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HPSSC/HPSSSB Junior Engineers CIVIL Exam Syllabus

Total Question -170, Total Marks-85, Time-2 Hours

  • All question are Multiple Choice Question
  • Each Question Half marks
  • Multiple Choice Question respected to Electrical Engineering (Diploma Level)
  • Current affairs ( Himachal Pradesh , India, World)
  • General Science
  • General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh
  • Logic
  • English and Hindi (10th Class Level)

Final Assesment

15 marks

HPSSSB /HPSSC Standard Exam Pattern

  1. Screening Test / Written Exam Pattern

The objective type screening test pattern is the same for all posts that are released by Hamirpur Selection board. The exam pattern follows as the total of 170 questions.

HPSSSB Written Test/Exam Pattern

About Info
Examination All Exam Under HPSSSB
Total Questions 170
Total Marks 85
Each Question Carries 0.5 Mark
Total Time 2 Hours
Negative Marking No

Each question carries 0.5 marks so total marks will become 85. A good news for all HPSSSB aspirants there is no negative marking in this exam.

  1. HPSSSB Question Paper Pattern

The distribution of questions of the written exam according to subjects followed as:

HPSSSB Question Paper Pattern

Subjects Questions Marks
JE CIVIL 100-120 Questions 50-60
Gk 10-15 5-8
HP GK 10-15 5-8
English 10-15 5-8
Hindi 10-15 5-8
Current Affair 10-15 5-8
Total 170 85

Note: Total number of questions from the given subjects may increase/decrease depends upon the nature of the post.

HPSSSB Syllabus

Objective type screening test consisting of Multiple Choice Questions from the subject:

  • Field concerned depend upon the nature of the post/JE CIVIL
  • General Knowledge
  • General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh
  • Current Affairs
  • Everyday Science
  • Logic
  • Social Science
  • General English
  • General Hindi

Evaluation of 15 Marks for Class III and IV

Marks Type Class III Class IV
Written Test 85 Marks 85 Marks
i) Weightage for
Minimum Qualification
ii) Backward Area or
1 1
iii) Landless family/
Family having landless
than 1 Hectare
1 2
iv) Non-employment
Certificate (None of the family
members are in Government
/Semi Government.
1 2.5
v) Differently abled persons
with more than 40% impairment/
disability/ infirmity
1 1
vi) NSS (at least one year) / NCC/
The Bharat Scout and Guide.
Medal winner in national level
sports competitions.
1 1
vii) BPL family having family
annual income (from all sources)
below Rs. 40,000/- or as
prescribed by the Govt. time
to time.
2 2.5
viii) Widow/ Divorced/
Destitute/ Single Woman
1 1.5
ix) Single daughter/
1 1
x) Training of at least 6
months duration related to
the post applied for from a
recognized university/
xi) Experience up to a
maximum of 5 years in
Govt. semi-Govt. organisation
relating to the post applied for
(0.5 marks only for each
completed year).
2.5 2.5


Junior Engineer Exam Pattern: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Junior Engineer Examination will have the following Examination Pattern.
The examination will be conducted in two stages:
B.Interview (100 marks)

  1. Written Test:Written test will consists of two papers viz Paper -I and Paper-II. Paper-I will consist of Objective Type Multiple Choice questions only and Paper-II will be Conventional Type questions . There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I.

Scheme of Written Exam:

Papers Subject Maximum
Duration &
Objective type
(OMR Answer
Sheets will be provided
for this Paper)
(i) General Intelligence &
(ii) General Awareness
(iii) Part –A
General Engineering
(Civil & Structural)
General Engineering
(Electrical) OR
General Engineering
50/50100 2 Hours
Part –A General Engineering
(Civil & Structural)
Part – B General Engineering
(Electrical) OR
Part-C General Engineering
300 2 Hours

Note I:  Paper -I and Paper-III for General Engineering, the candidate will be required to attempt only one part i.e. Part-A or Part-B or Part-C as per option given in the application form by the candidate.e. In other words, the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil), Junior Engineer(Quantity Surveying & Contract) should attempt Part A (Civil & Structural) of Paper-I and Paper-II and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Electrical) should attempt Part-B (Electrical) and the candidates appearing for the post of Junior Engineer (Mechanical) should attempt Part C (Mechanical) of Paper-I and Paper II failing which he/she would be awarded zero marks.

Note-II:  Candidates are allowed to bring their own Slide–Rule, Non Programmable Calculator, Logarithm Tables and Steam Table for Paper-II only. They are not allowed to use such aids for Paper-I.

  1.  Personality Test (Interview):Personality test will be conducted for 100 marks.Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion, will be eligible to appear in the Interview.

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