SSC JE 2020: Check New Exam Dates for Tier 1

SSC JE Exam Date 2020: SSC has released the new exam dates for the Junior Engineer (JE) prelims exam on 21st July 2020 All the SSC exam were postponed amid lock down in the whole country due to COVID-19. Candidates can check the new revised exam dates notice below. The exam is going to held in October 2020.

SSC JE Exam Date 2020

SSC has released the notice regarding the SSC JE Tier 1 revised exam dates. The Prelims exam is now schedule to held from 27th to 30th October 2020. The Tier 1 exam was scheduled to be held from 30th March to 02nd April 2020 which was postponed on 19th March 2020 after the lock down was announced by the government of India. Check the new exam dates notice below as released by the commission on 21st July 2020.

Candidates can check the postponement notice in the below link.

SSC JE Notification 2020

SSC has postponed the Tier 1 exam SSC JE 2020 till the further notice. The recruitment notification has been released for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical ) officially on 13th August 2020 on official website This is a great opportunity for the candidates looking for an engineering job in Government organisations. The Online Application for the recruitment of SSC JE 2020-21 is going to start on 04th August 2020. Check important dates and eligibility below.

SSC JE 2020: Important Dates

The important dates for SSC JE 2020 is released by SSC along with its official notification. Check all the Important Dates Here.

SSC JE 2020 Important Dates
Events Dates
SSC JE 2020 Notification Date 13th August  2019
Online Form submission Start 13th August  2019
Last Date to Apply Online for SSC JE 2019-20 12th September 2019
SSC JE 2020 Tier 1 Exam Dates 27th to 30th October 2020 (Revised)
SSC JE 2020 Tier-1 Answer Key Date To be notified later
SSC JE 2020 Tier 1 Result Date To be notified later
SSC JE 2020 Tier 2 Exam Date 21st of June 2020
SSC JE 2020 Tier 2 Result Date To be notified later
SSC JE 2020 Final Result Date To be notified later

Candidates can also check the SSC JE 2021 Important dates in the below table:

SSC JE 2021 Important Dates
Events Dates
SSC JE Notification Date 04th August 2020
Online Form submission Start 04th August 2020
Last Date to Submit Application 03rd September 2020
SSC JE Tier 1 Exam Dates February 2021

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for SSC JE 2020 Exam, a candidate needs to fulfill the following criteria:

1. Educational Qualification:

SSC JE Post Educational Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil) CPWD – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical) Central Water Commission – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Civil/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Electrical) CPWD – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Civil) Department of Posts – B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Department of Posts- B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Electrical engineering from a recognized University/Institute.
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) MES – B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering OR 3 years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute and with 2 years work experience in electrical/mechanical engineering works.
Junior Engineer (Civil) MES – B.E. / B.Tech. in Civil Engineering OR 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute and with 2 years work experience in civil engineering works.
Junior Engineer (QS&C) MES – B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/Institute OR Passed Intermediate examination in Building and Quantity Surveying (Sub Divisional-II) from the Institute of Surveyors (India).

2. Age Limit

Post Age Limit
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical), Central Water Commission and CPWD 32 years
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical), MES 30 years
Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical), Department of Post and Junior Engineer (Surveying and contract), MES 18-27 years

SSC JE Exam Pattern

  • SSC Junior Engineer examination consists of two papers. Candidate should clear Paper 1 first in order to be eligible for Paper 2.
  • Candidates who successfully qualify both the exams will be Participating in the recruitment process and shall be on probation for the period of 2 years.
  • During the probation period, Candidates would require to undergo such training or pass examination as prescribed by the Controlling Authority.

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020: Tier 1

SSC JE Tier 1 comprises 200 questions in total with maximum marks of 200. SSC JE Tier 1 is of 120 minutes. SSC JE Tier I is divided into three sections with 50 questions in two sections namely Reasoning and G.S and 100 in engineer branch section. Normalization is done by SSC if an exam is conducted in multiple shifts.
The sections asked in SSC JE Tier 1 Exam are:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or General Engineering (Electrical) or General Engineering (Mechanical)

The Schema of Tier 1 is explained in Table given below:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 A cumulative time of 120 minutes (160 minutes for disable/Physically handicapped Candidates)
General Awareness 50 50
General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or General Engineering (Electrical) or General Engineering (Mechanical) 100 100
Total 200 200

Important Points:

  • For every wrong question there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks also.
  • In General Engineering section, candidates have to attempt the sections as per their branches (i.e., either civil or mechanical or electrical).
  • If the candidate does not attempt the General Engineering section as per the instructions are given in Paper – I, then his answer sheet will not be evaluated by the board.

Candidates can check the elaborated exam pattern from the link given below.

SSC JE Application Fee

1. General category RS 100
2. Women’s, SC, ST, PH & Ex-Servicemen No Fee

Prerequisites for SSC JE 2020 Application Form:

Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:

  1. Scanned copy of your Signature ( 1kb < Size < 12 kb ) in JPG format.
  2. Scanned copy of your Photo ( 4 kb < Size < 20kb ) in JPG format.
  3. You should have a valid E-Mail I.D with you which can be used for registration purposes.
  4. You should have a valid Identity Proof with you.

Instructions to fill SSC JE Application Form 2020

  1. Click on the link mentioned above and you will be redirected to the SSC official site directly.
  2. A page will be opened where you will get the registration and login form.
  3. If you are already registered for SSC Exams, then fill the login details to apply for SSC JE. But if you are not registered, then first you need to fill the registration form.
  4. After login, go to “Apply Now” and fill all the required details i.e Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Education Qualification, Address, educational qualifications and all the degrees you hold, etc.
  5. After that Fill in your communication address and Upload your Photo and signature.
  6. Before submitting the form, preview your details.
  7. Once you submit the form, the next step is to pay your fee. The application fee is acceptable in online and offline modes.
  8. Pay your fee through Debit/Credit card/Net Banking/E-Challan if applicable.
  9. Click on submit and Your form will be submitted successfully.
  10. Your Online SSC JE 2020 application process is completed and you can take print out of the application form for further use

SSC JE Online Application 2020

To apply online for SSC JE 2020 candidates are required to click on the link below:

Click Here to Apply Online for SSC JE 2020[Link Inactive]

Note: The link is going to active in August 2020.

SSC JE Important Instructions to Candidates

  1. The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post(s) before applying. Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the time of document verification. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission’s decision shall be final.
  2. Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD/ExS must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility prescribed in the Notice. They should also be in possession of the certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim.
  3. Candidates with physical disability of 40% and more only would be considered as Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and entitled to reservation for Persons with Disabilities.
  4. Central Government Civilian Employees claiming age relaxation should produce a certificate in the prescribed format from their office at the time of document verification in respect of the length of continuous service which should be for not less than three years during the period immediately preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They should remain Central Government civilian employees till the time of appointment in the event of their selection.
  5. Fee payable: Rupees one hundred only (Rs.100/-) payable through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, MasterCard or Maestro Credit/ Debit card. Fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation.
  6. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Fee paid more than once for the same applications with service charge etc. will also not be refunded.
  7. Candidate should note down and retain ‘Registration-ID’ and ‘Password’ provided to them while making ‘One-Time Registration’ which is required for filling online application.
  8. When application is successfully submitted, it will be accepted ‘Provisionally’. Candidate should take printout of the application form for their own records. Printout of the ‘Application Form’ is not required to be submitted to the Commission at any stage.
  9. Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for Combined Graduate Level Examination-2020. Therefore, the candidates are advised to exercise due diligence at the time of filling their application forms. In case, more than one applications of a candidate are detected, the Commission will consider latest application. If a candidate submits multiple applications and appears in the examination (at any stage) more than once, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/ she will be debarred from the examinations of the Commission for three years.
  10. The candidates must write their name, date of birth, father’s name and mother’s name strictly as given in the matriculation certificate otherwise their candidature may be cancelled at the time of document verification or as and when comes into the notice of the commission.
  11. Applications with illegible/ blurred Photograph/ Signature will be rejected summarily.
  12. Request for change/ correction in any particulars in the Application Form, once submitted, will not be entertained under any circumstances.
  13. Candidates are advised to fill their correct and active e-mail addresses and mobile number in the online application as correspondence may be made by the Commission through e-mail/ SMS.
  14. The candidates must carry at least one latest photo bearing identification proof such as Driving License, Voter Card, Aadhaar Card, Identity Card issued by University/ College, Income Tax Pan Card, etc in original to the Examination Venue, failing which they shall not be allowed to appear for the same.
  15. Mobiles and other electronic gadgets including Bluetooth devices are banned within the premises of the examination centers. Possession of such equipment whether in use or in switch off mode, during the examination will be considered as use of unfair means. Candidature of such candidates will be cancelled. They will be liable for further action including initiation of criminal proceedings and debarment from commission’s examination up to 3 (three) years, as may be decided by the commission.
  16. In case of Fake/ fabricated application/ registration by misusing any dignitaries name/ photo, such candidate/ cyber cafe will be held responsible for the same and liable for suitable legal action under cyber/ IT act.
  17. lAA the posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, on selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.

SSC JE Admit Card 2020

SSC will release the JE Admit Card after the application process is over. The expected date is generally 10-15 days before the exam date, as the exam is postponed, when the new dates are announced then the admit card dates will be updated.

SSC JE Result 2020

  • SSC JE Result will be released after a month of SSC JE Exam.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in SSC JE Tier I and Tier II are as follows:
    UR: 30%
     OBC/ EWS: 25%
    All other categories: 20%
  • On the basis of their performance in all the Tiers, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for detailed Document Verification.
  • Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission through Notice No.1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut off marks.
  • Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission‟s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any within the time limit given by the Commission through online modality only, on payment of Rs.100/- per question.
  • Any representation regarding Answer Keys received within the time limit fixed by the Commission at the time of uploading of the Answer Keys will be scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys and the decision of the Commission in this regard will be final. No representation regarding Answer Keys shall be entertained later.

SSC JE 2020: Centers of Examination

A candidate must indicate the Center(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centers and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centers are located are as follows:

Examination Centers &
Center Code
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
21-23, Lowther Road,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),
Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),
Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bhathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)
North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)
Western Region
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
Commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housefed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006

SSC JE 2020 Resolution of Tie Cases

In the event of tie in scores of candidates in Tier-I+Teir-II examinations, merit will be decided by applying following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

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

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SSC JE 2020 FAQs

Q 1. How to apply for SSC JE examination.?
Ans: Candidates can apply ONLINE only through SSC official portals only.
Q 2. Which Group class of employment SSC JE offers.?
Ans: SSC JE examination offers Group ‘B’ posts.
Q 3. Who can apply for SSC JE exam.?
Ans: All candidates who posses Diploma in engineering or engineering graduates are eligible for SSC JE exams.
Q 4. Which engineering branch are allowed for SSC JE exams.?
Ans: Candidates having diploma/ degree in Civil, Mechanical & Electrical are eligible.
Q 5. Is SSC JE exam online or offline.?
Ans: SSC conducts JE exam prelims exam online while the descriptive paper (mains) is offline.


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