PSSSB Exam Pattern 2021: Check Detailed Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme

PSSSB Exam Pattern 2021: Check Detailed Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Jul 7, 2021
PSSSB has released a recruitment notification for the post of Senior Industrial Promotion Officer (SIPO), Block Level Extension Officer, Excise & Taxation Inspector to fill 168 vacancies. Check exam date, admit card details, educational qualification, age limit, selection process, salary, syllabus & exam pattern here.
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PSSSB Exam Pattern 2021

PSSSB Exam Pattern 2021: PSSSB exam pattern for Senior Industrial Promotion Officer (SIPO), Block Level Extension Officer (BLEO), Excise and Taxation Inspector is explained to you here in detail. PSSSB exam will have a written exam of 120 marks with 120 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). 

Candidates appearing for the PSSSB exam must be aware of the PSSSB SIPO exam pattern as well as the marking scheme that is explained in detail here.

PSSSB Exam Pattern for SIPO, BLEO, & Excise and Taxation Inspector

PSSSB exam pattern for SIPO, BLEO and Excise and Taxation Inspector will have a total of 8 subjects. 

  • The PSSSB exam for the written exam for SIPO, BLEO and Excise and Taxation Inspector will have a total of 8 subjects. 
  • Special emphasis will be given to your knowldge about Punjab and Punjabi language. 
  • The maximum marks for the PSSSB exam is 120
  • Every correct answer will fetch you 1 mark while ¼ marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer by you. 

PSSSB Exam Pattern 2021

Subject

Maximum Marks

General Knowledge/ Awareness (India & Punjab)

15

Numerical Ability

15

Reasoning Ability

10

Languages (English and Punjabi)

20

Information Technology

10

Punjab History and Culture

10

Taxation

20

Industrial Promotion and Development

20

Total

120

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PSSSB Exam Marking Scheme

PSSSB marking scheme is given below in the table. 

Answer response by the candidateMarks 
Correct answer1 marks will be awarded
Incorrect answer0.25 marks will be deducted
Unattempted questionNo marks will be given

PSSSB Exam Exam Pattern FAQs

  • PSSSB exam will have 120 questions in total. 

  • 1/4 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response by you in the PSSSB written test.

  • PSSSB exam for  SIPO, BLEO and Excise and Taxation Inspector will have 8 subjects altogether.

  • Yes, PSSSB exam will have questions on the Punjabi language as well as your awareness of Punjab.

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