SSC JE 2017 Study Plan and Exam Strategy

30 Jan 17 Written By: WiFiStudy Team

First of all directly landing onto the study plan and exam strategy for SSC JE 2016 is not a good idea. Before going on the study and exam plan, we must underrate about the exam, exam pattern, marking scheme and its syllabus. Now firstly we will tell you about the SSC JE exam.

The SSC JE is the recruitment exam for the selection of the engineers for the Grade-B post in the engineering department. This exam is conducted under the banner of staff selection commission which was established in 1945. The SSC JEC recruits candidates who had done B.E/ B.TECH or 3 years Diploma in the electrical, civil, or mechanical engineering background for the respective departments.

SSC JE Study Plan, Exam​ Strategy 2017

This year the SSC JE 2017 examination is tentative to be held in February 2017 and the final result will be announced in month April or March. You can check update for SSC JE 2016 on SSC JE Study Plan, Exam Strategy 2016 The application form of SSC JE 2016 is already released on the official website of SSC but the last date of application is expired. So all those students who had applied for the exam can appear for the SSC JE 2016 and remaining ones have to wait for the next SSC JE recruitment notice.

Now move Secondly, Let us check out the exam pattern and marking scheme for the SSC 2017.

SSC JE 2016 RECRUITMENT ROUNDS is mentioned in the below drawn table:



Paper-1 (online MCQ test)  Paper-2(Pen & paper written exam)


The written exam is divided into two sections: Paper-1 and Paper-2. The paper-1 is online and the second paper is pen & paper test. Only those students who will qualify the written exam will move further for the Interview round.


Paper-1 Objective type multiple choice (computer based test)

Subject Questions Marks
General Awareness 25 50

General Engineering (Civil & Structural)  or

General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical)

Total 100 200

Paper 2 Written examination (pen & paper).

Subject Marks

General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or

General Engineering (Electrical & Mechanical)


After being familiar with the exam pattern, now we can move towards the study plan and exam strategy of SSC JE 2017. As we all know that SSC JE 2017 main exam is upon us, only a few days are remaining. You have to optimize your time very well. The study plan is essential if you want to crack any competitive exam.

SSC JE 2016 study plan​ and strategy

  • Study Material: Candidates should have good and easy to understand study material. You can purchase it online or you can get it from the Coaching centers. Whenever you start preparation, make it compulsory that you should have study material regarding all the topics.
  • Refer Appropriate Books: Candidates should refer appropriate books to start preparation. Buy those books which are dedicatedly made for the SSC JE competitive exam purpose. You can refer your engineering books for your core subjects.
  • Study Plan: The study plan is the necessary element for the preparation of competitive exam. Make a study plan and start preparation according to it. Strictly follow your plan in order to achieve success in the exam.
  • Time Optimization: This most important part, if you want to complete your syllabus on time you should optimize your time.
  • Practice: Take online test series to analyze your ability to solve questions. Take test wisely to know where you stand in competitive exam.
  • Speed Accuracy: Analyze your mock drill report and manage your speed. The speed of solving the question should accurate in order to get maximum marks in the exam.
  • Confidence: The confidence is the important ingredient to the recipe of your preparation. Do not lose confidence, if you fail in any exam. Make it your strength by working hard.
  • Improve:Work more on your weak part and make them strong by practice. Practice more and more because practice makes a person perfect.

Points to remember for Exam

  • The level of the exam is not that high. You can easily attempt the paper. Focus on the basic concepts.
  • Take practice tests before the exam. Make sure you complete your test with accuracy and in time.
  • Reach the exam center well before time.
  • Attempt those questions first that you are sure about. You don’t need to attempt different sections in a specific order.
  • Attempt the easy questions first and then attempt the hard questions.
  • Do not play the guessing game.
  • There is negative marking.

Since the SSC JE 2017 recruitment process consists of several stages, the cutoff will be applied at different levels as well. “Prepare well, Practice well”. Staff Selection Commission organizes a competitive examination all over the country for recruitment of Junior Engineers (Civil/Electrical/mechanical) in CPWD. A candidate who clears this exam will become eligible for SSC Junior Engineer exam 2016.

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