OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has started the process of recruitment for 177 vacancies of Assistant Fisheries Officer of Group B posts with the release of OPSC AFO Notification. The AFO notification has been released on the official website of OPSC i.e. @opsc.gov.in.
Candidates who want to apply for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 can apply online on the official website from 04th April 2022 to 04th May 2022. In this article, we have discussed all the necessary information like eligibility, vacancies, application fee, salary, etc. released in the OPSC AFO Notification 2022.
OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022- Overview
The online application process for recruitment of 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer of Group B posts will start from 04th April 2022 onwards. Check the details regarding OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 that have been provided below in the tabular form.
|OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022|
|Organization Name||Odisha Public Service Commission|
|Post Name||Assistant Fisheries Officer|
|Notification Released On||29th March 2022|
|Application Staring Date||04th April 2022|
|Application Closing Date||04th May 2022|
|Category||Odisha Govt Jobs|
|Selection Mode||Written ExamInterview|
OPSC AFO Notification 2022
The official notification against advt. no. 30 of 2022-22 regarding the recruitment of 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer vacancies in the Group B category under the Fisheries & Animal Resource Development Department of Odisha has been released on 29th March 2022. We have provided a direct link here to download the OPSC AFO Notification 2022 PDF directly by clicking on it.
OPSC AFO Vacancy 2022
There are 177 vacancies for Assistant Fisheries Officier of Group B posts under the Fisheries & Animal Resource Development Department of Odisha that are released along with the OPSC AFO Notification 2022. Candidates can check the category-wise OPSC AFO Vacancy 2022 from the table given below.
|Category||No. of Vacancies||Vacancies Reserved for Women|
OPSC AFO Apply Online Link
OPSC will start accepting the online applications for the 177 Assistant Fisheries Officers vacancies from 04th April 2022 onwards on its official website i.e. @opsc.gov.in. Candidates can apply online for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 can visit the official website or can click on the direct link which will be updated here after officials activate the link officially. The OPSC AFO Apply Online Link will remain active till 04th May 2022.
OPSC AFO Application Fee
Candidates who want to apply online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 will have to pay an application fee while filling out the online application form. Candidates are required to pay the application fee through Online mode only. Check the category-wise OPSC AFO Application Fee from the table given below.
|UR/ SEBC||Rs. 500/-|
Steps to Apply Online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022
Candidates who want to apply for OPSC AFO Recruitment can click on the link mentioned above in the article or can follow the steps mentioned below.
- Visit the official website i.e. opsc.gov.in
- Click on Apply Online Option.
- Search for the advt. no. 30 of 2022-22 and then click on the New User option
- Fill in the details properly which are asked along with photo and signature
- Submit the form and pay the Application Fee.
- Take a printout of the application for future use.
OPSC AFO Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who want to apply online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 must fulfill the minimum eligibility parameters set by the OPSC for 177 Assistant Fisheries Officer vacancies.
OPSC AFO Educational Qualification
Candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Fishery Science (B.F.Sc.) are eligible to apply online for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022.
Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022)
|SEBC/SC/ST/Women/ Ex-Serviceman||21-43 years|
|PwD of GEN category||21-48 years|
|PwD of SEBC/SC/ST category||21-53 years|
OPSC AFO Selection Process
Candidates for the 177 vacancies of Assistant Fisheries Officer will be selected on the basis of the following criteria.
- Written Exam
Candidates who cleared the written exam will be called for the Interview round. The final merit list will be made on the basis of cumulative marks obtained by the candidate in the written exam and interview round.
OPSC AFO Exam Pattern 2022
The OPSC AFO written exam will consist of 02 papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. The question in both papers will be of Objective type and each paper have 200 questions carrying 02 marks for each question. The total time duration provided for each paper is 02 hours and 30 minutes. Those who obtain the minimum qualifying marks in both papers of the written exams will be called for an Interview Round. The Interview shall have a weightage of 100 marks.
|Question Types||Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Objective type & Subject Oriented||Paper I||200||400||02hrs 30min|
|Paper II||200||400||02hrs 30min|
OPSC AFO Salary
Candidates who will be selected for the Assistant Fisheries Officer posts which are Group B category posts will be provided with a lucrative salary. The OPSC will provide Rs. 44,900/- per month in Level 10 of ORSP Rules, 2017 as salary for OPSC AFO posts.
OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022- FAQs
Q. When will the online application process for the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 start?
Ans. Candidates can apply online for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 from 04th April 2022.
Q. What are the number of vacancies for the AFO posts released in OPSC AFO Notification 2022?
Ans. There are 177 vacancies for AFO posts which will be recruited through OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022.
Q. What is the OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 selection process?
Ans. Candidates will be selected on the basis of a written exam and an interview round.
Q. What is the application fee for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022?
Ans. The application fee for OPSC AFO Recruitment 2022 is provided in the article.
Q. What is the salary of an OPSC AFO Officer?
Ans. The salary of an Assistant Fisheries Officer in Odisha is Rs. 44,900/- per month.
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