Good news for job aspirants! Odisha Forest Corp is hiring

Bhubaneswar: Good news for government job aspirants! The Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd (OFDC), a government of Odisha undertaking, is hiring for the posts of Assistant Manager and Junior Manager through direct recruitment.

The openings are purely on contractual basis and the duration of the contract is six years, the notification stated.

The OFDC has announced that selection will be done on the basis of written, medical and physical endurance test followed by personal interview/viva voce.

Interested, eligible candidates can apply at the official website — The last date for submission of application is July 25.

Total number of vacancies is 45 which includes 14 posts of Assistant Manager (Deputy divisional manager) and 31 posts of Junior Manager (Sub-divisional manager).

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational qualification: The aspirant should be holding a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or institution in India with atleast one of the following subjects at the undergraduate level namely — Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry and Zoology or a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, forestry or engineering. He/she should be able to write, read and speak Odia or should have passed middle school examination with Odia as a language subject or have passed matriculation or equivalent examination with Odia as a language or subject.

Age limit: The age of the aspirant should not exceed 32 years and should be minimum 21 years. Relaxation in age will be provided as per the norms.

Pay scale:

Assistant Manager: The selected candidates will earn a monthly salary of Rs. 9300/- + Grade PaY -‘Rs 4600/’ Total – Rs. 13900/-

Junior Manager: The selected candidates will earn a monthly salary of Rs. 93OO/- + Grade PaY – Rs’ 42OOlTotal – Rs. 13500/-

Selection procedure:

The written test will consist of both objective type aptitude test and English comprehension test of 250 marks. Personal interview will contain 50 marks. The total marks of the test is 300. The distribution of subjects is as follows:

General English: 50

General Knowledge: 50

Quantitative Aptitude: 50

Logical Reasoning: 50

English Comprehension: 50

How to apply:

Those willing to apply may send their applications through registered/speed post only. The application accompanied with relevant documents/testimonials should be sent to the ‘Managing Director, Odisha Forest Department Corporation Ltd., Plot no. A/84, Kharvelanagar, Unit III, Bhubaneswar – 751001′, Odisha’.

OFDC was set up in 1962 with the objective of exploiting the state’s vast forest resources scientifically without sacrificing the apparent forest values, ensuring a fair wage to forest labour force and to provide sufficient non-tax revenue to the State exchequer, as well as to promote feasible forest based industries in the state. The OFDC is fully owned by Government of Odisha. Its authorized capital and paid up capital are Rs. 500 lakhs and Rs. 128 lakhs respectively.

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