SSC JE Exam Syllabus and Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification for the SSC Junior Engineer Exam (JE) 2021. The exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Engineer (JE) in various government departments. If you’re planning to take the SSC JE Exam 2021, it’s important to know about the syllabus and pattern to prepare well for the exam.

Syllabus for SSC JE Exam 2021:

The SSC JE Exam 2021 consists of two papers:

Paper-I: It is an online computer-based test (CBT), which is common for all the candidates.

• General Intelligence and Reasoning
• General Awareness
• General Engineering (Civil & Structural), (Electrical), (Mechanical)

Paper-II: It is a descriptive paper, which is conducted for the candidates who clear Paper-I.

• General Engineering (Civil & Structural), (Electrical), (Mechanical)

Pattern for SSC JE Exam 2021:

The exam pattern for SSC JE Exam 2021 is as follows:

Paper-I Exam Pattern:

• Exam Mode: Online Computer-Based Test (CBT)
• Duration: Two hours
• Total Marks: 200
• Total Questions: 200
• Marking Scheme: +1 mark for each correct answer, and 0.25 marks deduction for each incorrect answer.

Paper-II Exam Pattern:

• Exam Mode: Offline Descriptive Test
• Duration: Two hours
• Total Marks: 300
• Total Questions: Two questions (Part-A and Part-B)
• Marking Scheme: Answering each question is mandatory, and 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.

Important Topics to Cover in Each Section:

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

• Analogies, Classification, Coding-Deciding, Series, Venn Diagram, Blood Relation, and puzzles
• Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
• Decision making, Spatial visualization and Orientation

General Awareness:

• History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, and Sports and Current Affairs.

General Engineering (Civil & Structural), (Electrical), (Mechanical)

In this section, the questions will cover the following topics:

• Civil Engineering – Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Transportation Engineering, and Environmental Engineering.
• Electrical Engineering – Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, and Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motor.
• Mechanical Engineering – Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, Combustion and pollution, Rankine cycle and Steam Turbines, and Refrigeration cycles.

To prepare well for the SSC JE Exam 2021, it’s important to understand the syllabus and pattern. Candidates should prepare a study plan to cover all the topics within the time frame. It’s recommended to practice the previous year’s question papers and mock tests to analyze the preparation level and improve the speed and accuracy of attempting the questions.

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