Recommended Books for SSC JE 2019 – 2020 (Civil)

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Staff Selection Commission is conducting SSC JE 2019 Exam to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Junior Engineers Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Quantity Surveying and contract Posts. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts SSC JE examination giving candidates a golden opportunity to fulfil their dream of joining the prestigious Government Sector. Candidates are required to visit the page regularly to remain updated about any upcoming detail for  SSC JE 2019-20 Exam.

SSC JE 2019-20 Notification Out

SSC JE 2019-20 recruitment notification has already been released by SSC on 13th August 2019. The Online Registration for SSC JE 2019-20 was also started from 13th August 2019 and the last date to apply online was 12th September 2019.

Click Here to View SSC JE 2019-20 Official Notification


Expected Exam Dates

The exam dates for SSC JE 2019-20 has been released by SSC along with its Official Calendar 2019-20. SSC JE 2018-19, 2019-20 Exam Dates are mentioned below. All students are required to visit this page regularly to get updates about SSC JE 2019-20 Exam.

Events Dates
Notification Release Date 13th August 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 12th September 2019 (till 5:00 PM)
SSC JE 2019-20 Tier-I Admit Card March 2020
Commencement of SSC JE 2019-20 Tier-I Exam 30th March to 2nd April 2020
Commencement of SSC JE 2019-20 Tier-II Exam 21st June 2020

Exam Pattern

The exam consists of 2 Papers- Paper 1 (objective type) and Paper 2 (conventional type). The time duration for each, Paper 1 and Paper 2 is 2 hoursSSC JE Exam Pattern highlights are as follows:

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SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper 1 (Objective Type)

ModeComputer Based Test (Online Mode)
SubjectGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness General Engineering (Civil & Structural)
Maximum Marks200 Marks
Negative Marking0.25 Marks
Duration & Timing (Date to be intimidated later)Morning Shift (10:00 AM to 12:00 PM) Afternoon Shif (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)

SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper 2 (Conventional Type)

ModeWritten Exam (Offline Mode)
SubjectGeneral Engineering (Civil & Structural)
Maximum Marks300 Marks
Duration & Timing (Date to be intimated later)2 Hours

SSC JE Syllabus 2019

SSC JE Exam is conducted through two phases- Paper 1 and paper 2. Paper 1 is a general screening exam while paper 2 is a core engineering subject exam. 

SSC JE Syllabus

SSC JE Syllabus is given below:

General Intelligence & ReasoningBasic topics related to Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space visualization, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal and Figure Classification, Arithmetical & Number Series etc
General AwarenessBasic topics related to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.
General EngineeringBuilding Materials, Estimating, Costing, and Valuation, Surveying, Soil Mechanics, Hydraulics, Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering.


SSC JE Recommended Books

Preparation Books for General Intelligence and Reasoning

Preparation Books for General Awareness

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Preparation Books for General Engineering

Given below are the important preparation books to aid the preparation of this section. There are many more important books, which I will update soon:

Book NamePublisher Name
SSC-JE 2019 Civil Engineering Previous Years Topicwise
Objective Detailed Solution with Theory (Highly Recommended)
IES Master Team
SSC JE Civil Objective Guide Ramesh Publication
SSC Junior Engineer Civil and Structural Exam Guide Disha Publication
SSC JE: Civil Engineering Made Easy Editorial Board
Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning L. R. Kadiyali
Limit State Design of Steel Structures S. K. Duggal

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