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OPSC Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination
OPSC Combined Competitive Recruitment Examination

OPSC AFO Application Form 2023 (OUT): Steps to Fill, Exam Dates, Admit Card

OPSC has released the OPSC AFO application form 2023. The application form has been released on the official website allowing candidates to download and fill in online. The last date to fill the OPSC AFO application form is October 16, 2023.
OPSC Application Form 2023

OPSC Application Form 2023

What's New in OPSC Application Form 2023?  OPSC has released the OPSC application form for AFO post. The application form was released on September 16, 2023. The last the date to fill the OPSC application form is October 16, 2023. Once the application process is completed, the exam conducting body will release the OPSC AFO admit card 2023.

OPSC Application Form 2023:  The OPSC application form is released by the Odisha Public Service Commission on the official website on January 17, and the deadline for the application form was February 16, 2023. A total of 683 posts will be filled through this recruitment drive. Candidates who were interested in applying for any of the posts offered by the authorities were given the opportunity to fill out the application form in the month of January. Candidates who will successfully fill out the application form will then be eligible to get the admit card for the OPSC examination. 

OPSC admit card is an essential document that every candidate must have while entering the examination hall. The exam conducting body is set to conduct the written exam for the Insurance Medical Officer. The exam will be conducted on May 07, 2023. 

The OPSC application process has several steps which include filling out the application form, uploading a picture and signature and submitting the application Fee. Further, candidates should be well-versed with instructions regarding the application before filling it out. Candidates must know that the OPSC is a recruiting body which conducts exams to recruit A and B posts.  The last time when OPSC conducted the exam was in the month of August 2022. 

OPSC Application Form 2023 

The OPSC also known as Odisha Public Service Commission is a recruitment body which conducts the examination for recruiting eligible candidates for Group A and B posts under different departments functioning under the Government of Odisha. The exam is conducted in three stages - prelims and main followed by an interview or also known as a personality interview.

Candidates have to fill out the application form for the OPSC prelims stage. Further, those who will qualify for the prelim exam will be eligible to sit in the main exam. Lastly, candidates who will clear both prelim and main will be eligible to sit for the interview round. Aspirants must know that the application Fee for candidates belonging to different categories are different.  

Steps to Fill OPSC Application Form 

The OPSC application form is available on the official website for all the candidates who are willing to give the recruitment exams. Further, aspirants can follow the given steps to apply for the examination.

Step 1: Candidates need to go the official website of OPSC

Step 2: On the homepage, candidates will find the link 'registration link' -- click on that

Step 3: Candidates have to click on the 'apply online' button 

Step 4: Aspirants will be able to see the advertised post on their screen 

Step 5: If a candidate is applying for the first time and doesn't have their  PPSAN (Permanent Public Service Account Number)  along with the user ID, then, in that case, candidates have to look for ‘new user’ and click there

Step 6: On the other hand, if the candidate has also done his or her registration and wishes to re-register, then aspirants have to click on the 'registered user button'

Step 7: Now, the candidate will be directed to the registration form or the registration page respectively 

How to Register for First Time or Re-Register  

Step 1: Candidates need to go 

Step 2: If a candidate is registering for the first time or re-registering then he or she on the top-right of the homepage will find the link to click on the 'apply online' button which will be presented. 

Step 3:  Once clicked on the 'apply online', a new page will open which will display different posts. 

Step 4: If the candidate is applying for the post first time, then he or she has to register as a new user 

OR

If the candidate has already registered, then, in that case, the candidate has to click on 'registered user' 

Step 5: Candidates will now be able to see the instruction for filling up the application 

Step 6: A new page will open for those candidates who have already registered themselves where they have to enter their username and password 

Step 7: On the other hand, candidates who are registering for the first time have to fill in the details for the first time 

Step 8: Now, candidates have to upload the documents as asked 

Step 9: Once the form has been filled, then the candidates have to check the detail and this can be done in 'preview registration' 

Step 10: This preview registration will help the candidate edit the form if they find any error 

Step 11: Now, click on submit 

Step 12: Once the registration process is completed, candidates can log in on the homepage of OPSC

OPSC Application Fee

Once the candidate has filled out the application form, then he or she is liable to complete the process by filling in the Fee. However, candidates must know that the application Fee are different for all candidates belonging to different categories. 

Category of Student 

Application Fee 

General/OBC

Rs 500

SC 

Not required to pay any application Fee 

ST candidates of Odisha 

Not required to pay any application Fee 

Person with 40% Disability

Not required to pay any application Fee 

Important Information Candidates Should Consider Before Filling The Application Form 

  • When registering or re-registering online, the applicant must have a valid email address and phone number 
  • The applicant has to have their HSC certificate in order to submit their HSC information.
  • The applicant must have their Aadhaar card in order to submit their Aadhaar card number.
  • The applicants should have their mark sheet before filling out the academic qualifications.
  • A candidate should  have a JPG-formatted scanned copy of a coloured photograph with a size between 20KB and 100KB s
  • The candidate should have a clear photo of the left thumb impression, full specimen signature and coloured photo with themselves and if the candidate doesn't have the documents with a clear picture, then his or her registration/ re-registration will get rejected. 
  • Candidates should submit their verified and valid mobile number and email ID till the registration process comes to an end. 
  • The certificate of the SC/ST/SEBC category should be kept handy by the applicants who wish to claim registration under the SC/ST/SEBC category.
  • Candidates can select debit, credit card, or net banking as their online payment method in order to submit the Fee 
  • Apart from candidates belonging to  SC/ST category and aspirants with Disability, all applicants must pay the examination fee as mentioned. 

OPSC Admit Card 

Once the application process has been completed, candidates with successful submissions will be able to get their admit cards. Needless to say, an admit card is an essential document which a candidate should carry with them while appearing for the examination. Candidates can download the OPSC admit card by visiting the official website of the OPSC.

Points Candidate Should Remember While Uploading Signature, Photo and Left Thumb Impression

Particulars 

Description

Allowed Size of Document

Format of Document 

Size of File  

Signature 

The candidate should sign the signature with black ink or gel pen  and the signature should be similar to the answer sheet 

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm



JPG

10-50 kb



Photo

  • The picture should be a recent picture and should have a white colour background. 
  • The face of the candidate should be straight and the eyes should be pictured clearly.

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm



JPG

25-100 kb

Left Thumb Impression 

The thumb impression should match as compared to the hall ticket. Thumb impression should be done with blue and black stamp pad. 

3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

JPG

10-50 kb

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the OPSC application fees for candidates belonging to the general category?

Candidates belonging to the general category have to pay the fee of Rs 500 as the application fee.

Where will the application form for OPSC be released?

The application form for OPSC is released on the official website and candidates can access the form in the 'What's new section'.

What is the mode of application of the OPSC form?

The mode of application of the OPSC form is online and candidates can fill in the application form online.

What are the documents which are uploaded for the OPSC application form?

Documents which are uploaded for the OPSC application form are the signature of the candidate, photo of the candidate and left thumb impression.

What is the OPSC exam?

OPSC exam is conducted by OPSC which is a recruiting body that administers the test to find eligible applicants for Group A and B jobs in several departments working for the Government of Odisha.

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