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OPSC Recruitment for Civil Services 2018 - Apply Online Group A and B Posts

OPSC Civil Services Recruitment 2018 - Apply online for Odisha Public Service Commission Group A and B Vacancy

OPSC Recruitment for Civil Services 2018 - Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited applications for recruitment to the posts and Services coming under the Odisha Civil Services (Group A and Group B). The eligible candidates can apply to the posts through the prescribed format on or before 03rd October 2018


OPSC Recruitment 2018 through Entrance Exam

  • The exam will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Odisha Civil Services (Combined Competitive Recruitment Exam) Rules, 1991 as amended from time to time. Interested candidates can check below complete details about the Odisha Civil Services Exam 2018.

 

OPSC Recruitment 2018 Important Dates

  • Online Application Start Date: 03rd September 2018
  • Online Applications shall be Available in the Website from 03rd September 2018 to 03rd October 2018 till 11.59 PM
  • Last Date for Receipt of Exam Fee at any Branch of State Bank of India is 05th October 2018

Odisha PSC Group A & B Jobs 2018 Details

  • Organization: Odisha Public Service Commission
  • Name of the Posts: Group A & B
  • Job Type: Odisha Govt Jobs
  • Total Posts: 218 Posts
  • Category-wise Posts

Group-A

  • Odisha Administrative Service, Group A (Junior Branch) - 60 Posts
  • Odisha Police Service, Group A (Junior Branch)-15 Posts
  • Odisha Finance Service, Group A (Junior Branch)-21 Posts

Group-B

  • Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/AGCS) Group B - 6 Posts
  • Odisha Revenue Service, Group B - 61 Posts
  • Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group B - 39 Posts
  • Odisha Employment Service, Group B - 16 Posts

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • A candidate must be a citizen of India

Age Limits

  • A candidate must be under 32 years and over 21 years of age as on the 01st January 2018, i.e. he/she must not have been born earlier than 02nd January 1986 and not later than 01st January 1997
  • Age relaxation shall be as per Govt. Rules, prescribed for the purpose. Provided that a person who comes under more than one category will be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit, which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her
  • Date of birth entered in the High School Certificate or equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Board/Council will be accepted by the Commission

Educational Qualification

  • A candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or a State Legislature in India or an Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or deemed to be a University under Section-3 of the UGC Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Govt.

Other Eligibility Conditions

  • He/she must be able to read, write and speak Odia and have:
  • Passed Middle School Examination with Odia as a Language subject; or
  • Passed HSC or equivalent exam with Odia as medium of exam in non-language subject; or
  • Passed in Odia as a language subject in the final exam of Class-VII from a School or Educational Institution recognized by the Govt. of Odisha or the Central Govt. or
  • Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Dept. of the Govt. Of Odisha
  • Only those candidates, who possess the requisite qualification and fulfil other eligibility conditions by the closing date of submission of online applications will be considered eligible

 

Selection Process

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test and Interview.

Exam Scheme

  • The Preliminary Exam shall consist of two papers of objective type and each paper shall be of two hours duration carrying 200 Marks each. Those who will qualify the Preliminary Exam will be able to appear in the Main Exam.
  • The Marks obtained in the preliminary exam shall not be counted for ranking. The Main Exam shall consist of two optional subjects having two papers.
  • Those who will qualify the Main Exam will be called for personality test and interview.
  • The details of Scheme, Subjects for Preliminary and Main Examinations and Syllabus for the Preliminary Examination and Main Exam are available at Annexure-11

Pay Scale
Group-A

  • Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (Jr. Branch): Rs.56,100/- in Level-12-Cell-1 in the Pay; Matrix under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017
  • Odisha Police Service Group-A(Junior Branch):  Rs.56,100/- in Level-12-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017
  • Odisha Finance Service Group-A (Junior Branch): Rs.56,100/- in Level-12-Cell-1 in the Pay Matrix under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017

Group-B

  • Odisha Co-operative Service (ARCS/ AGCS)Group-B: Rs.44,900/- in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay, Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017
  • Odisha Revenue Group-B: Rs.44,900/- in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay Service, Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017
  • Odisha Taxation & Accounts Service Group-B: Rs.44,900/- in Level-10-Cell-l in the Pay, Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017
  • Odisha Employment Group-B: Rs.44,900/- in Level-10-Cell-1 in the Pay Service, Matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP Rules 2017

Examination Fee

  • A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.300/-only. The fee paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be adjusted or held in reserve for any other exam or recruitment
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and persons with disability, whose permanent disability is more than 40% are exempted from payment of this fee

 

Application Process for OPSC Civil Services Exam 2018

  • Online applications are invited from the candidates through the proforma Application Form to be made available on Website https://opsconline.gov.in from 03rd September 2018 to 03rd October 2018 (Note: 05th October 2018
  • Last Date for Payment of Exam Fees for admission to the Odisha Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018 for recruitment to the Posts and Services coming under the Odisha Civil Services (Group-A & Group-B)
  • Candidates are required to apply online using the website https://opsconline.gov.in, as per Instructions given in the above website. However, a brief Instruction for filling the 'Online Application Form' is given in Annexure-I