DSSSB 2021 PRT, Nursery, TGT & PGT Selection Process

By Komal|Updated : July 28th, 2021

DSSSB Teacher Selection Process and Job Profile: DSSSB stands for Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board and is responsible for the recruitment of teachers in the school of Delhi. The DSSSB vacancies for PRT, TGT, and PGT are released and the eligible candidates will be looking for the selection process and the job profile of DSSSB Teacher.

 In this article, we should read all the information related to the DSSSB Selection Process of PRT, PGT & TGT teachers in Government School either MCD or DOE through DSSSB.


The DSSSB was established to smoothly execute the process of recruiting capable, competent, highly skilled individuals by conducting written tests, professional tests and personal interviews wherever as desired. The Board is also committed to developing recruitment and selection procedures that are equal to the global standards in testing as much as possible. DSSSB promises selections by all fair means, of the most competent, capable, and skilled individuals as teachers.

DSSSB Selection Process 2021:

We shall now discuss how this selection of candidates is made. It will definitely help you in planning your preparation strategy and understanding the efforts you need to put in to clear the cut-off. The Selection Process of PRT & TGT teachers in Government School via DSSSB (Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board)consists of the following steps:-

1. Filling of Online Application

2. Appearing in the exam

3. Getting listed in the Merit List

4. Appearing for Documentation & Verification

5. Getting posting at School Allocated

6. Joining the School on a prescribed date

(A) Mode of the Examination

The DSSSB exam for Nursery Teacher, TGT & PRT comprises the one-tier exam. The exam is online in nature and consists of 200 questions with maximum marks of 200.

(B) Examination Pattern:

The test will consist of objective-type questions. It will comprise of two parts: Part A (Consist of GK & GA, Reasoning ability, numerical ability, English & Hindi Language) & Part B (for the subject concerned). The description of both the papers has been given in the table below:

1.Part-AGeneral Awareness2020 2 Hours
2.General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability2020
3.Arithmetical & Numerical Ability2020
4.English Language2020
5.Hindi Language2020
6.Part-BThe subject concerned as per the
the qualification prescribed for the post including questions on teaching methodology
Total 200200

Click Here: DSSSB TGT, PRT Detailed Exam Pattern

Examination Pattern for PGT Post:

 The exam will be held in an online mode and consists of 300 questions with maximum marks of 300.

Point of DistinctionEducational Qualification

1. Master’s Degree in the subject concerned from any recognized University.

2. Degree / Diploma in training /Education.


3 years experience of teaching in a college /Higher Secondary School/ High School in the subject concerned.

Educational Qualification
Pay ScaleRs. 9300-34800 + Grade Pay 4800/- Group: ‘B’ 
Age LimitBelow 36 years 
Guest/Contract Teachers
  • Relaxation in upper age as a onetime measure up to the actual time spent as a contractual employee of the same department,
  • Subject to a maximum of 5 years provided they have worked for at least 180 working days in that particular year
Teaching in University05 years of age relaxation to “those who are Teaching in University” may be given which is at par with the age relaxation given to Govt.
Servant for posts.

Exam Pattern (PGT):-

The description of both the papers has been given in the table below:

1.Section-ANumerical Aptitude & Data Interpretation2020 3 Hours
2.General Awareness2020
3.Numerical Aptitude & Data Interpretation2020
4.English Language2020
5.Hindi Language2020
6.Section-BMCQs pertaining to Post-Graduation qualification and teaching methodology required for the post200200
Total 300300

(C) Merit List:

After evaluating the performance of the candidates in the DSSSB online examination (Tier-One), the merit list is published. Candidates must score well in this round to be eligible for further consideration. 

(D) Document Verification:

The final round of the DSSSB Teacher recruitment is the document verification process. Candidates must be present on the due date and produce the prescribed documents as asked. In case they fail to produce the same, it might lead to the rejection of their candidature. 

The main documents required for the said round is,

  1. DSSSB Teacher Admit Card
  2. The hard copy of the Online Form
  3. Aadhar Card or any other identity proof
  4. DSSSB Teacher Qualifying Marks

Candidates need to score the prescribed qualifying marks to stand a chance of being selected. The category-wise qualifying marks are stated below.

DSSSB Teacher Qualifying Marks



OBC (Delhi)




DSSSB Job Profile

Here are some of the major pointers which make the DSSSB teacher recruitments more approachable and worth the competition. The job is of a teacher which means that you not only have to teach the subject but also improvise the way the methods of teaching for every type of student. So the perks and the benefits of the job are worth the competition. Check out the list:

  • The salary is based on the 7th Pay Commission and is decent.
  • Scope for promotion is high and can be achieved every year or sometimes quarterly.
  • Paid Maternity leave up to 6 months for female employees
  • Most important of all is Job security with other benefits and allowances.
  • The job is similar to any other teaching job.
  • The placement will only be in the schools of Delhi.
  • Promotions and transfers will also be allocated in Delhi.

We hope this article will serve the purpose of providing you with the basic information that will help you prepare for the DSSSB Nursery, TGT, PGT, and PRT recruitment process.


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Pra Dyum Joiya
kitne no.. tk selection hojaega ..or cut off ky  hoskti h expected

AlaukikMay 19, 2021

D.El.Ed last year vale PRT de sakte hai. CTET qualified hai

MohaniMay 19, 2021

I did my graduation in science but i qualified ctet 2nd paper in sst.. Am I eligible for dsssb science teacher??
Tt Diti Gupta
I have done jbt can i appear i have not given ctet
Al Falak

Al FalakMay 19, 2021

Exam center sirf Delhi me hoga ya others State.....? 
Please reply
Tamanna Z

Tamanna ZMay 20, 2021

I have done B.ed nd CTET. Am I eligible for prt?
शिवम शर्मा
Nios deled prt apply kr skte h?
Anju Daya

Anju DayaJun 3, 2021

Pgt me cut off kitni jati h or eska exam kb tk hoga please btana

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