ORISSA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
ADVERTISEMENT No.03 OF 2011-2012
Special Recruitment to the post of Assistant Surgeon in Junior Class-I of Orissa Medical Service
Cadre during the year -2011-12 for Scheduled Tribe & Scheduled Caste candidates under
Health & Family Welfare Department
WEBSITE – http://opsc.nic.in.
THE LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION 12th DECEMBER 2011 BY 5.00 P.M.
WARNING :Applications received incomplete in any respect are liable to be summarily
rejected. No correspondence on that score will be entertained.
Applications in the prescribed form are invited from among Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled
Caste candidates only for recruitment to 353 (Three hundred fifty-three) posts of Assistant Surgeon in
Junior Class-I of Orissa Medical Service cadre under Health & Family Welfare Department in the pay
band of Rs.15,600-39100/- plus grade pay Rs.5400/- with usual dearness and other allowances
sanctioned by Government of Orissa from time to time. The posts are temporary and likely to be made
2. VACANCY POSITION :
Category No. of Posts
(i) Scheduled Tribe 166 (55-W)
(ii) Scheduled Caste 187 (62-W)
Total – 353 (117-W)
(a) Out of the vacancies mentioned above, 11(Eleven) posts are reserved for the Physically
Handicapped (Orthopaedically Handicapped candidates, who are capable of rendering service to the
public). 11(Eleven) posts are reserved for Ex-servicemen and 4 (four) posts are reserved for Sports
persons. Candidates belonging to P.H. (Ortho.), Ex-servicemen & Sports Persons shall be adjusted
against the categories to which they belong.
(b) In the event of non-availability or availability of insufficient number of eligible women
candidates belonging to any particular category the vacancies or the remaining vacancies will be filled
up by male candidates of that category.
(c) The number of vacancies to be filled up on the basis of this recruitment is subject to
change by Government without notice, depending upon the exigencies of public service at the
discretion of the State Government.
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3. AGE : A candidate must be under 37 (thirty-seven) years and above 21 (twenty-one) years of age on the 1st August, 2011. [A candidate belonging to physically Handicapped (Orthopaedically Handicapped) category must be under 42 (Forty-two) years and above 21 (twenty-one) years of age on the 1st August, 2011, if wants to avail the benefit].
Provided that persons with past service as Medical Officers under the State Government to their credit, shall be given preference and in their case, the period of service so rendered by the last date of receipt of applications shall be added to the age limit for entry in to the service.
SAVE AS PROVIDED ABOVE, THE AGE LIMITS PRESCRIBED CAN IN NO CASE BE RELAXED.
The date of birth entered in the High School Certificate or equivalent certificate issued by
the concerned Board/Council will only be accepted by the Commission.
4. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :
(i) A candidate must be a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) from
any recognized University in the Indian Union or possess equivalent qualification or be
a holder of a registrable medical qualification from a recognized Medical College in
(ii) After passing the final M.B.B.S. examination, where M.B.B.S. course is of 4 ó years
duration, a candidate must have successfully completed Housemanship for at least one
year. But if a candidate has passed the final M.B.B.S. examination of five years course,
where there is no obligatory rotating Housemanship prior to award of the M.B.B.S.
degree, he/she must have completed successfully Housemanship for at least six months
on or before the last date prescribed for receipt of application for the above post.
(iii) In case he/she has acquired M.B.B.S. degree from a foreign University, he/she is
required to have passed the screening test conducted by the National Board of
Examination as prescribed by the Medical Council of India vide Notification No.MCI-
203(9) Regn.2001, dated 13.02.2002.
(iv) A candidate before appointment will have to register himself/herself under the Orissa
Medical Registration Act, 1961, if not, already registered.
5. OTHER ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS :
(a) (i) The candidate must be a citizen of India;
(ii) The candidate must be of (a) good moral character, and (b) sound physical and mental
health, good physique and active habits and free from organic defects or bodily
infirmities so as not to create an impairment in the due discharge of duties;
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(iii) The candidate should be able to speak, read and write Oriya fluently and must have
passed at least an examination in Oriya language equivalent to that of Middle English
School standard by the Board of Secondary Education, Orissa; or the Education
Department of Government of Orissa or any other Board or Council of Secondary
Education approved by the Government of Orissa in support of passing of Oriya
Language Test (M.E. School Standard);
(iv) A person, who has more than one spouse living will not be eligible for appointment
unless the State Government has exempted his/her case from operation of this limitation
for any good & sufficient reason(s);
(v) Government servants, whether temporary or permanent, are eligible to apply
provided that they possess the requisite qualification and are within the prescribed
age-limit. The over aged candidates should have required period of experience as
provided under Para-3 of the advertisement. They must inform their respective
Head of Offices in writing regarding submission of their applications for this
recruitment and obtain “No Objection Certificate”;
(vi) A candidate will not be eligible for consideration if, at any time, he/she has been
debarred by any State Public Service Commission or by U.P.S.C. from appearing at any
(vii) Only those candidates, who fulfil the requisite qualification and are within the
prescribed age limit etc. by the closing date of receipt of application, will be considered
(b) (i) Every candidate selected for appointment shall be examined by the Medical Board. A
candidate who fails to satisfy the Medical Board shall not be appointed.
(ii) Every candidate selected for appointment to the Orissa Medical Service shall have to
serve the initial period of minimum 3(Three) years in Tribal/Backward areas like KBK
District as declared by the Government from time to time. Every such candidate after
serving three years in above areas shall serve the next three years in rural areas :
Provided that the candidates who do not join the places on their posting in
Tribal/Backward/Rural areas shall be permanently debarred from joining any Medical service under
the State Government.
6. OTHER CONDITIONS :
(i) Candidates are required to submit along with the application :-
(a) Three recent passport size photographs signed by the candidates on the front of
the photographs, one pasted at the right hand corner of the first page of the application
and the other two stitched to the application;
(b) Certificates of character and conduct from the Principal/Proctor/Dean or
Professor in Charge of a Department of Teaching of the College or University in which
he/she last studied.
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(c) Acknowledgement Card (supplied by the office) mentioning particulars of
present postal address, Application Form No. Advertisement No. etc. and affixing
postage stamp of Rs.6/-.
(Self addressed post card with stamp of Rs.6/- in case of candidates downloading the
application form from the website of OPSC)
(d) (i) One self-addressed envelope (Approximately 23 Cm. X 10 Cm.).
(ii) A candidate found guilty of seeking support for his/her candidature by offering
illegal gratification or applying pressure on any person connected with the
conduct of the recruitment process or found indulging in any type of malpractice
in course of the selection or otherwise, shall, in addition to rendering
himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be disqualified not only for the
recruitment for which he/she is a candidate, but also may be debarred, either
permanently or for a specified period, from any recruitment or selection to be
conducted by the Commission;
(iii) Applications found to be incomplete in any respects are liable to rejection
without entertaining any correspondence with the applicants on that score;
(iv) Admission to Viva Voce will be provisional. If on verification at any stage before or
after the Viva Voce, it is found that a candidate does not fulfil all the eligibility
conditions, his/her candidature will be liable to rejection. Decision of the Commission
in regard to eligibility or otherwise of the candidate shall be final;
(v) This advertisement should not be construed as binding on the Government to make
(vi) Concession meant for S.Cs., S.Ts by birth are admissible to the Schedule Castes,
Scheduled Tribes of Orissa only;
(vii) Candidates are required to take due care to annex with the application the copies
of certificates and other documents as stated under Para-7 and mention the total
number of annexed documents at the appropriate place of Annexure-I at the application
(viii) The appointment can be terminated on one month’s notice from either side without
assigning any reason thereof;
(ix) Mere empanelment in the select list shall not confer any right for appointment unless
the Government is satisfied after making such enquiry as may be deemed necessary that
the candidate is suitable in all respects for appointment to the Service;
(x) The provisions of the Orissa Conduct of Examination Act, 1988 (Orissa Act-2 or 1988)
are applicable to the examinations conducted by the Orissa Public Service Commission;
(xi) All persons appointed under the Government of Orissa on or after 1st January, 2005
shall not be eligible for pension as defined under sub-rule(1) of Rule-3 of the Orissa
Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1992; but shall be covered by the defined Contributory
Pension Scheme in accordance with the Orissa Civil Services (Pension) Amendment
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7. CERTIFICATES TO BE ATTACHED : Candidates are required to submit along with their
applications, true copies of the following documents duly attested by Gazetted Officer or Self
Certified. The candidates are also required to mention “submitted by me” on each document and put
their full signature on the same. They must not attach the original certificates to their
applications. Only those who are called for the Viva Voce will be required to bring with them the
original certificates, mark-sheets etc. of the attested copies, for verification at the time of Viva Voce.
If a candidate fails to furnish any of the original documents in respect of the attested
copies submitted with the application for verification on the date of interview before the
interview starts, he/she shall not be allowed to appear at the interview.
(i) H.S.C. or equivalent certificate in support of declaration of age issued by the concerned
(ii) P.U./P.P./Intermediate/+2 examination certificate issued by the concerned Board/
(iii) M.B.B.S. Degree issued from the recognized University;
(iv) Mark-lists in support of all the aforesaid examinations (i.e. H.S.C. to M.B.B.S.) passed
including fail marks, if any, issued by the concerned Board/Council/University;
NOTE : Candidates who have not been awarded percentage of marks, but only “GRADE
MARKS”, should, along with their applications, produce the conversion certificate from
the concerned University including the actual equivalent percentage of marks and the
conversion formula, failing which, their applications are liable to be rejected.
While filling up the table under Sl.No.5 & 6 of Column No.15 of the application
form, the candidate has to mention details of marks secured in each semester/annual
examination leading to award of the degree.
(v) List of marks obtained at the M.B.B.S. degree examination (from First to Final)
indicating the chances taken to obtain the degree issued by the concerned University;
(vi) Housemanship completion certificate;
(vii) Medical Registration certificate;
(viii) Required pass certificate from the Board of Secondary Education Orissa indicating
Oriya as a language subject equivalent to M.E. School Standard or a certificate from the
Principal/Headmaster of the school indicating that the candidate has passed Oriya in
(ix) Certificate relating to passing of the screening test conducted by the National Board
of Examination as prescribed by the Medical Council of India vide Notification
No.MCI-203(9) Regn. 2001, dated 13.02.2002 for Medical Graduate passing out of a
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(x) Candidates claiming to be belonging to S.Cs. & S.Ts category BY BIRTH are required
to enclose copies of the relevant Caste/Tribe Certificates issued by the competent
authority in the prescribed form.
The competent authorities are : District Magistrate/Collector or Additional
District Magistrate or Sub-divisional Magistrate/Sub-Collectors or Executive
Magistrates or Revenue Officers, not below the rank of Tahasildar/Additional
Tahasildar of Government of Orissa;
(xi) Ex-Servicemen are required to attach copy of Discharge Certificate issued by the
Commanding Officer of the Unit last served. Physically Handicapped persons are
required to attach copy of their identity card issued by the District Social Welfare
Officer along with the Disability Certificate (indicating percentage of disability)
issued by the concerned Medical Board, Sports persons are required to attach
copy of their sports certificate issued by the Director of Sports, Orissa;
(xii) If a candidate claims to possess qualification, claimed to be equivalent to the prescribed
qualification, the rule/authority (With number and date) under which it is so treated,
must be furnished with the application;
(xiii) Certificate from competent authority in support of past service as Medical Officer under
Government of Orissa in respect of candidates, who claim age relaxation as serving
Doctors. The period of past service as Medical Officer will be taken in to account by
the closing date of receipt of applications.
8. METHOD OF SELECTION : The selection of candidates for recruitment to the posts will
be made on the basis of career assessment and viva voce. The Commission at their discretion may
short-list the candidates to a reasonable number, for conducting interview by making a preliminary
selection either on the basis of evaluation of their academic career taking into account the requisite
minimum educational qualification or by conducting a preliminary written test.
9. EXAMINATION FEE : Candidates are exempted from payment of this fee.
10. HOW TO APPLY : (a) (i) Application Form : Candidates are required to apply to the
Secretary to the Commission in the prescribed form which, along with other particulars, are obtainable
in person from the Office of the Orissa Public Service Commission, 19, Dr. P.K. Parija Road, Cuttack-
753001 between 11.00 A.M. to 1.30 P.M. and 2.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M. on any working day on cash
payment of Rs.30/- (Rupees thirty) only towards application fee or by Speed/Registered Post on
remittance of Rs.70/- (Rupees seventy) only by money order. Full address of the candidate,
advertisement number and name of the Post/Service advertised must be specified in the money-order
coupon in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS.
(ii) If Money-Order from any candidate for supply of prescribed application form is
received in the office of the O.P.S.C. after the last date for receipt of applications, no application
form will be supplied to such candidate;
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(iii) The candidates may also download the prescribed application form and copy of Long
Advertisement from the Website of the O.P.S.C., i.e. http://opsc.nic.in. The candidates downloading
the prescribed application form will be required to pay Rs.30/- towards prescribed application form
only in shape of Indian Postal Order/Bank Draft/Pay Order Payable to “Secretary, Orissa Public
Service Commission, Cuttack” at Cuttack or in shape of deposit of the amount in the Government
Treasury under the Head “0051-PSC-105-State P.S.C. Examination Fees” or Account Payee Bank
Draft or pay order drawn in favour of Secretary, Orissa Public Service Commission payable any
Scheduled Bank at Cuttack. Treasury Challan with wrong mention of Head of Account or wrong
mention of designation of the authority in the I.P.O./Bank Draft pay order shall not be accepted.
The original Treasury Challan/Postal order/Bank Draft Pay Order, as the case may be, must
be sent to the Commission along with the application. Neither claim for refund of fee will be
entertained nor the fee will be held in reserve for any other recruitment/purpose. Application not
accompanied by the prescribed fee shall be summarily rejected.
(iv) Submission of applications : Candidates are required to send their applications in
prescribed form by Registered Post/Speed Post/Courier Service to the Secretary, Orissa Public Service
Commission, 19, Dr. P.K. Parija Road, Cuttack-753001. The Commission will not take any
responsibility if the application is not received in time. The candidates may also submit their
application in closed covers in the Office of Orissa Public Service Commission directly/personally on
or before the last date of receipt of applications at the counter. The closed envelope containing the
application must be superscribed “Application for Special Recruitment of Assistant Surgeon”. The
candidates submitting their applications directly/personally at the Counter of Orissa Public Service
Commission will be given proper acknowledgement receipt;
11. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF APPLICATIONS –
On receipt of application of a candidate, the acknowledgement card (Post Card in case of
down loaded application form) submitted by him/her along with the application, will be despatched by
the Commission’s office to him/her. The mere fact that a candidate’s application has been
acknowledged by the Commission, does not mean that his/her candidature for the recruitment has been
accepted by the Commission.
12. FACILITATION COUNTER –
Candidates may contact the O.P.S.C. Facilitation Counter over Telephone No.0671-
2304141/2305611 & Extn.128 for any guidance/information regarding application or candidature etc.,
C U T T A C K SPECIAL SECRETARY
ORISSA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION,
DATED : 28.10.2011 CUTTACK