Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has released the notification for the recruitment of Junior Clerk in various district/range/circle of Government of Odisha. OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017 is going to be conducted for the candidates seeking job opportunities for District and Range/Circle cadres posts of Junior Clerk. The online applications are being invited for the selection of eligible candidates to 765 823 vacancies for the concerned post. Candidates can apply through the official website of OSSSC i.e. osssc.gov.in. for all the relevant information regarding the ‘OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017’ such as eligibility criteria, application process, admit card, exam pattern etc, the candidates can refer to the information on this page or the official website.

Candidates willing to appear for the recruitment examination must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria specified by the Commission. The candidates will be recruited on the basis of the total scores obtained by the candidates in Written/Practical Examination taken together.

Latest – Last date for submitting incomplete Application Form for Junior Clerk 2017 is 16 Sep 2017.

Corrigendum Advertisement No. IIE-40/17-1175(C)/OSSSC dated 30.08.2017: The number of posts of District and Circle/Range Cadre Junior Clerk to be filled up enhanced from 765 to 823

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OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017

Vacancy Details

Total No. of Vacancies – 765 823

Age Limit – Between 18 years to 32 years

Educational Qualification – Passed in 10+2 or equivalent from recognised school.

Selection Process – The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of two tests i.e. Written Test and Practical Skill Test.

Application Fee – All applicants other than SC, ST category and Persons with Disabilities have to pay Exam Fee of Rs. 100/- as per schedule date.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Commencement of Online Application 01 Aug 2017
Last Date for Registration/Re-registration and Payment of Examination Fee 31 Aug 2017
Last Date for Submission of Online Application 08 Sep 2017
Issue of Admit Card To be announced soon
Date of Examination To be announced soon through Newspaper
Declaration of Result To be announced soon

OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017 – Application Process

Eligible candidates need to fill the application form for the OSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017 examination. The application forms are available online on the official website of OSSSC i.e. osssc.gov.in Candidates interested in both the cadres need to indicate their preference in the application form. Candidates are required to register themselves, uploading all the required documents, paying the examination fee, filing the application form and lastly, take a printout of the pdf containing filled-in application form for the future reference. Candidates are required to complete the application process between the above-mentioned dates only as after the last date, the system will be automatically disabled and will not accept any applications.

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying the candidates need to satisfy all the relevant eligibility requirements for the recruitment to the concerned post. The eligibility criteria for the candidates are as follows:

Citizenship – The candidates must be a citizen of India.

Age – Candidates must have minimum 18 years of age and maximum 32 years of age as on April 1, 2017. The relaxation is provided to the reserved categories by:

  • 5 years for SC/ST/SEBC/Women Category Candidates
  • 10 years to PWD Category Candidates

Academic Qualification– Passed in Higher Secondary School Certificate (10+2) or equivalent examination with knowledge in basic computer skills.

OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017 – Admit Card

After the successful application, the candidates will their Admit Card before the day of examination. The admit card will be available on the official website of OSSSC i.e. osssc.gov.in. Candidates can download their admit card by entering the required details from the official website as per the scheduled dates. The admit card will contain examination details such as exam venue, date and time etc. Candidates will have to carry the admit card at the time of the examination as without it the candidates will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

Exam Pattern

The recruitment process consists of two tests: one is Written Test and second is Practical Skill Test. The distribution to both the examination is as given in the table below:

Papers Subjects Maximum Marks Time
Written Test
Paper 1 Part 1 – Language Test (English & Odia) 85 2.5 Hours
Part 2 – Objective General Knowledge 100
Paper 2 Part 1 – Objective Mathematics 100 3 Hours
Part 2 – Basic Computer Skills (Objective) 100
Practical Test
Item No. 1 Essay & Letter Writing in Odia 15 30 Minutes
Item No. 2 Basic Computer Skills 50 1 Hour

OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017 – Result & Selection List

The result will be declared for the candidates appeared in the examination. The result will be upload on the official website of OSSSC as per the scheduled dates only. The result will consist of the scores obtained by the candidates in the examination. Candidates can check their result by using their roll number and password at the official website. The Select lists of qualified candidates will be prepared for each district and each range/circle for which the candidates have applied. The final Merit list will be on the basis of the scores obtained by the qualified in written/practical examination along with the marks awarded for the contractual work experience in any organisation of Government of Odisha.

OSSSC Junior Clerk Recruitment 2017 – Selection Process

The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of two tests i.e. Written Test and Practical Skill Test. Firstly, the candidates need to appear for the Written Test and qualify the test. The qualified candidates of written test can appear for the Practical Skill Test. The final selection will be based on the total marks scored by the qualified candidates in both written test and practical skill test taken together.

Counselling

After the declaration of result, the qualified candidates will be called for the last stage of recruitment process i.e. counselling. The counselling will be on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates in both tests taken together. The counselling schedule will be uploaded on the official website of OSSSC. Candidates will have to carry all the important documents for the verification process at the time of counselling. Candidates will be recruited for the concerned only after fulfilling all the requirements of the recruitment process.

Vacancies Position – In Details

The eligible candidates will be recruited for the concerned post on the basis of the available vacancies and scores obtained by the candidates in the examination. The total number of available vacancies are 765 823 vacancies for the concerned post. The list of category-wise vacancies is as follows:

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