SSC JE Exam Analysis: Previous Year Paper Exam Analysis

Nov 6, 2020 6:14 PM ET

iCrowdNewswire   Nov 6, 20201:14 PM ET

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released a notification for recruitment to the post of Junior Engineer (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Quality Surveying and Contracts). The SSC JE Examination 2020 is scheduled to be conducted from 22 March to 25 March 2021. Candidates from the engineering background would be appearing for SSC JE exam to be recruited as a Junior engineer in SSC’s prestigious department.

This will help you with the detailed SSE JE exam analysis of the previous year’s paper, the candidates’ review, and the questions being asked in the exam.

SSC JE Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Paper/No. Of Questions/Maximum Marks

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning – 50 – 50
  • General Awareness – 50 – 50

 Part– A General

Engineering (Civil and Structural) – 100 – 100


 Part – B General

Engineering (Electrical)

Part – C General

Engineering (Mechanical)

Total  –   200   –  200

SSC JE Exam Analysis: General Intelligence and Reasoning

The reasoning section contains questions of both verbal and non –verbal types. Candidates are required to answer questions from various topics such as analogy, similarities, dissimilarities, space visualization, problem-solving analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, etc. The overall level of  Reasoning section was easy to moderate. Candidates can easily attempt more than 40 in this section.

  • The number and Alphabetical series – 5-6 questions
  • Coding-Decoding – 9-10 questions
  • Analogy – 6-7 questions
  • Odd one Out – 2-3 questions
  • Syllogism – 2-3 questions
  • Statements and conclusion – 2-3 questions
  • Direction Sense – 2-3 questions
  • Sitting Arrangement – 1 question

Non- verbal:

Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding, and Cutting, Mirror Image – 5-6 questions

Venn diagram – 2 questions

Blood relations – 3 questions

Miscellaneous – 3-4 questions

Total No. Of Question – 50

SSC JE Exam Analysis: General Awareness

The general awareness section was seen to be of moderate level. Questions were asked on various topics, including history, polity, current affairs, science, etc. Below are the points to be noted related to the general awareness section :

  • 5-6 questions were asked from history
  • 8-10 question we’re asked from topics such as schedule, ordinances, article, directive principles of state policy, etc
  • 6-7 current affairs were asked
  • The majority of questions were asked from the science section
  • 1 question from the study of fossils
  • 1 question from oxidation and reduction reactions

SSC JE Exam Analysis: Technical Part (Civil)

The technical paper (Civil Engineering) was of a moderate level. Questions were asked from Building Materials, Estimating, Costing and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation  Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering: Theory of Structures, Concrete Technology, RCC Design, Steel Design.

Points to be noted: The technical part consisted of theory mostly, but questions were easily doable.

  • 2-3 questions were asked from highway engineering
  • Questions were asked from the Reynolds number, dynamic viscosity, etc.
  • Tension member to the slender ratio
  • Reversal of stress to wind slenderness ratio?
  • One question from torsion
  • Plinth area
  • Carpet area
  • Plastic limit
  • Graphite is which type of rock?
  • One ques from SE=WG
  • What is meant by freeholder? (Estimate and Costing)
  • Effective length related to the steel and RCC where one end if free and other end is fixed
  • One ques from Euler’s Formula
  • One ques from contingencies
  • Fixed end moment for UDL
  • Cement used in a deep well
  • Compressive strength
  • Measurement of angles and length using staff
  • One ques from toughness index
  • Part of carriageway where the vehicle can stop
  • Ore of iron
  • One ques from Pig iron
  • Floor area ratio was asked
  • One ques from plain sedimentation.

You can also check the details about the SSC JE Admit Card .