SSC Junior Engineer (JE) Exam, Study Plan ?

SSC JE are termed as one of the junior level entries in to engineering department of government of India, which primarily working as backbone of all the developmental & Research works carried out by Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Military Engineer Services ( MES) & National Technical Research Organization ( NTRO) etc.. Staff Selection Commission conduct an open competitive Examination for recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Quantity Surveying & Contracts). The posts are Group „B‟ (Non-Gazetted), in Level- 6 (Rs 35400-112400/-) of pay matrix of 7th Central Pay Commission.

Aspirants who are willing to join government services and especially for doing public services, may appear in examination for SSC JE. Growth and career progressions are well defined and one can become Group A officer in Government of India.

All the aspects and factors pertaining to SSC Junior Engineer (JE) examination has been thoroughly analysed by Team CAT Aspirants.  Based upon the key observations and findings, Team CAT Aspirants has devised a successful strategy and effective study plan for SSC Junior Engineer (JE) examination.  Please give your feedback at the end of this blog for improvement.

Examination Structure:

SSC conducts Junior Engineer (JE) examination in two tiers. SSC Aspirants who secure minimum cut-off in Tier-I is allowed for Tier-II Examination. Final Selection considers aggregate marks of both the tiers (Tier-I + Tier-II).

Tier-I (Paper-I): Computer Based Online Examination

S.N. Name of Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
1 General

Intelligence and

Reasoning

50 50 120 Minutes
2 General Awareness 50 50
3 Part-A

General Engineering

(Civil & Structural)

or

Part-B

General Engineering

(Electrical)

or

Part-C

General Engineering

(Mechanical)

100 100
  Total 200 200

Tier-II (Paper-II): Written Examination

S.N. Name of Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
1 Part-A

General Engineering

(Civil & Structural)

or

Part-B

General Engineering

(Electrical)

or

Part-C

General Engineering

(Mechanical)

300 300 120 Minutes

In Paper-I and Paper-II for General Engineering, the candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per option given in the application form filled by the candidate. In other words, the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contracts) should attempt Part A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part-B (Electrical) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part C (Mechanical) of Paper-I and Paper-II failing which his/ her answer sheet (Paper II) will not be evaluated.

Study Materials for SSC JE 2019:

Based upon feedback of successful candidates and research done by Team CAT Aspirants, we recommend following list of books for SSC JE Preparation:

Study Plan & Strategy for SSC JE 2019 (Tier-I): Computer Based Online Examination

Planning is the first step towards completion of any task. To get a desirable result, a good and effective plan may lead you to door of the success. Team CATAspirants.Com has outlined a comprehensive six weeks plan for SSC JE 2019 on popular demand of aspirants and readers.

Week-1/ Month-1:

Subject Chapters
Quantitative Aptitude Number System, Progressions, Averages
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination
General Awareness Current Affairs: July 2019 to Sep 2019, Modern History, Basic Computer terms
Reasoning Data Interpretation and Relation

Week-2/ Month-2:

Subject Chapters
Quantitative Aptitude Allegations, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Interest
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination
General Awareness Current Affairs: Oct 2019 to Dec 2019, Indian Physical Geography
Reasoning Data Interpretation and Venn Diagram based Questions

Week-3 / Month-3:

Subject Chapters
Quantitative Aptitude Ratio, Proportions & Variations. Time & Work, Time Speed & Distance
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination
General Awareness Current Affairs: Jan 2020 to March 2020, Indian Constitution & Polity
Reasoning Data Interpretation and Circular table and arrangements

Week-4 / Month-4:

Subject Chapters
Quantitative Aptitude Geometry & Mensuration
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination
General Awareness Census 2011, General Science ( Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
Reasoning Data Interpretation and Questions based on Pictorial representation

Week-5 / Month-5:

Subject Chapters
Quantitative Aptitude Quadratic equations, Inequalities, Logarithm, Set Theory
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination
General Awareness Annual Budget 2020-21, Economic Survey 2019-20
Reasoning Data Interpretation and Puzzles

Week-6 / Month-6:

Subject Chapters
Quantitative Aptitude Probability, Permutation & Combination
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination
General Awareness Indian Arts & Culture, Medieval History
Reasoning Data Interpretation and Puzzles

Study Plan & Strategy for SSC JE 2019 (Tier-II):  Pen& Paper mode offline Examination

Week-1/ Month-1:

Subject Chapters
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination

Week-2/ Month-2:

Subject Chapters
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination

Week-3 / Month-3:

Subject Chapters
General Engineering Electrical or Mechanical or Civil Engineering / 10 years Question bank of SSC JE examination

All the Best

Team CAT Aspirants 🙂

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