Odisha HEW Recruitment 2023: The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) is all set to conduct a recruitment examination to fill up 117 number of Horticulture Extension Officer(HEW) vacancies in Odisha. The Official notification for this HEW vacancy will be released on 31st August 2023.
The OSSSC will conduct a written examination to select candidates for this position. So candidates are advised to start their preparation properly with the help of Odisha HEW syllabus exam pattern and the Previous year question papers.
In this post, You will get all the details of the Odisha Horticulture extension officer application process, Eligibility, selection criteria, syllabus, exam patter etc.
OSSSC HEW Recruitment Overview
Candidates can check the important Points of the Odisha HEW Recruitment Exam 2023 from the below table:
|Name of the Exam||Odisha HEW Recruitment|
|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|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||0674-2597106|
Odisha HEW Notification 2023 Details
The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) will release the Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker Recruitment notification in August 2023. Meanwhile check all the details of Odisha HEW Recruitment eligibility, the Application process, Exam Pattern & Syllabus Details from this post.
|Events||Exam Date (Tentative)|
|Online Application Process|
|Answer Key||To be announced|
|Result||To be announced|
|Post Name||Last Year Vacancy|
Appointment to the post of Odisha Horticulture Extension 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/-.
Eligibility Criteria for OSSSC HEW
Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the Odisha Horticulture Extension worker Vacancy 2023.
The candidates should have a minimum age of 21 as of January 2023 and should not be above the age of 38.
Candidates aspiring to become Horticulture Extension workers should possess the following educational qualifications:
For HEW: Candidate should Pass +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.
The OSSSC will conduct a common written test for both the HEW posts. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of performance in the Written Examination.
The Odisha HEW 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 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 the 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 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 out the application form, the next step is to download the admit card which is released 15 days before the examination.
The admit card will carry important details like exam date, venue, time of the examination, etc.
OSSSC will release the HEW exam date shortly.
The Odisha HEW Recruitment answer key consists of all the answers to the questions asked in the examination. It will be released approximately after a month after the examination.
Candidates can visit the official portal of OSSSC and get the answer key PDF to check their answers. The 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.
OSSSC Horticulture Extension Worker Recruitment results 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 to the official website of the exam.