Ramakanta Biswas

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) has released a fresh advertisement for recruitment of Welfare Extension Officer (WEO) under the Director of ST & SC Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Department, Bhubaneswar.  

The OSSC, through the recruitment process, will fill up vacancy of 129 Welfare Extension Officers. The candidates will be appointed as Initial Appointee.

Vacancy Details: 

UR-82 (women-27), SEBC- 2 (women -1), SC-16 (women -5), ST-29 (women-10) Total: 129


On selection to the post, the candidate will be appointed as Initial Appointee carrying a remuneration of Rs 25,300 per month (for first year). The post shall be guided by relevant recruitment Rule & the Odisha Group-B Posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules 2013.

Minimum Educational Qualification:

The candidate applying for the post must have passed Bachelor Degree in Arts/ Science/ Commerce or equivalent examination from any recognised University. The candidate must have passed M.E standard/RSC examination with Odia as a language subject.


Must not be below 21 years and above 32 years of age as on January 1, 2021 with usual age relaxation as per rules for SC, ST, SEBC, women, ex-servicemen, PwD, in-service contractual employees and for Sevaks & Teachers who are serving under the SC & ST Development Department. 

"This advertisement is indicative and provisional in nature. Detailed Advertisement indicating schedule of live online application form will be published shortly," the Commission said.

The candidates have been advised to refer to the detailed advertisement for eligibility criteria, detail vacancy position, plan of examination (including syllabus) and selection process before applying for the posts.