Candidates preparing for Junior Engineer exam can go through the detailed SSC JE Syllabus for Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering here. Check out the section-wise Syllabus for both the paper I & Paper II examination for the SSC Junior Engineer examination 2020.

Latest: As per the SSC JE Latest News, the new exam date has been notified for Paper 1 which is scheduled from September 1 - 4, 2020. In the meantime, candidates can enhance their preparation in a better way and improvise in the weaker topics.

  • The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Junior Engineer examination every year to fill in various technical posts in government organizations.
  • As per the SSC JE Exam Pattern, there are three stages involved in the recruitment. The first stage is CBT, the second stage is a descriptive exam, and the last stage is DV or Interview.
  • The SSC JE syllabus includes all engineering topics for Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.
  • As there is an ample amount of time left for the exam, candidates can know the best SSC JE Preparation tips by experts and begin their preparation.

SSC JE Syllabus 2020

As the process of online application is concluded, it is time for candidates to begin with their preparation for SSC JE Exam. The very first thing candidates must begin the preparation is by knowing the complete SSC JE Syllabus.

  • The SSC JE Exam Syllabus will help candidates in concentrating well in their areas of study and focus on the important topics for the examination.
  • Here is the brief SSC JE 2020 Syllabus for both paper 1 and paper 2. Go through these topics tabulated for each topic and be well prepared for the SSC JE Exam 2020

SSC JE Paper-I Syllabus 2020

To clear the SSC JE exam with flying colors, one must not leave any topic unprepared as to score optimum marks. Given below are the topics to prepare as per the latest SSC JE Syllabus :

SSC JE General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

The below tables explains the SSC JE Syllabus for General Intelligence & reasoning

Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Analogies Similarities Differences
Space Visualization Problem Solving Analysis Judgment
Decision Making Visual Memory Discrimination Observation
Relationship Concepts  Arithmetical Reasoning Verbal & Figure Classification Arithmetical Number Series

General Intelligence & Reasoning Important Topics and Weightage of Questions

Check out the below table to know the topic-wise questions that can appear in the SSC JE Exam from the Reasoning section.

Topics Weightage of Questions
Number & Alphabetical Series 5-6
Coding-Decoding 9-10
Analogy 6-7
Odd one Out 2-3
Syllogism 2-3
Statement & Conclusions 2-3
Directions Sense 2-3
Sitting Arrangement 1
Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 5-6
Venn diagram 2
Blood relations 3
Miscellaneous 3-4
Total No. Of Questions 50

SSC JE General Awareness Syllabus

Check out the below table for SSC JE Syllabus of General Awareness. 

Current Affairs General Knowledge General Science Physics
Chemistry Static GK Geography Polity
History Scientific Research Culture Economy

SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Engineering with Weightage

Below are the topics and expected number of questions as per the latest SSC JE Civil Syllabus.

Building Materials Estimating, Costing and Valuation Surveying Soil Mechanics
Hydraulics Irrigation Engineering Transportation Engineering Environmental Engineering
Structural Engineering Theory of structures Concrete Technology RCC & Steel Design

SSC JE Civil Important Topics & Weightage

Topics No. of Questions
Building Materials 20 to 25 questions
Estimating, Costing and Valuation 5 to 8 questions
Surveying 10 to 12 questions
Soil Mechanics  5 to 8 questions
Hydraulics 10 to 12 questions
The strength of Materials  10 to 12 questions
Irrigation Engineering 3 to 5 questions
Transportation Engineering 0 to 4 questions
RCC Design 10 to 12 questions
Steel Design  8 to 12 questions

SSC JE Syllabus for Electrical Engineering 2020

Check out the important topics and expected the number of questions as per the latest SSC JE Electrical Syllabus from the below table.

Basic concepts Circuit law Magnetic Circuit AC Fundamentals
Measurement and measuring instruments Electrical Machines: (a) D.C. Machine (b) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers (c) 3 phase induction motors Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors Synchronous Machines
Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Estimation and costing Utilization of Electrical Energy Basic Electronics

SSC JE Electrical Important Topics & Weightage of Questions

Topics No. of Questions
Basic Network 30 to 35 questions
Electrical Machines 25 to 30 questions
Basic Electronics 10 to 15 questions
Power Systems 10 to 15 questions
Measurement & Measuring Instruments 10 to 15 questions

SSC JE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering with weightage

Here are the important topics from SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus and the weightage of questions for each topic.

Theory of Machines and Machine Design Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials Thermal Engineering Fluid Mechanics & Machinery
Fluid Kinematics Fluid Statics Classification of Steels Welding & Machining

SSC JE Mechanical Important Topics & Weightage of Questions

Topics No. of Questions
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery  17 to 20 questions
Production Engineering 13 to 15 questions
The strength of Materials 12 to 13 questions
Theory of Machines  10 to 11 questions
Thermodynamics 7 to 8 questions
IC Engine 7 to 8 questions
Power Engineering 6 to 7 questions
Machine Design  4 to 5 questions
Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning 3 to 4 questions
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SSC JE Paper-II Syllabus 2020

Check out the subject-wise SSC JE Important Topics for Paper 2 here. Ensure to study these topics without fail.

SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Engineering paper 2

Here is the SSC JE Syllabus for Civil & Structural Engineering. We have tabulated the important topics in Civil however, check the SSC JE Civil Syllabus to know the complete syllabus. The topics are the same as Paper 1 however, the concepts to studied under each topic are vast. So ensure to download the SSC JE Syllabus PDF below and gear up your preparations.

Building Materials Estimating, Costing and Valuation Surveying Soil Mechanics
Hydraulics Irrigation Engineering Transportation Engineering Environmental Engineering
Structural Engineering Theory of structures Concrete Technology RCC & Steel Design

SSC JE Syllabus for Electrical Engineering Paper 2

Check out the SSC JE Electrical Syllabus for Paper 2 from the below ​​​​​table and enhance your preparations.

Basic concepts Circuit law Magnetic Circuit AC Fundamentals
Measurement and measuring instruments Electrical Machines: (a) D.C. Machine (b) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers (c) 3 phase induction motors Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors Synchronous Machines
Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Estimation and costing Utilization of Electrical Energy Basic Electronics

SSC JE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering

Here are the list of topics to be studied under SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus for paper 2. Prepare for these topics and score more in the SSC JE Exam 2020.​​​​​

Theory Of Machines and Machine Designs The concept of a simple machine, Four bar linkage and link motion, Flywheels, and fluctuation of energy Power transmission by belts – V-belts and Flat belts, Clutches – Plate and Conical clutch, Gears –Type of gears, etc.
Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials Equilibrium of Forces, Law of motion, Friction, Concepts of stress and strain, Elastic limit. Elastic constants, Bending moments and shear force diagram, Stress in composite bars, etc.
Thermal Engineering Properties of Pure Substance1st & 2nd Law of Thermodynamics Air standard Cycles for IC Engines. Rankine Cycle of steam Boilers
Fluid Mechanics Machinery Properties & Classification of Fluid Fluid Statics Measurement of Fluid Pressure Fluid Kinematics Dynamics of Ideal Fluids Measurement Of Flow Rate Basic Principles Hydraulic Turbines Centrifugal Pumps Classification Of Steels

SSC JE Syllabus PDF 2020

Applicants can download the official Syllabus for SSC JE as per the latest notification for SSC JE 2020. Click on the below link for downloading SSC JE Syllabus PDF for both Paper I (Preliminary) and Paper-II (Mains);

SSC JE Syllabus PDF Download 2020

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020

Before beginning the preparation, go through the pattern of the exam and marking scheme. If you are a JE aspirant and worried about how to clear all the stages, then check out expert tips to know How to Crack SSC JE in One Attempt?

Let's start with the SSC JE Prelims Exam Pattern below;

Subject No. of Questions Max. Marks Time
(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hours
(ii) General Awareness 50 50
(iii) Part –A Civil & Structural OR Part-B Electrical OR Part-C Mechanical 100 100
  • The preliminary examination for the post of SSC JE will consist of 3 sections with General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Awareness will consist of 50 marks whereas the technical section for the SSC JE Preliminary exam will consist of 100 marks.
  • There will be a total of 200 questions for 200 marks and the total time duration will be 2 Hrs (120 Minutes).

Now, let us have a glance at the SSC JE Mains Exam Pattern below;

Subject No. of Questions / Max. Marks Time
Part –A Civil & Structural OR Part-B Electrical OR Part-C Mechanical

300

2 hours

  • This section of SSC JE, Junior Engineer 2020 exam will consist of 1 section having a weight-age of 300 marks and the total time duration will be 2 Hrs (120 Minutes).
  • In this section, questions will be asked from your chosen technical stream as per your specialization in the stream.

SSC JE Books for Preparation

While you are looking to clear SSC JE 2020, we have prepared a list of best books for SSC JE (Junior Engineer) exam preparation. Find the recommended books as suggested by toppers and experts as per the new pattern and syllabus of SSC JE 2020 exam;

Recommended Books for SSC JE Civil Engineering

Recommended Books for SSC JE Electrical Engineering

Recommended Books for SSC JE Mechanical Engineering

SSC JE 2020 Preparation Tips

A well-planned preparation Tips can guide you through a strategized plan and if followed it will pave a pathway to success in SSC JE, Junior Engineer examination. Below, we have mentioned the few of the best practices for each section of SSC JE examination.

SSC JE Preparation Tips for Reasoning Ability

  • The best method to score more in this section is to practice as many types of questions as possible.
  • Take Mock Tests daily.

SSC JE Preparation Tips for General Awareness

  • Read the newspaper daily.
  • Go through yearbooks and informative magazines.
  • Take the SSC daily quiz to improve your performance in a fun way.

SSC JE Preparation Tips for Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

  • Go through the complete syllabus and weight-age first.
  • Focus more on those questions which have more weight-age.
  • Take up the SSC JE Mock Test on a daily basis.
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FAQ's

How many sections are in SSC JE Paper 1?

In paper 1 Exam there are three sections i.e., General Awareness, General Intelligence & reasoning, Engineering Discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil)

Can I prepare for the entire SSC JE Syllabus in 1 month?

With proper preparation tips and dedication, you can definitely complete studying the entire syllabus of SSC JE Exam 2020.

What is the total marking scheme for SSC JE Exam?

In SSC JE Paper 1 Exam, the total marking scheme is 200. Out of which 50 marks for General Awareness, 50 marks for Reasoning, and remaining 100 for Engineering Discipline. In paper 2 exam the total marking scheme is 300 marks. 

What is the mode of SSC JE Exam?

The SSC JE paper 1 Exam is conducted in online mode while the Paper 2 Exam is conducted in offline mode.

Which are best books to referred for studying the SSC JE Syllabus completely?

The below books can be referred for best preparation:

  • SSC Junior Engineer Exam Mechanical - R.Guptha
  • SSC JE - 2019 Electrical Engineering Previous Year Objective Detailed Solution Papers ( In Hindi and English)- Zone Tech Publication
  • SSC Junior Engineer Civil & Structural Recruitment Exam Guide 3rd Edition- Disha Experts
  • Lucent G.K.- Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul
  • Lucent Reasoning- Bhupendra Kumar Singh

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