OPSC Geologists Syllabus

OPSC Geologists Syllabus

OPSC Geologists Recruitment Syllabus: The OPSC Geologists Recruitment Written Examination will consist of 2 papers with 450 marks (Paper-I – 150 marks and Paper-Il – 300 marks). All question papers will be set in English and the same should be answered in English only.

OPSC Geologist Recruitment Syllabus Papers

Paper — I — General Studies & Awareness Test.

PaperPatternNo of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
General Studies & AwarenessObjective Type / Multiple Choice Questions7515090 Minutes

Details of General Studies & Awareness Test

The paper in General Studies & Awareness will include Knowledge of

  • Current Affairs
  • Sports,
  • History
  • Geography
  • General Science
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Astrophysics
  • Space Science

Paper — ii — Specialization Paper

SubjectPatternNo of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
GeologyObjective Type / Multiple Choice Questions150300Minutes

Details of Specialization Paper (Geology)

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

Viva Voce Test: 50 Marks

Important Points:

  • All questions shall be of multiple type and will carry equal marks.
  • For each wrong answer 0.5 marks shall be deducted from the marks awarded for correct answers.
  • Only those candidates, who have been shortlisted after written test shall be called for viva voce test by the Commission.
  • Marks secured in all subjects including viva voce test, shall be taken into consideration for preparation of final select list.

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