OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 – OPSC ASO Written Test and skill test result has been released. Candidates can check the result from below mentioned link. List of shortlisted candidates for Document Verification has also been released. The Commission is conducting the recruitment for filling 500 vacancies for the post of Assistant Selection Officer in OPSC. The selection process of the ASO contains the Written examination and Skill test, where the skill test is qualifying in nature. Get here all the details of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018.

– OPSC ASO Answer Key 2018 has been released: Download Here.
– OPSC ASO Final Result 2018 has been released: Check Here

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

All the important dates of recruitment are here. The candidates need to provide the login credentials (registration number and password) on the login page for downloading the admit card. For more information regarding the OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 check the schedule given below.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
Commencement of Online Application 10 Oct 2018
Last date to fill the online application form 09 Nov 2018
Last date to submit fee into the bank 11 Nov 2018
Availability of admit card for examination 04 Jan 2019
Conduction of written examination 23 Dec 2018
20 Jan 2019
Declaration of written examination result 29 Apr 2019
Issuance of skill test admit card 23 May 2019
Conduction of Skill Test in computer (Practical) 26 May 2019
Declaration of final result To be announced

OPSC ASO Answer Key 2018

OPSC has released the official answer key at official website www.opsc.gov.in in pdf form.  With the help of answer key candidates can predict their chance of qualifying the examination by estimating the correct scores. Candidates can only estimate the correct scores by following the OPSC ASP Marking Scheme.

Official Notification of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

Click Here to check the Official Notification of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018.

Bell Time for OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018 Timing
Shift I 09:30 am to 11 am
Shift II 11:30 am to 01:00 pm
Shift III 02:30 pm to 04:30 pm

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

OPSC ASO Admit Card 2018

The Commission has issued the admit card for written examination to the candidates. Only those candidate can be able to download their admit card who has submitted the application form in time. OPSC has released the admit card on its official website i.e. opsc.gov.in. The candidates need to enter the login credentials such as registration number and date of birth on the login page for downloading the admit card. The Commission will not send the admit card by post or any other method. The candidates can obtain the admit card from the official website.

Application Form of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

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.

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.

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.

OPSC ASO Result 2018

After releasing the final answer key, result for the written examination will be declared by the commission. The result will be declared at the official website. For written examination and skill test separate result will be declared. The result will contain the name and roll number of the qualified candidates. OPSC ASO Result 2018 will be based on the performance of the candidates.

Selection Procedure of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2018

At first, the written test is scheduled to be conducted. The candidates who will qualify the written examination those will be called for appearing in the skill test. The candidates who will qualify the skill test those will be finally selected but if the candidates fail to provide the needed documents on the day of the document verification those will be not considered for the recruitment process.

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 ASO Advertisement here.

Official Website: www.opsc.gov.in

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