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

Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has announced a recruitment drive for 1657 district cadre positions for Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker (Male) under the Health and Family Welfare Department in Odisha. Vacancies include 206 for Pharmacists and 1,451 for Multipurpose Health Workers (Male). Applications accepted from December 22, 2023, to March 20, 2024.

OrganizationOdisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC)
Post Name◦ Pharmacists
◦ Multipurpose Health Workers (Male)
Advertisement No. IIE-39/2023-906(C)/OSSSC dated – 15.12.2023
Total Vacancy1657 Posts
Job CategoryOdisha Govt Job
Apply ModeOnline
Registration Start22/12/2023
Registration End16/01/2024 15/02/2024
15/03/2024 (Extended)
Last Date for Submission 20/01/2024 20/02/2024
20/03/2024 (Extended)
Tentatively Date of Written TestMarch 2024
Application FeeNo Fee
Selection◦ Written Exam (100 Marks MCQ)
◦ Document Verification
Exam ModeOMR system or CBRT mode

Vacancy Details

Pharmacists 1002 206
Multipurpose Health Workers (Male)1451
Total2453 1657

Vacancy details Changed: Check New Notification.

OSSSC Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker-Male Recruitment
OSSSC Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker-Male Recruitment

Eligibility Criteria

PostAge LimitEducational QualificationRegistration
Pharmacist21-38 years+2 Science with Diploma in Pharmacy/B. PharmacyRegistered with Odisha Pharmacy Council
Multipurpose Health Worker (Male)21-38 years+2 Science with Diploma in PharmacyRegistered with Odisha Pharmacy Council

Age as on 1st January 2023. Age relaxations Applicable. Check your age on Age Calculator.

Salary / Scale Of Pay

PostScale of PayPay Matrix LevelCell
Pharmacist₹25,500 – ₹81,100Level 7Cell 1
Multipurpose Health Worker (Male)₹21,700 – ₹69,100Level 5Cell 1

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.

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

How To Apply

  1. Visit www.osssc.gov.in.
  2. New users, click “Apply Online”; existing users, choose “Re-registration.”
  3. Complete registration with accurate details.
  4. Log in, fill the online application, and upload required documents.
  5. Review and submit the application.
  6. Note important dates and check for updates on the official website.

For more details check the official notification.

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