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Odisha Civil Services Syllabus 2016

An enormous number of candidates who have applied and searching for the Odisha Civil Services examinations can reach the right place for downloading it. Here we are providing the Odisha PSC Syllabus and exam pattern along with the previous papers. Competition is high to this recruitment. so, the applicants are advised to make preparation plan and start the preparation. For your preparation, we are providing preparation tips.

Orissa PSC Recruitment 2016

Odisha Public service Commission has recently updated the recruitment notification to hire skilled and talented candidates for various civil services posts and inviting online applications from the interested candidates. The available no of vacancies are 145 posts. Candidates who are preparing for the government jobs may check the official recruitment notification and apply before the last date. The Last date for the online application submission is 6th June 2016. The selection of candidates will be done based on their performance in the written exam consisting of preliminary test and Mains followed by personal interview. Check the official recruitment notification if you have any doubts related to the Odisha Civil Services recruitment.

Odisha Civil Services Syllabus

Odisha Civil Services Exam Details

Board Name: Odisha Public Service commission.

Post Name: Civil Services.

No of vacancies: 145.

category: Syllabus.

Last date: 06-06-2016.

Official Site: www.opsc.gov.in.

Odisha PSC Civil Services Exam Pattern

The Exam pattern is enclosed here. You may find the Prelims and Mains exam pattern in tabular form in a detailed manner. The selection process may include the following stages

  • Preliminary Test.
  • Mains Exam.
  • Personality Test or Interview.

Preliminary Exam Pattern 2016

  • It is an Objective Test.
  • Each paper is conducted for a duration of 2 Hours.
  • 0.25 Negative Marking is there for each wrong response.
S.NO Paper Total Marks Duration
1. Paper I 200 2 hours
2. Paper II 200 2 hours

Mains Test Pattern 2016

S.NO Type Paper Subject Name Total Marks Duration
1. Compulsory Paper I Odisha Language 300 3 hours
2. Paper II English 300 3 hours
3. Paper III English Essay 200 3 hours
4. Paper-IV General Studies I 300 3 hours
5. Paper V General Studies I 300 3 hours
6. Total 1400 15 Hours
7. Optional Papers paper VI 300 3 hours
8. paper VII 300 3 hours
9. Paper VIII 300 3 hours
10. Paper IX 300 3 hours

Odisha PSC Civils Syllabus 2016

Prelims Syllabus 2016


  • General Science.
  • Current events – International & National.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian Geography.
  • World Geography.
  • Indian Polity.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Indian Economy.
  • General Mental Ability.


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

Mains Syllabus 2016

 Odia Language

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

 English Syllabus

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

General Studies I

  • History of Modern India and Indian Culture.
  • Geography of India.
  • Indian Polity.
  • Constitution of India.
  • Current National issues.
  • Human Resource Development.
  • Social issues and Social Welfare problems.
  • Legal and Environmental issues.
  • Ecological issues.
  • The role of National Institutions.

General Studies II

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

 Optional Subject

The list of OPSC Civil Services Main exam optional subject is available here. Candidates must choose any 2 subjects from the list of  subjects available.

The list of Optional Subjects

  • Agriculture.
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science.
  • Anthropology.
  • Agricultural Engineering.
  • Botany.
  • Chemistry.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Commerce & Accountancy.
  • Economics.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Education.
  • Fisheries Science.
  • Forestry.
  • Geography.
  • Geology.
  • Home Science.
  • History.
  • Indian Language & Literature (any one language)
    • Oriya.
    • Hindi.
    • Sanskrit.
    • English.
    • Persian.
    • Urdu.
  • Law.
  • Management.
  • Mathematics.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Philosophy.
  • Physics.
  • Political Science & International Relations.
  • Public Administration.
  • Psychology.
  • Sociology.
  • Statistics.
  • Zoology.

Steps to Download Odisha PSC Prelims Exam Syllabus 2016

  • Click on the Official link we attached below on this page.
  • Log on to the official website.
  • Click on the pdf file.
  • Download and save the pdf file and read the instructions carefully.
  • Save it and start the exam pattern.

Previous Year Solved papers of Odisha PSC Civil Services

Last year Solved question papers with solutions are enclosed on this page for the ease of applicants. The previous year question Papers are also available at the official website. You may click on the link we have attached on this page for downloading the previous year solved question papers.

Link to download Orissa Civil Services Syllabus 2016

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