An official notification regarding the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) 2022 exam was released from the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC). This exam is conducted every year for recruiting people for Odisha’s civil services.

According to this notice, an exam will be conducted soon in 2022. Therefore, Aspirants need to begin preparing for it instantly to clear this challenging exam. In addition, they will have to clear various parts of this exam to get a job.

This article shall focus on OPSC OAS posts. The information will help aspirants find out more about the vacancy distribution for this exam. As a result, they will have a clearer picture in their heads while applying for it.

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OPSC OAS Posts 2022

The OPSC OAS 2022 exam aims to fill both Group A and Group B posts. As of the official notification, there are about 405 vacancies in total. The Group A posts are as follows.

  • Odisha Police Services
  • Odisha Administrative Services (OAS)
  • Odisha Finance Services (OFS)

The OPSC OAS Posts 2022 for Group B OPSC are as follows.

  • Odisha Revenue Services
  • Odisha Cooperative Services (ARCS / AGCS)
  • Odisha Taxation & Accounts Services

Vacancy Distribution

According to these posts declared, the following vacancies are created. Therefore, candidates clearing this exam will get the following jobs.



Odisha Administrative Services Gr-A (JB)


Odisha Public Service Commission Gr-A (JB)


Odisha Co-Operative Services (ARCS / AGCS) Gr-B


Odisha Finance Services Gr-A (JB)


Odisha Labour Services Gr-B


Odisha Revenue Services Gr-B


Odisha Education Service Gr-B


Odisha Taxation and Administrative Services






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Highlights of OPSC OAS Exam

OPSC OAS Exam 2022 Highlights

Important Events

Important Dates

Start date of application

10th January 2022

End date of application

18th February 2022

Selection process

Prelims, Mains and Interview

Admit card release date

Yet to be declared

Last date to download Admit card

Yet to be declared

Prelims exam date

Yet to be declared

Mains exam date

Yet to be declared

Application Process

Aspirants can apply for the OPSC OAS exam through the following steps.

Step 1: Go to the official website of OPSC. Search for the active link of the online application.

Step 2: Register with your accurate details. You will receive a username and password in your registered email after registration.

Step 3: Log in with the credentials. Fill out an online form with all your details.

Step 4: Upload the necessary documents. Pay the application fees.

Step 5: Click on the final “Submit” button.

This article aimed to inform aspirants regarding the OPSC OAS posts. It will help them understand these posts and the vacancies for this exam. Accordingly, they can continue their preparations and set their goals. The preparations for this exam will not be easy, as the competition is increasing.

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Frequently Asked Questions about OPSC Posts

What is the starting salary of an OAS officer?

The salary of OAS employees differs based on posts. However, an OAS officer generally gets an in-hand salary of Rs. 56,100 at level 12.

What is the qualification required for the OAS exam?

The candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university in any specialisation.

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