SSC JE 2020-21 Notification - Important Dates and Eligibility

Published on : 14th May 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt

The Staff Selection Commission invites applications from the eligible candidate for Junior Engineer recruitment every year. It is an open competitive exam conducted at the national level. The qualified candidates are posted as Junior Engineer in various ministries/ departments under the Government of India. The SSC JE 2020-21 official notification is yet to be released. The notification contains important details such as application process, exam pattern, vacancies, syllabus, admit card, fee, result, etc.

SSC JE Updates - The SSC JE 2019-20 Paper-I has been postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. The new exam dates will be announced soon. The notification for the SSC JE 2020 recruitment will be tentatively released in August 2020.

SSC JE Exam 2020-21 - Quick Overview

Exam Name

SSC JE 2020-21 Recruitment

Exam conducting authority

Staff Selection Commission

Exam Type

National level

Exam Mode

Paper-1 (CBT) and Paper-2 (Descriptive)

Exam Fee

₹ 100/-

Job Location

Within the selected SSC region

SSC JE Exam 2020-21 Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Notification release date

August 2020

Online application process

4th August to 3rd September 2020

Paper-I (Computer-Based Exam)

February 2021

Paper-II (Descriptive)

To be announced later

Result declaration

To be announced later

SSC JE 2020-21 Post Details

Junior Engineer (JE) posts are filled in the following departments:



Central Water Commission

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Military Engineer Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Border Road Organization (BRO)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)

Central Water and Power Research Station

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Eligibility for SSC JE Exam

Candidates are always advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before filling the application form as if any candidate is found ineligible at any stage, he will be disqualified. Here are the eligibility details:


A candidates must be either:

  1. An Indian citizen or
  2. A subject of Bhutan or
  3. A subject of Nepal or
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 intending to permanently settle in India or
  5. A person of India origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Malawi, Vietnam, and Ethiopia to permanently settle in India

Education Qualification

Engineering degree or diploma in the respective fields (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) from a recognized University.

Some posts also require experience in Planning, Execution, and Maintenance. Such experience should be acquired after completing the educational qualification. Training, internship, research experience gained while pursuing the degree/ diploma, will not be counted as experience.

Age Limit

Age limit in some organization is up to 30 years while in others, it is up to 32 years. Relaxation in the age limit is provided to reserved categories’ candidates.

Candidates are advised to keep a check on the official SSC website for updates related to the exams and notifications.