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DSSSB 2021(02-14 Sep): Answer Key(Released), Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - September 23 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

DSSSB 2021 TGT exam has been held on 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 10, 11, 13 and 14 September 2021 by the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) and is a state-level examination conducted annually. DSSSB has a portal through which the candidates can apply for different posts under NCT Government, Delhi, and its autonomous bodies. The selection of candidates is made through the various stages – written test, online test, skill test, interview round. The candidates must read the complete article to know more about the DSSSB 2021 Notifications, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Exam Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, and Counseling.

DSSSB 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the essential details of DSSSB 2021 entrance exam from the given below table:

DSSSB Status

TGT exam has been held on 02-14 September 2021

Answer KeyPGT draft answer key released

Latest Updates:

  • DSSSB 2021 Draft answer key has been released for TGT on 21 September 2021. The objection window will be available till 25 September 2021.
  • DSSSB 2021 admit card has been released for the TGT exam which was held on 02, 04, 05 and 06 September 2021.

DSSSB 2021 Important Dates

Following are the important dates related to DSSSB 2021.
Admit card31 August 2021
Exam date for TGT02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 10, 11, 13 and 14 September 2021
For PGT:
Admit Card13 July 2021
Exam Date16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30 and 31 July 2021

DSSSB 2021 Admit Card

The details about DSSSB Admit Card 2021 are given below:

  • The admit card has been released.
  • Furthermore, candidates must download the DSSSB 2021 admit card within the instructed time from the official website of DSSSB only.
  • Candidates must note that no printed admit card is sent to the candidate through post/courier.
  • Also, candidates need to have their admit cards with them on exam day as they will not be allowed to give the exam without their admit card.
  • Applicants must carry id proof and a hard copy of the hall ticket to the exam hall for identity proof.

DSSSB 2021 Exam Pattern

The information about DSSSB Exam Pattern 2021 is given hereby:

  • The exam will be conducted offline.
  • There will be 200 questions, and each question will be carrying 1 mark.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong response.
  • The DSSSB Recruitment exam will consist of 2 stages- Tier I and Tier II and the exam duration of both the exams will be different.
  • A skill test will be conducted for some posts soon after the Tier II exam.
  • However, for some posts, the candidates need to appear in the Tier I exam only.
DSSSB 2021 Paper Pattern
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Type of QuestionsObjective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Stages of Exam

Tier I

Tier II

Skill test (for some posts)

Number of sections2 (Section A and Section B for both tiers)
Marking Scheme+1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
Negative MarkingApplicable; 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer

DSSSB 2021 Syllabus

Candidates must know DSSSB Syllabus so that they can systematically prepare for the exam. Detailed DSSSB syllabus 2021 is given hereby:

  • Reasoning Ability:

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space Visualization, Problem-Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Reasoning, Verbal and Figure Classification, Number Series Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical

  • English & Hindi Language and Comprehension:

Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Synonyms, Antonyms, Usage of Words

  • General Awareness:

Current Events History, Polity, Economics, Science & Tech., Constitution, Sports, Art & Culture, Geography, National & International Organizations

  • Numerical Ability:

Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Simple & Compound Interest, Mensuration, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Profit & Loss, Discount, Tables & Graphs.

DSSSB 2021 Preparation Tips

The following preparation tips will help the candidates to get good marks in the exam and thereby qualify for DSSSB 2021:

  • Candidates must have complete knowledge of exam patterns and syllabus, which will systematically prepare them for the exam.
  • They must refer to the books written by renowned authors to prepare for the exam.
  • The candidates must study all the subjects properly and focus more on the subject which they find difficult.
  • Also, the candidates must make proper notes for revising the topics and must stay focused.
  • Candidates can do meditation to manage their stress.
  • Also, they must avoid junk food and must take a balanced diet.

DSSSB 2021 Answer Key

After the commencement of the examination, DSSSB releases the answer key for the examination.

  • Answer keys will be released on the official website, dsssb.delhi.gov.in.
  • To download the answer key, the candidates have to log in with their login credentials - Registration number and date of birth.
  • Applicants can calculate the probable score with the help of their answer key.
  • In case any candidate finds an incorrect answer, and they can raise/challenge the answer key.
  • The process for raising objections is conducted through online mode (e-challenge).

DSSSB 2021 Result

DSSSB 2021 Result will be declared after the successful completion of the exam. The result will be declared on the official website, and the scorecard will be released. The scorecard will contain the candidates' marks in the different sections, along with the total marks obtained. The results of the DSSSB Recruitment 2021 can be checked by following these few steps:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the link: ‘DSSSB Teacher Recruitment 2021 Result’.
  • The applicants need to enter their Roll Number, birth date, and password to see their results.
  • The scorecard can be seen on the monitor screen.
  • The candidates need to save a soft copy of the same and take out 2 printouts of it.
  •  The board will also be publishing a final answer key, which can be challenged by the candidates.
  • The candidates can get an idea of their score by tallying their answers and hence estimate their performance.

After the result declaration, a merit list will be published by the board, which will be based on the candidates' score. It will specify the merit position of candidates as per their mark and category.

Post Vacancies

Given below are the list of post vacancies for DSSSB recruitment 2021:

Junior Stenographer(English)02
Junior Assistant25
Accounts Assistant cum Cashier18
Store Keeper06
Fee Collector/Sub Inspector/Auction Recorder131
Junior Stenographer16
Assistant Bacteriologist07
Technical Assistant(Beauty culture)01
Technical Assistant (Architecture)03

Technical Assistant (Information Technology Enabled Service & Management)


Technical Assistant (Garment Fabrication Technology)

Technical Assistant (Commercial Art)01
Technical Assistant (Digital Electronics)03
Technical Assistant14
Technical Assistant (Medical Lab. Technology)04

Technical Assistant (Modern Office Practice) English

Technical Assistant (Electrical)12

Technical Assistant (Electronics & Communication)

Technical Assistant (Pharmacy)04
Technical Assistant (Library Science)01
Technical Assistant (Computer)28
Technical Assistant (Fashion Design)01

DSSSB 2021 Application Form

Interested candidates need to have all the important information about the DSSSB Application Form 2021 to fill the application form timely and without any mistakes to avoid rejection of their application form at a later stage. The details about the application form are given hereby:

  • DSSSB Online Application Form was available from 15 March 2021 to 14 April 2021.
  • Candidates will be required to register themselves and create their login account by entering their details.
  • Then the candidates need to fill the application form and upload the required documents.
  • Furthermore, candidates need to pay the application fee online.

DSSSB 2021 Application Fee

  • The fee amount is different for different categories.
  • Mode of Payment: The candidates must pay the fee online only by using SBI e-pay. Application Fees cannot be paid offline.

DSSSB Recruitment 2021 Application fee for various categories are:

Registration Fee for DSSSB 2021
Application Fee amount

General and OBC


Women/ SC/ ST/ PH/ Ex-Servicemen


DSSSB 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must carefully go through the DSSSB 2021 eligibility criteria and ensure their eligibility for appearing in the exam so that their application form does not get canceled at a later stage.

The details about eligibility are given hereby:

Age Limit : 
The candidates can check the age criteria for various posts given below:
  • 32 Years (TGT Post)
  • 36 Years (PGT Post)
  • 32 Years (music teacher Post)
  • 30 Years (rest of the posts)
  • 30 years (PRT Post)
Age Relaxation (for reserved category candidates)
Age Relaxation for Reserved Categories
Age relaxation provided (in years)

OBC category candidates

3 yrs.

SC/ ST category candidates

5 yrs.

PH category candidates

10 yrs.

Nationality: The candidate must have Indian citizenship.
Education Qualification:

The candidates need to fulfill the criteria of education qualification required for various posts. The educational qualification required is mentioned hereby:

PGT Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must have completed their post-graduation degree (or any other qualification equivalent to it for PGT Hindi/Sanskrit) with the required subjects from any recognized university or college.
  • Besides this, candidates who have completed their diploma OR Graduation in education/training are also eligible to apply for the exam.
DSSSB TGT Eligibility 

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree or any other degree equivalent to it from a recognized University with at least 45%. They must have studied the required subjects in their Bachelor’s.

Music Teacher
The candidates must have completed their BA in Music or qualified for the required music exam in 12th standard.
For other posts
The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree or should be a Diploma holder along with the compulsory subjects.

DSSSB 2021 Highlights

The crucial points for DSSSB 2021 are as follows:

Exam Name

DSSSB Exam 2021

Conducting Body

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board

Registration Mode


Type of Exam

State- Level Entrance Exam

Exam Date

20, 22, 23 April 2021

DSSSB Official Website

Application Link


About dsssb.delhi.gov.in

The official website for DSSSB is dsssb.delhi.gov.in. Candidates seeking to apply for various posts can get all the information related to DSSSB recruitment through the official website. On the right side of the official website, all the important tabs related to recruitment are provided. On the left side of the homepage tabs advertised, download forms, notice for the exam, question bank, answer keys, mark list, result, exam related information are present. The latest news related to DSSSB recruitment is provided on the right of the website. The latest event of the recruitment is released in the center of the website.

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DSSSB Important Dates

DSSSB 2021 Form Date25 May - 10 Jul 2021
Admit Card Dowmloading Date13 Jul 2021
DSSSB 2021 Exam Date02 Sep, 04 Sep 2021
Result Date25 Jul - 31 Jul 2021 (Tentative)

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:




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Form Start Date:

25 May 2021

Form End Date:

10 Jul 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 10 Jul 2021
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