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SSC JE FAQs- SSC JE is one of the most anticipated exams of all. Staff Selection Commission has released notifications of Junior Engineer posts. This recruitment is to recruit candidates for Junior Engineer post in various government departments. Go through the following article on SSC JE FAQs giving away primary insights of SSC Junior Engineer 2017 exam. Before moving on to SSC JE FAQs, let us have a look at the SSC JE Exam Pattern:

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2018 – Highlights

As per the pattern of SSC JE 2018, the exam will consist of 2 papers. Paper 1 of SSC je will be objective & paper 2 which will be descriptive. The candidates who will qualify in paper 1 will be allowed to sit for paper 2. Check the overview of exam pattern of SSC JE as given below.

S.No. Paper Mode of Exam Total Marks No. of Questions
1 Paper 1 Objective (Computer Based) 200
2 Paper 2 Descriptive (Pen and Paper) 300

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2018 – Paper 1

The scheme of SSC JE Paper 1 exam is given below.

Papers Mode of Examination Subject Maximum Marks Duration & Timings
Paper-I Objective type 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 PM]
General Awareness 50
Part – A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) Or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical) 100

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2018 – Paper 2

The SSC JE exam pattern of Paper 2 is given below.

Paper Mode of exam Subjects Total Marks Time Duration
Paper-II Conventional Type Written Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) Or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical) 300 3 hours


Let us take a brief look at what are the most frequently asked questions in SSC JE exam:

1. Who can apply for SSC-JE exam?
Candidates with a Diploma in engineering & engineering graduates can apply for SSC JE exams.

2. Students from which engineering branch can apply for SSC-JE exam?
Candidates who have diploma/degree in Civil, Mechanical & Electrical can apply.

3. What is approximate vacancy per year in SSC-JE exam?
In SSC–JE exam, approx. 1000 vacancies are expected to be released every year. But, these vacancies are also subject to change/ modifications.

4. What is the age limit for General category into SSC-JE post?
For General category, age limit vary as per department allocations through SSC-JE exams which is as follows:
upto 32 years ( CWC, CPWD )
18-27 years (Department of Post )
18-27 years ( MES-Military engineering services )

5. How do I calculate my AGE for SSC-JE ?
You need to calculate your age in accordance to your Matriculation/Secondary Examination / equivalent certificate only.

6. Is it good to apply for all the posts?
No, you can only apply for the posts whose educational qualification and age eligibility criteria is fulfilled by you.

7. Which DIPLOMA degree is valid to apply SSC-JE exam?
Three years Diploma or equivalent in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an institution recognized by the Central Government or State Government. Also, Diploma degree from Private or govt. Institutions are valid. Moreover, Correspondence Diploma certificates are also valid from recognized institutions. Diploma Equivalent courses done by EX Servicemen from Armed forces are valid too for SSC-JE apply online.

8. Does candidates with lateral entries are eligible?
Candidates with lateral entries after 10+2 will be eligible as they have same Diploma degree as others.

9. How to apply for SSC-JE examination?
You will be apply to apply online via the official website- http://ssconline.nic.in/jeregistration

10. Which Group class of employment SSC-JE offers?
SSC-JE offers post of Junior Engineer Group ‘B’ post.

11. Is there any negative marking in Conventional type papers?
There is no provision of negative marking in conventional answer sheet of SSC-JE exam.

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