Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released recruitment notification inviting application from eligible candidate to fill in 392 vacancies for Group A and Group B posts under Odisha Civil Services on 31st December 2020. The interested candidates can apply online for the Preliminary examination. The online registration link and payment of fee will be available from 12th January, 2021 to 11th February, 2021. Also that last date for online application is on 18th February 2021. The selection will be done based on three stages: Preliminary, Mains, and Interview Round. In this article we have provided all details regarding Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021.
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 – Overview
|Exam Conducting Body||Odisha Public Service Commission|
|Name of the Post||Group A and Group B posts|
|No. of Vacancy||392|
|Advt No.||07 of 2020-21|
|Registration started on||12th January, 2021|
|Last Date to Submit Application||18th February, 2021|
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021
Odisha PSC has invited applications from eligible candidates for Odisha Civil services exam or Group A and Group B posts on 31st December, 2020. Here we will provide you with details of the post like exam date, vacancy, how to apply for the exam, eligibility criteria etc. candidates can download notification pdf using link provided below for more details about the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021.
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 – Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying before applying must ensure that they meet all required eligibility criteria’s mentioned in the notification. Odisha Civil Service exam 2021 eligibility criteria’s are as mentioned below-
- Candidates must be a citizen of India
Candidates applying should hold a Bachelor’s degree from any University incorporated by an act of the central or a state legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of parliament.
The candidates applying must be within age limit of 21 to 32 years as on 1st of January, 2020 to be eligible to apply 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
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 – Vacancy Details
OPSC has released recruitment notification announcing a total of 392 vacant posts 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 distribution is tabulated below.
|Name of the post||Total Vacancies||No. of posts reserved for|
|Group – A|
|Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) GROUP- A (Junior Branch)||137 (45-w)||69
|15 (5-w)||22 (7-w)||31 (10-w)||05||–||01|
|Odisha Finance Service GROUP- A (Junior Branch)||104 (35-w)||52 (17-w)||12 (4-w)||17 (6-w)||23 (8-w)||04||–||–|
|Odisha Police Service
GROUP- A (Junior Branch)
|06 (01-w)||03 (01-w)||01||01||01||–||–||–|
|Group – B|
|Odisha Cooperative Service (ARCS/AGCS)||08 (02-w)||04||–||01 (w)||03 (1-w)||01||–||–|
|Odisha Revenue Service||74 (24-w)||37 (12-w)||08 (3-w)||12 (4-w)||17 (5-w)||04||–||–|
|Odisha Taxations & Accounts Service||63 (21-w)||32 (11-w)||07 (2-w)||10 (3-w)||14(5-w)||04||01||01|
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 – Application Fee
The application fee for online registration is Rs. 500/-,which is not refundable.
There is no application fee for candidates belonging to SC/ST of Odisha by birth only and persons with more than 40 percent disability.
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 – Selection Process
OPSC Civil Service recruitment involves following process-
- Preliminary examination
- Main examination
- Personality Test or Interview
OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 – How to Apply?
- Visit the official website of Odisha PSC @opsc.gov.in
- Click on the “Apply Online” section displayed in the right corner.
- Read the instructions carefully before applying.
- Fill in all the details appropriately and Upload all the documents required.
- Make the payment of application fee.
- Ensure all the details given are correct before final submission.
- Download and take a print out of the application form for future reference.
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