SSC JE Syllabus 2023 For Mechanical Engineer
(i)Reasoning&General Intelligence :- The Syllabus for General Intelligence would includequestions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies,similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision
making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning,verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc. The test will also include questions
designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and theirrelationships, arithmetical computations and other analyticalfunctions.
(ii) General Awareness:- Questions will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness ofthe environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience intheir scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also includequestions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture,Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity and Scientific Research.
Mechanical Engineering :- Theory of Machines and Machine Design, Engineering Mechanics andStrength of Materials, Properties of Pure Substances, 1st Law of Thermodynamics, 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Air standard Cycles for IC Engines, IC Engine Performance, IC Engines Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication, Rankine cycle of System, Boilers, Classification, Specification, Fitting & Accessories, Air Compressors & their cycles, Refrigeration cycles, Principle of Refrigeration Plant, Nozzles & Steam Turbines.Properties & Classification of Fluids, Fluid Statics, Measurement of Fluid Pressure, Fluid kinematics,Dynamics of Ideal fluids, Measurement of Flow rate, basic principles, Hydraulic Turbines,Centrifugal Pumps, Classification of steels.
Mechanical Engineering :-
Theory of Machines and Machine Design
Concept of simple machine, Four bar linkage and link motion, Flywheels and fluctuation of energy, Power transmission by belts V-belts and Flat belts, Clutches Plate and Conical clutch, Gears Type of gears, gear profile and gear ratio calculation, Governors Principles and classification,Riveted joint, Cams, Bearings, Friction in collars and pivots.
Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials Equilibrium of Forces, Law of motion, Friction, Concepts of stress and strain, Elastic limit and elasticconstants, Bending moments and shear force diagram, Stress in composite bars, Torsion of circular
shafts, Bucking of columns – Euler’s and Rankin’s theories, Thin walled pressure vessels.Thermal Engineering
Properties of Pure Substances : p-v & P-T diagrams of pure substance like H2O, Introduction of steamtable with respect to steam generation process; definition of saturation, wet & superheated status.
Definition of dryness fraction of steam, degree of superheat of steam. H-s chart of steam (Mollier’s
st Law of Thermodynamics :- Definition of stored energy & internal energy, 1st Law of
Thermodynamics of cyclic process, Non Flow Energy Equation, Flow Energy & Definition of Enthalpy, Conditions for Steady State Steady Flow; Steady State Steady Flow Energy Equation.
2nd Law of Thermodynamics :- Definition of Sink, Source Reservoir of Heat, Heat Engine, Heat Pump & Refrigerator; Thermal Efficiency of Heat Engines & co-efficient of performance of Refrigerators,
Kelvin – Planck & Clausius Statements of 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, Absolute or Thermodynamic Scale of temperature, Clausius Integral, Entropy, Entropy change calculation of ideal gas processes.
Carnot Cycle & Carnot Efficiency, PMM-2; definition & its impossibility.
Air standard Cycles for IC engines :- Otto cycle; plot on P-V, T-S Planes; Thermal Efficiency, Diesel Cycle; Plot on P-V, T-S planes; Thermal efficiency.
IC Engine Performance, IC Engine Combustion, IC Engine Cooling & Lubrication. Rankine cycle of steam : Simple Rankine cycle plot on P-V, T-S, h-s planes, Rankine cycle efficiency with & without pump work. Boilers; Classification; Specification; Fittings & Accessories : Fire Tube & Water Tube
Boilers.Air Compressors & their cycles; Refrigeration cycles; Principle of a Refrigeraton Plant; Nozzles &
Fluid Mechanics & Machinery
Properties & Classification of Fluid : ideal & real fluids, Newton’s law of viscosity, Newtonian and Non-Newtonian fluids, compressible and incompressible fluids.
Fluid Statics :- Pressure at a point.
Measurement of Fluid Pressure :- Manometers, U-tube, Inclined tube.
Fluid Kinematics :- Stream line, laminar & turbulent flow, external & internal flow, continuity equation.
Dynamics of ideal fluids :- Bernoulli’s equation, Total head; Velocity head; Pressure head; Application of Bernoulli’s equitation.
Measurement of Flow rate Basic Principles :
Venturimeter, Pilot tube, Orifice meter.
Hydraulic Turbines : Classifications, Principles.
Centrifugal Pumps : Classifications, Principles, Performance.
Classification of Steels : mild steal & alloy steel, Heat treatment of steel, Welding – Arc Welding, Gas Welding, Resistance Welding, Special Welding Techniques i.e. TIG, MIG, etc. (Brazing & Soldering), Welding Defects & Testing; NDT, Foundry & Casting – methods, defects, different casting processes, Forging, Extrusion, etc, Metal cutting principles, cutting tools, Basic Principles of
machining with (i) Lathe (ii) Milling (iii) Drilling (iv) Shaping (v) Grinding, Machines, tools & manufacturing processes.
General intelligence & reasoning- 50 Marks
General awareness – 50Marks
General mechanical engineering – 100 Marks
People duration- 2:00 Hours
Paper type:- online computer based test (CBT)
NEGATIVE MARKING- 0.25
PAPER LANGUAGE- HINDI ENGLISH
Paper 1:- 200 marks
Mechanical engineering related question
Total marks- 300
Duration 2 hours
Paper type – offline pen and paper
No negative marking
People language – Hindi and English