OPSC OAS Exam Question Paper: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) is conducting Odisha Civil Service Exam every year. This year’s official notification has not yet been released. But, now itself most of the candidates who are eager to work in Odisha Administrative Service (OAS), Finance Service, Police Service, etc. started their preparations for Odisha Civil Services Examination. For boosting their confidence level, here in this article we have attached lot of OPSC Odisha Administrative Service Question Paper. Yes, by studying using all those OPSC Civil Service Exam Question Papers definitely aspirants will get a confidence to crack in upcoming Odisha Civil Service examination. Interested aspirants can also download these OAS Exam Previous Year Question Paper PDFs with solved answers.
|OPSC OAS Exam Question Paper – Highlights|
|Exam Name||Odisha Civil Service Examination 2017|
|Conducting Authority||Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)|
|Material||OPSC OAS Exam Question Paper Download PDF|
|Exam Type||Prelims: Objective type|
|Mains: Descriptive type|
|Total Marks||Prelims: 400 marks|
|Compulsory Main Papers: 1400 marks
Main Exam Optional Papers: 1200 marks
OPSC OAS Exam Question Paper
The Odisha Civil Service Examination has three stages like Preliminary exam, Main exam and Personality Test. One-by-one the exams will be conducted, on different days. To withstand as a leading contestant in this recruitment based exam, proper preparation is very essential.
While writing any competitive exam, time management, accuracy, speed and ability to understand questions easily are very important. Exam pattern and syllabus will give idea only about what to study for exam. But the question papers will help aspirants to understand – in what all ways questions will be asked, how to manage time in exam hall, which all questions will be asked frequently, etc. That’s why we have linked so many OPSC OAS Exam Question Papers in this article, for both preliminary and main exam.
OPSC OAS Exam Pattern 2017: The OPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam will be conducted in the following question pattern.
|OAS Exam Pattern 2017 for Prelims|
|Paper||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|I||General Studies||100 questions||100*2 = 200 marks||2 hours|
|II||General Studies||80 questions||80*2.5 = 200 marks||2 hours|
- Multiple choice objective type questions will be asked.
- About 1/4th marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Candidates taking good marks in prelims shall be shortlisted and invited for main examination. The question pattern in which OPSC Civil Services Main Exam will be conducted is given below.
|OPSC OAS Exam Pattern 2017 for Mains|
|I||Odia Language||300 marks||3 hours|
|II||English||300 marks||3 hours|
|III||English Essay||200 marks||3 hours|
|IV||General Studies-I||300 marks||3 hours|
|V||General Studies-II||300 marks||3 hours|
|VI||Subject-I (2 papers)||300 marks||3 hours|
|VII||300 marks||3 hours|
|VIII||Subject-II (2 papers)||300 marks||3 hours|
|IX||300 marks||3 hours|
- Only descriptive questions will be asked.
- Depending upon concise information written by aspirants, marks will be awarded.
OPSC OAS Exam Syllabus 2017: Questions for OPSC Civil Service Preliminary exam shall be more often drafted from general topics like current events, issues on bio-diversity, political system, communication skills, general mental ability, reasoning, etc. By referring the OAS Preliminary Exam Question Paper that we have linked below, aspirants may get some more idea about the upcoming Odisha Civil Service Prelims Exam.
Download Odisha Civil Service Question Paper PDF
The first two compulsory papers of OPSC Civil Service Main exam will be in matriculation standard and all other compulsory as well as optional papers of main exam will be in degree or honours degree level. By seeing the OAS Main Exam Question Paper that we have linked below, aspirants may know about that.
- OAS Exam Question Paper Download PDF
- OAS Exam Previous Year Question Paper Download PDF
- OAS Preliminary Exam Question Paper Download PDF
- OAS Main Exam Question Paper Download PDF
To estimate the proficiency of Odia and English languages, grammar, short essay, comprehension and translation related questions would be asked on Compulsory Paper-I, II & III of main exam.
By seeing the OAS Main Exam Previous Year Question Paper we can understand that questions on General Studies paper would be asked from variety of topics like history, geography, Indian polity, current national issues, latest developments in science & technology, etc.
Inorder to attend all the questions of main exam optional papers, aspirants must have a deep knowledge in the two subjects which he/ she is opting. In each paper there will be two compulsory questions. Apart from that, aspirants must have to attend three more questions. By referring the OAS Exam Previous Year Question Paper you will be able to know details about that.
The optional subjects are Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Anthropology, Agricultural Engineering, Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Commerce & Accountancy, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Education, Fisheries Science, Forestry, Geography, Geology, Home Science, History, Indian Language & Literature, Law/ Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science & International Relations, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics and Zoology.
It should be rememberable that, the main exam Essay, General Studies and Optional papers will be evaluated only if contestants take minimum qualifying standards in Odia Language and English papers. The minimum cut off will be fixed by OPSC later.
OPSC OAS Exam 2017
Selection for OPSC OAS, OFS, OPS, OCS, ORS and OT & AS services doesn’t finishes here. Next to main exam, Commission will conduct a Personality test. Finally the written exam and interview (i.e. personality test) marks of contestants will be counted together for preparation of merit list. Individuals who are applying for Odisha Police Service posts shall be subjected to Physical Standards test also. Depending upon availability of vacancies in respective services, deserving number of aspirants will be appointed to the respective positions atlast.
- Designation – Odisha Administrative, Police, Finance, Co-operative, Revenue and Taxation & Accounts Services
- Vacancies – Announced soon…
- Last Date – Updated soon…
- Exam Date – Updated soon…
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Note: The OPSC OAS Exam Question Paper of Previous Year and some of the hints to qualify in upcoming OPSC OAS Exam 2017 are given on above section. To know more information regarding this forthcoming exam, keep in touch with our website.