SSC (Staff Selection Commission) JE 2018-19 Exam Detailed Information

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is conducting SSC JUNIOR ENGINEER examination annually to recruit the junior engineers(JE) from three different branches: Civil, Mechanical and Electrical. These engineers will be posted in a number of central government organizations like Central Public Works Department, National Technical Research Organization, Border Research Organization, Central Water Commission, Military Engineering Services etc. This examination consists of two levels: Tier I and Tier II.

a) SSC JE 2018 Exam Notification

It is vital to know the important dates connected with every exam. This helps us in developing effective preparation strategy. Further, it also aids in avoiding unnecessary stress in the last minute.

Events   Dates
Release of Notification 15-12-2018
Starting date for online form submission 15-12-2018
Last date for online form submission 07-01-2019
Release of admit card for Tier I  yet to be declared
Exam date for Tier I  Yet to be declared
Tier I result  Yet to be declared
Release of admit card for Tier II  Yet to be declared
Exam date for Tier II  Yet to be declared
Release of final results  Yet to be declared

SSC JE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

To become eligible for writing this exam, the candidates need to have the following qualification.

  1. Nationality

The candidates must be satisfying any of the following conditions:

  • A citizen of India (or)
  • A Nepalese subject (or)
  • A Bhutanese subject (or)
  • A refugee from Tibet who had come to settle in India permanently before 01 January 1962. (or)
  • A person of Indian origin who had come to India from the following countries and settled permanently.

Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Vietnam.

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SSC JE 2018 Application Process

The application process will start once the notification for the exam is released. The application can be done through the online mode only. To apply for this exam, you need to just follow the instructions given below:

  1. Go to the official website of Staff Selection Commission
  2. You need to select the option “Apply” on the top of the homepage.
  3. In the page that appears, select the option “JE”.

You must go through the instructions carefully before initiating the application process.

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SSC JE 2018 Exam Pattern

The examination is conducted in two levels: Tier I and Tier II. The candidates qualifying the Tier I will appear in Tier II. The objective type questions are asked in Tier I while Tier II will be a descriptive paper.

SSC JE Tier I:

  • The examination is conducted through online mode for 2 hours.
  • The total mark is 200 with each question carries 1 mark. One-fourth of the marks is reduced for each wrong answer.
  • The examination is conducted in the morning and afternoon shifts.

The questions are asked on the following subjects:

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SSC JE Syllabus 2018

SSC Junior Engineer exam, arranged by Staff Selection Commission conducts exam at 2 level (Paper 1 and Paper 2). SSC JE Syllabus covers 3 parts of engineering – Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, which students will have to gone through to get at next level – Recruitment process.

Check below to get detailed information abut SSC JE 2018 Syllabus (Paper 1 and Paper 2)

Paper 1

Subject Syllabus
General Awareness ●      Polity

●      Economics

●      History

●      Geography

●      India and its neighbouring countries

●      Current affairs

General Intelligence and Reasoning ●      Analogies,

●      Similarities Differences,

●      Space Visualization Problem Solving,

●      Analysis judgment,

●      Decision Making Visual Memory,

●      Discrimination Observation,

●      Relationship Concepts

●      Arithmetical Reasoning,

●      Verbal and Figure Classification

●      Arithmetical Number Series

●      Abstract Ideas and Symbols and their Relationships

●      Arithmetical Computations

●      Other Analytical Functions.

Electrical engineering ●      Basic concepts

●      Circuit law.

●      Magnetic Circuit.

●      AC Fundamentals.

●      Measurement and Measuring Instruments.

●      Electrical Machines

●      Single phase induction and Fractional Kilowatt Motors

●      Synchronous Machines.

●      Generation.

●      Estimation and Costing.

●      Utilization and Electrical Energy

●      Basic Electronics.

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SSC JE Admit Card 2018

The candidates can download the admit cards directly from the official website of Staff Selection Commission. An official notification will be published when the admit cards are available for download. It is important to note that the admit cards are released on the regional website and the candidate should refer those websites pertaining to their regional preferences. The links for those regional websites will be available on the main website itself.

It should be noted that the admit cards are released only through the online mode. It will not be sent by post. Therefore, the candidates should not forget to download the card once it is released. You need to give your registration number and the date of birth for this purpose. It is better to take a printout for future reference.

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SSC JE Result 2018

The announcement of the results is the most important news that every candidate who is preparing for any exams would want to hear. Once the exam is over, the candidates start discussing the results. This trend is particularly seen once the tier I exams are over. A lot of time is wasted in this process as most of the candidates would begin doing research on the cutoff predictions. Being anxious regarding the results is fine but this should not hamper the preparation. Every second before the examination is precious. It should be spent on improving your chances of clearing the exam.  So, Keep your focus intact!!

The Tier I result will be announced approximately two to three months after the exam is over. Candidates can check the results on the official website of the commission. Those who have cleared will be appearing on the Tier II exam. The final results will be announced on the official website of SSC after the evaluation of the papers of Tier II. The marks obtained by the candidates in both the papers will be used for the final evaluation. The names of the recommended candidates would be published on the website. This selection is done based on the cut-off marks.

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SSC JE Cut Off 2018

The cut off marks decide the fate of every candidate at every level. It is the minimum marks that are needed to be scored by the candidates to clear the exam. The cut-off marks are different for a different year. The cut-off marks are decided mainly based on the reservation policy of the government. People who can avail the benefits of the reservation will have lower cut-offs. This is of immense help to those who suffer disadvantages because of social and economic reasons. In SSC JE, even those who are physically challenged are given reservation. This makes the exam to be more inclusive. By having a look at the cut-off marks, the candidates can have some ideas. You can plan your preparation accordingly. People who belong to general category have to work hard. This is mainly because the marks are high and also the number of people who are competing in that category is also high.  It is not that the exam is going to be easy for other category people as the cut-off marks are highly unpredictable. It is always suggested to give the maximum efforts for the exam. Knowing the cut-off marks of the previous year has another purpose too. It helps in analysing your mock test results. It is important to score more than cut-offs in the mock test. This helps in improving your marks to a greater level in the actual exam. The Cut-off marks for the last two years are given below.

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