SSC JE 2017 (March 4) Answer key, Question Paper & Analysis for Morning Shift

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Apr 8, 2017

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SSC JE 2017 exam has scheduled on four different days. The last day of the exam was conducted on March 4, 2017 in two shifts. The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate. SSC JE paper was divided into three sections which are General Awareness, General Intelligence/ Reasoning and Technical section. It consisted of 200 questions and was objective in nature. Each question carried one mark and 0.25 mark would be deducted for every wrong answer. Candidates had to solve the paper in two hours. Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC JE examination every year for the post of Junior Engineer in various disciplines. Check the SSC JE answer key, question paper and analysis in this article.

SSC JE 2017 Paper March 01, 2017 to March 04, 2017
Availability of SSC JE official Answer Key 2nd week of April 2017
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SSC JE 2017 Answer Key & Question Paper

The official answer key will be made available by SSC exam board. We will update the question paper and answer key as soon as possible. With the help of answer key, candidates can calculate the total marks and can analyze their exam performance. The answer key will be taken into consideration for preparing of SSC JE paper I result. The appeared candidates can challenge the answers in the SCC JE answer key. The challenges against the answer key will be referred to the exam board committees constituted by the SSC.

Check SSC JE 2017 March 3 (Morning Shift) Answer Key, Question Paper & Analysis.


SSC JE Section-Wise Analysis

There were total 100 questions in the technical section and 50 questions in General Reasoning & 50 questions in General Awareness section.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

The level of the reasoning section was easy to moderate. Most of the candidates find this section was moderate level. If the candidates had practiced some questions on logical reasoning, then this section will prove to be scoring for them. The questions were covered from number series, statement, analogy, direction & distance, blood relation, matrix etc.

No. Of Question

General Awareness

Current affairs contained highest weightage in general awareness section. The difficulty level of this section was moderate to difficult. The questions based on computer fundamentals and political science were quite easy to attempt. Given below is the analysis of this section.

Question Asked

Topics Questions Asked
History 7
Geography 5
Political Science 8
Economics 5
Biology 3
Physics 4
Chemistry 4
Computer Fundamentals 4
Current Affairs 11

Technical section

The technical section was divided into three subjects i.e. Mechanical/ Electrical and Civil Engineering. It comprised 100 questions in the SSC JE question paper. Here is the complete analysis of the general engineering section in SSC JE 2017.

Civil Engineering

RCC Design and Steel design was the new topic in the exam and was not mentioned in the SSC JE syllabus. In Building material topic, most of the questions were asked from Timber & Paints. The Surveying topics was a mixture of numerical and theoretical. In surveying, the questions were based on linear measurement, principles, levelling, angular measurement, contouring, tachometric survey etc. The questions from strength materials were calculative & time-consuming and were based on column, SFD, principle stress, strings etc. Candidates required knowledge in depth for answering the questions of estimating, costing and evaluation.

No. Of Question

Topics No. of Questions
RCC Design 14
Steel Design 11
Building Materials 20
Surveying 13
Hydraulics 12
Estimating, Costing & Evaluation 9
Soil Mechanics 5
Irrigation Engineering 6
Transportation 7

Electrical Engineering

In basic concepts of electrical engineering, it involved all the concept of networking. Most of the questions were direct and not required the subject knowledge in depth. The questions from network theorem and measuring instruments were like bonus marks for the candidates. In basic electronics, the questions were based on the working principle of various electronic devices and circuits. Magnetic circuit and AC fundamentals topics contained only numerical questions and were time consuming.

SSC JE Questions

Topics Questions Asked
Measurement & Measuring Instruments 9
Utilization of Electrical Energy 7
Generation, Transmission & Distribution 15
Basic Electronics 8
Electrical Machines 20
Circuit Law & Network Theorem 10
AC Fundamental 9
Magnetic Circuit 12
Basic Concepts 10

Mechanical Engineering

Candidates find this section was time-consuming. Fluid Mechanics & machinery topic contained only numerical question in the examination but quite easy to attempt. The questions from production engineering was a mixture of theoretical and numerical questions. Questions based on Machine design were hard to attempt.

SSC JE Question

Topics No. of Questions asked
Production Engineering 12
Thermal Engineering 28
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery 31
Strength of Materials & Mechanics 15
Theory of Machine & Machine Design 14

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