OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021: Check Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, And Other Details

OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released an official notification announcing 82 vacancies for Dental Surgeon posts in Group A (Junior Branch) of Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre under Health & Family Welfare Department on 23rd February 2021. The online registration process for the recruitment will be commenced from 10th March 2021 to 09th April 2021. The candidates interested in the post should read the complete article to know the details of OPSC Dental Surgeon Jobs 2021 including category-wise vacancies,  eligibility criteria, section process, and more.

OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021: Highlights

Latest OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021 
Organization Name Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Posts Dental Surgeon in Group-A (Junior Branch)
Vacancies 82
Starting Date To Apply 10th March 2021
Closing Date To Apply 09th April 2021
Submission of Registered Application Form 16th April 2021
Application Mode Online
Category Govt Jobs
Job Location Cuttack, Odisha
Selection Process Career Marking & Written Test
Official Site opsc.gov.in

OPSC Dental Surgeon Vacancy Details

Category No.of Vacancies
UR 9 (03-W)
SC 13 (04-W)
ST 60 (20-W)
Total – 82 Posts (27-W)

OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021: Notification PDF

The candidates interested in the post of Dental Surgeon must go through the notification released by Odisha Public Service Commission on its official website @opsc.gov.in on 23rd February 2021. The direct link to download the notification has been provided here. Download the pdf and go through the detailed information about the dental surgeon post released by OPSC.


OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

A candidate must have possessed a BDS or equivalent Degree from a Medical College or Medical Institution recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI). The applicant should have possessed a Registration Certificate under the Dentist Act, 1948. Candidates have possessed required Conversion Certificates recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) in case of candidate having Degrees from universities of foreign countries.

Age Limit (as on 01/01/2021)

  • Minimum age- 21 years
  • Maximum age- 32 years

He/ she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1989 and not later than 1st January 2000.

Application fees

  • The candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs. 500/-
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of these fees.

Steps to Apply Online For OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021

  1. Visit the official website of OPSC @ opsc.gov.in.
  2. Navigate to the “What’s News” section on the homepage.
  3. In that section, click on the “Advertisement for Recruitment to the posts of Dental Surgeon 2021”.
  4. Now, read all the details of the notification carefully and fill the OPSC Dental Surgeon Application Form 2021 and pay the examination fee before the last date.
  5. Finally, take a hard copy of the application form for future reference.

Online Application Link For OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021

The online application process will be active from 10th March 2021 on its official website @opsc.gov.in. Stay tuned with us, we will notify you with the direct link to apply once it is activated officially. The online registration process has been scheduled from 10th March 2021 to 09th April 2021 and the last date for submitting the registered online application is 16th April 2021.

Link to Apply Online For OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2021

(Link will be active on 10th March 2021)

OPSC Dental Surgeon Selection Process 2021

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of Career Making and Written Test as per the guidelines as enumerated in Odisha Medical Services Rules 2013. Weightage of 30% will be given to career-making and 70% to the written test. 

Career Making

  • Marks secured in 10th Class Examination- 10%
  • Marks secured in 12th Class Examination- 10%
  • Marks secured in Bachelor of Dental Surgery Examination- 10%

Written Test

  • There will be 200 Multiple-choice questions for a total of 200 marks.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • Duration of MCQ- 3 Hours
  • Qualifying marks- 50% for UR & SEBC, 45% for PWD, 40% for SC/ST
  • Syllabus- As per the Dental Council of India (DCI) Syllabus of BDS.
Sno Disciplines Marks 
1 Anatomy 10
2 Physiology 10
3 Biochemistry 10
4 Pharmacology 10
5 Pathology 10
6 Microbiology 10
7 Dental Material 10
8 Dental Anatomy 10
9 Medicine 15
10 Surgery 15
11 Oral Pathology 10
12 Oral Medicine & Radiology 10
13 Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry 10
14 Orthodontics 10
15 Periodontics 10
16 Oral Surgery 15
17 Prosthodontics 15
18 Public Health Dentistry 10
Total Marks 200

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