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SSC JE 2016 - A Purview of Detailed syllabus

Oct 5, 2016 18:02 IST

    Hurry up and apply online for SSC JE posts before 31st October 2016 as SSC has invited application for junior engineer (Civil/Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering). After applying on the website, There is a question that arises ‘What to study to finally crack the exam’. Jagranjosh team has prepared a summarized syllabus for SSC JE exam. Go through it as the date of exam is decided from 3rd December 2016 to 5th December 2016.  But before disclosing it, you must know about the exam pattern/Scheme for SSC JE 2016. Check the below given Details: -

    Examination Scheme


    Mode of Examination


    Maximum Marks



    Computer Based Examination

    (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning


    2 hours

    (ii) General Awareness


    (iii) General Engineering



    Written Examination

    Part-A: Civil & Structural Engineering


    2 hours

    Part-B: Electrical Engineering

    Part-C: Mechanical Engineering


    Subject wise syllabus Details

    In the following table, detailed syllabus of SSC JE is disclosed. Go through it and start preparing accordingly.


    Subject Name


    Topics to be covered


    General Intelligence & Reasoning

    The Syllabus for this section include questions of verbal and non-verbal type and these questions are designed to test candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas, symbols and their relationships.

    1. Analogies,
    2. Similarities
    3. Differences,
    4. Space visualization,
    5. Problem solving & analysis,
    6. Judgement
    7. Decision making,
    8. Visual memory,
    9. Discrimination,
    10. Observation,
    11. Relationship concepts,
    12. Arithmetical reasoning,
    13. Verbal and figure classification,
    14. arithmetical number series,  etc.


    General Awareness

    This section is subjected to test the awareness of the environment around you and questions are designed to test knowledge of current events, everyday experience & observations.

    1. History,
    2.  Culture,
    3. Geography,
    4.  Economic Scene,
    5. General Polity
    6. Scientific Research, etc.


    Civil & Structural Engineering

    This section is set to test your subject specific knowledge in which you have done your Engineering.

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

    Electrical Engineering

    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.

    Mechanical Engineering

    Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification,Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. 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.


    We hope that the above information will be sufficient from the exam perspective. If you want to know the detailed information about the topics under each engineering subjects/Chapters, then

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