PPSC JE (Civil) Eligibility Criteria 2021: Educational Qualification, Age Limit

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PPSC JE Civil Eligibility Criteria 2021

PPSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2021: Punjab Public Service Commission released the notification for the recruitment of Junior Engineer (Civil) in the Department of Water Resource, Government of Punjab. Interested & Eligible candidates can apply online for the 585 posts in PPSC JE Recruitment 2021 on or before 27th March 2021 on the official website of PPSC.

Before applying for the post one must go through the eligibility criteria for the post of junior engineer in PPSC JE 2021 Recruitment. Below get the complete details on the Eligibility Criteria for PPSC JE Recruitment 2021.

Educational Qualification for PPSC JE Civil 2021

Educational Qualification Details for Different Post and Services for PPSC JE Recruitment 2021 is as follows:

  • Junior Engineer (Civil) in the Department of Water Resource, Government of Punjab: 
    • A candidate must have 3 years Diploma of Junior Engineer (Civil Engineering) from a State Technical Education Board or from a recognized University or Institution.
    • The candidate having a qualification in terms of degree/Masters in engineering is also eligible, provided he/she has a mandatory basic qualification in terms of diploma in Civil Engineering.
    • Punjabi of Matric or its equivalent Standard is mandatory.

The candidates MUST possess the requisite qualification before or by 27/03/2021

  • Provided further that, where the ward of Defence Service Personnel (bonafide resident of Punjab State) is appointed by direct appointment and he must have to pass an examination of Punjabi Language (Equivalent to Matriculation Standard) or he must have to qualify a test conducted by the Language Wing (by The Department of Education of Punjab Government) within a 2 years period from the date of his appointment.
  • Provided further that a War Hero (who has been discharged from defence services/paramilitary forces) on account of disability suffered by him/widow/dependent member of his family, is appointed under the instructions by the Government, (not mandatory yo possess aforesaid knowledge of Punjabi language).

Age limit for PPSC JE Civil 2021

The minimum and maximum Age limit of the candidate as of 01.01.2021 is given below

  • Minimum age- 18 Years
  • Maximum age- 37 Years

Age relaxation for different categories are as follow

  • Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes of Punjab – 42 Years
  • For Punjab Govt. and its Board/Corporation/Commission/Authorities employees, and all States/ Central
    Government employees.- 45 Years
  • For Widows, Divorcees – 42 Years
  • For Persons with Disability of Punjab – 47 Years

PPSC JE Selection Process 2021

The selection process is based on a competitive examination. The examination will consist of 300 marks and is scheduled tentatively at the end of April 2021.

Questions from the Subject


250 marks

Questions from Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge  and Mental ability


50 mark

  •  The final result will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the Candidates in the Written  Examination, and there will be no interview for the post.
  • Candidates can check the detailed syllabus for PPSC JE 2021 from the following link:

PPSC JE 2021 Syllabus: Download PDF

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