SSC JE Eligibility 2019 | Check Age Limit and Educational Qualification

SSC JE Eligibility

Every year, the Staff Selection Commission conducts JE exams for Junior Engineers positions in different fields. Candidates are hired by the commission for positions of Junior Engineer Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Quantity Surveying, and contract Posts. Candidates should satisfy themselves that they meet all eligibility standards before applying for the various SSC JE posts, including age, upper age limit, nationality, and educational qualifications. The exam conducting authority, Staff Selection Commission (SSC), prescribes SSC JE eligibility criteria

  • SSC JE Paper-I will be a computer-based examination (CBE) from 23 September 2019 to 27 September 2019 and SSC JE Paper-II is scheduled to take place on 29 December 2019.
  • With the release of Official SSC JE Notification 2018-19, the vacancy pattern will be announced. The official notification of SSC JE 2019-20 will be released on 1 August 2019 on SSC Official website.
  • Candidates must have a diploma or degree in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical discipline and their final result must be declared before or on January 01, 2019 as Candidates who are in their final year are not eligible for SSC JE Exam 2019.
  • Candidates eligibility will be confirmed at the time of verification of the documents. If the SSC JE eligibility of the candidate does not match the one given in the application form, their candidature will be canceled.

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates can check the SSC JE eligibility as per Nationality, Educational Qualifications, Age Limit and, Age Relaxation, given below in the article

Nationality

A candidate must be one of the following in order to qualify for the SSC JE Exam.

  1. a citizen of India
  2. a subject of Nepal
  3. a subject of Bhutan
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came to India, before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling here permanently
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Educational Qualifications

Educational Qualification as SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2019 as on January 1, 2019

Post Academic Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil), CPWD Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute
Junior Engineer(Electrical) CPWD Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
Junior Engineer (Civil), Department of Posts Three years Diploma or equivalent in Civil Engineering from an institution recognized by the Central Government or State Government
Junior Engineer (Civil), MES Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University OR

Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and

Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and Maintenance of Civil Engineering works

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical), MES Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University OR

 

Three years diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and

 

Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works

Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract), MES 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized institute/University/Board or equivalent OR

Passed Intermediate examination in Building and Quantity Surveying Sub Divisional -II of the Institute of Surveyors (India)

Junior Engineer (Civil), Central Water Commission (CWC) Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) in Central Water Commission (CWC) Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer (Civil) in Farakka Barrage Project Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute
Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Farakka Barrage Project Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute
Junior Engineer (Electrical), Farakka Barrage Project. Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
Junior Engineer (Civil), Border Roads Organisation, Ministry of Defence Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University or Institute

 

Desirable:

Two years of working experience in the field of civil construction in monitoring and executive of projects

Junior Engineer (Electrical / Mechanical), Border Roads Organisation in Ministry of Defence Three years Diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) from a recognized University or Institute.

 

Desirable:

Two years of working experience in the field of Electrical / Mechanical Engineering in an area of construction in monitoring and executive of projects

Junior Engineer (Civil), Central Water Power Research Station Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University
Junior Engineer (Electrical / Mechanical), Central Water Power Research Station Diploma in Electrical from a recognized University
Junior Engineer(Mechanical) DTE of Quality Assurance Naval Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from any recognized University/Institution;

and Two years experience in respective fields i.e.-

Either of the field assurance/quality control/ production/manufacturing and testing of marine engineering propulsion system including turbines, power generation equipment, hydraulic system, as conditioning/refrigeration, pumps values, gears and gear trains, boilers, cranes/winches/load handling devices etc. including knowledge of various standards and their interpretation

Junior Engineer (Electrical) DTE of Quality Assurance Naval Diploma in Electrical Engineering from any recognized University / Institution;

 

and Two years’ experience in respective fields i.e.-

Either of the field assurance / quality control / production / manufacturing and testing of switch gears, cables, converters, light and light fitting, motors, generators, drives and control systems, airfield lighting equipment, Electronics / Radar / Radio / Telecommunication equipment, electro-hydraulic system, programmable logic controller-based systems, printed circuit boards / instrumentation, software development and validation, network control system etc. including knowledge of various standards and their interpretation. and their interpretation

Junior Engineer (Civil) National Technical Research Organisation Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University/Institution
Junior Engineer (Electrical) National Technical Research Organisation Diploma in Electrical Engineering from recognized University/Institution
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) National Technical Research Organisation Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from recognized University/Institution

Age Limit

Check the below SSC JE Eligibility criteria for Age Limit category.

  • 18-27 years for Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical) in CPWD and Department of Posts
  • Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) in MES
  • Up to 32 years for Junior Engineers (Civil & Mechanical) in CWC and Farakka Barrage.
  • 18-27 Years for Junior Engineers(Quantity Surveying and Contract) in MES.
  • Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical &Mechanical) in Border Roads Organisation (BRO) of Ministry of Defence.

 Post-wise Age Limit

The SSC JE 2019 age limit differs depending on the post. Candidates are expected to be over 18 years of age under 32 years of age. The age limit is calculated as at 01 August 2019. Go through the below table to know SSC JE Eligibility under Post-wise age limit.

Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Civil) Up to 32 years
Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Up to 32 years
CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil) Up to 32 years
CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical) Up to 32 years
Department of Post Junior Engineer(Civil) Up to 27 years
MES Junior Engineer(Civil) Up to 30 years
MES Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical) Up to 30 years
MES Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract) Up to 27 years
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Civil) Up to 30 years
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Electrical) Up to 30 years
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Up to 30 years
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Civil) Up to 30 years
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Electrical) Up to 30 years
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Up to 30 years
Central Water Power Research Station Junior Engineer (Civil) Up to 30 years
Central Water Power Research Station Junior Engineer (Electrical) Up to 30 years
DTE of Quality Assurance(Naval) Junior Engineer (Naval Quality Assurance) – (Mechanical) Up to 30 years
DTE of Quality Assurance(Naval) Junior Engineer (Naval Quality Assurance) – (Electrical) Up to 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Civil) Up to 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Electrical) Up to 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Up to 30 years

Age Relaxation

Permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per government orders for SSC JE eligibility 2019 is indicated below:

Sr.No                                       Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 PH (OH/HH) 10 years
04 PH (OH/HH) + OBC   13 years
05 PH (OH/HH) + SC/ST 15 years
06 Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved / General) 03 years
07 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 06 years
08 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 08 years
09 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date. 5 years
10 Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( OBC ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date. 8 (5 +3) years
11 Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ST ) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date. 10(5+5) years
12 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( Unreserved/General )   5 years
13 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( OBC ) 8 years
14 Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir( SC/ST) 10 years
15 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/General ) 5 years
16 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (OBC ) 8 (5+3) years
17 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed  area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST) 10 (5+5) years

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