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Ramakanta Biswas

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  • Odisha Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam-2020 will be held on August 27
  • Admission Certificate for the exam to be made available from August 19
  • Candidates can download admission certificate from www.opsc.gov.in 

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released an important notice regarding the availability of the Admission certificate (admit card) for the Odisha Civil Services (preliminary) Examination-2020 scheduled to be held on August 27.

As per a latest notification by the OPSC, the Admission certificate for the OCS-2020 preliminary examination will be made available on the official website of the Commission https://www.opsc.gov.in/ from August 19. 

“It is for information of all concerned that the "Admission certificate" & "Instructions to Candidates" for the OCS-2020 preliminary examination shall be available in the website of the Commission from 19.08.2021 onwards,” the notification read. 

“The candidates are advised to visit the website of the Commission http://opsc.aov.in to download their "Admission Certificate," it added. 

The OCS-2020 preliminary examination will be held in five cities-Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubancswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur.

The examination will be conducted in two shifts. The first session will be conducted from 10 am to 12 pm for General Studies (Paper-I). The second session will be for Studies (Paper-II) from 1.30 pm. to 3.30 pm.

While Paper-I consists of 100 objective type questions with multiple choice answers, Paper-II will carry 80 marks. 
All persons with disability (candidates) will be given 40 minutes extra in each sitting i.e. from10 am to 12.40 pm and 1.30 pm. to 4.10 pm.

The Odisha Public Service Commission had released the notification regarding Odisha Civil Services Examination on December 11, 2020 to fill up 392 vacant Group A and B posts. 

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