The OPSC today issued a notification in this regard.
“It is for the information of all concerned candidates applying for OCS-2020 that, in view of the “lockdown” declared by the Government of Odisha throughout the state with effect from 5th May 2021 to 19th May 2021 the scheduled date for conduct of OCS preliminary (written) examination, 2020, pursuant to Advt. No.07 of 2020-21, published vide Notice No. 2192/PSC, Dt. 22.03.2021, is hereby postponed,” said the notification issued by the OPSC.
The details of the Programme of the examination will be notified in due course, it added.
The candidates have been advised to visit the website of the Commission at opsc.gov.in regularly for further information in the matter.
The OPSC conducts the OCS examination for the recruitment of Group A and Group B posts / services including Odisha Administrative Service, Odisha Police Service, Odisha Finance Service, Odisha Cooperative Service, Odisha Revenue Service and other posts.
On Sunday, the State Government declared a 14-day lockdown from May 5 to 19 to contain the rapid spread of the virus in the State,