SSC JE 2019 Full Detail Exam Pattern Syllabus Starting Date

SSC JE 2019 – The notification of SSC JE will be released by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on December 15, 2018. Online application process will start once the notification is released. Candidates who wish to apply can fill SSC JE 2019 application form till Feb 1, 2019. To be eligible for the recruitment exam, candidates must have a degree or diploma in engineering (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical) and should be between 18 to 32 years. The eligibility criteria vary as per posts. The exam comprises two papers – Paper I and II. Candidates will be selected for the various posts on the basis of their total marks in Paper I and II.

SSC JE examination is conducted for recruitment of Junior Engineers in (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contract) in various central government departments like CWC, CPWD, Departmemt of Post, Director General Border Roads Organisation etc. As per previous years’ result analysis, as many as 5,69,930 candidates had appeared in the Paper I exam, out of which 5855 candidates had qualified for Paper II. Read below for more details on SSC JE 2019 like important dates, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, result and previous years’ cutoff.

SSC JE 2019 Exam Overview

Exam name
Recruitment of Junior Engineers
Commonly known as
Conducting authority
Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam category
Exam level
Diploma/Graduation in Engineering
Pay scale
Rs.35400-112400 (Pay matrix 7 of CPC)
Group B (Non-Gazetted) in Level 6
Mode of exam
Computer Based Written exam

SSC JE Exam Dates 2019

SSC will release notification for recruitment of Junior Engineers on December 15, 2018. The dates related to exam, application, admit card, declaration of result, answer key and cutoff are given below.
SSC JE 2019 Exam Dates
SSC JE 2019 notification
DJan 28, 2018
Online registration to begins on
Feb 1, 2018
Last date to fill SSC JE 2019 application form
Feb 28, 2019
Payment of application fees

SSC JE Paper I admit card 
To be notified soon
SSC JE Paper I exam
To be notified soon
Answer key of SSC JE Paper I
To be notified soon
Declaration of SSC JE 2019 result of Paper I
To be notified soon
Issue of SSC JE Paper II admit card 
To be notified soon
SSC JE Paper II exam
To be notified soon
Declaration of SSC JE 2019 final result
To be notified soon

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria prescribed for SSC JE 2019 examination is given below.
SSC JE 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Age limit as on January 1, 2019
The age limit varies as per posts.
 However, candidates upto 
32 years can apply for the exam
Academic qualification as on January 1, 2019
Diploma or degree in Civil
, Electrical, 
Mechanical engineering
Upper age relaxation will be provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories like SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Serviceman etc.

Application fee structure
Mode of payment: SBI Challan / Net banking/credit/debit cards
Gen/OBC- 100
Women/SC/ST/Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen - Free

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of SSC JE gives details regarding number of sections, mode of exam, marking scheme and time duration. According to SSC JE 2019 exam pattern, Paper I comprises 200 objective type questions from General Intelligence Reasoning, General Awareness and Part A (General Engineering – Civil and Structural)/Part B General Engineering (Electrical)/Part C General Engineering (Mechanical). The Paper I carries 200 marks with 0.25 marks for wrong answers. The Paper II will consists of conventional type questions of engineering discipline. This paper carries 300 marks and is held for 2 hours. SSC JE exam pattern of Paper I and II is given below.
Detailed exam pattern of SSC JE (Paper I)
Number of questions
Duration and Timings
General Intelligence Reasoning
2 Hours
Morning shift
 (10.00 am to 12.00 pm)

Afternoon Shift
 (2.00 pm to 4.00 pm)
General Awareness
Part: A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR

Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR

Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
Detailed exam pattern of SSC JE (Paper II)
Number of marks
Part-A General Engineering
 (Civil & Structural) OR
Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) OR
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
2 Hours

SSC JE Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of JE has been prescribed by the SSC. It comprises chapters and their topics. The standard of questions in engineering subjects will be of diploma in engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical/Electronics) level. SSC JE syllabus of Paper I and II is given below.
Syllabus of SSC JE (Paper I)
General Intelligence & Reasoning
The Syllabus for General Intelligence include
 questions of both verbal and non-verbal type
General Awareness
History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene,
 General Polity and Scientific Research, etc
Civil Engineering
Building Materials, Estimating,
 Costing and Valuation, Surveying, 
Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics,
 Irrigation Engineering,
 Transportation Engineering, 
Environmental Engineering
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,
 12 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 etc

SSC JE Answer Key 2019

The answer key of SSC JE will be available after the examination. SSC JE 2019 answer key will be released for Paper I only as Paper II carries conventional type questions. Along with the answer key, SSC will also release the response sheets of candidates. SSC JE answer key will be available online and candidates have to login into their respective accounts using roll number, date of birth and exam date. Candidates having objection with regard to the answers in SSC JE answer key 2019 can submit representations online after paying Rs 100 per answer.

SSC JE Result 2019

The result of SSC JE will be declared in three stages – Paper I, Paper II and Final. The commission will first announce the result of Paper I. Candidates qualifying the Paper I exam by securing the prescribed cutoff will be eligible for appearing in Paper II. Based on Paper II marks, candidates will be called for document verification. The final result will be declared after document verification. Final selection of candidates will be done based on their performance in Paper I and II. SSC JE 2019 result of all the stages will be available online. The names roll numbers and category of qualified candidates will be made available in PDF file. The marks of candidates will be released few days after the declaration of result.

SSC JE Cutoff 2019 

The cutoff of SSC JE is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for appearing in the next round of selection process. SSC JE 2019 cutoff will be released for Paper I, II and final allotment. On the basis of cutoff of Paper I, candidates will be selected for Paper II. SSC decides the Paper II cutoff to call candidates for document verification. Candidates are provided allotment based on the final cutoff. The final cutoff will be calculated based on the marks scored in Paper I and II by last qualified candidates. SSC JE 2019 cutoff is released category-wise and post-wise along with the result. The previous years’ SSC JE cutoff is provided below.

SSC JE 2017 Cutoff of Paper I

Civil Engineering
Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering

SSC JE 2017 Cutoff of Paper II

Civil Engineering
Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering

Official Notification 2017 - Click Here