OPSC OCS 2023 Notification, Exam Date, Admit Card, Exam Pattern

OPSC or the Odisha Public Service Commission which is the nodal agency that recruits personnel for the Orissa Civil Services has released OCS Notification 2023 for recruitment for 683 posts on its official site.

Odisha Public Service Commission released details of different Group A and B posts on 30th December 2022 and the total number of posts is 683. The process of application started on 17th January 2023 with the activation of the OCS Online Application link.


Candidates who fulfilled different eligibility criteria like age and qualifications applied at OPSC OCS at @opsc.gov.in. The OPSC OCS Recruitment Notification 2023 Pdf is available here. Get all the OPSC Syllabus 2023 and other latest updates here on this page.

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The recruitment process will happen in three stages and will include Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The updated OPSC OCS Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Salary, etc. are detailed below.

OPSC OCS Notification 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamOPSC Odisha Civil Services 2023
Conducting BodyOdisha Public Service Commission
Official Notification StatusReleased (30th December 2022)
Type of PostsGroups A and B
Mode of ApplicationOnline
OPSC OCS SalaryRs. 44,900-56,100/-
OPSC OCS Age Limit21-38 Years
OPSC OCS QualificationGraduation
Type of JobState Government
Total No. of Vacancy683
Stages of Examination    Preliminary Term
Mains exam
Personality Test
 OPSC OCS Official Websiteopsc.gov.in

OPSC OCS Exam Date 2023

OPSC OCS 2023 Notification30th December 2022
Apply Online Starts17th January 2023
Apply Online Ends16th February 2023
OPSC OCS Exam Admit CardTo be released
OPSC OCS Preliminary Exam15th October 2023
OPSC OCS Mains ExamFebruary 2024
OPSC OCS Interview/Personality TestJuly 2024

OPSC OCS 2023 Notification pdf

OPSC OCS 2023 Vacancy

SL. No.Name of the PostNO. of Vacancy
1Odisha Administrative Service (OAS)244 (W-81)
2Odisha Co-operative Service (OCS)7 (W-3)
3Odisha Labour Service (OLS)50 (W-17)
4Odisha Revenue Service (ORS)295 (W-97)
5Odisha Transport Services(OTS) 22 (W-7)
6Odisha Taxation & Accounts Services (OT&AS)65 (W-22)
 Total683 (W-227)

OPSC OCS Exam Pattern

The Exam will be in three phases

1). Preliminary Term (Objective MCQs Type)

2). Mains Exam (Descriptive Type)

3). Personality Test

OPSC OCS 2023 Preliminary Phase

Paper NameQuestionsNo. of MarksTimePassing Criteria
General Studies 11002002 HrsCut-off Based
General Studies 2802002 HrsQualifying Paper – 33% marks

OPSC OCS 2023 Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the PaperPaper A OdiaNo. of Marks250Time (in hrs)3
Paper B – English Language2503
Paper 1- English Essay2503
Paper 2 – General Studies 1250 
Paper 3 – General Studies 22503
Paper 4 – General Studies 3250 
Paper 5 – General Studies 42503
Paper 6: Optional Paper 1 250 3
Paper 7: Optional Paper 22503

OPSC OCS 2023 Personality Test will be worth 250 marks.

Candidates can move toward the next stage only when they have qualified for the previous one. 

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