Somatirtha Purohit

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has initiated the submission window for the SSC JE Exam 2023 option cum preference on December 20, 2023.

Candidates who participated in Paper II can complete the submission of their option cum preference form via the official SSC website at 

It's important to note that the submission window for this form will remain active until December 25, 2023. 

Candidates who do not submit their option cum preference within this specified period will not have another opportunity to do so and will not be considered for inclusion in the final merit list or final selection.

Candidates with disabilities (PwBD) should carefully select preferences only for those posts that are identified as suitable for their specific disabilities. 

PwBD candidates must ensure that their preferences align with the posts compatible with their disabilities to facilitate fair consideration in the selection process.

It is emphasized that candidates will not have any additional opportunity to exercise their option-cum-preference beyond the specified dates mentioned above. Any attempt to convey preferences through means such as post, fax, email, hand delivery, or any other form will not be entertained by the Commission and will be promptly rejected.

The SSC JE Paper II took place on December 4, 2023, at various centers nationwide. The answer key for the exam was published on December 7, 2023, with the deadline for raising objections extending until December 9, 2023.

How to submit Option-cum-preference for SSC JE Exam 2023

  • Visit the SSC's official website at

  • Access the candidate's login link and input the necessary information

  • Upon completion, the option cum preference window will become accessible

  • Provide the required details and select submit

  • Download the confirmation page and retain a physical copy for future reference

For more details, check the official notification.