OPTCL will select candidates on the basis of their performance in computer based test (CBT) and skill test. For general category candidates the minimum qualifying mark for the CBT is 50% and skill test is 60%; it is 40% and 60%, respectively for other candidates.
The CBT will comprise of questions from English, computer application, mathematics, reasoning and mental ability and general awareness. Candidates will be allowed 3 hours duration to complete the test. Candidates should note that CBT will be held at Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela, Samblpur, Balasore and Jeypore. The exam will be held in the 2nd or 3rd week of January 2018 and candidates can start downloading the admit card towards the last week of December 2017.