SSC JE Recruitment 2019: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released a notification to fill posts of Junior Engineer (JE) on its official website- ssc.nic.in. Interested candidates are advised to fill the application form which was put up on the website on February 1, 2019.

The filling up of application forms began on February 2 and the last date to submit the online application for SSC JE post is February 25, 2019. The computer-based test (CBT) is scheduled to be held from September 23- 29, 2019.

Steps to apply for SSC JE Recruitment 2019:

Step 1: Visit the official website- ssc.nic.in.

Step 2: Click on the link which reads- ‘SSC JE Recruitment 2019’.

Step 3: Enter your details and submit.

Step 4: Download your application form.

Step 5: Take a print out of it for future use.

The SSC JE recruitment 2019 is one of the first major recruitment by a Central Government agency which carries the reservation benefits for recently announced 10 per cent quota for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) from the general category.

The SSC Junior Engineer (JE) notification read: “Reservation for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Other Backward Classes (OBC)/Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Persons with Disability (PWD) etc. would be as determined and communicated by the Indenting Ministries/ Departments/ Offices, as per extant Government Orders.”

The Commission has not announced the number of vacancies for SSC JE recruitment, and it said: “Vacancies will be determined in due course”.

As per the government’s order, 10 per cent reservation would be provided for EWS in central government posts and services and would be effective in respect of all direct recruitment vacancies to be notified on or after February 1, 2019.

The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill on providing 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to the general category poor was passed by Parliament on January 9. Instructions regarding reservation in admission to educational institutions were issued by the Ministry of Human Resource Department (HRD) to central educational institutions after the Bill was signed by President.