ODISHA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONADVERTISEMENT No.27 of 2023-24Recruitment to the posts Assistant Professors (Stage-I) indifferent disciplines in Group-A of Odisha Education Service (College Branch)of Government Degree Colleges under Department of Higher Education.WEBSITE:- http://opsc.gov.in

Online applications arc invited from prospective candidates through proforma application form to be made available in the Website of the Commission (http://opsc.gov.in) for recruitment to 385 (three hundred eighty five) posts of Assistant Professors (Stage-I) in different disciplines in Group-A of Odisha Education Service(College Branch) of Government Degree Colleges under Department of Higher Education in the Scale of Pay:- Cell-I of Level-10 of the pay matrix under ORSP (CT) Rules, 2019 with usual Dearness and other allowances as admissible by the Government from time to time.

  1. VACANCY POSITION: As per requisition filed by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha, out of a total of 385(128-W) posts, 88(30-W) posts are for ST category, 63(22-W) posts are for SC category, 43 (15-W) are for SEBC category & 191(61-W) arc for UR category. Also, 15 posts arc reserved for Persons with disabilities (whose permanent disability is 40 % and more) and 04 posts arc reserved for Sports Persons.
  2. AGE: A candidate must not be above 45 (forty-five) years of age and under 21 (twenty-one) years of age on the last date of receiving / submission of online application 16.04.2024, i.e. he or she must have been born not earlier than 17.04.1979 and not later than 16.04.2003
  3. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: A candidate must:-
    (A) Possess a Master’s Degree, with at least 55% of marks or its equivalent grade, in the concerned/ relevant/ allied subject from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from a Foreign University.
    Provided that for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Socially and Educational Backward Classes (SEBC) & Persons with Disabilities (PWD) categories, the requirement of securing at least 55% marks shall be reduced to 50% marks or its equivalent grade.
    (B) have cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) meant for appointment of Assistant Professor (Stage-I) or must have acquired a Ph.D. Degree in the concerned/ relevant/ allied subject from an Indian University or a Foreign University.
    (C) The relevant/allied subject arc enclosed to this advertisement as Annexure-‘B’.
  4. EXAMINATION FEES: The candidates are exempted for payment of examination fees as per G.A. Deptt. Letter No.9897/Gen., dated 11.04.2022.
    The link for online application and submission shall be available from 12.03.2024 to 16.04.2024 [Note-16.04.2024 is the last date for submission of Registered Online Application]
    The candidates are advised to visit the Website of the Commission at http://opsc.gov.in for detailed information while applying for the above post.