Obtain a bachelor's degree from a recognized university.
nsure you meet the age criteria, generally between 21 and 32 years, with certain relaxations for reserved categories.
Keep an eye on the official website of the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) for notifications regarding the OAS examination.
Apply online through the official OPSC website once the notification for the OAS exam is released.
Prepare for and appear in the preliminary examination, which usually consists of two papers: General Studies I and General Studies II.
If you qualify in the preliminary exam, you will be eligible to appear for the main examination, which consists of a series of papers including essay writing, general studies, and optional subjects.
Qualifying candidates from the main examination will be called for a personality test or interview where their general awareness, personality, and suitability for the service will be assessed.
Ensure you meet the physical fitness criteria as specified in the notification.
Upon selection, undergo training at the Odisha Administrative Service Training Institute or a similar institute as directed by the government.
After successful completion of training, you will be placed on probation and subsequently posted as an OAS officer in various departments of the Odisha government.