OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2022 Odisha PSC JA Exam Pattern

OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2022 Odisha PSC JA Exam Pattern

OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2022 Odisha PSC has released the Jr. Assistant Detailed Exam Syllabus Candidates Can Check OPSC Junior Assistant Exam Pattern & Check Selection Process of Odisha PSC Junior Assistant Posts / OPSC JA Exam Important Topics

OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2022

OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2022

Advt. No. 01 OF 2022-23

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the Detailed Syllabus of Junior Assistant (Group C) Posts. As You all have Applied for the above vacant posts & Now Start Preparation of It. Here we are sharing the detailed syllabus, selection process & exam pattern of Jr. Assistant (Group C). Candidates Can Check Detailed Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Selection Process from Below…..

Department Name Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Name of Vacant Posts Junior Assistant (Group C)
No. of Vacancy 15 posts
Dates of Application Submission 22.04.2022 to 23.05.2022
Selection Process Written Exam
Practical Skill Test
Exam Pattern Objective Type
No. OF Questions 400
No. OF Marks Not Provided by the Department
Time Duration 06 hours
Negative Marking 00:25 Marks
Minimum Passing Marks Not Provided by the Department
Syllabus Mentioned below

Written Exam

Exam Pattern:

The Exam Pattern Will be as Follows:

  • Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • The standard of examination shall be equivalent to that of Higher Secondary Examination.
  • There will be negative marking in Paper-II & III (objective type) for wrong answers ie @25% of the allotted mark to a particular question.



Maximum Marks

Paper-E Language Test (English & Odia) 100 2 hours
Paper-EE General Knowledge (Objective) 100 1 Hour
Paper-EEE Mathematics (Objective) 100 3 hours
Basic Computer Skills (Objective) 100


The Exam Syllabus Will be as Follows:

1. Language Test (English and Odia).

A. English Language Test :- (50 Marks)

  1. GRAMMAR: (20 Marks)
    • Verbs: Tenses, Modal, Active and Passive voice, Subject-verb concord, non-finite verb forms (infinitives and participles).
    • Sentence Structure : Connectors, Types of sentences, Types of Phrases and Clause, Direct & Indirect speech, Comparison.
    • Other Areas : Determiners. Pronouns, Prepositions
  2. Comprehension. (10 Marks)
    • Unseen passage (400-450 words in length) with a variety of comprehension questions including vocabulary.
  3. WRITING (20 Marks)
    1. Essay writing on familiar topics (within 250 words) (10 marks)
    2. Letter Writing (personal letters, Applictions, Business and Official) (within 150 words). (10 Marks)

B. Odia Language Test : (50 Marks)

  1. Grammar (20 marks)
    1. Transformation of sentences (02 marks)
      1. Affirmative, Negative, Interrogative, Exclaimatory
      2. Simple, Compound, Complex
    2. Transformation of words (noun to adjective and adjective to noun) (02 marks)
    3. Sandhi (02 marks)
    4. Samasa (02 marks)
    5. Antonyms and Synonyms (02 marks)
    6. Correction of common errors in words (02 marks)
    7. Idioms and Phrases (02 marks)
    8. Taddhita and Krudanta (02 marks)
    9. Punctuation marks (02 marks)
  2. Composition (20 marks)
    1. Essay writing on familiar topics and personality (within 250 words) (10 marks)
    2. Letter Writing (Personal letter, applications. Business and Official) (within 150 words) (05 marks)
    3. Translation (One English passage of around 100 words to be translated into Odia). (05 Marks)
  3. Comprehension of an unseen passage ((5 x 2 ) = 10 marks)
    (Five short questions to be asked)

2. General Knowledge :- In this category. there should be a series of questions of different categories like — (100 marks)

  1. Matching Historical events with dates, personalities and places,
  2. Geographical facts with places,
  3. States, Countries and Institutions with headquarters.
  4. Books and authors,
  5. Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses,
  6. Current events with places and personalities, and
  7. Matching questions of miscellaneous type.

3. Mathematics :- (100 marks)

  1. Fractions and Decimals,
  2. Percentage
  3. Averages,
  4. Simple Interest and Compound Interest,
  5. Rates and Taxes, Insurance,
  6. Profit, Loss and Discount,
  7. Nicshtures
  8. Partnership,
  9. Problems on Time and Work,
  10. Problems on Time and Distance
  11. Ratio and Proportion
  12. Statistics.

Under this, there will be a series of question in practical Mathematics required for day-to-day use. The questions would be such as to test the candidate’s ability to work out with quickness and accuracy.

4. Basic Computer Skills :- (100 marks)

  • MS Windows : Introduction of Windows,
  • MS Office : MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel & MS Access.

5. Practical Skill Test: Topics for practical test — (50 Marks)

I. Windows operating system.
To test some of the following basic system operations on file/folder(s):

  • Create, Rename, Copy/Cut/Paste, Delete.
  • Using Clipboard.

II. MS Word.

A Paragraph in MS Word incorporating some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination.

  1. Editing and Formatting test and paragraph.
  2. Page and Paragraph Setup.
  3. Inserting pictures and Word Art.

III. MS Power Point.

A Power Point presentation with 2/3 slides using some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination:

  • Editing and formatting slides.

IV. MS Excel.

A problem in spreadsheet related to some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination:

  • Formatting Cells and data.
  • Functions & Formula (Relative, absolute and Mixed reference)

V. MS Access.

A problem in MS Access related to some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination:

  • Creating and entering data into a database.
  • Setting the primary key.
    *Printouts of the document(s) should be attached with the answer sheet.”

Practical Skill Test

  1. Those who will qualify the written test shall be called for the practical skill test.
  2. The practical skill test shall be of qualifying nature.
Subjects Maximum Marks Time
Basic Computer Skills 50 1 hour

Final Words:

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