OSSSC Recruitment 2021: Odisha Group C Online Application, Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, Dates

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has released notification for filling up 2841 Group ‘C’ posts. In this regard, the Commission has invited an online application for the OSSSC Group ‘C’ posts on the official website:

The details regarding the OSSSC Recruitment like application procedure, eligibility criteria, etc. are given in this article.

OSSSC Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission has invited for filling up of various Group C posts in District Establishments under different Departments of Odisha Government. The recruitment is being carried out as per the 

  • Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (District Cadre) Rules 2012,
  • Odisha Group C and Group D posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013 and 
  • Relevant Recruitment Rules

OSSSC Notification 2021, Official PDF

How to Apply Online for OSSSC Recruitment 2021?

  • All eligible persons who have not registered themselves earlier for any previous recruitment of the Commission have to register must register by clicking “Register” on Home Page –
  • Candidates can also register again by clicking the “Re-registration” icon

Note: the details can be viewed by clicking on “How do I register/re-register/apply?” Read the instructions carefully before filling up the Registration and Online Application Forms.

Key requisites

  • Signature – scanned in “jpg/jpeg/png” format between the ranges of 20 Kbs to 50 Kbs shall be kept for up-loading
  • Passport photo – 20 Kbs to 100 Kbs

Note: the photograph and full specimen scanned for uploading must be clearly identifiable/ visible, otherwise the “Registration or Re-registration” is likely to get rejected.

  • Keep the certificates and mark sheets ready during Online Application
  • Keep personal e-mail ID and Mobile number with validity till completion of the recruitment process for receiving all important communications such as Activation Key, various alerts, etc.

Documents required

  • Caste Certificate in a case seeking reservation
  • HSC examination (10+2) certificate 
  • Certificate of passing Odia language subject in the final examination of Class VII
  • Discharge of service certificate in case of Defense Personnel
  • Character Certificate from the school where last studied 

OSSC Recruitment 2021 Overview

Check the important information regarding OSSC Group C 2021 Exam in the table.


OSSSC Recruitment 2021: Notification Released for 2841 Group C posts

Exam Authority

Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC)

Online Registration or Re-registration Start Date

1st Oct 2021

Submission of Online Application

21st Oct 2021

Education Qualification


Additional Qualification

Some posts require specialized qualification

Tentative Date of Written Exam

November 2021

Tentative Date of Admit Card

Yet to be announced

The list of Posts to be filled up are:


OSSSC Group C Eligibility Criteria 2021

The age and the educational qualification have been specified with respect to the posts offered. The details are shared as follows:

Name of the Post

Age as on 1st Jan 2021

Minimum Educational Qualification

Statistical Field Surveyor

21-32 years

Higher Secondary Education (CHSE, CBSE, ICSE or equivalent)

Assistant Revenue Inspector

21- 32 years

Higher Secondary Conducted by CHSE or equivalent


Diploma in Engineering from the institute under the State Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, Odisha affiliated to AICTE. Must have knowledge in Computer Application



21- 32 years

Higher Secondary Conducted by CHSE or equivalent


Diploma in Engineering from the institute under the State Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, Odisha affiliated to AICTE. Must have knowledge in Computer Application

Forest Guards

16-32 years

HSCE (10+) from recognized Board or Institution

Excise Constable

21-32 years

Matriculation or equivalent

HSC or equivalent

Note: The candidate must have prescribed minimum educational qualification as of the closing date of submission of the online application.

Age relaxation:

  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/SEBC/Women Category.
  • For Defense personnel, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years

Exceptions: The persons in the Defense service having more than 6 months to retire or to be discharged from service as on the last date of the submission of online application are not eligible to apply for the post.

For detail, check the notification.

Examination Fee: No Examination Fee is payable to apply for these posts.

Place and Date of the Written Examination

  • The date and time will be notified through admit cards. The tentative examination month is November 2021. The OSSSC Recruitment 2021 will be conducted across the Odisha State in all the districts.

Note: the candidates are advised to visit the website at regular intervals for the updates

OSSSC 2021 Admit Card

  • The commission will not send any printed admit cards. Candidates are advised to download from the website and the admit card release will be communicated well in advance.

OSSSC Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern

The OSSSC Recruitment will be carried out in three stages:

  1. Written Test
  2. Document Verification
  3. Interview

Written Test

There shall be a written test of 180 marks (MCQ type in OMR system), subject-wise weightage is defined as follows: 


Subjects of Written Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks





Only one paper







3 hours

General Knowledge















Note Negative marking = 0.5 marks for every wrong attempt. The minimum qualifying marks for ST/SC, PWD, ex-Servicemen, and Sports Person candidates shall be 30% and the candidates belonging to the general category will have to secure 35% marks.

  1. Document verification and Physical Test
  • Candidates are permitted for the Physical Test based on their performance in the written test and when it is ensured that they possess all the required documents.

The Physical Tests include:

  • Physical Test comprising of Physical Standard Measurement (PSM) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for recruitment of Forest Guard and Excise Constable.

Note: Document verification and Physical Test is conducted at District Headquarters.






OSSSC Group C Result and Select List

  • District-wise/ Division-wise/Appointing Authority-wise provisional select list will be drawn category-wise as per vacancies mentioned for each post. The allotment will be made based on 
  • Merit
  • Result of physical test
  • Sport achievements
  • NCC
  • Choice or preference of post
  • District per Division as exercised by candidates during counseling

For more updates, stay tuned!

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