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SSC JE - Junior Engineer Syllabus Details- (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering)

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SSC Junior Engineer Syllabus: Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract) Examination Syllabus details are given below….

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  • What is SSC JE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2018?
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  • What is SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus 2018?
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What will be the paper pattern of Part 1 and Part 2 exams, let's see below?

SSC JE Paper 1 Examination Pattern - (Computer Based Examination)

It will be organized in online mode, where you will have to take a test on the computer. You will be asked a total of 200 questions that you will have to complete in 2 hours.

Subject Questions Marks Exam Duration
General Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Awareness 50 50
  • Part A General Engineering(Civil & Structural) OR
  • Part B Electrical Engineering OR
  • Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
100 100 2 hours

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in SSC JE Paper 1 only.

The first 2 subjects are compulsory to attend for all kind of participants.

Candidates present in the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer (Quantity Survey and Contract), Part A (Civil and Structural) should try.

And for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) candidates should try Part-B (Electricity) and the candidates coming for Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should try part (mechanical).

Negative marked:

0.25 negative marks will be marked on each wrong answer. There will be no harm on non-present questions. For the correct answer, you will be awarded 1 point for each correct answer.

SSC JE Paper 2 Exam Pattern -(written)

This test will be conducted in offline mode, which means that you will be given a paper and penny and you have to do all the stuff in the stationery. To reach this level, you will have to bypass Paper 1 first and then you will only be promoted in this second round.

The duration of this examination is 2 hours to participate in 300-digit questions.

Subject Marks Exam Duration
Part.A General Engineering(Civil & Structural)


Part-B General Engineering (Electrical)


Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

300 2 hours

Candidates present in the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer (Quantity Survey and Contract), Part A (Civil and Structural) should make efforts.

Candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should try Part-B (Electricity) and fail to participate in the candidate (mechanical) who is present for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) In which their answer sheet (Paper) -II) will not be evaluated.

Note: There is no interview.


SSC Junior Engineer paper 1 syllabus contains various topics such as

General Intelligence & Reasoning Topics General Awareness Topics General Engineering ((Civil & Structural) Topics
General Engineering (Electrical) Topics
General Engineering (Mechanical) Topics

SSC JE paper 1 is an Objective Type paper.


It includes both verbal and non-verbal.

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


  • Current Affairs.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Science.
  • General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.


SSC Junior Engineer paper 2 is conventional type (written exam) it includes various topics such as



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


Theory of structures Concrete Technology RCC Design Steel Design



Basic Concepts Circuit Law Magnetic Circuit AC Fundamentals Measurement and Measuring Instruments Electrical Machines Fractional Kiloite Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors Synchronous Machines Generation, Transmission and Distribution Estimation and Costing Electrical Energy Basic Electronics SSC English Sailbus 2018

Part C


Machines and Machine Design Engineering Mechanism and Principle of Theory Thermal Engineering Properties of Pure Materials 1 and 2 Law of Thermodynamics Air Standard Cycle for the Engine Engine Rantine Cycle of Steam Properties of Fluid Data and Classification Fluid Kinetics Dynamics Fluid Mass of Fluid Pressure Measurement of Flow Rate Basic Principles Hydraulic Turbines Centrifugal Pumps Classification SSC CHSL 2018 SSC CGL course and examination pattern course.

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Number of Questions on each topic for every subject-

We have also calculated the upcoming questions for various subjects which has the probability to come on the exam.

SSC JE Syllabus Topics for Civil Exam 2018

Junior Engineer Civil Topics Number of questions
Building materials 20-25
Surveying 10-12
Hydraulics 10-12
Strength of materials 10-12
RCC Designs 10-12
Steel Design 8-12
Estimating, Costing and valuation 5-8
Soil Mechanics 5-8
Irrigation Engineering 3-5
Transportation Engineering 0-4

SSC JE Syllabus Topics for Electrical Exam 2018

Junior Engineer Electronics Topics Number of questions
Basic Network 30-35
Electrical Machines 25-30
Basic Electronics 10-15
Power Systems 10-15
Measurements and Measuring Instruments 10-15

SSC JE Syllabus Topics for Mechanical Exam 2018

Junior Engineer Mechanical Engg. Topics Number of Questions
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery 17-20
Production engineering- Cover vast topics, Time Consuming, Mostly theoretical with some Numerical from Welding and Metal Cutting 13-15
Strength of materials 12-13
Theory of machines 10-11
Thermodynamics 7-8
IC Engine 7-8
Power Engineering 6-7
Machine Design 4-5
Refrigeration and air-conditioning 3-4


SSC Junior Engineer Civil Engineering Syllabus in detail

Building Materials :

Physical and chemical properties, classification, standard testing, use and construction of materials / excavation etc. Construction stone, silicate based materials, cement (Portland), asbestos products, wood and wood based products, laminates, bituminous materials, paint, varnish.

Estimates, Costs and Assessments: Estimates, Glossary of Technical Glossary, Analysis of Rates, Methods and Unit of Measurement, Work Items - Work of Soil, Brickwork (Modular and Traditional Bricks), RCC Work, Shuttering, Timber Work, Painting , Flooring, and plastering boundary walls, brick building, water tank, septic tank, bar tilted schedule, center line method, mid section formula, trapezoda Terms of delivery formula, Simpson. Estimation of cost of septic tank, flexible pavement, tube well, isolates and joint legs, steel truss, hemorrhoids, and pile-caps. Evaluation - value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, valuation value, sinking funds, depreciation and obsolescence, method of assessment


Defining the terms used in the survey principles, distance measurements, chain surveys, prismatic compass, compass tracing, bearings, local attractions, plane table surveys, theodolite trimming, theodolite adjustment, slaving, containment, curvature and refraction correction, Temporary and permanent permanent adjustments, methods of contouring, use of contour maps, Tacometric survey Curve setting, calculate the work of the Earth, advanced survey equipment.

soil Mechanics :

The origin of soil, phase diagram, definitions-zero ratio, punching, quantity of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grain, unit weight, density index and interval of different parameters, grain size distribution decreases and their use Index properties of soil, borders of Etterberg, ISI soil classification and plasticity charts.

Soil permeability, coefficient of permeability, coefficient of permeability, ecological and limited water pressure, effective stress, accelerated sand, consolidation of soil, theory of consolidation, degree of consolidation, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-fixation - People P curve, calculation of final disposal, clippers of clippers, direct shear test, fern shear test, triaxial test. Soil compaction, laboratory connective testing, maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theory, active and passive earth pressure, soil capacity, plate load test, standard admission test.


Fluid properties, hydrostatics, measure of flow, Bernoulli's theorem and its applications, flow through pipes, flow in open channels, weirs, flumes, spills, pumps and turbines.

Irrigation Engineering:

Effects of definition, requirement, benefits, irrigation, types, and methods of irrigation, hydrology - measurement of rainfall, cavity coefficient, rain gauge, loss of rainfall - vaporization, infiltration etc.

Crop, duties, delta and ground water requirement, kharif and rabi crops, command area, time factor, crop ratio, overlap allowance, irrigation potential

Various canals in canals, types of canal irrigation, water loss in canals Canal Lining - Principles of important velocity of types and benefits shallow and depth of wells, a properly yielded bear and barrage, the failure of the warriors and the permeable foundations, Slits and Skur, Kennedy. The principle of uniform flow of Lacey, the definition of floods, causes and effects, the methods of flood control, water extraction, preventive measures, land improvement, soil, objectives, methods, description of land and affecting the fertility of improvement processes. Major irrigation projects in India

Transportation Engineering:

  • Highway engineering - cross-sectional elements, geometrical design, types of pavement, pavement material - set and bitumen, different testing, flexible and rugged footwear designs - Water Ban Mackamam (WBM) and Wet Mix Machadam (WMM), Bajli Road, Bituminous construction, hard pavement joint, pavement maintenance, highway drainage, railway engineering - components of permanent mode - sleepers, ballast, fixtures and bonds , Track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, at a distance of stations and yards.
  • Traffic Engineering - Various traffic surveys, speed flow density and interconnection, intersections, and interchanges, traffic signs, traffic operations, traffic signs and signs, road safety

Environmental Engineering:

Water quality, source of water supply, water purification, distribution of water, requirement of sanitation, sewerage system, circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer consonants, sewage treatment. Surface drainage, solid waste management - type, impact, engineer management system, air pollution - pollution, cause, effect, control

Noise pollution - cause, health effects, control

SSC JE Syllabus for Structural Engineering in detail

Theory of structures:

Flexible constants, types of beams - just supported, cantilever and hanging beams, determining the shear force diagram and precarious, bending moments and shear force diagrams. For the rectangular and circular sections, the moment of inertia, the bending moment and the shear stress, the chimney, the dam and the retaining walls, the unique load, the bus supported and the cantilevered beam, the important load and the slope of the columns, for a T, Chanel and mixed squares Torsion of tilt, circular section

Concrete Technology:

Properties, benefits and concrete use, cement aggregates, water quality, water cement ratios, functionality, mixing design, storage, batching, mixing, placement, combination, finishing and concrete treatment, quality control of concrete, hot weather and concrete structures Cold Weather Concreting, Repair and Maintenance

RCC Design:

RCC beams- flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, single-reinforced and double-reinforced beam design, cantilever beam. T-Beam, Lintel one way and two-way slab, different walking reinforced brickworks, pillars, stairs, retaining walls, water tanks (RCC design questions are based on both border state and work stress stress methods Can)

Steel Design:

Steel design and steel column construction, roof trice plate girders. 14


SSC Junior Engineer Electrical Engineering Syllabus in Detail

Basic concepts: the concepts of resistance, installation, capacitance, and various factors affecting them, current, voltage, electricity, energy and the concepts of their units

Circuit law:

Using Kirchhoff's law, simple circuit solutions network theorems.

Magnetic circuit:

Flux, MMF, reluctance, different types of magnetic material, magnetic calculation concepts directly for circuits of various configurations, circular, solenoid, etc. Electromagnetic induction, self, and mutual induction.

AC fundamentals:

Instantaneous, peak, rms And the average value of alternative waves, the representation of sinusoid valve, simple series and RAL and C, resonance, parallel AC circuits consisting of tank circuit. Poly Feage System - Sinusoidal Response of Star and Delta Connection, 3 Phase Power, DC and R-Land RC Circuits.

Measurements and Measuring instruments:

Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and reactive) and energy, 2-wattmetter method of 3 phase power measurement. Measurement of frequency and phase angle Expansion of ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and mounting iron type), range wattmeter, multimeters, megars, energy meter bridge. Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their use to detect earth fault

Electrical Machines:

  • C. Machine - The construction of DC motors and generators, basic principles, their characteristics, speed control and the introduction of DC motors. The method of motor braking, the loss of DC machines, and efficiency. (B) 1 phase and 3 phase transformer - Construction, principle of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C., and SC Test, loss, and efficiency. The effect of voltage, frequency and wave on the loss. Autotransformers operating parallel to 1 phase / 3 phase transformer. (C) 3-phase induction motors, magnetic field rotation, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, torque-speed characteristics, 3-phase induction motors start and speed control. Effect of braking methods, voltage and frequency variation on torque-speed characteristics Fractional Kiloite Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors: Characteristics and Applications.
  • Synchronous machine - Generation armor response of 3-phase EMM, voltage regulation, parallel operation of two alternatives, synchronizing, active and reactive power control. Applications of Start and Synchronous Motors
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution - Different types of power stations, load factors, diversity factors, demand factors, generation costs, interconnection of power stations, improving electrical factors, different types of tariffs, types of defects, short circuit for symmetrical defects Running Switchgear - Rating of circuit breakers, oil and air, fuses of chunk extinction by HRC, leakage of earth / protection from current, protection of bilholtz relay, generator and transformer protection, price system, feeder and bus bar. Electricity fallers, different transmission and distribution systems, comparison of conductor material, efficiency of different systems. Cable - Various types of cable, cable ratings and derivative factors.
  • Estimates and costs: estimation of lighting plans, electrical installation of machines and relevant IE rules. Earth practices and IE rules
  • Usage of electrical energy: illumination, electric heating, electric welding, electroplating, electric drives and motors.
  • Basic Electronics: Working of various electronic devices, e.g. Simple circuit using PN junction diode, transistor (NPN and PNP type), BJETTY and JFET these devices


SSC Junior Engineer Mechanical Engineering Syllabus in Detail

Principles of Machines and Machine Design

Simple machine concept, power transmission by four times linkage and link speed, flivhelles and energy instability, belt-v-belt and flat belt, clutches-plate and cone clutch, type of gear-gear, gear profile and gear ratios calculation, Governors - Friction in principles and classification, rewitted joint, cam, bearings, collars and pivots.

Engineering mechanics and strengths of materials

Balance of force, rule of speed, friction, stress and stress concept, elastic border and elastic constants, bending moments and shear force diagram, tension in overall bars, torsion of circular shaft, pillar box - Euler and Rankin theory, Thin Walls Pressure Vessel

Thermal engineering

Properties of Pure Substances: Introduction of steam table with respect to PV and P T diagram, pure substances such as H2O, Steam Generation Process; Definition of saturation, the definition of dryness of wet and freezing position steam, steam superhero degree, steam of H-S chart (Moleer chart).

1 The first rule of thermodynamics: the definition of stored energy and internal energy, the first rule of thermodynamics of cyclic process, the non-flow energy equation, the definition of flow energy and anthropology; conditions for stable state constant flow; Steady state constant flow energy equation

Second rule of thermodynamics: the definition of sink, source of heat reservoir, heat engine, heat pump and refrigerator; The coefficient of performance of heat engine and refrigerator, Kelvin - Planck and Clausius thermodynamics second rule, the absolute or thermodynamic scale temperature, close integral, entropy, entropy, calculation of ideal gas processes. Carnet cycle and carnet capacity, PMM-2; Definition and its Impact

Air standard cycle for the IC engine: Otto cycle; Plots on P-V, T-S plan; Thermal efficiency, diesel cycle; Plots on P-V, T-S planes; thermal efficiency.

IC engine performance, IC engine combustion, IC engine cooling and lubrication

Ranking cycle of steam: Rankin cycle efficiency with the work of a simple ranking cycle on P-V, T-S, H-S planes, without the work of a pump.

Boiler; Classification; Specialty; Fittings & Accessories: Fire Tube & Water Tube Boilers

Air compressor and their cycle; Refrigeration cycle; Principles of a Refrigeration Plant; Nozzles and steam turbines

Fluid mechanics and machinery

Properties and Classification of Fluid: Model and Actual Liquid, Newton's Viscosity Law, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids, Compressed and Inconvenient Fluids

Fluid Statics: Pressure at one point.

Measuring fluid pressure: standard, u-tube, interested tube.

Fluid Kinetics: Streamlined, Laminas and Disturbed Flow, External and Internal Flow, Continuity Equation.

Motto of motto: Bernoulli's equation, total head; Velocity head; pressure head; Application of Bernoulli equation

Evaluation of Fundamental Principles of Flow Rate: Venterimeter, Pilot Tube, Orifice Meter

Hydraulic turbines: classification, theory

Centrifugal pump: classification, theory, performance

Production Engineering

Classification of steels: Light stealing and alloy steel, steel heat treatment, welding - Arc welding, gas welding, resistance welding, special welding techniques, such as TIG, MIG, etc. (soldering and soldering), welding defects and testing; (I) Lathe (ii) Milling (iii) Drilling (iv) shaping (NIT), foundry and casting - method, defects, different casting processes, forging, extrusion etc., metal cutting principles, cutting tools, basic principles of machining v) Grinding, Machines, Equipment and Manufacturing Processes.

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