DSSSB WO, PO, PWO Exam Recruitment Notification 2023 For 80 Posts

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DSSSB WO, PO, PWO Exam Recruitment Notification 2023 For 80 Posts

DSSSB Exam Notification 2023 has been issued by the Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB) on 20 November 2023 for the recruitment of Welfare Officer / Probation Officer / Prison Welfare Officer posts. Online applications are invited from interested and eligible candidates from 5 December to 3 January 2024. Those who want to apply for the DSSSB Recruitment 2023, can apply for the same by visiting the official website of the DSSSB in the stipulated time frame. 

A total of 80 vacant seats are going to be filled through this recruitment drive in the Department of Women & Child Development and the Department of Social Welfare. Those who want to appear for the DSSSB Exam are advised to read this article carefully as we are providing whole exam-related information here which is necessary to know before applying for the examination.

DSSSB WO PO PWO Recruitment 2023  

DSSSB Recruitment Notification 2023 has been issued for the Welfare Officer (WO), Probation Officer (PO) and Prison Welfare Officer (PWO) posts with detailed information on the application process, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, pay scale and many more. DSSSB will schedule examinations to fill vacancies and notify the exam dates solely through the Board's website in due time.

DSSSB WO PO PWO Exam 2023: Overview

DSSSB Application link will be activated from 5 December 2023 for WO, PO and PWO posts. The deadline for the submission of the online application is 3 January 2024. Through this table, we are providing a summarized key highlights of the DSSSB Recruitment 2023:-

DSSSB Exam - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board (DSSSB)

Post Name

  • Welfare Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Prison Welfare Officer

Post Code

801/23

Vacancies/Posts

80

Application Dates

5 December 2023 to 3 January 2024

Application Mode

Online

Job Location

Delhi 

Selection Process

CBT (Computer Based Test)

DSSSB WO PO PWO Important Dates 2023

DSSSB Online Application will be accepted by the Board from 5 December 2023 to 3 January 2024. Look at this table to check the dates related for the DSSSB Recruitment 2023:-

Event

Date

Notification Release Date

20 November 2023 

Application Start Date

5 December 2023

Last Date to Apply

3 January 2024

Exam Date

To Be Announced

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Answer Key

To Be Announced

Result/Final Selection

To Be Announced

DSSSB 2023 Recruitment: Important Links

DSSSB Online application window will be open from 5 December 2023. The Board will exclusively accept online applications. Any submissions via post, hand-delivery, or email will not be considered and will be promptly rejected. Here we are providing you with direct links to the notification PDF, Apply link and other relevant links:-

Official Website

DSSSB WO PO PWO Notification PDF 2023

DSSSB WO PO PWO Apply Link (Inactive)

DSSSB Admit Card 2023 (Inactive)

DSSSB WO PO PWO 2023 Answer Key (Inactive)

DSSSB Result 2023 (Inactive)

DSSSB WO PO PWO 2023 Vacancy

A total of 80 vacancies are going to be filled through this recruitment drive in the Department of Women & Child Development and the Department of Social Welfare. Below is the tabulated information providing category-wise vacancy details for your reference:

DSSSB Vacancy Details 2023

Category 

Department of Women & Child Development

Department of Social Welfare

UR 

20 

17 

OBC

12

8

SC

5

2

ST

3

0

EWS

3

10

Total 

43

37

Grand Total

80

DSSSB WO PO PWO Eligibility Criteria 2023 

The DSSSB Eligibility Criteria are outlined in the DSSSB WO, PO, PWO Notification 2023. Candidates must meet the specified age, educational qualifications, and experience requirements according to the Recruitment Rules set by the User Department for their desired post. It's advisable for candidates to review the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Below, we've detailed the Eligibility Criteria for DSSSB Posts:-

Nationality

To apply for the DSSSB WO, PO or PWO posts candidate must be a citizen of India. 

Age Limit & Relaxation

To be eligible for the DSSSB posts advertised in the 04/23 advertisement, candidates should not exceed 30 years of age as of 03/01/2024. Age relaxation may be applicable to specific special categories. The permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories is as follows:

                                  DSSSB Relaxation Age

Category

Relaxation Age

SC/ST

05 years

OBC

03 years

PwBD

10 years

PwBD + SC/ST

15 years

PwBD + OBC

13 years

Departmental candidate

Up to 05 years (for Group 'B' posts)

Ex-Servicemen Group B & C

Period of Military service plus 3 years

Educational Qualification

The educational qualifications needed for the DSSSB Welfare Officer, Probation Officer, and Prison Welfare Officer post are:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

OR

  • Master's of Art in Sociology

OR

  • Applicants are required to possess a Post Graduate Degree in Criminology from a recognized University or Institute.

Additionally, it's desirable for candidates to have passed Hindi as a subject at the Secondary level.

Experience

Experience isn't mandatory for applying to this post, but it's desirable to have at least one year of practical experience in the field of Social Work within any Government Department or Recognized Voluntary Organization in a regular paid capacity.

DSSSB WO PO PWO Application Process

Interested candidates can apply online by visiting the DSSSB’s website. Complete the online application before the deadline of 03/01/2024 (11:59 PM). Candidates can follow the below-mentioned instructions to apply online for the DSSSB vacancies 2023:-

  1. .Visit the DSSSB official website.
  2. Click on "Apply Online."
  3. If you are a new user then register yourself by providing personal details (name, date of birth, email, contact number, etc.). If you already have registered then skip this step.
  4. Login using the credentials created during registration.
  5. Fill out the DSSSB Application Form 2023 accurately, including personal info, education, work experience (if any).
  6. Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and required documents as specified.
  7. Pay the application fee using the prescribed mode of payment mentioned in the notification.
  8. Review all details entered in the form for accuracy.
  9. Submit the application and save/print a copy of the filled form for future reference.

Application Fees 

To complete the application process, candidates must submit the application fee exclusively through SBI e-pay when applying online. Any other mode of payment won't be accepted, leading to the outright rejection of the application, and the payment made through other means will be forfeited. Please note, that once the application fee is paid, it will not be refunded under any circumstances. Here's the category-wise application fee for your reference:

                                                SBI Application Fee 

Category

Application Fee

General/OBC

INR 100/-

Women/SC/ST/PwD/Ex-servicemen

Exempted

DSSSB WO PO PWO 2023 Selection Process

DSSSB is conducting One Tier Examination (Tier-I) for the positions of Welfare Officer, Probation Officer, and Prison Welfare Officer. Candidate scores in the Computer Based Examination will be normalized if necessary. To ensure high-quality selection and recruit top talent, the Board has set the following minimum qualifying marks for different categories:

  • General/EWS: 40%
  • OBC (Delhi): 35%
  • SC/ST/PH (PwD): 30%
  • Ex-servicemen will receive a 5% relaxation in their respective categories, with a minimum requirement of 30%.

Final selection and Department allocation to qualified candidates will depend on their performance in the Tier-I Examination, the preferences for Posts/Departments indicated during the online submission of e-dossier, and their eligibility based on the Recruitment Rules (RRs).

DSSSB WO PO PWO Exam Pattern

Before appearing for the examination, candidates must be aware of the DSSSB Exam Pattern. Here we are providing a detailed exam pattern of DSSSB WO, PO, PWO Posts:-

  1. The examination will feature bilingual questions (in Hindi & English), except for Language papers which will be exclusively in the concerned language. 
  2. The exam will consist of two sections: Section 1 will carry 100 marks, while Section 2 will carry 200 marks. 
  3. It will be a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format and will last for 3 hours, encompassing 300 questions worth a total of 300 marks.

                                              DSSSB Exam Pattern 

Section 

No. of Questions

Marks 

Duration 

Section – I

100

100

3 Hours

Section – II

200

200

Total 

300

300

3 Hours

DSSSB WO PO PWO Exam Syllabus 2023

DSSSB Exam will be conducted in two sections for the post of Welfare Officer, Probation Officer, and Prison Welfare Officer. Here we are providing a section-wise syllabus for the DSSSB positions:-

DSSSB Syllabus For WO PO PWO 

Section - I

1. Mental Ability and Reasoning (20 Marks)

2. General Awareness (20 Marks)

3. English Language & Comprehension (20 Marks)

4. Hindi Language & Comprehension (20 Marks)

5. Numerical Aptitude & Data Interpretation (20 Marks)

Section - II

MCQs related to Post-Graduation qualifications (Post Graduate degree in Social Work / M.A. in Sociology) (200 Marks)

DSSSB WO PO PWO 2023 Admit Card

DSSSB Admit card will be issued one or two weeks before the exam day and candidates can download it by visiting the official website of the DSSSB. Once the admit card is available to download, we will update the direct link to download the admit card here. You just need to click on the below link and enter your credentials to obtain your admit card:-

DSSSB Admit Card Download Link (Inactive)

DSSSB WO PO PWO Result 2023 

DSSSB WO, PO, PWO result 2023 will be declared after the completion of the DSSSB Tier 1 examination in PDF format. Candidates will be able to download the result, once the result is announced. Click on the below link to obtain your result:-

DSSSB Result 2023 Link (Inactive)

DSSSB WO PO PWO 2023 Salary

The pay scale for DSSSB posts is Rs. 9300 – 34800/- with a Grade Pay of 4200/-. These positions belong to Group 'B' (Non-Ministerial, Non-Gazetted).

FAQ

Interested candidates can apply online through the DSSSB official website. To check the step-wise application process follow the steps mentioned in this article.

Yes, certain categories such as SC/ST, OBC, PwBD, and Ex-Servicemen are eligible for age relaxation. Specific details on relaxation criteria can be found in the above article.

Candidates should possess a Master's Degree in Social Work, Master's of Art in Sociology, or a Post Graduate Degree in Criminology from a recognized University/Institute. Additionally, passing Hindi as a subject at the Secondary level is desirable.

Experience is not mandatory. However, having at least one year of practical experience in the field of Social Work within a Government Department or Recognized Voluntary Organization in a regular paid capacity is desirable.

The selection process involves One Tier Examination (Tier-I) for Welfare Officer, Probation Officer, and Prison Welfare Officer positions. Final selection is based on Tier-I performance, candidate preferences for Posts/Departments, and eligibility as per Recruitment Rules.

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