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Career for Pharmacy Graduates under the Directorate of ESI Scheme

The function of Odisha staff selection commission has been extended from time to time and now it has been vested with authority to conduct recruitment examinations & recommend selected candidates for General/Technical/Non-Technical post of group-B & C (Non Gazetted) service for Departments of Government of Odisha & Heads of Departments under the state government for appointment.

Post : CSSD Technician, CSSD Assistant

CSSD Technician
No of post : 01
Scale Of Pay / Level : 21,700- 69,100 Level-5
Educational Qualification : Bachelor in Pharmacy from AICTE / Government approved institutions and have registered themselves under Pharmacy Council of Odisha.

CSSD Assistant
No of post : 01
Scale Of Pay/Level : 19900-63200 Level-4
Educational Qualification : Bachelor in Pharmacy from AICTE / Government approved institutions and have registered themselves under Pharmacy Council of Odisha.

Minimum Age as on 01.01.2023 : 21 Years
Maximum Age as on 01.01.2023 : 38 Years
However, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for candidates belonging to SEBC, SC, ST & all Women candidates, 10 years for candidates belonging to 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 ten 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 rule which will be more beneficial to her/him. To be eligible, candidates not enjoying any  relaxation of upper age limit must not have been born earlier than 2nd January 1985 and not later than 1st January 2002.

Place and Date of written examination
The Date, Time and Venue of the Main written examination, Certificate Verification will be conveyed to the candidates in the Admission Letter(s) in due course. The Admission Letters can be downloaded by the eligible candidates by accessing the Commission’s website from time to time.

a. General criteria of eligibility : -
Candidates applying for the above post should be
• a citizen of India,
• of good character,
• of sound health, good physique and free from organic defects or bodily infirmity
• If married, must not have more than one spouse living
• Must be able to read, write and speak Odia fluently and:-
i. Must have passed Middle School Examination with Odia as language subject, or
ii. Must have passed HSC Examination or equivalent examination with Odia as Medium of examination in non-language subject, or
iii. Must have passed in Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class- VII or above from a school or educational institution recognised by the Govt, of Odisha or the Central Govt., or
iv. Must have passed a test in Odia in Middle English School standard conducted by the School and Mass Education Department, Govt, of Odisha.

Important Instructions to Candidates about filling up Online Application
• Before applying, candidates must go through the instructions given in the notice of examination very carefully.
• Candidates in their own interest should submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the OSSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days or for any other reason.
• The Commission is not like to undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally. Candidates must go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical and medical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post(s). Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the time of Certificate Verification. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission’s decision shall be final.
• Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ ST/ SEBC/ PwD/ ESM must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility prescribed in the Notice. They should also be in possession of the certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim. Candidates with only benchmark physical disability mentioned in Clause-2 of the Advertisement will be considered as Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and entitled to age- relaxation/ reservation for Persons with Disabilities.
• When application is successfully submitted, it will be accepted 'provisionally'. Candidates should take printout of the online Application Form for their own records.
• Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for any recruitment Examination, Therefore, the candidates must exercise due diligence at the time of filling their online Application Forms. In case, more than one application of a candidate with different registration numbers is detected, all the applications will be rejected by the Commission and his candidature for the examination will be cancelled. If a candidate submits multiple applications and appears in the examination (at any stage) more than once, his candidature will be cancelled and he may be debarred from all the examinations of the Commission.
• Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the corrected/ final online application, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances.
• Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained by the Commission and will be summarily rejected.
• The candidates must write their name, Date of Birth, father’s name and mother’s name as given in the Matriculation Certificate otherwise their candidature may be cancelled at the time of Certificate Verification or as and when it comes into the notice of the Commission. Applications with blurred/ illegible Photograph/ Signature will be rejected.
• Candidates must fill their correct and active e-mail addresses and mobile number in the online application as correspondence may be made by the Commission through e-mail/ SMS. Candidates may fill their correct Aadhaar number.
• Candidates must carry two passport size recent colour photographs and one original valid Photo ID Proof such as Aadhaar Card/ printout of E-Aadhaar, Driving License, Voter Card, PAN Card, Identity Card issued by University/ College/ Government, Employer ID Card, ESM Discharge Book issued by Ministry of Defence or any photo-bearing ID card issued by Central/ State Government to the Examination Venue, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the same. If Photo Identity Card does not have the Date of Birth printed in it, then the candidate must carry an additional original certificate in proof of her/ his Date of Birth. In case of mismatch in the date of birth mentioned in the Admission Certificate and Photo ID/ Certificate brought in support of date of birth, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination. PwD candidates availing the facility of scribes shall also be required to carry required Medical Certificate/ Undertaking/ Photocopy of the Scribe’s Photo ID Proof, as specified in advisory Notice No.3453/OSSC dated 24.10.2019 available in the website of the Commission.
• In case of fake/ fabricated application/ registration by misusing any dignitaries name/ photo, such candidate/ cyber cafe will be held responsible for the same and liable for suitable legal action under Cyber/ IT act.

How to Apply
The applicants should go through this detail advertisement before filling up the online application form.
The candidate may apply for the post as per her/his eligibility as per terms of the advertisement.
All eligible candidates have to register themselves by clicking on “APPLY ONLINE” button on the home page of the Commission’s website
Those candidates who are applying for the first time have to register for the post by clicking on “NEW USER” button shown on the screen. On submitting the registration form a User Id and Password will be generated.

Syllabus for CSSD Assistant & CSSD Technician)
1. Human Anatomy and Physiology.
2. Pharmaceutics and (Analysis & Physical)
3. Bio chemistry.
4. Pharmaceutical organic & in-organic chemistry
5. Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
6. Pharmaceutical microbiology
7. Pharmaceutical jurisprudence.
8. Chemistry medicinal.
9. Pharmacy (Industrial / Socials preventive)
10. Bio pharmaceutics and Pharma-kinetics

Online Registration : Start Date 19.02.2024 ; End Date 18.03.2024
Submission of Online Application Form : Start Date 19.02.2024 ; End Date 21.03.2024
Date of Editing of Online Application Form : Start Date 19.02.2024 : End Date 23.03.2024

Detailed advertisement for different technical posts under the Directorate of ESI Scheme-2023Advt. No.5156/OSSC dt.30.12.2023

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