OPSC Cut off 2020
OPSC Cut off 2020 – Many leading coaching institutes have released the OPSC expected cut of prelims exam in the below-mentioned table on March 15 as per the difficulty level of exam. Though Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) will release the OPSC 2020 cut off after declaration of result on its official website - opsc.gov.in. The cut off of OPSC 2020 for prelims stage is released separately for different categories. OPSC cut off 2020 refers to the minimum qualifying marks that the test takers need to score to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. OPSC cut off for previous year exam is also mentioned category-wise separately for male and female candidates. Candidates qualifying the OPSC preliminary examination by securing the prescribed cut off were called to appear for the mains exam. Read the complete article to know more about OPSC Cut off 2020 in details
OPSC Civil Services Prelim exam is conducted on March 15 in offline mode. Applicants who obtain the cut off marks in mains exam will be selected for a personality test. The final cut off of OPSC for final selection is determined based on mains exam and personality test. OPSC will prepare a merit list of candidates based on the final cut off. Allocation to Group A and B posts under Odisha Civil Services will be done as per the candidate’s rank in the merit list.
OPSC Expected Cut off 2020 of Preliminary Exam
OPSC Cut off 2020- Important Dates
OPSC online application start date
November 13, 2019
OPSC prelims admit card
March 04, 2020
OPSC prelims exam
March 15, 2020
OPSC result for prelims (Tentative)
April 10, 2020
How to Check OPSC Cut off 2020?
The cut off of OPSC for preliminary, mains and final selection will be available online in PDF format. The steps to check the cut off are explained below.
Steps to check OPSC Cut off
Go to the official website - http://www.opsc.gov.in/
Click on the link ‘OPSC cut off 2020’ (Link will be activated once it is released)
The cut off of OPSC will open in a new page in PDF format
Candidates can check the cut off marks as per their category
Download and save the file
Factors Determining OPSC Cutoff
The cut off of OPSC will be calculated after taking into consideration the following factors.
Total number of test takers
Number of vacancies
Difficulty level of exam
OPSC Cut Off 2020 for Preliminary Exam
The preliminary exam cut off of OPSC is determined based on General Studies Paper I as Paper II is a qualifying paper. Candidates have to secure qualifying cut off of 33 % i.e 66 marks in paper II of preliminary exam. Paper I of only those candidates is evaluated who secure qualifying cut off in paper II. On the basis of OPSC cut off 2020 of preliminary exam, candidates 12 times the number of vacancies are selected for the mains exam.
OPSC Cut off 2020 for Main Exam
The mains exam of OPSC consists of compulsory as well as optional papers. OPSC decides qualifying cut off for Odia and English of Odisha Civil Services mains exam. The qualifying cut off varies every year. Marks obtained in the Odia and English is not counted for merit. Moreover, the paper on Essay, General Studies and Optional papers of only those candidates will be evaluated who secures qualifying cut off in Odia and English.
OPSC Cut off 2020 for Final Selection
The final cut off of OPSC is the marks secured by last finally selected candidates. The cut off is derived based on the total marks (marks secured in mains exam and interview) by last recommended candidates.
OPSC Cutoff Previous years
The previous years’ cut off of OPSC are given below.
OPSC Cut off 2018 of Preliminary Exam
OPSC Cut off 2016 of Preliminary Exam
OPSC Cut off 2016 of Mains Exam
Qualifying Cutoff (Odia & English)
29 % (87 marks) in each subject
28 % (84 marks) in each subject
23 % (69 marks) in each subject
20 % (60 marks) in each subject
OPSC Cut off 2016 for Final Selection
OPSC Preliminary Exam Cutoff 2015
OPSC Cut off 2015 - Main Exam
Qualifying cut off
UR & SEBC
35 % of marks in aggregate in both papers taken together
SC and ST
30 % of marks in each paper
OPSC Cut off 2015 of Final Selection