OPSC Recruitment 2021: Applications invited for 82 Dental Surgeon posts

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has invited online applications through its website opsc.gov.in for 82 Dental Surgeon posts in Group-A (Junior Branch) of Odisha Medical & Health Services Cadre under Health & Family Welfare Department in the pay scale of Level-12 Cell 1 of ORSP Rules, 2017 with usual dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time.

The link for registration/re-registration and payment of examination fee shall be available from 10.03.2021 to 09.04.2021 (Note: 16.04.2021 is the last date for submission of Registered Online Application). The posts are temporary and likely to be made permanent.

Vacancy Position:


A candidate must have attained the age of 21 (twenty one) years and must not be above the age of 32 (thirty two) years on the 1st day of January 2021 i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 24 January 1989 and not later than 15 January 2000.

The upper age limit prescribed above shall be relaxable by 5 (five) years for candidates belonging to the categories of Scheduled Castes (S.C.), Scheduled Tribes (S.T.), Women & Ex-servicemen and by 10 (ten) years for candidates belonging to PWD category, whose permanent disability is 40% and more.

Persons with Disabilities belonging to SC/ST categories are eligible for age relaxation benefit of 15 (Fifteen) years.

Provided further that, the upper age limit shall be relaxed up to 5 (Five) years in case of in-service Doctors serving under State Government or State Government undertaking on ad hoc or contractual basis.

Educational Qualification: 

A candidate must: (i) have possessed a BDS or equivalent Degree from a Medical College or Medical Institution recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI); (ii)have possessed a Registration Certificate under the Dentist Act, 1948; (iii)have possessed required Conversion Certificates recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI) in case of candidate having degrees from universities of foreign countries.

Examination Fee:

A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs. 500. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe of Odisha and Persons with Disability (whose permanent disability is 40% and more) are exempted from payment of fees.

The candidates are required to make Online payment of applicable Examination Fee(s) through OPSC portal using Debit Card/Credit Card Net Banking facilities and other financial instruments enlisted in the Payment Page/Gateway of the Odisha Government Treasury Portal. The fee(s) paid shall neither be refunded under any circumstances nor can be adjusted or held in reserve for any other examination or recruitment.

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