ASO Job Alert: OPSC Releases Notification for 500 ASO Posts; here’s the detail

At last… the wait is over for lakhs of government job aspirants in the State who had been eagerly waiting for the release of notification for the permanent post of Assistant Section Officer.

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Tuesday released the official notification inviting applications from interested and eligible candidates for ASO in Group B of Odisha Secretariat Service under Home Department.

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions on or before November 9, 2018. However, candidates can start applying for the positions only from October 10, 2018.

Distribution of Posts

Total No of Posts: 500 (166-Women)

Unreserved: 266 (88-w)

SEBC: 87 (29-w)

SC: 75 (25-w)

ST: 72 (24-w)

NOTE: Out of the total 500 vacancies mentioned above, the reservation of vacancies in respect of sportsperson, ex-servicemen and persons with disabilities can be checked in the link given below.


The scale of pay of Rs 35,400 in level 9, cell-1 as per the pay matrix provided under Rule-3 of ORSP, 2017 corresponding to pre-revised scale of pay of Rs 9,3000/Rs 34,800/carrying a Grade Pay of Rs 4200, with usual Dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.

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Age Limit (as on Jan 1, 2018)

Maximum: 32 Years

Minimum: 21 Years

Educational Qualification

A candidate applying must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university or possess such other qualification equivalent there to and must have adequate knowledge in computer application.

For more details, visit the official website of OPSC.