OPSC ASO 2022: Exam Date, Notification, Updates

OPSC ASO 2022: Exam Date, Notification, Updates

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Nov 7, 2022
OPSC ASO 2022 Result is released along with the document verification and skill test date. OPSC ASO recruitment 2022 notification was released by OPSC. Check out OPSC ASO 2022 exam details like eligibility, news.
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OPSC ASO result 2022 has been released for the written exam held on 27th August 2022. Candidates can download the result pdf through the link that has been given to you here. A total of 796 OPSC ASO vacancies were announced for which candidates could apply online between 20th January to 19th February.

Candidates who are interested in the exam must check out all the important details about OPSC ASO 2022 exam. This will help them prepare for the exam in an efficient manner. Check out OPSC ASO exam date, eligibility, syllabus, answer key, cut off and more here.

OPSC ASO 2022: Latest Updates

OPSC has released OPSC ASO Result 2022 on its website for the written exam. A total of 1104 candidates have been shortlisted to appear for the document verification that is to being from 14 November and end on 18 November. Candidates can download OPSC ASO result PDF through the link that has been mentioned below.

OPSC ASO Latest Updates:

  • 7 November 2022: OPSC ASO result 2022 has been released for the written exam.
  • 25th August 2022: OPSC ASO admit card has been released for the exam scheduled for 27 August.

OPSC ASO Notification 2022

OPSC ASO notification 2022 was released by the authorities on the official website. Odisha Public Commission has released 796 vacancies for the post of Assistant Section Officer. Candidates can check out the OPSC ASO notification PDF 2022 from the direct link provided below.

Download OPSC ASO notification 2022 PDF

What is OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022?

OPSC ASO is a reputed government job in the state of Odisha. A total of 796 vacancies have been released. OPSC ASO full form is Assistant Section Officer. It is a lucrative job with a good salary and career prospects. The OPSC ASO 2022 exam was scheduled for 27th August. The admit cards were released on 25th August. 

Candidates can go through the details of OPSC ASO recruitment 2022 in the table below.

OPSC ASO Recruitment 2022: Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)

Name of the Post 

Assistant Section Officer (ASO)

Total Vacancies

796

Selection Process

Written Exam & Skill Test in Computer

Mode of application 

Online 

Application form Commencement date

20th January 2022

Last Date of Online Registration Form 

19th February 2022

OPSC ASO Admit Card Release Date

25th August 2022

OPSC ASO Exam Date

27th August 2022 (Rescheduled)

Job Location 

Odisha 

OPSC ASO Exam Date 2022

Candidates should ensure that they know the OPSC ASO exam date to prepare in a strategic way. To ensure candidates do not miss any important deadlines, candidates can check OPSC ASO important dates in the table below.

Event

Date

OPSC ASO Application Start Date

20th January 2022

OPSC ASO Application Last Date

19th February 2022

OPSC ASO Admit card Release Date

25th August 2022

OPSC ASO Exam Date 2022

27th August 2022 

OPSC ASO Skill Test Date

November 2022 (Tentative)

OPSC ASO Answer Key Release Date

To be released

OPSC ASO Result 2022

To be released

OPSC ASO Vacancy 2022

Candidates should check out the OPSC ASO vacancy 2022 to get a good idea about the level of competition to expect in the exam. Check out the category-wise OPSC ASO vacancy in the table below.

Category

Total OPSC ASO vacancy

Reserved for women

Unreserved

447

149

SEBC

62

21

Scheduled Caste

109

36

Scheduled Tribe

178

59

Total OPSC ASO vacancy

796

265

OPSC ASO Result 2022

OPSC ASO result 2022 has been released on 7 November. The result has the roll number of successfully. Candidates whose roll number appears in the OPSC ASO result PDF shall be called for the document verification and skill test. Candidates will be able to access the result on the official website. 

OPSC ASO Selection Process 2022

OPSC Assistant Section Officer exam has two stages of examination. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the OPSC ASO 2022 exam to be eligible for the appointment. The OPSC ASO selection process follows a simple trajectory and the two stages are mentioned below:

  • Written Exam
  • Skill Test in Computer Application

OPSC ASO Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for OPSC ASO exam include educational qualification and age limit. Candidates must check the norms of OPSC ASO eligibility before applying for the examination as strict adherence to them is expected by the commission. Not adhering to the criteria set by the authorities can lead to disqualification at any stage of the selection process. Hence, candidates must check the JPSC eligibility criteria mentioned below and ensure they adhere to them.

OPSC ASO Educational Qualification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Adequate knowledge of computers.

OPSC ASO Age Limit

  • Minimum age limit: 21 years
  • Maximum age limit: 38 years

OPSC ASO Salary 2022

OPSC ASO is considered a well-paying job with various growth opportunities. The OPSC ASO Salary is divided on the pay scale of Rs.9,400–34,800 and grade pay of Rs 4,200. The job also consists of various perks and benefits that include HRA, DA, Provident Fund, etc.

OPSC ASO Exam Pattern 2022

All candidates must familiarise themselves with the OPSC ASO exam pattern as it gives candidates a good idea about how to plan their preparation. It contains marking scheme as well as different sections of the exam that will help you prepare optimally in the least amount of time.

  • OPSC ASO 2022 exam is divided into four papers out of which three are objective type in nature and one will be subjective type.
  • Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 4 will be of 100 marks each. Paper 3 will be of 200 marks.
  • The exam will be in English language except for the Odia language paper.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Papers

Subject 

Total Marks 

Number of questions 

Duration 

Paper 1 

General Awareness

100

100

90 mins

Paper 2

Reasoning and Mental Ability 

50

50 

90 mins

Mathematics (Till 10th Class)

50

50

Paper 3

English 

100

100

120 mins

Odia 

100

100

Paper 4

Skill Test in Computer Application (Practical)

50

05

60 mins

OPSC ASO Syllabus

OPSC ASO syllabus is divided into 4 parts, Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4. Candidates must read and understand the OPSC ASO syllabus properly as it will narrow down the scope of their preparation and give them the important topics that must be studied in order to crack the exam.

OPSC ASO General Awareness Syllabus

  • Current events - national and international
  • Indian Constitution
  • Geography
  • History
  • Polity
  • Indian Struggle for Freedom
  • Environmental Issues
  • Scientific Inventions

OPSC ASO Reasoning & Mental Ability Syllabus

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Non-verbal Reasoning

OPSC ASO Maths Syllabus

  • Arithmetic
  • Probability
  • Algebra
  • Statistics & 
  • Mensuration

OPSC ASO English Syllabus

  • Comprehension and Unseen Passages
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Adverbs
  • Preposition
  • Verb
  • Error Correction
  • Tenses
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Vocabulary
  • Fill in the Blanks 

OPSC ASE Odia Syllabus

  • Odia Grammar

OPSC ASO Computer Application Syllabus

  • MS-office
  • Internet
  • Networks

OPSC ASO Admit Card 2022

OPSC ASO Admit Card 2022 has been released on the official OPSC website on 25th August. Candidates must download their admit cards and cross-check the details mentioned on them. Any mistake in the admit card must be corrected as soon as possible by getting in touch with the exam conducting body.

Candidates must ensure they have their OPSC ASO admit card on the day of the exam as without it they will not be allowed inside the exam hall. The process to download OPSC ASO hall ticket is provided below.

Steps to Download OPSC ASO Admit Card 2022

  • Visit the official OPSC website.
  • Under the notification, go to the link that says 'OPSC ASO Admit Card 2022.'
  • Enter your details and log into the portal. 
  • Download and take a printout of OPSC ASO admit card.

OPSC ASO Answer Key 2022

OPSC ASO answer key 2022 will be released on the official portal after the exam is successfully conducted. The candidates who will appear for OPSC ASO 2022 exam will be able to download their answer key from the official website using their login credentials after the exam. We will be updating the direct link to download OPSC ASO answer key PDF here upon release.

Candidates are also provided with an option to raise objections against OPSC ASO answer key. In case of any error in the answers marked by the commission, candidates can challenge it by submitting the correct answer along with adequate proof.

OPSC ASO Cut Off 2022

Authorities release OPSC ASO cut off on the official website after the release of answer key. Cut-off contains the minimum score that a candidate must score in order to be eligible for the next round of the selection process. Candidates should also check OPSC ASO previous year cut off as well because it will help them set a realistic goal based on which they can plan their preparation.

OPSC ASO Previous Year Cut Off

Gender

UR

SEBC

SC

ST

Male

225.452

216.422

183.902

160.058

Female

209.077

196.856

171.103

161.380

OPSC ASO Apply Online 2022

OPSC ASO apply online began from 20th January till 19th February 2022. Candidates should fill out OPSC ASO online application form carefully as any mistakes in it might cause inconvenience later. We have provided candidates with all the important information about OPSC ASO online form below.

How to OPSC ASO Online Application Form?

Candidates can fill out the OPSC ASO apply online form following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of OPSC. 

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the advertisement which mentions 'OPSC Assitant Section Officer Recruitment 2022.'

Step 3: Then click on the link that mentions 'OPSC ASO apply online and register there using your credentials.

Step 4: Candidates should then start filling out the OPSC ASO online form by putting in all their information. 

Step 5: Then, upload all the necessary documents and your photo and signature in the prescribed format.

Step 6: Click on Submit and pay the application fee.

Step 7: Again click on Submit and then take a printout of your OPSC ASO application form.

OPSC ASO Application Fee

Candidates can find the category-wise OPSC ASO application fee tabulated below. It is important to note that without the payment of the application fee, the registration will not be considered complete. Hence, candidates should ensure they have online payment instruments like debit card/credit card/e-wallets/UPI ready at the time of applying online.

CategoryOPSC ASO Application Fee
Unreserved and OBCRs. 500
SC/ST/PWDExempted

OPSC ASO Exam FAQs

  • OPSC ASO notification 2022 was released on 20th January 2022. Candidates can check the notification on the official website. Alternatively, candidates can check the direct link to download OPSC ASO notification PDF 2022 below.

  • OPSC ASO exam date is 27th August 2022.

  • The eligibility for OPSC ASO 2022 exam is that a candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university. Also, the minimum age limit is 21 years whereas the maximum age limit is 38 years to be eligible for the exam.

  • The minimum age limit is 21 years whereas the maximum age limit is 38 years to be eligible for OPSC ASO exam. Candidates whose age does not fall within this bracket will not be eligible to appear for the exam.

  • The OPSC ASO full form is Odisha Public Service Commission Assistant Section Officer. It is a reputable job in the state government of Odisha.

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts for the OPSC ASO exam. Candidates can attempt the exam as many times as they want as long as they fit the other eligibility criteria like age limit.

  • OPSC ASO vacancy are released for 796 Assistant Section Officer posts. 

  • OPSC ASO salary is decided on the pay scale of Rs.9,400–34,800 and grade pay of Rs 4,200. It is a well-paying job with a lucrative salary.

  • To fill OPSC ASO application form, follow the below-mentioned steps:

    • Go to the official website.
    • Under notifications, click on 'OPSC ASO apply online 2022.'
    • Fill the forms with your information and upload the documents.
    • Pay the fee and click submit.

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