OPSC Recruitment 2021: Notification out for 139 teacher posts; Know how to apply

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited online applications through its official website opsc.gov.in for recruitment of 139 Post Graduate Teachers for Higher Secondary Schools functioning under the ST & SC Development Department in Group-B State Service in the pay band of Rs 44,900 in Level-10 of Cell-1 under ORSP Rules, 2017 with usual Dearness and other Allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time. The posts are temporary and likely to be made permanent.

The link for registration/re-registration and payment of examination fee shall be available from 24.03.2021 to 23.04.2021 (Note: 30.04.2021 is the last date for submission of Registered Online Application).

Vacancy Position:


A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not be above the age of 32 as on 1st January 2021 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1989 and not later than 1st January, 2000.

The upper age limit shall be relaxable by five (5) years for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC), Women and Ex-Servicemen and by ten (10) years for Persons with Disabilities whose permanent disability is Forty percent (40%) and more.

Persons with Disabilities belonging to SC/ST /SEBC categories are eligible for age relaxation benefits of 15 years.

Educational Qualification:

(A) Essential Qualification:

(i) A candidate must have a Master’s Degree in the subject concerned from a recognized University with at least 50% marks in aggregate;

OR Must have possessed two years integrated Post Graduate M.Sc. Course from Regional College of Education NCERT in the concerned subject with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

(ii) Have B.Ed. or equivalent degree recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi as equivalent with B.Ed. from a recognized University.

(B) Desirable Qualification:

Diploma or Degree in Computer Application is a desirable qualification subject to production of certificate in support of above qualification obtained from a recognized University or College or Institution.

Examination Fee:

A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs 500. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Person with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of this fee.

The candidates are required to make Online payment of applicable Examination Fee(s) through OPSC portal using Debit Card/Credit Card /Net Banking facilities and other financial instruments enlisted in the Payment Page/Gateway of the Odisha Government Treasury Portal. The fee(s) paid shall neither be refunded under any circumstances nor can be adjusted or held in reserve for any other examination or recruitment.

How to Apply:

(a) Candidates must go through the details of this advertisement available on the website of OPSC before filling up the online application form.

(b) Candidates must apply online through the concerned website of the OPSC http://opsc.gov.in. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

(c) Before filling up the online application form, the candidates must go through detailed instructions available at OPSC portal.

(d) The online application form is automated and system driven and will guide the candidate seamlessly in filling the application. The requisite options shall be enabled and information shall be asked as per data furnished by the candidate. Before filling up the information, ensure that accurate information is fed, for edit option is limited & on confirmation there is no scope for further edit even if wrongful entry has been made while filling up the application.

(e) Candidates are requested to upload the scanned image of latest passport size photograph along with scanned image of his/her full signature and scanned image of Left-hand Thumb Impression (LTI) in the online application form. Uploaded photograph, Specimen (full) signature and LTI must be clearly identifiable/visible, otherwise the application of the candidate is liable to be rejected by the Commission and no representation from the candidate will be entertained.

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