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Organisation : Odisha Sub-ordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC)
Recruitment Name : Livestock Inspector, Forester, Forest Guard 2023
Number of Vacancies : 2712
Last Date : 25.11.2023
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OSSSC Livestock Inspector, Forest Guard Recruitment

Applications are invited online through the OSSSC website for recruitment to the posts of Livestock Inspector, Forester and Forest Guard in various Establishments under different Departments of Government of Odisha.  Last date of Submission of Application is 25.11.2023.

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Number of Posts

The vacancies in the posts of
Livestock Inspector 719
Forester 316
Forest Guard 1677

Scale of Pay for Livestock Inspector, Forester, Forest Guard

Livestock Inspector – Pay Scale Rs.21700, Pay Matrix Level-5, Cell-1
Forester – Pay Scale Rs.25500, Pay Matrix Level-7, Cell-1
Forest Guard – Pay Scale Rs.19900, Pay Matrix Level-4, Cell-1

After selection, the selected candidates for the post of Livestock Inspector will undergo 2 (two) years Livestock Training, i.e., theoretical training shall be for 18(eighteen) months and practical training in Farms and Veterinary Institutions shall be for 6(six) months.

The selected candidates, while undergoing Training for 2 (two) years, will get stipend of Rs.7,200/- per month. After successful completion of training followed by the examination conducted by the OUAT, Bhubaneswar, the pass out candidates will be appointed as Livestock Inspectors.

Educational Qualification of Livestock Inspector, Forest Guard

Livestock Inspector : The candidate must have passed the +2 Vocational Courses in the field of Animal Husbandry or Dairy or Poultry or Meat or Animal Production or +2 Science from a recognised Educational Institution or Board or Council or University and the Gomitra candidates must have passed +2 Science or + 2 Vocational Courses in the allied Animal Husbandry activities with satisfactory performance in Artificial Insemination(A.I.) activities for three years under National Project for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding(NPCBB).

Forester : The candidate must have passed +2 Science from recognized university, Institution or Board as the case may be with knowledge in basic Computer skills.
Forest Guard : The candidate must have passed High School Certificate Examination (10+) from recognized Board or Institution.

Age Limit of Livestock Inspector, Forester, Forest Guard

The candidate must have attained the age of 18 years and must not be above the age of 38 years as on 1st January 2023.

Relaxation of upper age limit:
a. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/SEBC/Women category.
b. The upper age limit is also relaxable by 10 years in case of Persons with Disabilities (PWD).

c. The upper age limit is relaxable by the total period of service rendered in defence service in case of Ex-Servicemen. The persons in Defence Service having more than six months to retire or to be discharged from service as on the last date of the submission of online application are not eligible to apply for the post.

d. A candidate who comes under more than one category shall be eligible for only one benefit of relaxation which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her. Provided that Persons with Disabilities under SC/ST/SEBC category shall be entitled to cumulative age relaxation of ten years on account of their disability over and above the normal relaxation available to them as SC/ST/SEBC candidate.

e. The upper age limit for Gomitra candidates, who shall take part in recruitment process, if otherwise eligible, shall be within 45 years of age as on 01.01.2023. The candidates claiming the benefits of Gomitra shall submit a certificate from their competent authority in support of their period of engagement at the time of filing of online application.

How to Apply for Livestock Inspector, Forest Guard?

I) Step by step procedure for registration/ re-registration/ application can be viewed by clicking on “How do I register/re-register/apply” on the Home page of the Commission’s The Instructions for the same shall also appear on the computer screen by clicking on “Registered User” or “New User” as the case may be.

These instructions must be read carefully before proceeding to fill up the Registration Form first followed by filling up of Online Application Form which are separate operations, but corollary to each other.

a. Registration- Fresh candidates (New User) who have not registered earlier for any previous recruitment of the Commission shall have to register for the post by clicking on the button, “Apply Online” on the Home page.

b. Re-registration- Candidates who have already registered earlier (Registered User) for any other post of the Commission and got the User ID have to login and re-register for this post by selecting the “Re-registration” option provided under the Applicant Menu.

c. It may be reiterated that mere Registration/Re-registration does not mean complete filing of online Application. Hence the candidates are advised to fill up and submit the online Application as per the guidance of the system after completing the Registration/Re-registration.

d. Submission of online Application- After completing the Registration/Re- registration, they have to login, furnish the data and information in detail as per documents in the appropriate fields as per guidance of the online system to fill up and submit online Application. Incomplete applications shall be summarily rejected.

II) Pre-Requisites for Registration/Re-registration and Online Application:
a. Full Specimen Signature of the Applicant, scanned in “jpg/jpeg/png” format between the ranges of 20Kbs to 50Kbs shall be kept handy for up-loading prior to making Registration/re-registration for any Post.
b. Applicants shall keep their Certificates and Mark Sheets ready for filling in the details of the educational qualifications during Online Application.
c. In addition, they shall keep ready a copy of the recent passport size coloured photograph, scanned in the “jpg/jpeg/png” format between the ranges of 20Kbs to 100Kbs for uploading in the Online Application.
d. The photograph and full specimen signature of the candidate scanned for uploading must be clearly identifiable/visible, otherwise the registration/re-registration and application shall be liable to rejection and no correspondence on this account shall be entertained.

e. Applicants must have their own personal e-mail ID and mobile/cell phone number with validity till the completion of the recruitment process for receiving all important communication, like OTPs, various Alerts and downloading Admission Letters and other intended document(s) from the OSSSC Web Portal. Under no circumstances, the applicant should share his/her User ID, Password, registered e-mail ID and mobile/cell number with any other person. In case, he/she does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she shall create a new e-mail ID for applying online.

7. Original Certificates/documents to be produced during verification:
(i) Candidates claiming reservation as SC/ST/SEBC/Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category shall produce Caste Certificate issued for the purpose of service/Unique Disability Identity (UDID) card showing permanent disability issued by the competent authority.
(ii) Resident Certificate issued by Competent Authority.
(iii) HSC examination pass, 10+2 Science pass or other equivalent educational certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.
(iv) Certificate of passing Odia as a language subject in the final examination of Class- VII or above from any School/Educational Institution of Odisha or Central Government or passing a test in Odia language in Middle School Standard examination conducted by the School & Mass Education Department, Odisha.
(v) Discharge Certificate/Identity Card and documents in support of service rendered in defence services in case of Ex-Servicemen. An undertaking to the effect that the person claiming benefit under Ex-Servicemen has not got any employment under State Government utilising the benefit under Ex-Servicemen.
(vi) Sportsperson ID card issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department of Government of Odisha, if claimed, reservation as Sportsperson.
(vii) Candidates claiming the benefits under “Gomitra” category must produce the certificates from their competent authority not below the rank of CDVO. original

What is the Last date of Application?

The last date of submission of online applications in response to this advertisement is 25.11.2023. The system will be automatically disabled and no application for these posts will be made available thereafter.

Incomplete application/paper application/application received after the last date shall be summarily rejected. However, the applicants are advised to submit online applications well in advance without waiting for the last date in order to avoid the last hour rush in online application system.

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