OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024, Eligibility, Selection Process, Apply Online 

Notification for recruitment of PGTs in Group B for Government Higher Secondary and Upgraded Higher Secondary Schools has been released officially and now the application form is going to be filled from December 31, 2023 and March 02, 2024.

OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024

Candidates who want to be appointed as Post Graduate Teacher in Odisha need to know that the notification brochure is made public officially by the Odisha Public Service Commission, candidates need to know that the application form is going to be filled till March 02, 2024.

Country  India
State  Odisha 
Organization  OPSC 
Post Name PGT 
Vacancies  1375
Application Form  December 31, 2023 to March 02, 2024
Official Website  https://opsc.gov.in/


Those who are eligible and interested are requested to apply in the initial stage through the official website of the OPSC, which can be accessed by visiting at https://opsc.gov.in/. To apply online for this post, a link is available inside the table below, and we also have shared the step-by-step instructions to apply.

OPSC PGT 2024 Notification 

The official OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024 notification is out for Group B positions in Government Higher Secondary and Upgraded Higher Secondary Schools. Applications will be accepted from December 31, 2023, to March 02, 2024. Eligible candidates can apply through the official website at https://opsc.gov.in/.

OPSC PGT Vacancy 2024

There are a total number 1375 vacancies for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Higher Secondary Schools of Odisha, out of total, 914 and 460 for Male and Female, respectively, you may check the subject-wise vacancy details from the table below.

Subject Gender  Total
Male  Female 
Anthropology 4 1 5
Botany 32 18 50
Commerce 31 17 48
Chemistry 45 24 69
Education 18 10 28
English 130 63 193
Economics 101 50 151
Geography 5 2 7
Geology 2 0 2
Hindi 9 5 14
History 95 46 141
Home Science 10 6 16
Logic/Philosophy 34 17 51
Mathematics 27 13 40
Odia 148 75 223
Physics 42 21 63
Political Science 95 47 142
Psychology 10 6 16
Sanskrit 13 8 21
Sociology 23 12 35
Statistics 6 3 9
Zoology 33 17 50
Urdu 1 0 1
Total 914 461 1375

To check the reservation details of PGTs vacancies, it is highly recommended to download the notification brochure for the official OPSC website.

OPSC PGT Eligibility Criteria 2024

Eligibility criteria for the post of Post Graduate Teachers in terms of educational qualification and age limit are available below.

Educational Qualification:

  • Master’s Degree with good marks.
  • Two years of specific postgraduate courses or a six-year integrated course in the relevant subject.
  • B.Ed. or equivalent degree recognized by NCTE (not compulsory for some subjects).
  • Computer Application degree/diploma is desirable.

Age Limit:

  • To apply online for the post of Post Graduate Teacher under the Higher Secondary School, an individual’s age should not be below 21 and above 38 years.

Note: There will be upper age relaxation for the reserved category candidates as per state government rules.

OPSC PGT Selection Process 2024

The selection process for the post of PGT consists of two stages, which are the Written Exam and the Personality Test and interview. Get the details about it from below.

Written Examination:

  • Paper-I (General English & General Knowledge):
    • Total Marks: 100 (50 for General English, 50 for General Knowledge)
    • Questions: 100
    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Marking Scheme: 1 Mark
    • Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark 
  • Paper-II (Concerned Optional Subject – Paper-I):
    • Total Marks: 100
    • Questions: 100
    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Marking Scheme: 1 Mark
    • Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark 
  • Paper-III (Concerned Optional Subject – Paper-II):
    • Total Marks: 100
    • Questions: 100
    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Marking Scheme: 1 Mark
    • Negative Marking: 0.25 Mark 

Personality Test & Interview:

  • Candidates who will qualify in the written exam will be called for a Personality Test and Interview, which will be of 30 marks.

Steps to apply for OPSC PGT Recruitment 2024: 

To apply online for Post Graduate Teacher, you have to go through the step-by-step instructions below.

  • Go to the OPSC website.
  • Navigate to the “Apply Online” section, and click on it that directs you to https://opscrecruitment.in/.
  • Look for the “Registration” option and click on it to create a new account if you don’t have one.
  • Log in using your newly created credentials.
  • Choose the specific post you are applying for, in this case, PGT.
  • Provide the required details for the application, such as personal information, educational qualifications, etc.
  • Upload the necessary documents as specified in the application instructions, and submit the application form.

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