SSC JE Exam Eligibility - Age, Qualifications, Relaxation, Nationality & More

Published on : 16th May 2020    Author : Meenakshi
SSC JE Exam

Want to know what is SSC JE exam eligibility criteria? Read this article and carefully examine the eligibility requirements for Junior Engineer post.

The Staff Selection Commission prescribes the comprehensive eligibility criteria for SSC JE exam. Those who are planning to appear in the upcoming session of SSC Junior Engineer exam are advised to go through the SSC JE eligibility criteria 2020 carefully. The SSC JE exam eligibility mentions the age, educational qualification, and nationality. If the application of any candidate found ineligible for the exam in any stage it will be rejected. 

The SSC Junior Engineer exam, SSC JE is performed under the authority of the Staff Selection Commission for various departments/ organisations/ ministries under the Government of India. Go through the article below to know the complete SSC JE 2020 eligibility criteria concerning nationality/citizenship, academic background, and age limit.

SSC JE Recruitment Exam – Important Dates

Given below are the important dates of SSC Junior Engineer exam.

SSC JE 2019-20 Exam Dates

Notification release date

12th August 2019

Beginning of online application process

13th August 2019

Last date to apply

12th September 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for making payment (Online)

14th September 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for generating Challan (Offline)

14th September 2019 (5:00 PM)

Last date for payment through offline Challan

16th September 2019

Availability of admit card for Paper-I

Two weeks before the exam

Paper-I (Computer-Based Exam)

To be notified later

Admit Card for Paper-II

To be notified later

Paper-II (Descriptive)

To be notified later

SSC JE 2020-21 Exam Dates (Tentative)

Notification release date

August 2020

Beginning of online application process

04th August 2020

Last date to apply

03rd September 2020 (5:00 PM)

Last date for making payment (Online)

05th September 2020 (5:00 PM)

Last date for generating Challan (Offline)

05th September 2020 (5:00 PM)

Last date for payment through offline Challan

08th September 2020

Availability of admit card for Paper-I

Two weeks before the exam

Paper-I (Computer-Based Exam)

To be notified later

Admit Card for Paper-II

To be notified later

Paper-II (Descriptive)

To be notified later

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Understand the Complete Norms

The SSC Junior Engineer recruitment exam is performed by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for various branches will release in the SSC JE 2020-21 recruitment drive. The recruitment process is conducted for the post of Junior Engineers (JE) Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts. The selection process for SSC JE consists of three phases – 1st phase (Paper-I) will be an objective exam, 2nd phase (Paper-II) will be an offline written exam, and the 3rd phase (Paper-III) is for document verification purpose.

The complete set of SSC JE eligibility for 2020 recruitment drive is dependent upon these factors:

Age

An applicant must meet the Age Criteria as of 01st January 2020.

Age Relaxation

The relaxation in upper age limit is depending on the exam conducting authority norms.

Educational Qualification

Candidates need to obtain the essential qualification in the respective field of Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical).

Nationality

Only Indians can apply

Candidates are advised to check the detailed eligibility criteria before filling the SSC JE application form. Here are the details:

Post wise Age Limit

To grab the latest opportunity in one of these many JE Posts, you must ensure that your age criteria meet the following SSC JE Eligibility criteria as on 01-01-2020.

Organization

Post Name

Age Limit

Applicant must not be born before

Central Water Commission

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 32 years

02-01-1987

Central Water Commission

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 32 years

02-01-1987

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 32 years

02-01-1987

Central Public Works Department (CPWD)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 32 years

02-01-1987

Military Engineer Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

02-01-1989

Military Engineer Services (MES)

Junior Engineer (Electrical and Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

02-01-1989

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

02-01-1989

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

02-01-1989

Farakka Barrage Project

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

02-01-1989

Border Road Organization

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

02-01-1989

Border Road Organization

Junior Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

Central Water and Power Research

Station

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

Central Water and Power Research

Station

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

Central Water and Power Research

Station

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

Directorate of Quality Assurance

(Naval)

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

Directorate of Quality Assurance

(Naval)

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

Junior Engineer -(Electrical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

Junior Engineer -(Civil)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

National Technical Research Organization (NTRO)

Junior Engineer -(Mechanical)

Up to 30 years

 

02-01-1989

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Important Points to Keep In Mind:

  1. Candidates must keep a note that the Date of Birth (DOB) as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent will be accepted by the SSC.
  2. Interested aspirants are advised to apply only for such posts for which they qualify within the prescribed age limits.

Age Relaxation

The upper age relaxation for the following categories is given in the table below:

Category

Age Limit (Relaxation)

SC/ ST category students

5 years

OBC

3 years

PWD

10 years

PWD + OBC

13 years

PWD + SC/ST

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (General or Unreserved category)

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age

Belonging to Jammu and Kashmir state

5 years

Nationality and Citizenship

To be eligible for the SSC JE exam, candidates should meet up the Nationality requirements decided by the Commission. The details of the exam are as follows:

  1. A candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  2. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1st, 1962 intending to stay permanently in India. Or
  3. An Indian who migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma and East African countries with the intention of permanently of staying permanently in India.

Education Qualification and Background

Opportunity seekers who are interested to apply online for SSC JE 2020-21 examination, must ensure that your educational qualification matches the following SSC JE eligibility criteria. Find complete details below:

Post

Organization

Educational and Other Qualification

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Central Water Commission

Degree/ Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)  

Central Water Commission

Degree/ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

CPWD (Central Public Works Department)

Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

CPWD (Central Public Works Department)

Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

MES (Military Engineer Services)

A candidate must have a degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University; OR 

(I) Have a three years diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized  University or Board; and 

(II) An applicant must have two years of experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Civil Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Electrical &  Mechanical)

MES (Military Engineer Services)

Must have a degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University; OR 

(I) Securing a three years diploma in Electrical or  Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and 

(II) You must have two years of experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Farakka Barrage Project

Three years Diploma in Civil engineering, this is done from a recognized Institute/ University/ Board or equivalent.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Farakka Barrage Project

Have done Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Board.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Farakka Barrage Project

Have done Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Board.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence

Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University is a must or

(a) Completed three years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and 

(b) Have two years of working experience in Planning/Execution/ Maintenance of Civil Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)

Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence

Degree in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute or 

(a) Have completed three years Diploma course in Electrical/Automobile/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Board; and 

(b) Have two years of working experience in Planning/Execution/ Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Central Water Power Research Station

Hold a Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Central Water Power Research Station

Hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Central Water Power Research Station

Hold a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Directorate of Quality Assurance, Naval

Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University; or 

(a) A candidate must have completed three years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution; and 

(b) Have two years of experience in the respective fields.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Directorate of Quality Assurance, Naval

Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University; or 

(a) Three years Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution; and 

(b) Two years experience in the respective fields

Junior Engineer (Civil)  

National Technical Research Organization

Have completed a Diploma in Civil Engineering from recognized University/ Institution.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

National Technical Research Organization

Have completed a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from recognized University/ Institution.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

National Technical Research Organization

Have completed a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from recognized University/ Institution

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Important Note:

  • Applying students will require producing the genuine documents of their degree or diploma along with the SSC JE application form.
  • The posts where experience is required by the candidates, they need to submit the proof of their statement.
  • Students belonging to Open and Distance Learning mode are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are called for documents verification at SSC allotted centre will be required to produce the relevant certificates in original such as Mark sheets, Provisional Degree/ Diploma Certificate, etc as proof of holding the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-08-2019.  
  • The number of attempts by a candidate will be informed by the exam conducting authority, which is Staff Selection Commission.

The Conclusion

Despite the highest paid jobs and the glamorous lifestyles in private sectors, the majority of young minds are still hunting for the best government jobs in India. And here comes the great role of the Staff Selection Commission of India, who offers various government jobs in different ministries and departments. SSC Junior Engineer exam is one such post attracts lakhs of enthusiast engineers to try their luck for the government-industry. Those who want to apply for the SSC JE exam should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages will be purely provisional and fulfils if they satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. In case it is found that they do not fulfil any of the SSC JE eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. So, the candidates are recommended to look thoroughly at the above-mentioned eligibility norm, before SSC JE application form.



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