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OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022, Apply Online for 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer Vacancies

OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022

OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has started the process of recruitment for 177 vacancies for Assistant Fisheries Officer of Group B posts with the release of OPSC AFO Notification. The AFO notification has been released on the official website of OPSC i.e. @opsc.gov.in. Candidates who want to apply for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 can apply online on the official website from 04th April 2022 to 04th May 2022. In this article, we have discussed all the necessary information like eligibility, vacancies, application fee, salary, etc. released in the OPSC AFO Notification 2022.

OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022- Overview

The online application process for recruitment of 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer of Group B posts has started on 04th April 2022 on its official website. Check the details regarding OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 that have been provided below in the tabular form.

OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022
Organization Name Odisha Public Service Commission
Post Name Assistant Fisheries Officer
Vacancies 177
Notification Released On 29th March 2022
Application Staring Date  04th April 2022
Application Closing Date 04th May 2022
Category Odisha Govt Jobs
Selection Mode
  • Written Exam
  • Interview
Location Odisha
Official Site opsc.gov.in

OPSC AFO Notification 2022

The official notification against advt. no. 30 of 2021-22 regarding the recruitment of 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer vacancies in the Group B category under the Fisheries & Animal Resource Development Department of Odisha has been released on 29th March 2022. We have provided a direct link here to download the OPSC AFO Notification 2022 PDF directly by clicking on it.

OPSC AFO Notification 202 PDF- Click to Download

OPSC AFO Vacancy 2022

There are 177 vacancies for Assistant Fisheries Officier of Group B posts under the Fisheries & Animal Resource Development Department of Odisha that are released along with the OPSC AFO Notification 2022. Candidates can check the category-wise OPSC AFO Vacancy 2022 from the table given below.

Category No. of Vacancies Vacancies Reserved for Women
GEN 85 28
SEBC 03 00
SC 26 09
ST 63 21
Total 177 58

OPSC AFO Apply Online Link

OPSC has started accepting the online applications for the 177 Assistant Fisheries Officers vacancies from 04th April 2022 onwards on its official website i.e. @opsc.gov.in. Candidates can apply online for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 by visiting the official website or can click on the direct link. The OPSC AFO Apply Online Link remains active till 04th May 2022.

OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 Apply Online Link-Click to Apply

OPSC AFO Application Fee

Candidates who want to apply online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 will have to pay an application fee while filling out the online application form. Candidates are required to pay the application fee through Online mode only. Check the category-wise OPSC AFO Application Fee from the table given below.

Category Application Fee
UR/ SEBC Rs. 500/-
SC/ST Exempted

Steps to Apply Online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022

Candidates who want to apply for OPSC AFO Recruitment can click on the link mentioned above in the article or can follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website i.e. opsc.gov.in
  • Click on Apply Online Option.
  • Search for the advt. no. 30 of 2021-22 and then click on the New User option
  • Fill in the details properly which are asked along with photo and signature
  • Submit the form and pay the Application Fee.
  • Take a printout of the application for future use.

OPSC AFO Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 must fulfill the minimum eligibility parameters set by the OPSC for 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer vacancies.

OPSC AFO Educational Qualification

Candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Fishery Science (B.F.Sc.) are eligible to apply online for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022.

Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022)

Category Age Limit
GEN 21-38 years
SEBC/SC/ST/Women/ Ex-Serviceman 21-43 years
PwD of GEN category 21-48 years
PwD of SEBC/SC/ST category 21-53 years

OPSC AFO Selection Process

Candidates for the 177 vacancies of Assistant Fisheries Officer will be selected on the basis of the following criteria.

  • Written Exam
  • Interview

Candidates who cleared the written exam will be called for the Interview round. The final merit list will be made on the basis of cumulative marks obtained by the candidate in the written exam and interview round.

OPSC AFO Exam Pattern 2022

The OPSC AFO written exam will consist of 02 papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. The question in both papers will be of Objective type and each paper have 200 questions carrying 02 marks for each question. The total time duration provided for each paper is 02 hours and 30 minutes. Those who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in both papers of the written exams will be called for an Interview Round. The Interview shall have a weightage of 100 marks.

Question Types Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
Objective type & Subject Oriented Paper I 200 400 02hrs 30min
Paper II 200 400 02hrs 30min
Total 400 800

OPSC AFO Salary

Candidates who will be selected for the Assistant Fisheries Officer posts which are Group B category posts will be provided with a lucrative salary. The OPSC will provide Rs. 44,900/- per month in  Level 10 of ORSP Rules, 2017 as salary for OPSC AFO posts.

OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022- FAQs

Q. When will the online application process for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 start?

Ans. Candidates can apply online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 from 04th April 2022.

Q. What are the number of vacancies for the AFO posts released in OPSC AFO Notification 2022?

Ans. There are 177 vacancies for AFO posts which will be recruited through OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022.

Q. What is the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 selection process?

Ans. Candidates will be selected on the basis of a written exam and an interview round.

Q. What is the application fee for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022?

Ans. The application fee for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 is provided in the article.

Q. What is the salary of an OPSC AFO Officer?

Ans. The salary of an Assistant Fisheries Officer in Odisha is Rs. 44,900/- per month.

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