DSSB Recruitment Syllabus and Pattern of Exam

DSSB Recruitment Syllabus  and Pattern of exam for various posts – Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) has published the 2290 vacancies for various posts,candidates may apply for the different posts here.

The exam pattern and syllabus for different posts are different, just go through the syllabus and exam pattern of different posts of DSSB Recruitment 2013.

MODE OF SELECTION: The selection shall be made through One Tier, Two Tier and Three Tier examination scheme and Physical Endurance Test, Skill Test wherever applicable as given below:

* Examination Scheme (Post code 39/13 to 71/13). R.No. DSIIDC/II-8/SC/ST/Estt. dated 15/2/2013. DSSSB will conduct One Tier, Two Tier and Three Tier Examination as per examination scheme

One Tier Examination (G): For post codes: 39/13, 41/13, 43/13, 44/13, 50/13, 51/13, 54/13, 56/13, 57/13, 59/13, 63/13.

One Tier Examination (T) : For post code: 61/13

Two Tier Examination (G): For post code: 40/13.

Two Tier Examination (T1): For post code: 42/13, 45/13, 55/13, 58/13, 60/13, 64/13, 65/13, 66/13, 67/13, 68/13, 69/13, 70/13, 71/13.

Three Tier Examination (G): For post code: 46/13.

Three Tier Examination (T): For post codes: 47/13, 48/13, 49/13, 52/13, 53/13, 62/13.


(i) General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. The questions will be designed to test knowledge of Current Events and of such matter of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to History, Polity, Constitution, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, Economics, Everyday Science, Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions etc.

(ii) General Intellegence & Reasoning Ability : The syllabus of General Intellegence & Reasoning Ability includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. Test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship, concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series etc.

(iii) Arthmetical & Numerical Ability : The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Tables & Graphs etc. of 10thlevel.

(iv) & (v) Hindi Language & Comprehension and English Language & Comprehension: In addition to the testing of candidate’s understanding and comprehension of the English and Hindi Languages, questions on its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be covered.


(i) Post specific subject related questions: Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions on the subject concerned as per the qualification prescribed in the Recruitment Rules for the post.

Two Tier & Three Tier Examination Schemes:

I. Syllabus of TIER-I Exam will be same as of One Tier exam.

II. Syllabus of TIER-II Exam:

Part-I (MCQ/Objective type)

 General Intelligence & reasoning ability – same as in tier-I but with slightly higher level  Quantitative Aptitude – In addition to Arithmetical and Numerical Abilities as in tier-I with slightly higher level, there will be questions on data interpretation & Analysis.

 General Awareness in addition to topics given for Tier-I there shall be question on history, culture, demography, geography & economy of Delhi, Administrative set up and Governance in NCT of Delhi, various schemes of Delhi Govt.

English language & Comprehension – same as in tier-I but with slightly higher level

Part-II (Descriptive)

Essay writing: Topics on current affairs of National and International interests, culture, society, women empowerment, environment, Relation with neighboring countries, etc.

Letter writing:

Letters on various subjects like request to Registering authorities for issue of birth certificate, marriage registration, to get commercial loan from banks, to get membership from various councils, lodging police complaints, letter to Editor of a newspaper highlighting social evils, letter to Municipal Authorities highlighting various civic issues like road, sanitation, street lights etc.

Expansion of Ideas in English language: candidate will be required to elaborate their ideas on specific quotes/ topics for example, “Everything that glitter is not gold; As you sow, so shall you reap; Once in a blue moon” and on other topics of general interests.

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