Sourav Das tops in OAS exam, 670 clear test

Cuttack: Sourav Das has topped the Orissa Administrative Services (OAS)-2015 examination, results of which were declared here on Thursday.

Official sources said, of the 1309 aspirants who sat for viva voce after clearing the Main examination, as many as 670 have cleared the test. The result is available on the website of Orissa Public Service Commission (OPSC).

OPSC had conducted the examination between February and May for filling up of 670 OAS posts. The Commission had conducted personality test of the candidates in December last year.

The examination was held for two categories. The category-I examination was held for 69 posts of OAS Junior Branch and 24 posts of Odisha Police Service (OPS) Junior Branch. The category-II examination was conducted for nine Odisha Cooperative Service (OCS) posts, 400 Odisha Revenue Service (ORS) posts and 168 Odisha Taxation and Account Service (OTAS) posts.

Out of a total of 670 posts, 341 posts are unreserved while 107 posts are reserved for SC, 149 for ST and 73 posts for the Socially and Economically Backward Classes (SEBC).