OPSC Recruitment 2021: Check Details of Odisha Civil Service Exam Notification

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the notification regarding Group A and Group B posts under Odisha Civil Services on 31st December 2020. OPSC has released 392 vacancies for the same. The online application window will be active from 12 January 2021 in which the interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the preliminary test. The last date to apply online and pay the application fee for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021 is 11 February 2021. In this article, we will be discussing the OPSC civil service recruitment 2021 in detail.

OPSC civil service recruitment 2021: Notification

The Odisha Public Service Commission released the official notification regarding OPSC civil service recruitment 2021 on 31 December 2020. Interested candidates can check the Official notification by visiting the official website of OPSC or by clicking the direct link mentioned below:

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Check official Notification

According to the official notification, the online application will start from 12 January 2021 and will be active till 11 February 2021. Candidates must check their eligibility criteria before applying for OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021.

OPSC civil service recruitment 2021: Important Dates

The selection will be done based on three stages that are: preliminary, mains, and interview round. Below are some important dates of OPSC Civil service recruitment 2021:

Events Dates
Online Application Starts 12th January 2021
Link for Registration Available till 11th February 2021
Last Date to Submit Registered Online Application 18th February 2021
Prelims Test To be notified soon
Mains Test To be notified soon
Interview Round To be notified soon

OPSC Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Vacancies

OPSC has announced 392 vacant posts for group a and group B in civil services.

  • Group A: 247 Vacancies
  • Group B: 145 Vacancies
SNo Name of the post Category Total Vacancies
UR 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)

GROUP- B

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 Civil Service Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are interested in the posts released by OPEC must fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

Age criteria

The candidate/applicant must be between 21 to 32 years of age group as of 1 January 2020 to apply for 0PSC civil service recruitment 2021. There are some relaxations like :

  • Upper Age Relaxation for SC/ST/SEBC/Women/ex-servicemen: 05 Years
  • Operate relaxation for PWDs who has a permanent disability is 40% or more: 10 years

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who wish to apply for 0PSC civil service recruitment 2021 must possess a bachelor’s degree from any University incorporated by an act of the Central or state legislature in India.
  • The applicant must have Reading, writing, and speaking skills in the Odia language.