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OPSC announced the date for conduct of the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2020

Bhubaneswar:19/7/21: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) announced the date for conduct of the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination-2020. The Commission said the exam will be conducted in Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur.

Out of the two papers of the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam, the Paper-I (General Studies) will be held from 10 AM to 12 noon on August 27, 2021 (Friday). The Paper-II (General Studies) will be from 1.30 PM to 3.30 PM. The Commission further said candidates with disability will be given 40 minutes extra in each sitting

Candidates will have to answer a total of 180 in the exam. They will answer 100 MCQs in Paper-I and 80 MCQs in Paper-II.

The Commission stated admission certificate of the eligible candidates and instructions to candidates will be available in the OPSC website – http://opsc.gov.in – later.

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