SSC Exams

The SSC Exams are conducted to recruiting staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India.

The SSC full form is Staff Selection Commission.

Established in 1975, the SSC has been instrumental in selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts.

This article will give a general overview of all SSC online exams such as the SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE and SSC GD, SSC CPO conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.

The SSC 2019 relevant information like notification, dates eligibility criteria, exam pattern(s) and syllabus is mentioned below.

SSC Online Exams 2019 Table of Contents:

  1. SSC GD Exam
  2. SSC CGL Exam
  3. SSC CHSL Exam
  4. SSC JE Exam
  5. SSC CPO Exam



The SSC GD Exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission.

The SSC GD Exam is conducted to appoint candidates who can fill the various posts available in paramilitary organisations such as BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSB, NIA, SSF and Rifleman in Assam Rifles.

The SSC GD full form is Staff Selection Commission General Duty.

SSC GD Recruitment

The recruitment process of SSC GD 2018-19 has been initiated with the release of the official SSC GD Notification.

Candidates are advised to visit the official SSC page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming notification, eligibility criteria, SSC syllabus and SSC exam dates of GD Exam.

SSC GD 2018-19 Exam will be conducted to selected candidates for the post of constable in BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, SSF, SSB, NIA and riflemen.

The entire recruitment process of SSC GD is conducted in four stages: Physical Standard Test (PST), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), computer-based test and lastly the medical test.

SSC GD Notification 2019

Staff Selection Commission of India has finally released the SSC GD (Constables) 2018-19 official notification on 21st July 2018. Candidates are requested to visit the page regularly in order to remain updated about the upcoming SSC GD 2018 Exam Details.

For more details on the SSC GD Notification, refer to the linked article.

SSC GD 2019 Exam Dates

The SSC has released SSC GD Exam Dates. SSC GD exam is scheduled from 11th February 2019 to 11th March 2019.

The important SSC exam dates for GD 2018-19 Exam:


SSC GD Exam Dates

Notification Date

21st July 2018

Starting Date of Application

21st July 2018

Last Date to Fill Application Form

30th September 2018

Admit Card Declaration

January 2019

SSC Online Exam Date

11th February to 11th March 2019

Result Declaration

21st June 2019

*Note: The tentative dates for the SSC DG 2019-20 are yet to be announced by the SSC. They will be updated on this page as and when they are officially announced.

SSC GD Vacancy

Initially, SSC has introduced 54,953 vacancies for the recruitment of constables through SSC GD 2018-2019 Exam, now which has been increased up to 58373 vacancies. Let’s look at the tentative vacancies of SSC GD 2018-2019:

SSC GD Vacancy: For male candidates






Updated Vacancy























































SSC GD Vacancy for Female Candidates






Updated Vacancy























































SSC GD Selection Process 2018-19

SSC GD Exam is conducted in three stages. Upon qualification in all the three phases then you will be recruited for various posts like Constable General Duty in BSF, SSB, CRPF, NIA, CISF, SSF, ITBP, Rifleman in Assam Rifles.

These phases are mentioned below:

Stage 1: – Written Exam (Objective type)

Stage 2: – Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test

Stage 3: – Medical Test

SSC GD Written Exam Pattern 2019

The first phase of SSC GD Exam 2019 will be the Objective Type Written Exam, The SSC GD Written Exam will be conducted through online mode only.

To compete in the SSC GD Physical Test, one must qualify the written test first.

The SSC GD Exam Pattern for written exam is as follows:



No. Of


Maximum Marks

Time Duration


General Intelligence &




120 Minutes



General Knowledge & General Awareness




Elementary Mathematics











Each question carries 1 mark and time duration for the exam will be 2 hours (120 minutes).

Matriculation level questions will be asked in the Exam.

SSC Online examination will be conducted in English and Hindi Language.

Physical Standard Test/ Physical Efficiency Test Pattern

The Physical Test of SSC GD is a very important phase for those candidates who want to apply for this exam

All candidates will have to undergo a physical endurance & measurement test.

The Physical test doesn’t carry any marks but it is very crucial that you clear it. If you fail in the physical test then you won’t be able to clear the SSC GD Exam

SSC GD Physical Standard for Male Candidates

Height – 170 cm.

Chest – 81 (Unexpanded), 85 (Expanded)

Race – 5 km in 24 minutes.

Long Jump – 14 feet (In three chances)

High Jump – 3’9’’ (In three chances)

SSC GD Physical Standards for Female Candidates

Height – 157 cm.

Chest – There is no chest measurement for female candidates.

Race – 1600 meters in 8.30 minutes.

Long Jump – 10 feet (In three chances)

High Jump – 3’ (In three chances)

SSC GD Syllabus 2019 for Written Exam

The SSC GD Syllabus is a very important element for all those who are preparing for SSC GD because if you know the complete syllabus then you can eliminate wasteful hours and fully focus on any weak areas that might be there.

The SSC GD Syllabus is mentioned below:

SSC Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding

SSC Syllabus for General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

SSC Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

SSC Syllabus for English Comprehension

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage

SSC GD Admit Card

The Admit Card for SSC GD will be released after the application process for the same has been completed.

Candidates are requested to visit the SSC official website, in order to download the SSC GD Admit Card.


The SSC holds the SSC CGL Exam annually to recruit candidates for various Group B and Group C posts. The recruitment is done in various departments, ministries and organisations of the Central Government.

*Note: Candidates must keep in mind that the CGL Exam conducted this 2019-20 is for the recruitment of the CGL Exam 2018. The exams were slated to be held last year i.e. in 2018 but due to certain reasons, they were delayed. The schedule is as follows:

  • SSC CGL 2018 Tier- I Admit Card – May 2019
  • SSC CGL 2018 Tier -I – June 4 – June 19, 2019
  • SSC CGL 2018 Tier – II – September 11 – September 13, 2019 (CBE)
  • SSC CGL 2018 (Descriptive) – December 29, 2019 (Morning)
  • SSC CGL 2018 IV – To Be Notified Later

Certain important facts about the SSC CGL Exam 2019 are:

  • The SSC CGL official notification will be released on October 31, 2019.
  • As per SSC CGL Eligibility criteria, bachelor holders in any stream or discipline can apply for this exam.
  • The SSC CGL exam will be held in four stages or tiers .i.e Tier – 1, Tier -2, Tier – 3, and Tier – 4.
  • Interested candidates can apply for SSC online at till November 28, 2019
  • The application fee for the general category is INR 100, while the reserved category and female candidates are exempted from it.
  • Each stage acts as a qualifying stage.

Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Tier,1,2,3 and 4

  1. Tier – 1 will take place in multiple slots via computer mode, with objective type questions.
  2. Tier – 2 will comprise of two papers – Quantitative Aptitude and English of about 200 marks
  3. Tier – 3 is a descriptive type exam that is designed to test the written skills of candidates in the Hindi/English language.
  4. Tier – 4 is conducted exclusively for the post of Assistant Audit officer.

Important Dates for SSC CGL Exam 2019

The important dates for the SSC CGL 2019-20 Exam are as follows:


SSC Exam Dates CGL

SSC Online application starts

October 31, 2019

Last date of submission of application

November 28, 2019

Admit Card

To be notified later

Tier – I Examination

To be notified later

Tier – I Exam Result

To be notified later

Admit Card for Tier – II Exam

To be notified later

Tier – II Result

To be notified later

CGL Tier -III- Skill Test/Documentation Verification

To be notified later

SSC CGL Eligibility

  1. Qualification :
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with at least 60 % Marks in Mathematics at 12 standard Or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the core subjects.

2. Age Limit

SSC has increased the age limit for SSC CGL Recruitment, though the age varies from post to post. The minimum age limit defined for SSC CGL is 27 years and the maximum is 32 years

The table below gives Post Wise Age Limit:


Age Limit



20 – 3- years

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Not exceeding 30 Years

Assistant Section Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Not exceeding 30 Years

Assistant Enforcement Officer

M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation

Up to 32 years

Junior Statistical Officer


Up to 30 years

Sub Inspector


20-30 years

Sub Inspector


18-25 years

Sub Inspector


20-27 years

Tax Assistant

Other departments

18-27 years

All other posts

Registration for SSC CGL 2019

The application form for SSC CGL 2019 will be made available in October 2019 and is going to continue until November 2019.

Candidates can fill in online mode only by visiting the official portal( different for different regions) of SSC.

  • Candidates need to register by entering his/her email ID, phone number and password
  • A SSC registration number will be issued
  • Use the given registration number and password to log in
  • Fill the detailed application form and upload scanned photographs and signature as per dimensions specified in the JPEG format.

Candidates would be selected through a 4-tier selection process of SSC CGL, in which the fourth tier would be of qualifying nature only.

  • Tier 1 comprises of about 100 MCQs based on the general aptitude to be done within an hour.
  • Tier – 2 is a descriptive test comprising two papers of Mathematics and English with each being of 200 marks and of 2 hours duration.
  • Tier 3 would be a subjective exam of 1-hour duration. Tier 4 would be typing test/computer proficiency test

Mode of Examination

SSC Online (Except tier – 3)

Number of Questions

100 (In Tier 1 and Mathematics Tier -2), 200 (English Tier 2)

Maximum Marks

200 in Tier 1, 400 in Tier 2, 100 in Tier 3


1 hour (Tier 1), 2 Hours (Tier 2), I Hour (Tier 3)


4 (In Tier 1)

SSC Syllabus for CGL 2019

The tier-wise SSC syllabus for the examination is given below:

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CGL

The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2019 Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude And English Language.

Tier II SSC Syllabus for CGL

Mains Exam will be conducted online and is an objective multiple choice exam.

The major sections in Mains Exam are Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Tier III SSC Syllabus for CGL

  • Tier – III of SSC CGL exam is a descriptive exam to test the writing skills of the candidates in English/Hindi.
  • The mode of examination is offline and students are required to write essays, precision writing, application, letter etc. In this exam
  • The exam carries 100 marks and the time allotted for the same is 60 minutes
  • The time allotted for candidates belonging to PWD category is increased to 80 minutes
  • Tier – III paper is given by specific candidates who are interested only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Grade II” & “Compiler”.

SSC CGL 2019 Tier IV Syllabus

Tier – IV examination comprises of a couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country.

  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), Dest Exam through SSC CGL exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate.

The candidatures are given an article in English which they have to type on the designated computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes

  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, SpreadSheets and Generations of slides are three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

For detailed information on SSC CGL Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

SSC CGL 2019 Result

The result of the exam will be declared in October – November 2020 on the SSC official website( Candidates would be required to login to the SSC online portal in order to check their results.

The results would be compiled in a post-wise and marks-wise manner with the candidate scoring highest marks overall being credited with All India Rank (AIR).


The SSC conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/Departments and organizations of the government of India.

The various posts under the SSC CHSL Exam:

  • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)
  • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  • Court Clerk

Notification for CHSL 2019

The SSC has released the SSC CHSL notification for the post of Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant (PA/SA) and Data Entry Operator (DEO) on 5th March 2019

The important dates for the SSC CHSL 2019 Exam:



SSC Online Application

5th March 2019

Last date for SSC Online Registration

5th April 2019

SSC CHSL Tier – 1 Admit Card

June 2019

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam

July 1 – July 26 2019

SSC CHSL Tier – 2 Admit Card

September 2019 (Tentative Date)

SSC CHSL Tier 2 Exam

29th September 2019

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:

The SSC CHSL Exam Pattern is usually published on the SSC official notification.

The SSC CHSL exam is held via three tiers mentioned below:

  1. Tier 1: It is Computer – Based Written Exam (Objective Type)
  2. Tier 2: Written Exam (Descriptive Paper)
  3. Tier 3: Typing Test/Skill Test.



No of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration


General Intelligence



60 minutes


General Awareness



60 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)



60 minutes


English Language



60 minutes




60 minutes

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CHSL 2019

The brief idea of CHSL Tier I SSC Syllabus is given below:

General Intelligence/Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension


Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test


Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Para Jumbles


Data Sufficiency

Work & Time


Economic Scene

Coded Inequalities

Time & Distance

Fill in the Blanks

General Policy

Seating Arrangement

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Scientific Research


Data Interpretation

Paragraph Completion

Awards and Honors


Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

One Word Substitution

Books and Authors


Number Systems

Active/Passive Voice

Blood Relations

Sequences & Series


Mixtures & Allegations


Premutation, Combination & Probability

Tier II SSC Syllabus for CHSL

As mentioned above, this paper candidates to write an essay and Letter/Application that tests the writing skills of the candidates.

The topics asked in this exam will be related to National Interest, Finance & Economy, Ecological Issues, Social Issues, Politics, Schemes and Governance, Technology, Sports, Geopolitics, Environmental Concerns etc.

Tier III SSC Syllabus for CHSL

This exam will be a skill/typing test which would be of qualifying nature. The final merit of the selected candidates will be based on the total score obtained in the Tier – I and Tier – II exams

The table below lists out in detail about the Skill Test, Time and Speed needed to qualify:

Skill Test



Data Entry Operator

Data Entry speed of 8000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The ‘speed will be adjudged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 2000-2200 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer

Data Entry Operator in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG)

The speed of 15000 key depressions per hour will be judged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 3700-4000 key-depressions would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer

Lower Division Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (LDS/JSA) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)

The speed of 10500 key depressions per hour will be judged on the basis of the correct entry of words/key depressions as per the given passage

The duration of the test will be for 15 minutes and printed matter in English containing about 9000 key-depressions/hour would be given to each candidate who would enter the same in the test computer.

For details on the SSC CHSL Syllabus, refer to the linked article.

SSC CHSL Vacancy 2019

SSC has released a notice regarding the vacancies of SSC CHSL 2018-2019.

As per the latest notice, SSC has introduced about 5789 vacancies for the 2018-2019 Exam.

The table below lists out the post wise vacancies available:

Post Name

No of Vacancies







Eligibility Criteria for SSC CHSL 2019

There are 3 important criteria which a candidate must fulfil in order to be eligible for SSC CHSL 2019.

The SSC CHSL Eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, in order to settle down on a permanent basis.

A person who has migrated from the following lands and wishes to permanently in India are also eligible:

  • Pakistan
  • Burma
  • Sri Lanka
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zaire
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam

2. Age Limit: Age limit for the post is 18-27 years as on 01-08-2019 (i.e. candidates born not before 02-08-1992 and not later than 01-08-2001)

3. Educational Qualification:

For LDC/JSA, PA/SA. DEO (except DEO in C&AG), the candidate must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination from a recognized board of a university. Whereas for Data Entry Operator (DEO) in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (C&AG): 12th Standard pass in Science stream with Mathematics as a subject from any recognized Board or equivalent.

SSC Online Admit Card for CHSL 2019

Those candidates who register for SSC CHSL Exam 2019 within the stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/ call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of the SSC.

The admit card for the CHSL Tier -1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of CHSL Tier – 2 exams.

The Tier -2 SSC admit card will only be given to those candidates who have qualified for the Tier – 1 exam.

SSC Online Result for CHSL 2019

SSC CHSL Result will be declared after the examination for different Tiers of SSC CHSL 2019 exam has been conducted.

All candidates can check their results and marks by visiting the official SSC website.

SSC JE 2019

In order to fill the Group – ‘B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract domain, the SSC conducts the annual examination for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE).

The SSC JE exam is a competitive exam for Group ‘B’ (non-Gazetted) posts in Level- 6 administered by SSC under Government of India.

SSC JE Recruitment 2019

For the recruitment of SSC JE exam, SSC offers a golden opportunity to millions of aspirants across the Indian sub-continent by conducting this exam annually to fulfil their dream of working in a prestigious Government organisation.

Interested candidates who wish to take the SSC JE 2018-19 exam are required to visit the official website of SSC to apply online for the competitive exam.

Besides, candidates should visit the SSC official page often to stay updated on a regular basis about any latest details pertaining to the SSC JE 2018-19 exam.

SSC JE Exam Dates

The important SSE exam dates for JE are listed as below:


SSC JE Exam Date

Release of SSC JE Notification 2019

February 1, 2019

Last Date of SSC Registration

February 25, 2019 (5.00 P.M.)

Last Date of SSC Online Fee Payment

February 27, 2019 (5.00 P.M.)

Last date for generation of offline Challan

February 27, 2019 (5.00 P.M.)

Last Date of Offline Fee Payment through Challan

February 28, 2019

Exam Date for Paper – I (Computer-based Exam)

September 23 – 27, 2019

Exam Date for Paper – II (Descriptive Test)

December 29, 2019

SSC JE Notification 2019

On the1st February 2019, Staff Selection Commission released the official SSC JE 2019 Notification to recruit fresh engineering graduates for the post of Junior Engineers (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Quantity Surveying and Contracts).

As per the SSC JE notification, the last date to apply for the position closed on 25th February 2019.

The SSC JE salary for the Group ‘B’ (Non-Gazetted) post in Level- 6 is Rs 35400-112400/- according to the 7th Central Pay Commission. Click below to download the official SSC JE Notification 2019 for easy reference.

SSC JE Vacancy

The vacancies for the SSC JE post were not announced in the initial official notification.

On 15th February 2019, the tentative vacancy of this post was announced through an addendum that the number of SSC JE vacancies for 2018-19 exam summed up to 1601 positions in total. SSC JE Apply Online & Application Fee 2019

The SSC online application process of JE exam commenced from February 01, 2019 and continued up to February 25, 2019 (until 5.00 P.M.).

Candidates who wish to take the exam this year are required to apply online on the link made available in the SSC official website which is particularly meant for SSC registration purposes.

Given below is the procedure for filling the SSC online application for the exam which consists of two parts:

  1. One-Time SSC Registration
  2. SSC Online Application Form

1. One-Time SSC Registration: For this type of SSC registration, a candidate should read the instructions which are updated in the Notice of Examination carefully before proceeding to fill up the SSC online ‘Registration Form’ and ‘Application Form’.

The candidate is required to open the SSC official website ( and click on ‘Register Now’ provided in the SSC Login section of the website.

It is essential to keep the following documents handy during SSC registration:

  • Mobile number/Email ID which should be verified through OTP. During SSC registration, the User ID of the candidate will be his/her Email ID that he/she had provided earlier.
  • Update Aadhaar Number or Aadhaar Enrollment Number as an ID proof. If the Aadhaar card is not available, the candidate can show any of the following documents later:
  • i. Voter ID Card
  • ii. PAN Card
  • iii. Passport
  • iv. Driving License
  • v. School/ College ID Card
  • vi. Employer ID (Govt/ PSU/ Private)
  • Information about the name of the Board, Roll Number and Year of Passing the 10th standard examination.
  • Have a scanned colour passport-size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB).
  • Have a scanned signature in JPEG format (10 KB to 20 KB).

Candidates should be extra cautious about filling up the following information to complete the One-Time Registration process:

  1. Basic Details like Name, Date of Birth, 10th exam details, etc.
  2. Additional Details like Category, Nationality, visible identification mark, etc.
  3. Contact Details
  4. Photo Signature and LTI

Candidates are required to complete the SSC Registration process within 7 days failing which their SSC Registration details saved would be permanently deleted.

It is also important to note that the candidature of a particular candidate may get cancelled in case of wrong/incorrect information furnished.

2. SSC Online Application Form: A candidate can log in to the SSC online system through his/her registered Email ID and password.

After that, the candidate needs to click on the ‘Apply’ link ‘Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) Examination 2018-19’ section under ‘Latest Notifications’ tab.

He/She has the flexibility to choose the examination centre as per one’s preference.

Thereafter, the information with regard to Photo/ Signature/ Biometric impression needs to be filled up automatically from the One-Time Registration data.

Application Fee

Candidates need to pay an application fee of Rs 100/- via any of the following payment modes like SBI Challan/ Net Banking, BHIM UPI, Credit or Debit cards, etc.

However, female candidates, candidates belonging to the SC/ST category, Persons with Disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen are exempted from paying the application fees.

SSC JE Exam Pattern

The SSC JE exam pattern is divided into two papers i.e. Paper – I (Computer-Based Test) and Paper -II (Written Test).

The duration of each paper is 2 hours. Given in the below tables are highlights of Paper I and Paper II:

SSC JE Paper – I Pattern


Computer Based Test (Online Mode)


General Intelligence & Reasoning

General Awareness

Part – A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

Part – B General Engineering (Electrical)

Part – C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Maximum Marks

200 Marks

Negative Marking

0.25 Marks

Duration & Timing (Date to be Intimidated later)

The morning shift will be from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The afternoon shift will be from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

SSC JE Paper – II Pattern


Written Exam (Offline Mode)


Part- A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

Part- B General Engineering (Electrical)

Part- C General Engineering (Mechanical)

Maximum Marks

300 Marks

Duration & Timing (Date to be intimated later)

2 Hours

SSC Syllabus JE 2019

The SSC JE syllabus consists of topics related to Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, etc.

The topics for JE Paper – I SSC syllabus are shown below:

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Basic topics related to Analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc

General Awareness

Basic topics related to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity and Scientific Research etc

General Engineering

Basic topics related to Civil and Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

JE Paper – II SSC Syllabus

This paper consists of three parts that focus on core subjects.

They are as follows:

  1. Part-A (Civil & Structural Engineering): It includes topics like Building Materials, Surveying, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Concrete Technology, Irrigation Engineering, RCC Design, Hydraulics, etc.
  2. Part-B (Electrical Engineering): It includes topics like Circuit law, AC Fundamentals, Electrical Machines, Measurement and measuring instruments, Synchronous Machines, etc.
  3. Part- C (Mechanical Engineering): It includes topics like Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Thermal Engineering, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Fluid Mechanics & Machinery, etc.

Candidates should focus on the SSC JE Preparation for scoring well in the upcoming exam.

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to appear for the exam are required to check the SSC JE eligibility criteria and the basic SSC JE requirements before they fill up the SSC JE Application form.

The SSC JE Eligibility is as follows:

  1. Educational Qualifications: Eligible candidates must hold the essential educational qualification for the post relevant to their degree.

They should have passed the Matriculation examination or any equivalent degree from a recognised Board.

  1. Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, in order to settle down on a permanent basis.
  2. A person who has migrated from the following lands and wishes to permanently in India are also eligible:
  • Pakistan
  • Burma
  • Sri Lanka
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Malawi
  • Zaire
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam

3. SSC JE Age Limit:

Candidates must fulfil the below-mentioned age requirement as on 1st August 2019:


Age Limit

Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical), Department of Posts and Junior Engineer (Surveying & Contracts) and MES

18-27 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical), MES, NTRO, Naval, Border Road Organization

30 Years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical) and CPWD

32 Years

SSC JE Admit Card

Applicants who are taking the SSC JE 2018-19 exam can download the SSC JE Admit Card from the official website of SSC (

They should carry it to the examination centre along with a Passport-size photo affixed on it on the scheduled exam day.

While downloading the Admit Card from the relevant webpage, they need to click on the SSC JE Admit Card link and feed in the relevant credentials such as SSC Registration Number and Date of Birth (DOB).

It is advisable for applicants to keep a printout of the document for future reference.


The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Central Police Organization(CPO) exam.

The SSC CPO exam is conducted to recruit candidates for various posts under the Central Police Force like Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).

SSC CPO Exam Pattern

The SSC CPO Exam is conducted in 4 stages-

  1. Paper I
  2. Physical Endurance Test/Physical Standard Test
  3. Paper II
  4. Medical Examination

The last process is the selection which is done after the successful verification of documents.

The table below gives an idea about the Paper I & Paper II of the SSC CPO Exam




Paper I

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

2 hrs

Paper II

  • English language & Comprehension

2 hrs

The Physical Test is done for candidates who qualify for the paper I.

SSC CPO Syllabus

The SSC CPO syllabus comprises of various topics related to the General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension.

For detailed SSC CPO syllabus topics and weightage, candidates can check the linked article.

SSC CPO Eligibility

The Eligibility for the SSC CPO is as follows:-


SSC CPO Eligibility


  • Must be a citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Migrated candidates should have necessary citizenship documents from Govt. of India.

Age Limit

  • Minimum – 20 years
  • Maximum 25 years


  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/Institute

For more details on the SSC CPO Eligibility, refer to the SSC CPO official notification.

SSC CPO Notification

The official notification gives an idea on the vacancies, salary, preferable SSC exam dates and centres, admit card, the application process in depth.

Aspirants can check the SSC CPO Notification, for more details.

A thorough SSC preparation is needed as there is a coverage of vast syllabus and topics for each of these exams.

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