About The Examination

The Odisha Civil Services Examination (CSE) is conducted every year by the Odisha Public Service Commission (UPSC) as a common examination for recruitment to various services like the Odisha Administrative Service, Odisha Finance Service ,Odisha Police Service, as well as Group A and Group B State Services.

The Civil Services Examination, 2018 will consist of;

A. The Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
B. Main Examination (Written)
C. Personal Interview

Examination Process

  • First the preliminary examination is conducted for screening process.
  • Candidates qualified in the preliminary examination will only be eligible to apply for Main Examination by sending a detailed application.
  • Main examination for OPSC 2018 is likely to be scheduled in March 2019.
  • Candidates who will achieved the minimum qualifying mark as set by the Commission will be eligible for the Interview by a Board of competent & unbiased members.
  • The object of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service.
  • Questions asked in such interview is of general interest & is intended to judge the mental calibre of a candidate.

Scheme of Examination

Preliminary Exam :

1. General Studies Paper-1 (100 Questions, 200 Marks, Duration- 2 Hrs)
2. General Studies Paper-2 (80 Questions, 200 Marks, Duration- 2 Hrs) QUALIFYING ONLY

Main Exam :

The main examination shall consist of the following papers and each papers shall be of three hours duration.

Papers to be Counted for Merit

PapersSubject NameMarks
Paper 1Odia Language300
Paper 2 English300
Paper 3 English Essay200
Paper 4General Studies -I (Indian Modern History, Indian Culture Indian Geography, Indian Polity, Current Affairs, Environmental & Legal Issues300
Paper 5General Studies -II(India & World, Indian Economy, International affairs & institution, Science & Technology, Statistical Analysis )300
Paper 6&7 Optional Subject I- Paper 1&2600
Paper 8&9Optional Subject II- Paper 1& 2600
Sub Total (Written test) 2600
Personality Test 250
Grand Total 2850

Interview

Candidates who qualify the Main Exam are called for the Interview. Number of such candidates is usually more than twice the number of likely vacancies. A total of 250 marks is allotted for the Interview.

What We Are Offering

“Complete Syllabus OF OAS-2018 Exam  (10 Months)”
Apti Plus’s systematic and smart training programme for OCS candidates consists of concurrent materials for main exam. Our package includes CLASSROOM TRAINING AND ‘ Distance Learning Programme ‘ for
1) GENERAL STUDIES
2) OPTIONAL SUBJECT
3) ESSAY WRITING
4) LANGUAGE PAPER (Odia & English).

OPTIONAL SUBJECT OFFERED FOR THE MAIN EXAM

We offer the following Optional subjects for the 2018 Civil Services Main Examination.

  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Geography
  • Public Admin

Though we are providing only 5 Optional Subjects but classes are being taken by national and state level reputed faculties with years of experience in this field.

Course Materials For OAS Exam

The concise & updated study materials comprises of twelve sets in General Studies (Paper 1,2), Two Optional Subjects Papers & Essay Paper and the same will be Provided at the time of admission & in regular interval. Along with study materials, free monthly magazine will be provided to every aspirants of OCS.

Mock Test:

We are conducting total 32 Mock Tests in the 3 months duration where 12 Mock Tests will be of Full length and All Odisha level (Weekly 1 test with classroom discussion). Rest 20 mock test will be sectional and only applicable for classroom/correspondence aspirants.

 

Course Duration & Fees Structure

CourseDurationFees
Integrated IAS Cum OAS 2019 Batch 10 – 12 Months1,00,000 INR + GST

Discount / Offers

  • 25% discount to all physically challenged/Disabled students (where the percentage of disability is more than 40% & candidates have to produce the certificate in both original & photocopy).
  • 10% discount on total fees if you are paying the total fees in a single slot & 5% discount if fees paid in 2 installments in 2 consecutive months.
  • 7% additional discount to candidates having min 90% marks in 10th exam, 80% marks in 12th exam & 80% marks in +3 exam.
  • 5% Discount available to aspirants whose father/mother serving/has served Indian Army, Navy, Air force, Para military force/Indian Police/ MHA, subject to submission of original supporting documents.

Candidate May avail any 2 discounts mentioned above at a time w.e.f 30.04.2018.

Procedure For Enrolment

The student should send us:

1. The enrolment Form, completed and signed, and with a passport size photograph pasted in the space provided.
2. Documents Required
A) One recent passport size photograph
B) One highest qualification certificate photocopy
C) Candidate’s / parent’s address proof

NOTE : Enrolment forms without the three photographs will not be accepted.

Payment can be made by :

  • A crossed cheque/DD , drawn in favour of ”Apti Plus Academy For Civil Services” payable at Bhubaneswar.

Contact Location

 Salt Lake

 Kalighat

 Jaydev Vihar

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