The exam is conducted in paper-pencil mode across 21 exam centres in the state of Odisha. The duration of the exam is two hours, with a total of 120 multiple choice questions divided into five sections.

Each question carries four marks and there is a negative marking of one mark for each incorrect answer.

Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Paper-Pencil based

Duration of Exam

Two hours (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Total Number of Questions

120

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice with four options to each question

Exam Sections

1. Verbal Reasoning

2. Analytical Reasoning

3. General Knowledge

4. Comprehension

5. Computer and Business Fundamentals

Marking Scheme

+ Four Marks for every correct answer

- One Mark for each incorrect response

Section-wise Details 

# Section Number of Questions
1 Verbal reasoning 40
2 Analytical reasoning 40
3 General Knowledge 10
4 Comprehension 20
5 Computer and Business Fundamentals 10
  Total 120

Each question carries four options, out of which only one correct option should be marked by shading the appropriate circle. If more than one answer is marked, it is considered as a wrong answer and one mark will be deducted for the same.