PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024: The Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB) has released the revised syllabus for the post of  Clerk and Legal Clerk along with the exam pattern. As competition is getting tougher day by day, candidates must give extra effort to reserve their place in the merit list of the PSSSB Clerk. The exam pattern and syllabus are the primary sources to prepare for the examination. The candidates who are preparing for the PSSSB Clerk Recruitment 2024 must know the exam pattern and syllabus given on this page.

PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024 

PSSSB Examination is a state-level examination held to recruit eligible candidates for Clerk posts. The PSSSB syllabus plays a prominent role in boosting preparation for the examination. Candidates should be prepared according to the PSSSB Clerk updates syllabus to ensure their seat in PSSSB examinations. Candidates can bookmark this page to plan their preparation according to the PSSSB Examination. 

PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024- Overview

The recruitment of clerks will be completed in two stages i.e. written examination followed by a typing test. This is a golden opportunity for candidates seeking jobs under the Punjab government. Check the miscellaneous information about the PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024 given below in the table: 

PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024
Recruitment BodySubordinate Service Selection Board, Punjab
Posts Clerk
Exam LevelState Government 
Mode of ExamOnline
Marking Scheme1 mark for each right answer
Negative Marking Scheme0.25 mark for each wrong answer
Selection ProcessWritten Test- Typing Test
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PSSSB Clerk Exam Pattern 2024

The PSSSB Clerk exam paper consists of nine sections as General Knowledge, Mental Ability, Arithmetic, Accounts, English, Computer/IT, Punjab History and culture, Punjabi Language, and Agriculture. The key points of the PSSSB Clerk exam are as follows: 

  1. There will be 120 MCQ type questions
  2. Each question carries 1 mark
  3. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer
  4. The maximum duration of 120 minutes will be allotted
  5. The medium of paper will be bilingual i.e. English & Punjabi
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration 
General Knowledge & Current Affairs30302 hours(120 minutes)
Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability3030
Punjab History and culture2020

PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024

In the syllabus, we have covered all the topics which will be asked in the written examination of the PSSSB Clerk. Candidates are advised to read topics given in the syllabus multiple times. After completion of the syllabus, must give some mock tests to check preparation. To get their name on the final merit list of PSSSB Clerk, candidates must follow the syllabus given below:

PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024
Subjects Topics 
Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability
  1. Verbal Reasoning: Coding, 
  2. Decoding
  3. Analogy
  4. Classification Series
  5.  Direction Sense Test
  6.  Relations
  7. Mathematical Operations
  8. Time Test
  9.  Odd Man Out Problems
  10. Non Verbal Reasoning: Series
  11. Analogy and Classification
  12. Basic numerical skills
  13.  Percentage
  14. Number system
  15.  LCM and HCF
  16. Ratio and Proportion
  17. Number series
  18. Average
  19. Problems based on Ages
  20. Profit & Loss
  21.  Partnership and Mixture
  22.  Simple and Compound Interest
  23. Work and Time
  24. Time and Distance
  25. Mensuration and Data Interpretation
  1. Basics of computers
  2. Network & Internet
  3. Use of office productivity tools like Word
  4. Spreadsheet & PowerPoint
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  1. Political issues
  2.  Environment issues
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Science and Technology
  5.  Economic issues
  6.  History of Punjab-14th century onwards
  7.  History of India with special reference to the Indian freedom struggle movement
  8. Sports
  9. Cinema and Literature
English Language 
  1. Basic Grammar
  2. Subject and Verb
  3. Adjectives and Adverbs
  4.  Synonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6.  One Word Substitution
  7.  Fill in the Blanks
  8.  Correction in Sentences
  9.  Idioms and their meanings Spell Checks
  10.  Adjectives
  11. Articles
  12. Prepositions
  13. Direct and Indirect Speech
  14. Active and Passive Voice
  15. Correction in Sentences etc. 
Punjabi Language
  1. Comprehension
  2. Fill in the Blanks
  3. Vocabulary
  4. Usage of Words
  5. Grammar
  6. Idioms & Phrases
  7. Synonyms
  8. Unseen Passages
  9. Antonyms etc.
Punjab History and Culture
  1. Physical features of Punjab and its ancient history
  2. Social
  3.  Religious and economic life in Punjab
  4. Development of Language & Literature and Arts in Punjab
  5.  Social and culture of Punjab during Afgan/Mughal Rule
  6.  Bhakti Movement
  7.  Sufism
  8. Teachings/History of Sikh Gurus and Saints in Punjab
  9. Adi Granth
  10. Sikh Rulers
  11. Freedom movements of Punjab
PSSSB Clerk Syllabus 2024: FAQs

The syllabus of the PSSSB Clerk is given on this page, go through the syllabus and prepare accordingly.

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

Firstly, go through the exam pattern and syllabus given on this page then prepare each topic in detail and practice the mock tests to check preparation.

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