The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has issued a notification for junior engineers (civil, mechanical, electrical and quantity surveying and contract) recruitment examination 2018 on its official website.
The computer-based objective type examination (Paper 1) for these posts will be held from January 5 to January 8, 2018. The date for the Paper II (written examination) and the number of vacancies to be filled through this examination process has not been finalised till now.
It should be noted the examination is being held to recruit both male and female candidates but only male candidates are eligible for the posts of Junior Engineers in Director General Border Roads Organisation (BRO), Ministry of Defence.
The application process for the examination will continue until November 17, 2017. Candidates should opt only for posts for which they have the qualification and are within the prescribed age limits.
As Junior Engineer is a Group B post, there is no reservation for ex-Servicemen category. However, benefit of age-relaxation will be admissible to ex-Servicemen candidates, as per extant Govt. Orders.
Candidates should check the eligibility and other details carefully before applying for a certain post.
Scheme of examination
The Paper 1 exam will be of 200 marks, two hours duration and of objective nature. The candidates will get questions of 50 marks on general intelligence and reasoning, 50 marks on general awareness and 100 marks on general engineering (civil and structural) or general engineering (electrical) or general engineering (mechanical).
In the general engineering section, candidates will be required to attempt only the part as opted by them during filling of the application form. Candidates will lose 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
Candidates who clear the computer-based examination (Paper-I) will be called for the conventional type or written examination (Paper-II).
Candidates will be shortlisted and recommended for appointment on the basis of their total marks in the Paper I and II and their preference for the posts.