PSSSB Syllabus 2022: Check SIPO, BLEO and Excise Topic Wise Syllabus

PSSSB Syllabus 2022: Check SIPO, BLEO and Excise Topic Wise Syllabus

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Jul 6, 2021
PSSSB Syllabus 2022: Download Subject Wise detailed Syllabus for SIPO, BLEO, Excise and Taxation Inspector. Download PSSSB Syllabus PDF and know Important Topics.

PSSSB Syllabus 2021

PSSSB Syllabus 2021 is released by the  Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB) on its official website. Candidates who will appear for the  PSSSB exam 2021for the posts of Senior Industrial Promotion Officer (SIPO), Block Level Extension Officer (BLEO), Excise and Taxation Inspector must know the subject wise syllabus for the PSSSB exam as per the official syllabus pdf. 

PSSSB syllabus for SIPO, BLEO, and Excise and Taxation Inspector comprises a single-stage of 120 written exam for 120 marks. The paper will have 8 sections with special emphasis on your knowledge of the Punjab and Punjabi language. Know the subject wise detailed syllabus for PSSSB written exam to ace the exam. You can also download the official PSSSB syllabus pdf for SIPO, BLEO and Excise and Taxation Inspector here. Read on to know more about the PSSSB syllabus 2021. 

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

Before we get to discuss the PSSSB syllabus, let us first give you a brief overview of the PSSSB SIPO exam pattern so that you know the subject-wise weightage. 

  • 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
  • For every correct answer, you will get 1 mark while ¼ marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer by you. 
  • No marks will be awarded for unattempted questions. 

PSSSB Exam Pattern 2021


Maximum Marks

General Knowledge/ Awareness (India & Punjab)


Numerical Ability


Reasoning Ability


Languages (English and Punjabi)


Information Technology


Punjab History and Culture




Industrial Promotion and Development




PSSSB Syllabus 2021: Subject Wise

Now that you know the PSSSB exam pattern for Senior Industrial Promotion Officer (SIPO), Block Level Extension Officer (BLEO), Excise and Taxation Inspector, we shall now proceed to enlighten you with the detailed syllabus for the same.

General Knowledge/Awareness (India & Punjab) Syllabus

  • Current Affairs
  • History & Geography of India and ts Economic and Social Development
  • Political and Scientific knowldge 
  • Knowldge of Sports, Cinema and Literature
  • Important Events
  • Freedom and Social Movements
  • Leaders of India and Punjab in the freedom movement
  • Central and State Executive
  • Judicial System
  • Fundamental Rights & Duties of the citizens

Numerical Ability Syllabus

  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Number system
  • HCF and LCM
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Number series
  • Average and problems based on ages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Partnership and Mixture
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Work and Time, Time and Distance
  • Mensuration 
  • Data Interpretation

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

1. Verbal reasoning 

Coding, Decoding, Analogy, Classification, Series, Direction sense test, relations, mathematical operations, time test, odd man out problems

2. Non Verbal reasoning 

Series, Analogy and Classification.

English Language & Punjabi Syllabus

  • Basic Grammar
  • Subject and Verb
  • Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Synonyms & antonyms
  • One Word Substitution
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Correction in Sentences
  • Idioms and their meanings
  • Spell Checks, etc.

Information Technology Syllabus

  • Basics of Computers
  • Introduction to wireless technology in day-to-day communication
  • Fundamentals of Computers and Networks
  • Internet & virus
  • Understanding emails/SMS/ messengers
  • Use of such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and spreadsheets

Punjab History and Culture Syllabus

  • Sufis, Saints and Gurus, Sikh Rulers
  • British period 
  • National Movement in Punjab
  • Punjab in Independent India
  • Major personalities in history of Punjab
  • Punjabi literature, performing arts and crafts

Taxation Syllabus

  • Indian Economy
  • Economy of Punjab
  • Niti Aayog
  • Taxation Rules and Regulations applicable to industries, GST, Customs, Excise, Licensing of Industrial Units

Industrial Promotion and Development Syllabus

  • Government Industrial Development Policies & Schemes (Centre/State)
  • Industrial DevelopmentRules & Regulations
  • Industrial Laws and Acts
  • Industrial Project Report preparation and Evaluation
  • Registration procedure of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises 

PSSSB Exam Syllabus FAQs

  • PSSSB exam syllabus will have 8 sections.

  • The PSSSB syllabus for SIPO, BLEO and Excise and Taxation Inspector will be of 120 marks.

  • The PSSSB syllabus for SIPO & other posts is given below, 

    • General Knowledge/ Awareness (India & Punjab)
    • Numerical Ability
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Languages (English and Punjabi)
    • Information Technology
    • Punjab History and Culture
    • Taxation
    • Industrial Promotion and Development

    You can read the detailed PSSSB syllabus here. 

  • Yes, the PSSSB exam will have a negative marking of 1/4 mark for every incorrect answer by you.

  • Ys, knowldge of Punjabi language is a must if you will be taking the PSSSB exam 2021.

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