Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) recruitment to the posts of Assistant Section Officer in Group-A of Odisha Engineering Service under Water Resources Department, Works Department and H & U.D. department will be done through a written exam. OPSC Asst Section Officer Exam Pattern & Syllabus details are mentioned below-
Odisha PSC Assistant Section Officer Exam Pattern: The details of written exam are as follows-
Exam Type: Objective Type (MCQs)
Total Time: Time is divided for each section i.e. 1 Hour
Total Marks: 600
- English (100*1)
- Mathematics (50*2)
- Essay (English within 350 words & Odia within 350 words) 50 marks
- General Awareness (100*1)
- Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability (50*2)
- Computer Application (Theory of 100 marks and Practical of 50 marks)
Exam Syllabus: Exam Syllabus for Odisha PSC Assistant Section Officer written Exam is given below :-
Mathematics: The questions will be asked from Secondary level. The topics will include- Arithmetic, Algebra, Statistics, Probability, Interest, Charts & Graphs, Probability, Permutation & Combination and Mensuration (2D & 3D) etc.
English: The questions will be asked from English grammar section which includes- verb, noun, preposition, adverbs, tenses, Sentence Rearrangement, articles etc. More questions will be asked from comprehension passages, vocabulary (Synonyms & Antonyms)
Essay Writing: The candidates will have to generate some creative ideas in essay writing.
General Awareness: The questions will be asked from current affairs basically which include social, political, economic, cultural, societal, historical, geographical, sports news. Important dates & events shall be asked in exam and questions on books & authors, languages, awards, Abbreviations will be asked in exam.
Reasoning/ Mental Ability: The questions will be asked based on the topics- Number Series, Alphabet Series, Questions on directions, Coding-decoding, Age Calculation, Analogy, Decision Making, Mirror Images, Identical Figures classification etc. The questions will be asked from both verbal & non- verbal section of reasoning.
For syllabus of computer applications- download the pdf given below.
Odisha PSC Assistant Section Officer SYLLABUS