SSC JE 2020 Recruitment, SSC Junior Engineer 2018 Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Latest Vacancy & Important Dates

SSC or we can say Staff Selection Commission is an Indian Government department that was founded 1967-68 and owned by Government of India to recruit the employees for the various Departments and Ministries. They regularly dispatch the jobs of the desired candidates through various competitive exams. Now they are going to conduct SSC JE Recruitment 2018 Exam in the coming months. They will hire on Junior Engineer (JE) post. Here we are going to share with you all the information about SSC JE Mains Result, SSC JE Mains Result Date, SSC JE Syllabus, SSC JE Cut Off, & SSC JE News.

SSC JE 2018 Notification:

SSC has not released yet the official announcement but as per the sources, it is determined that they will serve around 500(Expected) of jobs in coming months. Have a look at the SSC JE News and SSC JE Notification from the SSC JE Exam board.

SSC JE 2018 Exam Details in Nutshell:

Details of SSC JE Recruitment 2018

Name of Exam

SSC JE Exam 2018

Name of Organizer

SSC (Staff Selection Commission)

Mode of Exam


Post Name

JE (Junior Engineer)

Number of Vacancies

Around 500(Expected)

Official Site

SSC JE 2018 Important Dates

SSC JE 2018 Online Application Starting

15th Dec 2018

SSC JE 2018 Notification Release

15th Dec 2018

SSC JE Exam Last Date to Apply

7th January 2019

SSC JE 2018 Eligibility

Educational Criteria

B.Tech/BE Degree or Diploma Holder from Recognized University in relevant Engineering Field

Age Criteria

18 Years Min. and 32 Years Max.

SSC JE 2018 Exam Selection Procedure

First Phase

Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)

Second Phase

Conventional Type (Written Test)

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SSC JE 2018 Vacancy Details:

Here are the details of SSC JE PO 2018.

·         Organization Name: SSC (Staff Selection Commission)

·         Name of Exam: SSC JE Exam 2018

·         Post Name: JE (Junior Engineer)

·         Total Vacancies: 500 (Expected)

·         Mode of Application: Online

·         Website:

SSC JE 2018 Vacancy Details

Post Name                           

No. of Vacancies

JE (Junior Engineer)

500 (Expected)


SSC JE 2018 Application Fee:

SSC has announced the fee structure for SSC JE 2018. Here we want to describe that according to the rules the candidates that belong to SC/ST/Women/PWD are exclusion from the application fee. The fee structure for General and OBC candidates have to pay INR 100 as the SSC JE 2018 Application Fee. It is facilitated by SSC that you can pay the application fee through both the methods online and offline through credit or debit cards, pay-in-slip, and e-challan.

SSC JE 2018 Application Form:

After the official announcement of the SSC JE 2018 exam, you will be able to fill the SSC JE Application Form 2018 from the official site of SSC. Before filling the form read the instructions and terms & conditions to avoid any kind of error or mistake. To fill the application form just follows these below steps.

1.       Explore the official SSC Site:

2.       Click on the button stated Apply

3.       Select the particular post

4.       Now you will be able to see the application form

5.       Fill the form carefully according to the desired post

6.       Now Submit the Form

7.       Make the payment through one of the procedures including credit/debit card, net banking, pay-in-slip or e-challan from SBI.

8.       You can take the print out for the further use

9.       For SC/ST candidates community certificate is also to be submitted along with the form

SSC JE 2018 Eligibility:

Staff Selection Commission announces jobs in many categories. So the SSC JE Eligibility differs according to the post and requirements. Here are the eligibility criteria according to the posts:

Educational Requirements As Per 1st January 2019:

Name of the Post

Educational Criteria

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Department of Posts – B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

CPWD – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Department of Posts- B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Electrical engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

CPWD – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical)

Central Water Commission – B.E. / B.Tech. / Diploma in Civil/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute.

Junior Engineer (Civil)

MES – B.E. / B.Tech. in Civil Engineering OR 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/Institute and with 2 years work experience in civil engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical)

MES – B.E. / B.Tech. in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering OR 3 years Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute and with 2 years work experience in electrical/mechanical engineering works.

Junior Engineer (QS&C)

MES – B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/Institute OR Passed an Intermediate examination in Building and Quantity Surveying (Sub Divisional-II) from the Institute of Surveyors (India).


Age Criteria:

As per the rules for SSC JE 2018 exam the age criteria is 18 to 32 years but as per department is as follows:



Age Criteria

For Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical)

Central Water Commission and CPWD

must be equal or less than 32 years

For Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical)

Department of Post and Junior Engineer (Surveying and contract), MES

should be between 18 to 27 years

For Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)


should not exceed 30 years


SSC JE 2018 Exam Pattern:

SSC will conduct this exam into two stages and have to give exam according to the branch these are as:

SSC JE 2018 Paper-1 (MCQ):

Serial No.

Topic Name


Duration of Time


General Intelligence and Reasoning


2 Hours


General Awareness



Part A- General Engineering (civil & structural)



Part B- General Engineering (electrical)


Part C- General Engineering (mechanical)

Grand Total



SSC JE 2018 Paper-2 (Conventional):

Serial No.

Topic Name


Duration of Time


Part A- General Eng. (civil & structural)


2 hours


Part B- General Eng. (electrical)


Part C- General Eng. (mechanical)


Negative Marking: ¼ Mark

SSC JE 2018 Syllabus:

SSC JE Syllabus 2018 includes the subjects mentioned in the exam pattern of SSC JE 2018. The detailed Syllabus of SSC JE 2018 is mentioned below according to the subjects.

Paper -1 (MCQ):

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

·         Questions on 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 etc.

·         Questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships,

·         Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Awareness:

“Questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.”

General Engineering (Civil) or Part-A: Civil Engineering:

·         Building Materials, Estimating,

·         Costing and Valuation,

·         Surveying, Soil Mechanics,

·         Hydraulics,

·         Irrigation Engineering,

·         Transportation Engineering,

·         Environmental Engineering.

·         Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures,

·         Concrete Technology,

·         RCC Design, Steel Design.

General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-B: Electrical Engineering:

·         Basic concepts,

·         Circuit law,

·         Magnetic Circuit,

·         AC Fundamentals,

·         Measurement and Measuring instruments,

·         Electrical Machines,

·         Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors,

·         Synchronous Machines,

·         Generation, Transmission and Distribution,

·         Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy,

·         Basic Electronics.

General Engineering (Mechanical) or Part C: Mechanical Engineering

·         Theory of Machines and Machine Design,

·         Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials,

·         Properties of Pure Substances,

·         1st Law of Thermodynamics,

·         2nd Law of Thermodynamics,

·         Air standard Cycles for IC Engines,

·         IC Engine Performance,

·         IC Engines Combustion,

·         IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication,

·         Rankine cycle of System,

·         Boilers,

·         Classification,

·         Specification,

·         Fitting & Accessories,

·         Air Compressors & their cycles,

·         Refrigeration cycles,

·         Principle of Refrigeration Plant,

·         Nozzles & Steam Turbines.

·         Properties & Classification of Fluids,

·         Fluid Statics,

·         Measurement of Fluid Pressure,

·         Fluid kinematics,

·         Dynamics of Ideal fluids,

·         Measurement of Flow rate,

·         basic principles,

·         Hydraulic Turbines,

·         Centrifugal Pumps,

·         Classification of steels.

Paper -2 (Conventional):

Part B – Civil & Structural Engineering:

1) Building Materials:   

·         Physical and Chemical properties,

·         classification, standard tests,

·         uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials e.g. building stones, silicate based materials, cement (Portland),

·         asbestos products, timber and wood based products,

·         laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes

2) Estimating, Costing and Valuation:

·         estimate, glossary of technical terms,

·         analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement,

·         Items of work – earthwork, Brick work (Modular &Traditional bricks),

·         RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring, Plastering.

·         Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic tank, Bar bending schedule,

·         Centre line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezodial formula,

·         Simpson’s rule.

·         Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps.

·         Valuation – Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of valuation.

3) Surveying:

·         Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying, working of prismatic compass,

·         compass traversing, bearings, local attraction,

·         plane table surveying, theodolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Levelling,

·         Definition of terms used in levelling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections,

·         temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level,      

·         methods of contouring, uses of contour map,

·         tachometric survey, curve setting, earth work calculation, advanced surveying equipment

4) Soil Mechanics:

·         Origin of soil,

·         phase diagram,

·         Definitions-void ratio,

·         porosity, degree of saturation,

·         water content, specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights,

·         density index and interrelationship of different parameters,

·         Grain size distribution curves and their uses.

·         Index properties of soils, Atterberg’s limits, ISI soil classification and plasticity chart. Permeability of soil,

·         coefficient of permeability, determination of coefficient of 12 permeability,

·         Unconfined and confined aquifers, effective stress, quick sand, consolidation of soils,

·         Principles of consolidation, degree of consolidation, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil,

·         E-log p curve, computation of ultimate settlement.

·         Shear strength of soils, direct shear test, Vane shear test, Triaxial test.

·         Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressures,

·         Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, and standard penetration test.

5) Hydraulics:

·         Fluid properties,

·         hydrostatics,

·         measurements of flow,

·         Bernoulli’s theorem and its application, flow through pipes,

·         flow in open channels,

·         weirs, flumes, spillways, pumps and turbines

6) Irrigation Engineering:

·         Definition, necessity, benefits, effects of irrigation, types and methods of irrigation,

·         Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, run off coefficient, rain gauge, losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc.

·         Water requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies.

·         Different type of canals, types of canal irrigation, loss of water in canals.

·         Canal lining – types and advantages.

·         Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well.

·         Weir and barrage, Failure of weirs and permeable foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s theory of critical velocity.

·         Lacey’s theory of uniform flow. Definition of flood, causes and effects, methods of flood control, water logging, preventive measure.

·         Land reclamation, Characteristics of affecting fertility of soils, purposes, methods, description of land and reclamation processes.

·         Major irrigation projects in India

7) Transportation Engineering:

·         Highway Engineering – cross sectional elements, geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials – aggregates and bitumen, different tests,

·         Design of flexible and rigid pavements – Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous construction,

·         Rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage, Railway Engineering- Components of permanent way – sleepers, ballast,

·         Fixtures and fastening, track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, stations and yards.

·         Traffic Engineering – Different traffic survey, speed-flow-density and their interrelationships, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation, traffic signs and markings, road safety

8) Environmental Engineering:

·         Quality of water,

·         source of water supply, purification of water,

·         distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage systems,

·         circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances,

·         sewage treatments. Surface water drainage.

·         Solid waste management – types, effects, engineered management system.

·         Air pollution – pollutants, causes, effects, control. Noise pollution – cause, health effects, control.

Structural Engineering:

1) Theory of Structures:

·         Elasticity constants,

·         types of beams – determinate and indeterminate,

·         bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported,

·         cantilever and over hanging beams.

·         Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular & circular sections,

·         bending moment and shear stress for tee,

·         channel and compound sections,

·         chimneys, dams and retaining walls

2) Concrete Technology                :

·         Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete,

·         cement aggregates, importance of water quality,

·         water cement ratio, workability, mix design,

·         storage, batching, mixing, placement,

·         compaction, finishing and curing of concrete,

·         quality control of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting,

·         repair and maintenance of concrete structures

3) RCC Design:

·         RCC beams-flexural strength,

·         shear strength, bond strength,

·         design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beams,

·         Cantilever beams. T-beams, lintels.

·         One way and two way 12 slabs, isolated footings.

·         Reinforced brick works, columns, staircases, retaining wall,

·         water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress methods)

4) Steel Design:

·         Steel design and construction of steel columns,

·         beams roof trusses plate girders

Part B – Electrical Engineering:

1) Basic Concepts:

·         Concepts of resistance,

·         inductance,

·         Capacitance and various factors affecting them.

·         Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units

2) Circuit Law:

·         Kirchhoff’s law,

·         Simple Circuit solution using network theorems

3) Magnetic Circuit:

·         Concepts of flux, mmf, reluctance,

·         Different kinds of magnetic materials,

·         Magnetic calculations for conductors of different configuration e.g. straight, circular, solenoid, etc.

·         Electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction

4) AC Fundamentals:

·         Instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves,

·         Representation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit.

·         Poly Phase system – star and delta connection,

·         3 phase power,

·         DC and sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit

5) Measurement & Measuring Instruments:

·         Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and re-active) and energy,

·         2 wattmeter method of 3 phase power measurement.

·         Measurement of frequency and phase angle.

·         Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type), extension of range wattmeter, Multimeters, Megger, Energy meter AC Bridges.

·         Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses. Earth Fault detection

Electrical Machines:

1) D.C. Machine:

·         Construction,

·         Basic Principles of D.C. motors and generators, their characteristics, speed control and starting of D.C. Motors.

·         Method of braking motor,

·         Losses and efficiency of D.C. Machines

2) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers:

·         Construction and Principles of operation,

·         equivalent circuit,

·         voltage regulation,

·         O.C. and S.C. Tests,

·         Losses and efficiency.

·         Effect of voltage,

·         Frequency and wave form on losses.

·         Parallel operation of 1 phase /3 phase transformers.

·         Auto transformers3 phase induction motors,

·         rotating magnetic field,

·         principle of operation,

·         equivalent circuit,

·         torque-speed characteristics,

·         Starting and speed control of 3 phase induction motors.

·         Methods of braking,

·         effect of voltage and frequency variation on torque speed characteristics

3) Synchronous Machines:

·         Generation of 3-phase e.m.f. armature reaction,

·         voltage regulation,

·         parallel operation of two alternators,

·         synchronizing,

·         control of active and reactive power.

·         Starting and applications of synchronous motors

4) Generation, Transmission and Distribution:

·         Different types of power stations,

·         Load factor,

·         diversity factor,

·         demand factor,

·         cost of generation,

·         Inter-connection of power stations.

·         Power factor improvement,

·         various types of tariffs,

·         types of faults,

·         Short circuit current for symmetrical faults.

·         Switchgears – rating of circuit breakers,

·         Principles of arc extinction by oil and air,

·         H.R.C. Fuses,

·         Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc

5) Estimation and Costing:

·         Estimation of lighting scheme,

·         Electric installation of machines and relevant IE rules.

·         Earthing practices and IE Rules.

6) Utilization of Electrical Energy:

·         Illumination,

·         Electric heating,               

·         Electric welding,

·         Electroplating,

·         Electric drives and motors

7) Basic Electronics:

·         Working of various electronic devices e.g. P N Junction diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type),

·         BJT and JFET      

Part C – Mechanical Engineering

1) Theory of Machines and Machine Design:

·         Concept of simple machine,

·         Four bar linkage and link motion,

·         Flywheels and fluctuation of energy,

·         Power transmission by belts – V-belts and Flat belts,

·         Clutches – Plate and Conical clutch,

·         Gears – Type of gears, gear profile and gear ratio calculation,

·         Governors – Principles and classification,

·         Riveted joint,

·         Cams,

·         Bearings,

·         Friction in collars and pivots

2) Engineering Mechanics & Strength of Materials:

·         Equilibrium of Forces,

·         Law of motion,

·         Friction,

·         Concepts of stress and strain,

·         Elastic limit and elastic constants,

·         Bending moments and shear force diagram,

·         Stress in composite bars,

·         Torsion of circular shafts,

·         Bucking of columns – Euler’s and Rankin’s theories,

·         Thin walled pressure vessels

3) Thermal Engineering:

·         Properties of Pure Substances P-V & P-T diagrams of pure substance like H2O,

·         Introduction of steam table with respect to steam generation process;

·         Definition of saturation wet & superheated status.

·         Definition of dryness fraction of steam, degree of superheat of steam.

·         H-S chart of steam (Mollier Chart)           

4) Properties & Classification of Fluid:

·         Ideal & real fluids,

·         Newton’s law of viscosity,

·         Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids,

·         compressible and incompressible fluids

5) Fluid Statics:

·         Pressure at a point.

·         Measurement of Fluid

6) Pressure:

·         Manometers,

·         U-tube,

·         Inclined tube

7) Fluid Kinematics:

·         Stream line, laminar & turbulent flow,

·         external & internal flow,

·         continuity equation

8) Dynamics of Ideal Fluids:

·         Bernoulli’s equation,

·         Total head;

·         Velocity head;

·         Pressure head;

·         Application of Bernoulli’s equitation

9) Centrifugal Pumps:

·         Classifications,

·         Principles,

·         Performance

10) Production Engineering Classification of Steels:

·         Mild steal & alloy steel,

·         Heat treatment of steel,

·         Welding – Arc Welding,

·         Gas Welding,

·         Resistance Welding,

·         Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc. (Brazing & Soldering),

·         Welding Defects & Testing;

·         NDT, Foundry & Casting – methods, defects, different casting processes

SSC JE 2018 Salary:

As SSC has announced plenty of jobs in various posts and sectors, they also announced the SSC JE salary and perks accordingly, these are:

Name of Post

Grade Pay

Gross Salary

Junior Engineer (Civil)

INR 4200

From INR 32667 to INR 37119

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

INR 4200

From INR 32667 to INR 37119

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

INR 4200

From INR 32667 to INR 37119

Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract)

INR 4200

From INR 32667 to INR 37119

Junior Engineer(Electrical and Mechanical)

INR 4200

From INR 32667 to INR 37119


SSC JE 2018 Selection Process:

In the SSC JE 2018 Selection Procedure the process includes various stages and candidates should go through all of them one by one. Candidates must complete the first stage and have to move forward to the next ones. Here is the complete selection procedure for SSC JE 2018.

1.       First Stage Computer Based Test (MCQ)

2.       Second Stage Written Test (Conventional Type)

3.       Final Result

SSC JE 2018 Cut Off:

Staff Selection Commission conducts this exam all over the nation and they declare the SSC JE cut off is announced by SSC according to the respected category, where candidate belongs to. SSC JE expected Cut off denotes the minimum marks for the selection of the candidate and here is the SSC JE Stage 2 Expected Cut Off. They have to clear the cut off to get selected.


SSC JE Paper-I Cut Off 2018 (Expected)

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Cut Off

Civil Engineering Cut Off




















SSC JE 2018 Admit Card:

SSC normally dispatch the admit card 10 days prior to the examination and you will be able to download the SSC JE Admit Card 2018 from the official SSC Website.

SSC JE Result 2018:

As per the SSC JE 2018 exam, the result will be declared within 2 to 3 months after the successful completion of the exam. The first stage will include the SSC JE Paper -1 and the second stage will include SSC JE Paper -2. If the candidate got selected into the Paper 1 of SSC JE then he will be eligible to attend the SSC JE Paper 2 and after successful completion of the examination, the SSC will announce the SSC JE Mains Result Date. SSC JE Final Result will be declared soon, please visit the site on the regular basis for the SSC JE Update.

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