SSC (JE)

SSC conducts SSC JE exam annually for various departments such as Military Engineering Services (MES), Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Central Water Commission (CWC), and Department of Posts (India Post), etc. So if you are preparing for SSC JE 2021, check out exam dates, application form, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, cut off, post-wise vacancies, and free mock test for SSC JE exam preparation.

Mechanical Engineering

SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus 2020-21 with Weight age (Paper 1 & Paper 2) A great way to start the SSC JE ME preparation is to begin by grasping the SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus 2019. We've categorized the SSC JE syllabus into chapters & topics along with weight age. Candidates who are preparing for SSC JE Mechanical Engineering can find the detailed syllabus for both the papers (paper-1 and Paper-2) below. SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus for Mechanical

General Intelligence & Reasoning (Weightage - 50 Marks)

The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on:
  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series etc.
The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions

General Awareness (Weightage - 50 Marks)

Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.

SSC JE Mechanical Syllabus 2020 (Paper 1 & 2)

  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design
  • Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Ranking cycle of steam
  • Properties & Classification of Fluid
  • Manufacturing Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design (Weightage: 7-10 Marks)

  • The concept of simple machine
  • Four bar linkage and link motion
  • Flywheels and fluctuation of energy
  • Power transmission by belts – V-belts and Flat belts
  • Clutches – Plate and Conical clutch
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Gear profile and gear ratio calculation
  • Governors – Principles and classification
  • Riveted joint
  • Cams, Bearings
  • Friction in collars and pivots

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials (Weightage: 12-15 Marks)

  • Equilibrium of Forces
  • Law of motion
  • Friction
  • Concepts of stress and strain
  • Elastic limit and elastic constants
  • Bending moments and shear force diagram
  • Stress in composite bars
  • Torsion of circular shafts
  • Bucking of columns – Euler‘s and Rankin‘s theories
  • Thin walled pressure vessels

Thermal Engineering (Weightage: 12-18 Marks)

  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • P-V & P-T diagrams of pure substance like H2O
  • Introduction of the steam table with respect to the steam generation process
  • Definition of saturation
  • Wet & superheated status
  • Definition of dryness fraction of steam
  • Degree of superheat of steam
  • H-s chart of steam (Mollier‘s Chart)
  • 1st Law of Thermodynamics
  • Definition of stored energy & internal energy
  • 1st Law of Thermodynamics of cyclic process
  • Non Flow Energy Equation
  • Flow Energy & Definition of Enthalpy
  • Conditions for Steady State Steady Flow
  • Steady State Steady Flow Energy Equation

2nd Law of Thermodynamics

  • Definition of Sink
  • Source Reservoir of Heat
  • Heat Engine
  • Heat Pump & Refrigerator
  • Thermal Efficiency of Heat Engines & coefficient of performance of Refrigerators
  • Kelvin – Planck & Clausius Statements of 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  • Absolute or Thermodynamic Scale of temperature
  • Clausius Integral
  • Entropy
  • Entropy change calculation of ideal gas processes
  • Carnot Cycle & Carnot Efficiency
  • PMM-2; definition & its impossibility

Rankine cycle of steam (Weightage: 20-25 Marks)

  • Simple Rankine cycle plot on P-V, T-S, h-s planes
  • Ranking cycle efficiency with & without pump work
  • Boilers; Classification; Specification
  • Fittings & Accessories
  • Fire Tube & Water Tube Boilers
  • Air Compressors & their cycles
  • Refrigeration cycles; Principle of a Refrigeration Plant
  • Nozzles, Steam Turbines
  • Air standard Cycles for IC engines
  • Otto cycle; plot on P-V, T-S Planes
  • Thermal Efficiency, Diesel Cycle
  • Plot on P-V, T-S planes
  • Thermal efficiency
  • IC Engine Performance
  • IC Engine Combustion
  • IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication

Properties & Classification of Fluid (Weightage: 28-32 Marks)

  • Ideal & real fluids
  • Newton‘s law of viscosity
  • Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids
  • Compressible and incompressible fluids
  • Fluid Statics: Pressure at a point
  • Measurement of Fluid Pressure
  • Manometers
  • U-tube
  • Inclined tube
  • Fluid Kinematics
  • Streamline
  • Laminar & Turbulent flow
  • External & internal flow
  • Continuity equation
  • Dynamics of ideal fluids
  • Bernoulli‘s equation
  • Total head
  • Velocity head
  • Pressure head
  • Application of Bernoulli‘s equitation
  • Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles
  • Venturimeter
  • Pilot tube
  • Orifice meter
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Classifications
  • Principles
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Classifications
  • Principles
  • Performance

Manufacturing Engineering (Weightage: 12-15 Marks)

  • Classification of Steels
  • Mild steel & alloy steel
  • Heat treatment of steel
  • Welding
  • Arc Welding
  • Gas Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc. (Brazing & Soldering)
  • Welding Defects & Testing
  • NDT
  • Foundry & Casting
  • Methods
  • Defects
  • Different casting processes
  • Forging
  • Extrusion, etc
  • Metal cutting principles
  • Cutting tools
  • Basic Principles of machining with (i) Lathe (ii) Milling (iii) Drilling (iv) Shaping (v) Grinding
  • Machines
  • Tools & manufacturing processes

Electrical Engineering

SSC JE Electrical Syllabus 2020 for Junior Engineer Paper 1 & 2
Check out updated SSC JE syllabus 2021 for Electrical Engineering exam that includes subject wise weightage marks and important topics for paper 1 & paper 2 to cover for the upcoming exam. The interested candidates who are about to prepare for SSC JE electrical engineering exam can see detailed syllabus here.
SSC JE Electrical Engineering Syllabus 2021
SSC Junior Engineer EE Syllabus Paper I - General (Non-Tech)

(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning (Weightage - 50 Marks) (both verbal and non-verbal type)

  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series etc.

(ii) General Awareness (Weightage - 50 Marks)

General awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society Knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect the test will also include questions Relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.

(ii) General Awareness (Weightage - 50 Marks)

  • Basic Concepts
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and measuring instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and costing
  • Basic Electronics
1. Basic Concepts (Weightage: 10-12 Marks)
  • Concepts of resistance, inductance, capacitance, and various factors affecting them.
  • Concepts of current, voltage, power, energy and their units.
  • Circuit law: Kirchhoff‘s law, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems.
2. Magnetic Circuit (Weightage: 8-10 Marks)
  • Concepts of flux, MMF, reluctance, Different kinds of magnetic materials.
  • Magnetic calculations for conductors of different configuration e.g. straight, circular, solenoidal, etc.
  • Electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction.
3. AC Fundamentals (Weightage: 7-8 Marks)
  • Instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves.
  • Representation of sinusoidal waveform, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, Tank Circuit.
  • Poly Phase system – star and delta connection, 3 phase power, DC and sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit.
4. Measurement and measuring instrument (Weightage: 12-15 Marks)
  • Measurement of power (1 phase and 3 phase, both active and re-active) and energy, 2 Wattmeter method of 3 phase power measurement.
  • Measurement of frequency and phase angle. Ammeter and voltmeter (both moving oil and moving iron type).
  • extension of range watt-meter, Multi-meters, Megger, Energy meter AC Bridges.
  • Use of CRO, Signal Generator, CT, PT and their uses. Earth Fault detection.
5. Electrical Machines:
(A) D.C. Machine (Weightage: 4-6 Marks)
  • Construction, Basic Principles of D.C. motors and generators, their characteristics, speed control and starting of D.C. Motors.
  • Method of braking motor, Losses and efficiency of D.C. Machines.
(B) 1 phase and 3 phase transformers (Weightage: 6-8 Marks)
  • Construction, Principles of operation, equivalent circuit, voltage regulation, O.C. and S.C. Tests, Losses and efficiency.
  • Effect of voltage, frequency and wave form on losses.
  • Parallel operation of 1 phase /3 phase transformers.
  • Auto transformers.
(C) Single Phase Induction Motors (Weightage: 4-6 Marks)
  • Characteristics and applications.
(D) 3 phase Induction Motors (Weightage: 4-6 Marks)
  • Rotating magnetic field, the principle of operation, equivalent circuit.
  • torque-speed characteristics, starting and speed control of 3 phase induction motors.
  • Methods of braking, the effect of voltage and frequency variation on torque speed characteristics.
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors.
(E) Synchronous Machines (Weightage: 4-6 Marks)
  • Generation of 3-phase e.m.f. armature reaction, voltage regulation.
  • parallel operation of two alternators, synchronizing, control of active and reactive power.
  • Starting and applications of synchronous motors.
6. Generation, Transmission and Distribution (Weightage: 12-15 Marks)
  • Different types of power stations, Load factor, diversity factor, demand factor, cost of generation, inter-connection of power stations.
  • Power factor improvement, various types of tariffs, types of faults, short circuit current for symmetrical faults.
  • Switchgear & Protection Scheme– rating of circuit breakers, Principles of arc extinction by oil and air, H.R.C. Fuses, Protection against earth leakage / over current, etc.
  • Buchholtz relay, Merz-Price system of protection of generators & transformers, protection of feeders and bus bars.
  • Lightning arresters, various transmission and distribution system, comparison of conductor materials, efficiency of a different system.
  • Cable – Different type of cables, cable rating and derating factor.
7. Estimation and costing (Weightage: 6-8 Marks)
  • Estimation of lighting scheme, electric installation of machines and relevant IE rules.
  • Earthing practices and IE Rules.
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy: Illumination, Electric heating, Electric welding, Electroplating, Electric drives and motors.
8. Basic Electronics (Weightage: 12-15 Marks)
  • Working of various electronic devices e.g. P N Junction diodes, Transistors (NPN and PNP type), BJT and JFET. Simple circuits using these devices

Civil Engineering

SSC JE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2021 with Weightage (Paper 1 & 2)
SSC JE 2020-21 notifications is released and applications have started on 1st Feb! SSC JE syllabus for CE is classified into Paper 1 & Paper 2 along with subject wise weightage marks. As SSC JE Exam notification already released and the online Registration for the exam successfully completed. Thus the candidates who are preparing for SSC JE Civil and Structural Engineering can find the detailed syllabus for SSC JE Civil with weight age of both the papers Paper-1 (Part I, Part II & Part III) and Paper-2 below.
SSC JE Civil Syllabus 2020-21

SSC JE Civil Engineer Syllabus Paper I - General (Non-Tech)

General Intelligence & Reasoning (Weightage - 50 Marks) (both verbal and non-verbal type)

  • Analogies
  • Similarities
  • Differences
  • Space visualization
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series etc.

General Awareness (Weightage - 50 Marks)

  • General awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society
  • Knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect the test will also include questions
  • Relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.
  • General Engineering (Civil and Structural)

SSC JE Civil Engineering Syllabus (Same For both Paper I & II)

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

Building Materials (Weightage: 8-13 Marks)

  • Physical and Chemical properties,
  • Classification, standard tests, uses and manufacture/quarrying of materials e.g. building stones, silicate based materials, cement (Portland), asbestos products, timber and wood-based products, laminates, bituminous materials, paints, varnishes.

Estimating, Costing and Valuation (Weightage: 5-7 Marks)

  • Estimate, the glossary of technical terms, analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Items of work
  • Earthwork,
  • Brickwork (Modular & Traditional bricks)
  • RCC work
  • Shuttering
  • Timber work
  • Painting
  • Flooring
  • Plastering
  • Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic tank, Bar bending schedule, Centre line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezoidal formula, Simpson‘s rule.
  • The cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps.
  • Valuation – Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of valuation.

Surveying (Weightage: 7-10 Marks)

  • Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying, working of the prismatic compass, compass traversing, bearings, local attraction.
  • Plane table surveying, theodolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, leveling,
  • Definition of terms used in leveling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections, temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level.
  • Methods of contouring uses of a contour map, tachometric survey, curve setting, earthwork calculation, advanced surveying equipment.

Soil Mechanics (Weightage: 10-14 Marks)

  • Origin of soil, phase diagram, Definitions-void ratio, porosity, the degree of saturation, water content, the specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights, density index and interrelationship of different parameters, Grain size distribution curves and their uses.
  • Index properties of soils, Atterberg‘s limits, ISI soil classification and plasticity chart.
  • Permeability of soil, coefficient of permeability, determination of the coefficient of permeability, Unconfined and confined aquifers, effective stress, quicksand.
  • Consolidation of soils, Principles of consolidation, the degree of consolidation, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-log p curve, computation of ultimate settlement.
  • Shear strength of soils, direct shear test, Vane shear test, Triaxial test.
  • Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressures, Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test.

Hydraulics & Irrigation Engineering (Weightage: 13-16 Marks)

  • Fluid properties, hydrostatics, measurements of flow, Bernoulli‘s theorem and its application, flow through pipes, flow in open channels, weirs, flumes, spillways, pumps and turbines.
  • Irrigation Engineering: Definition, necessity, benefits, 211 effects of irrigation, types and methods of irrigation, Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, run off coefficient, rain gauge, losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc.
  • Water requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies.
  • Different type of canals, types of canal irrigation, loss of water in canals.
  • Canal lining – types and advantages.
  • Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well.
  • Weir and barrage, Failure of weirs and permeable foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy‘s theory of critical velocity.
  • Lacey‘s theory of uniform flow.
  • Definition of the flood causes and affects, methods of flood control, water logging, 13 preventive measure.
  • Land reclamation, Characteristics of affecting the fertility of soils, purposes, methods, description of land and reclamation processes.
  • Major irrigation projects in India.

Transportation Engineering (Weightage: 11-15 Marks)

  • Highway Engineering – cross sectional elements, geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials – aggregates and bitumen, different tests, Design of flexible and rigid pavements – Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous construction, Rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage,
  • Railway Engineering- Components of permanent way – sleepers, ballast, fixtures and fastening, track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, stations and yards.
  • Traffic Engineering – Different traffic survey, speed-flow-density and their interrelationships, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation, traffic signs and markings, road safety.

Environmental Engineering (Weightage: 7-10 Marks)

  • Quality of water, the source of water supply, purification of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage systems, circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, sewage treatments. Surface water drainage.
  • Solid waste management – types, effects, engineered management system.
  • Air pollution – pollutants, causes, effects, control. Noise pollution cause, health effects, control.

Structural Engineering

Theory of structures (Weightage: 7-11 Marks)

  • Elasticity constants, types of beams .
  • Determinate and indeterminate
  • Bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported
  • Cantilever and overhanging beams
  • Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular & circular sections, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound sections, chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection of simply supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns, Torsion of circular section.

Concrete Technology (Weightage: 4-6 Marks)

  • Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete, cement aggregates, the importance of water quality, water cement ratio, workability, mix design.
  • T-beams, lintels. One way and two-way slabs, isolated footings. Reinforced brickworks, columns, staircases, retaining wall, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State(LSM) and Working Stress (WSM) methods).

Steel Design (Weightage: 6-9 Marks)

  • Steel design and construction of steel columns
  • Beams
  • Roof trusses plate girders.

DSSSB JE Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020-21 (Tier I, II): DSSSB AE Syllabus

DSSSC JE Syllabus 2021: Taking the first step to initiate your preparations, Grade up is providing the detailed DSSSB syllabus & exam pattern for DSSSB JE & AE Tier 1 & Tier 2 exam. Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) notification for the recruitment of Assistant Engineer & Junior Engineer is released. It is a good opportunity to avail job of AE/JE under various departments of Govt. of NCT of Delhi. Online applications for DSSSB JE recruitment 2021 has commenced from 16 September 2019 and candidates must be prepared well to grab this job opportunity.

DSSSB Syllabus of JE 2020-21

TIER-I Exam Syllabus

Section-A

  • General Awareness
  • General Awareness of the environment around and its application to society.
  • Current Events and matter of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person.
  • Questions relating to History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National /International Organizations /Institutions etc.
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability
  • Questions from both verbal and non-verbal types.
  • The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.
  • Arithmetical & Numerical Ability.
  • Topics covered Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Data Interpretation, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Menstruation, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs etc.
  • Hindi Language & Comprehension and English Language & Comprehension
  • Understanding and comprehension of the English and Hindi Languages,
  • Questions on its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc.

Section B

  • Post specific subject related questions
  • Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions on the subject concerned as per the qualification

TIER-II Exam Syllabus

Part-I (MCQ)

Multiple Choice Questions from the Concerned subject according to the qualification of the prescribed post.

Part-II (English & Comprehension)

  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Sentence Structure
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Usage of Words
  • Comprehension etc.

DSSSB AE Syllabus 2020-21

TIER-I Exam Syllabus

Section-A

  • General Awareness
  • General Awareness of the environment around and its application to society.
  • Current Events and matter of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person.
  • Questions relating to History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National /International Organizations /Institutions etc.
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability
  • Questions from both verbal and non-verbal types.
  • The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.
  • Arithmetical & Numerical Ability
  • Topics covered Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Data Interpretation, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Menstruation, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs etc.
  • Hindi Language & Comprehension and English Language & Comprehension
  • Understanding and comprehension of the English and Hindi Languages,Questions on its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc.

Section B

  • Post specific subject related questions (Syllabus Same as SSC JE)
  • General Awareness of the environment around and its application to society.

TIER-II Exam Syllabus

Part-I (MCQ)

Multiple Choice Questions from the Concerned subject according to the qualification of the prescribed post.

Part–II (Descriptive)

  • Essay (In English)
  • Letter writing/Expansion of idea

Pattern of Exam

Junior Engineer (JE)
Tier No. of Question Total Marks Total Time
Tier-I 200 MCQ 200 2 hrs
Tier-II 200 MCQ 200 2 hrs