OSSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment 2022 – Exam Schedule, Admit Card!

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OSSSC Nursing Officer Revised Exam Date has been released on 15th September 2022! The exam will be conducted on 30th October 2022 instead of 16th October 2022. The admit card will be released soon. The application process was reopened recently on 9th September 2022 and application are accepted till 18th September 2022. The Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification to recruit the candidates for Nursing Officer Post. A total number of 4070 vacancies were released for OSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment 2022.

  • Candidates of age between 21 to 38 years are eligible to apply for the post
  • The selection of the candidates depends on their performance in the Written Test only.
  • The selected candidates will get a salary range between Rs. 29200 – Rs. 92300.

Read the article to check the details regarding OSSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment below article.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment Overview

Recruiting Body



Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission

Official Website

Click Here!

Name of the post

Nursing Officer

Number of Vacancies


Notification Release Date

9th May 2022

Start Date of Online Registration

14th May 2022

9th September 2022 (Reopened)

Closing Date for Registration

25th June 2022 (Extended)

18th September 2022 (Reopened)

Last Date to Submit Online Application

30th June 2022 (Extended)

Exam Date 30th October 2022

Click Here to Check OSSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment Notification

OSSSC Nursing Officer Updates

30th October 2022: OSSSC Nursing Officer Written Exam Date Out!

The Odisha Sub-Ordinate Staff Selection Commission has released OSSSC Nursing Officer Written Exam Date. The exam will be conducted on 30th October 2022 instead of 16th October 2022. Check the official notice below.

Check OSSSC Nursing Officer Written Exam Date Notice

8th September 2022: OSSSC Nursing Officer Application Reopened!

The Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) has re-opened the application form for the candidates applying for the OSSSC Nursing Officer 2022. Candidates can apply for the application from 9th September to 18th September 2022. Check out the official notice regarding the application re-opened from the PDF provided below.

Download OSSSC Nursing Officer Application Reopened Notice PDF

Direct Link to Apply for OSSSC Nursing Officer 2022

OSSSC Nursing Officer Vacancies 2022

The Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission has released 4070 vacancies for the Nursing Officer Post. Given below is the table containing a category-wise vacancy table for OSSC Nursing Officers.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Category 

Number of vacancies 
















How to Apply for OSSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment 2022?

Below are the steps to apply for OSSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment.

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Enroll yourself by entering the details like mobile number, name, email address, etc.

Step 3: A Registration Number and Password will be sent to your email address.

Step 4: Log in with the Registration Number and Password and fill all the mandatory fields like date of birth, category, father's name, educational details, etc.

Step 5: Attach the required documents like SSC certificate, category certificate, etc.

Step 6: Upload the recent passport size photograph and click on the submit button.

Step 7: Download and take a printout of the application form.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Selection Process 2022

Only a written test is a part of the OSSSC Nursing Officer Selection Process. There will be 100 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions). The candidates who will be qualified will be called for the Document Verification process.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Eligibility 2022

Candidates must check out the OSSSC Eligibility Criteria before they fill out the application forms for the recruitment process. Given below are OSSSC Nursing Officer Eligibility Criteria on the basis of the previous year for the reference of the candidates:

Age Limit (As of 09.05.2022)

  • Minimum Age: 21 years 
  • Maximum Age: 38 years 

OSSSC Educational Qualification 

  • Interested candidates must have completed +2 in the 10+2 system or its equivalent, as well as a Diploma in GNM/ B.Sc Nursing from any Medical College and Hospital in Odisha/ any other institution recognized and accredited by the Indian Nursing Council.
  • Candidates must be registered with the State Nursing Council and have a current registration certificate as of the official notification date.
  • The applicant must be able to speak, read, and write Odia and have passed the Middle School Exam with Odia as a language subject; or Matriculation or equivalent exam with Odia as the medium of examination in non-language subjects;
  • Passed the final exam of Class VII or above with Odia as a language subject from a school or educational institution recognized by the Government of Odisha or the Central Government.
  • The School & Mass Education Department administered an Odia in M.E. School Standard test, which is to be passed by the candidate.


  • The candidate must be a citizen of India

OSSSC Number of Attempts 

There is no mention of the number of attempts in the official notification.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Syllabus (Expected)

Candidates who are interested in applying for this job as a nursing officer with the Odisha SSS Commission should review the OSSSC Nursing Officer Syllabus 2022 to gain a better understanding of the exam.

Subject Name 

Topics to be prepared 

Arithmetic of HSC standard


  • Probability
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Number Systems
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination Probability
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

English of HSC Standard

  • – Reading Comprehension
  • – synonyms & antonyms
  • – Fill in the Blanks
  • – Spellings
  • – Phrases & Idiom Meaning
  • – Active & Passive Voice
  • – Direct & Indirect Speech
  • – Para Jumble & Sentence Jumble
  •  Phrase Replacement/Sentence Correction
  • – Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction
  • Cloze Test
  • Para Jumbles
  •  Reading Comprehension

GNM / B.Sc. Nursing

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Skeletal Systems
  • Muscular Systems
  • Organization of body cells, organs, tissues, etc.
  • Introduction to anatomical terms
  • Cardio-vascular systems


  • Introduction & Scope of Microbiology
  • Infection & its Transmission
  • Introduction to Laboratory Techniques
  • Immunity
  • Micro-organisms

Fundamentals of Nursing

  • Introduction to Nursing
  • Nursing care of patient/ client
  • Basic nursing care & needs of a patient
  • Therapeutic nursing care
  • Assessment of Patient
  • Introduction to Pharmacology


  • Concept, Scope, & Nature of Sociology
  • Family
  • Community
  • Society
  • Economy
  • Individual


  • Introduction
  • Observation
  • Intelligence
  • Personality
  • Learning
  • Psychology of Human Behaviour

Personal Hygiene

  • Concept of Health
  • Mental Health
  • Maintenance of Health
  • Physical Health

First Aid

  • Importance of First Aid
  • First Aid in emergency situations
  • Community emergencies

Communicable Diseases

  • Isolation – review of epidemiology and control measures
  • Review of infection, how it spreads, and its control
  • Assessment
  • Management of various infectious diseases
  • Reparation, care, and administration of antisera and vaccines

Ear, Nose, and Throat

  • Assessment of the functions of the ear, nose, and throat
  • Disorders & diseases of the ear, nose, and throat
  • Management of disorders and diseases of ear, nose, and throat

Medical-Surgical Nursing I

  • Introduction
  • Patho Physiological Mechanism of Disease
  • Nursing assessment
  • Altered immune response
  • Clinical pharmacology

Oncology/ Skin

  • Nursing Management of Patients with abnormal cell growth
  • Detection & prevention
  • Classification of cancer

Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing

  • Introduction
  • History of Psychiatric
  • Community mental health
  • Mental health assessment
  • Psychiatric nursing management
  • Mental disorders

Computer Education

  • Introduction to computers & desk operating systems
  • Graphics & use of statistical packages
  • Computer-aided teaching & testing
  • Introduction to word processing
  • Introduction to database

Midwifery & gynaecological nursing

  • Introduction
  • Reproductive system
  • Nursing management of women in labour
  • Nursing management of pregnant women
  • Complications of pregnancy & its management

Community Health Nursing II

  • Health system in India
  • Health planning in India
  • Healthcare services in India
  • Vital health statistics
  • Specialized community health services

Paediatric Nursing

  • The concept of child healthcare
  • The healthy child
  • The newborn
  • Children with various disorders & diseases
  • Welfare of children

OSSSC Nursing Officer Exam Pattern 2022

It is important for the candidates to understand the OSSSC Nursing Exam Pattern to analyze which sections hold more weightage than the other so that they can prepare their preparation strategy accordingly. The duration of the examination is 2 hours. Given below is the OSSSC Nursing Officer Exam Pattern 2022:

Name of the Subject 

Total No. of Questions

Total Marks

Questions on subjects from the GNM/B.Sc Nursing Course's syllabus



Questions based on practical expertise to assess the candidates' true practical skill



Arithmetic of HSC Standard



English of HSC Standard






OSSSC Nursing Officer Exam Date 2022

Below are the important events and dates of the OSSC Nursing Officer Recruitment.



Notification Release Date

09th May 2022

Start Date of Online Registration

14th May 2022

9th September 2022 (Reopened)

Closing Date for Registration

25th June 2022

18th September 2022 (Reopened)

Last Date to Submit Online Application

30th June 2022

Exam Date 30th October 2022

OSSSC Nursing Officer Admit Card 2022

The admit card is the most important document that proves the candidature of the aspirant. It contains information like Name, father’s name, category a candidate belongs to, date of birth, date, time, and place of the Examination. Below are the steps to download the admit card.

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: Log in with the Post you applied for, Mobile Number, and Date of Birth.

Step 3: The admit card will be flashed on your screen.

Step 4: Download and take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Answer Key 

The OSSSC Nursing Officer Answer Key 2022 is a helpful tool for candidates who want to know the correct answers to the exam questions. On the official website of the Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC), you may download the OSSSC Nursing Officer Answer Sheet PDF. Candidates can find the released answer key on the official website now.

Steps to download the OSSSC Nursing Officer Answer Key 

Step 1: Go to the above-mentioned direct link.

Step 2: Click the Login Button after entering your login information.

Step 3: A flash of the Answer Key will appear on your screen.

Step 4: Examine the answer key carefully and calculate the grades.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Salary Details

There have not been any official announcements about the Salary for the OSSSC Nursing Officer. However, it is expected that candidates will be paid as per the 7th pay commission. We will surely update this space once the official notification has been made. 

OSSSC Nursing Officer Cut Off

The OSSSC Nursing Officer Cut Off will be released once the recruitment exam has been conducted. The cut-off marks for the online examination will likely be released on the official website. We will update this space for the cut-off as and when the official notification has been out. 

Steps to access the OSSSC Nursing Officer Cut-Off

Given below are the steps to open OSSSC Nursing Officer Cut-off 

Step 1: Go to the official Odisha SSS Commission website.

Step 2: Click over the "Recruitment" tab and choose from the drop-down menu either "Advertisements" or "Notifications."

Step 3: Regardless of the option selected, locate and click on the corresponding link titled "OSSSC Nursing Officer Cut Off 2022."

Step 4: When you click on the link, it will take you to a new website where you can see the cut-off marks for each category.

Step 5: Now, look through your category's cutoff marks and make sure they're accurate.

Step 6: For future reference, save and save the OSSSC Nursing Officer Cut Off 2022 PDF paper to your computer.

How to Prepare for OSSSC Nursing Officer Exam?

Candidates need to study the OSSSC Nursing Officer syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly so that they can start preparing for the online examination. Some steps that might prove to be helpful are: 

  • Go through the syllabus and Exam pattern carefully.
  • Map out the proper timing for each of the topics. 
  • Sit with a relaxed mind and first understand the complete theory and then attempt questions. 
  • Candidates can also go through the OSSSC Nursing Officer online test series.

OSSSC Nursing Officer Results

Below are the steps to check the OSSSC Nursing Officer Result

Step 1: Click on the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: You can see the list of candidates who are qualified for the written examination.

Step 3: Use CTRL+F to check your roll number.

Step 4: Download and take a printout for future reference.

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