OPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: OPSC Civil Services Exam Review, Level, Attempts & Expected Cut Off

By Brajendra|Updated : August 27th, 2021

OPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2021: Orissa Public Service Commission (OPSC) has successfully conducted the OPSC CS 2021 Exam on 27 August 2021 at various centres across the state. In this article, we are sharing with you a detailed OPSC 2021 Exam analysis on the difficulty of the paper, expected cut-offs etc. Candidates are advised to read the OPSC 2021 exam analysis to get an idea of their performance and to plan their further preparation better.

 

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OPSC 2021 Preliminary Test has been conducted on 27 August. In this article, we are providing you with OPSC 2021 exam complete analysis and will also provide you with an expected cut-off for the OPSC 2021 Exam. Through this analysis, you will get an idea of your performance as well as the difficulty level of the question paper. 

OPSC Exam Analysis 2021 (27 August)

Candidates must go through the OPSC 2021 exam analysis in a detailed manner below. The OPSC 2021 Prelims exam consists of 2 MCQ papers of 200 marks each. The Prelims paper consists of General Studies I (200 marks) and GS II CSAT (200 marks). The marks obtained from this exam will not be added to the final result. It is only a screening test to admit students to the mains examination.

Candidates must go through the OPSC exam analysis 2021 for GS I in a detailed manner below. 

OPSC Prelims topic wise number of questions

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Difficulty Level

History

8

16

Easy to Moderate

Geography & Environment

20

40

Moderate to tough

Indian Polity and Governance

18

36

Easy to Moderate

Economy and Social Development

16

32

Easy to Moderate

Current Affairs

9

18

Easy to Moderate

General Science

21

42

Easy to Moderate

Odisha Specific

4

8

Moderate

Miscellaneous GK

4

8

Easy to Moderate

Topic-wise OPSC 2021 Question Paper Analysis

The OPSC 2021 paper contains the following sections. You can gain valuable insights about the OPSC 2021 paper from the details below.

History

  • What was the term used for the religious officer in Mughal Administration ?
  • British concluded Treaty of Surat in 1775 with
  • Which of the following land revenue settlement was first to have concluded with the village community?
  • What was the title of the first newspaper published by James Augustus Hickey?
  • Who compared the Salt March of Gandhito Napoleon's march to Paris on his return from Elba?
  • Who founded the Deccan Educational Society?
  • Who was the Chairman of the First Famine Commission in 1880 ?
  • The first state in India which was created on linguistic basis: 

Geography & Environment

  • Ex-Situ conservation includes?
  • The data generated by ENVIS is used for management of?
  • What is the full form of CBD?
  • Choose the correct combination: Sundarban-Rhino, Kaziranga-Lion, Bharatpur-Tigers, Balukhanda-Black Buck
  • Which of the following is expected to be cause of rise in sea level?
  • The solar energy is what type of source of energy?
  • The Middle Himalayan Range originated in :
  • Which of the following is not an example of a Block mountain ?
  • Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
    • (A) Tulbul Project - Jhelum River
    • (B) Koteshwar Project - Tapti River
    • (C) Dulhasti Project-Chenab River
    • (D) Sardar Sarovar Project -
  •  Which of the following tributaries of Indus river emerges from the Pir
    • Panjal Range?
  •  Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

(A) Stack - Sea Waves

(B) Bajada - Winds

(C) Kame-Rivers

(D) Lappies - Ground Water

  • Which of the following is not correctly matched.
    • (A) Benguela Current-South Atlantic
    • (B) Irminger Current-North Pacific
    • (C) Peru Current-South Pacific
    • (D) Mozambique Current - Indian Ocean
  • Deforestation is not a direct cause of :
  • Which of the following human races has woolly hairs? 
  •  In which of the following demographic transition stages, intensive subsistence farming is prevalent? 
  • It is 12 noon in Greenwich. What will be the time at a place situated at 60° East Longitude? 
  • Which is the significance of Dakshin Gangotri? 
  •  In India, El Nino is very often associated with
  • In the atmosphere which of the following carries the ozone layer? 
  •  Slash and burn cultivation relates to which of the following ?

Indian Polity and Governance

  • The ideal of 'Welfare State' in the Indian Constitution is enshrined in its : 
  • Who, as per the provisions of the Constitution, declares an area as a Scheduled Area?
  • The concurrent list in the Constitution of India was adopted from
  • Which schedule of the Constitution of India distributes power between the Union and States? 
  • Mandamus is a writer issued by the Apex Court
  • Any money bill cannot be introduced in the parliament without the consent of the: 
  • The Right to Education for all between  6 and 14 years of age has been included as a Fundamental Rights in the year :
  • The All India Whips Conference is organised by
  • The purpose of Uniform Civil Code incorporated in Article 44 of Indian Constitution is for:
  • Policy as Rational choice in competitive situation is:
  • Keeping control over delegated legislation is the power of:
  •  The ideal of 'Welfare State' in the Indian Constitution is enshrined in its : 
  •  Who, as per the provisions of the Constitution, declares an area as a Scheduled Area?
  • The concurrent list in the Constitution of India was adopted from
  • Which schedule of the Constitution of India distributes power between the Union and States? 
  • Any money bill cannot be introduced in the parliament without the consent of the: 
  • The first state in India which was created on linguistic basis: 
  • The Right to Education for all between  6 and 14 years of age has been included as a Fundamental Rights in the year :

Economy and Social Development

  • The Governing Council of NITI Aayog comprises of
  • The Chairman of Zonal Council in India is :
  • For each country, Global Hunger Index Values are determined by which of the following indicators ?
  • The reserve held by commercial banks over and above the statutory minimum with the RBI are called :
  • Which of the following promoted the concept of Self Help Groups (SHGs) for financing the poor?
  • Which of the following is not a financial inclusion scheme?
  • Sishu, Kishore and Tarun are the schemes of:
  • Which of the following indicators is not used to calculate Human Development Index?
  • Which of the following Committees recommended a poverty line based on nutritional requirements exclusively?
  • The first sustainable development goal aims to eradicate extreme poverty. How does the U.N. currently measure extreme poverty ?
  • Which is the highest allocation Ministry in Budget 2021-22 ?
  • Central Government has unveiled a new series of Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) with as the base year.
  • The contribution of the primary sector to GDP of India is :
  • Robinhood effect is related to which of the following?
  • Out of the four concepts of money. supply used in India, M, M2, M, and Me the Post Office Savings are included in:
  • The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) is which type of body?

Current Affairs

  •  Sagarmala Project is under which Ministry of Government of India ?
  • Which country has begun its two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council ?
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Heads of State Summit was held on 10th November, 2020 in the video conference format. The Summit was hosted by:
  • Which country has become the sixth member of the 'Five Eyes'. Intelligence network?
  • Finding Correct option about Samvad Conference.
  • What was the theme of the World Sustainable Development Summit, 2020?
  • The Mars Perseverance Rover that landed on the Mars on 18th February, 2021 was launched by:
  • The State of Jammu and Kashmir was made an Union Territory of India with effect from:
  •  The Protest Movement organised at Shaheen Baug in Delhi from 14th December, 2019 to 24th March, 2020 was against :

General Science and Sci-Tech

  • Bats use which physics concept to navigate and find food?
  • Nucleic Acid present in coronavirus is?
  • What type of modulation is used in TV Signals?
  • Electrical Energy is converted into Mechanical Energy in which of the following?
  • One light year is equal to?
  • Bleeding from nose is caused when a person is at?
  • The Mains component of biogas is?
  • Which of the following are subatomic particles?
  • Carbon monoxide is poisonous because of?
  • Which of the following is not a synthetic polymer?
  • Bee sting causes severe pain and burning sensation due to?
  • In ballpoint pens, dyes used are?
  • Which one of the following colors is least deviated in a glass prism?
  • Spirogyra is a kind of?
  • Change in base sequence in a gene is called?
  • Hypsometer is used to measure?
  • Biochemical oxygen demand of water is a measure of:
  • Which of the following does not belong to natural air pollutant ?
  • Albinism is caused due to the deficiency of alan:
  • Ficus benghalensis' is the scientific name of:
  • Ozone layer is found in:

Miscellaneous GK

  • The Fresh Water Lake built by India near its Research Station 'Maitri in the Antarctica is known as:
  •  One of the following now is not a Department of Finance Ministry:
  • The succession where the community increases its diversity and complexity with time is called :
  • Which of the following is a correct combination ?

Odisha Specific

  • Who is the Chairman of State commission of Backward Castes in Odisha ?
  • Who, among the following persons of Odisha, is the Padma Vibhushan Awardee for 2021 for distinguished service in the field of Arts?
  • The recipient of the Atibadi Jagannath Das Literary Award awarded by the Sahitya Academy of Odisha for 2020 is
  • Which of the following is a predominant species of the deciduous forests of Odisha?

OPSC 2021 Expected Cut Off Marks 

Orissa Public Service Commission (OPSC) will release OPSC CS Cutoff for 2021 after the completion of OPSC 2021 Exam. Candidates can check the expected OPSC 2021  cut off from the below table. We will also make updates if needed after the exam and a detailed analysis by the BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts.

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Factor Affecting OPSC 2021 Marks

OPSC Civil Services 2021 cutoff marks depend on multiple factors, i.e., appeared candidates in the Exam, Written Exam Level, etc.

  • Total vacancies
  • Number candidates appeared in the Exam
  • Level of difficulty
  • Previous Year Cut off
  • Reservation 

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FAQs

  • Yes, 0.25 marks are to be deducted for every wrong answer.

  • The official answer key will be released by OPSC within 2 weeks of the Preliminary exam.

  • OPSC 2021 Prelims result is going to be released within 2 months after the exam is conducted.

  • The candidates must check their answer key and get their score and should immediately start preparing for the Mains exam of OPSC.

  • 33% marks are required to qualify the exam i.e. 66 marks this is only qualifying in nature

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