SSC JE Syllabus 2017 for Junior Engineer Exam

SSC JE Syllabus 2017: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a constitutional agency which conducts competitive exams for assigning staffs in different departments and ministries of Government. Likewise this year also SSC rolled out a recruitment notification through its official site stating that there are numerous vacancies existing in the designation of Junior Engineer post. This made many engineering graduates and in-service employees to apply for this post. Indian Nationals who have completed engineering degree in Civil/ Electrical/ mechanical were permitted to apply for this post. As the number of application received are in large number, SSC decided to conduct an online/ written test for shortlisting suitable candidates for this post. To prepare for this competitive exam, we are providing you the complete SSC JE Syllabus in our page. Apart from the syllabus, we have also mentioned the exam pattern for this exam.

Commission Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Name Junior Engineer Exam
Material Junior Engineer Syllabus
Exam Type Objective

About SSC Junior Engineer Exam

This is a golden opportunity for candidates who are seeking for government jobs after finishing BE/ Diploma or AMIE in the relevant field. Engineers who are aging between 18 to 32 years are eligible to apply for this designation. Those who have already served in Planning, execution & maintenance, quality assurance, manufacturing and testing, etc will be given more priority.

Special preference shall be given for personnel who have served in Army, navy and air force. Aspirants who have applied in response to advertisement of SSC JE Recruitment 2017 can start to prepare for this exam because the part-I exam will be conducted in the month of January 2017. The SSC JE Syllabus for the upcoming objective and descriptive type exam are given in the below section.

SSC JE Syllabus for Junior Engineer Exam

Job Seekers, who are well-versed in the topics of competitive exam, will be find it simple to answer the questions asked from Reasoning and general awareness section. The first will be asked for a total of 200 marks and second part will consist of questions from their respective subject for a total of 300 marks.

Here, in the below section we have discussed the important topics for the upcoming Junior Engineer Exam.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Relationship concepts
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Number series
  • Problem solving, etc

General Awareness

  • Current affairs
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Scientific Research, etc

General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

  • Building materials
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transport Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Theory of Structure
  • Concrete technology
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design

Electrical Engineering

  • Basic Concepts
  • Circuit Law
  • Magnetic Circuits
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement
  • Electrical Machines
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Estimation and costing
  • Basic Electronics, etc

Mechanical Engineering

  • Theory of Machines
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Air standard Cycles for IC engines
  • Rankine cycle of steam
  • Fluid Kinematics
  • Hydraulic Turbines, etc

In the above section, we have listed almost all the important topics for JE exam. You can also refer the PDF of SSC JE Syllabus which is available in the official site i.e. “”.

Exam Pattern for SSC Junior Engineer Exam

The Part-I examination will be conducted through online mode and part-II examination will be held through pen and paper mode. Competitors who are qualifying in the Part-I exam only will be qualified for the part-II examination. The part-I Junior Engineer Exam would be held in February 2017.

Many applicants will not be aware of the SSC JE Exam Pattern for the upcoming exam. In the below section we have tabulated the Exam Pattern for SSC Junior Engineer part-I & part-II examination.

Part-I (Objective Type)
Mode of Examination Subject Mark allotments Duration
Computer Based General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 2 hours
· Morning shift (10.00 Am to 12.00 pm)· Afternoon Shift (2.00 Pm to 4.00 Pm)
General Awareness 50

General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or


General Engineering (Electrical) or


General Engineering (mechanical)

Total 200
Paper-II (Conventional Type)
Examination Mode Subject Marks Duration
Written Examination Part-A

General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or

300 2 hours

General Engineering (Electrical) or


General Engineering (mechanical)

In case of part-I exam, the participants will be asked to answer the question through online. At the time of interview, the questions will appear on the Computer screen with 4 to 5 multiple choices. Candidates have to choose the right answer and save the option.

Aspirants who are securing the minimum cut-off marks set by the SSC Management are required to appear for the part-II exam. In this section, the questions will be asked only from their respective subject and the candidates should write their answers on the papers provided for them. The marks obtained by the candidates in both the exams will be calculated and a final empanelment list would be prepared.

Official Syllabus

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Important Dates

Commencing Date of Online Application 09-09-2017
Last date for Online Application 09-10-2017 (5.00 PM)
Last Date for fee payment through challan 12-10-2017
Computer Based Examination Dates (Part-I) 05-07 Jan 2018
Date for Part-II examination 01-04-2018

Note: For making it easy for the applicants, in the above paragraphs, we have mentioned more information about SSC JE Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Those who wish to gather detailed information, please go through the official advertisement.

Updated: 04-12-2016 — 11:23 am
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