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DSSSB LDC Syllabus 2021: Download subject-wise free syllabus PDF here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Mon, 12 Jul 2021 12:29 PM IST


Get to know the DSSSB LDC Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Check the Marking Scheme, Duration, the subject asked in the Lower Division Clerk entrance examination. 


Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board has released the DSSSB LDC Syllabus 2021 along with the exam pattern for the candidates who wish to work with the board as a Lower Division Clerk. The candidates who have already applied for the aforesaid post can find the link of the DSSSB LDC Syllabus PDF along with the exam pattern on this page.

DSSSB has announced a total of 278 posts for the Lower Diviosn Clerk in the board. The canddiates can find the exam pattern along with the subjects asked, marking scheme, duration etc. According to the selection process there will be a written exam followed by a typing test for the aforesaid post. The candidates can find the DSSSB LDC Syllabus, exam pattern etc in detail on this page. 

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DSSSB LDC Syllabus

The candidates can find the syllabus of the DSSSB LDC section wise in the table mentioned below:




  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary 

  • Grammar

  • Sentence Structure

  • Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. 

  • Direct and Indirect speech

  • Active and Passive Voice

General Hindi 

  • Title of the Passage

  • Letter Writing

  • Word Knowledge

  • Use of Words

  • Antonym

  • Synonym

  • One Word Substitutions

  • Sentence Correction

  • Idioms Phrases

Numerical Aptitude 

  • Number System

  • Simplification

  • Decimal & Fraction


  • Ratio & Proportion

  • Percentage

  • Profit & Loss

  • Discount

  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • Partnership

  • Time & Work

  • Distance

  • Use of Table & Graph

  • Mensuration 

General Intelligence & Reasoning ability

  • Analogies

  • Similarities

  • Differences

  • Space visualization

  • Problem-solving

  • Analysis and Judgment

  • Decision-making

  • Visual memory

  • Discrimination

  • Observation

  • Relationship

  • Concepts

  • Arithmetical reasoning

  • Verbal and figure classification

  • Arithmetical number series

General Awareness

  • Current Events, national and international importance

  • History

  • Polity

  • Constitution

  • Sports

  • Art & Culture

  • Geography

  • Economics

  • Everyday Science

  • Scientific Research

  • National/International Organizations /Institutions etc


DSSSB LDC Exam Pattern

As per the selection process there are multiple stages in the exam however the most crucial stage is the written examination. The candidates can check out the detailed DSSSB LDC Exam Pattern in the space below:

  • The examination will be conducted in the online mode.

  • Each correct answer will fetch 1 marks for the candidates while each wrong answer will account for deduction of 1/4th marks.

  • The candidates will get the option to attempt the paper in bilingual mode except for the language section of the examination. 


Maximum  Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

General Knowledge



2 hours

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability



Arithmetical & Numerical Ability



English Language & Comprehension



Hindi Language





Q1 What is the DSSSB LDC Selection Process?

A1 The DSSSB LDC Selection Process has two stages that is an online test followed by a skill test. 


Q2 Is there any negative marking in the DSSSB LDC Exam?

A2 Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4th marks in the written examination of the DSSSB LDC Exam.


Q3 How many Subjects are asked in the DSSSB LDC exam?

A3 A total of 6 subjects i.e. General Knowledge, General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical & Numerical Ability, English Language & Comprehensio and Hindi Language are asked in the DSSSB LDC exam.


Q4 What is the duration of the DSSSB LDC Exam?

A4 The duration of the DSSSB LDC Exam is 2 hours or 120 minutes for the written test. 


Q5 What is the marking scheme of the DSSSB LDC Exam?

A5 The marking scheme of the DSSSB LDC Exam is adding 1 marks for the correct answer while deducting 0.25 marks for the wrong answers.

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