SSC JE Mechanical Exam Analysis 2022: Review, Difficulty Level

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: December 26th, 2023
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SSC JE ME Exam Analysis 2021

SSC JE Mechanical 2020-21 exam is scheduled from 22nd Mar 2021 to 24th MAR 2021 in centres located all over the country. Many candidates would be appearing for this exam in upcoming shifts and days and they would be really excited to know the exam pattern, level of difficulty questions, types of questions asked in Shift 1 and Shift 2 of the SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Branch Paper-1.

SSC JE ME Exam Analysis 2021

Like every year this year also BYJU’S Exam Prep brings to you a detailed SSC JE exam analysis and review of the SSC JE ME exam. In this article, we are sharing the SSC JE Mechanical expected cut-off 2021, detailed subject-wise analysis, topic-wise questions asked, and the difficulty level of the questions asked in the first shift and second shift for the exam held on 22 Mar 2021 Mechanical Engineering exam.

SSC JE Mechanical Engineering Exam Analysis 2021

Number of Shift Exam Time  BYJU’S Exam Prep Analysis Time
Shift 1 10:00 AM-12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Shift 2 3:00 PM-5:00 PM 5:00 PM

SSC JE Mechanical Paper 1st Shift 22 March 2021: Key Highlights 

  • Overall paper for Mechanical Shift-1 was Moderate.
  • 5% Numericals in Technical Section
  • Overall technical was Easy
  • The highest Weightage was for Thermal & Applied subject (55-60%)

SSC JE Mechanical 1st Shift 22 March 2021: Difficulty Level 

  • Overall technical was Easy.
  • General Awareness Section was Moderate to Difficult.
  • The Reasoning Section was Easy.

SSC JE Mechanical Paper Shift 1 Analysis 22 March 2021: Section-wise

SSC JE 2020-21 Pre. Mechanical Shift-1
Subject Difficulty Level No.of Questions
Theory of Machines Easy 1 to 3
Machine Design 0
Engineering Mechanics Easy 1
Strength of Materials Easy 1 to 3
Thermodynamics & Application Easy 55 to 60
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery Easy 20 to 22
Production (Material Science) Easy 12 to 15
Reasoning Moderate 50
General Awareness Moderate to Difficult 50
OVERALL Moderate 200 Qs

Memory Based Questions SSC JE Mechanical Shift-1

Technical Part

1) Poisson ratio is highest for which material?

2) What will be the CCOP of heat pump if Power input is 2 Kw AND HEAT SUPPLIED IS 360 Kj/min

3) What will be the density of fluid if the specific gravity is 0.7

4) Benson boiler has how many drums?

5) Which of the following is a water tube boiler?

6) Which device is not used in the Rankine cycle?

7) In the VCRS cycle capillary tube is placed in between?

8) Diesel engine efficiency depends on?

9) In-car engine generally which cycle is used?

10) In locomotive boiler draught is created by?

Non-Technical Section

1)     CSIR headquarter is located at?

2)     What was the budget allocation for education in Budget 2021?

SSC JE Mechanical Shift 1 Analysis 22nd March 2021, Download PDF

SSC JE Paper I Exam Pattern

The SSC JE exam pattern is released by the SSC. Here is the exam pattern for SSC JE 2021 Mechanical Engineering Exam 2021.

SSC JE Paper-I Sections/Subjects

Number of Questions in SSC JE Paper-I

Total Marks in SSC JE Paper-I

General Intelligence & Reasoning



General Awareness



Mechanical Engineering 






SSC JE Exam Date

SSC JE 2019-20 Exam Date

The SSC JE 2019-20 Exam date for Mechanical Engineering Exam is as follows. 


Exam Date

SSC JE Tier I Exam Date 2019-20

27th October to 30th October 2020

SSC JE Tier II Exam Date

21st March 2021

SSC JE 2021 Exam Date 

The exam date for SSC JE (ME) 2021 Exam for Paper I is as follows. 

Exam Events

Exam Dates

SSC JE Admit Card Download Date

March 2021

SSC JE 2020 Exam Date Paper 1

22nd to 24th March 2021

SSC JE 2020 Exam Date Paper 2

To be notified

SSC JE Mechanical Exam Date 2020

22nd to 24th March 2021


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