Bihar CHO Ceritificate Course And Vacancy, 1050 Posts, By 14 July 2020

State Health Society, Bihar is inviting applications for providing training and job as Community Health Officers.  6-months Certificate in Community Health for GNM/B.Sc. Nursing under NHM will be awarded.

On successful completion of course alongwith certificates candidates will be provided jobs and posted as CHO’s. , The candidate will be posted at the Health &Wellness Centres as Community Health Officers (CHOs) to lead a primary care provider team consisting of female health workers (ANMs), male health worker (MPW), ASHAs, etc.

Eligibility For Bihar CHO


  • Working regular Staff Nurse GNM/B.Sc. Nursing under Govt. ofBihar or,
  • Working contractual Staff Nurse/GNM/B.Sc. Nursing under NHM/Govt. of Bihar or,
  • Fresh GNM/B.Sc. Nursing General Nurse and Midwifery (GNM) from a recognised Institute/Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognised University/ Institution.
  • Candidates should have Permanent registration from Bihar Nursing Registration Council/Indian Nursing Council/Any State Nursing Council. Selected candidates should provide the permanent registration from Bihar Nursing Registration Council (BNRC), Patna before joining as Community Health Officer (CHO).

Please note that 01 January, 2020 shall be reference/Cut-off date for computing age, registration of qualification etc.

Course Duration: Six months
Academic Session: July 2020 to December 2020.

Download Bihar Community Health Officer Recruitment 2020 PDF

Eligible candidates may submit their applications online only at State Health Society Website in the Link – HR Cell of the society’s official website on or before 14th July, 2020 and 06:00 PM.


Application Fees

Application fee is Rs 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred) only for UR, BC, MBC & EWS candidates and for SC/ST of Bihar domicile, Female & Divine Body candidates of all categories is Rupees 250/( Rupees Two Hundred Fifty) only.

Fee will be accepted through online payment mode.


Selection shall be done subject to reservation policy of Govt. of Bihar.

Final selection will be based on the marks obtained in Computer Based Test (CBT) and availability of vacancy as per reservation roster. All shortlisted candidates in CBT will be subjected to a Document Verification/screening process as per ToR and as per decision of State Health Society, Bihar.

Minimum qualifying marks in CBT will be overall 30%.

Those aspirants who fail in the examination of IGNOU 6 month course are liable to pay expenditure spent upon their study i.e. Rs 1,03,400/-

All selected candidates will have to sign a bond to serve for at least three years after completion of Certificate in Community Health.

Candidate would have to pay penalty for non fulfilment of Bond’s condition.

Rs 10,000/- per month for six months stipend will be provided to the selected candidate for Boarding/Lodging Allowances, Honorarium/Sustenance Allowance. IGNOU’s fees/transport practicum and miscellaneous cost will be afforded by the SHSB during the course period.

Tentative indicative monthly emoluments for the CHO is approximately Rs 25,000/- and on the basis of indicators, incentive as maximum of Rs 15,000/- per month will be provided to the trained persons after posting at Health Wellness centre (H&WC).

In-service regular candidates of Health Department, Govt. ofBihar/ln-house NHM candidates of State Health Society, Bihar after being posted at H& WC will get monthly emoluments same as if she/he were working in his/her parent establishment or whichever is higher.

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