UP Government has announced 5505 vacancies for CHO (Community Health Officer) post in HWCs in districts. The notification was announced on 19th July. The recruitment is for for 4 months of training for Certificate in Community Health for Nurses (CCHN) to be a CHO. On successful completion of the course the candidates will posted as Community Health Officer (CHO) at Sub-Health Centers level HWCs. he CHOs has to work in coordination with primary healthcare team. The appointment is on a contractual basis.
Out of the total 5505 seats 550 are reserved for EWS category, 1486 for OBC, 1157 for SC, and 110 for ST categories. Remaining 2202 vacancies are left for general category. As per the notification, candidate who belongs to OBC (NCL) and EWS category and claim benefit of the same, must upload the required OBC-NCL Certificate and EWS Certificate respectively on the prescribed format duly approved from competent authority. OBC Candidate of creamy layer is not entitled for reservation under OBC category.
The candidates will receive a stipend of 10,000 rupees per month as stipend during the period of training. After the training, as they are posted in SC-HWC in districts, salary of 20,500 plus upto 15,000 performance based incentive will be given.
All those candidate who have completed GNM, B.Sc Nursing or Post Basic B.Sc Nursing from a recognized University or Institute are qualified to apply. The candidate’s age should not be more than 35 years on 20 July 2022.
There will be an upper age limit is relaxation as follows:
. 3 Years for OBC(Non Creamy Layer)
. 5 Years for SC/ST
. Persons with Disabilities candidate:
.By 10 Years for General(UR)
.By 13 Years for OBC(Non Creamy Layer) .By 15 Years for SC / ST
Online recruitment application is spread over different Modules/Sections designed to capture information of the candidates related to Personal Information, Contact details, Age, Educational Qualification, Experience, Location preferences and upload of relevant document etc. Details can be filled in multiple sessions after Registration. Before closing each session, applicants must save the information filled by clicking ‘Save’ button. There will not be any application fees.
You may read and download pdf of the details of application process here.
Computer Based Test will be conducted for the selection of the candidates. The candidates may give three options for their selection of city, from the given list.
The computer based test will be for two hours. It will have two sections with a total of 100 marks. The first section will carry 80 marks about nursing. The second section will give total of 20 marks for General Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and Basic Computer knowledge. All the questions will be for MCQ carrying one mark each. There will not be any negative marking. You may attempt the exam in English or Hindi.
a. Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing;
b. Community Health Nursing;
c. Child Health Nursing;
d. Medical Surgical Nursing;
e. Health Education and Communication Skills & Environmental Hygiene;
f. Mental Health Nursing;
h. First Aid;
i. Basic Anatomy and Physiology;
j. Administration and Ward Management
General Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and Basic Computer Knowledge
The general category students will have to score a minimum of 33, OBC students 30 and SC/ST category students will have to score minimum of 24 marks in CBT to be qualified for selection as a CHO.
The appointment as CHO will be on a contractual basis for one year. It will be renewed after one year based on the performance and approval from the central government.
8 Aug 2022
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CHO salary does increase, subject to performance.
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