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Odisha Govt Job in OSSSC: Pharmacist and Health Worker [2797 posts]

OSSSC Short Information: The Odisha subordinate staff selection commission (osssc), is inviting applications for a combined recruitment examination for district cadre posts of pharmacist and multipurpose health worker. This golden chance is available in various district establishments under the Health and Family Welfare Department of the Government of Odisha. Aspiring candidates can find detailed information and apply on the official OSSSC website (osssc.gov.in). Don't miss out on these rewarding Odisha state jobs—stay updated with free job alerts for Odisha. In this article, you can read detailed information such as eligibility criteria, the selection process, the application process, etc.



    Salient Features of OSSSC 2024

    Name of Posts

    Pharmacist , Multipurpose Health Worker

    No of Posts

    2797 nos


    Combined Recruitment Examination-2023 (III)


    Odisha Sub-ordinate State Selection Commission (OSSSC)


    Pay matrix – Rs. 25500-81100 [Pharmacist],  Rs. 21700-69100 [Multipurpose Health Worker)


    10 + 2 or its equivalent

    Application Fee


    Last Date



    Eligibility Criteria for Odisha State Job in OSSSC

    Before you begin the application process, take the time to thoroughly understand the eligibility criteria. Prospective candidates should carefully review this section to ensure they meet the specified requirements. Evaluating your suitability against the outlined criteria is crucial for enhancing the chances of a successful application.


    Education Qualification:

    (a) Pharmacist: Candidate must have passed higher secondary (10 +2) examination in Science stream under Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha or equivalent and have Diploma in Pharmacy/ B. Pharma from any government medical college & hospitals of the state or any other recognised AICTE approved private institutions.


    (b) Multipurpose Health Worker: Candidate must have passed +2 Science Examinations or its equivalent under Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha with Diploma in Pharmacy from any Government Medical College and Hospitals of the state or any other AICTE recognised private institution.

    Age Limit:

    For the posts of Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health worker in Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC), candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not be above the age of 38 years.

    Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for candidates belonging to SC/ST/SEBC/Women category and 10 years in case of Persons with Disabilities (PwD).



    In order to be eligible for the posts of Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker, candidate must be a citizen of India as per the constitution of India.

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    Application Process

    To appear in Combined Recruitment Examination-2023(III) for the posts of Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker under Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC), candidates have to submit application form. The same will be accepted through online from 22-12-2023 to 20-01-2024.


    Candidates can apply online from the official website of Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC).



    Selection Procedure of OSSSC Posts  

    Candidates who are found eligible for the mentioned posts have to appear in a written test. The written test for the combined recruitment examination shall be held in all districts. The date, time, and venue of the written test will be intimated to the eligible candidates through the admission letters. The written test is likely to be held in the month of March 2024. Candidates are requested to visit this website or the official website of the Odisha SSSC regularly for any updates.


    OSSSC Syllabus

    There will be a written test of MCQ type in the OMR system or CBRT mode for 100 marks in one paper. The duration of the exam will be 2 hours.




    No of Questions


    One Paper

    Diploma in Pharmacy



    Practical Skill



    Arithmetic (HSC Standard)



    English (HSC Standard)








    Candidate must keep note that there shall be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong or multiple question.

    Important Dates of OSSSC Recruitment 2024


    Online Application Registration Starts on

    December 22, 2023

    Last Date of Filling Online Form

    January 20, 2024

    OSSSC Notification

    PDF Notification

    OSSSC Pharmacist and MHW Online Form

    OSSSC Online Form


    Contact / Helpdesk Information

    For queries / information related to the Combined Recruitment Examination for the posts Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker, you can contact on official contact number – 0674-2597149 and 0674-2597152 or send email to the helpdesk at [email protected]. All candidates are encouraged to visiting our website or official website of OSSSC for all kinds of updated information.



    Embark on a meaningful career with OSSSC! The Pharmacist and Multipurpose Health Worker posts offer a chance to contribute to Odisha's health sector. Seize this opportunity for a rewarding public service career—apply today and make a positive impact with the Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission. Good Luck!



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