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Vikash Sharma

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Monday issued a notification for the Odisha Judicial Service Examination 2021.

As per the advertisement, 53 posts of Civil Judges in Odisha Judicial Service, 2021 will be filled under Law Department by direct recruitment in the pay scale of Rs 27,700-770-33090-920-40450-1080-44770.

“Online applications are invited from prospective candidates through proforma application to be made available on the website of the Commission. The link for registration, re-registration and payment of examination fee shall be available from December 21 to January 1, 2022. The last date for submission of registered application is January 27, 2022,” OPSC notification read.

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Age: As per the age limit relaxation communicated by the Law Department, the upper age limit of the candidate should not be more than 35 years by August 1, 2020 and must not be below 23 years of age on the 1st day of August, 2021, which implies that the candidate must not have been born prior to August 2, 1985 and not later than August 1, 1998. Provided that the maximum age limit shall be relaxed by five years in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, SEBC and Women candidates and subject to the notification issued under sub section (3) of section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act.2016, by ten years in case of Persons with Disability as referred to sub-rule (5) of rule 17. The maximum age limit in respect of departmental candidates is not more than 39 (thirty-nine) years as on the August 1. 2020.

Examination Fee: A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs. 500. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (PWD) whose Permanent disability is not less than 40% are exempted from payment of this fee.

Plan Of Examination: The selection of candidates for recruitment to the cadre of Civil Judges shall be made through competitive examination, which shall consist of three parts- Preliminary Written Examination, Main Written Examination and Interview as per the provisions of the Odisha Superior Judicial Service & Odisha Judicial Service Rules. 2007 (as amended from time to time).

The preliminary written examination shall be of one paper carrying 100 marks with duration of one and half hours with objective type questions of multiple choice (i.e. 100 questions of one mark each with negative marks of twenty-five percent for every wrong answer allotted to that particular question) on the following subjects and the OMR answer sheets will be scrutinized by computer.

For other details, visit the OPSC website. Click here for the advertisement.

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