SSC JE Exam Pattern- SSC JE Exam is conducted in two different sessions- morning shift and afternoon shift. It is two-stage exam – Written exam and Interview. Each stage is qualifying in nature.
SSC JE Exam Patternincludes design of question paper, type of questions, number of sections, marking scheme etc. Continue reading to know more about the pattern of the exam.
Stage 1 – Two Written Test Paper
- Paper 1 – Computer Based Objective paper
- Paper 2 – Descriptive (Subjective) written Exam
Stage 2 – Interview Process
|JE Exam Pattern Stage Wise||Paper Type/Mode||Subjects||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Total Duration|
|Stage 1 – Paper 1||Computer Based Objective paper||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50||2 Hours|
|Stage 1 – Paper 2||Descriptive Type Written Exam||Civil & Structural, Electrical & Mechanical Engineering||NA||300||2 Hours|
|Stage 2||Interview Process||Basic interview questions||NA||100||No Limit|
|Total Marks||=500 + 100 = 600 Marks|
SSC JE Marking System:
Get here marking system in junior engineer examination 2017. JE Stage 1 exam has total sum of 500 marks. Which comprises of paper 1 & 2 both. As per SSC JE Exam Pattern, Paper 1 is basically computer based exam which has weight-age of 200 hours whereas paper 2 has 300 marks.
Above all you need clear the cut off marks to reach the second round. Second stage is Interview process in which basic question is asked. You can download the sample interview question of SSC JE Exam on below links. Sample questions can give you better idea of interview process.
Paper 1 – It carries 1/4 (.25) marks for each wrong answer. Please remember it is objective type question paper.
Paper 2- It is Conventional type/subjective type question paper so no negative marking is there.
2017 – Paper I Analysis
General Intelligence & Reasoning:
The level of reasoning paper was Good. Most of the student find general intelligence paper easy to moderate level. If you have practiced some questions on reasoning then this section will prove to be scoring for you
|Syllogism||3||Easy to moderate|
|Missing Character||2||Easy to moderate|
|Odd one Out||6||Easy to moderate|
|Direction and Distance||3||Easy to moderate|
|Alpha Numeric Series||4||Easy|
|Number Series||4||Easy to Moderate|
· General Awareness:
Current Affair was asked for fewer marks. Most of the questions are related to economics.
|Geography||3||Moderate to Difficult|
|Polity||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Biology||10||Moderate to Difficult|
|Chemistry||5||Easy to Moderate|
|Current Affairs||6||Easy to Moderate|
· Technical Civil:
Building Materials → No. of Questions 20-22 Qs, Statement Based Questions.
Most of the questions are asked from Timber & Paints.
Surveying → 8-10 Qs, both theory & numerical asked.
Questions are based on topics, Principles, Linear Measurement, Angular Measurement & Levelling, Contouring, Tachometric Survey
Hydraulics → 10-12 Qs,
Strength of Materials → 10-12 Qs, calculative & time consuming numerical
Questions are based on Column, SFD, Principle Stress, Spring
RCC Design → 10-12 Qs
Steel Design → 8-9 Qs
Questions based on Prestress Concrete were asked.
Estimating, Costing and Valuation → 5-6 Qs, Knowledge in depth is required for answering questions of this topic.
Soil Mechanics → 2-3 Qs
Irrigation Engineering → 3-5 Qs
Transportation Engineering → 3-4 Qs, Highways & Railways based questions.
Questions Asked in General Intelligence & Reasoning
Q1. If FRIEND is coded as HUMJTK, how is CANDLE written in that code?
Q2. Arrange in Order:
- 4, 2, 1, 3 B. 2, 4, 3, 1
C. 2, 4, 1, 3 D. 4, 3, 2, 1
2017 Paper II Analysis
|Topic||No. of Questions Asked|
|Circuit Law & Network Theorems||11|
|Measurement and Instrumentation||10|
|Generation. Transmission and Distribution||16|
|Utilization Of Electrical Energy||9|
|Estimating, Costing, Valuation||Moderate|
|Transportation& Environmental Engineering||Moderate|
|Overall Question Paper||Easy-Moderate|
|Topic||No. of Questions Asked|
|Strength of Material and Mechanics||15|
|Theory of Machine And Machine Design||15|
|Fluid Mechanics and Machinery||31|