SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023
SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023: SSC JE Revised Exam Pattern 2023 was released with the official notification on 26th July 2023 on the official website. According to the notice released by SSC on 18th September 2023, the Staff Selection Commission has made slight changes in NEGATIVE marking of SSC JE Exam 2023. Candidates appearing for the SSC JE examination scheduled to be held on 9th, 10th and 11th October 2023 must thoroughly review the revised SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023. Candidates can read the article below to check the updated information about SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023.
SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023: Overview
Check the table below to get an overview of the SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023.
|SSC JE Exam Pattern 2023|
|Recruitment Commission||Staff Selection Commission|
|Exam Name||SSC JE Exam|
|SSC JE Exam Date 2023||9th, 10th and 11th October 2023|
|Mode of examination||Online|
|Frequency of examination||Once a year|
|NEGATIVE Marking in Paper-I||0.25 Mark [Revised]|
|NEGATIVE Marking in Paper-II||1 Mark [Revised]|
SSC JE Exam Pattern: Paper-I
The Paper 1 of the SSC JE exam includes 200 multiple-choice questions that need to be answered within a time limit of 2 hours. This paper is divided into three sections: General Intelligence, General Awareness, and General Engineering, with options for specialization in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering. The exam is conducted online, and candidates must choose one engineering stream for both Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- Paper 1 of the SSC JE exam is conducted online and consists of multiple-choice questions.
- There is a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong answer. (REVISED)
- It is divided into three sections: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and General Engineering (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical).
- The first two sections are identical for all candidates. However, in the third section, candidates must select their respective specialization from Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.
- Sections 1 and 2 consist of 50 questions each. These sections test the candidate’s ability and knowledge of general reasoning and awareness. Section 3 consists of 100 questions and examines the candidate’s knowledge of the subject chosen from Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrica Engineering.
- In Paper-I and Paper-II for General Engineering, the candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per the option given in the application form filled by the candidate.
|Papers||No. Of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50||2 Hrs.|
|(ii) General Awareness||50||50|
|iii) Part–A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
SSC JE Exam Pattern: Paper-II
Check the SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper- II (revised) below.
- SSC JE Paper 2 is a Computer Based Examination
- Type of questions: Objective Type of Questions
- Time duration: 2 Hours
- There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer. (REVISED)
- Paper 2 is a conventional type exam, candidates have to choose the subject from Part A- Civil & Structural Engineering, Part B- Electrical Engineering, or Part C- Mechanical Engineering.
- Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Table, and Steam Table for Paper II.
|Paper – II||Total No. Of Questions||Time|
|Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)||100||2 Hrs.|
|Part- B General Engineering (Electrical)||100||2 Hrs.|
|Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)||100||2 Hrs.|
Important Points to Remember
- The candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), and Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contracts) should attempt Part A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II, and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part-B (Electrical) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part C (Mechanical) of Paper-I and Paper-II failing which his/ her answer sheet (PaperII) will not be evaluated.
- There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer.
- Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Tables, and Steam Table for Paper-II only. They are not allowed to use such aids for Paper-I.
- Marks scored by candidates in Paper-I will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
- Based on the performance in Paper-I+Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for Document Verification.