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SSC JE Syllabus for Electrical Exam 

SSC is conducting an examination for recruiting Junior Engineers, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted posts. The Recruitment process will consist of will two stages of written exam – Paper I & Paper II. Paper I will be objective type, computer based exam. On the other hand, Paper II will be conventional and subjective type. The first phase of exam i.e Paper I  will take place in February 2017. This exam will consist of three papers – Reasoning, General Awareness and Engineering paper. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper I. In the Engineering paper, you have to write the exam from any of the three streams – Civil, Electrical and Mechanical, based on your diploma certificate. To boost your preparation & to give you the idea of exam pattern, we are providing you the detailed SSC JE Syllabus For Electrical exam in this article.


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Why you Need this Detailed SSC JE Syllabus for Electrical Paper

  • Testbook experts have prepared this SSC JE Syllabus For Electrical Paper. They have years of experience in setting papers according to changing exam patterns.
  • The topics here are arranged in the order of  priority from exam point of view. The most important topics from which maximum numbers of questions are asked in exam are kept above the less important ones.
  • In electrical engineering, all the subject are independent. So, you are free to start your preparation from any subject but it would be better to start in the order given below.
  • This list gives you the weightage of each topic so that you cover those topics which are more scoring instead of giving more time to less scoring topics.

Let us now discuss the detailed SSC JE Syllabus For Electrical exam along with its exam pattern. In this article you will come to know about exam weightage, marks distribution, topics, sub-topicsetc. for different subjects.


Topics for SSC JE Syllabus for Electrical Exam 2016

1) Basic Network

  • Weightage: 30 – 35 Questions
  • Mostly Numerical Asked, Requires Practice, Time taking.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Concepts of Resistance, Inductance, Capacitance and various factors affecting them. Concepts of Current, Voltage, Power, Energy and their units.
    Circuit law : Kirchhoff‘s law, Simple Circuit solution using network theorems. Magnetic coupled circuits, AC.
    Fundamentals : Instantaneous, peak, R.M.S. and average values of alternating waves, Representation of sinusoidal wave form, simple series and parallel AC Circuits consisting of R.L. and C, Resonance, star and delta connection, sinusoidal response of R-Land R-C circuit. 

2) Electrical Machines :

  • Weightage: 25 – 30 Questions
  • Extensively Theoretical, Moderate Accuracy Possible.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: DC Generators, DC Motors,  Parallel operation of transformers, Auto Transformers. Synchronous Motors, Induction Motors, Parallel operation of alternators.

3) Basic Electronics :

  • Weightage: 10 – 15 Questions
  • Theoretical, Need to understand the Working principle of each Device, Moderate Accuracy.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Working of various electronic devices P-N Junction Diodes. Transistors (NPN and PNP type), BJT, JFET and MOSFETs, Op-amps. Oscillators and Feedback Amplifiers, Frequency Response. Optical devices and Simple circuits using these devices.

4) Power Systems :

  • Weightage: 10 – 15 Questions
  • Moderately Time Consuming, Moderate Accuracy Possible.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Economics of Power Generation, Power Factor Improvement, Power System Protection, Transmission Lines, Power Generator Stations, Power Distribution System.

5) Measurement & Measuring Instruments :

  • Weightage: 10 – 15 Questions
  • The ratio of numerical & theoretical questions is 50:50, Moderately Time Consuming.
  • Question Types/ Sub Topics: Error Analysis, Measurement of power using 2 Watt meter, AC Bridges, PMMC & PMMI Instruments.


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