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Job Opening: Odisha Public Service Commission, 1950 Vacancies for Medical Officer, Details

Job Opening: Odisha Public Service Commission, 1950 Vacancies for Medical Officer, Details

New Delhi: Online applications are invited from the prospective candidates through the Proforma Application to be made available on the WEBSITE ( from 10.01.2019 to 31.01.2019 for recruitment to 1950 (One thousand nine hundred fifty) posts of Medical Officers (Assistant Surgeon) in Group-A (Junior Branch) of Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre under Health & Family Welfare Department in the pay matrix of Level 12, Cell — 1 of 56,100/- 1 of ORSP, 2017 (P.B. — 3 in the pre-revised scale of pay of 15,600-39,100/­+ G.P. 5,400/- under ORSP Rules, 2008) with usual Dearness and other Allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.

Recruitment to the post of Medical Officers (Assistant Surgeon) in Group-A (Junior Branch) of the Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre under Health & Family Welfare Department.
The vacancies are in the Department of Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon).
For more details about Medical Officer (Assistant Surgeon) Recruitment click on the given link:
Out of the total 1950 number of vacancies mentioned above, the reservation of vacancies in respect of Sports Person and Persons with Disabilities are given below. Candidates belonging to Sports Person and Persons with Disabilities shall be adjusted against the categories to which they belong.
SI. No.    Category                          No. of Posts
 1.          Sports Person                           20(06-w)
 2.         Person with Disabilities         78(26-w)
                       (a)O.A.                              26(09-w)
                       (b)O.L.                              26(09-w)
                       B.L. (MNR)                      26(08-w)
The Categories of disabled suitable for the job (Functional Classification) and Physical requirement for Person with Disability are given below.
Physical Requirements                                                                                                              Categories of disabled suitable for the job
                                                                                                                                                                   (Functional Classification)
Code – S, H, SE, ST                                                                                                                            Code – OL, OA, BL (MNR)
Full Forms                                                                                                                                                Full Forms
S — work performed by sitting (on bench or chair)                                                                    OL — One leg affected (R and/or L)
H- work performed by hearing/speaking)                                                                                    OA — One arm affected (R or L) :-
SE – work performed by seeing                                                                                                       (a) impaired reach; (b) weakness of grip;
ST — work performed by standing,                                                                                                (c) ataxia
                                                                                                                                                               BL — Both legs affected but not arms                                                                                                                                                                         (Mobility not be restricted)
(a) In the event of non-availability of sufficient number of eligible women candidates belonging to any particular category, the vacancies or the remaining vacancies will be filled up by the male candidates of that category.
(b) Exchange of reservation between Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe will not be considered.
(c) The posts are temporary, but likely to be made permanent. The appointment can be terminated on one month’s notice from either side without assigning any reason thereof.
(d) The number of vacancies to be filled up on the basis of this recruitment is subject to change by Government without notice, depending upon the exigencies of public service at the discretion of the State Government.
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 (Twenty one) years and must not be above 32 (Thirty two) years as on Is’ day of January 2019 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1987 and not later than 15t January, 1998.
The upper age limit prescribed above shall be relaxable by 5 (five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Scheduled Castes (S.C.), Scheduled Tribes (S.T.), Women, Ex-Servicemen and by cumulative 10 (Ten) years for candidates belonging to Physically Handicapped category, whose permanent disability is 40% and more.
Provided that, a candidate who comes under more than one category mentioned above, he/she will be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit, which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.
Provided further that person with past service as Medical Offices under the State Government to their credit, shall be given preference and in their case, the period of service so rendered by the last date of submission of applications shall be added to the age limit for entry into the service and it is up to a maximum period of 05 years.
Pay Scale:
Yay matrix of Level 12, Cell — 1 of 56,100/- 1 of ORSP, 2017 (P.B. — 3 in the pre-revised scale of pay of 15,600-39,100/­+ G.P. 5,400/- under ORSP Rules, 2008) with usual Dearness and other Allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.
Date of birth entered in the High School Certificate or equivalent certificate issued by the concerned Board/Council will only be accepted by the Commission.
A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fees of 500/- (Rupees Five hundred) only. Candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of this fee.
The selection of candidates for recruitment to the posts of Medical Officers (Assistant Surgeon) will be made on the basis of written test. The written examination shall be one paper of 200 marks which shall be of multiple choices (MCQ patterns). The qualifying marks of written test will be decided by the Commission for this advertisement as per Health & Family Welfare Department Office order No. 32490/H, dt. 29.12.2018.
The detailed syllabus of written examination is enclosed at APPENDIX.
The written examination will be held at Cuttack-Bhubaneswar.
(i) The candidate must be a citizen of India;
(ii) The candidate must be of good mental condition and sound health and free from any physical defects likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties in the service and in case a candidates, who after such medical examination as the Government may prescribe, is not found to satisfy these requirements shall not be appointed to the service.
(iii) The candidate shall be able to speak, read and write Odia and must have –
(a) Passed Middle School examination in Odia as a language subject; or
(b) Passed Matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as medium of examination in non-language subject; or
(c) Passed in Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class VII or above; or
(d) Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School and Mass Education Department.
(e) If a candidate has not passed Middle School Examination in Odia as a language subject, shall be allowed to pass the examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha within two years of joining in the service failing which no further increment shall be sanctioned and no promotion to the rank of Group — A (Senior Branch) will be made.
(iv) A candidate, have not more than one spouse living if married.
Provided that the State Government may, if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person or there are other grounds for doing so, exempt any person from the operation of this rule.
(v) Government servants/In-service, whether temporary or permanent, are eligible to apply provided that they possess the requisite qualification and are within the prescribed age-limit as provided under Para – 3 & 4 of the Advertisement.
(vi) If a candidate has at any time, been debarred for a certain period/chance(s) by the Odisha Public Service Commission or other State Public Service Conmlission or U.P.S.C. from appearing at any examination/interview, he/she will not be eligible for such recruitment for that specified period/chance(s).
(vii) Only those candidates, who are within the prescribed age limit and fulfil the requisite qualification etc. by the closing date of submission of online application, will be considered eligible;
(viii) A candidate who claims change in his/her name after having passed the H.S.C. Examination or equivalent Examination, is required to furnish copy of publication of the changed name in the local leading daily news paper as well as copy of notification in the Odisha Gazette in support of his /her change of name.
(ix) Every candidate selected for appointment shall be examined by the Medical Board. A candidate, who fails to satisfy the Medical Board, shall not be appointed;
(x) Every candidate selected for appointment to the Odisha Medical Service shall have to serve the initial period of minimum 03 (Three) years in KBK, KBK(+) area or Tribal sub-plan area or in such area taken together. Every such candidate after serving three years in above areas shall serve the next three years in rural areas.
(xi)Provided that the candidates who do not join the place on their posting in Tribal/ Backward / Rural areas shall be permanently debarred from joining any Medical Service under the State Government.
(xii) Every person appointed to the service shall be on probation of two years with effect from the date of joining the post.
Provided that the Government may, exempt or reduce the period of probation of an Officer, if he or she has already worked against a vacancy of temporary nature for a period of two years or more or a portion thereof, if he/she is a direct recruit and one year or more or a portion thereof, if he/she is a recruit by promotion, by the time a substantive vacancy occurs for his/her absorption:
Provided further that such period of probation shall not include :-
(a) extraordinary leave
(b) period of unauthorized absence; or
(e) any other period held to be not being on actual duty.
(i) At present, only the online applications are invited from Candidates for admission to the written examination. After completion of written examination, the candidates who will qualify in the written examination will be required to submit the printout/hard copy of online application form, along with the photocopies of the other documents as stated under the Para – 11 of this advertisement and original of the same on the date of verification of original certificates / documents, which will be declared later on in due course.
(ii) A candidate found guilty of seeking support for his/her candidature by offering illegal gratification or applying pressure on any person connected with the conduct of the recruitment process or found indulging in any type of malpractice in course of the selection or otherwise, shall, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be disqualified not only for the recruitment for which he/she is a candidate, but also may be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any recruitment or selection to be conducted by the Commission;
(iii) The provisions of the Odisha Conduct of Examination Act 1988 (Odisha Act – 2 of 1988) are applicable to the examination conducted by the Odisha Public Service Commission.
(iv) Applications submitted to OPSC if found to be incomplete in any respect arc liable to rejection without entertaining any correspondence with the applicants on that score.
(v) Admission to Examination will be provisional. If on verification at any stage before or after the Examination it is found that a candidate does not fulfil all the eligibility conditions, his/her candidature will be liable to rejection. Decision of the Commission in regard to eligibility or otherwise of candidate shall be final.
(vi) This advertisement should not be construed as binding on the Government to make appointment;
(vii) Concessions meant for S.C. & S.T. by Birth are admissible to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of Odisha only;
(viii) Candidates arc required to take due care to annex with the copy of the printout/hard copy of Online Application, the copies of certificates and other requisite documents as stated under Para-11 of this Advertisement;
(ix) All persons appointed under the Government of Odisha on or after 1st January, 2005 shall not be eligible for pension as defined under sub-rule(1) of Rule-3 of the Odisha Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1992; but shall be covered by the new structured defined Contribution Pension Scheme in accordance with the Odisha Civil Services (Pension) Amendment Rules, 2005;
(x) Any misrepresentation or suppression of information by the candidate in the application form will result in cancellation of his/her candidature or penalty, as decided by the Commission.
(xi) Mere empanelment in the select list shall not confer any right for appointment unless the Government is satisfied after making such enquiry as may be deemed necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service.
Candidates who will qualify in the written examination will be required to bring with them the hard copy of online application form along with copies of following relevant certificates/documents and original of the same for verification of their eligibility as per terms and conditions of the advertisement, the date of which will be notified later on in due course, failing which his/her application will be rejected for the said post. The candidates are required to mention on each copy of documents “Submitted by me” and put their full signature and date on the same.
(i) H.S.C. or equivalent certificate in support of declaration of age issued by the concerned Board/Council;
(ii) Intermediate /+2 Examination Certificate issued by the concerned Board/ Council;
(iii) M.B.B.S. Degree Certificate issued by the concerned University;
(iv) Mark-lists in support of all the aforesaid examinations (i.e. H.S.C. to M.B.B.S. Degree) passed including fail marks, if any, issued by the concerned Board/Council/University;
(a) Candidates who have not been awarded percentage of marks, but only “GRADE MARKS”, should, along with their applications, produce the conversion certificate from the concerned University indicating the actual equivalent percentage of marks and the conversion formula failing which, their applications are liable to be rejected.
(b) While filling up the marks in the online application form, the candidate has to mention the actual marks secured by him/her in the H.S.C, +2, M.B.B.S. etc (excluding the marks secured in the Extra Optional subjects)
(v) Two recent passport size photographs (unsigned & unattested) which has been uploaded with online application form.
(vi) Housemanship Completion Certificate;
(vii) Medical Registration Certificate under the Odisha State.
(viii) In-service certificate from the competent authority mentioning the period of service as a Medical Officer under the State Government.
(ix) OPSC copy of Challan showing payment of fee, wherever applicable.
(x) Aadhaar Card
(xi) Certificates of conduct from the Principal/Proctor/Dean or Professor in charge of Teaching Department of the College or University in which he/she last studied;
(xii) Caste Certificate by birth in support of claim as S.Cs. /S.Ts wherever applicable (Please see Note-I);
(xiii) Required Odia Test Pass Certificate from the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha indicating Odia as a language subject equivalent to M.E. School Standard or a certificate from the Principal/Headmaster of the School indicating that the candidate has passed Odia in M.E. Standard; if not passed Odia as a subject in the H.S.C. Exam or equivalent Exam.
(xiv) Certificate relating to passing of the screening test conduct by National Board of Examination as prescribed by the Medical Council of India vide Notification No. MCI-203(9) Regn.2001, dated 13.02.2002 for Medical Graduate passing out of a foreign university;
(xv) Disability Certificate (indicating percentage of permanent disability) issued by the concerned Medical Board wherever applicable;
(xvi) Discharge Certificates issued by the Commanding Officer of the Unit last served. Ex-Servicemen must submit an affidavit undertaking that he has not been appointed against any civil post after retirement from military service; wherever applicable:
(xvii) Sports Certificate issued by the Director of Sports Odisha; wherever applicable.
(xviii) If a candidate claims to possess qualification, equivalent to the prescribed qualification, the rule/authority (with number and date) under which it is so treated, must be furnished with the Application Form.
Candidates claiming to be belonging to S.C./S.T categories of Odisha by birth are required to submit copy of the relevant Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed form.
(i) Women candidates belonging to S.C. /S.T. Categories are required to submit Caste Certificates by birth showing “daughter of  “. Caste Certificates by virtue of marriage (i.e. showing “wife of  5,) is not acceptable.
(ii) Community (Caste status) once mentioned by the candidates shall not be changed under any Circumstances.
The competent authorities are: – District Magistrate/ Collector or Additional District Magistrate or Sub-divisional Magistrate/Sub­Collectors or Executive Magistrates or Revenue Officers, not below the rank of Tahasildar /Additional Tahasildar of Government of Odisha;
Degree Certificate, Caste Certificate, Odia Test Pass Certificate, Discharge Certificate of Ex-Servicemen, Sports Persons Certificate and Disability Certificate of Person with Disabilities (indicating % of permanent disability) must have been issued by the competent authority within the last date fixed for receipt of online application form as indicated above.
Applications of candidates will be rejected by the Commission on any of the following grounds:-
(a) Age limit of candidate not coming under Para – 3 of Advertisement (Overage relaxation shall not be allowed to P.W.D. candidates with less than 40% permanent disability / with temporary disability).
(b) No required educational qualification as provided under Para – 4 of Advertisement.
(c) Non-payment of examination fee, (wherever applicable), as provided under Para – 5 of Advertisement.
(d) Submission of wrong information / false information about qualification / Age / O.T. Pass evidence / Category status (SC/ST/PWD/Sports Persons I Ex-Serviceman /Women etc.).
(e) Suppression of facts/information about eligibility, if any.
(f) Any other ground as per the decision of the Commission.
(a) Candidates must go through the details of this Advertisement available in the Website of OPSC before filling up online application form.
(b) Candidates must apply online through the concerned Website of the OPSC Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.
(c) Before filling up the online application form, the candidates must go through the following documents available at OPSC portal.
(i) Instruction to fill up online application.
(ii) Guidelines for scanning and Uploading of Photograph, Full Signature & Left Hand Thumb Impression.
(d) Candidates are requested to upload the scanned image of latest passport size photograph along with scanned image of his/her full signature and scanned image of Left-hand Thumb Impression(LTI) in the online application form. Uploaded photograph, Specimen (full) signature and un must be clearly identifiable/visible, otherwise the application of the candidate is liable to be rejected by the Commission and no representation from the candidate will be entertained.
(e) Candidates should keep at least two copies of latest passport size photograph which is uploaded to the online application form for future use.
(f) On successful submission of the online application form, a Unique Registration ID will be displayed on the screen as well as on the top of the application form. Candidates are requested to note down the Unique Registration ID and use it in future correspondence.
(g) The candidates are advised to submit the Online Application Form well in advance without waiting for the closing date to avoid last hour rush.
(h) Certificate of Admission to the written examination to the eligible candidates will be uploaded in the Website of the OPSC prior to the date of written examination which will be published in the Website of the Commission and Newspapers. The candidates are required to download their Admission Certificate from the Website of the Commission and produce the same at the Examination center for admission to the written examination. No separate correspondence will be made on this score.
For any technical guidance on filling up of Online Application Form, the candidates may contact facilitation counter of O.C.A.0 over Toll-free Telephone Number 18003456770 or 155335 between 10.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. & 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M. on any Odisha Government working day.
Regarding the difficulty in payment of a fee, if any, the candidates may contact SBI over Telephone No.0671-2368267 and 9437039604.
In case of any guidance/ information on this advertisement and recruitment, candidates may contact the OPSC Facilitation Counter over Telephone No. 0671-2304141/2305611 & Extn. – 205 on any working clay between 10.30 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. & 2.00 P.M. to 5.00 P.M.
The candidates are required to visit the Website of the Commission at and littp:// for detailed information about the programme of the examination, rejection notice, and other important notices etc. and also keep track of publication of various notices to this effect in the leading local daily newspapers for information.
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