Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) conducts Odisha HEW and VAW recruitment Examination.
This year OSSSC will conduct the exam to fill up around 740 Horticulture Extension Worker & Village Agricultural Worker Post. OSSSC will conduct a common examination for both HEW and VAW posts.
The OSSSC will release the official notification inviting candidates for the Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker & Village Agricultural Worker Recruitment 2022 in the due course of time. So keep visiting this page to get instant updates.
Updates as on 23rd July 2022: An Official letter has been published by the Directorate of Horticulture department providing the latest vacancy report for Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker posts. A total of 96 vacancies are available for Odisha HEW posts. Soon OSSSC will conduct a direct recruitment examination to fill up these vacancies.
OSSSC HEW VAW Recruitment Overview
Candidates can check the important Points of the Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment Exam from the below table:
|Name of the Exam||Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a year|
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: (+) 1 Mark No Negative Marking|
|Post Name/Purpose of the exam||For recruitment of candidates as HEW & VAW|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||0674-2597106|
Odisha HEW VAW Notification 2022 Details
The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) releases the Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker & Village Agricultural Worker Recruitment notification in November in the respective year of the examination. The official notification of the Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment 2022 is expected to be released soon on the official website.
Meanwhile check all the details of Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment eligibility, Application process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus Details from this post.
Based on the previous year data regarding the exam dates of Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment, candidates can have an idea of the examination schedule. Below is the table mentioning tentative exam dates for Odisha VAW HEW Recruitment 2022:
|Events||Exam Date (Tentative)|
|Notification||Third week of NOV 2022|
|Online Application Process||NOV 2022|
|Admit Card||Second week of March 2023|
|Exam Date||Last week of March 2023|
|Answer Key||To be announced|
|Result||To be announced|
The official notification has not been released yet. Therefore, the Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment vacancy 2022 has not been declared yet. However, candidates can estimate the Odisha VAW HEW Recruitment 2022 vacancy by checking out the previous year vacancy announcement:
|Post Name||No of Vacancy|
Appointment to the post of Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker and Village Agriculture Worker shall be initially made on a contractual basis.
The Payscale for Horticulture Extension Worker is Pay Band-1, i.e., Rs.5, 200-20, 200/- + Grade Pay of Rs.2, 000/-. For the Village Agriculture officer Pay Band-1, i.e., Rs.5, 200-20, 200/- + Grade Pay of Rs.2, 000/-.
Eligibility Criteria for OSSSC HEW VAW
Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the Odisha Horticulture Extension worker and Village agriculture Worker Vacancy 2022.
The candidates should have a minimum age of 21 as of January 2022 and should not be above the age of 38.
Candidates aspiring to become Horticulture Extension worker and Village Agriculture worker should possess the following educational qualifications:
For HEW: Candidate should Pass in +2 Science or +2 Vocational course in Agriculture related subjects only such as Crop Production (CP)/ Horticulture (Hort.)/ Repair and Maintenance of Power Driven Farm Machinery (PDFM) from any recognized Board/Council/Institute.
For VAW: Candidate should Pass in +2 Science or +2 Vocational course in Agriculture related subject in Crop Production/Horticultur e/ Repair and Maintenance of Power Driven farm Machinery from any recognized Board/Council/Instituti on. Diploma in Agriculture Polytechnic under Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology shall be desirable and 05% of the marks secured in the Written Examination of the post shall be awarded extra for such qualification.
The OSSSC will conduct a common written test for both the HEW and VAW posts. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of performance in the Written Examination.
Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment exam is conducted for two papers- Paper I, and II. Candidates should know the Exam Pattern to prepare efficiently for the exam. The exam pattern for Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker and Village agriculture worker Recruitment 2022 is mentioned in the table below:
|Category||Name of the Subject||No.of. Question||No of Marks|
|Paper I||Mathematics(Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry and Statistics)||50||50|
|Paper I||General Science(Physics, Chemistry, Biology,Crop Production/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Repair and maintenance of power driven farm machinery etc.)||70||70|
- The written examination will be conducted offline.
- It will be an objective MCQ type question paper.
- The duration of examination is of 3 hours.
- There is no negative marking.
- The standard of examination shall be equivalent to that of +2 Science/+2 vocational course examination.
The candidates planning to appear for Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment 2022 should know the accurate syllabus. Here we are providing the detailed syllabus. So follow it strictly and prepare accordingly.
Paper I. Syllabus
Part-I: Mathematics: MCQ types -50 marks
- Number System
- HCF and LCM
- Squares and Square Roots
- Cubes and Cube Roots
- Percentage and Averages
- Simple Interest and Compound Interest.
- Profit, Loss and Discount
- Ratio and Proportion
Part-II: General Science: – 70 marks
- Physics – 20 marks
- Chemistry – 20 marks
- Biology – 20 marks
- Crop Production/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Repair and maintenance of power driven farm machinery etc. – 10 marks
Part-I: General Studies: -50 marks In this category, there shall be a series of matching questions of different categories like:
- (a) Matching Historical events with dates, personalities and places,
- (b) Geographical facts with places,
- (c) States, Countries and institutions with headquarters,
- (d) Books and authors,
- (e) Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses,
- (f) Current events with places and personalities, and,
- (g) Matching questions of miscellaneous type.
Part-II: English Language: – 25 marks
- (i) Verbs, Tenses, Active and Passive voice, Subject-verb Agreement,
- (ii) Connectors, Types of sentences, Direct and Indirect speech, Comparison.
- (iii) Articles, Noun, Pronouns, Prepositions
- (iv) Unseen passage (400-450 words in length) with a variety of comprehension questions.
Part-III: Odia Language: – 25 marks
(c) Comprehension of an unseen prose passage Five short questions to be asked:
Once candidates have filled the application form, the next step is to download the admit card which is released before 15 days of the examination.
The admit card will carry important details like exam date, venue, time of the examination etc.
OSSSC will release the HEW VAW exam date shortly.
Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment answer key consists of all the answers to the questions asked in the examination. It will be released approximately after a month of the examination.
Candidates can visit the official portal of OSSSC and get the answer key PDF to check their answers. Answer key helps candidates to calculate an estimate of their performance in the exam.
Objections can be raised against one or more answers in the answer key, if not satisfied, by providing authentic proof for the same.
Odisha HEW VAW Recruitment result will publish soon after the release of the answer key. It will be released on the official website of the OSSSC.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.