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SSB SUB Inspector Application & Recruitment 2021: Check Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam dates, etc

Updated on 18 August 2021
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Updated on 18 August 2021

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has released 116 vacancies for the post of Sub Inspector in four fields. An official notification, dated 09/07/2021 was released by the ministry regarding the same. GOI invites applications for these vacancies through online mode only. No other mode of application is available/acceptable.

Interested candidates should know all the necessary information like the last date of application, eligibility criteria, syllabus, etc, in order to have a thorough understanding of the job application and recruitment process. Take a look at important details below


Advert Date


Last Date

09/08/2021 (speculated)

Admit Card

To be announced soon

Exam Date

To be announced soon

Result Date

To be announced later

Once this advertisement by the government is published in the newspaper EMPLOYMENT NEWS, the last date will be decided based on the date of that publication. Applications will be closed 30 days after the publication. 


The eligibility criteria for this job depend on the post you are applying for. The posts offered are as follows :

  1. Sub Inspector (PIONEER)
  2. Sub Inspector (DRAUGHTSMAN)
  3. Sub Inspector (COMMUNICATION)
  4. Sub Inspector (NURSE STAFF/FEMALE)

Essential educational and age qualifications are different for each specified post. The table below shows the required qualifications clearly




Sub Inspector (pioneer)

Upto 30 years

Degree or diploma in civil engineering from a recognised university or institute

Sub Inspector (draughtsman)

18 to 30 years

Matriculation pass or equivalent from a recognised board AND two year National Tradesmen certificate AND one year experience or certificate in AUTOCAD from a recognised institution

Sub Inspector (communication)

Upto 30 years

Degree in electronics and communication or computer science or information technology engineering or science with physics, chemistry and maths from a recognised university

Sub Inspector (nurse staff/female)

21 to 30 years

10+2 in science AND three-year diploma in general nursing from a recognised institute AND must be registered with central or state council AND two years experience in a recognised hospital

Note - AND implies both/all qualifications are required simultaneously OR implies only one of the mentioned qualifications is required


The vacancies are open for citizens of India, Nepal, and Bhutan.

If you qualify for the above-specified eligibility criteria, you can apply for the vacancies without hesitation.


The salary of a sub-inspector working with the Indian government is attractive. The post falls in the level-6 category under the 7th pay commission. The basic pay ranges from Rs 35400/- to Rs 112400/- along with other benefits like house rent allowance, dearness allowance, etc. 


The exam will consist of 200 objective type questions. 100 questions will be based on the technical knowledge of your field and the rest 100 will be based on four subjects comprising various topics. The four subjects are general knowledge, numerical ability, general english/Hindi, and general reasoning. Let us take a detailed look at specific topics under these subjects.



  1. India and its adjacent countries
  2. Indian Geography
  3. Current Affairs - Indian and International
  4. Scientific Progress
  5. Indian History
  6. Indian Languages
  7. National /International Awards
  8. Script
  9. Books
  10. Currency
  11. Capital
  12. Sports


  1. Number Systems
  2. Decimal and Fraction
  3. Simplification
  4. Ratio and Proportion
  5. HCF LCM
  6. Profit and Loss
  7. Percentage
  8. Simple Interest 
  9. Discount
  10. Partnership
  11. Compound Interest
  12. Distance
  13. Time and Work
  14. Mensuration
  15. Use of Table and Graph
  16. Miscellaneous


  1. Comprehension
  2. Word Knowledge
  3. Letter Writing
  4. Antonyms
  5. One Word Substitutions
  6. Synonyms
  7. Idioms Phrases
  8. Sentence Correction etc


  1. Analogies
  2. Differences
  3. Similarities
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Space Visualisation
  6. Decision making
  7. Analysis and Judgement
  8. Discrimination
  9. Visual Memory
  10. Relationship
  11. Observation
  12. Arithmetical Reasoning
  13. Concepts
  14. Arithmetical Number Series
  15. Verbal and Figure Classifications


  1. Basics of circuits and measurement systems
  2. Transducers, mechanical measurement and industrial instrumentation
  3. Analog electronics
  4. Digital electronics
  5. Electrical and electronic measurements
  6. analytical , optical instrumentation
  7. Control systems and process control
  8. Signals, systems and communications


  1. Laws of motion
  2. Thermal properties of matter
  3. Gravitation
  4. Kinetic theory
  5. Units and measurements
  6. Mechanical properties of fluids
  7. Nuclei
  8. Electrostatic potential and capacitance
  9. Electromagnetic induction
  10. Magnetism and matter
  11. Moving charges and magnetism
  12. Current electricity
  13. Electric charges and fields
  14. Alternating current
  15. Systems of particles and rotational motion
  16. Communication systems
  17. Semiconductor electronics
  18. Waves
  19. Atoms
  20. Electromagnetic waves
  21. Dual nature of radiation and matter
  22. Ray optics and optical instruments
  23. Mechanical properties of solids
  24. Wave optics
  25. Work, energy and power
  26. Thermodynamics
  27. Motion in a straight line
  28. Physical-world
  29. Oscillations
  30. Motion in a plane


  1. Periodic Table
  2. The s - block elements
  3. Biomolecules
  4. Solutions
  5. Haloalkanes and haloarenes
  6. Chemistry in everyday life
  7. P - block elements --group 14 (carbon family)
  8. Organic chemistry
  9. Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  10. Polymers
  11. Hydrogen and its compounds
  12. Chemical equilibrium and acids-bases
  13. Thermodynamics
  14. Surface chemistry
  15. D and F block elements and coordination compounds
  16. Atomic structure
  17. Solid-state
  18. Chemical bonding and molecular structure 
  19. Environmental chemistry
  20. Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  21. Electrochemistry and chemical kinetics
  22. States of matter: gases and liquids
  23. Stoichiometry
  24. Organic compounds containing c, h, and o
  25. P - block elements -- group 13 (boron family)
  26. General principles of metallurgy
  27. P - block elements


  1. Indices
  2. Cube and cube root
  3. Square and square root
  4. Factors
  5. Algebraic expressions
  6. Plane figures
  7. Ratio and proportions 
  8. Interest 
  9. Equations
  10. Percentage
  11. Area of plane figures
  12. Place of mathematics on curriculum
  13. Statistics
  14. Surface area and volume
  15. Lines and angles 
  16. Graph
  17. The language of mathematics
  18. Remedial teaching
  19. Community mathematics
  20. Evaluation
  21. Nature of mathematics/logical thinking
  22. Problems of teaching

Every question in the exam will carry one mark. The negative marking will be decided according to the board. The exam will be two hours (120 minutes) long. 

The examination date for the job vacancy will be announced soon and the exam will be conducted as soon as possible. Candidates are advised to start preparing for the exam with full vigour. You should also check the official website of SSB regularly for real-time updates. Keep reading @ Study 24x7 for the latest updates about government vacancies and more.

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