DSSSB 2020 Recruitment Exam - Dates, Eligibility Norms, Application Process, Syllabus & Admit Card

DSSSB Recruitment Exam

The Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board (DSSSB) has released official notifications for the recruitment at teaching posts (PGT and Counsellor) and non-teaching posts in the Directorate of Education, Government of India. Vacancies are announced for various posts viz. PGT, storekeeper, driver, Laboratory Assistant, Accountant, Draftsman, Pharmacist, Stenographer, Assistant Engineer (Civil), Junior Clerk, etc. Through this article, you can get all the necessary information regarding DSSSB 2020 recruitment and have a clear idea about the important events, syllabus pattern, application forms, and other details.

DSSSB 2020 Exam Latest Notification - The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board has invited application for various teaching ad non-teaching posts. Different advertisements are released for different posts. And, the application process will start at different times. For posts (non-teaching) under advertisement number 01/20 will start from 7th January 2020. Other important dates are in the article ahead. The exam dates are not announced yet.

DSSSB 2020 Recruiting Exam Overview

Stay with this page, to grab all the latest information of the exam, but before getting into the in-depth details, let’s look at the exam overview of DSSSB 2020 Recruiting Exam presented down-below:


Details of the Exam

Name of the Exam

DSSSB Recruitment 2020

Conducted By

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board

Exam Type


Mode of Application


Mode of Examination


Exam Duration

2 hours or 3 hours (as per different posts)

Application Fees

₹ 100

Official website


DSSSB Recruitment Exam 2020 Important Dates

The official exam dates of Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) 2020 is presented-down below-


Dates to be Remembered

Application process begins for posts under 01/20 advertisement

7th January 2020

Closing Date of Applications (advertisement 01/20)

6th February 2020

Application process begins for posts under 02/20 advertisement

14th January 2020

Closing Date of Applications (advertisement 02/20)

13th February 2020

Application process begins for posts under 03/20 advertisement

21st January 2020

Closing Date of Applications (advertisement 03/20)

20th February 2020

Application process begins for posts under 04/20 advertisement

24th January 2020

Closing Date of Applications (advertisement 04/20)

23rd February 2020

DSSSB Recruitment Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

DSSSB has announced the several vacancies for the various posts of Group B & C, Assistant & Junior Engineers, Teaching (PGT/ TGT/ Assistant Primary & Nursery teacher under the guidance of NCT Govt., Delhi. The examination will be held via the offline mode and assist scholars to do well in the exam. Through this section, learners will get to know every aspect of DSSSB Recruitment Exam 2020.



Type of Questions

Objective Type Questions

Examination Mode


Total Questions

200 (each paper)

Stages of Exam

2 (Tier-1 and Tier-2)

Number of Sections (in Both Tiers)

2 (Section A and Section B)

Subjects in Section A

English, Mathematics Aptitude, Reasoning, Hindi, and General Awareness

Subjects in Section B

Candidates will have to solve MCQs as per the chosen post.

Exam Highlights -

  • The exam will be held in two rounds- Tier 1 and Tier 2. However, for most the exam Tier 2 will not be conducted as it is a skill-based test.
  • The overall paper comprises multiple choice questions consists of 200 questions for each paper.
  • Talking about the marking scheme, +1 mark will be granted to the candidate for every correct answer whereas, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

DSSSB 2020 Syllabus Pattern -

The DSSSB 2020 Syllabus consists of the following subjects as follows:

  • Reasoning- Verbal and Non- Verbal Reasoning, Differences, Problem-Solving, Analogies, Judgment, Discrimination, Similarities, Space-Visualization, Analysis, Decision Making, Reasoning, Number Series Observation, Arithmetical, Discrimination, Visual Memory, Relationship Concepts, and Verbal and Figure Classification.
  • General Awareness- Economics, National & International Organizations, Politics, Current Events, Constitution, Science & Tech, Geography, Art & Culture.
  • Numerical Ability- Decimals, Percentage, Average, Simplifications, Fractions, Ration & Proportion, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Distance, L.C.M, Mensuration, Profit & Loss, H.C.F, Time & Work, Discount, Tables & Graphs.
  • English & Hindi Language and Comprehension- Vocabulary, Antonyms, Comprehension, Grammar, Synonyms, Usage of Words.

DSSSB Recruitment Exam 2020 Eligibility

The eligibility norm of the candidate is differing for the various posts offered by the DSSSB 2020. Through this article, understand the outline of eligibility criteria as under-


Eligibility Conditions


Participants must have citizenship of India for successfully applying for the test.

Age Limit

The comprehensive structure of age limit as mentioned down below:

  • For all PGT Posts- 36 years
  • For Group B and C Posts- 27 to 32 years
  • For Music Teacher Posts- 32 years
  • For Other Posts- 30 Years

Educational Background

For DSSSB PGT 2020 -

  • An applicant must hold a master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned subjects from any Indian recognized university or institution. (in case of PGT Sanskrit/Hindi only)
  • Those who have a diploma or degree in education/ training can also apply.

For DSSSB Music Teacher 2020 -

  • Students who hold a BA degree with Music as the important subject are eligible to apply.
  • Other than this, apprentices have qualified the essential music exam along with their +2 level.

For DSSSB TGT 2020 -

  • Students should hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a sum total of 45% marks from the recognized university or college.
  • Diploma in Training Education or SAV certification holder can eligible to apply.
  • Apart from this, candidates should also have a working knowledge of Hindi and must be a qualifier of CTET exam conducted by CBSE.

For Group B and C

  • Students should be a pass out student of +2 levels or possess a graduate degree in the relevant stream for Group B post.
  • Recruitment vacancies of Welfare Officer, an apprentice must possess a graduate degree in sociology or social work.
  • Students with a master’s degree in criminology can also apply.

For Other Posts

  • Candidates with bachelors or masters degree or having a diploma in the requisite subject.

Age Relaxation Norms


The age relaxation norms for reserved category students are as follows-

  • SC/ST- 5 years
  • OBC(Delhi)- 3 years
  • Ex-Servicemen Group C & B (Non-Gazetted)- Period of Military service plus 3 years
  • PH students- 10 years
  • PH+OBC- 13 years
  • PH+SC/ST- 15 years
  • Commendable sports persons- Up to 05 years (08 years for OBC and 10 years for SC/ST Delhi based students)
  • Widows/ Women Judicially Separated/ Divorced Women and who are not re-married (for Group- C posts)- Up to 35 years (38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST Delhi students)

Recommended Books for DSSSB Recruitment Exam 2020

DSSSB Recruitment Exam 2020 Application Process

The application form of DSSSB 2020 will be available as per the schedule provided above under the ‘Important Dates’ section. Candidates are advised to stay tuned with this article and have a clear idea of the application process for the same. In order to eligible for the exam, a student must follow the basic registration process as under-

  • Open the official portal of DSSSB Recruitment 2020 Exam.
  • New students need to register their entries first, simply by adding personal information and other basic details.
  • After the process of registration re-login into your account and start filling your application form.
  • Once the application form is completed, attach a copy of important documents and pay examination fees through SBI e-pay mode.
  • Finally, submit your application form and take a print out for future reference.

DSSSB 2020 Application Fee

Students have to submit a sum total of ₹ 100 as an application fee simply by using SBI e-pay portal. Any other mode of fee payment cannot be accepted. The fee criterion of Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board 2020 is as follows:

  • General and OBC Category students- ₹ 100
  • Women/ SC/ ST/ PH/ Ex-Servicemen- Exempted

Other Details

DSSSB 2020 Recruiting Vacancies

The Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board has announced the recruitment of various teaching and non-teaching posts through DSSSB 2020 recruitment. The following number of vacancies are announced under different advertisements:

Advertisement Number

Number of Vacancies









Check the detailed structure of vacancies in the table below:

For Assistant Teacher/ Special Education Teacher/ PGT/ TGT/ Educational Counselor and Others

Recruiting Posts

Total Vacancies

TGT - Special Education Teacher


Physical Education Teacher


Domestic Science Teacher


Drawing Teacher


PGT Computer Science (Male)


PGT Computer Science (Female)


Educational and Vocational Guidance Counselor (Male)


Educational and Vocational Guidance Counselor (Female)


For Assistant Engineer & Junior Engineer Posts

Recruiting Post

Name of the Department

Total Vacancies

Assistant Engineer  (Civil)

Delhi Jal Board


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For the position of Grade B & C

Recruiting Post

Name of the Department

Total Vacancies


Delhi Transport Corporation

38 (English) 06 (Hindi)

Legal Assistant

Delhi Transport Corporation


Veterinary Livestock Inspector

Animal Husbandry Unit


Junior Clerk

Delhi Transport Corporation



Delhi Transport Corporation


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DSSSB 2020 Admit Card -

The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board will issue the admit cards at the official website. The schedule for the same has not been released yet. Students can download the admit card from the authorized web portal of DSSSB 2020 exam.

Steps to Download the Admit Card -

Apprentices are advised to follow these below-mentioning steps in order to download the admit card:

  • Open the certified web portal of DSSSB and click on the ‘Generate/ Print e- Admit Card’ link.
  • Now, enter all the asked details (Registration number, DOB, and Security code) and submit it.
  • A new window will appear on your screen, check and download your DSSSB 2020 admit card.

Note: Students are recommended to carry a copy of admit card at the time of examination. As without a copy of admit card, no apprentices are allowed to entering the exam premises.

DSSSB 2020 Result

The official result of the DSSSB 2020 will be announced through the official website. Students can check and download their scorecards by signing into the certified website of Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board.

How to check the results:

  • Open the official website- https://dsssbonline.nic.in
  • Click on the ‘DSSSB 2020 Result’ link presented on the home screen.
  • In the next screen, enter your Application Number or Roll Number in the provided space to check the result.
  • Check and download your result for further use.

DSSSB 2020 Cut-Off Scores

The cut-off list of the DSSSB 2020 exam keeps on changing every year. The cut-off scores completely depend upon the number of passing and appearing students for the examination. According to the officials, both the Tiers (Tier I and Tier II) have a different cut-off list.

DSSSB 2020 Pay Scale

The salary details for the recruiting vacancy of teaching in several subjects is given below-

  • For TGT Posts- ₹ 9300 to ₹ 34800 with a Grade Pay of ₹ 4600
  • For PGT Posts- ₹ 9300 to ₹ 34800 with a Grade Pay of ₹ 4800

DSSSB 2020 Exam FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

DSSSB has invited applications for various teaching and non-teaching posts in the Department of Education and other departments under the Government of India. The frequently asked questions related to the recruitment are answered below:

Q. What are the eligibility norms of DSSSB 2020 Recruitment Exam?

A. The eligibility criteria differ as per the posts. For PGT posts, the applicant must have a Master’s degree in the concerned subject and a diploma or degree in Education. 3 years of teaching experience is desirable.

Q. When will the DSSSB 2020 exam be conducted?

A. The DSSSB 2020 exam dates are not announced yet. Candidates must keep a check on the official website.

Q. How many seats are offered by the Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board this year?

A. Different vacancies are released through different advertisements. A total of 3552 vacancies are announced through 04/20 advertisement for PGT and TGT teachers.

Q. What is the syllabus pattern for DSSSB 2020 Recruitment exam?

A. The syllabus pattern will consist of subjects like Reasoning, General Awareness, Numerical Ability, and Language Comprehension in English and Hindi. The syllabus is provided in the official notification.

Q. How can participants submit the application fee?

A. The fee will be paid through the SBI (e-pay) portal. General and OBC category students need to submit ₹ 100 as an examination fee, whereas, students belong to SC/ST/PWD/Female category don’t need to pay any examination fee.

Q. Is DSSSB also reserves an age relaxation criterion for meritorious students?

A. Yes, as per the officials 5 years of age relaxation for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 3 years for Ex-Servicemen, and 10 years for PH category students.

Q. What is the maximum age limit for PGT post?

A. The maximum age limit for PGT post is 36 years.

Q. I want to apply for the Music Teacher post. What is the age limit?

A. The upper age limit for Music Teacher post is 32 years.

Q. What will be the mode of application fee payment?

A. The application fee can be paid only through the online mode using credit card/ debit card/ internet banking.

Q. I don’t have any experience in teaching. Can I apply for the exam?

A. Yes, you can apply for the exam. The teaching experience is only desirable not essential.