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OPSC Civil Services Examination 2020 – Admit Card Released


Odisha Public Service Commission OPSC has released Admit Card for Civil Services Prelims Examination which going to be held on 15 march 2020 at different exams centers all over Odisha. Candidates who applied for this exam can download their admit acrd from the official websites link given below.

OPSC Civil Services Prelims Examination Admit Card : Click Here

Scheme of Examination 

Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination shall consists of two papers of objective type and each paper shall be of 2 hours duration.

paper-1                   general studies                                          200 Marks

paper-2                   general studies                                          200 Marks


The general study paper 2 of the Odisha civil services preliminary examination will be qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.

Main Examination

The main examination shall consists of the following papers and each paper shall be of 3 hours duration.

Compulsory Paper

Paper-1                    Odisha language                                   300 Marks

Paper-2                    English                                                   300 Marks

Paper-3                    English essay                                         200 Marks

Paper-4                    General Studies                                     300 Marks  

Paper-5                   General Studies                                      300 Marks

Optional Papers

Paper-6,7,8,9                                                                          1200 marks

Two subjects to be selected from the list of the optional subject set out below. Each subject will have two papers and each paper carrying 300 marks.

Personality Test or Interview                                              250 marks

list of optional subjects for main examination

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal husbandry and veterinary science
  3. Anthropology
  4. Agricultural engineering
  5. Botany
  6. Chemistry
  7. Civil engineering
  8. Commerce and Accountancy
  9. Economics
  10. Education
  11. Electrical Engineering
  12. Fisheries  Science
  13. Forestry
  14. Geography
  15. Geology
  16. Home Science
  17. History
  18. Indian language and literature anyone(Odia, Hindi, Sanskrit, English, Urdu, Persian)
  19. Law
  20. Management
  21. Mathematics
  22. Mechanic
  23. Philosophy 
  24. Physics
  25. Political Science and International Relation
  26. Public Administration
  27. Psychology
  28. Sociology
  29. Statistics
  30. Zoology 

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