Odisha Civil Services Examination 2021: Apply Now

Odisha Civil Services Examination Notification has been released by the Odisha Public Service Commission. If you were searching for the OPSC Civil Service Examination 2021 then you are in the right place.

Odisha Public Service Commission(OPSC) is inviting online applications from eligible candidates for the OCS 2021 Examination. OPSC Conducts Odisha Civil Services Examination for recruitment to all the Group A and Group B posts and services coming under the Odisha Civil Services.

All the interested candidates can apply for the OCS 2021 from 10th January 2022 till 9th February. Here in this post, you will get complete information about OPSC Civil Service Examination 2021.

Updates as on 14th jan: OPSC has released the exam date of the Odisha civil service exam 2020. The exams will be conducted from 20th January 2022

OPSC Civil Services Examination 2021 Overview

Organization   Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)  
Job Type   State Govt   
Exam Name   Civil Service Examination
No of Vacancies   405
Qualification   Bachelor Degree 
Mode of application  Online  
Last Date   09/02/2022   

Odisha Civil Services Examination 2021 Notification details

Here we are providing all the details of the OPSC Civil Service Examination. So Check the application process, age limit, qualification, selection criteria, and the detailed application process which is given below.

Important Dates:

Notification Released31/12/21
Starting Date for Registration10/01/22
Last Date for Registration09/02/22
Last Date for submission of the Application form18/02/22
Admit CardRelease Soon
Civil Service Exam20/01/22 – 06/02/22

Application Fees

  • For Others: Rs. 500/-
  • For SC, ST, PwD: Nil
  • Payment Mode: Payment will be made through SBI Net Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card / SBI Challan / BHIM / UPI.

OPSC Civil Service Vacancy Details

PostTotal Vacancies
Odisha Administrative Service, Group A (Junior Branch)50
Odisha Police Service, Group A (Junior Branch)06
Odisha Finance Service, Group A (Junior Branch)97
Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/AGCS) Group B02
Odisha Labour Service Group B150
Odisha Revenue Service, Group B40
Odisha Employment Service, Group B10
Odisha Welfare Service, Group B42
Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group B63

Odisha OPSC Civil Service Salary Structure

The Salary of Odisha Civil Services are mentioned below

PostPay Scale
Odisha Administrative Service, Group A (Junior Branch)₹56,100 at level 12 in the pay matrix
Odisha Police Service, Group A (Junior Branch)₹56,100 at level 12 in the pay matrix
Odisha Finance Service, Group A (Junior Branch)₹56,100 at level 12 in the pay matrix
Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/AGCS) Group B₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix
Odisha Labour Service Group B ₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix
Odisha Revenue Service, Group B₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix
Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group B₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix
Odisha Employment Service, Group B₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix
Odisha Welfare Service, Group B ₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix

Eligibility Criteria for OCS 2021

The following educational qualification and age criteria are required to apply for the OPSC OCS 2021.

Age Limit

The candidates should have a minimum age of 21 as of January 2021 and should not be above the age of 32.

Educational Qualification:

The Following educational qualification is required to apply for the OPSC Civil Service Preliminary Examination 2021.

  • The Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University.
  • The candidate must be able to read, write and speak Odia

Selection Process for Odisha Civil Services

The Candidates will be selected on the basis of performance on the following test

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Personality Test or Interview

OPSC CSE 2021 Exam Pattern

The OPSC conducts the Odisha Civil Service Exam in three stages. The Detailed exam pattern is given below 

Stage I: OCS Prelims Exam 2021

At the primary stage, OPSC Conducts the Civil Service Preliminary Examination.

The preliminary exam consists of 2 papers and both will be objective type(MCQ) type. The detailed papers & distribution of marks are as follows

General Studies Paper-I200
General StudiesPaper-II200
  • Paper-II consist of aptitude questions.
  • The duration of each paper is of 2 hours

Stage II: OCS Mains Exam 2021

The candidates who will qualify in the preliminary examination shall be called for the OCS 2021 Main Examination.

The OCS Mains exam consists of 5 compulsory papers and 4 optional papers. The detailed Main Exam Pattern is as follows

Compulsory papers: Total 1400 marks

Paper IOdia Language300 Marks3 hours
Paper-IIEnglish Language300 Marks3 hours
Paper IIIEnglish Essay200 Marks3 hours
Paper IVGeneral Studies I300 Marks3 hours
Paper V General Studies II300 Marks3 hours

Optional Papers:

Candidates have to select two optional subjects from the given list of optional subjects-

Subject PapersMarksDuration
Optional Subject IPaper I300 Marks3 hours
Paper-II300 Marks 3 hours
Optional Subject IIPaper I300 Marks3 hours
Paper-II 300 Marks 3 hours

Stage III: OCS Personality Test

All those candidates who will qualify for the OCS main examination will be called for a personality test/interview. The personality carries 250 marks.

OPSC OAS Syllabus 2021

The detailed syllabus of the Odisha Civil Service Examination is given below.

How to Apply the odisha civil service exam 2021

  • Go to the official portal of opsc which is opsc.gov.in
  • Then Read the official notification of Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 Advertisement.
  • Then Click on apply and and register yourself by providing all the details.
  • Then Fill the application form by providing all the necessary details
  • Pay the application fees if applicable
  • then printout the confirmation page and keep it for your future reference.

Important links

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