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Vikash Sharma

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) on Thursday issued an advertisement inviting online applications for the recruitment of Assistant Agriculture Officer in Class II (Group B).

As per the advertisement, 123 posts of Assistant Agriculture Officer will be filled up in Odisha Agriculture and Food Production Service under the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department.

The link for registration/re-registration and payment of examination fee will be available on the OPSC website from January 28. The last date for submission of registered application is March 7, 2022.

Vacancy Details: Out of the 123 vacancies, 42 posts are reserved for women, 4 for ex-servicemen and five posts are reserved for persons with disabilities (whose disability is 40% or more).

Age: A candidate must have attained the age of 21(twenty one) years and must not be above the age of 38 (thirty eight) years as on the first day of January 2021 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1983 and not later than January 1,2000.

The upper age limit prescribed above shall be relaxable up to 05 (five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Socially and Educationally Backward Gasses (S.E.B.C.), Scheduled Castes (S.C.), Scheduled Tribes (S.T.), Women & Ex-servicemen and 10 years for candidates belonging to PWD category, whose permanent disability is 40% and more.

PWD candidates belonging to SEBC, SC and ST categories are eligible for cumulative age relaxation benefit of 15 (Fifteen) years. Provided that a person who comes under more than one category mentioned above shall be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.

Examination Fee: A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs 500. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe of Odisha only and Persons with Disabilities (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of this fee.

For other details, including examination pattern visit the official OPSC website. Click here

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