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Odisha Govt Grants Compensatory Attempt to Odisha Civil Service (OCS) aspirants

Bhubaneswar:2/1/23: In a major respite to the Odisha Civil Service (OCS) aspirants, the government has decided to give them one more compensatory attempt to sit in OCS exam and Combined Competitive Recruitment Examinations, 2022

The General Administration & Public Grievances Department has issued a notification in this regard today. The notification stated that the government had decided to allow additional compensatory attempts to appear in the OCSE-2016, OCSE 17, OCSE 2018, OCSE 2019, OCSE 2020 and OCSE 2021 irrespective of maximum age limit of the candidates.

The fresh decision comes in the wake of conducting civil services and other Combined Competitive Examinations during the period 2011-2014.

Moreover, OCS aspirants and representatives had requested the government to provide them with additional attempt to appear in OCS exam 2022 irrespective of age limit.

“After careful consideration, it has been decided by the government that notwithstanding anything contained in the Rules, the intending candidates who have appeared in OCSE 2019, OCSE 2020 and OCSE 2021 but are otherwise ineligible to appear/compete in the OCSE 2022 on account of attainment of upper age limit or exhaustion of attempts, shall be allowed one more attempt for appearing OCSE 2022,” the notification stated.

The decision shall come into force with immediate effect and the provisions of OCS (CCRE) Rules, 1991 are being separately amended. Moreover, no further additional compensatory attempt to appear OCS examination shall be allowed in future, the notification added.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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