SSC JE 2020-21 Admit Card (Out), Exam Date, Syllabus & Vacancy

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SSC JE 2020-21 Admit Card (Out), Exam Date, Syllabus & Vacancy

What is SSC JE?

The SSC JE Exam 2020 will be held between 22nd and 24th March. On 18th March, the SSC issued a notification about the change in exam dates. Apart from the Northern Region, all SSC regional headquarters published the SSC JE Admit Card 2020-21.
Candidates can download their SSC JE admit card by entering their registration number, father’s name, and date of birth. SSC JE 2020-21 Application Status was previously released on March 10 by SSC’s regional websites. Candidates can verify the status of their applications by entering the necessary information. 
The SSC JE Admit Card for Paper 1 will be released shortly by the SSC. This exam will be conducted from 22nd March to 24th March 2021. And, the SSC JE Paper-II will be conducted on 21st March 2021.

SSC JE Latest Updates

  • SSC JE Admit Card 2020-21 for Northern Region was released on 19th March 2021. 
  • The dates for the SSC JE exam 2020-21 have been updated as of 18th March 2021. In this respect, the SSC has released a notification. 
  • Northern Region had released SSC JE Admit Card Paper-I on 18th March 2021. The SSC JE Paper-II admit card is available for download.
  • Southern Region released SSC JE Admit Card Paper-II on 15th March 2021. The SSC JE Paper-II will be held on 21st March. 
  • The North-Western Region released the SSC JE Admit Card 2020 on 15th March 2021. Candidates can get their SSC JE Admit Card by visiting the respective regional websites.
  • SSC JE admit card 2020 was released by some regional SSC websites on 12th March 2021. The paper-I of the SSC JE exam will be held on 22nd March.
  • SSC JE 2020-21 Application Status was released on regional SSC websites on 10th March 2021. SSC JE Admit Card 2020 is scheduled to be released shortly.


SSC JE Exam Highlights


Exam Name SSC JE (Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer)
Conducting Body SSC
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Paper-I: Online

Paper-II: Offline

Exam Duration Paper-I: 120 minutes

Paper-II: 120 minutes

Exam Purpose  Selection of candidates for the post of Junior Engineer in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India
Exam Language English and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-69999845
Official Website


SSC JE Eligibility 2020-21

SSC JE eligibility criteria vary depending on the vacancy for the post that a candidate has applied for. However, the following are the basic requirements that candidates must meet to qualify for SSC JE 2020-21:
Nationality/citizenship: A candidate must be an Indian citizen or a Nepalese/Bhutanese subject, or a Tibetan Refugee who arrived in India before 1st January 1962 or an Indian who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African countries.
Educational qualifications: As of 1st January 2021, a candidate must have completed a degree or diploma in civil, electrical, or mechanical engineering.
Age: As of 1st January 2021, a candidate must be a maximum of 32 years old.

SSC JE Important Dates 2020-21


SSC JE Exam Events  SSC JE Exam Dates
Notification 04th Aug 2020 (Old)

1st Oct 2020 (Revised)

Application form 4th Aug-2020 to 3rd Sep 2020 (Old)

1st Oct 2020 to 30th Oct 2020 (Revised)

Online exam fee payment 1st Oct 2020 to 1st Nov 2020
Generation of offline challan 1st Oct 2020 to 3rd Nov 2020
Exam fee payment through offline challan  1st Oct 2020 to 5th Nov 2020
Paper-I 22nd Mar 2021 to 24th Mar 2021 
Paper-II Yet To Be Announced


SSC JE Important Dates 2019-20


SSC JE Exam Events SSC JE Exam Dates
Application form 13th Aug 2019 to 12th Sep 2019
Admit card for Paper-I 18th Oct 2020 onwards
Paper-I 1st Sep 2020 to 4th Sep 2020 (Old)

27th Oct 2020 to 30th Oct 2020 and 11th Dec 2020 (Revised)

Tentative answer key 27th Dec 2020
Objections against the answer key 27th Dec 2020 to 31st Dec 2020
Paper-I result 1st Mar 2021
SSC JE Answer Key Paper-I (final) 8th Mar 2021
Paper-II 21-Jun-2020 (Old)



SSC JE Admit Card & Application Status 2020-21

Staff Selection Commission will release SSC JE admit cards 2021 region-by-region on its official regional websites. Northern (NR), North Eastern (NER), Karnataka Kerala (KKR), Southern (SR), Eastern (ER), Central (CR), Western (WR), Madhya Pradesh (MPR), and North Western (NWR) admit cards will be published (NWR).
The Commission will, however, release the application status for all regions before releasing the admit cards. The SSC JE application status shows whether or not a candidate’s exam application has been accepted. Using login credentials, such as their roll number, registration ID, date of birth, name, and father’s name, candidates can download their SSC JE admit card and application status.
It should be noted that the SSC JE admit card is a required document to be taken to the designated test centre. Candidates must bring a passport-size photograph and a valid photo ID proof to the test centre along with the admit card. Candidates who do not have the records mentioned above will be denied the opportunity to appear for the exam. 

SSC JE Exam Vacancies 2019-20

There are a total of 887 vacancies (post-wise and category-wise) released for the SSC JE exam. 

SSC JE Recruitment Process

The steps in the SSC JE selection process are as follows:
Step 1: Fill the SSC JE Application Form
Candidates have to go to the official website and apply for the SSC JE position online. To apply, candidates must first create a profile on the official website. Candidates can then log in to their account to complete the form online.
Step 2: Download a copy of the SSC JE Admit Card
SSC JE admit cards are available for download on the commission’s regional websites. 
The SSC JE admit card is a critical document that contains details about the exam and the candidate. Candidates should keep their admit cards until the recruitment process is finished.
Step 3: Appear for the SSC JE exam
Students must appear for the SSC JE exam according to the timetable. Candidates must first take the SSC JE paper-I. Following that, all eligible candidates shall appear for SSC JE paper-II.
Step 4: Check the SSC JE Result

The Staff Selection Commission announces the findings of the SSC JE exam on its official website. For various categories, the SSC JE results are published in PDF format.

SSC JE Exam Pattern


Particulars SSC JE Paper-I Highlights SSC JE Paper-II Highlights
Exam mode Online Offline
Number of sections & subjects 3 [General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering (Civil & Structural/Electrical/Mechanical)] 1 [General Engineering (Civil & Structural/Electrical/Mechanical)]
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)/Objective Questions Descriptive questions
Exam duration 120 minutes 120 minutes
Number of questions 200 NA
Total marks 200 300
Language of paper English and Hindi  English and Hindi  


SSC JE 2021 FAQs

For which posts is the SSC JE exam conducted?

The SSC JE exam is conducted for Junor Engineer’s post in Electrical, Civil and Mechanical Branches of Engineering. 
How many stages does the SSC JE exam contain?

There are 2 stages for the SSC JE exam – Paper-I and Paper-II. 
Is there any age limit to apply for the SSC JE exam?

Yes, the limit varies from position to position. 
How many times is SSC JE held in a year?

The SSC JE exam is held once a year. 
What is the application fee for the SSC JE exam?

The application fee is Rs 100. This fee is exempted for females and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD/ExS. 
Is there any negative marking in the SSC JE exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in SSC JE Paper-I for every incorrect answer. 

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