Orissa Public Service Commission Judicial Service Examination Date 2013
Dates of OPSC Judicial Service Examination 2013 :
(i) The OPSC Judicial Service Preliminary Written Examination is likely to be held in the month of May 2013. The venue of OPSC Judicial Service examination with detailed Examination Programme will be notified well in advance.
(ii) The OPSC Judicial Service Main Written Examination is likely to be held in the month of July 2013 in respect of the candidates, who qualify in the OPSC Judicial Service Preliminary Written Examination. The place of OPSC Judicial Service examination with detailed programme will be notified well in advance.
Important Dates for OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 :
(1) OPSC Judicial Service Exam Online Application Form will be available till 10.4.2013 by 11:59 P.M.
(2) Last Date for receipt of OPSC Judicial Service Exam Application Fee at any SBI Branch is 12.4.2013.
OPSC Judicial Service Exam Online applications are invited from candidates through the Proforma OPSC Exam Application to be made available on OPSC Website ( http://opsconline.gov.in ) from 08.3.2013 to 10.4.2013 ( Note : 12.4.2013 is the last date for payment of OPSC Judicial Service Exam application fees ) for admission to the OPSC competitive examination consisting of three parts, viz – Preliminary Written Examination, Main Written Examination and Interview to be conducted by the Odisha Public Service Commission under the provisions of the Odisha Superior Judicial Service & Odisha Judicial Service Rules, 2007 ( as amended from time to time ) for recruitment to 24 posts of Civil Judges in Odisha Judicial Service under Law Department by direct recruitment in the OPSC Pay Scale of 27,700 – 770 – 33,090 – 920 – 40,450 – 1080 – 44,770/-, with usual Dearness Allowances and other allowances as admissible by the Government of Odisha from time to time.
At present, only OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 online applications are invited from Candidates for admission to the OJS preliminary written examination. After declaration of result of Odisha PSC Judicial Service preliminary written examination the candidate who qualify, will be required to submit the printout / hard copy of Orissa PSC Judicial Service Exam online application form, along with the photocopies of the other documents as stated under of OPSC advertisement, on or before the prescribed date ( which will be declared later ), for consideration of their eligibility for admission to the OPSC Judicial Service main written examination 2013.
OPSC Vacancy Position :
As per requisition filed by the Law Department of Government of Odisha the vacancy position alongwith reservation thereof is given below :
|Sl. No||Category||Total No. of Vacancies||No. of posts Reserved for Women out of total vacancies|
|(i)||Un – reserved||12||04|
(a) In case of non – availability or availability of in sufficient number of eligible and suitable women candidate(s) belonging to the respective category, the unfilled vacancies of that category shall be filled up by eligible and suitable male candidate(s) of the same category.
(b) In case of non – availability or availability of insufficient number of candidates of any reserved category of S.C., S.T. and S.E.B.C., the vacancies shall be filled up by the candidates of the un – reserved category as per Rule-17(3) of the O. S. J.S & O.J.S. Rules, 2007.
(c) Out of the total number of OPSC vacancies advertised as above, 18 number of vacancies shall be filled up only on accrual of such vacancies during the year 2013.
Age Limit for OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 :
(i) A candidate must not be below 23 ( twenty – three ) years of age and not above 35 ( thirty – five ) years of age on the 1st August, 2013 and he / she must not have been born earlier than the 2nd August, 1978 and not later than the 1st August, 1990.
(ii) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes ( S.C. ), Scheduled Tribes ( S.T. ), Socially and Educationally Backward Classes ( S.E.B.C. ), Women and Orthopaedically Handicapped ( O.H. ) ;
(iii) The maximum age limit in respect of Departmental candidates is not more than 39 ( thirty – nine ) years of age as mentioned under of the Odisha PSC Advertisement 2013.
(iv) A candidate who comes under more than one category mentioned above, shall be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit, which shall be considered most beneficial to him / her.
Save as provided above, the Age Limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed.
The date of birth entered in the High School Certificate or equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Board / Council will be accepted by the Orissa Public Service Commission.
1. Candidates should also note that once a date of birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Odisha Public Service Commission for the purpose of admission to an examination, no change will be allowed subsequently ( or at any other examination of the Orissa Public Service Commission ) on any ground whatsoever.
2. The candidates should exercise due care while entering their date of birth under the respective box of the OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 online application form for the OPSC preliminary written examination. If, on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their High School Certificate or equivalent certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Odisha Public Service Commission as per the rules.
Educational Qualification and Experience for OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 :
(i) A candidate must be a Graduate in Law of a University or Institution recognized by the Government.
(ii) A Superintendent or a Ministerial Officer in the High Court or any Civil or Criminal Court sub – ordinate to the High Court or an Assistant Law Officer or Translator of the Law Department of Government, shall also be eligible for appearing at the Competitive Examination for recruitment to the posts of Civil Judges in Odisha Judicial Service, if he / she is a Graduate in Law of a University recognized by the Government, has approved service in the High Court or in any Civil or Criminal Court sub – ordinate to the High Court or in the Law Department of not less than seven years by the last date fixed for submission of online applications for the said
Competitive Examination, has been recommended by the respective appointing authority ; and is not more than 39 ( thirty nine years ) of age on the 1st August, 2013. ‘ Approved Service ’ for this purpose means qualifying service as defined in the Odisha Civil Service ( Pension ) Rules, 1992.
(iii) While submitting certificates / documents along with the printout / hard copy of the OPSC Judicial Service Exam online application form, as required, a candidate of the above category should furnish necessary evidence to the effect that his / her case has been recommended by the competent authority and that he / she satisfies the aforesaid conditions of eligibility.
Other Eligibility Conditions for OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 :
(i) A candidate must be a citizen of India ;
(ii) He / She must be of good character and of sound health and free from any organic defects and physical infirmity ( not applicable in case of Orthopaedically Handicapped ) ;
(iii) He / She must be able to speak, read and write Oriya fluently and must have passed an OPSC examination in Odia Language equivalent to that of Middle English School standard ;
(iv) A candidate, who has more than one spouse living or in case of a woman candidate, if married to a person having one spouse living, shall not be eligible for appearing at the OPSC Judicial Service examination :
Provided that the State Government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the Personal Law applicable to such person or there are other grounds for so doing, exempt any person from the operation of this rule ;
(v) Government Servants, whether permanent or temporary or on probation against a vacancy in permanent posts in any Department of Government, are eligible to appear at the examination, provided they possess the requisite qualification and are within the prescribed age limit as provided under Para-4 & 5 of this advertisement. However, they are required to submit undertaking to the effect that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office / Department that they have applied for the examination. Further, they will be required to enclose, attested copy of the “ No Objection Certificate ” issued by the appointing authority, along with the certificates / documents to be submitted with printout / hard copy of the OPSC Judicial Service Exam online application form, for OJS Main Written Examination.
Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Odisha Public Service Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for / appearing at the examination, their OPSC Judicial Service Exam 2013 applications will be liable to be rejected / candidature will be liable to be cancelled ;
(vi) If a candidate has, at any time, been debarred for a certain period / chance(s) by the Odisha Public Service Commission or other State Public Service Commission or U.P.S.C. from appearing at any OPSC Judicial Service Examination / Interview, he / she will not be eligible for such recruitment for that specified period / chance(s) ;
(vii) Only those candidates, who possess the requisite qualifications and fulfil other eligibility conditions by the closing date of receipt of OPSC Judicial Service Exam online applications, will be considered eligible ;
(viii) The selected candidates must be physically fit and shall be required to appear before the State Medical Board before final appointment.
(ix) The period of probation is for two years. The period of probation may be extended by the appointing authority on the recommendation of the High Court by such period not exceeding a further period of two years.