OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination 2022 – Selection Process, Exam Pattern & More

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OSSC Combined Technical Services Last Date Extended, the notice came on 10th December 2022! The OSSC had released the notification for the Odisha Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination 2022. By qualifying this examination candidates will be shortlisted for the posts of Junior Engineer, Assistant Training Officer, Junior MVI, and Junior Mining Officer under various departments of the Odisha Government. Read on, for more details of the OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination 2022. 

  • There will be 3 stages of the examination – Prelims, Mains, and Certificate Verification.
  • Both, Prelims and Mains will be objective-type tests.
  • Only Indian citizens are eligible for the examination.
  • The candidates must have writing, reading, and speaking proficiency in Odia Language.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination 2022 Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC)

Official Website

OSSC Website

Exam Name

Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination (CTSRE)

Posts

  • OSSC Junior Engineer
  • OSSC Assistant Training Officer
  • OSSC Junior MVI
  • OSSC Junior Mining Officer

Vacancies

1225

Application Start Date

11th November 2022

Application End Date

11th December 2022

Prelims Exam Date

January 2023 (Tentative)

Mains Exam Date

To be announced

Qualification

Diploma Government Jobs

Location 

Odisha Government Jobs

Download OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination Notification PDF

OSSC Combined Technical Services Updates

10th December 2022: OSSC Combined Technical Services Last Date Extended!

As per the latest notice, the last date for filling out the application forms has been extended. The last date to apply is now 11th December 2022 instead of 10th December 2022. Check out the official notice below.

Download OSSC Combined Technical Services Last Date Extended Notice

29th November 2022: OSSC Combined Technical Services Prelims Schedule Out!

As per the OSSC Exam Calendar, the tentative schedule is released. The Prelims exam is tentatively scheduled in January 2023. The exact date is yet to be announced. Check out the notice below.

Download OSSC Combined Technical Services Prelims Date Notice

11th November 2022: OSSC Combined Technical Services Corrigendum for Vacancies, Exam Pattern

The OSSC has released a corrigendum indicating revised vacancy distribution for the post of ATO. The notice also states that the Mains Exam will be an objective-type test. For more details, refer to the attached notice.

Download OSSC Combined Technical Services Corrigendum

OSSC Combined Technical Services Vacancy 2022

The OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination is conducted for recruitment to the posts of Junior Engineer, Assistant Training Officer, Junior MVI, and Junior Mining Officer. A total of 1225 vacancies have been announced for these posts. Check the post-wise vacancy distribution below.

Post Department Vacancy
Junior Engineer Civil EIC Public Health 101
JE Civil Director of Municipal Administration H&U Department 30
JE Civil Director of Textiles 1
JE Civil Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water 421
JE Civil Water Resources & Panchayati Raj 451
JE Civil Director of Fisheries 4
Assistant Training Officer Director of Technical Education & Training 217
Total 1225

Download OSSC Combined Technical Services Category & Post-wise Vacancy PDF

OSSC Combined Technical Services Application Process 2022

The applications for the Odisha Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination must be submitted online. The application window will remain active between 11th November 2022 to 11th December 2022. Below are the steps to apply online.

Step 1. Visit the OSSC Application Portal.

Step 2. Click on the Registration Link given against the advertisement for OSSC Combined Technical Services Exam. 

Step 3. Enter the required details and complete the registration. 

Step 4. Using the credentials obtained during registration, login and proceed to fill the application form.

Step 5. Enter the required details and upload the required documents in the prescribed format. To optimize the size of these files for uploading, you use PrepForSure’s OSSC Combined Technical Services Photo & Signature Tool.

Step 6. Pay the application fee.

Step 7. Submit the application form.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates applying for the OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment must check the post-specific eligibility criteria prescribed by the authorities. Candidates who do not meet the eligibility criteria will be disqualified. Check details of the same in the following subsections.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Age 

The age of the applicants must be between 18 to 38 years (as of 1st January 2022). The age relaxations allowed for reserved category applicants are as mentioned below.

Category Age Relaxation
SEBC,SC,ST, Women 5 years
PWD
10 years + relaxation for respective category

ESM
Years of service rendered

OSSC Combined Technical Services Qualification

The qualification to be eligible for the OSSC CTSRE will vary according to the post the candidate is applying for. The details of same are as follows

Post 

Educational Qualification

Junior Engineer

Diploma in the relevant Engineering Discipline

Assistant Training Officer ATO)

NAC/NTC from NCVT recognized Institutions or Diploma (3 years)/ Degree from any AICTE recognized Institute

Other than the post-specific qualifications the candidates must have either of the following qualifications:

  • Passed Middle School examination with Odia as a language subject;
  • Passed Matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as medium of examination in non – language subject ; or
  • Passed in Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class -VII or above
  • Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Selection Process 2022

The OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment Examination comprises 3 stages. The details of the same are as follows:

  • Prelims Examination – 150 marks
  • Mains Examination – 200 marks
  • Certificate Verification

OSSC Combined Technical Services Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates appearing for OSSC Combined Technical Services Recruitment must be familiar with the exam pattern for both, the preliminary and mains examinations. The details of the same have been provided in this section.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Prelims Exam Pattern

The OSSC Combined Technical Services Prelims Examination will be an objective-type test. Candidates who qualify the same will be shortlisted for the Mains Examination. Keep in mind the following about the exam pattern for the same.

  • The total marks for the Prelims will be 150.
  • The exam duration will be 150 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking of ¼ marks for each incorrect response.
  • All questions asked will be MCQs.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Mains Exam Pattern

The OSSC Combined Technical Services Mains Examination will be an objective-type exam for 200 marks. It will assess the Technical Knowledge of the candidates. The detailed exam pattern for the same will be updated once made available by the authorities.

OSSC Combined Technical Services Syllabus 2022

The syllabus for OSSC Technical Services Prelims will be based on General subjects like Reasoning, Aptitude and General Knowledge, while the Mains Exam syllabus will be based on post-wise Technical subjects. The detailed syllabus for each of these stages is as mentioned in the following table.

Stage
OSSC Combined Technical Services Syllabus

Prelims
Arithmetic
Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability

General Mental Ability

National & International Current Affairs

Computer/Internet Awareness

Mains
Download OSSC Combine Technical Services Syllabus PDF -Technical Subjects (Mains)

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