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OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Odisha Public Service Commission is inviting online applications for the Assistant Section Officer from 20th January 2022 and the last date to apply online is 19th February 2022. The commission will soon notify the exam date on the official portal. In this article, we are going to provide you with the details of the OPSC ASO examination starting from the selection process, exam pattern, and syllabus also. It is very essential for the candidates to go through the syllabus and plan their studies according to that. Check out the details below.

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Overview

The recruitment released by OPSC is for 796 ASO vacancies. For the ease of candidates, we have summarized the details below

Name of the organization Odisha Public Service Commission
Post Assistant Section Officer
Vacancies 796
Online Application Starts 20th January 2022
Last Date to Apply Online 19th February 2022
Last Date to Submit Registered Application 25th February 2022
Selection Process
  • Written Test
  • Skill Test


Location Odisha
Official Website

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Selection Process

The selection process of OPSC Assistant Sectional Officer comprises of written test and skill test. The details regarding this are given below. Candidates can download the official PDF which has the OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022 in it. The click is mentioned below.

Click here to download the OPSC ASO Syllabus PDF 2022

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Exam Pattern

  • The written test will be comprised of 3 papers: Paper-I, Paper-II, consisting of 100 marks each, and Paper-III consists of 200 marks.
  • The questions will be of Multiple-Choice Pattern
  • The time duration of Paper-I, Paper-II will be one and a half hours, and Paper-II will be 2 hours.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for the Skill Test round depending on the marks scored in the written exam.
  • The candidates can also check the syllabus provided below and for a detailed syllabus go through the official notification.
Paper Subject Total Marks Duration
I General Awareness 100 1.30 hours
II Reasoning and Mental Ability and 50  1.30 hours
Mathematics (10th Standard Level) 50
III The language knowledge of the candidates in English 100 2 Hours
The language knowledge of the candidates in Odia 100

OPSC ASO Syllabus

The written exam for ASO will consist of 3 papers of which Paper-I and Paper-II are of 100 marks each with a time duration of one and a half hours for each and paper-III is of 200 marks with a time duration of 2 hours. The detailed syllabus has been provided below which will candidates to prepare themselves for the examination. The written exam contains one exam of ODIA language for which the syllabus is not mentioned. candidates need to prepare according to the syllabus.

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: General Awareness:

  • Current national events
  • Current international events
  • History of British Rule in India and Freedom Struggle
  • Indian Constitution
  • World Physical Geography
  • Physical Geography of India & Odisha
  • Important aspects of Governance, Transparency & Accountability, e-governance, Role of Civil Services in democracy.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, growth, development, employment, poverty alleviation, resource mobilization, and inflation.
  • Defense & Indian Armed Forces
  • Scientific Inventions and use of Science.
  • Issues of Environmental, Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate changes
  • Important National & International Institutions, Organizations, and fora-their Structures, Mandate, etc.

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Reasoning & Mental Abilityoning & Mental Ability:

  • Non-verbal series
  • Mirror Images
  • Analogy
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Cubes & Dice
  • Embedded figures, etc.
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Coding-decoding
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • The problem of Age Calculation

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Mathematics

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

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: English

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

Also Read – OPSC ASO Syllabus in Odia Language

OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: Skill Test in the Computer Applications (Practical)

  • Windows (MS-Windows)
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • MS-office
  • Spread Sheet (MS Excel)
  • MS Access
  • Word Processing (MS Word)

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OPSC ASO Syllabus 2022: FAQ

Q. What is the selection process of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The selection will be done on the basis of a written test and skill test.

Q. How many papers were there in the OPSC ASO Written exam?

Ans: There will be a total of 3 papers i.e. General Awareness, Reasoning and Mental Ability and Mathematics (10th Standard Level), English, and Odia.

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