OPSC 2023 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card

OPSCOPSC 2023, Odisha Public Service Commission, has decided to conduct an exam to recruit candidates for Group A & B Posts. Candidates also can find below the details of the Odisha Civil Service 2023 Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admit Card, Result, etc. Interested and eligible aspirants can register via the main webpage for the varied posts mentioned below: –

  • Odisha  Administrative Service, Grade A (Junior Branch)
  • Odisha  Police Service, Grade A (Junior Branch)
  • Odisha  Finance Service, Grade A (Junior Branch)
  • Odisha  Co-operative Service, Group B
  • Odisha  Revenue Service, Group B
  • Odisha Taxation & Accounts Service, Group-B

OPSC 2023 Application Form:

Find below the steps that are related OPSC 2023 Application Form:

  • Visit the official website www.opsc.gov.in
  • Click on the link Check Odisha Civil Services Notification
  • Know the details explained by the OPSC board in the official notification.
  • Next start the registration of details.
  • Enter the required details on the OPSC Civil Services Exam Application Form
  • Enclosed the necessary documents in the prescribed format.
  • Pay the fee as per the norms of the recruitment board.
  • Then, Submit the form after completing the filling process

Odisha Civil Service 2023 Application Fee:

  • All Applicants Should Pay the Registration Fee 300/

Odisha Civil Services 2023 Exam Date:

Events Exam Date
OPSC 2023 Official notification announced To be announced
Fees submission’s last date To be announced
Issue date of Admit Card To be announced
Odisha Civil Services 2023 Exam Date To be announced
Result announced To be announced

Eligibility Criteria:

Here candidates get the details for Odisha Civil Service 2023 Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualifications:

Aspirants need minimum Qualifications to apply for the OPSC Civil Service Recruitment

  • They must have a Bachelor’ Degree in relevant Subjects from the recognized Board.
  • Must have the skill to speak & Read in the Language Of Odia.
  • Also, have the subject in the Schooling level in Odia Language.
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Age Limits:

All the Aspirants who want to apply this OPSC Civil Services 2023 Notification must have the age limit as per the rules

  • 21 – 32 Years

Odisha Civil Service 2023 Selection Process:

Odisha Civil Service 2023 Recruitment selection process has the following selection rounds.

  • Prelims
  • Mains Examination
  • Personal Interview

Exam Pattern:

Type of Paper Paper Subject Name Marks Duration
Compulsory paper Paper I Odia Language 300 3 hours for each paper
Paper-II English 300
Paper III English Essay 200
Paper IV General Studies I 300
Paper V General Studies II 300
Optional Paper Paper VI Optional subjects 300 for each paper
Paper VII
Paper VIII
Paper IX
  • It is a conventional exam
  • The question paper would be set in English, Indian language & literature being an exception
  • Two subjects must be elected by the aspirant.
  • the optional subject comprises of two papers
  • Paper I and II have Matriculation level questions
  • Degree standard questions would be in optional papers
  • Shortlisted aspirants will be called for an interview

OPSC Syllabus 2023:

Find below the Odisha Civil Service 2023 Syllabus for Paper 1st & Paper 2nd :

Paper – I:

  • Current events of National and International importance
  • General Science
  • History of India and the Indian National Movement
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiative, etc.
  • Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, and Economic Geography of India and the World
  • Indian Polity and Governance-Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • General Issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change that do not require subject specialization
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Odia Language:

  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Translation from English to Odia
  • Grammar, usage, and vocabulary
  • Precis writing with a passage of around 1000 words
  • Expansion of an idea
  • Short Essay of around 1000 words


  • Comprehension of a given passage
  • Precis writing with a passage of around 1000 words
  • Grammar, usage, and vocabulary
  • Short Essay of around 1000 words
  • Expansion of an idea
  • Translation from Odia to English

English Essay:

  • Participants need to write an essay on a specific topic.

General Studies I:

  • History of Modern India and Indian Culture
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Current National issues and topics of social relevance
  • Legal and environmental issues
  • Role of national institutions, their relevance and need for change
  • Demography & Human Resource Development
  • Behavioural & Social issues and Social Welfare problems
  • Constitution of India
  • The political system of India, etc.

General Studies II:

  • India and the World
  • Indian Economy
  • International Affairs & Institutions
  • Developments in the field of science & technology, communications, and space
  • Statistical Analysis, Graphs & Diagrams
  • Important events in world affairs
  • Odisha Economy
  • Regional disparity
  • Foreign Affairs
  • External security and related matters

List of the Optional Subjects OPSC 2023 Exam:

  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Forestry
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science & International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce & Accountancy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Fisheries Science
  • Geology
  • Home Science
  • Indian Language & Literature (Any one of these: Oriya, Urdu, Sanskrit, English, Hindi, and Persian)
  • Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Zoology

Admit Card:

Admit card is the most crucial document that is required to write the exams download it by following steps given below

  • Visit www.opsc.gov.in
  • Click on ‘Hall Ticket’ Link.
  • Enter the credentials
  • Click on ‘Admit Card’
  • Take a printout of the Hall Ticket.
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  • Aspirants need to visit the official site of OPSC.
  • Search the ‘Result’ which is available on the right side of the page.
  • Fill all relevant details i.e. Roll Number, Name, Date of Birth and Password
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ Button
  • Your results would be displayed on your screen.
  • You can take printouts of the PDF for future use

Cut off:

Category Male Female
UR 225.325 200.050
SEBC 216.090 188.850
SC 184.205 170.235
ST 156.775 141.550
PWD (V) 141.935
PWD (III) 143.115
PWD (OH) 147.360
Sports Person 135.230

Cut Off is the minimum eligibility mark that are required to be recruited and be called for the next round and interview.

  • Mains Exam
Category Qualifying Cutoff (Odia & English)
UR 29 % (87 marks) in each subject
SEBC 28 % (84 marks) in each subject
SC 23 % (69 marks) in each subject
ST 20 % (60 marks) in each subject
  • Final Selection
Category Male Female
UR 1288 1302
SEBC 1244 1238
SC 1164 1169
ST 945 952
PWD (VI) 1106
PWD (OH) 947 (W)
Sports Person 802
  1. Go to the official website – http://www.opsc.gov.in/
  2. Click on the link ‘Cut Off’
  3. The document would be in PDF format ready to be downloaded/
  4. Aspirants can check by the category

The cut-off of OPSC would be calculated after taking into consideration the following factors.

  • Total number of test-takers
  • Number of vacancies
  • The difficulty level of the exam

OPSC 2023 Answer Key:

OPSC 2023 Answer Key can be downloaded and can be found on varied web pages that are related to exams also you can download it from the official webpage of the OPSC, it’s be released soon after the exams officially but many of the unofficial answers keys can be found on web pages.

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