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OPSC Asst Section Officer Syllabus 2021 {Out} | View Exam Pattern Details Here: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the syllabus and exam pattern for Assistant Section Officer Post. Candidates can download the syllabus and exam pattern and make a schedule for their preparation as per the syllabus. At the bottom of this article, We have inserted the official website link. So, Go through this article for more information.

OPSC Asst Section Officer Syllabus 2021 – Details

OPSC Section Officer Syllabus 2021
OPSC Section Officer Syllabus 2021
Download OPSC Section Officer Syllabus 2021 PDF & Exam Pattern Details
Organization NameOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Post NameAssistant Section Officer
CategorySyllabus
SyllabusReleased
Selection Process
  • Written Test
  • Viva-Voce Test
Official websiteopsc.gov.in

OPSC Asst Section Officer Exam Pattern 2021

Sl. NoSubjectMarks
1English100
2Mathematics100
3Essay 
 (i) English within 350 words025
         (ii) Odia within 350 words025
4General Awareness100
5Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability100
6Computer Application 
 (i) Theory100
(ii) Skill Test in Computer (Practical)050
Total600

OPSC Asst Section Officer Syllabus 2021

ENGLISH:-

This section is designed to test the language abilities and understanding of English Grammar. Questions shall be asked mainly from the following categories –

  • Verb
  • Preposition
  • Adverb
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Error Correction/Recognition
  • Tenses
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks with Articles etc.
  • Comprehension
  •  Answering Questions based on Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms

MATHEMATICS:-

This section tests the quantitative and Mathematical Skills of the candidate. Question will be asked mainly from the following categories. Questions shall be of Secondary School Standard –

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration (2D & 3D)
  • Statistics & Probability

ESSAY: –

There will be two Essays, one each in English and Odia.

GENERAL AWARENESS: –

This section checks whether the candidate keeps himself/herself up-to-date about the world around them. Questions will be asked mainly from the following categories. Questions will be such that they do not require any special study of any discipline.

  • Current Affairs (National & International)
  • Major financial/economic news
  • Budget & Five-year plans
  • Who’s Who
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honours
  • General Science
  • Abbreviations
  • Important days
  • International & National Organizations
  • History
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • Culture

TEST OF REASONING AND MENTAL ABILITY: –

This section usually tries to test the reasoning abilities and mental aptitude of the candidate. Questions will be asked mainly from the following categories –

A. VERBAL

  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Coding-decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • The problem of Age Calculation
  • Analogy
  • Decision Making etc.

B: NON-VERBAL

  • Non-verbal series
  • Mirror Images
  • Cubes & Dice
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Embedded figures, etc.

COMPUTER APPLICATION:-

A: Computer Fundamentals
i. Components of Computer
A. C.P.U
B. Input Devices: Keyboard, Mouse, Scanner, Digitizer
C. Output Devices: Different types of Printers, Monitors, Plotters
D. Memory: Hard disk, S-RAM, D-RAM, ROM, PROM, EPROM, Cache Memory, Pen drive, CD ROM, DVD-RW
ii. Evolution of Computer
a. Classification of Personal Computers
b. Generation of Computers
c. Types of Servers
iii. Power Supply
a. UPS (online/offline)
b. Circuit breakers
iv. Introduction to computer virus & various antivirus packages
v. Concept of computer hardware, software, various application software & system software.
B: Windows (MS-Windows)
  • Different features of Windows XP
  • Different features of Windows-7 ii.
C: MS-OFFICE
  • Different features of & operations of MS-Word
  • Different features of & operations of MS-Excel
  • Different features of & operations of MS-PowerPoint
  • Different features of & operations of MS-Access
D: Usage of internet services available on the Internet
  • Different types of browsers & search engines
  • Different usage of e-mail like sending/receiving email, file attaching, file uploading/downloading, etc.
  • URL, definition & various types of URL, WWW
  • Introduction to IP addresses
E: Communication Technology, Networking Concepts.
  • LAN/MAN/WAN/Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
  • Network devices like a network switch, Router, Modem, Firewall
  • Introduction to network topology like star, ring, bus, mesh, complete

7. The test on each subject shall be of one-hour duration.

8. The questions shall be of multiple choice type. All the questions shall be compulsory without any negative marking.

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