Odisha Public Service Commission issued notification inviting online applications for recruitment to 352 posts of Lecturer in various disciplines in (Group-A) of Odisha Education Service (College Branch) under Department of Higher Education. Interested candidates can apply online through OPSC website www.opsconline.gov.in on or before 24 February 2014 & send the print-out of the online submitted application on or before 10 March 2014.
Last Date to apply online through OPSC website www.opsconline.gov.in: 24 February 2014 (till 2359 hours)
Last Date for Receipt of Application Fee at any branch of State Bank of India: 28 February 2014
Last Date for Receipt of Printout/ Hard copy of Online submitted Application: 10 March 2014 (till 1700 hours)
Name of the Post: Lecturer
Total Vacancies: 352 posts
Discipline-wise vacancy details
1. Anthropology: 8 posts
2. Botany: 30 posts
3. Chemistry: 36 posts
4. Commerce: 42 posts
5. Economics: 08 posts
6. Education: 03 posts
7. English: 05 posts
8. Geography: 06 posts
9. Geology: 02 posts
10. Hindi: 03 posts
11. History: 02 posts
12. Home Science: 04 posts
13. Library Science: 02 posts
14. Logic & Philosophy: 03 posts
15. Mathematics: 03 posts
16. Odia: 14 posts
17. Physics: 34 posts
18. Political Science: 26 posts
19. Psychology: 22 posts
20. Sanskrit: 20 posts
21. Statistics: 01 post
22. Urdu: 01 post
23. Zoology: 54 posts
24. Computer Science: 23 posts
Age Limit: (as on 1 January 2013)
Minimum: 21 years
Maximum: 40 years
[Upper age limit is relax-able by 5 years for SC/ ST, S.E.B.C, Women and eligible Ex-servicemen candidates]
Educational Qualification: Master’s Degree in the concerned subject or equivalent qualification.
NET shall remain as the compulsory requirement for appointment as Lecturer for those with postgraduate degree. For candidates having Ph.D. Degree in the concerned subject are exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET.
Selection Process: Selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the Interview.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for Interview.
Application Fee: Non-refundable applicant fee of Rs. 200 is to be deposited in cash at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI) using the printout of Online fee payment Challan.
SC / ST of Odisha & PWD candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates can apply online through OPSC website www.opsconline.gov.in on or before 24 February 2014.
On successful submission of the online application form, a Registration ID will be displayed on the screen as well as on the top of the application form. Candidates should take two print-outs of the submitted application form with unique Registration ID mentioned on it and send one print-out along with OPSC copy of the fee deposit receipt in Original and attested copies of required certificates / testimonials / documents / mark-sheets by Registered Post / Speed Post / Courier Service to ‘The Special Secretary, Odisha Public Service Commission, 19, Dr. P.K. Parija Road, Cuttack-753001’ so as to reach the concerned authority on or before 10 March 2014 till 1700 hours.
Candidate can also submit a copy of the printout of the online submitted application along with copy of requisite certificates and documents etc by dropping it in the box placed at the entrance of the office of the Odisha Public Service Commission.
On the envelope containing the application, candidates should super-scribe “Application for Lecturer in ______ (Concerned subject) and Advertisement No.”