SSC JE 2019 Exam Analysis & Review: 23rd Sep (Shift-1)|Moderate to Difficult

SSC JE 2019 Paper-1 Exam Analysis & Review

SSC has started conducting the Junior Engineer (JE) Paper-1 Online Exam from 23rd September till 27th September 2019. SSC conducts Junior Engineer (JE) Exam every year for the recruitment of posts like Junior Engineers (JE) Group-’B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying, and Contract domain. The candidates are supposed to undergo two stages of SSC JE selection procedure, i.e., Paper-1 and Paper-2. In this article, we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Exam conducted online on 23rd September 2019.

SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Exam Analysis – 23rd September 2019

SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Computer Based Exam (CBE) consisted of total 200 questions for 200 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. Questions asked in the exam were of ‘Moderate to Difficult’ level in different subjects. Also, there was negative marking of 0.25 marks for wrong answers. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Exam held on 23rd September 2019:

SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Online Exam Analysis held on 23rd Sep 2019 (Shift 1)

(Number of Questions/Marks)

Topics Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

General Intelligence and Reasoning


Analogies, Classification, Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word Formation, Venn Diagram, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Series, Non-Verbal Reasoning (Paper-folding, Mirror Image) Easy to Moderate

(40 to 45)

General Awareness


Sports, History, General Science, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity, Awards, Indian Constitution and Scientific research etc. Moderate

(35 to 40)

Total 100 Objective MCQs Moderate to Difficult

 (130 to 140)


SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Section-wise Analysis

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
SSC JE Paper-1: General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 marks)
S. No. Topics No. Of Questions asked
1 Number & Alphabetical Series 7-8
2 Coding-Decoding 7-8
3 Analogy 6-7
4 Odd one Out 2-3
5 Syllogism 3-4
6 Statement & Conclusions 2-3
7 Directions Sense 2-3
8 Sitting Arrangement 1
9 Non-verbal: Complete the Image, Embedded Image, Paper Folding & Cutting, Mirror Image 6-7
10 Venn diagram 2
11 Blood relations 3
12 Miscellaneous 3-4
Total 50
  1. General Awareness
SSC JE Paper-1: General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 marks)
S. No. Topics No. Of Questions asked
1 History 6-8
2 General Polity & Indian Constitution 8-10
3 Current Affairs 6-8
4 General Science 20-25
5 Miscellaneous (Sports, Geography, Economy, Awards and Scientific research etc.) 8-10
Total 50

Highlights of SSC JE Paper-1 2019 Online Exam:

  • The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
  • All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  • Each question was of 1 mark.
  • All the sections were in English and Hindi Language.
  • There was negative marking of 0.25 Marks for wrong answers.
  • SSC will decide the minimum qualifying marks of the online exam through normalization method.
  • It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well.
  • Candidates were not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the test was concluded.

Important Points to Remember after SSC JE 2019 Paper-1 Online Exam

SSC JE Paper-2: SSC JE Paper-2 will be an offline mode exam of 300 marks for which 2 hours will be allotted to the candidate. It is a subjective paper where all the questions have to be answered in a descriptive manner. There is no negative marking and your marks will be based on your writing skills. The candidates appearing in the post of Junior Engineer (Civil) and Junior Engineer (Quantity Surveying & Contract) should attempt Part – A (Civil & Structural). The candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part – B (Electrical) The candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part – C (Mechanical).

The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the SSC JE Paper-1 2018-19 Exam held on 23rd September 2019.


Author: John