DSSSB 2023 Detailed Syllabus for PRT, TGT & Nursery Posts

By Karishma Singh|Updated : March 21st, 2023

DSSSB stands for Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board. The Board has been incorporated to recruit capable, competent, highly skilled individuals by conducting written tests, professional tests and personal interviews wherever desired. The Board shall hereby commit to developing selection and recruitment procedures that confirm the global standards in testing, and promise selections by all fair means, of the most competent, capable, and skilled individuals for user departments. DSSSB aspiring candidates preparing for DSSSB PRT (Primary Teacher) can read the syllabus for DSSSB PRT for the upcoming DSSSB PRT 2023.

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DSSSB Exam Syllabus 2023 for PRT and TGT

DSSSB Exam 2022 syllabus plays a crucial role in the selection process. By knowing the syllabus, you will leap forward in the preparation journey. So it is very important to clear doubts about the syllabus beforehand to devise an effective study schedule.

DSSSB 2023 Detailed Syllabus for Teaching Posts- Download Here

DSSSB 2023 Post-wise Detailed Syllabus for TGT posts- Download Here

1. General Awareness

The 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 such matters of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person.

General Awareness
  • History
  • Polity
  • Constitution
  • Sports
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Everyday Science
  • Scientific Research
  • National/International Organizations/Institutions etc.

2. General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability includes questions of both verbal & non-verbal types to test the candidate’s ability at skills such as how to interpret patterns, number sequences or the relationships between shapes. It assesses a candidate’s ability and other skills related to the presence of the mind.

General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability
  • Analogies
  • Similarities - Differences
  • Problem-Solving
  • Decision making
  • Visual Memory
  • Relationship
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Verbal & Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number series etc.

3. Arithmetical & Numerical Ability

The test of Arithemical and Numerical Abilities is designed to examine a candidate's abstract reasoning ability. They identify how well a candidate can see the underlying logic in patterns, rather than words or numbers.

Arithmetical & Numerical Ability
  • Number Systems
  • Simplification
  • Fractions
  • L.C.M & H.C.F
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage, Profit & Loss, Discount
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Geometry & Mensuration 
  • Time & Work, Distance, Average
  • Data Interpretations
  • Tables & Graphs

4. Hindi Language

This is to testing of candidate's understanding and comprehension of the Hindi Language.

Hindi Language
  • संधि / समास
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
  • रस / छन्द / अलंकार
  • मुहावरों और लोकोक्तियाँ/ कहावते
  • अनेक शब्दो के लिए एक शब्द
  • गद्यांश
  • रिक्त स्थान की पूर्ति
  • व्याकरण
  • पर्यायवाची/विपरीतार्थक शब्द

5. English Language

The test of the English Language is to check the candidate's understanding and language proficiency. 

English Language
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Fillers

Part-B Concerned Subject:

In this section, the question will be asked from the concerned subjects. The concerned subject is different for each subject as per the qualification prescribed in the Recruitment Rules for the post.



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  • DSSSB TGT & PRT exams are conducted for 200 marks.

  • Yes, DSSSB TGT & PRT exams includes negative marking (0.25 marks).

  • Total 200 questions are asked in DSSSB TGT & PRT exams.

  • The level of the questions asked in DSSSB TGT & PRT exams - Moderate.

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