SSC-JE 2022 Eligibility & Age Criteria

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SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2022 - SSC JE Educational Qualification


The SSC JE exam eligibility criteria is made of different components like age limit, academic qualification, nationality, etc. The upper SSC JE age limit to apply for the SSC JE exam is 32 years. The SSC JE educational qualification requires a diploma or bachelor's degree in engineering. In case an applicant fails to meet the SSC JE eligibility criteria at any stage of the SSC JE selection process 2022 they will be disqualified. To Know more about the SSC JE eligibility criteria 2022 read the full article below.

SSC JE eligibility criteria 2022 - Overview

Exam Name

SSC Junior Engineer Examination

Short Name

SSC JE exam

Exam Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Examination level

National

Application mode

Online

Eligibility details

Upper age limit - 32 years (lower for few SSC JE posts)

Nationality - Indian citizen

SSC JE educational qualification - Diploma or bachelor's degree in engineering

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Basic Components

The SSC eligibility criteria for those wanting to apply for SSC JE 2022 exam is mentioned in the SSC JE notification 2022 in detail. The basic components SSC eligibility criteria are as follows.

  • Nationality

  • Age limit

  • SSC JE Educational Qualification

  • Medical Examination

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Nationality

According to the SSC Junior Engineer 2022 notification, those applying for JE exam must be a citizen of India or must meet any of the below mentioned nationality criteria.

  • Subject of Bhutan or

  • Subject of Nepal or

  • Tibetan refugee who moved to India, before January 1, 1962, to permanently settling in India, or

  • Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East

  • African countries like Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention to settle in India permanently. Candidates belonging from the above countries will have to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

SSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Age limit

The upper age limit to apply for the SSC JE 2022 exam is 32 years. Before applying for the SSC JE exam candidates must check the age limit and the cutoff year. Because if they are found to be ineligible at any stage in the future their candidature will be cancelled. The reserved category applicants are provided age relaxation in the upper age limit. To know about the upper SSC JE age limit and age relaxation for different categories check the tables below.

SSC JE post-wise age limit

SSC JE Posts

Organisation Name

SSC JE Age limit

Junior Engineer (Civil and Mechanical)

Central Water Commission

Upto 32 years

Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical)

CPWD

Upto 32 years

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Department of Post

Upto 27 years

Junior Engineer (Electrical, Civil and Mechanical)

MES

Upto 30 years

Junior Engineer (Quality Surveying and Contract)

MES

Upto 27 years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical)

Farakka Barrage (Project)

Upto 30 years

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical)

Director General Border Roads Organisation

Junior Engineer (Civil and Electrical)

Central Water Power Research Station

Junior Engineer (Naval Quality Assurance) - (Mechanical)

Dte of Quality Assurance(Naval)

Junior Engineer (Naval Quality Assurance) - (Electrical)

Dte of Quality Assurance(Naval)

Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical and Mechanical)

National Technical Research Organisation

SSC JE age relaxation

Category

Age-Relaxation in the Upper age limit

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PH

10 years

Physically Handicapped (OBC)

13 years

PH ( SC/ST)

15 years

 

The SSC JE 2022 notification has been released by the Commission on August 12, 2022.

The upper age limit to apply for SSC JE exam is 32 years for the majority of the posts.

Candidates must have a diploma or bachelor's degree in engineering from a recognised university.