PSSSB Syllabus 2017: Punjab SSSB Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process

PSSSB Syllabus 2017:

The Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board recently unveiled the PSSSB Syllabus 2017 notification according to which the notification has explained all the subjects and aspects of the Objective-based Written Test that will be conducted by the organization shortly. The Organization issued an advertisement for the recruitment of Steno-Typist, Panchayat Secretary, Clerk, Clerk cum Stenographer, and Junior Scale Stenographer under which the aspirants will have to appear for the written test in order to get shortlisted for the next round. The first round of selection as proposed by the PSSSB Recruitment 2016 is of Written Test where the aspirants will contest for 2200 seats for the positions of  Clerk cum Data Entry Operator, Clerk, Junior Stenographers, and Steno-typist and 800 seats of Panchayat Secretary Positions for which the eligibility criteria has been declared earlier. The aspirants who are eligible can apply for the written test accordingly.

PSSSB Syllabus For the Examination:

The Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board will be conducting the Written Test in the state of Punjab for which it has prescribed its eligibility criteria and the other parameters on which the final shortlisting will be made. The applicants can gain more information on the syllabus at The aspirants can view the complete Pattern and Syllabus according to which the questions will be asked during the Written Test as proposed in the latest PSSSB Syllabus 2017 notification.

Check Here – PSSSB Recruitment 2016-2017

PSSSB Exam Pattern:

The Syllabus for Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board is divided into 4 Subjects containing 25 marks each. The Written Test will be of 100 marks for which the extensive information is given below –

Subjects Marks
Mathematical Skills 25
Mental Ability 25
General Knowledge 25
Language Proficiency ( English & Punjabi ) 25
Total 100

The Syllabus of each subject for which the questions will be asked during the Written Test is given as follows –

Mathematical Syllabus:

  • Statements and Arguments
  • Statistics and Graph
  • Indices
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Plane Figures
  • Profit and Loss
  • Equations
  • Factors
  • Partnerships
  • Percentage
  • Logical Thinking / Nature of Mathematics
  • Time and Distance
  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Line and Angles
  • Interests ( SI and CI )
  • Surface Area and Volume
  • Line and Angles

Mental Ability Syllabus:

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Direction Test
  • Odd one Test
  • Blood Relation
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Series Completion
  • Analogy Test
  • Assumption and Decision Test
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Alphabetical Test
  • Time Sequence Test

General Knowledge Syllabus:

  • Important Days
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Indian Politics
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs Topics
  • Science and Technology
  • Awards and Honours
  • Indian Economics
  • Famous International and National Organizations
  • Geography of World, India, and Punjab State
  • History of Punjab State and India

Language Proficiency ( English ) Syllabus

  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Verb Tenses
  • Parts of Speech
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Active Voice, Passive Voice
  • Filling the Blanks
  • Precise Writing
  • Prepositions
  • Direct, Indirect Sentences
  • Spellings correction
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Sentence correction

The aspirants who qualify the Written Test Round scoring above the cutoff scores and are shortlisted by the selection commission elected by the PSSSB. The aspirants those who are shortlisted will be promoted to attend the Personal Interview Round where the final Selection will be made.


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