OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2021 PDF ~ Download Exam Pattern Here

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OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Exam Pattern Here!!!! The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has uploaded the Junior Assistant Syllabus and Exam Pattern. The Date for the OPSC Junior Assistant Exam in 2021 will be announced soon. Aspirants who have been waiting for the Syllabus and Exam Pattern can now obtain it from our website. You can review the Syllabus here before beginning your preparation. Stay Connected with us for further updates.

OPSC Syllabus 2021:

Name of the BoardOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Name of the PostJunior Assistant
Exam DateAnnounce Soon
StatusSyllabus Available

OPSC Junior Assistant Syllabus 2021:

1. Language Test (English and Odia).A. English Language Test :GRAMMAR: 

  • 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

A.b) COMPREHENSION. Unseen passage (400-450 words in length) with a variety of comprehension questions including vocabulary. (c). WRITING

  • Essay writing on familiar topics (within 250 words)
  • Letter Writing (Personal letter, applications, Business and Official) (within 150 words).

B. Odia Language Test:(B.a) Grammar

  • Transformation of sentences

a. Affirmative, Negative, Interrogative, Exclamatory. Simple, Compound, Complex

  • Transformation of words (noun to adjective and adjective to noun)
  • Sandhi
  • Samasa
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Correction of common errors in word
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Taddhita and Krudanta
  • Punctuation marks

(B.b) Composition.

  • Essay writing on familiar topics and personality (within 250 words)
  • Letter Writing (Personal letter, applications, Business and Official) (within 150 words)
  • Translation (One English passage of around 100 words to be translated into Odia).

(B.c) Comprehension of an unseen passage (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)

  • Matching Historical events with dates, personalities and places,
  • Geographical facts with places,
  • States, Countries and Institutions with headquarters.
  • Books and authors, Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses,
  • Current events with places and personalities, and
  • Matching questions of miscellaneous type.

3. Mathematics:

  • Fractions and Decimals,
  • Percentage
  • Average,
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest,
  • Rates and Taxes, Insurance,
  • Profit, Loss and Discount,
  • Mixtures
  • Partnership
  • Problems on Time and Work,
  • Problems on Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Statistics.

Under this, there will be a series of questions 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 :

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

5. Practical Skill Test: Topics for practical test –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.

  • Editing and Formatting test and paragraph.
  • Page and Paragraph Setup.
  • Inserting pictures and Word Art.

III. MS PowerPoint. A PowerPoint 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 the spreadsheet related to some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination:

  • Formatting Cells and data.
  • Functions & Formulae (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.”

OPSC Junior Assistant Exam Pattern 2021:



Maximum Marks



Language Test (English & Odia)


2 Hours


General Knowledge (Objective)


1 Hours


Mathematics (Objective)


3 Hours

Basic Computer Skills







Practical Skill Test

Basic Computer Skills


1 Hour


  • The standard of examination shall be equivalent to that of Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Those who will qualify the written test shall be called for the practical skill test.
  • The practical skill test shall be of qualifying nature.
  • There will be negative marking in Paper-II & II (objective type) for wrong answers i.e. @25% of the allotted mark to a particular question.

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