Odisha Civil Service Exam 2017 – Notification, Dates, Application Form, Exam Pattern & More

Odisha Civil Service Examination 2017 – 106 Various Vacancies – Last Date 14-12-2017 (Extended upto 30-12-2017): Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has published a recruitment notification (No. 11 of 2017-18) to held Civil Service Examination 2017. The online registration starts from 30th November 2017 and close on 30th December 2017. The candidates who have bachelor degree can apply for the post on or before 30th December 2017. Here you can get the complete information about Odisha Civil Service Examination 2017 like age limit, qualification, application form, selection procedure, important dates and important links. There are two categories comes under Odisha Civil Services i.e. Category -I & Category-II. Here you know about services comes under category I and category II along with pay scale.


Name of the Posts/ServicesPay Scale
Odisha Administrative Service Group A (Junior Branch)Rs.56100/-
Odisha Police Service Group A (Junior Branch)Rs.56100/-
Odisha Finance Service Group A (Junior Branch)Rs.56100/-


Name of the Posts/ServicesPay Scale
Odisha Co-operative Service Group BRs. 44900/-
Odisha Revenue Service Group -BRs. 44900/-
Odsiaha Taxation & Accounts Service Group BRs. 44900/-

OCS Vacancies Detail

There are total 106 vacancies open. You can check break of vacancies post wise. 

Eligibility Criteria for Odisha Civil  Service Exam 2017

The candidates who wants to apply for OCS exam 2017 should have the following eligibility criteria. Here you can get complete detail about age limit and qualification.

 Age Limit: The candidates should must be under 32 years and over 21 years of age as on 1st Jan 2017 (i.e he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd Jan 1985 and not later than 1st Jan 1996). Age relaxation shall be as per govt rules.

Qualification:  You must have graduation degree and knowledge for read, write and speak Odia Language. You must passed middle school examination with Odia as language or subject.

Selection Procedure

Selection will be based on following successive stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination (Objective Type-Multiple Choice Questions)
  2. Main Examination
  3. Personality Test or Interview

Examination Pattern for Odisha Civil Service Exam 2017: There are two paper in OCS preliminary examination of objective types. Each paper has two hours duration.

General Studies – Paper I – 200 Marks

General Studies – Paper II – 200 Marks

The minimum qualifying marks for Paper II of the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary examination)_ is 33%. You must score a minimum of 33% marks in paper II.

Examination Center and Exam Date: OPSC will held both preliminary and main examination at 5 zonal centres i.e. Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack  and ambalpur. The date of Odisha Civil Service Exam 2017 is 24th December 2017.

Application Form for OPSC Jobs

The candidates who fulfill the above eligibility criteria can apply Online for opsc recruitment 2018. Apply online through official website www.opsconline.gov.in on or before 14th Dec 2017.

The candidates must note that the last date to apply for OPSC recruitment is 14th December 2017.

Examination Fee: Rs.300/- for General candidates and SC/ST of Odisha and PwD, whose permanent disability is more than 40% are exempted from payment of this Fee.

Important Dates

The candidates must note the following important dates who would like to apply for OPSC  recruitment 2018.

  • Advertisement date: 28th November 2017.
  • Starting date for registration of Applications – 30th November 2017.
  • Closing date for online registration 14th December 2017 (Extended upto 30th December 2017)
  • Last Date for Payment of Application Fee16th December 2017 (Extended upto 3rd January 2018)

Important Links

You should also download the complete recruitment official notification to know more OPSC employment rules and regulation.

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