Odisha Public Service Commission Syllabus 2018-19

OPSC Syllabus 2018-19|Odisha Public Service Commission

Mrs. Janardan Diwakar Sharma is the current chairman of Odisha Public Service Commission. On 1st April, 1949 OPSC Odisha Public Service Commission came into existence. OPSC Odisha Public Service Commission is the state agency that conducts the civil services exam. OPSC recruit number of eligible candidates for the various governments’ job posts in Odisha. Through OPSC civil services exams aspirants can get entered in government sector job.  OPSC Published number of job notification every year and select the eligible candidates. So the aspirants who are preparing for the OPSC Civil Services Exam and Looking for the OPSC Exam syllabus 2018-19 here we are updating the complete syllabus of OPSC Exam.

Odisha Public Service Commission Exam Syllabus 2018-19

Looking for the OPSC Exam 2018-19 Syllabus.  Dear candidates here we are updating the complete syllabus of OPSC Exam. OPSC civil services exam consist with two paper set Preliminary exam and the Main Exam. After qualifying both the exam the eligible candidates appear for the Interview.  The syllabus for the Odisha Public Service preliminary exam and the main exam is-

OPSC Preliminary Exam Syllabus 2018-19

The Preliminary Exam is further sub divided into two paper set. Paper-I for General Studies and Paper-II is optional Subject Paper.


  • General Science
  • Current Affairs (National & International)
  • Indian National Movement/Indian History
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity/Economics/Constitution
  • General Mental Ability


  • English Language
  • General Mental Ability
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
  • Analytical Ability
  • Logical Reasoning

List of Optional Subject

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Anthology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosphy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

OPSC Main Exam Syllabus 2018-19

Paper-I: Oriya Language

Paper-II: English

Paper-III: English Essay

Paper-IV: General Studies

Paper-V: General Studies

Paper-VI,VII,VIII and IX will be based on optional Subject

Syllabus For English/Oriya

  • Grammar
  • Fill in the Blank
  • Vocabulary
  • Antimony/ Synonyms/Homonyms
  • One Word Substitutions
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Verbs
  • Adjective
  • Clauses
  • Translation from English to Oriya

Paper-IV General Studies Syllabus:

  • History of Modern India
  • Indian Culture and Art
  • Geography and Physical Nature of India
  • Indian Polity and Constitution
  • Social Issues and Social Welfare Problems
  • Ecological Issues
  • Current Events
  • Human Resource Development

Paper-V General Studies Syllabus:

  • India and World Quiz
  • External Security
  • Indian Economy
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Space Technology
  • Communication
  • Science and Technology
  • International Affairs
Important Books For OPSC Exams:
  • For Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning- R.S. Agarwal
  • Objective General English- S.P. Bakshi
  • For Current Affairs- Pratiyogita Darpan, Magazine & News Papers
  • NCERT Books

Dear Aspirants here we updated the complete information and syllabus of the Odisha Public Service Exam 2018-19. Syllabus is most important part of any exam. So go through the syllabus and make your easy notes according the syllabus and prepared yourself for the OPSC exam. Further we will also update some general knowledge Quiz for the OPSC Exams keep on visiting.

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One thought on “Odisha Public Service Commission Syllabus 2018-19

  • January 24, 2018 at 8:31 am

    The OPSC syllabus updated in this website is very effectively helpful for students preparing for Odisha Civil Service exams.


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