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DSSSB Syllabus 2022: Download free section-wise syllabus PDF here

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Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) conducts exams to recruit capable, competent, and highly skilled candidates through written tests, professional tests, and personal interviews among lakhs of candidates who apply for various posts under various departments of the NCT Delhi government. DSSSB Exam 2022 will be conducted to recruit candidates for the posts of Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT), Assistant Teacher (Primary), Assistant Teacher (Nursery), Jr. Secretariat Assistant (LDC), Counselor, Head Clerk and Patwari etc. Recently the new calendar from DSSSB has been released for the year of 2022-23. You can now prepare for DSSSB Exam with the help of our DSSSB (PAPER 1): Target BatchCandidates must know DSSSB Syllabus for the upcoming examination.
  • Every year, the exam is held in both online and offline formats. 
  • Knowing the syllabus can help us keep focused and on track with the DSSSB's expectations, allowing us to land our dream jobs.
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DSSSB Syllabus 2022

The syllabus consists of sections like General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Arithmetical and Numerical Ability, and English and Hindi Language Test are the topics that will be addressed in the sections.

We've covered the DSSSB Exam Syllabus. The syllabus in Section-A is the same for all postings, whilst Section-B contains topics specific to the subject for which candidates have applied. Go over the topics and start preparing for the DSSSB Recruitment 2021.

DSSSB Syllabus: Section A

The detailed syllabus for Section A is as given below:
Subject Syllabus
General English Verb, Tenses
Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement
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Error Correction
Sentence Rearrangement,
Unseen Passages
Idioms & Phrases
General Hindi Antonyms
Translation of Sentences
Fill in the Blanks
Error Detection
Plural Forms, etc.
General Knowledge and Current Affairs Important Days
Indian History
Books and Authors
Indian National Movement
Awards and Honors
Budget and Five Year Plans
General Polity
Current Affairs – National & International
Indian Economy
Capitals of India
International & National Organizations
Science – Inventions & Discoveries
Science & Technology
Countries & Capitals.
Reasoning Ability Arithmetic Number Series
Spatial Orientation
Figures Classification
Relationship concepts
Arithmetical Reasoning
Non-verbal series
Visual Memory
Similarities & Differences
Spatial Visualization
Coding, and Decoding
Number Series
Letter and Symbol Series
Verbal Classification
Essential Part
Verbal Reasoning
Logical Problems
Theme Detection
Cause and Effect
Artificial Language
Matching Definitions
Making Judgments
Statement and Conclusion
Logical Deduction
Statement and Argument.
Arithmetical and Numerical Ability Simplification
Data Interpretation
Ratio & Proportion
Profit & Loss
Simple and Compound Interest
Time & Work
Time & Distance

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DSSSB Tier-I Exam Pattern

For various posts the detailed exam pattern for tier 1 is as follows:
  • Negative marking is in effect, with 0.25 points lost for each incorrect MCQ answer.
  • The DSSSB Board reserves the right to set a minimum cut-off mark for any position based on candidate availability.
  • Selection is made purely on the basis of marks received in Tier-II exams, not on the basis of Tier I exams, as Tier, I is merely a qualifying test in two-tier exams.
  • A candidate must pass a skill or endurance test as the final stage of the recruitment process before being selected.

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  • The questions in the DSSSB exam are bilingual, meaning they are exclusively presented in Hindi and English. The only exemption is language papers, which must be written in the target language.

DSSSB Exam Pattern for Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT), Assistant Teacher (PRT) and Assistant Teacher (Nursery):

Sections Asked Maximum Marks No. of Questions Time Allotted
Section-A 2 hours
General Awareness 20 20
General Intelligence & Reasoning 20 20
Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 20 20
English Language Test 20 20
Hindi Language Test 20 20
Teaching Methodology 100 100
Total 200 200  

DSSSB Exam Pattern for Jr. Secretariat Assistant (LDC)

Sections Asked Maximum Marks No. of Questions Time Allotted
General Awareness 40 40 2 hours
General Intelligence & Reasoning 40 40
Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 40 40
English Language Test 40 40
Hindi Language Test 40 40
Total 200 200  

DSSSB Exam Pattern for Counselor

Sections Asked Maximum Marks No. of Questions Time Allotted
Section-A 3 hours
General Awareness 20 20
Mental Ability & Reasoning Ability 20 20
Numerical Aptitude & Data Interpretation 20 20
English Language Test 20 20
Hindi Language Test 20 20
Related Subjects 200 200
Total 300 300  



DSSSB Tier-II Exam Pattern

  • The tier-II exam has 
    a 200 marks Multiple Choice Question-based test.
  • There is an additional descriptive test of 75 marks is asked in the Tier-II Exam of DSSSB.
  • A descriptive essay writing of 50 marks and a descriptive letter writing of 25 marks is asked in the descriptive text of the DSSSB online Exam.
Sections Asked  Maximum Marks Time Allotted
General Awareness 40 3 hours
Reasoning 40
Numerical Ability 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Descriptive Test 75
Total 275 3 hours

Penalty for wrong answers: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every question that is attempted wrong. No deduction will be made

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How many sections are asked in DSSSB Teacher Exam?

There are two sections in DSSSB Teacher Exam.

Is there any negative marking in the DSSSB Exam?

Yes, there is a provision of negative marking in the DSSSB Exams.

What is the marking scheme of the DSSSB Exams?

The marking scheme of the DSSSB Exam is 1 mark for a correct answer and negative 0.25 for a wrong answer.

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