SSC JE 2017: find exam calendar

In this article, we have presented all necessary information regarding SSC JE exam including SSC JE 2017 exam calendar, previous year exam calendar and paper pattern.

Updated: May 12, 2017 13:58 IST

SSC JE exam is for the recruitment of engineer in various governments departments and is conducted by SSC once in a year. This exam is most awaited and most sought exam among the engineering graduates. The eligibility for this exam is an engineering degree with the Civil/Mechanical/ Electrical branch. The selection of the eligible candidates is done based on their score in written examination: Objective type and conventional type. The selected candidates are posted under Central water commission, CPWD, Department of post and MES generally. For various reasons, SSC JE 2016 is still in progress as the Paper-2 exam is to be conducted in June.

In this article, we will discuss the exam calendar of SSC Junior Engineer for the session 2017-18.

SSC JE exam 2017: Exam calendar

Let us take a look of the important events determined by the SSC in the context of SSC JE.

Date of advertisement: 14thOctober, 2017

Closing date of online application: 10thNovember, 2017

Exam date for Paper-1 (computer based): 5thJanuary, 2018 to 8thJanuary, 2018

Exam date for Paper-2 (Descriptive type): 6thMay, 2018

Apart from the above details, you should be familiarizing about the previous year exam calendar because it is still in progress.

Date of advertisement for CHSL 2016: 1stOctober, 2016

Closing date of online application:  31stOctober, 2016

Exam date for Paper-1 (computer based): 1stMarch, 2017 to 4thMarch, 2017

Exam date for Paper-2 (Descriptive type): 11thJune, 2017

SSC JE 2017: Suggested exam pattern

As all of you know, SSC had deferred the interview process from its all recruitment process. Let us check out the laid exam pattern for the ongoing and upcoming events.


Mode of examination


Maximum Marks

Time Duration



Paper-1 (Objective Type)



Computer based test

General intelligence & Reasoning


2 hours

General Awareness


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


Paper-2 (Conventional Type)

Computer based test

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


2 hours


Keeping the above information in mind, start preparation for the SSC JE 2017 appropriately. For more information regarding previous year papers, tips & strategies and more updates, visit us at our official webpage.

Good luck!

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