Exam Syllabus

Prelims Exam Syllabus

In OPSC Prelims exam, Paper I and Paper II both are objective in nature. The syllabus of both the papers are as follows:

Paper I

  • Current events (National and International)
  • Indian History and Indian National Movement
  • Indian Geography and World Geography (Physical, Social, Economic aspects)
  • Indian Polity and Governance (Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues)
  • Economics (Sustainable Development, Poverty, Financial Inclusion)
  • Environmental and Ecology
  • Bio-diversity and Climate Change
  • General Science

Paper II

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • General Mental Ability
  • Basic numeracy (Class-X level)
  • Data Interpretation (Class-X level)
  • English Language and Comprehension (Class-X level)

Mains Exam Syllabus

The syllabus of the Mains exam is vast and the candidates have to prepare well for this. The detailed syllabus of the Mains exam is as follows:

Syllabus for Odia Language

  • Essay Writing
  • Precis writing
  • Translation from English to Odia
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Expansion of an idea etc.

Syllabus for English

  • Essay Writing
  • Translation from Odia to English
  • Precis writing
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Expansion of an idea etc.

Syllabus for General Studies I

  • Social issues and Social Welfare problems
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian History and Culture
  • Environment and Ecology
  • Current National issues
  • Human Resource Development
  • Legal and Environmental issues
  • Role of National Institutions

Syllabus for General Studies II

  • International Institutions
  • Foreign Affairs
  • External Security
  • India and the World
  • Space Technology
  • Indian Economy
  • International Affairs
  • Science & Technology
  • Communications
  • Statistical Analysis

The candidates, on having idea of the syllabus, need to start preparing for the exam so that they can score well in the exam. The syllabus is exhaustive and they will have to put extra efforts while preparing the same.