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OPSC Recruitment 2017: Apply for Posts in Civil Services!

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Odisha Public Service Commission has announced the recruitment notification inviting candidates to apply for the preliminary examination for the Odisha Civil Services. Interested candidates can apply on the official website of the commission.

The candidates must check the official notification for information related to eligibility, application fees, and the other details. The candidates must make sure that they are eligible to apply for the post before they submit their application form.

OPSC Recruitment 2017: Apply Now!

Important Dates for OPSC Recruitment 2017

  • The application process began on November 30, 2017.
  • The last date to apply for the post is December 14, 2017.
  • The final date for the payment of fee is December 16, 2017.
  • The preliminary examination will be conducted on December 24, 2017

Vacancy for OPSC Recruitment 2017

Category I

  • Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (Junior Branch)
  • Odisha Police Service, Group-A (Junior Branch)
  • Odisha Finance Service, Group-A (Junior Branch)

Category II

  • Odisha Cooperative Service, (Group-B)
  • Odisha Revenue Service, Group-B
  • Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group -B

There are 106 vacancies available for the recruitment process:

  • Candidates from Unreserved category have 50 vacancies (17-women)
  • Candidates from SEBC category have 3 vacancies (5-women)
  • Candidates from SC category have 21 vacancies (6-women)
  • Candidates from ST category have 22 vacancies (8-women)
  • Candidates from PWD category have 5 vacancies.

Pay Scale for OPSC Recruitment 2017

Category I

Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (Junior Branch) : Rs. 56, 100
Odisha Police Service, Group-A (Junior Branch) : Rs. 56, 100
Odisha Finance Service, Group-A (Junior Branch): Rs. 56, 100

Category II

Odisha Cooperative Service, (Group-B): Rs. 44, 900
Odisha Revenue Service, Group-B:Rs. 44, 900
Odisha Taxation and Accounts Service, Group -B:  Rs. 44, 900

Examination Fee for OPSC Recruitment 2017

  • The candidates have to pay a fee of Rs. 300 as examination fee.
  • Candidates who belong to SC/ST category and candidates with disability do not have to pay the fee.
  • The exam fee is non-refundable and non-adjustable.

Eligibility for OPSC Recruitment 2017

  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree from a recognized institute.
  • The minimum age limit is 21 years and the maximum age limit is 32 years as of January 01, 2017.
  • Candidates must have born after January 02, 2985 and January 01, 1996.
  • Candidates must check the official notification for rules related to age relaxation.

The Exam Pattern for OPSC Recruitment 2017

  • The preliminary examination will comprise of two papers.
  •  They will be of objective type.
  • Paper I, General Studies will be 200 marks and Paper II - General Studies will be for 200 marks as well.

How to Apply for OPSC Recruitment 2017

  • Candidates can visit the official website- www.opsc.gov.in
  • Check the official notification for the recruitment.
  • Make sure you are eligible for the post you are applying for.
  • Click on the application link and apply online.
  • Enter your details.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Submit the application.
  • Download a copy and take a print out for future use.

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