Ramakanta Biswas

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) is inviting online applications from intending candidates to fill up 140 posts of Junior Assistants as Initial Appointees under different heads of departments of the State government.

The online registration for the recruitment drive will commence on December 22, 2021 and continue till January 24, 2022. The submission of online application form can be done between December 22, 2021 and January 31, 2022. 

Mode of Apply: 

Interested candidates can apply for the vacancies in online mode only through the official website www.ossc.gov.in. No physical copy/hard copy of the online application form need to be submitted by the applicants. 

Scale of Pay & Condition of Service:

The scale of pay attached to the post is in the PB-I, level-4 of ORSP Rules, 2017 from Rs 19900 to Rs 63,200. However, on appointment, the candidate will be eligible to get a consolidated salary of Rs 13,300 applicable to the post per month for the first year as per Odisha Group-C & D Posts (Contractual Appointment) Amendment Rule, 2021.The salary/scale of pay may vary from time to time according to the decision of the Government. 

Educational Qualification:

Candidates must have passed +3 in Arts/Science/Commerce or possess such other qualification as are equivalent to +3 examination with knowledge of Computer Skills as on the last date of submission of online application form are eligible to apply for the post.

Age Limit:

The minimum age for the post is 21 years and the maximum is 32 years as on 01-01-2021. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for candidates belonging to SEBC, SC, ST & all Women candidates, 10 years for candidates belonging to PWD category & the total period of service rendered in Defence Service in case of Ex-servicemen. 

Examination Fee: 

The candidates other than SC/ST/PWD (having Permanent Disability) category have to pay a non-refundable examination fee of Rs 200. The fees can be deposited only through online mode using Internet Banking/Debit Card/Credit card/other available payment methods linked with the online application form. 

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Preliminary Examination (qualifying only), Main Examination and Computer Skill test (practical).