SSC JE 2025 Notification: Eligibility, Age, Salary, Exam Pattern.

The SSC Junior Engineer (JE) exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit Junior Engineers in various government departments. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of the SSC JE exam:

SSC-JE Posts and Vacancies


1Junior Engineer (Civil): Engages in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and infrastructure.
2Junior Engineer (Electrical): Works on electrical systems design, installation, and maintenance in buildings and infrastructure.
3. Junior Engineer (Mechanical): Focuses on mechanical systems including HVAC, machinery maintenance, and production processes.
4. Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying and Contracts): Specializes in cost estimation, contract management, and procurement for construction projects.


SSC releases vacancies based on requirements from various departments such as:

1. Central Public Works Department (CPWD)
2. Central Water Commission (CWC)
3. Military Engineering Services (MES)
4. Department of Post
5. Farrakka Barrage Project
6. Border Road Organization (BRO), etc.

How to Check Vacancies:

1. Visit the official SSC website
2. Check the latest SSC JE notification for detailed information on the number of vacancies in each department and category.

Nationality / Citizenship

Candidates must meet one of the following criteria:

1. Citizen of India: Native of India.
2. Subject of Nepal/Bhutan: Recognized as subjects by the Government of India.
3. Tibetan Refugee: Came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanent settlement.
4. Migrants of Indian Origin: From Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam) intending to settle in India permanently.

Candidates belonging to the latter three categories must produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit
1. For Central Water Commission and CPWD: Up to 32 years.
2. For other departments: 18-27 years.

Age Relaxation:
1. SC/ST: 5 years
2. OBC: 3 years
3. PH: 10 years
4. Ex-Servicemen, Central Govt. employees, etc.: As per government norms.

Educational Qualifications

Candidates must have:

1. For Civil Engineering: Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
2. For Electrical Engineering: Diploma or Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.
3. For Mechanical Engineering: Diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute.

Scheme of Examination

The SSC JE 2025 exam will be conducted in two stages:

Paper 1 (Computer-Based Test):

1. General Intelligence and Reasoning: 50 marks
2. General Awareness: 50 marks
3. General Engineering (Civil & Structural / Electrical / Mechanical): 100 marks
4. Total: 200 marks
5. Duration: 2 hours

Paper 2 (Computer-Based Objective Test Test):

(1) General Engineering (Civil & Structural / Electrical / Mechanical): 300 marks
(2) Duration: 2 hours

Indicative Syllabus:- 

SSC JE 2025 Syllabus:

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

(a) Analogies, similarities, differences
(b) Space visualization, spatial orientation
(c) Problem-solving, analysis, judgment
(d) Decision-making, visual memory
(e) Discrimination, observation, relationship concepts

General Awareness:

(1) Current events
(2) India and its neighboring countries
(3) History, culture, geography
(4) Economic scene, general polity
(5) Scientific research

General Engineering:

(1) Civil and Structural: Building Materials, Estimating, Costing, and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Environmental Engineering.

(2) Electrical: Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and measuring instruments, Electrical Machines.

(3) Mechanical: Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics.


The SSC JE notification includes:

(1) Detailed eligibility criteria
(2) Number of vacancies
(3) Important dates (application start and end dates, exam dates)
(4) Application procedure
(5) Exam pattern and syllabus