SSC JE Exam Pattern 2022: Marking Scheme, Duration, Type of Questions

SSC JE exam pattern 2022 illustrates the structure of the question paper and other aspects of the examination that a candidate should know before starting his/her preparation. SSC annually conducts the recruitment program for the post of junior engineer in various departments of the government. The exam is conducted in both the online and offline modes.

Every year lakhs of candidates apply for this prestigious exam but only a few of them make it through the exam. However with the right strategy, one can easily crack the exam. The SSC JE exam pattern 2022 acts as a guide to the candidates by addressing questions like what will be the duration of the exam, what will be the marking scheme, how many papers will be there, what will be the subject to name a few. Candidates can utilize the information given in the article to know the in-depth detail on the SSC JE Exam pattern.

SSC JE Exam Pattern 2022

Mode Online & Offline
Duration Two Hours for each paper
Language Hindi and English
Paper Two i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Marks Paper-I carry 200 Marks

Paper-II carry 300 Marks

Marking Scheme +1 mark will be awarded for each right response
Negative Marking 0.25 marks will be deducted in case of wrong answer

The SSC JE examination will be conducted in two phases as given below –

Mode Description
Paper-I Objective Type (MCQs)
Paper-II Descriptive paper (Pen and Paper based)

Exam Pattern for Paper-I

Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Total Duration
General Intelligence/Reasoning 50 50  




Two Hours

General Awareness 50 50
Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)


Part-B General Engineering (Electrical)


Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)







Exam Pattern for Paper-II

Subject Total Marks Total Duration
Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural)


Part- B General Engineering (Electrical)


Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)








Two Hours


  • In the General Engineering part of Paper-I & Paper-II, candidates will only need to attempt the part they have mentioned in the application form for e.g. candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil or Quantity Surveying & Contract) will need to attempt part-A of the General Engineering (civil & structure).
  • Applicants can bring their ruler, calculator, log table and such items for Paper-II only. These items will not be allowed for Paper-I.
  • Only those candidates will be allowed to appear for Paper-II who will qualify the Paper-I of the SSC JE exam.

SSC JE Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning : Space Visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, judgment, Discrimination, Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal And Figure Classification, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Arithmetical Number Series Etc, Abstract Ideas And Symbols And Their Relationships, Arithmetical Computations, Other Analytical Functions.

General Awareness: Questions will be asked from the current events and matters of everyday importance for e.g. Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc

Technical Subjects: The questions will be based on the technical subjects studied during the graduation.

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