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Government Prisons Department Job Openings for Pharmacist

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The government Prisons Department has released the notification for Pharmacist Job Openings. Eligible candidates may apply by visiting the official website at

Government Prisons Department Job Openings for Pharmacist

In the state of Maharashtra, the Government Prisons Department is seeking Pharmacists for 27 available positions. These roles fall under the Technical Cadre (Group-C) and are part of direct service recruitment.

Government Prisons Department Pharmacist— Position Details

DepartmentGovernment Prisons Department (Maharashtra)
PositionCompounder (Pharmacist)
Number of Posts27
Pay ScaleS-10: 29200-92300
Last DateJanuary 21, 2024
EducationSSC/HSC or equivalent, Diploma or Degree in Pharmacy, registration with Bombay State Pharmacy Council as a Registered Pharmacist (Experience preferred)
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Apply Online LinkApply here
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Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates must hold the specified educational qualifications as of the advertisement publication on January 1, 2024.
  • Computer/Information Technology Examination pass is mandatory as per Government Decision, Information Technology (S.Pv) no. Matans-2012/Pro.No.277/39 dated 04.02.2013. If not attained, acquiring this qualification within two years of appointment is necessary.
  • Typing proficiency in Marathi (30 words per minute) and English (40 words per minute) is obligatory within two years of appointment for Clerk positions.
  • Proficiency in the Marathi language is essential.
  • Candidates not having Marathi/Hindi as a subject in their secondary school examination must pass the Marathi/Hindi Language Examination of the Etdarth Mandal.

Selection Process and Requirements

Here are the key points for Selection for Government Prisons Department Pharmacist Jobs:

  • Residence in Maharashtra with a valid Domicile Certificate is mandatory.
  • Possession of the prescribed qualifications does not guarantee examination attendance or appointment.
  • Reserved category candidates need to submit valid Cast and Validity Certificates.
  • Submission of caste medical certificates within six months from the date of temporary appointment is compulsory.
  • Candidates are responsible for their examination attendance and expenses.
  • The New Defined Contributory Pension Scheme applies to appointed candidates.
  • The recruitment process considers all districts collectively for selection.
  • Appointments will be made after medical, character, and document verification.
  • Submission of Form A (Rule 4) is mandatory along with the application.

General Instructions

  • Applications are accepted via the online application system only.
  • Application submission details are available at
  • Application and examination fees must be paid within the specified time limit.

Application Timeline

  • Submission Period: January 1, 2024, to January 21, 2024, until 23:55 hrs
  • Deadline for Fee Payment: January 21, 2024, until 23:55 hrs
  • Examination Dates: To be announced on and through candidate admit cards.

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