Vikash Sharma

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) has made some vital changes in the clauses in the advertisement issued for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination 2022.

As per the new notification, Clause 5, 6 and 11 have been revised while there has been an addition in Clause-4.

Clause 4 (i) stage 1 of the advertisement (New addition): There shall be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in stage I Preliminary (CBRE Mode) examination.

Clause 5 (para 1) of the advertisement is replaced as: The date, time and venue of the preliminary examination, main written examination, mathematics test, computer skill test and certificate verification will be conveyed to the eligible candidates in the admission letter in due course.

Clause 6 (para 1) of the advertisement is replaced as: Candidates numbering about two times of the vacancies category-wise shall be shortlisted for certificate verification based on the marks secured in the Main Written Examination in order of merit.

Clause-11(g) of the advertisement is replaced as: Applicants who are Odisha Government Servants should obtain a ‘No Objection Certificate from the Controlling Authority and preferably upload the same with the online application. At the certificate verification stage, they must produce the original ‘No Objection Certificate.

Those who were not Odisha Government servants at the time of application but became Odisha government servants subsequently during the recruitment process must also submit ‘No Objection Certificate at the stage of Certificate Verification.

Those government servants who are unable to produce a ‘No Objection Certificate at or before certificate verification, will not be included in the Merit List. Similarly, if any candidate hides his/her Odisha Government Servant status, and is found to be one on the day of certificate verification or before, will not be included in the Merit List, the notice mentioned.