OSSC CHSL Specialist 2023 Notification Out | 354 Posts

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) was set up by Govt. of Odisha as a statutory body in the year 1994 for carrying out direct recruitment against Group-C posts in the state. OSSC has released a new notification for the post of CHSL for 354 posts. Check the complete details below:

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OSSC CHSL Specialist Notification 2023 has invited applications for 354 vacancies of Group B & C posts under various departments of the Government of Odisha. The online link will be active from 26th June 2023 and candidates can apply till 24th July 2023.

OSSC CHSL 2023 Notification Overview:

Post NameGroup B and C Specialist posts
Job Location Odisha
Notification DateLast Date of Online Application
Online application begins26th June 2023
Last Date of Online Application24th July 2023

OSSC CHSL Notification 2023

OSSC CHSL Specialist 2023 Vacancy

The total number of vacancies is 354.

Post NameDepartmentPost TypeVacancies
Weaving Supervisor (Provisional)Directorate of TextilesGroup – B3
Soil Conservation Extension WorkerDirectorate of Soil Conservation &
Watershed Development
Group – C245
Technical Assistant (Provisional)Directorate of TextilesGroup – C19
AminWater Resources DepartmentGroup – C75
AminDirectorate of Town PlanningGroup – C12



  • a citizen of India
  • if married, must not have more than one spouse living
  • Must be able to read, write and speak Odia fluently and have passed middle school with Odia as a language subject.


Post NameMinimum Age as of 01.01.2023Maximum Age as of 01.01.2023
Weaving Supervisor21 Years38 Years
Soil Conservation Extension Worker21 Years38 Years
Technical Assistant20 Years38 Years
Amin under Water Resources Department21 Years38 Years
Amin under the Directorate of Town Planning21 Years38 Years

However, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for candidates belonging to SEBC, SC, ST & all Women candidates, LO years for candidates belonging to the PwD category & the total period of service rendered in defence service in case of Ex-servicemen.

PwD candidates in the ST & SC category shall be entitled to cumulative age relaxation of 10 years over & above the normal relaxation specified for the category. However, a candidate who comes under more than one category shall be eligible for only one benefit of age relaxation as per the rule which will be more beneficial to her/him.

Educational Qualification

Post NameEssential Educational Qualification
Weaving SupervisorMust have passed Diploma in Handloom Technology/ Textile Technology From llHT/another recognized institution.
Soil Conservation Extension Worker+2 Science or +2 Vocational course in Agriculture related subject i.e. Crop Production (CP)/ Horticulture/ Repair & Maintenance of Power Driven farm Machinery (PDFM) from any of the recognized Board/ Council or institution.
Technical Assistant+2 Science or +2 Vocational course in Agriculture related subject i.e. Crop Production (CP)/ Horticulture/ Repair & Maintenance of Power Driven Farm Machinery (PDFM) from any of the recognized Board/ Council or institution.
Amin under Water Resources DepartmentHSC or Matriculation with PMF/Handloom Weaving & Design Training in Govt. organization. The candidate other than [HWD, Khordha having done Diploma or any other course from any other Govt. recognized institute and intends to apply for the post will be required to obtain a certificate from the Head of the Institute of Hand Loom Weaving & Design Khordha, Odisha to the effect that the syllabus covered in the Diploma or any other training course done by them.
Amin under the Directorate of Town PlanningHSC and National Trade Certificate (NTC) passed in Draughtsman Civil.

OSSC CHSL Selection Process

It consists of the following three stages.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Written Examination
  • Certificate Verification

Preliminary Exam (150 Marks)

It consists of only one paper of type MCQ with a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.


  • Arithmetic- 10th standard
  • Data Interpretation(Chart, Graph, Table, Data Sufficiency etc.) – 10th standard
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability, General Mental Ability.
  • Current Events of National and International Importance.
  • Computer and Internet Awareness

Main Written Examination (200 Marks)

Technical Paper- There shall be different Technical Papers for different posts/services as per the qualification prescribed for the post. For a detailed syllabus check out the Official Notification.

How to apply

  • All eligible candidates have to register themselves by clicking on the “APPLY ONLINE” button on the home page of the Commission’s website www.ossc.gov.in.
  • Those candidates who are applying for the first time have to register for the post by clicking on the “NEW USER” button shown on the screen. On submitting the registration form a User Id and Password will be generated.
  • On clicking “New user” or “Registered User”, instructions for filling up the Online Registration/ Re-registration and Application Forms shall appear on the computer screen. These instructions should be read carefully before proceeding with filling up the Application Form.
  • The step-by-step procedure for registration/re-registration can be viewed by clicking on “Instruction to fill up Online Application Form”.

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