Odisha State Selection Commission (OSSC) issued notification inviting online applications for filling up 112 posts of Junior Fisheries Technical Assistant under the Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha, Cuttack. Interested candidates should apply online through www.odishassc.in website till 25 January 2014.
Last Date to apply online: 25 January 2014 (till 2359 hours)
Last date for receipt of OSSC copy of application form (DAF) in the Commission’s office: 1 February 2014 (till 1700 hours)
Name of the Post: Junior Fisheries Technical Assistant
No of Posts: 112 posts (37 posts are reserved for female candidates)
Post Code: JFTA - 80
Department: Directorate of Fisheries, Odisha, Cuttack
Pay Scale: Pay Band I of Rs. 5200 – 20200 with Grade Pay of Rs. 1800.
Age limit: (as on 1 January 2013)
Minimum: 21 years
Maximum: 45 years
(Candidates should be born between 2 January 1968 and 1 January 1992, both days inclusive)
Educational Qualifications: Candidate must have +2 Vocational (Fisheries) qualification / +2 Science qualification.
NOTE: Candidates must know swimming well.
Selection Procedure: Selection would be done through a 3-stage process involving common objective written test, viva-voce and career assessment.
The 50 marks common objective written test will be of one hour duration.
Candidates qualifying the written exam will be called for 25 marks viva-voce or Interview. The career assessment from HSC to +2 vocational fisheries / +2 Science will be of 25 marks
For details, refer notification.
Application fees: Non-refundable application fees of Rs. 100 have to be paid either through online mode or through offline mode using the Treasury Portal or by directly depositing in the Treasury.
Candidates willing to pay fees through online mode will have to log on to www.odishatreasury.gov.in or use the access through the link available in the OSSC portal. The payment would be made using Net Banking facility of the designated bank or through Debit card. On successful payment an e-challan with the challan reference ID will be generated from the Treasury portal.
Candidates willing to pay fees through offline mode can do so with the help of fee payment challan / depositing directly into the treasury.
Candidates using challan to pay the fees will have to select a bank from the list provided in the treasury portal, visit the nearest branch of the designated bank and pay the required fees over-the-counter. On receiving the amount, the bank will return the depositor copy of the challan with the challan reference ID and deposit date mentioned on it. After depositing the fees, candidates will re-login using the user ID and password and fill in the challan details in the online application.
The fees deposited through challan / directly into the Treasury has to be deposited under “the Head of Account - 0051 – PSC – 104 – UPSC / SSC – Examination fees – 0047 – fees collected for conducting examinations – 02041 – Examination fees.”
SC / ST / PWD candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.
How to Apply: Interested eligible candidates can apply online through Odisha Staff Selection Commission website www.odishassc.in till 25 January 2014 (till 2359 hours), after which the link will be disabled.
On successful submission of the online application, a user ID and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down this ID and password for future reference.
After submitting the online application, candidates should click on ‘Print Application Form’ and take two print outs of the application form -- one OSSC copy & the other applicant’s copy -- with unique bar code and bar code no. (or index no. of the application) on them.
Candidates should then send the OSSC copy of the online submitted application form along with the OSSC copy of the treasury challan and attested copies of all relevant certificates / documents / testimonials (together called as the Detailed Application Form or DAF) by Registered post / Speed post to “The Secretary, Odisha Staff Selection Commission, Barrack No. 1, Unit – V, Bhubaneshwar – 751 054” so as to reach the concerned authority by 1 February 2014 (1700 hours).
On the envelope carrying the DAF, candidates’ should super-scribe “Application for the post of Junior Fisheries Technical Assistant.”