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OSSSC Recruitment 2023: The Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has announced an online job notification for the Pharmacist/Multipurpose Health Worker(Male) post. There are 1002 vacancies to be filled for this post. Interested candidates with D.Pharma/B. Pharm is eligible for this recruitment and can apply on or before 20 January 2024. The age limit of the candidates should be 18 to 38 years. The selection process will be based on a Written Test /Interview for OSSSC upcoming recruitment. The eligibility and selection process details for OSSSC Jobs are given below. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for Income Tax Recruitment and OSSC Careers.

OSSSC Recruitment

OSSSC: The Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission was setup per the Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission (Dist. Cadre); the Commission intends to regulate the method of recruitment to all Group-C Civil posts and Services under different district offices of the Government of Odisha. The Commission endeavours to bring about uniformity in the method of examinations, question setting, evaluation and declaration of results to provide quality manpower to work at the grass-root level of the administration.



OSSSC Recruitment 2023 for Pharmacist/Multipurpose Health Worker:

Job Role Pharmacist/Multipurpose Health Worker
Job Type Govt Jobs
Qualification D.Pharma/B. Pharm
Total Vacancies 1002 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.21,700 -81,100/- per month
Job Location Bhubaneswar
Application Starts 22 December 2023
Last Date 20 January 2024

Detailed Eligibility for OSSSC upcoming recruitment:

Educational Qualification for OSSSC upcoming recruitment:

Pharmacist: A candidate must have passed +2 Science Examination under Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha/equivalent and Diploma in Phannacy/B. Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) from Government Medical College & Hospitals of the State/any other recognized private institutions duly approved by A.I.C.T.E. and examination conducted by the Odisha Pharmacy Board.

Multipurpose Health Worker(Male): A candidate must have passed +2 Science Examination under the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha/ equivalent with a Diploma in Pharmacy from any Government Medical College and Hospital of the state/ any other private institutions duly recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India/A.I.C.T.E.

Age Limit(As on 15 December 2023): 21 – 38 Years



Relaxations in Upper Age limit:

  • 05 years relaxable for SC/ST/SEBC/Women Category.
  • 10 years relaxable for PWD.
  • The upper age limit is relaxable by the total period of service rendered in defence service in the case of Ex-Servicemen.

Total Vacancies: 1002 Posts

DistrictsVacancies
Angul35
Bargarh44
Bhadrak22
Balasore38
Balangir41
Boudh08
Cuttack67
Deogarh09
Dhenkanal37
Gajapati22
Ganjam94
Jagatsinghpur18
Jaipur47
Jharsugudal08
Kalahandi48
Kandhamal62
Kendrapara14
Keonjhar42
Khordha34
Koraput42
Malkangiri12
Mayurbhanj56
Nuapada08
Nabarangpur19
Nayagarh27
Puri43
Rayagada26
Sambalpur28
Subarnapur13
Sundargarh38

Salary for OSSSC Jobs: 

  • Pharmacist: Pay Scale 25500-81100, Pay Matrix level-7, Cell-01
  • Multipurpose Health Worker(Male): Pay Scale 21700-69100, Pay Matrix level-5, Cell-01

OSSSC Recruitment 2023 Selection Process:

The Combined Recruitment Examination shall consist of the following stages.

Written Test:

There shall be a Written Test of 100 marks (MCQ type in OMR System) in one paper as detailed below:

Papers The subject of the Written Test No Of Question Maximum Mark Time
One Paper Question on the subject as per syllabus of Diploma in Pharmacy. 60 60 2 Hours
Questions based on practical skills to assess the real practical skills of the candidates 25 25
Arithmetic of HSC Standard 10 10
English of HSC Standard 05 05
Total 100 100
  • In the Written Test, there shall be a negative marking @0.50 mark per question for wrong/multiple answers.
  • In the Written Test, the minimum qualifying marks for ST, SC, PwD, Ex-Servicemen and Sportsperson category of candidates shall be 30%, and the minimum qualifying marks for candidates other than ST, SC, PwD, Ex-Servicemen and Sportsperson categories shall be 35%.

Merit List: The Provisional Merit List of the candidates shall be prepared in order of merit based on the marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test and the marks awarded to Short-Term COVID-19 healthcare workers, if any, as per rules.

Screening List and Document Verification:

  • The candidates who qualify in the Written Test will be shortlisted/screened @ 125%; the number of vacancies advertised category / special category wise as per merit based on the performance in the Written Test (marks secured or awarded) and the marks awarded.
  • The Commission is not verifying any original document for admission of the candidates to the Written Test.
  • The candidates shall be admitted to the Written Test provisionally based on the information submitted in the online application and the declaration.
  • The original documents of the shortlisted candidates shall be verified/validated about the bio-data and application of the candidate by the Appointing Authorities concerned for validation of candidature before issuing an appointment order.
  • As such, the applicant’s candidature shall remain provisional until validation by the Appointing Authority.

How to apply for OSSSC Recruitment 2023?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for the post online from 22 December 2023 to 20 January 2024.

All interested and eligible candidates can register themselves (New User) & already registered candidates should re-register (Registered User) on the official website on or before 16 January 2024.

For More Details: Click here.

To Apply: Click here. (starts from 22 December 2023)


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