Govt Job: For the post of Drug Inspector (32 posts)

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Last Updated on September 24, 2023 by The Health Master

Drug Inspector

Drug Inspector: The Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC), established under Article 315(1) of the Indian Constitution, plays a pivotal role in advising the President and Governors of various states.

Since its inception on May 1, 1960, GPSC has been instrumental in upholding the recruitment process in the state.

Position Overview: Drug Inspector, Gujarat Drugs Service, Class-II

  • Total Vacancies: 32
    • General: 13
    • SC: 2
    • ST: 2
    • SEBC: 12
    • EWS: 3
  • Pay Scale: Pay Band 39900-1,26,600/- (as per seventh pay commission)
  • Age Criteria:
    • Minimum Age: 21 years (as of the last date of Advertisement)
    • Maximum Age: 36 years (as of the last date of Advertisement)
    • Age calculation will be based on the last date of application receipt.
  • Reserved Categories:
    • Unreserved (Female): 5
    • Ex-serviceman/Officers (Male): 5
    • Ex-serviceman/Officers (Female): 5
    • Physically Disabled (Male): Up to 10
    • Physically Disabled (Female): Up to 10
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Educational Qualifications

To be eligible for this role, candidates must:

  1. Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine (with specialization in Clinical Pharmacology or Microbiology), or a degree in Pharm.D. from a recognized University.
  2. Have a basic knowledge of computer applications as prescribed in the Gujarat Civil Services Classification and Recruitment (General) Rules, 1967.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in Gujarati or Hindi, or both.

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Experience Requirement

No prior experience is required for this position.

Examination Pattern

  • Preliminary Exam:
    • Total Marks: 300
    • Part-A: General Studies (100 Questions, 100 Marks)
    • Part-B: Concerned Subject (200 Questions, 200 Marks)
    • Duration: 3 hours (180 minutes)
  • Main Exam: Not Applicable
  • Interview Marks: 100

Merit Evaluation

The selection process will be based on a 50-50 weightage system, with 50% of the total weightage allocated to the Preliminary Exam and the remaining 50% to the Interview.

General Provisions

  • Citizenship Requirements:
    • Candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan, or a Tibetan exile residing in India before January 1, 1922, with the intention of permanent residence.
    • Native Indians intending to settle permanently from East African countries require a government-issued eligibility certificate.
  • Application Fees:
    • General (Unreserved) category candidates: Rs. 100/- + applicable postal charges
    • Reserved categories, Economically Weaker Section of Unreserved category, Ex-servicemen of Gujarat state, and physically disabled candidates: No application fees.
    • Reserved category candidates from other states: Application fee applicable.

Application Process

  1. For multiple advertisements, candidates must apply separately for each and pay the corresponding fee.
  2. Fee payment varies for non-reserved category candidates depending on the mode (post office or online).
  3. Reserved category candidates do not pay fees for non-reserved seats but are subject to non-anonymity criteria.

Additional Information

  • Women candidates can apply even if there are no reserved seats for their category.
  • Women candidates can apply for a specific percentage of seats in their category.

Important Dates

  • Preliminary Exam: December 17, 2023
  • Preliminary Exam Result: March 2024
  • Main Exam: Not Applicable
  • Interview: May 2024
  • Result Announcement: Within 10 days from the last date of the interview.

Last Date: September 30, 2023

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