OPSC Job Alert: Application Invited For 92 Assistant Soil Conservation Officer Posts In Odisha
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has issued a fresh notification for the recruitment of 92 Assistant Soil Conservation Officers in Class II (Group B) of Odisha Soil Conservation Service under the Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment Department.
Interested candidates can apply for these posts by visiting the official website www.opsc.gov.in. The online application process will start on April 23 and continue till May 31.
The Assistant Soil Conservation Officer will carry a pay at Level-10 of the Pay Matrix under ORSP Rules, 2017, in consistent with the pre-revised scale of pay under PB-2—Rs 9,300—Rs 34,800 with grade pay of Rs 4,600 with usual Dearness and other allowances.
A candidate must have possessed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture or Bachelor Degree in Agriculture Engineering or Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry from any recognized University or Institutions.
A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.500/- (Rupees five hundred) only. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted front payment of this fee.
The candidates are required to make Online payment of applicable Examination Fee(s) through OPSC portal using Debit Card/Credit Card /Net Banking facilities and other financial instruments enlisted in the Payment Page/Gateway of the Odisha Government Treasury Portal. The fee(s) paid shall neither be refunded under any circumstances nor can be adjusted or held in reserve for any other examination or recruitment.
METHOD OF SELECTION:
The selection of candidates for recruitment to the posts will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the Competitive Recruitment Examination (Written Test & Interview).
The Written Test shall comprise of two papers namely Paper — I & Paper -II together carrying 200 marks i.e. 100 marks for each paper which shall be of Multiple Choice (MCQ) Pattern.
The number of questions in each paper shall be 100 each carrying one mark
The duration of examination shall be one and half hour for each paper.
The Commission will short-list the candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number taking into consideration the marks obtained in the written test.
The qualifying marks of the written examination shall be decided by the Commission.
The Total marks for Interview/ Viva Voce Test shall be 25.
The details of the examination and syllabus is enclosed at Annexure — A.
PLACE OF EXAMINATION:
The written examination shall be held at Cuttack. It may also be held at Bhubaneswar/ Balasore/ Berhampur/ Sambalpur depending on the number of candidates from the respective zones. The candidates are to mention their choice of Examination Zone at appropriate place in the online application form.