All About SSC-Junior Engineers

Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, And Quantity Surveying & Contract) Examination


SSC JE is conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JEs) in various branches of Engineering including Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts. The exam is conducted to recruit candidates for Group-B (non-gazetted) posts in level-6 (Rs 35,400-1,12,400) of pay matrix of the seventh Central Pay Commission. Posts that are likely to be filled up through SSC JE 2020 exam are:


SSC JE Posts


JE Civil

·         Central Water Commission

·         Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

·         Military Engineer Services (MES)

·         Farakka Barrage Project

·         Border Road Organization (BRO)

·         Central Water and Power Research Station

·         National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

JE Mechanical

·         Central Water Commission

·         Farakka Barrage Project

·         Central Water and Power Research Station

·         Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)

·         NTRO

JE Electrical

·         CPWD

·         NTRO

·         Farakka Barrage Project

·         Central Water and Power Research Station

·         Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)

JE Electrical & Mechanical

·         MES

·         BRO



SSC JE Exam 2020

Exam Name

SSC JE (Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer)

Conducting Body


Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Paper-1: Online

Paper-2: Offline

Exam Duration

Paper-I: 120 minutes

Paper-II: 120 minutes

Exam Purpose 

Selection of candidates for the post of Junior Engineer in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India

Exam Language

English and Hindi

Exam Helpdesk No.


Official Website

SSC JE Eligibility 2020

SSC JE eligibility criteria differ as per the post applied by a candidate. However, the basic parameters that candidates need to fulfill in order to meet SSC JE 2020 eligibility criteria are:

  • Nationality/citizenship: A candidate must be either a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962 or an Indian who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East Africa countries
  • Educational qualification: A candidate should complete his/her degree/diploma in Civil/Electrical/Mechanical engineering as on January 1, 2020
  • Age limit: A candidate should be aged maximum 32 years as on January 1, 2020
  • Check complete SSC JE eligibility 2020.


Important SSC JE Exam Dates 2020-21

Check important SSC JE 2020-21 exam dates below:

SSC JE Exam Events 

SSC JE Exam Dates

Salient Features




SSC JE 2020 notification was scheduled to be out on August 4. However, the notification has been delayed.

Application form

04-Aug-2020 to 03-Sep-2020


SSC JE application process 2020 is expected to start on August 4 and end on September 3.


to be announced

SSC JE paper-I 2020-21 exam date is yet to be out.


Important SSC JE Exam Dates 2019-20


SSC JE Exam Events

SSC JE Exam Dates

Salient Features

Application form

13-Aug-2019 to 12-Sep-2019

SSC JE application process commenced on the official website of SSC on August 13 and ended on September 12.

Admit card for paper-I

Third week of October 2020

SSC JE admit card will be released about one week before the commencement of the exam. 


01-Sep-2020 to 04-Sep-2020

27-Oct-2020 to 30-Oct-2020

SSC JE paper-I exam dates 2020 have been revised again. The exam will now be held from October 27-30. 




SSC JE paper-II was earlier scheduled to be held on June 21. However, the exam has been postponed due to Coronavirus. The revised dates for the exam will be announced soon.

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