OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021: Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, Apply Online, Date

By Sakshi Ojha|Updated : October 11th, 2021

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited applications for the 606 assistant professor positions in various disciplines in Odisha Building Service (OES) Group A (university branch) at state universities under the Department of Higher Education. Candidates wishing to apply for OPSC recruitment in 2021 should note that the application process will begin on October 26, 2021. Eligible candidates may apply for the OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 position via the website OPSC official www.opsc.gov.in until November 25.

In this article, we will discuss in detail the eligibility criteria, how to apply until today, and other relevant information.                          

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OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited applications for the 606 assistant professor positions in various disciplines in Odisha Building Service (OES) Group A (university branch) at state universities under the Department of Higher Education. Candidates wishing to apply for OPSC recruitment in 2021 should note that the application process will begin on October 26, 2021. Eligible candidates may apply for the OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 position via the website OPSC official www.opsc.gov.in until November 25.

In this article, we will discuss in detail the eligibility criteria, how to apply until today, and other relevant information.

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021 Official Notification, Download PDF

OPSC Assistant Professor Exam Date & Important Events

Events

Date

OPSC Assistant Professor Notification released

11/10/2021

Application begins

26/10/2021

Last date for depositing the fees

25/11/2021

Last date for submitting the application form

03/12/2021

OPSC Assistant Professor Recruitment Procedure: Intimation Letter 

To be announced

Interview

To be announced

Result

To be announced

OPSC Assistant Professor Application Form Fee:

  • Application fees are Rs. 400/-
  • SC/ST of Orissa state and PWD (>40%) are exempted

OPSC Assistant Professor Vacancy 2021 Details

Sr. No.

Subjects

Total No. of vacancies

1

Anthropology

6

2

Botany

48

3

Chemistry

85

4

Commerce

30

5

Economics

40

6

Education

20

7

English

44

8

Environmental Science

5

9

Geography

10

10

Geology

8

11

History

30

12

Logic & Philosophy

10

13

Mathematics

63

14

Odia

25

15

Physics

75

16

Political Science

10

17

Psychology

14

18

Sociology

12

19

Life Science

3

20

Zoology

68

 

Total

606

Detailed Category wise Subject List- Click here

OPSC Assistant Professor Eligibility Criteria 2021

Age: 

  • Minimum Age: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age: 45 Years 
  • There will be a relaxation of the upper age limit of 5 years for SC / ST / SEBC / Women candidates and a 10-year relaxation for PWD candidates.

Educational Qualifications: 

  • The candidate possessing a post-graduate degree will be eligible to apply for the post. 
  • Good academic performance, with at least a 55% score for a master's degree in the specific subject from an Indian university, or an equivalent degree from an accredited foreign university. SC / ST / OBC (NCL) / PWD candidates will receive 5% relaxation.
  • UGC NET/CSIR NET qualified candidates will be eligible for the post of assistant professor. 
  • Candidates who are/ have been awarded a PhD. Degree by the UGC (Min. Std.& Procedure for the Award of a PhD Degree) Regulations, 2009, are exempted from the requirement of the min. eligibility condition of UGC NET.

Detailed subject wise eligibility: Click here

OPSC Assistant Professor Application Form Online 2021

The application form will begin on 26th October 2021 and end on 25th November 2021. Please note that candidates must meet the OPSC Associate Faculty admission criteria prior to submitting the online application. Candidates should know that if they provide false information, they will be excluded from taking future exams at Odisha.

How can I apply online for OPSC Assistant Professor?

  • First of all, visit the official website of OPSC or click on the link below.
  • On the top right corner, you will see: "Online Application", click on it and Select 'OPSC Assistant Professor: Click New Registration'.
  • On the next page, the application form will be open, fill in all the information required. 
  • Recheck all the details and pay the application fee. 
  • Note: Candidates should have a valid mobile phone number and email are very important.

 OPSC Assistant Professor Selection Procedure 2021

  • Candidates for the assistant professor position are selected through API scoring and OPSC committee review preselection and subsequent document review.
  • The interview will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates should keep track of the official OPSC website: www.opsc.gov.in 
  • OPSC will provide email and text messages to all the shortlisted candidates.

Criteria for the pre-selection of candidates for an interview for the position of assistant professor in the Orissa Public Service Commission (OPSC).

S.No.

Academic Record

Score

1

Graduation

80% & Above = 21

60% to less than 80% = 19

55% to less than 60% =16

45% to less than 55% = 10

2

Post-Graduation

80% & Above= 25

60%  to less  than 80% = 23

55% (50% in case of SC / ST /

OBC (non-creamy   layer) /PwBD) to less than 60% = 20

3

M.Phil

60% and above= 07

55% to less than 60%=05

 

4

PhD.

25

5

NET with JRF

10

6

NET

08

7

Research Publications (2 marks for each research publication published in peer-reviewed or UGC- listed Journals)

06

8

Teaching/Post Doctoral Experience (2marks for one year each)#

10

9

Awards

 10

International/National Level (Awards given by International

Organizations /Government of India / Government of India recognized National Level Bodies)

03

State-Level (Awards given by State Government)

02

Note:

A.

  • M.Phil+PhD= Maximum 25 marks
  • JRF/NET/SET -Maximum 10 Marks
  • Awards category= Maximum 3 marks

B.

  • Academic Score- 84
  • Research Publications- 06
  • Teaching Experience- 10
  • Total Score- 100

 OPSC Assistant Professor Job Profile 2021 and Salary

  • OPSC Assistant professor salary will be as per the Pay Band of Rs. 15600-39100/- with the Grade pay Rs. 6000/- (which is Level-10)
  • The job will be to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students in the universities and colleges of Orissa. 
  • Records of students teaching and guiding them in higher education/research.
  • In addition to teaching, assistant professors also participate in the administrative and curricular activities of the university.
  • Do your research to improve your career prospects.

Preparation Tips for upcoming OPSC EXAM 2021

  • Visit the OPSC website and learn more about Orissa's arts and culture.
  • Important University Terms and Financial Regulation Changes.
  • Begin preparing for the interview on a schedule.
  • Practice mock interviews and train your personality.
  • Review of interviews and other aspects Improve your CV.
  • Study hard and stay healthy.

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  • The application date for OPSC Assistant Professor is 26th October 2021 to 25th November 2021.

  • OPSC invited applications to fill in a total of 606 posts of Assistant professors.

  • Application fees for the OPSC Assistant Professor form are Rs. 400/- and SC/ST of Orissa state and PWD (>40%) are exempted from the fee.

  • No. According to the official notification, the minimum eligibility is NET, and if you hold a PhD degree you will be exempted from that condition.

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