The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Junior Engineer (JE) exam for several posts in Engineering such as Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, and Quantity Surveying for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. To take the SSC JE Exam 2020-21, aspirants had to visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. SSC JE exam 2021 is conducted for Group B posts (non-gazetted) in level 6 (Rs. 35400- 112400) of the pay matrix of the Seventh Central pay commission. Read Detailed Comparison between SSC CGL and SSC JE Posts 2021
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The Staff Selection Commission revised the SSC JE exam 2020-21 dates on 18 March 2021 through an official notice. Before that, the commission issued the SSC JE admit card 2020-21 by the regional headquarters.
From 22 March to 24 March 2021 (revised date), the SSC JE Paper 1 2020-21 exam was conducted, whereas on 21 March 2021, the SSC JE Paper-2 2019 exam was commenced.
The SSC JE exam (paper 1) 2020-21 exam will be conducted from 22 March to 24 March 2021.
However, the SSC JE Exam date and notification for the 2021-22 session have not yet been released. To know more about the SSC JE exam dates 2020-21, go through the following table:
|SSC JE Exam Events||SSC JE Exam Dates|
|Notification||October 1, 2020|
|Application form||October 1, 2020, to October 30, 2020|
|Online exam fee payment||October 1, 2020, to November 1, 2020|
|Generation of offline challan||October 1, 2020, to November 3, 2020|
|Exam fee payment through offline challan||October 1, 2020, to November 5, 2020|
|Paper-I||March 22, 2021, to March 24, 2021|
|Paper-II||To be announced|
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|Name of the exam||Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer|
|Conducting body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Stages in SSC JE||Paper 1 (Objective)
Paper 2 (Descriptive)
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Contact information||Staff Selection Commission Block No-12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
SSC JE Eligibility 2021 is dependent upon three factors and they are nationality, age limit, and educational qualification. Given below is SSC JE 2021 Eligibility Criteria:
|Age limit||18 years to 32 years|
|Nationality||Indian or subject of Nepal/Bhutan/Tibetan, Indian origin migrants from selected nations.|
|Educational Qualification||Applicants should complete an Engineering degree or diploma in any of the following specializations:
SSC JE Application status 2020-21 was released by the Staff Selection Commission. The aspirants can check the SSC JE Application Status for paper 1 at the respective website.
Previously, the SSC JE registration process was started by the Commission on October 1, 2020, and it was continued till October 30, 2020. Forms were available at the official website – ssc.nic.in. The SSC JE application fee is INR 100. Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD and Ex-Servicemen are eligible for reservation and are exempted from paying the fee. To know more about the steps of completing the SSC JE registration process, click here.
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The exam consists of 2 Papers – Paper 1 (objective type) and Paper 2 (Descriptive type). The time duration for each, Paper 1 and Paper 2 is 2 hours. SSC JE Exam Pattern highlights are as follows:
Note: Candidates appearing for JE Civil should appear for Part A (Civil & Structural) and similarly for other streams.
SSC JE admit card 2020-21 was issued by the commission on March 18, 2021. The SSC JE admit card for all the regions is released online at the official regional websites of the commission. Candidates will need to download their SSC JE admit card for paper 2 by logging in with a valid registration number and date of birth. In case, the aspirants forgot their registration number, they can retrieve it by entering the name and date of birth. The last date to download the hall ticket is the day of the exam.
SSC JE result is released by the commission soon after the exam is held. Candidates can check the result at the official website i.e. ssc.nic.in. In order to check the result, candidates have to search with their respective SSC JE exam roll numbers. Given below are the steps to check the SSC JE Result –
The Commission releases two separate answer keys for SSC JE Paper 1 and Paper 2. Answer keys for Paper 1 and Paper 2 shall be uploaded at ssc.nic.in. along with the question papers. Answer key helps the candidates to analyze their performances in the Junior Engineer Exam.
SSC JE Answer Keys will be available for the candidates once the exam takes place. The steps to download Answer Key is mentioned below-
Check SSC JE Salary
The SSC JE cutoff scores are the minimum scores that a candidate needs to obtain in order to qualify for the exam. The SSC JE cutoff is decided by the Commission. The commission also releases both the post-wise and category-wise SSC JE Cutoff. The SSC releases separate cut-offs each for paper 1 and paper 2.
Ques: SSC JE is conducted for which posts?
Ans: SSC JE is conducted every year for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JEs) in various branches of Engineering including Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts for Group-B (non-gazetted) posts in level-6 (Rs 35,400-1,12,400) of the pay matrix of the seventh Central Pay Commission.
Ques: How many times SSC JE is conducted in a year and what is the age to apply for the exam?
Ans: SSC JE is conducted only once a year and the age limit varies from post to post. There is a relaxation in the age for reserved categories as per govt. of India rules. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria provided by the authorities.
|Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical), Central Water Commission And CPWD||32 Years|
|Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical), MES and other departments||30 Years|
Ques: What is the mode of examination for SSC JE 2021?
Ans: In SSC JE candidates have to appear for two papers i.e Paper 1 & Paper 2. Paper 1 is an online exam having multiple-choice questions while Paper 2 is an offline descriptive paper.
Ques: What is the minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the exam and what is the application fee?
Ans: Applicants must possess Engineering degree or diploma in any of the following specializations: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Electrical Engineering. The application fees of SSC JE fee is INR 100/-. Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD and Ex-Servicemen are eligible for reservation and are exempted from paying the fee.
Ques: Is it compulsory to appear for both Paper 1 and 2 of SSC JE 2021?
Ans: Yes, it is compulsory to appear for both the papers. Candidates failing to appear for paper 1 or 2 will be disqualified from the recruitment process. Based on the marks obtained by candidates in both the papers final cut off will be decided.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.