Directorate of Health and Family Welfare – Government of Punjab – 298 Medical Officers Vacancies – Last Date 30th August

About Government of Punjab –

The Government of Punjab is also known as the State Government of Punjab and is locally called as the State Government. It’s the principal administrative authority of Punjab along with 22 districts. It consists of an executive branch which is led by the Governor of Punjab along with the judiciary, and the legislative branch as well. Like other Indian states, even the head of the Punjab state is the Governor. He is appointed by the Indian President on the advice of the Central Government. The Governer’s post is largely ceremonial.

Government of Punjab Logo

The Chief Minister is Head of the Government and is vested with most of the Executive Powers. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab state and it houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) as well as the Secretariat. Chandigarh is also a union territory of our country India and additionally serves as the capital of Haryana. The Punjab and Haryana High Court, located in Chandigarh, has a jurisdiction over the whole state.

About Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Punjab – 

The Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Punjab, is authorized to provide preventive, promotive & curative Health Services to the people of the State. This is done through a system of medical institutions such as the subsidiary health centers (dispensaries/Clinics etc), community health centres, sub – centers, primary health centers, sub – divisional and District Hospitals along with Government Medical and Dental Colleges with attached hospital.

The numerous National and State Health Programs have been launched to provide Primary Health Care including a campaign against Malaria, Blindness, Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and AIDS. All these programs have been successfully executed in the Punjab state.

Hospital Services at the secondary level play an essential and complementary role to the secondary level health care system. It forms a comprehensive district based Health Care system. This health care system cannot survive without a network of hospitals undertaking responsibilities for strengthening primary and hospital care. Both are the fundamental parts of well – integrated health care systems.

Tertiary Level Health Care System assistance is provided in the Punjab state by the specialized hospitals and these are also attached to the State Medical Colleges. Instructions besides providing aid to the Secondary Level Health Care System are expected to carry out the Research and Manpower advancement for the Health Services of the state of Punjab.

Government of Punjab, Health and Welfare Department Recruitment 2016 –

Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Punjab invites 298 applications for the post of Medical Officers (Specialist) latest by 30th August 2016. Candidates are thus informed that the Walk – In Interview for 298 number of posts of Medical Officers (Specialist) is scheduled to be held on 3rd September 2016. The speciality wise vacancy is mentioned below on the page.

Do not forget to check the eligibility criteria before appearing for the interview. This interview has been organized for the engagement of professional and experienced candidates for filling up the 298 Medical Officers (specialist) position on a contract basis.

It’s an immense opportunity for the local residents and Master (in Medical field) Degree holders of Punjab who are willing to work hard in a government job environment. This is a great opportunity for genuine candidates to get a medical field government job. Candidates can immediately grab this chance and establish their career under the Government of Punjab state. Only those persons who are below 37 years of age can attend the interview on 3/9/16. Applicants who have experience in the relevant field give preference in the selection process. Selection will be a basis of interview performance.

Government of Punjab Recruitment

Application in the prescribed format is available at the official website. Candidates should mail the application along with scanned testimonials at on or before 30/08/2016, 4:00 p.m.

All the other details regarding the candidate’s age limit, pay scale provided, educational / professional qualifications and how to apply etc are addressed below on this page.

Job Details –

  • Post:

Medical Officer (Specialist)

  • No of Vacancies:

298 Posts

  • Pay Scale :

Rs. 15, 600 – Rs. 39, 100/-

  • Grade Pay :

Rs. 5, 400/-

Specialty-Wise Vacancies –

  • Anaesthesia

31 Posts

  • ENT

1 Post

  • General Surgery

38 Posts

  • Gynaecology

1 Post

  • Medicine

44 Posts

  • Ophthalmology

3 Posts

  • Orthopaedics

4 Posts

  • Paediatrics

106 Posts

  • Psychiatry

26 Posts

  • Radiology

38 Posts

  • Skin and V.D.

2 Posts

  • TB and Chest

4 Posts

Government of Punjab Recruitment

Other Eligibility Criteria for Government of Punjab, Health and Welfare Department Recruitment 2016 –

  • Educational Qualification –

M.B.B.S. Degree Holder

Post Graduate degree in Requisite Specialty

Degree should be recognized by the Medical Council of India

Registered with the Punjab Medical Council / with any other duly constituted Medical Council in India.

  • Nationality :


Age Limit :

18 years to 37 years of age as on 1st January 2016

Age Relaxation – 

  • For SC / ST Candidates: 

5 years

  • For Physically Handicapped Candidates: 

10 years

Job Location – 


Selection Process –

The selection procedure is based on (100 marks) Interview Only. Distribution of marks is given below:




Government of Punjab Medical Officers Recruitment - Interview Marks Distribution




Government of Punjab - Medical Officers Recruitment - Interview Marks Distribution

Please Note: Candidates are advised to bring along with them the following items at the time of interview:

  • Their Original Documents and Certificates,
  • An application on prescribed Proforma,
  • Two Passport Size Photographs


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Documents Required –

Following are the documents that need to be mailed along with the application form:

  • One Photograph
  • Age Relaxation Certificate
  • Date of Birth Certificate (10th Certificate)
  • Caste / Category Applied Certificates
  • Disability Certificate (if any)
  • MBBS Degree
  • MD/MS Degree
  • Proof of Punjabi Pass
  • Internship Proof
  • Proof of Publications
  • Experience Certificates
  • Registration Certificate (MCI / State Medical Council)
  • MBBS and PG Attempt certificate (i.e. MD / MS etc.)
  • In the case of a candidate being a Gold Medalist, Copy of Certificate should also be attached with the email application and the original must be presented at the time of interview

How to Apply –

Interested candidates may apply for the Government of Punjab Recruitment 2016 in the prescribed application form along with the relevant scanned and attested copies of certificates and documents. Candidates may fill in the details carefully and email them at latest by 30th August 2016.

The shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview on 3rd September 2016 at the address mentioned below.

Date & Venue for the Interview –

  • Date:

3rd September 2016

  • Venue:

Auditorium, State Institute of Health and Family Welfare Complex,

Near Civil Hospital, Phase-VI,

Ajitgarh, Mohali

  • Contact No.:

0172 – 2266938

Important Dates to Remember –

  • Last Date for Submission of the Online Application:

30th August 2016

  • Date of Interview: 

3rd September 2016 – 10:00 A.M. Onwards

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