Odisha Public Service Commission has recently released advertisement for OPSC Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon) Recruitment 2016 to fill 808 vacancies of Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon) in Group A (Junior Branch) of the Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre under Health & Family welfare Department. Aspirants who were searching for Government Jobs in Odisha may apply for these posts released under OPSC Recruitment 2016.

Latest: OPSC Medical Officer Result 2016-17 has been announced on 09 Jun 2017. Candidates can now check their marks. Check on “Result” page link.

Interested and Eligible candidates can apply to this MO Posts in the Health & Family Welfare Department through Odisha PSC Recruitment 2016. The OPSC Application will be available here as per schedule date. Other details like vacancy details, education qualification, age etc regarding Odisha Public Service Commission Recruitment 2016 are mentioned below.

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OPSC Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon) Recruitment 2016 – 2017

Vacancy Details

Name of the post – Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon)

Total No. of Vacancies – 808 (242-w)

  • Unreserved – 404 (121-w)
  • S.E.B.C – 91 (27-w)
  • Scheduled Caste – 131 (39-w)
  • Scheduled Tribe – 182 (55-w)

Age Limit – Between 21 year to 32 years

Educational Qualification – M.B.B.S or equivalent degree.

Selection Process – Selection will be made on the basis of written test and career marking.

Application Fee – Rs. 300/- (non-refundable)

Important Dates

Event Dates
Online Application is available from 02 Nov 2016
Last date submission of online Application form 20 Nov 2016
Last date for payment of Application Fee 22 Nov 2016
Date of Written Test 18 Dec 2016
Result 09 Jun 2017

OPSC MO (AS) Recruitment 2016 – Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must have possessed M.B.B.S. or equivalent Degree from Medical College or Medical Institution recognised by the Medical Council of India.

The candidate must have a valid registration certifi. . .ate under the Odisha Medical “Registration Rules 1965”; and

Possessed required conversion certificates recognised by Medical Council of India (MCI) in case of candidate having Degrees from University of Foreign Countries.

Age Limit – A candidate must have attained the age of 21 (twenty one) years and must not be above the age of 32° (thirty two) years on the pt day of January, 2016 i.e he/she must have born not earlier than 2nd January 1984 and not later than pt January 1995. Age relaxation shall be as per Govt. Rules prescribed for the purpose.

OPSC MO (AS) Recruitment 2016 – Scheme of Examination

Subject for written examination for recruitment to the post of Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon).

The written examination shall be of one paper carrying 200 marks with duration of three hours. Total No. of questions in written test is 200 which shall be of multiple choice (MCQ) pattern. No negative mark for wrong answers.

The following distribution of marks in various disciplines as outlined below:-

Discipline Marks allocated
Anatomy 05
Physiology 05
Biochemistry 10
Pharmacology 10
Pathology 10
Micrology 10
F.M.TT 15
Community Medicine 15
Skin & VD 05
Radio Diagnosis 05
Dental 05
Medicine 25
Paeiatrics 10
Surgery 20
Orthopaedics 10
ENT 05
Ophthalmolory 05
O&G 20
Ajaasthesiology 05
psyh 05
Total 200


Note: The qualifying mark-50% for UR and SEBC, 45% for PWD and 40% for S.C and S.T in aggregate taking together both career and written test mark.

Exam Centres

  • The written examination will be held at Cuttack.

OPSC MO (AS) Recruitment 2016 Selection Process

The selection of candidates for OPSC Medical Officer (AO) Recruitment 2016 to the posts of Medical Officer(Assistant Surgeon) will be made on the basis of written test and career marking. The career marking will be for 30% (10% each for class 10th class, 12th and M.B.B.S.) and 70% for written Test.

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