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OPSC Syllabus 2018-19 PDF (ASO/Group A-B/Dental Surgeon) Exam Pattern

OPSC Syllabus

Aspirants can check out the detailed OPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern for ASO/Group A-B/Dental Surgeon and other posts here in this page. You can also download the Odisha PSC Syllabus PDF from the direct links available in the below section.

The application process for recruitment to the post of ASO/Group A-B/Dental Surgeon is active now. Candidates who will be appearing in the Written Test for the concerned post must go through this OPSC Syllabus 2018 which will help the in preparing for the Recruitment Examination.

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Organization NameOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Job RoleDental Surgeon
Application ModeOnline
Job TypeState Govt Jobs
Examination CentreCuttack
Exam DateNotify later
Selection CriteriaCareer Making and Written Test
Admit card available dateUpdate later
Work LocationOdisha

OPSC Exam Pattern 2018 for ASO/Group A-B/Dental Surgeon

In addition to Odisha Public Service Commission Dental Surgeon Syllabus, contenders can also check the OPSC Exam Pattern which is available right after the Syllabus. For more info, you can hit the direct link to read the official OPSC Notification.

Here in this page, we the team of are providing the entire essential details of OPSC Syllabus 2018. Concerned candidates expecting to appear in the Exam must go through the following OPSC ASO/Group A-B/Dental Surgeon Exam Syllabus

OPSC Syllabus

OPSC ASO Syllabus

OPSC ASO Exam Syllabus – Paper 1 General Awareness

Current national events,
Current international events,
History of British Rules in India and Freedom Struggle,
Indian Constitution,
Salient features of World Physical Geography,
Physical Geography of India &Odisha
Important aspects of Governance, Transparency & Accountability, e-governance, Role of Civil Service in democracy, Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, growth, Development and employment, Poverty Alleviation, Resource Mobilisation and inflation
Defense & Indian Armed Forces,
Scientific Inventions and use of Science in everyday life, issues of environmental, ecology, Biodiversity & Climate change.
Important National & International Institutions, Organizations and fora — their Structure, mandate etc.

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Paper – II- (a) Test of Reasoning & Mental Ability and (b) Mathematics

Paper – II-
(a) Test of Reasoning &
Mental Ability
Number Series
Alphabet Series
Test of Direction Sense
Number Ranking
Arithmetic Reasoning
Problem of Age Calculation
Non-verbal series
Mirror Images
Cubes & Dice
Grouping Identical Figures
Embedded figures, etc
Paper – II-
(b) Mathematics
Mensuration (2D and 3D)
Statistics and Probability

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Paper III- Language

(A) English

  1. Grammar : Verb, Preposition, Adverb, Subject Verb Agreement, Error Correction / Recognition, Tenses, Fill in the Blanks with Articles etc, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms.
  2. Comprehension
  3. Sentence Rearrangement

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(B) Odia

Paper – IV- Skill Test in Computer Application (Practical)

  • Windows,
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point),
  • MS Access,
  • Usage of Internet Services

OPSC ASO Gr-B Exam Pattern PDF:

There will be 04 papers namely Paper I,II,III and IV. Detailed OPSC ASO Paper pattern is structured below, have a look…

PapersSubjectsMarksNo. of QuestionsDuration
IGeneral Awareness10010001 Hour 30 Minutes
IITest of Reasoning & Mental ability505001 Hour 30 Minutes
Mathematics (10th Standard Level)5050
IIILanguage02 HOURS
IVSkill Test in Computer-

Application (Practical

500501 HOUR

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OPSC Geologist/Geophysicist/MO Syllabus

OPSC Syllabus for Geologist/Geophysicist/MO (paper 1 Common)

The paper in General Studies & Awareness will include Knowledge of Current Affairs, History and Geography, General Science and Economics as may be expected of a Graduate person.

OPSC Syllabus Paper – II – Specialization Paper

OPSC Geologist Syllabus:

  • Geomorphology
  • Structural Geology
  • Geodynamics
  • Stratigraphy
  • Palaeontology
  • Igneous Petrology
  • Sedimentology
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Geographical Information System

OPSC Geophysicist Syllabus:

  • Solid Earth Geophysics
  • Earthquake and Engineering Seismology
  • Mathematical Methods in Geophysics
  • Electrodynamics
  • Electrical and Electromagnetic methods
  • Geophysical Signal Processing
  • Remote Sensing and GIS (Geographical Information System) applications
  • Disaster Management
  • Structural Geology

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OPSC Mining Officer Syllabus(Applied Geology):

  • Disaster Management
  • Energy Resources
  • Economic Geology
  • Paleontology
  • Mineralogy
  • Structural Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Sedimentology
  • Ore Geology
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Geographical Information System
  • Petroleum Geology

OPSC Mining Officer Syllabus(Mining Engineering):

  • Exploration Drilling
  • Explosives and Initiating Systems
  • Drilling 86 Blasting in Surface Mines
  • Drilling 86 Blasting in Underground Mines
  • Linear Measurement
  • Angular Measurement
  • Levelling
  • Contours: Concepts
  • Plane Table Surveying
  • Introduction to Mining
  • Mineralogy 86 Petrology
  • Introduction to theory of Machines

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OPSC Exam pattern:

  • The Written Exam will consist of 02 papers
  • Maximum marks given to complete the whole exam will be 500
  • Maximum marks for Viva Voce will be 50
  • Examination will be in English Language only

Paper 1: General Studies and Awareness test of all categories

Paper patternSyllabi Number of questions Marks Duration
General studies and awarenessObjective type/Multiple choice questionsCurrent affairs255002 hours
History and geography4080
General science2040

Paper 2: Specialization Paper For Each Post

Name of the postSubjectPatternNumber of questions Marks Duration
GeologistGeologyObjective type/Multiple choice questions15030003 hours
GeophysicistGeophysics15030003 hours
Mining OfficerMining Engineering / applied Geology15030003 hours

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OPSC Dental Surgeon Syllabus 2018

Odisha PSC Gr A Syllabus 2018 – Biochemistry

  • Carbohydrates.
  • Minerals.
  • Haemoglobin.
  • Lipids.
  • Integration of Metabolism.
  • Enzymes.
  • Proteins.
  • Vitamins.
  • Acid-Base Balance.
  • Molecular Biology.

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OPSC Exam Syllabus 2018 – Physiology

  • General Physiology.
  • Respiratory System.
  • Central Nervous System.
  • Blood.
  • Excretory System.
  • Muscle System.
  • Digestive system.
  • Endocrinology.
  • Cardio Vascular System.
  • Reproduction.
  • Special Senses.

Odisha Medical Services Syllabus 2108 – Anatomy

  • General Anatomy.
  • Head and Neck Structures and alimentary.
  • Respiratory.
  • General Embryology and Systemic embryology.
  • Regional anatomy of head and neck with osteology.
  • Clinical Anatomy.
  • Histology of basic tissues.
  • The general disposition of thoracic.
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Organs.
  • Medical Genetics.

OPSC Syllabus 2018 – Pathology

  • Definitions & causes of diseases.
  • Disturbances of pigment & mineral metabolism.
  • Acute inflammation I.
  • Mode of cell Injury.
  • Cellular adaptations & intracellular accumulations.
  • Acute inflammation II.
  • Chronic inflammation.

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Odisha Dental Surgeon Syllabus 2018 – Microbiology

  • General Microbiology.
  • Systematic Bacteriology.
  • Virology.
  • Immunology.
  • Mycology

OPSC Syllabus 2018 – Pedodontics& Preventive Dentistry

  • Dental Anatomy and Histology.
  • Case history recording.
  • Child Psychology.
  • Growth and Development.
  • Dental Caries.
  • Dental Radiology as related to Pedodontics.

Odisha PSC Dental Surgeon Syllabus 2018– Dental Material

  • Casting alloys.
  • Structure of matter and principles of adhesion.
  • Investments and casting procedure.
  • Physical properties of Dental Materials.
  • Dental Implants.
  • Inlay casting waxes.
  • Dental polymers.
  • Mechanical properties of Dental Materials.
  • Dental Ceramics.
  • Gypsum products.
  • Impression Materials.
  • Denture base resins.

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OPSC Group A Syllabus 2018 – Oral Pathology

  • Regressive Alterations of Teeth.
  • A spread of Oral Infection.
  • Diseases of Blood & Blood-Forming Organs.
  • Caries.
  • Diseases of Pulp and Periapical tissues.
  • Bacterial, Fungal & Viral Diseases affecting oral Cavity.
  • Healing of Oral Wounds.
  • Developmental Disturbances of Hard Tissues.
  • Physical & Chemical Injuries.

Odisha PSC Syllabus 2018 – Orthodontics

  • Introduction To Orthodontics.
  • Treatment Planning.
  • Mechanics Of Orthodontics.
  • Oro-Facial Growth And Development.
  • Orthodontic Diagnosis.
  • Malocclusion.
  • Post-Treatment Concepts.

OPSC Dental Surgeon Exam Syllabus 2018 – Public Health Dentistry

  • Dental Public Health.
  • Practice Management.
  • Research Methodology and Dental Statistics.

OPSC Syllabus – Prosthodontics

  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Communicating with the patient.
  • Overdentures dentures.
  • Implant Supported complete denture.
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning for patient.
  • Record bases and occlusion rims.
  • Trial dentures.
  • Articulators – discussion.
  • Principles of Retention, Support, and Stability.
  • Denture insertion.
  • Reduction of residual ridge.

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OPSC Dental Surgeon Exam Pattern 2018:

  • The Written Test for OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2018 carries 200 marks.
  • There will be a total of 200 Multiple Choice Questions in the Exam Paper.
  • No Negative Marking
  • Duration of the Examination will be 03 hours.
  • The questions in the examination will be as per the Dental Council of India (DCI) Syllabus of BDS.
  • Qualifying Marks will be 40%
S. NoType of QuestionsDisciplinesMarksTotal QuestionsTime Duration






Multiple Choice Questions







200 Questions







3 Hours

6.Micro Biology10
7.Dental Material10
8.Dental Anatomy10
11.Oral Pathology10
12.Oral Medicine& Radiology10
13.Pedodontics& Preventive Dentistry10
16.Oral Surgery15
18.Public Health Dentistry10


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Odisha PSC Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Syllabus 2018

OPSC VAS Exam Syllabus 2018 – Veterinary Science

  • Veterinary Surgery and Radiology.
  • Anatomy for Veterinary.
  • Veterinary Medicine.
  • Public Health Veterinary.
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Veterinary.
  • Veterinary Parasitology.
  • Pathology in Veterinary.
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology in Veterinary.
  • Veterinary Microbiology.

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  • Livestock Production and Management.
  • Physiology (Veterinary).
  • Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension.
  • Livestock Products Technology.
  • Biochemistry in Veterinary.
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding.
  • Animal Nutrition.

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OPSC Syllabus of General Awareness 2018

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OPSC Question Paper Pattern 2018

  • One Question has 2 marks.
  • Each paper has 200 questions.
  • Marks for the test are 400.
  • One paper has duration is 2 hours 30 minutes.
PaperSubject NameType of QuestionsNo. of QuestionsTotal marks
Paper IVeterinary ScienceObjective, General Awareness & Subject specific200400
Paper IIAnimal Science


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OPSC Civil Service Exam Pattern Syllabus 2018

OPSC Syllabus For Preliminary Exam 2018:

Paper  NameTopics
General Studies
  • General Science
  • Current events and developments of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Economy.
  • General Mental Ability
Optional Subject Test
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce & Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Education
  • Forestry
  • Fisheries Science
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Home Science
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • (xxiv) Political Science & International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

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OPSC Main Exam Syllabus 2018:

Paper  NameTopics
Oriya Language
  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Precis writing with a passage
  • Translation from English to Oriya
  • Grammar,
  • usage and vocabulary
  • Short Essay
  • Expansion of an idea
  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Precis writing with a passage
  • Translation from English to Oriya
  • Grammar
  • Usage and vocabulary
  • Short Essay
  • Expansion of an idea
English EssayIn this section candidates have to write essay on the specific topic
General Studies-I
General Studies-II
  • India and the World
  • Indian Economy
  • International Affairs & Institutions
  • Developments in the field of science & technology, communications and space
  • Statistical Analysis, Graphs & Diagrams
Two Optional Subject Test
  • 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)Oriya, (b) Hindi, (c) Sanskrit, (d) English, (e) Persian, (f) Urdu.
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science & International Relations
  • Public Administration
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

OPSC Exam Syllabus PDF 2018

Applying contenders for Odisha Public Service Commission need to check the Odisha PSC Syllabus 2018 in PDF format. For that you have to press the given link and check complete details in appropriate manner.

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