DSSSB Eligibility 2021

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Mar 19, 2021

Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board (DSSSB) is a state-level entrance examination for the recruitment of the candidates to the NCT government of Delhi. The DSSSB examination for the year 2021 will be conducted online and the notification for which is expected to be released by December 2020. The genuine and acceptable information regarding the conduct, qualifications and eligibility criteria for the examination is released on the official website ( ) every year. In the year 2021, the total number of vacancy is expected to be 12390 for both the teaching and non-teaching staff.

Let’s have a look towards updated age limit for the applicants giving the examination in the year 2021, that differs according to the distinct posts available under the same examination.

DSSSB Age Limit

Age Limit

  • PGT Post Maximum 36 years
  • TGT Post Maximum 32 years
  • Music Teacher Post Maximum 32 years
  • PRT Post Maximum 30 years
  • Rest Of the Post Maximum 30 years

DSSSB 2021 is a government examination with a basic aim to provide employment to as many capable and competent people as possible. Therefore, the examination provides certain age relaxation for some groups of the society to provide them with the level playing field. This age relaxation provides with great opportunities to the candidates aspiring for this examination.

DSSSB Age Relaxation

Age Relaxation as per the different categories

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
PH 10 years

For the candidates aspiring for this examination, it is necessary to carefully look after the entire eligibility criteria as it differs according to different categories. Although, in this examination, all the criteria are the same for both male and female candidates. All these eligibility criteria are very important to look for before attempting for the examination as missing out on it might create ruckus in the qualifying probability of any particular aspirant.

Educational qualifications

Educational qualifications for DSSSB examination 2021

  1. PGT (English, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, History, Maths, Physics, Geography, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Urdu, etc.) Degree in Master of any particular subject from any recognized university.

Degree or Diploma in training/education.


PhD degree with first division in the higher secondary, undergraduate and postgraduate examination.


Having B.Ed. / B.T degree within the period of 3 years from joining the service.

  1. PGT Graphics Bachelor in Fine Arts with specialization in Graphics


Higher Secondary / Intermediate / Senior School Certificate Examination with a minimum of 5 years (full time) Diploma in Painting / Commercial Art with graphics as one of the subjects.

  1. PGT Computer Science B.E. or B. Tech. In Computer Science,

Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Applications / B level / C level diploma from DOEACC,

One year of teaching experience,


Master of Engineering / M. Tech. in Computer Sciences


MSc in Computer Sciences

  1. PGT Physical Education Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed)


Bachelor of Science (BSc) in health and physical education

  1. PGT Music B. A. In Music
  2. Physical Education Teacher Graduate with Bachelors of Physical Education ( B.P.Ed. ) or it’s an equivalent degree.
  3. Drawing Teacher Five years diploma in drawing/painting/sculpture / graphic art from recognized University


Bachelor of Fine Arts from recognized University


Two years full diploma in painting

  1. Domestic Science Teacher Bachelors in Domestic Science / Home Science.
  2. Librarian Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Library Science from a recognized university,

Two years of experience as a librarian or certificate course in Computer Application

  1. TGT Special Education Teacher Graduation with B. Ed. ( special education) along with two years diploma in special education


Postgraduate professional diploma in special education,

Qualification in Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) from CBSE.

  1. Educational and Vocational Guidance Counselor ( EVGC) Post – graduation in psychology from a recognized university,

Diploma in guidance and counselling from recognized Institute



Ques. How many times the DSSSB Examination is conducted per year?

Ans. The DSSSB examination is conducted once a year for various vacancies like TGT, PGT, NTT and so on.

Ques. Is the DSSSB examination 2021 be bilingual or not?

Ans. Yes, the DSSSB examination for PGT and TGT will be bilingual except for the language paper that will be in a particular language only. For instance, Urdu or Punjabi.

Ques. What is the registration fee for the DSSSB examination?

Ans. The registration fees for the general category candidates is only Rs.100/-.

The reserved category candidates along with the women candidates are exempted from the payment of the fees.

Ques. What are the documents required for the submission of the application form?


  • The application form for the DSSSB examination 2021 will be available online on .
  • The respected candidate needs to fill up their personal details and academic qualifications on the given application form.
  • The documents required at the time of filling of the application form includes the scanned photograph and scanned signature of the candidate. The certificate of class 10 is also required.
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


surabhi s
What is the Age Limit for DSSSB 2021 Teaching post?
kavita rani

Hi Surabhi. For the PGT Posts, candidates must not be more than 36 Years while for the All TGT Posts, 32 Years is the maximum age.

sheetal chib
What is the Age Limit for DSSSB 2021 Teaching post?
kavita rani

H Sheetal. Candidates must be aged below 32 Years (TGT Post), 36 Years (PGT Post) 32 Years (music teacher Post. Age relaxation mentioned here will applicable for the reserved categories as follows:
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