Job opportunity for Pharmacists @ Employee State Insurance Corporation(ESIC),108 posts

Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

Website Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)

About Employee State Insurance Corporation(ESIC)

The Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is a government organization in India that primarily focuses on providing social security and health insurance benefits to employees and workers in various sectors.  ESIC is responsible for implementing and managing the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) scheme, which offers financial protection and healthcare services to eligible workers and their dependents. The promulgation of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (ESI Act) by the Parliament marked a significant milestone in providing social security for workers in independent India. This legislative move came at a time when the industrial landscape was still in its early stages of development, and the nation relied heavily on a variety of imported goods from more advanced or rapidly developing countries.

During this period, the utilization of labor in manufacturing processes was largely confined to a select few industries, including jute, textiles, chemicals, and others. The ESI Act aimed to address the social and economic challenges faced by workers in these industries and beyond by establishing a framework for comprehensive social security. This legislation laid the foundation for a system that would provide employees with financial protection, medical benefits, and other welfare measures.

The ESI Act not only contributed to the well-being of industrial workers but also played a crucial role in the growth and development of the Indian workforce, paving the way for a more secure and prosperous future for laborers across various sectors of the economy.

Post : Pharmacist

Pharmacist (Allopathic)

  • Number of Posts: 91 (UR-30, SC-17, ST-10, OBC-27, EWS-7)
  • Pay Level: Level-5 (29200- 92300) in a pay matrix
  • Age Limit: Not exceeding 32 years. (Relaxable up to 37 years in case of Govt. Servant & employees of ESIC.)
  • Education and Other Qualification: Degree in pharmacy/Sr. Secondary with Diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution and qualified & registered as a pharmacist under Pharmacy Act, 1948

Pharmacist (Ayurveda)

  • Number of Posts: 11 (UR-6, SC-1, OBC-3, EWS-1)
  • Pay Level: Level-5 (29200- 92300) in a pay matrix
  • Age Limit: Between 18 and 25 years. (Relaxable for employees of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation up to 40 years)
  • Education and Other Qualification:
    1. 12th class passed with Science stream (Physics or Chemistry or Biology) from a recognized board and;
    2. Bachelor of Pharmacy in Ayurveda from a Central Government or State Government recognized institute with one-year experience as Pharmacist (Ayurveda) from any Central Government or State Government recognized Ayurvedic Dispensary or Hospital. OR Diploma in Ayurvedic Pharmacy (said diploma is not less than 2 years’ duration) from a central Government or State Government recognized institute with three years’ experience as Pharmacist (Ayurveda) from any Central Government or State Government recognized Ayurvedic Dispensary or Hospital.

Pharmacist (Homeopathic)

  • Number of Posts: 6 (UR-4, SC-1, OBC-1)
  • Pay Level: Level-5 (29200- 92300) in a pay matrix
  • Age Limit: Between 18 and 25 years. (Upper age limit relaxable for departmental candidate up to forty years)
  • Education and Other Qualification Required at ESIC:
    1. 12th class passed with Science stream from a recognized Board and
    2. Diploma or Certificate course in Homeopathic Pharmacy of at least one-year duration from a Central or State Government recognized institution.
  • Desirable Qualification: Basic knowledge of computer.


  • Candidates who have not acquired/will not acquire the educational qualification as on the closing date of receipt of the application will not be eligible and need not apply.
  • Experience gained after completion of requisite educational qualification will only be considered.

Age Limit as on Closing Date:

  • Closing date of Online Application i.e. 30.10.2023 will be the Crucial Date for determining eligibility with regard to age, essential qualification etc.
  • Upper age limit is relaxable for persons belonging to reserved categories i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PwBDs/Ex-Servicemen and for ESIC Employees, Government Servants.

Nationality/ Citizenship:

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 Ist 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.

How to Apply: Candidates can apply online until 30.10.2023, and no other mode of application will be accepted.



Application Registration:

  1. Candidates to go to the ESIC website and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST FOR PARAMEDICAL POSTS IN ESIC” which will open a new screen.
  2. To register application, choose the tab “Click here for Registration” and enter Name, Contact details, and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required.
  4. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the COMPLETE REGISTRATION BUTTON.
  5. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.
  6. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading of Photograph and Signature.
  7. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  8. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before COMPLETE REGISTRATION.
  9. Modify details if required and click on ‘COMPLETE REGISTRATION’ ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded, and other details filled by you are correct.
  10. Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.
  11. Click on ‘Submit’ button.

Amount of Application Fee:

  • SC/ST/PwBDs/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex-Servicemen: Rs. 250/- (refundable on appearing in Part-I Written Examination)
  • All other categories: Rs. 500/-
  • Bank Transaction Charges will be borne by the candidate.


  • The application form is integrated with the payment gateway, and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.
  • The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Important Instructions to Candidates:

  • Candidates must apply online through the website No other means/mode of application will be accepted.
  • The post carries All India Service Liability, and the candidates selected for the post are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Closing Date for Submission of Online Application: 30.10.2023.

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