OPSC Lecturer Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023

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Odisha Public Service Commission has released the notification for the recruitment of Lecturers in the State. Currently, the application procedure for the examination is going on. Candidates who are interested in this recruitment and are willing to apply online must be aware of the syllabus and exam pattern of OPSC Lecturer. In this blog, we will brief you regarding all the details of the OPSC Lecturer Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2023.

OPSC Lecturer Exam Pattern

OPSC Lecturer examination consists of Common Subject examinations, two papers i.e. Paper-I & Paper-II, and an interview. Candidates need 50% to qualify for the examination. We have mentioned below the detailed exam pattern for all the candidates willing to appear in the examination.

General English & General Knowledge50 marks each2 hours
Concerned SubjectPaper-I 200 marks

Paper-II 200 marks
3 hours
Interview50 marks

OPSC Lecturer Syllabus

English and General Knowledge are the common and mandatory subjects for all the candidates appearing in the examination. We have mentioned below the detailed syllabus for English and General Knowledge.

General English

Grammar Usage

  1. Parts of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections)
  2. Sentence structure (subject, predicate, clauses, phrases)
  3. Tenses (present, past, future)
  4. Active and passive voice
  5. Direct and indirect speech
  6. Articles
  7. Modals
  8. Conditional sentences
  9. Gerunds and infinitives
  10. Relative clauses


  1. Synonyms and antonyms
  2. Homophones and homonyms
  3. Idioms and proverbs
  4. Phrasal verbs
  5. Prefixes and suffixes
  6. Confusing words (e.g. affect/effect, accept/except)
  7. Root words and their meanings
  8. Collocations (words that commonly go together)
  9. Word Families
  10. Context clues (using surrounding words to understand the meaning of an unfamiliar word)

General Knowledge

  1. Current Events
  2. Matters as of everyday observation
  3. Experience in the scientific aspects of life (as may be expected from an educated person)
  4. Indian History
  5. Indian Geography

OPSC Lecturer Syllabus- Domain Subject

Candidates also have to give two papers of 100 marks each in the field they have applied for. OPSC is recruiting lecturers for various branches and there would be a domain test. We have mentioned below the link to the detailed syllabus of each domain.

Subjects Download Syllabus
Civil EngineeringDownload Here
Mechanical EngineeringDownload Here
Electrical EngineeringDownload Here
Electronics and Communication EngineeringDownload Here
Computer Science EngineeringDownload Here
MathematicsDownload Here
PhysicsDownload Here
ChemistryDownload Here
Automobile EngineeringDownload Here
Chemical EngineeringDownload Here
MetallurgyDownload Here
Mining EngineeringDownload Here
GeologyDownload Here

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 When will the OPSC Lecturer 2023 Exam be conducted?

Ans. OPSC Lecturer 2023 Exam dates will be released soon.

Q.2 Will there be negative markings in the examination?

Ans. Yes, there will be negative markings for each wrong answer in the common subjects.


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