Job Openings for Pharmacists in ECHS Polyclinics, 13 vacancies- 10th Feb 2024


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The ECHS (Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme) Central Organisation is based in Delhi and operates under the Chief of Staff Committee (COSC) through the Adjutant General (AG) and the Directorate General of Dental and Welfare (DGDC&W) in the Army Headquarters. The Central Organisation is led by a Managing Director, who is a serving Major General. Additionally, it is affiliated with the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (DoESW) under the Ministry of Defence (MoD), similar to the Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) and the Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB). There are a total of 28 Regional Centres and 426 Polyclinics under the ECHS across different locations.

Job Post: Pharmacist

Contractual Hiring for ECHS Polyclinics Vacancies – 2024-25

Applications are invited for the shortlisting of suitable candidates for contractual hiring lasting 11/12 months on short notice, as needed for vacancies arising in ECHS Polyclinics during 2024–25. The number of posts available is 13, distributed as follows:

  • Thiruvananthapuram – 02
  • Kollam – 02
  • Pathanamthitta – 02
  • Kilimanoor – 01
  • Kottarakara – 01
  • Mavelikara – 01
  • Changanacherry – 01
  • Ranni – 01
  • Nagercoil – 01
  • Tuticorin – 01

Age for Selection: 56 Yrs

Basic Qualification:

  • B.Pharm from a recognized institute OR
  • 10+2 with Science stream (Physics, Chemistry, Biology from a recognized Board) and approved Diploma in Pharmacy from an institute recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India.
  • Registered as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act 1948.
  • Minimum three years of experience.

Contractual Fees (per month):

Rs 28,100/-

Tax Deduction: Tax will be deducted at source as applicable.

Application Process:

All candidates are required to download the editable PDF application form, fill in the data, and submit a printed copy (passport size photographs duly affixed) by 10 Feb 2024 to Station Headquarters (ECHS), Pangode, Thirumala – PO, Thiruvananthapuram-695 006.

Required Documents (Attested Copies):

  • Bio-data
  • Educational certificates (including 10th/12th and Final exam passed certificate)
  • Experience certificates
  • Mark sheets
  • Attempts Certificate
  • Registration Certificate
  • Compulsory Rotatory Internship Certificate (if applicable)
  • Any other certificate required for the post applied for
  • Copy of full Discharge book (Armed Forces candidates only)
  • Pension Payment Order (PPO) (Armed Forces candidates only)
  • Latest medical fitness certificate
  • Copy of Aadhar Card
  • Copy of PAN Card

Important Notes:

  • Candidates can apply for a vacancy in two ECHS Polyclinics locations (Name of Polyclinic applied for) only.
  • Candidates who declined to join duty after being selected in the last one year need not apply.
  • Employment terms are at the discretion of the appointing authority.
  • Changes to this NOTICE, if any, will be posted on the official website.
  • Termination of Service: Contract can be terminated by either side by giving one month notice.
  • Written test may be conducted if necessary.
  • Hiring duration for the vacancy reserved for ESM/Civilian is 12 months; for civilians, it’s 11 months.
  • All ESMs/dependents applying must register their names with AWPO, and the Registration No must be quoted in the application.

Application Deadline:

Applications received after 10 Feb 2024 will not be considered.

Selection Process:

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

Notification of Eligibility:

After scrutinizing applications, eligible candidates will be informed telephonically/through e-mail to attend the written test and interview. The appointing authority reserves the right to reject/cancel applications based on incomplete submissions without assigning reasons.

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