SSB Odisha Recruitment 2023, Apply Online for 555 PGT Vacancies

Are you looking for a promising teaching career in the state of Odisha? Here’s some great news for aspiring teachers! The Staff Selection Board (SSB) of Odisha’s Higher Education Department, Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar, has announced a massive recruitment drive for 555 Post Graduate Teacher (PGT) positions through Advertisement No. 01/2023. If you have the passion for teaching and meet the eligibility criteria, this is your chance to secure a rewarding job in the education sector. Let’s delve into the details of the SSB Odisha Recruitment 2023 and how you can apply online.

SSB Odisha Recruitment, Subject-wise Vacancies

The vacancies are distributed across various subjects, allowing candidates to apply for their specific area of expertise. The subjects include:

  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Home Science
  • IRPM (Industrial Relations and Personnel Management)
  • Logic and Philosophy
  • Mathematics
  • Odia (Oriya)
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Zoology

SSB Odisha Recruitment 2023-Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the SSB Odisha PGT Recruitment 2023, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • A Master’s Degree (Post Graduate) in the relevant subject from a recognized University or an integrated six-year Post Graduate Master’s course from a Regional College of Education recognized by NCERT, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade.
  • B.Ed. or an equivalent Degree recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi, as equivalent to B.Ed. from a recognized University/Institution.
  • For certain subjects like Anthropology, Commerce, Education, Geography, Home Science, Logic & Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, IRPM, Telugu & Urdu, B.Ed. qualification is not mandatory.
  • However, for subjects like Botany, Chemistry, Economics, English, Geology, Hindi, History, Mathematics, Odia, Physics, Political Science, Sanskrit, and Zoology, a B.Ed. qualification is mandatory.

Odisha SSB PGT 2023, Selection Process

The selection process for SSB Odisha PGT Recruitment 2023 consists of two stages:

  1. Written Test – The written test carries a weightage of 150 marks.
  2. Career Assessment – The career assessment holds a weightage of 50 marks. The total marks for selection is 200.

How to Apply

To apply for SSB Odisha PGT Recruitment 2023, follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the official website of the State Selection Board (SSB) Odisha (
  2. Fill out the online application form with the required details.
  3. Upload your recent passport-size photograph, scanned signature, and left-hand thumb impression.
  4. Submit the application form within the specified timeline.
  5. Take a printout of the application form for future reference.
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Important Dates

Make note of the following important dates related to SSB Odisha PGT Recruitment 2023:

  • Starting date for online application: 20th June 2023
  • Last date for submission of online registration: 25th July 2023
  • Last date for payment of examination fee: 25th July 2023

Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay an application fee based on their category:

  • Unreserved/SEBC Category: ₹ 500/-
  • SC/ST/PwD Category: ₹ 200/- The application fee can be paid online.

Age Limit

As of 1st January 2023, candidates applying for the SSB Odisha PGT Recruitment 2023 should be between 21 and 38 years old. Age relaxation of 5 years is applicable for SC, ST, SEBC, Women, and Ex-servicemen, and 10 years for PwD candidates.

Pay Scales

Selected candidates will be placed in Level 10, Cell 1 of the Pay Matrix, with a salary range of ₹ 44,900 to ₹ 1,42,400.


  1. Is the B.Ed. qualification mandatory for all subjects?

    No, for certain subjects like Anthropology, Commerce, Education, Geography, Home Science, Logic & Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, IRPM, Telugu & Urdu, a B.Ed. qualification is not mandatory.

  2. What is the maximum age limit for candidates applying to SSB Odisha PGT Recruitment 2023?

    The maximum age limit is 38 years as of 1st January 2023. Age relaxation is applicable as per government rules.

  3. Can the application fee be paid offline?

    No, the application fee can only be paid online through the designated payment method specified by SSB Odisha.