OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the notification of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 on September 20, 2018, at opsc.gov.in. The Commission is conducting the OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 for filling 500 vacancies for the post of Assistant Selection Officer (ASO) in OPSC. The Application process has been started from October 10, 2018. The last date to submit online application is November 09, 2018. But application fee can be submitted by November 11, 2018. the selection process of the ASO contains the Written examination and Skill test, where the skill test is qualifying in nature. The written examination is scheduled for December 23, 2018. Get here all the details of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 like application process, selection scheme etc.

Latest: The OPSC ASO Application Form has been released, apply here.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

All important dates of recruitment are here. The candidates have to fill the application form in the provided schedule. The dates for admit card availability has not announced yet. As soon as any information comes regarding this we will update the page here.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
Commencement of Online Application 10 Oct 2018
Last date to fill online application form 09 Nov 2018
Last date to submit fee into bank 11 Nov 2018
Availability of admit card for examination Nov – Dec 2018
Conduction of written examination 23 Dec 2018
Declaration of written examination To be announced
Issuance of skill test admit card To be announced
Conduction of written examination To be announced
Declaration of final result To be announced

Vacancy Distribution of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

Odisha Public Service Commission has introduced 500 vacancies, the vacancies are distributed as per the category of the candidates. Further, the reservation of Ex-Serviceman, PWD, Sportsman are provided here as well. The vacancy distribution is provided here as per category and reservation.

Category Number of Vacancies
Unreserved 266
SC 75
ST 72
Grand Total 500

Reservation on Vacancies

Reservation on vacancies

Eligibility Criteria of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

The candidates who want to participate in the recruitment should meet the eligibility criteria norms set by the Commission.

Nationality: An Indian national is eligible to apply.

Age Limit: The candidates who are under the age bar of  21 to 32 years, are eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification: The candidates must have completed the graduation in any discipline can apply.

Knowledge of Odia Language: The candidates must have studied Odia in Middle school or in 10th or till 08th.

NOC by Government Servant: The candidates who are working under government sector have to produce the No Objection Certificate in written form, form their Head of the Department.

The candidate who possesses all the above points is eligible to apply. The applications are invited form the eligible candidates. So the aspirants who do not possess the above attributes are suggested not to apply.

Application Form of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

After verifying the eligibility criteria the candidates can apply for the recruitment. The application form has been released on the official website of OPSC i. e. www.opsc.gov.in. The candidates have to fill the form online apart from that no other mode is introduced for the same. The candidates have to submit a certain amount as application fee for completing the application form.

Application Fee

  • OPSC has decided Rs. 300/- as application/Examination fee for ASO Recruitment.
  • The application fee is NIL for the candidates belonging to SC/ST and PWD (only candidates of Odisha).

Note: The application fee is Non-refundable.

Admit Card of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

After completion of the application process, the Commission will issue the admit card for written examination to the candidates. Only those candidates will able to acquire the admit card who will submit the application form in time. OPSC will release the admit card on its official website opsc.gov.in.

OPSC will issue the admit card in two phases, for the written examination. Secondly for the skill test. The candidates will have to enter the login credentials for downloading the admit card. The Commission will not send the admit card by post or any other method. The candidates have to obtain the admit card from the official website.

Examination Scheme of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

After getting all the details the knowledge of examination scheme is most important for an aspirant. The examination scheme is explained here for the following stages of examination.

  • Written Examination
  • Skill Test

Scheme of Written Examination

Mode of Examination: Offline pen/ paper based
Nature of examination: Objective type
Language of paper: Bilingual except for language paper
Marking Scheme: 01 for the correct answer, – 0.25 for incorrect

Paper Subject Total no of Marks Total no of question Duration
I General Awareness 100 100 90 minutes
II Reasoning 50 50 90 minutes
Mathematics (10th standard) 50 50
III Language: Odia 100 100 120 minutes
English 100 100

Scheme of Skill Test

  • Nature of examination is qualifying, no mark will be awarded in the exam.
  • The duration of the exam is 01 hour.
  • The paper is of a practical type, Candidates have to solve the question based on computer application

Syllabus of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

As the skill test based on the practical knowledge hence Commission has provided the syllabus for the same and for the written examination as well. Check here the detailed syllabus in form of an image.

Syllabus of OPSC ASO Recruitmnet exam

Exam Center of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

OPSC has selected 33 zones all across the state to conduct the exam. The exam center names are given in the notification with their respective code.

Center names in OPSC ASO

The candidates have to choose the zone while filling the application form. After completion of the process Commission will assign the centers to the candidates as per his/her choice. However, OPSC can alter the name of centers anytime. If OPSC allocates any center to a candidate then aspirants can’t request for the change of the center.

Answer Key of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

After completion of the written examination, the Commission will release the answer keys of written examination. The candidates who will appear in the examination will able to check the answer key. The candidates should note that Commission will not release answer key for the skill test as it is not pen paper based (Objective type).

OPSC will release the answer key at www.opsc.gov.in. The candidates can cross chcek their marked answer with the help of answer key. After chceking the answer key they can estimate their marks as well. For obtaining the answer key candidates may have to enter the login credentials on the website.

Result of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

After releasing of the answer key, OPSC will declare the result of written examination. The candidates who will appear in the examination will able to check the result from official website i. e. opsc.gov.in. The Commission will release the result for each round separately.

Firstly it will release the result of the written examination. Then the qualifiers have to appear in the skill test. At last, after conduction of all the phases, it will release the final merit list of all selected candidates.

Selection Procedure of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

The selection process of Assistant Selection Officer in OSC consists of two stages, first is written examination second is skill test.

The Written examination is of 400 marks, where the candidates have to face the deduction of marks on each wrong answer. While the Skill test is only qualifying. The candidates have to just qualify for the exam. No marks will be awarded to the candidates.

OPSC may decide minimum qualifying marks for written examination. However, the merit list will be depended on only written examination marks.

Pay Scale of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

After final selection when Commission will give the final appointment to all the qualifiers. The commission will provide the salary as the scale of pay provided here.

  • The pay scale of the candidates is as follows Rs. 35,400/- and Grade pay of Rs. 42,200/-.

Along with the monthly pay band, the candidates will be provided with Dearness allowance and other.

For more information download the OPSC AOS Advertisement here.

Official Website: www.opsc.gov.in

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