SSC JE exam 2019 would be conducted to recruit Junior Engineers or JEs for the Central Government and various State Governments. The Exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Committee, to be placed in government bodies. The exam is divided into two parts – Paper I and Paper II. You have to pass Paper I (which is more of general awareness and reasoning) to be eligible for sitting for Paper II (which is more technical). One of the most important parts of SSC JE Paper I is the Reasoning. Thankfully, there is a definite SSC JE 2019 Reasoning Syllabus that would help you prepare for it. Let’s take a quick look at the syllabus and how you should approach it.
SSC JE Exam Pattern 2019 for Paper I
Before going into SSC JE reasoning Syllabus in greater detail, let us first take look at the pattern for SSC JE paper I and see how important SSC JE reasoning really is.
|Papers||Mode of Examination||Subject||Maximum Marks||Duration & Timings|
|Paper-I Objective type||Computer Based Test||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||2 Hours Morning shift [10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon] Afternoon Shift [2.00 PM to 4.00 PM]|
|Part – A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) Or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)||100|
As you can see, GI and Reasoning itself constitutes 50 marks. Therefore, not preparing for SSC JE 2019 reasoning test would be a risky thing to do.
Detailed SSC JE 2019 Reasoning Syllabus
Let us now take a look at what constitutes the SSC JE Reasoning Syllabus. This would give you an idea about the kind of questions that you can expect for your SSC JE 2019 Reasoning Exam.
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How To Approach SSC JE Reasoning Syllabus?
Let me tell you a little secret – reasoning is the easiest part of SSC JE Paper I! You never know what they are going to ask in the ‘General Awareness’ section. The ‘Engineering’ section can be tough as well. On the other hand, with a calm mind and a little bit of practice, getting all right answers in SSC JE 2019 reasoning test is not hard at all.
The first thing that you need to do is take a good look at previous year question papers. This would give you an idea about the kind of questions they ask from the SSC JE Reasoning syllabus.
The next thing is to practice. Try to solve as many papers as you can. Don’t limit yourself to SSC JE exam papers only. Try to solve reasoning questions from banking exams, SSC CGLE and CHSLE as well as CAT. All these exams have a lot in common with SSC JE Reasoning Syllabus.
Suggested Book List for SSC JE Reasoning
Let us now take a look at the SSC JE books that would help you cover most of the SSC JE 2019 reasoning syllabus
- PSUs 2017: Reasoning & Aptitude by Nem Singh – Made Easy Publications
- Reasoning & Aptitude for GATE & ESE (Prelims) 2018 – Theory and Previous Year Solved Questions – Made Easy Publications
- A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (2018 edition) – R S Agarwal
Just these three books and lots of practice would be enough to get you good marks in SSC JE Reasoning. A lot of engineers dream of getting a government job. SSC JE exam 2019 is a splendid opportunity to do so. So, prepare by giving your best and fulfill your dreams.