Head Title 2
Menu 1 Menu 2 Menu 4 Menu 4

Odisha Public Service Commission

Odisha Civil Services Exam, 2011 Notification issued on 17th October, 2013. For details notification click here.

Last date for filling the application form on 22/11/2013

Total Posts : 364 Posts

Name of the Posts/ Services
1. Odisha Administrative Service, Group-A (JB)
2. Odisha Police Service, Group-A (JB)
3. Odisha Co-operative Service, Group-B (ARCS/ AGCS)
4. Odisha Revenue Service, Group-B
5. Odisha Taxation & Accounts Service, Group-B

Age Limit

Candidates should born in between 02-01-1975 to 01-01-1979 for UR, 02-01-1970 to 01-01-1974 for ST, SC, SEBC, Women, Ex-Serviceman.

Educational Qualification

Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or a State Legislature in India or an Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or deemed to be a University under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government.

Selection Process: Candidates would be selected based on their performance in examination (Preliminary/ Main/ Personality Test/ Interview).

Odisha Civil Services Examination Syllabus

The nature and standard of questions in this paper will be such that a welleducated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study.  The questions will be such as to test a candidate’s general awareness of a variety of subjects, which will have relevance for a career in Civil Services.


(a) History of Modern India and Indian Culture

1) The History of Modern India will cover the following :
- History of  India since 1857
- Important personalities who shaped the Freedom Movements in Orissa and India
- Social Reform Movements

2) Indian culture will cover the following;
- Indian culture from ancient times to modern times
- Temple  architecture of Orissa.
- Socio-cultural developments in Orissa

(b) Geogrphy of India will cover the following

- Physical, economic and social geography of India.
- Orissa’s Physiography and Drainage system
- Orissa’s Natural Resources – Water, forest and minerals.

(c) Indian Polity will include the following

- Constitution of India
- Political system of India
- Government and politics in Orissa
- Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in Orissa.

(d) Current National issues  and topics of social relevance

This part is intended to test the candidate’s awareness of current national issues and topics of social relevance in the present day India such as;
1. Demography & Human Resource Development
2. Behavioural & Social issues and Social Welfare problems : Child labour, gender inequality, adult literacy, rehabilitation of the handicapped and other deprived segments of society, drug abuse, public health, education
and unemployment.

(e)  Legal and environmental issues

1. Human Rights
2. Corruption in public life
3. Communal harmony
4. Protection of minorities
5. Internal security and related issues
6. Environment and ecological issues;
ecological preservation, conservation of natural resources and national
7. Role of national institutions, their relevance and need for change

Odisha PSC Previous Year Question Papers & Answer Key

Complete Study Material for Odisha Civil Services Prelims Exam (All syllabus covered) available @ 2000/-

Complete Study Material for Odisha Civil Services Main Exam available @ 3000/-

Combo Pack (Pre cum Main) available @ 4500/-

Official Website : Odisha Public Service Commission

Develop India Demo

CSM Hindi Demo

CSM English Demo


adress ad