Govt Job: For Pharmacists under Staff Selection Commission

Last Date Submission of Online Application Form: 28/09/2023


Last Updated on August 28, 2023 by The Health Master

Govt Job

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey towards a fulfilling career in Govt Job? The Odisha Staff Selection Commission is extending a golden opportunity to aspiring candidates in the field of pharmaceuticals.

This esteemed commission has been granted the authority to conduct recruitment examinations and recommend selected candidates for various General, Technical, and Non-Technical positions of Group-B and C (Non-Gazetted) services for the Departments of the Government of Odisha and Heads of Departments under the state government.

Govt Pharma Pharmacist Job Opportunity
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Position: Pharmacist (Group-C)

The Odisha Staff Selection Commission is inviting applications through the online mode for the position of Pharmacist.

This is your chance to become a part of a prestigious team that contributes to the healthcare landscape of Odisha. The available vacancies are reported by different Departments and Heads of Departments under the Government of Odisha as follows:

  • Pharmacist
    • Department/Heads of Department: Directorate Prison & Correctional Services, Odisha Number of Posts (Including Women): 23 [UR – 02 (w-02), SC – 10 (w-04), ST – 11 (w-05)]Pay Matrix Level & Scale of Pay (7th Pay Commission): Level-7 of ORSP, 2017Minimum Educational Qualification:
      1. passed the +2 Science Examination under CHSE Odisha or an equivalent Examination from a recognized Board.Diploma in Pharmacy Examination from the state Board of Pharmacy, Odisha, or any of the recognized Medical colleges, hospitals, or private institutions approved by All India Council of Technical Education or registered in Odisha Pharmacy Council.
    1. Registered in the State Pharmacy Council, Odisha, before the date of publication of the Advertisement for Recruitment.
  • Pharmacist
    • Department/Heads of Department: Directorate of Printing, Stationery & Publication, Odisha, Cuttack
    • Number of Posts: 01 (ST-01)
    • Pay Matrix Level & Scale of Pay (7th Pay Commission): Level-7 of ORSP, 2017
    • Minimum Educational Qualification: Matriculate with Diploma in Pharmacy

Age Criteria:

  • Minimum Age (as of 01.01.2023): 18 years
  • Maximum Age (as of 01.01.2023): 38 years
  • Age Relaxation:
    • 5 years for SEBC, SC, ST & all Women candidates
    • 10 years for PwD category candidates
    • Ex-servicemen: Total years of service rendered in defence service
    • PwD candidates in ST & SC category: Cumulative age relaxation of ten years

Note for Ex-Servicemen: Ex-Servicemen applying for various posts before joining civil employment can avail themselves of the benefit of reservation under the Ex-Servicemen category for subsequent employment.


  • General eligibility criteria:
    • Must be a citizen of India
    • Good character and sound health
    • Read, write, and speak Odia fluently
    • Education qualification as specified

Important Instructions and Information:

  • Ensure a valid e-Mail Id and Mobile number for important communication.
  • Selection is against one of the indicated posts, candidates need to give preference for HODs.
  • Examination fee exempted for all categories as per notification.
  • Appointments will follow Odisha Group-‘B’, ‘C’, and Group-‘D’ Posts Rules, 2022.
  • Fulfill all eligibility criteria, admission to exams is provisional based on online application.
  • Online applications must be complete, incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • False/inaccurate information leads to candidature cancellation.
  • No Admission letter is sent by post; check the Commission’s website for updates.
  • Submit the application well in advance to avoid a last-minute rush.

Application Process:

  • Carefully read the detailed advertisement before applying.
  • Register or login on the OSSC website.
  • Submit accurate information and required documents.
  • Verify the information before submission, no corrections are allowed later.
  • Keep contact details active for communication.

Key Dates:

  • Last Date Online Registration: 25/09/2023
  • Last Date Submission of Online Application Form: 28/09/2023
  • Last Date of Editing of Online Application Form: 01.10.2023

Mode of Application: Online Mode

Plan and Pattern of Examination:

  • Preliminary Examination (if valid applications > 9000): Details to be announced.
  • Main Written Examination (Technical paper: 200 Marks): A detailed syllabus and information will be provided later.
  • Certificate Verification: Shortlisted candidates (02 times vacancies) based on Main Written Examination marks.

Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to join the ranks of the Odisha Staff Selection Commission. Secure your future in the pharmaceutical field and make a meaningful impact on healthcare in Odisha. Apply now and take the first step towards an exciting career journey!

Apply Online

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