OMC Electrician-III Recruitment Notification 2022: Check Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus And Other Details Here!

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Odisha Mining Corporation, the largest state PSU in the mining sector of our country, released a notification on 4th January 2022 to hire eligible candidates to fill up some Non-Executive positions such as that of an Electrician-III (Class-III Grade). A total number of 12 vacancies are released for OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022. The candidates can start applying from 18th January 2022 (2pm onwards) to 7th February 2022 (until 11:59pm). 

  • To get shortlisted for the selection process, the applicant must meet all the eligibility criteria.
  • There are two stages of the selection process for OMC Electrician Recruitment- Computer Best Test and Document Verification.
  • Get the complete details regarding the OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022 like important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, pay scale, admit card details etc. from article below.

OMC Electrician Recruitment Overview 2022

Recruiting Body

Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd.

Official Website

Name of Post


Number of Vacancies


Notification Date

4th January 2022

Application Start Date

18th January 2022 (2pm onwards)

Last Date to Apply

7th February 2022 (until 11:59pm)

Last Date for Fee Application

7th February 2022

Selection Criteria

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Marking Scheme

+1 for every correct response

-0.25 for every incorrect response

Admit Card Release Date

To be Notified

CBT Date

To be Notified

Result Date

To be Notified

Candidates can also refer to the official Recruitment Notice by OMC from the direct link below:

Download OMC Electrician Recruitment Notification PDF

OMC Electrician Vacancy 2022

A total of 12 vacancies are released for the OMC Electrician-III Recruitment 2022. Candidates will initially be appointed as Trainees for a period of 1 year with a consolidated stipend. After the completion of training, they are kept under probation for a period of 1 year, during which they are given the regular pay scale and other allowances. 

Below are the category-wise vacancy details.


Number of Vacancies


06 (2 for women)




02 (1 for a woman)


03 (1 for a woman)


12 (4 vacancies for women)

How to Apply for OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022?

The application process for the OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022 will start from 18th January 2022, 2pm onwards, and the last date to apply for the recruitment and pay the application fee is 7th February 2022, until 11:59pm. 

Follow the steps which are mentioned below to apply for the recruitment.

Step 1: Go to the official website and go to the section labelled as ‘Recruitment’, click on OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022.

Note: It is advised to keep scanned copies of your documents such as signature, photograph, thumbprint, and other necessary educational documents handy before starting the application process. 

Step 2: Register on the portal using your email ID and contact number. A unique Registration ID and Password will be sent to your registered email ID and number through an SMS.

Step 3: Fill in all the necessary personal details like name, father’s name, address, educational qualification, etc.

Step 4: Attach the required documents like education certificates, Category Certificate etc.

Step 5: Upload a recent passport size photograph, a scanned copy of your signature and the self-declaration copy. You can also use the PrepForSure Cropping Tool which helps you upload your Image & Signature in specific dimensions.

Note: The formats for the self-declaration can be found in the official notification by OMC.

Step 6: Pay the required fees. The application fee is only acceptable through online modes such as Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets or any other online payment options.

Step 7: Re-check all the details in the application form and submit.

Step 8: Download and take a printout of the application form for future references.

OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022 Application Fee

Application forms are deemed incomplete and not acceptable until the application fee is paid. Payments can be made online via credit card, debit card, or net banking. Make sure to download or print your payment receipt once the payment is successfully completed for future references.

Below are the category-wise application fee details.


Application Fee

Applicants other than SC/ST/PwD & Departmental candidate

INR 500

SC/ST/PwD & Departmental candidate

No Fee

OMC Electrician Selection Process 2022

The OMC Recruitment 2022 for the post of Electrician-III will be conducted in 2 stages. Mentioned below are the stages of the selection process:

Computer Based Test (CBT) 

The CBT will be conducted in an online mode and will contain 120 objective-type questions. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Document Verification

Candidates who clear the CBT will be called for the Document Verification process in the ratio 1:3 (category-wise) in descending order of merit in the CBT. Candidates need to produce the following list of documents:

  • Original Marksheets and Certificates
  • Documents for age verification like birth certificate or the Class 10 Marksheet
  • Caste and residence Certificates
  • No Objection Certificate, for candidates already employed with the Government/ Semi-Government/ Central PSU/ State PSU etc.

OMC Electrician Eligibility Criteria 2022

Odisha Mining Corporation has published the eligibility criteria for the post of Electrician-III under the OMC Recruitment 2022 along with the notification. Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements in order to apply for the job. Check out the complete details below.

Age Limit

Given below are the age limits to apply for the OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022

  • Minimum age limit: 18 years
  • Maximum age limit: 32 years

Age Relaxation

Below are the category-wise age relaxation details.


Age Relaxation


5 years


5 years

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification criterion as prescribed by the OMC under the Recruitment Notice of 2022 for the post of an Electrician-III are as follows:

Either a HSC with ITI in Electrician, lineman/ wireman Trade from recognized institute with valid workman permits “A” certificate issued by the Competent Authority


HSC with ITI in Electrician, lineman/ wireman Trade from recognized institute with minimum Lineman- MV (with Learner Permit for WorkmanHT) issued by Electrical Licensing Board, Odisha (ELBO). 

OMC Electrician Exam Pattern 2022

Mentioned below is the detailed exam pattern of the computer-based test. One must carefully understand the exam pattern and then devise a study plan accordingly.




Core Subject



2 Hours

General Awareness 


Reasoning & Mental Ability


Quantitative Aptitude






2 Hours

  • The examination is conducted for a total of 120 marks.
  • The duration of the examination is 120 minutes, ie. 2 hours.
  • Every correct response is rewarded with +1 marks.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates with a disability of 40% or above will be allowed a compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour for the CBT. 

OMC Electrician Exam Syllabus 2022

The entire syllabus for the OMC Electrician Exam 2022 can be categorized under 5 sections: Core Subject, General Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English. The topics to be covered in-depth by the candidates are mentioned in the tables below.


Safety measures involved in the industry

Hand Tools

Fundamentals of Electricity

Wires, Joints and Soldering

Chemical Effects of Electric Current


D.C. Generators

D.C. Motors


Alternating Current



Electrical Measuring Instruments


AC Motor

Basic Electronics

Electrical Wiring


Current Affairs

Indian Constitution

Scientific Inventions and their everyday uses 

International Events

History, Polity,Culture of Odisha and India


Environmental Issues like Climate Change, Ecology, Biodiversity

Books and Authors

Awards and Achievements



Number Series

Alphabet Series

Direction Test


Number Ranking

Arithmetic Reasoning

Problems of Age


Non-Verbal Series

Mirror Images

Cubes and Dices

Grouping identical figures

Embedded Figures



Ratio & Proportion

Time & Work

Time, Speed and Distance

Square Roots



Profit & Loss, Discounts



Fill in the Blanks


Subject-Verb Agreement




Sentence Improvement


Common Errors



One word substitution

OMC Electrician Exam Date 2022

The OMC Electrician exam date for 2022 will be released once the application process is concluded. The Corporation will release a notification regarding the schedule of exam dates. A direct link to check the same will be provided in this article. Stay updated.

 Check the table below for OMC Electrician Exam Important Dates 2022:



Application Start Date

18 January 2022

Last Date for Application Submission

7 February 2022

Last Date for Fee payment

7 February 2022

Admit Card release date

To be Notified

Date of Exam

To be Notified

OMC Electrician Admit Card 2022

The Corporation will provide the OMC Electrician admit card at least 7 to 10 days before the exam. An admit card contains important details like your name, DOB, exam date, exam centre, roll number etc. It is a crucial document as it allows you to enter the exam hall. Candidates can download their admit card for the OMC Electrician exam 2022 from the official website of the Corporation once they are released. It is advised to have your unique registration ID with you while downloading the admit card. One must have the hard copy of the admit card on the day of examination as soft copies are not accepted.

Mentioned below are the steps to download admit cards from the official website.

Step 1: Open the official website of OMC and go to the Recruitment section.

Step 2: Find the advertisement that states release of admit cards for the OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022.

Step 3: Log in using the registration ID provided by the Corporation during the application process.

Step 4: Check the particulars carefully and make sure there are no discrepancies. In case of any discrepancy, contact the Corporation and get it rectified.

Step 5: Download the admit card and take a print out.

OMC Electrician Salary 2022

A Grade III Electrician at OMC is offered a monthly stipend of Rs. 21700, as specified in the official recruitment notice of 2022.

OMC Electrician Exam Cut-Off 2022

The official cut-offs for the OMC Electrician Exam 2022 will be declared post examination by the official authorities. The cut-offs might differ from the previous years based on the number of vacancies, number of applicants, reservation criterias, difficulty level of the exam and so on. The link to check the final cut offs will be available here. Keep checking this space for further updates. 

OMC Electrician Answer Key 2022

The Corporation will provide the OMC Electrician answer key on its website 2-3 weeks after the exam process concludes. Candidates can also use the direct links from this article to download their transcripts once they are released. Answer keys help you calculate your score obtained in the OMC Electrician Recruitment exam.

General Tips to prepare for the OMC Electrician Exam 2022

It is important for candidates to have a proper strategy in place while preparing for the OMC Electrician exam in order to stand out from the crowd. Mentioned below are some general tips to make your preparation process effective:

  • Candidates should go through the syllabus thoroughly and know their areas of strengths and weaknesses.
  • Manage your time effectively. Make sure you divide your preparation time in a way that all sections and topics are covered.
  • Make short notes during preparation that will later help you during revision.
  • Refer to newspapers for GK & Current Affair articles to stay updated.
  • Keep revising and practice daily mock tests before the exam.

Recommended Books to prepare for the OMC Electrician Exam 2022

Mentioned below are a few books that candidates can refer to for English, Reasoning, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude, while preparing for the OMC Electrician exam.






Quick learning Objective General English 


S Chand's

RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

Quick learning Objective General English

NCERT IX & X Books

(History, Civics, Geography)

General Awareness


A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal

Reasoning Ability


by B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali


A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Paperback

Quantitative Aptitude

S Chand

RS Aggarwal 

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Paperback

OMC Electrician Result 2022 

Usually, the Corporation follows a strict schedule and releases the result for every exam within 2 to 3 months. Once the result for the OMC Electrician 2022 exam is released, candidates can access their scorecard by following the steps below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of OMC and go to the Recruitment section.

Step 2: Find the advertisement for the declaration of results for the OMC Electrician Recruitment 2022.

Step 3: Log in using your registration number/Roll number and Date of Birth.

Step 4: Check the result and save it as PDF for future reference.

The Corporation will also release the merit list with the OMC Electrician Result. The merit list will contain the roll numbers of the candidates who have been selected for the exam. These candidates have scored more than the cut off marks and will be called for the next stage, ie. Document verification.

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