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SSC JE Books 2020 | Subject Wise Best Books to Prepare From

SSC JE Books: SSC JE is a National Level Exam conducted by the SSC (Staff Selection Commission) for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the post of Junior Engineers (JEs) in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Quantity Surveying and contract Posts for various Ministries and Departments in the Government of India.

Candidates applying for SSC JE Examination 2020-21, must be aware of the preparation Strategies and the best and most relevant study material, On this page, we will inform you about the expert-recommended SSC JE Books to prepare from to excel your SSC JE Examination.

SSC JE Notification And Exam Updates

Due to the COVID-19 situation in the country, many exams were postponed, the Following table consists of the Notification and Exam Date as provided by the SSC in their Revised calendar.

Exam EventsDate(Tentative)
SSC JE 2020-21 Notification1st October 2020
SSC JE Online Application Start Date1st October 2020
SSC JE Online Application End Date30th October 2020
Paper-I(Computer Based Test)22nd March 2021 to 25th March 2021
Paper-I Result DateTo be Updated
Paper-II(Descriptive Paper) Exam DateTo be Updated
Paper-II Exam ResultTo be Updated

SSC Revised Notification and Exam Dates Calendar 

SSC JE Books- Subject Wise Best Books 

The following content contains the subject wise distribution of the best SSC JE Books, which the aspirants can refer, for up-to-date and most relevant content.

SSC JE Books Paper -I(Computer Based Exam)

The 1st paper for SSC JE Exam contains 2 sections which is common for all candidates and 3rd section which is different for every Engineering trade, the common section include General Reasoning and General Awareness

SSC JE Books-General Intelligence

SectionSSC JE BooksAuthor/Publication
General Intelligence & ReasoningSSC (CPWD/CWC/MES) General Intelligence & Reasoning General Awareness for Junior Engineers GuideGK Publications
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S. Aggarwal
Wiley’s General Intelligence and Reasoning Exam Goalpost for Staff Selection Commission (SSC) ExamsWiley (2017)
SSC JE General Intelligence & Reasoning General AwarenessGK PUBLICATION
SSC-JE 2020 General Awareness & Reasoning Previous Years Detailed SolutionIES master team


SSC JE Books-General Awareness

SectionSSC JE BooksAuthor/Publication
General AwarenessGeneral knowledge 2020Manohar Pandey
General knowledgeLucent’s
SSC Chapter wise Solved Papers General Studies 2020Arihant Publications

SSC JE Previous year Question Paper PDF

SSC JE Books-Civil and Structural Engineering

SectionSSC JE BooksAuthor/Publication
Part A: Civil and Structural EngineeringSSC Junior Engineer Civil & Structural Recruitment Exam Guide 3rd EditionDisha Experts
SSC Junior Engineer Civil and Structural Engineering Exam Practice Work BookKiran Prakashan
SSC Junior Engineer Civil and Structural Engineering Recruitment Exam GuideDisha Experts
SSC (CPWD-MES) Junior Engineers Examination Civil EngineeringGK Publication
SSC JE Civil 2019 Engineering Solved Papers (English Medium)Youth Competition Times

SSC JE Books-Electrical Engineering

SectionSSC JE BooksAuthor/Publication
Part B: Electrical EngineeringSSC JE Electrical Engineering for Junior Engineers Previous Year Solved Papers (2008-18), 2018-19 for Paper IG K Publication
SSC JE Electrical exam Guide-Cum-practice workbookKiran Prakashan
Juniors Engineers Electrical Examination Guide: Electrical Engineering (Popular Master Guide)RPH Editorial Board
SSC Junior Engineers (CPWD/CWC/MES) Electrical Engineering 15 Practice PapersG K Publication
SSC JE: Electrical Engineering – Topic wise Conventional Solved PapersMade easy Publication

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SSC JE Books-Mechanical Engineering

SectionSSC JE BooksAuthor/Publication
Part C: Mechanical EngineeringSSC Junior Engineers (Mechanical) Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide)RPH Editorial Board
SSC CWC / MES 2015 Mechanical Engineering (Junior Engineering Recruitment Exam)GK Publication
SSC Junior Engineering self-study Guide cum Practice BookKiran Prakashan
SSC JE (CPWD) Paper-I (22 Solved Papers 2008-18) Mechanical EngineeringGK Publication
SSC Junior Engineers Mechanical Engineering Paper 1Arihant Experts

SSC JE In Hand Salary and Allowance

SSC JE 2020-21 Vacancy

Candidates appearing for SSC JE Exam 2020-21 must also be aware of the number of vacancies for the JE(Junior Engineer) posts as provided by the SSC, the following table contains the previous year vacancies as provided by the commission.

SSC JE Vacancies 2018-19
Military Engineering Services(Army HQ)
JE(Electrical & Mechanical)106
Central Water Commission
Central Public Work Department(CPWD)
Border Road Organization(BRO)
Central Water Power Research Center
M/o Defence(DGQA-NAVAL)

SSC JE Job Profile and Promotions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What was the total number of vacancies for JE as released by the SSC in year 2018-19?

Ans. The total number of vacancies for JE in year 2018-19 was 1845 posts.

Q2. Is the SSC JE paper-I same for all candidates?

Ans. No, in SSC JE paper-I only 2 Sections are same for all candidates, whereas the 3rd Section is different for each engineering stream.

Q3. Which is the best book for SSC JE previous year question papers for Mechanical?

Ans. The best book for previous papers for SSC JE Mechanical is SSC JE Electrical Engineering for Junior Engineers Previous Year Solved Papers by GK Publication.

Q4. Is there negative marking in SSC JE Paper-I(CBE)?

Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in SSC JE paper-I, but no negative marking in SSC JE Paper-II(Descriptive Paper).

Q5. What is the In Hand Salary of SSC JEs?

Ans. In Hand Salary for candidates selected for SSC JEs is Rs 29455 to Rs 33907.

Q6. When is the SSC JE Notification 2020-21 expected to release?

Ans. The SSC JE Notification 2020-21 is expected to release on 1st October 2020.

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