Best Books for SSC JE 2019
Updated on Sep 3, 2018 - 3:08 p.m. IST by Supriya Kumari

Best books for SSC JE 2019 – “So many books, so little time,” Frank Zappa said once. However, if you choose the best lot of books for your preparation, you can complete the syllabus in less time. This axiom/saying holds true to the candidates preparing for SSC JE 2019. Selecting the best books for SSC JE preparation along with the right study material can turn out to be decisive in the end result.

The best books for SSC JE 2019 from different experts can help candidates score well in the examination. The best books contain toughest topics explained in simpler way by the experts. This help candidates understand that topic well. In this article, Careers360 brings the list of books for SSC JE preparation for Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General awareness.

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Best booksfor SSC JE - Mechanical Engineering



Khanna's Mechanical Objective Type

Dr. Sadhu Singh

Kiran's SSC Junior Engineer Mechanical Engineering Self Study guide

Kiran Publication

Mechanical Engineering for competitions


Objective Mechanical Engineering (Diploma) Competitive Exams


Important topics for Mechanical Engineering

  • Theory of Machines and Machine Design

  • Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

  • 1 st Law of Thermodynamics, 2 And Law of Thermodynamics

  • Air standard Cycles for IC Engines

  • IC Engine Performance

  • Fluid Statics

  • Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers etc.

Best books for SSC JE - Civil Engineering



SSC: Junior Engineers Exam Guide: Junior Engineers (Civil & Structural) Engineering


R Gupta's by Ramesh Publishing House

SSC JE Civil Engineering Previous Year Solved Papers

Made Easy Publication

Civil Engineering: Through Objective Type Questions


Important topics for Civil Engineering

  • Building Materials

  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation

  • Soil Mechanics

  • Hydraulics

  • Irrigation Engineering

  • Transportation Engineering

Best Books for SSC JE - Electrical Engineering



Question Bank in Electrical Engineering

J.B Gupta

Electrical Engineering Objective Types General Awareness

A . Handa and M. Handa

Objective Electrical Technology

V.K. Mehta & Rohit Mehta

SSC Electrical Engineering

GK Publications

Important topics for Electrical Engineering

  • Circuit law

  • AC Fundamentals

  • D.C. Machine

  • Effect of voltage, frequency and wave form on losses

  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution

  • Utilization of Electrical Energy

Best books for SSC JE General Intelligence & Reasoning



Lucent’s Reasoning

Bhupendra Kumar Singh

Important topics for General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Visual memory

  • Discrimination

  • Observation

  • Relationship concepts

  • Arithmetical reasoning

  • Verbal and figure classification

  • Arithmetical number series

Best books for SSC JE - General Awareness



Lucent’s G.K

Dr. Binay Karna and Manwendra Mukul

Arihant General Knowledge

Manohar Pandey

Important topics for General Awareness

  • History

  • Culture

  • Geography

  • Economic Scene

  • General Polity

  • Scientific Research

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Questions related to SSC JE

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hii sir.. in ssc je 2019 there written that for cpwd post diploma in civil engineering is required.. but i have done only .. i have no diploma so am i eligible for that post??

Naufal Mohamed 9th Jan, 2020
Make sure to go through the guidelines again. They might have specifies that the minimum degree required is a diploma. Which means diploma or any qualification above is acceptable. So having a B.Tech degree makes you over qualified for the position. Good luck.

final B.E student SSC JE eligible or not and what is SSC and JE?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 5th Jan, 2020


SSC JE is the exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE).

As per the eligibility criteria, candidates should have diploma or degree in civil,  electrical, mechanical engineering.

Hiwever, Eligibility criteria varies post wise. You can go through the link below to check the detailed eligibility criteria

Good Luck!


this was a honable request why would automobiles are not eligible for SSC Je exams I observe the syllabus of mechanicals in SSC Je exams that topics are also related to automobiles like ic engine/ lubrication and thermodynamics properties etc.. a sincere request for give answer for this.. Thank you.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 2nd Jan, 2020


see ssc junior engineer has vacancy for diploma in mechanical, civil or electrical branch. you may find similarity and knowledge of mechanical syllabus, but you are not eligible to apply if you dont belongs to any of the similar branch or any combinational branch like, electrical and electronics engineer can apply for electrical branch. hope you may understand.


who is the best coaching for SSC je in ranchi?

Rashi Shukla 30th Dec, 2019


Best coaching centers for SSC JE in Ranchi are-

  • Engineers Academy, Lalpur
  • Chahal Academy, New Barhi Toli
  • Career Launcher,Hindpuri
  • Srijan Civil Services Centre, Lalpur
  • Gurukul Classes, Hatma
  • Sure Success Center, Lalpur
  • The Educator, Lalpur
  • Amar Classes, Lalpur
  • 3E Learning Maths by Amiya, New Barhi Toli
  • Sachdeva College, Ahirtoli
  • IMS Ranchi, Lalpur
  • Nawudit Coaching Centre, Bijli Office Road
  • Sujan Civil Services Centre, Circular Road

Hope this helps...

All the best!!!


syllabus of ssc je and RRB je is same or not

Shagufa Zareen Student Expert 10th Nov, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

No they both are different as one is conducted by Railway and other is Staff selecion.

RRB JE Syllabus:

SSC JE Syllabus:

Good luck

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