SSC JE Exam Date

Last-minute revision tips for the SSC JE exam

Cracking the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Junior Engineer (JE) paper is the dream of many aspirants. However, only a few of them achieve the target. It is a challenging task for many candidates because there is a tough competition level every year. Many students feel that paper will be easier to clear, but hurdles are plenty in achieving your dream. The SSC paper tests your technical and problem-solving abilities. Paper-1 of the examination comprises three sections having 200 questions that carry one mark each. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. The time duration of the exam will be 2 hours. As the SSC JE Exam Date for 2020-21 is nearby, here are a few essential revision tips that can make you ace the exam.

How should I prepare effectively for the SSC JE exam?

  1. Revise important topics

You might have completed the entire syllabus and prepared well for the examination. However, overconfidence may let down your expectations with negative results. Revise the vital topics before you appear for the examination. A few of the essential topics for the SSC JE exam is:

General Intelligence and reasoning: Candidates will get questions based on analogy, judgement, decision, visual memory and others. This section tests your ability on arithmetic computations and analytical functions.

General Awareness: Are you aware of the current happenings around your society? The General Awareness section will not be a big deal for you to crack with a good score if you are updated. In the paper, you can expect a tricky question that may force you to think. Get well versed with Economic policies, Political happenings, international affairs and others.

General Engineer: Under this section, there are three different parts, as followed:

  • Part-A: General Engineering for Civil & Structural branch candidates
  • Part-B: General Engineering for Electrical branch candidates
  • Part- C: General Engineering for Mechanical branch candidates

Candidates belong to these particular categories must carry expertise in their branch of study.

2. Practice reading the entire question

Many candidates lose precious marks because of overconfidence. They don’t read the entire questions carefully. After seeing the same figures in actual exam papers, akin practice in sample papers makes them overconfident to solve the problem. But wait! Danger is ahead! They might have got the same figures, but is the question the same? The SSC is smart enough to play the excellent trick in confusing you. The commission puts confusing and tricky questions to make students think and use their IQ level to solve them. But every problem has a remedy; if you read the entire questions carefully before attempting the question, it will give you an idea about which concept you have to follow. Don’t be in a hurry to solve the problem. Take your time and come up with good scores.

3. Need for speed

No readers! We are not talking about computer games! By making this statement is you must have a good speed in writing the exam. Contrary to the above point where we recommended you to attempt question with patience doesn’t mean to waste entire time for one query. You have plenty of questions left in the question paper. Don’t waste your time on one question. Unattempting won’t penalize you with negative marks. Move on to those questions which you are comfortable solving. A secret tip is that you can use the reading time to solve the General Awareness section and the rest of the time utilized for Engineering or other parts. If your dream is to be a part of SSC JE Cut off list, follow this tip.

Final words

Candidates in a hotchpotch state of mind ignore important factors to clear the exam. Therefore, we penned down this article to highlight essential last-minute revision tips. These tips will help you by giving a good score.


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