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OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022, Apply Online for 796 Assistant Section Officer Posts

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has published an official notification related to recruitment for the 796 posts of Assistant Section Officers in Group-B of Odisha Secretariat Service under Home Department on its official website @opsc.gov.in. The interested and eligible candidates can apply online for OPSC Assistant Section Officer Recruitment 2022 from the direct link below which is active from 20th January 2022 to 19th February 2022. For more information, go through the details mentioned in the article below.

Assistant Section Officer Recruitment 2022-Overview

OPSC has released the notification for ASO Recruitment for which the commission has started accepting online applications from 20th January 2022. The candidates who are interested and eligible for the Assistant Section Officers posts can apply online till 19th February 2022. Check other important information from the table below.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022
Organization Name Odisha Public Service Commission
Post Name Assistant Section Officer
Vacancies 796
Starting date 20th January 2022
Registration Last Date 19th February 2022
Category Odisha Govt Jobs
Location Odisha
Official Site opsc.gov.in

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022-Important Dates

All the important dates from the release of official notification for OPSC Assistant Section Officers Recruitment 2022 till the date of final result have been given below for the reference purpose to the candidates.

OPSC Assistant Section Officer Recruitment 2022 Important Dates
Events Dates
Online Application Starts 20th January 2022
Last Date to Apply Online 19th February 2022
Last Date to Submit Registered Application 25th February 2022
Admit Card Release Date To Be Notified Soon
Written Exam Date To Be Notified Soon

OPSC ASO Notification 2022 PDF

The candidates who have an interest in the recruitment for 796 Assistant Section Officers posts for Odisha Secretariat Service under Home Department, Govt. of Odisha can go through the notification pdf released by OPSC on its official website @opsc.gov.in. A direct link to download the notification has been provided below,

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OPSC Assistant Section Officer Vacancy 2022

A total of 796 vacancies for Assistant Section Officers Posts have been announced by Odisha Public Service Commission for Odisha Secretariat Services under the Home Department, Govt. of Odisha. Check the category-wise vacancy details in the below table.

OPSC Assistance Section Officer Vacancy 2022
Category Vacancies
UR 447 (149-w)
SEBC 62 (21-w)
SC 109 (36-w)
ST 178 (59-w)
Total 796 (265-w)

Out of the total 796 vacancies mentioned above, reservations of vacancies in respect of sports Person, EX-SM and Person with Disability as per the last recruitment pattern are mentioned below. All these candidates shall be adjusted against the community category to which they belong

Sub-ategory Vacancies
Sports Person 8 (3-w)
Ex-Servicemen 24 (0-w)
Person with Disability 39 (13-w)

OPSC ASO Online Application Link

The online registration link for OPSC Assistant Section Officer Recruitment 2022 will be active from 20th January 2022 to 19th February 2022. The candidates interested in the post can apply from the direct link below if they meet the eligibility requirements. The last date to submit the registered application form has been scheduled for 25th February 2022.

Also Check; OPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 for 145 Vacancies

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Steps to Apply Online For OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022

  1. Visit the official website of OPSC @opsc.gov.in or directly apply from the below link
  2. Read the Information in the Advertisement Carefully
  3. Fill out the Online OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022 Application Form.
  4. Pay the application fee if applicable.
  5. Submit the Online Application before the Last Date arrives.

OPSC AAO Application Fees

The Candidates are required to pay the Application Fee of Rs.500/- and the candidates belong to the SC/ ST and persons with disability are exempted to pay the Application Fee.

Sr. No. Category Application Fees
2. General/SEBC Rs. 500/-
(Application fees including intimation charges)

OPSC Assistant Section Officer Salary

However as per last recruitment notification of OPSC Assistant Section Officer , the pay scale ranges from Rs.9,400–34,800/- p.m. for along with the grade pay of Rs 4,200/-. One will also be getting DA, HRA and other allowances in addition.

OPSC ASO Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must have to complete the following eligibility criteria to apply for OPSC Assistant Section Officer Recruitment 2022. The eligibility includes education qualification, age limit, and experience, which have been detailed here.

OPSC ASO Education Qualification

A candidate must have possessed a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or possess such other qualification equivalent thereto and must have adequate knowledge in Computer as specified in the notification.

OPSC ASO Age Limit

The candidate must have attained the age of 21 Years and must not be above the age of 32 Years as of 01st January 2021, which means a candidate must have been born between 02nd January 1989 and 01st January 2000.

Age-wise Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 05 years
SEBC 05 years
Women 05 years
Ex-Serviceman 05 Years
Person with disability 10 years

OPSC ASO Selection Process 2022

The selection of the eligible candidates will be done through a written test and Skill Test.

  • The written test will be comprised of 3 papers: Paper-I, Paper-II, consisting of 100 marks each, and Paper-III consists of 200 marks.
  • The questions will be of Multiple-Choice Pattern
  • The time duration of Paper-I, Paper-II will be one and a half hours, and Paper-II will be 2 hours.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for the Skill Test round depending on the marks scored in the written exam.
  • For the syllabus, check the detailed notification for which the link has been provided above.
Paper Subject Total Marks Duration
I General Awareness 100 1.30 hours
II Reasoning and Mental Ability and 50  1.30 hours
Mathematics (10th Standard Level) 50
III The language knowledge of the candidates in English 100 2 Hours
The language knowledge of the candidates in Odia 100

OPSC Assistant Section Officer Syllabus 2022

OPSC Assistant Section Officer Recruitment 2022 written exam will consist of total 3 papers of which paper-I and Paper-II are of 100 marks each with time duration of one and a half hours for each and paper-III is of 200 marks with time duration of 2 hours. Details information about syllabus is shown in the below below table:

Subject Syllabus
General Awareness
  • Current national events
  • Current international events
  • History of British Rule in India and Freedom Struggle
  • Indian Constitution
  • World Physical Geography
  • Physical Geography of India & Odisha
  • Important aspects of Governance, Transparency & Accountability, e-governance, Role of Civil Services in democracy.
  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, growth, development, and employment, poverty alleviation, resource mobilization, and inflation.
  • Defense & Indian Armed Forces
  • Scientific Inventions and use of Science.
  • Issues of Environmental, Ecology, Biodiversity & Climate changes
  • Important National & International Institutions, Organizations, and fora-their Structures, Mandate, etc.
Reasoning & Mental Ability
  • Non-verbal series
  • Mirror Images
  • Analogy
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Cubes & Dice
  • Embedded figures, etc.
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Coding-decoding
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • The problem of Age Calculation
  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Mensuration (2D & 3D)
  • Verb
  • Comprehension
  • Preposition
  • Adverb
  • Error Correction/Recognition
  • Tenses
  • Synonyms
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Answering Questions based on Unseen Passages
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Vocabulary
  • Antonyms
  • Fill in the Blanks with Articles etc.
Skill Test in the Computer Applications (Practical)
  • Windows (MS-Windows)
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • MS-office
  • SpreadSheet (MS Excel)
  • MS Access
  • Word Processing (MS Word)

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OPSC ASO Cut Off 2022

Have an idea to the expected OPSC Assistant Section Officer Cut Off 2022 through the last year OPSC Assistant Section Officer Cut Off released by Odisha Public Service Commission.

OPSC ASO previous Year Cutoff
Category Male Female
UR 225.452 209.077
SEBC 216.422 196.270
SC 183.902 171.103
ST 160.058 161.380
EX Servicmen 187.393
Sports 121.768 125.669
PWD B/LV 176.090 148.569
HI 167.227 173.653
LD/CP 199.312 162.156
Autism, ID, SD, MD 123.491

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022- FAQs

Q. When did the OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022 Notification released?

Ans. The OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022 notification was released on 31st December 2021.

Q. What is the application fee for OPSC ASO Exam 2022?

Ans. A total of Rs. 500/-  for General Category and Rs 0 for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

Q. What is the last date for applying for the Post of ASO in OPSC Recruitment 2022?

Ans. 19th February 2022 is the last date for applying for the Post of ASO in OPSC Recruitment 2022.

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