SSC JE 2017: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC JE exam for recruitment of Junior Engineers Group B Non-Gazetted posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quality and Quantity Assurance in Central Government departments. The commission has declared the result of Paper 1 exam of SSC JE on June 5, 2017. The Computer Based Test (CBT) of SSC JE Paper 1 was conducted from March 1 to 4, 2017. A total 3,39,379 candidates had appeared in the SSC JE Paper 1 exam. Out of which, total 8332 candidates have qualified for Paper 2 based on the result of SSC JE Paper 1. The Paper 2 examination of SSC Junior Engineer 2017 will be conducted on July 30, 2017. The admit cards for Paper 2 exam will be released soon. Candidates will be recommended for appointment on the basis of the total marks in Paper 1 and 2 and preference of posts. Candidates can check below for more details on SSC JE 2017 result, answer key, cutoff, exam pattern, syllabus and selection Procedure.
Highlights of SSC JE 2017
|Exam Name||SSC JE 2017|
|Conducting authority||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Total number of vacancies||1100 (Approx)|
|Post offered||Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Quantity Surveying and Contract and Quantity Assurance)|
|Participating organisations||Central Water Commission, Department of Post, CPWD and MES|
|Mode of examination||Online and offline|
|Number of papers||2 (Paper 1 and 2)|
|Criteria of selection||Based on merit|
The eligibility criteria of SSC JE 2017 specifies about the age, nationality, academic qualification for the post of Junior Engineer. Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the necessary eligibility criteria as per the requirements as fixed by the examination authority. The basic academic qualification as per the SSC JE eligibility criteria is B.E/B.Tech/Diploma in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Candidates must be atleast 18 years of age to be eligible for applying to the post of Junior Engineer. The SSC JE eligibility criteria 2017 varies as per the posts. Candidates can click the above link to read the eligibility criteria of various posts in details.
The result of SSC JE has been declared on June 5, 2017. The Paper 2 exam of SSC JE will be conducted on July 30, 2017. The result will be declared in August/September. Candidates in the table below can check SSC JE 2017 Important Dates.
|Publication of Notification||Sept 30 2016|
|Release of Online Application Form||Oct 1 2016|
|The last for submission of SSC JE Application Form||November 3, 2016|
|SSC JE 2017 Paper 1 admit card||Feb 2017|
|SSC JE Paper 1 exam||March 1 to 4, 2017|
|SSC JE Tier I Answer key||April 27, 2017|
|SSC JE 2017 result of Paper 1||June 5, 2017|
|SSC JE admit card of Paper 2||July 2017|
|SSC JE Paper 2 exam||July 30, 2017|
|SSC JE Final result||To be notified later|
The application form of SSC JE was available from October 1 to November 3, 2017. Applications were accepted in online mode only. The SSC JE application form 2018 will be released October 10, 2017. The application form comprises of two parts – Part 1 online registration and Part 2 apply part. The Part 1 of SSC JE application form involves filling up of basic information such as academic details, personal details, contact number, email ID etc. In SSC JE application form Part 2, candidates are required to pay application fee and upload scanned photograph and signature as per the given specifications. The SSC JE application fee is Rs 100 for General Category while women, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped and Ex-Servicemen need not to pay any fee.
SSC JE statistics
Large numbers of candidates appear for SSC JE exam every year. We have managed to accrue the data showing the number of candidates who have appeared for SSC JE exam during the last four years.
|Year||No of candidates appeared|
|2012||Registered – 186938
Appeared – 102145
The admit card for SSC JE Paper 2 will be released in July 2017. The exam of Paper 2 is scheduled to be conducted in July 30, 2017. SSC JE admit card 2017 will be available in online mode as per regions. The link to download admit card will be provided on this page. Candidates will have to enter their registration number and date of birth to download and print admit card. The commission will not sent the hard copy of SSC JE admit card to candidates by post. The admit card will contains date, time, venue of examination. If any candidate do not receive the admit card of SSC JE prior the commencement of examination should report to the examination authority for obtaining the admission certificate.
The examination of SSC JE comprises of two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. The Paper 1 exam of SSC JE is conducted in Computer Based Mode. The test comprises of objective type test of 200 marks. The SSC JE Paper 1 consisted of General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, General Engineering (Civil and Structural)/General Engineering (Electrical)/General Engineering (Mechanical). The SSC JE is a conventional type test on engineering discipline. The total marks allotted to paper 2 is 300 marks. The structure of SSC JE Exam Pattern is given below.
SSC JE Paper Pattern of Paper 1
|Papers||Mode of Examination||Subject||Maximum Marks||Duration & Timings|
|Paper-I Objective type December 3 to 5, 2016||Computer Based Test||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||2 Hours Morning shift [10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon]Afternoon Shift [2.00 PM to 4.00|
|Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) Or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)||100|
SSC JE Paper Pattern of Paper 2
|Paper||Mode of Examination||Subject||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper-II Conventional Type||Written examination||Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) OR Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)||300||2 Hours|
The SSC JE syllabus for Paper 1 and 2 is defined by SSC. The syllabus comprises of topics based on which question paper of exam is framed. The SSC JE Syllabus 2017 will help candidates to prepare well for the exam. Candidates before starting their preparation should read the syllabus thoroughly to get an idea of topics that needs to be covered for the exam. Click the link above to download SSC JE syllabus.
The sample papers are the best resource to prepare for the exam. Practising the SSC JE sample papers 2017 helps candidates to improve their problem solving skills. Moreover, solving the sample papers will help candidates to measure their level of preparation and work towards the improvement of the weak areas. The SSC JE sample papers is provided on this page. Candidates can download the sample papers through the link given above.
The answer key of SSC JE contains the correct answers of questions asked in the objective test of paper I exam. SSC had released the answer key for all sets of online test booklets provided to the candidates during the exam. Candidates can download here the SSC Junior Engineer answer key for all shifts. Aspirants can access the answer key by logging with their user ID and password (DOB). Representations with regard to the answer key was available from 27.04.2017 to 01.05.2017 (5.00 PM). Candidates through the answer key can asses their performance of the exam. SSC experts will examine the representations to declare the result of SSC JE paper I. Since the SSC JE Paper 2 is a conventional type paper, therefore, the commission will not release the answer key.
SSC has declared the result of SSC Junior Engineer of Paper 1 on June 5, 2017. The SSC JE result has been made available online. Candidates can check their result on this page. Only those candidates who have secured qualifying marks in Paper 1 have been shortlisted for Paper 2. The total aggregate score of candidates in Paper 1 has been calculated out of 200 marks after deducting the penalty for wrong answers. The SSC JE Paper 2 is conventional type test. Based on the marks of Paper 1 and 2, merit list will be prepared. Allotments in various departments will be done from amongst candidates in the merit list.
SSC JE 2017 Result Statistics
The number of qualified candidates under Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering is given below.
|Discipline||Number of qualified candidates|
The cutoff of SSC JE Paper 1 has been released on June 5, 2017 along with the result. The SSC JE cutoff of Paper 1 has been released in the form of marks. Based on the cutoff score, candidates have been shortlisted for Paper 2. The SSC JE cutoff Paper 1 is provided on this page. The SSC JE cutoff 2017 is applied at each of selection process. Candidates will have to secure the cutoff to become eligible for next stage of selection process. The examination authority decides the cutoff to select deserving candidates for the post of Junior Engineer. The cutoff score of SSC JE will be based on the number of applicants, number of seats and difficulty level. The SSC JE Paper 2 cutoff will be released along with the result. Based on the SSC JE final cutoff, the commission will declare the final result and allotments will be done in the various departments. Candidates can check below for the expected cutoff of SSC JE 2017.
SSC JE Cut off 2017 (Expected)
|Civil Engineering||75-85||65-75||80-90||70-78||40- 50||95 – 105|
|Electrical/Mech. Engineering||110-120||95-105||110- 120||95- 105||70-80||120-12|
Candidates will be selected on the basis of Paper 1 and Paper 2 marks. Appointments will be made on the basis of candidates ranks in the merit list and post preferences. Candidates appointed on the basis of SSC JE 2017 examination, shall be on probation for a period of two years. On successful completion of the period of probation, the candidates if found fit for permanent appointment will be confirmed to their post by the Controlling Authority.
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