SSC JE(Junior Engineer) Exam Syllabus

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Hello Candidates,

If you are among those candidates who have applied for SSC Junior Engineer Recruitment 2019 then you should be very attentive towards study. The written examination (CBT) for the same will soon be conducted in the upcoming months. So, check out the detailed SSC JE Syllabus in this article and start your preparation.

SSC JE Recruitment Notification 2019

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the official notification regarding the recruitment process of Junior Engineers Group-’B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying, and Contract domain. The exam dates yet to be announced but we will keep you updated about it.

You need to focus on the exam-preparation, for which you will require the SSC JE Exam Pattern and Syllabus. You can check out the detailed syllabus in the subsequent sections.

Important Dates:

Here, you can get all the important dates related to online application forms, exam dates & admit cards. (We will update them shortly after the announcement)-


Important Dates

Online Application Starts

13th August 2019

Last Date for Receipt of Online Forms

12th September 2019

Last Date for Online Fee Payment

14th September 2019

Last Date for Offline Payment

16th September 2019

Paper-I (CBT) Date

To be Announced

Paper-II Exam Date

Notify Later

Complete SSC JE Syllabus

The syllabus is a vital part of any examination. You need to make an efficient exam strategy with the help of the below-given syllabus and exam pattern. If you have covered and mastered all the topics then there is nothing to worry about.


Important Topics/Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space Visualization
  • Problem Solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgement
  • Decision Making
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Abstract Ideas & Symbols and Relationships
  • Arithmetical Computations 
  • Other Analytical Functions Etc.

General Awareness

  • Environment and Its Application to Society
  • Current Events 
  • India and Its Neighboring Countries 
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity 
  • Scientific Research, Etc.

Civil Engineering

  • Building Materials
  • Estimating
  • Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering, etc.

Structural Engineering

  • Theory of Structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design, etc.

Electrical Engineering

  • Basic concepts
  • Circuit law
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and Measuring instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors 
  • Single Phase Induction Motors
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Generation

  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy
  • Basic Electronics, etc.

Mechanical Engineering

  • 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
  • Fluid kinematics
  • Dynamics of Ideal fluids
  • Measurement of Flow rate
  • basic principles
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Classification of steel, etc.

Important Links:

Detailed Syllabus

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SSC JE Notification

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Official Website

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General Awareness and Reasoning sections are as important as the Engineering (Core Syllabus), one should focus on these subjects as well in order to score better marks overall. 

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