DSSSB Exams [Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board]

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DSSSB set up by the Delhi Government is a recruitment board that conducts written tests, professional exams and interviews for a plethora of jobs for the departments of the national state government every year. The main incentive of DSSSB is to provide employment to skilled and highly-qualified candidates. Here is everything you need to know about DSSSB!

What is DSSSB?

DSSSB stands for Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board which was set up by the Delhi Government to generate employment opportunities for skilled candidates for a wide range of technical and non-technical appointments within the government and local bodies/PSUs. Every year the Board releases a set of vacancies for posts like Trained Graduate Teachers(TGT), Post Graduate Teachers(PGT), Stenographer, Engineer, Caretaker, Technical Assistant, Technical Assistant, Pharmacist etc. 

Name of the Board Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board
Posts Group B and C
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online & Offline
Medium of Exam Hindi or English
Official site https://dsssb.delhi.gov.in/home/Delhi-Subordinate-Services-Selection-Board 

DSSSB Recruitment 2021

DSSSB Recruitment process has started; the Board has announced that there will be over 12000 vacancies for both non-teaching and teaching posts. Interested and eligible candidates are required to register online through their website. 

Registration Process

Candidates can fill out the application forms available online for their eligible posts. Candidates are required to fill out the application form details, upload relevant documents and pay the application fees. They must download a copy of their application form. The application fees for the General and OBC category is Rs. 100 while the special categories can apply free of cost.

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Important Dates

The important dates for DSSSB exams will be announced after the application process is over. Here are the tentative dates for the upcoming events in the admission process.

Start of Online Application Process January 2021
End of Online Application Process February 2021
Admit Card 2 weeks prior to exam
Exam Dates To be Declared
Result To be Declared

Eligibility Criteria

DSSSB conducts written tests, skill tests and personal interviews for the announced vacancies every year. The eligibility criteria varies based on the post. Hence, here are the important eligibility requirements you must meet

  • Must be an Indian citizen
  • Candidates must have qualified 10+2 level of examination to be eligible
  • Must be a graduate or postgraduate from a recognised university/institution
  • Candidates must be between the ages of 18 to 35; the age limit is subject to the applied post and the category of the applicant
  • Candidates must meet the specific requirements of the desired post to be eligible

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Exam Pattern

The exam pattern differs according to the post; the written test is conducted either as an one-tier exam or as a two-tier exam followed by a personal interview and skill tests depending upon the post you have applied for.

One-Tier Exam consists of objective questions and the duration of the exam is 2 hours. The total marks of the paper are 200 marks and contains two sections A and B. The exam sets the competency of the candidate with subjects like General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical and Numerical Ability, Hindi Language, and English Language & Comprehension. Here is the section A exam pattern:

Subjects Marks Breakdown
General Awareness 20
General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 20
Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 20
Hindi Language 20
English Language 20
Total 100

Section B consists of multiple choice questions from the post-graduation level of the candidates. The total allotted are 100 marks and candidates must be well-versed in their subject areas to score well in the paper.

Two – Tier Exam consists of objective and descriptive questions. The exam has two sections: 1 and 2. Section one consists of multiple choice questions from areas like General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability, Arithmetical and Numerical Ability, Hindi Language, and English Language & Comprehension while Section 2 is a descriptive test which tests the writing ability and competency of the candidate. Here is the exam pattern for Two- Tier Exam:

Subjects Marks Breakdown
General Awareness 40
General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability 40
Arithmetical and Numerical Ability 40
Hindi Test 40
English Test 40
Descriptive Test 75

Notes – Skill test or Personal Interview may be conducted depending upon the job profile

This is all about DSSSB! The Board releases a set of vacancies on their website must check from time to time if you want to apply for the recruitment process. If you need guidance in your career and wish to find about your future career prospects then contact Leverage Edu. Book a free session today and clear all your doubts!

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