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SSC JE Syllabus for Civil & Structural Exam


The Staff Selection Commission is conducting an examination for recruiting Junior Engineers, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts. The examination will take place in two phases – Paper I & Paper II. Paper I will be objective type, computer based exam. Paper II, on the other hand, will be conventional and subjective type. After constant delay and postponing, the first phase of exam is scheduled to take place in February 2017. In this exam, your knowledge will be tested in three papers – Reasoning, General Awareness and Engineering paper. In the Engineering paper, you have to choose one subject from Civil, Electrical and Mechanical, based on your expertise. To help you prepare for the exam step-by-step, we are giving you the detailed SSC JE Syllabus for Civil and Structural Paper in this article.

Why this Detailed SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Paper will help you

  • This SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Paper has been prepared by Testbook experts, who have years of expertise in setting papers according to changing exam patterns.
  • The topics here are arranged in the order of their importance from exam point of view. This means that the most important topics are mentioned before the less important ones.
  • This list gives you the weighatge of each topic so that you cover the ones that will fetch you more marks before you cover the obes that will get comparitively lesser marks.

Let us now get to the detailed SSC JE Syllabus For Civil and Structural exam. You will also find list of topics, sub-topics, weightage, marks distribution, etc. against various subjects.

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Topics for SSC JE Syllabus for Civil Exam 2016

1) Building Materials

  • Weightage: 20 – 25 Questions
  • Easy to solve, Less Time Consuming, Moderate Accuracy Possible, Theoretical Questions.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Cement, Concrete, Stone & Brick Masonary, Aggregates, Timber & Paints

2) Surveying

  • Weightage: 10 – 12 Questions
  • Less Time Consuming, Mixed Questions Asked (Theory + Numericals).
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Principles, Linear Measurement, Angular Measurement & Levelling, Contouring, Tachometric Survey, Curve Setting, Earth Work Calculation, Advanced Surveying Equipment.

3) Hydraulics :

  • Weightage: 10 – 12 Questions
  • Very Time Consuming, Mixed Questions – Less Theory More Numericals, High Accuracy Possible.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Fluid properties, hydrostatics, measurements of flow, Bernoulli’s theorem, Flow in open channels & pipes, Pumps & Turbines. Note that you should devote time to Pumps and Turbines only after you cover the rest of the topics).

4) Strength of Materials :

  • Weightage: 10 – 12 Questions
  • Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Elasticity constants, types of beams (determinate and indeterminate), Bending Moment and Shear force diagrams of simply supported, Cantilever and over hanging beams, Torsion and Springs, Columns.

5) RCC Design :

  • Weightage: 10 – 12 Questions
  • Easy to Solve, Moderately Time Consuming, Low to Moderate Accuracy Possible.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Limit State and Working Stress methods, Refer IS 456:2000 code to solve Direct questions, Singly Reinforced Beams & Double Reinforced Beams, Shear Strength, Columns, Slabs & Footings, Staircases, Retaining wall, Water tanks.

6) Steel Design :

  • Weightage: 8 – 12 Questions
  • Moderately Time Consuming, Tricky Questions.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Refer IS800:2007 to solve Direct Questions, General design principles including riveted & welded connections, Column, Tension Members, Beam, Roof Truss & Girder

7) Estimating, Costing and Valuation :

  • Weightage: 5 – 8 Questions
  • Can be Time Consuming because of Extreme Non Predictibility of Questions, Low to Moderate Accuracy Possible, Focus on Theoretical Concepts of valuation.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Estimation & Measurement of Brick work (Modular & Traditional bricks), RCC work, Shuttering, Timber work, Painting, Flooring, Plastering, Trapezodial formula, Simpson’s rule, etc.

8) Soil Mechanics :

  • Weightage: 5 – 8 Questions
  • Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible, Relatively less questions asked since last 2 years.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Basic principles including phase diagram, index properties, classification. Permeability & effective stress, Compaction & consolidation. Shear strength of soils – a) Triaxial shear test b) Direct shear test c) Vane shear test. Bearing capacity of soil. Earth pressure theories.

9) Irrigation Engineering :

  • Weightage: 3 – 5 Questions
  • Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible, Relatively less questions asked since last 2 years.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Water Requirement of crops – Definition, necessity, benefits, 2II effects of irrigation, types and methods of irrigation, Hydrology – Measurement of rainfall, run off coefficient, rain gauge, losses from precipitation – evaporation, infiltration, etc. Water requirement of crops, duty, delta and base period, Kharif and Rabi Crops, Command area, Time factor, Crop ratio, Overlap allowance, Irrigation efficiencies. Design of canals – a) Lacey’s theory b) Kennedy’s theory c) Type of canal
    Weir and barrage, Floods & River training including cross drainage works.

10) Transportation Engineering :

  • Weightage: 0 – 4 Questions
  • Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible, Relatively less questions asked since last 2 years.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Highway Engineering: Geometric design, Pavement design, Highway materials including aggregates & bitumen, Traffic engineering, Railway Engineering.

 

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