The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released a fresh recruitment notification to fill up the vacancies to fill up seven posts of Assistant Director of Sericulture (Group-B) of Odisha Textile and Sericulture Service (Sericulture Cadre) under Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Department.
The link for registration/re-registration and payment of examination fee shall be available from July 30 to August 31, 2021. The last date for submission of registered online application for recruitment is September 7, 2021.
The posts carry a pay at Level-10 of the Pay Matrix with usual Dearness and other Allowances as sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time. The posts are temporary but likely to continue.
Age: A candidate must not ordinarily be below 21 (twenty one) years and above 32 (thirty two) years of age as on the 1st day of August, 2021 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1989 and not later than 1 August, 2000.
Provided that the upper age limit shall be relaxable by 5 (five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, Ex-Servicemen and Women.
The maximum age limit will be 50(fifty) years in case of in-service candidates belonging to Textiles & Sericulture branches under the Directorate of Textiles, Odisha.
Examination Fee: A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs 500. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of this fee.
The candidates are required to make Online payment of applicable Examination Fees) through OPSC portal using Debit Card/Credit Card Met 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 Commission shall consider all the applications received and shall call upon the eligible candidates for interview and in the event of the number of eligible candidates exceeds fifty; the Commission may conduct the Written Examination for selection of suitable candidates, Provided that the State Government may depute an officer to represent the Department at the interview conducted by the Commission for the purpose and the officer so deputed shall advise the Commission on the suitability of the candidate with reference to special qualities required for the service.