OSSC Recruitment Notification for 115 ACTO 2016

Odisha staff selection commission OSSC published the official notification Advertisement No IIF-100/2016/2786/OSSC , on 17.08.2016 for the recruitment of various categories of the posts. Application form is invited online from the eligible candidates.. all interested candidates can fill application form from 22 August , for the posts of Assistant commercial Tax officer ACTO and other category of the posts. There are total no of vacancies are 115 including various categories.  Important recruitment details as are follows

Posts Name and No of vacancies
Assistant Commercial Tax officer -  ACTO– 115 posts (UR 80 , SC 18 , ST 17 )

Salary: pay scale 9300 -34800 and grade pay rs 4200

Eligibility Criteria: Graduation (See More job for Graduation degree Holder)
Age limit: minimum age 21 and maximum age 32 year as on 1 January 2016.

Selection procedure: selection of the eligible candidates will be based on through the main written examination, computer skill test , and  Personal interview test.

Plan of the examination  | Exam pattern
Preliminary Examination – qualifying nature |100 marks objective type question
.The questions of Odia & English are to test the candidate’s English and Odia language proficiency, grammar and usage. General knowledge includes subjects like General Science, Current events, History and Geography of India/Odisha, Indian polity & Constitution, Socio economic scenario of India/Odisha, issues in Environment & Human rights. The questions of Arithmetic will be of HSC standard.   

Negative marking – 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

Main written examination – 300 marks

Arithmetic – 1 hours and 30 minutes 100 marks Objective type question 
 Vulgar Fraction and decimal, H.C.F., Simple and Compound, practice and L.C.M, Simple and Compound interest, rates and taxes, Insurances, Square and Cubic measures in metric system, ratio and proportion, problems on time & work and time & distance, Profit & Loss.
Note- The standard will be equal to that of High School Certificate (HSC) Examination.

English – 1 hour and 30 minutes 100 marks descriptive type questions 
  • a. An Essay to be written in English ... 30 marks
  • b. A letter to be written in English ... 20 marks
  • c. Summary or prĂ©cis of two English passages ... 30 marks
  • d. Translation and re-translation from English passage
to Odia and Odia passage to English. ... 20 marks  

General knowledge- 1 hour and 30 minutes 100 marks 
General Knowledge will be a test of awareness of current events, particularly in respect of Odisha; History, art literature, culture of Odisha; and other matters of day to day observation and experience and basic computer knowledge.
No negative marking for wrong answer in mains examination. 

Viva Voce Test – 30 marks

Preliminary examination will carry 100 marks. Total 90 minutes time duration will  be given for attempting the question paper question will be asked form general awareness  .
Minus marking will be applicable in the pre examination for each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

How to apply: all interested can fill application form at the official website of OSSC which is candidates are require click the Tab of Online Application form in the home page of the Odisha SSC.  After that you can download the detailed instruction for filing online application form.
After filling application form just take a print of application copy and OSSC copy.

Application form fee : SEBC / UR are required to pay application form of rs 100 . Candidates can deposit application form through online or offline mode using the treasury Challan.
Official website of odisha Treasury is
You can pay application form fee at the Odisha treasury website.

Important Dates
Last date of application form submission    :21 September 2016 
Last Date Receipt of Application Form - 6 October 2016

Download official notification  in PDF

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