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31st July 2014, 02:22 PM
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Re: Drug inspector exam qualification

As you want to become Drug inspector and for it you want to write its recruitment exam and for it want info regarding to qualification , so if you want write this exam then you must have a degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Medicine with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology from a recognized University or equivalent and Pharmacy degree obtained must be from PCI approved college and candidate be registered with state or central pharmacy council.

Syllabus of Drug inspector exam Pattern:
Syllabus of Drug inspector exam including two papers in the exam for Drug Inspector. The papers shall comprise of objective type multiple choice based questions on the following major topics:

Paper I: Pharmacy

Total Marks Allotted: 200
Duration of Exam: 2 Hours

Paper II: General Knowledge

Total Allotted Marks: 50

Syllabus of Drug inspector exam:
Paper I:
The syllabus shall contain subject specific questions on the following major topics: Medical Chemistry; Forensic Pharmacy; Pharmacognesy; Manufacturing Opharmacy; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacilogy & Toxicology etc

Paper II:

The Paper I shall consist of general studies and mental ability questions. The candidates should also prepare for the General Science questions which include recent developments in the field of Science & Technology. The next topics for study under this section include the Current Events of National and International Importance. This includes the following topics of study: History & Geography of India, Indian National Movement, Social, Economic and Cultural Issues etc
9th May 2015, 04:14 PM
Re: Drug inspector exam qualification

Hey , I want to appear in Drug inspector exam will you tell me what is the eligibility criteria for appearing in drug inspector exam?
9th May 2015, 04:15 PM
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Re: Drug inspector exam qualification

As you want I am here telling you about the eligibility criteria for appearing in drug inspector exam

Eligibility criteria for appearing in drug inspector exam :


Candidate should have degree in pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences or medicine with specialization in clinical pharmacology or microbiology from a recognized university


Candidate must hold equivalent pharmacy degree which should be from PCI approved college

Candidate should have a minimum of 18 months experience in the manufacturing field.

Age limit :
between 21 years and 35 years.

Relaxation of 5 years is allowed for reserved category candidates.

Indian citizens.

Syllabus of Written Examination For The Post Of Drugs Inspector :


1. Drugs and Cosmotic Act,1940 and Rules there under, 1945 with amendments.

2. Pharmacy Act,1948
3. Drug price Control Order, 1995.
4. Medical termination of pregnancy Act, 1971.
Poison Act, 1919 and Dangerous Drugs Act, 1930.
6. Drugs and Magic Remedy Act, 1954.
7. Medical and Toilet preparation Act, 1955.

8. Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act.
9. Trade Mark Registration Act.

10. Pharmaceutical Ethics.

1. Tablet and Tablet Coating,.
2. Capsule.
3 Emulsian, Suspension, Ointment and Cream.

Optholomic Solutions.
5. Blood Fluid and Electrolyties.
6. Parental preparation and Quality Control.

7. Surgical Dressing.

8. Biological Preparation….(Sera, Vaccine & Anti-Sera).

9. Biopharmaceutics.


1. Limit Test.
2. Bio-Assey.

3. Sterility Test.

4. Pyrogen Test.

5. Theory & Application of Colerimeter, Flerimeter, Nephlometer,

and Turbidometry, U.V. Visilile Spectrophotemeter.

6. Karl Fischer Titration.

7 Alcohol determination.

8. Microbiological Assey of Vitamines, Antibiothics and Vaccine


Following Classes :-

1. Structure, Storage and Preparation of Brand names of the steriods

(definition, classification etc.).
Sedatives and Hypnotics.
Psycho-therapentic Agents.
Anti Histaminic Agents.
Analgesics(narcotic, non-narcotic and NSAID)
Cardiovascular Agents.


Source, Chemical constituents, uses and adulteration of the following classes of natural drugs, Rauwalfia, Epecacuhana, Belladona, Chinchona, Cinnamon, Digitalis, Senna, Alloe, Noxvomica, Opium Alkoloid, Kurchi, Brahmi, Tulsi, Bael and Ephedra.

Introduction and general principle :-

Mode of action, drug receptor interaction, drug antagonist, absorption, distribution, metabilisim and exerition, rate of administration, Bioavailability, drug dependence and addiction, drug abuse and toxicity, drug adverse reaction, Drug allergy and Biostatics.


Handling of prescription, Incompatibility, Storage condition of drug, Clinical Pharmacy and its role in Hospital.


Elementary knowledge of following systems :-

Blood, Digestive System , respiratory system, Eye, Ear, Reproduction system and Urinary system.

Nutrition, First Aid and Population Control, AIDS Control.

age limit

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