OPSC ASO Exam 2022 – Exam Schedule Released, Hereโ€™s How to Check

New Delhi, 25 June 2022 – OPSC ASO Exam 2022 – The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released the written examination schedule for the post of Assistant Section Officer on its official website: opsc.gov.in. The commission will conduct the written exam for the Assistant Section Officer post against Advt. No. 26 of 2021-22 on 21 August 2022 (Sunday).ย 

Note: All those candidates who have been provisionally admitted for the Assistant Section Officer post-written exam can check the written exam schedule available on the official website of the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC).

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)

OPSC ASO Exam 2022 – Overview

Name of the exam Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Post Assistant Section Officer
Number of papers 3
Name of papers
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning/Mental Ability including Maths
  • Languageย 
Website opsc.gov.in
The total number of posts available for candidatesย  796ย 

OPSC ASO Exam 2022 – Details

  • The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) will conduct the written exam for the Assistant Section Officer post in three sittings on 21 August 2022:ย 
  • Paper-I for General Awareness will be held in the first sitting from 9 am to 10.30 am.ย 
  • Paper-II for the test of Reasoning & Mental Ability and Mathematics will be conducted in the second sitting from 11.30 am to 1 pm.
  • Paper-III for Language, English and Odia, will be held in the third sitting from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Note:ย 

  • Exams will be conducted at different educational institutions of 30 districts and 3 sub-divisions of the state.ย 
  • Candidates qualified for the written exam round should note that the commission will upload the roll number/venue of examination center/admission certificate and Instruction to candidates in due course of time on its official website.

OPSC ASO Exam 2022 – Age Limit and Number of vacancies

  • The minimum age limit for the candidates is 21 years and the maximum age limit for candidates is 35 years of age.
  • The total number of posts available for candidates is 796 in total, out of which:
    • 447 are for the unreserved category
    • 62 are reserved for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)
    • 109 are reserved for the Scheduled Classes (SC) category
    • 178 are reserved for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category

How to Download OPSC ASO Exam Schedule 2022?

How to Download OPSC ASO Exam Schedule 2022

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website of Odisha Public Service Commissionย 
  • Then, they need to go to the โ€œWhatโ€™s New Sectionโ€ available on the home page of the website.
  • Afterwards, they have to click on the link โ€˜Program notice for written examination for the post of Assistant Section Officer (Advt. No. 26 of 2021-22)โ€™ and check the notice for details given on the home page.
  • Candidates will then get the PDF of the OPSC ASO exam schedule in a new window.
  • Lastly, they need to download and save the OPSC ASO exam schedule for future reference.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When will the OPSC ASO exam be held?

The OPSC ASO exam will be held on 21 August.

How many sittings will be there in the OPSC ASO exam?

There will be 3 sittings in the OPSC ASO exam.

What subjects will be assessed in the OPSC ASO exam?

General Awareness, Reasoning/Mental Ability including Maths, and Language will be assessed in the exam.

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