JKSSB JE Syllabus 2022 - Download Branch wise Syllabus PDF

JKSSB JE Syllabus 2022 - Download Branch wise Syllabus PDF

ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Apr 19, 2021
Jammu & Kashmir Service Selection Board (JKSSB) has postponed the exam date for the Junior Engineer (Civil & Mechanical) posts. Check out all JKSSB JE details below!
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JKSSB JE Syllabus and Pattern 2021 Official Details

The JKSSB JE exam is around the corner. All the candidates who had applied for the exam can check the JKSSB JE Syllabus 2021 for Civil, Mechanical and Electrical subjects. The syllabus is of utmost importance for the preparation of any exam. The JKSSB Junior Engineer exam pattern 2021 helps you know the topic weightage of each subject and strategize your preparation for the examination. Candidates can make time-bound preparation strategies after checking the syllabus.

You also can download the JKSSB Junior Engineer syllabus 2021 PDF for the Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering branches for convenience. The important topics mentioned for each branch in the syllabus PDF so that you get ease in your study.

JKSSB JE Exam Pattern 2021

Before going to the syllabus candidates should check the exam pattern of the JKSSB JE exam 2021. The selection of the candidates will be made based on the written exam. The exam will be for 120 minutes. Candidates have to answer 120 questions of 120 marks in 2 hours.









Objective type

2 hours

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JKSSB JE Syllabus 2021 PDF (All Branches)

It is very important to understand the syllabus before starting your preparation. This will help you in planning your topic-wise preparation strategy. This way you can utilize your time at maximum.

JKSSB Junior Engineer Civil Syllabus 2021

The candidates who have opted for Junior Engineer (Civil) exam can check the topic-wise syllabus from the table. You can also check the marks allocated to each topic.





Importance of surveying, principles, and classifications, measurements of distance and directions, chain surveying, compass surveying, leveling, tachometer, theodolite, traversing, contouring, plane table surveying, curves.

10 marks

RCC Structures

Concrete technology, Ingredients of concrete, water-cement ratio, workability properties of concrete, admixtures, special concretes, Non-destructive tests, basics of mix design. Concrete design-basic working stress and limit state design concepts, analysis of ultimate load capacity, and design of members subjected to flexure, shear, compression, and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete, analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads, one-way slab, two-way slab

15 marks

Mechanics and Structural Analysis

Introduction, Concept of rigid body scalar and vector quantities, laws of forces, moment, friction, the center of gravity, simple machines, torsion, Properties of material, Bending moment, and shear force in statistically determining beams. Simple stress and strain relationship. Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses, stress transformation. Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, unsymmetrical bending, shear center. Thin-walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses. Slope and deflection, analysis of trusses.

15 marks

Soil Mechanics

Origin of soils, properties, soil classification, three-phase system, fundamental definitions, relationship and interrelationship, the flow of water through soils, permeability & seepage, effective stress principle, deformation of soils, consolidation, compaction, shear strength characteristics, plate load test, SPT, density control, Measurement of field density by core cutter and sand replacement method, soil exploration, bearing capacity and its methods

10 marks

Irrigation Engineering

Introduction, the water requirement of crops, hydrological cycle, Dams, Canals, dams, canal headworks, and regulatory works, cross drainage works, hydraulic structures, river training works, water-logging, drainage, groundwater recharge, well hydraulics

10 marks

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics

Properties of fluids, hydrostatic pressure, measurement of pressure, flow measurements, flow through pipes, flow through open channels, hydraulic pumps, the principle of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum, and Bernoulli’s equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, pipe networks. Concept of boundary layer and its growth. Uniform flow, critical flow and, gradually varied flow in channels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks, and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling Kinematics of flow.

15 marks

Water supply and wastewater Engineering

Introduction, the quantity of water, quality of water, water treatment, conveyance of water, laying out of pipes, Building water supply, water supply fixtures, and installation, plumbing, sewerage system, laying and construction of sewers, sewage characteristics, Methods of disposal, sewage treatment, building drainage, air, and noise pollution

10 marks

Highway Engineering

History of the development of highway and planning, Definitions of various terms used in highway engineering., Methods of road construction, IRC classification, Highway surveys and plans Geometric design, Different types of road materials in use, Binders, Types of pavement, CBR method, subgrade preparation, WBM, WMM, Bituminous Macadam, dense bituminous macadam, special problems in hill road

10 marks

Railway Engineering

History of Indian railways, Gauges used, the permanent way its components, Types of rails, creep, welding, Rail fixtures and fastenings, Signaling, Points and Crossings, Bridge terminology, classification, components, foundations.

10 marks

Constructional Planning Management

Network diagrams, PERT-CPM, cost optimization contracts, tenders, depreciation, valuation, organization, measurement books, cash book, functions of management, construction planning, quality control, inventory control, Estimation and costing definitions, methods of estimation, and type of estimates

15 marks

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JKSSB Junior Engineer Mechanical Syllabus 2021

Candidates who are appearing for the JKSSB JE (Mechanical) exam can check the topic-wise syllabus.




Theory of Machines and Machine Design

Four bar linkage and link motion, Flywheels and fluctuation of energy, Power transmission by belts-V-belts, and Flat belts. Gears-Type of gears, gear profile, and gear ratio calculation. Cams. Governors-Principles, and classification. Design of keys, shafts, Riveted joint, couplings

15 marks

Thermal Engineering and Refrigeration & Air-conditioning

Thermodynamics: Heat, work, and temperature, First and second laws of thermodynamics. Carnot, Rankine, Otto and Diesel Cycles. P-v & P-T diagrams H2O. Saturated, wet & superheated steam. Definition of dryness fraction of steam, degree of superheat of steam. Rankine cycle of steam: Simple Rankine cycle, plot on P-V, T-S, h-s planes, Rankine cycle efficiency with & without pump work. Concept of COP, Carnot Cycle, Vapour compression cycle. Refrigerants. Psychometry, DBT, WBT, DPT.

20 marks

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Laws of forces, Equilibrium of Forces, Moment of Inertia, Laws of motion. Friction. Concept of simple machines, M A, V R, %age. Concepts of stress and strain, Elastic limit, and elastic constants. Bending moments and shear force diagram. Stress in composite bars. Torsion in circular shafts. Columns: Euler’s and Rankine’s theories. Thin-walled pressure vessels.

15 marks

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery

Properties & Classification of Fluids, Newton’s law of viscosity, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure by Manometers, U-tube, Inclined tube. Fluid Kinematics: Streamline, laminar & turbulent flow, external & internal flow, continuity equation. Dynamics of ideal fluids: Bernoulli’s equation, Total head; Velocity head; Pressure head. Measurement of Flow rate, Basic Principles & working of Venturimeter, Pitot tube, Orifice meter. Hydraulic Turbines & Centrifugal Pumps

15 marks

Material Science & Production Engineering

Structure of metals, Space lattice, Unit cell, BCC, FCC, etc, Iron carbon diagram, Classification of Steels: mild steel & alloy steel. Heat treatment of steel. Welding – Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Resistance Welding, Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG. Brazing & Soldering, Welding Defects & Testing. Foundry & Casting methods, defects, different casting processes. Forging, Extrusion, etc. Metal cutting principles, cutting tools. Basic Principles of machining with Lathe, Milling, Drilling, Shaping, Grinding. Machine tools & manufacturing processes.

20 marks

Industrial Management and CAD/CAM

Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling. Inventory Control, Inspection & Quality Control. Basic concepts of CAD/CAM. NC, DNC, CNC machines.

20 marks

Metrology and Automobile Engineering

Tools used in Linear Measurements, Angular Measurement, Surface finish. Limits, fits & Tolerance, Error, Classification of Automobiles. Transmission, Steering, Braking, Suspension system. IC Engine Performance, IC Engine Combustion process, Cooling, and Lubrication system in I.C Engine

15 marks

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JKSSB Junior Engineer Electrical Syllabus 2021

The syllabus of the electrical branch for the JKSSB JE exam is given below. Check the detailed syllabus in the table below. The total duration allotted for the written examination will be 2 hours.




Electrical Circuits and Fields

Basic concepts: Concepts of resistance, inductance, capacitance and various factors affecting them, Circuit laws: ohm's law KCL, KVL, node and mesh analysis, resonance, ideal current and voltage sources, Source conversions Thevenin’s, Norton’s and Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems. Three-phase circuits; Ampere’s and Biot-Savart’s laws; inductance; dielectrics; capacitance.

15 marks

Electrical and Electronic Measurements

Bridges and potentiometers; PMMC, moving iron, dynamometer, and induction type instruments; Extension of range, measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; instrument transformers; digital voltmeters and multimeters; phase, time and frequency measurement; Q-meters; oscilloscopes. Transducers: measurement of displacement, flow, and temperature, Megger. Measurements of active and reactive power, Measurement of Energy.

15 marks

Control Systems

Basic control system components; block diagrammatic description, reduction of block diagrams. Open-loop and closed-loop (feedback) systems and stability analysis of these systems.

10 marks

Electronic Devices and Circuits

Energy bands in silicon, intrinsic and extrinsic silicon. Carrier transport in silicon: diffusion current, drift current, mobility, and resistivity. p-n junction diode, Zener diode, tunnel diode, BJT, JFET, MOS capacitor, MOSFET, LED, avalanche photodiode. Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTs, MOSFETs. Simple diode circuits, clipping, clamping, rectifier. Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers. Single-and multi-stage, tuned voltage, operational, feedback, and power amplifiers. Frequency response of amplifiers. Simple op-amp circuits. Filters. Sinusoidal oscillators; criterion for oscillation; single-transistor and op-amp configurations. Function generators and wave-shaping circuits, 555 Timers IC and its applications. Power supplies

10 marks

Digital Electronics and Microprocessor

Number systems: Binary, decimal, octal, hexadecimal, BCD number systems and their conversions, Binary and hexadecimal addition, subtraction multiplication,1’s and 2’s complement methods of addition/subtraction. Boolean algebra, minimization of Boolean functions; logic gates; digital IC families (DTL, TTL, ECL, MOS, CMOS). Combinatorial circuits: arithmetic circuits, code converters, multiplexers, decoders, PROMs. Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops, counters, and shift registers. ADCs, DACs. Semiconductor memories. Microprocessor (8085): architecture, instruction set, programming, memory, and I/O interfacing. Study of peripheral chips-8251,8155, 8257,8259

10 marks

Power Electronics and Drives

Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, and MOSFETs – static characteristics and principles of operation; triggering circuits; phase control rectifiers; bridge converters – fully controlled and half controlled; Choppers and Inverters; concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives.

10 marks

Power Systems

Basic power generation concepts; transmission line models and performance; cable performance, insulation; corona and radio interference; distribution systems; power factor correction; economic operation; symmetrical components; principles of over-current, differential and distance protection; Generator, feeder, transformer, and bus-bar protection, Lightning protection; solid-state relays and circuit breakers; Sub-Station Practices, Load frequency control, Tariffs, Earthing. The utilization of Electrical energy: Illumination, electrical heating, and welding, electroplating.

25 marks

Electrical Machines

Single-phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation, and efficiency; three-phase transformers – connections, parallel operation; autotransformer, Energy conversion principles, Electro-mechanical energy conversion; DC machines–types, windings, generator characteristics, armature reaction, and commutation, starting and speed control of motors; three-phase induction motors– principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control; single-phase induction motors; synchronous machines – performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications; servo and stepper motors. Braking of DC and AC motors

25 marks

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JKSSB JE 2021 Exam Highlights

Check the important details of the JKSSB JE recruitment in the table below.



Name of the Organization

Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board


Junior Engineer (Civil and Mechanical)

Advertisement Number

05 of 2020



Exam Language


Selection Process

Written Exam, Skill Test, Interview


Jammu & Kashmir

Official Website


JKSSB JE Exam Syllabus FAQs

  • Candidates will be selected based on their performance in the written exam.

  • Candidates will get 120 minutes i.e, 2 hours to complete the whole exam. After that, you will not be allowed to attempt the exam.

  • Only technical subjects will be asked in the written exam. There will be no other subject other than you had opted in the application form.

  • The JKSSB JE exam will be conducted in the English language only. Candidates have to attempt the paper in the English language only.

  • No, there is no change in the exam pattern and syllabus of the JKSSB JE 2021 exam.

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