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PSSSB Legal Clerk Recruitment 2021: Important Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, Fee, Online Application, Vacancy and Salary Details

Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (PSSSB) has invited online applications for the vacancy of 160 legal clerks(Group-C). Eligible candidates can apply for this through the official website of PSSSB. Candidates can get information about important dates, syllabus, pattern, eligibility criteria, fee, online application, vacancy and salary details of the PSSSB Legal Clerk.

PSSSB has released the admit cards for the post of Legal Clerk on their official website. Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website.

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PSSSB Legal Clerk Vacancy Details

There are a total of 160 legal clerk vacancy for different categories as stated below:


No. of vacancies



Economically Weaker Section (E.W.S)


Scheduled Caste


Backward Class






Physically Disabled





PSSSB Legal Clerk Important Dates

Important dates regarding online registration and exam fee are given hereunder:



Notification Release Date

09th April 2021

Online Registration Starts

12th April 2021

Last Date to Apply 

10th May 2021

Last Date for fee payment

13th May 2021

Date for Written Examination

11th July 2021


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PSSSB Legal Clerk Eligibility Criteria (Age & Qualification)

Age Limit:

Age limit for candidates of all posts is maximum 37 years of age as on 1st January 2021. Minimum age limit is 18 years of age. 

Educational Qualification:

 A candidate should be a Law Graduate from a recognized university or institution to apply for PSSSB Legal clerk post. 

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Pattern

A written exam will be conducted in the following pattern: 

  • Selection is based on the Online Written Exam & Skill Test.

  • Clerk written exam will be conducted as per the Schedule.

  • Merit List will prepare according to the written exam marks.

  • Minimum 40% marks are passing marks in the written test.

  • Three times of the total vacancies candidates invite for the next stage.

  • English & Punjab Typing Test speed is 30 WPM.

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Syllabus

Exam syllabus for PSSSB legal clerk is given below:





General Knowledge

Current Affairs, History & Geography of India, its Physical Features, Climate, Demography, Its Economic and Social Development, Poverty Alleviation, Economic Planning, Knowledge related to Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature etc. Important Events, Freedom and Social Movements and their Leaders of India and Punjab. Constitutional & Administrative law, its Features, Central and State Executive, Judicial System, Centre-State Relation Citizenship, Fundamental Rights & Duties of the citizens., Major personalities in history of Punjab, Punjabi literature folklore, performing arts and crafts.



Nouns,Pronouns,Verb,Tense,Adjective,Conjunctions,Article,Prepositions,Active and Passive,Synonyms,Antonyms,Spelling Error,Sentence Error,One word Substitutes,Idioms,Comprehension



Nouns,Pronouns,Verb,Tense,Adjective,Conjunctions,Article,Prepositions,Active and Passive,Synonyms,Antonyms,Spelling Error,Sentence Error,One word Substitutes,Idioms,Comprehension


Computer Fundamentals

Basics of Computers, Fundamentals of Computers and Networks, Computer hardware, input/output devices. Malware, Understanding emails/SMS/ messengers & tracing. Use of Office Productivity Tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, spreadsheets, Database Management, Legal software.


Civil Law 

Criminal Law

Law of Evidence, Indian Sale Goods Act, Indian Contract Act, Law of Torts, Civil Procedure Code, Indian Labour Law and Rules, Law of Limitation, Indian Parternership Act, Hindu Law, Specific Relief act, Muslim Personal Law, Law of Registration and Administrative law etc.

Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act and Indian Penal Code etc.


Mental Ability

Percentage, Profit and Loss, Interest, Divisibility Test, Simplification Problems, Problems on Ratio & Proportions, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Calender, Clocks, Trains, Problems on Age. Alphanumeric Series, Coding & Decoding problems, Letter & Number Series, Blood relation puzzles, Common Sense Test, problems on Alphabetical Arrangement of Words, Date and Calender problems, Sense of Direction problems, Ranking and Sitting arrangements


Click here to download the PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus

PSSSB Legal Clerk Salary Details

Selected candidates will be entitled to initial pay of Rs 19,900. This pay scale is set according to the rules and law passed by the government of Punjab. 

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Fee 

Details regarding exam fee for various categories is given below:


Exam fee

General Category

INR 1000


INR 250

Ex-servicemen Self & Dependent

INR 200


INR 500

How to apply for this exam?

Candidates can apply for this exam online through the official website of PSSSB starting from 12th April to 10th May 2021. Candidates are required to register themselves for this exam online and print their admit cards with the help of registration number and password.  

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Summary

Exam highlights for PSSSB Legal Clerk 2021 is given below:

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Summary 2021

Name of Exam

PSSSB  Legal Clerk Exam

Full form of PSSSB

Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board

Conducting Head

Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (PSSSB)

Official Website


Selection Process 

Written Exam

Apply Mode


End Date to Apply 

10th May 2021

Exam Type

State-level exam (Punjab Government Job)

Salary Details

Initial pay for Legal clerk will be Rs 19,900

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