SSC JE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2019 PDF – Paper 1 & 2 Exam Pattern

SSC JE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2019 PDF – Paper 1 & 2 Exam Pattern

SSC conducts JE (Junior Engineering) exam each year for selection of JE in different-1 departments. Lakhs of Students participate in this exam. This recruitment is for various kind of below branches – Electrical, Civil and Mechanical Engineering.

SSC JE Syllabus - Civil Engineering

In this article, you will find the syllabus for both Paper-1 and Paper-2.

SSC JE Syllabus 2019 Details

Candidates can get the overview of this recruitment below in table.

Exam Name SSC JE
Conducting Authority SSC
Age Limit 18 to 30 Years
Pay Scale Rs. 35,400 – 1,12,400
Application Fee Rs. 100 (Online)
Job Profile Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Quantity Surveying & Contract
Exam Mode CBT (Paper 1) & Offline (Paper 2)
Frequency Once in a year

SSC JE Paper 1 Exam Pattern

Paper 1 exam for SSC JE will be conducted in online (computer based) mode only. There will 200 questions in paper 1 exam and need to finish the exam in 2 hours. This is objective type questions.

Subject No. of Qs Max. Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50
General Awareness 50 50
Engineering 100 100

SSC JE Paper 2 Exam Pattern

Paper 2 exam for SSC JE has total 300 questions and need to complete in 2 hours. It will be descriptive type and written exam paper.

Subject No. of Qs Max. Marks
Civil and Structural 300 300

SSC JE Syllabus Paper 1 Civil Engineering 2019

Tier-1 exam for SSC JE is conducted in online mode and contains three below detailed engineering sections.

SSC JE Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

This section is of 50 marks and having below topics.

  1. Decision Making
  2. Visual Memory
  3. Relationship Concepts
  4. Arithmetical Reasoning
  5. Verbal and Figure Classification
  6. Arithmetical Number Series
  7. Abstract Ideas and Symbols and Their Relationships
  8. Arithmetical Number Series
  9. Arithmetical Computations and Other Analytical Functions
  10. Space Visualization
  11. Problem Solving

SSC JE Syllabus for General Awareness

This section has also 50 marks and having below topics.

  1. Economic Science
  2. General Polity and Scientific Research
  3. Current Affairs
  4. India and its Neighboring Countries

SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Engineering

This section has 100 marks and having below number of topics.

  1. Building Materials
  2. Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  3. Soil Mechanics
  4. Irrigation Engineering
  5. 1st and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics
  6. IC Engine Performance
  7. IC Engine Cooling and Lubrication
  8. Ranking Cycle of System
  9. Fitting & Accessories
  10. Air Compressors & their Cycles
  11. Refrigeration Cycles
  12. The Principle of Refrigeration Plant
  13. Nozzles & Steam Turbines
  14. Properties & Classifications Of Fluids
  15. Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure
  16. Transportation Engineering
  17. Environment Engineering

SSC JE Syllabus Paper 2 For Civil Engineering 2019

Paper 2 will be conducted in offline mode. Topics details have been provided below for Civil Engineering (CE).

Topics Parts Details
Building Materials 1. Physical and chemical properties

2. Classification, Standard Tests, Uses and Manufacture/ Quarrying of Materials

Estimating, Costing and Valuation 1. Estimate, glossary of technical terms, analysis of rates, methods and unit of measurement, Items of work – earthwork, Brick work (Modular & Traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring and Plastering.

2. Boundary wall, Brick building, Water Tank, Septic tank, Bar bending schedule, Centre line method, Mid-section formula, Trapezoidal formula, Simpson’s rule.

3. Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Tube well, isolates and combined footings, Steel Truss, Piles and pile-caps

4. Valuation – Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence, methods of Valuation

Irrigation Engineering 1. Definition, necessity, benefits, 2II effects of irrigation, types and methods of irrigation.

2. Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, run off coefficient, rain gauge.

3. Losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc. Water requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies.

4. Different type of canals, types of canal irrigation, loss of water in canals. Canal lining – types and advantages. Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well.

5. Weir and barrage, Failure of weirs and permeable foundation, Slit and Scour, Kennedy’s theory of critical velocity.

6. Lacey’s theory of uniform flow.

7. Definition of flood, causes and effects, methods of flood control, water logging, preventive measure.

Hydraulics 1. Fluid properties and hydrostatics, measurements of flow.

2. Bernoulli’s theorem and its application.

3. Flow through pipes.

4. Flow in open channels, weirs, flumes, spillways, pumps and turbines.

Soil Mechanics 1. Origin of soil, phase diagram, Definitions-void ratio, porosity, degree of saturation, water content, specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights, density index and interrelationship of different parameters, Grain size distribution curves and their uses.

2. Index properties of soils, Atterberg’s limits, ISI soil classification and plasticity chart.

3. Permeability of soil, coefficient of permeability, determination of coefficient of permeability, Unconfined and confined aquifers, effective stress, quick sand, consolidation of soils, Principles of consolidation, degree of consolidation, pre-consolidation pressure, normally consolidated soil, e-log p curve, computation of ultimate settlement.

4. Shear strength of soils, direct shear test, Vane shear test, Triaxial test.

5. Soil compaction, Laboratory compaction test, Maximum dry density and optimum moisture content, earth pressure theories, active and passive earth pressures, Bearing capacity of soils, plate load test, standard penetration test.

Surveying 1. Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, chain surveying.

2. Working of prismatic compass, compass traversing, bearings, local attraction, plane table surveying.

3. The odolite traversing, adjustment of theodolite, Leveling, Definition of terms used in leveling, contouring, curvature and refraction corrections.

4. Temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level, methods of contouring.

5. Uses of contour map, tachometric survey, curve setting

6. Earth work calculation, advanced surveying equipment.

Transportation Engineering 1. Highway Engineering – cross sectional elements, geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials.

2. Aggregates and bitumen, different tests, Design of flexible and rigid pavements

3. Water Bound Macadam (WBM) and Wet Mix Macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous construction, Rigid pavement joint, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage, Railway Engineering.

4. Components of permanent way -Sleepers, ballast, fixtures and fastening, track geometry, points and crossings, track junction, stations and yards.

5. Traffic Engineering – Different traffic survey, speed-flow-density and their interrelationships, intersections and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic operation, traffic signs and markings, road safety.

Environmental Engineering 1. Quality of water, source of water supply, purification of water, distribution of water, need of sanitation, sewerage systems, circular sewer, oval sewer, sewer appurtenances, sewage treatments

2. Surface water drainage

3. Solid waste management – types, effects, engineered management system.

4. Air pollution – pollutants, causes, effects, control.

5. Noise pollution – cause, health effects, control.

SSC JE Syllabus 2019 For Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering Topics for Part 2 have been given below.

Topics Parts Details
Theory of Structures 1. Elasticity constants, types of beams – determinate and indeterminate, bending moment and shear force diagrams of simply supported, cantilever and over hanging beams

2. Moment of area and moment of inertia for rectangular & circular sections, bending moment and shear stress for tee, channel and compound sections.

3. Chimneys, dams and retaining walls, eccentric loads, slope deflection of simply supported and cantilever beams, critical load and columns, Torsion of circular section.

Steel Design 1. Steel design and construction of steel columns.

2. Beams roof trusses plate girders.

Concrete Technology 1. Properties, Advantages and uses of concrete, cement aggregates, importance of water quality, water cement ratio.

2. Work ability, mix design, storage, batching, mixing, placement, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete.

3. Quality control of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting, repair and maintenance of concrete structures.

RCC Design 1. RCC beams-flexural strength, shear strength, bond strength, design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beams, cantilever beams.

2. T-beams, lintels.

3. One way and two way slabs, isolated footings. Reinforced brick works, columns, staircases, retaining wall, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State and Working Stress methods).

All the best for your upcoming exam!

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