PSSSB Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Oct 27, 2021PSSSB Clerk Recruitment 2021: Subordinate Services Selection Board Punjab (SSSB Punjab) has released the admit card for the written exam for 2789 Clerk, IT Clerk and Accounts Clerk posts. Check the PSSSB clerk exam date, admit card, answer key, result, syllabus, salary, selection process, educational qualification, age limit here.
PSSSB Clerk Recruitment 2021: Subordinate Services Selection Board Punjab (SSSB Punjab) has released the admit card for the written exam for 2789 Clerk, IT Clerk and Accounts Clerk posts. Check the PSSSB clerk exam date, admit card, answer key, result, syllabus, salary, selection process, educational qualification, age limit here.
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PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2021

Subordinate Service Selection Board, Punjab has opened the application window for the posts of Clerk, Clerk-IT, and Clerk-account. Candidates who are willing to apply for the post must have now started their preparation for which the first thing they need to do is to know the PSSSB Clerk 2021 syllabus. The syllabus is the first and most important part of any candidate’s preparation as it helps them to know what will be asked in the examination and how much they have prepared till now.

Here we will be discussing PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2021 which will cover all the important topics from which the question in the paper will be asked. The Subordinate Service Selection Board will conduct the recruitment process for a total of 2789 posts. Only the candidates who qualify for the paper will be considered for the post. Check out the article below to know more about the PSSSB Clerk syllabus 2021. 

PSSSB Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern

Before going through the syllabus, candidates need to know about the exam pattern which can be helpful while going through the syllabus. PSSSB Clerk will be a 2 hours paper consisting of 100 hundred questions from different subjects. 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer and there will be a negative marking of .25 marks for every wrong answer. Candidates can have a look at PSSSB 2021 Exam pattern below:

 

PSSSB Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Question

Time Duration

Mental Ability

20







2 hours ( 120 minutes)

Arithmetic

15

Accounts

10

General Knowledge

15

English

5

Computer/IT

15

Agriculture

10

Punjab History

5

Punjab Language

5

PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2021

Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board conducts the written test for the post of clerks. The written test consist of various multiple choices which comes from different topics which are divided into 5 major sections listed below:

 

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Mathematics
  • Computer/IT
  • General Knowledge

Various topics from which the questions in PSSSB clerk 2021 can be asked are listed below:

 

Subject

Topics

English

Reading Comprehension

English Grammar

Vocabulary

Idioms and Proverb

Error Correction

Omission

Punjabi

Punjabi Reading and writing

Punjab History

Mathematics

Arithmetic

Algebra

Geometry

Mensuration

Ratio and Proportions

Accounts

Number System

Profit and Loss

Computer/IT

Basic Computer knowledge

MS Office

Shortcuts for various functions in computer

Internet Basic (HTTP, FTP, and other)

How to operate on a computer and internet surfing

General Knowledge

General Science and Social Studies

Various countries across the world along with their capital and currencies

The major known person around the world and in India

Inventions and discoveries

Political Science knowledge 

And various other topics in GK…..

Agriculture

Conservation

Agriculture Management

Farming

Agriculture Research and Education

PSSSB Clerk Preparation Tips

After getting an idea about the syllabus, candidates can proceed to start their preparation for the examination and can refer to some of the tips given below which can be helpful for them to prepare for the exam.

  • Syllabus: Make a list of all the topics in the PSSB 2021 exam and from that make a separate list of your strong and weak topics. After that start with the easy one first and complete them in the minimum time possible. 
  • Leave some of the weak topics: Every topic is important for the preparation and it is not important to cover all the topics thus you may leave some topics in which you are weak if there is not much time left and can proceed to revision.
  • Time Management: This is the key to the best preparation. Time management here refers to both the number of hours in a day you can dedicate to your studies and the number of questions you can solve in the given limited time.

Previous Years Paper: Candidates can refer to the previous year’s papers which might be helpful for the candidates to know about the exam pattern and the type of questions asked in the paper.

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How many questions will be there in PSSSB Clerk 2021?

  • There will be 100 questions PSSSB Clerk 2021 which are divided into 5 sections which are English, Punjabi, Mathematics, General Knowledge, and Computer. 

What is the selection process of PSSSB Clerk Recruitment 2021?

  • Candidates in order to be considered for selection need to qualify for the written test and typing test. Final Selection will be made on the basis of merit list.

What are important topics for the PSSSB Clerk?

  • Candidates can prepare for Punjabi and English language and Computer/IT afterward can proceed to other topics