(Notification) SSC: Junior Engineer (Civil & Elect) Examination - 2013


Staff Selection Commission

Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract) Examination, 2013

F.No. 3/13/2012-P&P-II: Staff Selection Commission will hold on Sunday, the 26.05.2013, an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical ) in CPWD Department of Posts, Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical) in CWC and Farakka Barrage and Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying and Contracts) in MES, a Group ̳B‘ Non-Gazetted, Non Ministerial post, classified as General Central Service (Technical) in the Pay Band of Rs.9300-34800/-plus Grade Pay Rs.4200/-, all over the country.

Age Limit:

  1. 18-27 years for Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical) in CPWD and Department of Posts

  2. Not exceeding 30 years for Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Electrical & Mechanical) in MES

  3. Upto 32 years for Junior Engineers (Civil & Mechanical) in CWC and Farakka Barrage.

  4. 18-27 Years for Junior Engineers(Quantity Surveying and Contract) in MES

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

Education Qualification: Diploma in Civil or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an institution recognized by the Central Government or equivalent qualification.

Junior Engineer (Civil & Electrical)

Education Qualification: Three years Diploma or equivalent in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an institution recognized by the Central Government or State Government.

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical, QS&C)

Education Qualification:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised Unversity
  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University;
  • 3 years Diploma in Civil engineering from a recognised intitiution/University/Board or equivalent;

Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical), CWC and Farakka Barrage.

Education Qualification: Degree or Diploma in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University or Institution

Scheme of Examination:

The Examination will be conducted in two stages:
  • Written Test (500 Marks)
  • Interview (100 Marks)

Written Test:

Paper-I Objective type (OMR Answer Sheets will be provided for this Paper)

  • (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • (ii) General Awareness
  • (iii) General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or Part - B General Engineering (Electrical) or Part - C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Paper-II Conventional Type

  • Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
  • Part - B General Engineering (Electrical)
  • Part - C General Engineering (Mechanical)


The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Engineering (Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical) from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education. All the questions will be set in SI units. The details of the syllabus are given below:


General Intelligence & Reasoning: The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include questions designed totest the candidate‘s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships,arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Awareness: Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate's general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography,Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Mode of Selection:

Candidates will be shortlisted for Interview on the basis of their total marks in the Written Examination subject to Note-I and 2 below para 10. Candidates who qualify for Interview will be recommended for appointment by the Commission on the basis of total marks in the Written Examination and Interview.

Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH (OH/HH) candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, along with candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List.The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs and PH candidates which will thus comprise of SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard. A Physically Handicapped category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz., age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. will be counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection. Such candidates may also be recommended at the relaxed standards to the extent the number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit.

Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government is satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

How To Apply

All applications must be submitted online only. For detailed instructions relating to the application form and how the application is to be submitted.

On-line application will be available as below:-

  • Part-I Registration: Up to 5.00 PM on 13-03-2013.

  • Part-II Registration: Up to 5.00 PM on 15-03-2013

Important Dates:

  • Date of Exam: 26.05.2013

  • Closing Date : 15.03.2013

Important Link

Centres of Exam

Online Application Form

Courtesy : Staff Selection Commission