JSSC JE Books 2022: Best Books for Junior Engineer Exam Preparation

By Rohit Jha|Updated : April 29th, 2022

JSSC JE Books 2022: The JSSC Junior Engineer exam books play a vital role in understanding concepts & preparing for the exam according to the JSSC JE exam syllabus. The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) has announced recruitment for Junior Engineer (JE). A total of 1289 vacancies have been announced in various departments of the Jharkhand State. Many aspirants have applied for the JSSC JE exam and also started their exam preparation. But to ensure selection in JSSC JE aspirants have to master the JSSC JE exam syllabus for which some best books are required.

Read on to learn about the best books to crack the JSSC JE exam. The branch-wise & subject-wise list of best books to excel in JE exams will be provided in the upcoming sections.

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Best Books for JSSC JE Written Exam

Before we provide you with the list of the JSSC Junior Engineer JE books, let us first give you a brief of the examination process.

  • The JSSC JE exam pattern consists of only one stage, the Mains Exam.
  • The exam consists of two papers. For both parts of the test, the number of papers, questions, duration, and subjects vary. The test is given in an online format.
  • Candidates who will obtain the cut-off marks in Paper 1 shall be allowed to appear for Paper 2.

Here is the JSSC JE Exam Pattern 





Paper 1

General Engineering

सामान्य अभियांत्रिकी 


2 hours

General Knowledge

सामान्य ज्ञान 


Paper 2

Elect/Civil/Mech Engineering


2 hours

CheckJSSC JE Syllabus 

Best Books for JSSC JE - Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Books

We have provided to you the list of the important books for JSSC JE exam for the engineering subjects, i.e. Civil, Mechanical and Electrical exam. 

JSSC JE Mechanical Books

For the technical part of the exam, JSSC JE mechanical books are mentioned below.

Name of Books



Mechanical Engineering :

Conventional & Objective types

R.S. Khurmi

Covering all the basic concepts and easy format to understand completely 

Theory of Machines

SS Rattan

Develop a proper understanding of the concepts of the topics.

JSSC JE Civil Books

In the table below the list of best books for JSSC JE civil engineering has been provided.

Name of Books



Civil Engineering: Through Objective Type Questions

SP Gupta & SS Gupta by CBS Publishers & Distributors

Good quality MCQs

Dynamics of Structure


Basic conceptual questions to advanced levels for the practice purpose.

JSSC JE Electrical Books

Here are a few important books for the JSSC JE exam for Electrical Engineering graduate aspirants:

Name of Books



Electrical Engineering: Objective Electrical Technology

V.K.Mehta and Rohit Mehta

Comprehensive Mcqs for various examinations for the electrical engineering aspirants

Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering

Prasad Rajendra

Innumerable questions related to the topics of Electrical Engineering.

Check: JSSC JE Salary 

Important Books for JSSC JE General Awareness

The General Awareness section forms a crucial part in the JSSC JE exam. Thus, you must make sure that score good marks in this subject.

Name of Books



Jharkhand General Knowledge


Improve candidate’s general knowledge in subjects like history, Indian Polity, Indian Constitution, Indian Economy, etc of Jharkhand.

Lucent General Knowledge 2021

Dr. Binay Karna

The books cover all the current news related to national, sports, appointments, and international events.

Tips to Prepare for JSSC JE Exam 2022

Some general preparation tips for JSSC JE exam preparation are as follow:

  • Understand the Syllabus: Read the JSSC JE Syllabus and Exam Pattern carefully. Divide the topics into groups based on their difficulty.
  • Create a Realistic Timetable: Make a realistic schedule and stick to it. However, be willing to change the schedule if necessary. Give tough subjects more time.
  • Clear Your Basics: Read the theory behind each idea and make sure you understand the fundamentals of each one.
  • Examine Prior Year Papers: Examine previous year’s question papers to see how various themes were weighted, what types of questions were asked, and how tough they were. Master the topics with the most weight. Solve at least the last 5-10 years' worth of exam papers.
  • Take Mock Exams: Taking Jharkhand SSC JE mock tests will allow you to have a better understanding of where you are and where you need to improve. You'll also become accustomed to the stress of tests.
  • Boost Your Test-Taking Ability: How highly you score is partly determined by how effectively you choose the questions to answer and how efficiently you spend your time. Make sure to strengthen your general test-taking abilities and devise a clever exam approach.
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JSSC JE Syllabus

JSSC JE Exam Pattern 
JSSC JE Eligibility Criteria JSSC JE Selection Process 
JSSC JE SalaryJSSC JE Application Form 2022

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  • It is difficult to mention any one particular book for the preparation for the JSSC JE exam. Therefore, a branch-wise list of books has been mentioned in this article. Candidates can refer to any one of them as per their interest and ease.

  • On average, if aspirants dedicate 4 to 6 hours of their time to learn JSSC JE exam concepts from the best books they can finish the complete syllabus at the earliest. Also, they will have ample time for practice.

  • Aspirants who do not have any prior knowledge or need to refresh concepts can refer to these JSSC JE books. Apart from learning concepts candidates can also practice questions from these books.

  • Candidates after accomplishing learning concepts must start practicing questions from the previous year's question papers. Because it helps in boosting the confidence of a candidate for the examination.

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