Career for Pharmacists (8 posts) in Central Government Health Scheme | Government Job

The “Central Government Health Scheme” (CGHS) for the Central Govt. employees and their dependents was started in New Delhi in 1954. Subsequently, the scheme was extended to pensioners, freedom fighters and other specific groups of people. The scheme was introduced in Chennai in the year 1975, with 4 dispensaries to begin with. CGHS wellness centers are the backbone of the Scheme and provide health services to the beneficiaries. At present there are 14 wellness centres at CGHS Chennai covering the entire metropolitan city including suburban areas like Avadi.

Applications are invited in the prescribed proforma along with self attested copies of certificates in support of educational qualification, experience date of birth and caste for filling up the posts on purely temporary basis. The last date of receipt of application is 21 days from the date of publication including the date of publication of this recruitment notice.

Post : Pharmacist

No of Posts : 08 (OBC: 02, UR: 06)

Scale of Pay : (Group-C, Non-Gazetted) (pre-revised) PB-I, 5200- 20200. GP- 2800 & (Revised as per 7th CPC- 2016, In Pay Matrix- Level- 5)

Age Limit : Between 18 and 25 years (Relaxable for Government servants up to the age of forty years in the case of General candidates and up to forty-five in the case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes in accordance with the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government from time to time).

Note 1: The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications in India (and not the closing dates for those in Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura. Sikkim. Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spiti Districts and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands or Lakshadweep).

Note 2: In the case of recruitment made through Employment Exchange, the crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the last date up to which the Employment Exchange is asked to submit the names.


Essential Educational and other required Qualifications :
(A) 10+2 with Science Stream (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) or equivalent from a recognized Board or University;
(B) Technical Qualification:-
(i) Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized institution and registered as Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948; and
(ii) Two years’ experience as Pharmacist in any recognized Hospital or Pharmacy after duly registered as Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, 1948; and
(i) Bachelor degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm.) from a recognized University or equivalent; and
(ii) Registered as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act. 1948.

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