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SSC JE 2022 Exam Pattern, Check Detailed Exam Pattern of SSC JE Paper I & II

SSC JE 2022 Exam Pattern: Staff Selection Commission is one of the biggest government job opportunities providers in the country, every year SSC recruited thousands of young and dynamic individuals to work in different central government departments of the country such as the Central Water Commission, Central Public Works Department, Border Road Organization, Military Engineering Services, Central Water Power Research Station, DGQA, Ministry of Defence, and National Technical Research Organisation. The SSC’s Exam to recruit junior engineers is conducted every year and lakhs of students prepare and apply for the examination with their dream to work with the government organizations of the country. Here to provide a better understanding to the students of the SSC JE 2022 exam, in this article we have discussed the SSC JE Exam Pattern in detail, follow the article till the end to get all the important information.

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SSC JE 2022 Exam Overview

SSC JE 2022
Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
SSC JE 2022 Notification Date 28th November 2022
SSC JE 2022 Exam Date  March 2023 (Tentative)
Frequency Of Exam Once A Year
Application Mode Online
Selection Process Written Test Consisting Of Two Papers:

  • Paper 1: Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Paper 2: Descriptive Test


SSC JE 2022 Official Website

SSC JE 2022 Exam Pattern

The SSC JE Exam to recruit Junior Engineers is a two-step examination i.e… a computer-based online Multiple Choice Question based examination followed by a subjective examination of the respective engineering discipline of the candidate. Candidates need to first clear SSC JE Prelims (Paper I) examination in order to be eligible to appear for the SSC JE Mains (Paper II) Examination. Finally, the candidate who has cleared both the examinations and made it to the final merit list will be called for the document verification round. Below we’ve shared the exam pattern for both Stages of the SSC JE 2022 Examination.

SSC JE 2022 Prelims (Paper I) Exam Pattern

Paper I of the SSC JE Examination is a computer based examination consisting of MCQ questions from different topics including General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, and the Respective Engineering Disciplines. Let’s Check the Detailed Scheme of Examination.


The duration of SSC JE paper 1 is of 2 hours

All the questions will be objective in nature.
For every correct attempt, +1 mark will be awarded and for every wrong attempt, 0.25 will be deducted from the total score of the candidate.
The candidates need to score as much as possible from a total of 200 Marks

SSC JE Paper I Exam Pattern

Papers No. Of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 Hrs.
(ii) General Awareness 50 50
Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) OR 100 100
Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) OR
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)
Total 200 200

SSC JE 2022 Mains (Paper II) Exam Pattern

Candidates who qualify for the SSC JE Prelims Examination will have to appear for the SSC JE Mains examination. The final selection of the candidate is based on the score of the candidate in both papers. The SSC JE Mains examination is a pen-paper based subjective examination and the questions will be asked from the engineering domain of the applying candidate, let’s check the scheme of examination in detail.

The SSC JE Paper 2 exam is a conventional type exam with descriptive type questions given in the paper.
Paper 2 of the SSC JE 2022 exam will have questions only from the technical subject as per the educational qualification that the candidates have chosen.
The SSC JE 2022 Paper 2 will be a total of 300 marks.
Candidates are allowed to bring the Log table, Slide-rule, Calculator, and Stream table along with them.
There is no negative marking in Paper 2 of the SSC JE 2022 exam.

SSC JE Paper II Exam Pattern:

Paper-II Marks Time
Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) 300 2 Hrs.
Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) 300 2 Hrs.
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical) 300 2 Hrs.

SSC JE 2022 Exam Pattern FAQs

Q1 What is the Selection Process for the junior engineer recruitment through the SSC JE Examination?

Ans The SSC JE Selection Process is a two-step process including a computer-based objective examination followed by a subjective examination.

Q2 When will be the SSC JE 2022 notification released?

Ans The SSC JE 2022 Notification will be released on 28th November 2022.

Q3 What is the SSC JE 2022 Exam Pattern?

Ans The SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper I and II is given in detail in the article, candidates are advised to read the entire article for details.

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