Odisha Geophysicist Syllabus 2019 | OPSC Geologist Exam Pattern

Pooja | May 18, 2020


Name of the Commission
OPSC (Odisha Public Service Commission)
Job Designation
Geologist, Geophysicist, Mining Officer
Mode of Application
Total number of vacancies
35 posts
Name of the Category
Selection Procedure
Written exam & viva voice
Job TypeGovt Jobs
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Odisha PSC Geologist Syllabus 2019

Contenders who have registered for the Odisha Public Service Commission Recruitment can get the updated syllabus here. Detailed OPSC Geologist Exam Syllabus 2019 has the subjects and subtopics of the written test. Therefore a link to get the syllabus is provided at the end of this page. Applicants must prepare all the subjects of OPSC Syllabus without fail.

As we know, cracking competitive exams is very difficult. This updated OPSC Mining Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern makes the task easy with effective test preparation. Contenders are advised to complete the exam preparation before the test date. You can even check out the selection process information on this page.

OPSC Selection Procedure

OPSC recruitment board hires the skilled and talented candidates by conducting the written exam and viva voice test. The aspirants who qualified in the selection process can get the Odisha Govt Job.

  • Written Examination
  • Viva Voice Test

Odisha Geologist Exam Pattern 2019

OPSC Mining Officer Question Paper Pattern details are given here. The test pattern provides useful data regarding the question paper. The written test contains 2 papers. And the question paper is available in the English language. The marks for the viva voice test are 50. You can view the weightage of subjects, total marks & questions in the following sections.

Paper I

  • Objective type/ multiple-choice questions are present in the written exam.
  • Paper-I have General Studies & Awareness concepts.
  • The names of subjects are current affairs, History, Geography, General Science & Economics.
  • The total number of questions is 100.
  • Each question carries 2 marks.
  • Total marks are 200.
  • The time duration of the exam is 2 hours.


  • Paper-II has Objective or multiple-choice questions.
  • The number of questions is 150.
  • Total marks are 300.
  • The test duration is 3 hours.

www.opsc.gov.in Geologist Exam Syllabus 2019

General Studies And Awareness Test

  • Famous Places in India
  • Physics
  • World geography
  • Current Affairs
  • Odisha Geography
  • Basic General Knowledge
  • Indian Culture
  • Inventions
  • Books and Authors
  • Honours and Awards
  • Technology
  • Odisha History
  • World Organisations
  • Famous Personalities
  • General Science & Economics
  • Indian History
  • Sports
  • Chemistry
  • Indian Politics
  • Days and Years
  • Biology
  • General Science
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Geography


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


  • 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

Mining Officer (Applied Geology)

  • Disaster Management
  • Energy Resources
  • Economic Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Mineralogy
  • Structural Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Sedimentology
  • Ore Geology
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Remote sensing
  • Geographical information systems
  • Petroleum Geology

Mining Officer (Mining Engineering)

  • Exploration Drilling
  • Explosives and Initiating Systems
  • Drilling & Blasting in Surface Mines
  • Drilling & Blasting in Underground Mines
  • Linear Measurement
  • Angular Measurement
  • Levelling
  • Contours: Concepts
  • Plane Table Surveying
  • Introduction to Mining
  • Mineralogy & Petrology
  • Introduction to the theory of machines
Download Odisha Geologist Exam Syllabus 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the OPSC Geologist Exam Date?

A: 8th September 2019

Q: What is the Odisha Geologist Exam Syllabus?

A: General Studies And Awareness Test, Geologist, Geophysicist, Applied Geology, Mining Engineering

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