(Job) Odisha Public Serivice Commission (OPSC) : Assistant Directory (Law) Group-B Recruitment 2021

(Job) Odisha Public Serivice Commission (OPSC) : Assistant Directory (Law) Group-B Recruitment 2021 

Online applications are invited from the prospective candidates through the Proforma Application Form to be made available on the website (https://www.opsc.gov.in) . The link for registration/re-registration & payment of examination fee shall be available  from 26.11.2021 to 24.12.2021 (Note: 31.12.2021 is the last date for submission of Registered Online Application) for Direct recruitment to 80 (eighty) post of Assistant Director (Law) in Group-B of Odisha Secretarial service under Home Department in the scale of pay of Rs. 44,900/- in Level 10, Cell-1 of Pay Matrix of ORSP Rules, 2017 with usual Dearness and other Allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.

Post Details:

As per requisition filed by the Home Department, Government of Odisha, the vacancy position along with reservation thereof if given below:-

SI. No.


No. of Vacancies






35 (12-W)



10 (03-W)



15 (05-W)



20 (07-W)


80 (27-W)


  • A candidate must have attained the age of 23 (twenty-three) years and must not be above the age of 35 (thirty-five) years as on the 1st day of January, 2021 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1986 and not later than 1st January 1998.

Education Qualification:

  • A candidate must have possessed Bachelor’s Degree in Law from recognized University and have knowledge in Computer Application on the date of application.

Examination Fee:

  • A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non –adjustable fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred) only. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more)are exempted form payment of this fee.

Method of Selection:

  1. The examination will be conducted in the following successive stages:-
  1. Written Examination – 360 Marks
  2. Skill Test in Computer Application (Practical) – 40 marks
  3. Viva Voice Test – 50 marks
  1. The qualifying mark of written examination is 45% for UR & SEBC candidates and 40% for SC & ST category candidates in each paper.
  2. Detail Scheme of Examination is provided in the Annexure-I of the Advertisement.
  3. The Commission shall call the candidates from among those who have qualified the test in Computer Application for interview twice the number of vacancy form each category in order or merit as per their marks secured in the written examination and if the number of candidates in any of such category is less than that, n that event all the candidates of that category shall be called for interview.

How to Apply:

  1.  Candidates must go through the details of this Advertisement available in the Website of OPSC before filling up online application form.
  2. 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 liable to be summarily rejected.
  3. Before filling up the online application form, the candidates must go through detailed instructions available at OPSC portal.
  4. The online application form is automated and system driven and will guide the candidate seamlessly in filling the application form. The requisite options shall be enabled and information shall be asked as per date 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 application.
  5. 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.
  6. Candidates should keep at least two copies of latest passport size photograph which is uploaded to the online application form for future use.
  7. On successful submission of the online Registration, a unique “Permanent Publiic Service Account Number (PPSAN)” will be assigned to the applicant. Candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted online Registration/Re-registration and finally submitted Online Application forms and put his/her signature under the declaration for submission to OPSC along with copies of requisite certificate & document as and when asked.
  8. The candidates are advised to submit the Online Application Form well in advance without waiting for the closing date to avoid last hour rush.
  9. Certificate of Admission of the written examination to the eligible candidates will be uploaded in the Website of the OPSC prior to the date of written examination which will be published in the Website of the Commission and Newspapers. The candidates are required to download their Admission Certificate from the Website of the Commission and produce the same at the Examination centre for admission to the written examination. No separate correspondence will be made on this score.
  10. “Intimation letters” to candidates for Written Examination, document verification & interview and “Attestation form” & “Bio-data form” shall be uploaded in the website of OPSC prior to the date of Written Examination/Document Verification/Interview.
  11. Any complaint on the conduct of examination must be sent to the Grievance Wing of the Commission by e-Mail (opsc@nic.in) within 05 (Five) days of Completion of the examination.

Important Date:

  • The last date for registration of online applications is 24/12/2021.

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Courtesy: OPSC