OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 Notification Out For 467 Posts, Apply here

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 | Last Date Extended | Apply Online for 467 Vacancies


The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has extended the last date of OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024. The exam date is extended till May 15, 2024. OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment is for 467 Assistant Professor positions in various disciplines at different colleges.  Earlier online applications were released for 385 Assistant Professor positions across various disciplines under Group A for the Odisha Education Service Branch all over the state. 


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OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024, Last Date Extended

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024 online process for form filling was started on 12th March 2024. Earlier for Advt no. 31 last date to fill out the online form was 2 May 2024. Now the OPSC extended the last date for Advt 27 and Advt 35. The extended last dates are mentioned in the following table:

Advt No Last Date Extended
Advt no .27 15 May 2024 (Last Date Extended)
Advt no .31 2 May 2024 (Last Date Reminder)
Advt no .35 10 May 2024




OPSC Professor Recruitment 2024: Overview

The Odisha Public Service Commission has extended the last date to submit the form for  assistant professor vacancies. The following table mentions brief information about this vacancy including name of the recruitment, conducting body,  mode of application, number of vacants seats, last day to apply, number of course and colleges etc. 

Name of Recruitment OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024
Conducting Body Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Mode of Application Online
Number of Vacancies 467 Vacancies
Last Date for Advt no .27 15 May 2024
Last Date for Advt no .31 2 May 2024 (Last Date Reminder)
Last Date for Advt no .35 10 May 2024
Post Assistant Professor, Professor
Colleges – Advt no .27: Odisha Education Service (College Branch) – Advt no .31, Advt no .35: Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur & Govt. College of Engineering, Keonjhar under Skill Development and Technical Education Department
Official website opsc.gov.in/Public/OPSC/
Category Govt Jobs


How to Apply for OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024?

  • Visit the official website of the Odisha Public Service Commission at opsc.gov.in. 
  • Now on the homepage look for the link recruitment or the latest announcement 
  • Now click on Apply for OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2024
  • Now register yourself and login to fill out the form. 
  • Enter your details like name and DOB and educational qualifications such as marks and percentage.
  • Now upload your scanned copies of important documents and photographs. 
  • Make the fee payment through an online method. 
  • After verification click on the submit tab and take printouts or keep a soft copy of the confirmation page. 


OPSC Assistant Professor 2024: Important Dates

Odisha Public Service Commission released the notification for OPSC assistant professor recruitment 2024 in March 2024. Earlier the last date to fill the online form was 2nd May which is not extended till 16th May 2024. The following table mentions the Important dates below. 

Starting of online application March 12, 2024
Last date of application May 15, 2024


OPSC Assistant Professor Vacancy 2024

Vacancy details are given in the following table along with the number of advertisements and total vacancies for assistant professor posts.

Advertisement No. Total Post
Advt no .27 385
Advt no .31 17
Advt no .35 65
Total 467


OPSC Assistant Professor 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The following table mentions detailed eligibility criteria including educational qualification, nationality, language professional and Age relaxation. 

Eligibility Criteria Details
Educational Qualification – Master’s Degree with 55% marks<br>- NET Qualification or PhD Degree
Nationality Citizen of India
Language Proficiency Proficient in Odia Language (read, write, and speak)<br>Must have studied in Odia until Upper Primary Exam
Official Notification The commission has uploaded the details for these positions, including eligibility criteria, application process, age limit, application fees, salary, and other information on its official website. Candidates can refer to the official notification for details.


Age Limit Criteria Details
Minimum Age 21 years old
Maximum Age 45 years old
Age Relaxation For candidates who are SC, ST, SEBC, or women, the upper age relaxation is five years.

For those with disabilities who are 40% or more disabled permanently, the upper age limit relaxation is ten years.

The maximum age reduction for individuals with disabilities who fall under the SC, ST, or SEBC categories is fifteen years, divided into ten years for PWDs and five years for SC, ST, or SEBCs.

Except in the situations mentioned above age restrictions will not be applicable.  

Valid DOB Document The date of birth entered in the High School Certificate or equivalent certificate issued by the concerned Board/ Council will be the only one accepted by the Commission.


OPSC Assistant Professor 2024 Salary

Salary Details Amount
Pay Band Rs. 15,600 to Rs. 39,100
Grade Pay Rs. 6,000
Pay Matrix Level Level 10
Salary Calculation Basis Cell- I of Level 10 Pay Matrix
Applicable Rules ORSP (CT) Rules 2019


OPSC Assistant Professor 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the OPSC assistant professor 2024 vacancy will be similar to the GATE syllabus for subjects like Engineering and technology and for subjects basic science and humanities management will be similar to NET. 


OPSC Assistant Professor Exam Pattern 2024

There will be a subject of general aptitude and related. The question paper will contain 100 questions from journal aptitude weighing 200 marks. The time duration will be 2 hours 30 minutes to complete this test. That’s how the return test will be for a total of 200 marks. There will be one viva voce test of 25 marks.

Topic Questions Mark   Duration
General Aptitude and concerned discipline.  100  200 2 hours and 30 minutes  


Test Component Details
Written Test Total number of questions: 100

Each question carries 2 marks

Negative marking: 25% deduction for each wrong answer

Total marks: 200

Viva Voce Test – Marks: 25


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