Recruitment as Pharmacist (17 posts) at Assam Rifles

Recruitment as a pharmacist at Assam Rifles is a promising career opportunity for individuals who have a passion for serving their country while utilizing their skills and knowledge in the field of pharmaceuticals. Assam Rifles is one of the oldest paramilitary forces of India, serving the country since 1835. It is responsible for maintaining peace and security in the northeastern region of India, which is often prone to insurgencies and other security threats.

The recruitment process for pharmacists at Assam Rifles involves a written test, followed by a physical efficiency test, medical examination, and finally, an interview. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria and pass all the tests are selected for the post of pharmacist in Assam Rifles.

The following are some of the essential requirements that a candidate must fulfill to be eligible for the post of pharmacist in Assam Rifles:

  1. Educational Qualification: The candidate must have a diploma or degree in pharmacy from a recognized institute or university. The minimum educational qualification required is a diploma in pharmacy, but candidates with a degree in pharmacy are preferred.
  2. Age Limit: The candidate must be between 20 to 25 years of age at the time of application. Relaxation in the age limit is provided to candidates belonging to certain categories such as SC/ST, OBC, and ex-servicemen.
  3. Physical Standards: The candidate must meet the physical standards set by the Assam Rifles, which includes a minimum height of 165 cm for males and 157 cm for females, chest measurement of 77 cm with a minimum expansion of 5 cm, and weight proportionate to height and age.
  4. Medical Standards: The candidate must meet the medical standards set by the Assam Rifles, which includes a minimum visual standard of 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in the other without correction.

Once a candidate fulfills all the eligibility criteria, they can apply for the post of pharmacist in Assam Rifles. The selection process includes a written test, which tests the candidate’s knowledge of pharmaceuticals and their ability to perform the duties of a pharmacist effectively. The test is followed by a physical efficiency test, which evaluates the candidate’s physical fitness.

Candidates who pass both the written test and the physical efficiency test are then called for a medical examination, which assesses their overall health and medical fitness. Finally, candidates who clear the medical examination are called for an interview, where they are evaluated on their knowledge, skills, and their passion for serving the country.

The role of a pharmacist in Assam Rifles is crucial, as they are responsible for providing quality healthcare to the troops stationed in remote areas of the northeastern region of India. They are responsible for dispensing medicines, maintaining the inventory of medicines, and ensuring that the medicines are stored in the correct conditions.

Moreover, they are also responsible for educating the troops about the correct usage of medicines, the possible side effects of the medicines, and the precautions to be taken while using the medicines. They also assist the medical officer in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions and injuries.

In conclusion, recruitment as a pharmacist at Assam Rifles is a unique career opportunity for individuals who have a passion for serving their country and utilizing their skills and knowledge in the field of pharmaceuticals. The selection process is rigorous and demands a high level of commitment, but the rewards of serving the country and contributing to the healthcare of the troops stationed in remote areas of the northeastern region of India are priceless.

Post : Warrant Officer (Pharmacist)

No of Posts : 17
Andhra Pradesh – 02
Gujarat – 01
Jammu & Kashmir – 01
Jharkhand – 02
Kerala – 01
Mizoram – 02
Nagaland – 03
Odisha – 01
Rajasthan  – 01
Tamil Nadu – 01
Telangana – 01
Uttar Pradesh – 01

Trade/ Initial Rank : (Both Male & Female candidates), Initial Rank – Warrant Officer

Education Qualification – (a) 10+2 or equivalent (b) Degree or Diploma in Pharmacy from any recognized Institution of the Central or a State Government for which the period of training in two years followed by an internship of which the practical training shall not be less than five hundred hours spread over a period of not less than three months: provided that not less than two hundred and fifty hours are devoted to actual dispensing of prescriptions: (c) Possessing the qualifications under Section 31 and 32 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 and registered under Section 33 of the said Act.
Age Limit – 20-25 Years

Application Fee
Fee structure and other details are as follows: –
 (a) Fee Structure For Group B posts (i e Religious Teacher and Bridge & Road posts only) application fee is Rs. 200/- (Rupees two hundred only) and for Group C posts (i e except Religious Teacher and Bndge & Road posts) application fee is Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) (b) The fee will be deposited online by the candidates into SBI Current Account No. 37088046712 in favour of HQ DGAR, Recruitment Branch, Shillong-10 at SBI Laitkor Branch IFSC Code – SBIN0013883 (c) NO Fee is charged from candidates belonging to Schedule Casts, Scheduled Tribes. Female and Ex-servicemen candidates. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other expenses.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
(a) PET will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in initial verification of the documents. The parameters for PET are follows – (a) All India except Ladakh Region (i) For Male Candidates – 05 km run to qualify within 24 minutes, (ii) For Female Candidates – 1.6 km run to qualify within 8.30 minutes, (b) Ladakh Region (i) For Male Candidates -1.6 Km run to qualify within 6.30 minutes, (ii) For Female Candidates – 800 meter run to qualify within 4.00 minutes, (c) An undertaking certificate from each female candidates will be obtained by the board of officer before undergoing PET duly declaring that she is not pregnant.. A female candidate, who as a result of tests is found to tie pregnant of 12 weeks standing or over, shall be declared temporarily unfit and appointment be held in abeyance until the confinement is over. The vacancy against which a women candidate was selected will be kept reserved for her. She will be re-examined for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) (six weeks after the date of confinement), subject to the production of medical certificate of fitness from a registered medical practitioner. The candidates who are successful in the PET/PST/Documentation will be considered eligible for short-listing to the next stage i.e Trade Test, Written Test, Detailed Medical Examination

How to Apply
To apply, fill up the online application by clicking on ONLINE APPLICATION” option on the website The candidates will fill the requisite details as presented in the application form After the application has been filled up, the candidates has the option to make online payment via link given for online payment or alternatively the payment can be made at SBI Bank Counters as well In both options the candidate will have to upload copy of the challan or receipt online Candidates while reporting for Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will produce original copy of payment receipt / challan for official records In case of non submission of receipt / challan the application may be rejected The candidates will also produce the printed copy of online Application Form duly completed and a copy of notification downloaded from the Assam Rifles website, failing which the candidature of the applicants may be rejected. The online applications portal will be functioning from the day of publications of the advertisement to the last date of receipt of the applications. _ All further information regarding conduct of various events of the recruitment rally will be intimated to the candidates through Email/SMS only. Hence, providing functional Email ID and mobile phone number in Online Application Form by the applicants is mandatory The mobile phone number so provided should not be DND activated. The candidates will be responsible for non-receipt of information regarding recruitment process due to providing of wrong Email ID and mobile phone numbers in Online Application Form filled by them Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form After submission of the online application form, no change/correction/modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Request receive^ in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand etc shall not be entertained. Assam Rifles will not be responsible for the candidates not being able to submit their applications for any reason before closing date.

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