- Syllabus & Exam Pattern for OPSC 2018
- OPSC 2018 Exam Pattern
- OPSC 2018 Complete Syllabus
Good News!! Odisha Public Service Commission releases the official notification to conduct the recruitment for various Civil Services of Group A & B. All the interested aspirants must be applying through online. The online application will be starts at 3-09-2018 and ends at 3rd September 2018. OPSC 2018 will conduct to recruit the talented candidates for civil services. The exam comprises with two phases: Prelims and Mains. So, Contenders who want to apply this exam must visit the official website @ Opsconline.gov.in
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Syllabus & Exam Pattern for OPSC 2018
Aspirants who want to score high in the exam OPSC 2018 must start your preparation now onwards. As per the notice of official notification, we have given the complete details here. Read the entire article, to know the subject wise topics for Civil Services Prelims & Mains exam and also the exam dates.
Overview of OPSC 2018:
|Conducting Body||Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)|
|Exam Name||OPSC Civil Services Exam 2018|
|Posts||Group-A & Group-B|
|Online Application||3rd September 2018|
|Last date of application||3rd October 2018|
|Prelims Exam Date||28th October 2018|
Eligibility Criteria for OPSC 2018:
Candidate must have passed in Graduation Degree in any discipline from recognised University/Institute.
Candidate must be a citizen.
Candidates must have the age between 21 to 32 years.
How to apply OPSC 2018?
- First of all, go to the official website @ gov.in
- Click on the Online Application Form of OPSC 2018
- Fill up the details and upload the scan copy of supporting documents.
- Upload your recent passport size photo and signature carefully.
- Take a print out of Online Application Form after submission.
- Do not forget to take down the Unique Registration ID after successful submission.
- Pay the application / examination fee online and take copy of it.
OPSC 2018 Exam Pattern
The OPSC exam will be done in 3 phases:
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
- Personality Test or Interview
OPSC 2018 Exam Pattern: PRELIMS
|Exam Type||Papers||Subjects||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Objective Type Test||Paper-I||General Studies||200||120 minutes|
|Paper-II||General Studies||200||120 minutes|
OPSC 2018 Exam Pattern: MAINS
|Papers||Subject Names||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Paper-3||English Essay||200||180 minutes|
|Paper-4||General Studies I||300||180 minutes|
|Paper-5||General Studies II||300||180 minutes|
|Paper-6||Optional I Paper I||300||180 minutes|
|Paper-7||Optional I Paper II||300||180 minutes|
|Paper-8||Optional II Paper I||300||180 minutes|
|Paper-8||Optional II Paper II||300||180 minutes|
OPSC 2018 Complete Syllabus
Syllabus for Prelims:
Current event of National and International importance, Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiative, etc., History of India and Indian National Movement., Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc., General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change that do not require subject specialization, and General Science.
Comprehension, Interpersonal Skills including communication skills, Decision Making and Problem Solving, Logical Reasoning and Analytic ability, General Mental Ability, Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude) (Class-X level), Data interpretation (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data Sufficiency etc. — Class-X level); and English Language Comprehension Skills (Class-X level).
Syllabus for Mains:
Comprehension of a given passage, Précis writing, Translation from English to odia, Grammar, usage and vocabulary, Short Essay, Marks Expansion of an idea.
Comprehension of a given passage, Precis writing, Translation from Odia to English, Grammar, usage and vocabulary.
General Studies I:
History of Modern India and Indian Culture, Geography of India, Indian Polity, Current National issues and topics of social relevance, Legal and environmental issues.
General Studies II:
India and the World, Indian Economy, International Affairs & Institutions, Developments in the field of science & technology, communications and space, Statistical Analysis, Graphs & Diagrams.
Best Books to Prepare for OPSC 2018:
Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning books by R.S Agarwal
Objective General English by S.P Bakshi
Current Affairs refer Pratiyogita Darpan magazine
Phrasal Verbs Dictionary (English) 2nd Edition by Cambridge Dictionary
For All Competitive Exams Idioms & Phrases (English) 2nd Edition by Roshan Tolani
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