SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2023, Check age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts

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SSC JE Eligibility Criteria: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC JE Exam to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Engineer. All those candidates who are aspiring to appear for this exam should ensure that they know the complete eligibility criteria. It is mandatory for candidates applying for the SSC JE Exam to fulfill SSC JE eligibility criteria. Those who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria will not be considered for the post and their candidature can be cancelled during any stage of the recruitment process. Read this article to know the complete SSC JE eligibility criteria and related details. You can also refer to our E-Book for the SSC MTS Exam: Download the E-Book here.

 
 

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2022

SSC specifies the eligibility criteria for the SSC JE Exam in the official notification that it releases for recruitment.

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Candidates who apply for the SSC JE Exam should meet these eligibility criteria. If the candidates do not satisfy the eligibility criteria as mentioned in the official notification, their application will be rejected. The major criteria of eligibility for the SSC JE Exam are as follows:
  • Nationality 
  • Age Limit 
  • Educational qulaification
  • Number Of Attempts 
The detailed eligibility is discussed below:
 
 

SSC JE Eligibility: Nationality

As for Nationality, the eligibility for candidates is as mentioned below. To be eligible to appear for the exam, candidates must satisfy these nationality criteria and must be:
  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who migrated to India before 1st January 1962, to reside in India permanently, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire, Zambia, and Vietnam to settle in India permanently.
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SSC JE Eligibility: Age Limit

There are various posts in the SSC JE Exam that the candidates can apply for and the age limit for each of these posts is different. However, candidates must be above 18 years of age and not more than 32 years of age to be eligible to appear for the SSC JE Exam. 
Post Organisation/Department Age Limit
Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying and Contracts) Military Engineer Services (MES) Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical) Military Engineer Services (MES) Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Civil) Department of Posts Upto 27 years junior
r Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) Farakka Barrage Project Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Civil) Border Road Organization Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) Central Water and Power Research Station Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Mechanical, Electrical) Directorate of Quality Assurance (Naval) Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) National Technical Research Organization (NTRO) Upto 30 years junior
r Engineer (Civil, Mechanical) Central Water Commission Upto 32 years junior
r Engineer (Civil, Electrical) Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Upto 32 years


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SSC JE Eligibility: Age Relaxation

Along with the above age limits, SSC offers age relaxations to candidates belonging to certain categories which are as follows:
 Category Age-Relaxation Permissible beyond the Upper age limit
C/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH 10 years
H (OBC) 13 years
H (SC/ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date on receipt of online application. 
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of Closing date o 5 Years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the Closing date. Upto 8 (5+3) years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees ( SC/ST ) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as of the Closing date o 10 ( 5+5) years of age.
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01- 01-1980 to 31-12-1989 (Unreserved/General ) 5 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01- 01-1980 to 31-12-1989 ( OBC ) 8 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01- 01-1980 to 31-12-1989 (SC/ST) 5 years defense
e Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. 3 years
Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof ( SC/ST ) 8 years

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SSC JE Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualifications

SSC lays down certain essential educational qualifications that are required for candidates to be eligible for different posts under the SSC JE Exam. The education qualification is the most essential criterion that must be satisfied in the SSC JE Eligibility. Every candidate should have necessarily passed the Matriculation or Secondary Examination from a recognized board. The post-wise specific educational qualifications required for candidates to be eligible to appear for the SSC JE Exam are as follows:
Organization/Department SSC JE Educational Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil) Central Water Commission Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer (Civil) Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution
Junior Engineer (Civil) Department of Posts 3 years Diploma or equivalent in Civil Engineering from an institute recognized by the Central/ State Government
Junior Engineer (Civil) Military Engineer Services (MES) Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University Or

 

(a) 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute or University; and

(b) 2 years of work experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Civil Engineering works

Junior Engineer (Civil) Farakka Barrage Project Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board
Junior Engineer (Civil) Border Roads Organization, Ministry of Defence Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute or

 

(a) 3 years Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and

(b) 2 years of work experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Civil Engineering works

Junior Engineer (Civil) Central Water Power Research Station Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board
Junior Engineer (Civil) National Technical Research Organization Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized University/ Board/ Institution
Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) Military Engineer Services (MES) Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/Board; Or

 

(a) 3 years diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute/ University/ Board; and

(b) 2 years of experience in Planning/ Execution/ Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering work junior

r Engineer (Electrical) Central Public Works Department (CPWD) Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board/ Institute
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Farakka Barrage Project Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board/ Institute
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Central Water Power Research Station Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Board
Junior Engineer (Electrical) Directorate of Quality Assurance, Naval Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board; or

 

(a) 3 years Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution; and

(b) 2 years of experience in the relevant field junior

r Engineer (Electrical) National Technical Research Organization Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Central Water Commission Degree/ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Farakka Barrage Project Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board/ Institute
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Central Water Power Research Station Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) Directorate of Quality Assurance, Naval Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board; or

 

(a) 3 years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution; and (b) 2 years of work experience in the respective field junior

r Engineer (Mechanical) National Technical Research Organization Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Board/ Institution
Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contracts) Military Engineer Services (MES) 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board or equivalent; or

 

(a) Passed Intermediate examination in Buildings and Quantity Surveying Sub-Division-II of the Institute of Surveyors (India)

 
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SSC JE Eligibility Criteria: Important Information

After having looked at the detailed eligibility criteria for the SSC JE Exam, candidates must note certain important points:
  • All the candidates applying for the SSC JE Exam should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
  • If the candidates do not meet the eligibility criteria their candidature will be cancelled.
  • The number of attempts for SSC JE Exams will be soon updated by SSC.
 

 

 
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Is there age relaxation provided to candidates applying for SSC JE Exam?

Yes, age relaxation is provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories and applying for the SSC JE Exam.

What is the educational qualification required for a candidate to apply for the post of Junior Engineer in SSC JE Exam?

Candidate should have completed Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University or Institution to be eligible to apply for the post of Junior Engineer in the SSC JE Exam.

What is the minimum age limit to be eligible to apply for SSC JE Exam?

The minimum age limit to be eligible to apply for the SSC JE Exam is 18 years.

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