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OSSC CGL 2024 Exam Date for Prelims, Admit Card, Syllabus, Salary

The OSSC Combined Graduate Level Recruitment Examination-2024 has been initiated by the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) to fill 586 vacancies for Group B services which includes posts like Auditor, Assistant, Inspector of Endowments & Co-operative Societies and for Group C services for the post of Junior Assistant. As of now, the online application process and Form correction process are complete, and candidates who applied for OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024 (Advt. No. 1249/OSSC) must now prepare for the upcoming Prelims Exam.

To learn more about the OSSC CGL 2024 Exam Schedule, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, OSSC CGL Preparation Tips, etc., you can read it below.

OSSC CGL Notification 2024

The OSSC published a detailed official notification in March 2024 to inform candidates about the recruitment process for Group B and C Services. The PDF contains all the details related to OSSC CGL 2024 such as Application Dates, Salary, Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Job Profile, Duties, etc. You can download the OSSC CGL Notification PDF 2024 below.

OSSC CGL Notification 2024 PDF – Click To Download

Odisha CGLRE 2024 Exam- Highlights

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) is conducting the Combined Graduate Level Recruitment Examination-2024 (CGLRE) to select eligible candidates for various Group B and C posts and the selection will be done through Prelims, Mains, and Certificate Verification. Check the overview in the table below.

OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024
Organization Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC)
Post Name Group B and C (Advt. No. 1249/OSSC)
Vacancy 586
Category Govt Jobs
Application Mode Online
Selection Process Prelims, Mains, Certificate Verification
OSSC Official website www.ossc.gov.in

OSSC CGL 2024: Important Dates

OSSC has notified the tentative exam months for the Prelims and Mains Exam. The OSSC CGL Prelims Exam 2024 (Advt. No. 1249/OSSC) will be held in July-September 2024 and the Mains will be conducted in December 2024. OSSC will announce the exam dates for respective exam stages on its official website @ossc.gov.in.

OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024: Important Dates
Events Dates(Advt. No. 1249/OSSC) Dates(Advt. No. 4004/OSSC)
Notification Release March 15, 2024
Online Registration Starts 5th April 2024
Last Date for Registration 2nd May 2024
Last date to submit applications online 5th May 2024
Correction Form window 5th to 17th May 2024
OSSC CGL Prelims Exam Date 2024 July-September 2024 23rd June 2024
Admit Card To be released 10th June 2024
OSSC CGl Mains Exam 2024 December 2024

OSSC CGL Exam Date 2023-24 Out

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) has released the OSSC CGL Exam Date 2023-24 (Advt. No. 4004/OSSC) for Prelims exam. As per the official notice, the OSSC CGL Prelims Exam 2023-24 is scheduled to be held on 23rd June and the admit card will be released by 10th June 2024. So, gear up with your revisions and visit the official website for the admit card download.

OSSC CGLRE Vacancy 2024

586 vacancies for the OSSC CGL 2024 have been released for various Group B and C posts. Candidates can check the details of the Odisha CGL Vacancy in the snippet shared below. This is a golden opportunity for candidates who are looking for a government job in the state of Odisha.

OSSC CGL Vacancy 2024
Post Name UR SEBC SC ST Total
Inspector of Endowments 17 01 03 21
Assistant CT and GST Officer 22 12 12 15 61
Auditor 02 01 03
Auditor 03 01 01 01 06
Inspector of Cooperative Societies 12 02 01 15
Junior Assistant (HOD) 04 01 01 02 08
Junior Assistant 02 01 03
Junior Assistant (Department of Water Resources) 200 52 87 130 469
Total 262 66 104 154 586

OSSC CGL 2024 Application Process

The portal to apply and fill out the Online application form for OSSC CGL 2024 was conducted on the official website of OSSC @ossc.gov.in. Applying for the post is essential and those who filled and submitted the form successfully will now appear for the Prelims exam.

Steps to Apply for the OSSC CGL 2024

Here is a step to step instructions to apply for the OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024:

  1. You can start your application process with the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) by visiting their official website at www.ossc.gov.in.
  2. On the homepage, find and click on the “Apply Online” button.
  3. If you’re a new user, click on “New User” to generate a user ID and password.
  4. Then, log in using your registration ID and password. Make sure to thoroughly read all the instructions before proceeding with the application.
  5. Fill in all the necessary details accurately and upload documents.
  6. Finally, submit your online application form before the deadline.

OSSC CGL 2024 Application Fee

Candidates must note that there is no application fee required for submitting the application form.

OSSC CGL 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The OSSC CGL Eligibility Criteria is one of the most important aspects of the exam. Candidates must fulfil the OSSC CGL 2024 Eligibility Criteria before they proceed with the applications. Check the details of the OSSC CGL Eligibility Criteria in the table below.

Criteria Details
Education Qualification Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognized university. They should also possess basic computer knowledge, including proficiency in using computer internet, e-mail, word processing, data analysis, and presentation.
Age Limit Candidates applying for OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024 should be in the age group of 21 to 38 years as of 01/04/2024.

OSSC CGL 2024 Selection Process

The OSSC CGL Selection process involves the following 3 stages:

  1. Prelims: This is the first stage of examination and those who applied will be able to sit for the exam. There shall be 150 questions of 1 mark each and the level of the questions is 10th standard based.
  2. Mains: Those who qualify for the Prelims Exam, will be able to appear for the OSSC CGL Mains Exam which consists of 2 papers of 100 each.
  3. Certificate Verification: Candidates will be called for Document Verification to check and verify their identity.

OSSC CGL 2024 Exam Pattern

The OSSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024 has been discussed here for both the Prelims and Mains Exam.

OSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern

In the exam, there will be 150 Multiple-choice questions which carry 1 mark each. Also, there is a negative marking of 1/4th mark (if there are 4 options) for each wrong answer marked by the candidate. The exam consists of 5 sections such as:

  1. Arithmetic and Numerical Ability
  2. Data Interpretation
  3. Reasoning Ability
  4. Current Events
  5. Computer Awareness

Check the subject-wise question and marks distribution given in the table below. The duration of the exam is 150 minutes. The level of the questions will be 10th standard level.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Arithmetic & Numerical Ability 45 45
Data Interpretationtoss 30 30
Reasoning Ability 36 36
Current Events 18 18
Computer Awareness 21 21
Total 150 150

OSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern

The OSSC CGL Mains Exam consists of two papers. Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 include questions in multiple-choice and short-answer formats. Each paper is worth 100 marks and has a duration of 2.5 hours. Additionally, following the Mains Exam, there will be a separate Maths Exam specifically for the post of Auditor.

Paper Subjects Marks Duration
Paper-I: Language (Odia and English) 100 Marks 2.5 Hours
Paper-II: General Studies 100 Marks 2.5 Hours
Total   200 Marks

OSSC CGL Syllabus

The OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024 Syllabus for both Prelims and Mains Exam is discussed here. Candidates are advised to go through the detailed syllabus given in the official notification. It is important to understand the exam pattern and syllabus to gain an idea about what type of questions will be asked in the exam. The questions asked in the exam are 10th standard level, so candidates are required to prepare accordingly.

OSSC CGL Syllabus for Prelims

  1. Arithmetic – 10th Standard
  2. DI (Chart, Graph, Table, Data Sufficiency, etc.)- 10th Standard
  3. Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability
  4. Current Affairs
  5. Computer Awareness

OSSC CGL Syllabus for Mains

Paper 1: Language (Odia and English)

  1. Odia language Comprehension- 10th Standard
  2. English language Comprehension- 12th Standard
  3. Preci Writing (Odia and English)
  4. Usage and Vocabulary
  5. Translation from Odia to English and vice versa

Paper 2: General Studies (12th Standard)

  1. Indian Constitution
  2. Indian Economy
  3. Odisha History and Economy
  4. Geography
  5. History
  6. Environment and Climate Change
  7. Art and Culture

OSSC CGL 2024 Salary

For the posts under OSSC CGL, candidates selected as Inspector of Cooperative Societies/Auditor/Inspector of Endowments/Assistant CT & GST Officer will get a salary of Inspector of Cooperative Societies/Auditor/Inspector of Endowments/Assistant CT & GST Officer as per Pay level 9 of ORSP, 2017.

Candidates selected as Junior Assistant HOD/Junior Assistant (District Offices under Department of Water Resources) will be given a salary of Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200/- as per Pay Level 4 of ORSP, 2017.

Posts/Services Pay Levels Salaries
Inspector of Cooperative Societies/Auditor/Inspector of Endowments/Assistant CT & GST Officer Pay level 9 of ORSP, 2017 Rs. 35,400 to Rs. 1,12,000/-
Junior Assistant HOD/Junior Assistant (District Offices under Department of Water Resources) Pay Level 4 of ORSP, 2017 Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200/-

OSSC CGL Preparation Tips

Here, some important tips that the candidate must follow in order to pass the OSSC CGLRE Examination 2024.

  • First and foremost go through the OSSC CGL Syllabus for both Prelims and Mains Exam and distribute the time accordingly.
  • Then start with analyzing the OSSC CGL Previous Year Question papers and understand the type of questions that are asked in the exam.
  • Now, practice all the topics and revised on regular intervals.
  • Solve some mock tests to assess your preparation.
  • After giving tests, solve all the questions without any miss.
  • Stay updated with the current events.

FAQs

What is OSSC CGL Notification 2024 about?

OSSC CGL Notification 2024 is the recruitment announcement by Odisha Staff Selection Commission for 586 vacancies in Group B and C services, including posts like Auditor, Assistant, Inspector of Endowments & Co-operative Societies, and Junior Assistant.

What is the OSSC CGL Exam Date 2024?

The OSSC CGL Exam Date for Prelims and Mains Exam will be notified soon.

What is the last date to apply for OSSC CGL 2024?

The last date to apply for OSSC CGL 2024 is 5th May 2024.

What are the eligibility criteria for OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024?

Candidates must have completed graduation from a recognized university and possess basic computer knowledge. The age limit is 21 to 38 years as of 01/04/2024.

What is the vacancy for OSSC CGL 2024?

There are 586 vacancies for various Group B and C posts in OSSC CGL 2024.

What is the selection process for OSSC CGL 2024?

The OSSC CGL Selection proces 2024 involves Prelims, Mains, and Certificate Verification.

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