The High Court directed the Orissa Public Service Commission (OPSC) to conduct the common main examination of Orissa Administrative Services (OAS) for all the qualifying candidates again on Thursday. The Bench comprising Justices BP Ray and BP Das asked the commission to completed entire process of with in three months.
OPSC will have to conduct re-examination of all 4,560 students as per the court directive. The OAS (Main) examination held in 2008 and around 3,730 students had appeared. There was controversy over the number of qualifiers of preliminary examination. The preliminary list was published once again with the names of 830 students added to it.