OPSC Recruitment 2020 for Geologist/Petrologist & Mining Officer | Last Date: 27 November 2020

OPSC Recruitment 2020 – Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) invites the online job application form for the post of Geologist/Petrologist & Mining Officer for 42 vacancies. Candidates who completed their B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc/Diploma are eligible to apply for this job. The selection will be based on written test, viva voce. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the post online at (www.opsc.gov.in) website from 21 October to 20 November 2020. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

OPSC Recruitment

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC): It is a state agency and it has an authorized to conduct the civil service examination for entry-level appointments to the various civil services of Odisha. It was constituted on 1 April 1949 after its bifurcation from the former Bihar and Odisha Joint Public Service Commission. At the time of the creation, the strength of OPSC is three including the chairman. Further, the strength increased to six in 1996. It is expertise in the matter of selection of personnel to various services of the Government of Odisha during its functioning for more than five decades.

OPSC Recruitment 2020:

OPSC Recruitment 2020 for Geologist/Petrologist & Mining Officer:

Job Role Geologist/Petrologist & Mining Officer
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc/Diploma
Total Vacancies 42
Salary Rs. 56,100/Month
Experience Freshers
Job Location Odisha
Starting Application Date 21 October 2020
Last Date 20 November 2020

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Geologist:

  • A candidate must hold at least 2nd Class M.Sc. in Geology or Applied Geology from any recognized University in India or Diploma in Applied Geology from Indian School of Mines and Applied Geology, Dhanbad degree, diploma or certificate of Indian Institute of Technology or from any other institute where such degree, diploma or certificate is considered equivalent to Post-graduate degree in Geology.

Petrologist:

  • A candidate must hold at least 2nd class MSc in Geology or Applied Geology from any recognized University in India or Diploma in Applied Geology from Indian School of Mines & Applied Geology, Dhanbad, degree, diploma or certificate of Indian Institute of Technology or from any other institute where such degree, diploma or certificate is considered equivalent to Post¬graduate degree in Geology.

Geophysicist:



  • A candidate must hold at least 2nd Class Post-graduate degree in exploration or Applied Geophysics from any recognized University or the degree in Geology and Geophysics from the lIT or equivalent degree, diploma or certificate from any recognized Institution.

Mining Officer:-

  • A candidate must hold at least 2nd Class Degree in Mining Engineering from any recognized University in India or Diploma in Mining or in Applied Geology from Indian School of Mines and Applied Geology, Dhanbad or any other Institute where such diploma or certificate is considered equivalent to the degree of Mining Engineering.

Age Limit (as on 01.08.2019): 21 to 32 years

Upper age limit is relaxable by:

  • 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/S.E.B.C/Women/Ex-servicemen
  • 10 years for candidates belonging to PWD category, whose disability is not less than 40%

Post Wise Vacancies: (Total – 42 Posts)

  • Geologist-32 Posts
  • Petrologist-03 Posts
  • Geophysicist-02 Posts
  • Mining Officer-05 Posts
OPSC Recruitment Selection Process:
  • Selection will be based on the Written Examination (Preliminary & Main Written Examination – Objective type test) and Viva-voce test.The written examination will consist of 02 (Two) papers with 500 marks (total). All question papers will be set in English and the same should be answered in English only. The maximum mark for the Viva Voce test is 50

Written Examination Pattern:

Paper -1 – General Studies & Awareness Test of all categories of Posts. Duration will be two hours

Topics Total Questions Marks
Current Affairs 25 50
History Geography 40 80
General Science 20 40
Economics 15 30
Total 100 200

Paper-II Specialisation Paper

The question will be asked in the respective discipline subject. This section consists of 150 Questions and 300 Marks. This paper duration will be 3 hours

Viva voce – 20 marks

Place of Examination – The written examination shall be held at Cuttack. It may also be held at Bhubaneswar, Balasore, Berhampur and Sambalpur

Examination Fees: Rs.500/-

Note: No fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates

Payment mode: Through OPSC portal using Debit card/ credit card/ net banking

How to Apply OPSC Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online at (www.opsc.gov.in) website from  21 October to 20 November 2020.

For More Details & Apply: Click here (Link will be activated on 21 October 2020)

Important Dates:

  • Starting of Online Application: 21.10.2020
  • Closing of Online Application: 20.11.2020

OPSC Recruitment 2020 for Insurance Medical Officer/Specialist: (Expired)

Job Role Insurance Medical Officer and Specialist in Group-A (Junior Branch)
Qualification MBBS
Total Vacancies 92
Salary Rs. 56,100/-
Experience Freshers
Job Location Odisha
Starting Application Date 30 June 2020
Last Date 30 July 2020

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • MBBS or equivalent degree from a Medical College or Medical Institution recognised by the medical council of India
  • Candidates must have a valid registration certificate under the Odisha Medical Regulation Rules

Note – This post for only SC & ST candidates

Age Limit (as on 01.01.2020): 21 to 32 years

Upper age limit is relaxable by:

  • 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/S.E.B.C/Women/Ex-servicemen
  • 10 years for candidates belonging to PWD category, whose disability is not less than 40%

Category Wise Vacancies: (Total 92 Posts)

  • UR – 52 (12-W)
  • SEBC – 03 (03-W)
  • SC – 16 (06-W)
  • ST – 21 (04-W)

Salary Details:

  • Insurance Medical Officer and Specialist in Group-A (Junior Branch) – Rs.56,100/- in level 12 (Rs. 15,600 – 39,100/- + GP of Rs. 5,400/- per month.)
  • The Specialists would be getting a monthly incentive of Rs.30,000/- for Super Specialization, Rs.20,000/- for Post Graduation and Rs.10,000/- for PG Diploma qualification
OPSC Recruitment Selection Process for Insurance Medical Officer/Specialist:
  • Selection will be based on the Written Examination

Written Examination Pattern:

  • The written examination will be consists of one paper of 200 marks
  • There shall be 200 questions of multiple choice questions (MCQ) pattern and each question shall carry one marks
  • The duration of the examination shall be 3 hours
  • There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers

Place of Examination – The written examination shall be held at Cuttack/ Bhubaneswar

How to Apply OPSC Recruitment 2020 for Insurance Medical Officer/Specialist?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online at (www.opsc.gov.in) website from 30 June to 30 July 2020.

For More Details & Apply: Click here (Link will be activated on 30 June 2020)

Important Dates:

  • Starting of Online Application: 30.06.2020
  • Closing of Online Application: 30.07.2020

OPSC Recruitment 2020 for Lecturer: (Expired)

Job Role Lecturer
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification Masters Degree
Total Vacancies 606
Experience Freshers
Salary Pay Matrix Level – 10
Job Location Odisha
Starting Application Date 08 February 2020
Last Date 02 March 2020
Official Website www.opsc.gov.in

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should complete a Master’s degree in the concerned subjects/disciplines from a recognized university with at least 55% of marks for general candidates/ 50% for SC/ST candidates or its equivalent grade with a 2nd class in the Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates must qualified NET in the concerned subjects or must have a Ph.D.degree on the concerned subjects

Age Limit (as on 01.01.2020): 21 to 48 years

Upper age limit is relaxable by:

  • 5 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/S.E.B.C/Women/Ex-servicemen
  • 10 years for candidates belonging to PWD category, whose disability is not less than 40%

Disciplines Wise Vacancies:

  • Anthropology: 06 Posts
  • Botany: 48 Posts
  • Chemistry: 85 Posts
  • Commerce: 30 Posts
  • Economics: 40 Posts
  • Education: 20 Posts
  • English: 44 Posts
  • Environmental Science: 05 Posts
  • Geography: 10 Posts
  • Geology: 08 Posts
  • History: 30 Posts
  • Logic and Philosophy: 10 Posts
  • Mathematics: 63 Posts
  • Odia: 25 Posts
  • Physics: 75 Posts
  • Political Science: 10 Posts
  • Psychology: 14 Posts
  • Sociology: 12 Posts
  • Life Science: 03 Posts
  • Zoology: 68 Posts
OPSC Recruitment Selection Process for Lecturer:
  • Candidates will be shortlisted and merit prepared based on the academics performance.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for document verification and Viva Voce test (Interview)

Application Fees: Rs.400/-

Note: No fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates

Payment mode: Through any SBI branch

How to Apply OPSC Recruitment 2020 for Lecturer?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online from 08 February to 02 March 2020.



For More Details: Click here

To Apply: Click here (Link will be activated on 08 February 2020)

Important Dates:

  • Starting of Online Application: 08.02.2020
  • Closing of Online Application: 02.03.2020
  • Last date for payment of application fees: 06.03.2020