OSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment, 2021 – 600 Posts, Eligibility, Salary, Exam Date, Admit Card and Full Notification.ODISHA SUB-ORDINATE STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION invites application from Indian Citizens for 600 number of district cadre posts of Pharmacist on contractual basis in various District establishments and 7 Medical College and Hospitals under Health & Family Welfare Department of Government of Odisha.
OSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment, 2021 – 600 Posts – Full Notification
The special category of candidates as mentioned below will also be accommodated in the total as mentioned below:
Posts included in total of 600
PH (Orthopedically Impaired)
Scale of PayOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
Initially the appointment to the posts shall be made on contractual basis on consolidated monthly remuneration. The candidates would be considered for regularization as per the ‘Odisha Group-C and Group-D Posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013.
Consolidated monthly remuneration (Revised)
25500-81100 (Pay Matrix level-7, Cell-01)
Age Limit for OSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
21 Years (As on 01-01-2020)
32 Years (As on 01-01-2020)
Date of birth as recorded in the HSC Certificate issued by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha or equivalent certificate issued by recognized Board/Council/Indian University shall only be accepted.
Age Relaxation for OSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
By the total period of service rendered in defence service
Persons with Disabilities
Persons with Disabilities belonging to SC/ST/ SEBC categories are eligible for cumulative age relaxation benefit.
Candidates coming under Category-I and Category-II types of contractual employees and who are below 45 years of age shall be eligible to get the benefits of special provisions as per Rule-8 of the as per Rule-4 of Odisha Group-C and Group-D Posts (Contractual appointment) Rules-2013, provided they satisfy the conditions mentioned therein.
They should upload their self-attested copies of appointment letter/s for the entire period of contractual engagement/s along with the online application form.
If they have different spells of engagement, all such appointment letters should also be uploaded separately and mentioned clearly in the online application.
Such candidates shall keep the original appointment letters and other documents in support of their claim with them for verification to be done on a later date after the written examination.
The contractual Pharmacist under OSH&FW Society/Scheme, if otherwise eligible, shall be 45 years of age as on the date of advertisement.
Such candidates must upload the appointment letter/s from their employers with self-attestation for availing relaxation.
They must keep the original appointment letters and other documents in support of their claim with them for verification to be done on a later date after the written examination.
The candidate must have passed +2 Science Examination under Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha/equivalent
The candidate must have passed Diploma in Pharmacy from Government Medical College & Hospitals of the State/any other recognized private institutions duly approved by A.I.C.T.E. and examination conducted by the Odisha Pharmacy Board
The candidate must have registered their names in Pharmacist Council in the State and have valid registration certificate as on the date of advertisement.
A candidate must be able to speak, read and write Odia and have
passed the Middle School Examination with Odia as a language subject; or
passed Matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as the medium of examination in non-language subjects; or
passed Odia as a language subject in the final examination of Class-VII or above from a School or Educational Institution recognised by the Government of Odisha or Central Government;
passed a test in Odia in M.E. School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Department.
Other Eligibility ConditionsforOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
The Candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
A candidate, who has more than one spouse living or in case of a woman candidate, if married to a person having one spouse living, shall not be eligible for appearing at the examination, unless the State Government has exempted his/her case from operation of this limitation for any good and sufficient reasons;
Only those candidate, who possess the requisite qualification and fulfil other eligibility conditions by the closing date of submission of registered online applications will be considered eligible.
The candidate must have good moral character. Also, a candidate must be of good mental condition and bodily healthy and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his/her duties as an officer of the Service/Post.
Applicant(s) claiming reservation as Sportsperson must possess Identity Card(s) issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha as on the date of application.
Applicants claiming reservation as Ex-serviceman must furnish an undertaking to the effect that they have not availed of any re-employment under the Government of Odisha or India till the date of this application.
Applicants claiming reservation under Persons with Disability(PwD) category must ensure that they possess Permanent Disability Certificate and belong to the category and sub-category of disability for which the post has been reserved. Further, to take the help of scribe in appearing the examination, they need to take written permission of the ADM-cum-District Superintendent concerned, at least three days prior to the date of Examination.
If any candidate has, at any time, been debarred from recruitment examination for a certain period by this Commission, he/she shall not be eligible for appearing the same for that specific period.
Application FeesOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
SC/ST/ Persons with a permanent disability
All Other Categories
The examination fees should be paid online through OSSSC website: www.osssc.gov.in using Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking facilities and other financial instruments enlisted in the Payment Page/Gateway of the Odisha Government Treasury Portal.
The fees should be paid under the Head of Account “0051-P.S.C.-104-UPSC/SSC Examination Fee-0047-Fees Collected for Conducting Examination by OSSSC-02213“.
The fee(s) paid shall neither be refunded under any circumstances nor can be adjusted or held in reserve for any other examination or recruitment of OPSC.
ExaminationforOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
The Written Examination for the OSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment would be for 100 marks(MCQ type in OMR system) in one paper only as detailed below. The duration of the exam would be 2 Hours. There would be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
Type of Questions
No. of Questions
Questions on subjects as per syllabus of Diploma in Pharmacy
Questions based on practical skill to assess the real practical skill of the candidate
Arithmetic of HSC Standard
English of HSC Standard
Minimum Qualifying MarksforOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
ST/SC/SEBC, PWD, Ex-serviceman and Sports candidates
All other categories
Place and Date of Written ExaminationforOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
The recruitment examination shall be held in all the district headquarters of Odisha.
The date, time and venue of the Written examination will be intimated to the eligible candidates through the admission letters to be issued online in due course.
Original Certificates/documents to be produced during verificationforOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
Certificate of Registration in Pharmacist Council of State of Odisha.
Candidates claiming reservation as SC/ST/SEBC/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category shall produce Caste Certificate issued for the purpose of service/PwD Certificate showing permanent disability issued by the competent authority.
HSC examination Certificate, other educational certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.
Certificate of passing Odia as a language subject in the final examination of Class-VII from any School/Educational Institution of Odisha or Central Government or passing a test in Odia language in Middle School Standard examination conducted by the School & Mass Education Department, Odisha.
Discharge Certificate/documents in support of service rendered in defence services in case of Ex-Servicemen.
Certificate/documents of contractual work experience in any organisation of Government of Odisha.
Certificate/documents of contractual work experience in case of contractual Pharmacist under OSH&FW Society/Scheme.
Sportsperson Certificate/s issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department of Government of Odisha, if claimed, under reservation as Sportsperson.
The following documents are to be kept ready before starting the process of Online Registration/Re-Registration.
Full Specimen Signature of the Applicant,
File Size: between 20Kbs to 50Kbs
All Certificates and Mark Sheets
Recent passport size coloured photograph
File Size: between 20Kbs to 100Kbs
The photograph and full specimen signature scanned for uploading must be clearly identifiable/visible, otherwise, the registration/ re-registration and application shall be liable to rejection and no correspondence on this account shall be entertained.
The candidates must have their own personal e-mail ID and Mobile/Cell Phone Number with validity till the completion of the recruitment process for receiving all the important communication.
HelplineOSSSC Pharmacist Recruitment
Technical Assistance Telephone
Technical Assistance E-mail ID
Calls should be made between 10 AM to 5 PM on official days