SSC JE Syllabus 2022: Download Branch Wise Syllabus PDF

By Ashwani Jain|Updated : February 25th, 2022

SSC JE Syllabus: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) provides the SSC JE syllabus 2022 in its official notification for the posts of Junior Engineer Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts.  The syllabus of the SSC Junior Engineer exam 2022 plays a major role in the selection process. 

BYJU'S Exam Prep provides a detailed syllabus for the SSC JE Recruitment exam, which will help you with a complete understanding of the exam's syllabus. Continue reading to know the detailed SSC JE Syllabus.

SSC JE Syllabus 2022

The SSC Junior Engineer syllabus comprises two papers, paper 1 and paper 2. There is a slight difference in the syllabus of tier 1 and tier 2. SSC JE Paper 1 syllabus comprises an objective type of questions while SSC JE Paper 2 is conventional in nature comprising of only engineering-based questions as per the qualification of the candidates. 

In this post, we have covered the detailed syllabus for SSC JE 2022 Exam that will be the foundation for your Preparation for the SSC JE Exam. Further, it will also help you to plan a strategy to qualify SSC JE in the first attempt. You may also download the branch-wise official SSC JE Syllabus 2022 PDF for Paper 1 and Paper 2 at the end.

SSC Junior Engineer Syllabus 2022 Highlights

SSC JE 2022 Syllabus

Details

Name of Examination

SSC Junior Engineer (SSC JE) 

SSC JE Engineering Disciplines

  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical

Number of Papers

2 Papers

Type of Papers

  • Paper 1: Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Paper 2: Descriptive Paper

 

Medium of exam

  • English
  • Hindi

Maximum Marks

  • Paper 1: 200 marks
  • Paper-2: 300 marks

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2022

As you have already known that the SSC JE Exam comprises of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, therefore, the exam pattern and syllabus for both papers are different.

  • SSC JE Paper 1 will be objective in nature while Paper 2 will be descriptive in nature.
  • Further, the SSC JE Engineering Papers will have questions from the respective engineering discipline chosen by the candidates while filling up the application form.
  • Now let us give you a brief idea of the SSC JE Paper I and Paper II exam pattern.

SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper 1

Sections

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning

50

50

2 Hours

General Awareness

50

50

Part A- General Engineering (Civil & Structural) 

Or

Part B- General Engineering (Electrical)

Or

Part C- General Engineering (Mechanical)

100

100

Total

200

200

2 Hours

SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper 2

Section

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

Part A- General Engineering (Civil & Structural)

Or

Part B- General Engineering (Electrical) 

Or

Part C- General Engineering (Mechanical)

300

Composite Time Duration of 2 Hours

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SSC JE Syllabus for Paper 1

The syllabus of SSC JE Paper 1 includes the following sections: 

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • General Engineering (Civil and Structural/Electrical/Mechanical). 

We have described the important topics for SSC JE 2022 exam syllabus below. 

SSC JE Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Analysis
  • Judgement
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series

SSC JE Syllabus for General Awareness

  • Current events of matters of everyday observations & experience in the scientific aspect
  • India and its neighboring countries events
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.

SSC JE General Engineering Syllabus

SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Engineering - PART A

  • Building Materials
  • Estimating
  • Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Structural Engineering 
    • Theory of Structures
    • Concrete Technology
    • RCC Design
    • Steel Design

SSC JE Syllabus for Electrical Engineering - PART B

  • Basic concepts
  • Circuit law
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and Measuring instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Generation
  • Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization and Electrical Energy
  • Basic Electronics

SSC JE Syllabus for Mechanical Engineering - PART C

  • Theory of Machines
  • Machine Design
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Thermodynamics 
    • Properties of Pure Substances
    • 1st Law of Thermodynamics
    • 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • I.C Engines
    • Air standard Cycles for IC Engines
    • IC Engine Performance, Combustion, Cooling & Lubrication
  • Power Plan Engineering
    • Rankine cycle of System
    • Boilers
    • Classification
    • Specification
    • Fitting & Accessories
    • Nozzles & Steam Turbines
    • Air Compressors & their cycles
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioners
    • Refrigeration cycles
    • The principle of the Refrigeration Plant
  • Fluid Mechanics
    • Properties & Classification of Fluids
    • Fluid Statics
    • Measurement of Fluid Pressure
    • Fluid kinematics
    • Dynamics of Ideal fluids
    • Measurement of Flow rate
    • Basic principles
    • Hydraulic Turbines
    • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Classification of steels

Download SSC JE Syllabus 2022 PDF for Paper 1

SSC JE Syllabus for Paper 2

SSC JE Syllabus for Paper 2 will be a 2-hour descriptive paper. It will have the following parts as per the engineering discipline chosen by the candidates:

  • Part-A (Civil Engineering & Structural Engineering)
  • Part-B (Electrical Engineering)
  • Part-C (Mechanical Engineering)

SSC JE Civil & Structural Syllabus

  • Building Materials
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

SSC JE Electrical Syllabus

  • Basic Concepts
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors and Single Phase Induction Motors
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy
  • Basic Electronics

SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus

  • Theory Of Machines and Machine Designs
  • Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • 1st Law of Thermodynamics
  • 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • Air standard Cycles for IC engines
  • Rankine cycle of steam
  • Properties & Classification of Fluid
  • Fluid Kinematics
  • Dynamics of ideal fluids
  • Classification of Steels
  • Fluid Statics

Download SSC JE Syllabus 2022 PDF for Paper 2

List of Important Books for SSC JE

Here is a list of SC JE books that will help you in preparing for the SSC Junior Engineer Exam. We have prepared a list of books for the SSC JE Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam for ME, CE & EE. 

Name of Book

Author

Mechanical Engineering for competitions

R.K.Jain

Civil Engineering: Through Objective Type Questions

SP Gupta & SS Gupta by CBS Publishers & Distributors

Electrical Engineering Objective Types Question

By, A . Handa M. Handa

 Satya Prakashan Publication

Question Bank in Electrical Engineering

J.B Gupta 

SSC Cpwd/Cwc/ Mes Electrical Engineering 

GK Publications

Objective Mechanical Engineering (Diploma) Competitive Exams 

G.K.Publications

Lucent Reasoning

Bhupendra Kumar Singh

Arihant General Knowledge

Manohar Pandey

Lucent G.K

Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul

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FAQs

  • SSC JE syllabus comprises of the following subjects: 

    • General Intelligence & Reasoning
    • General Awareness
    • General Engineering subject as per your qualification
  • The SSC JE Paper 1 will be an online test while paper 2 will be a written test, descriptive in nature. 

  • There are 200 questions in the SSC JE Exam for Paper 1.

  • The SSC JE Paper 2 syllabus consists of the core engineering branch as per your educational qualification. However, there will be 2 papers for the SSC JE paper 2/tier 2 Exam.

  • No, SSC JE does not conduct an interview for the Junior Engineer post. 

  • There are two papers for SSC JE Recruitment 2022 which are as follows:

    • Paper 1: Computer-based written test (CBT)
    • Paper 2: Written/Descriptive Paper

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