SSC JE Selection procedure- Examination Scheme

SSC JE selection procedure and scheme of examination for the posts of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mech, Elect, QS& C):

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will hold Computer based written Exam for posts of Junior Engineers, Group-B, Non-Gazetted posts. There are tentatively about 1000 vacancies in the various organisations (i.e. Central Water Commission(CWC), CPWD, Department of Posts & MES). SSC JE Selection procedure and scheme of examination for the posts of Junior Engineers.

Posts and Grade Pay:

Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts in the Pay Band of Rs.9300-34800/- plus Grade Pay Rs.4200/-.

Mode of application:

Only online applications will be accepted at http://ssconline.nic.in.

Application Fee:

Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).

Fee paid in respect of online applications through SBI Challan / Net banking and any credit and debit cards will be accepted. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee.

Vacancies in SSC JE:

The approximate number of vacancies is 1000. The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC and Physically Disabled Category as per Government Rule.

Educational Qualification for SSC JE Selection:

(i)     JE(Civil)/CPWD, Department of Posts, Central Water Power Research Station and Farrakka Barrage Project

Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University or Institute.

(ii)  Junior Engineer(Electrical)/CPWD, Central Water Power Research Station and Farrakka Barrage Project

Three year Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from recognized University or Institute.

(iii)   JE(Mechanical) in Central Water Commission

Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or Institution.

(iv)   Junior Engineer(Civil) in Central Water Commission

Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognised University or Institution.

(v) JE(Civil)/MES – Degree in Civil Engineering or (i) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University or Institute and (ii) Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and maintenance of Civil Engg. works.

(vi)   JE(Electrical & Mechanical)/MES – Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or (i) Three years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from recognized University or Institute and (ii) Two years experience in Planning, Execution, and maintenance of Electrical/Mechanical Engg. works.

(vii)   JE(QS&C)/MES – Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University of Institute or Passed Intermediate exam in Building and Quantity Surveying sub divisional -II of the institute or Surveyors (India)

(viii) Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Dte of Quality Assurance Naval

Three year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from any recognised University / Institution; and Two years experience in respective fields i.e. – Either of the field quality assurance / quality control/ production/manufacturing and testing of marine engineering propulsion systems 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 standard and their interpretation.

(ix) Junior Engineer (Electrical) Dte of Quality Assurance Naval

Diploma in Electrical Engineering from any recognised University/Institution; and
Two years experience in respective fields i.e.-Either of the field quality assurance / quality control / production / manufacturing and testing of switch gears, cables, converters, light and light fittings, 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 standard and their interpretation.

Age Limit for SSC JE:

  1. For CWC & CPWD : Upper age limit – 32 years
  2. For Department of Posts & MES (JE – S&C) : 18-27 years
  3. MES, Farrakka Barrage (Project), Central Water Power Research Station and Dte. of Quality Assurance (Naval) (JE/Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) : upper age limit – 30 years

(Upper age limit relaxation as per prescribed rules, e.g. SC/ST-5 yrs, OBC- 3 yrs, PH (OH/HH) – 10 yrs, PH(OH/HH) + OBC – 13 yrs, PH(OH/HH) + SC/ST – 15 yrs, Ex-Servicemen -03 yrs + other relaxation of SC/ST/OBC, Central Govt. Civilian Employees – 5 yrs etc.)

SSC JE Selection Procedure:

The examination will consist of written test only (Paper-I and Paper-II). There will be no interview
and final selection will be made on the basis of merit in written examination only.

Exam Scheme for SSC JE Selection: (500 marks)


Papers Mode of Examination Subjects Max Marks Duration of Exam
Paper-I
Objective type
Computer Base Mode (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning
50
2 Hours
Morning shift [10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon]
(ii) General Awareness
50
2 Hours
Afternoon Shift [2.00 PM to 4.00 PM]
(iii) Part –A
General Engineering
(Civil & Structural)
OR
Part-B
General Engineering
(Electrical)
OR
Part-C
General Engineering
(Mechanical)
100
Paper-II
Conventional
Type
Written Examination Part-A General
Engineering (Civil &
Structural)
OR
Part- B General
Engineering
(Electrical)
OR
Part-C General
Engineering (Mechanical)
300 2 Hours

In Paper-I and Paper-II for General Engineering, the candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per option.

Negative Marking in SSC JE Exam:

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.

Standard of Questions in SSC JE Exam:

The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education.

Special Instructions for SSC JE Exam

  • Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Tables and Steam Table for Paper-II only. They are not allowed to use such aids for Paper-I.
  • Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions only. Candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of performance in Paper –I will be called for Paper-II (Conventional Type).
  • Candidates are not permitted to use Mobile Phone or any other electronic / electrical device other than those specifically permitted.
  • Admission certificate to be downloaded the  from the website of the regional/sub regional office concerned. It will not be sent by post.
  • Candidates should bring 3 passport size photographs for affixing it in the Commission’s copy of Admission Certificate in examination halls/venues.
  • It is compulsory to carry at least one original Photo ID such as Voter’s ID, Aadhaar Card,
    Driving License, ID cards issued by Government or other Offices where the candidates may be working in examination halls/venues.

Preferences for Posts & Departments/Offices in SSC JE Selection:

Allocation of Posts to the selected candidates will be made strictly keeping in view their position in the merit list and the order of preference, subject to number of vacancies available in that post.

For detailed SSC JE Selection procedure, you may see the Commission’s notice no. F.No. 3/7/2016- P&P-II<a href=”http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/notice/notice_pdf/notice_JE_30092016.pdf” target=”_blank”>here</a>.

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5 thoughts to “SSC JE Selection procedure- Examination Scheme”

    1. Yes, a candidates can apply for JE(MES) and JE(CWC) posts having a degree in Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or Institution. For detailed, you may see the Commission’s notification Para 6 of notice no. F.No. 3/7/2016- P&P-IIhere.

    1. As per Para 16, of SSC JE Notification 2016, allocation of Posts to the selected candidates will be made strictly keeping in view their position in the merit list and the order of preference, subject to number of vacancies available in that post. Options once exercised are final and no change will be allowed under any circumstance. For further details, you may contact to Commission through HELPLINE NUMBERS given at SSC website ssc.nic.in

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