SSC JE 2020 Notification:
Official notification of SSC JE is likely to be released in February 2020.
SSC JE 2020 Exam Date:
The 1st paper of the exam will be held in February 2021, whereas the 2nd paper of the exam will be held later (official notification yet to be released).
SSC JE 2020 Application Status Out:
Application form will be available by July August 4, 2020. The last date of submitting the application form is September 3, 2020.
SSC JE 2020 Admit Card:
Paper 1 Admit Card will be released 07 to 10 days before the examination (tentatively).
About SSC JE 2020:
SSC Junior Engineering (JE) offers an excellent opportunity for candidates aspiring for an engineering job in various Government organizations. The Staff Selection Commission conducts this recruitment exam to fill vacant positions in the fields of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical engineering. The SSC JE examination comprises of 2 papers – Paper 1 & Paper 2 also called Tier I and Tier II.
SSC JE 2020 Important Dates
|Official Notification||August 4, 2020|
|Application forms to be available from||August 2020|
|Last date of application form submission||September 3, 2020|
|Due Date of Online & Offline Fee Payment||September 5, 2020|
|Tier I Admit Card||7 to 10 days before the exam date|
|Tier I Exam Date||February 2021|
|Tier I Result Date||To be declared later|
|Tier II Admit Card||01 or 02 weeks before the exam date|
|Tier-II Exam Date||To be declared later|
|Tier II Final Result via Online Website||To be declared later|
SSC JE Online Form for Application:
Candidates can visit the official SSC website www.ssconline.nic.in or www.ssconline2.gov.in and fill the online application form. To submit the form online, candidates must also upload all the necessary documents on the same website.
- Ensure you are using SSC JE 2020 online application facility when you fill the form. Fill both Apply and Registration Part accurately and complete it.
- Candidates applying for SSC JE has to pay Rs. 100 via online or offline mode. However, candidates like SC, ST, PH, and Ex-servicemen need not pay the application fee.
- If you choose to pay online, use Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
- If you are applying offline, use SBI e-challan and deposit it in your nearest SBI branch.
SSC JE 2020 Vacancy
The following posts are likely to be filled up through SSC JE 2020:
|Central Water Commission||Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)|
|Central Public Works Department (CPWD)||Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)|
|Military Engineer Services (MES)||Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)|
|Farakka Barrage Project||Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)|
|Border Roads Organization||Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)|
|Central Water & Power Research Station||Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)|
|Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)||Junior Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical)|
|National Technical Research Organization(NTRO)||Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical)|
SSC JE 2020 Recruitment:
Recruitment is done through a strict selection process as noted herewith:
- Tier I written exam has to be cleared. The exam consists of Objective Type of questions. The exam is conducted online, comprising of 200 marks.
- After a candidate qualifies Tier I written exam, he/she has to appear for the Tier-II exam, which is a conventional type of paper comprising of 300 marks. The exam is conducted offline.
- Selection is done depending on the marks obtained in both the papers.
- In case of a tie, the following methods may be followed:
- Marks obtained in Tier II
- Marks obtained in Tier I
- Seniority as per date of birth
SSC JE 2020 Exam Pattern:
SSC JE is conducted in two phases – Tier I and Tier II. While Tier I exam comprises of 200 marks, Tier II comprises of 300 marks.
Mode of Examination:
Computer Based Examination (CBE)
- General Intelligence & Reasoning – 50 questions/ 50 marks
- General Awareness: 50 questions / 50 marks
- Part A- General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR Part –B General Engineering (Electrical) OR Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical): 100 questions/100 marks
Total Time: 2 hours for general candidates. 2 hours and 40 minutes for the scribe.
Mode of Exam:
- Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural), Part-B General Engineering (Electrical), OR Part C General Engineering (Mechanical)
2 hours for regular students. 2 hours and 40 minutes for the scribe.
0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in the Tier I exam.
SSC JE 2020 Notes:
In Tier I & Tier II for General Engineering, candidates must choose to attempt only that part for which they have opted in the application form. Candidates are permitted to bring their own calculator, ruler, logarithm tables, and Steam Table (only for Tier II). No aids are allowed for Tier I.
SSC JE 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus of SSC JE 2020 covers three major sections:
- General Intelligence & Reasoning
- General Awareness
- Technical Subjects (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil & Structural)
General Intelligence & Reasoning
- Problem Solving
- Visual Memory
- Decision Making
- Relationship Concepts
- Verbal & figure classification
- Arithmetical Reasoning
- Abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships
- Arithmetical number series
- Arithmetical computations
- Analytical functions
- Current affairs
- India and its neighboring countries
- Economic science
- General polity, scientific research, etc
SSC JE 2020 Technical Subjects:
- Basic concepts
- Circuit law
- Magnetic circuit
- Measurement & measuring instruments
- AC fundamentals
- Fractional kilowatt motors & single phase induction motors
- Electrical machines
- Synchronous machines
- Estimation and costing
- Transmission & distribution
- Utilization & electrical energy
- Estimation & costing
- Basic electronics
- Building materials
- Estimation, costing, valuation
- Soil mechanics
- Transportation engineering
- Irrigation engineering
- Environmental engineering
- Theory of structures
- Concrete technology
- RCC & steel design
- Theory of machines & machine design
- Engineering mechanics & strength of materials
- Properties of pure substances
- The first law of thermodynamics
- The second law of thermodynamics
- IC engines combustion
- Air standard Cycles for IC engines
- IC engine performance
- IC engine cooling & lubrication
- Rankine cycle of the system
- Air compression & their cycles
- Fitting & accessories
- Refrigeration cycles
- Nozzles & steam turbines
- The principle of refrigeration plant
- Properties & Classification of fluids
- Fluid statics
- Measurement of fluid pressure
- Dynamics of ideal fluids
- Fluid kinematics
- Measurement of flow rate
- Basic principles
- Hydraulic turbines
- Classification of steels
- Centrifugal pumps
SSC JE 2020 Eligibility Criteria
|Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical), Central Commission & CPWD||32 years|
|Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical), Department of Post and Junior Engineer (Surveying & Contracts), MES||18 to 27 years|
|Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)||30 years|
SSC JE 2020 Educational Qualification:
|JE (Civil)||CPWD – BE / BTech / Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University|
|JE (Civil & Mechanical)||Central Water Commission – BE / BTech / Diploma in Civil/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University|
|JE (Electrical)||CPWD – BE / BTech / Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University|
|JE (Electrical & Mechanical)||MES – BE / BTech in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or 3 years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University with 2 years of work experience in electrical/mechanical engineering works|
|JE (Civil)||Department of posts – BE/B.Tech/3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University|
|JE (QS&C)||MES – BE/BTech/3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or passed Intermediate Examination in Building & Quantity Surveying (Sub Division II) from the Institute of Surveyors|
|JE (Electrical)||Department of posts – BE/BTech/3 years Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University|
- Go through the syllabus to understand the topics and patterns of examination. Segregate topics based on the level of difficulty.
- Create a routine, allocating time to respective subjects. Be realistic as you make a routine. You are free to make changes to the routine as per your preparation.
- Start reading to enhance your knowledge of current affairs. Read the daily newspaper, magazines, and books on engineering subjects.
- Make sure your basics are clear. Clear your concepts right from the start.
- Make notes. It is important to make your own notes as it helps you to remember important points.
- Memorize formulas and keep them at your fingertips. Practice them daily so that you don’t forget them.
- Study the example problems to understand the steps.
- Follow the previous year’s questions papers, question types, and difficulty level. Follow the pattern. Master topics carrying greater weightage.
- Solve practice questions regularly. Practice diligently, as much as you can.
- Take mock tests regularly to clear your ideas.
- Improve test-taking skills and develop your strategy to crack SSC JE.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Who can apply for SSC JE in 2020?
Candidates with a Diploma in Engineering and/or Engineering graduates can apply for SSC JE.
Q: Which branches of engineering are allowed into SSC JE?
Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical.
Q: What is the number of vacancies in the SSC JE category?
There are approximately 1000 vacancies expected per year. However, the number is subject to change.
Q: How to apply for SSC JE?
You can apply for SSC JE online through the official portal: https://ssconline.nic.in/jeregistrations.