SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus Question Paper Pattern Analysis

SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus, Exam Analysis and Topic wise Question Paper Pattern of SSC JE Examination.

Scheme of Examination: Written Tests (500 marks)

Paper-I (Objective Type- Multiple Choice questions) – 200 marks, Duration of Exam- 2 Hours

(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning – 50 Marks

(ii) General Awareness – 50 marks

(iii) Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering – 100 marks

Paper -II (Conventional Type) – Duration of Exam – 2 Hours

Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering -300 marks

Negative Marking:

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.

Standard of Questions:

The standard of the questions in Engineering subjects will be approximately of the level of Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute, Board or University recognized by All India Board of Technical Education.

SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus

Part-I, General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 questions):

Syllabus: The Syllabus for General Intelligence would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

Topic wise Question Pattern of  SSC JE Exam, Paper-I, 2014:

Verbal = 41 questions


Topic Number of questions
Related word/letters/number 9
Odd number/letters/figures/number pair 9
Meaningful order 1
Dictionary 1
Series – one term missing 6
Coding/Decoding 2
Simple math 3
Math symbols 2
Word formation 1
Trends & Operations – Missing number 3
Distance/Direction 2
Statements conclusion 2

Non Verbal: 9 questions


Topic Number of questions
Figure identification from pieces 1
Figures counting 1
Venn diagram 1
Relation through figures 1
Figure pattern 2
Mirror Image 1
Paper folding 1
Matrix 1

Part II, General Awareness (50 questions):

Syllabus: Questions are designed to test the ability of candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc.

Topic wise SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus and Question Pattern, Exam 2014:


Topic Number of Questions
Economics 6
History 6
Geography 10
Political Science 7
Biology 8
Physics 4
Chemistry 4
Environment/Pollution 2
Computer 2
Sports 1

Topic wise SSC JE Paper 1 Syllabus and General Engineering Paper Pattern of  Exam, 2014:

Topic wise detailed syllabus and Question Paper Pattern of  individual engineering stream may be checked at below links:

  1. SSC JE Mechanical Exam Question Paper-I, 2014
  2. JE Electrical Exam Question Paper-I, 2014
  3. JE Civil Exam Question Paper-I, 2014.

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