Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment 2021

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Odisha High Court ASO Selection List (Provisional) Out! The exam was conducted on 6th October 2021. The Odisha High Court had released a recruitment notification for the post of Assistant Section Officer (ASO). A total of 202 vacancies were released for the said post. The interested candidates had applied online through the official website of Odisha High Court. The last date to submit an online application for this Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment was 20th March 2021.

  • Law graduates who have proficiency in the Odia language are eligible to apply for this recruitment. The Odisha HC ASO eligibility criteria have been discussed in detail further.
  • The selection to this post of ASO will be taking place through four stages of selection namely prelims exam, written exam, Computer Application Test, and Viva-voce.
  • The finally selected candidates will be entitled to a scale of pay of Rs.35,400 – Rs.1,12,400 with usual Dearness and other allowances.
  • This article covers all the details like vacancies, eligibility, selection process, etc. pertaining to the Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment 2021.

Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment Overview

Hiring Organization

Odisha High Court


Assistant Section Officer



Starting for online applications

18th February 2021

Deadline for online applications

20th March 2021

Admit card release date

20th September 2021(Prelims)

Commencement of Exam

6th October 2021(Prelims)
21st November 2021(Mains)

Result declaration

2nd November 2021(Prelims)

2nd January 2022 (Provisional Selection List)

Official Website

Odisha HC Official Website

Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment Notification Download PDF

Odisha High Court ASO Updates

2nd January 2022: Odisha High Court ASO Provisional Select List Out!

The Odisha High Court has released the selection list of provisionally selected candidates for the post of Assistant Section Officer. Candidates can download the list linked below.

Download Odisha Hogh Court ASO Selection List PDF

2nd November 2021: Odisha High Court ASO Prelims Result Out!

The Odisha High Court ASO Prelims Result has been released. The candidates who are qualified in the prelims are eligible to attend the mains. The mains will be conducted on 21st November 2021. Below is the direct link to check the result.

Direct Link to Check Odisha High Court ASO Prelims Result 

20th September 2021: Odisha High Court ASO Admit Card Out!

The Odisha High Court ASO Admit Card has been released. Below is the direct link to download the admit card.

Direct Link to Download Odisha High Court ASO Admit Card

8th September 2021: Odisha High Court ASO Exam Date Out!

Odisha High Court has released Odisha High Court ASO Exam Date. The exam is scheduled on 6th October 2021. The admit card for the same will be released on 20th September 2021. Below is the direct link to check the official notice.

Check Odisha High Court ASO Exam Date Notice

Odisha High Court ASO Vacancy 2021

A total of 202 vacancies have been released under this Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment. Out of these 202 vacancies, 67 have been reserved especially for female candidates. The candidates can have a look at the category-wise distribution of these ASO vacancies.


Total Vacancy

Seats for women out of total
















Odisha High Court ASO 2021 Apply Online

The interested candidates can apply for the Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment by submitting online applications. The candidates can apply using the below-given instructions between 18th February 2021 to 20th March 2021.

Direct Link to Apply for Odisha High Court ASO

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Enter all the required details like name, address, contact details, educational details, etc.

Step 3: Upload all the required supporting documents.

Step 4: Pay the application as per the category.

Step 5: Save or take a print of your finally submitted application form.

Odisha High Court ASO Application Fee 2021

The candidates need to pay the examination fee through debit card/credit card/net banking. The category-wise application fee is as follows.


Application Fee


Rs. 0/-

All Others

Rs. 500/

Odisha High Court ASO 2021 Selection Process

The selection to the post of Assistant Section Officer will be taking place through four stages of selection. These stages of selection for Odisha High Court ASO are given below.

  1. Preliminary Examination/Test
  2. Written Examination
  3. Computer Application Test
  4. Viva-voce Test

Odisha High Court ASO Eligibility Criteria for 2021

The candidates need to satisfy the below-given conditions in order to be eligible for the post of Odisha HC Assistant Section Officer. The eligibility has been defined in terms of age limit, education, nationality, etc.

A. Age Limit for Odisha High Court ASO

The candidates must be aged more than 21 years and below 32 years as of 1st August 2021.

  • Minimum age required: 21 yrs
  • Maximum age required: 32 yrs

B. Age relaxation for all categories

Odisha High court offers some age relaxation to certain categories of our society to maintain equality and balance. Below mentioned are the details of how much relaxation has been given to each category. Have a look at the same:


Age Relaxations


5 years


10 years


15 years

C. Educational Qualifications for Odisha High Court ASO

  • The applicant must possess a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or such other qualification equivalent thereto.
  • Adequate knowledge of Computer Applications is mandatory.
  • He/she must read, write and speak Odia fluently.

D. Nationality criteria for Odisha High Court ASO

Only Indian citizens are eligible to appear for the Odisha HC ASO recruitment.

E. Other Important Points

  • The candidate should be in a good state of health and mind, good physique, and free from any contagious or communicable disease, and should not be with the bodily infirmity of more than 50%.
  • The candidate should not have more than one spouse living if married.
  • The applicant should not have any past criminal antecedent and/or record and must not have been debarred from appearing for any recruitment by any recruitment body.

Odisha HC ASO Subject wise Syllabus 2021

English subject syllabus:

English subject syllabus:

  • Essay
  • Précis writing
  • Translation
  • Re-translation
  • Grammar

Math subject syllabus:

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra, Mensuration
  • Statistics
  • Probability

General Awareness and Reasoning syllabus:

  • Current Affairs
  • National & International events
  • Major financial/economic news
  • Budget & Five-year plans
  • Books & Authors
  • Awards & Honors
  • Abbreviations
  • important Days
  • Who’s Who
  • Sports
  • General Science
  • International & National Organization
  • History, Geography, Politics, Civics, and Culture

Odisha High Court ASO 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the three important selection stages namely prelims, written exam, and computer application test is discussed below.

A. Prelims

  • The prelims exam shall consist of 150 objective-type questions with multiple choice answers.
  • There shall be a negative marking of 0.5 (half) mark for each wrong answer.
  • The minimum qualifying marks for all these papers shall be 40% (33% for SC/ST candidates).




General English


2 hours

General Knowledge

Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

B. Mains

  • The mains exam shall consist of 3 papers namely English, Mathematics and General Awareness & Test of Reasoning.
  • The English paper shall be qualifying in nature and will be a subjective one.
  • If the candidates fail to score more than 45% (33% for SC/ST candidates) in this paper, further papers shall not be evaluated.






2 hours



2 hours

General Awareness & Test of Reasoning


1 hour

C. Computer Application Test

  • The computer application test is qualifying in nature.
  • The candidates must score a minimum of 50% on this test.
  • The marks obtained in the test shall not be considered for the final merit list.

Computer Application





0.5 hour

Skill Test


0.5 hour

D. Viva Voce Test

  • The Viva-voce Test is for 40 Marks
  • Total marks = Written Examination + Viva-voce marks. The merit list is prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained.
  • The candidates must secure a minimum of 40% of marks in the Viva-VoceTest.

Odisha HC ASO Exam Dates 2021

The candidates are advised to keep checking about the announcement of dates of the Odisha HC ASO examination for the year 2021. The dates have not been announced yet but as soon as they do, we will surely update you about it.

Exam Events


Application Start Date

18 February 2021

Application End Date

20 March 2021

Online Written Test

6th October 2021(Prelims)
21st November 2021(Mains)


To Be Announced

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download Odisha High Court ASO Exam Previous Year Papers here!

Odisha HC ASO Admit Card 2021

It is one of the most important documents. Make sure to download the Odisha HC ASO call letter within the time period. The step mentioned below will help you download the admit card hassle-free. Download the admit card as soon as possible to avoid any last-minute hassles.

Direct Link to Download Odisha HC ASO Admit Card


Step 1 : Click on the link given above

Step 2 : Log in with your User Name, Password and Captcha.

Step 3 : Download the admit card and don’t forget to attach the same photograph attached while registering for the Odisha HC ASO Recruitment

Step 4 : Print and save for future reference

Step 5 : If you can’t access the link given above, alternatively you can also go to the Odisha HC ASO official website for the same.

Odisha High Court ASO Salary Details

Selected candidates will be offered with great benefits with the salary. The employees will be paid with a scale of pay of Rs.35,400 – Rs.l,12,400 along with Dearness allowance and other Allowances sanctioned by the Government of Odisha.

Odisha HC ASO 2021 Cut off

Odisha HC will release the cut off marks once the exams are done. The commission releases the cut off marks along with the results on its official website. Cut-off marks are the minimum amount of marks that the candidates need to attain to move forward in the selection process. The Odisha HC cut off marks vary each year depending on various factors, such as the number of applicants, the number of vacancies, previous year cut off, etc. There is never a significant difference in the cut-off marks if compared to the previous years. The candidates can refer to the last year’s cut-off to get an idea about their chances of getting in.

Odisha High Court ASO Answer Key 2021

The Odisha HC will release Exam Solutions 2021 shift-wise on its official website. Candidates can access the Odisha HC ASO Answer Key 2021 can from the official website of Odisha HC. With the help of Answer Key candidates can estimate their Exam Marks. Candidates can see the Odisha HC ASO Exam score before the Odisha HC ASO Result 2021. PrepForSure will provide the downloading link for candidates to download the Odisha HC ASO Solved Question Papers 2021 as soon as it has been declared by the authority.

How to prepare for Odisha High Court ASO 2021?

  • The first step is to be thorough with the Syllabus and Exam Pattern This will help you know what all the exam covers and what all you need to work upon.
  • Don’t forget to make notes and highlight all that seems important to you so that you can go through them at odd hours as well as before the exam date. This would also be helpful before the exam as you could easily skim over what all you had studied till then instead of going through the whole fatso book.
  • Practise as many mocks as you can. Don’t forget to give one mock test every day. This not only helps you to cover the good questions but also gives you knowledge about what types of questions are being asked in the exam. Mocks would also help in reducing your exam fear. Gradually your confidence level would be good and you will be able to handle time properly while attempting your exam. Also, while solving mocks you will be able to point out your weak subjects and topics and so, you can work hard on them in particular.

Odisha High Court ASO Best Books Recommended

Books play a major role in your preparation. So, it's very important to get yourself the best books available. Given below are some of the recommended books by the experts for your reference. Applicants can avail these books through online sites or the nearest stationery. You can find many more books online but these are some of them shortlisted just for you.





Odisha High Court Assistant Section Officer (Aso) Recruitment Exam

Arihant Publishers

Odisha HC ASO 2021 Result

Odisha HC ASO Results are released. The step-by-step process to download your results is mentioned below. The link to check your results will be updated soon after the organization releases it.

Direct Link to Check Odisha HC ASO Prelims Result

Step 1 : Go to the link mentioned on the official website.

Step 2 : You can list of candidates who are qualified in the prelims exam.

Step 3 : You can alternatively to the official website for the same.

Hopefully, this article on the Odisha High Court ASO Recruitment 2021 was informative for all the eligible candidates. The candidates can prepare for various Govt job exams through live classes, online test series, mock tests, etc. by downloading the PrepForSure App.