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OPSC OCS Notification 2024 Out for 399 Vacancies

OPSC OCS Notification

OPSC has released detailed notification for Odisha Civil Service Examination 2023 on 29th December 2023. OPSC OCS Notification 2024 announced 399 vacancies for Group A & B posts

OPSC OCS Notification 2024: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited online applications at https://www.opsc.gov.in/ for 399 Group A and Group B vacancies. The official OPSC OCS Notification 2024 has been released on 29th December 2023 depicting the complete details regarding the Odisha Civil Service Examination 2023. The candidates waiting for this job opportunity can submit their duly filled applications online from 17th January to 16th February 2024. The selection procedure includes three stages i.e. Prelims, Mains, and Interview wherein Prelims is qualifying in nature.

OPSC OCS Notification 2024 Out
Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the detailed advertisement (20 of 2023-24) on https://www.opsc.gov.in/ for various Group A and B posts. Along with the OPSC OCS Notification PDF, complete details including vacancy details, important dates, selection process, eligibility criteria, etc have been released by OPSC. To download the OPSC OCS Notification 2024 pdf for the Odisha Civil Service Examination 2023, the candidates can directly click on the link shared below….

OPSC OCS Notification

OPSC OCS Notification 2024- Overview
The graduate candidates who are looking for a stable government job in Odisha state must refer to the OPSC OCS Notification 2024 released and apply online for the said vacancies. To help you know about the recruitment drive, a brief overview of the OPSC OCS 2024 Exam related to vacancies, selection process, and salary has been discussed in the table below.

OPSC OCS Notification 2024- Overview
Exam Conducting Authority Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Exam Name Odisha Civil Service Examination 2023
Posts Group A and Group B
Vacancies 399
Exam Level State Level
Category Govt. Jobs
OPSC OCS Online Registration Dates 17th January to 16th February 2024
Selection Process Prelims, Mains, Interview
Salary Group A- Rs. 56,100/-
Group B- Rs. 44,900/-
Official website https://www.opsc.gov.in/
OPSC OCS 2024- Important Dates
Along with the release of the OPSC OCS Notification 2024 pdf on 29th December 2023, the online registration dates have also been announced. The candidates have to submit their applications for which the online registration link will be activated on 17th January 2024 and the last date to apply online is 16th February 2024. The complete schedule for OPSC OCS 2024 has been mentioned below.

OPSC OCS 2024- Important Dates
Events Dates
OPSC OCS Notification 2024 29th December 2023
OPSC OCS Registration Starts 17th January 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 16th February 2024
OPSC OCS Prelims Exam Date 2024 To be notified
OPSC OCS Mains Exam Date 2024 To be notified
OPSC OCS 2024 Vacancy
Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released 399 vacancies for various posts of Group A and Group B categories. The post-wise OPSC OCS 2024 Vacancy has been released along with OPSC OCS Notification 2024 and the same has been tabulated below.

OPSC OCS 2024 Vacancy
Posts & Services Vacancies
Odisha Administrative Service Group-A (Junior Branch) 30 (10-w)
Odisha Finance Service Group-A (Junior Branch) 56 (18-w)
Odisha Police Service Group-A (Junior Branch) 06 (02-w)
Odisha Co-operative Service (Group-B) 12 (04-w)
Odisha Revenue Service (Group-B) 90 (30-w)
Odisha Labour Service (Group-B) 113 (38-w)
Odisha Taxation & Accounts Service (Group-B) 68 (22-w)
Odisha Employment Service (Group-B) 01
Odisha Co-operative Audit Service (Group-B) 04 (01-w)
Odisha Tourism Service (Group-B) 19 (06-w)
TOTAL 399 (131-w)

OPSC OCS 2024 Apply Online
The online application process for OPSC OCS 2024 will be started on 17th January 2024 on the official portal of OPSC. All those candidates who full fill the eligible for the examination and are willing to apply online for the posts can submit their application forms by the last registration date i.e. 16th February 2024. Here we will also update the direct link to apply online for the OPSC OCS Examination as soon as activated on the official website https://www.opsc.gov.in/.

OPSC OCS 2024 Eligibility
Candidates are required to check the eligibility standard for Group A and Group B posts before applying for the Odisha Civil Service Examination 2023. If candidates fail to complete the eligibility standard their application forms and selection will be rejected. OPSC OCS 2024 Eligibility criteria in the form of educational qualification and age limit are as follows.

OPSC OCS Education Qualification
The candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any State or Nationally Recognised University or a Deemed to be a University under section 3 of UGC. The candidates must be able to read, write and speak the Odia language and have:

Passed Middle School Examination with Odia as a language or a subject;
Passed HSC or Equivalent with Odia as a medium of examination in a non-language subject;
Passed Odia as a language subject in the final examination of class 8th in school or educational institute
OPSC OCS Age Limit (as on 01/01/2023)
The candidate should fall within the age limit of 21 years to 38 years (unreserved category). The candidates must have not born before 2nd January 1985 and not later than 1st January 2002. For candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC/Ex-Servicemen/Women category, the maximum age limit is 43 years, and for PwDs whose permanent disability is 40% the upper age limit is 48 years.

OPSC OCS 2024 Selection Process
The selection process for the Odisha Civil Service Examination 2023 for various Group A and Group B posts includes the preliminary examination, main examination, and personality test/interview. The prelims examination will be a screening test and marks obtained in the prelims examination will not be required for the final merit list. Candidates who clear the OPSC OCS Preliminary examination will be shortlisted for the main examination. The final merit of the candidates will be based on the candidate’s total score/ performance in the Mains examination and interview exam.

Preliminary Examination
Mains Examination
Personality Test/ Interview
OPSC OCS Exam Pattern 2024
It is prior for the candidates to know the detailed OPSC OCS exam pattern, total number of questions, marking scheme, topics to be included in the examination, and other details to prepare effectively with the Exam Pattern 2023. Knowing the exam pattern in depth boosts your chances of success in the examination. Here we have provided detailed OPSC OCS Exam Pattern 2024 for both phases i.e. Prelims and Mains.

OPSC OCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2024
The Preliminary Examination will consist of 02 papers of objective-type multiple-choice questions.
Each paper consists of 200 marks.
The exam will be divided into 2 papers (Paper 1 & Paper 2) of 2 hours each.
Paper 2 is qualifying in nature and candidates are required to score above 33% to qualify for the main exam.
There we be a negative marking, for every wrong answer, 1/3rd will be deducted.
OPSC OCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2024
Paper Subject Total Marks Time Duration
Paper 1 General Studies 200 02 hours
Paper 2 General Studies 200 02 hours
Total 400  04 hours
OPSC OCS Mains Exam Pattern 2024
OPSC OCS’s main written examination consists of 2 parts. Part 1 and Part 2.
Part 1 for Odia and English Language for qualifying and marks obtained in these papers will not be counted for ranking.
Candidates marks in Part 2 for Paper I to Paper VII will be included in the merit list.
Each paper shall be 03 hours in duration.
OPSC OCS Mains Exam Pattern 2024
Part Paper 1 Subject Total Marks Time Durations
Part 1 (Qualifying Papers) Paper I Odia Language 250 03 hours
Paper II English Language 250 03 hours
Part 2 (Papers to be Counted for Merit) Paper I Essay 250 03 hours
Paper II General Studies I 250 03 hours
Paper III General Studies II 250 03 hours
Paper IV General Studies III 250 03 hours
Paper V General Studies IV 250 03 hours
Paper IV Optional Subject Paper I 250 03 hours
Paper VII Optional Subject Paper II 250 03 hours
OPSC OCS Salary 2024
All the provisionally selected appointed candidates will be offered an attractive monthly salary along with a large amount of allowance and perks. The candidates who will be selected for the Group A post will be paid Rs. 56,100/- and the salary for Grup B posts will be paid 44,900 in Pay Level 12 Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix under Rules-3 of ORSP Rules, 2027.

OPSC OCS Salary 2024 for Group A posts
Post Name Pay Level  Salary
Odisha Administrative Service, Group- A (Junior Branch) Pay Level 12 Rs. 56,100/-
Odisha Finance Service, Group- A (Junior Branch) Pay Level 12 Rs. 56,100/-
Odisha Police Service Group- A (Junior Branch) Pay Level 12 Rs. 56,100/-
OPSC OCS Salary 2024 for Group B posts
Post Name Pay Level  Salary
Odisha Co-operative Service, Group- B Pay Level 10 Rs. 44,900/-
Odisha Labour Service Group- B Pay Level 10 Rs. 44,900/-
Odisha Revenue Service, Group- B Pay Level 10 Rs. 44,900/-
Odisha Employment Service, Group- B Pay Level 10 Rs. 44,900/-
Odisha Co-operative Audit Service, Group- B Pay Level 10 Rs. 44,900/-
Odisha Tourism Service, Group- B Pay Level 10 Rs. 44,900/-.

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