OPSC Recruitment 2023 for Lecturers/Assistant Conservator of Forests | 371 Posts | Last date : 29 June 2023

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OPSC Recruitment 2023 announced for Lecturers / Assistant Conservator of Forests/ Forest Ranger posts. Odisha Public Service Commission(OPSC) invited applications from prospective candidates for recruiting 371 vacancies for these positions. Candidates who completed B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/B.Sc/M.Sc from a recognized University can apply for these positions. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online. The detailed eligibility Criteria and Recruitment Procedure are mentioned below.

OPSC Recruitment

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC): It is a state agency, and it has 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 its 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 2023:

OPSC Recruitment 2023 for Assistant Conservator of Forests/ Forest Ranger:

Job Role Assistant Conservator of Forests/ Forest Ranger
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc
Total Vacancies 147 Posts
Salary Rs. 44,900 -56,100/- month
Experience Freshers
Job location Odisha
Application starts from 29 May 2023
Last date to apply 29 June 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualifications: 

  • Assistant Conservator of Forests/Forest Ranger: A candidate must have possessed a Bachelor’s Degree in at least one of the following subjects, namely, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry and Zoology OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Forestry OR Engineering OR an equivalent qualification.

Age Limit( As on 01 January 2023): 21 – 38 Years.

Age Relaxation:

  • The upper age limit shall be relaxable by 5 (five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Scheduled Castes(SC), Scheduled Tribes(ST), Socially & Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC), Women and Ex-servicemen.
  • 10 years for Persons with Disabilities (whose permanent disability is 40% or more).

Salary:

  • Assistant Conservator of Forests: Rs. 56,100/- month.
  • Forest Ranger: Rs. 44,900/- month..

No.of.vacancies:

  • Assistant Conservator of Forests: 45 Posts.
  • Forest Ranger: 131 Posts.

Selection Process:

  • The selection of candidates for recruitment to the posts will consist of the following successive stages:
    • Written Examination — 1400 Marks
    • Physical test
    • (c) Viva Voce Test = 200 Marks
  • The Commission will short-list the candidates to be called for the Viva Voce test/Personality Test to a reasonable number taking into consideration the marks secured in the written examination above the cutoff point to be fixed by the Commission & qualifying in the Physical test.
  • The Commission will conduct the physical test of qualified candidates for the written examination with the assistance of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests.
  • A combined Competitive Examination shall be conducted by the Commission for Group-A (Assistant Conservator of Forests) and Group-B (Forest Ranger) of the Odisha Forest Service.

Note: The written examination will be held at Cuttack. It may also be held at Bhubaneswar/Balasore/Berhampur/Sambalpur.

Examination Fee: The examination fee for all the categories of candidates has been exempted as per GA & PG Department Notification No.9897/Gen., dt.11 January 2022

How to apply for OPSC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can enrol themselves on the official website and apply for the post online from 29 May 2023 to 29 June 2023.

For more details: Click here

To Apply: Click here

Important Dates:



  • Online Registration opens: 29 May 2023
  • Online Registration Closed: 29 June(11.59 pm)

OPSC Recruitment 2023 for Lecturers:

Job Role Lecturers
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc
Total Vacancies 224 Posts
Salary Best in Industry
Experience Freshers
Job location Odisha
Application starts from 26 April 2023
Last date to apply 26 May 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualifications: 

Lecturers:

Civil Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Civil Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Electrical Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Electrical Engineering with First class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelors’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Mechanical Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Computer Science Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Computer Science Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Mathematics: First-class Master’s Degree or equivalent in Mathematics.

Physics: First-class Master’s Degree or equivalent in Physics.

Chemistry: First-class Master’s Degree or equivalent in Chemistry.

Automobile Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Automobile Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Chemical Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Chemical Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Metallurgy Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Metallurgy Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Mining Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology in Mining Engineering with First Class or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology, First Class or equivalent is required at Bachelor’s or Master’s level in the concerned disciplines.

Geology: First-class Master’s Degree or equivalent in Geology.



Age Limit ( As on 01 August 2022 ): 21 – 38 years. He/She must not have been born earlier than 2 August 1984 and not later than 1 August 2001.

Age Relaxation:

  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for candidates belonging to the categories of S.C./S.T./S.E.B.C./Women/Ex-Serviceman and by 10 years for Persons With Disabilities whose permanent disability is 40% or more.
  • Persons with Disabilities belonging to SC/ST/SEBC categories are eligible for cumulative age relaxation benefits.

No.of.Vacancies: 224 Posts

  • Civil Engineering: 45 Posts
  • Electrical Engineering: 43 Posts
  • Mechanical Engineering: 53 Posts
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering: 24 Posts
  • Computer Science Engineering: 09 Posts
  • Mathematics: 11 Posts
  • Physics: 13 Posts
  • Chemistry: 11 Posts
  • Automobile Engineering: 03 Posts
  • Chemical Engineering: 02 Posts
  • Metallurgy: 05 Posts
  • Mining: 03 Posts
  • Geology: 02 Posts

Selection Process:

  • The selection process includes a Written Test/Interview.
  • The selection of candidates for recruitment to the post of Lecturers in OTE 86 TS Cadre will consist of the following successive stages.
  • Written examination – 500 marks
  • Interview (Personality Test) – 50 marks
  • Candidates who will secure qualifying marks in Written Test will be called for an Interview.
  • The merit list shall be prepared by taking into consideration the marks obtained in the written test & interview together.
  • Candidates who qualify in the Written examination and are called for document verification should be in readiness to submit the Hard copy of the Online Application Form, along with true copies of the following documents duly self-certified.

Scheme of Written Test:

  • The written test will be conducted in General English, GK & Concerned subjects.
  • The syllabus for each subject is clearly explained in the advertisement. ( Check Advertisement )

General English, GK:

  • Marks: 100
  • Duration: 02 hours
  • Type: Objective-type pattern
  • There shall be a negative marking of 25% weightage.

Concerned subjects:

  • The examination in the concerned subjects will have two papers.
  • Paper I: 200 marks, 03 hours duration
  • Paper II: 200 marks, 03 hours duration
  • Type: Objective-type pattern
  • There shall be a negative marking of 25% weightage.

How to apply for OPSC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online on their official website from 26 April 2023 to 26 May 2023.

For more details & Apply: Click here

Note:

  • 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 the exigencies of public service at the discretion of the State Government.
  • The posts are permanent.

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