SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020 - Subject Wise Pattern for Paper 1 & 2
SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020 - SSC releases the SSC JE 2020 exam pattern along with the notification on its website. The exam pattern of SSC JE 2020 will have details like - mode of exam, total marks, duration, sections and marking scheme. Candidates planning to appear in the exam must check the SSC JE exam pattern 2020 to know the overall structure of both the question papers. SSC conducts the Junior Engineer exam in three phases - Paper 1 (CBT), Paper 2 and Document Verification. According to the SSC JE exam pattern 2020, paper 1 will have three parts - General Intelligence Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering (Civil & Structural, Electrical and Mechanical), the maximum marks will be 200. According to the SSC Junior Engineer exam pattern 2020, paper 2 will be a conventional type consisting of questions from General Engineering and will carry 300 marks. SSC JE exam is conducted to recruit JE (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) for various Ministries/Departments of Government of India. In this article, candidates can check the SSC JE 2020 exam pattern for all phases.
Latest: SSC has announced new exam dates for SSC JE on October 7, 2020. Check SSC JE syllabus here.
SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020 - Stages
The exam of SSC JE will be conducted in three phases. Candidates qualifying one stage will be eligible to appear for the next one. In the following table, they can check all the phases.
Stages of SSC JE 2020 Exam
Objective Type CBT (Computer Based Test)
SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020 for Paper 1 (Computer Based Test)
Paper 1 of SSC JE 2020 will be conducted online mode. Paper 1 is divided into three parts and carries objective type questions. Part 1 is General Intelligence Reasoning, part 2 is General Awareness and part 3 is General Engineering for Civil & Structural, Electrical and Mechanical. Paper 1 will carry a total of 50 questions and the total marks allotted for the exam will be 200. For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted as negative marking. Based on the normalized marks scored by candidates in Paper 1, they will be shortlisted, category-wise to appear for Paper 2.
What is the Exam Pattern of SSC JE 2020 - Paper 1?
Number of Questions
General Intelligence Reasoning
Part – A (Civil & Structural) or
Part – B (Electrical) or
Part – C (Mechanical)
What is the SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020 for Paper 2 (Descriptive Test)?
Paper 2 of SSC JE will be a written examination where candidates will only be able to attempt the part filled in the application form like Civil & structural or Electrical or Mechanical. Candidates who will be shortlisted on the basis of paper 1 will be eligible to appear for paper 2. The total marks in paper 2 will be 300 and there will be no negative marking. In this paper 2, candidates will be allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Tables and Steam. Based on candidates performance in Paper 1 and Paper 2, candidates will be shortlisted for the last stage of SSC JE selection procedure, Document Verification.
SSC JE 2020 Exam Pattern - Paper 2
General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
What are the SSC JE 2020 Qualifying Marks for (Paper 1 & Paper 2)?
Candidates final selection and allocation in Ministries will be made on the basis of their performance in Paper 1 + Paper 2 and their choice of ministries they had opted while the Document Verification.
Apart from the SSC JE exam pattern 2020, candidates must also check the syllabus as mentioned in the notification. The syllabus focuses on both papers 1 & 2. It consists of the subjects and topics which candidates need to study in order to qualify for the exam. Candidates can check the following table to get an idea about the subject and topics which will be asked in the exam.
SSC Junior Engineer Exam Syllabus 2020
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis etc.
History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.
Part - A (Civil Engineering)
Part – B (Electrical Engineering)
Part – C (Mechanical Engineering)
Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, etc.
Basic concepts, Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and Measuring instruments etc.
Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials etc.
Part A - Civil & Structural Engineering
Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying etc.
Part B - Electrical Engineering
Circuit law, Magnetic Circuit, AC Fundamentals, Measurement and measuring instruments, Electrical Machines etc.
Part C - Mechanical Engineering
Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials, Thermal Engineering, Fluid Mechanics & Machinery etc.
After getting acquainted with the SSC JE exam pattern 2020 and the syllabus, it is time to plan the preparation strategy. The SSC JE exam is neither difficult nor easy, but it requires a lot of strategy-wise preparation to qualify. The difficulty level has been below par from the last few years especially compared to the UPSC ESE. Cracking the SSC JE prelims is easy but things get a bit tough when you are in Paper 2 (Second stage) of the selection process. Here, if you haven't prepared well, you might not be able to cross the finishing line. Candidates can check some general preparation tips for SSC JE here:
Understand the syllabus, marking scheme and SSC JE 2020 exam pattern in depth.
Make a productive time table and follow it religiously. Allocate equal time to all the sections.
Read newspapers, current affairs magazines and various engineering books.
Make notes of whatever thing you find useful.
Memorize the formulas at your fingertips and practice them so you don't forget about them.
Check the previous year SSC JE question papers and solve the mock tests if available.
Discuss with friends or batchmates who are preparing for the same exam.
Follow a healthy routine and invest some time in meditation and exercise.
SSC will release the answer key on its official website after the exam is conducted. With the help of answers key, candidates will be able to check their responses and spectate their probable score in the SSC Junior Engineer exam. First, SSC will release a provisional answer key where candidates will be given a chance to raise their objections for the wrong questions, after taking into consideration the responses received by candidates, SSC will release the final answer key.
SSC will release the result of SSC JE exam 2020 in the form of PDFs containing the name, roll numbers and category of all the qualified candidates. The result PDF will be available in online mode at the official website of SSC along with the SSC JE Cut off. The result will be released stage-wise and candidates qualifying in one stage will be eligible to appear in the next stage.
SSC has released the region-wise admit card anytime soon. Each applicant should bring the admit card at SSC JE Exam centres. The admit card will be released in online mode at the regional website and candidates will have to enter their credentials to download it. They will also have to carry the admit card along with a valid ID proof - Voter ID, Passport, Aadhar Card etc.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC JE Exam Pattern 2020 - Subject Wise Pattern for Paper 1 & 2
Question: Is there an interview in SSC JE?
No there is no interview round in SSC JE.
Question: How difficult is the SSC JE exam?
The exam is easy to tackle but if you score the qualifying marks as mentioned in the article above you will qualify it. Just practice at least 1 year prior to the exam.
Question: How many papers are there in SSC JE?
There are 2 papers - One is objective type CBT based while the other one is descriptive.
Question: How can I crack SSC JE?
To crack the SSC JE exam you need to have a detailed understanding of the syllabus, exam pattern and the marking scheme. Apart from that, you must have an exam preparation strategy that covers all the sections as well as topics.
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Questions related to SSC JE
Hi, i was successfully applied for ssc je but today i came to know that i did not mentioned date on photo. Is SSC gives chance to modify application which are rejected ??
In the official notification of SSC , it is said that without the date the application will be rejected. Now if it will give you a date of modification isn't clearly mentioned anywhere. So if you can cancel your application if options available and apply newly to be safe. Also you can contact the SSC regional office or any helpline number and talk about this. They will guide you a way out.
I hope my answer helps you. Have a great day!
hello sir , i have applied my ssc je application form photo without date so can i wait for modification link for photograph change or can i apply another registration using different email id help me!!
the SSC Je guidelines clearly mentioned that you need to upload a photo with the date on it and it was also clearly written that if you will upload photos without date ,or more than 3 months old ,your applucation will be rejected .You must have clearly read the guidelines for the exam before uploading your photo. now in your case applying through a different mail ID will be of no use as your name will be saved it will be of no use .You can either wait for the modification link if it comes but there are less chances as mentioned by the guidelines of SSC je there are more chances that your application will be rejected . you can refer to the guidelines mentioned in the SSC JE Exam by following the given link:
Just hope that SSC JE authority becomes lenient and open the modification link.
sir, i uploaded the photo of ssc je 2020 with specs and ears not clearly visible. But i have put the date.. Will my application get rejected?
No dear your application didn't get cancelled. Because your signature is clearly visible and you wear a spectacle.
Some examination have criteria so next time you should maintain the criteria carefully.
All the best.
what will happen if ssc je exam is absent
SSC JE is scheduled to be conducted in the month of March next year, it's not clear from your query what exactly you're enquiring, there is still lot of time time left for the exam,in case you miss it you have to fill the form again to reappear for the exam in its next schedule, if there is something else kindly elaborate the same in the comment box below, you may visit our page at https://competition.careers360.com/exams/ssc-je?utm_source=google&utm_medium=kg for more details regarding the exam.
sir/madam i have ews certificate validity upto 30-09-2020, i applied for ssc je 2020 under ews category for the notification released on 01-10-2020. am i eligible for ews certificate or shall i have to renewal it before applying it. thank u sir.
You can use your EWS certificate in your SSC JE 2020 exam. And canr your certificate after giving exam . But if you have time then you can renew the certificate before the exam. Keep In mind the documents required for renewal of EWS certificate . The documents required are:
Educational records duly signed certificate from two gazetted officer.
Rupees 10 non judicial declaration paper and income tax return if any or any pay slip .
Duly completed application form with 2 court fee stamp .
Process of renewal :
Visit revenue officer not below the rank of tehsildar /sub divisional officer/DM/ chief presidency/ magistrate of your area.
After that the officer will check the renewal documents as prescribed by the respective States and UTs .
Concerned officers will do an enquiry of your income and asset providing the EWS certificate.
Hope this helps.