DSSSB Exam Pattern

DSSSB Tier-I Exam

Tier-I is an online exam with multiple choice questions comprising of 200 marks & two sections- A & B. Sections such as General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Numerical Ability, English and Hindi Language Test are asked in Section A of Tier-I DSSSB Exam and will constitute of 100 marks. General Awareness

Sections Asked Maximum Marks Time Allotted
20 2 Hours
Reasoning 20
Numerical Ability 20
English Language Test 20
Hindi Language Test 20

DSSSB Tier-II Exam

Tier-II exam has a 200 marks Multiple Choice Question based test. 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 test of DSSSB online Exam.

Sections Asked Maximum Marks Time Allotted
General Awareness 40 2 hours
Reasoning 40
Numerical Ability 40
English Language 40
Hindi Language 40
Descriptive Test 75

Penalty for wrong answers: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every question that is attempted wrong. No deduction will be made for the question left unanswered or un-attempted.


DSSSB Syllabus

DSSSB Syllabus is designed specifically for the post of TGT, PGT, Junior Engineer and Grade-IV DASS. The syllabus for Tier-I is not that vast as compared to the syllabus of Tier-II of DSSSB 2017 Exam. Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of DSSSB 2017 Exam:

Session Asked Syllabus
Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Analogies. Similarities. Differences.

Space Visualization. Problem-Solving. Analysis. Judgment.

Decision Making. Visual Memory. Discrimination. Observation.

Relationship Concepts. Arithmetical Reasoning.

Verbal and Figure Classification. Arithmetical Number Series etc.

Numerical Ability Simplification. Decimals ractions. L.C.M. .C.F.

Ratio & Proportion. percentage. Average. Profit & Loss.

Discount. Simple & Compound Interest. Mensuration.

Time & Work. Time & Distance. Tables & Graphs.

Language & Comprehension Comprehension. Vocabulary. Grammar. Sentence Structure.

Synonyms. Antonyms. Usage of Words etc.

General Awareness Current Events -National & International. History.

Polity. Constitution. Sports. Art & Culture.

Geography. Economics. Science. Scientific Research.

National & International Organizations.