The Kerala Public Service Commission is a body created by the Constitution of India. The Commission advise the Government on all matters relating to civil services referred to it under Article 320 (3) of the Constitution and publish notifications inviting applications for selection to various posts as per the requisitions of the appointing authorities, conduct written test and/or practical tests, physical efficiency test and interview, prepare ranked list based on the performance of the candidates and advise candidates for appointment strictly based on their merit and observing the rules of reservation as and when vacancies are reported.
Post : Pharmacist Grade – II
No of posts : 44 (Forty Four)
Thiruvananthapuram – 1(SC/ST),2 (ST only)
Kollam – 1(SC/ST),3 (ST only)
Pathanamthitta – 1(SC/ST),4 (ST only)
Alappuzha – 1(SC/ST),3 (ST only)
Kottayam – 1(SC/ST),2(ST only)
Idukki – 1(SC/ST),4 (ST only)
Ernakulam – 1(SC/ST),2 (ST only)
Thrissur – 1(SC/ST),4(ST only)
Malappuram – 1(SC/ST),3 (ST only)
Kozhikode – 1(SC/ST),2 (ST only)
Kasaragod – 1(SC/ST),1 (ST only)
Wayanad – 1(SC/ST),2 (ST only)
Scale of Pay : Rs.22,200 – 48000/-
Department : Health Services
Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment (Special Recruitment from among Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes only).
Age limit : 18 – 41. Only Candidates born between 02.01.1979 and 01.01.2002 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post.
Note : In the absence of qualified candidates within the age limit the upper age limit shall be relaxed upto 50 years. But in no case the maximum age limit shall exceed 50 (Fifty) years.
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(i) Pre -Degree/ Plus Two/ VHSE
(ii) Diploma in Pharmacy ( D Pharm)
(iii) Registration with Kerala State Pharmacy Council.
1. Rule 10(a)(ii) of part II of KS&SSR is applicable
2. Candidates who claim equivalent qualification instead of qualification mentioned in the notification shall produce the relevant Government Order to prove the equivalency at the time of verification, then only such qualification shall be treated as equivalent to the prescribed qualification concerned.
3. If the caste of candidates is wrongly mentioned in their SSLC book, they should claim their original caste in their applications and should produce community certificate issued from concerned revenue authority and the Gazette Notification for the same at the time of certificate verification.
4. Candidates who have claimed bogus information about qualification and Experience in application and will or will’nt attend the exam after giving confirmation, disciplinary action will be taken against him/her as per the Rules of procedure of Rule 22.
Note (1) :- The above Vacancies are now in existence. Separate Ranked List will be prepared for each district in pursuance of this notification. The list of selected candidates published by the Commission shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year and a maximum period of three years provided that the said list will not continue to be in force if a new list after the expiry of the minimum period of one year is published. Recruitment will be made for the above vacancies and also for the vacancies reported for Special Recruitment from Scheduled castes / Scheduled Tribes during the currency of the list. Candidates against vacancies reported exclusively for Scheduled Tribes will also be advised from this list and only in the absence of Scheduled Tribe candidates in this list fresh notification for vacancies reserved exclusively for Scheduled Tribes will be issued.
Note (2) :– The selection in pursuance of this notification will be made on a Revenue District basis subject to the Special conditions laid down in G.O (MS)No.154/71/PD dated 27.05.1971. A candidate advised for appointment in one Revenue District from the Ranked List so prepared is not eligible for transfer to another District unless he/she complete five (5) years continuous service from the date of commencement of service in the former District. Even if, transfer is allowed after five (5) years, it will be subject to the orders contained in G.O(Ms)No.4/61/PD dated 2.1.1961. Candidates already in Government service, holding the post in any one District are restricted from applying for the same post in another District. But they can apply for higher posts when notified.
Note (3) :- Applications should not be submitted to more than one district in response to this notification. If applications are sent contrary to the above direction and if he/she is selected, his /her name will be removed from the Ranked Lists and disciplinary action will be taken against him/her. Candidates should submit the application for this post to the district office concerned, where the vacancy is existing and should note the name of that district against the relevant column of the online application.
Note (4) :- Candidates from the Ranked List for district wise selection will be advised for appointment against the Headquarters vacancies also. As per the provision in G.O(Ms) 154/71/PD dated 27.05.1971 appointments against the Headquarters vacancies will be started from Thiruvananthapuram District. Separate option need not be given for this
Mode of submitting Application:-
Candidates must register as per ‘ONE TIME REGISTRATION’ with the official website of Kerala Public Service Commission keralapsc.gov.in before applying for the post. Candidates who have already registered can apply by logging on to their profile using their User-ID and password. Candidates must click on the ‘Apply Now’ button of the respective posts in the Notification Link for applying for a post. No application fee is required. Candidates can view and have a printout of the details in the profile by clicking the link Registration Card. Candidates are responsible for the correctness of the personal information and secrecy of password.
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Before the final submission of each application, the candidates must ensure correctness of the information on their profile. They must quote the User-ID for further communication with the Commission. Application once submitted is treated as provisional and cannot be deleted or altered after submission. The application will be summarily rejected if noncompliance with the notification is found in due course of processing. Documents to prove qualification, experience, community, age etc. have to be produced as and when called for. “Candidates who have AADHAAR Card should add AADHAAR Card as I.D proof in their profile”.
If a Written / OMR / Online Test is conducted as part of this selection, Candidates shall submit a confirmation for writing the examination through their One Time Registration profile. Such candidates alone can generate and download the Admission Tickets in last 15 days till the date of Test. The applications of candidates who do not submit confirmation within the stipulated period, will be rejected absolutely. The periods regarding the submission of confirmation and the availability of Admission tickets will be published in the Examination calender itself. Information in this regard will be given to the candidates in their respective profiles and in the mobile phone number registered in it.
Last date for submission of application: 21/10/2020 Wednesday upto 12 Midnight.
CATEGORY NO: 115/2020