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 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 By||Odisha Public Service Commission|
|Advt No.||17 of 2022-23|
|Group||A and B|
|Number of Vacancies||683|
|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|
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.
|Commencement of Filling up the Online Application Form||17th of January, 2023|
|End of Filling up the Online Application Form||16th of February,2023|
|Pre-Exam Admit Card Release Date||To Be Notified Later|
|Pre-Exam Date||To Be Notified Later|
|Pre-Result Date||To Be Notified Later|
|Mains Exam Date||To 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 B||7|
|Odisha Labour Service Group B||50|
|Odisha Revenue Service Group B||295|
|Odisha Transport Service Group B||22|
|Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service Group B||65|
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:
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.
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:
|Category||Relaxation of Age above Upper Age Limit|
|SC, ST, SEBC, Ex-Servicemen and Women||5 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.
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|
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.
Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.33 marks for every incorrect answer marked by the candidate.
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.