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OPSC Exam Latest Updates, Mains Exam 2022

The OPSC mains exam hall ticket has been released by OPSC on their official website.  Those candidates who have qualified the OPSC OCS prelims exam are eligible to appear for the OPSC mains exam 2022. Candidates must download the call letter in advance and check all the details about OPSC mains exam 2021.

The OPSC Mains exam date notice also contains the information about the subject wise exam routine with the dates and timings. 

The Odisha civil service prelims exam 2021 was conducted on 27 August 2021. The candidates must keep taking regular OPSC Mock Test in order to perform their best in the exam in the upcoming Prelims Exam. The test series is based on the latest OPSC syllabus and exam pattern.

OPSC Odisha Civil Services Exam Dates 2021-2022

The mains exam date for the OPSC OCS against Advertisement No-07/2020-2021 has been released by the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC). Candidates can find all the important dates for OPSC Main exam 2021 below.

OPSC 2021 Exam Events

OPSC 2021 Important Dates

OPSC application form start date 2020

12 January 2021

OPSC application fee start date

12 January 2021

OPSC Odisha Civil Services last date to register

22 February 2021 (Extended)

OPSC Last date to submit the application

02 March 2021 (Extended )

OPSC Admit Card 2021

 

19 August 2021

OPSC Prelims exam date 2021

27 August 2021

OPSC Prelims Result 2021

 

Announced

Odisha PCS Mains 2021 Exam Date

 

20 January 2022 to 6 February 2022

OPSC Mains 2021 Result

To be announced soon

OPSC Interview call letters

To be announced soon

OPSC Interview dates

To be announced soon

OPSC Vacancies and Posts 2021-2022

We have listed below all the names of the posts and corresponding vacancies released by the Odisha Public Service Commission. A total of 392 Vacancies were released.

Post

Total Vacancies

Odisha Administrative Service, Group A (Junior Branch)

137

Odisha Police Service, Group A (Junior Branch)

06

Odisha Finance Service, Group A (Junior Branch)

104

Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/AGCS) Group B

08

Odisha Revenue Service, Group B

74

Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group B

63

Odisha OPSC Civil Service Salary 2022

Check the OPSC salary details 2022 for all the Group A and Group B posts below.

Sr. No.

Post

Pay Scale

Group A

1

Odisha Administrative Service, Group A (Junior Branch)

₹56,100 at level 12 in the pay matrix

2

Odisha Police Service, Group A (Junior Branch)

₹56,100 at level 12 in the pay matrix

3

Odisha Finance Service, Group A (Junior Branch)

₹56,100 at level 12 in the pay matrix

Group B

4

Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/AGCS) Group B

₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix

5

Odisha Revenue Service, Group B

₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix

6

Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group B

₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix

7

Odisha Employment Service, Group B

₹44,900 at level 10 in the pay matrix

OPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022

The OPSC Eligibility Criteria 2021 has been released by OPSC in its official notification. Candidates must check and confirm if they satisfy all the OPSC Eligibility Criteria mentioned there. It is important to check them before applying for the application to avoid last-minute disqualification.

Citizenship: He/She must be a citizen of India.

OPSC Application Form 2021-2022

The online application date for the OPSC 2021-2022 Exam has been closed now. The registration for the OPSC OCS recruitment 2021 started on 12 January 2021. The last date for OPSC OAS 2021 Registration was extended to 22 February 2021 from 11 February 2021.

Odisha OPSC OAS Exam Pattern 2022

OPSC conducts the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2022 in three stages. The exam pattern is similar to the UPSC Exam.

Stage I: OPSC Prelims Exam 2022

Preliminary exam: it consists of 2 papers of objective type(MCQ).

      Paper I- General Studies(200 marks)

Note- The merit list of students in the mains exam will be based on the marks obtained in the Paper I.

      Paper-II: consists of aptitude questions and is for 200. It is a qualifying paper and candidates have to score 33% in the Paper-II otherwise their Paper I will not be evaluated.

Note- The duration of each paper is 2 hours.

Stage II: OPSC Mains Exam 2022

Mains exam: consists of 5 compulsory papers and 4 optional papers(2 Optional Subjects)

Compulsory papers:

Paper

Subject

Marks

Duration

Paper I

Odia Language

300 Marks

3 hours

Paper-II

English Language

300 Marks

3 hours

Paper III

English Essay

200 Marks

3 hours

Paper IV

GS I

300 Marks

3 hours

Paper V

GS II

300 Marks

3 hours

Optional Papers:

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

Paper

 

Marks

Duration

Optional Subject I

Paper I

300 Marks

3 hours

Paper-II

300 Marks

3 hours

 

Optional Subject II

Paper I

300 Marks

3 hours

Paper-II

300 Marks

3 hours

Stage III: OPSC OAS Personality Test

Those candidates who will qualify the mains examination will be invited for a personality test i.e. the interview. The personality test will be of 250 marks. The test will judge candidates' mental alertness, clear and logical exposition, critical powers of assimilation, variety, and depth of interest, the ability for social cohesion and leadership and intellectual and moral integrity, the balance of judgment.

The final list of recommended candidates(Odisha Civil Services Examination) will be based on total marks obtained in the Mains examination and the personality test.

How to prepare for OPSC OAS Exam 2021-2022?

First of all, all applicants need to have a proper plan or strategy after going through the OAS syllabus and exam pattern. They are free to choose any strategy which suits them. To pass the OPSC OAS 2022 exam, candidates should manage time properly across all of the topics covered in the OPSC syllabus. They must clear their concepts properly and doubts too. After that, they must take regular mock tests to get a real feel of the exams. 

OPSC Cut Off for Civil Services Exam

OPSC releases the Odisha Civil Services cutoff on their official website. Candidates can check the previous year OPSC OAS Cutoff below to have a better understanding of the difficulty level of the exam and qualifying marks.

OPSC Cut-off 2019

Category

Previous Year’s OPSC Civil Services Cut-offs - Prelims

Previous Year’s OPSC Civil Services Cut-offs - Mains + Interview

Male

Female

Male

Female

Unreserved

107.565

93.930

1302

1302

SEBC

104.030

83.830

1273

1273

ST

81.810

69.185

1146

1146

SC

69.690

61.105

1016

1018

OPSC OAS Question Paper 2022

OPSC OAS Question Paper 2022 has not been yet released. Candidates can download the OAS Prelims question paper 2021 pdf from the link mentioned here for reference. You can also check OPSC previous year question prelims to get a fair idea about the exam and syllabus. 

OPSC OAS Prelims Exam Analysis 2022

The OPSC OAS exam analysis 2022 will be available after the exam is conducted.  To gain insight into the exam, candidates can read the OPSC 2021 pre-paper analysis. They can also get the OAS Prelims question paper and answer key by downloading them. 

OPSC OAS Admit Card 2022: Mains Hall Ticket

The OPSC releases the Odisha Civil Service Exam Admit Card in three stages. First, OPSC releases the OAS Prelims hall ticket 2021 for all the candidates who successfully register for the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021. Candidates who qualify the prelims exam are issued the OPSC OAS Mains call letter. Applicants who will clear the Mains cutoff are eligible to get the interview call letter.

OAS Mains Hall Ticket 2022: OPSC has released the call letter for OPSC OAS Mains exam 2021 on 12 January 2022. OPSC OCS Mains Admit Card 2021

OPSC Prelims Admit Card 2021: OPSC has published a notice announcing the OPSC OAS admit card release date. Candidates who have successfully applied for the OAS prelims exam will be able to download the hall ticket from 19 August 2021 onwards. The direct link to download the OPSC OAS admit card 2021 is provided below.

OPSC OAS Result 2021-2022

The OPSC result 2021-22 will be released within 20-25 days after the successful conduction of the exam.

OPSC OAS Result 2021-2022

The OPSC result 2021-22 will be released within 20-25 days after the successful conduction of the exam. Stay tuned, for more updates regarding OPSC recruitment 2022.

FAQ

1.What are the jobs under OPSC?

OPSC conducts the examination for various Group A and Group B jobs such as

       Odisha Administrative Service

       Odisha Police Service

       Odisha Finance Service

       Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/AGCS)

       Odisha Revenue Service

       Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service

       Odisha Employment Service

2.Is Odia compulsory for OPSC? Can I write the OAS exam in Odia?

Yes, Odia is compulsory for the OPSC exam. Candidates must have passed the Odia language exam in middle school. In the OPSC Mains exam, a compulsory paper of Odia language is conducted for 300 marks.

3.What is the age limit for OAS?

The age limit for OPSC examination for general category is between 21 years to 32 years.

4.How many attempts are given for OAS?

Aspirants belonging to a general category can attempt the OAS exam four times whereas there is no limit for SC & ST candidates.

5.How do I clear my OAS exam?

Candidates must begin with understanding the OAS syllabus and exam pattern. They must prepare a study plan and follow it diligently to cover the entire syllabus within the time frame. After completion of the topics, students must practice and revise using the OPSC OAS mock test.

6.How many optional subjects are there in OPSC?

Students must choose two optional subjects from the complete list of optional subjects. There are 4 papers, two for each optional subject in the OPSC Mains exam.

7.What is the OPSC Prelims Exam Date 2021?

OPSC Prelims Exam is to be conducted on 27 August 2021 in two shifts.

8.What is the exam timing for the OPSC Prelims Exam 2022?

The OPSC Prelims exam timing 2022 is not yet released. However, OPSC Prelims exam timing 2021 were as follows:

       General Studies Paper I: 10 AM to 12 Noon

       General Studies Paper II: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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