SSC JE 2021: Application
Form, Notification, Syllabus, Other Information
Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
happens to be one of the most prominent organisations under the Government of
India. The Commission every year, conducts various examinations for different
positions out of which SSC Junior Engineer (JE) examination is one of the most
sought after. The SSC JE examination is conducted at a national level for
recruitment of interested and eligible applicants for the position of Junior
Engineers and work as Civil Engineers, Mechanical Engineers and Electrical
Engineers. The detailed information is available at examlabonline.com following
which candidates can go through the following article.
SSC JE Online Application Form
The application form will be available
on the official website of SSC at ssc.nic.in. The application procedure that
will be conducted online requires candidates to carefully fill up the form.
Important guidelines regarding the application process are given below.
The candidate is suggested
to thoroughly read and understand the important guidelines before beginning.
Visit the official
website of SSC at ssc.nic.in. and avail the application form.
Fill in all the
relevant and mandatory information in the application form.
The candidate must
carefully note the format needed to fill the application form.
Upload the mandatory
documents and pay the application fee through the mentioned modes of payment.
Submit the application
form and take a print out of the same for future use.
Application Fee: Candidates belonging
to the categories: General, Other Backward Class (OBC) and Economically Weaker
Sections (EWS) have to pay a mandatory fee amount of Rs 100, while women
candidates and candidates belonging to the reserved categories: Scheduled Caste
(SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Person with Disability (PWD) are not required to
pay an application fee.
SSC JE Notification
The notification regarding the 2021 SSC
JE has not been released until now however, the notification regarding the SSC
JE examination dates, examination pattern, syllabus and other information will
be issued by SSC on their official website.
SSC JE Exam Date
The SSC JE examination date for the
year 2021 has not been finalised until now. It is speculated that the SSC JE
2020 examinations will commence in the month of October, 2020 following which
the SSC JE 2021 examination might be held around the same time next year.
SSC JE Eligibility Criteria
Before beginning the application
process, the candidates are suggested to confirm their eligibility to the post.
Nationality: Candidate must be an
Indian. Citizens of Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet can also apply provided that they
have been a permanent resident of India before 1st January, 1962. Apart from
this, Indian origin candidates, migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Kenya,
Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Myanmar, etc are also allowed to apply.
Educational Qualification: An eligible
candidate is required to have a BE or a B.Tech. Degree in the respective
discipline that he/she is applying for, from a recognized university/
Age Limit: The age of the candidate
aiming for the Civil, Mechanical, Quality, Surveying Contract Engineer branch
must be between 18 to 27 years while age of candidates aiming for CPWD and
Central Water Commission must not be more than 32 years. Age of applicant
aiming for JE, MES and CWPRS must be less than 30 years.
Category of the Applicant
Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)
Backward Classes (OBC)
with Disabilities (SC / ST)
with Disabilities (OBC)
with Disabilities (General)
SSC JE Examination Pattern
The SSC JE Examination pattern consists
of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2.
The exam will consist of objective type questions which will be conducted in an
online mode. Paper 1 will include 200 questions which will carry 200 marks.
Apart from this, the examination will be available both in Hindi and in
English. A negative marking of 0.25 marks will be applicable for every wrong
attempt. Paper 1 will be divided into 3 sections: Part A - General Intelligence
and Reasoning, Part B - General Awareness and Part C - General Engineering
(Civil and Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)
for which candidates are required to choose one topic that they have applied
Candidates who clear Paper 1 will be required to appear for Paper 2. The exam
will consist of written, descriptive questions. Paper 2 will consist of questions
which will carry 300 marks. Like Paper 1, negative marking will be applicable
in Paper 2 as well. Paper 2 also includes 3 parts: Part A, Part B and Part C.
The candidate is required to answer questions from one part for which he/she
has applied. Part A will consist of questions regarding General Engineering for
Civil and Structural, Part B will include questions regarding General
Engineering for Electrical and Part C will include questions regarding General
Engineering for Mechanical.
SSC JE Syllabus
In order to appear and successfully
crack the examination, it is important that the candidate is aware of the
detailed SSC JE Syllabus. It is necessary that the candidates regularly visit
the official website for information, however the details are also given below:
Intelligence and Reasoning
Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Space Visualization,
Visual Memory, Problem Solving, Reasoning Analogies, Analysis, Judgement,
Decision Making, Discrimination Observation, Similarities and Differences,
Number Series, Verbal Classification, Figures Classification. The questions
will be verbal as well as non-verbal in nature.
Geography, History, General Polity, Economic Scene, Scientific Research.
General Engineering: This paper
consists of three parts that the candidates have to choose from on the basis of
their applied interest.
A CE (Civil and Structural Engineering)
Estimating, Building Materials, Soil Mechanics, Concrete Technology, Costing
and Valuation, Irrigation Engineering, Environmental Engineering,
Transportation Engineering, Hydraulics, Steel Design, RCC Design, Theory of
B EE (Electrical Engineering)
Law, Basic Concepts, AC Fundamentals, Electrical Machines, Magnetic Circuit,
Synchronous Machines, Measurement and Measuring Instruments, Generation,
Basic Electronics, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Transmission and
Distribution, Estimation and Costing, Fractional Kilowatt Motors, Single
Phase Induction Motors.
C ME (Mechanical Engineering)
and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Theory of Machines and Machine Design,
Boilers, IC Engine Performance, Air Standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC
Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling and Lubrication, Rankine Cycle,
Classification, Specification, Properties of Pure Substances, Engineering
Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Air Compressors, Fitting and Accessories,
Fluid Statics, Nozzles and Steam Turbines, Refrigeration Plant Principle,
Measurement of Flow Rate, Properties and Classification of Fluids, Fluid Pressure
Measurement, Fluid Kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal Fluids, Centrifugal Pumps,
Basic Principles and Classification of Steel.
SSC JE Admit Card
The Admit Card regarding SSC JE 2021
will be issued by SSC on their official website around 15-20 days prior to the
commencement of the examination. The candidate will be able to download the admit
card by visiting the website after which he/she must get it printed and
downloaded. It is mandatory for a candidate to carry the admit card to the
respective exam centre.
SSC JE Cut Off
A certain cut-off is set by the State
Selection Commission for the candidate to achieve in order to get chosen.
Usually, the cut-offs are different for applicants from different categories.
SSC JE Result
The SSC JE Result will be declared by
the State Selection Commission at the official website of SSC. The results will
be announced after successful completion of Paper 1 after which the result will
again be declared by SSC after completion of Paper 2.
SSC JE Vacancies
The details and information regarding
the vacancies will be issued by the State Selection Commission. The number of
vacancies will be divided among all the candidates belonging to different
categories. The details of SSC JE 2021 vacancies will be issued by the
Commission on the official website.
SSC JE Selection Procedure
The selection process of candidates
aspiring for SSC JE will be based on two Papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidate
has to initially appear for Paper 1, passing which will allow him/ her to
appear for Paper 2. While Paper 1 will be objective and conducted online, Paper
2 will be descriptive and written.
SSC JE Preparation Tips &
It is mandatory that the candidate
should be aware of the important details and relevant knowledge of the exam
syllabus, pattern and details of SSC JE. Candidate must go through the syllabus
thoroughly and study the important topics. It is important that the candidate
prepares according to the topics that have been mentioned. Clearing doubts and
strengthening knowledge is key. A candidate must revise the entire syllabus
before the exam and identify the weak points and put in efforts to work on
them. The candidate must carefully attempt the paper and skip any question he/
she is unsure of as there is negative marking. Follow newspapers, news
channels, books, magazines in order to garner information regarding general
knowledge and awareness. Aspirants must appear for the mock test series and
mock tests available at examlabonline.com to prepare well.
SSC JE 2020 Exam Analysis
The examination consists of two papers,
one including objective type questions and the second consisting of descriptive
type questions. While the difficulty level of questions in Paper 1 is moderate,
the questions in Paper 2 are slightly moderate and difficult with a few
questions being tough.
SSC JE Salary
As per the salary in 2019, the pay
scale for Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Junior
Engineer (Electrical), Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical, Junior
Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract) is Rs. 32,667 – 37,119.