Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Aug 21:
The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) today extended the date for online applications for the Odisha Administrative Service (OAS) examinations-2015 to September 21.
Initially, the OPSC had set the deadline for filing of online applications on August 10. Later, it was extended twice; first to August 17 and then August 19. This is the third such extension.
Notably, the examinations would be held for filling up of 670 vacant OAS posts for which the candidates will have to apply online through the OPSC website www.opsconline.gov.in by September 21, the Commission said in a notification.
The examination would be held for two categories.
The category-I examination would be held for 69 posts of OAS Junior Branch and 24 posts of Odisha Police Service (OPS) Junior Branch.
The category-II examination would be held for nine Odisha Cooperative Service (OCS) posts, 400 Odisha Revenue Service (ORS) posts and 168 Odisha Taxation and Account Service (OTAS) posts.
Out of a total of 670 posts, 341 are unreserved, 107 of them for SCs, 149 for STs and 73 for the Socially and Economically Backward Classes (SEBC).