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

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Odisha Public Service Commission has published the official notification for the recruitment of ASO on the official website @opsc.gov.in. The total number of vacancies released for the recruitment of Assistant Section Officer in Group B is 796 under Advt. No. 26 of 2021-22. The online application has already begun from 20th January 2022 and the last date to apply online is 19th February 2022. In this article, we are going to provide detailed information about the OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022. Canddiates must bookmark this page to get regular updates regarding the same recruitment.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Overview

The recruitment released by OPSC is for 796 ASO vacancies. Candidates must go through the overview tabulated below.

Name of the organization Odisha Public Service Commission
Post Assistant Section Officer
Vacancies 796
Selection Process
  • Written Test
  • Skill Test

 

Location Odisha
Official Website opsc.gov.in

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Notification PDF

OPSC has released an official notification PDF on the official website i.e. opsc.gov.in. The candidates who are eligible or interested must go through the PDF provided below. The recruitment is for 796 Assistant Section Officers posts for Odisha Secretariat Service under Home Department, Govt. of Odisha. Candidates can download the pdf from the link provided below.

Click here to download the OPSC ASO Recruitment Notification PDF 2022

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Important Dates

OPSC has released all the important dates along with the notification pdf. The candidate must check the dates below.

Activity 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 Recruitment 2022: Apply Link

OPSC has activated the application window from 20th January 2022. The interested candidates can apply till 19th February 2022. The candidates can apply online from the official website or from the direct link provided below.

 Click here to apply online for OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Vacancy Detail

The total number of vacancies released for the Assistant Sectional Officer is 796 by Odisha Public Service Commission for Odisha Secretariat Services under the Home Department, Govt. of Odisha. The detailed category-wise bifurcation has been tabulated below.

Category Vacancies
UR 447 (149-w)
SEBC 62 (21-w)
SC 109 (36-w)
ST 178 (59-w)
Total 796 (265-w)

Canddiates must note that out of 796 vacancies, the reservations of vacancies in respect of sports Person, EX-SM, and Person with Disability as per the last recruitment pattern are mentioned below.

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

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Before the online application candidates must go through the OPSC ASO educational qualification and age limit mentioned in the notification PDF. Canddiates must go through the eligibility provided below.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: 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. Canddiates must go through the

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Educational 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 of computers as specified in the notification.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Application Fees

Check out the application fees candidates need to pay while the application process.

Category Application Fees
SC/ ST/ PWD NIL
General/SEBC Rs. 500/-
(Application fees including intimation charges)

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Selection Process

The selection process of OPSC Assistant Sectional Officer comprises of written test and skill test. The details regarding this are given below. The exam pattern for the written test has been provided below.

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
  • 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.
  • The candidates can also check the syllabus provided below and for a detailed syllabus go through the official notification.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Syllabus

The written exam for ASO will consist of 3 papers of which Paper-I and Paper-II are of 100 marks each with a time duration of one and a half hours for each and paper-III is of 200 marks with a time duration of 2 hours. The detailed syllabus has been provided below which will candidates to prepare themselves for the examiantion.

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, 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 Abilityoning & 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
Mathematics

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Mensuration (2D & 3D)
English

  • 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.
Odia 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 Recruitment 2022: FAQ

Q.What is the last date to apply online for the OPSC ASO recruitment 2022?

Ans: The last date to apply online is 19th February 2022.

Q. What is the total number of vacancies released for the OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The total number of vacancies released is 796 vacancies for ASO.

Q. What is the selection process of OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The selection will be done on the basis of written test and skill test.

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