OPSC Answer key 2018
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 - 2:44 p.m. IST by Supriya Kumari

OPSC Answer Key 2018 - Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) will publish the answer key for mains exam after the exam gets over. OPSC answer key will be released by coaching institutes like Neostencil, Career Launcher etc. Candidates appearing for the exam can check the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam with the help of OPSC 2018 answer key. The answer key will be released for all sets of test booklet, A,B,C,D of General Studies Paper 1 and 2. Using the answer key, candidates can calculate the probable score based on the number of correct and incorrect answers.

The mains exam of OPSC is scheduled to be conducted on July 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2019. Candidates can check the details about OPSC answer Key 2018 below.

OPSC Answer key Dates 2018



OPSC Prelims Exam

November 25, 2018

Prelims answer key 2018

December 2018

OPSC mains exam dateJuly 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2019
Answer key for mains examJuly 2019

How to download the answer key of OPSC answer key 2018?

The answer key of OPSC 2018 is available in pdf form. Candidates can check the steps given to download the answer key.

  • Click on the link ‘OPSC Answer key’. provided below

  • The answer key is available set-wise as per the papers

  • Choose the correct set

  • Download the pdf and check the answers as per your test booklet set.

OPSC Answer Key 2018 of GS Papers

General Studies Paper 1Download Here
General Studies Paper 2Download Here

How to calculate marks using OPSC answer key 2018?

Match the recorded responses with the help of OPSC answer key 2018.

  • Count the numbers of correct and incorrect answers.

  • Use the official marking scheme of OPSC exam pattern and calculate scores.

  • Candidates can estimate the score after calculating the scores obtained.

OPSC 2018 marking scheme


Marking scheme

Correct responses

GS Paper 1 - 2

GS Paper 2 – 2.5

Negative marking

1/ 3 marks

Total marks

400 ( Paper 1 and paper 2)

Aggregate score

(Correct answers in Paper I x 2) + (Correct responses in Paper II x 2.5) – (Number of incorrect response x marks deducted for each incorrect answer)

Previous years OPSC Question Papers – Mains exam



Question booklet


Mains paper

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Mains paper

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Mains paper

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Mains paper

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OPSC Cut off 2018

The cut off of OPSC 2018 will be released by Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) for prelims, mains and final allotment separately. As per OPSC 2018 notification, paper 2 of preliminary exam is qualifying in nature. Candidates have to secure 33% marks fixed by the commission in paper 2 so as to evaluate paper 1 of preliminary exam. The cut off mains exam will be released by the commission and candidates who qualify the mains exam will be called for personality test. The final merit list is prepared based on marks obtained by candidates in mains exam and personality test.

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