OSSC CGL exam is conducted by the Odisha Staff Selection Commission (OSSC) to recruit candidates for various Group B & Group C posts under Odisha Government Departments. It is a great opportunity for candidates who are eligible to apply for OSSC CGL Exam. Odisha Staff Selection Commission has released a detailed advertisement for the OSSC CGL exam for Combined Graduate Level Examination-2022-23. OSSC has announced 625 vacancies for Group B & Group C posts/services in different offices under the Government of Odisha. The OSSC CGL 2024 Exam Date has been officially announced at www.ossc.gov.in. The prelims exam has been scheduled for 23rd June 2024 (Sunday) in a single shift. For more details including vacancies, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, and syllabus refer to the below article.

OSSC CGL 2024 Exam Date Out

Odisha Staff Selection Commission has announced the OSSC CGL Exam Date 2023 for the candidates who have applied for Group B & C posts. The complete OSSC CGL Recruitment 2023 exam schedule is tabulated below.

OSSC CGL Recruitment Notification07th October 2023
Online Registration Starts14th October 2023
Last Date of Online Registration11th November 2023
Submission of Online Form14th November 2023
Date of editing of Online Application Form17th November 2023
OSSC CGL Prelims Admit Card 202411th June 2024
OSSC CGL Prelims Exam Date 202423rd June 2024

OSSC CGL Vacancy 2023

A total of 625 Group B & C vacancies have been released through OSSC CGL Notification 2023. Out of total vacancies, 453 Group B and 172 Group C vacancies have been released. Check post-wise OSSC CGL vacancy distribution as mentioned in the OSSC CGL Notification.

OSSC CGL Group B Vacancy 2023
Vacancy NameDepartmentTotal VacanciesReserved for Women
AuditorBoard of Revenue Odisha, Cuttack3505
AuditorDirectorate of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha0201
AuditorDirectorate of Local Fund Audit, Odisha, Bhubaneswar11939
Auditor (CCA)Finance Department, Odisha8225
AuditorDirectorate of Prisons & Correctional Services, Odisha, Bhubaneswar01--
Inspector of TextilesDirectorate of Textiles, Odisha, Bhubaneswar0402
Sub-Divisional Financial Service 
and Savings Officers
Directorate of Savings and Financial Services, Finance Department, Odisha1204
Welfare Extensin OfficerSC & ST Development Miniorities & Backward Classes Welfare Department5518
Inspector of SuppliesFood Supply & Consumer Welfare Department3813
Handicrafts Promtion OfficerDirectorate of Handicrafts, Odisha, Bhubaneswar0402
Estate SupervisorDirectorate of Estates, GA and PG Department Odisha02--
Gram Panchayat Development OfficerDirector, Panchayat Raj, Panchayati Raj and DW Department, Odisha5017
Welfare Extension OfficerST & SC Development, M & BCW Department4916
OSSC CGL Group C Vacancy 2023
Vacancy NameDepartmentTotal VacanciesReserved for Women
Junior AccountantDirectorate of Town Planning, Odisha0201
Junior Assistant (HOD)Directorate of Town Planning, Odisha02--
Junior Assistant (Field Offices)Directorate of Town Planning, Odisha1604
Junior Assistant (HOD)Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Odisha0401
Directorate of Factories & Boilers, Odisha0301
Office of the Labour Commissioner, Odisha01--
Engineer-In-Chief (Water Resources), Odisha1506
Odisha Sales Tax Tribunal, Cuttack0401
Directorate of AYUSH, Odisha0502
Directorate of Ports and Inland Water Transport Odisha02--
Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production2208
Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha2809
Directorate of Treasuries and Inspection, Odisha0602
Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Southern Division), Berhampur01--
Directorate of Printing, Stationary & Publication, Odisha0301
Directorate of Handicrafts, Odisha, Bhubaneswar0701
Directorate of SC, ST, Research & Training Institute, Bhubaneswar01--
Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Central Division), Cuttack1304
Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Northern Division), Sambalpur01--
Directorate of Soil Conservation and Watershed Development, Odisha, Bhubaneswar0602
Controller of Legal Metrology, Odisha, Bhubaneswar01--
Directorate of Mines & Geology, Odisha, Bhubaneswar0903
Directorate of ESI Scheme, Odisha, Bhubaneswar02--
Office of the Presiding officer, Industrial Tribunal Rourkela01--
Junior Assistant (Ministerial Cadre)Directorate of Estates, GA and PG Department Odisha1705

OSSC CGL 2023 Selection Process

The selection of the candidates for Odisha CGL Group B & C posts will be done through the Preliminary examination and Mains examination. The candidates who qualify in the OSSC CGL Mains exam will be called for Certification verification before final selection.

OSSC CGL 2023 Exam Pattern

OSSC CGL Recruitment 2023 Selection process includes Prelims, Mains, and Computer Skill Tests. The candidate has to qualify in each stage to get selected for 943 Group B & C vacancies. Before preparing for any exam, knowing the exam pattern for each stage is important.

OSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. There will be 150 MCQs. for 150 marks in the exam.
  2. The duration of the exam is 150 minutes.
  3. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.
  4. The level questions asked will be of the 10th standard.
OSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern 2023
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Quantitative Aptitude150150150 minutes
Reasoning Ability
Current Affairs
Computer Awareness

OSSC CGL Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2024- Click to Check


Ans. Through OSSC CGL Notification, 625 vacancies for various posts has been announced.

Ans. The age limit for OSSC CGL Recruitment 2024 is 21 to 38 years.

Ans. Various Group B & Group C posts have been released through OSSC CGL Notification.

Ans. The candidates have to qualify Prelims and Mains exam to get shortlisted for OSSC CGL Group B & C posts.

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