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. From the file you can be sure of all the topics and you can make your schedule to prepare for the exam.
Odisha PSC Assistant Section Officer SYLLABUS