SSC JE exam stands for Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer exam which is held by the SSC every year. Staff Selection Commission is responsible for conducting the SSC JE exam. Mainly this exam is conducted only for the engineering background students to get posted for various reputed posts in the various departments such as Central Public Works Department, Central Water Commission, National Technical Research Organisation, etc.

The SSC JE 2024 exam will be conducted online for Tier 1/Paper 1 while offline for Tier 2/ Paper 2. Paper 1 will be of objective type while Paper 2 will be of Conventional Type.  The selection for the JE posts will be made on the aggregate marks secured in both papers. During the selection process, the eligible applicants will have to undergo through 2- years probation period and after this period they can serve as permanent Junior Engineers in the allotted department.

The notification for SSC JE 2024 exam will be released on October 2024, and the exam will be held from March 2024 as per the SSC exam calendar. To get all the updates and latest details about the SSC JE 2024, you have to follow your respective regional website or the official website of SSC. There you will find all the stuff linked to SSC JE important dates, exam syllabus, exam pattern, selection procedure, etc.


SSC JE 2024 Vacancies

The upcoming tentative vacancies for the SSC Junior Engineer exam of 2024 has been released by the commission. The branch wise and category wise distribution of vacancies are given below:

Name of Post and Department UR OBC ST EWS SC Total
Junior Engineer(Electrical and Mechanical) – Border Road Organization Only Male candidates only 32 22 12 8 6 80
Junior Engineer(Electrical) -Central Public Works Department (CPWD) 23 14 7 5 3 52
Junior Engineer(Electrical) – M/o Defence (DGQA-NAVAL) 1 1 1 0 0 03
Junior Engineer(Mechanical) – Central Water Commission 2 2 0 0 0 04
Junior Engineer(Mechanical) – M/o Defence (DGQA-NAVAL) 1 2 0 1 1 05
Junior Engineer(Civil) – Border Road Organization Only Male candidates only 171 112 62 41 31 417
Junior Engineer(Civil) – Central Water Commission 20 14 8 5 3 50
Junior Engineer(Civil) – National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) 2 1 0 0 0 03
Junior Engineer(Civil) – Central Public Works Department(CPWD) 113 71 40 27 20 273
Total 365 241 130 87 64 887


SSC JE 2024 Important Dates

Events Dates
Notification of SSC JE released on To be announced soon
Online Application starting date To be announced soon
Last Date of Submission  of Online Application form To be announced soon
Last date for making an online payment To be announced soon
Last date for making offline payment through challan To be announced soon
Last Date of Generation of Offline Challan To be announced soon
Exam dates of Tier 1 To be announced soon
Answer Key releasing date of Tier-1 To be announced soon
Declaration of the result of Tier-1 To be announced soon
Exam dates of Tier 2 To be announced soon
Declaration of the result of Tier-2 To be announced soon
Final Result Date of SSC JE To be announced soon


SSC JE 2024 Application Process

The application form of SSC JE 2024 will be filled online only from the official website/ regional website of SSC. The form filling process and all the prerequisites for filling SSC JE application form are given below:

Prerequisites for SSC JE 2024 Application Form

Before filling the application form, applicants should have ready with the following document in the mentioned format.

  1. Scanned image of applicant’s Signature with file size 1 KB -12 KB in JPG format.
  2. Scanned image of applicant’s recent passport size Photo with file size 2 KB-20 KB  in JPG format.
  3. Must have a valid and active e-mail id and contact number.
  4. Must have a valid photo proof identity card.

Instructions to fill SSC JE Application Form 2024

  1. Type www.ssc.nic.in in the search box of your browser.
  2. After opening the website you will find the option for the New Registration and Log in form, here you have to click on it.
  3. Earlier if you have already registered on the website of SSC then you have to enter your past log-in details such as registration number and password. If you are going to apply for the first time then you should fill up the registration form first.
  4. After the registration/login you have to move to “Apply Now” and then start to fill in the Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, Contact Details, etc as required.
  5. After that, you have to fill in your permanent communication details and then have to upload your photo and signature.
  6. After filling in all the details, you will have to preview your details before submitting the application form.
  7. After the submission of the online application form, you have to pay the required category wise application fee.
  8. Post submitting the application fee, your online SSC JE application form will be submitted successfully on the website of SSC.
  9. Once your application form will be submitted successfully, do not forget to take a hard copy of the filled application and fee submission receipt.

Application Fee

  1. The SSC JE 2024 application/ registration fee will be payable in online mode as well as offline mode.
  2. Applicants can pay their application fee through Credit card/ Debit/ Net Banking or E-Challan if applicable.
  3. No fee will be charged for female candidates.

Category SSC JE Application Fee
General category male candidates RS 100
Women/ SC, ST, PH & Ex-Servicemen male candidates No Fee

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SSC JE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The following eligibility criteria will be needed to fill the form of SSC JE 2024. Also, you can go through the information brochure available on the official website to get more information about eligibility.

Educational Qualification

SSC JE Post SSC JE Post Educational Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil) CPWD Diploma in Civil Engineering/ Bachelor in Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor in Technology (Civil) from a recognized Institute/ University.
Junior Engineer (Civil) Department of Posts 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering/ Bachelor in Engineering (Civil) /Bachelor in Technology (Civil) from a recognized Institute/University.
Junior Engineer (Civil) MES  3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering/Bachelor in Engineering (Civil)/ Bachelor in Technology (Civil) from a recognized Institute/University +   work experience of 2 years in civil engineering.
Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical) Central Water Commission  Diploma in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering/  Bachelor in Engineering (Civil or Mechanical)/ Bachelor in Technology (Civil or Mechanical) from a recognized Institute/University.
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Department of Posts  3 years Diploma in Electrical engineering/ Bachelor in Engineering (Electrical)/ Bachelor in Technology (Electrical) from a recognized Institute/University.
Junior Engineer (Electrical) CPWD Diploma in Electrical Engineering / Bachelor in Engineering (Electrical)/ Bachelor in Technology (Electrical) from a recognized Institute/University.
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) MES  3 years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering / Bachelor in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical)/ Bachelor in Technology (Electrical or Mechanical) from a recognized Institute/University + work experience of 2 years in electrical/mechanical engineering.
Junior Engineer (QS&C) MES   3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering / Bachelor in Engineering (Civil)/ Bachelor in Technology (Civil) from a recognized Institute/University     OR, Class XII Passed in Building and Quantity Surveying (Sub Divisional-II) from the Indian Institute of Surveyors.

Age Limit Criteria

Post Organization/Department Age Limit
(As of 01st January 2024)
Junior Engineer (Civil) Military Engineer Services (MES) Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Civil) Farakka Barrage Project Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Civil) Border Road Organization Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Civil) Central Water and Power Research Station Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Civil) National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Civil) Central Water Commission Up to 32 years
Junior Engineer (Civil) Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Up to 32 years
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Central Water and Power Research Station Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval) Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Farakka Barrage Project Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Central Water Commission Up to 32 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Farakka Barrage Project Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Central Water and Power Research Station Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval) Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical) National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Up to 32 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) Border Road Organization Up to 30 years
Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical) Military Engineer Services (MES) Up to 30 years

Age Relaxation: The category wise age relaxation criteria is given below in the table as per the norms decided by the Government of India.

Category Age Limit Relaxation
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities
with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and
released as a consequence thereof (General/ OBC)
3 Years  
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities
with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and
released as a consequence thereof (General/ OBC)
8 Years  
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
PwD + OBC 13 years
PwD + SC/ ST 15 years


SSC JE 2024 Exam Pattern

The SSC JE pattern consists of 2 Papers. In which Paper 1 is of objective type, and Paper 2 is of conventional type. The duration for each paper is 2 hours.

Exam Pattern: Paper 1 (Objective Type)

SSC JE Tier 1 consists of a total of 200 questions each carrying one mark. SSC JE Tier I comprises of three sections,  namely:

  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Engineering (Civil & Structural)/ General Engineering (Electrical)/ General Engineering (Mechanical)

Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Question Type  Objective Type
Total Marks 200 Marks
Negative Marking Yes, 0.25 Marks
Duration  Two hours
Timing (Date to be intimidated later) Morning Shift (10:00 AM to 12:00 PM)     Afternoon Shift (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)
Sections General Awareness General Intelligence & Reasoning Part- A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) Part- C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Section-wise Distribution of Marks

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
General Awareness 50 50  
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50  
General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR, General Engineering (Electrical)              OR, General Engineering (Mechanical) 100 100  
Total 200 Questions 200 Marks 120 minutes (160 minutes for disable/Physically handicapped Candidates)

Important Points:

  • In the General Engineering section, every applicant has to attempt questions only from their respective branches either of Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical.
  • If an applicant does not attempt the section of General Engineering in Paper-1 as per the given directions then his/her answer sheet will not be eligible anymore to be evaluated by the respective board.
  • If the exam will be conducted in multiple shifts then normalization of marks will be taken place.

Exam Pattern: Paper 2 (Conventional Type)

To appear for paper 2, applicants first have to clear paper 1 with the qualifying marks decided by the authority.

Mode Offline (Written Exam)
Question Type Conventional Type
Total Marks 300 Marks
Negative Marking No
Duration  2 Hours
Subject Part- A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) Part- C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Note:

  • Civil Engineering applicants who are going to appear for SSC JE must have to appear for Part A (Civil & Structural) and it is also applicable for other streams.
  • All those applicants who will qualify for both the papers will get an opportunity to participate in the recruitment process, after the completion of the recruitment process the selected applicants shall be work under a probation period of 2 years.
  • During this 2 years of the probation period, applicants shall have to undergo the training process as directed by the controlling Authority.


SSC JE 2024 Syllabus

Paper 1 of SSC JE is a screening exam while paper 2 of the same is a subjective exam related to core subjects of engineering.

SSC JE 2024 Syllabus: Paper 1

Sections Topics
General Awareness Basic topics related to History, Geography, General Polity, Culture, Economic Scene, and Scientific Research, etc.
General Intelligence & Reasoning Basic topics related to Analogies, differences, similarities, space visualization,  analysis, problem-solving, judgment, visual memory, discrimination, decision making, relationship concepts, observation, arithmetical reasoning, arithmetical number series, verbal and figure classification, etc.
General Engineering Basic topics related to Civil and Structural Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering.

SSC JE 2024 Syllabus: Paper 2

The syllabus of Paper 2 of SSC JE consists of 3 core subjects namely, Civil & Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. The detailed syllabus of all three papers is available on the website of SSC. Applicants should have to download the syllabus of SSC JE in order to get familiar with the topics.


SSC JE 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for SSC JE will be available separately on the regional/ official website of the commission. Applicants will able to download it till one day prior to examination. In order to download the admit card, applicants will have to enter their Registration Id/ Registration No. and Password which were provided to them at the time of SSC JE registration.

Steps to Download Admit Card of SSC JE

  • Step 1: Open your respective regional website/ official website of the Staff Selection Commission.
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the appearing link of “SSC JE Admit Card”. 
  • Step 3: Now you have to enter the details such as Registration no./ Id and DoB/Password as required.
  • Step 4: After entering the required details, the SSC JE admit card will appear on the redirected webpage.
  • Step 5: It is necessary to take a printout of the admit card which you will have to carry along with the Aadhar Card and Passport Size Photo at the SSC JE exam center. Otherwise, your entry to the examination hall will be exempted.


SSC JE 202 Examination Center

The applicants will need to indicate the desired exam center/ centers while filling the application form of SSC JE. The exam center will be allotted to the applicants on a First Come-First Serve basis only. Following are the details of examination centers of SSC JE along with the exam center, exam code, and address of the regional websites:

SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Examination Centers &
Center Code
Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
Pradesh
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
Commission,
21-23, Lowther Road,
Allahabad,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.
(http://www.ssc-cr.org)
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Meghalaya,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Guwahati(Dispur)(5105),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Imphal(5501),
Churachandpur(5502),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),
Aizwal(5701)
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Commission,
Housed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006
(www.sscner.org.in)
North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Chandigarh,
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and
Punjab
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Rajouri(1006),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Commission,
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
(www.sscnwr.org)
Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and
Uttarakhand
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
(Uttarakhand)(2004),
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),
Udaipur(2409)
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
(www.sscnr.net.in)
Western Region
(WR)/
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra
Ahmedabad(7001),
Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Aurangabad(7202),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
The commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
Maharashtra-400020
(www.sscwr.net)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Telangana.
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vishakhapatnam(8007),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
(www.sscsr.gov.in)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
The Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West
Bengal
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
Commission,
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
(www.sscer.org)
Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),
Durg(6205)
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
Commission,
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
Raipur,
Chhattisgarh-492007
(www.sscmpr.org)
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Lakshadweep,
Karnataka and
Kerala
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,
Bengaluru,
Karnataka-560034
(www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)


SSC JE 2024 Result

After few days of SSC JE Pre-exam/Paper 1, the commission will release the result for the same. The result for SSC JE will be released individually and independently for both the papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. SSC JE 2024 result will be available on the official website of SSC i.e. www.ssc.nic.in. In order to check out the result, applicants have to enter their Roll No. and Password/Date of Birth.

How to Download SSC JE Result?

  • Open the official webpage of Commission by typing ssc.nic.in in your browser.
  • Now on the homepage, applicants have to click on the Result tab, and under the result tab, and click on the JE result link namely, “SSC JE Result”.
  • Once you click on the link of SSC JE Result, a pdf file will appear there carrying the list of roll no. of passing candidates.
  • To check the result quickly, click ctrl+ F and enter your roll no. in the empty box. It is also advisable to download the pdf of the result of SSC JE.

SSC JE 2024 Resolution of Tie Cases

In case, if after applying the normalization in tier 1, the aggregate score of tier 1 & tier 2 will coincide with two more applicants then one by one of the following criteria will be applied to decide the final rank of the applicants:

  1. Total marks obtained in SSC JE Tier-II Examination.
  2. Total marks obtained in SSC JE Tier I Examination.
  3. The date of birth of the applicants will be used to give preference to older applicants.
  4. In the last, the alphabetical order in which the first name of the applicants appears will be checked.


SSC JE 2024 Answer Key

The answer key of the SSC Junior Engineer exam 2024 will be published on the regional/ official website of the commission. The format of the answer key will be in pdf form. Applicants can check their answers to get an idea about their tentative score for the SSC JE exam.

Steps to Download Answer Key

  • Firstly open the website of the commission. i.e. ssc.nic.in
  • Now on the home page, you have to find the answer key tab and under that section select the option for SSC Junior Engineer Answer Key.
  • A link will appear there at the bottom of the notice that will redirect you to the pdf of the answer key of SSC JE.
  • Applicants will have to enter the required details such as their Roll Number, Password, and exam date on which they have appeared for the exam.
  • After filling in these details, submit by clicking on the button, and then you will get the pdf of the answer key of the respective question paper.


SSC JE 2024 Cutoff

The cut-off marks are considered to be the minimum marks required to qualify for the exam. The SSC will release the cut off marks separately for both the Tiers, Tier 1 & Tier 2 on its official website. To get a rough idea about the cut off we have mentioned below the previous year cut off marks of 2018-19 for Paper 1/Tier 1.

Category Civil Engineering Cutoff Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering Cutoff
UR 127.40 152.16
OBC 122.91 149.30
EWS 118.99 147.47
SC 107.61 133.39
ST 107.01 125.49
OH 97.45 110.55
HH 61.61 70.39
PWD-Other 40.08 40.04


SSC JE 2024 Selection Process

For the recruitment of various Junior Engineering posts, SSC JE is conducted by the SSC to fulfill all the required JE posts in different departments. The selection of eligible engineers will be held through the final merit list prepared by the Commission on behalf of marks obtained in Paper 1/Tier 1 and Paper 2/ Tier 2.

All those applicants who will come under the final merit list prepared by the SSC shall have an opportunity to participate in the recruitment process. After this recruitment process, applicants will have to undergo a training 2- years probation period. During this period, applicants will have to show their dynamic skill and interest in their work and they will have to clear such examinations as per the requirement of the controlling authority.

After completing the probation period successfully, the applicants become permanent in the respective department for the posts they have been selected for as Junior Engineer.


SSC JE 2024 FAQs



The official website to apply for SSC JE 2024 is www.ssc.nic.in.



The eligibility criteria for SSC JE 2024 are different for differnet posts and departments. For more details about eligibility refer to the Eligibility criteria section of this article.



No, students having engineering degree/ degrees can only apply for SSC JE 2024.



Yes. In paper 1, there will negative marking for every incorrect response.



Every year, the Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC JE exam.



The purpose of the SSC JE exam is to recruit engineering students for various reputed posts in the various departments such as Central Public Works Department, Central Water Commission, National Technical Research Organisation, etc.



The selection process of eligible engineers will be held through the final merit list prepared by the Commission on behalf of marks obtained in Paper 1/Tier 1 and Paper 2/ Tier 2.



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