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Eligibilty Criteria

Before applying for the PGT exam, the aspirants must check if they successfully the requirements such as the age limit, educational qualifications, nationality, experience, etc. The requirements are listed in the following table in detail:

Particulars Details
Age Limit
  • Candidates must not be below the age of 21.
  • Candidates must not be above the age of 21.
Educational Qualification Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in the subject concerned with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Or

  • Candidates must have a two years integrated M.Sc from Regional College of Education NCERT in the concerned subject with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
  • Must have a B.Ed or equivalent degree that is recognized by the National Council for Teacher’s Education, New Delhi.

Desired Qualification: Diploma or degree in Computer Application.

Nationality Must be citizens of India (Must know Odia)
Previous Experience Not required
Exam Pattern
  • The written test will include General English, General Knowledge, and the subject involved for which the vacancies have been released.
  • The exam will be Objective Type, Multiple Choice Questions and will be taken in one paper which will carry 150 marks and 150 questions. The duration of the exam is three hours.
  • The exam will have two parts: Part A which will be compulsory and Part B which will be taken on the subject concerned.
  • The mandatory Part A will have 50 questions with a total of 50 marks.

Part B which will contain the subject concerned will contain 100 questions and will carry a total of 100 marks which will include the syllabus directed for postgraduate degree in the concerned subject.The pattern of the OPSC PGT exam is given in the table below:

Name of the subject Marks
General English 50 marks
Computer Aptitude 50 marks
Pedagogy 50 marks
General Knowledge 50 marks
Subject concerned in Postgraduate 100 marks

The duration of the exam is 180 minutes. The total marks for the exam including Part A and Part B is 150.


The syllabus for OPSC PGT includes arithmetical ability, general intelligence, reasoning, general knowledge, etc.

OPSC PGT Syllabus: English

The syllabus for General English is:

  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Completion of paragraphs
  • Correction of errors (Underlined Part)
  • Spelling Test
  • Completion of passages
  • Arrangement of sentences
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Tense
  • Synonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identification of Sentences
  • Nouns
  • Synonyms
  • Identification of errors
  • Antonyms
  • Completion of sentences
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds

OPSC PGT Syllabus: Group B

The syllabus for PGT Group B syllabus is:

  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • Indian National Movement
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations
  • General Policy
  • Countries and Capitals
  • International and National Organizations
  • Science and Technology
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Important Days
  • Indian History
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Capitals of India
  • Indian Economy
  • Budget and Five Year Plans

OPSC PGT Syllabus: Computer Aptitude

The PGT syllabus for Computer Aptitude is:

  • Networking with LAN/ WAN
  • Novel
  • Window OS client & server & Linux OS-client & server.
  • Web Services
  • Window Services
  • JSON
  • The query will be an added plus
  • Java & JavaScript
  • Manageable switch/router & wireless LAN with the network security
  • Firewall & antivirus
  • UML
  • Object-Oriented designing
  • Proposing and creating architecture and re-usable libraries in.NET
  • JavaScript
  • OS
  • Image processing, Digital signal processing
  • Image processing
  • VLSI
  • Embedded System
  • Grid Computing, Distributed
  • Knowledge of C++
  • Operating Systems – DOS
  • PHP
  • MS SQL Server
  • Oracle PL_SQL Architecture

OPSC PGT Syllabus: Pedagogy

The OPSC syllabus for PGT exam for Pedagogy is:

  • How children think and learn and why they ‘fail’ to achieve success in school.
  • Basic process of teaching and learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Children as ‘problem solvers’ and ‘scientific investigators’.
  • Alternative representations of learning in children, understanding the ‘errors’ as important steps in the process of learning.
  • Cognition and emotions.
  • Motivation and learning.
  • Factors contributing to personal and environmental learning

Admission Open 2023