How to Clear DSSSB PRT 2021 Exam? Important Preparation Tips & Strategy!

By Karishma Singh|Updated : July 23rd, 2021

DSSSB PRT Preparation Tips 2021: Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) has declared a total of 1171 (1126 + 45) new DSSSB Special Educator vacancies for the recruitment of primary teacher in the schools of Delhi. This is a wonderful opportunity for DSSSB aspirants who are looking forward to making their career in Delhi Government School. The examination date for the DSSSB PRT Special Educators 2021 is not announced yet. However, a proper preparation strategy must be followed by an individual to ace this exam and to have their name on the final selection list.

In this article, we are going to discuss the proper preparation strategy for DSSSB PRT considering all the important factors and requirements of the exams, this will definitely help you to boost up your preparation and increase your confidence level.

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Why There is a Need for DSSSB PRT Preparation Strategy?

  • Since every exam has its own exam pattern and requirements, although the subject may be the same level and standards of questions vary from exam to exam.
  • Time is limited for the preparation for DSSSB PRT and we have to give the maximum output so a preparation strategy is a must to cover the entire DSSSB PRT Syllabus according to their importance and relevance from the exam point of view.
  • The preparation strategy should be prepared according to the exam requirement and also considering the ones weak and strong point, which differs from the person to person and should always be considered while preparing for any exam.

Best Strategy for the DSSSB PRT 2021 Exam

1. Know the Exam Pattern:

  • The selection shall be made through the one Tier examination scheme & it’s a Computer Based Test.
  • There will be 6 sections with a timing of 2 hours.
  • Each section consists of 20 questions having 20 marks.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer.
1.General Awareness20202 hours
2.General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability2020
3.Arithmetical & Numerical Ability2020
4.English Language2020
5.Hindi Language2020
6.The subject concerned as per the
the qualification prescribed for the post

2. Know the important topics of the DSSSB PRT Exam Syllabus:

  • Before you start preparing for an exam, it is very important to know its syllabus.
  • The syllabus for the PRT post is vast candidates need to study English, Hindi Language, Reasoning, Mathematics, GK, GA, CA & CDP, Teaching Methodology, Teaching Aptitude & Attitude.
  • Click here to know the detailed DSSSB PRT Syllabus

3. Refer to the Important Books for DSSSB PRT Exam:

  • Candidates can follow NCERT Books for the concerned subject.
  • Prepare at least one Important textbook for each subject as described in the DSSSB PRT Exam. 

Click Here: Best Books for DSSSB PRT Exam

4. Practice Previous Year Question Paper:

  • In DSSSB PRT exams some questions are repeated from the previous year papers, so you need to solve the previous year question papers before appearing for the exam.
  • The previous year question paper is very helpful to judge the difficulty level and pattern of the exam.
  • Candidates can attempt DSSSB PRT previous year question paper along with the solution with the help of the Gradeup App.

5. Learn the Basic Concept and Practise Quizzes Online

  • As it is just a qualifying exam and we need to answer only one option out of four (MCQ) try to cover as much as you can be related to the topic.

6. Make a Habit to Prepare Handwritten Notes

  • Handwritten notes can be in the form of short notes or bullets according to your understanding level.
  • Candidates can use mnemonic according to their understanding level.

7. Make Habit to Practice Mock Test Regularly

  • Regularly attempting APS mock tests is crucial to qualify the cut-off.
  • Based on the mock test, we can derive which subject needs preparation.

Section-wise Preparation Strategy

Based on the level of difficulty and time, each section would consume, we suggest the below-given sequence of sections be attempted in this exam.

1. English

2. Hindi

3. Reasoning

4. General Awareness

5. Arithmetical & Numerical Ability

6. Subject Concerned

  • Just attempt the sufficient number of questions in each section or say, the questions you can attempt in the first go and then jump to the next section.
  • In this way, you can easily clear the cut-off.
  • Let's have a look at the sequence of topics to attempt in the exam.

The following important topics for English:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para jumbled
  • Error Detection
  • Antonym Synonyms
  • Cloze Test
  • Active-Passive Voice

In addition to the above-given topics, questions can be asked from the other topics too. You should be prepared with all the important topics which are asked in the DSSSB PRT Exam. It is advised to attempt fillers, error finding, cloze test, idiom Phrases, antonyms and synonyms and then move towards Reading comprehension and the rest of the topics.


  • तत्सम ,तद्भव
  • पर्यायवाची ,विलोम
  • मुहावरे और लोकिक्तिया
  • शुद्ध,-अशुद्ध वयतय
  • संधि विच्छेद
  • अलंकार और समास
  • वचन
  • अनेकार्थी और वाक्य के लिए एक शब्द
  • गद्यांश

सबसे पहले आपको व्याकरण का भाग करना चाहिए।  व्याकरण का भाग करेंगे क्योंकि व्याकरण में ज्यादा न सोचना  पड़ता है और न ही ज्यादा लिखना पड़ता है। फिर आपको गद्यांश भाग करना चाहिए। गद्यांश को पढने और समझने की जरूरत होती है , इसे आप समझ कर करेंगे तो अच्छे से कर पाएंगे। अपठित पद्यांश को पढ़ने से पहले प्रश्नों को पढ़ लेना चाहिए।

Reasoning Section

  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement and Puzzles
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood-Relation
  • Direction and Ranking
  • Alpha-numeric series
  • Miscellaneous

We advise you to attempt easy and less time taking questions first. For example, if you have practised enough, then coding-decoding, inequalities, direction sense, blood relation. alphanumeric series and miscellaneous topics will be handy for you.

Numerical & Arithmetical Ability

  • Simplification
  • Number System
  • Geometry A
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Speed & Time, Ages, Ratio etc.)

You must attempt simplification, data interpretation, number system first. After that give a single try at mathematics which are easy and less time-consuming.

General Awareness:

  • Indian Geography
  • Static GK
  • Current Affairs
  • Indian Polity

Aspirants must go through the last six-month current affairs, along with that important awards, important books & authors, places in the news, national schemes etc. must be studied. For General Science, aspirants must go through the basic questions of Physics, Chemistry & Biology. For Social Studies, first, cover Geography topics as it is easy to learn. Aspirants should attempt questions wisely which are easy and less time-taking.

Subject Concerned:

The last section of the concerned subject will have questions based on your expertise for which you are applying. You have to prepare the topics based on your field to ace this section. Since this section has the major weightage, more time investment should be done here.

Follow the DSSSB 2021 PRT & TGT Study Plan


Sahi Prep Hai to Life Set hai!

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Karishma SinghKarishma SinghMember since Dec 2020
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Prashnsa Rachhoya
DSSB ke form fill-up ho gye kyaa
Namrata Khanna
Ma'am syllabus download nhi ho paa rha hai yha se...
Tripurari Behera
Dsssb ka exam savi state me hoga ya sirf delhi me hoga.
Prity Patel

Prity PatelMay 23, 2021

Kya tgt me commerce k student eligible hai
Jyoti Balyan

Jyoti BalyanJul 27, 2021

Could anybody please tell k prt exam ki koi date aayi hai kya abhi
Sakshi Kumari
Hindi kyo nhi dalti hai jaan

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