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The result of SSC JE Paper 1 2017 was declared on 13th April 2018 by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Candidates qualifying the Paper 1 exam will be eligible to appear for Paper 2 exam which will be conducted on 29th April 2018.

SSC JE is conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE) Group B (Non-Gazetted) posts, in level 6. The competitive examination consists of two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is objective type in nature and Paper II is conventional type. The Junior Engineers are being recruited in the fields of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical And Quantity Surveying & Contract.

SSC JE Paper I was scheduled to be conducted from 22nd January to 29th January 2018 at various centres across India. The exam will be computer based.

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The admit cards are now available to be downloaded from the regional websites of SSC. The links are given below under the Admit Card section.

The detail of the posts for which candidates are being recruited are given in the table below:

Organisation Post
Central water Commission Junior Engineer (Civil)
Central water Commission Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil)
CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Department of post Junior Engineer (Civil)
MES Junior Engineer (civil)
MES Junior Engineer (electrical & Mechanical)
MES Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying and Contract)
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Civil)
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (civil)
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Electrical)
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Mechanical)
Central Water Power Research Station Junior Engineer (civil)
Central Water Power Research Station Junior Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical)
Dte. Of Quality Assurance (Naval) Junior Engineer (Naval Quantity Assurance) – (Mechanical)
Dte. Of Quality Assurance (Naval) Junior Engineer (Naval Quantity Assurance)- (Electrical)
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Civil)
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Electrical)
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Important Dates for SSC JE 2017

All the candidates appearing in the SSC JE 2017 recruitment procedure must note the following dates:

S. No. Events Dates
1 Release of the notification October 20, 2017
2 Release of application form October 21, 2017
3 The last date to fill the application form November 17, 2017
4 The last date to pay the application fee (Online) November 17, 2017
5 The last date to pay the application fee (Offline) November 17, 2017
6 Editing and Correction of SSC Junior engineer application October 20 to November 17, 2017
7 Release of E- admit card (Paper I) January 9, 2018
8 Date of computer based test (Paper I) January 22-29, 2018
9 Declaration of Paper 1 Result February, 2018 (expected)
10 SSC JE 2018 descriptive test To be notified later
11 Declaration of result for descriptive test To be notified later
13 Declaration of final result To be notified later

Eligibility Criteria

SSC has also laid out the minimum eligibility conditions that must be fulfilled by the candidates in order to be considered for recruitment. It must be noted that if any candidate is found ineligible at any point, the candidature will be fortified.

Note: Only male candidates are eligible for the posts of Junior Engineers in Director General Border Roads Organisation (BRO), Ministry of Defence.

Nationality/ Citizenship

The candidate must be one of the following:

  • a Citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal
  • a subject of Bhutan
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
Note: All the candidates other than Indian citizens must have an eligibility certificate issued in their favour by the Government of India.

Age Limit as on 1st January 2018

Organisation Post Age limit
Central water Commission Junior Engineer (Civil) Upto 32 years
Central water Commission Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Upto 32 years
CPWD Junior Engineer (Civil) Upto 32 years
CPWD Junior Engineer (Electrical) Upto 32 years
Department of post Junior Engineer (Civil) Upto 27 years
MES Junior Engineer (civil) Upto 30 years
MES Junior Engineer (electrical & Mechanical) Upto 30 years
MES Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying and Contract) Upto 27 years
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Civil) Upto 30 years
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Electrical) Upto 30 years
Farakka Barrage (Project) Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Upto 30 years
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (civil) Upto 30 years
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Electrical) Upto 30 years
Director General Border Roads Organisation Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Upto 30 years
Central Water Power Research Station Junior Engineer (civil) Upto 30 years
Central Water Power Research Station Junior Engineer (Electrical/Mechanical) Upto 30 years
Dte. Of Quality Assurance (Naval) Junior Engineer (Naval Quantity Assurance) – (Mechanical) Upto 30 years
Dte. Of Quality Assurance (Naval) Junior Engineer (Naval Quantity Assurance)- (Electrical) Upto 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Civil) Upto 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Electrical) Upto 30 years
National Technical Research Organisation Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Upto 30 years
Note: SC/ST/PH/OBC, Ex-serviceman, Central Govt. Civilian Employees, Kashmiri Migrants and Defence Personnel will be given a relaxation upto 15 years owing to a combination of categories. To know in detail, check our article SSC JE Eligibility.

Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification, as notified by SSC, must essentially be possessed by the candidates while applying for the different posts. Depending on which branch of Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical) candidates are willing to apply for, they must at least have a diploma is the concerned Branch of Engineering.

Application form For SSC JE 2017

The application form can be accessed online at ssconline.nic.in. No offline form will be available. The application procedure for SSC JE 2017 is over for now and the exam is scheduled from 22nd to 29th January 2018.

The application procedure includes the following steps:

Registration

  • In the online registration form, candidates will have to fill the basic information related to them.
  • Check the details carefully and ensure they are correct before submission.
  • On successful submission, a Registration Id and Password will appear on the screen. They are very essential for future logins. Hence, note them down.
Note: The registration facility at ssconline.nic.in is available all throughout the year. Candidates need to register only once and then keep on applying for the different Recruitment examinations when advertised by SSC.

Upload Scanned Photograph and Signature

The registration part is complete only on uploading the scanned images of signature and photograph of the candidate. The scanned images must be uploaded in the following sizes:

Photograph 4 KB to 20 KB JPG
Signature 1 KB to 12 KB JPG

Fill the Application form

Registered candidates will have to log in to their profile and fill the online application form. Before applying to any examination candidates can edit the information fed in the Registration form. However, after filling and submitting the Application form, no changes are allowed to be made.

Payment of the Application fees

The application fee for SSC JE is Rs.100/-. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, and Scheduled Tribes, Physically handicapped and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying fee.

The fee can be paid in any of the following modes:

  • Online Using Credit Card/Debit card/Netbanking.
  • In cash by downloading the Challan and paying the amount at any branch of SBI.
Note: After the final submission of the Application form, there shall be no provision at any cost for making corrections or changes.

Exam Pattern and Syllabus for SSC JE 2017

The SSC JE examination consists of two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I is objective in nature and Paper II is descriptive.

Paper I

The following points highlight the examination scheme of SSC JE Paper I:

  • Mode of Examination: Computer based
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Total number of questions: 100
  • Marking scheme: 1 mark for every correct answer
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 for every wrong answer

The following table shows the different subjects to be covered in the question paper and the distribution of marks and questions for each of the subjects:

Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Intelligence Reasoning 50 50 2 hours

 

Morning shift [10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon]

 

Afternoon Shift [2.00 PM to 4.00 PM]

General Awareness 50 50
Part.A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

OR

Part-B General Engineering (Electrical)

OR

Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

 

 

 

100

 

 

 

100

Paper II

The paper II is descriptive in nature and is a written examination. The Subjects and distribution of marks in paper II are shown below:

Subject Total Marks Duration
Part.A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

OR

Part-B General Engineering (Electrical)

OR

Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

300 2 hours
Note: The candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer(Quantity Surveying & Contract) should attempt Part A (Civil & Structural) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part-B (Electrical) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part C (Mechanical) of Paper-I and Paper-II. In case any candidate does not follow that rule, his/her Paper II will not be evaluated.

Admit Card of SSC JE 2017

Admit cards will have to be downloaded from the official Regional websites of SSC. The Admit cards for SSC JE Paper I is available for download now. The admit cards have to be downloaded online and no candidate shall receive it by post or any other mode. It can be downloaded from the following regional websites:

States Regions Website
Uttar Pradesh & Bihar Central http://www.sscnrnet.in/
Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttrakhand North http://ssc-cr.org/
Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh MP Sub-Region http://www.sscmpr.org/
West Bengal, Orrisa, Jharkhand, A&N Island, Sikkim Eastern http://www.sscer.org/
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa Western http://www.sscwr.net/
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram North Eastern http://sscner.org.in/
Andhra Pradesh, Punduchery, Tamilnadu Southern http://www.sscsr.gov.in/
Karnataka, Kerala KKR region http://ssckkr.kar.nic.in/
Haryana, Punjab, J&K, Himachal Pradesh North-Western http://www.sscnwr.org/

To download the admit card, follow the steps given below:

  • Visit the Regional website of the region you belong to.
  • Click on the link “Download e-Admit Card for JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, QUANTITY SURVEYING AND CONTRACT) EXAMINATION, 2017 (PAPER-I)”
  • Enter Registration ID/ Roll Number.
  • Enter your Date of Birth.
  • Pass the Spam Check by answering the simple arithmetic.
  • Click on ‘Next’.
  • Download and take a printout of your Admit Card.

Answer Keys of SSC JE Paper I

The Answer keys of the SSC JE Paper I will be released soon after the exam has been conducted. Candidates will be able to check the correct answers to the questions asked in the examination. This will help them get an idea of how much they could score in the examination. The images of the OMR sheets of the candidates will also be made available along with the answer keys.

Candidates can also challenge the answers in the Answer key. They shall have to pay an amount of Rs 100/- for every answer they challenge using a credit/debit card. If the challenge is found to be genuine, the money will be refunded.

After considering all the challenges and making all the necessary changes, the final answer keys will be released. The answer sheets will be evaluated on the basis of the final answer keys.

Results of SSC JE 2017

Soon after the exam has been conducted successfully, the results will be declared on the official website of SSC which is ssconline.nic.in. The results of Paper I will be declared first and the qualified candidates will have to appear in the paper II.

Note the following points regarding SSC JE Results:

  • The results will be declared in a PDF sheet containing the names of all the candidates and their qualifying status.
  • Candidates who have qualified in paper I have to appear in paper II.
  • For final results, the marks scored in both paper I and Paper II will be cumulatively considered.
  • The marks of the candidates will also be declared separately on the official website.

To view your results, follow the steps given below

  • Visit the website ssconline.nic.in
  • Click on the option ‘Result’ available at the top.
  • Select “JE” tab on the screen that appears.
  • Click on the link ‘Click here’ under the result column.

Ranking and Tie Breaking Criteria

After declaration of final result the Commission will make the scores and rankings available on its website in descending order of ranking.

In case of a tie i.e candidates scoring the same marks in the examination, the following aspects will be considered in the given order of priority to break the tie:

  1. Total marks in Paper-II.
  2. Total marks in Paper-I.
  3. Date of birth, with older candidates placed higher.
  4. Alphabetical order in the first names of the candidates appear.

Documents Verification

All the candidates who have qualified in the Paper II will be called for document verification. Call letters for Documents verification will be released separately. The venue and timing of document verification will be mentioned on the admit card.

The following documents must be brought by the candidates to the venue of document verification:

  1. Matriculation/equivalent certificate (Showing your Date of Birth).
  2. All certificates and mark-sheets in support of your Essential Qualification(s) and subjects studied at various levels, as claimed in your application(certificate/marksheet
    should contain the date of publication of the result of the qualifying examination).
  3. Certificates/documents (issued by the Competent Authorities and in the format as prescribed in the Notice of Examination) in support of your claim of belonging to the categories of SC/ST/OBC/Ex-Serviceman/Physically Handicapped.
  4. Complete Discharge Book in support of your claim of belonging to Ex-Serviceman Category (if applicable).
  5. Certificate from the Office/Department [in case you are claiming age relaxation as a Central Govt. Civilian Employee (CGCE).
  6. No Objection Certificate (NOC) from your employer in case you have opted for age relaxation as CGCE employee, failing which you will not be allowed to avail the benefit of age relaxation.
  7. In case you are a disabled Defence/BSF personnel, necessary Disability Certificate from the Competent Authority.
  8. Photo Identity Card in original like Voter Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Passport etc.
  9. Two passport size photographs.
  10. Admit card of Secondary Board Level (10th Standard) Examination or any other document which contains the Roll Number of the candidate in Secondary Board level examination.

If valid documents are not produced while document verification, the candidature of the candidates will be cancelled.

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