Pharmacists Recruitment (256 posts) under HSSC – Government Jobs

256 Posts of Various Departments/Board/Corporation etc. in Group 15

Date of Publication of Advertisement 07.03.2023

Opening date for submission of online applications 16.03.2023

Closing date for submission of online application 05.04.2023

Fee Details No Fees is required to be deposited by any candidate for applying against any Post(s).

Name of Department : DHBVN
Pay Scale : Level 6
No of posts : 09 (GEN-5, BCA-1, BCB-1, EWS-1, ESM Gen-1)
Essential Education Qualification :
i) Matriculation or equivalent examination with science from Haryana Education Board or any other Education Board or University recognised by the State Government of Haryana.
ii) Having a Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution recognised by the State Government of Haryana.
Note :- The persons having higher qualifications and experience will be preferred.

Name of Department : ESI health care
Pay Scale : Level 6
No of posts : 133 (GEN-30, SC-25, BCA-17, BCB-7, EWS-33, ESM Gen-10, ESM SC-4, ESM BCA-3, ESM BCB4)
Essential Education Qualification :
i) 10+2 with Science physics and chemistry
ii) Diploma from recognised institutions that is recognised by Haryana Govt.
Iii) Registered as a Pharmacist with Haryana Pharmacy Council (HPC)

Junior Analytical Assistant
Name of Department : Food & Drugs (Admn.)
Pay Scale : Level 6
No of posts : 6 (GEN-1, SC-1, BCA-2, BCB-1, EWS GEN-1)
Essential Education Qualification :
B. Pharmacy with minimum 50% marks or B.Sc. with Chemistry

Name of Department : Health
Pay Scale : Level 6
No of posts : 108 (GEN-38, SC-19, BCA-15, BCB-9, EWS-10, EWS GEN-9, ESM SC-3, ESM BCA-2, ESM BCB-3)
Essential Education Qualification :
i) 10+2 with Science physics and chemistry
ii) Bachelor in Pharmacy (Four Years Degree) or Bachelor in Pharmacy (Practice) or Pharma D. (Six Years Degree) from Pandit B hagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak or any other institution recognised by the Haryana Government;
iii) At least six months traning as Pharmacist in Pharmacy, injections, dressing and indoor in a recognised Hospital;
iv) Registered as a Pharmacist iwth the Haryana State Pharmacy Council under section 31(a) or 31(c) or 31 (a) of the Pharmacy Act. 1948 as applicable to Haryana State;

Age : 18-42 for all categories

How to apply

  1. Online applications shall be invited for direct recruitment of Group-C posts in various Departments/Boards/Corporations/Commissions etc.
  2. Please read the advertisement, instructions and procedure carefully before you start filling the online application form and check all the particulars filled up in application form after getting the printout to ensure the correctness of information and upload all documents before finally submitting the application. Apply online well in advance without waiting for last date of submission of online application form. Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After closing date of application, no change/ correction/modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand etc. shall not be entertained and shall be deemed to be rejected.
  3. After successful submission of application, candidates are advised to take final print out of application form for record along with uploaded documents.
  4. The hard copy of application form along with all uploaded documents must be brought at the time when called upon to do so by Haryana Staff Selection Commission. Documents which have not been uploaded shall not be entertained. However, HSSC may ask an additional paper in support of already submitted document for more clarity, if required.
  5. No request for change of any particular on the application form shall be entertained by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission after final submission.
  6. No offline application form or copy of downloaded application form will be accepted by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission.
  7. Candidates who do not fulfill the qualifications/eligibility conditions on cutoff date, their application shall not be accepted by the online application system. All the Certificates/Documents relating to educational qualification/eligibility conditions, Socio- Economic Criteria & experience etc. will be determined with regard to last date fixed to apply online applications.
  8. The Commission does not scrutinize the documents at the time of submission of online application and the same are checked only at the time of Scrutiny of documents.


Pharmaceutical Jobs (Level- Matric+ Diploma in Pharmacy)

1) General awareness, Reasoning, Mathematics, Science, History including Haryana related history,
current affairs, literature, Geography, Civics, Environment, Culture etc.- (Weightage 20%)
2) Computer terminology, Fundamentals, word software, excel software, Power point, internet, web
browsing, Communication, emails, downloading and uploading data on websites etc. – (Weightage 10%)
3) Subject related syllabus- (Weightage 70%)

History of the profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to Pharmacy education, industry, pharmacy
practice, and various professional associations, Salient features of Indian Pharmacopoeia, Packaging
materials, Preservatives, Unit operations, Size reduction, Size separation,
Filtration,Drying,Extraction,Tablets, Capsules , Liquid oral preparations – solution, syrup, elixir, emulsion,
suspension, dry powder for reconstitution, Topical preparations, Powders and granules, Sterile
formulations, Immunological products, Quality control and quality assurance, Introduction to the
concept of calibration and validation, Novel drug delivery systems.
Introduction to Pharmaceutical chemistry, Sources and types of errors, Impurities in Pharmaceuticals,
Volumetric analysis, Gravimetric analysis, Inorganic Pharmaceuticals, Haematinics, Gastro-intestinal
Agents, Topical agents, Dental products, Medicinal gases, Drugs Acting on Central Nervous System:
Anaesthetics, Sedatives and Hypnotics, Antipsychotics, Anticonvulsants, Anti-Depressants, Drugs Acting
on Autonomic Nervous System: Sympathomimetic Agents, Adrenergic Antagonists, Cholinergic Drugs
and Related Agents, Cholinergic Blocking Agents, Synthetic Cholinergic Blocking Agents, Drugs Acting on
Cardiovascular System: Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs, Anti-Hypertensive Agents, Antianginal Agents, Diuretics,
Hypoglycaemic Agents, Analgesic And Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Anti-Infective Agents: Antifungal
Agents, Urinary Tract Anti-Infective Agents, Anti-Tubercular Agents,Antiviral Agents,Antimalarials,
Sulphonamides,Antibiotics, Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Anti-Neoplastic Agents.
Definition, history, present status and scope of Pharmacognosy, Classification of drugs, Quality control
of crude drugs,Brief outline of occurrence, distribution, isolation, identification tests, therapeutic activity
and pharmaceutical applications of alkaloids, terpenoids, glycosides, volatile oils, tannins and
resins,Biological source, chemical constituents and therapeutic efficacy of crude drugs : Laxatives,
Cardiotonic, Carminatives and G.I. regulators, Astringents, Drugs acting on nervous system, Antihypertensive, Anti-tussive, Anti-rheumatics, Anti-tumour, Antidiabetics, Diuretics, Anti-dysenteric,
Antiseptics and disinfectants, Antimalarials, Oxytocic, Vitamins,Pharmaceutical Aids, Enzymes ,Plant
fibres used as surgical dressings,Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine ,
Method of preparation of Ayurvedic formulations, Role of medicinal and aromatic plants in national
economy and their export potential, Herbs as health food, Introduction to herbal formulations, Herbal
cosmetics, Phytochemical investigation of drugs.
Scope of Anatomy and Physiology Definition of various terminologies, Structure of Cell, Tissues of the
human body, Osseous system, Haemopoietic system, Lymphatic system, Cardiovascular system,
Respiratory system, Digestive system, Skeletal muscles, Nervous system, Sense organs – Anatomy and
physiology, Urinary system, Endocrine system (Hormones and their functions), Reproductive system.
Introduction to Social Pharmacy, Preventive healthcare – Role of Pharmacists, Nutrition and Health,
Introduction to Microbiology and common microorganisms, Epidemiology, Introduction to health
systems and all ongoing National Health programs in India, their objectives, functioning, outcome, and
the role of pharmacists, Pharmacoeconomics.
General Pharmacology, Drugs Acting on the Peripheral Nervous System, Drugs Acting on the Eye, Drugs
Acting on the Central Nervous System, Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System, Drugs Acting on
Blood and Blood Forming Organs, Definition, classification, pharmacological actions, dose, indications,
and contraindications,Drugs Acting on the Gastro Intestinal Tract,Drugs Acting on the Kidney, Hormones
and Hormone Antagonists,Autocoids, Chemotherapeutic Agents, Biologicals.
Community Pharmacy Practice, Professional responsibilities of community pharmacists, Introduction to
the concept of Good Pharmacy Practice and SOPs, Prescription and prescription handling,
Communication skills, Patient counselling, Stages of patient counselling, Barriers to effective counselling,
Patient counselling points for chronic diseases/disorders, Patient Package Inserts, Patient Information
leaflets, Medication Adherence, Health Screening Services in Community Pharmacy, Over the Counter
(OTC) Medications, Community Pharmacy Management.
Introduction to biochemistry, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, Nucleic acids, Enzymes, Vitamins,
Metabolism, Minerals, Water and Electrolytes, Introduction to Biotechnology, Organ function tests,
Introduction to Pathology of Blood and Urine.
Pharmacotherapeutics – Introduction, scope, and objectives. Rational use of Medicines, Evidence Based
Medicine, Essential Medicines List, Standard Treatment Guidelines (STGs), Definition, etiopathogenesis,
clinical manifestations, non-pharmacological and pharmacological management of the diseases
associated with Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Endocrine System, Central Nervous
System,Gastro Intestinal Disorders,Haematological disorders, Infectious diseases, Musculoskeletal
disorders, Dermatology, Psychiatric Disorders, Ophthalmology, Anti-microbial Resistance,Women’s
Hospital Pharmacy, Different Committees in the Hospital, Supply Chain and Inventory Control, Drug
distribution, Compounding in Hospitals. Bulk compounding, IV admixture services and incompatibilities,
Total parenteral nutrition, Radio Pharmaceuticals, Application of computers in Hospital Pharmacy
Practice, Electronic health records, Software’s used in hospital pharmacy,Clinical Pharmacy, Daily
activities of clinical pharmacists, Pharmaceutical care, Medication Therapy Management, Home
Medication Review, Clinical laboratory tests used in the evaluation of disease states – significance and
interpretation of test results, Poisoning, Pharmacovigilance, Medication errors, Drug Interactions.
General Principles of Law, History and various Acts related to Drugs and Pharmacy profession,
Pharmacy Act-1948 and Rules, Pharmacy Practice Regulations 2015,Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and
Rules 1945 and New Amendments, Manufacture of drugs, Sale of Drugs,Administration of the Act and
Rules, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 and Rules, Drugs and Magic Remedies
(Objectionable Advertisements) Act 1954, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act-1960, Poisons Act-1919,
FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) Act and Rules, National Pharmaceutical Pricing
Authority, Code of Pharmaceutical Ethics, Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and Rules – basic
understanding, salient features, and Amendments, Role of all the government pharma regulator bodies
– Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO), Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), Good
Regulatory practices (documentation, licenses, renewals, e-governance) in Community Pharmacy,
Hospital pharmacy, Pharma Manufacturing, Wholesale business, inspections, import, export of drugs
and medical devices, Introduction to BCS system of classification, Basic concepts of Clinical Trials, ANDA,
NDA, New Drug development, New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019. Brand v/s Generic, Trade name
concept, Introduction to Patent Law and Intellectual Property Rights, Emergency Use Authorization,
Blood bank – basic requirements and functions, Clinical Establishment Act and Rules – Aspects related to
Pharmacy, Biomedical Waste Management Rules 2016 – Basic aspects, and aspects related to pharma
manufacture to disposal of pharma / medical waste at homes, pharmacies, and hospitals, Biomedical
Waste Management Rules 2016 – Basic aspects, and aspects related to pharma manufacture to disposal
of pharma / medical waste at homes, pharmacies, and hospitals, Introduction to the Consumer
Protection Act, Introduction to the Disaster Management Act,Medical Devices.
Important Note: The Weightage as mentioned against the syllabus is tentative & may vary.

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