SSC JE 2017 March 4 (Evening Shift) Answer Key, Question Paper & Analysis

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Apr 8, 2017

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SSC JE 2017 Paper 1 completed its 4 days. The exam on March 4, 2017 was conducted in 2 shifts for duration of 2 hours. SSC JE Exam had a Moderate difficulty level.

SSC JE exam consisted of a 200 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) and was conducted in online mode. Paper I was divided into 3 sections: General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 marks), General Awareness (50 marks) and General Engineering (100 marks).

This SSC JE Analysis March 4, 2017 will give you the detailed analysis of the exam. Read the analysis carefully to examine your performance.

SSC JE Cutoff

SSC JE 2017 Answer Key

The Answer Key for the SSC JE 2017 has not been released by Commission yet. The Commission will publish the result on its official website. Same will be updated on Candidates are advised to keep checking our page for any latest updates.

SSC JE 2017 Official Answer Key will help candidates assess their performance in the exam. The Answer Key will help candidate calculate their scores well ahead of the result and thus assist them in making the right career decisions. Candidates can even challenge the answers in the answer key. The challenges against the answer key will be referred to the subject experts constituted by SSC.

SSC JE 2017 Mar 4 Sectional Analysis

The section wise analysis of SSC JE Paper 1 Mar 4, 2017 is discussed below. Read the section wise analysis to get an idea of difficulty level of all the sections and questions asked.

SSC JE 2017 General Intelligence & Reasoning

General Ability and Reasoning tests the logical analytics, thinking and non- verbal skills of the students. To surpass cutoff marks, 40-45 number of safe attempts can be considered.

The highest number of question came from Number / Alphabet series which were easy to moderate in level. Maximum numbers of questions came from the topics like Statements & Conclusion, logic-based reasoning and direction sense. The Level of difficulty for these topics was moderate. Students could easily score marks in the bunch of miscellaneous questions, as they were easy to moderate in nature and many questions came from multiple segments.

SSC JE 2017

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty level
Classification 2 Easy
Matrix 2 Easy
Blood relations 3 Moderate
Analogy 2 Easy
Direction sense 4 Easy
Logical reasoning 3 Moderate
Statement & conclusion 3 Moderate
Number / alphabet series 10 Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy

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SSC JE 2017 General Awareness

The bulk part of SSC JE General Awareness section was covered by Current & Static Knowledge. The total number of question in this section was 50 which consisted of 50 marks. Safe attempts for this section were 35 out of 50 questions.

The difficulty level of this section was Easy. The highest number of questions came from Science & Technology which was moderate in nature. The topics which asked majorly were from history, economy & finance, geography, politics & civics, and computer which were easy to moderate in nature. Whereas the minimum number of question came from abbreviations which was of easy level.

SSC JE 2017

Topics Number of Questions asked Level of Difficulty
History 3 Easy
Science & Technology 6 Moderate
Static GK 4 Moderate
Politics & Civics 3 Easy
Current affairs 4 Easy – moderate
Economy & finance 3 Moderate
Geography 3 Moderate
Abbreviations 1 Easy
Computer 3 Moderate
Miscellaneous 6 Easy – moderate

SSC JE 2017 General Engineering

This section was divided in three sections which are Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. Candidates had to attempt only one section as they applied for. This section consisted of 100 questions. Here, we are discussing analysis of all the three section as given below.

SSC JE 2017 Civil Engineering

SSC JE 2017

Topics Questions Asked
Building Material 22
Surveying 10
Hydraulics 12
Transportation engineering 9

SSC JE 2017 Mechanical Engineering

Strength of Materials - calculative & time consuming numerical. Questions are based on Column, SFD, Principle Stress, Spring

SSC JE 2017


Topics Questions Asked
Strength of Material 12
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery 30
Production Engineering 12
Steel Design 10

SSC JE 2017 Electrical Engineering

SSC JE 2017

Topics Question Asked
Electrical Machines 21
Basic Electrons 8
Soil Mechanics 7
Irrigation engineering 7

SSC JE 2017 Expected Cut off

Cut off scores are the minimum scores that a candidate needs to obtain in order to qualify the SSC JE Exam. The SSC JE cut off will be decided by the Commission. The Commission will release 2 cutoffs first for paper 1 and second for paper 2. The SSC JE paper 1 2017 expected cut off is as follows:

Civil Engineering (Paper 1)

SSC JE 2017

Category SSC JE 2017 Paper 1 – Expected Cutoff No. of Candidates Present
SC 72.75 740
ST 70.00 300
OBC 80.00 1800
OH 70 45
HH 35.50 20
UR 90.00 630

Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering (Paper 1)

SSC JE 2017

Category SSC JE 2017 Paper 1 – Expected Cutoff No. of Candidates Present
SC 70.75 640
ST 60.00 200
OBC 70.00 1700
OH 68 35
HH 32.50 10
UR 80.00 530

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.