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Punjab Patwari 2023: Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Published on Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Dear Readers, 

Subordinate Services Selection Board Punjab (SSSB) Punjab has released an official notification inviting online application for the post of  Patwari (Revenue) in Dept. of Revenue and Rehabilitation. There are 710 vacancies for these posts. 

We are providing you with information about the Syllabus, Exam Pattern, eligibility criteria and other related information. You can download the official notification here: 


Important Dates



Start date of Online Application


Last date of Online Application

20-03-2023 (Reopened from 24th March 2023 to 02nd April 2023)

Last date of submission of Application fee

22-03-2023 (Reopened 05th April 2023)

Vacancy Details

Sr. No.


No. of Vacancies


Patwari (Revenue) in Dept. of Revenue and Rehabilitation


Educational Qualification

1.  The applicant should be a Graduate from a recognized university.  
2.  Possesses at least 120 Hours' Course with working experience in the use of personal Computer 
  • Information Technology in Office Productivity Applications or Desktop Publishing Applications from a recognized institution or a reputed institution, which is lso 9001 certified; 
  • Possesses at least 120 Hours' working experience in Computer Applications from a recognized institution or a Certificate of `0' Level from the Department of Electronic Accreditation of Computer Course (in short DOEACC). 
3.  Applicant must have passed matriculation with Punjabi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in Punjabi Language,as specified by the Punjab Government from time to time . 

The applicant Should fulfill the condition of qualification on the last date of receipt of applications

Age Criteria (Dated on 01.01.23)

  • The applicants are required to be at least 18 years old. The maximum upper age accepted by the board will be 37 years in General Category.
  • The candidates of reserved categories will get relaxation in the upper age limit as per the state reservation laws.

Application Fee


Fee (in Rs.)





Ex-Servicemen & Dependent


Physically Handicapped


Exam Pattern

  • The Exam will be conducted in MCQ (Multiple Choice Question) Format. OMR Sheets will be used for answering the Questions.
  • The exam would be of 2 hours 30 minutes duration.
  • The exam will consists of two parts (Part A and Part B) as follows:

Part A: 

  • Qualifying test of Punjabi Language Equivalent to Matriculation Standard. 
  • Provided that no person shall be appointed to any post in Group-`C' service unless he has passed a qualifying test of Punjabi Language equivalent to Matriculation standard with at least fifty per cent marks to be conducted by respective recruitment agencies in addition to competitive examination.The test of Punjabi Language shall be a mandatory qualifying test and failure to secure a minimum of fifty per cent marks in Punjabi Language will disqualify the candidate for being scores or marks in the other papers of the respective exam.
Part Topic No. Of questions Marks (Each Question Carries 1 Mark) Type of Questions
A Punjabi (Qualifying Nature) 50 50 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Note: (i) There will be no negative marking in Part- A.
(ii) Part - B will be evaluated only if a candidate scores minimum 50% marks (i.e 25 marks) in Part - A

Part B:

Part B will consists of questions from General Awareness and Current Affairs, English, Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability, Punjabi, Punjab History and Culture and ICT.
Part Topic No. Of questions Marks (Each Question Carries 1 Mark) Type of Questions
B Questions from General Knowledge and Current Affairs (25 Questions), English (12 Questions), Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability (25 Questions), Punjabi (13 Questions), Punjab History and Culture (16 Questions) and ICT (9 Questions). 100 100 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Total 100 100  
Note: (i) There will be negative marking in Part B. Each question carries 1 mark. For every wrong answer, 1/4th Mark would be deducted. The Question(s) not attempted will receive  no credit or discredit.
(ii) The merit list of Candidates, who will qualify Part - A, will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by candidates in Part - B.


  1. ਜੀਵਨੀ ਅਤੇ ਰਚਨਾਵਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਸਬੰਧਤ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਨ :-
    1. ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ, ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ, ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਰਾਮਦਾਸ ਜੀ,
    2. ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜਨ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ, ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇਗ ਬਹਾਦਰ ਜੀ, ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ  ਸਿੰਘ ਜੀ।
  2. ਵਿਰੋਧਾਰਥਕ ਸ਼ਬਦ, ਸਮਾਨਾਰਥਕ ਸ਼ਬਦ।
  3. ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ।
  4. ਅਖਾਣ।
  5. ਸਬਦ ਦੇ ਭੇਦ।
  6. ਅਗੇਤਰ/ਪਿਛੇਤਰ।
  7. ਵਚਨ ਬਦਲੋ ਤੇ ਲਿੰਗ ਬਦਲੋ।
  8. ਵਿਸ਼ਰਾਮ ਚਿੰਨ੍ਹ।
  9. ਸ਼ਬਦਾਂ/ ਵਾਕਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਸ਼ੁੁੱਧ ਕਰਕੇ ਲਿਖੋ।
  10. ਅੰਗਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਸ਼ਬਦਾਂ ਦਾ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਸ਼ੁੱਧ ਰੂਪ ।
  11. ਅੰਕਾਂ, ਮਹੀਨੇ, ਦਿਨਾਂ ਦਾ ਸ਼ੁੁੱਧ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਰੂਪ।
  12. ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਨਾਲ ਸਬੰਧਤ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਨ।
  13. ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਇਤਿਹਾਸ  ਨਾਲ ਸਬੰਧਤ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਨ।
  14. ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੇ ਸੱਭਿਆਚਾਰ ਨਾਲ ਸਬੰਧਤ ਪ੍ਰਸ਼ਨ।

General Knowledge and Current Affairs of National and International Importance including:

  • Political issues
  • Environment issues
  • Current Affairs (India and Punjab)
  • Economic Issues
  • Science and Technology
  • History of Punjab - 14th century onwards
  • History of India with Special reference to Indian Freedom Struggle Movement.  
  • Sports, 
  • Cinema and Literature, etc

Mental Ability & Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning: Coding, Decoding, Analogy, Classification, Series, Direction Sense Test, Relations, Mathematical Operation, Time Test, Odd man out problems.
  • Non- Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Classification, Series
  • Basics Numerical Skills, Percentage, Number System, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Number Series, Average, Problems Based on Ages, Profit and Loss, Partnership and Mixture, Simple and Compound Interest, Work and Time, Time and Distance, Mensuration and Data Interpretation.

English Language

  • Basic Grammar
  • Subject and Verb
  • Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • One-Word Substitution
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Correction in sentences
  • Idioms and Phrases with their meanings
  • Spell Checks
  • Articles
  • Prepositions
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice

Punjabi Language

  • ਸ਼ੁੱਧ ਅਸ਼ੁੱਧ 
  • ਅਗੇਤਰ – ਪਿਛੇਤਰ
  • ਸ਼ਬਦ ਜੋੜ 
  • ਸਮਾਨਾਰਥਕ / ਵਿਰੋਧੀਸ਼ਬਦ
  • ਨਾਂਵ, ਪੜ੍ਹਨਾਵ, ਕਿਰਿਆਂ ਦੀਆਂ ਕਿਸਮਾਂ ਤੇ ਸਹੀ ਵਰਤੋਂ 
  • ਲਿੰਗ ਅਤੇ ਵਚਨ 
  • ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਅਖਾਣ ਅਤੇ ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ 
  • ਅੰਗਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਤੋਂ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ 
  • ਬਹੁਤੇ ਸ਼ਬਦਾਂ ਦੀ ਥਾਂ ਇੱਕ ਸ਼ਬਦ ਆਦਿ 


  • Basics of Computers,
  • Network and Internet
  • Use of Office Productivity Tools such as MS Word, PowerPoint, spreadsheets

Punjab History and Culture

  • Physical features of Punjab and its ancient History
  • Social, Religious and economic life in Punjab
  • Development of Language, Literature and Arts in Punjab
  • Social and culture of Punjab during Afgan/Mughal rule
  • Bhakti Movement
  • Sufism
  • Teachings/History of Saints and Sikh Gurus in Punjab
  • Adi Granth
  • Sikh Rulers
  • Freedom movements in Punjab

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