OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024, 1375 Vacancies, Apply Date, Eligibility @opsc.gov.in

The OPSC has released the notification for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024, aiming to fill 1375 vacancies for Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) in various disciplines within the Department of School and Mass Education, Odisha. Interested candidates can apply from the official website of OPSC. The application link will be activate on 31st January, 2024.

OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024

OPSC PGT Notification 2024 Overview

Exam NameOPSC PGT 2024
Post NamePost Graduate Teacher
Total Vacancies1375
AuthorityOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Notification Date30th January, 2024
Application Date31st January to 2nd March, 2024
Official Websiteopsc.gov.in

OPSC PGT Vacancy 2024

The OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024 offers a total of 1375 vacancies for Post Graduate Teachers in various disciplines. Here is a breakdown of the subject-wise vacancies:

DisciplineTotal VacanciesVacancies Reserved for Women
Anthropology0501
Botany5018
Commerce4817
Chemistry6924
Education2810
English19363
Economics15150
Geography0702
Geology02
Hindi1405
History14146
Home Science1606
Logic/Philosophy5117
Mathematics4013
Odia22375
Physics6321
Political Science1447
Psychology1606
Sanskrit2108
Sociology3512
Statistics0903
Zoology5017
Urdu01
Total1375461

It is important to note that the number of vacancies reserved for women is also mentioned, providing equal opportunities for female candidates.

What is the eligibility criteria for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024?

To be eligible for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024, candidates must meet certain criteria set by the commission. Criteria for PGT post will be vary according to qualification:

Educational Qualification

  • Master’s Degree: A candidate must possess a Master’s Degree in the relevant subject from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Post Graduate Master’s Course: Candidates can have either a two-year Post Graduate Master’s Course or an integrated six-year Post Graduate Master’s Course from the Regional College of Education recognized by the NCERT in the concerned subject, with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  • B.Ed. Degree: Applicants should have a B.Ed. Degree or an equivalent qualification recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi. However, the B.Ed. qualification is not mandatory for posts in subjects where the B.Ed. course is not offered.
  • Computer Application Qualification: A Degree or Diploma in Computer Application is desirable. Candidates must provide a certificate supporting this qualification from a recognized university, college, or institution affiliated with a recognized university.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age Limit: 21 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 38 Years (as of 1st January 2023)

However, certain age relaxations are applicable for different categories:

  • In-service candidates from the feeder cadre (TGT for Govt. High Schools under School and Mass Education Department, Odisha) can apply until they reach the age of 45 years.
  • Individuals with a permanent disability of 40% or more are given a 10-year age relaxation.
  • PwD candidates belonging to SC/ST/SEBC categories can benefit from a relaxation of up to 15 years.
  • Candidates of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Socially Backward Class, Women, and Ex-Servicemen categories are eligible for an upper age relaxation of 5 years.

How to apply for the OPCS PGT Recruitment 2024?

The application process for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024 is conducted online. follow the below steps to submit your OPSC application:

  1. Visit the official website of the Odisha Public Service Commission at https://www.opsc.gov.in/.
  2. Look for the “Apply Online” section and click on it.
  3. If you are a new user, create your ID. If you already have an account, log in using your credentials.
  4. After logging in, find the link for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024 and click on it.
  5. Fill in all the required details accurately, including personal information, educational background, and contact details.
  6. Upload the necessary documents and a recent passport-sized photograph.
  7. Review all the information you have entered and the documents uploaded before submitting the application.
  8. Complete the payment process, if applicable.
  9. Once you have successfully submitted the application, take a printout of the application form for future reference.

It is important to ensure that all the information provided is accurate and complete to avoid any rejection of the application.

Selection Process for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024

The selection process for the OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024 consists of the following stages:

  1. Written Test: The written examination consists of three papers – Paper I, Paper II, and Paper III. Each paper carries 100 marks, and candidates must secure a minimum of 33% aggregate marks across all three papers to qualify for the next stage.
  2. Personality Test and Interview: Only the candidates who qualify in the written examination are eligible to appear for the personality test and interview. This stage evaluates the candidates’ teaching aptitude, subject knowledge, communication skills, and overall personality. The interview carries 30 marks.
  3. Final Selection: The final selection is based on the candidates’ performance in both the written examination and the interview.

Important Dates

Below are the important dates related to OPSC Teacher Exam 2024, interested candidates must take a note of these dates:

EventDate
Notification Release Date30th December 2023
Application Start Date31st January 2024
Application End Date02nd March 2024
Exam DateMay 2024

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