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Punjab PSC JE Civil Exam - Complete Details

About Punjab PSC (PPSC)

The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC), formerly known as the Joint Public Service Commission, is a government agency and the topmost constitutional body of the Government of Punjab, India. It is responsible for conducting civil services and competitive examinations to various civil services and departmental posts in the jurisdiction of Punjab, India.

Punjab PSC JE Civil Mock Test

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Punjab PSC JE Civil Exam – Notification Overview

ParticularsDetails
NotificationPPSC Recruitment 2021 for JE (Civil) Posts
Recruitment body ppsc.gov.in 
Last day of application (online)19 May 2021
Application feeVaries depending on the category of candidates
StatePunjab
CountryIndia
Minimum Qualification3-year Diploma in Civil Engineering

Punjab PSC JE Important Dates

PPSC JE Exam Important Dates
Notification Date for Punjab PSC JE 5 March 2021
Starting Date for Punjab PSC JE Online Application 6 March 2021
Punjab PSC JE Last Application Submission Date (with system generated bank challan)27 May 2021
Punjab PSC JE Last Date for Payment 5 April 2021
Punjab PSC JE Civil Exam date03rd July (Postponed)
Punjab PSC JE Date of ResultsTo be Notified Later

Punjab PSC JE Eligibility Criteria

The minimum qualification to apply for the JE (civil) posts is a 3-year diploma in Civil Engineering from an institute or university recognised by the government. Candidates who aspire for the  PPSC JE posts will have to appear for written examinations conducted by the recruitment board.

Age Limit to Appear for PPSC JE Exam

The candidates should have a minimum age of 18 years as of 01/01/2021. The maximum age limit for the candidates can be up to 37 years. However, the age limit can be relaxed for candidates from scheduled and other backward classes in Punjab. The upper age limit for candidates from these classes is 42 years, which can be further extended to 45 years. The upper age limit is 45 years for the Board of Punjab Government, Corporation, Commission, Authorities employees, All States, and the Central Government employees. The upper age limit for widows and divorcees is 42 years, while the age limit for physically disabled people in Punjab is 47 years.

Education Criteria for the Applicants

Junior Electrical Engineers in the Punjab Water Resource Department

1. The candidates must hold a 3-year Diploma in Engineering in the Electrical branch (Junior) or a Higher requirement from a State Board of Technical Education or reputed Institution.

2. Matriculation in Punjabi or its similar standard.

Electrical Junior Engineer in the PWD Department (B&R), Punjab 

1. Candidates must hold a Diploma Degree in the branch of Electrical Engineering from a reputed university.

2. Matriculation in Punjabi or similar standards. 

Junior Engineer (Civil) in the Department of PWD (B&R) 

1. Candidates must hold a Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering from a reputed university.

2. Matriculation in Punjabi or its similar standard.

Public Health Junior Engineer in Punjab Housing and Urban Planning Department, Government of Punjab 

1. Candidates must hold a minimum 3-year Diploma in Civil Engineering from State Technical Education Board or a reputed institution, or candidates must have a higher qualification in the same field, that is, a degree in Civil Engineering from an esteemed university.

2. Punjabi of Matric or its similar standard.

Civil Junior Engineer in Housing And Urban Development Department, Government Of Punjab

1. Candidates must hold at least a 3-year Diploma of Civil Engineering from State Technical Education Board or a reputed university. Candidates must have a higher qualification in the same field, that is, a Civil Engineering degree from an esteemed university.

2. Punjabi of Matric or its similar standard.

Civil Junior Engineer In the department of Punjab Water Supply And Sewerage Board, Government Of Punjab

1. Candidates must hold at least a 3-year diploma in Civil Engineering from the State Technical Education Board or a reputed university. Candidates must possess a higher qualification in the same field, that is, a Civil Engineering degree from an esteemed university.

2. Punjabi of Matric or its similar standard.

Important Note: The candidates should meet the criteria before or by 30 April 2021. 

The Process of Applying Online for PPSC JE Civil Exam

Candidates should visit the Punjab Public Sector Commission official site (ppsc.gov.in) and follow the given steps: 

  • Click on the option to open the advertisement
  • Click on the following option to view the Junior Engineer posts
  • Click on the text tab to apply online
  • Click on the next option for registration
  • Fill in all the essential data
  • Complete the final step and apply
  • Get a printout of the application

Also Read: PPSC JE Recruitment Notification [Civil] 2021 | Exam Date, Vacancy, etc

PPSC JE 2021 Exam Application Fees

Candidates must pay the application fees for PPSC JE only through the State Bank of India branch.

Different CategoriesCharges for Online ApplicationFees for Examination Total Amount Payable
SC/ST CategoryRs. 500/-Rs. 625/-1125/- 
OBC Category from Punjab StateRs. 500/-Rs. 625Rs. 1125/-
Ex-Servicemen from the State of Punjab Rs. 500/-No Fee to be paid500/-
Various Categories (consisting of EWS Lineal Descendant of Ex-servicemen, Punjab)Rs 500/-Rs. 2500/-3000/-
Physically Disabled Candidates from Punjab State Rs. 500/-Rs. 1250/-1750/-

Punjab PSC JE Civil Exam Pattern

The Punjab Public Service Commission selects candidates based on a written examination. After the written exam and document verification is done, the commission releases the merit list of the final candidates. 

The pattern of PPSC JE Civil Written Examination

The PPSC JE Civil Examination consists of two parts. The candidates applying for a written examination can prepare themselves accordingly. 

  • The first part will include questions from the syllabus, while the second part consists of logical reasoning, mental ability, and general knowledge tests.
  • The first half is more crucial as it has 100 questions of 250 marks. Therefore, candidates should try to work on them to score more. The second half consists of 20 questions for 50 marks.
  • The questions carry 2.5 marks each.
  • Answer all questions carefully, as 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Two Parts of Question PaperTotal QuestionsAllocated Marks 
Questions from core subjects  100250
Questions from Logical Reasoning, Mental ability, and General Knowledge2050
Total120300

Qualifying Marks for PPSC JE Civil Exam:

Candidates need to score the following marks to qualify for the PPSC JE Civil Exam.

Category DivisionPassing Marks
General Category45%
SC and OBC of the Punjab State40%

The final result of the PPSC JE Exam is prepared based on the net marks obtained in the written examination by the candidates. 

Punjab PSC JE Civil Exam Syllabus:

Following are the subjects included in the syllabus for PPSC JE Civil Exam 2021:

  1. Irrigation Engineering
  2. Earthquake Resistant Building Construction
  3. Environmental Engineering
  4. Engineering Drawing
  5. Applied Mechanics
  6. Fluid Mechanics
  7. Structure Engineering
  8. Quantity Surveying & Valuation
  9. Repair and Maintenance of building
  10. Construction management and account
  11. Construction Material & Building Construction
  12. Surveying
  13. Management basics

Punjab PSC JE Admit Card 2021 Information 

You can get all the essential information about Punjab PSC JE Admit Card from the official PPSC website. The admit card is issued a week before the PPSC JE Civil Exam date. All candidates need to know their registration number and password to download the admit card. 

Easy Steps to Download the Punjab PSC JE Admit Card 2021:

  • Visit the official website ppsc.gov.in to download the admit card
  • Select the PPSC Junior Engineer Admit Card 2021 link
  • Now enter your Registration ID and Password
  • Click on Submit option
  • You can view the admit card on your display screen
  • Download the admit card and take a printout

Vital Notifications for PPSC JE Civil Exam:

  • A hard copy of the online form should not be sent to the Punjab Public Service Commission office. Nonetheless, keep a printout of the application form in case it’s needed in the future.
  • Candidates who are applying under the sports quota or are physically disabled can send the hard copies of the online application along with the Certificate of Sports Gradation and PeD certificate, respectively, along with other essential certificates associated with sports and PwD by 27/03/2021 to ascertain eligibility under the category of sports and PwD.
  • The result will be calculated based on the net marks scored by the following candidates on the written exam.

Preparation for PPSC JE Civil Exam:

After the application and admit card procedure is finished, start preparing for the examination. It is imperative to choose the right study material before preparing for any competitive exam. The PPSC JE Civil 2021 books will streamline the syllabus and help you prepare for the exam. The PPSC JE exam primarily consists of objective questions. So, candidates should download the PPSC JE Civil Exam previous year papers, practice with Punjab PSC JE mock tests, analyze mock test performances will help in understanding and completing the syllabus. 

PPSC JE Salary

The final candidates will receive a salary of 35,400 per month (initially) as per the State Punjab Finance department. The candidates will be paid a minimum wage without allowance during the first three years of service. 

Also Read: Punjab PSC JE Civil – Salary & Job Profile

Punjab PSC JE Civil Exam Result

The final results decided by the recruitment board take into consideration the candidate’s net marks received in the written examinations. Following are the cut-off marks, according to the categories, to qualify for the posts

CategoryCut-off (in percentage)
General45 %
SC and other Backward classes40 %

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FAQs

Can a candidate holding a graduation degree apply for PPSC?

Yes, a candidate having a graduation degree in any field with at least three years of bachelor’s degree or similar is eligible to apply for the PPSC examination.

What kind of jobs are there in PPSC 2021? +

Punjab Civil Services, Punjab, Food Supply, Consumer Affairs Officer, Deputy Superintendent of the Police, Tehsildar, and many other posts.

What are the minimum and maximum ages to apply for Punjab Public Sector Commission? +

The candidates aged between 21- 37 years are eligible for the PPSC examination.

How to score well in the PPSC JE Civil Exam? +

You can score well only when you practice all the PPSC Junior Engineer previous years’ question papers thoroughly. You can find all the question papers on the Internet.

Will there be any interview for PPSC JE Recruitment 2021? +

No, there will be no interview conducted for the post of Junior engineer in the PPSC Civil exam.

How can one prepare for the PPSC JE Civil Exam? +

The PPSC JE Civil 2021 books will help the candidates to prepare well. PPSC JE exam will primarily consist of objective questions. So, candidates should download the PPSC JE Civil Exam previous year papers and refer to books that will help in efficiently covering the syllabus.

What is the total marks of the written exam? +

The total marks for the written exam are 300.

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