Odisha Civil Services New Pattern, Rules, Syllabus

OPSC Odisha Civil Services (Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination) New Pattern, Rules, Syllabus:  Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC), Cuttack has notified new Rules and pattern for Odisha Civil Services (Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination) 2015 onward.  
A. Preliminary examination
The preliminary examination shall consist of two papers of objective type (Multiple choice Questions) and each paper shall be of 2 Hours duration
Paper-I : General Studies = 200 Marks
Paper-II: General Studies = 200 Marks
Detailed Syllabus Paper-I
1. Current event of National and International importance;
2. History of India and Indian National Movement.;
3. Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World;
4. Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.
5. Economic and Social Development sustainable Development, Poverty, inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiative, etc.
6. General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change that do not require subject specialization, and
7. General Science.
Detailed Syllabus Paper-II:
1. Comprehension;
2. Interpersonal Skills including communication skills;
3. Logical Reasoning and Analytic ability;
4. Decision Making and Problem Solving;
5. General Mental Ability;
6. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude) (Class-X level).
7. Data interpretation (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data Sufficiency etc. — Class-X level); and
8. English Language Comprehension Skills (Class-X level).

B. Mains Examination New Pattern:
The Main Examination shall consist of the following papers and each paper shall be of three hours duration
Compulsory Papers - 1400 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
Optional Papers - (Paper VI, VII, VIII & IV) - 1200 Marks: Two subjects ot be selected from the list of optional subjects set out below. Each subject will have two papers and each paper carrying 300 marks.

C. Personality Test or Interview shall carry - 250 Marks

For Official Notification, Circular on Odisha Civil Services (Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination) 2015 visit: www.opsc.gov.in/Admin/ContAttach/ocs_rule_new.pdf


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