Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: Registration to Begin From Jan 12; Check Eligibility, Application Process Here

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Jan 2, 2021

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Odisha Civil Service 2021 Recruitment notice has been released on December 31, 2020, according to which the online registrations will begin from January 12, 2021, to February 12, 2021, for eligible candidates at As per the notice released, a total of 392 posts are available under Odisha Civil Services (OCS). Eligible candidates will be selected for vacant posts 9n in accordance with the OCS (Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination) Rules, 1991.

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 recruitment process is in the online mode this year, however, the candidates who pass the preliminary written examination will have to submit photocopies of all necessary documents. Additionally, the Odisha Civil Service 2021 Recruitment selection process will undergo three segments: a preliminary written examination, the main examination, and a viva voce round. 

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Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: Important Dates and Highlights 

Tabulated below are some of the latest highlights of the OCS Exam 2021:

Notification Released for

OCS Examination 2020

Released by

Odisha Public Service Commission

Application begins from

January 12, 2021

Last date to apply

February 11, 2021

Age Limit

21 years to 32 years

Last Date to Pay Online Application Fee

February 11, 2021 (11:59 PM)

Last Date to Submit Applications

February 18, 2021

Application Fee

General: Rs 500, Reserved: NA

Official website

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Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: Eligibility Criteria, Application, and Selection Process

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates wishing to apply for the examination for the Odisha Civil Services, need to full fill the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Should be a citizen of India. 
  2. Candidates need to be within 21 to 32 years of age. 
  3. Persons of disabilities belonging to SC/ST/SEBC categories are liable for cumulative age relaxation benefits. 
  4. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university. 
  5. Must be able to read, speak, and write Odia with schooling qualifications.

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Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: How to Apply?

Applicants fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for the OCS Exam 2020 in the following ways:

  • Step 1: Visit the OPSC official website on
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘Apply Online’ button on the homepage of the website.
  • Step 3: Fill out the application form and upload all the necessary documents.
  • Step 4: Pay the application fee and submit the OCS Exam Application 2020. 

Direct Link: Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 Registration Form

Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021 Documents Required:

Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria, and wish to apply for the recruitment process need to upload and keep copies of the following documents: 

  • Scanned full signature
  • Scanned copies of Left-Hand Thumb Impression
  • Passport size photographs
  • Identity Proof
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Caste Certificate
  • Odia test pass certificate
  • Sports and Disability Certificate
  • Character certificate from the last qualifying educational institute

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Odisha Civil Service Exam 2021: Vacancy Details

Presently, the Odisha Public Service Commission has 392 vacant posts. Tabulated below are the vacancy details:

Name of Post

Vacant Seats













Preliminary and main examinations will take place in 5 zones: Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, and Sambalpur. Candidates can select their exam center while submitting the application form. 

Applicants need to remember that they can appear for the OCS Exam up to 4 times, however, students of the ST/ SC quota have no limit. It is advisable that candidates read the Odisha Civil Service 2021 Recruitment notice thoroughly. 

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.