The SSC JE exam is conducted by the SSC to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Junior Engineers in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Posts for various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the SSC JE Notification 2024 at www.ssc.gov.in. A total of 968 vacancies for Junior Engineers Posts have been released through notification pdf. The SSC JE 2024 Exam is scheduled for the 5th, 6th and 7th of June 2024. The SSC JE posts are Group B (Non-Gazetted), in Level-6 (Rs 35400-112400/-) of the pay matrix of the 7th Central Pay Commission. There is a slight change in the SSC JE Exam Pattern, from now onwards both paper 1 and paper 2 are computer-based Examinations. 

SSC JE 2024 Exam Date Out

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is going to organize the computer-based examination and for this, it has announced the SSC JE Exam Date 2024 on its official website https://ssc.gov.in/. As per the official SSC Calendar 2024, the SSC JE exam has been re-scheduled for the 5th, 6th and 7th of June 2024. All the candidates who had successfully applied for the SSC JE 2024 drive must gear up their preparation for the SSC JE Exam as the dates are now released officially.

SSC JE 2024 Exam Summary

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC JE examination giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfil their dream of joining the prestigious Government Sector. The SSC JE Notification 2024 PDF along with all necessary details for the recruitment drive has been released by SSC. Have a look at the glimpse for SSC JE Recruitment 2024 from the below table.

SSC JE Recruitment 2024- Overview
Exam Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam NameJunior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical & Electrical)
Vacancies968
CategoryGovt Jobs
SSC JE Tier 1 Exam Date 20245th, 6th and 7th June 2024
Selection Process
  1. Paper 1
  2. Paper 2
  3. Document Verification
SalaryRs 35,400-1,12,400/-
Job LocationDelhi NCR
Official websitehttps://ssc.gov.in/

SSC JE 2024 Important Dates

The Online registration & exam date for the SSC JE 2024 exam has been announced along with the SSC Calendar 2024. SSC JE 2024 Notification pdf for SSC Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contract) examination. All important dates related to the SSC JE 2024 exam are mentioned below.

SSC JE Recruitment 2024- Important Dates
EventsDates
SSC JE 2024 Notification Releases28th March 2024
SSC JE 2024 Application Form Starts28th March 2024
Last Day to Apply Online and Pay Fee18th April 2024
Date of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ and 
online payment of Correction Charges
22nd to 24th April 2024
SSC JE Admit Card 202427th May 2024
SSC JE Tier 1 Exam Date 20245th, 6th and 7th June 2024
SSC JE Tier 2 Exam Date 2024To be notified

SSC JE 2024 Admit Card Out

The officials have started releasing SSC JE Admit Cards on 27th May 2024 at the regional websites of the respective regions. The candidates who have applied for SSC JE Recruitment 2024 can click on the below link and download their hall tickets and check all details related to the exam day.

SSC JE Admit Card 2024 Out- Click to Download

SSC JE Vacancy 2024

This year a total of 968 vacancies for the posts of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical & Electrical) for Organizations/ Offices of the Government of India have been released along with the SSC JE Notification 2024. Out of the total vacancies, 475 vacancies are released for the Border Road Organisation, and 338 vacancies are released for the Central Public Works Department. Let's have a look SSC JE Vacancy distribution from the below table:

SSC JE 2024 Vacancy
SNoName of OrganisationFieldSCSTOBCEWSURTotal
1.Border Road Organisation (Males)Civil763613648142438
2.Border Road Organisation (Males)Electrical & Mechanical080000022737
3.Central Public Works DepartmentCivil3216582190217
4.Central Public Works DepartmentElectrical1809321151121
5.Central Water CommissionCivil1906391244120
6.Central Water CommissionMechanical010001010912
7.Farakka Barrage ProjectCivil--------0202
8.Farakka Barrage ProjectElectrical01------0102
9.Military Engineer ServicesCivilVacancies to be intimated in due course
10.Military Engineer ServicesElectrical & MechanicalVacancies to be intimated in due course
11.DGQA-NAVAL, Ministry of DefenceElectrical01------0203
12.DGQA-NAVAL, Ministry of DefenceMechanical------010203
13.National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)Civil01--01--0406
14.Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Jal Shakti Civil--------0202
15.Central Water Power Research StationElectrical--01--01--02
16.Central Water Power Research StationCivil----02--0103
Total1576826997377 968 

SSC JE 2024 Notification

The official SSC JE Notification for Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical & Electrical) Examination-2024 was released on 28th March 2024 announcing 968 vacancies of Junior Engineer posts. The notification has been released along with the complete details regarding the exam. The direct link to download the official SSC JE Notification 2024 PDF has been shared here for the candidates interested in the SSC JE 2024 Exam.

SSC JE Notification 2024 PDF - Click to Download 

SSC JE 2024 Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay Rs. 100/- as their application fee for the SSC JE 2024 Exam. Female Candidates, Ex. Servicemen and Candidates belonging to reserved categories are exempted from paying the application fee for the SSC JE 2024 Exam. The payment of the application fee can be made only through online payment modes such as Net-Banking, Credit/Debit cards and BHIM, UPI etc.

SSC JE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the SSC JE 2024 exam consist of SSC JE Educational Qualification and Age Limit. The eligibility criteria for SSC JE recruitment 2024 have been released along with the SSC JE notification pdf. To be eligible for the SSC JE 2024 Exam, a candidate needs to fulfill basic requisites including education qualification and age limit, which have been discussed below:

SSC JE Educational Qualification 

The department-wise and post-wise SSC JE Educational Qualification has been tabulated below- 

SSC JE Educational Qualification
Organization/DepartmentEducational Qualification
Junior Engineer Civil (BRO) (Males) 
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute; or
  • (a) Three-Year Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and 
    (b) Two years of working experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Civil Engineering works
Junior Engineer Electrical & Mechanical (BRO) (Males)
  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute; or
  • (a) Three years Diploma in Electrical/ Automobile/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and
  • (b) Two-Year experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works
Junior Engineer Civil (CPWD)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute
Junior Engineer Electrical (CPWD)Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute
Junior Engineer Civil (CWC) Three-Year Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer Mechanical (CWC) Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer Civil (Farakka Barrage Project)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board
Junior Engineer Electrical (Farakka Barrage Project)Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board
Junior Engineer Civil (Military Engineer Services)
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University; or
  • (a) Three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and (b) Two years’ experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Civil Engineering works
Junior Engineer Electrical & Mechanical (Military Engineer Services)
  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University; or
  • (a) Three-Year diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and
     (b) Two-Year experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Works
Junior Engineer Electrical (DGQA-NAVAL, Ministry of Defence)Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute
 Junior Engineer Mechanical (DGQA-NAVAL, Ministry of Defence)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute
Junior Engineer Civil (NTRO)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institution
Junior Engineer Civil (Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Jal Shakti)Three-Year Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer Electrical (Central Water Power Research Station)Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute
Junior Engineer Civil (Central Water Power Research Station)Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute

SSC JE Age Limit (as on 01/08/2024)

For the posts for which age limit is upto 30 years- The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-08-1994 and not later than 01-08-2006.

For the posts for which age limit is upto 32 years- The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2006.

The department-wise and post-wise SSC JE Age Limit has been tabulated below- 

SSC JE Age Limit
Organization/DepartmentPostAge Limit 
Border Road Organisation (Males)CivilUp to 32 years
Border Road Organisation (Males)Electrical & MechanicalUp to 32 years
Central Public Works DepartmentCivilUp to 32 years
Central Public Works DepartmentElectricalUp to 32 years
Central Water CommissionCivilUp to 30 years
Central Water CommissionMechanicalUp to 30 years
Farakka Barrage ProjectCivilUp to 30 years
Farakka Barrage ProjectElectricalUp to 30 years
Military Engineer ServicesCivilUp to 30 years
Military Engineer ServicesElectrical & MechanicalUp to 30 years
DGQA-NAVAL, Ministry of DefenceElectricalUp to 30 years
DGQA-NAVAL, Ministry of DefenceMechanicalUp to 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)CivilUp to 30 years
Brahmaputra Board, Ministry of Jal Shakti CivilUp to 30 years
Central Water Power Research StationElectricalUp to 30 years
Central Water Power Research StationCivilUp to 30 years
Border Road Organisation (Males)CivilUp to 30 years
Border Road Organisation (Males)Electrical & MechanicalUp to 30 years
Central Public Works DepartmentCivilUp to 30 years

Age Relaxation for SSC JE 2024 exam is given in the table below:

SSC JE Age Relaxation
CategoryAge Limit Relaxation
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC)3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
PwD + OBC13 years
PwD + SC/ ST15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities
with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and
released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST).
General/ OBC3 Years
SC/ ST8 years

SSC JE 2024 Selection Process

Under the SSC JE selection process candidates have to undergo the Paper 1, Paper 2, and document verification process. Paper-I & Paper-II will be held in  CBT mode and consist of Objective Type, Multiple-choice questions only. The candidates will be required to attempt the General Engineering part (i.e., Part-A, Part-B or Part-C) in Paper-I and Paper-II, which has been selected by them, based on their Stream/ Subject of Educational Qualification.

  • Paper 1
  • Paper 2
  • Document Verification

SSC JE 2024 Exam Pattern

SSC JE 2024 Exam will be conducted in two papers. Paper 1 will be of 200 marks and paper 2 will be of 300 marks. Both paper 1 and paper 2 are Multiple Choice Questions. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong by a candidate in paper 1 and in paper 2 there will be a negative marking of 1 mark. 

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2024
PapersMode of ExamSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Paper 1Computer Based ExaminationGeneral Intelligence & ReasoningIntelligence50502 hours
General Awareness5050
Part-A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
OR
Part-B: General Engineering (Electrical)
OR
Part-B: General Engineering (Mechanical)
100100
Paper 2Computer Based ExaminationPart-A: General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
OR
Part-B: General Engineering (Electrical)
OR
Part-B: General Engineering (Mechanical)
1003002 hours

SSC JE 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the SSC JE 2024 Tier 1 (Paper 1) exam for 200 marks covers major three sections:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Technical Subjects (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil & Structural)

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus for all these sections separately:

SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus
General Intelligence and ReasoningGeneral Awareness
  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities
  3. Differences
  4. Space Visualization
  5. Problem Solving
  6. Analysis judgment
  7. Decision Making
  8. Visual Memory
  9. Discrimination
  10. Observation
  11. Relationship Concepts
  12. Arithmetical Reasoning
  13. Verbal And Figure Classification
  14. Arithmetical Number Series Etc
  15. Abstract Ideas And Symbols And Their Relationships
  16. Arithmetical Computations
  17. Other Analytical Functions.
  1. Current Affairs
  2. India and its neighbouring countries
  3. History
  4. Culture
  5. Geography
  6. Economic Science
  7. General Polity and Scientific Research, etc

Check the SSC JE Syllabus for all Technical Subjects 

SSC JE 2024 Admit Card

SSC JE 2024 Admit Card will be released for the Tier-I Exam followed by Tier-II by the Staff Selection Commission of India. Candidates can download Admit Card by clicking on the link mentioned below. Candidates are required to download their Admit Card and carry it with them to the Exam Centre.

SSC JE 2024 Result

SSC JE 2024 Result will be declared by SSC within a month duration for the Tier-I examination is conducted. SSC Junior Engineer Result is released along with SSC JE Cut Off marks in pdf format. The candidates can check their SSC JE result & Cut-Off from the official website https://ssc.gov.in/ when released. 

SSC JE 2024 Cut Off

The Cut-Off for SSC JE 2024 will be released once the result for each phase has been declared by SSC. 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 the SSC JE 2024 Cut-Off, let’s have a look at the previous year's cut-off of the SSC JE Exam:

SSC JE Tier 1 Cut-Off Marks (Last Year)

SSC JE Tier-1 Cut Off 2023
CategoryCivil EngineeringElectrical/ Mechanical Engineering
General108.16773131.45627
OBC106.50713131.45627
EWS98.91581125.37901
SC89.36187116.03229
ST87.33088105.81252
OH84.62158104.29715
HH56.45190109.23740
Other PWD4056.34762

SSC JE Cut-Off Previous Year- Click to Check

SSC JE 2024 Notifcation: FAQs

Ans. A total 968 Junior Engineers Posts has been released through SSC JE 2024 Notification on 28th March 2024.

Ans. As per SSC Calendar 2024, the online SSC JE Tier 1 to be held on 5th, 6th and 7th June 2024.

Ans. Candidates have B.E./B.Tech. Degree or Diploma Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering from a recognised board in order to be eligible for the exam.

Ans. The total duration & timings of SSC JE Paper-II is 2 hours (120 minutes).

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