(Jobs) OPSC : Recruitment of 272 Junior Lecturers in Department of Higher Education, Odisha - 2013

Orissa Public Service Commission

Recruitment to the post of Junior Lecturers in different disciplines in Group-B of Odisha Education Service under Department of Higher Education.


Applications are invited Online through the Proforma Application form to be made available on the WEBSITE (http://opsconline.gov.in) from 23.07.2013 to 27.08.2013 (Note: 31.08.2013 is the last date for payment of application fees) for recruitment to 272 posts of Junior Lecturer under Higher Education Department in Group-B of Odisha Education Service in the state pay scale of Rs.9,300 to Rs.34,800 carrying Grade Pay of Rs.4,600/- with usual Dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time. The posts are temporary but likely to be made permanent.

Junior Lecturer

Total Posts : 272

Age Limit : A candidate should be under 32 (thirty-two) years and over 21 (twenty-one) years of age on the 1st January, 2013 i.e. he/she must not have been born earlier than 2nd January, 1981 and not later than 1st January, 1992.

Education Qualification :

  • A candidate should posses a Master’s Degree in the concerned subject from a recognized University with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade with a Second Class in the Bachelor’s Degree or Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Litt., M.Phill and M.litt. with at least 50 % marks in Master’s Degree with a 2nd class in the Bachelor’s Degree .
  • Provided that candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes shall posses a Master’s Degree in the concerned subject from a recognized University with at least 50% of marks or its equivalent grade with a 2nd class in the Bachelor’s Degree .

Scheme of Examination:

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

  • Written Examination;
  • Viva Voce (Personality Test)

The written Examination will be in General English, General Knowledge and concerned subject. General English and General Knowledge will be covered in one paper consisting of 100 marks. 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. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration.

Candidates are required to answer the papers in English except the language papers.

Application Fee:

A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.300/-(Rupees three hundred) only. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe of Odisha only and PH candidates, whose disability is not less than 40 % are exempted from payment of this fee.

The candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted Online Application Form for future use and take a printout of Online Challan (Pay-in-Slip) for payment of requisite fee at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI). The Fee(s) paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee(s) be adjusted or held in reserve for any other examination or recruitment.

Important Dates:

  • Online Application Form will be Available Till 27.08.2013 By 11:59 P.M.

  • Last Date For Receipt of Application Fee at any State Bank of India Branch (SBI) : 31.08.2013

  • Last Date For Receipt of Printout/ Hardcopy of Online Application Alongwith Copy of Specified Documents/Certificates : 11.09.2013 By 5.00 P.M

How To Apply

Candidates must apply online through the concerned website of the OPSC http://opsconline.gov.in .

Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

Before filling up the online Application Form, the candidates must go through the following documents available at OPSC portal.

  • Instruction to fill up online application.

  • Guideline for scanning and uploading of Photograph, Full Signature & Left Hand Thumb Impression.

Click Here To Apply Online

Last Date: 27.08.2013

Courtesy : OPSC