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Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020

Get the details about Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020 here!!! Candidates who are going to appear for the Odisha Civil Service Examination conducted by OPSC for Group-A/B and other Jobs can check the Notification and eligibility criteria through this page.

Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), OPSC has postponed all the scheduled Written Examination/Viva Voice Test. New Exam Dates will be released soon.

Conducting BoardOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Exam NameOdisha Civil Services Exam 2020
CategoryExam Syllabus & Test Pattern
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains Exam & Interview

Odisha Civil Services 2019-2020: Important Dates

Start Date of Application Process13 November 2019
Last Date of Application Process10 December 2019
Last date of OPSC Exam fee payment16 December 2019
Release of Odisha Civil Services Prelims Admit CardMarch 2020
Odisha Civil Services Prelims Exam Date15 March 2020
Odisha Civil Services Mains Exam DateNotified Soon

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020

Q- What is OPSC exam?

Odisha Public Service Commission Exam is the recruitment examination that is conducted by the Organization to hire eligible candidates for various available vacancies.

Q- What qualification does an individual have to apply for the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020?

Individuals must have qualified graduation or any other equivalent three’s degree in any of the subjects from the Government recognized University or Institution.

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Q- How many years of relaxation for the reserved category?

For the reserved category candidates, there will be relaxation in the upper age limit of 5 years.

Q- Who can apply for the Odisha Civil Service Examination?

  • Indian Citizen
  • Candidates should Know read, write and speak Odia

Q-On what basis, the Organization will select candidates?

  • Preliminary Examination, (Objective Type-Multiple Choice Questions)
  • Main Examination
  • Personality Test or Interview

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Q- What are the subjects for Odisha Civil Service Examination?

Individuals can check the examination pattern to get the details related to subjects:-

OPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern – Objective Type

PaperSubjectMaximum Marks
Paper – IGeneral Studies200 Marks
Paper – IIOptional Subject200 Marks

OPSC Main Exam Pattern – Descriptive

PaperSubjectMaximum Marks
IOriya Language300 Marks
IIEnglish300 Marks
IIIEnglish Essay200 Marks
IVGeneral Studies-I300 Marks
VGeneral Studies-II300 Marks
Any two subjects to be selected
from the list of optional subjects
set. Each subject will have two papers.
300 Marks for
each paper

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Q- What is the minimum and maximum age limit for the applying candidates?

Candidates must be between the age of 21 to 32 years to be eligible for the Odisha Civil Service Vacancy.

Q- What are the Optional Subjects for main Examination?

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Anthology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosphy
  • Physics
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

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Q- How to apply for the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020

  • Firstly, visit the official website of the Organization, which is
  • Now hit on “Odisha Civil Services Examination-2020” link from the Advertisement section
  • Further hit on “Apply Online Link”
  • Fill the details in the OPSC Application form
  • Pay the application Fee
  • At last hit on “Submit” button
  • Download the same and also take the print out of it.

Get Here – OPSC Official Website Link

Q- What are the important Books for OPSC Exams 2020?

  • For Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning- R.S. Agarwal
  • Objective General English- S.P. Bakshi
  • For Current Affairs- Pratiyogita Darpan, Magazine & News Papers
  • NCERT Books

Q- What are topics in Paper I and Paper II?


  • General Science
  • Current Affairs (National & International)
  • Indian National Movement/Indian History
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity/Economics/Constitution
  • General Mental Ability


  • English Language
  • General Mental Ability
  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
  • Analytical Ability
  • Logical Reasoning

Other Related Links

OPSC Civil Service Admit CardDetails
OPSC NotificationDetails
OPSC ResultDetails
OPSC RecruitmentDetails
OPSC SyllabusDetails

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020

Those who are willing to work in the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC), they can must check the details about the Odisha Civil Service Exam 2020. The Organization will recruit talented and eligible candidates for the vacancies on the basis of performance in the written test and Personal Interview Rounds.

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Firstly, the Organization will conduct the preliminary examination. Those who will qualify the prelims rounds they will be eligible to appear for the Mains Examination. After that candidates will have to attend the Personal Interview Rounds/ Personality Test. The final selection will be done on the basis of overall performance.

Candidates are suggested to stay in touch with our web portal as we will keep updating the web page from time to time according to the latest official notifications.

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