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Career for Pharmacist under Ministry of Defence

Lebong Cantonment Board is an autonomous body under the control of Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence and discharges obligatory and discretionary functions as per the provisions of Cantonment Act, 2006. The Cantonment Act lays down both the mandatory and discretionary functions of the Board such as education, public health, sanitation, roads, street lighting, water supply and birth and death registration. For the purpose of administration and civil representation the cantonment board is divided into two wards. There are various other rules such as the cantonment account code, cantonment fund servant rules, cantonment land administration rules and cantonment property rules which emanate from the Cantonment Act. Presently, the Cantonment is governed by the Cantonments Act, 2006 and various Policy letters and Instructions of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Government of India issued from time to time.

Post : Pharmacist

No of post : 01 (UR-01)
Pay Scale (as per ROPA Rules, 2019 of West Bengal Govt.) : 28900-74500 (Level- 9)

Educational Qualification (Essential) :
(i) Minimum: Class - Xll passed from any Govt, recognized Board.
(ii) Diploma/ Bachelor/ Master in Pharmacy or its equivalent from recognized Board/University/Council by the Central/State Govt with registration.
Desired Addl. Qualification : (i) Working knowledge in computer

Age Limit In Years : 21-30 years
 No age relaxation will be given to candidates applying for UR category .(Age limit will be reckoned as on 20-01-2023)

Application Fee (NON REFUNDABLE)
Application fee to be paid through Demand Draft in favour of “Chief Executive Officer, Cantonment Board Office Lebong” . Application fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances and will not be used for any future recruitment process The details of application fee is furnished as under.
UR : Rs. 1000

Photocopy of the following documents/certificates to be attached along with the Application form,duly self- attested: -
a. Mark sheet of the essential educational qualifications.
b. School Leaving Certificate for proof of Date of Birth.
c. 2 Self -addressed envelope duly affixed with Rs 50/- postal stamp on each.
d. 2 latest passport size photographs duly attested by self on back side of photograph along with the name of post mentioned at the top.
e. In Case of Ex-servicemen: - Discharge Certificate from service, service copy of Pension PPO and copy of Ex-serviceman Identity Card.
f. Experience Certificate, if any.
g. Photo copy of Caste Certificate, duly attested by self for reserved posts.
h. Updated Non-Creamy Layer Certificate (OBC), if applied under this category.
i. Updated Eligibility Certificate for candidate of Economically Weaker Section (EWS), if applied under this category.
j. Self-attested copy of Govt. Identification card. The same Govt. Identification card needs to be produced at the time of appearance in examination and at document verification afterwards.

No Objection Certificate
Government employees / departmental candidates are to forward their application through proper channel only before the due date of receipt of application along with no objection certificate issued by concerned authority.
Admit Card/Summon Letter :- Application will be scrutinized and admit card only for eligible candidates would be sent by post and email.

Mode of Selection
Final selection and merit will be based on: - Written Test: On the subject of Objective Type Questions having duration of 180 minutes. Answers to the questions will have to be marked on OMR Answer sheet. The questions for written test will be set in English only. Candidates are required to visit website regularly to check the time schedule for Written test and Skill Test.
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question. There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. If a candidate gives more than one answer/mark more than one bubble for the same answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question. If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Syllabus for written Examination
a) General Nursing
b) Numerical Aptitude
c) English Comprehension
d) General Intelligence and Reasoning
Total Time in Minutes : 180

Eligibility Criteria
a. The candidate must be a citizen of India.
b. The candidate must fullfil the educational qualification, age and other requirements as mentioned in this advertisement.
c. If there are two or more candidates in the same category having equal marks in the examination, the candidate with desirable qualification, experience and older in age will get preference.
d. Candidates who wish to be considered against reserved vacancies and/or to seek age relaxation, must send and present relevant certificates issued to them by the competent /notified authority (in prescribed format required for employment under Central Govt) on or before the closing date of application;otherwise, their claim for reservation/age relaxation shall be rejected.
e. OBC candidates must be in possession of non-creamy layer certificate along with their Caste certificate issued on or before the closing date of application.
f. The EWS candidates must be in possession of income and asset certificate issued by competent authority as per Govt rule, on or before the closing date of application. (DoPT letter No. 36039/1/2019-Estt(Res) dated 31st January 2019)

General Information
a. The services of the appointed candidate/person will be governed under Cantonment Board Employees Service Rules 2021, Cantonments Act., 2006, CCS (Conduct) Rules and New Pension Scheme as amended from time to time by the Central Govt, as are applicable to employees of Cantonment Boards and rules as made applicable by Government and Cantonment Board from time to time.
b. The posts are provisional for a period of 2 years (i.e. on probation) & thereafter permanent, if considered suitable by the Appointing Authority as per rules.
c. The number of vacancies advertised is only approximate and is liable for modification, including reduction and cancellation with reference to vacancy position at-any time before finalization of selection.
d. No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for appearing in the Examination/ Skill test.
e. Appointed candidate will be employee of the Cantonment Board, Lebong and not of Central Govt.
f. Department reserves the right to postpone/cancel/suspend/terminate the recruitment process without any prior notice/assigning any reason at any stage. No correspondence would be entertained in this regard.
g. If there are two or more candidates in the same category having equal marks in the examination/ skill test, the person whose desirable qualification, experience and is older in age will get preference.
h. Candidate who wishes to apply for more than one post, is required to apply separately for each post and pay the fees separately for each application.
i. The appointing authority reserves the right to reject the candidature of any ineligible candidate at any stage of recruitment.
j. The appointing authority shall draw a reserve panel/waiting list in addition to the number of candidates selected as per the notified vacancy. The reserve panel/waiting list shall be valid only for a period of one year from the date of declaration of result and the vacancies arising due to non-acceptance of the offer to appointment, candidates not joining the post after acceptance of appointment or the candidates not being found eligible for appointment, after verification of documents/certificates, or due to resignation of selected candidates within one year of joining the post, the same shall be filled up from this reserve panel/waiting list. Being on such panel does not bestow any right for the appointment.
k. The candidate should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the Application Form. This will be subject to verification of all the eligibility conditions by the Competent Authority.
h. The final selection of the candidate is subject to the medical fitness certificate to be issued by the Medical Officer.
m. The Candidates applying for the recruitment should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to recruitment. Their admission to all the stages of the recruitment will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admit Card to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Cantonment Board Lebong.
n. The Cantonment Board reserves the right to place reasonable limit on the total number of candidates to be called for written test/skill test.
o. The Cantonment Board reserves the right not to fill up the post advertised without assigning any reason.
p. In case of any dispute, any sue or legal proceeding by or against the Cantonment Board, Courts within whose local Jurisdiction, Headquarter of the Cantonment Board is situated shall have the Jurisdiction.
r. The Cantonment Board shall verify the antecedents or documents submitted at any time, at the time of appointment or during the tenure of the service. In case, it is found that any document submitted is fake, or the candidate has clandestine antecedents /background, and has suppressed the said information, his/ her service shall be terminated forthwith. s. Applications sent through e-mail Will not be entertained, only application sent through registered/ speed post will be accepted.
t. The appointing authority makes provisional selection of the candidates on the basis of information provided in the application and document/certificates provided by the candidate at the time of scrutiny and subsequently, the appointing authority verifies and satisfies itself about the authenticity of documents/certificates and eligibility as per the recruitment rules before finally appointing the candidates. Therefore, the provisional selection of a candidate confers on him/her no right of appointment unless the appointing authority is satisfied after such inquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respect for appointment to the post.
u. The candidates should have a valid email ID and a working mobile number for applying for the examination. The applicants are advised not to change the email ID or Mobile number during the process of recruitment. They are also advised not to give mobile number /email id of any unknown person to avoid any complication.
v. The applicant should visit website frequently to check any update regarding the examinations.
w. Any doubts / clarifications regarding the application can be cleared from the office of the Cantonment Board, Lebong on any working day between 11 am to 5 pm.
x. Any corrigendum /changes/ clarification regarding the examination will only be notified through the website and no other medium of giving information to candidates will be incorporated.
y. All the applicants are required to be present well in advance, at least 1 hour before commencement of Examination/ Skill test on the date & venue. Any delay in presence will be marked as absent.
z. The appointing authority reserves the right to cancel or modify the advertisement or part of it at any stage. The number of vacancies is provisional and subject to change. The appointing authority reserves the right to cancel a part of or entire process of examination or a part of it due to administrative reasons(s) and in case of unfair means, cheating or other irregularities/malpractices noticed by the appointing authority. The appointing authority also reserves the right to cancel or set up a new examination centre and divert the candidates to appear at that examination centre if required.

How to apply offline for the Posts :-
i) Candidates are required to apply Offline, i.e By Post Only. No other means/mode of application will be accepted.
ii) Candidate has to fill up their application in the Prescribed form only. No other form of application will be entertained. (For Application Form, visit our website
iii) Candidate will specifically mention the Name of the Post applied for in the Application Form as well as on the Envelope.
iv) Photocopy of the following document/certificates to be attached along with Application duly self -attested: -
a) Mark sheet of the essential educational qualification.
b) School Leaving Certificate for proof of Date of Birth.
c) 2 Self -addressed envelope duly affixed with Rs 50/- postal stamp.
d) 2 latest coloured passport size photograph duly attested by self on back side of photograph along with the name of post mentioned at the top.
e) In Case of Ex-servicemen: - Discharge Certificate from service, service copyof Pension PPO and copy of Ex-serviceman Identity Card.
f) Experience Certificate, if any.
g) Photo copy of Caste Certificate, duly attested by self for reserved posts.
h) Government employees applying for the post should apply through proper channel only before the due date of receipt of application along with no objection certificate issued by concerned authority.

1) The candidate should not have been convicted by any court of law and no Disciplinary/Vigilance case should be contemplated/pending against the candidates already serving in Govt Organisation.
2) The vacancies advertised are provisional and likely to be permanent. In case the vacancy position is reduced to any number, the Board is not liable to compensate the applicant for any consequential damage/loss.
3) No representation on any grounds for non-appearance for the written test/skill test by the candidates will be entertained and his/her candidature will not be considered in such an eventuality.
4) The candidates should mandatorily follow the instructions given by the Center-in-charge, Invigilators and all examination functionaries at every stage of exam. If a candidate violates the instructions, his/her candidature will be cancelled.

Candidates must clearly mention in Bold and Italics “Application for the Post of “ -------------------------” on the top of the envelope while sending the application form. Candidates applying for more than one posts shall submit separate applications for each post. The last date for receipt of application 20-01-2023 upto 1700 hours. For candidates residing in Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi (Sub- Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh), Andaman Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands are given 10 days extra time to submit the application, i.e. upto 30-01-2023 upto 1700 hours.

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