Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021- Apply for 392 Posts

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: Odisha Public Service Commission(OPSC) has recently published a notification declaring 392 vacancies for Group A and Group B posts under Odisha Civil Services(OCS) on 31st December 2020.

The online application for OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 will be active from 12 January 2021, in which interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the preliminary examination.

OPSC OCS Exam 2021: Notification Details

Name of Department:Odisha Public Service Commission(OPSC)
Post Name:OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021
No. of Vacancy:392
Category:Odisha Govt Job
Notification Released On:31/12/2020
Application Mode:Online
Selection Process:Prelims Exam, Mains Exam and Interview Round
Official Website:opsc.gov.in
Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021

Important Dates

Check all important dates for Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021.

Online Application Starting Date:12/01/2021
Online Application Closing Date:11/02/2021
Last Date to Submit Online Application:18/02/2021
Prelims Exam:To be notified soon
Mains Exam:To be notified soon
Interview Round:To be notified soon

Application Fees

UR & SEBC/OBC/EWS:Rs.500/-
SC/ST/PwD: Nill
Payment Mode:Through Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Vacancy Details

A total number of 392 vacancies for the Group A and Group B posts have been declared by the Odisha Public Service Commission for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021. 

  • Group A: 247 Vacancies
  • Group B: 145 Vacancies

The vacancy detail is given below.

SNo Name of the post Category

Total  Vacancies

Un_Reserved 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)


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 OCS Exam 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must hold 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 language.

Age Limit (as on 01/01/2020)

The age of the candidate should be between 21 to 32 years to apply online for OPSC Civil Services 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

How to Apply for OPSC Civil Service Exam 2021 ?

Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website www.opsconline.gov.in for Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 from 12 January to 18 February 2021 at 11:59 pm.

*The online application link will be active from 12 January 2021.

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

Selection Process for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021 is given below:

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

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

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: Exam Pattern

The mentioned below examination pattern for OPSC Civil Service Preliminary and Mains Examination will greatly help the students who have applied the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 form.

OPSC Civil Service Prelims Exam Pattern

Paper IGeneral Studies2002 Hours
Paper IIOptional Subject2002 Hours

OPSC Civil Service Mains Exam Pattern

IOriya Language300
IIIEnglish Essay200
IVGeneral Studies-I300
VGeneral Studies-II300
VI, VII, VIII & IXThere will optional subjects any two subjects will be selected. Each subject has two papers.300 Marks Each

OPSC Civil Service Interview Round

An interview is conducted for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021 to check your personality. The interviewer checks for your intellectual skills, mental ability, communication skills, and way of responding. It will be like a natural conversation. Candidates should be aware of current things happening at national and international level.

The interview will be of 250 marks which will be the final round to select qualified candidates for Odisha Civil Service Group A and Group B posts.

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