Job Alert: for Drugs Inspector (04 posts) in Directorate of FDA

Picture: Pixabay

Last Updated on November 11, 2019 by The Health Master

Online applications are invited for the below mentioned posts. Prescribed EQs are minimum & mere possession of same does not entitle the candidates to be called for interview. Where number of applications received is large, the Commission will short list the candidates to be called for interview as mentioned in the Instructions.

Post : Drugs Inspector


No of posts : 04

Scale of Pay: Rs. 9,300-34,800+4,600/-(pre-revised) (As per revised pay matrix level 7)

Age : Not exceeding 45 years.

Picture: Pixabay

Educational & Other Qualifications:
(i) Degree in Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences or Medicines with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology from an University established in India by Law.
(ii) Not less than 18 months experience in the manufacture of at least one of the substances specified in schedule C and/or schedule C1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rule, 1945
(ii) Not less than 18 months experience in testing atleast one of the substances specified in schedule C and/or schedule C1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rule, 1945
(ii) Not less than three years experience in the inspection of firms manufacturing any of the substances in schedule C and/or schedule C1 to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rule, 1945, during the tenure of his service as a Drugs Inspector.
(iii) Knowledge of Konkani.

Desirable: Knowledge of Marathi.

Candidates must read all the instructions given below carefully before filling of the application form. The form must be filled strictly in accordance with the instructions given below. Applications not filled correctly, completely and as per the instructions are liable to be rejected and the onus of such rejection would be on the candidates. The Commission will not entertain any claims after such rejection.

Age Relaxation
The Upper age limit shown against each post is relaxable upto 5 years for the candidates belonging to SC/ST, upto 3 years for candidates belonging to OBC , upto 5 years to blind, deaf – mute and orthopedically handicapped person (total 10 years for SC/ST & 8 years for OBC in respect of posts reserved for them) and upto 5 years for CFF. Age is relaxable for Government Servants upto 5 years as per the instructions issued by the Government from time to time.

The candidates should satisfy himself/herself about his eligibility for the post applied for. The Commission would consider the applications of the candidates applying for the post with the requisite fee and on the basis of the information furnished in the online application and shall determine their eligibility only at the time of interview after verifying all the original documents.

The application fee for various categories of candidates shall be as under:
General Category candidates : Rs. 1000/-
SC, ST, OBC (Caste Certificate issued from State of Goa only) : Rs. 500/-
PH and EX- Servicemen : Rs. 500/-

a) The applicant should visit the Goa Public Service Commission web site or Computer Based Examination Portal and should register himself/herself. The applicant should note down the computer generated User ID and Password for future use. Once the registration is complete the applicant may proceed to fill the application form online.
b) Before filling the application, the applicant shall scan the self – passport size photograph and his/her signature as per prescribed specification.
c) Separate application should be submitted for each post, in case the candidate applies for more than one post.
d) The Commission shall not accept application form in any other mode other than online.

a) All the questions/items to be answered/filled as per the options provided therein. No item / question should be left blank or wrongly filled, as the information furnished therein would be used for deciding the eligibility and suitability of the candidates for being called for the selection process.
b) In application form under Educational Qualifications, candidates shall clearly mention the percentage (%) of marks obtained in the respective examination in column “Percentage of marks”. In case of grading in CGPA / GPA / SGPA etc, the percentage of marks shall be worked out according to the AICTE/UGC approved table of equivalence which is mention below. Failing to comply to these instructions may result in rejection of candidature.”
Grade point & Percentage
6.25 ; 55 %
6.75 ; 60%
7.25 ; 65%
7.75 ; 70%
8.25 ; 75%

c) Candidates should ensure that they possess all certificates of their Educational Qualifications, Experience etc. with them in original on the date of application. It should also be ensured that the Caste Certificate is valid on the date of making the application. d) The printout of the application form is not to be sent to the Commission.
e) Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fee to avoid possibility of disconnection/inability /failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load on internet or website jam.
f) The GPSC does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the GPSC.
g) The Candidates should ensure that they have filled in all the details with respect to their qualifications and experience in the online application form as per the essential requirements of the post. In case of teaching posts of Higher Education, Candidates should compulsorily enter their NET/SET (as applicable) in Educational qualification column along with the other essential qualifications for the post.
h) For any queries/difficulties regarding online application call on 9970552672(During Office Hours i.e 9.30 AM to 5.45 PM)
i) No phone calls from the candidates will be entertained on Commissions office Phone No.

Knowledge of Konkani and Marathi.
In case, the knowledge of Konkani language is an essential criteria, the following parameters
are fix to decide the eligibility of the candidates.
1) Fluent 2) Working knowledge 3) No knowledge
Candidate must possess at least the “working knowledge” of Konkani language, failing which he/she will be considered as not eligible for the post. Whether a candidate possesses the knowledge of Konkani language or not, will be assessed at the time of interview by an Expert in the field. (However, this condition is not applicable incase the requirement of knowledge of Konkani language is relaxable.)
In case of non-availability of suitable candidates with the knowledge of Konkani, for the posts in professional colleges, Consultants in Directorate of Health Services and highly technical /scientific posts, this requirement can be relaxed.

Depending upon the requirements of the post, the number of applications received and under other relevant circumstances, the Commission may decide to hold a written test and / or skill test and / or physical test and / or scrutiny test and / or group discussions and an interview or only an interview. The Commission will communicate the nature of test which the Commission has decided to conduct for the purpose of selection sufficiently in advance. Only those candidates, who qualify in such test, will be called for interview by the Commission. The selection in appropriate cases may be done only by way of interview.

Candidate must appear for a personal interview at the headquarter of the Commission or any other place indicated in the call letter.

The last date for filling up the applications is 22.11.2019