SSC Junior Engineer Examination 2024: Dates, Eligibility, and Application Process


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is set to conduct the SSC Junior Engineer Examination 2024, inviting applications for Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical engineering positions. This highly anticipated exam aims to fill various Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts across different government departments. Here’s your ultimate guide to understanding the examination details, eligibility criteria, application process, and more.

SSC Junior Engineer Examination 2024

Examination Overview

The SSC Junior Engineer Examination 2024 is a golden opportunity for engineering graduates and diploma holders to secure prestigious positions in government departments. The examination is structured into two main parts: Paper-I (Computer-Based Test) and Paper-II (Descriptive Test), focusing on the candidate’s engineering discipline.

Online Application PeriodMarch 28, 2024, to April 18, 2024
Last Date for Online Fee PaymentApril 19, 2024
Application Form Correction WindowApril 22, 2024, to April 23, 2024
Paper-I (CBT) ExaminationJune 4, 2024, to June 6, 2024
Paper-II (CBT) ExaminationTo be announced

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the SSC JE 2024 Examination:

  • Age Limit: The age limit varies by post, generally up to 30 years, with certain positions allowing up to 32 years. Age relaxations apply as per government norms for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates.
  • Educational Qualification: A Degree or Diploma in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering from a recognized university or institution is mandatory. Some posts require work experience in the relevant field.

Vacancy Details

The examination aims to fill vacancies in various government departments, including but not limited to:

  • Border Roads Organization
  • Central Water Commission
  • Central Public Works Department (CPWD)
  • National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

(Note: Detailed vacancy numbers and departments are available in the official SSC notification.)

Selection Process

The selection process comprises two papers:

  1. Paper-I (Objective Type): This paper tests General Intelligence, General Awareness, and Engineering discipline (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical).
  2. Paper-II (Descriptive Type): Focuses on the specific engineering discipline chosen by the candidate.

Negative marking is applicable, with a deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I and 1 mark in Paper-II.

Application Process

Candidates can apply online through the official SSC website from March 28, 2024, to April 18, 2024. The application fee is ₹100, with exemptions for women, SC/ST, PwBD, and Ex-Servicemen candidates.

Key Points to Remember

  • Women candidates are encouraged to apply to promote gender balance in the workforce.
  • Candidates must carry the necessary documents for Document Verification if shortlisted.
  • Admit Cards will be issued online; candidates must regularly check the SSC website for updates.

The SSC JE Examination 2024 is a not-to-miss opportunity for aspiring engineers to join the government sector. With systematic preparation and understanding of the examination process, candidates can navigate their way to securing a coveted position. For further details and updates, applicants are advised to visit the official SSC website.

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