SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Latest UpToDate

As you all know that SSC will publish JE exam notification on 14th October 2017. The candidates who are going to apply for SSC JE exam should know their eligibility criteria completely. Here, you will get the complete detail about SSC JE eligibility criteria 2018.

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SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2018

The Eligibility Criteria for SSC Junior Engineer Exam 2018 is based on 3 areas-  Nationality of the candidate, Age of the candidate and Educational Qualification of the candidate. Let us take a look at these requirements in detail.

1)     Nationality of the Candidate

A candidate needs to be one of the following in order to be eligible for the SSC JE Exam 2018-

  • An Indian Citizen, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Subject of Nepal, or
  • A refugee from Tibet, whose ancestors had settled down in India prior to 1.1.1962., or
  • A person being of Indian Origin in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, any country of East Africa and Burma who has settled down in India permanently.

2)     Age of the Candidate

The age of a candidate is a crucial factor. Since there are numerous vacancies for various posts, the following chart will offer an exhaustive analysis of the age requirement for SSC JE Exam 2017

Category Age Limit
Civil Junior Engineer (Central) 32 years
Mechanical Junior Engineer (Central) 32 years
Electrical Junior Engineer (CPWD) 32 years
Civil Junior Engineer (Department of Post) 18 to 27 years
Electrical Junior Engineer (Department of Post) 18 to 27 years
Civil Junior Engineer (MES) 30 years
Electrical & Mechanical Junior Engineer (MES) 30 years
Surveying & Contract Junior Engineer (MES) 18 to 27 years

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  1. The above mentioned age limit is applicable only to the General category. Candidates who belong from SC, ST or OBC enjoys age relaxation upto 5 years, 5 years and 3 years, respectively.
  2. The matriculation/secondary examination certificate will be accepted by the commission for determining the age.

3)     Educational Qualification

Candidates who wish to appear for the SSC JE Exam 2018 should held either a bachelor’s degree or a diploma degree from a recognized University. The term ‘recognized’ relates to any organization or institution which has been approved by the Government. The following is the post wise detail of education qualification for SSC JE Exam 2017.  Click image to read in clear.

How to decide my eligibility?

The process of determining the eligibility is simple. You are required to move from point 1 to point 3. First, you are required to check whether your nationality is India or of Indian origin.

In the second place, you need to check whether you fall in the right age group or not and thirdly, you would be required to check whether your educational qualification allows you to sit for the exam or not.

Considering all these factors, one after the other will allow you to determine your eligibility status.

What is the next step?

Once you are confirmed that you are eligible for this exam, you should immediately proceed towards filling up the online application form and move ahead with the application process. In this way, you would have your registration number and can download your admit card with the help of the same.

If you are not eligible for SSC JE 2018 exam, you can check other Govt Jobs opening.

Note the date: 14th October 2017 to get official notification

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12 thoughts on “SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Latest UpToDate

  1. sir now I am BE -Mechanical finalyear
    am I eligible to write the JE exam and I am also apply for the exam already

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