Pharmacist Grade 2


Gazette Date: 30/12/2016

Last Date: 01/02/2017

Category No: 527/2016

Applications are invited online only from qualified candidates belonging to reservation group of community, viz, Latin Catholic of Kerala State for appointment in the under mentioned post. Application must be submitted online through the Official website of the Commission after One Time Registration. Candidates who have already registered can apply through their profile.

1. Department : Homoeopathy
2. Name of post : Pharmacist Gr-II (Homoeo)
3. Scale of pay : ` 20,000-45,800/-
4. Number of vacancies : District wise
LC – Pathanamthitta – 1 (One) LC – Alappuzha – 1 (One) LC – Ernakulam – 2 (Two) LC – Thrissur– 1 (One)

LC – Palakkad – 1 (One)
LC – Kozhikode – 1 (One) LC – Kannur – 1 (One)

Note:- (i) Conventional type applications for the above post will be summarily rejected. Candidates shall apply only through online facility available at the Kerala Public Service Commission website viz

(ii) Applications submitted by candidates belonging to the communities other than those notified will be summarily rejected. No rejection memo will be issued to these candidates.

(iii) Separate Ranked Lists will be prepared for the above districts (Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikkode & Kannur) in pursuance of this notification. Ranked List thus prepared and published by the Commission shall remain in force until candidates are advised and appointed against the vacancies earmarked for the above community, but remain unfilled due to paucity of candidates during the currency of the Ranked List published for the post in the following dates in following districts.
Name of District Date of Publication of Ranked List Category No.

Pathanamthitta 19.12.2007 132/2006

Alappuzha 19.12.2007 132/2006

Ernakulam 29.01.2008 132/2006

Thrissur 17.12.2007 132/2006

Palakkad 28.12.2007 132/2006

Kozhikode 31.12.2007 132/2006

Kannur 31.12.2007 132/2006


(iv) The sixth NCA notification is issued due to the paucity of candidates belonging to Latin Catholic community after the issuance of the first NCA notification vide Cat No. 160/09, the second NCA notification vide Cat No.166/11, the third NCA notification vide Cat No. 743/12, the fourth NCA notification vide Cat No. 53/2014, 773/14 and the fifth NCA notification vide Cat No. 463/15, 601/15.
(v) Candidates shall submit application for this post only to anyone district where the vacancy is in existence for their community and shall note the name of that district against the relevant column in the online application. Applications should not be sent

to more than one district in response to this notification. If applications are sent
contrary to the above direction, and if the candidate is selected, his/her name will be
removed from the Ranked List and disciplinary action will be taken against him/her.
(vi)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 prepared is not eligible for transfer to another district unless he/she
completes five years continuous service from the date of commencement of service in
the former district. Even if transfer is allowed after five years, it will be subject to the
rules in G O (MS) No.4/61/PD, dated 2.1.1961. Candidates already in Government
Service holding the same post in the same department in any one district are prohibited
from applying again for this post, but they can apply to higher posts when notified.
5. Method of appointment : Direct Recruitment (From candidates belonging to Latin Catholic
community only)
6. Age Limit : 18 – 39. Candidates born between 02.01.1977 and 01.01.1998
(both dates included) are eligible to apply for this post.
(Including the relaxation as per para 2 (i) of the General Conditions).
Note :- For concessions allowed in upper age limit, subject to the condition that the maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 years, please see para (2) of the General Conditions under Part II of this Notification except Para 2 (i).

7. Qualifications:-

(i) A pass in S.S.L.C or its equivalent qualification.
(ii) A Certificate obtained after successful training in Nurse Cum Pharmacist Training Course (Homoeopathy) conducted by the Government of Kerala or its equivalent.

Note: KS & SSR Part II Rule 10 a (ii) is applicable for selection to this post.
8. Mode of submitting Applications :-
Candidates must register as per “ ONE TIME REGISTRATION” scheme through the Official Website of Kerala Public Service Commission ‘’ before applying for the post. Candidates who have already registered can apply by logging in 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 applying for a post. The photograph uploaded should be one taken on or after 31/12/2010. Name of the candidate and the date of taking photograph should be printed at the bottom portion. The photograph once uploaded meeting all requirements shall 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 shall take a printout of the application by clicking the link Registration Card in their profile. 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 the correctness of the information on their profile. They must quote their User-ID for further communication with the Commission. Application submitted is 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

9. Last date of receipt of applications : 01.02.2017 Wednesday upto 12.00 midnight.

10. Address to which applications are to be sent :
11. If a Written Test/OMR/Online Test is conducted as a part of the selection Admission Tickets of eligible candidates will be made available in their profile for ‘One Time Registration’ and the date of downloading will be included in the Examination Calendar. Candidates can download Admission Tickets for 15 days from the date. Candidates who have downloaded the Admission Tickets will alone be permitted to attend the Examination.

(For details, please see the General Conditions given below as Part II of this Notification).