DSSSB 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Posted By Khushboo Singh |2020-01-24 19:03

Know the Complete DSSSB 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) is a state level recruitment examination which is conducted every year under the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCT, Delhi) departments and its autonomous bodies. This reputed examination aims to recruit the candidates for various teaching posts such as TGT and PGT as well as other vacancies such as Junior Engineer, Section Engineer, Manager, Deputy Manager etcetera. 

Likewise, the DSSSB 2020 application dates are released and the interested candidates must apply for the same before 27 February 2020 only if they match the eligibility criteria of the post applied for. The vacancies for various positions will be notified along with the essential details such as the examination dates, eligibility criteria and pay scale for every post. 

  • DSSSB recruitment notification for the year 2020 has been released for the teaching as well as non-teaching positions.
  • As per the latest official notifications, the vacancies released include post of Accountant, Laboratory Assistant, Assistant Engineer (Civil, Junior Clerk, Driver, Storekeeper, Draftsman, Stenographer and Pharmacist etc.
  • The candidates applying for the released vacancies must familiarize themselves well with the DSSSB 2020 exam pattern and the basic eligibility requirements before appearing for the examination which is mentioned in the latest notification. The exam dates are not yet announced.
  • The DSSSB notification for the trained graduate and post-graduate level teaching examination has been released.
  • This article will further provide detailed information for the age limit as well as the minimum qualifications required for the DSSSB 2020 exam to clarify the doubts of the candidates.

DSSSB Eligibility Criteria 2020

The examination conducting body has laid down the basic eligibility norms for the upcoming test in the year 2020, which an individual must fulfill to be qualified for any given vacancy. Read on to know the eligibility mandates for this recruitment test in detail:

  • The candidate applying for any DSSSB post should be a citizen of India.
  • The upper age limit for the different post released under DSSB 2020 are listed as below:


Upper Age Limit

PGT Positions

36 Years

TGT Positions

32 Years

Music Teacher Positions

32 Years

PRT Positions

30 Years

AE and JE

27 to 32 Years

Group B and C Posts

27 to 32 Years

All Other Positions

30 Years

  • There is also a provision of age relaxation for certain categories, which is stated in the following table:


Age Relaxation (Years)

Physically Handicapped (PH)

10 Years

Scheduled Castes (SC) or Scheduled Tribes (ST)

5 Years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 Years


Educational Qualifications Criteria

There are some minimum qualification norms as an integral part of DSSB eligibility 2020 which are stated in the following table:

Position Applied For

Qualifications Required


1. Candidates should have completed a Master’s Degree or equivalent in applying for PGT Sanskrit or Hindi in the relevant subject from a recognized university.
2. Applicants possessing a degree/diploma in education can also apply for this position.


1. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university in respective subject with a minimum of 45% marks.
2. Aspirants holding a SAV certificate or having a diploma/degree in Training Education are eligible as well.
3. It is mandatory for these candidates to possess a working knowledge of Hindi language and must be CTET (CBSE) qualified.


1. Applicants should hold an engineering degree/diploma in the related field.
2. Applicants having a diploma must possess two -years work experience in addition.

DSSSB Group B and C

1. Applicants should have earned a graduation degree along with having related experience required for Group B.
2. The candidates applying for the position of Welfare Officer should possess a graduation degree in Sociology or Social Work. Individuals having a Master’s degree in criminology are also eligible to apply for this position.

DSSSB Music Teacher

1. Candidates possessing Bachelors of Arts (BA) with Music as one of the major subjects or must have passed the required examination for music after completing 10+2 to apply for this position.

For Other Positions

Individuals who possess Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or a Diploma in the relevant subject can apply for the DSSSB recruitment 2020 test.

Any candidate interested to apply for any latest vacancy released by DSSB must read the DSSSB eligibility criteria in detail and make sure that he/she fulfils all the basic requirements.  

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    Khushboo is an avid reader, dedicated trainer and nature lover, too. She is passionate about expressing herself in words as she finds it a marvelous medium to share all that she learns through experience. Her innate inclination towards writing was further shaped by her higher education in Journalism and Mass Communication since it aptly polished up her intrinsic skill. As of now, Khushboo is working in educational content development as well as training niche to utilize her flairs completely and living it up!

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