SSC JE Civil

Staff Selection Commission is going to organize an exam for the post of Junior Engineer Civil soon. Now, Candidates are searching study material for exam preparation. So, here we provide the latest Indian SSC JE Civil Syllabus 2018. Here we discussed all the essential aspects that help you to gain good marks in the examination. Also, Candidates can check the exam pattern to understand the total subject, the total question in the exam, time duration, and weightage of a specific topic.  The examination is divided into two parts: the paper I &II. Paper 1 will be divided into three sections namely, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and General Engineering Civil. The total number of question in the paper I are 100 and maximum marks will be 200. There is 0.25 negative marking for each wrong answer in paper I. The mode of examination will be online. The paper II is a conventional type which is to be held in offline mode. It comprises of General Engineering Civil. Maximum marks will be 300 in paper II.

SSC JE Civil Exam Pattern 2018:

The division of both the papers i.e. Part- I & II of SSC JE under civil exam is mentioned below.  The paper I consists of MCQ and the examination is conducted online mode or CBT mode while the paper II conventional and descriptive type is conducted offline mode. The paper I consists of 200 marks while paper II consists of 300 marks. The whole description of the SSC Junior Engineer Civil Exam Syllabus pattern is mentioned below.

Paper I


Mode of Examination


Maximum Marks

Time Duration

  Paper-I Objective Type

Computer Based Test

General Intelligence & Reasoning


2 Hours

General Awareness


General Engineering Civil



Paper II


Mode of exam


Total Marks

Time Duration

Paper-II Conventional Type


General Engineering Civil


3 hours


SSC JE Civil Syllabus:

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

  • Questions on 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.
  • Questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships,
  • Arithmetical computations and other analytical functions.

General Awareness :

  • Questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History



                      ->Economic Scene

                      -> General Polity and Scientific Research, etc.

  • General Awareness of the environment around him/ her and its application in society.
  • Knowledge regarding the current event and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects. 

General Engineering (Civil):

  • Building Materials
  •  Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  •  Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  •  Theory of Structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design.

Name Of The Topic

Weightage (Marks)


Building Material


Physical and Chemical Properties, asbestos products,


Standard Tests, Bituminous materials,

Uses and manufacture/ quarrying of materials such as building stones, silicate based materials, Laminates, paints, timber, and wood-based products, cement (Portland), varnishes

Estimating, Costing and Valuation


  • Estimate, glossary of technical terms, Items of work (earthwork), Brickwork (Modular & Traditional Bricks), Timber Work, Painting, RCC Work, Flooring and Plastering
  • Piles and Pile- caps, Cost estimate of Septic tank, flexible pavements, Steel Truss, Tube well, isolates and combined footings
  • Valuation- Value and cost, scrap value, salvage value, methods of valuation, assessed value, sinking fund, depreciation and obsolescence



  • Methods of contouring uses of the contour map, advanced surveying equipment, curve setting, tachometric survey
  • Principles of surveying, measurement of distance, compass traversing, local attraction, chain surveying, bearings
  • Plant table surveying, curvature and refraction corrections, temporary and permanent adjustments of dumpy level

Soil Mechanics


  • Origin of soil, Grain size distribution curves and their uses, phase diag., definitions- void ratio, the degree of saturation, density index and interrelationship of different parameters, porosity, water content, the specific gravity of soil grains, unit weights,

Steel Design


  • Steel design and construction of steel columns, beams roof trusses plate gliders

Theory of Structures


  • Moment of Area and Moment of Inertia (Rectangular & Circular sections), slope deflection of simply supported and cantilever beams, bending moment and shear stress for tee, dams and retaining walls, Torsion of circular section, chimneys, critical load and columns, channel and compound section, eccentric loads

Concrete Technology


  • Properties, mix design, the importance of water quality,  cement aggregates, workability, Advantages and uses of concrete, water cement ratio
  • Storage, batching, compaction, finishing and curing of concrete, hot weather and cold weather concreting, mixing, placement, quality control of concrete, repair and maintenance of concrete structures



  • Fluid properties, pumps and turbines, flow in open channels, Bernoulli’s theorem and it’s application, hydrostatics, spillways, measurement of flows, flow through pipes
  • Shallow and deep to wells, yield from a well
  • Different types of canals, types of canals irrigation, loss of water in canals
  • Major irrigation projects in India.
  • Definitions of the flood, methods of flood control, water logging, 13 preventive measures.
  • Irrigation Engineering: Definition, losses from precipitation- evaporation, 211 effects of irrigation,  necessity, benefits,  types, and methods of irrigation, Hydrology- Measurement of rainfall, runoff coefficient, rain gauge, infiltration
  • Water requirements of crops, duty, delta and base period, Overlap Allowance, Command Area, Kharif and Rabi crops, Time factor, crop ratio, Irrigation efficiencies
  • Canal Lining its type and advantage
  • Weir and barrage, Failures of weirs and permeable foundation, Kennedy’s theory of critical velocity, Slit, and Scour
  • Lacey’s theory of Uniform flow
  • Land reclamation, description of land and reclamation processes, purposes, Characteristics of affecting the fertility of soils
  • Major irrigation projects in India.

Transportation Engineering


  • Highway Engineering- Cross-sectional elements, geometric design, types of pavements, pavement materials- aggregates and bitumen, different tests, pavement maintenance, Highway drainage, Design of flexible and rigid pavements- water bound macadam (WBM) and wet mix macadam (WMM), Gravel Road, Bituminous Construction, Rigid pavement joint
  • Railway Engineering- Components of permanent way- sleepers, Ballast, track geometry, fixtures and fastening, Points and crossings, track junction, stations, and yards
  • Traffic Engineering- Speed flow density and their interrelationships, traffic operations, Different traffic survey, intersection and interchanges, traffic signals, traffic signs and markings, Road safety

Environmental Engineering


  • Air Pollution- Pollutants, causes, effects, control. Noise pollution causes, health effects

RCC Design


  • RCC beams- flexural strength, cantilever beams, bond strength, the design of singly reinforced and double reinforced beams, shear strength
  • T-beams, lintels, one way and two-way slabs, water tanks (RCC design questions may be based on both Limit State (LSM) and working stress (WSM) methods), retaining wall, Columns, Staircases, isolated footings, Reinforced brickworks

SSC JE Civil Syllabus in Hindi:

उम्मीदवार जिन्होंने SSC JE Civil  के आवेदन पत्र को सफलतापूर्वक भर दिया है।उन्हे एक बार  पाठ्यक्रम और परीक्षा पैटर्न से गुज़रना चाहिए।आप Staff Selection Commission की आधिकारिक वेबसाइट पर SSC JE Civil Syllabus & Exam Pattern देख सकते हैं या इसे नीचे देख सकते हैं। 


SSC JE Civil Exam Pattern in Hindi:

 पेपर I


परीक्षा का तरीका


अधिकतम अंक

समय अवधि

 पेपर I


सामान्य खुफिया और तर्क


2 घंटे

सामान्य जागरूकता


सामान्य इंजीनियरिंगसिविल


पेपर II


परीक्षा का तरीका



समय अवधि

पेपर II


सामान्य इंजीनियरिंग सिविल


3 घंटे

SSC JE Civil Syllabus in Hindi:

सामान्य खुफिया और तर्क:

समानता, समानताएं, अंतर, अंतरिक्ष दृश्यता, समस्या निवारण, विश्लेषण, निर्णय,

निर्णय लेने, दृश्य स्मृति, भेदभाव, अवलोकन, रिश्ते की अवधारणाएं, अंकगणितीय तर्क,

मौखिक और आकृति वर्गीकरण, अंकगणितीय संख्या श्रृंखला आदि

अमूर्त विचारों और प्रतीकों और उनके रिश्तों से निपटने के लिए उम्मीदवार की क्षमताओं का परीक्षण करने के लिए डिज़ाइन किए गए प्रश्न,

अंकगणितीय गणना और अन्य विश्लेषणात्मक कार्यों।


सामान्य जागरूकता :

विशेष रूप से इतिहास से संबंधित भारत और उसके पड़ोसी देशों से संबंधित प्रश्न,



आर्थिक दृश्य,

सामान्य राजनीति और वैज्ञानिक अनुसंधान, आदि


सामान्य इंजीनियरिंग सिविल:

निर्माण सामग्री

लागत और मूल्यांकन
सर्वेक्षण, मृदा यांत्रिकी
जलगति विज्ञान
सिंचाई इंजीनियरिंग
परिवहन इंजीनियरिंग
पर्यावरण इंजीनियरिंग
संरचनात्मक इंजीनियरिंग: संरचनाओं की सिद्धांत
कंक्रीट प्रौद्योगिकी
आरसीसी डिजाइन

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