RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020: The recruitment process for the Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB) pharmacist has been cancelled. The screening exam for RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 was scheduled to be held on December 27, 2020. However, recently, the State government has increased the number of vacancies from 1736 to 2369. The event was notified through advertisement number 14/2018 for the direct recruitment of pharmacists. The online application window for the exam was open between December 11, 2019, to January 10, 2020. Eligible applicants can submit applications through the official website i.e. rsmssb.gov.in. Read this article to get the complete details of the RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020.
Latest: RSMSSB has canceled the Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 process. Check the official notice below.
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020
RSMSSB invited applications for the direct recruitment of pharmacists in various divisions of Medical and Health Services, Rajasthan. The date of examination is officially notified by the RSMSSB. Check out the important dates related to the event below.
|Start date of application|
|End date of application|
|Form correction for new applicants||11 to 17 Jan 2020|
|Form correction existing applicants||18 to 24 Jan 2020|
|Release of admit card||to be announced|
27 Dec 2020
|Publication of Result||to be announced|
Click here to download the official notification
Click here to download the amended notice
Latest Updates of RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020
Cancellation of the Recruitment Process
RSMSSB has cancelled the recruitment process of RSMSSB Pharmacist 2020. Check official notice below:
New Exam Date Announced!
RSMSSB has released the new exam date of RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020. Refer to the image below to check schedule:
Corrigendum of important information uploaded on date 26/06/2020 and 11/09/2020
RSMSSB has released a corrigendum regarding the earlier notice which was published on June 26 and September 11, 2020, that candidates can refer the RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2018 instead of RSMSSB Pharmacist Grade III recruitment 2018.
633 Vacancies Increased For RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020
After postponing the RSMBBS Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 exam due to COVID-19, the number of vacancies has been increased. As per the official notification, the total vacancies were earlier decided to be 1736. However, now with the reported addition of 633 new vacancies, the total number of vacancies has been increased by the State Government to 2369. Check out the news clipping below.
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 is for the recruitment of eligible pharmacists into a total number of 1736 vacancies. The Board advertised the details of the vacancy distribution through the official notification. The detailed vacancy distribution can be checked below.
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Rajasthan Subordinate and Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB) specifies the requisite eligibility criteria for candidates to apply for the recruitment of pharmacists. Candidates must be compliant with the age specifications and have the required educational/technical qualifications to apply. Candidates are to be rejected anytime if found to ineligible. Check out the detailed eligibility conditions below.
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age to apply for the posts. The maximum age limit is specified to be 40 years. Both the upper and lower age limits are calculated as per the date of January 01, 2019. Candidates are however allowed relaxations in the upper age limit as applicable. The relaxations are as per government norms.
Check out the details of the applicable relaxation in the upper age in the table below.
|Women (General)||05 years|
|SC/ST/OBC/SBC (Male)||05 years|
|SC/ST/OBC/SBC (Female)||10 years|
|Ex Servicemen||Max age 50 years|
|NCC||Total years of service (maximum 03 years |
above the upper age limit)
The minimum educational qualifications has been specified by the RSMSSB in the official notification. Candidates must hold a Diploma in Pharmacy from any recognized institute. In addition, the candidate must also be a registered pharmacist with the Rajasthan Pharmacy Council. Check out the details below.
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Application Process
Candidates are required to submit applications online through the portal of the RSMSSB. Get the complete details of the application process including application fees below.
How to apply
Candidates must complete the registration process first to fill up the application form. Registered users are not required to register again. The details of the application process can be checked below.
Candidates are required to deposit the specified application fee to submit the applications. Candidates belonging to special categories are allowed discounts in the application fee. The details of the application fee for all categories can be checked below.
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Selection Procedure
Applicants to the RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 are to be selected on the basis of the performance in the written examination and entitlement to bonus marks. The final selection of qualifying candidates is made on the basis of the final merit list published by the RSMSSB. Candidates who are shortlisted in the final merit list are to be selected based on the final stage of document verification. Candidates must produce the following documents in original for the document verification stage.
- Educational qualification
- Other qualifications
- Proof of experience
- Character Certificate
- Medical Fitness certificates
Check out the complete details of the selection procedure below
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Exam Scheme and Syllabus
The written examination for the preliminary screening and selection of all applicants consist of 70% of the overall marks. The rest of the marks is attributed to the bonus marks accrued on the basis of experience of the applicants. The detailed syllabus of the RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 is available for download from the official website. Check out the details of the syllabus for the written exam below.
- History of Rajasthan, Culture and Arts, Literature, Tradition and Inheritance
- Geography of Rajasthan
- Politics and Administrative Structure of Rajasthan
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology
- Human Anatomy & Physiology
- Health Education & Community Pharmacy
- Pharmacology & Toxicology
- Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
- Drug Store and Business Management
- Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern
The question paper of the written exam for RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 consists of objective type questions only. The written exam carries a total of 150 marks. A total duration of 03 hours is allowed to complete the written examination. Check out the detailed features of the exam pattern below.
- Language: The question paper is set in two languages namely English and Hindi.
- Exam Mode: The examination is conducted offline on OMR sheets.
- Sections: There are two sections of the question paper i.e. General Knowledge and Pharmacy.
- Number of questions: There are 150 questions in the question paper.
- Type of questions: The question paper carries objective type questions only.
Check out the details of the marks distribution below
Negative Marking: For each incorrect answer, 1/3 marks are deducted
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Admit Card
All candidates are issued Admit Cards to appear in the written exam. The e-admit cards are published by the RSMSSB at the official website prior to the date of written examination. Candidates must note that the Board does not send admit cards by post or through any other medium to the candidates. Candidates must download the admit cards from the website in their own interest to appear in the examination. Candidates are required to enter the details of the application form number and token number of fee submission to download the admit card when released.
RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 Results
The results of the examination is declared by the RSMSSB on the official website of the Board. The final result is prepared in the form of merit list of qualifying candidates. Candidates are to be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the written exam and the bonus marks secured for relevant experience. Candidates can check the results of the RSMSSB Pharmacist Recruitment 2020 as per schedule at rsmssb.rajasthan.gov.in.
The Rajasthan Subordinate & Ministerial Services Selection Board (RSMSSB) was established in 2014. The Board was established by the State Government under the provisions of Article 309 of the Indian Constitution. RSMSSB engages in the activities of the recruitment of competent human resources for various departments of the state government of Rajasthan. In this purpose, RSMSSB conducts various recruitment programs and competitive exams every year.