OPSC Recruitment 2018 Assistant Section Officer 500 posts

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OPSC Recruitment 2018OPSC Recruitment 2018 or Odisha Public Service Commission announced a notification for the posts of Assistant Section Officers under Home Department of the State of the Odisha. The total of 500 posts is declared by the Public Service Commission. The details of the posts are given in Advertisement No.10. The last date to apply for the posts is 09 November 2018.


The posts are declared by OPSC Recruitment 2018 are:-

Name of the posts UR SC ST SEBC Total posts
Assistant Section Officers 266 87 75 72 500


Assistant Section Officer


Rs. 35,400/-



Age Limit

Between 21 to 32 years

Job Location

In Orissa



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Hiring Organization


Educational Qualification

The Candidates interested in the posts must possess a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or posses such other qualification equivalent thereto and must have adequate knowledge in Computer application.


He/she must be able to read, write and speak Odia and have-

  • Passed Middle School Examination with Odia as a Language subject; or
  • Passed HSC or equivalent examination with Odia as a medium of examination in the non-language subject; or
  • Passed in Odia as a language subject in the final examination of Class-VII from a School or Educational Institution recognized by the Government of Odisha or the Central Government, or
  • Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Department of the Government of Odisha.

Selection Process

The Selection of the posts depends on the following:- Written Examination, (Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions) and Skill Test in Computer (Practical). Only those candidates who have been short-listed after the written test shall be called for the Skill Test in Computer (Practical).

Scheme and Syllabus of the Examination:- Details of the exam are:-

Subjects Max Marks No of Questions Duration
Test of Reasoning & Mental Ability 50 50 1 Hour
Mathematics (10th Standard Level) 50 50 Half an Hour
English Language 100 100 1 Hour
Odisha Language 100 100 1 Hour
Skill Test in Computer Application (Practical) 50 05 1 Hour

How to apply

Application fees - A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.300/-(Rupees three hundred) only. The fee paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and persons with disability, whose permanent disability is more than 40% are exempted from payment of this fee.

The eligible candidates have to apply online on the official website of OPSC i.e. http://www.opsc.gov.in/.

If you are one the eligible candidates you can apply for the post using the following steps-

1) Go to the official website of OPSC i.e.http://www.opsc.gov.in/
2) Click on APPLY ONLINE.
3) You will come to the next window.
4) Enter the security code given on the window.
5) Enter your details such as AADHAR NO., NAME etc.
6) Complete the application form and click on SUBMIT.
7) Upload your scanned photograph, signature, and Left-hand Thumb Impression.
8) On successful submission of the online application number, a Unique Registration ID will be displayed on the screen as well as on the top of the application form. Take the print out of the window for the future references.

Candidates who successfully qualify the written Examination should be ready with the self-attested documents along with the printout of the application form. Following documents need to be taken at the time of interview for the purpose of Verification of documents and Should be self-attested.

(i) H.S.C. or equivalent Certificate in support of declaration of age issued by the concerned board/council.
(ii) lntennediate/+2 examination Certificate issued by the concerned board/council.
(iii) Graduate Degree Certificate issued by the recognized university or institution
(iv) Mark-sheets in support of all the aforesaid examinations (i.e. H.S.C. to B.V.Sc) passed including fail marks, if any, issued by the concerned Board/Council/ University or Institution.
(v) Registration Certificate under the Odisha Veterinary Practitioners Act, 1970. 
(vi) Two recent passport size photographs (unsigned & unattested) which have been uploaded with Online Application Form.
(vii) Certificates of character from the Principal/Proctor/Dean or Professor in charge of a Department of Teaching of the College or University in which he/she last studied. 
(viii) Caste Certificate by birth in support of claim as S.T. 
(ix) Required Odia Pass Certificate from the competent authority, wherever applicable.
(x) Discharge Certificates issued by the Commanding Officer of the Unit last served. Ex-Servicemen must submit an affidavit undertaking that he has not been appointed against any civil post after retirement from military service, wherever applicable.
(xi) The candidates applying under Sports quota should posses Identity Card issued by Director of Sports, Odisha to this effect. 
(xii) Disability Certificate (indicating percentage of permanent disability) issued by the concerned Medical Board, wherever applicable.

Click here to Check Official Notification of the posts:-Official Notification


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