OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 2022: Check Application Dates, Selection Process!

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OSSC Junior Assistant New  Notification to be released soon! Recently, the final result for the 2021 cycle was released. The OSSC had released the 2021-22 recruitment notification for 140 vacancies. Same number of vacancies are expected to be released for this year too. The OSSC conducts the Junior Assistant Recruitment for eligible candidates. The minimum education qualification required to attend the OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment Examination is, that the candidate must have passed +3 Arts/ Science/ Commerce or any other qualification which is equivalent to the +3 examination and has proper knowledge of computer skills.

  • The candidate needs to undergo 4 stages of the selection process.
  • Candidates must note that in the prelims exam, 100 marks of General Awareness were asked.
  • To be eligible for the OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 2021-22 the candidates had to be between the age limit which was between 21 and 32 years. 

Download PDF of OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment Official Notification 2021


The 2022 notification is yet to be released by the authorities. We will update you as soon as the notification will be released. You can refer the previous year notification for the eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern etc.

OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment Overview
Name of The Organisation Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC
Name of The Posts Junior Assistant Posts
Number of Vacancies 140 
Category Odisha Govt Jobs
Cycle 2021 2022
Starting Date to Apply 22nd December 2021 To be Notified
Last Date to Apply

24th January 2022

To be Notified

OSSC Junior Assistant Updates

3rd September 2022: OSSC Junior Assistant Final Result Out!

The candidates who appeared in the CV for OSSC Junior Assistant 2021 cycle must note that the final results are out. However, until the appointment letters are issued, this cannot be treated as confirmation of the appointment. The below PDF contains the list of the candidates who cleared the mains examination and CV round successfully, check it out.

Download OSSC Junior Assistant Final Result PDF

OSSC Junior Assistant Vacancy 2022

The vacancies for the 2022 cycle will be released along with the detailed notification. Earlier, a total number of 140 vacancies had been released by the authorities for the previous cycle. Below are the category-wise vacancy details.


Number of Vacancies











You can also check out the vacancies in the latest OSSC Combined Auditor Recruitment here!

Suitability of PwD:

PwD candidates having a disability of 40% or more claiming age relaxation are eligible to apply for the post and compete under respective category to which they belong. 

Category- I Blindness and Low Vision
Category- II Deaf and hard of hearing (with suitable aid)
Category- III Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy
Category- IV
  • Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, and mental illness.
  • Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under blindness and autism including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disability from time to time. 

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OSSC Junior Assistant Selection Process 2022

The OSSC Junior Assistant selection process is as follows:

  1. Preliminary
  2. Main Written Examination
  3. Computer-based skill test
  4. Certificate Verification

Preliminary Examination


No Of Marks

Time Duration

General Awareness


1.5 hours

  • The preliminary examination is qualifying in nature.
  • The exam will be conducted for 100 marks.

Written Exam


No Of Marks

Time Duration

English and Odia


2 hours

General Awareness


1 hour



3 hours

Basic Computer Skills




  • The exam will consist of objective type questions.
  • There will be a total of 400 questions.
  • Each problem will offer 1 mark.
  • Negative marking of 0.25 marks will be taken into consideration.
  • Time allotted to finish the test will be 6 hours.

Computer Skill Test

Type of the Exam

Subject Name

Maximum Marks

Time Allotted

Computer Skill Test

Basic Computer Skill Test


60 minutes

The candidate will be given 1 hour to complete the test.

The qualifying marks for the exam is 20.

Eligibility Criteria For OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 

Age  21-32 years
Nationality Indian
Educational Qualification Candidates must and should be passed in the +3 Arts/Commerce/Science or Intermediate or equivalent examination from any govt recognized board or university to apply for the OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 2021.

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidates must and should be passed in the +3 Arts/Commerce/Science or Intermediate or equivalent examination from any govt recognized board or university to apply for the OSSC Junior Assistant Recruitment 2021.
  • The candidates also need to have passed Odia at least up to M.E Standard.

General Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must satisfy the following conditions in order to be eligible for appearing in the OSSC Junior Assistant examination.

  1. The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. The candidate must be able to speak, read & write Odia.
  3. The candidate is supposed to be of good moral character & conduct.
  4. The candidate must be of good mental condition and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties in the service.
  5. If the candidate is married, must not have more than one spouse living.
  6. Candidates must have passed Middle School Examination with Odia as a language subject or have passed High School Certificate Examination or equivalent examination with Odia as a subject/medium of examination in the non-Language subject. or have passed in Odia as a language subject in the final examination of Class VII or above or have passed a test in Odia in M.E. School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Department. 

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Not fulfilling any of the eligibility criteria shall render the applicant’s candidature invalid & rejected.

OSSC Junior Assistant Apply Online:

Here is the simple process to apply for the OSSC Assistant Scientific officer examination. Apply from the direct link or follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Go to the official website.

Step 2: You will be redirected to the official website.

Step 3: Click on the option “CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE APPLICATION”.

Step 4:You can see the list of examinations under OSSC JA.

Step 5: Find the OSSC Junior Assistant examination.

Step 6: Click on “Registration”.

Step 7: Fill all the necessary details like name, nationality, category, father's name, etc;

Step 8: Click on “I Agree” and you will be getting UserID and password to your registered mail and mobile number.

Step 9: Log in with the “UserID” and “Password” to submit the other personal information, qualification details, and upload the documents.

You can also apply for the latest OSSC Excise SI Recruitment here!

Examination Fee for OSSC Assistant Engineer Recruitment

There is no application fee for this examination. 

How to Download OSSC Junior Assistant Admit Card 2021?

The admit card is a major document for the examination, no relaxation will be given. The Admit card acts as a gateway to the examination. Here are the steps you need to follow to download the Admission Card or the candidates can directly download the OSSC Junior Assistant Admit Card from the Updates section:

Step 1: Go to the official website.

Step 2: Find the candidate login on the home page

Step 3: Fill the login credentials like User Id and Password.

Step 4: Candidates can find the admit card of the examination on candidates’ portals, Click on download admit card to generate your printable admit card.

Certificates/documents to be submitted at the time of certificate verification:

  1. Copy of the registered online application form with declaration duly filled in and ink signed at the appropriate place.
  2. Self- attested photocopy of HSC Certificate or equivalent certificate and mark sheet issued by the recognized board or council. 
  3. Self-attested photocopies of +3 pass certificate and mark sheet.
  4. Candidates may submit a Computer proficiency certificate of DCA/PGDCA/ ‘O’ Level/ OS-CIT or any higher qualification in computer knowledge.
  5. Candidates of SC/ST/SEBC category shall enclose a self-attested photocopy of a valid caste certificate issued by the competent authority.
  6. Candidates have to submit a self-attested Photocopy of the certificate either of passing the HSC examination with Odia as a compulsory subject or in lieu thereof a certificate of passing a language test in Odia of M.E. standard/Class-VII issued by Principal/Headmaster or any other competent authority.
  7.  Self-attested photocopies of documents in support of a claim against Ex-servicemen i.e. Discharge certificate, identity Card & P.P.O (Preferred provider organization) issued by the appropriate Authority indicating there in the Date of Entry, Date of Discharge & Period of Service rendered in Defence forces. 

OSSC Junior Assistant Syllabus Written exam

  1. The questions of General English and Odia Language will be of HSC standard and will comprise of comprehension of a given passage, vocabulary, usage, and grammar.
  2. The questions of Mathematics will be of Arithmetic, the trigonometry of the standard prescribed for H.S.C examination, and for Verbal Reasoning as expected from a person of H.S.C Standard.
  3. The questions of General Awareness will be of H.S.C standard and comprise of questions on Indian History and History of Odisha, Geography of India and Odisha, Art and Culture of India and Odisha. Indian Polity, Environmental Studies, General Science, and Current Events.

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OSSC Junior Assistant Syllabus for Computer Skill Test

  • Windows Operating System: To test some of the following basic system operations on file/folders, create, rename, Copy/Cut/Paste, Delete, and using the clipboard.
  • MS Word: A paragraph in MS Word incorporating some of the tools like:
  • Editing and formatting text and graph.
  • Page and Paragraph set up.
  • Inserting pictures and WordArt.
  • MS PowerPoint: A PowerPoint presentation with 2/3 slides using some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination. Editing and formatting slides.
  • MS Excel: A problem in a spreadsheet related to some of the tools given below to be tested during the examination. Formatting cells and data, Functions, and Formulae(Relative, absolute, and Mixed reference).
  • MS Access

OSSC JA Result

The OSSC has released the final result for Junior Assistant Recruitment 2021 cycle. To download the OSSC Junior Assistant Result, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1. Visit the OSSC website.

Step 2. Click the link to download OSSC Junior Assistant Result.

Step 3. In the Result, check your Roll Number.

Step 4. Download & save the result for reference.

We hope you found this article informative and helpful. Please leave a comment for any doubts or queries. It is necessary to know all the details of the examination and guidelines for the same. We have tried to mention all the information about the examination as per the current official notification. You can download the PrepForSure App and start preparing for the OSSC Junior Assistant exam or any Government examination and any competitive examination by taking the mock tests before the examination and get an extra edge of confidence too.