Junior Data Entry Job at State Secretariat under Home Department, Odisha

This is information is regarding online applications for recruitment to the Post of Junior Data Entry Operator of State Secretariat under Home Department. Appointment will be initially contractual and the Condition of Service shall be guided by the Odisha Group-C and Group-D posts (contractual appointment) Rules-2013 & the Odisha Secretariat Data Entry Operators (Method of Recruitment and Condition of Service) Rules, 2008. Read this article to know more about last date of application, no. of vacancies, scale of pay, eligibility criteria and more information given by the department.

Essential Educational Qualification:

  • Candidate must have passed the Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University.
  • Other Qualification: The candidate must possess a six month certificate course in Diploma in Computer Application or ‘A’ level course certificate from the Department of Electronics Accredited Computer Courses.


  • Must not be below 21 years and above 32 years of age as on 1.1.2015 with 5 years relaxation for SEBC, SC, ST, & Women candidates.
  • Upper age relaxation limits: 10 years in case of PWD persons and the qualifying years of service in Defense Forces in case of Ex-SM. For in-service contractual employees as per provisions contained in the concerned Rules.

NO. OF VACANCIES: 232 (S.C -37 + S.T.-52 + SEBC-26 + UR-117)

Scale of Pay: Pay Band - I, Rs. 5200/-to 20,200/- + Grade Pay: 1900/-


i) Last date for submission of online application is 22.06.2015 (up to 11.59 P.M.)
ii) Applications will be received ONLINE only through OSSC website: www.odishassc.in
iii) No physical copy of application form is required to be sent to Odisha Staff Selection Commission.
iv) Only candidates who qualify in the written examinations shall submit their original certificates, documents along with the Xerox copy of the same for verification at the time of viva-voice test.
v) Candidates who are already in Govt. Service (in service candidates) and within age limit of 35 years are also eligible to apply. They may send the OSSC copy through proper channel.
vi) No individual call letter will be sent to candidates by post for appearing written theory Test / Practical Computer Test / Viva-voice Test. The candidate has to download the same from the above website for appearing the test.
vii) Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the post.
viii) Mobile Phones/other communication devices/materials are not allowed inside the examination premises.


(i) Computer Fundamental (Theory) - 40 mark - 40 minutes
(ii) Test in computer (Practical) - 40 marks - 30 minutes (iii) Viva-voice test - 20 marks. Total -100 marks. Qualifying mark in the test - 50% marks.


The candidates other than SC, ST, & PWD category have to pay examination fee of Rs.100/-. The fees can be deposited either through online or offline mode using the Treasury Portal or by the conventional mode of deposit in the Treasury.

This advertisement is indicative in nature and provisional. The candidates are advised to go through the details in the detailed advertisement uploaded in the official website of the Commission www.odishassc.in before filling the online application for the post.

ADVERTISEMENT No. IIE/61/2015 / 2650 / OSSC; Dt.20.5.2015

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