Odisha public service commission issued an advertisement of OPSC Odisha Lecturer Recruitment 2018 for the recruitment of lecturers in Odisha Technical Education & Training Service Cadre (Group-B) under the Department of Skill Development & Technical Education for the Engineering Schools and Polytechnics. Aspirants who were searching for Government Jobs in Odisha may apply for these posts released under OPSC Recruitment 2018. Get details of OPSC Odisha Lecturer Recruitment 2018 about the Application form, eligibility criteria and result from this page.

Latest: The OPSC Odisha Lecturer Application Form has been released, apply from the “Application Form” page link in the quick link box.

OPSC Odisha Lecturer Recruitment 2018

Interested and Eligible candidates can apply to this posts in the Skill Development & Technical Education Department through Odisha Lecturers Recruitment 2018. The OPSC Application will be available here as per scheduled date. Other details like vacancy details, education qualification, age etc regarding Odisha Lecturer Recruitment 2018 are mentioned below.

Event Date
Application form Availability 19 Jan to 19 Feb 2018
Last date for receipt of application fee at any SBI branch 22 Feb 2018
Last Date for submission of hard copy of application form
along with the copy of specified documents and certificates
28 Feb 2018
Admit Card for Written Exam To be announced
Written Exam Date To be announced

Vacancy Details

No. of Posts: 224

Name of Post: Lecturers in Engineering Schools and Ploytechnics

Pay Scale: Rs. 9,300/- to Rs. 34,800/- carrying Grade PAy of Rs. 4,600/-

Probation Period: The period of probation is of two years with effect from the date of appointment.

Age Limit ( August 01, 2018): 21 to 32 years

Educational Qualifications: First Calss Master Degree or equivalent in concerned discipline.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: A Candidate must be under 32 years and above 21 years of age on the August 01, 2018 i.e. he / she must have been born not earlier than August 02, 186 and not later than August 01, 1997.

Date of birth entered in the High School Certificate or equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Board / Council will only be accepted by the Commission.

Educational Qualifications:

Name of Disciplines Qualifications
Lecturer in Mathematics & Science (Physics) First Class Master Degree or equivalent in Physics
Lecturer in Mathematics & Science (Chemistry) First Class Master Degree or equivalent in Chemistry
Lecturer in Mathematics & Science (Mathematics) First Class Master Degree or equivalent in Mathematics
Lecturer in English First Class Master Degree or equivalent in English
Lecturer in Civil, Mechnical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Control, Computer Science, Automobile, Textile Technology,Architectural Assistantship, Chemical, Mining, Metallurgical, Drilling Engineering Bachelor Degree in Engineering / Technology in concerned discipline with first Class or equivalent

If the candidate has a Master’s Degree in Engineering / Technology in Civil Engineering with first Class or equivalent is required at Bachelors or Masters level in the concerned discipline

Other Eligibility Conditions

  • The candidate must be citizen of India.
  • The candidate should be able to speak, read and write Odia and must have passed a language test in Odia equivalent to that of Middle English School standard conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.

Application Form

Interested Candidates are advised to carefully go through the eligibility criteria before applying. Candidates must fill the application form and submit with application fee on or before last date of application form. Applications after last date will not be accepted by the Commission. Candidate must apply through online mode only any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected. Direct link to apply online will be provided in :Application Form” page under Quick Links.

Application Fee: Rs. 300/- only. There is no fee for Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes / Scheduled tribe of Odisha and person with Disability (more than 40%).

Scheme of Examination

The examination will be conducted in the following successive stages:-

  • Written Examination
  • Interview (Personality Test)

The written examination will be conducted in General English, General Knowledge and concerned subjects. General English and General Knowledge will be covered in one paper consisting of 100 marks (50 marks each) & the examination shall be of 2 hours duration. The examination will be conducted in objective type pattern. There shall be negative marking of 25% weightage.

The examination in the concerned subject will cover 400 marks consisting of two papers i.e. Paper I and Paper II having 200 marks each. The examination will be in objective type pattern & each papers shall be of 3 hours duration. Candidates are required to answer the paper in English only.

Admit Card

Certificate of Admission to the Examination to the eligible candidates will be uploaded in the website of OPSC and also here prior to the date of examination which will be published in the Website and Newspaper. The candidates are required to download their Admission Certificate from the website of Commission or from here and produce the same at the examination center for admission to the examination. No seperate correspondence will be made on this score.

Selection Process

The selection of candidates for the recruitment to the post of lecturer in OTE and TS Cadre will consist of the following seccessive stages.

  • Written Examination – 500 Marks
  • Interview (Personality Test) – 50 Marks

Selection will be based on the merit list prepared on the basis of marks scored in both the test.


The candidate, who will secure qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission, will be called for Interview in order of Merit provided that where the number of vacancies is upto 2, the number of candidates to be called for interview shall be 5 and where the number of vacancy exceeds 3, the number of candidates to be called for interview shall be twice the number of vacancies. The Commission shall conduct the Interview for 50 Marks.


The merit list shall be prepared by taking both the marks in the written examinations of General English, General Knowledge, Subject Papers (Paper I & II) and interview together discipline-wise and a combined merit list of all discipline advertised through a common advertisement shall be prepared by the commission and intimated to the Government and also published here.

Important Points

  • Admission to the Examination / Interview will be Provisional. If on verification at any stages before or after the examination / Interview, it is found that a candidate does not fulfill all the eligibility conditions, his / her candidature will be liable to rejection. Decision of the Commission in regard to eligibility orotherwise of candidate shall be final;
  • If one candidate furnishes more than one online application, the Commission will consider the information / data of the latest application having higher ID number.

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