SSC JE 2017 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE/OFFLINE TEST
SSC JE 2018 is a national level exam conducted every year by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). It is a gateway for recruiting aspirants to the post of Junior Engineers, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts by the Commission.
This article contains all the information regarding the application form, courses offered, eligibility criteria, results and other details.
SSC JE 2018 is a portal for recruitment to Junior Engineer post by SSC. The highlights of the exam are mentioned below:
|Date of SSC JE 2018 Paper I||1st week of January 2018|
|Date of SSC JE 2018 Paper II||1st week of April 2018|
|Conducting body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Mode of SSC JE 2018||Online (Paper I) and Offline (Paper II)|
|Duration of SSC JE 2018||Paper I- 2 hours; Paper II- 2 hours|
|Type and number of questions||Paper I- Objective; Paper II- Subjective|
|Number of vacancies||1,173 approx|
The schedule proposed for SSC JE for the academic year 2018-2019 is given below. The important dates regarding recruitment will be updated from time to time and will also be available on the official website of the organizing body.
|Registration and Online Application begins||2nd week of September, 2018|
|Last date of Online Application||2nd week of October, 2018|
|Availability of Admit Card||1st week of January, 2018|
|SSC JE 2018 Exam||Paper I- 1st week of January 2018 Paper II- 1st week of April 2018|
|Declaration of Results||Paper I- March 2018 Paper II- June 2018|
|SSC JE 2018 Counseling||June 2018|
SSC offers a number of Junior Engineer posts in various departments. The posts available for recruitment are given in the following table:
|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(Electrical and Mechanical)|
|MES||Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract)|
|Farrakka Barrage (Project)||Junior Engineer (Civil/ Mechanical Electrical)|
|Central Water Power Research Station.||Junior Engineer (Civil/ Electrical)|
|Dte. Of Quality Assurance(Naval)||Junior Engineer (Naval Quantity Assurance) –(Mechanical and Electrical)|
The eligibility criterion for SSC JE 2018 is as set up by the Commission. Aspirants must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements before applying for the exam. The general eligibility criteria are given below. All aspirants must fulfill these eligibility norms irrespective of their category.
Candidate must be between the ages of 18-32 to be eligible for the exam. The age criterion is relaxed by a few years for reserved category and physically challenged aspirants.
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in the respective stream of engineering from a recognized university.
SSC JE 2018 Application Form consists of 2 steps. Individuals will be required to fill up general details like personal information and educational qualifications. The application forms can be filled via the online mode only on the official website www.ssconline.nic.in . Application fees can be through both online and offline mode. The steps involved in registration and application are given below:
Part 1 Registration
Part 2 Registration
Specifications of Scanned Images of Photograph and Signature:
|Image||Format||Size||Dimension (height x )|
|Photograph||.jpg||4 to 12 kb||120 x 100 pixels|
|Signature||.jpg||1 to 12 kb||60 x 140 pixels|
Aspirants can pay the application fees for SSC JE 2018 exam by cash, card or net banking. The process for rendering fees via each method is given below:
SSC JE 2018 Application Fees for various Categories are:
|General (Male Candidates)||INR 100|
SSC JE 2018 Admit cards for Paper I will be available on the official website in the 1st week of January 2018. Applicants must login to their registered accounts to avail the admit card. No admit card for SSC JE 2018 will be dispatched by post. Admit cards will have details about the aspirant such as the roll number and the exam centre allotted along with the address of the venue. It is an important and mandatory document of the exam and no aspirant will be granted entry without it.
Aspirants will have to choose the city preferred by them as their exam center and fill the city code in the application form. The governing body will allot a centre accordingly to aspirants and the venue of the center will be mentioned in the admit card. Exam center once allotted will not be changed under any circumstance. SSC JE 2018 will be conducted in 9 centers across the country.
SSC JE 2018 will consist of 2 papers- Paper I and Paper II. The first stage – Paper I, will be an online, objective type exam while Paper II will be a conventional subjective i.e. offline exam.
|Mode of SSC JE||Paper I- Online Paper II- Offline|
|Number of sections||Paper I- 3 (General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering) Paper II- Civil/ Electrical / Mechanical (any 1 out of 3)|
|Maximum marks||Paper I- 200; Paper II- 300|
|Duration of exam||2 hours|
SSC JE 2018 syllabus will be of graduation or diploma level of engineering. The syllabus of different sections is given below.
This section will assess the applicant’s ability to answer questions based on Data Interpretation, Analogy, Blood relations, Syllogisms, Series and sequences, Logical reasoning, etc.
This section aims to determine the General Awareness of the aspirant. It comprises of current affairs as well as economics and business affairs of the country, schemes launched by Government, Indian Polity, Geography, History, Sports, Science and Technology, etc.
This section will evaluate the student’s knowledge in the respective field of engineering. Aspirants will have to choose from 3 streams- Civil, Engineering and Mechanical and answer questions based on the topics. Paper II will also test the engineering knowledge of candidates and the detailed syllabus is given in the SSC brochure.
SSC JE 2018 Result for Paper I will be declared in March 2018. Candidates who clear the cut off score will qualify the first stage and will be able to appear for Paper II. SSC JE 2018 Result for Paper II will be announced in June 2018. Results for both papers will be declared by SSC on their official website in the form of a rank list. To check the results, applicants can follow the steps given below:
SSC will publish the answer key of JE exam on its official website. The conducting body will release the answer key for objective type paper i.e. Paper I for all sets. SSC JE answer key will help aspirants to analyze their performances in the exam. Commission will publish JE answer key around March 2018. Aspirants can also check unofficial answer key published by some coaching institutes that will be made available soon after the exam.
SSC JE 2018 is conducted for eligible aspirants for various Junior Engineer posts and vacancies. SSC JE Recruitment process will take place after the declaration of the results of Paper II. Aspirants will be short-listed on the basis of their scores obtained in both the Paper I and Paper II.
Applicants who successfully qualify the SSC JE 2018 will be eligible for participating in SSC JE 2018 Recruitment process and shall be on probation for a period of 2 years. During the period of probation, aspirants will undergo such training or pass such examinations as prescribed by the Controlling Authority.
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