OSSSC Nursing Officer Online : Applications are invited online through the OSSSC website www.osssc.gov.in for recruitment to 4070 number of District Cadre posts of Nursing Officer in all 30 District establishments and 13 Medical College and Hospitals under Health & Family Welfare Department of Government of Odisha. The district-wise, Medical College & Hospital-wise and category-wise break-up of the posts to be filled up by this recruitment and reservation for each category of candidates is at Annexure-I. The recruitment is being conducted according to Odisha Nursing Service (Method of Recruitment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2019 and the Odisha Group-C and Group-D posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013.

                                        Basic Details

Organizations Name OSSSC
Vacancy Name Nursing Officer
Number of Vacancies 11006 Post
Age Limit 21-35 Years
Notification Released Date 09.05.2022
Application Form Started 14.05.2022
Closing Date 12.06.2022
Haring Process Written Examination
Application Form Mode Online Mode
Jobs Locations Odisha State
Country India
Selection Process Written Examination /Interview
Official Website https://www.osssc.gov.in

OSSSC Nursing Officer Post Details 2022:

Post Name Education Qualification Vacancy
OSSSC Nursing Officer Applicant candidate must be have done GNM/BSc Nursing/MSc Nursing pass and other relevant courses 11006 Post
Total Post   11006 Post

Eligibility Criteria:

A)Age & Educational Qualification: –

  • A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not be above the age of 38 years as on the date of advertisement.
  • The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/SEBC/Women category. The upper age limit is also relaxable by 10 years in case of Persons with Disabilities (PwD). The upper age limit is relaxable by the total period of service rendered in defence service in case of Ex-Servicemen.
  • A candidate who comes under more than one category shall be eligible for only one benefit of relaxation which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.

Provided that Persons with Disabilities under SC/ST/SEBC category shall be entitled to cumulative age relaxation of ten years on account of their disability over and above the normal relaxation available to them as SC/ST/SEBC candidate.


  • The candidates coming under Rule-3(4) of Odisha Group-C and GroupD Posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules, 2013 shall be eligible for age relaxation as per Rules, provided they satisfy the conditions mentioned therein.
  • The Candidates coming under Category-I and Category-Il types of contractual employees as per Rule-4 of Odisha Group-C and Group-D Posts (Contractual Appointment) Rules-2013 and who are below 45 years of age shall be eligible to get the benefits of special provisions as per Rule-8 of the said rules, provided they satisfy the conditions mentioned therein.
  • The upper age limit for contractual Nursing Officers under OSH&FW Society/Scheme and for ASHAs, who shall take part in the recruitment process, if otherwise eligible, shall be 45 years of age as on the date of advertisement. 
  • Date of birth as recorded in the HSC Certificate issued by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha or equivalent certificate issued by recognized Board/Council/Indian University shall only be accepted.

(vii) ln order to be eligible, the candidates must have passed +2 in the 10+2 system or its equivalent with Diploma in GNM/BSc Nursing from any Medical College and Hospital of the State/any other institutions duly recognised and approved by Indian Nursing Council.

  • They shall have to register their name in Nursing Council in the State and have valid registration certificate as on the date of advertisement which shall be uploaded online.
  • A candidate must be able to speak, read and write Odia and have
    1. passed the Middle School Examination with Odia as a language subject; or
    2. passed Matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as the medium of examination in non-language subjects; or
    3. passed Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class-VII or above from a School or Educational Institution recognised by the Government of Odisha or Central Government; or
    4. Passed a test in Odia in M.E. School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Department.
    5. Other Eligibility Criteria: An applicant, in order to be eligible for the post, must be-
  • A citizen of India,
  • Of good character,
  • If married, must not have more than one spouse living. Provided that the 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 operation of the rule.
  • Applicant(s) claiming reservation as Sportsperson must possess Sports Identity Card(s) issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha as on the date of application and upload the scanned copy of original (not photo copy) Sports ID card online.
  • Applicants claiming reservation under Persons with Disability(PwD) category must ensure that they possess Permanent Disability Certificate and belong to the category and sub-category of disability for which the post has been reserved, as mentioned under Notes below the Annexure-I( Physical Requirements and Functional Classification),as the case may be. 

Further, to take the help of scribe in appearing the examination, they need to take written permission of the ADM-cum-District Superintendent concerned, at least three days prior to the date of Examination.

  • Applicants claiming reservation as Ex-serviceman, must furnish an undertaking to the effect that they have not availed of any re-employment under the Government of Odisha or India till the date of this application.

(vii)lf any candidate has, at any time been debarred from recruitment examination for a certain period by this Commission, he/she shall not be eligible for appearing the same for that specific period.

(viii) All the eligibility conditions should have been fulfilled as on the date of Advertisement.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Salary Details:

Post Name Salary Details
Nursing Officer Rs.44900-142400 Per Month

Examination Pattern :

(i)There shall be a Written Examination for 100 marks (MCQ type in OMR system) in one paper only as detailed below:


Subjects of Written Test

No of


Maximum Marks




Questions on subjects as per syllabus of GNWB.Sc.

Nursing Course



2 hours

Questions based on practical skills



Arithmetic (HSC Standard)



English (HSC Standard)






The minimum qualifying marks for SC, ST, PWD, Ex-serviceman and Sportsperson category of candidates shall be 30% and for other candidates it shall be 35%.


Standard Syllabus and subjects for examination will be as per the Indian Nursing Council Syllabus for Diploma in GNM/B.Sc Nursing.

(iii)There shall be a Written Test only. The pattern of examination will be MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) type in OMR system. There shall be negative marking @ 0.25 mark per question for wrong/multiple answers.

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