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DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment 2023: Apply for Pharmacist Grade II and LT

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DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment Applications are invited from eligible candidates for recruitment to various posts in health institutions of Chittoor district under the control of the Director of Secondary Health /DCHS. These vacancies are on a contract/outsource basis.

DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment

DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment Quick Overview:

OrganizationDHS Andhra Pradesh
Post TitleDHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment 2023
Post NamePharmacist Grade-II, Lab Technician Gr-II, and Lab Technician
No. of Vacancies14
Applying ModeOffline
Applying Last Date07.09.2023
Official website
Official PDF and FormPDF and Form Link
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DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment, Categories, Post, and Salary:

DHS Andhra Pradesh Categories, Post, no. of post, and Salary are as per below details::

Sl. No.Cadre/CategoryDCHS -CTRMode of RecruitmentRoster PointsRemuneration per month in Rs
1Pharmacist Grade II10ContractOC-5, BC-B-1, BCD-2, EWS-1, SC-132,670
2Lab Technician Gr II1ContractOC-132,670
5Lab Attendant3OutsourcingOC-2, SC15,000

RESERVATIONS: Reservations are applicable as per GO.Ms.No.77, GA(Ser-D)Dept, Dt:02.08.2023.

a. The application form will be available on the portal ( from 10:00 AM on 01/09/2023 to 05:30 PM on 07/09/2023.

b. The last date for submission of physical applications is 05:30 PM on Date 07.09.2023. Filled-in applications shall be submitted in the specified counters in O/o. the District Coordinator of Hospital Services, Chittoor. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible without waiting till the last date to avoid the last-hour rush. They are further advised to obtain a dated acknowledgment from the receiving authority as proof of their application submission.

c. District Jurisdiction for this recruitment is erstwhile district only, and the vacancies at health facilities in these district boundaries shall be considered to be filled. Hence candidates shall apply to the respective erstwhile districts only.

d. The Merit List of this notification is valid for one year to fill any arising vacancies.

Mode of Recruitment & Remuneration details:

  • The No. of vacancies is provisional and likely to increase or decrease as per the needs of the department.
  • The Merit List of this notification is valid till 31st August 2024, to fill up arising vacancies as per the requirement of the Department.
  • Filled-in Applications with two sets of attachments (certificates) for the above posts are to be submitted at the Office of the District Coordinator of Hospital Services, Chittoor district on or before 07.09.2023 by 5.30 P.M.
  • The Office of DCHS Chittoor will issue an acknowledgment on receipt of applications with a check slip of enclosures to the applicants. Application forms and other details can be obtained at

DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment Important Dates:

Sl. No.ProcessDate
1Issue of Notification01-09-2023
2Period for Submission of Applications01-09-2023 to 07-09-2023
3Completion of Scrutiny09-09-2023
4Display of Provisional Merit list10-09-2023
5Submission of grievances by the applicants if any on the provisional merit list10-09-2023 to 11-09-2023
6Display of Final Merit List and Selection list13-09-2023
7Conducting of Counselling & Issue of appointment orders to the selected candidates15-09-2023

Educational (Academic, Professional, Technical) qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Qualifications:
    • Candidates must hold the specified academic, technical, or professional qualifications relevant to the applied post.
    • These qualifications will be considered for contract, outsourcing, honorarium service, and waiting period weightage.
  • Equivalency:
    • Applicants with equivalent qualifications should provide supporting Government orders.
    • Failure to provide such documentation will result in application rejection.
  • Detailed Information:
    • For comprehensive educational qualifications for each position, consult the official notification.

Age Criteria:

AGE: The upper age limit is 42 years. Age will be reckoned as of 01.07.2023 as per G.O.Ms.No.105 GA (Ser-A) dept., dated.27.09.2021 with relaxations as applicable. Relaxations will be as follows:

  • For SC, ST, BC, and EWS candidates: 05 (Five) years.
  • For Ex-service Men: 03 (Three) years in addition to the length of service in the armed forces.
  • For differently-abled persons: 10 (Ten) years.
  • The maximum age limit is 52 years with all relaxations put together.


Applicant must enclose a demand draft towards application processing fee in favor of District Coordinator of Hospital Services Chittoor (if the candidate is eligible for more than one post, they are required to enclose a demand draft for each post and apply for each post separately) as given below:

  • Application Fee For Contract basis Post = Rs. 1000/
  • Application Fee For Out Sourcing basis post = Rs. 500/


Total Marks: 100
a. 75% will be allocated for the aggregate of marks obtained in all the years in the qualifying examination or any other equivalent qualification.
b. Up to 10 marks @ 1.0 mark per completed year after acquiring the requisite Qualification as mentioned in the pass certificate.
c. Weightage up to 15% will be given to the candidates working on a Contract/Outsourcing/Honorarium basis including COVID-19 service as shown below subject to their Satisfactory service certified by the competent authority, as per GO Ms. No. 211, HM& FW (B2) Dept., Dt: 08.05.2021, G.O. Rt No.573 HM&FW (B2) dept. Dt.01.11.2021 and G.O.Rt No.07 HM&FW (B2) dept. Dt.06.01.2022. 3740784/B2/2020 of HM&FW (B2) Dept., dt.14.02.2022, Circular No.03/CHFW/2022, of CHFW, AP, dated.11.02.2022. If any individual works less than 6 months for COVID-19, the weightage shall be 0.8 marks per completed month will be awarded.
d. Weightage to contract employment based on working area:

  • @ 2.5 marks per six months in Tribal Area
  • @ 2.0 marks per six months in Rural Areas
  • @ 1.0 mark per six months in urban areas
  • No weightage will be given for the services less than six months for non-COVID service.

e. The COVID-19 weightage shall be applicable only to the persons who have rendered their services for COVID-19 on a Contract/Outsourcing/Honorarium basis and are appointed by the District Collector or any other competent authority based on orders issued by the Government from time to time and certified by the controlling officers (DMHO / DCHS / Principal of GMC / Superintendent of GGH) to that effect.

f. The candidates claiming service weightage shall submit an original contract / Outsourcing/ Honorarium service certificate in the enclosed proforma issued by the competent authority along with a copy of appointment orders. Applications without the service certificates as prescribed above will not be considered for service weightage.

g. Contract service will be reckoned up to the date of notification as per Govt. Memo no. 4274/D1/2013, HM&FW (D1) Dept., dt.10.07.2014.

Tenure of appointment and important conditions:

The tenure for the contract/outsourcing posts is initially one year from the date of joining the post and may be extended for a further period as per the instructions issued by the Government from time to time. The District Selection Committee reserves all the rights to terminate the contract/outsourcing services of any candidate/candidates at any time with one month’s notice or as per directions of the Government from time to time.

Required Documents:

Self-attested copies of the certificates (two sets) to be enclosed with the filled-in application for DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment:

  • SSC or its equivalent (for date of birth).
  • Pass certificates of qualifications prescribed for the posts concerned.
  • Proof of appearance for the qualifying examination wherever applicable.
  • Marks memos of all years of the qualifying examination or its equivalent. In the absence of marks memos, marks will be calculated as per the rules in force.
  • A valid certificate of registration in A.P.Para Medical Board/ Allied Health Care Sciences / any other council constituted under the relevant rules for specific courses wherever applicable.
  • Study Certificates from class IV to X from the school where the candidate studied. In the case of private study, a local candidature certificate for that particular 7-year period preceding the year of passing X class from the competent authority in Form Appendix (i) certificate of residence prescribed vide Sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of Para 7 of the Presidential Order (proforma is herewith enclosed). Candidates migrated from Telangana shall submit a certificate of Local candidature as per GO No 132 & 133 dt: 13.06.2017. In the absence of a suitable certificate, the candidate will be considered non-local, and further action will be as per the rules in force.
  • Copy of valid caste certificate. In case of non-submission of a valid caste certificate, the candidate will be considered as OC.
  • The latest EWS (Economically weaker sections) certificate is issued by the competent authority in the case of the EWS categories.
  • Certificate of disability issued in SADAREM.
  • Service certificate from the controlling officer concerned (DM&HO/DCHS/ Principals of GMCs / Superintendent of GGH / Any competent authority who appointed the applicant) for claiming weightage for Contract/outsourcing/honorary service; in the absence of which the candidate will not be given service weightage (proforma is herewith enclosed).
  • Any other certificates as relevant and applicable.

Note: During the DHS Andhra Pradesh Recruitment form-filling process, Candidates must submit clear, visible documents, failing which the application will be summarily rejected. Applications without the above documents will be summarily rejected.


Important Points for Candidates:

a. If selected, candidates must stay at the official Headquarters.

b. Adherence to Government Rules: Candidates must comply with current Government regulations.

c. Regularly check the District’s official website for further information.

Debarment Guidelines:

a. Candidates must ensure their eligibility and provide accurate information. False declarations or suppression of information will lead to debarment.

b. The department ensures secrecy and fairness in the recruitment process. Any attempt to breach confidentiality may result in debarment.

c. Existing employees applying for the same position will be subject to further consideration by DSC.

Final Decision and Application Process:

a. The department’s decisions regarding candidacy, counseling, and selection are final and binding. They reserve the right to modify conditions as necessary.

b. Candidates should apply only if they meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the notification. Applications must be submitted offline, and submission implies acceptance of the terms and conditions.

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