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About SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Exam

SSC JE ME 2022 Paper I Exam Date Out! SSC has released the recruitment notification for the post of Junior Engineers Mechanical. Graduated applicants can apply for this post. It is one of the esteemed organizations to be part of. Applicants will have to go through two stages of the selection procedure. Applicants up to the age of 32 can apply for this post. Applicants will have to qualify for the examinations for which they need to be thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus. Also, find the tips and recommended books to ease your preparation for this examination. Go through the entire article to get a detailed idea of the SSC JE Recruitment 2020-21.


SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Exam Date

All the important dates related to SSC JE 2022 Exam are given the table below, this information is according to the official announcements, and best of our knowledge, we’ll update as soon as there’s any further update about SSC JE 2022 Recruitment.

Event Date
Notification  Release Date 12th August 2022
Online application starts 12th August 2022
Online Application ends 2nd September 2022
Tier I Admit Card Release Date To be notified
Tier 1 Exam Date 2022 14th Nov - 16th Nov 2022
Result 2022 (Tier I) To be notified
Tier II Admit Card Release Date To be notified
Tier II Result To be notified

SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Eligibility

Age Limit (as of 1st January 2022)

In order to grab the Junior Engineer ME Post in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations, you must ensure that you meet the following SSC JE ME Eligibility for age. 

Post name

Organisation

Maximum Age

Junior Engineer (Mechanical)

Military Engineer Services (MES)

Upto 30 years

Farakka Barrage (Project)

Upto 30 years

Border Road Organisation

Upto 30 years

Central Water Power Research Station

Upto 30 years

Directorate of Quality Assurance(Naval)

Upto 30 years

National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)

Upto 30 years

Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works) Upto 30 years

Age Relaxation

There shall be usual age relaxation applicable for SC, SEBC, ST, Women, Ex-Servicemen, PWBD, PTGI, and in-service contractual employees as per the rules. Check the below table for reference:

Category

Age-Relaxations

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age.

PH (GEN)

10 years

PH (SC/ST)

15 years

PH(OBC)

13 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.

3 years

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST )

8 years


Educational Qualification 

Candidates must ensure that their educational qualification matches the following SSC JE ME Eligibility criteria:

Post

Educational and Other Qualifications

Junior Engineer (Mechanical) in Central Water Commission

Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), MES

Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University;

OR 

(I) Three years diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institute or University or Board; and 

(II) Two years experience in Planning, Execution and Maintenance of Mechanical Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Farakka Barrage Project.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institute or Board.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Border Roads Organisation, Ministry of Defence.

Degree in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute, OR 

(a) Three years Diploma in Electrical/Automobile/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institute/ Board; and 

(b) Two years of working experience in Planning/Execution/ Maintenance of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering works.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Central Water Power Research Station.

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical), Directorate of Quality Assurance, Naval.

Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University; or (a) Three years Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution; and (b) Two years of experience in the respective fields.

Junior Engineer (Mechanical) National Technical Research Organisation

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University/ Institution


Nationality

A candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Admit Card

The Admit Card is very important and it must be carried to the exam hall compulsorily. Steps to download the SSC JE ME admit card are detailed below:

Step 1: Visit the SSC Official Website

Step 2: On the home page candidates can click the link that says "Download admit card for Junior Engineer ME Examination, 2022. 

Step 3: Click on the respective region for which you want to download the admit card.

Step 4: Now, enter your Roll numbers or Registration number or Name and DOB.

Step 5: Click on the submit button.

Step 6: Your SSC JE Admit Card 2022 will be displayed on your screen.


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SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Salary

Only aspirants who clear the two-stage process of SSC JE ME recruitment will be finally selected for the post. The selected candidates will receive an expected in-hand SSC JE ME Salary starting from INR 35400/- to INR 112400/- along allowance and raises. The salary will be incremented gradually along with the basic pay and allowances.


SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Syllabus

The SSC JE mechanical syllabus will help the candidates to get clarity on which topics to study for the examination and cover them all diligently. Candidates who fit all the SSC JE ME Eligibility Criteria can check the following table for syllabus of SSC JE ME Paper I and Paper II.

Paper

Subject 

Syllabus

Paper I

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Differences
  • Arithmetical computations
  • Discrimination
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Space visualisation
  • Observation 
  • Analytical functions
  • Similarities
  • Problem-solving
  • Decision making
  • Relationship concepts
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Visual memory
  • Analysis
  • Abstract videos, symbols, and their relationships
  • Judgement

General Awareness

  • Current events relating to India and its neighboring countries especially regarding
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene, 
  • General Polity
  • and Scientific Research, etc.

General Engineering (Part C- Mechanical)

Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines. 

Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid kinematics, Dynamics of Ideal fluids, Measurement of Flow rate, basic principles, Hydraulic Turbines, Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of steel. 

Paper II

Mechanical Engineering

Theory of Machines and Machine Design

  • Concept of simple machine, Four bar linkage and link motion
  • Flywheels and fluctuation of energy
  • Power transmission by belts – V-belts and Flat belts, Clutches – Plate and Conical clutch
  • Gears – Type of gears, gear profile and gear ratio calculation

Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

  • Equilibrium of Forces
  • Law of motion, Friction
  • Concepts of stress and strain
  • Elastic limit and elastic constants
  • Bending moments and shear force diagram
  • Stress in composite bars

Thermal Engineering

  • Properties of Pure Substances
  • 1st Law of Thermodynamics
  • 2nd Law of Thermodynamics 
  • Air standard Cycles for IC engines
  • Ranking cycle of steam

Fluid Mechanics & Machinery

  • Properties & Classification of Fluid
  • Fluid Statics
  • Measurement of Fluid Pressure
  • Fluid Kinematics
  • Dynamics of ideal fluids
  • Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles
  • Hydraulic Turbines
  • Centrifugal Pumps

Performance Production Engineering

  • Classification of Steels: mild steel & alloy steel, Heat treatment of steel, Welding – Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Resistance Welding, Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc (Brazing & Soldering), Welding Defects & Testing; NDT, Foundry & Casting – methods, defects, different casting processes, Forging, Extrusion, etc, Metal cutting principles, cutting tools, Basic Principles of machining with (i) Lathe (ii) Milling (iii) Drilling (iv) Shaping (v) Grinding, Machines, tools & manufacturing processes.

SSC JE Mechanical Engineer Exam Pattern

The SSC JE Mechanical exam pattern 2022 would give the candidates an idea of the marking scheme of the examination, which they can use to plan their studies as per their requirement. It would also help them to understand the marks allocated to each subject and set their priorities right. Following is the exam pattern of all the stages of the upcoming SSC Junior Engineer examination. 

  • Subject 1 & 2 of Paper 1 will be the same for all the candidates.
  • For Subject 3, it will be topics from concerned discipline i.e., Mechanical Engineering.
  • In both the paper 1&2 for General Engineering, a candidate will be required to attempt only the part as per the option given in the application form.
  • In Paper 1 there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • Paper 2 will be descriptive and will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • Paper 2 again will be on the topics of Mechanical Engineering.
  • A candidate will be allowed to bring his/her own slide rule, calculator, log table and steam table for Paper 2.
  • There will be no negative marking in Paper 2.
 

Exam

Type

Subjects

Marks

Time

Paper 1

Objective/MCQs

General Intelligence & Reasoning

50

2 Hours

Gen Awareness

50

Gen Engineering(Mechanical)

100

Paper 2

Descriptive

Part C - Gen Engineering (Mechanical)

300

2 Hours


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