Welcome to College Dunia. This article helps aspirants understand the exam pattern and detailed syllabus of DSSSB and help them crack the exam like a pro. Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) exams are instituted by National Capital Territory of Delhi to recruit capable, competent and highly skilled candidates through written tests, professional tests and personal interviews among lakhs of candidates that apply for various posts under various departments of Government of NCT Delhi. The exam is conducted every year in both Online and Offline exam mode. Usually, the notifications for DSSSB exams are announced in the month of January.
To crack the DSSSB exam and score good marks, the first step required is to understand the DSSSB syllabus as it helps to reduce aspirant’s time in reading material that is not useful for the exam. Knowing syllabus can help us stay focused and aligned to DSSSB expectations and help us land our dream posts.
The DSSSB exam dates, pay scale and eligibility criteria for different posts can be found and other details regarding the exam can be found in the website dsssb.delhi.gov.in
The DSSSB exam is conducted in two phases ;
|Examination name||DSSSB Exam 2021|
|Name of conducting exam||DSSSB (Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board)|
|Mode of registration||Online|
|Type of Exam||State Level Recruitment Exam|
|DSSSB Recruitment 2021 Notification||2nd week of December|
|DSSSB Application Form 2021 Start to submit||1st week of January|
|Deadline to submit the application form||2nd week of January|
|DSSSB Recruitment 2021 Admit Card released||2 week prior to the exam date|
|DSSSB 2021 Exam Date||To Be Announced|
|Result Declare||To Be Announced|
The One Tier exam is a computed based or online mode exam with objective/multiple-choice questions comprising of 200 marks and two parts A and B. The time given for the exam is 2 hours. A negative marking of 0.25 is deducted for every wrong answer.
|Exam Topics||Sub Topics|
|General Awareness||History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art &Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National/International Organisations|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space Visualization, Problem-solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision making, Visual Memory, Discrimination & Observation, Relationship & Concepts, Verbal and Figure classification, Arithmetical Number Series|
|Arithmetical and Numerical Ability||Simplification, Decimals, Data Interpretation, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance|
|Hindi Language & Comprehension||Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Reading Comprehension, Usage of Words|
|English Language & Comprehension||Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Reading Comprehension, Usage of Words|
The questions in Section B are related to specific subject or qualification and teaching methodology prescribed for the post. It is an objective type/Multiple Choice paper comprising of 100 marks. The candidates mandatorily are required to take this exam for the posts of TGT, PGT and other teaching posts.
|Exam Topics||Maximum Marks||Total Time|
|Section A||General Awareness||20||2 hours|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability||20|
|Arithmetical and Numerical Ability||20|
|Hindi Language & Comprehension||20|
|English Language & Comprehension||20|
|Section B||Concerned Subject/Qualification paper||100|
The Two-Tier Exam is further divided into Tier-1 and Tier-2. The Tier-1 exam is for 2 hours and comprises of 200 marks. The tier-2 exam is for 3 hours and comprises of 250 marks.
The Tier-1 exam is further divided into Section A and Section B. In Section A, we come across topics like General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning ability, Arithmetical & Numeric ability, Test of Hindi Language and Comprehension, Test of English Language and Comprehension. In Section B, Questions are asked related to Subject/Qualification paper prescribed for the post. The subtopics of these components are explained in detailed in One Tier Exam Syllabus which is mentioned above. Kindly scroll up for more details.
The Tier-2 exam is of both objective and descriptive mode. The Tier-2 exam has two parts. Part I is objective type paper, where questions are asked related to Subject/Qualification. Part II is a descriptive paper of 50 marks. Out of 50 marks, 30 marks are allocated for English Essay and 20 marks are allocated for Expansion of Idea in English/Letter Writing.
|Tier||EXAM TOPICS||TYPE||MAXIMUM MARKS||TOTAL TIME|
|Tier-1||Part A||General Awareness General Intelligence & Reasoning Arithmetical & Numerical Ability Hindi Language & Comprehension English Language & Comprehension||Objective||100 (20 marks each)||2 hours|
|Part B||Subject/Qualification Related Paper||100|
|Tier-2||Part I||Subject/Qualification Paper||Objective||200 (80% weightage)||3 hours|
|Part II||English Essay Letter Writing/Expansion of Idea in English||Descriptive||50 (20% weightage)|
The application form for the exam will be released usually at the end of January on the official web page www.delhi.gov.in. The candidates are required to create a login account and provide basic personal and academic information asked. The documents required to be submitted include Age, Address proof, Aadhar Card copy and other Educational Certificates. The admit card for the exam will be released on the official site two weeks before the exam. Don’t forget to check the admit card instructions before the exam and carry admit card along with the valid ID proof that you have mentioned in the application to the examination centre.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.