ODISHA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
ADVERTISEMENT NO.02 OF 2015-16
Recruitment to the post of Assistant Horticulture Officer in Class-H,
Group-B of Odisha Horticulture Service under Agriculture Department.
Applications are invited Online through the proforma Application Form to be made available on the WEBSITE (http://opseonline.gov.in) from 20.04.2015 to 20.05.2015. (Note; 22.05.2015 is the last date for payment of application fee) for recruitment to the posts of Assistant Horticulture Officer in Class-II, Group-B of Odisha Horticulture Service under Agriculture Department, in the pay scale of Rs.9,300-34,800/- carrying Grade pay of Rs.4600/- with usual Dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.
Name of the Posts-Assistant Horticulture Officer in Class-II
Educational Qualification: A candidate must have possessed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture/Agriculture from any of the recognized Universities or Institutions.
AGE: A candidate must be under 32 (thirty-two) years and above 21(twenty- one)
years of age as on the 1st day of January 2015.i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1983 and not later than 151 January 1994.
The upper age-limit prescribed above is relaxable by 5(five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Schedule Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (S.T.), Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) ,Women, Ex-Servicemen & by 10 (ten) years for candidates belonging to P.1-1, [Physically Handicapped] category whose disability should not be less than 40%. Provided that a person who comes under more than one category mentioned above shall be eligible for only one benefit of upper age relaxation which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.
Application Fee : A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs. 200/-(Rupees Two Hundred only). Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Physically Handicapped candidate whose disability should not be less than 40 % (forty Percent) are exempted from payment of this fee.
(i)A candidate found guilty of seeking support for his/her candidature by offering illegal gratification or applying pressure on any person connected with the conduct of the recruitment process or found indulging in any type of malpractice in course of the selection or otherwise, shall, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be disqualified not only for the recruitment for which he/she is a candidate, but also may be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period’, from any recruitment or selection to be conducted by the Commission;
(ii)The provisions of the Odisha Conduct of Examination Act, 1988 (Odisha Act-2 of 1988) are applicable to the examinations conducted by the Odisha Public Service Commission;
(iii)Applications submitted to the OPSC, if found to be incomplete in any respect are liable to rejection without entertaining any correspondence with the applicants on that score;
(iv)Admission to the Viva Voce test will be provisional. If on verification at any
stage before or after Viva Voce test, it is found that a candidate does not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, his/her candidature will be liable to rejection. Decision of the Commission in regard to eligibility or otherwise of a candidate shall be final;
(v)This advertisement should not be construed as binding on the Government to make appointment.
(vi)Concession meant for SCs , S.Ts & SEBCs by birth are admissible to the Schedule Caste, Scheduled Tribes & Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Odisha only;
(vii)The period of probation is two years with effect from the date he/she actually joins the post;
(viii)Candidates are required to take due care to annex with the copy of the Printout/Hard Copy of Online Application, the copies of certificates and other requisite documents as stated under Para-9 of this advertisement.
How to apply:
a.Candidates must go through details of the Long Advertisement available in the Website of OPSC before filling up the online application form.
b.Candidates must apply online through the concerned website of the OPSC http://onsconline.gov.in. Application received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily be rejected.
c.Before filling up the online application form, the candidate must go through the following documents available at OPSC portal.
Instructions to fill up online application .
ii)Guidelines for scanning and Uploading of Photograph, Full Signature & Left Thumb Impression.
d.Candidates are required to upload the scanned image of latest passport size
photograph along with scanned image of his/her full signature and scanned image of Left Thumb Impression(LTI) in the online application form. Uploaded photograph, specimen (full) signature and LTI must be clearly identifiable / visible, otherwise the application of the candidate is liable to be rejected by the Commission and no representation from the candidate will be entertained.
e.Candidates should keep at least two copies of latest passport size photograph which is uploaded to the online application form for future use.
f.On successful submission of the Online Application Form, a Unique
Registration ID will be displayed on the screen as well as on the top of the application form. Candidates are required to note t down the Unique Registration ID and use it in future correspondence.
g.Thereafter the candidates who are required to pay the fee shall take a printout
of online challan (pay -in -slip) for payment of requisite fee of Rs. 200/- (two hundred) only at any branch of State Bank of India (SBI). The Fee paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be adjusted or held in reserve for any other examination or recruitment.
h.Candidates are required to send the Printout/Hard copy of the Online Application Form along with specified documents and certificates etc. as provided under para-9 of this detailed Long Advertisement 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 same in the OPSC on or before 30.05.2015.
Starting Date for Apply Online 20-04-2015
Last Date for Apply Online 20-05-2015
Last Date of Receipt Application Fee 22-05-2015
Last Date of Receipt Printed Application Form 30-05-2015
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