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OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Exam Postponed For Group A And Group B Posts

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Odisha Public Service Commission has postponed the exam dates of Group A and Group B posts mentioned in the advertisement number 07 of 2020-21 of the civil services recruitment. The revised dates will be announced soon on the official website @opsc.gov.in. The Prelims exam was scheduled for 23rd May 2021 but now it’s postponed due to the surge in the Covid-19 cases in the country. The candidates who have applied for the examination can bookmark this page to get the notification for every latest update for OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021.

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Job Summary

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021
Conducting Body Odisha Public Service Commission
Post Group A and Group B posts
No of Vacancy 392
Registration begins 12th January 2021
Last Date To Submit Final Application 18th February 2021 02nd March 2021
Prelims Exam Date 23rd May 2021 Postponed
Advt No. 07 of 2020-21
Category Govt. Jobs
Selection Process Prelims, Mains and Interview
Official Site @opsc.gov.in

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OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Below is the table depicting the important dates associated with OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021. Bookmark this page for the latest information regarding the recruitment

Events Dates
Online Application Starts 12th January 2021
Link for Registration And Online Payment 18th February 2021 22nd February 2021
Last Date of Online Submission  11th February 2021 02nd March 2021
Prelims Test 23rd May 2021 Postponed
Mains Test To be notified soon
Interview Round To be notified soon

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OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Notification PDF

For detailed information about the OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021, the interested candidates can download the notification pdf for which the direct link to download has been provided below. Read the complete notification before applying online for Group A and Group B Posts.

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Vacancy Details

A total of 392 vacant posts have been announced by Odisha Public Service Commission for group A and group B posts in Civil Services. Out of which 247 vacancies are listed under Group A posts and the remaining 145 for Group B posts. The vacancy detail has been explained below.

SNo Name of the post Category Total Vacancies
UR SEBC SC ST PWD Ex-SM Sports-person

GROUP- A (Junior Branch)

1 Odisha Administrative Service 69

(23-w)

15 (5-w) 22 (7-w) 31 (10-w) 05 01 137 (45-w)
2 Odisha Police Service 03 (01-w) 01 01 01 06
3 Odisha Finance Service 52 (17-w) 12 (4-w) 17 (6-w) 23 (8-w) 04 104 (35-w)

GROUP- B

4 Odisha Cooperative Service (ARCS/AGCS) 04 01 (w) 03 (1-w) 01 08 (02-w)
5 Odisha Revenue Service 37 (12-w) 08 (3-w) 12 (4-w) 17 (5-w) 04 74 (24-w)
6 Odisha Taxations & Accounts Service 32 (11-w) 07 (2-w) 10 (3-w) 14(5-w) 04 01 01 63 (21-w)
Total 197  43 63 89 18 03 03 392

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Academic Qualification

  • Candidates should possess a 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 (as of 01/01/2020)

The candidate of the age group between 21 to 32 years can apply online for the OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021.

  • Upper Age relaxation for SC/ST/SEBC/Women/Ex-Serviceman: 05 years
  • Upper Age relaxation for PWDs whose permanent disability is 40% or more: 10 years

Application Fee

The application fee for online registration is Rs 500/-

There is no application fee for SC/ST of Odisha and persons with more than 40 per cent disability are exempted from the payment of the fee.

Steps to Apply Online for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021

  1. Visit the official website of Odisha Public Service Commission @opsc.gov.in
  2. Click on the Apply Online button displayed in the right corner.
  3. Read the instructions carefully
  4. Fill in all the details appropriately asked in the particular space.
  5. Upload the documents required.
  6. Pay the application fee if applicable.
  7. Check all the details carefully before final submission.
  8. Download and take a print out of the application form for future reference.

Online Application Link For OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021

The interested candidates who fulfil the above-mentioned eligibility criteria had applied for the recruitment from the link mentioned below. Please note, the online registration link and fee submission fee link was active till 22nd February 2021 and the last date to submit a registered online application was extended till 02nd March 2021.

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OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

The competitive examination or selection process for OPSC Recruitment 2021 will be comprised of:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Personality Test or Interview Round

Candidates who qualify Prelims Exam will be eligible for the Mains Exam and the finally selected candidates from the Mains exam will be called Personality Test/Interview Round.

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Exam Pattern

OPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam

The Preliminary Exam shall comprise of two papers of Objective type:

  • Paper-1 General Studies: 200 Marks
  • Paper-2 General Studies: 200 Marks

Each paper shall be of 2 hours duration.

OPSC Civil Services Mains Exam

The Mains Exam shall comprise of 5 papers which are each as follows:

  • Paper-I Odia Language: 300 Marks
  • Paper-II English Language: 300 Marks
  • Paper-III English Essay: 200 Marks
  • Paper-IV General Studies I: 300 Marks
  • Paper-V General Studies II: 300 Marks
  • Paper- VI, VII, VIII, and IX: Optional Papers: 1200 Marks- The candidate has to select two subjects from the list of Optional subjects. Each subject will have two papers and each paper carrying 300 Marks

Each paper shall be of three hours duration

OPSC Civil Services Personality Test

The interview shall carry 250 Marks which will be a final round for selecting eligible candidates for Group A and Group B Posts. The candidate shall be interviewed by a Board to be constituted by OPSC for the purpose.

For detailed exam patterns and Syllabus, download the OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021 notification pdf given above.

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