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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Civil Services-2020 preliminary examination has been scheduled to be held on 27th Aug 2021.

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has scheduled to conduct the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2020 on Friday the 27th of August. OPSC released the notice in this regard on Monday.

The exam shall be conducted in 5 Centres across Odisha including in Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur.

News Summary

OPSC has released the recruitment notification for admission to the for recruitment to the posts and services under Odisha Civil Service in January 2021 on official website opsc.gov.in. Eligible and interested candidates were invited to fill Odisha Civil Service Recruitment Application on or before 18 February 2021 on www.opsconline.gov.in.

Candidates can check more details OPSC Recruitment 2021 such as vacancies, qualification, age limit and other details below:

Notification Details

Advertisement Number – 07 of 2020-21

Important Dates

Starting Date of Submitting Online Application12 January 2021
Last Date of Submission of Online Application18 February 2021
Last Date for Receipt of Examination Fee11 February 2020
Date of Objective Type Preliminary Examination24 December 2017 (Friday)
Odisha Civil Service Exam Date23 May 2021

OPSC Civil Service Exam Vacancy Details

Civil Service Examination Posts – 392

category 1:

Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (Junior Branch)137 Posts
Odisha Police Service, Group-A (Junior Branch)06 Posts
Odisha Finance Service, Group-A (Junior Branch)104 Posts

Category 2 :

Odisha Cooperative Service, (Group-B)08 Posts
Odisha Revenue Service (Group-B)74 Posts
Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service(Group-B) 63 Posts

Eligibility Criteria for OPSC Civil Service Examination 2021

Educational Qualification and Experience:

OPSC Civil Service Posts – Candidates should possess Bachelor’s degree from any university incorporated by an act of the central or a state legislature in India.
He/She must be able to read, write and speak Odia.

Age Limit:21 to 32 years

Selection Procedure for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021

Selection will be based on the 3 successive stages i.e :

  • Objective Type Civil Service Preliminary Examination (400 Marks)
  • Main Examination (2600 Marks)
  • Interview (250 Marks)

OPSC Civil Service Exam Pattern:

The exam will be consists of two paper:

General StudiesPaper 1: 200 Marks
General StudiesPaper 2: 200 Marks

How to Apply for OPSC Civil Service Examination 2021 ?

Eligible candidates can apply online to the posts through official website www.opsconline.gov.in from 12 January to 18 February 2021 till 11:59 PM

OPSC Civil Service Examination Fee:

Rs 500/- (No Fee for SC/ST of Odisha and persons with more than 40 per cent disability are exempted from the payment of the fee.).