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Junior Engineer is one of the highly in-demand jobs across the country. Staff Selection Commission conducts Junior Engineer Exam every year to recruit suitable candidates as Junior Engineer in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering departments. Get the complete information about SSC JE 2020 Exam in this post and know the latest news. 

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Go through Exam Analysis for Better Preparation

As the SSC JE Paper 1 Exam is around the corner, read the detailed previous year analysis to know types of questions asked and difficulty level of the exam. Check SSC JE Exam Analysis 2020.

Admit Card Released for Paper 1

Download the SSC JE Admit Card for respective regions. As the exam is scheduled from October 27-30, 2020 in online mode, make sure to download it well in advance and carry it to the exam centre without fail.

New Exam Schedule Released for Paper 1

The exam conducting authorities released new exam dates for SSC JE Paper I 2019-20 and SSC JE Paper-II 2019-20. The new exam dates for the paper I is on December 12, 2020, for candidates who opted for Examination Centres in Bihar while for others it remains the same. The paper 2 exam date is on March 31, 2021. Check SSC JE Latest News

Notification Released for the new Session

The Staff Selection Commission released the Notification PDF for SSC JE 2020 Recruitment. Aspirants willing to apply for Junior Engineer posts in Mechanical, Electrical and Civil discipline can go through the detailed SSC JE 2020 Notification PDF and apply before the last date. Direct Link to Fill SSC JE Application Form 2020.

SSC JE Notification 2020

SSC Junior Engineer Exam is a highly competitive examination conducted for filling in positions under Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts branches under various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. The Staff Selection Commission released the Junior Engineer Notification for the year 2020. Candidates go through the detailed SSC JE Recruitment Notification carefully to know all the information regarding the examination. The SSC JE Official Notification is an official document released by the exam conducting authority to inform candidates about the Recruitment.

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  • Candidates aged between 21 to 30 years can utilize this golden opportunity of working in a government organization. 
  • The Junior Engineer posts are categorized under Group B (Non-Gazetted) having a monthly SSC JE Salary ranging between Rs 35400 - Rs 112400 in the pay matrix of 7th Central Pay Commission. 
  • Selected candidates will be posted at either of the State/Central Government offices including CPWD, Water commission, MES, Farrakka Barrage Project, Central Water Power Research Station, and Quality Assurance Naval.

SSC JE Exam Dates 2020

Here is the brief exam dates for the new session of SSC JE 2020-21. Go through the complete schedule and apply accordingly. 

Events Dates
Notification Release Date October 1, 2020
Last Date to Apply Online October 30, 2020
Tier-I Admit Card March 2021
Commencement of Tier-I Exam 22nd March to 25th March 2021
SSC JE Tier-I Result April 2021
Commencement of Tier-II Exam To be notified later

SSC JE Exam Dates 2019

The below table detailed SSC JE Exam Dates 2020. Candidates appearing for Junior Engineer Exam must know the dates of all important events tabulated below as per the latest SSC JE Notification 2020 PDF. SSC released an official notice regarding the revised exam dates. The below table explains the SSC Junior Engineer New Exam Date for paper 1.

Events Date
SSC JE Notification Release Date and Starting Date of Application  August 13, 2019
Last Date To Apply September 12, 2019 (5:00 PM)
Last Date for Fee Payment September 14, 2019 (5:00 PM)
Tier-I Admit Card Release Date August Last Week 2020
Tier-I Exam Date (CBE* ) October 27 - 30, 2020
Tier-I Result 2019 Declaration Date  October 2020
Tier-II Admit Card To be Notified
Tier-II Exam Date 2019 (DES) To be Notified
Tier-II Result 2019 To be Notified
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Posts To Be Filled Through SSC JE Recruitment 2020

Here is the list of posts that will be filled through the SSC Junior Engineer 2020 Recruitment conducted by Staff Selection Commission

Organization Post
Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central Water Commission Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Military Engineer Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Civil)
Military Engineer Services (MES) Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)
Farakka Barrage Project Junior Engineer (Civil)
Farakka Barrage Project Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Farakka Barrage Project Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Border Road Organization (BRO) Junior Engineer (Civil)
Border Road Organization (BRO) Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)
Central Water and Power Research Station Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central Water and Power Research Station Junior Engineer (Electrical)

SSC JE Vacancy 2020

The Staff Selection Commission has not yet notified the vacancies for this year. However, in the previous year, a total of 1601 SSC JE Vacancies were announced. The below table shows the post-wise vacancies for SSC JE Exam. 

Posts Vacancy
Junior Engineer (Civil) 1277
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) 29
Junior Engineer (Electrical) 206
Military Engineering Services (MES)(Electrical & Mechanical) 43
(Quality Surveying & Contract) 26
Total 1601

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates who satisfy the Eligibility Criteria were able to apply for the Junior Engineer 2018 Exam. Here are the eligibility criteria which were followed while applying for the Junior Engineer Post as mentioned in the SSC JE Notification PDF 2020.

Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have a three-year diploma or Bachelor's degree in either Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.

Age Limit

Candidates should be more than 18 years and less than 32 years in age. The Age relaxation for each category is as per the Indian Govt. rules.


Candidates willing to apply for Junior Engineer Post must be

  • a citizen of India.
  • a subject of Nepal
  • a subject of Bhutan
  • a Tibetan refugee who came to India, before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling here permanently
  • 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.

SSC JE Application Form 2020

The application process for Junior Engineer conducted by Staff Selection Commission has begun from 1st October 2020. Candidates must make a note that no changes can be made after submitting the Application Form

  • The Online Application Process included five major steps: Registration, Filling up all the details, Uploading of Scanned documents, Fee Payment, and Confirmation. 
  • Visit the official website and login to the portal by registering.
  • After registration, you will receive a user ID and password
  • Enter these login credentials and login to the account. 
  • Fill up the form by entering all the correct details.
  • Upload necessary documents and submit.
  • Pay the prescribed application fee and submit the form.
  • Take a printout of the form for future reference. 

Application Fee

The required fee for various categories is as given below:

General /OBC Rs.100/-
SC/ST/PWD/Women No Fee

The required Application fees can be paid through both online mode (net banking/debit card/credit card) and offline mode (e-challan).

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SSC Junior Engineer Salary 2020

Junior Engineer Post in SSC Organization has a huge demand and lakhs of candidates apply for this post every year. It is common that candidates are interested in knowing the salary details. Here is a glance of the salary structure for various Junior Engineer posts.

  • All the junior engineers recruited through SSC are Non-Gazetted employees under Group B in Level-6 and have a pay scale of 35400-112400 INR of pay matrix after 7th central pay commission. 
  • Below is the table showing the Salary structure for SSC Junior Engineer post.
Post Name Grade Pay (INR) In-Hand Salary (INR)
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical 4200 35400-112400
Electrical and Mechanical Junior Engineer
Quantity Surveying and Contract Junior Engineer

Apart from this salary, the SSC Junior Engineers are entitled to various other allowances. So, go through the detailed salary structure before applying for the post to know about the job profile as well.

SSC JE Selection Process 2020

The SSC JE Selection Process is conducted in three stages. Here is a glimpse of the selection process for the Junior Exam as per the SSC JE 2020 notification PDF. All the stages are mandatory and qualifying in nature. Candidates qualifying all these stages will be eligible for receiving an appointment for their applied discipline.

  • Paper- I will be an online objective test of 200 marks for 2 hours.
  • Paper-II will be a descriptive test of 300 marks for 2 hours.
  • Interview: Those who qualify the Paper I as well as Paper-II with the minimum cut off marks as specified by the commission will be called to attend the personal interview round. Final selection will depend on the marks obtained in both the papers (Paper I + Paper-II) and interview.

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020

The Junior Engineer Exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission in two stages: Prelims (Paper-I), and Mains (Paper-II). Here is a glimpse of the SSC JE Exam Pattern. Candidates must sure they are aware of the pattern so that it will help in knowing the marking scheme for each section. Go through the pattern of the exam as per the latest SSC JE notification released in the month of August 2019.

Paper I Pattern

The Preliminary exam of SSC Junior Engineer includes three papers i.e., General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and Civil / Electrical / Mechanical. The exam is conducted for a total of 200 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Sections Asked Maximum Marks Duration
General Awareness 50 2 Hours
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50
Part A- General Engineering (civil & structural) 100
Part B- General Engineering (electrical)
Part C- General Engineering (mechanical)

Paper-II Pattern

The second stage of SSC JE is an offline mode of exam and includes only the technical subject of Junior Engineer for 300 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Sections Asked Maximum Marks Duration
Part A- General Eng. (civil & structural) 300 2 Hours
Part B- General Eng. (electrical)
Part C- General Eng. (mechanical)

SSC JE Syllabus 2020

To begin with the preparation, candidates must firstly know the detailed SSC Junior Engineer Syllabus for Prelims and Mains. The below tables show the syllabus of all subjects as per the SSC JE recruitment 2020 notification.

Paper-I Syllabus

There are five sections included in the Preliminary examination i.e., General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical. Have a look at the important topics in each of these subjects. 

General Intelligence & Reasoning General Awareness Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Analogy History Building Materials Basic Network IC Engine
Similarities Culture Surveying Electrical Machines Machine Design
Discrimination Geography Hydraulics Basic Electronics Theory of Machines
Problem-solving General Polity RCC Design Power Systems Machne Design

Paper-II Syllabus

The syllabus for the second stage of the SSC JE Exam is same as the first stage however, the number of questions and marking schemes varies. The below table explains the important topics in each discipline of SSC Junior Engineer Examination.

Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Building Materials Basic concepts Theory of Machines and Machine Design
Estimating, Costing and Valuation Circuit law Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
Surveying Magnetic Circuit Thermal Engineering
Soil Mechanics AC Fundamentals Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, Fluid Statics, Fluid Kinematics

SSC JE Admit Card 2020

Candidates who have successfully filled their application form will be receiving the Call Letter. 

  • The Hall Ticket or the admit card will be released on the official website.
  • Candidates must note that no hard copy of the admit card will be sent to them.
  • The Admit Card for the first stage will be released 10-15 days before the exam.
  • SSC will be releasing a separate call letter for Prelims and Mains.

SSC JE Exam Centers 2020

The SSC Junior Engineer Exam is conducted in various centers across the country. Candidates will be given an option to choose any of the four exam centers while filling their application forms. Candidates must know their SSC JE Exam Centers well in advance so that they can estimate the distance to the center from their place.

SSC Region States/ UTs in Region  Examination Centres & Centre Code
Central Region (CR) Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Prayagraj, Varanasi.
Eastern Region (ER) Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Port Blair, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Balasore, Behrampur- Ganjam, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Gangtok, Asansol, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri.
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR) Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Belagavi, Bengaluru, Hubballi, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga), Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi. Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kavaratti.
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR) Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.
North Eastern Region (NER) Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura Itanagar, Dibrugarh, Guwahati (Dispur), Jorhat, Silchar, Tejpur, Imphal, Shillong, Aizwal, Kohima, Agartala.
Northern Region (NR) Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Delhi NCR, Alwar, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee.
North Western Sub-Region (NWR) Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab Chandigarh, Hamirpur, Shimla, Jammu, Leh, Samba, Srinagar (J&K), Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala,
Southern Region (SR) Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana Chirala, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Puducherry, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal.
Western Region (WR) Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra Panaji, Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune,

How to Prepare for Junior Engineer Exam 2020?

As there is an ample amount of time, candidates can begin their preparation now. Start your preparation well in advance to complete all the topics before the examination.

  • Before beginning with the preparation, candidates must be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly.
  • Plan a proper study plan to finish all the topics and concepts well in advance so that there is enough time for revision.
  • Know the best SSC JE reparation Tips by experts that will boost your preparation.
  • Make sure you have all the right books for preparation which is according to the latest syllabus.
  • Solve questions from Previous Year Question Papers to know different types of questions that can appear in the exam.
  • Take up Mock Tests to manage your time and improve your speed.

SSC JE Exam Analysis 2020

After completion of the exam, candidates are interested in knowing the difficulty level of the exam and the number of good attempts. Candidates can go through the SSC Junior Engineer Exam Analysis which will be released immediately after the conclusion of the exam. 

  • On the day of the exam, candidates can get the complete analysis by going through our post on prelims Analysis. 
  • The Analysis will help candidates to know the difficulty of the paper, the number of questions that appeared from each section in the exam, and also the number of good attempts.

SSC JE Answer Key 2020

An answer key is a document released by the board to check the answers. Candidates can check their answers and calculate marks obtained by going through the SSC Junior Engineer Answer key.

  • The conducting authority will be releasing the answer on their official website after 1 or 2 weeks of the exam. 
  • Candidates will also have an option to raise the objection if any wrong answer found in the answer key.
  • It is a very helpful document using which candidates can check their answers and know their marks by calculating.

SSC JE Result 2020

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the SSC Junior Engineer Result separately for Prelims and Mains. Candidates who clear the Prelims will be qualified for the Mains exam. 

  • Candidates who clear the Prelims exam will be eligible for the Mains Exam. 
  • The examination conducting authority will be releasing the Results in PDF format.
  • Candidates who appear for the examination must make sure to check and download their result PDF. 

Cut Off Marks for SSC Junior Engineer 

After releasing the results, the examination conducting authority will be releasing the SSC Junior Engineer Cut Off Marks for each stage separately.

  • Candidates qualifying the cut off marks of each stage will be eligible for the next stage. 
  • Here are the expected cut off marks tabulated for various junior Engineer Posts. Go through the qualifying marks for each stage and prepare accordingly.

SSC Junior Engineer Paper-I Expected Cut Off Marks

Category Civil Engineering Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering
UR 111.00 139.25
OBC 108.75 134.25
SC 104.50 125.00
ST 106.00 114.50
OH 94.50 116.00
HH 63.50 85.50

SSC Junior Engineer Paper-II  Expected Cut Off Marks

Category Civil Engineering Cut Off (Paper I+II) Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Cut Off (Paper I+II)
UR 245.75 305.00
SC 224.50 269.00
ST 226.00 267.50
OBC 248.75 291.00
OH 235.25 249.50
HH 155.00 168.75


How many vacancies are there in SSC JE 2019?

This year SSC has released a total of 1601 vacancies of various posts under Junior Engineer.

What is the SSC JE Salary?

The in-hand salary of SSC JE as per the new commission will be Rs. 44,000 per month including all the other allowances which are: Dearness Allowance (DA) Medical Allowance. House Rent Allowance, and many more

Who can apply for SSC JE Exam?

All candidates with Diploma in engineering & engineering graduates are eligible to apply for SSC JE exams.

Can I apply for all posts under JE?

No, you can apply for the post for which you fulfill educational qualification and age eligibility.

Can I Prepare for SSC JE along with GATE?

If you have 4 years Engineering Degree then you can prepare parallelly, however, the pattern of SSC JE is entirely different from GATE.

Can final year Engineering student apply for SSC JE?

No, candidates must have completed 4 year B.Tech or 3-year diploma in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical.

Is ECE branch students eligible for SSC JE?

No, students with ECE background are not eligible for SSC JE Exam.

How can I download the SSC JE Admit Card?

Candidates can download the SSC JE Admit Card from the official website. Login to your account and download the SSC JE Hall Ticket for 2019.

Is there negative marking in SSC JE 2019?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

What is SSC JE Exam?

The SSC JE Exam is conducted for filling up the Junior Engineer positions in various departments of Staff Selection Commission like Central water commission, Central public works department, Military engineering services and department of posts. 




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