Government job opportunity for Pharmacists under Odisha Staff Selection Commission – 24 vacancies

Odisha Staff Selection Commission
  • Full Time
  • Odisha

Website Odisha Staff Selection Commission

About Odisha Staff Selection Commission

Over time, the role of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission has been continuously expanded, and it now possesses the authority to organize recruitment examinations and make recommendations for chosen candidates in the domains of General, Technical, and Non-Technical positions for Group-B & C (Non-Gazetted) roles. These positions are within the various departments of the Odisha State Government, as well as under the supervision of the Heads of Departments that fall under the state government’s purview, with the intent of facilitating appointments.

Post: Pharmacist (Group-C)

Applications Invited for Recruitment in Odisha Government

Pharmacist Positions Available:

  • Department: Directorate Prison & Correctional Services, Odisha
  • Vacancies: 23 (UR – 2, SC – 10, ST – 11)
  • Pay Scale: Level-7 of ORSP, 2017

Minimum Educational Qualification:

  • Passed +2 Science Examination under CHSE Odisha or equivalent
  • Minimum Diploma in Pharmacy from state Board of Pharmacy, Odisha or recognized institutions
  • Registration with State Pharmacy Council, Odisha

Additional Position:

  • Department: Directorate of Printing, Stationery & Publication, Odisha, Cuttack
  • Vacancies: 1 (ST-1)
  • Pay Scale: Level-7 of ORSP, 2017
  • Minimum Educational Qualification: Matriculate with Diploma in Pharmacy


  • Minimum Age (as of 01.01.2023): 18 years
  • Maximum Age (as of 01.01.2023): 38 years
  • Age relaxation available for specific categories


  • Must be a citizen of India
  • Good character and sound health
  • Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking Odia
  • Passed Middle School/HSC Examination with Odia language or equivalent

Important Instructions:

  • Valid email ID and mobile number required for communication
  • Applicants must follow the provided guidelines for filling the online form
  • Examination fee waived as per notification
  • Appointments as per Odisha Group-B, C, and D Posts (Repeal and Special Provisions) Rules, 2022
  • Scrutiny of applications at the time of written examination
  • Incomplete or false applications will lead to rejection

Application Procedure:

  • Register on OSSC website ( and generate User ID and Password
  • New applicants click on “New User,” existing users click on “Registered User”
  • Follow detailed instructions for filling the online form
  • Keep scanned copies of required documents ready (photo, signature, certificates)

Application Timeline:

  • Last Date for Online Registration: 25/09/2023
  • Last Date for Online Application Submission: 28/09/2023
  • Last Date for Editing Online Application: 01/10/2023

Application Mode: Online

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