SSC JE 2020 is a national level exam conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). It is a gateway for recruiting aspirants to the post of Junior Engineers, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts by the Commission. Download SSC JE Practice Papers
This article contains all the information regarding the application form, courses offered, eligibility criteria, results and other details.
SSC JE 2020 is a portal for recruitment to Junior Engineer post by SSC. The highlights of the exam are mentioned below:
|Date of SSC JE 2020 Paper I||
December 11, 2020, for Bihar
December 27-30, 2020 for others
|Date of SSC JE 2020 Paper II||March 21, 2021|
|Conducting body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Mode of SSC JE 2020||Online (Paper I) and Offline (Paper-II)|
|Duration of SSC JE 2020||Paper I- 2 hours; Paper-II- 2 hours|
|Type and number of questions||Paper I- Objective; Paper-II- Subjective|
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The schedule proposed for SSC JE for the academic year 2020 is given below. The important dates regarding recruitment will be updated from time to time and will also be available on the official website of the organizing body.
|SSC JE 2020 application process||October 1, 2020- October 30, 2020|
|Release of SSC JE 2020 Admit Card for Paper-I||March 17, 2020, Onwards (Postponed till further notice)|
|Date for SSC JE Paper-I||March 22-25, 2021|
|Release of SSC JE 2020 Admit Card for Paper-II||To be announced|
|Date for SSC JE Paper-II||June 21, 2020 (Postponed)|
|Date for SSC JE DV||September 28, 2020 (CR region)|
|SSC JE paper I 2019||
December 11, 2020 for Bihar
December 27-30, 2020 for others
|SSC JE Paper-II 2019||March 21, 2021|
SSC offers a number of Junior Engineer posts in various departments. The posts available for recruitment are given in the following table:
|Central Water Commission||Junior Engineer (Civil)|
|Central Water Commission||Junior Engineer (Mechanical)|
|CPWD||Junior Engineer (Civil)|
|CPWD||Junior Engineer (Electrical)|
|Department of Post||Junior Engineer (Civil)|
|MES||Junior Engineer(Electrical and Mechanical)|
|MES||Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract)|
|Farrakka Barrage (Project)||Junior Engineer (Civil/ Mechanical Electrical)|
|Central Water Power Research Station.||Junior Engineer (Civil/ Electrical)|
|Dte. Of Quality Assurance(Naval)||Junior Engineer (Naval Quantity Assurance) –(Mechanical and Electrical)|
The eligibility criterion for SSC JE 2020 is as set up by the Commission. Aspirants must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements before applying for the exam. The general eligibility criteria are given below. All aspirants must fulfil these eligibility norms irrespective of their category.
Candidate must be between the ages of 18-32 to be eligible for the exam. The age criterion is relaxed by a few years for reserved category and physically challenged aspirants.
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in the respective stream of engineering from a recognized university.
SSC JE 2020 Application Form consists of 2 steps. Individuals will be required to fill up general details like personal information and educational qualifications. The application forms can be filled via the online mode only on the official website www.ssconline.nic.in. Application fees can be through both online and offline mode. The steps involved in registration and application are given below:
Part 1 Registration
Part 2 Registration
Specifications of Scanned Images of Photograph and Signature:
|Image||Format||Size||Dimension (Width X Height)|
|Photograph||.jpg||4 to 12 kb||120 x 100 pixels|
|Signature||.jpg||1 to 12 kb||60 x 140 pixels|
Aspirants can pay the application fees for SSC JE 2020 exam by cash, card or net banking. The process for rendering fees via each method is given below:
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SSC JE 2020 Admit cards for Paper I will be available on the official website. Applicants must log in to their registered accounts to avail the admit card. No admit card for SSC JE 2020 will be dispatched by post.
Admit cards will have details about the aspirant such as the roll number and the exam centre allotted along with the address of the venue. It is an important and mandatory document of the exam and no aspirant will be granted entry without it.
Aspirants will have to choose the city preferred by them as their exam centre and fill the city code in the application form. The governing body will allot a centre accordingly to aspirants and the venue of the centre will be mentioned in the admit card. Exam centre once allotted will not be changed under any circumstance. SSC JE 2020 will be conducted in 9 centers across the country.
|S. No.||SSC Region||States/ UTs in Region||Examination Centres & Centre Code|
|1||Central Region (CR)||Bihar and Uttar Pradesh||Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Prayagraj, Varanasi.|
|2||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.|
|3||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.|
|4||Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)||Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh||Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain.|
|5||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.|
|6||Northern Region (NR)||Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand||Delhi NCR, Alwar, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur, Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee.|
|7||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,|
|8||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.|
|9||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,|
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SSC JE 2020 will consist of 2 papers- Paper I and Paper-II. The first stage – Paper I, will be an online, objective type exam while Paper II will be a conventional subjective i.e. offline exam.
|Mode of SSC JE||Paper I- Online Paper-II- Offline|
|Number of sections||Paper I- 3 (General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering) Paper-II- Civil/ Electrical / Mechanical (any 1 out of 3)|
|Maximum marks||Paper I- 200; Paper-II- 300|
|Duration of exam||2 hours|
SSC JE 2020 syllabus will be of graduation or diploma level of engineering. The syllabus of different sections is given below.
This section will assess the applicant’s ability to answer questions based on Data Interpretation, Analogy, Blood relations, Syllogisms, Series and Sequences, Logical reasoning, etc.
This section aims to determine the General Awareness of the aspirant. It comprises of current affairs as well as economics and business affairs of the country, schemes launched by Government, Indian Polity, Geography, History, Sports, Science and Technology, etc.
This section will evaluate the student’s knowledge in the respective field of engineering. Aspirants will have to choose from 3 streams- Civil, Engineering and Mechanical and answer questions based on the topics. Paper-II will also test the engineering knowledge of candidates and the detailed syllabus is given in the SSC brochure.
Candidates who clear the cut-off score will qualify the first stage and will be able to appear for Paper-II. Results for both papers will be declared by SSC on their official website in the form of a rank list. To check the results, applicants can follow the steps given below:
SSC will publish the answer key of JE exam on its official website. The conducting body will release the answer key for objective type paper i.e. Paper I for all sets. SSC JE answer key will help aspirants to analyze their performances in the exam. The commission will publish JE answer key around March 2020. Aspirants can also check unofficial answer key published by some coaching institutes that will be made available soon after the exam.
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SSC JE 2020 is conducted for eligible aspirants for various Junior Engineer posts and vacancies. SSC JE Recruitment process will take place after the declaration of the results of Paper-II. Aspirants will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores obtained in both the Paper I and Paper-II.
Applicants who successfully qualify the SSC JE 2020 will be eligible for participating in SSC JE 2020 Recruitment process and shall be on probation for a period of 2 years. During the period of probation, aspirants will undergo such training or pass such examinations as prescribed by the Controlling Authority.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.