OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Notification Out for 81 Vacancies

  •   Odisha Nijukti Khabar
  •   09-07-2024

OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024:

Odisha Public Service Commission has published the OPSC recruitment notification for Assistant Soil Conversation Officer Posts, Class II of Group B, on the official website of OPSC. This includes details related to the recruitment of candidates. Candidates who are interested in applications for the released vacancies should check the notification pdf first.

Interested candidates must note that authorities will start accepting online applications for OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 from 16th July 2024 at their official website https://www.opsc.gov.in/. The selection of candidates will be based on a written examination and interview round. More details regarding this recruitment drive are discussed in the article below.

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OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Overview:

The table below summarizes the details of this recruitment drive that helps candidates get easy and quick information:


Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)

Post Name

Assistant Soil Conservation Officer (ASCO)


81 Vacancy

Application Mode


Start Date

16th July 2024

Last Date

16th August 2024

Official website


OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Vacancy Details:

Vacancy details of Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) Assistant Soil Conservation Officer Recruitment 2024 are given below:


No. of Posts

Pay Scale


45 (W-15)

Pay Level – 10 of ORSP Rules, 2017

Rs. 44,900/- to Rs. 1,42,400/-


11 (W-03)

Scheduled Caste

08 (W-03)

Scheduled Tribe

17 (W-06)

OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Educational Qualification:

The candidate must possess a graduate degree in the diverse disciplines mentioned herein below for appointment to the Assistant Soil Conservation Officer post:

  • The candidates must have possessed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture or Bachelor Degree in Agriculture Engineering or Bachelor in Science in Forestry from any recognized University or Institution.
OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Age Limit:
  • Minimum Age of the Candidates: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age of the Candidates: 31 Years
OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process:

Candidates’ selection for Assistant Soil Conservation Officer posts is based on a written examination followed by interview round. It is important to qualify both stages to get selected for the released posts. The written examination will be conducted for a total of 200 marks and will be conducted at Cuttack/Bhubaneswar/Balasore/Sambalpur/Berhampur, and interview/viva voce will be conducted for 25 marks. Candidates who pass the written exam with the minimum qualifying marks will be shortlisted for interview/viva voce

OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern:
  • The Competitive Recruitment Examination for OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024 will be held in offline mode including two papers i.e. Paper I and II, each paper carries 100 marks.
  • The exam will include 100 multiple-choice questions in both papers i.e. total of 200 MCQs.
  • Candidates will be allotted 90 minutes to complete this examination. Each question carries 1 mark, which means for every correct answer candidates will get a +1. There are no provisions for negative marking
How to apply OPSC ASCO Recruitment 2024:

Step 1: Visit to the official website https://www.opsc.gov.in.

Step 2: Fill up the form with all your personal and educational data.

Step 3: Upload the necessary documents as mentioned in the official notification.

Step 4: Submit your application form and keep a printout copy with you for future reference.

Important Dates:

•          Starting Date to Apply Online: 16-07-2024.

•          Last Date to Apply Online: 16-08-2024.

•          Last Date for submission of Online Application Form: 16-08-2024.

Important Links:

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