DDA JE Eligibility Condition

DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - Junior Engineering ( DDA-JE ) Eligibility Criteria

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DDA JE Eligibility Condition


DELHI DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY - Junior Engineering ( DDA-JE ) Eligibility Criteria


1. The candidate must have attained the age of majority on the last date of submission of the application.



2. Nationality: A candidate must be either:


(a) A citizen of India, or

(b) A subject of Nepal, or

(c) A subject of Bhutan, or

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

(e) 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.



Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d), and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.


A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination/tests etc. but the offer of appointment will be given only after submission of the necessary eligibility certificate issued to him/her by the Government of India in the DDA office.


Age Relaxation: a)



Extent of Age Concession


Schedule Caste and Scheduled Tribes

05 Years


Other Backward Class

03 Years


Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

10 Years


SC/ST Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

15 Years


OBC Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

13 Years


Departmental candidate with at least three years continuous service in Central Govt./Govt of Delhi/Delhi Development Authority etc.

Upto 05 Years for Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ posts (which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of post)


Upto 40 years of age (45 years for SC/ST, 43 years for OBC) for Group ‘C’ post.


(For Group “A & B” Posts) Ex-Servicemen

Up to a maximum of 05 years in the case of Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers & ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least 05 year’s service and have been released :

(i)  On completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account or misconduct or inefficiency; or

(ii) On account of physical disability attributable to Military service; or

On invalidment


(For Group “C” & “D” posts) Ex Servicemen (UR/GEN)

03 Years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date for receipt of application.


Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married (for Group ‘C’ Posts)

Upto the age of 35 years (upto 40 yrs for SC/ST & 38 for OBC)


b) The date of birth accepted by the Delhi Development Authority is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University, which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate.


c) No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

d) The expression Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.

e) Relaxable for Govt. Employees & the employee of the DDA in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Govt.


NOTE: Candidates should note that no subsequent request for a change of date of birth will be considered or granted.