Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the annual examination for recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE) Group-’B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract domain. The candidates are supposed to undergo two stages of SSC JE selection procedure, i.e., Paper - I and Paper - II.
Let’s look upon the details of the SSC Junior Engineer’s Job Profile, Salary Structure and Growth Prospects.
The Job Post of Junior Engineer is one of the prestigious Central Government Jobs whose exam is being conducted by SSC at Pan India level every year. These posts are classified under Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted category of the Central Government.
Under this Job profile, Junior Engineers get posted in various Government Organisations or Departments according to their subject line and requirement raised by each department respectively. For example, a Junior Engineer specialized in mechanics will get the posting in the Mechanical Department of the respective Central Government Organizations.
Below is the list of posts under SSC JE that will get placed in different Central Government Organizations in 2018:
A newly recruited Junior Engineer will be given charge of a section in the respective allocated organisations. He or she will be responsible for various functions carried out in their respective departments. It starts from taking stock of daily work done by the laborers to making plans for the next day involving allotment of work, supervising etc.
Here are the major roles and responsibilities performed by a Junior Engineer in their respective Government Departments:
The table given below will give the candidates a brief idea about the Grade Pay, the In-hand Salary and the Gross Salary of SSC Junior Engineer (JE):
The SSC Junior Engineer (JE) in-hand salary is the salary which the employee gets after deducting all the relevant Taxes and Provident Fund.
The salary structure of various government positions have been upgraded after the implementation of 7th Pay Commission.
The 7th Pay Commission salary of various government positions can be calculated in the below manner:
New Pay = (Basic pay as on 1st January 2016 * 2.57) + All allowances applicable to the post
The pay band of Junior Engineer falls under Level-6 of pay matrix of 7th pay commission is Rs.35400-112400/- with effect from 5th January 2018 to 08th January 2018. The in-hand salary of SSC JE as per the new commission will be Rs. 44,000 per month including all the other allowances which are:
The growth opportunities are decent and if one passes various departmental exams conducted by the concerned department, there is no reason one will not rise to higher ranks. A Junior Engineer can be promoted to two senior designations which are:
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