SSC - Junior Engineers Exam - Examination Scheme

Junior Engineers Civil & Electrical Exam 2009 Scheme of Examination

16. The examination will be conducted in two stages:

  1. Written Test (500 marks)
  2. Interview (100 marks)

A. Written Test: Paper I. (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration & Timings
(i) General Awareness50 2 hours 9.30 am to 11.30 am
(ii) Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical)

Paper II. (Conventional Type)3003 hours 1.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.
Part-A General Engineering ] (Civil & Structural)
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical)

Note - 1: Paper-I and Paper-II would consist of Part A(Civil & Structural) and Part B (Electrical & Mechancial) and the candidate will be required to attempt any one part of Paper-I and Paper-II, as per option given in the Application Form by the candidate.(In other words, the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer(Civil) should attempt only Part A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer(Electrical) should attempt Part B (Electrical & Mechancial) of Paper-I and Paper-II failing which he/she would be awarded Zero marks.

Note-2: Candidates should bring their own Slide –Rule, Non Programmable Calculator, Logarithm Tables and Steam Table for Paper-II only.

Note-3: Answer-sheets of Paper-II (Conventional Type) will be evaluated in respect of only those candidates who qualify in Paper I at the standard as decided/fixed by the Commission at its discretion.

Note-4: Questions in both the papers will be bilingual (English/Hindi). Candidates will have the choice to answer the questions for Paper II (Conventional Type/ Descriptive) either in English or in Hindi.

However, if the candidates write the answers partly in one language and partly in another language, their answer scripts will not be evaluated and they will be awarded Zero marks.

Note 5: Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. in no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them.

Note-6: In questions involving numerals etc., only the Metric system of weight and measures will be used.

B. Personality Test(Interview): 100 marks

Note-I: Only those candidates who secure in the written examination at least the minimum qualifying marks as may be fixed by the Commission at their discretion, will be eligible to appear at the Interview. The interview will be held at the Commission's Regional/Sub-Regional Offices.

Note-II: SC/ST candidates called for interview will be paid TA as per Goverment Orders. However no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written Examination. Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.

Note-III: Departmental Examinations: Persons recruited through this examination will be on probation for a period of two years during which they will undergo such training and pass such departmental tests as may be prescribed by the Government from time to time.

Failure to show sufficient progress in the course of training or to pass the tests may result in removal from service.

Note-IV: Promotion: Persons recruited to the grade of Junior Engineers in CPWD will be eligible for promotion to the grade of Assistant Engineer( Civil ) or Assistant Engineer ( Electrical ) in the Central Engineering Service Group 'B' and Central Electrical Engineering Service Group 'B' in the scale of Pay of Rs.6500-200-10,500/-(prerevised) in accordance with notified recruitment rules for the post of Aeronatical Engineering (Civil) and Aeronatical Engineering (Electronics).