DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022: CBT 1 & CBT 2 Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme

DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022: CBT 1 & CBT 2 Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Jan 4, 2022Check the DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022 for tier 1 & tier 2 exam. Know the paper pattern for the computer-based test (1 & 2) along with the marking scheme as per the latest notification.
Check the DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022 for tier 1 & tier 2 exam. Know the paper pattern for the computer-based test (1 & 2) along with the marking scheme as per the latest notification.
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DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022 for tier 1 & tier 2 exam for the computer-based test (CBT) is explained to you as per the latest notification. The DSSSB AE CBT 1 and CBT 2 shall have objective type of questions of 200 and 300 marks respectively.

Check the latest paper pattern and marking scheme for the DSSSB Assistant Engineer recruitment 2022 that has been released by the authorities for electrical & civil engineering recruitment.

DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022

The DSSSB AE Exam Pattern 2022 is specified by the exam conducting body which is the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) in its official notification. The candidates who will be appearing for the DSSSB AE recruitment should check out the detailed paper pattern with the subject wise marking scheme as per the latest notification that has been released. 

The DSSSB AE exam is a two-tier computer-based test (CBT). Tier 1 of the DSSSB AE exam is the CBT 1 which is the screening round while Tier 2 is the CBT 2 which is used for preparing the merit list of the candidates. Candidates who will qualify Tier 1 will be eligible to appear for Tier 2 exam. Further, CBT 1 is of 2 hours duration while CBT 2 is of 3 hours. Both the paper will have only objective type of questions. Now let us proceed to explain to you the detailed DSSSB AE exam pattern along with the marking scheme. 

DSSSB AE Exam Pattern for Tier 1: CBT 1

The first stage of the selection process for the DSSSB AE exam is the tier 1 exam which is Computer Based Test 1 exam. The DSSSB AE CBT 1 is the screening round that is used to filter the candidates for the next stage of the selection process. Let us explain to you the detailed paper pattern for the DSSSB Assistant Engineer exam for CBT 1. 

  • All the questions in the DSSSB AE CBT 1 shall be objective questions. 
  • There will be two sections in the DSSSB AE CBT 1, section A and section B of 100 marks each. 
  • Section B will have questions based on your educational qualification, i.e. Civil and Electrical Engineering papers. 
  • The total marks for the CBT 1 paper is 200 marks. 
  • For each correct answer you will be awarded 1 mark which for each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks shall be deducted. 
  • The questions paper for the DSSSB Assistant Engineer shall be bilingual, i.e. in Hindi and English. 

Section

Subject

Questions

Marks

A

General Awareness

20

20

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

20

20

Arithmetical & Numerical Ability

20

20

Test of Hindi Language & Comprehension

20

20

Test of English Language & Comprehension

20

20

B

Civil/Electrical Engineering paper

100

100

Total

200

200

DSSSB Assistant Engineer Exam Pattern for Tier 2: CBT 2

The second stage of the DSSSB Assistant Engineer exam is the CBT 2 paper. The candidates who will obtain the cut off marks in the DSSSB AE CBT 1 will be called to appear for the CBT 2 paper. The DSSSB Assistant Engineer paper 2 is of great importance to all the candidates. The marks used in the DSSSB AE Tier 2 exam shall be used to determine the merit list of the candidates. Thus, you would be required to score higher marks in this paper. 

  • The DSSSB AE CBT 2 shall be of 300 marks in total with 2 parts/sections. 
  • Part 1 will have questions based on your educational qualification while part 2 will test your concepts of solving problems and comprehending texts. 
  • The DSSSB AE CBT 2 paper shall have only objective type of questions. 
  • There will a total of 200 questions in the Tier 2 exam. 
  • 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer marked by you while 1 mark will be awarded. 
  • The question paper shall be set in both English and Hindi language. 

Parts

Subjects

No of Questions

Marks

Exam Duration

Part 1

Civil/Electrical Engineering Paper

100

100

3 hours

Part 2

Ability for application of concepts,

problem-solving capacity, ability to

comprehend the context and apply

theoretical aspects, etc.

100

200

 

Total

200 Questions 

300 Marks

 

Also Check: DSSSB AE Syllabus 

Here is a template for your reference: 

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DSSSB AE Document Verification & Medical Examination

The last stage of the DSSSB AE recruitment 2022 is document verification and medical examination. The successful candidates from the DSSSB AE tier 2 exam will be called to appear for the DV and medical test. All the candidates must ensure that they are medically fit and carry all the required documents in original to the DV centre. 

After the completion of all the stages of DSSSB Asst. Engg. the examination process, a merit list shall be prepared of the candidates approved for an appointment. 

DSSSC Assistant Engineer Cut Off 2022

DSSSB has specified the cut off marks or the minimum qualifying marks that the candidates will have to obtain in CBT 1 and CBT 2. Given below is the DSSSB AE Cut Off 2022 as specified by the DSSSB. 

CategoryQualifying Percentage
General40%
OBC (Of Delhi)35%
SC/ST/PWD30%
Ex-servicemen5% in respective categories subject to a minimum of 30%

 

DSSSB AE Exam Exam Pattern FAQs

  • The DSSSB AE exam will have two papers, CBT 1 and CBT 2 with objective type of questions. CBT 1 will be of 200 marks while CBT 2 is of 300 marks. 

  • The DSSSB AE exam shall be a two tier exam, CBT 1 and CBT 2. 

  • The DSSSB AE exam will have 100 questions based on the candidates' qualifications i.e. Civil/Electrical paper in both CBT 1 & CBT 2. 

  • Yes, the DSSSB AE exam will have a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer marked you in the online test. 

  • The DSSSB CBT 1 will be of 2 hours while CBT 2 is of 3 hours. 

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