Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission has decided to conduct the Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination- 2017 on February 18, 2018 in five zones, i.e. Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur.

As per the notification issued by OPSC, the duration of Paper-I and Paper-II will be of two hours each. While Paper-I will be from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, Paper-II will begin at 2 pm and finish at 4 pm respectively.

Paper-I comprises of 100 General Studies objective type questions, whereas Paper-II will also be objective type General Studies but there will be 80 questions in total.

However, all persons with disabilities (candidates) will be given an additional 40 minutes in each sitting i.e. from 10.30 am to 1.10pm and 2pm to 4.40pm.

The notification further stated that the 'Admission Certificate' of the concerned eligible candidates and 'Instruction to Candidates' will be available on the official website of OPSC later. The candidates are required to visit the website of the Commission frequently to download their Admission Certificate and Instruction to Candidates.

Note: For more information, visit the official website of OPSC http://opsc.gov.in