Who is eligible for the DSSSB exam?

Who is eligible for the DSSSB exam

DSSSB (Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board) has recently released a notification, dated 14th October 2022, regarding the recruitment for various posts, which include librarian, assistant teacher, trained graduate teacher, physical education teacher and domestic science teacher. The total number of vacancies for these posts are 632. Candidates seeking to apply for either of these posts can do so only via online mode. The online applications have already begun on the official website of the DSSSB recruitment from 19th October. The last date to submit the online applications is 18th November 2022. 

Interested candidates can go through the below mentioned DSSSB eligibility criteria to know about the various posts and their age criteria, educational qualifications and work experience required. 


Name of the post: Librarian

Essential educational qualification: 1. Degree from a recognized university or equivalent.
2. Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Diploma in Library Science from a recognized University/Institute or equivalent.
3. Experience of 2 years in Library/computerization of a Library
Certificate of One year in Computer Applications from a recognized institute.
Age Limit: Not more than 30 years.

Name of the post: Assistant Teacher (Nursery)

Essential educational qualification: 1. Senior Secondary School (Class 12th) certificate or Intermediate or its equivalent with at least 45% marks from a recognized Board/University.
2. Diploma/Certificate in Nursery Teacher Education programme of a duration of not less than 2 years or B.Ed (Nursery) from a recognized institute.
3. The candidate must have passed Hindi at secondary level. 
Age Limit: Not more than 30 years.

Name of the post: TGT (Computer Science)

Essential educational qualification: Bachelor’s degree in computer application (BCA) from a recognized university.
Graduation in computer science from a recognized university (provided the candidate has studied computer science in all the years as one of the main subjects).
BE/B.Tech (Computer Science Engineering /Information Technology) from a recognized university.
Graduation in any subject along with ‘A’ level course from DOEACC, Ministry of Information and Communication and Technology, Government of India.
Age Limit: Not more than 30 years.

Name of the post: Domestic Science Teacher

Essential educational qualification: 1. Bachelor’s degree in Home Science or Domestic Science from a recognized University or Institute.
2. Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) with Domestic Science/Home Science as a teaching subject.
Age Limit: Not more than 30 years.

Name of the post: Physical Education Teacher

Essential educational qualification: Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in physical education, i.e. B.P.Ed or its equivalent.
Age Limit: Not more than 30 years.


Age Relaxation

Candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC and PwD categories can avail relaxation in age as per the following table:


Category Permissible relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD 10 years
PwD + SC/ST 15 years
PwD + OBC 13 years
Ex-servicemen Military service + 3 years

Application fee

The fee to fill the application form for DSSSB recruitment is 100 INR for general category candidates. Women candidates and the candidates who belong to SC/ST, PwD and ex-servicemen categories are exempted from paying any fee. 

Important points

  • Candidates should know that they could appear for the DSSSB exam as many times as they wish to.
  •  DSSSB eligibility criteria is the same for both male and female candidates. Although it differs for different categories.
  • The exam centers for DSSSB will be in Delhi itself.
  • The candidates must carry their original ID proof/ Aadhar card to the exam center otherwise they won’t be allowed to sit for the exam.

The documents required to fill the application form includes a scanned passport photograph and signature. A soft copy of class 10th certificate is also required.

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