OSSSC Recruitment 2024: 1657 Jobs for Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker (Male)

OSSSC Recruitment 2024: Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has announced a recruitment drive (Advt. No. IIE-39/2023-906(C)/OSSSC) for a significant 1657 vacancies positions, including 206 Pharmacist and 1451 Multipurpose Health Worker (Male) posts under the Health and Family Welfare Department in Odisha. Applications will be accepted from December 22, 2023, to February 20, 2024.

Organization NameOdisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC)
Post Name1. Pharmacists
2. Multipurpose Health Workers (Male)
Total Vacancy1657 Posts
Job CategoryGovt. Job
Apply ModeOnline
SalaryPharmacists (₹25,500 – ₹81,100)
Multipurpose Health Workers (₹21,700 – ₹69,100)
Official Websitewww.osssc.gov.in

Important Dates

Registration & Application Start22/12/2023
Registration End16/01/2024 15/02/2024
Last Date To Apply20/01/2024 20/02/2024 (Extended)
Tentatively Date of Written TestMarch 2024

Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
General / OBC / EWSNo Fee
SC / ST / PwD / FemaleNo Fee

Eligibility Criteria


  • Pharmacists: +2 Science with Diploma in Pharmacy/B. Pharmacy, registered with Odisha Pharmacy Council
  • Multipurpose Health Workers (Male): +2 Science with Diploma in Pharmacy, registered with Odisha Pharmacy Council

Age Limit: 21-38 years as on 1st January 2023. Age relaxations Applicable.

Vacancy Details

Post Name Vacancy
Multipurpose Health Workers (Male)1451

Selection And Exam Details

PapersSubjects of Written TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksExam_Time
OneQuestions on subjects as per the syllabus of Diploma in Pharmacy60602 hours
Questions based on practical skill2525
Arithmetic (HSC Standard)1010
English (HSC Standard)55
Total1001002 hours
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 mark deduction per question for incorrect/multiple answers.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks:
    • General: 35%
    • ST, SC, PwD, Ex-Servicemen, Sportsperson: 30%
  • Mode of Test: OMR or Computer Based Recruitment Test (CBRT) (exact mode to be notified later).

Merit List: A Provisional Merit List will be crafted based on the total marks from the Written Test and additional marks granted to Short-Term COVID-19 healthcare workers, if applicable.

Document Verification: Candidates successfully clearing the Written Test will undergo screening for Document Verification at 125% of the advertised vacancies.

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How to Apply

To apply for the post, you must follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of OSSSC at www.osssc.gov.in.
  2. Click on the “Apply Online” link.
  3. Fill in the online application form with all the required details.
  4. Upload the required documents.
  5. Review your application form and submit it and take a printout for future reference.

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