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The Cantonment Board Lucknow (CBL) is an autonomous body under the control of Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and discharges obligatory and discretionary functions as per the provisions of Cantonment Act 2006. The Cantonment Board is regulatory body to manage and control the municipal, land and building activities as a whole or as a part in the Cantonment area in accordance with law, rules/polices issued by the Ministry of Defence, which includes the maintenance of land records/details and boundary of Cantonment area. The Lucknow Cantonment is spread in 6810 Acres of land, out of which a part belongs to “Bazar Area” having dense civil population. Cantonment Board also provides civic services and infrastructure facilities to the resident of Lucknow Cantonment.

Post : Pharmacist

No of posts & Category : 01 UR
Age limit : 21 to 30 years

Pay Scale Rs. : 5200-20200 GP-2800 or Pay Level-5
Essential Educational Qualification  :
1. Intermediate (Science)
2. Diploma in Pharmacy from any recognized institute / University or equivalent OR Degree in Pharmacy
3. Registration with State Pharmacy Council or State Medical Faculty
4. 02 Years’ Experience in Territorial Army OR NCC 'B' Certificate

Mode of Selection
For all above post (Except Junior Clerk) written test only. For Junior Clerk, after written test, there will be Qualifying typing test of first 02 candidate from each OBC and SC category from written test. For the post of Sanitary inspector, Selected Candidate will submit a Certificate from any Govt, institute regarding basic knowledge of computer within 06 month from date of joining (extented by another 06 month) to appointing authority. The selection of candidates for appointment to these posts will be made by multiple choice objective types. The questions for examination for all post except (Assistant Teacher & Mid Wife - Female) will be in English only.

Scheme of examination :
Written Examination (Objective Type) & No. of Questions 100 (Each One mark)
General intelligence and reasoning, General awareness, Numerical aptitude, English Comprehension : 50
Course of Diploma / Degree in Pharmacy : 50
Duration : 90 Minute
Note :
i) General intelligence and reasoning will include both verbal and non-verbal reasoning.
ii) General awareness will include history, culture, geography, economic science, General polity, Indian Constitution, current affairs etc.
iii) Numerical aptitude will test the knowledge of arithmetical concepts and their use in finding the solution of real-life problems.
iv) English Comprehension will test the candidate's ability to understand correct English, has basic comprehension and writing ability, etc.

Application Fee :
1. General/ Unreserved : Rs. 1200/-
2. Ex-Servicemen / Departmental Candidates (UR/OBC/SC) : Rs. 1200/-
3. OBC : Rs. 1000/-
4. SC : Rs. 800/-

Mode of Applications :
Online Applications complete in all respect will only be accepted. Any application form received from any other source shall not be entertained and will be summarily rejected.

Eligibility Criteria : -
i) The candidate must be a citizen of India.
ii) The candidate must fulfill the minimum essential qualifications like educational qualification, age, etc. as stipulated in this advertisement.

General Conditions :-
a) The service of the appointed candidate / person will be governed under the Cantonment Board Employees Service Rules, 2021 as amended from time to time, Cantonments Act, 2006, New Pension Scheme as amended from time to time by the Central Govt.
b) Probation Period :- Appointment of selected candidates shall be provisional as per the Cantonment Board Employees Service Rules, 2021 as amended from time to time. The appointment will be provisional for a period of 2 years (i.e. The candidate get appointed as probationer to the post)
c) No conveyance, TA/DA or any other allowance will be paid for appearing for the written test.
d) Candidates already serving in any recognized institution, autonomous body or Central/State Government undertaking should apply through proper channel and should submit such documents at the time of verification of documents.
e) The above posts are on permanent basis and probation period will be as per rules. The CEO reserves the right to accept/reject any or all the applications without assigning any reasons thereof.
f) Applications and fee payment received through offline mode will be summarily rejected and the candidates are advised to apply only through online.
g) The appointment authority shall draw a reserve panel / waiting list in addition to the number of candidates selected as per the notified vacancies. The reserve panel / waiting list shall be valid for
a period of one year from the date of declaration of result and the vacancies arising due to non- acceptance of the offer of 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 candidate(s) within one year of joining the post, shall be filled-up from this reserve panel / waiting list.
h) The candidates 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.
i) If there are more than one candidate in the same category having equal marks in the merit list, the candidate older in age will get preference.
j) The final selection of the candidate is subject to the medical fitness certificate to be issued by the medical officer of Lucknow Cantonment Board.
k) The Cantonment Board reserves the right not to fill up any of the posts advertised without assigning any reason.
I) 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 services shall be terminated forthwith.

General Instructions for Candidates :-
(i) The appointing authority makes provisional selection of the candidates on the basis of information provided in the application and documents/certificate 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 satisfying after such inquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respect for appointment to the post.
(ii) The services of the selected candidates on appointment will be governed by the provision of the Cantonment Board Employees Service Rules, 2021 as amended from time to time, Cantonment Act 2006 and Govt. Instructions issued from time to time.
(iii) The candidate should not have been convicted by any court of law. Also No Disciplinary/Vigilance case should be contemplated / pending against the candidates already serving in Govt. Organizations.
(iv) The vacancy advertised is provisional and likely to be permanent. The appointing authority reserves the right to increase or decrease vacancies. In case the vacancy position is reduced to any number, the Board is not liable to compensate the applicant for any consequential damage/loss.
(v) The appointing authority reserves the right to reject the candidature of any ineligible candidate at any stage of recruitment.
(vi) The appointing authority reserves the right to cancel a part of or entire process of examination or a part of it due to administrative reason (s) and in case of unfair means, cheating or other irregularities/malpractice noticed by the appointing authority. The appointing authority also reserves the right to cancel or set up a new examination center and divert the candidates to appear at that examination center if required.
(vii) No correspondence in regard to the appointment will be entertained.
(viii) No representation on any grounds for non-appearance for the written test by the candidates will be entertained and his/her candidature will not be considered in such an eventuality.
(ix) TA/ DA will not be admissible for attending tests as the case may be.
(x) The Appointing authority reserves the right to cancel any center of exam and ask the candidates of that center to appear at another center. No request for change in date, time and centre of exam will be accepted under any circumstances.

(xi) The candidature of the candidate to the written test is entirely provisional and mere issue of admit card or appearance at Examination does not entitle him/her to any claim for the post.
(xii) The candidates should scrupulously 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.
(xiii) The candidate is required to sign on the attendance sheet and OMR Sheet in the presence of Invigilator. The invigilator shall also sign on the same at the prescribed space.
(xiv) The OMR sheet must be handed over to the invigilator after completion of examination as mentioned therein.
(xv) The OMR sheets will be collected by the invigilator immediately after expiry of prescribed time for examination and will be handed over to the centre in charge.
(xvi) After the examination is over, the candidate should hand over the OMR sheet to the invigilator before leaving the examination hall. Any candidate who does not return OMR sheet of if he/ she is found attempting to take the OMR sheet paper outside the examination hall and for any inappropriate behavior; the appointing authority will take further action against him/ her as per rules.
(xvii) 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 (increase or decrease).
(xviii) Use of calculator, Laptop, Palmtop, other Digital/electronic instrumental/ mobile/ cell phone, Paper etc are not allowed. In case of any candidate is found to be in possession of any gadgets/instrument, he/she would be debarred from the examination and legal proceeding can also be initiated against the candidates.
(xix) Candidates are advised not to bring any of the above gadgets in the examination center as no arrangements for keeping any security of these items would be available at the centers.
(xx) Candidates are required to visit website / Portal and regularly to check the latest updates, corrigendum, Downloading of Admit Card, Time & Date for written test and other information regarding recruitment process.
(xxi) All the applicants are required to be present well in advance time on the date & venue before the commencement of written test. Any delay in presence will be marked as absent.
(xxii) Graduation degree must be obtained from University affiliated / granted by UGC.

Important Dates and details
Commencing date for Submission of Online Applications : 01.12.2022
Last date of receipt of Online Applications : 31.12.2022
Exam Centre : Lucknow Cantonment and Lucknow City only
List of Eligible Candidates Publication Date (Tentative) : 20.01.2023
Date may get change and it will be intimated on MP Online Portal and Official Website of Lucknow Cantonment Board
Dates of Examination (Tentative) : 10.02.2023 to 12.02.2023 Dates of exam may get change and it will be intimated on MP Online Portal and Official Website of Lucknow Cantonment Board
Start Date of Admit Card Download (Tentative) : 01.02.2023 Dates may get change and it will be intimated on MP Online Portal and Official Website of Lucknow Cantonment Board
Answer Key Publication date and time (Tentative) : Before 05 PM on 13.02.2023 Date may get change and it will be intimated on MP Online Portal and Official Website of Lucknow Cantonment Board
Result Declaration Publication date and time (Tentative) (Except Junior Clerk and Primary Teacher) : Before 05 PM on 14 02 2023 Date may get change and it will be intimated on MP Online Portal and Official Website of Lucknow Cantonment Board
Result Declaration Publication date and time (Tentative) for Junior Clerk and Primary Teacher : Before 05 PM on 16.02.2023 Date may get change and it will be intimated on MP Online Portal and Official Website of Lucknow Cantonment Board

Note - Applications which are incomplete in any respect, not accompanied by requisite photographs, Signature, essential qualification or without requisite fee or not properly filled are liable to be summarily rejected. No correspondence in this regard would be entertained.

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