OPSC Syllabus 2023 PDF OAS Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

OPSC Syllabus 2023 PDF

OPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2023, Group A & Group B Exam Pattern PDF Download in Hindi/English: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has officially released the OPSC Syllabus 2023 PDF and Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern on their official website @opsc.gov.in. Candidates who want to start Odisha PSC Group A & Group B exam preparation can download here the latest exam pattern and syllabus 2023 pdf of OPSC Civil Services (Various Posts). Looking to start preparing for OPSC OAS then go through the details of the syllabus for a better understanding of the chapters and weightage of the subjects.

Aspirants who are going to appear for Odisha Administrative Service, Odisha Finance Service, Odisha Police Service, Odisha Revenue Service, Odisha Cooperative Service, Odisha Taxation, and Accounts Service exam must know all the details regarding the latest exam pattern and OAS Syllabus 2023.

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This article will provide all the latest information on OPSC Civil Services Exam Syllabus 2023 & Exam Pattern PDF to facilitate exam preparation.

OPSC Civil Service Syllabus 2023 PDF – Details

OPSC Syllabus 2023
Organization Name Odisha Public Service Commission
Exam Name OPSC Exam
Name of Posts Group A & Group B
Category Syllabus
Exam Mode Online
Syllabus Status Available Now
Job Location Odisha
Prelims Exam Date April 2023
Selection Process Prelims, Mains Exam & Interview
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Official Website @opsc.gov.in

Odisha PSC Group A & Group B Prelims and Mains Exam 2023 subject-wise syllabus are mentioned here. The latest syllabus and exam pattern for OPSC Civil Services Exam is given below.

OPSC Syllabus 2023 For Paper – I

  • General Science
  • History of India and the Indian National Movement
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development
  • Indian and World Geography-Physical
  • Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution Political System, etc
  • Economic Geography of India and the World
  • Climate Change does not require subject specialization.
  • General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity
  • Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiative, etc.

OPSC Syllabus 2023 For Paper – II

  • Comprehension
  • Basic numeracy
  • Data interpretation
  • General Mental Ability
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytic ability
  • Decision Making and Problem-Solving
  • English Language Comprehension Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills including communication skills.

List of Subjects for OPSC Mains Exam 2023

  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce & Accountancy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Fisheries Science
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Home Science
  • History
  • Indian Language
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Public Administration
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

OPSC Mains Syllabus 2023

  • Paper I – Odia language
  • Paper II – English
  • Paper III – English essay
  • Paper IV – General Studies I
  • Paper V – General Studies II
  • Paper VI – Optional Papers
  • Paper VII – Optional Papers
  • Paper VIII – Optional Papers
  • Paper IX – Optional Papers

OPSC Mains Syllabus 2023 For Paper I – Odia Language

Topics Name Marks
Comprehension of a given passage 30 Marks
Precis writing with a passage of around 1000 words 40 Marks
Translation from English to Odia 30 Marks
Grammar, usage, and vocabulary 80 Marks
Short Essay of around 1000 words 100 Marks
Expansion of an idea 20 Marks
Total 300 Marks

Paper II – English

Topics Name Marks
Comprehension of Given Passages 30 Marks
Precis Writing 40 Marks
Translation from English to the Odia language 30 Marks
Usage and Vocabulary 80 Marks
Short Essay 1000 words 100 Marks
Expansion of an idea 20 Marks
Total 300 Marks

Paper III – English essay

Candidates will have to organize their thoughts systematically and write a concise essay on a specific topic.

Paper IV – General Studies I

  • Geography of India
  • India Heritage and Culture
  • Odisha Heritage and Culture
  • History and Geography of The World and Society

Paper V – General Studies II

  • Governance
  • Constitution
  • Indian Economy
  • Polity, Social Justice
  • Inter-State Relation
  • International Affairs & Institutions

OPSC Civil Service 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern – Details

Papers Subjects Marks Exam Duration
Paper-I General Studies I 200 2 Hours for Each Paper
Paper-II General Studies II 200
Total   400

OPSC Civil Service 2023 Mains Exam Pattern – Details

Papers Subjects Marks
Paper-I Odia Language 300 Marks
Paper-II English 300 Marks
Paper-III English Essay 200 Marks
Paper-IV General Studies-I 300 Marks
Paper-V General Studies-II 300 Marks
Total   1400

OPSC OCS 2023 Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the Paper No. of Marks Time
Paper A- Odia 250 3 hours
Paper B – English Language 250 3 hours
Paper 1- English Essay 250 3 hours
Paper 2 – General Studies 1 250 3 hours
Paper 3 – General Studies 2 250 3 hours
Paper 4 – General Studies 3 250 3 hours
Paper 5 – General Studies 4 250 3 hours
Paper 6: Optional Paper 1 250 3 hours
Paper 7: Optional Paper 2 250 3 hours

OPSC Syllabus 2023 – FAQs

Authorities at Odisha Public Service Commission decide on the OPSC Civil Services Exam Syllabus 2023.

As per OPSC Civil Services and OAS Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2023, there will be General Studies Paper-I and General Studies Paper-II.

The syllabus of OAS Prelims includes an interest in the History of India and the Indian National Movement, Economic and Social Development, Indian and World Geography, General Issues on environmental ecology, etc.

R.S. Aggarwal/S. Chand Publications, Disha Experts, BK Publications, RS Sharma/NCERT, and Arihant Publications books are best for the OPSC OAS exam.

As per the OPSC calendar, the Odisha Civil Services (OCS) Main written exam will be conducted in January 2023.

Odisha Public Service Commission conducts the examination every year for the posts in Group A and Group B.

There will be two papers for each subject for the OPSC Mains exam and each paper will be of 300 marks.

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