DSSSB Syllabus 2012 For Preliminary Exam

DSSSB Syllabus For Preliminary Exam

Part I (Objective Type)

General Awareness

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’sGeneral Awareness of the environment around him and its application tosociety. The questions will be designed to test knowledge of currentevents and of such matter of everyday observation as may be expected ofan educated person.

The test will alsoinclude questions relating to India and its neighboring countries,especially pertaining to History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Art& Culture, Geography, Economics, General Policy, Science &Scientific Research, National/International Organizations /Institutions etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability

The syllabus of General Intelligence includes questions of both verbaland 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 andfigure classification, arithmetical number series etc.

Arithmetical and Numerical Ability

Questions in the component of Arithmetical and Numerical Ability willcover Number System 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 & Graphsetc.

General English and General Hindi

In addition to the testing of candidate’s understanding of the English& Hindi Languages, its Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Structure,Synonyms, Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be tested.

Post specific subject related questions:The questions will be on the concerned subject / trade/ work /qualification of the relevant post as prescribed in the recruitmentrules and will be of the same level as applicable for the concernedpost.

Part II (Descriptive Type)

The questions will be on the concerned subject / trade / work /qualification of the relevant post as prescribed in the recruitmentrules and will be of the same level as applicable for the concernedpost.

Candidates are strictly advised not to bring mobile phones/cellular phones, books, notes, electronicwatches with facility of calculation, calculators, pagers or any othercommunication device, bags etc. inside the Center premises. Incase any candidate is found to possess the same, he/she will bedebarred from the examination and legal proceedings will be initiated.


  1. SUDHIR KUMAR says

    What is the means of discriptive. How many question will be asked & of how many lanth.& WHAT IS THE TYPE OF PAPER I.E OBJECTIVE OR SUBJECTIVE

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