Odisha: OPSC Bans Wrist Watches For Candidates For ASO Written Exams
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has announced that the candidates for the written test for appointment to the posts of Assistant Section Officer (ASO) will not be allowed to carry wrist watches inside the examination halls.
In an official notice on Thursday, the OPSC stated that any kind of digital and manual wrist watches will not be allowed to be carried by the candidates inside the examination hall.
“It is for information of all concerned that any kind of digital and manual wrist watches will not be allowed since there will be a wall-clock installed in every examination room of the Centre for the conducting the written examination on 21.08.2022 (Sunday), for recruitment to the post of Assistant Section Officer,” stated the notice.
“All the candidates are strictly advised not to wear any kind of wrist watches while appearing at the Assistant Section Officer Examination,” it added.
The written examination will be held for the recruitment of Group-B Assistant Section Officer (ASO) on August 21. The examination will be held for selecting suitable candidates to fill up 796 ASO posts at different educational institutions in 30 districts and three sub-divisions in the state.
Notably, the examination will consist of three papers – General Awareness, Reasoning and Mental Ability and Mathematics, and Language (Odia and English). It will be held in three sittings – 9 am-10.30 am, 11.30-1 pm, and 2.30-4.30 pm.