How to prepare for SSC JE Paper 2 Civil Exam: SSC has announced the SSC Junior Engineer exam date which is 26th September 2021. To begin with, it is really crucial for all the shortlisted candidates to have a thorough knowledge of the preparation strategy that they need to follow to qualify SSC JE Tier 2 exam. To help you prepare for SSC JE descriptive paper, we have covered some of the very important tips and tricks that you should follow to be able to achieve the cut off marks in SSC JE tier 2 exam.
This year, a total of 3826 candidates have qualified SSC JE Tier 1 exam. Hence, you must score good marks in SSC JE paper 2 to be able to be eligible for an appointment.
SSC JE Mains Paper 2 Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme
- SSC JE mains Paper 2 is conducted in pen and paper mode and is descriptive.
- Candidates have to attempt a question paper in 2 hrs consisting of 300 marks.
- SSC JE paper 2 is a conventional type exam, candidates have to choose the subject from Part A- structural and civil Engineering, Part B- Electrical Engineering, or Part C- Mechanical Engineering.
- Candidates can bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Table, and Steam Table for Paper-2 with them.
- There is no provision of negative marking applicable in SSC JE mains Paper-2.
|General Engineering(Civil& Structural)||300||2 hours|
|General Engineering(Electrical)||300||2 hours|
|General Engineering(Mechanical)||300||2 hours|
SSC JE Preparation Strategy for Tier 2 Civil Engg.
Know the Syllabus for SSC JE
Go through the SSC JE Paper 2 Civil Engineering Syllabus and the SSC JE Paper 2 Civil engineering Exam Pattern thoroughly. It is very important for us to know what to study before studying anything. There is no change in terms of subjects in paper 2 but there is a huge difference in the weightage they carry in SSC JE Paper 2 exam.
Solve SSC JE Previous Year Papers
It has been observed that in SSC JE Paper 2 exam, the questions are very repetitive in nature so you have to go through previous year papers very carefully and analyze the subject-wise weightage, difficulty level of questions, and type of questions asked in SSC JE Paper 2 examination.
SSC JE Tier 2 Marks Weighatge
Here, we have shared the subject-wise marks distribution chart of the topics that have been asked over the years in the descriptive paper fo SSC JE Civil/Mechanical/Electrical.
|Estimation costing and Valuation||-||30||30||-||-||10||15|
|Theory of Structures||65||60||30||30||40||25||20|
Make a proper Study Schedule
To qualify in any examination proper planning of the study schedule is very important. You have to make realistic study plans and daily targets which you can easily achieve. You have to pick one numerical and one theoretical subject together in order to have a balanced approach. For the preparation you have to select books, you can refer to the following mentioned books:
SSC JE Civil Tier 2 Books
|SSC JE Civil Engineering Previous Year Topic-wise Objective Solved Papers||Made Easy Publications|
|Civil Engineering: Conventional and Objective Type||S Chand Publication|
|Civil Engineering subject-Wise, General Awareness & Reasoning Quizzes||BYJU'S Exam Prep Study Material|
Memorize Important Formulas
Civil engineering is very vast and it has lots of different types of formulas and memorizing formulas is a tough task. You can note down the formulas in a notebook and keep revising them regularly or you can purchase any formula handbook which is available on the market and revise from it.
Practice SSC JE Civil Test Series
Speed and accuracy play an important role in the SSC JE Paper 2 examination and you can achieve this only by proper practice through test series. Tests should be given regularly after the completion of each subject so that proper analysis of concepts learned can be done. Test series will help you give an actual environment which will be there on examination day, you can master your speed and can learn to handle pressure as well.
Revision Plan and Short Notes
Along with the current subject preparation you should always do the revision of the subject which you have completed in the past. You have to give some dedicated time to the revision portion only. You must have to prepare Short Notes for each subject where you write the formulas and concepts which are very important for the examination and you have to revise them once before the exam. Preparation of short notes helps you to command over your weak areas, formula, and concepts and will boost up your confidence.
We hope that these Tips for the SSC JE Paper 2 preparation strategy help you improve and ace the SSC JE exam. Do comment below to share your views with us and ask doubts Good luck with your SSC JE Exams
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