OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018

The Odisha Civil Services (OPSC) Answer Key 2018 will be released by the commission, the dates for release of  Answer Key 2018  Odisha Civil Services has not yet been declared. Candidates must know that the answer key is released stage wise for preliminary examinations and main examination of Odisha Civil Services (OPSC), answer key helps candidates know if they are qualifying the examination so that they can prepare for the next stage of the examination. After the preliminary examinations answer key is released so that candidate can go through and decide whether they are to go to the next stage that is the main examination. The answer key of the main examination is then released for the candidates to check and know if they qualify or not. The process to check the answer key and other details are given below.

OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018

Answer key is important for candidates as they will need to prepare for the next stage. The application process for the OPSC Odisha Civil Services examination is in the process and the candidates willing to take the examination must apply soon also the examination date for the preliminary examination has been declared. All the dates are mentioned below in the table for the candidates.

Odisha Civil Services (OPSC) Answer Key 2018 Important Dates
Preliminary Exam Date 25 Nov 2018
Answer Key Release Date To be announced

Answer Key: The candidates will be able to download the OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key at opsc.gov.in

 How To download OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018?

The OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018 will be released after the examination process for the first stage that is the preliminary stage is complete. The answer key will be a help for the candidates to check whether they are qualifying the examination for the first round and then the second round or not. The process to check the OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018 are listed below.

  • The answer can be checked on the website opsc.gov.in.
  • The answer key is available on the website in PDF format.
  • Candidates will have to check for the answer key link and click o to download.
  •  Downloaded PDF can now be opened and matched with the answers marked in the examination.

How To Use OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018?

The release of answer key helps a candidate know their status in the examination. The candidates can check their answer marked and the correct answer and match them accordingly to obtain a result. The marks are to be calculated according to the number of question and the marks assigned per question. The process to use OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018 are given below.

Sections Covered General studies paper 1 and General studies paper 2
Total Marks( Preliminary Exam) 200 marks
Qualifying Criteria For 2nd Paper 33% their answer sheet for the first paper will be check by the commission.
Selection Process
  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main Exam
  • Personality Test Or Interview
Total Marks( Main Exam)  1400 marks
Total Marks (Personality Test Or Interview)  250 marks

Note: Currently, the authorities have not yet released the marking scheme of the exam. It is expected to be released with the OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2018 question paper. We will be updating this page then accordingly!

  • There are two sections of the question paper in the preliminary examination of OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018 these sections are general studies paper 1 and general studies paper 
  • Each of the paper consists of 200 marks.
  • The marks assigned for each correct answer will be multiplied with all the correct answers marked.
  • The marks assigned for each incorrect answer will be multiplied with all the incorrect answer marked.
  • The marks obtained by multiplying the negative marks will then be subtracted from the marks obtained by multiplying the positive or correct answer.
  • The marks hence obtained will be the marks scored by the candidate.
  • Only if the candidate qualifies the second paper of stage of the examination with 33% their answer sheet for the first paper will be check by the commission.

Importance Of OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2018 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to estimate their chances of qualifying for the next round of OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2018, prior to the result declaration date. This is not just the sole purpose of releasing the OPSC Odisha Civil Services Answer Key 2018. Other than this, candidates willing to appear for this exam, next time will be familiar with the type of questions that might be asked in the exam. They can practice the questions with the exact time and accuracy with which he or she will be appearing in the exam and later, check the number of questions that he or she had answered correctly. Not only a candidate will require an official answer key but also the marking scheme to estimate his or her scores.

Result Of OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2018

The result for each round of the examination are declared separately but only after a candidate qualifies the second stage of examination that is the main examination of the OPSC Odisha Civil Services the first stage or preliminary stage answer sheet is checked. The result will be declared in online mode and can be checked from the official website of  OPSC Odisha Civil Services once announced.

About OPSC Odisha Civil Services 2018

The Odisha Public Service Commission was established in the year 1949 after it’s separation from the former Bihar and Odisha Joint Public Service Commission. Odisha Public Service Commission recruits eligible, interested candidates to the post and services coming under the Odisha Civil Services( Group A & Group B). In 2018, it has invited online applications for posts like Odisha Administrative Services(Group A), Odisha Police Service(Group A) and Odisha Finance Exam(Group A), all for Junior Branch having 60, 15 and 21 vacancies, whereas for Odisha Cooperative Service(Group B), Odisha Revenue Service(Group B), Odisha Taxation & Accounts Service(Group B) and Odisha Employment Service(Group B) for 6, 61, 39 and 16 vacancies. While the pay scale for Group A posts is Rs. 56,100, the pay scale for Group B posts is Rs. 44,900.

OPSC Civil Services 2018

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