SSC JE 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

SSC JE 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

SSC JE 2023: Staff Selection Commission conducts an examination for recruitment of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. To appear in the exam, the candidates are required to fill an application form. The application form is released online tentatively in the month of August/ September. Exam is conducted as two papers and clearing both the papers is mandatory for selection. Candidates can find the rest details of the SSC JE 2023 from this article.

SSC JE 2023

  • All candidates who are called for documents verification will be required to produce the relevant certificates in original.
  • A candidate must indicate the Centre(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination.
  • Only the candidates who clear paper I of the selection test will be eligible for appearing in paper II.
  • Detailed options for various posts and Departments will be taken from candidates at the time of document verification.
  • Candidates with benchmark physical disability only would be considered as Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and entitled to reservation.

SSC JE 2023 Important Dates

The tentative dates related to SSC JE 2023 are given in the table below.

Activities Expected Dates
Online application form release date August 2022, 2nd week
Last date to submit the online application To be notified later
Last date for application fee submission To be notified later
Last date to submit application fee via challan To be notified later
Availability of admit card for paper I To be notified later
Date of Paper I To be notified later
Declaration of result To be notified later
Availability of admit card for paper II To be notified later
Date of Paper II To be notified later
Declaration of result To be notified later

SSC JE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria for appearing in SSC JE exam are given below:

Nationality:

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Candidates of following nationality are eligible to apply:

  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Tibetan refugee, who came to India before 1st January 1962 to become a permanent resident
  • Person of Indian Origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam who came to India for settling permanently

Age criteria:

Depending on the post the candidate is applying for, the upper age limit for SSC JE is 30 and 32 years.

Relaxation in upper age:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD Genera candidates- 10 years

OBC candidates- 13 years

SC/ ST- 15 years

Ex-Servicemen 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof General candidates- 3 years

SC/ ST candidates- 8 years

Academic qualification:

Based on the post being applied for, the academic criteria differ. However, basic eligibility includes a degree or diploma in the relevant field of engineering.

SSC JE 2023 Application Form

The application form for SSC JE 2023 will be released online on the official website of SSC. Candidates should keep all the important documents such as id proof, banking details, etc ready before proceeding towards application form filling.

  • Personal and academic details related to the candidates will be asked in the application form.
  • Scanned copies of candidates’ photograph and signature, exam city choice, etc should also be provided in the application form.
  • Once all the important information is entered into the form, the candidates can submit it along with the required application fee.
  • After successful submission of the form, a confirmation page containing the application number of the candidates will be generated.
  • The candidates should take a printout of this page and keep it safe in case of future reference.

Application fee:

  • The application fee for all candidates (except women, SC/ST/PWD candidates who are exempted) will be Rs. 100/-.
  • Payment of application fee can be done using net banking/ debit card/ credit card or via bank challan.

SSC JE 2023 Exam Pattern

Check below the overview of SSC JE 2023 exam pattern:

  • Number of papers: 2
  • Mode of exam:
    • Paper I- Online
    • Paper II- Offline
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
  • Type of questions:
    • Paper I- Objective type
    • Paper II- Conventional type
  • Number of questions: 200 (Paper I)
  • Total marks:
    • Paper I- 200
    • Paper II- 300
  • Marking scheme (Paper I): Each question will carry 1 mark and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

Paper I:

Topics No. of questions Maximum marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Part A- General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

or

Part B- General Engineering (Electrical)

or

Part C- General Engineering (Mechanical)

100 100
Total 200 200

Paper II:

Topics Maximum marks Duration
Part A- General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

or

Part B- General Engineering (Electrical)

or

Part C- General Engineering (Mechanical)

300 2 hours

SSC JE 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC JE exam is provided below:

Paper I:

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning: Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Observation, Relationship Concepts, etc
  • General Awareness: Questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.
  • Civil Engineering: Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Irrigation & Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design, etc
  • Electrical Engineering: Basic Concepts, Circuit Law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring Instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, etc
  • Mechanical Engineering: Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, Laws of Thermodynamics, Air Standard Cycles for IC Engines, etc

Paper II:

  • Civil & Structural Engineering: Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, etc
  • Electrical Engineering: Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Electrical Machines, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and costing, Utilization of Electrical Energy and Basic Electronics
  • Mechanical Engineering: Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, Performance Production Engineering, etc

SSC JE Admit Card 2023

  • The SSC JE admit card will be released on the official website of concerned regional/ sub-regional office of the commission for download.
  • After downloading, the candidates should take a copy of the admit card and carry it with them at the time of appearing for the exam.
  • No candidates will be allowed to write their exam in the absence of a valid admit card and an identity proof.
  • The admit card should be kept safe till the complete process of selection/ recruitment is over.

SSC JE 2023 Result

  • Candidates can check the result of both papers conducted for SSC JE post by visiting the official website.
  • Those who clear both papers will qualify for the document verification round.
  • After successful verification of documents, candidates will be allotted post as per their merit and preference.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: How can I get my exam center changed?

Answer: The exam center as the one mentioned in the admit card of the candidate cannot be changed under any circumstances.

Question 2: Is there any way in which I can change my preference of post after document verification?

Answer: Once the candidate provides the choice for post and department, it will not be possible to change it later. Therefore, extreme care should be taken while exercising the choices.

Question 3: Can candidates of all genders apply for the JE exam?

Answer: Yes. However for the post of Junior Engineers in the Border Roads Organization (BRO), only male candidates are required to apply.

Question 4: Is there any provision for offline submission of application form?

Answer: No. the complete process of registration is made online and no offline filling or submission of forms is possible.

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2 thoughts on “SSC JE 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

  1. I’m a final year b.tech student so, can I apply for SSC JE 2021 exam?
    Or is it necessary to complete my degree and receive certificate to apply for the exam?

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