OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024: Exam Date & Admit Card Guide

By S Sut - Updated On 01-04-2024

OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024: Exam Date & Admit Card Guide


The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has announced the recruitment of Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) in 2024. If you are an aspiring educator looking to make a difference in the field of education. In this blog post, we will delve into the essential details about the OPSC PGT recruitment process, including the exam date and how to obtain your admit card.

OPSC PGT Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must possess a Master’s Degree in the relevant subject from a recognized university.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age is 21 years, and the maximum age is 32 years as of January 1, 2024.

Important Dates

The OPSC PGT recruitment process follows a well-defined timeline. Here are the crucial dates you need to mark on your calendar:

  • Application Start Date: The online application process begins on April 15, 2024.
  • Application End Date: You have until May 10, 2024, to submit your application.
  • Exam Date: The OPSC PGT written examination is scheduled for June 20, 2024.
  • Admit Card Release: Admit cards will be available for download from June 1, 2024 onwards.

How to Obtain Your Admit Card

  • Go to the OPSC official website (www.opsc.gov.in).
  • Navigate to the Admit Card Section and Look for the PGT Recruitment Admit Card link.
  • Provide your registration number and date of birth.
  • Once your admit card is displayed, download it and take a printout.

OPSC PGT Selection Process

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) conducts the selection process for the Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) position in two main stages. Let’s dive into the details:

1. Written Examination (MCQ Pattern)

  • Candidates participate in a written examination that follows a Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) format.
  • To proceed to the next stage, candidates must achieve a minimum score of 33% across all three papers combined.

2. Personality Test and Interview

  • After successfully qualifying in the written examination, candidates become eligible for the interview stage.
  • The interview carries a weightage of 30 marks.
  • During this stage, candidates’ personalities, communication skills, and teaching abilities are assessed.

Examination Schedule

While the exact dates for the OPSC PGT examination are yet to be announced, here’s what we know:

    • The application window closed on March 2, 2024.
    • The scrutiny of received application forms has already begun.
    • The exam organizers are expected to reveal the written examination schedule for these posts in the upcoming weeks.

OPSC PGT Exam Scheme & Paper Pattern

Paper Parts Subject Marks Questions
Paper I Part I General English 50 Marks 50 Questions
Part II General Knowledge 50 Marks 50 Questions
Paper II Concerned Subject 1 100 Marks 100 Questions
Paper III Concerned Subject 2 100 Marks 100 Questions

    In Summary:

    • Total Marks: 300
    • Total Questions: 300
    • Duration: Each paper has a duration of 2 hours.

    Prepare diligently, stay informed, and give your best shot at becoming an exceptional PGT. Remember, getting that OPSC PGT teacher position is a marathon, not a sprint. Stay focused, keep your studies on track, and trust that your hard work will pay off. And once you have that exam date – hit those books and ace it.

    OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024 FAQs

    Q: What is the educational qualification for OPSC PGT?

    A: Master's Degree in the relevant subject.

    Q: What is the age limit for applying?

    A: Minimum 21 years, Maximum 32 years (as of Jan 1, 2024).

    Q: When can I apply for OPSC PGT 2024?

    A: Applications open April 15 and close May 10, 2024.

    Q: When is the OPSC PGT exam 2024?

    A: Exam date is scheduled for June 20, 2024.

    Q: How to download the admit card for OPSC PGT?

    A: Admit cards available from June 1, 2024 on the OPSC website (https://www.opsc.gov.in/).

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