OPSC Assistant Section Officer Eligibility Criteria: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) Assistant Section Officer Exam Eligibility details is given below…
I. Age Limit:
1. Candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not be above the age of 32 years on the 1st day of January 2018.
2. However, those who are within prescribed age limit as on 1st day of January 2013, lg day of January 2014, 1st day of January 2015, 1st day of January 2016 & 1st day of January 2017 shall also be eligible to apply i.e. 3. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1981 and not later than l st January 1997.
3. Age relaxation for candidates in different categories for availing relaxation and reservation benefits will be as per Government Rules prescribed for the purpose.
Provided that, a candidate who comes under more than one category, he/she will be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit, which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.
II. Educational Qualification:
Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or posses such other qualification equivalent there to and must have adequate knowledge in Computer application.
III. Other Eligibility Conditions:
i. The candidate must be a citizen of India;
ii. The candidate shall be able to speak, read and write Odia fluently and must have –
(a) Passed Middle School examination with Odia as a language subject; or
(b) Passed Matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as medium of examination in non-language subject; or
(c) Passed in Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class VII or above; or
(d) Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School and Mass Education Department.
iii. The candidate must be of good mental condition, bodily health and free from any physical defect that is likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties in the service and the candidate, who after such medical examination is not found to satisfy these requirements, shall not be appointed to the service.
iv. 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;
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 UPSC from appearing at any examination/interview, he/she will not be eligible for such recruitment for that specified period/chance(s);
vi. 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 Objection Certificate”.
vii. A candidate who claims change in his/her name after having passed the High School Certificate Examination or equivalent examination, is required to furnish copy of publication of the changed name in local leading daily news paper as well as copy of notification in the Odisha Gazette in support of his/her change of name.
viii. Every candidate selected for appointment shall be examined by the Medical Board as prescribed by the Government. A candidate, who fails to satisfy the Medical Board, shall not be appointed;
ix. Only those candidates, who fulfill the requisite qualification & within the prescribed age limit etc. by the closing date of filling up online application, will be considered eligible;