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Openings for Pharmacists (130 posts) under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Staff Selection Commission

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Job Openings for Pharmacists under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Staff Selection Commission is an organisation under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices  This commission is an attached office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which consists of Chairman, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. His post is equivalent to the level of Additional Secretary to the Government of India.

Online Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Selection Posts indicated in this Notice. Only those Applications which are successfully filled through the Website of the Commission and found in order shall be accepted. Candidates should go through the Recruitment Notice carefully before applying for the post and ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions like Age-Limit/ Essential Qualifications (EQs)/ Experience/ Category, etc.

Pharmacist (Allopathic)
No of Posts : 12 (SC-3, ST-3, OBC-4, UR-1, EWS-1)
Region : MPR
Post No. : MP11121
Department : M/O HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE, O/O THE ADDL. DIRECTOR, CENTRAL GOVT. HEALTH SCHEME,OLD CGO BUILDING (PRATISHTHA BHAWAN), GROUND FLOOR, SOUTH WING, 101, M.K. ROAD, NEW MARINE LINES, MUMBAI-400 020.
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist
No of Posts : 3 (UR-3)
Region : MPR
Post No. : MP11221
Department : M/O HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE, O/O THE ADDL. DIRECTOR, CENTRAL GOVT. HEALTH SCHEME,OLD CGO BUILDING (PRATISHTHA BHAWAN), GROUND FLOOR, SOUTH WING, 101, M.K. ROAD, NEW MARINE LINES, MUMBAI-400 020.
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist-cum-Clerk (Homoeopathic)
No of Posts : 3 (UR-3)
Region : MPR
Post No. : MP11321
Department : M/O HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE, O/O THE ADDL. DIRECTOR, CENTRAL GOVT. HEALTH SCHEME,OLD CGO BUILDING (PRATISHTHA BHAWAN), GROUND FLOOR, SOUTH WING, 101, M.K. ROAD, NEW MARINE LINES, MUMBAI-400 020.
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm


Pharmacist (Ayurvedic)
No of Posts : 15 (SC-2, ST-2, OBC-3, UR-6, EWS-2)
Region : NR
Post No. : NR16021
Department : CGHS (HQ)
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist (Allopathic)
No of Posts : 49 (SC-7, ST-3, OBC-14, UR-20, EWS-5)
Region : NR
Post No. : NR16821
Department : CGHS (HQ)
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm


Pharmacist (Homeopathic)
No of Posts : 08 (ST-1, OBC-2, UR-3, EWS-2)
Region : NR
Post No. : NR16921
Department : CGHS (HQ)
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist (Allopathic)
No of Posts : 13 (ST-3, OBC-3, UR-5, ESM-1, EWS-2 )
Region : WR
Post No. : WR12521
Department : The Additional Director Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Mumbai
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist (Ayurvedic)
No of Posts : 02 (OBC-1, UR-1)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR12621
Department : The Additional Director Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Mumbai
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist-cum-Clerk (Homoeopathic)
No of Posts : 03 (OBC-1, UR-2)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR12721
Department : The Additional Director Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Mumbai
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist (Allopathic)
No of Posts : 09 (ST-1, OBC-3, UR-4, EWS-1)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR13321
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ahmedabad Gujarat
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist-cum-Clerk (Homoeopathic)
No of Posts : 01 (UR-1)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR13421
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ahmedabad Gujarat
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist (Allopathic)
No of Posts : 07 (UR-3, ESM-1, EWS-3)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR13721
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Pune
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist-cum-Clerk (Homoeopathic)
No of Posts : 01 (OBC-1)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR13821
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Pune
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Ayurvedic Pharmacist
No of Posts : 01 (OBC-1)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR13921
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Pune
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Pharmacist (Allopathic)
No of Posts : 02 (OBC-2)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR14321
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Nagpur
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Ayurvedic Pharmacist
No of Posts : 01 (OBC-1)
Region : WR
Post No. : WR14421
Department : Central Government Health Scheme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Nagpur
Age : 18-25
Pay Scale : LEVEL-5
EQ Level : D.Pharm, B.Pharm

Nationality / Citizenship :
1. A candidate must be either:
(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) A subject of Nepal, or
(c) A subject of Bhutan, or
(d) A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India .
2. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
3. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after, the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/ her by the Government of India.

Application Fee :
1. Fee payable: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
2. Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
3. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
4. Online fee can be paid by the candidates up to 28-10-2021 (23.30 PM). However, candidates who wish to make the cash payment through challan of SBI, may make the payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 01-11-2021 provided the challan has been generated by them before 28-10-2021 ( upto 23.30 PM).
5. Applications received without the prescribed fee shall not be considered and summarily rejected. No representation against such rejection will be entertained. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.
6. Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of Application Form is shown as “Incomplete” and this information is printed on the top of the Application Form printout. Further, status of fee payment can be verified at the “Payment Status” link provided in the candidate‟s login screen. Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for consideration of such applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of Examination shall be entertained.
7. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection. Fee should be paid separately for each category of post applied.

How to apply :
1 Candidates will have to apply for each category of post separately and also pay fee for each category of post.
2. Applications must be submitted in online mode only at the official website of SSC Headquarters i.e. https://ssc.nic.in. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-IV and Annexure-V of this Notice.
3. Last date for submission of online applications is 25-10-2021 (23.30 PM).
4. Candidates are advised in their own interest to submit online applications much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/ inability or failure to login to the SSC website on account of heavy load on the website during the closing days.
5. The Commission does not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the Commission.
6. Candidates should apply only once for one category of post.
7. After successful submission of online application, candidates must take a printout of the application form for submitting the same along with the requisite documents, duly self-attested, as and when called for by the Commission after the conduct of Computer Based Examination.
8. The information furnished by the candidates in their applications will be verified by the Commission with reference to the original documents during the Document Verification. During verification of documents, if it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in the application is wrong, his/ her candidature will be rejected forthwith. The candidates should ensure that they have furnished correct information in the application form. (Kindly see the specimen of Registration & Application form at ANNEXURE-XIV and ANNEXURE-XV respectively)

Important Instructions to Candidates:
(a) BEFORE APPLYING, CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO GO THROUGH THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN IN THE NOTICE OF EXAMINATION VERY CAREFULLY.
(b) THE CANDIDATE MUST WRITE HIS NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH STRICTLY AS RECORDED IN THE MATRICULATION/ SECONDARY CERTIFICATE. IF ANY VARIATION IN THE DATE OF BIRTH IS OBSERVED AT THE TIME OF ENTRY IN THE EXAMINATION VENUE, HE/SHE SHALL NOT BE ALLOWED TO APPEAR IN THE EXAMINATION. FURTHER, IF ANY VARIATION IN THE NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH IS OBSERVED AT THE TIME OF DOCUMENT VERIFICATION, HIS/ HER CANDIDATURE WILL BE CANCELLED.
(c) CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED IN THEIR OWN INTEREST TO SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUCH BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE AND NOT TO WAIT TILL THE LAST DATE TO AVOID THE POSSIBILITY OF DISCONNECTION/ INABILITY OR FAILURE TO LOGIN TO THE SSC WEBSITE ON ACCOUNT OF HEAVY LOAD ON THE WEBSITE DURING THE CLOSING DAYS.
(d) The Commission will not undertake detailed scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects at the time of written examination and, therefore, candidature will be accepted only provisionally. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical and medical standards etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible for the post(s). Copies of self-attested supporting documents alongwith print out of the online application form will be sought at the time of Scrutiny Stage from the shortlisted candidates for the said stage of scrutiny as per Selection Procedure mentioned in para 17 and at the time of Document Verification. When scrutiny of documents is undertaken at any stage of the recruitment process, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and the Commission‟s decision shall be final.
(e) Candidates seeking reservation benefits available for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD/ EWS/ ESM must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation as per eligibility prescribed in the Notice. They should also be in possession of the certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim.
(f) Candidates with benchmark physical disability only would be considered as Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and entitled to reservation for Persons with Disabilities.
(g) When application is successfully submitted, it will be accepted „Provisionally‟. Candidates should take printout of the application form for submission at the scrutiny stage as and when called for by the Commission after conduct of the Computer Based Examination as well as for their own records.
(h) Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for one category of post. Therefore, the candidates are advised to exercise due diligence at the time of filling their online Application Forms. In case, more than one applications of a candidate are detected for one category of post, all applications will be rejected by the Commission and his/her candidature for the examination will be cancelled for that post. If a candidate submits multiple applications for one category of post and appears in the examination (at any stage) more than once, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/ she will be debarred from the examinations of the Commission as per rules.

(i) The candidates must write their father‟s name and mother‟s name strictly as given in the Matriculation/ Secondary Certificates otherwise their candidature may be cancelled at the time of Document Verification or as and when it comes into the notice of the Commission.
(j) In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height) and the face should occupy about 40% of the area of the photograph with a full face view. The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible. Applications with poor quality, miniature and blurred photographs/side facing photographs will be rejected. Candidates are required to upload the scanned signature in JPEG format (10 to 20 KB). Image dimension of the signature should be about 4.0 cm (width) x 3.0 cm (height). Applications with blurred/ illegible Photograph/ Signature will be rejected summarily.
(k) Request for change/ correction in any particulars in the Application Form, once submitted, will not be entertained under any circumstances.
(l) Candidates are advised to fill their correct and active e-mail addresses and mobile number in the online application as correspondence may be made by the Commission through e- mail/ SMS.
(m) The candidates must carry two passport size recent colour photographs and a latest photo bearing identification proof such as Aadhaar Card/ printout of E-Aadhaar, Driving License, Voter Card, PAN Card, Identity Card issued by University/ College/ Government, Employer ID Card or any photo bearing ID card issued by Central/State Government to the Examination Venue, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the same. If Photo Identity Card does not have the Date of Birth printed in it, then the candidate must carry an additional original certificate in proof of their Date of Birth. In case of mismatch in the date of birth mentioned in the Admission Certificate and Photo ID/ Certificate brought in support of date of birth, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination. PwD candidates using the facility of scribes as per Para 8.1 and 8.2 shall also be required to carry required Medical Certificate/ Undertaking/ Photocopy of the Scribe‟s Photo ID Proof, as specified therein.
(n) In case of fake/ fabricated application/ registration by misusing any dignitaries name/ photo, such candidate/ cyber cafe will be held responsible for the same and liable for suitable legal action under cyber/ IT act.
(o) All the posts carry All India Service Liability (AISL) i.e. the candidate, on selection, may be asked to serve anywhere in the country.
(p) No admission certificates for aforesaid examination will be issued by post. Candidates are required to download admission certificate for the examination from the website of concerned Regional Offices.
(q) After successful submission of online Application Form, candidates must take a print out of the online Application Form for submitting the same along with requisite documents, duly self-attested, as and when called for by the Commission after the conduct of Computer Based Examination.
(r) If a candidate is finally selected and does not receive any correspondence from the concerned User Department within a period of 3 months after declaration of result, he/ she must communicate immediately with the concerned User Department.
(s) Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs. one hundred only). Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with disability (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
(t) All the candidates qualified for Document Verification will be required to appear for Document Verification in the Regional Office to which the Post-category belongs.

Dates for submission of online applications : 24-09-2021 to 25-10-2021
Last date for receipt of application : 25-10-2021 (up to 23.30 PM)
Last date for making online fee payment : 28-10-2021 (23.30 PM)
Last date for generation of offline Challan : 28-10-2021 (23.30 PM)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) : 01-11-2021
Dates of Computer Based Examination : January/February 2022

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