Education Service under Department of Higher Education.
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE TILL 27.08.2013.
- (1) ONLINE APPLICATION FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE TILL 27.08.2013 BY 11:59 P.M.
- (2) LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION FEE AT ANY STATE BANK OF INDIA BRANCH (SBI) IS 31.08.2013
- (3) LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF PRINTOUT/ HARDCOPY OF ONLINE
APPLICATION ALONGWITH COPY OF SPECIFIED DOCUMENTS/ CERTIFICATES IS 11.09.2013 BY 5.00 P.M.
Applications are invited Online through the Proforma Application form to be made available on the WEBSITE (http://opsconline.gov.in) from 23.07.2013 to 27.08.2013 (Note: 31.08.2013 is the last date for payment of application fees) for recruitment to 272 posts of Junior Lecturer under Higher Education Department in Group-B of Odisha Education Service in the
state pay scale of Rs.9,300 to Rs.34,800 carrying Grade Pay of Rs.4,600/- with usual Dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time. The posts are temporary but likely to be made permanent.
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a) The candidates belonging to P.H./EX-Servicemen./Sports Person when selected as per reservation provided for them shall be adjusted against the categories to which they belong.
b) In case of non- availability of eligible/suitable women candidate(s) belonging to the respective category, the unfilled vacancies of that category shall be filled up by eligible/suitable male candidate(s) of the same category.
c) The exchange of reservation between SC & ST will not be considered.
d) The number of vacancies to be filled up on the basis of this recruitment is subject to change by the Government without notice, depending upon administrative exigencies of public service at the discretion of the State Government.
A candidate should be under 32( thirty-two) years and over 21( twenty-one) years of age on the 1st January, 2013 i.e. he/she must not have been born earlier than 2nd January, 1981 and not later than 1st January, 1992.
The upper age-limit prescribed above is relaxable by 5 (five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Scheduled Castes(S.C.), Scheduled Tribes(S.T.), Socially & Educationally Backward Classes(S.E.B.C.), Women and Ex-Servicemen, and by 10 (ten) years for Physically Handicapped candidates, whose disability should not be less than 40%.
Provided that in case a candidate who comes under more than one category mentioned above, he/she will be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit, which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.
A candidate should posses a Master’s Degree in the concerned subject from a recognized University with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade with a Second Class in the Bachelor’s Degree or Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Litt., M.Phill and M.litt. with at least 50 % marks in Master’s Degree with a 2nd class in the Bachelor’s Degree .
Provided that candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes shall posses a Master’s Degree in the concerned subject from a recognized University with at least 50% of marks or its equivalent grade with a 2nd class in the Bachelor’s Degree .
PLAN OF EXAMINATION:
(a) The Examination will be conducted in the following successive stages:-
i) Written Examination;
ii) Viva Voce (Personality Test)
(b) The written Examination will be in General English, General Knowledge and concerned subject. General English and General Knowledge will be covered in one paper consisting of 100 marks. The Examination in the concerned subject will cover 400 marks consisting of two papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II having 200 marks each. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration.
Candidates are required to answer the papers in English except the language papers.
(c) The candidates shall be called for interview by the Commission in order of merit equal to 03 times the number of vacancies in any subject if the vacancies are up to 50 and such numbers not less than twice and not more than thrice the number of vacancies as the Commission may determine, when the vacancies exceed 50.
Provided that for the vacancies up to 02 , ten candidates and for the vacancies between 03 to 05, fifteen candidates shall be called by the Commission for Viva Voce test.
(d) The Commission shall conduct the Viva Voce for 50 marks.
(e) The Commission shall be competent to fix-up the qualifying marks in any or all the subjects of the Examination and Viva Voce.
(f) The detail syllabus is appended herewith.
PLACE OF EXAMINATION:
The written examination will be held at Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Sambalpur depending on the number of candidates from the respective Zone. In case sufficient numbers of candidates are not available for any of the Zones of Balasore, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur, the candidates opting for those Zones will be accommodated at Cuttack.
The candidates are to mention their choice of Examination zone at the appropriate place in the Online Application form. REQUEST FOR CHANGE OF ZONE WILL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.
APPLICATION FEE –
A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.300/-(Rupees three hundred) only. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe of Odisha only and PH candidates, whose disability is not less than 40 % are exempted from payment of this fee. The candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted Online Application Form for future use and take a printout of Online Challan (Pay-in-Slip) for payment of requisite fee at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI). The Fee(s) paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee(s) be adjusted or held in reserve for any other
examination or recruitment.
OTHER ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS:
(i) The candidate must be a citizen of India;
(ii) The candidate should be able to speak, read and write Odia fluently and must have passed at least an examination in Odia language equivalent to that of Middle English School Standard conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha or the Education Department of the Government of Odisha or any other Board or Council of Secondary Education approved by the Government of Odisha in support of passing of Odia language (M.E. School Standard) or have passed High School Certificate or equivalent examination with Odia as medium of examination in non language subject.
(iii) A candidate, who has more than one spouse living, will not be eligible for appointment unless the State Government has exempted his/her case from operation of this limitation for any good and sufficient reasons;
(iv) Government servants, whether temporary or permanent, are eligible to apply, provided that they possess the requisite qualification and are within the prescribed age-limit as provided under Para-3 & 4 of the Advertisement. They must inform their respective Heads of Offices in writing regarding submission of their applications for this recruitment and obtain “No
(v) If a candidate has at any time, been debarred for a certain period/chance(s) by the Odisha Public Service Commission or other State Public Service Commission or U.P.S.C. from appearing at any examination/interview, he/she will not be eligible for such recruitment for that specified period/chance(s);
(vi) Only those candidates, who fulfill the requisite qualification & within the prescribed age limit etc., by the closing date of filling of online application, will be considered eligible;
(vii) Every candidate selected for appointment shall be examined by the Medical Board. A candidate, who fails to satisfy the Medical Board, shall not be appointed.
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