NHM Maharashtra invites applications for 6/8 months Certificate Programme in Community Health from candidates who are willing & enthusiastic to serve the community. Candidates who successfully complete this Programme will be posted at Health & Wellness Centres – Sub centres (HWC-SC) as Community Health Officers on contract basis. Community Health Officers are expected to carry out public health functions, ambulatory care, management and leadership at HWC.
The 6/8 months Certificate Programme in Community Health will be conducted by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) in Maharashtra.

Recruitment Overview
Name of Organization Total No Of Vacancies
National Health Mission 1941
Recruiter Official Website
Application Mode Application Period
Offline 18 July 2020
Posts Details
Post Name Community Health Officer
No of Vacancies 1941 Vacancy
Pay Scale 25,000/-
Qualification & Experience
  • Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicine
  • Bachelors in Unani Medicine

Bachelors in Nursing Candidates with above mentioned degrees from a recognized university supported by a valid registration from Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine/ Maharashtra Nursing council are eligible.

Place of Posting
Sub Centers in districts –
1. Thane
2. Raigad
3. Palghar
4. Pune
5. Solapur
6. Satara
7. Sangli
8. Sindhudurg
9. Ratnagiri
10. Nashik
11. Dhule
12. Jalgaon
13. Ahmadnagar
14. Nandurbar
15. Aurangabad
16. Jalna
17. Parbhani
18. Hingoli
19. Osmanabad
20. Nanded
21. Akola
22. Yavatmal
23. Wardha
24. Bhandara
25. Gondia
26. Chandrapur
27. Gadchiroli
Age Limit Upto 30 Years

How to Apply
Interested candidates are requested to apply in the enclosed application form and submit the completed application form with one set of self-attested photocopies of essential documents, two passport size colour photos and Demand draft at office of Deputy Director of Health Services (DDHS) for respective districts as per choice of district of appointment on or before 6.15 pm on 18/07/2020 by post/ by hand/ by courier.

  • Candidate should apply for only one district.
    • DDHS, Thane: – Thane, Raigad & Palghar;
    • DDHS, Nashik:- Nashik, Ahmadnagar, Dhule, Jalgaon & Nandurbar
    • DDHS, Pune: – Pune, Solapur & Satara
    • DDHS, Kolhapur: – Sangli, Sindhudurg & Ratnagiri;
    • DDHS,Aurangabad :– Aurangabad, Parbhani, Hingoli & Jalna
    • DDHS, Latur:- Nanded, Osmanabad
    • DDHS, Akola:– Akola, & Yavtmal
    • DDHS, Nagpur: -Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia, Chandrapur & Gadchiroli
Selection Procedure
  • Selection of candidate for Certificate Programme in Community Health will be done through an entrance examination that will be conducted by National Health Mission, Maharashtra.
  • Short listing & Admit Card- Details of shortlisted candidates will be published on website & Admit card for Entrance exam will be issued to shortlisted candidates via email on candidate’s email id (mentioned in candidate’s application form).
  • Entrance Exam-The Entrance exam will be conducted at selected exam centres at the level of Deputy Director, Health Services. The date of entrance exam will be published on website. Entrance exam will be objective type with 50 questions, each question comprise of 2 marks. There will not be any negative marking system. The minimum passing marks is 40 marks. Question paper will be based on syllabus recommended by Government of India which includes Basic concepts of Public Health, Basics of Human Body, Child Health, Adolescent Health, Maternal Health, Family planning, Communicable Diseases, Non-communicable Diseases, Nutrition & skill based questions.
  • Result of Entrance exam- District wise result will be displayed on the website.
  • Allotment of Program Study Centre- Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria and qualifying
    entrance exam will be allotted Program Study Centres for 6/8 months Certificate programme at Hospitals in Public Health Department/Trust Hospitals/Hospitals designated by Public Health Department in state by counseling process.
    Exit exam- After completion of Certificate Programme, candidate will have to appear for an exit exam which will be conducted by MUHS, Nashik.
  • Allotment of Sub-centre- Candidate successfully qualifying the exit exam will only be appointed as Community Health Officer at Subcentre in the same or other district as per vacancy & requirement of program through counseling process.
  • Candidates who have undergone the training for the Community Health Officer post for 6/8 months or those who are under training or are working as Community Health Officer at Sub centre level will not be eligible for appearing for this selection process.


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