OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2023: Apply Online For 683 Various Posts, Eligibility

OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2023: The Odisha Public Service Commission has released the notification for the recruitment of the designation under the Odisha civil services. The applicants who find themself eligible for the OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2023 Examination can fill in the application form starting from the 17th of January 2023. The last date for filling in the application form is the 16th of February, 2023. The Commission has released a total of 683 vacancies in Group A and Group B.

The applicants are advised to fill in the application form through the official portal of the authority i.e.https://www.opsc.gov.in/. Apart from this, the candidates can also fill in the application form through the link provided at the end of the article.

OPSC Odisha Civil Services Examination

OPSC Odisha Civil Services Notification 2023

The Odisha Civil Services Examination, 2022 will be held in two phases. The first phase will be a preliminary examination and the second one will be of Mains Examination which will include a written exam and an interview. The preliminary examination will be held for only screening the candidates and the qualified candidates will appear for the mains examination. The selection of the candidates will be based on the marks obtained in the second phase of the examination.

Prior to filling out the application form, the candidates are requested to appear and check out the eligibility criteria properly. To check out the eligibility, the candidate can go through this article which will cover all the information regarding the Odisha Civil Services Examination 2022.

Odisha Civil Services Examination 2022 Overview

The highlights of the examination have been provided in the table below:

Category of the Article Recruitment
Examination Name Odisha Civil Services Examination,2022
Exam Conducted ByOdisha Public Service Commission
Advt No.17 of 2022-23
Group A and B
Number of Vacancies683
Minimum Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree Holder
Mode of Application Online
Plan of Examination Preliminary Examination consists of Objective Type
Mains Examination consists of written and Interview
Level of Examination State Level
Job Location Across Odisha
Official Portal opsc.gov.in

OPSC OCS 2023 Important Dates

The dates play an important role for the candidates appearing for a particular examination. Therefore, the candidates are advised to go through this table properly so that they do not miss out on the important dates for the examination.

Events Dates
Commencement of Filling up the Online Application Form17th of January, 2023
End of Filling up the Online Application Form16th of February,2023
Pre-Exam Admit Card Release DateTo Be Notified Later
Pre-Exam Date To Be Notified Later
Pre-Result DateTo Be Notified Later
Mains Exam DateTo Be Notified Later

For the updated dates regarding the exam, the candidates are advised to visit the official website of the authority or else can visit our website as we will also provide the latest update regarding the exam.

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OPSC OCS 2023 Vacancy

Name of the Designation Number of Vacancies
Odisha Administrative Service Group -A (Junior Branch)244
Odisha Co-operative Service Group B7
Odisha Labour Service Group B50
Odisha Revenue Service Group B295
Odisha Transport Service Group B22
Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service Group B65
Total 683

Out of 683 vacancies, 227 vacancies are reserved for women.

OPSC OCS Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria properly before filling out the online application form. The eligibility criteria are divided into two sections below:

Educational Qualification

The candidates are required to possess a bachelor’s degree and their degree should be authorized by any university. The university should also be incorporated by an act of law under the government of India.

Age Criteria

The candidates are required to be not born before the 2nd of January, 1984 and should not be born after the 1st of January,2001. The age relaxation for the candidates is as follows:

CategoryRelaxation of Age above Upper Age Limit
SC, ST, SEBC, Ex-Servicemen and Women5 Years
PWDs10 Years

How to Apply For OPSC Odisha Civil Services Examination 2023?

The application mode is online. However, the candidates are recommended to apply for this examination after going through the below steps only:

  • Visit the official website of the Odisha public service commission i.e.https://www.opsc.gov.in/
  • Now on the homepage, the applicant will find an option of ‘Apply Online’ on the top right side of the page. Click on that icon.
  • A new page will open up.
  • On the right-hand side of the page, the candidate will find a login and register option.
  • If applying for the first time, the candidate has to register themself first.
  • Fill in the basic details which will include a valid email id and phone number. A password is also to be created by the candidate.
  • After successful registration, the candidate will receive a username through which the candidate has to log in again.
  • After logging in again, the candidate has to fill in their educational details and also have to upload the photo and signature.
  • After finally submitting the application form, the applicant will be allotted a “Permanent Public Service Account Number (PPSAN)”.

Lastly, the candidates are advised to take out the printout of the filled-in application form and sign it wherever required in that form. The Filled in and submitted application form is required to be kept safe as it will be demanded by the authorities during the selection process.

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Odisha Civil Services Examination Plan

The Examination of Combined Competitive Recruitment will consist of the following stages of selection.

  • Preliminary Examination- It will be an objective type examination consisting of 2 papers and will be qualifying in nature.
  • Main Examination– The mains examination will consist of a written examination and an interview after that. The final selection will be based on the basis of performance in the mains examination.

OPSC OCS 2023 Notification: Important Links

Apply Here>>OPSC Odisha Civil Services Application Form 2023
Download >>OPSC Odisha Civil Services Notification 2023
For more updates visit>>NVSHQ HOME


What is the scale of pay for the group A and group B posts advertised for the OCS examination 2022?

For the group A designation, the candidate will be eligible for a pay scale of Rs 56,100 and for the group B posts, they will be entitled to Rs 44,900 of the pay scale.

Will there be any negative markings in the preliminary OCS Exam 2022?

Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.33 marks for every incorrect answer marked by the candidate.

Are there any limited attempts to appear for the civil services examination?

Yes, the candidate is allowed only 6 attempts for the civil services examination according to the official notice of the OPSC OCS Exam Notification 2022.

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