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SSA Recruitment 2020 (Punjab): Apply for 3294 Master Cadre Posts


SSA Recruitment 2020: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the Department of School Education in Punjab is authority for recruiting eligible candidates for the Master Cadre vacancies in Punjab State. The posts are available for various education subjects including English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and Punjabi. Many vacancies has been released by SSA Punjab and the candidates who are interested in this SSA Recruitment 2020 procedure have filed up the online application form and waiting for the exam date confirmation which is extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Recruitment Board is yet to announce the exam date for SSA Punjab 2020. 

SSA Punjab Official Notification

SSA Recruitment 2020(Punjab): Apply for 3294 Vacancies

Every year Department of School Education, Punjab conducts the SSA Recruitment 2020 exam for the selection of candidates for various posts in the teaching profession. The exam is conducted under the supervision of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Recruitment board for the Master Cadre post in Punjab State. Earlier 2182 vacancies were announced by the authority and later on, 1112 vacancies are further added due to the extension of the exam dates which is total now 3294 vacancies. For more updated details, you can visit the official website of SSA Punjab at

Post-wise number of vacancies:

S No Master Cadre Subjects Vacancies released earlier No. of vacancies added
1 English 880 75
2 Hindi 40 12
3 Mathematics 450 514
4 Social Science 52 2
5 Science 700 507
6 Punjabi 60 2
  Total 2182 3294

SSA Recruitment 2020: Exam date

Due to the pandemic effect of Coronavirus, the exam dates are further extended and tentatively the exam will be conducted in the month of September 2020. The exact date will be announced soon by the authority after confirming the safety in the exam conducting areas and nearby. 

Eligibility Criteria for SSA Recruitment 2020:

The candidates are supposed to complete their graduation and B.Ed degree in the respective subject they want to apply for the Master Cadre posts. In case, the authority finds anything strange in the application form, it could be dismissed so the candidate must have complete knowledge about the SSA Recruitment 2020 procedure, eligibility criteria, and other important things about SSA Punjab Recruitment. 

In addition to educational qualification, the candidate has to fulfill other criteria to appear in the exam: 

  • The candidate must be an Indian Citizen only.
  • The age of the candidate must not be less than 18 years and not more than 37 years. 
  • The graduation with a B.Ed degree must be passed from a recognized central university or state Institution.
  • General or OBC candidates with at least 45% in graduation are eligible to appear in the exam and the requirement is 40% for reserved category candidates.    
  • The age relaxation for the OBC category is 40 years, SC and ST are 42 years.
  • Candidates should have passed Punjabi as an elective subject for three years of Graduation
  • Passed in PSTET Paper 2 .

Selection procedure for Punjab SSA Recruitment 2020:

The selection of the candidates for Master Cadre’s teacher post is direct SSA Recruitment 2020 which is followed by a written test conducted by the exam authority. The aspiring candidates have to appear in the written exam and need to qualify the exam for the merit list announced by the board.  

Exam Pattern for Punjab SSA Recruitment 2020:

The candidates are suggested to prepare as per the updated exam pattern published on the official website. The SSA recruitment board will carry the exam so you need to follow their exam pattern only. The duration of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes and the written test will be of Multiple Choice questions. There will be a total of 150 MCQs each scoring 1 Mark for the correct answer. There will be no negative marking for any incorrect answer. 

  • Type of Exam: Master Cadre Recruitment
  • Organizing Body: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Punjab
  • Mode of Application: Online Mode
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Nature of Exam: Bilingual
  • Duration For Exam: 2.5 Hour
  • Total Questions: 150(Subject Concerned)
  • Total Marks:150

Admit Card:

Only after the confirmation of everything is right in the application form, the authority will release the admit card for the candidate. In case, there is something missing in the application form, it will be dismissed by the authority. The candidate can download the admit card from the official website after the announcement is made. It is mandatory to carry the admit card along with a valid ID proof to carry to the exam hall. The approximate date of releasing the admit card is 7-10 days before the exam date. 

Exam Syllabus for Punjab SSA Recruitment 2020:

Without knowing the updated syllabus, a candidate must never begin with its preparation for any competitive or government exam. As there are chances that the syllabus is updated every year keeping in mind the importance of the topics. So, here we provide detailed Syllabus for Punjab SSA Recruitment 2020.

Subject Detailed Syllabus PDF
Hindi Click Here
Social Studies Click Here
Punjabi Click Here
Maths Click Here
Science Click Here
English Click Here

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 18 Yr
  • Maximum age: 37 Yrs

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SSA  Recruitment 2020 Punjab FAQs:

Q1. How many total vacancy in SSA Recruitment 2020?
Ans. There are total 3294 vacancies for master cadre.

Q2. For which subjects, SSA Punjab has released vacancies ?
Ans. The posts are available for various education subjects including English, Hindi, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, and Punjabi.

Q3. When will SSA Recruitment 2020 exam be conducted?
Ans. The exam date will be updated soon on their official website

Q4. Is PSTET is compulsory for applying SSA Recruitment 2020?
Ans. Yes, PSTET Paper 2 is compulsory for applying in SSA master cadre Recruitment 2020

Q. what is the age limit criteria for applying SSA Recruitment 2020 ?
Ans. The age of the candidate must not be less than 18 years and not more than 37 years.

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