SSC JE 2019- Strategy To Prepare And Excel

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What is SSC JE Exam?

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is a revered Organization under the Indian government that takes care of recruiting staff into various departments, Ministries and offices under the Government of India.

SSC JE Exam is one of the important competitive exams conducted by the SSC for recruiting eligible candidates as Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Quantity Surveying & Contracts) in different departments like Central Water Commission, Central Public works Department, Military Engineering Services, etc.


The SSC JE Syllabus comprises of 2 papers – paper 1, paper 2. Each paper has been again divided into categories from different subjects & has a duration of 2 hours.

For candidates with certain disabilities, the duration of each paper is 2hr 40 minutes.


To understand the SSC JE Syllabus, you can refer to the table below:


Exam pattern Exam Mode Subject Marks
Objective  Computer-based Exam 1.General Intelligence and Reasoning 50
2. General Awareness 50
3. Part – A (Civil & Structural Engineering)


     Part-B (Electrical)


    Part- C (Mechanical)



SSC JE PAPER-2 Syllabus

Exam pattern Exam Mode Subject Marks
Subjective/Descriptive Written Exam 3. Part – A (Civil & Structural Engineering)


     Part-B (Electrical)


    Part- C (Mechanical)




Preparation Strategy while gearing up for the SSC JE Exam

SSC JE Exam needs a lot of attention and strategy during the preparation phase. This would help the candidate to evaluate the papers and devise a clear cut game plan to understand the concepts of each topic in the subject.

SSC JE syllabus covers many topics related to various streams. To understand them well, one needs to make certain changes in the method of their preparation that would ultimately make their task of learning and preparing easy, clear and stress-free.

Pointers for Preparation:
  • Understanding the syllabus in depth
  • Segregation of topics as per your ease of understanding
  • Assigning specific time for each subject and relevant topics
  • Taking notes of the concepts 
  • Making a flow chart of the complicated topics
  • Keeping your brain updated on current affairs and General Knowledge
  • Referring relevant and important books on the necessary topics and concepts
  • Solving previous years SSC JE EXAM papers
  • Taking numerous tests to understand your grasping level

To make your understanding more clear and applicable, you can refer to the example below:

Preparation Tips on General Intelligence & reasoning for SSC JE Exam:

  • Focus more on the Verbal and non-verbal reasoning part
  • Practice Mock test papers on a daily basis
  • Practice more on the Previous year’s SSC JE  exam papers and solve within the assigned duration
  • Give more attention to topics like Ranks, Arrangements, Images, Analogy, Dices, Figure Matrix, etc.
  • Work on your solving speed


The motto of this article is to help the candidates achieve a good score in the SSC JE exam. Apart from these tips, candidates need to be updated regularly on the information provided by the official website and go through the SSC JE syllabus on any doubt related to patterns and topics.