DSSSB Online Examination  2021

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Important Instruction 

  • परीक्षा के लिए कुल 200 अंक निर्धारित हैं।
  • लिखित पेपर 2 खंडों में विभाजित है।
  • प्रत्येक गलत उत्तर के लिए 0.25 अंकों का नकारात्मक अंकन किया जाएगा।
  • इस प्ररीक्षा के लिए 02 घंटे का का समय दिया जाएगा।
  • विकलांग उम्मीदवारों के लिए 02 घंटे 40 मिनट दिया जाएगा।




DSSSB Online Examination Schedule 2021

The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board will hold examination for Librarian post codes (92/20) through online mode i.e. Computer Based Test as per examination schedule as:


  • Date &  Day of Examination     25/11/2021, Thursday
  • Exam Shift                                      III
  • Advt. No.                                          04/20      
  • Post Code                                         92/20     
  • Post Name                                       Librarian (Total posts 197)
  • Department                                    Directorate Of Education
  • Mock Test link                               ONLINE EXAM MOCK TEST         
  • Links                                                 1. View Schedule  2. Official website 3. OARS portal                          


Detailed instructions regarding online examination and downloading of e-admit card will be given shortly on the official website of the board (https://dsssb.delhi.gov.in/home/Delhi-Subordinate-Services-Selection-Board ).

candidates are advised to visit website of the board and OARS portal  (https://dsssbonline.nic.in/ )regularly for further information.


DSSSB Old Question papers & Answer Key 

Post - Librarian

Post code- 10/17

Post - Librarian

Post code- 206/14



Post code- 09/17


Post -Librarian

Post code- 09/17 &

Post code - 2/13

Question Paper

exam held on 01/09/2019 

Question Paper

Question Paper

Question Paper

exam held on 31/08/2014

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DSSSB Librarian Syllabus 



No. of Questions 








General Awareness



2 Hours

General Intelligence and Reasoning Ability



Arithmetical and Numerical Ability



Test of Hindi Language and Comprehension



Test of English Language and Comprehension




Library and Information Science








Syllabus          (With Study Material)   



1. General Awareness (20 MCQs  Question of 20 Marks)

Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. The questions will be designed to test knowledge of Current Events and of such matter of everyday observation as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to

  • History,                  
  • Polity,                    
  • Constitution,       
  • Art & Culture,     
  • Geography,          
  • Economics,         
  • Everyday Science, 
  • Scientific Research,  
  • National/International Organizations /Institutions etc.  

2. General Intelligence & Reasoning ability (20 MCQs  Question of 20 Marks)

The syllabus of General Intelligence & Reasoning Ability includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. Test may include questions on

  • analogies,                        
  • similarities,                    
  • differences,                     
  • space visualization,        
  • problem solving,            
  • analysis,                          
  • judgment,                        
  • decision making,             
  • visual memory,               
  • discrimination,               
  • observation,                    
  • relationship,                      
  • concepts,
  • arithmetical reasoning,   
  • verbal and figure classification,   
  • arithmetical number series etc.    

3. Arithmetical & Numerical Ability (20 MCQs  Question of 20 Marks)

The test of Arithmetical and Numerical Abilities will cover

  • Number Systems including questions on Simplification,  
  • Decimals,                               
  • Data Interpretation,            
  • Fractions,                               
  • L.C.M.,                                   
  • H.C.F.,                                     
  • Ratio & Proportion,            
  • Percentage,                            
  • Average,                                 
  • Profit & Loss,                         
  • Discount,                                 
  • Simple & Compound Interest,             
  • Mensuration,                                          
  • Time & Work,                                          
  • Time & Distance,                                   
  • Tables & Graphs etc.                              

4. Test of Hindi Language & Comprehension  (20 MCQs  Question of 20 Marks)

In addition to the testing of candidate’s understanding and comprehension of the English and Hindi Languages, questions on its

  • Vocabulary,       
  • Grammar,                     
  • Sentence Structure,
  • Synonyms,   
  • Antonyms and its correct usage etc. would also be covered. 

 Useful Books  for Hindi languages  1. . 

Section-B      (Library & Information Science)       


1. From the subject Library and Information Science (100  MCQs  Question 100 Marks)

Library and Society:

  • Laws of Library Science;              
  • Types of Libraries;                       
  • Library Associations,                  
  • Systems and Programmes;
  • Library Movement and Library Legislation in India; 
  • Organizations and Institutions involved in the development of Library and Information Services-UNESCO, IFLA, FID, INIS, NISSAT, etc.;  

Library Management:

  • Collection development - Types of Documents and Selection Principles,
  • Acquisition Procedure,
  • Acquisition of Journals and Periodicals,
  • Preparation of Documents for use;
  • Library Personnel and Library Committee,
  • Library Rules and Regulations;
  • Library Finance and Budget;
  • Principles of Library Management,
  • Library Organisation and Structure;
  • Use and Maintenance of the Library - Circulation, Maintenance, Shelving, Stock Verification, Binding and Preservation, Weeding out, etc.;

Library Classification Theory and Practice:

  • Library Classification Schemes - DDC, CC, UDC;  

Library Cataloguing Theory and Practice:

  • Canons and Principles;
  • Library Cataloguing Codes - CCC and AACR;

Reference and Information Sources:

  • Bibliography and Reference Sources - Types of Bibliography;
  • Reference Sources- Dictionaries, Encyclopedias,
  • Ready Reference Sources, etc.;
  • Sources of Information - Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, Documentary,
  • Non-Documentary; EDocuments,
  • E-Books, E-Journals, etc.;

Information Services:

  • Concept and need for Information;
  • Types of Documents;
  • Nature and organization of Information Services,
  • Abstracting and Indexing Services;
  • Computer based Information Services - CAS, SDI;

Information Technology:

  • Basics Introduction to Computers;
  • Use of computers in Library housekeeping,
  • Library Automation; Software and software packages; Networks - DELNET, NICNET, etc.;
  • National and International Information Systems - NISSAT, NASSDOC, INSDOC, DESIDOC, etc.

Note: Applicants of the post codes 92/20 (Librarian) must have to qualify in Section A & B separately as per their category (UR/OBC/SC/ST/PwD/ExSm) minimum qualifying marks. However, final merit will be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks of both the section A & B.