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.
3Junior Engineer (Civil), CPWDDiploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
4Junior Engineer (Electrical), CPWDDiploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
5Junior Engineer (Civil), Central Water Power Research Station.Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute.
6Junior    Engineer           (Electrical), Central    Water Power Research Station.Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute.
7Junior Engineer        (Mechanical), Central    Water Power Research Station.Diploma in Mechanical engineering from a recognized Institute.
8Junior Engineer (Civil), Central Water Commission.Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
9Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Central Water Commission.Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.
10Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Directorate of Quality Assurance, (Naval).Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute;
or (a) Three years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution plus (b) Two years experience in the respective field.
11Junior Engineer (Electrical), Directorate of Quality Assurance, (Naval).Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University; or (a) Three years Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution plus (b) Two years experience in the respective field.
12Junior Engineer (Civil), Farakka Barrage Project.Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board.
13Junior Engineer (Electrical), Farakka Barrage Project.Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board.
14Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Farakka Barrage Project.Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board.
15Junior Engineer (Civil), MESDegree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University Or (a) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and (b) Two years experience in Planning,  Execution, and Maintenance of Civil Engineering works.
16Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical), MESDegree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University; Or (a) Three years diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and (b) Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and Maintenance of  Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.
17Junior  Engineer  (Civil), National Technical Research Organization.Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution.
18Junior Engineer (Electrical), National Technical Research Organization.Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution.
19Junior Engineer (Mechanical) National Technical Research OrganizationDiploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution

Also, read SSC Stenographer 2020 exam complete information

Age Criteria for SSC JE 2020 Exam

The age limit for the posts of Junior Engineers as on 01/01/2021 is given below. Age is different according to various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations.

  S No  Organization  Post  Age limit
1Border Road OrganizationJunior Engineer (Civil)Up to 30 years
2Border Road OrganizationJunior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)Up to 30 years
3Central Public Works Department (CPWD)Junior Engineer (Civil)Up to 32 years
4Central Public Works Department (CPWD)Junior Engineer (Electrical)Up to 32 years
5Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer (Civil)Up to 30 years
6Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer (Electrical)Up to 30 years
7Central Water and Power Research StationJunior Engineer (Mechanical)Up to 30 years
8Central Water CommissionJunior Engineer (Civil)Up to 32 years
9Central Water CommissionJunior Engineer (Mechanical)Up to 32 years
10Directorate  of  Quality Assurance (Naval)Junior Engineer (Mechanical)Up to 30 years
11Directorate  of Quality Assurance (Naval)Junior Engineer (Electrical)Up to 30 years
12Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer (Civil)Up to 30 years
13Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer (Electrical)Up to 30 years
14Farakka Barrage ProjectJunior Engineer (Mechanical)Up to 30 years
15Military Engineer Services (MES)Junior Engineer (Civil)Up to 30 years
16Military Engineer Services (MES)Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)Up to 30 years
17National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer (Civil)Up to 30 years
18National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer (Electrical)Up to 30 years
19National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)Junior Engineer (Mechanical)Up to 30 years

Age Relaxation:

Age reservation for reserved categories is applicable as per the Government of India rules.

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1SC/ ST5 years
2OBC3 years
3Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
4PwD + OBC13 years
5PwD + SC/ ST15 years

Applicants Nationality / Citizenship:

Candidates applying for SSC JE 2020 Exam should have the following Nationality/ Citizenship:

citizenship

SSC JE 2020 Exam Pattern and Selection Process

If you are preparing for SSC JE 2020 Exam then it is advised to check the exact exam pattern and make the preparations accordingly. There will be two Papers in the SSC JE selection process. Paper 1 will be an online Computer Based Test(CBT) and Paper 2 will be a descriptive type of paper. Please find the details below about each paper.

SSC JE 2020 Exam Pattern:

SSC JE 2020 exam will be conducted in two stages:

  • 1. SSC JE Paper 1(Computer Based Test)
  • 2. SSC JE Paper 2(Descriptive Test)

SSC JE 2020 Exam Paper 1(Online CBT):

In SSC JE 2020 Paper 1 there will be three sections. General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and the third section will be based on the respective engineering sections like Civil & Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

In Paper-I and Paper-II for the General Engineering section, the candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per the option given in the application form filled by the candidate.

For example, if candidates are applying for the post of “Junior Engineer (Civil)” or “Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contracts)” should attempt Part-A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II. For the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical), candidates 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  

Candidates will be given 2 hours’ time to attempt 200 total questions. Each question will carry 1 mark.

Please find SSC JE 2020 Paper 1 exam pattern in below table.

Sr. No.SubjectNumber of questionsMaximum MarksTime
1General Intelligence and Reasoning5050
2General Awareness5050
3Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) or
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
100100
Total2002002 Hours

Important points for Paper 1(Online Test):

  • Paper 1 will be an objective type question exam
  • There will be a negative marking for each wrong answer
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted from total marks for each wrong answer
  • There will be 200 questions containing 200 marks
  • The total time duration of the online exam will be 120 minutes.
  • The questions will be set both in English & Hindi.

SSC JE 2020 Paper 2(Descriptive Type )

Only those candidates who have successfully qualified Paper 1 and get minimum qualifying marks will be called for Paper 2. It will be a descriptive type of test.

Sr. No.SubjectMarksTime
1Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) or
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
3002 Hours

Important points for Paper 2:

  • Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Table and Steam Table for Paper-II only
  • Paper-II will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will be awarded zero marks.
  • In Paper-II, candidates must write their correct Roll Number and Subject at the prescribed places on the cover page of the Answer Book.
  • Candidates must also affix signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression in the relevant columns in the Answer Book
  • Candidates are strictly advised not to write any personal identity e.g. name, roll number, mobile number, address, etc inside the Answer Book (Paper-II).

Important points about Selection Process:

Please have a look on some important points for the selection

  • Candidates need to secure minimum qualifying marks in Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • Minimum qualifying marks in Paper-I and Paper-II are as follows: UR: 30%, OBC/ EWS: 25%, and Others: 20%
  • Based on the normalized marks scored in the (Paper-I) i.e. Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Paper-2
  • Based on the performance in Paper-I+Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for Document Verification.
  • Final selection and allocation of Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in Paper-I+Paper-II and the preference of Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations exercised by them at the time of Document Verification.

SSC JE Syllabus 2020

Please download SSC JE 2020 Syllabus from below link

SSC JE Syllabus pdf

SSC JE Application Fee

  • (a) Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only)
  • (b) Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
  • (c) Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with disability (PwD), and Ex-Servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of the fee.

 SSC JE Online Application

For the online registration for SSC JE 2020 Exam candidates can visit Staff Selection Commission official website. The application process mode is only online. Offline applications will not be accepted by the commission. Please find below the complete application process.

Prerequisites before applying online:

Keep below mentioned information/ Documents ready before moving to online application process.

  • a.A valid Email Id
  • b.Working Mobile Number
  • c. Aadhaar Number or any other id proof.
  • d. Information about the Board, Roll Number, and Year of Passing the Matriculation (10th) Examination.
  • e. Scanned color passport size recent photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
  • f. Scanned signature in JPEG format (10 to 20 KB). Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height).

Please find below Step by Step process for online application:

The process of SSC JE 2020 online application will consist of two parts:

  • I. One-time Registration.
  • II. Filling online Application for the Examination.

Part-I (One-Time Registration):

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC i.e www.ssc.nic.in
  • Step 2: Click on the “Register Now” link provided in the “Login” Section
  • Step 3: The candidates are required to enter their basic personal details such as name, date of birth, residential address, category.
  • Step 4: Choose the exam center as per your convenience from the list.
  • Step 5: Verify all the details and click on ‘I Agree’ at the end of the page.
  • Step 6: A confirmation page will be generated with the Registration ID and other details if the registration is successful. It is important for the applicants to save it for future references.

Part II Online application submission:

  • Step 1: Once the first part of the registration is complete, proceed for ‘Part II Registration”.
  • Step 2: Enter the Registration ID that you received in Part I and your Date of birth for logging in.
  • Step 3: Online Payment: Pay the application fee either through Debit Card or Credit Card or Net Banking. Offline Payment: Select the offline mode payment, download the system generated the challan, and submit the fee by cash at any bank.
  • Step 4: Upload the scanned images of the following documents – photograph and signature.
  • Step 5: Click on the ‘Submit’ button. A confirmation page will be generated. Applicants are required to download the confirmation and take photocopies for future references.

Download SSC JE 2020 Admit Card/Call Letter for Paper 1 and Paper 2

Candidates can download SSC JE 2020 Admit Card from the official website in the month of February 2021. We will update you about the availability of the Admit Card once it is available to download. The admit card will be updated once the application process is over and the exam centers are finalized.

Steps to download Admit Card:

  • Step 1: Go to the Official Website of SSC i.e ssc.nic.in/
  • Step 2: Click on Call Letters Link.
  • Step 3: In the new window, enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and D.O.B./Password. Also, fill the Captcha Box.
  • Step 4: Click on the “SUBMIT” button.
  • Step 5: SSC JE Admit Card will be displayed on the screen. You can save the Admit Card in Pdf format or print the same as per your choice.

SSC JE Result

The Paper 1 result of the SSC JE 2020 Exam will be issued by Staff Selection Commission in the month of April 2021. Please visit official website to check the result. You may also visit this page to get updated information about SSC JE 2020 Exam Result.

Steps to check SSC JE Result

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and click the “SSC JE Result” link.
  • Step 2: Now enter your roll number and date of birth in the given boxes
  • Step 3: SSC JE Paper 1 result will be displayed on the screen.

Centers of Examination

A candidate must choose the examination center according to their preference while submitting the online Application Form. Please find the complete list in the below table.

ssc je examination center

Please check other Sarkari Exam 2021 notifications at the linked article.

References:

  1. Notice – Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) EXAMINATION, 2020, Staff Selection Commission, Oct. 1, 2020. Accessed on: Oct. 2, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/notice_eng_je_01102020.pdf.
  2. ((F. No. 3/7/2020-P&P-II Staff Selection Commission – Important Notice, Staff Selection Commission, Oct. 1, 2020. Accessed on: Oct. 2, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/Regardingdateonphotograph_01102020.pdf.
  3. ((F. No. 3-6/2019-P&P-1 (Vol.1), Staff Selection Commission Important Notice regarding change of Examination Centres, Staff Selection Commission, Sep 25, 2020. Accessed on: Sep 26, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/Change_of_Examination_Centres_25092020.pdf.
  4. ((Staff Selection Commission Tentative Calendar of Examinations to be held during the period (01-10-2020 to 31-08-2021), Staff Selection Commission, Sep 22, 2020. Accessed on: Sep 24, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/calender2019_25012019.pdf.
  5. ((Staff Selection Commission Tentative Calendar of Examinations to be held during the period (01-10-2020 to 31-08-2021), Staff Selection Commission, Sep 22, 2020. Accessed on: Sep 24, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/calender2019_25012019.pdf))

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