OSSSC HEW VAW Recruitment 2023: The Odisha Subordinate Staff Selection Commission (OSSSC) is going to conduct Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker & Village Agricultural Worker Recruitment Examination.
This year OSSSC will conduct a combined exam to fill 94 Horticulture Extension Worker & 1040 Village Agricultural Worker Post. OSSSC will conduct a common written examination to select candidates for both HEW and VAW posts.
The OSSSC will release the official notification in the month of August 2023. So all the Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker & Village Agricultural Worker aspirants should prepare well from today. Meanwhile, Check the OSSSC HEW VAW Eligibility, Exam Pattern Syllabus, and detailed vacancies from this post. Bookmark this page to get instant updates.
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|
|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 2023 Details
The OSSSC has updated the Recruitment Calendar and according to it the HEW and VAW notification will be released in the month of August 2023. So prepare well for the upcoming exam
|Events||Exam Date (Tentative)|
|Online Application Process||August 2023|
|Answer Key||To be announced|
|Result||To be announced|
|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 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 and Village Agriculture 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.
For VAW: Candidate should Pass +2 Science or +2 Vocational course in Agriculture related subject in Crop Production/Horticulture/ Repair and Maintenance of Power Driven Farm Machinery from any recognized Board/Council/Institution. A 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 2023 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 VAW Recruitment 2023 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 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.
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What is the salary of Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker?
The candidates who will be selected for the Odisha Horticulture Extension Worker will get a salary of Rs13300/- for the first year.
What is the salary of Odisha Village Agriculture Worker?
The candidates who will be selected for the Odisha Village Agriculture Worker will get a salary of Rs13300/- for the first year.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer to the official website of the exam.