OSSSC Recruitment 2024: 1657 Vacancies for Pharmacists and MHWs (Male)

Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has announced a recruitment notification (Advt. No. IIE-39/2023-906(C)/OSSSC) for 1657 vacancies, including 206 for Pharmacists and 1451 for Multipurpose Health Workers (Male) posts under the Department of Health and Family Welfare in Odisha. Applications will be accepted online from 22 December 2023 to 20 March 2024 on the official website OSSSC.

Organization NameOdisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC)
Post NamesPharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker (Male)
Total Vacancy1657 Posts
Job CategoryOdisha Govt 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 
20/03/2024  (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 NameVacancy
Pharmacists1002 206
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

All eligible persons who have not registered themselves earlier for any previous recruitment of the Commission have to register for the post by clicking on the button, “Apply Online” on the home page www.osssc.gov.in.

Those who have registered earlier and got the User ID have to login and re-register for this post by selecting the “Re-registration” option provided under the Applicant Menu.

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