SSC JE 2020-21 Admit Card, Exam Date, And Exam Patter, Syllabus & Vacancy

This SSC had postponed the SSC JE Exam 2020 for one day on March 18 through official notice. Earlier, SSC JE Admit Card 2020-21 was issued by all the regional headquarters of SSC.

All the candidates can download the SSC JE Admit Card by entering their registration number, father’s name, and date of birth till the last day of SSC JE Paper-I. SSC JE 2020-21 application status has been released on 10 March by regional websites of SSC.

All candidates should check the status of their application by entering the required details. Earlier SSC released the SSC JE Paper-I Result (previous year) on 1 March.

This SSC had released the SSC JE Result as well as SSC JE Cut Off. This SSC JE is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE) in various branches of engineering including civil, electrical, mechanical, and quantity surveys and contracts.

The examination is conducted to recruit candidates for Group-B (non-gazetted) posts in Level-6 (35,400-1,12,400) of the Pay Matrix of the Seventh Central Pay Commission. The SSC JE exam for this paper-I was conducted on 27-30 October 2020 (excluding all the candidates of Bihar) and 11 December 2020 (for all the candidates of Bihar).

What is the SSC JE exam?

This SSC JE exam is conducted for the recruitment of Junior Engineers in various government departments. It is a national level examination for recruitment of Group B non-gazetted officers in government organizations like CPWD, MES, BRO, lakhs of candidates fill the form for a few thousand seats in this exam every year.

This examination is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission, which is affiliated with the Department of Personal Training (DoPT), Government of India. These SSCs are responsible for conducting recruitment examinations for the posts under Group B and C in various departments under the Government of India.

SSC JE 2021 Exam: Highlights

The various details for this exam are done as follows:

Particulars Details
Exam Name Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer(SSC JE)
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
SSC JE Exam level National Level Test
Mode of Application Online/ Offline
Application Website
Exam Mode Paper 1: Online
Paper 2: Offline (Descriptive)
Duration Paper 1: 120 minutes
Paper 2: 120 minutes

SSC JE 2020-21 exam Date

Paper 1 will be held between March 22, 2020-21, and March 25, 2021. The dates given below may be subject to change and will be updated here as soon as the new dates are released.

Important dates of this SSC JE are shared below:

Events Dates
Registration Begins October 1, 2020
Application Submission Last Date October 30, 2020
SSC JE 2021 Paper I Admit Card March 12, 2021
Paper I Exam March 22, 2021, to March 25, 2021
Paper I Results January 1, 1970
Paper-II Admit Card To be announced
Paper-II Exam To be announced
SSC JE 2021 Paper-II Results To be announced

SSC JE 2021 Notification

Notification of this SSC JE 2020-21 has been issued. This SSC JE 2021 application process will also be started from the same date. In SSC JE 2021 notification, all the necessary information about the exam date, application start and last date, fee payment details, exam center, exam time, vacancies, accepting exam dates, other rules, and rules about the exam, etc.

Will be received. And will be able to download the SSC JE 2021 notification from the official website. The notification will be issued as a PDF. All the candidates can check through the official website for regular updates.

SSC JE 2021 vacancy

This SSC JE exam will be conducted for the post of Junior Engineer in various government departments given in the table given below. Some of these seats are reserved for candidates belonging to specific categories. Tell us that the vacancy of SSC JE in 2021 has not been released yet.

Department Post
Central Water Commission Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical]
Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Junior Engineer [Civil, Electrical]
Military Engineer Services (MES) Junior Engineer [Mechanical, Electrical]
Farakka Barrage Project Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Border Road Organization (BRO) Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Central Water and Power Research Station Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]
Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval) Junior Engineer [Mechanical, Electrical]
National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) Junior Engineer [Civil, Mechanical, Electrical]

SSC JE vacancies for each category are going to be uploaded soon after the official notification is released.

The Staff Selection Commission for this SSC JE has announced 1601 vacancies for five posts like JE Mechanical, JE Civil, JE Electrical, JE Electrical, and Mechanical and JE Quality Survey and Contracts.

The number of vacancies varies for each post and there is also a possibility to change every year. And Staff Selection Commission is declared vacant as per their requirement.

SSC JE Exam 2021 Eligibility

This SSC JE 2021 eligibility is dependent on the nationality, age, and educational qualification of the interested candidate. To qualify for this SSC JE 2021, the candidate has to fulfill all the eligibility criteria given in this article.

SSC JE 2021 Nationality

A candidate must be either:

  • Citizen of India
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before 1 January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.
  • A person of Indian origin who has given a migration rate with the intention of permanent settlement from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, and East African countries Malawi, Zaire, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, and Ethiopia or Vietnam.

SSC JE 2021 age limit

This age criterion varies from one post to another. Also, it is different with the department that candidates are willing to join it. Some relaxation in age criteria is also provided to the candidates belonging to certain categories like SC / ST / OBC / Ex-servicemen etc. In this, some age relaxation for each category is given below:

Category Age Relaxation (Years)
Ex-Servicemen 3 years after Deduction of Military service rendered
PwD 10
PwD+OBC 13
PwD+SC/ST 15

Tell that a candidate must have a maximum age of 32 years by January 1, 2021.

SSC JE 2021 Educational Qualification

In this, a candidate is required to complete his degree/diploma in civil/electrical/mechanical engineering on 1 January 2021. Along with this, work experience is also required in some branches in addition to related posts.

SSC JE Exam 2021 syllabus

Two papers are included in this SSC JE exam. Each paper comes with a different syllabus. Below is the syllabus for this SSC JE 2021 Paper I and Paper-II.

Paper I: Paper I is divided into three sections: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and General Engineering. Detailed syllabus for each of its sections will be found below:

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Syllogism
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Series and Sequences
  • Data Interpretations
  • Analogy
  • Blood relations
  • Direction sense

General awareness

  • Economics Politics
  • Government Policies
  • Current affairs
  • World history
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Sports

General engineering

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Paper-II: This SSC JE 2020-21 Paper II tests the technical knowledge of the person in their respective domain. The standard of Paper-II would be of diploma level in Engineering in the respective branches (Civil / Electrical / Mechanical).

This SSC JE Paper-II consists of descriptive-type questions. Some topics for each of its branches will be found below:

  • Civil and Structural Engineering – The topics for this civil engineering include building materials, cost, and evaluation, soil mechanics, irrigation engineering, steel design, RCC design, hydraulics, estimates, etc.
  • This Electrical Engineering – Subjects for this Electrical Engineering include AC Fundamental, Basic Electronics, Electrical Machines, Circuit Law, Basic Concepts, Magnetic Circuits, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, etc.
  • Mechanical Engineering – For this mechanical engineering, this subject covers boilers, principles of machines & machine design, specification, air compressors and their cycles, fluid kinematics, fluid statics, etc.

SSC JE 2020-21 application form

Its application process for SSC JE 2021 has been completed. Filling up the application form is with this first step of the SSC JE 2021 selection process.

After successful completion of this SSC JE 2021 application process, all the candidates will then get the admit card which is received only by those who have completed the stages of the application.

This application form has two parts. This Part I consists of filling in personal and educational details, and Part II involves payment of fees and uploading of all required scanned documents. This SSC JE 2021 application fee can be paid both online and offline.

In its online mode, candidates can pay through debit/credit card, BHIM, UPI, or Internet banking. And in offline mode, the candidate has to make payment through bank challan. The application fee for SSC JE Exam 2021 for various categories is as follows:

Category Application Fee
General/ OBC INR 100
Women/SC/ST NIL (exempted)

It is the necessary document to apply for SSC JE Exam 2021

All candidates are required to upload scanned images of the following documents:

  • For Photograph: This format must be in jpg. And the image size should be between 4 and 12 KB. Its dimensions require 120 x 100 pixels.
  • For signature: Its image size must be between 1 and 12 KB. Its image should be in jpg format. It should have an image dimension of 60 x 140 pixels.

SSC JE 2020-21 application process

All the candidates who can apply for the SSC JE exam can see the detailed application steps process given below.

How to apply for SSC JE 2021 exam?

Part I

Step 1: First of all, go to the official website of SSC
Step 2: Then, select ‘SSC JE 2021 Registration’.
Step 3: Now, all the candidates are required to fill in their basic personal details like name, date of birth, residential address, category.
Step 4: Then, from your list, select the examination center at your convenience.
Step 5: And now verify all the details, and click on the ‘I Agree’ option at the end of the page.
Step 6: On successful registration, a confirmation page with registration ID and other details was generated. All applicants are required to save this for future references.

Part II

Step 1: Now, after the first part of registration is complete, all the candidates proceed for ‘Part II Registration’.
Step 2: Then, enter the registration ID that you received in Part I and your date of birth to log in.
Step 3: For this online payment: You can pay this application fee through debit card or credit card or net banking.
For this offline payment: Select it for offline mode payment, download the generated system, and can deposit the fee by cash in any bank.
Step 4: Upload scanned images of its following documents – photograph and signature.
Step 5: Now, you have to click on the ‘Submit’ button. And then a confirmation page will be generated. This applicant are required to download the confirmation and take a photocopy for future references

SSC JE 2021 Exam Pattern

This SSC JE exam pattern consists of two papers. This paper-I is a computer-based examination, and paper-II is an offline examination. Only those candidates who pass Paper I are allowed to appear in Paper-II. The SSC JE exam pattern for both of these papers can be seen below:

Paper – I

This paper is objective, and you will find three sections in it. All the candidates have to solve 200 questions in 2 hours. The details of the Paper I exam pattern are as follows:

Paper No. of Sections Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Negative Marking
Paper I 3 General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 hours 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
General Awareness 50 50
General Engineering 100 100
Total 200 200


This paper-II is of descriptive type. This question is based on the domain in which the candidate has also done his degree or diploma in engineering. The exam pattern for this paper II can be seen as follows:

Paper No. of Sections Sections Maximum Marks Duration
Paper-II 1 out of 3 Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical 300 2 hours

SSC JE 2020-21 Admit Card

This SSC JE Admit Card is available online on the official website of the Commission. Candidates who have paid the fee and have fulfilled the eligibility conditions for the examination will be able to download the SSC JE 2021 Admit Card by entering their registration ID and date of birth.

The special thing is that only the candidates holding the admit card are allowed to enter the examination hall. This admit card is considered to be a very important document that is required to be taken to the examination center on the day of examination by all the candidates, along with other required documents such as a valid identity proof, a passport size photograph, and other required documents as instructed. It is also necessary to carry it.

Details printed on SSC JE 2020-21 Admit Card

  • candidate’s name
  • Candidate photo
  • Signature of candidate
  • Candidate category
  • Examination Center

Examination Center Address

  • Exam date
  • exam time

How to Download SSC JE 2021 Admit Card

  • First of all, visit the official website of SSC –
  • Choose the login tab.
  • Candidates should enter their login credentials i.e. their register number and date of birth.
  • You will be able to see your admit card
  • View, download, and print the admit card.

Documents required in the examination center

The applicant is required to take the following documents to the examination center:

SSC JE Admit Card
A valid photo id card

SSC JE 2021 result

This SSC JE exam has two stages. This result is available on the official website of SSC, which candidates will be able to download as a merit list.

These SSC JE 2021 results have been decided by the Commission for each stage which will be based on the cutoff. Candidates clearing the cutoff for this paper I are selected for paper-II.

After the candidates appear for this paper II, the combined marks of papers I and II are used to generate the final result. All the candidates who have also cleared Paper-II and who receive the cut-off marks are selected for the post of Junior Engineer for the Government of India in various departments.

How to download SSC JE 2021 result?

Step 1- First go to the official website
Step 2- Then, click on SSC JE 2021 result
Step 3- This page will be redirected, candidates have to enter their login credentials to see their scorecard.
Step 4- It will have the roll number and date of birth login credentials and it is important to note that the credentials are not disclosed to anyone.
Step 5- Now, click submit, SSC JE exam results will be displayed on the display.

   Direct Download Link SSC JE 2021 result 

SSC JE 2021 Cut Off

Its cutoff will be decided by the commission after each paper. The cutoff varies for different categories. Candidates above this cutoff make it to the advanced stage. The cutoff for each phase of this 2018 is as follows:

Cutoff for Paper I

Category Civil Engineering Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering
UR 117.00 136.25
OBC 110.75 133.25
SC 101.75 120.00
ST 105.00 114.50
OH 91.50 113.00
HH 61.75 83.50

Cutoff for (Paper I + Paper-II)

Category Civil Engineering Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering
UR 244.75 303.50
OBC 244.75 299
SC 220.75 268.50
ST 228 265.50
OH 231.25 247.50
HH 152 164.75

SSC JE Selection Process

This process starts with filling the application process in which the candidates have to give their preference to different departments. Then the candidates are available for Paper I. Candidates who qualify for the cutoff for Paper I are the candidates selected for Paper Two. Paper-II is a descriptive one.

After this paper II marks of papers, I and II are combined to make a merit list. The candidates in this merit list then proceed for document verification. After verification of this document, it is allotted to the departments on the basis of marks obtained by all the candidates, and they were given preference at the time of applying for the examination.

The process is the same for all departments except BRO. A physical proficiency test and a medical test are also included for the BRO. In this Physical Efficiency Test, all candidates are required to cover a distance of 1-mile in 10 minutes. All the candidates have to cover the distance in the allotted time. In medicine, the candidate is tested against the prescribed physical standards set by the organization.

SSC JE 2021 Salary

The salary details for the post of SSC JE are as follows:

Post Level Payscale Grade Pay
Junior Engineers Group-‘B’ (Non-Gazetted) Level-6 INR 35400-112400 INR 4200

SSC JE Coaching Centers

Several coaching centers are there for SSC JE Exam all over the country. The leading coaching centers in the country are:

Coaching centers in Delhi

  • Raj Engineering Academy
  • IBT
  • KTB Tutors

Coaching centers in Bengaluru

  • Elite IIT
  • Race Coaching Institute
  • Tripti Coaching Center

Coaching centers in Mumbai

  • Success Forum
  • Promising Career Academy
  • IBOP Academy

Coaching centers in Kolkata

  • Eastern India Academic Classes
  • Institute of Academic Excellence
  • Vivek Edu Center

SSC JE 2021 Preparation Tips

All interested candidates should follow the steps given below to pass the SSC JE 2021 exam.

  • It is necessary to thoroughly study and revise the syllabus required for this SSC JE 2021 exam.
  • Referred books need to be followed and studied.
  • It is very important to make a routine or timetable for all the candidates to revise a topic or lesson and on a daily or daily basis.
  • It is also very important to read another important practice of SSC JE Previous Year Question Papers.
  • Several mock test books are also available which give the candidates a good idea of ​​the exam. Candidates must practice.
  • Candidates also have to pay attention to time management.
  • In order to pass the SSC JE 2021 exam, all the candidates must always clear their doubts and seek professional guidance.
  • Candidates can also get several mock tests which are also available online.
  • Another important practice to qualify SSC JE 2021 is to read the news, latest updates, and events, etc., you should be aware and well informed.

The key to clear SSC JE 2021 is to study with diligence and hard work. The preparation tips for this SSC JE need to be strictly followed.

SSC JE Contact Details 2021

Staff Selection Commission

Block No-12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110091

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