SSC JE Exam Pattern - Selection Process & Cut Off

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Hello Candidates,

Do you possess and engineering degree or diploma?? If yes, then you would be pleased to know that the online forms for SSC Junior Engineer Recruitment 2019 have been released. In this article, we have described the SSC JE Exam Pattern and selection process to help you out with your preparation.

SSC Junior Engineer Recruitment 2019

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts a direct-recruitment process every year to fill various technical posts available in government engineering departments, institutes or ministries. If you are also an engineer, then it is a golden opportunity for you to join these prestigious posts.

Check out the exam pattern, cut off marks and selection criteria of the exam in the subsequent sections of the article -

SSC Jr. Engineer Selection Process

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruits the deserving candidates as per their skills and talent which is examined through -

  • Paper-I / CBT Objective Type (200 Marks)
  • Paper-II / Descriptive Type (300 Marks)
  • Document Verification
  • Your selection depends upon your performance in both the exams mentioned above.
  • Based on the marks scored in Paper-I, candidates will be shortlisted to appear in Paper-II.
  • Marks obtained both the papers will be counted at the time of determining the final merit list & cut off marks.

SSC JE Exam Pattern

To qualify a competitive exam is a very tough task but it becomes easy with appropriate planning and effective strategy. The first step towards it starts with getting through the SSC JE Syllabus and exam pattern. Then, you need to make a fantastic schedule according to the available time.

Minimum qualifying marks, mandatory for every candidate to score to qualify the exam, for all categories for Paper-I & Paper-II have been mentioned below-

  • General: 30%
  • OBC/ EWS: 255
  • Others: 20%

Check out the exam pattern here and put the gear to the preparation to qualify this SSC JE Exam -

SSC JE Paper-I Exam Pattern


Total Questions

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning



2 Hours

General Awareness



General Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical)




200 Qs.

200 Marks

  • Questions asked in the Paper-1 will be objective type (Multiple-choice questions.)
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Extra time of 40 minutes will be provided for visually handicapped and other candidates (Check SSC JE Notification 2019).
  • The question paper will be set in both Hindi and English language.

SSC JE Paper-II Exam Pattern


Maximum Marks

Time Duration

General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

300 Marks

2 Hours

General Engineering (Electrical)

General Engineering (Mechanical)

  • The examination will be conducted in Pen & Paper (Offline) mode.
  • Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Table and Steam Table for Paper-II.
  • Candidates have to answer the questions either in Hindi or English.

SSC Junior Engineer Exam 2019 - Expected Cut-off Marks

Our expert team has analyzed the previous year’s data and has come out with the most expected cut off marks for this year. Check out the table provided below and direct your preparation accordingly-


Expected Cut-off Marks

Civil Engineering

Electrical/ Mechanical




















We hope that the provided SSC JE Exam Pattern 2019 was helpful for you. You should put all your efforts into the exam preparation. For further queries about the same, you can comment us in the commenting section provided below.

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