The OPSC Odisha Civil Services Examination 2018-19 will be held according to the following successive stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Personality Test

According to Following Pattern..
1(A). The Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination shall consists of two papers of objective type (Multiple choices questions) and each paper shall be of two hours duration

Paper-I: General Studies- 200 marks

Paper-II: General Studies- 200 marks

NB: General Studies Paper-II is qualifying in Nature and the candidates have to secure minimum 33% to qualify.

1 (B). Main Examination

The Main Examination shall consist of the following papers and each paper shall be of three hours duration.

Compulsory Papers-1400 Marks

Paper-I: Odia Language——————-300 Marks

Paper-II: English ————————–300 Marks

Paper-III: English Essay ——————200 marks

Paper-IV: General Studies-I ————–300 Marks

Paper-V: General Studies-II ————–300 Marks

Optional Papers- (Paper- Vi, VII, VIII and IX)- 1200 Marks

1 (C). Personality Test ——————–250 Mark

Total: 2850 marks (Out of which Answer secured in Compulsory language papers will not be counted for preparing final merit list)