SSC JE Syllabus


SSC JE Syllabus : Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC JE exam every year for the recruitment of Junior Engineer from various institutes of Government of India. Every year lakhs of candidates prepare to succeed in this exam.

In such a situation, today we will explain in detail about SSC JE Syllabus and SSC JE Exam Pattern through this article.


SSC JE Syllabus Overview

Name Of OrganizationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name Of PostJunior Engineer
Selection Process◆Computer Based Examination (Paper-I)
◆Paper -2 (Descriptive)
◆ Document Verification
Official Website

SSC JE Exam Pattern

The Examination will consist of two Papers –

  1. Paper-I (Computer Based Examination)
  2. Paper-II (Descriptive Type).
  • In SSC JE CBT exam negetive marking will be .0.25
  • Time of both paper will be 2 hours (120 minutes)

You can check the SSC JE Exam Pattern in detailed as follows –

PaperGeneral Syllabus (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical) Marks
Paper-I (200 MCQs)General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, General Engineering (Electrical Engineering) OR General Engineering (Electrical Engineering) OR General Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)200
Paper-II (Written Test)General Engineering (Electrical Engineering) OR General Engineering (Electrical Engineering) OR General Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)    300

SSC JE Syllabus : Tier -1

Tier-I is the first examination that a candidate has to appear in the SSC JE recruitment process. You have to prepare for three subjects which are General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Engineering.

SSC JE General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

In SSC JE Tier -1 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus are –

  • Judgement
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Verbal And Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space Visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis Etc.

SSC Junior Engineer Syllabus – General Awareness

  1. The purpose of the questions will be to test the general awareness about the environment of the candidate.
  2. Questions will be designed to test knowledge of current events.
  3. Any educated person can be expected to understand their scientific aspect.
  4. This test will also include questions related to India and its neighboring countries, especially related to history, culture, geography, economic scene, general politics and scientific research, sport, prizes, etc.

General Engineering (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical)

Part – A : Civil Engineering : Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying,

Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design.

Part B : Electrical Engineering – Transmission and Distribution, Estimation and Costing, Utilization and Electrical Energy, Basic Electronics, Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, Synchronous Machines, Generation Etc.

Part C : Mechanical Engineering – Fluid kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal fluids, Measurement of Flow rate, Basic principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of steels, Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure.

SSC JE Syllabus 2021 For Paper -2

In SSC JE Paper-2, questions related to the above important topics related to – General Engineering (Electrical Engineering) / General Engineering (Electrical Engineering) / General Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) will be asked. In such a situation, the candidates are advised to pay special attention to all the subjects of their sections.

SSC JE Syllabus PDF

You can get detailed syllabus through SSC JE Syllabus PDF which is available on official website of ssc. Except this you can also download SSC Junior Syllabus PDF from the link which is given by us.

SSC JE Syllabus In PDF Format – Download

SSC JE Syllabus FAQ

Is there negative marking in SSC JE Tier -1?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4 of the marks assigned to that question for every wrong answer in SSC JE Tier -1.

How many subjects and questions are there in SSC JE Tier -1?

There are three subjects and 200 questions in SSC JE Tier -1.

For how many marks SSC JE Tier -2 is conducted?

SSC JE Tier -2 holds 300 marks, it is also included in the merit list.

From which subjects are questions asked in SSC JE Tier-I

In SSC JE Tier -I, questions are asked majorly from General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering

From which subjects are questions asked in SSC JE Tier-II

In SSC JE Tier -II, questions are asked from General Engineering (Civil and Structural/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering).

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