DSSSB SI and Other Various Post Syllabus January 2020
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
(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
- Syllabus of TIER-I Exam will be same as of One Tier exam.
- Syllabus of TIER-II Exam:
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.
Part-II : (Descriptive)
Essay (In English) : 30 Marks
Letter writing/Expansion of idea : 20 Marks
(In English) (20% Weightage)