OPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2023: Apply for 7276 Vacancies in Odisha

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The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has issued a recruitment notification for 7276 Medical Officers in the Group-A (Junior Branch) of the Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre under the Health & Family Welfare Department, Odisha. The online application procedure will end on September 19, 2023.

Recruitment Details

  • Recruiting Body: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
  • Position: Medical Officers Group-A (Junior Branch)
  • Total Openings: 7276 Posts
  • Job Category: Government Job (Odisha)
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Application Initiation: August 18, 2023
  • Application Deadline: September 19, 2023, at 11:59 PM
  • Application Fee: Not Applicable
  • Salary: Pay Scale of ₹56,100/- in Level-12, Cell-1 of the pay matrix according to ORSP Rules, 2017
  • Work Location: Across Odisha
  • Official Website: https://www.opsc.gov.in/

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Vacancies Details

SI. No.CategoryTotal No. of Vacancies
1Unreserved2500 (W-833)
2SEBC714 (W-238)
3Scheduled Caste1597 (W-532)
4Scheduled Tribe2465 (W-822)
5Total7276 (W-2425)

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

  • Possession of an MBBS or equivalent degree from a Medical College or Medical Institution recognized by the Medical Council of India.
  • Holding a valid Registration Certificate under the Odisha Medical Registration Act, 1961.
  • Possessing the requisite Conversion Certificates recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for candidates holding Degrees from Foreign Universities.

Age Restrictions: Applicants must adhere to the age requirements outlined for OPSC Medical Officers Recruitment 2023:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years
  • Maximum Age: 38 years
  • Age relaxation in line with Notification rules.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for Medical Officer positions entails a Written Test with the subsequent particulars:

  • The written examination comprises a single paper carrying a total of 200 marks.
  • The paper consists of 200 questions, each worth one mark, following a Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ) format.
  • The examination spans three hours.
  • No Negative Marking for incorrect answers.
  • Qualifying marks will be set by the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) based on guidelines from the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Test Venue: The Written Examination is scheduled for Cuttack and Bhubaneswar. Change of Examination Centre requests will not be entertained.

How to Apply

  1. Visit the OPSC website (opscrecruitment.in).
  2. Access the “Recruitment” section.
  3. Click on “Medical Officers Group-A (Junior Branch).”
  4. Review the notification meticulously and ensure compliance with eligibility criteria.
  5. Click “Apply Online.”
  6. Complete the application form and upload requisite documents.
  7. Submit the application and retain a printout for future reference.

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