The Staff Selection Commission (SSC), formed on November 04, 1975, and headquartered in New Delhi, India, is the division of Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). It is the premier Indian organization to recruit staff for various posts in various ministries, departments and organizations in the Government of India.

The SSC JE 2022  will be conducted for 1000+ expected vacancies for civil, mechanical, electrical & quantity surveying & contract posts. The exam is conducted nationally in four stages as follows –

  • Paper 1 – Objective Type Questions for 200 marks
  • Paper 2 – Written Descriptive Test for 300 marks
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

The SSC conducts exams for various posts, which run throughout the year. Candidates can check the complete exam schedule on the conducting authority’s official website of SSC.

SSC JE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The SSC JE eligibility is important to apply for the exam and then get selected for it.


Candidates applying for SSC can be a citizen of any of the following nations –

  • Indian
  • The subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee from January 01, 1962 or earlier, and settled in India
  • An Indian citizen who migrated to the country to settle permanently in India (only certain nations are eligible)

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Age Limit

There is no minimum age criteria to appear for the SSC JE Exam. The post-wise maximum age criteria for General category is as follows –

Post Age Criteria
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical), Central Water Commission and CPWD 32 Years
Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical), Department of Post and Junior Engineer (Surveying and Contract), MES 30 Years
Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical), MES 30 Years

Upper Age Limit relaxation is available for the candidates from the following reserved categories –

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 Years
Ex-Serviceman (GEN) 3 Years
SC/ST 5 Years
Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST) 8 Years
Ex-Serviceman (OBC) 6 Years
PH (GEN) 10 Years
PH (SC/ST) 15 Years
PH(OBC) 13 Years

Educational Criteria

The candidates aspiring to appear for the SSC JE exams should have the following educational qualification along with required work experience (not mandatory for all posts) as mentioned below –

Post Name Qualification
Junior Engineer (Civil), CPWD B.Tech. / B.E. / Diploma in Civil Engineering
Junior Engineer (Electrical), CPWD B.Tech. / B.E. / Diploma in Electrical Engineering
JE (Civil), Department of Posts B.Tech. / B.E. / 3 year Diploma in Civil Engineering
Junior Engineer (Electrical), Department of Posts B.E. / B.Tech. / 3 year Diploma in Electrical Engineering
SSC Junior Engineer (Civil), MES ●      B. Tech/ B.E. in Civil Engineering OR else 3 year Diploma in Civil Engineering

●      At least 2 years of work experience in Civil Engineering

Junior Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical), MES ●      B.Tech./B.E. in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering OR must have three years Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

●      2 years work experience in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

Junior Engineer (QS&C), MES ●      B.Tech. / B.E. / or else 3 year Diploma in Civil Engineering


●      Must have passed the Intermediate examination in Building and Quantity Surveying (Sub Divisional-II) from the Institute of Surveyors (India)

Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical), Central Water Commission B.Tech. / B.E. Diploma in Mechanical/Civil Engineering

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