DSSSB (Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board)

a. Before submitting online applications, candidate must ensure that he/she is registered on DSSSB’s portal i.e. https://dsssbonline.nic.in. The instructions for Registration are available on the Board’s website. Registration with
DSSSB is a onetime exercise. The user ID and password generated after registration should be used to log in
whenever a candidate is applying for examinations of the posts notified by DSSSB. No separate registration is required for each of examination conducted by DSSSB. If an applicant submits multiple registrations and appears in the examination (at any stage) more than once, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will be debarred from the examinations of the Board.
b. Eligible candidates may apply online through the website https://dsssbonline.nic.in
c. The candidates must go through the INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING ONLINE carefully while filling up Online
Application Form for the post concerned.
d. The candidates must submit their application through Online Mode only. No other mode of application shall be
accepted. Applications received through any other mode i.e. by post/by hand/by mail etc. will not be accepted and
will be summarily rejected. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
e. To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before
the closing date and not to wait till the last date. DSSSB will not be responsible for the candidates not being able
to submit their applications for reasons beyond its control.
f. Before submission of the online application, candidates must check and ensure that they have filled correct details
in each field of the form. Once online application form is submitted, no request for change/ correction/modification (including change of category) will be entertained or allowed under any circumstances. Request received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained and no correspondence will be made in this regard.

(i) The candidate must be a citizen of India.
(ii) The candidate must be eligible in terms of age, educational qualifications, experience etc. as per Recruitment
Rules notified by the User Department for the post in which he/she intends to apply.

? 100/- (One Hundred only)
a) Women candidates and candidates belonging to Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe, P.W.D. & Ex-serviceman
category are exempted from paying Application fee.
b) Ex-servicemen who have already secured employment in civil side under Central Government /Government of
NCT of Delhi or its Autonomous /Local Bodies on regular basis after availing of the benefits of reservation given to ex-servicemen for their re-employment are NOT eligible for fee concession.
c) The candidates submitting their application online should pay the requisite fees only through SBI e-pay. Other mode of payment will not be considered and the application of such candidates will be rejected out rightly and payment made shall stand forfeited.
d) Application Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. 

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for different categories is asunder:

SC/ST 05 years
OBC 03 years
PwD 10 years
PwD + SC/ST 15 years
PwD + OBC 13 years
Departmental candidate i.e. regular Govt. servant with at least three years continuous service. (These instructions are applicable only to Central Government Civilian Employees and Employees of all Departments/Autonomous/Local
Bodies of Govt. of NCT of Delhi)

For Group B Post: - Up to 05 years for Group ‘B’ posts (which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of post) as per DoP&T O.M. No. 15012/2/2010- Estt.(D) dated 27th March, 2012.
For Group C Post: - Up to 40 years of age (45 years for SC/ST, 43 years for OBC) for Group ‘C’ post (which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of post) as per DoP&T O.M. No. 15012/2/2010- Estt.(D) dated 27th March, 2012.
7. Meritorious Sports Persons (Only for Group ‘C’ posts) Up to 05 years (10 years for SC/ST and 08 years for OBC
8. Ex-Servicemen Group B & C (NonGazetted) Period of Military service plus 3 years
9. Disabled Defence services personnel (Group “C”) 45 years (50 years of SC/ST, 48 years for OBC)
10. Widows/ divorced women/ women judicially separated and who are not re-married.
For Group C Post: -
Up to the age of 35 years (up to 40 yrs for SC/ST & 38 for OBC)
(Note:- The above age relaxations will be regulated as per DOPT Guidelines.)
(i) Any specific age relaxation provided in the Recruitment Rules of the posts of MCDs, NDMC and Autonomous Bodies of Government of NCT of Delhi shall be applicable in respect of those particular posts.
(ii) In Recruitment Rules of the posts of MCDs, NDMC and Autonomous bodies of Government of NCT of Delhi, wherever it is mentioned that age relaxation shall be given as per Government of India instruction, the age relaxation given here-in-above shall be applicable.
(iii) An Ex-serviceman who has already secured employment under the Central Government/ Govt. of NCT of Delhi or its autonomous/local bodies in Group C post will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for ex-servicemen for securing another employment in higher grade or cadre in Group C Post. However, such candidate will not be eligible for benefit of reservation.
(iv) In case of physically handicapped/Person with Disability, relaxation in age-limit shall be applicable irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved or not, provided the post is identified as suitable for persons with disabilities.
(v) If a person with disability is entitled to age concession by virtue of being a Departmental employee, concession to him/her will be admissible either as a 'person with disability' or as a 'Departmental employee' whichever may be more beneficial to him/her.

SYLLABUS: (for One Tier and Two Tier Examination Schemes) One Tier (General/Technical) Examination:-

(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 Intelligence & Reasoning Ability: The syllabus of General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. Test may include questions on 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.
(iii) Arithmetical & Numerical Ability : The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Abilities will cover Number Systems including questions on Simplification, Decimals, Data Interpretation, 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.
(iv) 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.

SECTION B (Applicable only for one Tier Technical only): 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 Examination Schemes:
I. Syllabus of TIER-I Exam will be same as of One Tier exam.
II. Syllabus of TIER-II Exam:
A. Part-I (MCQ/Objective type)
(i) General Intelligence & reasoning ability - same as in One Tier exam but with slightly higher level.
(ii) 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.
(iii) 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.
(iv) English language & Comprehension - same as in tier-I but with slightly higher level.
B. Part-II : (Descriptive)
As per the Examination Scheme mentioned in the Annexure-I.

Mode of Selection:
a. The selection shall be made through One Tier / Two Tier examination scheme and Skill Test/Physical Endurance
Test/Driving Test wherever applicable.
b. In case of any question(s) appearing in the exam is held to be invalid, those questions will not be evaluated and the
marks scored by the candidate will be calculated on prorated basis (out of maximum marks).
c. Marks scored by candidates in the Computer Based Examination will be normalized (Only in case of examination held in multiple shifts) by using the formula published by DSSSB vide Notice No. 10 (271)/Sec.Cell/DSSSB/18/989 dated 11.07.2018 (Annexure-II) and only such normalized scores will be notified to the candidates in their login ID and the same will be used to determine final merit and selection.
d. Draft Answer Keys of the Computer Based Examination will be displayed on the website of DSSSB after the
Examination. Candidates may go through the draft Answer Keys and submit online objections, if any, within the stipulated time limit given by the Board. Objection(s) regarding the draft Answer Keys received through the online mode within the time limit fixed by the Board only will be considered and scrutinized before finalizing the Answer Keys. However, the decision of the Board in this regard will be final. Objections received through any other mode(s) e.g. letter, application, email, etc. shall not be entertained. Besides, no representation from the candidates in this regard will be entertained by the Board during or after the display of draft answer key.
e. The Board, in order to achieve qualitative selection and to recruit the best talent available, has fixed the
following minimum qualifying marks (wherever applicable) for different categories
General/EWS :40%
OBC (Delhi) :35%
SC/ST/PH (PwD) :30%
Ex-servicemen will be given 5% relaxation in their respective categories subject to a minimum of 30%.
f. DSSSB reserves its right to prescribe a minimum cut off mark for any post as per availability of candidates.
Note : Cutoff marks for selection in different categories may go higher depending upon the marks obtained
by the candidates and number of vacancies in respective categories.
g. In r/o post codes 13/22 to 18/22 & 20/22 to 36/22, in the event of two or more candidates in the same
category having scored equal marks in Tier-1/Tier-2 examination, then :
1) Candidate securing more marks in subject specific section i.e. Section-B is to be placed higher in merit;
2) In case where the marks mentioned at (1) above are also equal, the candidate senior in age is to be placed higher in merit.
3) In case where the dates of birth are also the same, the candidate whose first name comes first in Alphabetical order (in English) is to be placed higher in merit.

h. In r/o post code 19/22, in the event of two or more candidates in the same category having scored equal marks in either Tier-1/Tier-2 examination, then :
1) Candidate senior in age is to be placed higher in merit.
2) In case where the dates of birth are also the same, the candidate whose first name comes first in Alphabetical order (in English) is to be placed higher in merit.
i. SC, ST, OBC, EWS, Ex.SM and PwD candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, will not be adjusted against the reserved vacancies. Such candidates will be accommodated against the general/ unreserved vacancies for the post as per their position in the overall merit. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SC, ST, OBC, EWS, Ex.SM and PwD candidates.
j. A person with disability who is selected on his own merit can be appointed against an unreserved vacancy provided the post is identified suitable for Persons with Disability of the relevant category.
k. Provisional selection in the examination confers no right of appointment unless the Appointing Authority is satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service/post.
l. The admission at all stages of the examination is purely provisional, subject to his/her satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions prescribed for the respective Department(s). If, upon verification, at any time before or after the examination, it is found that the candidate does not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, his/her candidature for the examination will be summarily cancelled.

The online application for visit DSSSB official website.