KPSC D Pharma Job Vacancy - Assistant Pharmacist Post - Apply Online

KPSC D Pharma Job Vacancy – Assistant Pharmacist Post – Apply

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KPSC Hiring assistant pharmacist. Pharmacist job opening 2023. Applications are invited online only through One Time Registration from qualified candidates for appointment in the undermentioned post .

Name of Firm: Kerala State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.

Job Tiitle: Assistant Pharmacist

Scale of pay: ₹ 19000 – 43600/-

Number of vacancies: 02 ( Two)


(i) The list of selected candidates published by the Commission in pursuance to this
Notification shall remain in force for a minimum period of One year and a maximum
period of three years provided that the list will not continue to be in force if a new
Ranked List is published after the minimum period of one year . Candidates will be
advised against the vacancies shown above and for all the vacancies reported during
the period of pendency of the Ranked list.

(ii) The Kerala Public Service Commission shall have the power to cancel the advice for
appointment of any candidate to the above post, if it is subsequently found that such
advice was made under some mistake. On such cancellation the

appointing authority
shall terminate the service of candidate, provided that, the cancellation of advice for
appointment by the Commission and subsequent termination of service of the
candidate by the appointing authority shall be made within the period of probation or
240 days from the date of joining duty whichever is earlier.

(iii) 3% vacancies of the post shall be reserved for the Differently Abled candidates
belonging to Locomotor Disability/Cerebral Palsy category vide
GO(P)No.1/99/P&ARD dated 01.01.1999.

Method of appointment – Direct Recruitment

Age limit – 18 – 36 . Only candidates born between 02.01.1987 and 01.01.2005 (both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post. Other Backward Communities and SC/ST
candidates are eligible for usual age relaxation. In no case the maximum upper age
limit shall exceed 50 (fifty) years.

Note: The provisional hands working in the above concern will be given age relaxation to the extent of their provisional service put in subject to a maximum of Five years from the
upper age limit provided they are within the prescribed age limit on the date of their
first appointment in the above concern. But the regular employees of the concern are
not eligible for the above concession for further appointment. The provisional hands
should obtain a certificate showing the period of their provisional service in the
concern and shall produce the same as and when required by the Commission. It would
also be clearly specified in the certificate that they were not working in the regular
service of the concern.

[for other conditions regarding the age relaxation please see Para 2 (i), (ii), (iii),(iv),
(vi), (vii), (xii) & (xiv) of the General Conditions]

Qualifications – (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 KS & SSR is applicable.

(2) “ In addition to the qualification specified in the notification, the qualifcations recognized by Executive Orders or Standing Orders of Government as equivalent to a qualification specified for a post , in the Special Rules and such of those qualifications which pre-suppose the acquisition of the lower qualification prescribed for the post, shall also be sufficient for the post. The copy of the Government orders declaring equivalent / higher qualifications shall be produced as and when required by the commission.”
Link Equivalent qualifications admitted in the previous selection

8. Probation

From the date on which he/she joins duty, any person appointed to this post shall be on
probation for a total period of two years on duty within a continuous period of three years.

Mode of submitting Application:-

a) Candidates must register as per ONE TIME REGISTRATION with the official Website of
Kerala Public Service Commission before applying for the post.
Candidates who have 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 to apply for a post. The Photograph uploaded should be taken after 31.12.2012. Candidates who are creating profile from 01.01.2022 onwards, must upload photograph which is taken within 6 months. Name of the candidate and the date of photograph taken should be printed legibly at the bottom portion. The photograph once uploaded meeting all requirements shall be valid for 10 years from the date of uploading. There is no change in other instructions regarding the uploading of photographs. No application fee is required. Candidates are responsible for the correctness of the personal information and secrecy of password. Before the final submission of the application on the profile candidates must ensure correctness of the information in their

  • They must quote the User-ID for further communication with the Commission.
    Application submitted is provisional and cannot be deleted or altered after submission.
    Candidates are advised to keep a printout or soft copy of the online application for future
  • Candidates can take the printout of the application by clicking on the link ‘My
    applications’ in their profile. All correspondences with the Commission, regarding the
    application should be accompanied with the print out of the application. The application
    will be summarily rejected if non-compliance with the notification is found in due course of processing. Original documents to prove qualification, age, Community etc. have to be produced as and when called for.
  •  If written/OMR/Online Test is conducted as part of this selection candidates possessing
    requisite qualification as per Para 7 above alone shall submit a confirmation for writing the examination through their One Time Registration profiles. Such candidates alone can generate and download the Admission Tickets in the last 15 days till the date of Test. The application 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 programme itself. Information in this regard will be given to the candidates in their respective profiles and in the mobile phone number registered in it.
  • Candidates who have Aadhaar Card should add Aadhaar Card as ID proof in their

10. Last date for submission of application:- 31.05.2023, Wednesday upto 12.00 midnight.

11. Address to which applications are to be sent :

Click Here To Register

Possible interview questions and answers for the position of Assistant Pharmacist:

  1. What experience do you have in pharmacy work? Answer: I have completed a Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm.) and have also obtained registration with the Kerala State Pharmacy Council. I have worked as an intern at a pharmacy for six months and have also volunteered at a local hospital’s pharmacy for a year.
  2. What are some common prescription drugs that you are familiar with? Answer: Aspirin, ibuprofen, paracetamol, metformin, amlodipine, atorvastatin, and amoxicillin are some of the prescription drugs that I am familiar with.
  3. How do you ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained while dispensing medication? Answer: I ensure that patient confidentiality is maintained by keeping all patient information confidential and private. I do not disclose any patient information unless it is required for the treatment of the patient or as required by law.
  4. How do you handle a situation where a patient asks for a medication without a prescription? Answer: I would inform the patient that I am unable to dispense the medication without a valid prescription. I would then advise the patient to consult a doctor or refer them to a nearby clinic or hospital.
  5. How do you stay up to date with new drugs and pharmaceutical technologies? Answer: I stay up to date with new drugs and pharmaceutical technologies by attending seminars, workshops, and conferences related to pharmacy. I also read pharmaceutical journals and keep myself updated with the latest developments in the field. Additionally, I regularly interact with other professionals in the industry to stay up to date.

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