How to prepare for SSC JE 2019
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 - 11:31 a.m. IST by Anangsha Patra

How to prepare for SSC JE 2019 - To crack any competitive examination, you first need to understand the pre-requisites for examination. For SSC JE too, your strategy should be the same. Before beginning with the preparation, you first need to completely review the syllabus of the exam, various subjects, weightage given to each topic/subject so that you can plan your preparation accordingly. Going through the previous years’ question papers also gives candidates an idea regarding the exam pattern. 

The exam dates of SSC JE have not been announced yet. You still have good time in your hand to prepare and crack the exam. In this article we have provided some tips as to how to prepare for SSC JE 2019 that may help you in preparing for the exam. 

How to prepare for SSC JE 2019?- Steps to be followed

Here are a few steps that you can follow for the preparation.

Step 1: Make a proper time-table

This is the first and foremost step that you should do before starting your preparation. Make a proper time-table keeping in mind what you want to achieve in the short-term and long-term. Time-based goals will help to know how much you need and how to prepare for SSC JE. Make sure that you follow the time-table rigorously. 

Step 2: Focus on the preparation

Besides memorising the details, understand the subjects. Once the concepts are clear, it will help you to remember the same for a longer period. You handle any type of question in the exam if your concept is clear. Make short notes while reading any chapter or topic. This will help you to revise easily before the exam. 

Step 3: Self-Evaluation

Evaluating yourself from time to time is an effective method of preparation. For this, you need to practice previous years’ question papers, sample papers and attempt mock tests.  

Step 4: Confidence and Positive 

Confidence is the key to success. Keep positive thoughts and belief in yourself and your preparation. 

How to prepare for SSC JE 2019 - Section-wise

According to SSC JE exam pattern 2019, the test comprises two papers – Paper I and II. Paper I will carry objective type questions from General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and respective engineering disciplines. Paper II is a conventional type paper which is conducted for those candidates who qualifies the Paper I. The test carries questions based on candidates respective engineering disciplines. Marks allotted for this paper is 300. The section-wise preparation tips for SSC JE is given below. 

How to prepare for SSC JE General Awareness

Questions from this section are aimed to test the candidates knowledge of current events. The test include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc. Candidates can follow the tips given below to prepare for this section. 

  • Read newspapers and current affairs magazines.

  • There are several competitive books available in the market and solve papers given in these books

How to prepare for SSC JE General Intelligence & Reasoning

This section include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. Questions are asked from analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test assess a candidates abilities to deal with abstract ideas, symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical function. Here are a few tips that candidates can follow to prepare this section.

  • Make sure you practice all the previous year papers

  • Practising previous years’ papers will help candidates to estimate your current preparation level

  • Be consistent with your revision

  • Be thorough with the syllabus and prepare accordingly

  • Practice all the important topics

How to prepare for SSC JE Mechanical?

  • Candidates should know the syllabus of SSC JE thoroughly and weighatge of each topic.

  • Practice previous years’ SSC JE Mechanical papers 

  • Candidates should focus on theoritical concepts

  • Candidates should attempt mock test and evaluate their performance

How to prepare for SSC JE Electrical?

Questions in electrical engineering are asked from Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments, Electrical Machines, Fractional Kilowatt Motors and single phase induction Motors, Basic Electronics etc. Candidates should practice their previous years’ questions papers of SSC JE Electrical. The level of questions in this section will be of Diploma in Engineering. Therefore, candidates should read their college textbooks to ace the exam. 

SSC JE 2019 Preparation Books

Mentioned-below are the best books for SSC JE Preparation 2019



General Intelligence and Reasoning

Lucent’s Reasoning by Bhupendra Kumar Singh

General Awareness 

Manorama yearbook

SSC Junior Engineers (Mechanical) Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide)

Ramesh Publishing

Kiran’s SSC Junior Engineer Mechanical Engineering Self Study Guide-cum-Practice Work Book

Kiran Publishing

SSC Junior Engineer Civil & Structural Engineering Recruitment Exam Guide

Disha Prakashan

SSC Junior Engineer Civil and Structural Engineering Exam Practice Work Book

Kiran Publishing

Juniors Engineers Electrical Examination Guide: Electrical Engineering (Popular Master Guide)

Ramesh Publishing

SSC Juniors Engineers Electrical Engineering Recruitment Exam Guide (English)

Disha Publication

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