OPSC OCS Answer Key 2021; 27 August Prelims Exam Analysis; Difficulty Level Explained

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has conducted the Odisha Civil Service Examination 2021 Prelims at designated centers. The examination is held following the social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines. Analysis of the same is shared below.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Aug 28, 2021 10:33 IST
OPSC OCS Answer Key 2021; 27 August Prelims Exam Analysis; Difficulty Level Explained
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Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has conducted the Odisha Civil Service (OCS) Examination (Preliminary) 2021 on August 27, 2021, at designated centers. The examination is reportedly held following the social-distancing and COVID-19 guidelines. As the examination is over, analysis along with the unofficial answer key of Paper 1, and 2 is also shared with the help of experts.

Based on the media reports, over 60,000 candidates had applied for the Odisha Civil Services Examination. Of which, approximately 65 percent appeared for the OCS examination on August 27, 2021. Reportedly, the overall difficulty level of the Prelims examination was moderate to difficult. However, the perspectives of some of the students were different.

The candidates who answer the OPSC Odisha Civil Services Exam 2021 now can check the tentative solutions of Set A, B, C & D  and paper analysis as shared after the successful conduct of the OCS examination. It can help candidates to visualize their 

According to the views of the candidates, Paper 1 consisted of a total of 100 multiple-choice questions whereas, paper 2 carried 80 questions based on General Studies.

The pattern of the examination was similar to last year. The candidates have to secure at least 33% marks in Paper 2 to qualify for the examination.

  • General Studies Paper 1 – 200 Marks: Moderate Level
  • General Studies Paper 2 – 200 Marks: Moderate to Difficult Level

Here below is the analysis of Odisha OCS Prelims 27 August 2021 held examination. The analysis is shared by the GradeUp experts based on the feedback received from the candidates after the examination.

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It should be noted that the official answer key of the Odisha OCS exam 2021 will only be issued by the Odisha Public Service Commission on its official website opsc.gov.in. Once it is released, candidates will be able to check and download the same. Objections against the provisional key will also be ascertained for 3 days, a detailed schedule along with objection norms will be shared in due course.