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3rd August 2014, 09:51 AM
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Re: Drug Inspector Exam syllabus

As per your request here I am sharing the Andhra Pradesh Drug Inspector Exam syllabus:

1. General Science – Contemporary developments in Science and Technology and their implications including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

2. Current events of national and international importance.

3. History of India – emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, cultural and political aspects with a focus on AP Indian National Movement.

4. World Geography and Geography of India with a focus on AP.

5. Indian polity and Economy – including the country’s political system- rural development – Planning and economic reforms in India.

6. Mental ability – reasoning and inferences.

7. Disaster Management (Source: CBSE Publications) Concepts in disaster management and vulnerability profile of India / State of A.P. Earth quakes / Cyclones / Tsunami / Floods / Drought – causes and effects. Man made disasters - Prevention strategies. Mitigation strategies / Mitigation measures.


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23rd August 2014, 12:04 PM
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Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus

Here I am looking for the syllabus of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) Drug Inspector Exam, can you please provide me the same??
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23rd August 2014, 12:56 PM
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Re: Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus

Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) conducts common examination for the post of drug inspector.

Syllabus for APPSC Drug Inspector Exam

-The examination is conducted in two sections.

I Section:
Questions will be asked from Contemporary developments in Science and Technology, Current Affairs, History of India with a focus on Andhra Pradesh, World Geography, Indian Economy, Mental Ability and Logical reasoning and Inferences.

II Section:

Questions will be asked from the following topics –

Sources of drugs
Preparation of Infusions, Decoctions, Tinctures, Solutions
Posology: Calculation of dosage for infants, children adults and elderly persons
Sterilization: Definition, types, procedure and testing.
Definition and types of incompatibilities
Salient features of Drugs and Cosmetics Act
Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances Act
Brief outline of communicable diseases and their prevention
First Aid: Emergency treatment of shock, snake-bites
Classification of microbes their structure and identification
Contamination of pharmaceuticals in hospital

Reference books for APPSC Drug Inspector Exam

Arihant IAS UPSC Civil Services (Pre) Chapter wise & Explanatory General Studies by Shiv Raj Singh
Ramesh Mental Ability Test by Manoj Kr. Singh
Controlled Drug Delivery: Fundamentals and Applications by Robinson, J.R. Lee
A Global History of Narcotics
Profiles in Drug Synthesis by Gogate
Jawahar Concise Handbook of Geography of India for IAS & PCS General Studies Main Examinations
Unique Quintessence of General Studies by J K Chopra
S.Chand General Knowledge Digest and General Studies
Ramesh General Intelligence Test/Mental Ability Test by by RPH Editorial Board
Handbook on Injectable drugs by L. A. Trissel
Ophthalmic Drug Delivery System by Marcel Dekker
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2nd December 2014, 01:50 PM
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Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus

I want to appear in Drug Inspector Exam so can anybody please provide me the syllabus of it?
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2nd December 2014, 02:15 PM
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Re: Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus

Drug Inspector Exam is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) every year

Syllabus of written examination for the post of
Drugs inspector

Pharmacy

There should be 8 units containing the following :

Unt-I.- Forensic Pharmacy –

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.

5. 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.


Unit – II – Manufacturing Opharmacy

1. Tablet and Tablet Coating,.

2. Capsule.

3. Emulsian, Suspension, Ointment and Cream.

4. 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.

Unit – III- Pharmaceutical Analysis

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
Preparation

UNIT – IV – MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY -.

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.


UNIT – V – Pharmacognesy;
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.

UNIT – VI – Pharmacology & Toxiolog.

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.

UNIT – VII – Hospital & Clinical Opharmacy –

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

UNIT – VIII – Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education –

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
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Re: Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus

I will write the Drug Inspector Exam this year. Will you please forward me syllabus for the Drug Inspector Exam?
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19th March 2015, 01:34 PM
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Re: Drug Inspector Exam Syllabus

Drug Inspector exam are conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and other state Public Service Commission.

Exam pattern:

General Studies & Mental Ability - 150 Marks - 150 Questions - 150 Minutes
SUBJECT (ONE PAPER) - 300 Marks - 150 Questions - 150 Minutes

As per your request, I am giving you syllabus for the Drug Inspector exam


GENERAL STUDIES & MENTAL ABILITY

1. General Science – Contemporary developments in Science and Technology and their implications including matters of every day observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

2. Current events of national and international importance.

3. History of India – emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, cultural and political aspects with a focus on Andhra Pradesh National Movement.

4. World Geography and Geography of India with a focus on AP.

5. Indian polity and Economy – including the country’s political system- rural development – Planning and economic reforms in India.

6. Mental ability – reasoning and inferences.

7. Disaster Management (Source : CBSE Publications) Concepts in disaster management and vulnerability profile of India / State of A.P.Earth quakes / Cyclones / Tsunami / Floods / Drought – causes and effects. Man made disasters - Prevention strategies. Mitigation strategies / Mitigation measures.

SUBJECT

1. Importance of various Pharmacopeas with special reference to Indian Pharmacopoes, British Pharmacopea, Unites States Pharmacopoea and International Pharmacopoes.

2. Sources of drugs: Plant, Animal, Mineral, Synthetic and Biotechnological drugs.

3. Preparation of Infusions, Decoctions, Tinctures, Solutions, Soft and Dry extracts. Introduction and classification of various pharmaceutical dosage forms.

4. Various parts of “Prescription” handling of pres criptions preliminary knowledge of importantLatin terms useful in interpretation of prescription and their translation into English.

5. Posology: Calculation of dosage for infants, children adults and elderly persons. Alcohol dilutions, Proof spirit, Isotonic solutions, Displa cement value.

6. Brief outline of communicable diseases, their causative agents, modes of transmission and their prevention (Chicken pox, Tuberculosis, Malari a, Filaria, Leprosy, Sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS).

7. First Aid: Emergency treatment of shock, snake-bites, burns, poisoning and fractures.

8. Classification of microbes their structure and identification. Bacterial growth, nutritional requirements and staining.

9. Contamination of pharmaceuticals in hospital and community environments by microbes.

10. Sterilization: Definition, types, procedure and testing.

11. Sterilization of materials, equipments and utencils used in hospitals, centralized and decentralised sterilization. Drug distribution system in hospitals for out-patients and in- patients.

12. Opthalmic preparations: formulations, methods o f preparation, containers and evaluation.

13. Collection, processing, storage and evaluation of blood, blood products and plasma – substitutes

14. Surgical products: Surgical cotton, surgical guazes, bandages, sutures, ligatures and catguts.

15. Definition and types of incompatibilities (Physical Chemical and Therapeutic), correction of incompatibilities.

16. Anatomy and physiology of Cardio-vascular system and related common disorders like hypertension, hypotension, angina, myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure.

17. Anatomy and physiology of Digestive system and related disorders like peptic ulcers,constipation, diarrhoea and jaundice.

18. Functions of different parts of Brain and spinal cord, Neuohumoral transmission in the central nervous system and autonomic nervous system.

19. Drugs, acting on cardiovascular system: Digital is and other cardiac glycosides, anti- hypertensive drugs, anti-anginal and vasodilators including calcium channel antagonists.

20. Drugs acting on Gastro-intestinal tract: antacids, anti-ulcer drugs, anti-emetics, laxatives and anti diarrhoeal drugs.

21. Drugs acting on central nervous systems: Sadati ves, hypnotics, anti-anxiety agents, centrally acting muscle relaxants, anti-epileptics, analgesic, anti-phyretic and anti-inflammatory drugs.

22. Antigens, anti-bodies, antigen-anti body reactions, hypersensitivity active and passive immunity types of vaccines.

23. Historical development of antibiotics. Isolati on of fermentation products with special reference to pencillins and tetracyclines.

24. Carbohydrate metabolism: Glycolysis, glucogenes is, glucogenolysis, glycogen formation, pentose phosphate pathway, uronic acid pathway, abn ormalities of carbohydrate metabolism.

25. Introduction and principles of anti-microbial t herapy Cotrimoxazole, fluorauinelones, newer pencillins, broad spectrum antibiotics, cephalospor ins, macrolides, anti-tubercular, anti-leprotic, antifungal and anti-viral drugs.

26. Anti protozoan and anthelmintic drugs. Chemith eraphy of neoplastic diseases.

27. Salient features of Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules, 1945 with special reference to Duties and powers of Inspectors. Composition an d functions of statutory bodies.

28. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances Act, 1985 with special reference to procurement and utilization of dosage forms.


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