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SSC JE or RRB JE - Which Profile is Best for Junior Engineer?

SSC JE vs RRB JE

The SSC Junior Engineering and RRB Junior Engineering are the most common exams among engineering aspirants in India.

Every year, lakhs of engineers appear for these exams as getting recruited for these posts provides a good salary and career growth. Candidates who want to enter in engineering profession can apply for these exams. Both exams are conducted for Junior Engineers, so choosing the best one is the toughest task for the aspirants.

At Eduncle, we have covered major differences between the SSC JE and RRB JE Exam in terms of Definition, Eligibility, and responsibilities.

Who is a Junior Engineer?

Eligibility Criteria

Responsibilities of Junior Engineer

Differences between SSC JE v/s RRB JE

SSC JE v/s RRB JE Comparative Analysis

 

 

Who is a Junior Engineer?

 

Junior Engineer can be understood as an entry position to a completely committed engineering profession.

He works under the supervision of an engineer in several fields like - industrial plants, technology firms, construction, maritime, infrastructure, architecture, electronics, etc.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts SSC JE exam every year to select eligible candidates for recruitment of Junior Engineer (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) posts for various departments/organizations of Government of India.

It is an entry-level post in government sector and also known as an inspector of works at a time.

The notification for SSC JE Exam 2021 will be released on 28th November 2022. You can check the complete information for SSC JE here.

 

 

Eligibility of SSC or RRB Junior Engineer - Who is Eligible?

 

You can appear in these exams only after completing the eligibility criteria. For this, you need to satisfy the minimum qualification and age limit to apply for both exams.

You need to fulfill the following eligibility for the JE exam:

 

 

SSC JE

 

Educational Qualification: Must have completed his Bachelor’s degree in any engineering courses from a recognized university.

Age Limit: It varies as per the field and department of aspirants like Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical.

Nationality: Candidates who are citizens of the following countries are also eligible to take the test:

A citizen of India

A subject of Nepal

A subject of Bhutan

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India.

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

 

Category

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

General

18 Years

33 Years

OBC

18 Years

36 Years

SC/ST

18 Years

38 Years

 

 

RRB JE

 

The prescribed JE eligibility conditions for lower and upper age limits for different categories are mentioned in the table below:

Educational Qualification: Must have completed his Bachelor’s degree in any engineering courses from a recognized university.

Age Limit: It varies as per the field and department of aspirants like Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical.

 

Category

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

General

18 Years

33 Years

OBC

18 Years

36 Years

SC/ST

18 Years

38 Years

 

Nationality: Candidates who are citizens of the following countries are also eligible to take the test:

A citizen of India

A subject of Bhutan or Nepal

A Tibetan Refugee (who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently live in India)

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Uganda, Burma, Sri Lanka, Malawi, Zaire, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to permanently live in India.

 

 

Responsibilities of Junior Engineer - What does a Junior Engineer do?

 

Once you will appoint as a Junior Engineer in government department, you need to perform the following duties:

You will work under the supervision of an engineer.

You will work in several fields like - industrial plants, technology firms, construction, maritime, infrastructure, architecture, electronics, etc.

You will responsible for finding solutions to different concerns of his related field.

You have to develop knowledge of the project organization and scientific investigation.

Need to maintain the performance of certain engineering systems or designs.

 

Important reads

Indian Railway RRB Jobs | Vacancy | Posts

RRB Online Registration Form | How to Apply Online

RRB Syllabus | Exam Pattern - SSE, JE, ALP, Group D

 

 

SSC JE or RRB JE - Which Profile is the Best and Why?

 

It is very difficult to choose between SSC JE exam and RRB JE exam. Here, we are sharing the specific areas of comparison that could make it easy for you to choose any one of them.

 

 

SSC JE v/s RRB JE Comparative Analysis

 

Find the comparative analysis in between SSC JE v/s RRB JE through the given table:

 

SSC JE vs RRB JE Comparative Analysis

No.

Basis of Comparison

SSC JE Exam

RRB JE Exam

1.

Mode of Exam

Partially online

Online

2.

Pattern of Questions

MCQ Questions followed by a written test

MCQ Questions

3.

Nature of Questions

Questions related to candidates’ branch

Question related to Aptitude and Engineering

4.

Nature of Exam

All India based Exam

Region wise exam

5.

Chances of Selection

100 - 200 out of thousands of candidates

100 - 300 out of thousands of candidates

6.

Pay Scale

Rs. 9300 - Rs. 34800

Rs. 9300 - Rs. 34800

7.

Nature of Job

Candidates will get an appointment in CPWD, MES and postal departments

Candidates will get an appointment in TRD, IT, workshop, P-Way, and bridge

8.

Residential Benefits

SSC provides housing benefits to its employees

No housing benefits

9.

Travelling Fare

You will get airfare once a year

You will get first class airfare and discounts

10.

Nature of Work

Office Work

Field Work

11.

Growth Prospectus

You will be provided leaves for higher studies

Limited Growth

 

In this article, we have covered all the differences between SSC JE and RRB JE. We hope it will help you choose a suitable post between both.

If you find the above information helpful, share it with other aspirants.

If you have any doubts regarding the individual exam, you can ask your queries through the comment box below. We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

 

 

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