PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2023

The best strategy to prepare for any competitive exam is to become acquainted with the exam pattern and syllabus. As we all know, the Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board holds an examination to select applicants for the positions of Clerks, Clerks Account/IT. The PSSSB Clerk Exam 2023 is yet to take place. 

Note- Dates for the examination 2023 will be announced in the official notification which is not released yet.

Candidates taking this test should go through the syllabus and exam pattern to ensure that they know each and every detail about the exam. The Syllabus and Exam pattern of the PSSSB Clerk exam is given in this article. 

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Apart from this, candidates can familiarise themselves with the other government exams in the country. This will guide them through the exam preparation of competitive exams.

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PSSSB Clerk Exam Pattern 2023

Before going over the syllabus, applicants should be aware of the exam format, which will be useful while going over the syllabus.

  • PSSSB Clerk will be a two-hour paper with 100 questions from several disciplines. 
  • For each correct answer, one mark is granted, and for each incorrect response 1/4 marks allotted to that question are deducted. 

Here is the PSSSB Exam Pattern in detail-

Subject Number of Questions
Mental Ability 20
Quantitative Aptitude 15
Accounts 10
General Knowledge 15
English 5
Computer Knowledge 15
Agriculture 10
Punjab History 5
Punjab Language 5

PSSSB Clerk Exam Syllabus

The PSSSB Clerk Syllabus for the written exam is divided into five sections: numerical ability, reasoning ability, general English, Punjabi language, and general knowledge. Candidates preparing for the PSSSB Clerk Recruitment Examination 2022 should review the exam’s subject-wise syllabus. Candidates are recommended to go through the syllabus several times. After completing the syllabus, certain sample examinations must be given to assess the level of preparation. To be included in the final PSSSB Clerk merit list, applicants must adhere to the following syllabus:

Practise more to score more in the Quantitative Aptitude and English section. Refer to the links given below:

  • General Knowledge
    • Current Events – National, Regional & International
    • Books & Authors
    • Geography – Punjab & India
    • History – Punjab & India
    • Environment issues
    • Awards and Honours
    • Punjab & Indian Economy
    • Important Days
    • Science & Technology
    • International & National Organisations
    • Indian National Movement
    • Indian Constitution
    • Punjab & Indian Polity
    • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
    • Abbreviations
    • Sports
    • Countries & Capitals etc.
  • Reasoning Ability
    • Classification
    • Coding-Decoding
    • Similarities and Differences
    • Symbols and Notations
    • Alphabet Series
    • Syllogisms
    • Data Sufficiency
    • Statements
    • Number Series
    • Analytical Reasoning
    • Directions
    • Blood Relation
    • Arrangements
    • Analogies
    • Non-Verbal Reasoning
    • Symmetry
    • Visual Ability etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Average
    • Number Systems
    • Mixture and Alligation
    • Profit and Loss
    • Ratio and Proportion
    • Percentages
    • Problems on Trains
    • Problems on Ages
    • H.C.F. and L.C.M
    • Boats and Streams
    • Time and Distance
    • Clocks and Calendars
    • Data Interpretation
    • Pipes and Cisterns
    • Simple & Compound Interest
    • Time and Work
    • Discounts
  • English
    • Verb
    • Subject-Verb Agreement
    • Tenses
    • Comprehension
    • Vocabulary
    • Grammar
    • Unseen Passages
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Error Correction
    • Adverb
    • Articles
    • Sentence Rearrangement
    • Antonyms
    • Idioms & Phrases
    • Synonyms
  • Punjabi Language 
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Vocabulary
    • Usage of Words
    • Synonyms
    • Unseen Passages
    • Comprehension
    • Grammar
    • Idioms & Phrases
    • Antonyms etc.
  • Computer Knowledge
    • Basic Fundamentals of Computer
    • Classification of Computer
    • Number System
    • Software/Hardware
    • Logic Gate
    • Transmission Media
    • Operating System
    • MS Excel
    • MS Access
    • Internet
    • MS Window
    • MS Word
    • Memory
    • Database (DBMS)
    • Networking
    • PowerPoint
    • Computer Virus
    • Commonly used Computer Terms.
    • Computer Abbreviation.
  • Agriculture
    • Conservation
    • Agriculture Management
    • Farming
    • Agriculture Research and Education

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Frequently Asked Questions on PSSSB Clerk Syllabus


Q 1. Where to find the PSSSB Clerk syllabus?

Ans. Syllabus of PSSSB Clerk can be found on the official website of the PSSSB.

Q 2. What is the negative marking in the PSSSB Clerk Exam?

Ans. Yes there is negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer in thePSSSB Clerk Exam.

Q 3. What are the total marks for the PSSSB Clerk examination?

Ans. Exam is of 100 marks with 1 mark for every right answer and -0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Q 4. What is the procedure to get selected for PSSSB Clerk?

Ans. Candidates must pass both the written and typing tests in order to be considered for selection. The merit list will be used to make the final selection.


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