Candidates preparing for this examination should be aware that the admit cards will likely be accessible for download and printing on October 08, 2023, from the official website – opsc.gov.in.
The OCS (Preliminary) Examination-2022 will consist of two papers. General Studies I will be conducted from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, followed by General Studies II from 01:30 PM to 03:30 PM. Each paper will consist of objective-type questions with multiple-choice answers. General Studies I will have 100 questions, while General Studies II will have 80 questions.
Candidates in the PwD category will receive an additional 40 minutes during each sitting, extending the exam timings from 10:00 AM to 12:40 PM and from 1:30 PM to 4:10 PM.
The ‘Admission Certificate’ and ‘Instructions to Candidates’ for all eligible candidates will be accessible on the Commission’s website at a later date. Candidates must visit the Commission’s website to download these documents.
Candidates are encouraged to visit the Commission’s website at http://opsc.gov.in for additional information regarding the examination.
The Prelims Examination is the first stage of the OCS Examination. It is a screening test that is conducted to reduce the number of candidates appearing for the Main Examination. The Prelims Examination is an objective-type examination consisting of two papers:
General Studies Paper I: This paper tests the candidates’ knowledge of general topics, including history, geography, polity, economics, science, and technology.
General Studies Paper II: This paper tests the candidates’ knowledge of current affairs, legal topics, and other relevant subjects.
The minimum qualifying marks for the Prelims Examination is 33% in each paper. Candidates who qualify in the Prelims Examination will be eligible to appear for the Main Examination.
Direct link to OPSC OCS official website
Here are the steps to download the OPSC OCS Prelims Exam 2022 Admit Card
Step 1: Open your web browser and go to the official Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) website at opsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Look for the ‘Admit Card’ or ‘Download Admit Card’ section on the homepage of the OPSC website.
Step 3: Click on the link related to the ‘Odisha Civil Services Preliminary Examination-2022’ or similar wording.
Step 4: You will be prompted to enter your registration number and other required details. Ensure you input accurate information.
Step 5: After entering the details, click on the ‘Download Admit Card’ or similar button.
Step 6: Your OPSC OCS Prelims Exam 2022 Admit Card will be displayed on the screen. Download the admit card and take a printout of it. Make sure to keep a copy for examination day.
Remember to cross-check all the details on the admit card for accuracy, including your name, exam date, time, and venue. If you encounter any issues, contact the OPSC for assistance.