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Pradeep Singh

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment to the posts of assistant professors in different state public universities under the administrative control of the higher education department.

"Online applications are invited from the prospective candidates through the proforma application to be made available on the WEBSITE (http://opsc.gov.in). The link for registration/ re-registration and payment of examination fee shall be available from 15.02.2021 till 14.03.2021," reads the official notification.

The recruitment will be in the 'scale of pay in Cell-1 of Level 10 of the pay matrix under Odisha Revised Scales of Pay for University Teachers (UGC Scale of Pay) Rule, 2019 with usual dearness allowance and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the government of Odisha from time to time', it added.

OPSC Recruitment 2021 Vacancy Details

Age Limit: The candidate must have attained the age of 21 years as on 01.01.2021 to apply for the positions. Maximum age limit- No limit (Superannuation age becomes the maximum age limit by default).

Educational Qualification: A Master's degree with 55% marks (or an equivalent grade in a point-scale wherever the grading system is followed) in a concerned/ relevant/ allied subject from an Indian University, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university.

A relaxation of 5 per cent shall be allowed for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ PWD candidates. Besides fulfilling the above qualifications, the candidate must have cleared the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the UGC or the CSIR, or a similar test accredited by the UGC, like SLET/SET or who are or have been awarded a Ph. D.

For details of the educational qualification, go through the link given below.

Application Fee for the OPSC Recruitment 2021: A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable application fee of Rs 400. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe of Odisha only and Persons with disability (whose disability is not less than 40%) are exempted from payment of this fee.

Important Dates

Starting Date for Registration/ Re-registration & Payment of Fee: 15-02-2021

Last Date to Registration/ Re-registration & Payment of Fee: 14-03-2021

Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 22-03-2021

Official Notification

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