The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has said that the junior engineers’ (civil, mechanical, electrical and quantity surveying and contract) examination 2016 has been further postponed and will now be held in February, 2017. In a recent notification, SSC had postponed the junior engineers’(JE) exams from December 8, 9 and 12 to between December 20 and December 23, 2016.
In a notification issued on Thursday, the commission said, “The JE Examination-2016 (Paper-I), which was tentatively scheduled to be held from 20.12.2016 to 23.12.2016, has been rescheduled due to administrative reasons and would now be held in the month of February 2017. The exact dates for JE Examination-2016 (Paper-I & Paper-II) would be intimated shortly.”
The 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).