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SSSB Punjab Recruitment 2021: Subordinate Service Selection Board , Punjab has released the notification of 750 School Librarian vacancies in the Punjab School Education Department. All eligible candidates can apply online from 5th April 2021 to 26th April 2021 (5:00 PM). Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website of the Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board at


SSSB Punjab Recruitment 2021– Overview

Recruitment Board Name Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board
Post Name & No. of Vacancy Librarian – 750
Other State Candidates Can Apply Yes, can apply
Job Type Regular Posts
Job Location Punjab
Pay Scale (Salary) 25500/- Level 4
Application Fees UR / General – 1000/-
SC/BC/EWS – 250/-
ESM & Dependent – 200/-
PwD – 500/-
How to Pay Fees By Payment Gateway
Selection Process Available Soon
Mode of Exam Available Soon
Mode of Submit Application Form Online Mode
How to Apply Online Form


SSSB Punjab Librarian Recruitment – Important Dates

Events Dates
Recruitment Notification Release Date 02.04.2021
Online Registration Start Date 05.04.2021
Last Date of Registration 26.04.2021
Fee Payment Last Date 29.04.2021
Exam Date To be announced
Admit Card Download Date To be announced
Result Declaration Date To be announced


Steps to Apply Online for SSSB Punjab Librarian Recruitment :

  • Visit the Official Website of SSSB Punjab
  • Click On the Link for Apply Online (Active on 5th April 2021).
  • Now Fill in all the required information
  • After that pay the required application fee
  • Click on Final Submission.
  • Take a Print out of the Application for the future reference.


SSSB Punjab Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

  • Should have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized University or institution
  • Who have passed two years Diploma course in Library Science from a recognized university or institution

SSSB Punjab Recruitment 2021 -Vacancy Details

S. No. Category Total No. of Vacancies Out of Total No. of vacancies mentioned in Column C, Number of vacancies reserved for women
1. GENERAL 293 83
2. SC (M & B) 74 30
3. SC (R & O) 75 30
4. BC 75 29
5. ESM – GEN 52 29
6. ESM – SC (M & B) 15
7. EMS – SC (R & O) 15
8. ESM – BC 15
9. Ortho Handicapped 07 01
10. Visually Impaired 08 02
11. Hearing Impaired 08 02
12. Intellectually Disabled 07 02
13. Sport – General 15 08
14. SC (M & B) – Sport 04
15. SC (R & O) – Sport 04
16. Freedom Fighter 07 03
17. EWS (GEN) 76 23
18. Total 750 242


SSSB Punjab Recruitment 2021 -Age Limit:

Candidates’ Age Should be between 18 to 37 Yrs.

  • For General / UR – Candidates can apply up to 37 Yrs.
  • For SC/BC State of Punjab – Candidates can apply upto 42 Yrs.
  • For ESM – Candidates can apply upto 45 Yrs
  • For Divyang (PwD) – Candidates can apply upto 47 Yrs

SSSB Punjab Librarian Recruitment – Selection Process

The selection process will be based on Written Test and then a merit list generated on the basis of the marks obtained in the written exam. The minimum qualifying marks for the written exam is 40%

Exam Pattern:

  • Total Marks – 120
  • Total time -100 minutes
  • Marking System – 1 marks
  • Negative Marking – 1/4 marks
  • Exam Type – MCQ
  • Question Language – Punjabi & English
    S. No. Topic Weightage
    1. Quantitative Ability and Reasoning Ability 10
    2. General Knowledge/Awareness (India & Punjab) 15
    3. Information and Communication Technology in Library & Computers 15
    4. Languages (English/Punjabi) 20
    5. Library Science 60
    Total 120


S. No. Topic Details
1. Quantitative Ability and Reasoning Ability Number Series, Profit and Loss, Calculation of Interest, Divisibility test, problems on Ratio & Proportions, Percentage problems, problems on Interest, Data Interpretation. Problems on Logical thinking, Alphanumeric Series, Letter & Number Series, Odd Man Out problems, Analogy problems, Common Sense Test, problems on Alphabetical Arrangement of Words.
2. General Knowledge/Awareness (India & Punjab) Current Affairs, History & Geography, Its Physical Features, Climate, Demography of India, Its Economic and Social Development, Poverty Alleviation, Economic Planning, Etc. Economic Affairs and Culture, knowledge related to Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature etc. Important Events, Movements and Leaders of India and Punjab. (Only questions with definitive dates or years, if required).
3. Information and Communication Technology in Library & Computers Basics of Computers, Working of Mobile Phones and personal digital Gadgets, Wireless Technology including 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, Use of hotspots, Fundamentals of Computer networks, Internet, Malware, Concepts related to GPS, understanding emails/SMS/ messengers, Use of Office Productivity Tools such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS excel, spreadsheets, Library software : KOHA, SOUL, LIBSYS. Barcode and RFID. E- Publishing
4. Languages (English/Punjabi) Basic Grammar, Subject and Verb, Adjectives and Adverbs, Synonyms, Antonyms, One word Substitution, Fill in the blanks, Problem concerning words, Comparison of Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Direct and Indirect Speech, Active and Passive Voice, Correction in Sentences, gender, Singular and Plural, Idioms and their meanings, Reading comprehension, Spell Checks etc.
5. Library Science (a) Libraries: Organisation, purpose and functions of Libraries; National and international Library Associations: ILA, ALA, CILIP IASLIC, RRRLF, UNESCO, IFLA. Laws of Library Science, Different types of Libraries; Library Movement in India after 1947; Library Cooperation, Library Consortium.

(b) Different sections of the Library and their functions : Acquisition, Periodical, Technical, Reference, Circulation and Maintenance; Library Rules. Elementary knowledge of computer application in libraries.

(c) Reference Service – Definition, need and purpose of Reference Service; Initiation of fresh reader; Kinds of Reference Service; CAS and SDI. Documentary and Non-Documentary sources of information including electronic. Reference and Information Sources: Definition, kinds and uses; evaluation of reference sources. Documentation and information centres and, Information system and networks with special reference to India: DELNET, INFLIBNET, NISCAIR, DESIDOC, NASSDOC.

(d) Bibliography Definition, need and purpose of bibliography, kinds of bibliographies; National Bibliography (I. N. B./B. N. B.); Subject Bibliography; Trade Bibliography.

(e) Classification: Definition, need, purpose : Fundamental categories and Facet analysis : Notation; Call Number : Book number and Collection number; Schemes of Library Classification : Introduction to Dewey Decimal Classification and Colon Classification. Electronic classification : Web Dewey.

(f) Library Catalogue : Definition, need, purpose and functions; Physical forms of catalogues, Types of Catalogues; Kinds of entries and their functions; Parts of entries; Subject headings and chain procedure; filing of entries, Current trends : MARC, ISBD, CCF, RDA.

(g) School Library System: Definition, need and objectives, components, Information sources in school libraries, Initiatives for School Libraries in India, Role of Professional Associations in development of school libraries, International Association of School Librarianship (IASL), IFLA School Libraries Section.

(h) Library and its users : Role of libraries in digital context; categories of users and their information needs; information seeking behavior user studies; Research tools

SSSB Punjab Librarian Recruitment Syllabus


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When the Application Process Will be Started for SSSB Punjab School Librarian Recruitment?

Online Application Process will be Started from 05.04.2021.

I don’t have my Community/EWS/PWD certificate. What can I do?

You Must have the Certificate to get the Benefit of Reservation. There is No Other Option for This.

What is the selection process of the SSSB Punjab School Librarian Recruitment?

The selection process is written exam based following the merit list.

What is the age limit for the SSSB Punjab School Librarian Recruitment?

Candidates' Age Should be between 18 to 37 Yrs

Is Outside applicant can apply for this post

Yes you can apply for SSSB Punjab School Librarian post

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