SSC JE Exam Analysis 2020: Check good attempts and difficulty level

SSC JE Exam Analysis: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year releases notification for SSC JE Exam. This year many notifications and exams held by SSC have been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. In this article, we will see the detailed SSC JE exam analysis along with important dates and exam patterns which will help your preparation.

Although it might seem there is a lot of time in the SSC JE exam, however, seeing the tough competition candidates must start their preparation as early as possible. So, before starting the preparation the candidates must carefully analyze the past year trends in the examination by seeing the SSC JE exam analysis.

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SSC JE Exam Analysis

This SSC JE Exam analysis for 2020-21 recruitment exam would be updated here after the conclusion of the exam. till then please read on to understand the previous year exam analysis for SSC Junior Engineer Exam.

SSC JE Important Dates 2020

Events

Dates

Notification Release Date 1st October 2020
Last Date to Apply Online 30th October  2020
Last date and time for making online fee payment 1st November 2020 (23:30)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan 3rd November 2020 (23:30)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) 5th November 2020
Tier-I Admit Card March 2021
Commencement of Tier-I Exam 22nd March to 25th March 2021
SSC JE Tier-I Result To be notified later
Commencement of Tier-II Exam To be notified later

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SSC JE Exam Pattern

Before we get into the SSC JE exam analysis, let us take a look at the SSC JE selection procedure. The SSC JE selection procedure mainly consists of 2 stages:

Paper Sections Asked Maximum Marks Duration
Paper–I General Awareness 50 2 Hours
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50
Part A- General Engineering (civil & structural) 100
Part B- General Engineering (electrical)
Part C- General Engineering (mechanical)
Paper-II Part A- General Eng. (civil & structural) 300 2 Hours
Part B- General Eng. (electrical)
Part C- General Eng. (mechanical)

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SSC JE Shift 2 Analysis 2020: October 29th

Civil Engineering

Section No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 38-42 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness  35-38 Easy to Moderate
General Engineering (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) 78-82  Moderate

Reasoning Section:

Topics Asked No. Of Questions
Coding-Decoding
2
Directions Sense
2-3
 Odd one Out Blood relations 9-10
Syllogism 7-8
Analogy 6-7
Venn diagram 2-3
Statement & Conclusions 3-4
Seating Arrangement 2-3
Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 6-7
Number & Alphabetical Series 3
Miscellaneous 3-4
Total 50

General Awareness:

Topic No of Questions
Current Affairs 10-15
Science 4-5
Economics 2-3
Biology 2-3
History 6-7
Computer 4-5

Civil Section

  • Building Material
  • Soil
  • FM(5-6 Question)
  • Environment (7-9 Question)
  • Irrigation
  • Strength of material
  • Compressive strength

SSC JE Shift 1 Analysis 2020: October 29th

Civil Engineering

Section No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 39-40 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness  36-39 Easy to Moderate
General Engineering (Civil) 77-81  Moderate
Total 160-175 Easy to Moderate

 

Reasoning Section:

Topic No of Questions
Coding – Decoding 1-2
Venn Diagram 3-4
Dice 2-3
Matrix 2
Paper Folding 2
Paper Cutting 1
Alphabetical Reasoning 3-4
Syllogism 2
Figures & Patterns 10-11
Mirror Image 1
Related Words 1
Series 2-3
Total 50

 

General Awareness:

Topic No of Questions
Current Affairs 10-15
History 6-7
Science 5-6
Geography 4-5
Constitution 1-2

Civil Section

  • Building Material
  • Soil
  • FM(5-6 Question)
  • Environment (7-9 Question)
  • Irrigation
  • Strength of material
  • Compressive strength

SSC JE Shift 2 Analysis 2020: October 28th

Electrical Engineering

Section No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 38-42 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness  35-38 Easy to Moderate
General Engineering (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) 78-82  Moderate

Reasoning Section:

Topics Asked No. Of Questions
Venn diagram
2
Seating Arrangement
2-3
Number & Alphabetical Series Odd one Out 9-10
Syllogism 7-8
Analogy 6-7
Coding-Decoding 2-3
Statement & Conclusions 3-4
Directions Sense 2-3
Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 6-7
Blood relations 3
Miscellaneous 3-4
Total 50

General Awareness:

Topic No of Questions
Current Affairs 7-8
Science 4-5
Geography 2-3
History 6-7
Computer 4-5

SSC JE Shift 1 Analysis 2020: October 28th

Electrical Engineering

Section No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 39-40 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness  36-39 Easy to Moderate
General Engineering (Electrical) 77-81  Moderate

 

Reasoning Section:

Topic No of Questions
Coding – Decoding 1-2
Venn Diagram 3-4
Dice 2-3
Matrix 2
Paper Folding 2
Paper Cutting 1
Alphabetical Reasoning 3-4
Syllogism 2
Figures & Patterns 10-11
Mirror Image 1
Related Words 1
Series 2-3
Total 50

General Awareness:

Topic No of Questions
Current Affairs 7-8
History 6-7
Ancient History 1
Medieval History 1
Geography 4-5
Constitution 1-2

SSC JE Shift 2 Analysis 2020: October 27th

Mechanical Engineering

Section No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 38-42 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness  35-38 Easy to Moderate
General Engineering (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) 78-82  Moderate

Reasoning Section:

Topics Asked No. Of Questions
Venn diagram
2-3
Number & Alphabetical Series Odd one Out 9-10
Statement & Conclusions 7-8
Analogy 6-7
Coding-Decoding 2-3
Syllogism 3-4
Directions Sense 2-3
Seating Arrangement 1
Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 6-7
Blood relations 3
Miscellaneous 3-4
Total 50

 

General Awareness:

Topic No of Questions
Current Affairs 7-8
Computer 2-3
History 6-7
Science 4-5
Geography 4-5

Mechanical Section

  • Numerical were asked from FM
  • Approx. 5-10 from Boiler

SSC JE Shift 1 Analysis 2020: October 27th

Civil Engineering

Section No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence and Reasoning 38-42 Easy to Moderate
General Awareness  35-38 Easy to Moderate
General Engineering (Civil, Electrical & Mechanical) 78-82  Moderate

 

Reasoning Section:

S. No. Topics Asked No. Of Questions
1 Statement & Conclusions 5-6
2 Directions Sense 9-10
3 Analogy 6-7
4 Odd one Out 2-3
5 Venn diagram 2-3
6 Number & Alphabetical Series 2-3
7 Coding-Decoding 2-3
8 Sitting Arrangement 1
9 Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 5-6
10 Syllogism 2
11 Blood relations 3
12 Miscellaneous 3-4
Total No. Of Questions 50

 

General Awareness:

Topic No of Questions
Current Affairs 7-8
History 6-7
Science 4-5
Geography 4-5
Amendment (Constitution) 1-2

Civil Section

  • Floor area ratio was asked
  • Compressive strength
  • Fixed end moment for UDL
  • One question from Euler’s Formula
  • One question from contingencies
  • Ore of iron
  • One question from plain sedimentation
  • Cement used in deep well foundation
  • Measurement of angles and length using staff
  • One question from toughness index
  • Part of carriageway where the vehicle can stop
  • One question from Pig iron

SSC JE Exam Analysis – Previous Year

The following table depicts the previous year SSC JE sectional analysis of Phase I and Phase II: 

Sections No. of Questions Analysis (Good Attempts / Difficulty Level) {Mechanical} Analysis (Good Attempts / Difficulty Level) {Civil}
General Awareness 50 36-38 / Moderate  40-45 / Easy
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 35-38 / Moderate  40-45 / Easy 
General Engineering (Mechanical & civil) 100 68-72 / Moderate  75-80 / Easy to Moderate 
Total 200 139-172 / Moderate 135-140 / Easy to Moderate 

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SSC JE Topic wise Distribution (Civil, Mechanical and Electrical)

Civil Engineering

Subject Name Objective Conventional
Questions Marks Questions Marks
SOM & TOS 15-20 15-20 2 or 3 60
RCC 10-12 10-12 1 or 2 60
Steel 7-8 7-8 1 or 2 30
BMC 15-20 15-20 1 or 2 30
Soil 10-15 10-15 1 30
Environment 5-6 5-6 0 or 1 30
FM & HM 12-15 12-15 0 or 1 30
Hydr. & Irr. 5-6 5-6 0 or 1 15
Survey 15-20 15-20 1 or 2 30
T. Engg. 4-5 4-5 1 15
Est. & costing 2-3 2-3 1 30
Total 100 100 6 360

SSC JE Section-wise Preparation Tips for 2020-21

Mechanical Engineering

Subject Name Objective Conventional
Questions Marks Questions Marks
TOM & MD 20 20 1 60
FM & HM 20 20 1 60
SOM 20 20 1 or 2 75
Thermo (RAC, IC, PP) 20 20 1 60
Production Engineering 20 20 1 or 2 105
Total 100 100 6 360

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Electrical Engineering

Subject Name Objective Conventional
Questions Marks Questions Marks
Network 32 32 2 120
EMI 18 18 1 60
Machines 25 25 1 or 2 100
Power System 20 20 1 60
Basic Electronics 8 8 0 or 0.5 20
100 100 6 360

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 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. How many phases are there in the SSC JE Exam?

Ans. Candidates are tested through two phases for SSC JE 2020.

Q2. Is there any negative marking in the SSC JE Exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking for the SSC JE phase I. For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.

Q3. What are the total marks assigned for both the phases-I and II?

Ans. Phase I:200 Marks
        Phase II: 300 Marks
        Total marks for both the phases make it 500 Marks. 

Q4.  Which subjects are tested in SSC JE paper II?

Ans. Phase-II of SSC JE is of descriptive type. Questions of General Engineering comprises civil/ structural/ electrical and mechanical subjects.

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