ssc je eligibility criteria

As you all know SSC is going to held “Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, & Quantity Surveying & Contact) Examination 2016. The exam will conduct from 3rd December 2016 to 5th December 2016.

So to apply for the exam SSC has provided some eligibility criteria for the applicants. So you must know that are you eligible for SSC JE exam 2016 or not. So here you can find your eligibility criteria for SSC JE exam 2016.

SSC JE Exam Recent Updates

UpdatesCheck Here

Update on – 16-11-2016: Notice for JE Exam
Check here
Update on – 10-10-2016: Last Date Extended Check here
Update on – 30-09-2016: Important Notice for JE examCheck here Apply Online

Update on – 11-01-2016: Regarding Notification
Check here

Update on – 09-08-2015: JE 2015 Notification
Check here
Update on – 31-08-2015: Junior Engineers(Civil/Mechanical/Electrical and Quantity Surveying and Contract) Examination 2015Check here

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2016

The Eligibility Criteria for SSC Junior Engineer Exam 2016 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 inorder to be eligible for the SSC JE Exam 2016-

  • 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 as on 1st August 2016

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 2016

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

age-limit for ssc je exam 2016

  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 2016 should hold 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 2016.  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 2016 exam, you can check other Govt Jobs opening.

SSC JE Exam 2016-17 Important Pages