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How to Prepare for SSC JE General Awareness


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How to Prepare for SSC JE General Awareness Section: Staff Selection Commission will
conduct its online examination for the recruitment of Junior Engineers in various government
organisations. SSC will be conducting Junior Engineer recruitment examination in the month of
December.

The Recruitment Examination for SSC JE 2016 will be an All India Open Competitive
Examination for hiring candidates to the post of Junior Engineer in the field of Civil
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Contract etc. Many of the
candidates have started preparing for SSC JE Exam. Let us help them further in preparing SSC
JE General Awareness Section for the upcoming examination.

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1 SSC Junior Engineer Exam Pattern


1.1 SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper I
1.2 SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper II
2 SSC JE General Awareness Section: Important Topics
2.1 SSC JE General Awareness: History
2.2 SSC JE General Awareness: Geography
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2.3 SSC JE General Awareness: Polity
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2.4 SSC JE General Awareness: Economy
2.5 SSC JE General Awareness: Miscellaneous
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3 SSC JE General Awareness: Tips to remember

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Before shifting to SSC JE General Awareness preparation process, let us go through SSC Junior

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Engineer Examination pattern for Paper I and Paper II. SSC JE Paper I will be conducted online
whereas Paper II will be conducted in offline mode.
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The Paper I of SSC JE 2016 consists of objective type questions carrying a total of 200
marks. The mode of examination will be online i.e a computer based test. The total duration
of the paper will be 2 hours.

Name of the Section Marks

General Intelligence & Reasoning 50

General Awareness 50

Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or


Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) Or 100
Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I. In General
Engineering, candidates can choose any one of the options of Civil/Electrical/Mechanical
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Only those candidates who are able to qualify Paper I will be eligible to appear for Paper II.

SSC JE Exam Pattern for Paper II


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The Paper II of SSC JE 2016 consists of conventional type questions carrying a total of 300
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There will be three subjects- Civil & Structural or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering in

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The total duration for Paper II will be 2 hours.
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Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Calculator, Logarithm Tables and
Steam Table for Paper-II.

Those who are able to qualify both the papers of SSC JE recruitment exam will be shortlisted
for the merit list.

Recommended: SSC JE Electrical 2016 Mock Test

We hope the above mentioned information helps you gain useful insight into the SSC JE Exam
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SSC JE General Awareness Section: Important Topics


For SSC Junior Engineer Examination, the General Awareness Section plays a very important
role, mostly due to the fact that it is very scoring. For a well prepared SSC candidate, it will
take less than 2 seconds to answer the questions in written examination.

But, the General Awareness Section which comes in SSC JE is very different from those asked
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in Banking and Insurance Examination. In prominent Banking and Insurance Exams, General
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Awareness Section are more focused on Current Affairs whereas, in the case of SSC JE, more

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questions will be based on Static General Knowledge.
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In SSC JE 2016, there will be 50 questions of 1 mark each and various topics can be from the
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1. Indian History
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4. Indian Economy
5. Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology)
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6. Miscellaneous

There are almost 5-6 questions from each topic mentioned above except the miscellaneous
section. General Science is expected to have 10-15 questions, with Biology being central.

SSC JE General Awareness: History


Understanding History Topics is very important for any examination, SSC JE or not, as it is the
backbone of every subject.

It is very rare that questions from World History have been asked, so there is no need to
waste time on World History. Instead, concentrate on Indian History only.

SSC JE General Awareness: Geography


There are two parts of Geography from where the questions are asked, these are – Indian
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If you wish to cover more ground, we suggest you attempt a few mock tests and question
banks to know the type of questions asked in SSC JE General Awareness Paper 1 Exams.

SSC JE General Awareness: Polity


Again, Read NCERT Books of Class VIII to X for Polity, as it will cover most of the topics asked
under the banner of Polity.

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The economy also contains 2 parts – Indian Economy and Economics. Indian Economy is the
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The Miscellaneous Section may contain various topics like Current affairs, Computer

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Knowledge, Technology, Books and Authors, Sports, Persons and Places in News,
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Only a limited set of questions are asked on Current Affairs. So, try not to dedicate a major
portion of your time for it. Are you able to make out how to prepare for General Awareness for
SSC JE 2016? If Yes, proceed to the final section of this article.

SSC JE General Awareness: Tips to remember


While you prepare for the upcoming SSC JE General Awareness Section, here are a few
important points to keep in mind.

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Read at least one newspaper daily, as it will help in both GK and English Sectional
Preparation.
Solve the Previous Year’s Question Paper of SSC JE as it helps one to know the type of
questions asked and the difficulty level.
Follow at least one site for Daily Updates on GK and Current affairs. Subscribe Now.
Unlike UPSC Civil Services Exam, the questions asked in SSC JE are a bit easy and direct.
So, even with a rudimentary understanding of the basics, you can score good marks.
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