OPSC Civil Services
OPSC Civil Services

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Odisha Civil Service Examination Details

Name of the Examination OPSC OAS/ OCS Prelims
Examination ModeOffline (OMR Based)
Name of Exam AuthorityOPSC
OPSC OCS Exam Date16 October 2022
OPSC OCS Admit Card Download DateReleased
Official Websitewww.opsc.gov.in

How to Download: OPSC OCS Prelims Admit Card 2022

  1. You will have to visit the official website -http://www.opsc.gov.in/
  2. Click on the link-Download Admission Certificate & Instructions to Candidates for Odisha Civil Services 2021 Preliminary Examination on the Home Page.
  3. Provide your login credentials to the link on the home page.
  4. You will get your Admit Card in a new window.
  5. You can download the OPSC OCS Prelims Admit Card 2022 for future reference. 

Odisha Civil Service Exam Pattern

Plan of Examination: The Civil Services Examination will consist of the following successive stages:-
1. Preliminary Examination, (Objective Type-Multiple Choice Questions)
2. Main Examination
3. Personality Test or Interview.

I. Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary Examination shall consist of two papers of objective type (Multiple choice questions) and each paper shall be of two hours duration, Paper – I & II  consists of  General Studies for 200 Marks and a Total is 400 Marks.

Odisha Civil Service Detailed Syllabus:

Paper – I:
(i) Current events of National and International importance;
(ii) History of India and Indian National Movement;
(iii) Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, and Economic Geography of India and the World;
(iv) Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
(v) Economic and Social Development-sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
(vi) General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change that do not require subject specialization, and
(Vii) General Science.

Paper – II:
(i) Comprehension
(ii) Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills
(iii) Logical Reasoning and Analytic Ability
(iv) Decision-making and problem-solving
(v) General Mental Ability
(vi) Basic Numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude) (Class – X level). Data Interpretation (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data Sufficiency, etc. – Class – X level)
(vii) English Language Comprehension Skills (Class – X level).

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

PaperSubjectMaximum Marks
Paper – IOdia Language300 Marks
Paper – IIEnglish300 Marks
Paper – IIIEnglish Essay200 Marks
Paper – IVGeneral Studies-I300 Marks
Paper – VGeneral Studies-II300 Marks
Paper – VI, VII,VIII & IXAny two subjects to be
selected from the list of
optional subjects set out
below. Each subject will
have two papers.
 300 Marks for each paper

III. Personality Test & Interview: 250 Marks.

List of Optional Subjects for Main Examination:
1. Agriculture
2. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
3. Anthropology
4. Agricultural Engineering
5. Botany
6. Chemistry
7. Civil Engineering
8. Commerce & Accountancy
9. Economics
10. Electrical Engineering
11. Education
12. Fisheries Science
13. Forestry
14. Geography
15. Geology
16. Home Science
17. History
18. Indian Language & Literature (anyone)
(a) Odia, (b) Hindi, (c) Sanskrit, (d) English, (e) Persian, (f) Urdu.
19. Law
20. Management
21. Mathematics
22. Mechanical Engineering
23. Philosophy
24. Physics
25. Political Science & International Relations
26. Public Administration
27. Psychology
28. Sociology
29. Statistics
30. Zoology.

How to Download the OPSC Civil Services Prelims Answer Sheet 2022?

  • Open the official website @ opsc.gov.in
  • Then, on the home page check the Notifications section.
  • In that check for the OPSC Civil Services 2022 Answer Key for the Prelims Exam.
  • When found, click on that link.
  • And then Solution Key for OPSC OCS Exam will be displayed.
  • At last, cross-verify your answers & calculate your expected marks.
  • If required you can also raise objections to correct the wrong answers.

OPSC Cut-Off Marks 2022 for Odisha Civil Service

Category Marks 
UR107
SEBC104
ST81
SC69

Important Links

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