What is SSC-JE

SSC JE is an exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). This exam is meant for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JEs) in various

branches of Engineering including Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts. The purpose of this exam is to recruit candidates for Group-B (non-gazetted)

posts in level-6 (Rs 35,400-1,12,400) of pay matrix of the seventh Central Pay Commission.

SSC Junior Engineer 2021 exam notification is not released by the commission yet. The information on SSC JE 2021 exam will be updated here once it will be announced.
SSC Junior Engineer Exam – SSC JE 2020
The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC JE 2020 Paper I result on June 30th 2021. Candidates can check the detailed SSC Junior Engineer Result 2020 on the linked page.
Along with the result the Commission announces the cut off for SSC JE exam. Those who appeared for JE 2020 Paper I from March 22nd 2021 onwards can go through the detailed category-wise SSC JE Cut Off 2020 on the linked page.
Earlier SSC released the SSC JE 2020-21 Paper-I Answer Key on its official website on 6th April 2021. Candidates who appeared for the examination can check the Answer key on the official website.
The SSC has revised the schedule of the SSC JE 2020 exam for the Assembly Elections in some States/ UT during March-April, 2021. Candidates appearing for the SSC Junior Engineer 2020 exam can check out the revised schedule of the SSC JE 2020 exam given below –

SSC JE 2020 Admit card for Paper I is released by the Commission on March 12th. Candidates can download their SSC Junior Engineer 2021 Admit Card region-wise on the linked page.
The SSC JE Exam 2020 recruitment notification announced on October 1st 2020 to conduct Paper I of SSC JE 2020 exam from 22nd March 2021 to 25th March 2021. The important details of the SSC JE exams such as SSC JE eligibility, Apply online, exam pattern, vacancy, exam dates, syllabus, admit card, cut-off, and the result will be notified through exam notification.
Aspirants can download the SSC JE 2020 exam notification PDF given below-
SSC JE 2020 Exam Notification PDF- Download PDF Here
Candidates can also go through the latest SSC Exam Calendar 2020-2021 released by the commission.
SSC Junior Engineer Exam – SSC JE 2019
The Staff Selection Commission has announced the SSC Junior Engineer 2019 exam result for the paper I conducted in October 2020. Those who wrote the JE exam can check the SSC JE Result 2019 Result PDF on the linked page.
SSC released the admit card for SSC JE Exam 2019 for Bihar Central Region. The exam for SSC Junior Engineer Paper I 2019 is on December 11th (postponed due to Bihar elections, only for candidates who applied Bihar as their exam centre). Candidates appearing for the Junior Engineer exam from October 27th can download the SSC JE Admit Card from the given link. Earlier, Staff Selection Commission on 21st October released SSC JE 2019 Exam Admit Card for all other SSC Regions.
SSC JE Exam 2018 – The Staff Selection Commission has announced the final result of JE 2018 exams on January 11th 2021. Check the detailed PDF of SSC JE Result here.
This article will give important information regarding the SSC Junior Engineer Exam for the year 2020.

SSC JE 2020-21 Recruitment
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC JE Exam every year to select eligible candidates for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Quantity Surveying and Contracts) posts for various Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India.
The SSC JE full form is Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineers. To know about other SSC Exams, visit the linked article.
The annual recruitment of SSC JE exam offers a golden opportunity to aspirants across the Indian sub-continent to fulfill their dream of working in a prestigious Government organization.
The recruitment for SSC JE 2021 is yet to be announced. Recently the commission has started with the recruitment process of SSC JE 2020 examination.
Interested candidates who wish to take the SSC JE 2020-21 exam are required to visit the official website of SSC (https://ssc.nic.in/) to apply online for the competitive exam.
Besides, candidates should visit the SSC official page often to stay updated on a regular basis about any latest details pertaining to the SSC Junior Engineer exam 2021.
The last recruitment was SSC JE 2019 for which notification SSC JE exam was out on August 13th, 2019. For, information on the recruitment process of other SSC Exams, visit our SSC Recruitment page.
Also, SSC recruitment is expected to become more convenient with the approval of the National Recruitment Agency. This body shall conduct a Common Eligibility Test for candidates aspiring to join the Government sector at Group B and Group C posts. The three Organisations which will be a part of the CET are SSC, RRB and IBPS.

SSC JE Exam Dates – The exam date for SSC JE will be notified with the release of the official notification.

The table below gives an idea regarding the tentative SSC JE Exam dates:

SSC JE Exam Date
Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
SSC JE Notification  October 
SSC JE Online application 1st October – 30th October
Paper I (Computer-based exam) 22nd March  to 24th March
Paper-II (Conventional) To be notified
Result declaration (Tentative) To be notified
Aspirants of SSC Junior Engineer exam, Have you been wondering how to kickstart your SSC JE exam preparation effectively? Then check the links given below for assistance-

  • SSC General Awareness
  • English for Competitive Exams
  • Current Affairs
  • Free Online Quiz
  • 100 Difference Between Articles

The online application process for SSC JE 2020 exam has started with the release of SSC JE 2020 official notification. Candidates are advised to keep in touch for regular updates.

Interested candidates can visit the SSC Online Application page for similar details on other examinations.

As per the SSC Junior Engineer notification released in 2019, the online application process commenced from August 13, 2019, and continued up to September 12, 2019 (until 5.00 P.M.).

Candidates willing to apply for the upcoming Junior Engineer exam can refer to the procedure for filling the online application form of which consists of two parts:

  1. One-Time Registration
  2. Online Application Form

SSC JE Application Fee:

Candidates aspiring to appear for SSC JE examination need to pay an Application fee of Rs 100/- (Rs. One hundred only) through any of the following payment modes like SBI Challan/ Net Banking, BHIM UPI, Credit or Debit cards, etc. However, it is interesting to note that women candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ ST, Persons with Disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen are eligible for reservation and they are exempted from fee payment.

Candidates can check the detailed information regarding the process of filling SSC JE registration form in SSC JE Apply Online page.

The exam pattern of SSC Junior Engineer is divided into two papers i.e. SSC JE Paper-I (Computer-based Test) and SSC JE Paper-II (Written Test). The duration of each paper is 2 hours. Given below are the details of these Papers:

SSC JE Papers Exam Mode Subject No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Paper-I: Objective Type Computer-based Test (i) General Intelligence and Reasoning

(ii) General Awareness

(iii) Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

or Part-B General Engineering (Electrical)

or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)







2 Hours
Paper-II: Descriptive Type Written Test Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

or Part- B General Engineering (Electrical)

or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

300 2 Hours

Candidates need to note that there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer in Paper-I of SSC JE. In Paper-II, they are permitted to use their own Calculator, Slide–Rule, Logarithm Tables and Steam Table only.

To know more about the exam pattern of other SSC Exams, visit the SSC Exam Pattern page.

The SSC JE 2020-21 syllabus primarily consists of two papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II. The SSC JE Paper-I comprises Objective-type questions and SSC JE Paper-II is of descriptive type. 

Check the distribution of topics in SSC JE Syllabus for Paper-I below:

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning: It mainly consists of basic topics like relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, problem-solving, space visualization, visual memory, analysis and judgment, Analogies, decision making, discrimination, verbal and figures classification, Number series, etc. Candidates must regularly solve the samples of SSC JE Question Papers available online.
  2. General Awareness: Under this category, the topics mainly comprise Geography, Culture, History, Scientific Research, General Polity, etc. Candidates can also check out various Static GK topics on the linked page for the general awareness section preparation for the SSC JE examination. To hone this section SSC JE Question Paper of previous years can be helpful for preparation.
  3. General Engineering: This includes specific topics pertaining to Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The idea related to the questions on the engineering section of the SSC JE exam will be available on the previous year SSC JE Question papers. 

Aspirants of various Staff Selection Commission Exams can check the following link for assistance in preparation –

  • Free Online SSC Mock Tests
  • SSC Question Paper

SSC JE Syllabus for Paper-II: This paper consists of three parts divided into core subjects such as:

  1. Part-A (Civil & Structural Engineering): It includes topics like Building Materials, Surveying, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Concrete Technology, Irrigation Engineering, RCC Design, Hydraulics, etc.
  2. Part-B (Electrical Engineering): It includes topics like Circuit law, AC Fundamentals, Electrical Machines, Measurement and measuring instruments, Synchronous Machines, etc.

Part- C (Mechanical Engineering): It includes topics like Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Thermal Engineering, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, etc.

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