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Eligibilty Criteria

In terms of educational criteria, age restriction, and nationality, the DSSSB has set the eligibility conditions for the DSSSB Assistant Teacher recruitment 2022.


Citizens of India are the only ones who are eligible to apply.

Criteria for Education

Posts Academic Qualification
Nursery Assistant Teacher
  • Intermediate or Senior Secondary School (Class 12th) certificate with 45 percent marks.
  • A two-year diploma/certificate program in nursery teacher education or a B.Ed. (Nursery) from an accredited institution is required.
  • A secondary school diploma in Hindi is required.
Nursery Assistant Teacher - Directorate of Education The candidate must have passed the CTET test as well as Urdu, English, Hindi, or Punjabi as a secondary school subject. In addition, the candidate must have fulfilled the following tasks:

  • NCTE requires a Senior Secondary with a minimum of 50% and a 2-year diploma in elementary education


  • A Senior Secondary with a minimum of 45 percent and a 2-year diploma in primary education.


  • Senior Secondary with a minimum of 50% and a 4-year B.El.Ed.


  • Senior secondary school diploma with a minimum of 50% and a 2-year education diploma (Special Education)


  • Completion of a two-year education diploma
Primary Assistant Teacher - New Delhi Municipal Council
  • Passing the 12th grade with a 50% grade (50% for SC/ST) is required.
  • 2 year primary education diploma/certificate programme in JBT/ ETE/ B.El.Ed/ DIET.
  • Hindi must have been a topic in tenth grade.
  • The CTET must have been passed by the candidate.

Age Restriction

The maximum age limit will be 30 years old. The following categories are exempt from the higher age restriction relaxations.

Category Upper Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PWD 10 Years
PWD+SC/ST 15 years
PWD+OBC 13 Years
Departmental candidates with at least 3 years of service in the Delhi government's NCT/autonomous organizations are encouraged to apply. Group B: up to 5 years; Group C: up to 40 years (45 years for SC/ST; 43 years for OBC).
Sportsperson of Distinction (Only Group C posts) 5 Years (10 Years for SC/ST, 8 years for OBC).
Groups B and C Non-Gazetted Ex-Servicemen 3 years plus the length of military service
Personnel from the Armed Forces who are disabled 45 years (SC/ST: 50 years, OBC: 48 years).
Widows, divorced women, and women who have been legally separated but have not remarried Up to 35 years (for SC/ST, 40 years, and OBC, 38 years).
Exam Pattern
Section Name of the subject No. of questions Total Marks Duration
Section A General Awareness 20 20 2 hours
Arithmetical & Numerical Ability 20 20
General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability 20 20
Language and Comprehension Test in English 20 20
Language and Comprehension Test in Hindi 20 20
Section B Subject Concerned (Teaching Methodology) 100 100
Total 200 200 200
  • There will be 200 questions with a total score of 200.
  • For each incorrect response, a 0.25 point deduction will be applied.
  • It will take two hours to complete the paper.
  • The question paper will be written in English and Hindi (except language sections).

The DSSSB Assistant Teacher Syllabus and Exam Pattern are essential pieces of information for all candidates. The DSSSB Assistant Teacher Syllabus consists of disciplines such as

  • General English
  • General Hindi
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Arithmetical and Numerical Ability
  • Concerned Subject

Take a look at the table below for more information about the DSSSB Assistant Teacher Syllabus.

Subject Topics
General English
  • Verb
  • Voice, Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Articles
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Adverb
  • Error Correction
General Hindi
  • रस
  • अलंकार
  • समास
  • पर्यायवाची
  • विलोम
  • तत्सम एवं तदभव
  • लिंग
  • वचन
  • कारक
  • त्रुटि से संबंधित अनेकार्थी शब्द
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • National Affairs
  • International Affairs
  • Books and Authors
  • General Science
  • Culture
  • Tourism Places
  • Heritage
  • International & National Organizations
Reasoning Ability
  • Number Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogies
  • Decision making
  • Syllogism
  • Directions
  • Mirror Images
  • Relationship concepts
  • Similarities & Differences
Arithmetical and Numerical Ability
  • Simplification
  • Decimals
  • Data Interpretation
  • Fractions
  • LCM
  • HCF
Concerned Subject Subject-related questions (Teaching Methodology, D.Ed/NTT/JBT, B.El.Ed, etc.)

Admission Open 2023