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SSC Junior Engineer: Exam Pattern

The SSC JE examination will be conducted in two stages:

  1. Written Test (500 marks)
  2. Interview ( 100 marks)

SSC Junior Engineer Exam Pattern:

Paper Subject Maximum Marks Duration Timings
Paper – I Objective type (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning
(ii) General Awareness
(iii) General Engineering
2 Hours
Paper – II Conventional Type Part –A General Engineering
(Civil & Structural)
Part – B (Electrical)
Part-C (Mechanical)
300 2 Hours

Negative Marking:

  • The SSE JE exam will have Negative Marking  of  25  marks  for  each  wrong  answer  in  Paper 1(as it is an objective type exam)
  • There is no negative marking in paper 2(as it is a conventional essay type written exam).

General Intelligence & Reasoning: 
In this section there will be the following topics.

S.No. Topics
1. Analogies
2. Similarities
3. Differences
4. Space visualization
5. Judgment
6. Decision making
7. Problem solving
8. Analysis
9. Observation
10. Visual memory
11. Discrimination
12. Relationship concepts
13. Arithmetical reasoning
14. Verbal and figure classification
15. Arithmetical number series

General Awareness: 
In this section the aspirants will be asked the question on the basis of the given topics.

S.No. Topics
1. History
2. Culture
3. Geography
4. Economic Scene
5. General Polity
6. Scientific Research

General Engineering:

  • The mentioned topics will be discussed in this topic.
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering

Civil Engineering:

S.No. Topics
1. Building Materials
2. Estimating, Costing and Valuation
3. Surveying
4. Soil Mechanics
5. Hydraulics
6. Irrigation Engineering
7. Transportation Engineering
8. Environmental Engineering

Mechanical Engineering:

S.No Topics
1. Theory of Machines and Machine Design
2. Thermal Engineering
3. Fluid Mechanics & Machinery
4. Production Engineering

Personality Test (Interview): 
Personality test will be conducted for 100 marks. Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be eligible to appear in the Interview test.