SSC JE ME Syllabus 2021: Check Subject Wise Syllabus and Weightage for Paper 1 & Paper 2

SSC JE ME Syllabus 2021: Check Subject Wise Syllabus and Weightage for Paper 1 & Paper 2

ByVineet Vijay  |  Updated on: Dec 23, 2020The SSC JE Notification 2021 details out. Find all information about SSC Junior Engineer - Mechanical Engineering Exam 2020 here. Get updates about admit card, apply online link, notification pdf, syllabus details, vacancy and much more.
The SSC JE Notification 2021 details out. Find all information about SSC Junior Engineer - Mechanical Engineering Exam 2020 here. Get updates about admit card, apply online link, notification pdf, syllabus details, vacancy and much more.
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SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus: Paper 1 and Paper 2

SSC JE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering must be thoroughly understood before the examination. SSC JE ME Syllabus is notified in detail on the official website and is released in the notification pdf. SSC JE ME Applicants must refer to the SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus pdf to understand the topics to be covered for the exam. 

A good understanding of the SSC JE Syllabus Mechanical will also help you design a full-proof study plan for your exam preparation. Download the detailed SSC JE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering and begin your exam preparation accordingly. 

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SSC JE Mechanical Engineering  Paper 1 Syllabus

The SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus for Paper 1 covers the following sections. 

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning: Weightage - 50 Marks
  • General Awareness: Weightage - 50 Marks
  • General Engineering

SSC JE ME General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus

The SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on:

  • 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 etc.

The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate‟s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

SSC JE ME General Awareness Syllabus

  • Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate‟s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society.
  • Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.
  • The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.

SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus pdf

SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

The SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus is mentioned below. Check the list of topics under Paper 1 Mechanical Engineering

SSC JE ME Syllabus: Theory of Machines and Machine Design

  • The concept of 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
  • Gear profile and gear ratio calculation
  • Governors – Principles and classification
  • Riveted joint
  • Cams, Bearings
  • Friction in collars and pivots

SSC JE ME Syllabus: Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

  • Equilibrium of Forces
  • Law of motion
  • Friction
  • Concepts of stress and strain
  • Elastic limit and elastic constants
  • Bending moments and shear force diagram
  • Stress in composite bars
  • Torsion of circular shafts
  • Bucking of columns – Euler‘s and Rankin‘s theories
  • Thin-walled pressure vessels

SSC JE ME Syllabus: Thermal Engineering 

Check the list of topics under Thermal Engineering below

Properties of Pure Substances 

  • P-V & P-T diagrams of pure substance like H2O
  • Introduction of the steam table with respect to the steam generation process
  • Definition of saturation
  • Wet & superheated status
  • Definition of dryness fraction of steam
  • Degree of superheat of steam
  • H-s chart of steam (Mollier‘s Chart)

1st Law of Thermodynamics

  • Definition of stored energy & internal energy
  • 1st Law of Thermodynamics of cyclic process
  • Non-Flow Energy Equation
  • Flow Energy & Definition of Enthalpy
  • Conditions for Steady State Steady Flow
  • Steady State Steady Flow Energy Equation

2nd Law of Thermodynamics 

  • Definition of Sink
  • Source Reservoir of Heat
  • Heat Engine
  • Heat Pump & Refrigerator
  • Thermal Efficiency of Heat Engines & coefficient of performance of Refrigerators
  • Kelvin – Planck & Clausius Statements of 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • Absolute or Thermodynamic Scale of temperature
  • Clausius Integral
  • Entropy
  • Entropy change calculation of ideal gas processes
  • Carnot Cycle & Carnot Efficiency
  • PMM-2; definition & its impossibility

SSC JE ME Syllabus: Rankine cycle of steam 

  • Simple Rankine cycle plot on P-V, T-S, h-s planes
  • Rankine cycle efficiency with & without pump work
  • Boilers; Classification; Specification
  • Fittings & Accessories
  • Fire Tube & Water Tube Boilers
  • Air Compressors & their cycles
  • Refrigeration cycles; Principle of a Refrigeration Plant
  • Nozzles, Steam Turbines

Air standard Cycles for IC engines

  • Otto cycle; plot on P-V, T-S Planes;
  • Thermal Efficiency, Diesel Cycle
  • Plot on P-V, T-S planes
  • Thermal efficiency
  • IC Engine Performance
  • IC Engine Combustion
  • IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication

SSC JE ME Syllabus: Properties & Classification of Fluid 

  • Ideal & real fluids
  • Newton‘s law of viscosity
  • Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids
  • Compressible and incompressible fluids

Fluid Statics: Pressure at a point.

Measurement of Fluid Pressure

  • 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
  • Application of Bernoulli‘s equitation

Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles

  • Venturimeter
  • Pilot tube
  • Orifice meter

Hydraulic Turbines

  • Classifications
  • Principles

Centrifugal Pumps

  • Classifications
  • Principles
  • Performance

SSC JE ME Syllabus: Manufacturing Engineering 

Check the list of topics under Manufacturing Engineering below

Classification of Steels

  • Mild steel & alloy steel
  • Heat treatment of steel


  • Arc Welding
  • Gas Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc. (Brazing & Soldering)
  • Welding Defects & Testing
  • NDT

Foundry & Casting

  • Methods
  • Defects
  • Different casting processes
  • Forging
  • Extrusion, etc,
  • Metal cutting principles
  • cutting tools
  • Basic Principles of machining with (i) Lathe (ii) Milling (iii) Drilling (iv) Shaping (v) Grinding
  • Machines
  • Tools & manufacturing processes

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  • The SSC JE Pattern is given below





    Paper 1

    General Intelligence & Reasoning


    2 Hours

    General Awareness


    Part – A General Engineering, Part-B General-Engineering Or Part-C General-Engineering


  • The direct link to download the SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Syllabus pdf is given here. You can also check the detailed SSC JE ME Syllabus given here. 

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