SSC JE 2018 is a national level exam organizeed every year by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). It is a gateway for appointing candidates to the post of Junior Engineers, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts by the Commission.
This article contains all the information regarding the application form, courses provideed, eligibility criteria, results and other details.
SSC JE 2018 is a portal for appointment to Junior Engineer post by SSC. The highlights of the exam are mentioned below:
|Date of SSC JE 2018 Paper I||1st week of January 2018|
|Date of SSC JE 2018 Paper II||1st week of April 2018|
|Organizing body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Method of SSC JE 2018||Online (Paper I) and Offline (Paper II)|
|Period of SSC JE 2018||Paper I- 2 hours; Paper II- 2 hours|
|Type and number of questions||Paper I- Objective; Paper II- Subjective|
|Number of vacancies||1,173 approx|
The schedule proposed for SSC JE for the academic year 2018-2019 is given below. The important dates regarding appointment will be updated from time to time and will also be available on the official website of the organizing body.
|Registration and Online Application begins||2nd week of September 2018|
|Last date of Online Application||2nd week of October 2018|
|Availability of Hall Ticket||1st week of January 2018|
|SSC JE 2018 Exam||Paper I- 1st week of January 2018 Paper II- 1st week of April 2018|
|Declaration of Results||Paper I- March 2018 Paper II- June 2018|
|SSC JE 2018 Counselling||June 2018|
SSC provides a number of Junior Engineer posts in different departments. The posts available for appointment 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 2018 is as set up by the Commission. Candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements before applying for the exam. The general eligibility criteria are given below. All candidates must fulfil these eligibility norms irrespective of their category.
An aspirant must be between the ages of 18-32 to be applicable for the exam. The age criterion is relaxed by a few years for reserved category and physically challenged candidates.
The aspirant must have a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in the respective stream of engineering from a recognised university.
SSC JE 2018 Application Form consists of 2 steps. Application fees can be via both online and offline mode. Personals will need to fill up general details like individual information and educational qualifications. The steps involved in registration and application are given below: The application forms can be filled through the online method only on the official website www.ssconline.nic.in.
Part 1 Registration
Part 2 Registration
Specifications of Scanned Images of Photograph and Signature:
|Image||Format||Size||Dimension (height x )|
|Photograph||.jpg||4 to 12 kb||120 x 100 pixels|
|Signature||.jpg||1 to 12 kb||60 x 140 pixels|
Candidates can pay the application fees for SSC JE 2018 exam by cash, card or net banking. The procedure for rendering fees through each mode is given below:
SSC JE 2018 Application Fees for different Categories are:
|General (Male Aspirants)||INR 100|
SSC JE 2018 Admit cards for Paper I will be available on the official website in the 1st week of January 2018. Participants must log in to their registered accounts to avail the hall ticket. It is an important and compulsory document of the exam and no candidate will be granted entry without it. Admit cards will have details about the candidate such as the roll number and the exam centre allotted along with the address of the venue. No hall ticket for SSC JE 2018 will be dispatched by post.
Candidates will have to choose the city preferred by them as their exam centre and fill the city code on the application form. SSC JE 2018 will be organizeed in 9 centres across the country. The governing body will allow a centre accordingly to candidates and the venue of the centre will be mentioned in the hall ticket. Exam centre once allotted will not be changed under any circumstance.
SSC JE 2018 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.
|Method 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|
|Period of exam||2 hours|
SSC JE 2018 syllabus will be of graduation or diploma level of engineering. The syllabus of various sections is given below.
This section will assess the participant’s ability to response 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 candidate. It includes of present 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. Candidates will have to choose from 3 streams- Civil, Engineering and Mechanical and response questions based on the topics. Paper II will also test the engineering knowledge of aspirants and the detailed syllabus is given in the SSC brochure.
SSC JE 2018 Result for Paper I will be declared in March 2018. Results for both papers will be declared by SSC on their official website in the form of a rank list. To check the results, participants can follow the steps given below: Aspirants who complete the cutoff score will qualify the first stage and will be able to appear for Paper II. SSC JE 2018 Result for Paper II will be released in June 2018.
SSC will publish the response key of JE exam on its official website. Candidates can also check unofficial response key published by some coaching institutes that will be made available soon after the exam. SSC JE response key will help candidates to analyze their performances in the exam. The commission will publish JE response key around March 2018. The organizing body will announce the response key for objective type paper i.e. Paper I for all sets.
SSC JE 2018 is organizeed for applicable candidates for different Junior Engineer posts and vacancies. SSC JE Appointment procedure will take place after the declaration of the results of Paper II. Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their scores obtained in both the Paper I and Paper II.
Participants who successfully qualify the SSC JE 2018 will be applicable for participating in SSC JE 2018 Appointment procedure and shall be on probation for a duration of 2 years. During the duration of probation, candidates will undergo such training or pass such examinations as prescribed by the Controlling Authority.