OSSSC Junior Clerk Previous Year Question 2018 PDF

OSSSC Junior Clerk Previous Year Question 2018 PDF

Odisha Sub-Ordinate staff selection (OSSSC) has announced a huge number of vacancy (Total 1746) for all odisha candidates . Who were waiting for this recruitment, they can Apply now for tow posts 1- Odisha junior Clerk 2019 and 2- odisha Junior assistant 2019. Download now OSSSC Junior Clerk Previous Year Question 2018 PDF 

Date Line-

                              EventsStart dateEnd date
Online Registration29.12.201329.01.2019
Online Payment of Examination Fee29.12.201829.01.2019
Payment of Examination fee by Treasury Challan30.01.201906.02.2019
Online Application29.12.201806.02.2019
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Exam DateComing Soon
Result DateComing Soon

Vacancies for different categories-

Sl. No.urur-wsebcsebc-wscsc-wstst-w
Junior Clerk45718665241455325399
Junior Assistant844119825123717
Junior Clerk special for SC ST261313250


5,200 to 20,200/-


Eligibility Criteria-


Sl. No.Name of the postMinimum AgeMaximum Age
1Junior Clerk1832
2Junior Assistant1832

(i) The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/SEBC/Women category and by total period of service rendered in defence service in case of Ex»Servicemen. Persons with Disability are entitled to cumulative age relaxation of te years over and above the normal age relaxation specified in sub-rule-3

The persons in Defence Service having more than six months to retire or to be discharged from service as on the last date of the submission of online application are not eligible to apply for the post

(ii) However, the in-service contractual employees engaged directly or through manpower service provider in any organization of Government of Odisha who are below 45 years of age and have completed at least one year continuous service as on the qualifying date/s can also apply for the post as per provision of “The Odisha Group»C and Group- D Posts (Contractual appointment) Rules-2013.

(iv) Date of birth as recorded in the HSC Certificate issued by the Board of Secondary Education, 0disha or equivalent certificate issued by recognized Board/Council/Indian University shall only be accepted. OSSSC Junior Clerk Previous Year Question 2018 PDF

Educational Qualification-

Graduation Should be completed (+3 or any equivalent)

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Other Eligibility Criteria: An applimnt in order to be eligible for the post must

(i) A citizen of India,

(ii) of good character,

(iii) good mental condition, sound health, good physique and active habits, free from physical defects likely to interfere with discharge of duties in the service and

(iv) If married, must not have more than one spouse living. Provided further that the Government may if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person or there are other grounds for doing so, exempt any person from operation ofthis rule.

(v) The candidate must belong to the district only for which he/she is applying. He/she must fumish Resident certificate from the competent authority in support of such claim;

(vi) must have registered his/her name in any employment exchange in the district on or before the date of submission of application;

(vii) be able to speak, read and write Odia and have passed the ME School Examination with Odia as a language subject; or passed Mattieuiation or equivalent examination with Odia as the medium of examination in non language subjects; or passed Odia as language subject in the final examination of Class»

VII or above; or passed a test in Odia in ME. School Standard conducted by the School & Mass Education Depattment.

(viii) Applicant/s claiming reservation as sportsperson must possess Identity Card/s issued by the Sports & Youth Services Department on the date of application.

(ix) If he/she is an Ex-scrviceman, he/she has to submit a declaration that he has not availed of re-employment in any Government organisation after his/her retirement/diseharge from service.

(x) If any candidate has at any time been debatred from recruitment examination for a certain period by this Commission, he/she shall not be eligible for appearing the same for that specific period.

Examination fee:-

All applicants other than SC, ST Category and Persons with Disabilities have to pay Exam fee of Rs.100/- between 29.12.2018 to 06.02.2019

The fee can be deposited through online mode by logging into the OSSSC website: www.osssc.gov.in or by the conventional mode of deposit in any Government Treasury under the Head of Account “005I-P.S.C-104-UPSC/SSC- Examination Fee-0047-Fees Collected for Conducting Examination by 0SSSC-02213.” Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances

The detailed instructions for both online and offline payment of Exam fee have been made in the said portal.


Haw t0 Apply- 

All eligible persons who have not earlier registered themselves for any previous recruitment of the Commission have to register for the post by clicking on the button, “Register” on the Home page of the Commission’s website—www.osssc.gov.in. Those who have registered earlier and got the User ID have to login and re—register for this pust/s by selecting the “Re—registration” option provided under the Applicant Menu.

After completing the Registration/Re- registration, they have to login, furnish the details of requixed documents, make payment of examination fees, if applicable, and then proceed to fill up and submit online application. Step by step procedure for registration] re— registration/ application can be viewed by clicking on “How do I register/re- register/apply”.

The Instructions for the same shall also appear on the computer screen by clicking on “Registered User” or “New User’fi These instructions are to he read carefully before proceeding to fill up the Registration and Online Application Forms. OSSSC Junior Clerk Previous Year Question 2018 PDF

11) Pre-Requisites fur Registratioane—registratinn and Online Application:

1. All applicants other than those belonging to SC/ ST/ Persons With Disabilities categories have to make Payment of Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred) only towards Examination F ee.

2. Applicants, willing to make online payment of Examination Fee shall keep their Debit Card or Net Banking facilities ready.

3. Full Specimen Signature of the Applicant, scanned in “jpg/jpeg/png” format between the ranges of 20 Kbs to 50 Kbs shall be kept handy for up-loading prior to making Registration/Re—registration for any Post

4‘ Applicants shall keep their Certificates and Mark Sheets ready for filling in the details of the educational qualifications during Online Application.

5‘ In addition, they shall keep ready copies of the (i) Treasury Challan, scanned in the “jpg/jpeypng/pdf’ format between the ranges 0f 100 Kbs to 300 Kbs in ptoof of payment of examination fee if payment is made manually through treasury challan, and ii) Recent passport size coloured photograph, scanned in the jpg/jpeg/png” format between the ranges of 20 Kbs to 100 Kbs for uploading during the Online Application.

6. The treasury challan, photograph and full specimen signature scanned for uploading must be clearly identifiable/visible, otherwise the registration/re— registration and application shall be liable to rejection and no correspondence on this account shall be entertained.


Examination Pattern-

There shall be a Written Examination for 385 marks (MCQ type in OMR system) and Practical Skill Test of 65 marks as detailed below:

PaperSubjectsMaximum MarksTime

                                                                                   Written Exam

Paper IPart-I: Language Test (English & Odia) –
Part—II: Objective General Knowledge –
85                           1002.5 hrs
Paper IIPart-l: Objective Mathematics –
Part-ll: Basic Computer Skills(0bjective)-
100                         1003 hrs
Total 385 5.5 hrs

                                                                        Practical Skill Test

Item No.1Essay & Letter writing in Odia1530 min
Item No.2Basic Computer Skills501 hour


(i) The standard of examination shall be equivalent to that of +2 or equivalent standardt
(ii) The Candidates who qualify in the Written Test shall only be called for the Practical Skill Test which shall comprise of tests on ( 1) Essay & Letter writing and (2) Computer Basic Skills. Based on maxks secured in Written Test, Candidates @5 times the vacancies shall only be deemed to be qualified in the Written Test and called for the Practical Skill Test.

(iii) The Practical Skill Test of Item No.2, i.e,, Basic Computer Skills carrying 50 marks shall be of qualifying nature A candidate securing minimum 40% marks in it will only be deemed to be qualified but this score shall not be added to the total marks of recruitment examination. However, the marks secured in Essay and Letter writing shall be added to the total marks secured in the Written Test for preparation of final Merit Ltsts.


OSSSC Junior Clerk Syllabus 2019- 

1) Language Test (English and 0dia) –

A. English Language Test – 50 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

B. 0dia Language Test – 35 marks

(i) Grammar 1 20 marks
(ii) Translation (One English passage of around 100 word to be Lranslated into Odia): 05 marks
(iii)Comprchension of an unseen prose passage (5 x 2) = 10 marks Five short questions to be asked

2) Objective General knowledge # 100 marks

In this categnry, there should be a series of matching questions of different categories like:

(i) Matching Historical events wiIh dates, personalities and places, Geographical facts with places,

(ii) States, Countries and institutions with headquarters,

(iii) Books and authors,

(iv) Scientific facts and discoveries with dates, persons and uses,
(v) Current events with places and personalities, and,

(vi) Matching questions ofmiscellaneous type.

3) Objective Mathematics — 100 marks

(i) Number System

(ii) HCF and LCM

(iii) Squares and Square Roots

(iv) Cubes and Cube Roots

(v) Percentage and Averages

(vi) Simple Interest and Compound Interesti

(vii) Profit, Loss and Discount

(viii) Partnership

(ix) Ratio and Pmponion

Under this, there will be a series of questions in Practical Mathematics
required for day»to-day use. The questions would be such as to tesi
candidate’s ability to work out with quickness and accuracy

4) Basic Computer Knowledge (Objective) — 100 marks

(i) MS Windows: Introduction of Windows
(ii) MS Office: MS Word, MS Power Point and MS Excel

5) Practical Skill Test: –

A. Essay & Letier Writing in 0dia- 15 marks

(i) Essay writing on familiar topics (within 250 words) 10 marks
(ii) Letter Writing (Personal letter, Applications, Business or Official) (within 150 words) 05 marks ,

B. Basic Computer Skills— 50 marks

I. WINDOWS operating system: *To test some of the following basic system operations on fiIe/folder(s): -Create, Rename, CopleutJPaste, Delete

2. MS Word: *A Paragraph in MS Word incorporating some of the tools given below:—
– Editing and formatting text and paragraph Page and Paragraph Set—up

3. MS Power Point:*A Power Point presentation with 2/3 slides using the tools given below: –

Editing and formatting slides

4. MS Excel:*A problem in spreadsheet related to some of the tools given below:-
Formatting cells and data

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