Common Mistakes to Avoid in DSSSB JE Exam 2022

By Rohit Jha|Updated : June 27th, 2022

Common Mistakes to Avoid in DSSSB JE Exam 2022. The Delhi Subordinate Service Selection Board has released a recruitment notification. According to the released notification, a total of 691 posts will be filled in different engineering disciplines such as civil, mechanical, and electrical.

Aspirants who have applied successfully and going to appear for the exam must read on to know the various mistakes to avoid in the DSSSB JE exam 2022 to be shortlisted in the merit list.

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DSSSB JE Exam 2022: Highlights

A major highlight of the DSSSB JE exam has been presented in the table below:



Recruiting Body

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB)

Post Name

Junior Engineer

Total Vacancies


Exam Mode


Selection Process

  • CBT 1
  • CBT 2

Common Mistakes to Avoid In DSSSB JE Exam 2022

A list of common mistakes that most aspirants commit during the examination as well as before the exam has been illustrated here in this article. Reading the article aspirants will learn a lot of quirks about the exam, avoiding which they can score better and could even attain selection in the DSSSB JE exam. Without any further delay let's get started.

Quirks of DSSSB JE Exam 2022

The candidates who apply for the competitive examination do not think about the grounds on which they will be tested in the examination. Whereas the recruiting body wants the best of best to serve the organization with utmost selfless dedication and motivation. But to find the right candidate the recruiting body has only one medium i.e. examination either written or verbal. In the DSSSB JE exam, the recruiting body had opted for written examination selection. So here is a list of points on which an aspirant will be tested in the DSSB JE exam.

Mental Stability: Many aspirants after looking at some difficult question feels demotivated and do not perform up to the par. 

Time Management: Most aspirants do not succeed in completely attempting the paper within the specified time boundary. Which shows their time management skills.

Modularity: How a candidate incorporates changes within as per the requirement is also tested in through questions of varying difficulty levels. A smart student always answers questions of low difficulty level and then moves on gradually to the higher and higher difficulty level.

Strength and Weakness: The aspirant's strengths and weaknesses can best be understood by the answering pattern. Any candidate who is too strong in any particular subject always attempts that question first and also correctly. Then move on to the lower confident topics.

Common Mistakes in DSSSB JE Exam 2022

Don't waste time on lengthy questions: Sometimes, candidates end up wasting time reading lengthy questions. Because of this aspirants do not able to waste time on lengthy questions

Never mark answers in hurry: Since aspirants have to solve too many questions in a limited time therefore many candidates try to answer questions in hurry. But it is never the right approach. However, the right approach is to attain the required speed and accuracy with the practice rather than attempting questions in hurry.

Skip difficult questions: Attempting difficult questions at the start of an examination is never recommended because in case of aspirants get into it signifies that they are trapped

Keep up the calmness throughout the exam: Many aspirants feel overwhelmed after looking at some easy questions. Which gives them a sense that it is too easy for me to ace. However, in the overconfidence aspirants do not pay much heed to the question but at last, when they recognize their mistake it is too late to correct it. Therefore, always maintain the calmness in your head and do not excite.

Do not lose hope too early: Candidates do a lot of hard work and practice to perform well in the examination but at the first sight when they see questions out of the context, they start feeling low, and a lot of thoughts start building up in their mind that they have not prepared for that difficulty level, and because of lack of confidence while solving question candidates start committing mistakes causing a big set back.

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