OPSC Recruitment 2018 Group A & B 218 Posts

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The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC Recruitment) is the state agency conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry-level appointments to the various civil services of Odisha. Odisha Public Service Commission or opsc_logoOPSC Recruitment has announced the job notification for the post of Group A & B. Total Vacancies are 218 and the last date to apply is 03-10-2018. Online registration will start from 03-09-2018.(ओडिशा लोक सेवा आयोग (ओपीएससी भर्ती) राज्य एजेंसी ओडिशा की विभिन्न सिविल सेवाओं में प्रवेश स्तर की नियुक्तियों के लिए सिविल सेवा परीक्षा आयोजित करती है। ओडिशा लोक सेवा आयोग या ओपीएससी भर्ती ने समूह ए और बी के पद के लिए नौकरी अधिसूचना की घोषणा की है। कुल रिक्तियों 218 हैं और आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 03-10-2018 है। ऑनलाइन पंजीकरण 03-09-2018 से शुरू होगा।)

OPSC Recruitment Post Details - 
Name of Post No. of Post Salary
Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (Junior Branch) 69 (19-W) Rs. 56,100 in Level-12-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017
Odisha Police Service, Group-A (Junior Branch) 15 (04-W) Rs. 56,100 in Level-12-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017
Odisha Finance Service, Group-A (Junior Branch) 21 (07-W) Rs. 56,100 in Level-12-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017
Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/ AGCS), Group-B 06 (02-W) Rs. 44,900 in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017.
Odisha Revenue Service, Group-B 61 (20-W) Rs. 44,900 in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017.
Odisha Taxation & Accounts Service, Group-B 39 (11-W) Rs. 44,900 in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017.
Odisha Employment Service, Group-B 16 (6-W) Rs. 44,900 in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules, 2017.
Total 218 (69-W)  
OPSC Recruitment Important Dates - 
Starting Date to Apply Online 03 Sep 2018
Closing Date to Apply Online 03 Oct 2018
Last date for submission of Application Fee 05 Oct 2018


Group A & B Posts


Rs. 44,900 – 56100/-



Age Limit

21-32 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

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Total - 218 Posts

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Hiring Organization

OPSC Odisha Public Service Commission

Educational Qualification

Bachelor's Degree from any University.


He/she must be able to read, write and speak Odia and have-

  • Passed Middle School Examination with Odia as a Language subject; or
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Odia as a medium of examination in the non-language subject; or
  • Passed in Odia as a language subject in the final examination of Class-VII from a School or Educational Institution recognized by the Government of Odisha or the Central Government, or
  • Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Department of the Government of Odisha.

Selection Process

The Civil Services Examination will consist of the following successive stages:-

(i) Preliminary Examination, (Objective Type-Multiple Choice Questions)

(ii) Main Examination,

(iii) Personality Test or Interview.

The preliminary examination shall consist of two papers of objective types (Multiple Choice Questions) and each paper shall be of two hours duration carrying 200 marks each.

The General Studies Paper-II of the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. A candidate has to secure a minimum of 33% in the Paper-II of preliminary examination so as to evaluate Paper-I of the preliminary examination.

(a) General Studies - Paper-I - 200 marks

(b) General Studies - Paper-II - 200 marks

Main Examination - The Main Examination shall consist of the following papers and each paper shall be of three hours duration.

Compulsory papers - 1400 marks

Paper - I Odia Language - 300 Marks

Paper - II English - 300 Marks

Paper - III English Essay - 200 Marks

Paper - IV General Studies-I -300 Marks

Paper -V General Studies-II 300 Marks

Optional Papers - (Paper VI, VII, VIII & IX) - 1200 marks

Two subjects to be selected from the list of Optional subjects set out below. Each subject will have two papers and each paper carrying 300 marks.

Personality Test or Interview shall carry ... 250 Marks

Both Preliminary and Main Examination will be held at five Zonal Centres of the State, viz: Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur depending on the number of candidates from the respective zones. Candidates are required to select the zone of their choice where they would like to appear at the Examination, at the time of filling the online application form.

The Preliminary Examination will be held on 28.10.2018

Every candidate appearing at the Civil Services Examination, who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted four attempts at the examination.

How to apply

Application fees - A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.300/-(Rupees three hundred) only. The fee paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and persons with disability, whose permanent disability is more than 40% are exempted from payment of this fee.

The eligible candidates have to apply online on the official website of OPSC i.e. http://www.opsc.gov.in/.

If you are one the eligible candidates you can apply for the post using the following steps-

1) Go to the official website of OPSC i.e.http://www.opsc.gov.in/
2) Click on APPLY ONLINE.
3) You will come to the next window.
4) Enter the security code given on the window.
5) Enter your details such as AADHAR NO., NAME etc.
6) Complete the application form and click on SUBMIT.
7) Upload your scanned photograph, signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression.
8) Take the print out of the window for the future references.

Candidates who successfully qualify the written Examination should be ready with the self-attested documents along with the printout of the application form. Following documents need to be taken at the time of interview for the purpose of Verification of documents and Should be self-attested.

(i) H.S.C. or equivalent Certificate in support of declaration of age issued by the concerned board/council.
(ii) lntennediate/+2 examination Certificate issued by the concerned board/council.
(iii) B.V.Sc Degree Certificate issued by the recognized university or institution
(iv) Mark-sheets in support of all the aforesaid examinations (i.e. H.S.C. to B.V.Sc) passed including fail marks, if any, issued by the concerned Board/Council/ University or Institution.
(v) Registration Certificate under the Odisha Veterinary Practitioners Act, 1970. 
(vi) Two recent passport size photographs (unsigned & unattested) which have been uploaded with Online Application Form.
(vii) Certificates of character from the Principal/Proctor/Dean or Professor in charge of a Department of Teaching of the College or University in which he/she last studied. 
(viii) Caste Certificate by birth in support of claim as S.T. 
(ix) Required Odia Pass Certificate from the competent authority, wherever applicable.
(x) Discharge Certificates issued by the Commanding Officer of the Unit last served. Ex-Servicemen must submit an affidavit undertaking that he has not been appointed against any civil post after retirement from military service, wherever applicable.
(xi) The candidates applying under Sports quota should posses Identity Card issued by Director of Sports, Odisha to this effect. 
(xii) Disability Certificate (indicating percentage of permanent disability) issued by the concerned Medical Board, wherever applicable.

For Detailed notification, Click here - Official Notification


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