“ECHS Recruitment: Pharmacist Position Available at Thanjavur Polyclinic”


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About ECHS

The ECHS (Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme) Central Organisation is situated in Delhi and operates under the Chief of Staff Committee (COSC) through the AG (Adjutant General) and DGDC&W (Director General of the Department of the Directorate of Indian Army Veterans). The central organization is led by the Managing Director, ECHS, who is a serving Major General. There are 28 Regional Centres ECHS and 426 ECHS Polyclinics across the country.

ECHS functions as an attached office of the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (DoESW) under the Ministry of Defence (MoD), along with other entities such as the Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) and Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB). The ECHS plays a crucial role in providing healthcare services to ex-servicemen and their dependents, ensuring their well-being and medical needs are addressed.

Post: Pharmacist

Opportunity at ECHS Polyclinic, Thanjavur

ECHS (Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme) is seeking applications for the position of Pharmacist on a contractual basis at ECHS Polyclinic, Thanjavur. This opportunity is available for a period of one year for Ex-Servicemen (ESMs) and 11 months for civilian candidates.

Minimum Qualification:

  • B Pharmacy from a recognized Institute
  • Or 10+2 with Science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) from a recognized Board
  • Approved Diploma in Pharmacy from an Institute recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India
  • Registered as Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act 1948
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience

Vacancy Details:

  • Number of Vacancies: 01
  • Reserved for ESM: 70%
  • Fixed Remuneration: ₹28,100/-

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their applications in the prescribed format along with self-attested photocopies of testimonials supporting educational qualifications and work experiences. Applications must reach the following address by speed post or by hand:

ECHS (ECHS Cell) Air Force Station, Pudukkottai Road Thanjavur – 613005

The deadline for submission is 02 May 24. Applications received after this date will not be accepted.

Interview Details:

  • Date: 07 May 24
  • Timing: Candidates must arrive at Air Force Station Thanjavur at 10:00 AM
  • Venue: Interview will be held between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Candidates should bring all original certificates/mark sheets/degrees, work experience documents, discharge book, PPO, service records, and two passport size color photographs for the interview.


  • No TA/DA will be provided for appearing in the interview.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.

This is an excellent opportunity for qualified candidates to contribute to the healthcare needs of the community while serving under the prestigious ECHS.

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