Career Opportunities: Applications are invited for various positions.

Career Opportunities: Applications are invited for various positions.

The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) employs over 500 people from a range of educational backgrounds, who have the skills and experience to perform regulatory operational services under the DRAP Act 2012. These include professionals both technical (qualifications in medicine and pharmacy-related sciences, etc.) and non-technical (qualifications in law, information and communication technology, accounts, human resources management, etc.)

DRAP is mandated to provide effective coordination and enforcement of The Drugs Act, 1976, and harmonization of inter-provincial trade and commerce of therapeutic goods. Being the national regulatory body for therapeutic goods, DRAP performs various regulatory functions of therapeutic goods including licensing of establishments, product registrations/marketing authorizations, pharmacovigilance, post-market surveillance and market control, regulatory inspections, laboratory testing, clinical trials oversight and lot release of biologicals.

The recruitment for vacant positions is in line with DRAP Employee Service Regulation 2015 and vacancies are advertised as per posts approved taking into account the needs of the Authority.  

Details of Vacant Positions advertised are as below.

Position Name
and Scale**
No. of vacanciesDivision / Office / CadreMax. Age Limit*Qualification/Experience
Director (RO-15)1Budget & Accounts Division47 Years View Advertisement
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Director (RO-15)1Legal Affairs Division47 Years
Director (RO-15)1Technical Cadre47 Years
Director (RO-15)1Administration / HR & Logistic Division47 Years
Assistant Director (RO-12)1Management Information System Division30 years
Assistant Director (RO-12)4Legal Affairs Division30 years
Assistant Director (RO-12)50Technical Cadre30 years
Assistant Bacteriologist / Assistant Microbiologist (RO-11)2CDL Karachi30 years
Stenotypist (RO-10)4DRAP, Islamabad30 years
Data Entry Operator (RO-09)8DRAP, Islamabad25 years
Electrician (RO-05)1CDL Karachi30 years
* Max Age Limit Relaxation will be applicable as per Federal Government Policy.
**RO: Regulatory Officer

How to Apply:-

-Please visit the following link: for online registration.

-In case of any difficulty during the online registration, please visit or visit HEC Secretariat, or contact HEC regional offices for guidance.

-Application submission comprises two steps; profile completion using the “My Profile” section and application submission using the “Test Name” link on the menu panel in the left-hand sidebar of the online portal.

-Only SUBMITTED applications will be considered for the Test and applications in SAVE or INCOMPLETE mode will not be entertained.

How to Pay Test Fee

-Test Fee is to be deposited via 1Link/1Bill Invoice participating Banks/ATM/Internet Banking/Mobile Banking/Easypaisa/JazzCash/Upaisa.

The detail of the fee is as under:-

PositionTest Fee (PKR)
Director (RO-15)2500/-
Assistant Director (RO-12)1500/-
Assistant Bacteriologist /
Assistant Microbiologist (RO-11)
Stenotypist (RO-10)1000/-
Data Entry Operator (RO-09)1000/-
Electrician (RO-06)600/-

-Once you have selected 1link 1bill Invoice payment service. Open /sign into your mobile app and click on Bill payment or payment services (as per your mobile banking app options).

-Click on 1Bill Invoice payment services and enter the consumer number generated by the ETC portal. Once you see the details, pay the amount.

-After depositing the fee through 1link 1Bill Invoice, click on Verify Online Payment on ETC Dashboard.

-The test fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

-The candidates must get their queries/complaints resolved before the closure of the web registration portal. Queries/complaints handling beyond the registration deadline is denied by the system due to logistics/security reasons.

Note: It is Mandatory to bring your Original Roll Number Slip, Original  CNIC, Original Passport, and Paid Fee Receipt via 1 link otherwise candidate will not be allowed to sit in the exam.