Drug Inspector Exam Pattern 2016 Paper Pattern & Qualifying Criteria
The Drug Inspector Exam is conducted by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) every year for all the eligible candidates in the post of Drug Inspector under the central government organizations. The candidates in order to participate in the Drug Inspector exam must have a minimum of 3 years experience in the field of manufacturing or testing of the drug for the concerned post. The applicants who are participating and preparing for the Drug Inspector post should go through the complete details of eligibility and paper pattern from the information as given here below.
Name of Exam: Drug Inspector Recruitment Exam
Conducting Authority: Union Public Service Commission
Eligibility for Exam:
The applicants should have a degree in Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Medicine with a minimum of 45% marks obtained in the concerned qualifying exam of any recognized university/ college. The candidates having specialization in the following subjects shall be preferred: Pharmacology/ Microbiology respectively for this purpose.
The applicants should have a minimum of 3 years work experience in the field of manufacturing/ testing of drug for being eligible in the concerned post.
There shall be 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
Duration of Exam: 1 Hour
Syllabus for Study:
The syllabus shall contain subject specific questions on the following major topics: Medical Chemistry; Forensic Pharmacy; Pharmacognesy; Manufacturing Opharmacy; Pharmaceutical Analysis; Pharmacilogy & Toxicology etc
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
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