SSC JE 2020: Exam Postponed, Notification, Admit Card, Syllabus, Vacancy

Staff Selection Commission has released the notification for SSC 2019 Junior Engineer in various central departments of the government. Eligible candidates will be recruited to the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, etc.) across the country. SSC JE 2019 Recruitment process commenced on 13th August 2019 and the last date to apply online was 12th September 2019. SSC JE 2019 Paper I was scheduled to be conducted from 30.03.2020 to 02.04.2020 but it has been postponed by SSC due to coronavirus. Check out the details below: 

SSC JE Notification 2019

Staff Selection Commission of India has released the SSC JE Recruitment notification 2019 on 13th August 2019. Candidates can check exam dates, updated SSC JE Syllabus, Exam Pattern, etc. on this page. Check out the important dates that should be kept in mind as given below:

Application form starting date 13th August 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 12th September 2019
Tier-I Admit Card 7 days prior to the exam
Result of Tier-I Exam To be announced
Tier-II Admit Card December 2019
SSC JE Tier-II Exam (Descriptive) 29th December 2019
Tier-II Result To be announced

SSC JE 2019 Vacancies

The overall Vacancies for SSC JE 2019 Recruitment has not been declared yet by the commission. The vacancies released in the previous year was 1601 for which the exam is yet to be conducted by the commission.
Total Vacancy for SSC JE 2018- 1601: Check Official Notice of SSC JE 2018 Vacancies

SSC JE Exam Dates 2018-19

Application form starting date 1st February 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 25th February 2019
Tier-I Admit Card September 2019
SSC JE Tier-I Exam (CBE) 23rd-27th September 2019
Result of Tier-I Exam 12th December
Tier-II Admit Card To be announced
SSC JE Tier-II Exam (Descriptive) 29th December 2019
Tier-II Result To be announced

SSC JE 2019 Application Fee

Candidates are required to apply online for SSC JE 2019 Exam. They can do so by paying the online application fee for the exam. A candidate has to pay Rs. 100/- as Online Application Fee for SSC JE 2019 Exam. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category are exempted from paying any application fee. Female candidates as well as Ex. Employees are also exempted from paying SSC JE Application Fees.

SSC JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for SSC JE 2019, a candidate is required to be a citizen of India. He/she must fall into the age limit required for the posts offered through SSC JE 2019 Exam. Let’s have a look at the Age Limit for various posts:
Different posts have different age criteria. Candidates are required to make sure about their age and qualification before applying for the examination. Age-Relaxation Permissible beyond the Upper age limit.

SSC JE 2019 Educational Qualification

SSC Junior Engineer 2019 Exam Pattern:

Paper-I (Objective type (Date of Examination )
Papers No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Duration & Timings
(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hrs.
(ii) General Awareness 50 50
Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR 100 100
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
Total 200 200
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. 
Paper -II will be held in a written format

Paper – II Marks Time
Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) 300 2 Hrs.
Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) 300 2 Hrs.
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical) 300 2 Hrs.


SSC JE 2019 Syllabus

The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximate of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education. The SSC JE 2019 Detailed syllabus for the benefit of the candidates is as given below:

SSC JE 2019 Paper-I Syllabus:

SSC JE General Intelligence & Reasoning:

The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type.
S. No. Topics No. Of Question asked in 2016
1 Number & Alphabetical Series 11
2 Coding Decoding 3
3 Inequality 1
4 Analogy 9
5 Odd one Out 9
6 Syllogism 1
7 Statement & Conclusions 1
8 Cube 1
9 Directions Sense 2
10 Permutaion & Combinations 2
11 Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 5
12 Venn diagram 2
13 Blood relations 1
14 Matrix 1
15 Mathematical Calculations 1
Total No. Of Questions 50

SSC JE General Awareness:

The test will include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to current events, Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research, etc.
S. No. Topics No. Of Question asked in 2016
1 Science 19
2 History 5
3 Polity 4
4 Geography 8
5 Economics 5
6 Awards 2
7 Computer 2
8 Festival 1
9 Current Affairs/ Sports 2-3
10 Books & authors 1
Total No. Of Questions 50

(iii) General Engineering (Civil and Structural), (Electrical & Mechanical):


Civil Engineering

Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering. Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design.

Electrical Engineering

Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and Costing,
Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics.

Mechanical Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal fluids, Measurement of Flow rate, basic principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of steels.

To know more about SSC JE Syllabus, click here

SSC JE Admit Card 2019-20

SSC JE 2019 Admit Card will be released 10-15 days before the commencement of each level of the exam. Admit Card for Tier-I exam will be released first followed by Admit Card for Tier-II Exam. Candidates are required to visit the page regularly to get the direct link to download their Admit Card for SSC JE 2019 exam.

SSC JE Result 2019-20

SSC JE 2019 Result will be declared after each stage of the exam has been conducted, i.e. result for Tier-I will be declared first followed by the result for Tier-II Exam.

SSC JE Cut-Off

The Cut-Off for SSC JE 2018 will be released once the result for each phase has been declared by SSC. The cut-off will be released separately, i.e. cut-off for Tier-I will be released first followed by cut-off for Tier-II. To have a good knowledge of SSC JE 2018 Cut-Off, let’s have a look at the previous year cut-off of SSC JE Exam:
Category Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Cut Off Civil Engineering Cut Off
UR 115.00 100.00
SC 99.00 84.50
ST 94.50 85.50
OBC 109.50 92.50
OH 87.00 72.50
HH 54.00 40.00