Odisha Public Service Commission
Website : http://opsconline.gov.in
Odisha Civil Services Examination, 2016
Odisha PSC Civil Services Examination online applications are invited from the candidates through the proforma Application Form to be made available on Website http://opsconline.gov.in from 06th May, 2016 to 04th July, 2016 till 11:59 P.M. ( Note : 08th July, 2016 is the last date for payment of application fees ) for admission to the Odisha Civil Services Preliminary Examination, 2016 for recruitment to 17 post of Odisha Finance Service, Group-A (JB) for the year 2015 and 128 Posts of
- Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (JB)
- Odisha Finance Service, Group-A (JB) &
- Odisha Police Service, Group-A (JB) for the year, 2016 coming under the Odisha Civil Services in the scale of pay of 15,600-39,100/- carrying Grade Pay of 5400/-(PB-3) with usual Dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.
The Examination will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Odisha Civil Services ( Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination ) Rules, 1991 as amended from time to time. The relevant portions of the said Rules are available on the Website of the Commission.
At present, only online application are invited from candidates for admission to the OCS preliminary written examination. After declaration of result of preliminary examination the candidate who qualify, will be required to submit the printout / hard copy of online application form, along with the photocopies of the other documents as stated under para-14 of this advertisement, on or before the date to be notified later, for consideration of their eligibility.
2. Position of Vacancies and Reservation Thereof :
As per requisition submitted by General Administration Department, Government of Odisha, the vacancy position along with reservation thereof is given below :
|SI. No.||Name of the Post / Service||No. of Vacancies||No. of Posts Reserved for|
|Vacancy for 2015|
|i.||OFS - A (JB)||17(05-w)||11(04-w)||02||03(1-w)||01|
|Vacancy for 2016|
|ii.||OAS-A(JB)||100(34-w)||50 (17-w)||16(5-w)||23(8-w)||11 (4-w)|
a. Out of the vacancies mentioned above, 04 posts are reserved for PWD category ( Locomotors disability or cerebral palsy -01, Blind or Low Vision-02, Hearing Impaired-01 ). Of the above PWD posts, one post shall be filled up by women candidate who is the first person in the category of PWDs and shall be allotted to the sub-category to which she may belong to, if not already selected as per the above break up, since there is no lateral reservation for male PWDs. Besides, 01 post is reserved for Sports person.
Candidates belonging to PWD and Sportspersons, when selected as per reservation provided for them, shall be adjusted against the categories to which they belong, which means that the PWD/Sportspersons, if belonging to Scheduled Caste will claim the vacancy reserved for S.C., if belonging to Scheduled Tribe will claim the vacancy reserved for S.T. and so on. Thus the PWD/Sportspersons, who do not belong to either any of the reserved communities i.e. S.C./S.T./S.E.B.C, would claim the unreserved vacancies.
b. In case of non-availability of eligible / suitable women candidate(s) belonging to the respective category, the unfilled vacancies of that category shall be filled up by eligible & suitable male candidate(s) of the same category.
c. The exchange of reservation between SC & ST will not be considered.
d. The number of vacancies to be filled up on the basis of this recruitment is subject to change by the Government without notice, depending upon the exigencies of public service at the discretion of the State Government.
Note : The physical requirement and Functional classification for the above post, as specified in General Administration Department Resolution No 34450/Gen. dt.03.12.2013 for the persons with Disabilities ( PWD candidates ) are mentioned below :-
|Physical Requirement||Functional Classification|
|S, BN, SE, RW, C||BL, OA, OL, HI, B, LV|
|S - Work performed by sitting ( on bench or chair )|
BN - Work performed by bending
SE - Work performed by seeing
RW - Work performed by reading & writing
C - Work performed by communication
|BL - Both legs affected but not arms
OA - One arm affected ( R or L ) (a) impaired reach; (b)weakness of grip, (c) ataxia.
OL - One leg affected ( R and / or L )
HI - Partially Deaf
B - Blindness
LV - Low Vision.