OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024: What You Need To Know!

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024: The OPSC will be accepting applications for around 385 Assistant Professor positions till the 10th of May 2024. OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment is currently in progress to fill the vacant posts in multiple colleges for different educational fields. 

The OPSC released the official notification on the 13th of March 2024. Following this, the application forms for Assistant Professor Recruitment were made available on www.opsc.gov.in from the 27th of March 2024. Earlier, the application closure was to be on the 27th of April 2024. 

However, the application date extension has been made till May 10th, 2024. The aspirants who haven’t yet applied for the available positions can do it now. Check the important details here and consider applying before the deadline. Also, we’ll update you as soon as the OPSC releases any further information or notification.

An Overview: OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024

Name of OrganizationOdisha Public Service Commission
Official WebsiteOPSC Official Website
Exam Conducting BodyOPSC
Post NameAssistant Professor
Total Vacancy385
Notification Release Date13th March 2024
Application Start Date27th March 2024
Late Date to Apply10th May 2024

Vacancy Count— OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024

Among the 385 vacancies released under this recruitment drive, you should be familiar with the position availability. Check the same here with a proper categorization:

SubjectSTSCSEBCURTotal Post
Computer Science6531428
Home Science6431225
Logic & Philosophy221510
Political Science8641735
Total88 (W-30)63 (W-22)43 (W-15)191 (W-61)385 (W-128)

Eligibility Criteria: Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 

If you’re among the interested candidates for the Assistant Professor Recruitment, familiarize yourself with the following eligibility requirements. 

Educational Requirements

  • A master’s degree from any recognized university with a 55% grade, 
  • NET Certification or a PhD holder 
  • Proficiency in Odia in reading, writing, and speaking; prerequisites
  • Completion of Upper Primary Exam study in the language.

Age Limit and Relaxations  

The age limit for this particular recruitment is set at a minimum of 21 years and the maximum age requirement goes to 45 years. However, certain age relaxations have been provided to different candidates. The age relaxation is given as follows:

Individuals with disabilities10
SC, ST, SEBC, Women5
Total Age Relaxation for Individuals with Disabilities SC, ST, or SEBC categories15
Age Relaxation for PWDs10
Age Relaxation for SC, ST, or SEBCs5

Pay Scale of OPSC Assistant Professor 

The basic pay scale of the Assistant Professor under the OPSC department is as follows:

Salary RangeRs. 15600 to Rs. 39100
Grade PayRs. 6000
Salary StructureBased on Cell-I of Level 10 of the Pay Matrix under ORSP (CT) Rules 2019

OPSC Application Fees 2024

  • Candidates are required to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs 400/- (Rupees Four Hundred) only.
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes of the state of Odisha, and persons with disabilities with a permanent disability of 40% or more are exempted from this fee.
  • Payment of applicable examination fees can be made online through the OPSC portal.
  • Accepted payment methods include Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Net Banking facilities, and other financial instruments listed on the Payment Page/Gateway of the Odisha Government Treasury Portal. 

Application Process For This Recruitment 

Apart from the application fees, you must also know about the correct application process for OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment. The following are the simple steps to do the same:

  • Go to https://www.opsc.gov.in, the Odisha Public Service Commission’s (OPSC) official website.
  • Go to the homepage’s “Recruitment” or “Latest Announcement” sections.
  • Find the application link for the OPSC Assistant Professor 2024 recruitment.
  • Select the “Apply Now” or “Apply Online” option that is offered. 
  • You will be taken to the OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 online application form.
  • According to the guidelines provided, precisely fill in all the requested information.
  • Provide scanned copies of your ID, your signature, and any other required papers in the format requested.
  • You should recheck the entered information multiple times to ensure accuracy.
  • Once you’re pretty confident with the entered information, you can click on the “submit” button available.

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Ques 1. To what extent will the OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 be used to fill open positions? 

Ans. The OPSC has to fill no more than 385 positions of Assistant Professors through this recent recruitment.

Ques 2. What is the duration for online applications?

Ans. Any interested applicant is free to fill out the online form between the 27th of March to the 10th of May 2024. 

Ques 3. Where can I check the detailed notifications and recruitment-related information?

Ans. The detailed information and all the other notifications are available for applicants on the official portal i.e. www.opsc.gov.in

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