OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2023: Vacancy, Eligibility, Notification

OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2023: Vacancy, Eligibility, Notification

Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) will be issuing a notification for the recruitment of Dental Surgeons. This presents a golden opportunity for dental professionals to secure a rewarding career in the healthcare sector.

In this article, we will provide you with all the essential information regarding the OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2023, including important dates, eligibility criteria, and application process.

OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment Outline:

Registration Date Vacancies Eligibility
28 Apr 2023 - 29 May 2023 197 BDS
  • Online applications will be accepted for the position of OP Dental Surgeon.
  • Candidates with a BDS degree are eligible to apply for this post.
  • The selection procedure is expected to consist of a written examination and document verification.

OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2023: Important Details

Post Dental Surgeon
Vacancy 197
Application Start Date 28th Apr 2023
Application Last Date 29th May 2023
Exam Date To be announced

OPSC Dental Surgeon Application Process 2023

The OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment applications will be accepted online, Aspirants can complete the application process through the commission's website. Ensure you follow the steps outlined below:

Step 1: Visit: Visit the OPSC Registration portal.
Step 2: Navigate: Go to the OPSC website homepage and click on the Advertisement/Notifications tab.
Step 3: Apply: Look for the OPSC Dental Surgeon Notification and click on the 'Apply' button.
Step 4: Fill Out: Complete the OPSC Dental Surgeon Application Form accurately and diligently.
Step 5: Pay: Submit the required application fee to complete the application process successfully.
Step 6: Submit and Save: Finally, submit the application form and save a copy for future reference.

Application Fee : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

All candidates are required to pay the application fee for the OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment.

Application Fee : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

All candidates are required to pay the application fee for the OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment.

Category Vacancy Count
UR 73 (24-w)
SEBC 16 (05-w)
SC 24 (08-w)
ST 84 (28-w)
Total 197 (65-w)

The selection process for the OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2023 is expected to comprise two stages:

  1. Written examination,
  2. Document verification.
By excelling in two stages, candidates can secure their position as Dental Surgeons with the OPSC.

Eligibility Criteria : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

Take a look at the expected OPSC Dental Surgeon Eligibility Criteria below:

Educational Qualification : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

  • Must have done BDS from a govt. recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI)
  • Valid registration under the Dentist Act-1948 required

Age Criteria : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

The applicants must be at least 21 years old and not more than 38 years old to apply for the post of Dental Surgeon. 

Category Age Relaxation
SEBC/SC/ST/ESM/Women 5 years
PWD 10 years + category-wise relaxation

Exam Pattern : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

  • For effective Odisha Dental Surgeon Recruitment prep, understand the exam pattern, marking scheme, and sectional weightage.
  • Refer to the detailed OPSC Dental Surgeon Exam Pattern.
Sl. No. Discipline Heading
1 Anatomy 10
2 Physiology 10
3 Biochemistry 10
4 Pharmacology 10


6 Microbiology 10

Dental Material


Dental Anatomy

9 Medicine 15
10 Surgery 15

Oral Pathology

12 Oral Medicine & Radiology 10
13 Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry 10
14 Orthodontics 10
15 Periodontics 10
16 Oral Surgery 15
17 Prosthodontics 15
18 Public Health Dentistry 10
Total 200
  • Exam duration 3 hours.
  • Questions will be MCQs.
  • 200 questions, each worth 1 mark.
  • 0.25 marks deducted for incorrect answers.

Place of Examination : OPSC Dental Surgeon 2023

Dental Surgeon exam will occur only in Cuttack. Exam schedule to be announced ahead of time.

We hope this article has provided you with valuable insights into the upcoming OPSC Dental Surgeon Recruitment 2023. 

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Note: Please note that the information provided here is subject to change once the official notification is released. Kindly stay tuned with us for further updates.

Updated Jul 20, 2023.