Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) 2021 Recruitment Notification. OPSC has released official notification for the job openings of Geologist positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 22nd October, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-

Geologist - 36 Posts

Job Location - Cuttack

Other Qualification Details :-

Online applications are invited for recruitment to 36 (Thirty-Six) posts of Geologist in Group — A (JB) of Odisha Ground Water Geologist Service under Department of Water Resource in the Scale of Pay of Rs. 56,100/- in Level 12, Cell-I of Pay Matrix under ORSP Rules, 2017 with usual Dearness and other Allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.

1. Post Name: Geologist

2. No of Post: 36

3. Qualification: A candidate must hold at least a Second Class Master's Degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Earth Science from any recognized University in India.

4. Scale of Pay of Rs. 56,100/- in Level 12, Cell-I of Pay Matrix under ORSP Rules, 2017

5. ADVERTISEMENT NO. 13 OF 2021-22


A candidate must have attained the age of 21 (Twenty one) years and must not be above the age of 32 (Thirty two) years as on the 1st day of January 2021 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1989 and not later than 1st January, 2000.

Application Fee:

A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs.500/-(Rupees Five Hundred) only. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disabilities (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of this fee.

Documents Required:

(i) H.S.C. or equivalent Certificate in support of declaration of age issued by the concerned Board /Council;

(ii) Master's Degree Certificate in Geology or Applied Geology or Earth Science from any recognized University in India.

(iii) Mark-sheets in support of (H.S.C. and Master's Degree) examination passed.

(iv) Two recent passport size photographs (unsigned & unattested) which has been uploaded with Online Application Form.

(v) Caste Certificate by birth in support of claim as S.C. /S.T./S.E.B.C.; wherever applicable

(vi) Any proof of identity. (vii) Required Odia Pass Certificate from the Competent Authority, wherever applicable;

(viii) Disability Certificate (indicating percentage of permanent disability) issued by the concerned Medical Board, wherever applicable;

(ix) Discharge Certificates issued by the Commanding Officer of the Unit last served. Ex-Servicemen must submit an affidavit undertaking that he has not been appointed against any civil post after retirement from military service; wherever applicable:

(x) "No Objection Certificate" from the Head of Office/Head of Department in case of Government Service.

Important Points:

1. Admission to written examination / Viva Voce Test will be provisional.

2. If on verification at any stage before or after the Written Examination / Viva Voce Test, it is found that a candidate does not fulfil all the eligibility conditions or has furnished incorrect information / data, his/her candidature will be liable to rejection.

3. Decision of the Commission in regard to eligibility or otherwise of candidate shall be final;

4. This advertisement should not be construed as binding on the Government to make appointment;

5. Concessions meant for S.E.B.C., S.C. and S.T. Categories by Birth are admissible to the Socially Educationally Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes of Odisha only;

6. Any misrepresentation or suppression of information by the candidate in online application, will result in cancellation of his/her candidature or penalty, as decided by the Commission be imposed on the candidate;

7. Mere inclusion of the name of a candidate in the list of successful candidates confers no right to appointment unless the Government are satisfied, after such enquiry as may be deemed necessary, that the candidate having regard to his/her character and antecedents, is suitable in all respects for appointment to the Post/Service.

Selection Process :-

1. The selection of candidates for recruitment to the posts of Geologists will be made on the basis of Written Examination and Viva Voce Test.

2. The Commission will shortlist the candidates to be called for Viva Voce Test to a reasonable number taking into consideration the marks secured in the written examination above the cut-off point to be fixed by the Commission.

3. The broad outlines of the pattern and syllabus for the said examination are appended of this Advertisement. The written examination will be held at Cuttack.

Steps to Apply :-

(a) Candidates must go through the details of this Advertisement available in the Website of OPSC before filling up online application form.

(b) Candidates must apply online through the concerned Website of the OPSC http://opsc. gov.in. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

(c) Before filling up the online application form, the candidates must go through detailed instructions available at OPSC portal.

(d) The online application form is automated and system driven and will guide the candidate seamlessly in filling the application. The requisite options shall be enabled and information shall be asked as per data furnished by the candidate. Before filling up the information. ensure that accurate information is fed, for edit option is limited & on confirmation there is no scope for further edit even if wrongful entry has been made while filling up application.

(e) Candidates are requested to upload the scanned image of latest passport size photograph along with scanned image of his/her full signature and scanned image of Left-hand Thumb Impression (LTI) in the online application form. Uploaded photograph, Specimen (full) signature and L TI 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.

(f) Candidates should keep at least two copies of latest passport size photograph which is uploaded to the online application form for future use.

(g) Online Application forms and put his/ her si nature under the declaration or submission to OPSC alon with co ies o requisite certificate & documents as and when asked.

(h) The candidates are advised to submit the Online Application Form well in advance without waiting for the closing date to avoid last hour rush.

(i) Certificate of Admission to the written examination to the eligible candidates will be uploaded in the Website of the OPSC prior to the date of written examination which will be published in the Website of the Commission and Newspapers.

(j) The candidates are required to download their Admission Certificate from the Website of the Commission and produce the same at the Examination centre for admission to the written examination. No separate correspondence will be made on this score.

(k) Any complaint on the conduct of examination must be sent to the Grievance Wing of the Commission by e-Mail ([email protected]) within 03 (Three) days of completion of the examination.

(l) Online Registration And Online Payment Of Examination Fees Shall Be Available In The Website From 15.09.2021 To Till 22.10.2021 (11:59 P.M).

(m) Submission Of Online Registered Applications Can Be Done In The Website From 15.09.2021 To Till 29.10 2021 (11.59 P.M).

Official Notification