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SSC JE Exam Analysis 2024 for Mechanical (5th and 7th June)

The Staff Selection Commission has commenced the Tier I exam for the recruitment of 968 vacancies in Junior Engineer posts across various government departments. This post contains a detailed analysis of the exam conducted for the Mechanical Engineering posts on the 5th and 7th of June 2024. The candidates can refer to this page for all the details regarding the Paper I exam held on all two days.

SSC JE Mechanical Exam Analysis 2024

The SSC JE Paper I consists of 200 questions out of which 100 questions are asked from the relevant engineering subject. The candidates will be tested on various topics as mentioned in the detailed syllabus provided in the official notification.  A detailed analysis of the SSC JE Exam 2024 for the mechanical engineering trade is provided in the sections below.

SSC JE Exam Analysis 2024 Mechanical Engineering 5th and 7th June 2024

The Paper I exam of SSC JE 2024 has been successfully conducted across various centers and shifts. The candidates who have appeared in these shifts have shared their experience and the level, number and details of the questions asked are as follows.

Difficulty Level

The difficulty level of the SSC JE Paper I exam is decided according to the level of questions asked in all three sections of the question paper. The table below represents the difficulty level of these sections across various shifts of 5th June 2024.

Section SSC JE Paper I Difficulty Level (5th and 7th June 2024)
Shift I Shift II
General Intelligence and Reasoning Easy-Moderate
General Awareness Easy
General Engineering (Mechanical) Moderate
Overall Easy-Moderate

Questions Asked

The candidates also shared some of the questions asked in the Tier I exam. The paper consists of 50 questions in General Intelligence and Reasoning, 50 questions in General Awareness, and 100 questions in the Mechanical Engineering section. The questions provided here have been cross-checked for authenticity as they have been asked in the SSC JE Exam 2024.

SSC JE General Intelligence and Reasoning

5th June 2024

  • Blood Relation Coded: 3
  • Number Series: 3-4
  • Mathematical Operation: 4
  • Seating Arrangement: 4
  • Alphabetical Order
  • Direction Test: 2
  • Order Test: 1
  • Analogy
  • Counting Figures
  • Logical Reasoning: 2

7th June 2024

The level of the exam was easy. Candidates have attempted 45 questions.


5th June 2024

  • Current Affairs of 2023
  • Date of birth of Swami Vivekanand
  • Padma Vibhushan-related question
  • Article 17 related question
  • Lok Sabha Related one question
  • Vishwakarma Yojana
  • Article 32
  • Khilaji Dynasty

7th June 2024

  • Computer Shortcut Keys (Ctrl+Z)

SSC JE Mechanical

5th June 2024

  • 6-7 Questions are Numerical
  • Chemical formula of ammonia
  • Fluid mech- absolute & gauge pressure
  • Compressor & boiler
  • Thermo-Zeroth law, entropy
  • Permanent casting
  • Capillary
  • SOM – point load + UDL, find the slope and bend movement
  • SOM- polar moment of inertia
  • Welding
  • Air Preheater
  • What is the first law of thermodynamics for cyclic systems?
  • What is the second law of thermodynamics statement-based question
  • Carbon percentage less than 0.2 % = material name
  • Zeroth law-based question
  • Throttling process constant term?
  • Porter governor-based question
  • One question is on Axial stiffness
  • Humidity is measured by—>Hygrometer
  • C+O2—->co2
  • Force unit —>N
  • Suicidal Packets—->Lysosome
  • Powerhouse of Cell—->Mitochondria
  • % of Carbon less than 0.21 is in ~~> Mild Steel
  • Permanent mould casting
  • Boiler accessories-based question
  • Superheater based
  • VCRS system diagram-based question
  • H – S diagram-based question, what will happen when a gas is compressed?
  • Air standard cycle assumptions
  • Stirling cycle heat rejection
  • Numerical question-based torsional equation
  • Manometer column based on the question, pressure on the bottom surface?
  • Block on a horizontal surface, friction force when it just starts to move
  • Friction losses in pipe formula, hydraulic diameter based
  • Centre of pressure and center of gravity position based
  • Hot working process
  • Wax pattern casting
  • Mist lubricating system uses
  • Quantity and Quality governing in engines
  • Constant pressure heat addition = change in enthalpy
  • Hermetically sealed compressor-based question
  • Types of turbines

7th June 2024

  • Free Expansion related to one question
  • VARS (Vapor Absorption Refrigeration System) Cycle related (CoP)
  • Hydraulic Pressure-related questions
  • Moulding related one question
  • Pascal’s Law
  • Welding Temperature-related questions
  • Arc Welding
  • Boiler (Power Plant)
  • Rankine Cycle
  • Refrigerant  R-744 Refrigerant
  • Question on indicated power and brake power
  • Knocking & Detonation
  • Gas Turbine
  • Cochran Boiler
  • Internal energy calculation

Next Step After SSC JE Tier 1 2024 Exam

The recruitment process for SSC JE 2024 states that the candidates have to go through Paper I and Paper II exams before appearing for document verification. The post of Junior Engineer in the Border Road Organisation requires the candidates to go through the Physical Efficiency Test and Physical & Medical Standard examination.



What is the exam pattern of the SSC JE Tier 1 Exam 2024?

SSC JE Tier 1 will be an objective-type exam. SSC JE Paper 1 has 3 sections: General Knowledge, General Awareness, and General Engineering for civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering The exam duration of SSC JE paper 1 is 2 hours. The candidates qualifying for SSC JE Paper 1 will be eligible for the next stage i.e. SSC JE Paper 2. There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer.