Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer or SSC JE 2019 is a national-level recruitment exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission. The exam is conducted for the recruitment of junior engineers (JEs) to be allotted to different departments of Government of India. The SSC JE Recruitment 2019 is a two-stage process comprising of two papers: Paper I & II, meant to test the candidate’s abilities in the field. The official notification for SSC JE 2019 is expected to be out by the 1st week of September 2019.
Read in detail about the flagship recruitment exam by SSC, CGL 2019
List of Contents
- Important Dates.
- Number of Vacancies
- Date of Examination.
- Mode of Answering.
- Medium of Examination.
- Eligibility Criteria.
- How to Apply?
- Admit Card.
- Examination Pattern.
- Answer Key.
- Important Links.
SSC JE 2019 Important Dates (Tentative)
The tentative schedule for SSC JE 2019 has been tabulated below.
|Start of the application process||1st week of September 2019|
|Closing of application process||4th week of September 2019|
|SSC JE Admit card 2019 (Paper 1)||2nd week of October 2019|
|SSC JE Exam date 2019 (Paper 1)||2nd – 3rd week of November 2019|
|Paper 1 SSC JE Result 2019||2nd week of December 2019|
|SSC JE Admit card 2019 (Paper 2)||3rd week of March 2020|
|SSC JE Exam date 2019 (Paper 2)||2nd week of April 2020|
|Final SSC JE Result 2019||1st week of May 2020|
SSC JE 2019 Vacancies
As of now, no notice regarding the number of vacancies associated has been published by Staff selection Commission.
However, the official numbers for previous year’s have been tabulated below.
|Year||No of Vacancies (as per ssc.nic.in)|
SSC JE 2019 Exam Date
Paper 1 of SSC JE 2019 will be held between 2nd and 3rd week of November 2019. It will be followed by paper 2, which is likely to be conducted in April 2020.
Mode of Answering
SSC JE recruitment 2019 has two papers:
- Paper 1 will be online (computer-based test) of multiple choice questions.
- Paper 2 will be a descriptive type (pen-paper based) exam.
Medium of examination
SSC JE 2019 will be conducted in Hindi, and English.
SSC JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Various eligibility clauses for SSC JE recruitment have been described below.
The people falling in either of the following categories are eligible to apply for SSC JE 2019:
- Citizens of India;
- Subjects of Bhutan;
- Subjects of Nepal;
- Tibetan refugees who permanently settled in India, and arrived before 1st January 1962;
- People who intended to settle permanently in India and migrated from Burma and East African Countries of Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Vietnam, Zambia, or Zaire.
Educational Qualification (as on 1st August 2019)
The minimum qualification to appear for SSC JE 2019 is BE/B. Tech./Diploma in Engineering from any recognized Institute/University.
The detailed educational qualifications are given below. Degrees/Diplomas obtained in any of the courses must be recognized by any recognized University/Institution.
|Post||Minimum Educational Qualification|
|Junior Engineer: Civil (CPWD)||Diploma in Civil Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Electrical (CPWD)||Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Mechanical (CWC)||Diploma or degree in Mechanical Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Civil (CWC)||Diploma or degree in Civil Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Civil (Department of Posts)||3-years Diploma or Equivalent in Civil Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Electrical/Mechanical (CWPRS)||Diploma in Electrical Engineering|
Junior Engineer: Electrical (DGQA naval)
Junior Engineer: Mechanical (DGQA naval)
|Junior Engineer: Electrical and Mechanical (MES)|
|Junior Engineer: Quantity Surveying & Contract (MES)|
|Junior Engineer: Electrical (NTSO)||Diploma in Electrical Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Mechanical (NTSO)||Diploma in Mechanical Engineering|
|Junior Engineer: Civil (NTSO)||Diploma in Civil Engineering|
SSC JE 2019 Age Limit
The age limit applicable for various posts of SSC JE 2019 are tabulated.
|Department||Posts||Maximum allowed Age (in Years)|
|Military Engineer Services (MES)||JE: Surveying & Contract||18-27|
|JE: Civil/Electrical & Mechanical||30|
|Postal Services||JE: Civil||18-27|
|DGQA (Naval)||JE: Electrical & Mechanical||30|
|Central Public Works Department and Central Water Commission||JE: Civil, Electrical & Mechanical||32|
|National Technical Search Organisation (NTSO)||JE: Civil, Electrical & Mechanical||30|
Relaxation in age limit according to the category is tabulated below:
|Ex-Servicemen (GEN)||03 Years|
|Ex-Servicemen (OBC)||06 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)||08 years|
|PH (GEN)||10 years|
|PH (OBC)||13 years|
|PH (SC/ST)||15 years|
SSC JE 2019 Application Form
There will be no offline registration for SSC JE 2019.
Candidates have to apply online for SSC JE through the official website.
Application portal is likely to be opened in the 1st week of September 2019.
Aspirants from the General and OBC category must pay a fee of ₹100.
All other categories and female candidates are exempted from any fees.
Modes of payment are mentioned below:
- Cash payment via SBI Bank Challan.
- Credit/Debit Cards.
Documents to be Uploaded
The following documents must be kept at-hand while filling the SSC JE 2019 online application form:
- Scanned copy of Photograph – JPEG – 4-12 kb – 100 x 120 pixels.
- Scanned signature – JPEG format – 11-12 kb – 40 x 60 pixels.
To apply online for SSC JE 2019, candidates need to follow a certain procedure. Details for which have been given in a separate article.
Admit cards for Paper 1 of SSC JE 2019 will be released online during the 2nd week of October 2019.
SSC JE admit card 2019 for Paper 2 is expected to be released in the 3rd week of March 2020.
Candidates must download it and are requested to bring ID proof such as Aadhar card, Voter ID, Driving License, PAN card, etc. along with the admit card to the exam centre.
SSC JE 2019 Exam Pattern
Examination pattern for SSC JE Recruitment 2019 has been described for both the papers in the following paragraphs.
- Duration: The exam duration will be two hours.
- Type of Questions: Only objective type (MCQ) questions will be asked in the exam.
- Total marks: 200
- Marking Scheme: 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
The section-wise marks distribution for the exam is as follows:
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50 Marks|
|General Awareness||50 Marks|
Candidates who clear Paper 1 are eligible for Paper 2. For the Paper II of SSC JE 2019, the exam pattern has been detailed below:
- Duration: The exam duration will be two hours.
- Type of Questions: Descriptive type questions will be asked in the exam.
- Maximum marks: 300 marks.
It consists of 3 parts i.e.
- Civil and Structural,
- Electrical and
Candidates must answer according to the respective choice of fields.
SSC JE 2019 Answer Key
SSC JE answer key 2019 for Paper 1 is expected to be released on the official website within a few weeks of the examination.
SSC JE result 2019 for Paper 1 will be announced online on the official website during the 2nd week of December 2019.
The final SSC JE result 2019 after Paper 2 will be announced during the 1st week of May 2020.
Candidates will be selected based on their performance in both the papers.
|Application of link||Link|
|SSC JE 2019 Official website||http://ssc.nic.in/|
|SSC JE 2019 Application Portal||http://ssconline.nic.in/|
|SSC JE 2019 Official Brochure||(To be updated)|